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 2018-06-18 13:49 

Saudi Press Agency

SABIC Participates in World Fertilizer Industry Association Conference in Berlin...
 2018-06-18 13:49 

Times of Israel

UN rights chief condemns migrant family separations at US border...

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein calls deterrent policy 'unconscionable,' as outrage against practice growsZeid Ra'ad Al Hussein calls deterrent policy 'unconscionable,' as outrage against practice grows...

 2018-06-18 13:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'The draft law is a balanced law'...

DM at Yisrael Beiteinu faction meeting: Draft Law balanced and in broad consensus. Kites: 'We'll determine way to respond to kite terror.'...

 2018-06-18 13:46 

Al Jazeera

Battle for Hudaida could make Yemen's humanitarian crisis worse...

if Saudi-led coalition takes the vital port of Hudaida, food imports for 70 percent of the population may be at risk....

 2018-06-18 13:44 

FARS News Agency

Iranian President to Visit Switzerland, Austria Late June...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is due to visit Switzerland and Austria later this month, an official at the presidential office said....

 2018-06-18 13:44 

FARS News Agency

President Rouhani: Adventurism to Exacerbate Regional Crises...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a phone conversation with Emir of Qatar bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday warned that some countries' adventurist policies will further pour oil on to the fire of the current regional crises....

 2018-06-18 13:43 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Continues Advancing against ISIL in Sweida Province...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops managed to drive ISIL out of more key points in Badiyeh (desert) on Monday amid dispatch of more troops and military equipment to the Northeastern part of the province....

 2018-06-18 13:43 

FARS News Agency

UN Expresses 'Grave Worry' over Military Operation in Hudaydah...

TEHRAN (FNA)- UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein voiced concern that the Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates-led military operation in Yemen could endanger millions of civilians....

 2018-06-18 13:43 

FARS News Agency

160 Fighters of Saudi-Led Coalition Held Captive by Yemeni Army...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tens of Saudi-led coalition forces were captured by the Yemeni army on the Western coast of the war-hit country, an Ansarullah official announced....

 2018-06-18 13:40 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Ruins of Ancient Civilization Discovered South of Iran...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Archaeologists have uncovered the ruins of an ancient civilization in Iran's southern province of Bushehr that date back to the 5th millennium BC....

 2018-06-18 13:38 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian drama shines at Russia's Mirror Int'l Film Festival...

Tehran, June 18, IRNA - Iranian drama 'No Date, No Signature' won Best Director at Russia's 12th Mirror International Film Festival on Monday....

 2018-06-18 13:37 

MehrNews.com

Iran's attorney general denies serial rape in SE Iran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, Iran's Attorney General, announced on Monday that the claim of serial rape in SE Iran was a total lie....

 2018-06-18 13:36 

i24 News

Germany to refuse migrants from July if no European deal found: minister...
 2018-06-18 13:34 

Oman Observer

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire: Gaza ministry...

Gaza City, Palestinian Territories, June 18, 2018 (AFP) A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire on Monday near the The post Palestinian killed by Israeli fire: Gaza ministry appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-06-18 13:31 

Ynetnews

Bennett: Shoot at kite terrorists, not next to them...

Education Minister Naftali Bennett called on the IDF Monday to shoot directly at launchers of incendiary balloons and kites in Gaza. "The explosive kites and incendiary balloons are no child's play, they're a lethal weapon meant to kill our ch...

 2018-06-18 13:31 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Strike on east Syria killed 38 pro-regime fighters: Observatory...

At least 38 foreign fighters allied to Syria's regime were killed in an overnight bombing raid near the country's eastern border with Iraq, a monitor said on Monday....

 2018-06-18 13:29 

Ynetnews

Lieberman: I hope to pass draft bill by the end of the month...

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Monday he hoped the proposed draft bill will be approved by the end of June. "I hope we can bring it (to the Knesset) for discussion next week and pass it into law by the end of the summer session," Lieberma...

 2018-06-18 13:27 

Haaretz Daily

Trump slams ally Merkel amid German coalition crisis over immigration...

The crisis shaking the new administration has come from within Merkel's own conservative family, as her interior minister has pushed for Germany to turn back unilaterally some migrants at its border...

 2018-06-18 13:26 

Ynetnews

Gabbay: Labor will vote against draft bill, no real equality...

Labor Party leader Avi Gabbay said Monday his party will vote against the proposed draft bill. "We want every young man and woman to either do (military) service or national service. But the proposal does not include equality in carrying the burden of...

 2018-06-18 13:24 

Saudi Press Agency

Israeli forces kill a Palestinian at Gaza border...
 2018-06-18 13:24 

Al Jazeera

Playing football brings hope to amputees in Gaza...

A rehabilitation centre in Gaza has created 'Heroes FC', a team formed from the many amputees from Israel's wars on Gaza and the recent violent response to protests along the border fence....

 2018-06-18 13:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian...

Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton....

 2018-06-18 13:20 

Ynetnews

Lapid: Yesh Atid will vote in favor of proposed draft law...

Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid said Monday his party would vote in favor of the new draft law. "The draft plan is actually a repeat of Yesh Atid's law. This time, both the IDF and the chief of staff support this plan," he said at the beginning of...

 2018-06-18 13:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Former minister arrested on suspicion of spying for Iran...

Former Energy Minister Gonen Segev charged with spying on Israel, giving Iran intelligence in time of war....

 2018-06-18 13:19 

SANA

Army thwarts terrorist attack in Quneitra countryside...

Quneitra, SANA- A Syrian Arab Army unit thwarted an attack by terrorist groups on military points in the eastern countryside of Quneitra. SANA's reporter in Quneitra said that an army unit, backed by supporting forces, clashed with terrorist groups th...

