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 2017-06-25 14:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker 'worship'... +

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden...

 2017-06-25 14:47 

Al Jazeera

Albanians vote in election seen as test for democracy... +

The ruling Socialists seek an outright majority in the 140-seat parliament to implement reforms....

 2017-06-25 14:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Chief rabbi welcomes conversion-bill endorsement... +
 2017-06-25 14:46 

Times of Israel

Britney Spears, Tom Jones open summer concert season... +

'Tel Aviv, here I come!' female pop sensation tweets to fans ahead of July 3 performance...

 2017-06-25 14:46 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syria's more confident Assad gives Eid prayers in Hama... +

Syrian President Bashar Assad delivered prayers for Islam's Eid al-Fitr holiday in Hama on Sunday, the furthest he has traveled inside Syria in years, showing his growing confidence...

 2017-06-25 14:41 

SANA

Prime Minister tours a number of health and service facilities in Mazzeh area in Damascus... +

Damascus, SANA &#-; Prime Minister Imad Khamis on Sunday visited a number of health and service facilities to inspect their readiness and to verify that all the requirements for providing services during Eid al-Fitr are available. Premier Khamis visite...

 2017-06-25 14:41 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'They kill Hadar and Oron again every day' ... +
 2017-06-25 14:41 

MehrNews.com

Terrorism to be eradicated under Islamic teachings... +

TEHRAN, Jun. 25 (MNA) President Rouhani sent separate congratulatory messages to heads of Muslim states on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr....

 2017-06-25 14:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Women of the Wall furious at freezing of Kotel outline... +
 2017-06-25 14:38 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Yemeni Retaliatory Attacks Leave over 6 Saudi Soldiers Dead... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) At least six Saudi soldiers were killed when Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from allied Popular Committees launched two attacks against Saudi Arabias southwestern border regions of Asir and Najran....

 2017-06-25 14:35 

SANA

Defense Minister visits army unit in southern region, injured army personnel in Tishreen Hospital... +

Damascus, SANA Upon the directives of President Bashar al-Assad, Defense Minister Gen. Fahd Jassem al-Freij conducted an inspection visit of one of the army units operating in the southern region. Al-Freij relayed to the soldiers the greetings of Preside...

 2017-06-25 14:35 

Haaretz Daily

Trump breaks tradition, not fast, as White House fails to hold meal for end of Ramadan... +
 2017-06-25 14:35 

Haaretz Daily

Trump breaks tradition, not fast, as White House fails to hold end-of-Ramadan meal... +

Id al-Fitr celebration has been a regular Washington fixture since 1996, but the first presidential iftar actually dates back to 1805...

 2017-06-25 14:34 

Ynetnews

Iran says arrests 50 suspected of links to militant groups... +

DUBAI - Iranian authorities have rounded up at least 50 people suspected of links to militant groups in a Western province, a prosecutor said on Sunday, the latest in a wave of arrests following twin bomb and gun attacks in Tehran in early June. "Sinc...

 2017-06-25 14:31 

Haaretz Daily

Netanyahu to American Jews: Drop dead... +

With Trump in office, the prime minister feels free to renege on Western Wall deal and stab liberal Jews in the back...

 2017-06-25 14:30 

Ynetnews

Iran mocks reports its Syria missile strikes fell short... +

TEHRAN - Iran said Sunday the two-stage missiles it fired at Islamic State targets in Syria broke apart over the Iraqi desert as planned, mocking reports that some of the projectiles fell short.State TV's website quoted the airspace division chief of ...

 2017-06-25 14:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'They kill Hadar and Oron again every day'... +

Mother of Hadar Goldin slams PM for reneging on promise to raise issue of her son's abduction during regional negotiations....

 2017-06-25 14:27 

Al Jazeera

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr 2017... +

From Iraq and Afghanistan to Turkey and Singapore, Muslims around the world celebrate the end of the holy month....

 2017-06-25 14:25 

Al Arabiya

Britain to crack down on militant, criminal financing... +

Britain will bring in new rules on Monday to crack down on funds used to finance organized crime and terrorism, requiring businesses such as banks,...

 2017-06-25 14:24 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Two thirds of Mosul Old City retaken from IS: commander... +

Coaltion reports sixty-five to 70 percent of the Old City has been liberated...

 2017-06-25 14:24 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Stray mortar fire from Syria hits Israel... +

Mortar shells fired from Syria explode inside Israeli Golan Heights. IDF says mortar fire was not directed at Israel....

 2017-06-25 14:23 

Kuwait News Agency

US "strongly condemns" deadly attacks in Pakistan... +
 2017-06-25 14:22 

FARS News Agency

100+ Feared Buried in Landslide in China... +

TEHRAN FNA - Rescuers work at the accident site after a landslide in Xinmo Village. Maoxian County in southwest China's Sichuan Province. PHOTOS...

