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 2017-06-25 16:15 

Times of Israel

Italian congregation joins Reconstructionist movement... +

Sinagoga Ner Tamid del Sud, in Serrastretta, Calabria, becomes movement's third official congregation outside North America...

 2017-06-25 16:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Kotel Rabbi: No streams or divisions opposite Wall... +
 2017-06-25 16:11 

Ynetnews

Albanians vote in test for democracy, EU membership... +

Albanians were voting in a parliamentary election on Sunday with the ruling Socialists and rival Democrats seeking a majority to push through judicial reforms vital for membership of the European Union. The race pits Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama agai...

 2017-06-25 16:06 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Grand Mufti Derian praises Lebanon progress in Eid al-Fitr speech... +

In a speech following a morning Eid al-Fitr prayer at the Mohammad al-Amine Mosque in Downtown Beirut, Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian called for peace and unity against extremism and terrorism....

 2017-06-25 16:04 

Press TV

Iran MP rejects 'foolish' Saudi claim about arresting 3 Iranians... +

A senior Iranian lawmaker rejects Saudi Arabias media reports about the kingdoms detention of three Iranian nationals....

 2017-06-25 16:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Oil truck explosion kills 132 people in Pakistan... +

An oil tanker crashed on a road in Pakistan on Sunday and 132 people, many of whom had rushed to collect leaking fuel, were killed when it exploded, apparently after someone lit a cigarette, officials said...

 2017-06-25 16:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif to address European Council on Foreign Relations Council... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to deliver speech in opening session of European Foreign Relations Council annual meeting in Germany....

 2017-06-25 16:01 

Al Jazeera

Tillerson: Some demands on Qatar very difficult to meet... +

Top US diplomat calls Arab states to 'sit down together' to try and reach a resolution amid a major diplomatic crisis....

 2017-06-25 16:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Conversion Law approved by ministerial committee... +

Immigrant Absorption Minister to file appeal against bill to ban private conversions to Judaism....

 2017-06-25 16:00 

Al Arabiya

CIA chief Mike Pompeo: Iran is the worlds largest supporter of terrorism... +

The director of the United Statesrsquo; Central Intelligence Agency has said that Iran is the worldrsquo;s largest supporter of terrorism, and that...

 2017-06-25 15:59 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Car bomb in Syria's Idlib province kills 10: war monitor... +

A car bomb killed 10 people in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, reported on Sunday...

 2017-06-25 15:56 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Gasoline tanker fire kills 140 in Pakistan... +

Islamabad, June 25, IRNA At least 140 people were killed and 200 more injured as a tanker carrying 40,000 liters of Gasoline caught fire after it overturned in eastern 'Ahmed Pur Sharqia' town of Pakistan on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 15:54 

Times of Israel

Number of drug addicts in Iran doubles in six years... +

Opium still ranks as most heavily consumed narcotic in Islamic Republic due to proximity to poppy powerhouse Afghanistan...

 2017-06-25 15:53 

Press TV

Indian troops say two suspected militants killed in Kashmir... +

New Delhi forces have killed at least two suspected militants during a fierce gun battle in Indian-controlled Kashmir....

 2017-06-25 15:48 

Times of Israel

Ministers okay bill cementing ultra-Orthodox monopoly on conversion... +

Yisrael Beytenu appeals proposal that would pull government recognition of private conversions...

 2017-06-25 15:43 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hopes fade in China as more landslide victims found with 93 missing... +

escue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors...

 2017-06-25 15:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Elor Azariya hospitalized... +

IDF soldier jailed for shooting of wounded Arab terrorist rushed to hospital after passing out at army base....

 2017-06-25 15:41 

Haaretz Daily

Jewish groups outraged after Israeli cabinet scraps plan for mixed space at Western Wall... +

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky, a key architect of the plan, calls the move 'a retreat that will make our work to bring Israel and the Jewish world closer together increasingly more difficult'...

 2017-06-25 15:33 

Haaretz Daily

Istanbul gay pride parade: Police fire rubber bullets at banned march, AFP reports... +

Citing security concerns after threats from an ultra-nationalist group, Istanbul's governor had banned the event...

 2017-06-25 15:30 

Haaretz Daily

The transformative nature of Karl Ove Knausgaard, master of intense scrutiny... +
 2017-06-25 15:27 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

India's Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet... +

India's leader Narendra Modi arrived in the US for his first meeting Monday with President Donald Trump, seeking to build on growing ties and move beyond disagreements over climate change...

 2017-06-25 15:26 

Haaretz Daily

Three settlers arrested after several threw rocks at Israeli forces who dismantled illegal building in settlement... +
 2017-06-25 15:25 

i24 News

Three settlers arrested for throwing rocks at IDF soldiers in the West Bank... +

IDF soldiers were attacked after evacuating an illegally constructed building...