 2018-06-18 13:17 

Haaretz Daily

Former Israeli minister who smuggled ecstasy now accused of spying for Iran...

According to Shin Bet, Gonen Segev traveled twice to Iran to meet his handlers...

 2018-06-18 13:14 

Haaretz Daily

#TrumpCamps goes viral on Twitter to describe kids' immigrant centers...

Analogies to Holocaust abound with former CIA Director Michael Hayden tweeting image of Birkenau in direct comparison to Trump administration policy of separating immigrant children from their parents...

 2018-06-18 13:13 

ISNA

PSA willing to stay in Iran...

Tehran (ISNA) An Iranian official emphasized that the French company Peugeot-Citroen is willing to continue its cooperation with Iran and looking for ways to make this happened....

 2018-06-18 13:12 

Ynetnews

Firefighters battle large blaze near Ramat Beit Shemesh...

Six air tankers are battling a large brush and grove fire in the Ramat Beit Shemesh area on Monday afternoon. Firefighters were working to stop the flames from reaching nearby houses....

 2018-06-18 13:09 

Press TV

Iran president rules out military approach to Yemen crisis...

The Iranian president says military approaches will fail to resolve the Yemeni crisis....

 2018-06-18 13:08 

Haaretz Daily

We need to talk about how Israeli men treat American women...

'I'm just saying that where the Zionist propaganda machine meets the Jewish continuity machine, we have a problem, and only women get punished'...

 2018-06-18 13:08 

Press TV

Israeli troops shoot dead young Palestinian protester in Gaza Strip...

Israeli forces have shot dead a young Palestinian protester in the besieged Gaza Strip....

 2018-06-18 13:03 

Haaretz Daily

Trump's artless deal: How not to rescue Gaza's economy...

His $1 billion plan to develop infrastructure would leave Gaza the basket case that it is, and do nothing to end the violence...

 2018-06-18 13:03 

Bahrain News Agency

Al Ettihad Club efforts praised...
 2018-06-18 13:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

First lady Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated...

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement from her office Sunday about the controversy....

 2018-06-18 13:01 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian movie wins jury award at SCO film festival...

Beijing, June 18, IRNA An Iranian movie 'Mermaid' received the Special Jury Award from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) film festival held in the Chinese port city of Qingdao....

 2018-06-18 12:59 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Colombia president-elect vows to unite nation, alter peace deal...

Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque, who swept aside leftist Gustavo Petro in Sunday's election, pledged to unite his South American nation after a divisive campaign but insisted he would change a landmark peace accord with leftist rebels....

 2018-06-18 12:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

In five years, over 13,812 immigrants make Jerusalem their home...

Most of the new immigrants hail from the US, France, England, and Argentina....

 2018-06-18 12:57 

Kuwait News Agency

Palestinian official assails Netanyahu for trying to justify occupation...

RAMALLAH, June 18 (KUNA) -- A Palestinian official on Monday lambasted recent remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu trying to justify Israel's occupation of the West BankNetanyahu's statement was ludicrous, said Yousef Al-Mahmoud, s...

 2018-06-18 12:55 

SANA

Syria, Iran discuss enhancing economic cooperation...

Tehran, SANA- Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil discussed with Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi means to enhance mechanisms of economic, trade, financial and investment cooperation between Syria a...

 2018-06-18 12:51 

Al Arabiya

Yemen's Houthis kill man for rejecting request to join their ranks...

A Yemeni man was killed by a Houthi militia in Sanaa on Monday after he refused to join their fighting ranks. Waleed Nabil, who was the son of the...

 2018-06-18 12:49 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Three dead as strong quake shakes Japan's Osaka...

A powerful quake rocked Japan's second city of Osaka on Monday, killing three people including a nine-year-old girl and injuring scores of others, according to an official tally....

 2018-06-18 12:46 

Gulf Times

Audi chief executive arrested in diesel probe...

The dramatic development comes a week after Munich prosecutors raided Rupert Stadler's home....

 2018-06-18 12:46 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

France air traffic responsible for third of Europe delays: report...

Hindered by strikes and outdated equipment, French air traffic control is responsible for a third of aviation delays in Europe, Le Parisien said Monday, citing a senate finance committee report....

 2018-06-18 12:44 

Oman Observer

Philippines scraps Australian nun's expulsion...

Manila (dpa) The Philippine Department of Justice on Monday nullified an order by the immigration bureau to expel an The post Philippines scraps Australian nun's expulsion appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-06-18 12:43 

Press TV

Three killed in London after being hit by train...

Three people have died in south London after being hit by a train, according to police....

 2018-06-18 12:43 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran MP slams Netanyahu's water tech offer...

Tehran, June 18, IRNA Iranian people do not need Zionist plans to address the water shortage in their country, neither do they need any sympathy in this regard expressed by the Zionist Prime Minister, said an Iranian Lawmaker....

 2018-06-18 12:42 

FARS News Agency

Deputy Chief of Staff of UAE Armed Forces Killed in Yemen...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Chief of Staff of UAE Armed Forces Major General Eisa Saif al-Mazrouei was killed in clashes in the Western coasts of Yemen, al-Hudaydah authorities said on Monday....

 2018-06-18 12:42 

FARS News Agency

UK Economic Growth to Hit Weakest Level Since 2009...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Latest official figures showed Britain is heading toward its weakest year of economic growth in almost a decade due to what has been described as a backlash from the country's vote to leave the European Union (EU)....

 2018-06-18 12:42 

FARS News Agency

ISIL Hands over Base in Northeastern Syria to US-Backed Militias...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The ISIL terrorist group handed over a main base in Southern Hasaka to the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Monday....

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