 2017-06-25 14:22 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Conversion law endorsed, challenged... +
 2017-06-25 14:20 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

President Rouhani Hopes for Fraternity, Peace in Eid Message... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extended Eid al-Fitr congratulations to Muslim world leaders, hoping for enhanced fraternity and promotion of peace and stability in the Muslim world....

 2017-06-25 14:20 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Russia Sees No Obstacles to Arms Deliveries to Turkey: Official... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - There are no obstacles for signing a deal between Turkey and Russia on deliveries of Russian arms and other military equipment, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told Sputnik on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 14:19 

Press TV

Saudi forces kill head of Quran council in Qatif... +

Saudi security forces kill the president of a Quran council in Awamiyah Province....

 2017-06-25 14:19 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian defense minister congratulates counterparts... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA Iranian Minister of Defense congratulated Eid al-Fitr to defense ministers of Islamic countries on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 14:17 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran, victim of terrorism: Senior official... +

Beijing, June 25, IRNA Iran has sacrificed 17,000 martyrs for fighting terrorism, said senior Iranian official here on Sunday, stressing Iran is the victim of terrorism....

 2017-06-25 14:16 

Haaretz Daily

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 2017-06-25 14:15 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Pakistans Shia city terrorist blasts toll jumps to over 100... +

Islamabad, June 25, IRNA The death toll from two terrorist blasts that hit people attending in International Quds Day rally on June 23 in majority Shia city of Parachinar in NW Pakistan, has now jumped to over 100 with many injured still in critical cond...

 2017-06-25 14:13 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian minister congratulates counterparts... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance congratulated Eid al-Fitr in separate messages to his counterparts in Islamic countries....

 2017-06-25 14:11 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran sympathizes with Pakistan govt, people over deadly blast... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi expressed deep grief on the sad occasion of oil tanker explosion which claimed the lives of 123 people and injured 120 others....

 2017-06-25 14:10 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Missile hits identified in Golan - no casualties... +
 2017-06-25 14:09 

Al Arabiya

Seven die in cable car crash in Indian Kashmir, 150 rescued... +

A pine tree fell onto a cable car in a ski resort in Indian Kashmir on Sunday, sending the car plunging to earth and killing seven people, most of...

 2017-06-25 14:09 

Alalam News Network

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 14:09 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Presence of Smartphone Reduces Brain Power... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach, even if it is off, according to findings from a new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin....

 2017-06-25 14:08 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

UK PM congratulates Eid al-Fitr... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA UK Prime Minister congratulated the Muslim in a video message on Eid al-Fitr....

 2017-06-25 14:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Haaretz writer slammed for attacks on bereaved IDF parents ... +
 2017-06-25 14:05 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli security forces cracking down on Jewish hate-crime suspects... +

About 30 restraining orders are currently in place against right-wing extremists, with one Jewish activist being detained without trial...

 2017-06-25 14:05 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iron Age Architectural Remains discovered in N. eastern Iran... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA - Magnificent architectural remains dating back to the Iron Age (late second millennium and early first millennium BC) were discovered in the city of Neyshabour, north eastern Iran....

 2017-06-25 14:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rabbinical Courts manager against the Conversion Law... +
 2017-06-25 14:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

IRGC missile hits Daesh gas tanker... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA The commander of Aerospace Force of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (IRGC) said on Sunday that one of the missiles hit the target and a gas tank that caused a huge fire....

 2017-06-25 13:59 

Times of Israel

As Islamic State wanes, Iran and Hezbollah could turn on Israel... +

With Russia's help, the Syrian regime and Shiite axis are vanquishing the opposition - and drawing dangerously close to Israel's border...

 2017-06-25 13:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Haaretz writer slammed for attacks on bereaved IDF parents... +

Comrades of IDF soldiers Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul slam Haaretz columnist for attack on parents of soldiers held by Hamas for 3 years....

 2017-06-25 13:57 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkish military says six PKK fighters "neutralized"... +
 2017-06-25 13:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Restraining order issued against sale of IDF historic documents ... +
 2017-06-25 13:54 

Ynetnews

IDF: Several errant projectiles from Syria fighting fall inside Israel; none hurt... +

Several projectiles fell in the Israeli Golan Heights on Sunday, the IDF said. There were no reports of injured or damage. The IDF Spokesperson's Office said the projectiles were errant fire from the fighting in Syria. ...

 2017-06-25 13:53 

Press TV

Iran detains over 50 terrorists in western Kermanshah Province... +

Iranian security forces arrest over 50 elements linked to terrorist groups in Irans western province of Kermanshah....

 2017-06-25 13:52 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Lavie: The gov't is slamming the door on Diaspora Jews ... +

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