 2017-06-25 15:23 

Press TV

Two thirds of Mosuls Old City retaken from Daesh: Iraqi cmdr.... +

A senior Iraqi commander says government forces have retaken two thirds of Mosul's Old City from Daesh terrorists....

 2017-06-25 15:22 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Elor Azariya hospitalized after fainting... +
 2017-06-25 15:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israel attacks Syria in response to fire on Golan... +
 2017-06-25 15:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

President Michel Aoun extends Eid al-Fitr greetings to Lebanese... +

President Michel Aoun Sunday extended Eid al-Fitr greetings to Lebanon....

 2017-06-25 15:15 

Kuwait News Agency

Future of "monetary tightening" unknown -- NBK report... +
 2017-06-25 15:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rabbinical Courts chief against conversion law... +

Chief Rabbi blasts attempts to revive Jewish practice of polygamy, says his father's words have been quoted selectively....

 2017-06-25 15:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Reconstructionist movement approves new Italian congregation ... +
 2017-06-25 15:10 

Press TV

Saudi Arabia committing outright slaughter in Yemen: Commentator... +

Saudi Arabia is committing an "outright slaughter" in Yemen, a commentator says....

 2017-06-25 15:10 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Reconstructionist movement approves new Italian congregation... +

The Reconstructionist movement has formally approved the affiliation of an independent congregation in southern Italy....

 2017-06-25 15:09 

Times of Israel

IDF said to strike Syrian army vehicle after errant fire in Golan... +

5 reportedly injured, vehicle destroyed as Israel hits pro-Assad forces in retaliation for another spillover from civil war...

 2017-06-25 15:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif due in Germany, Italy: Foreign Ministry... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA Foreign Minister Mohammad Zavad Zarif is scheduled to have a trip to Germany and Italy on Monday to hold talks with European officials in the two countries, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said....

 2017-06-25 15:08 

Haaretz Daily

Iran, citing Israeli sources, lampoons reports it's missile strike in Syria misfired... +
 2017-06-25 15:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Reports from Syria: Israel responded to hits on Golan... +
 2017-06-25 15:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Nullifying Western Wall decision an attack on Jewish unity' ... +
 2017-06-25 15:06 

Press TV

Trump ends tradition of Ramadan dinner at White House... +

Trump becomes the first US president to not hold a symbolic Ramadan dinner at the White House in about two decades....

 2017-06-25 15:06 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Mayors to Trump: immigration orders meddle with cities... +

Mayors are warning President Donald Trump that toughening immigration enforcement meddles with U.S. cities' affairs...

 2017-06-25 15:04 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Nullifying Western Wall decision an attack on Jewish unity' ... +

Defense Minister blasts government's decision to shelve plan to establish Reform prayer area at Western Wall. 'Come back to your senses'....

 2017-06-25 15:03 

Al Jazeera

Hopes fade in grim search for Xinmo landslide survivors... +

Thousands of Chinese rescuers with detection devices and dogs look for survivors after disaster in Sichuan province....

 2017-06-25 15:02 

Haaretz Daily

Palestinians also to blame for Gaza electricity crisis... +
 2017-06-25 15:02 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Philippine military declares Eid truce in war-torn city... +

The Philippine military declared an eight-hour ceasefire Sunday in its offensive against Islamist militants occupying parts of the war-torn city of Marawi, to allow residents to celebrate the end of Ramadan...

 2017-06-25 15:00 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia foils Houthi attempt to infiltrate Najran, Jazan borders... +

Saudi land forces backed by coalition aircrafts were able to foil an attempted attack by Houthi militias on Sunday morning to breach the borders near...

 2017-06-25 14:58 

Haaretz Daily

Turkish troops to stay in Qatar despite Arab demands, Erdogan says... +

'Demanding that Turkey pull its soldiers is unfortunately also disrespectful toward Turkey,' The Turkish leader said...

 2017-06-25 14:56 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Ebadipour Reaches Agreement with Skra Belchatow: Report... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian international outside spiker Milad Ebadipour has reportedly reached an agreement with Polish volleyball club Skra Belchatow....

 2017-06-25 14:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

3 arrested during clashes security forces in Yitzhar... +
 2017-06-25 14:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Turkey's Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful... +

President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful intervention against the Gulf emirate's sovereignty...

 2017-06-25 14:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ben-Gurion alert: Brake problem on Newark flight... +
 2017-06-25 14:49 

Times of Israel

Liberman: Shelving Western Wall plan a severe blow to Jewish unity... +

Former Israel envoy to US Michael Oren says 'despicable' decision marks 'the abandonment of Zionism'; Diaspora Minister Bennett skips vote...

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