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 2018-06-18 12:42 

FARS News Agency

World Cup 2018, Day 4: Germany Stunned by Mexican Wall, Brazil Held by Swiss...

TEHRAN (FNA)- In the marque matchup of the day Mexico edged defending champion Germany, 1-0. In the Sunday opener, Serbia topped Costa Rica. Rounding out the Sunday schedule, eternal favorites Brazil were held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-06-18 12:42 

FARS News Agency

Saudi Coalition Pinned Down behind Al-Hudaydah Gates, Ansarullah Digs Ditches...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The UAE and Saudi Arabia's attempts to gain capture al-Hudaydah airport failed as Ansarullah forces have dug ditched at the entrance of the city to prevent their advance....

 2018-06-18 12:42 

FARS News Agency

Turkey-Backed Militants Engaged in Fresh Infighting in Northern Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A number of gunmen were killed or wounded in a fresh wave of tensions and infighting between two Ankara-backed militant groups in the town of Afrin in Northwestern Aleppo, local sources reported on Monday....

 2018-06-18 12:42 

FARS News Agency

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian at Gaza Border...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli soldiers on Monday shot and killed a Palestinian young man identified as Sabri Ahmad Abu Khader, 24, at the Gaza-Israel border to the East of Gaza City....

 2018-06-18 12:42 

FARS News Agency

Coach Blasts US, EU Mistreatment with Iranian Volleyball Players...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head coach of the national Iranian volleyball team Igor Kolakovi lashed out at the US and the EU for denying visa to Iran's volleyball team and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for interrogating them, calling it against ....

 2018-06-18 12:42 

FARS News Agency

Yemeni Popular Forces Destroy Saudi Army's Abrams Tank near Border...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Yemen Popular Forces of Ansarullah's missile units targeted and destroyed a US-made Abrams Tank inside Saudi Arabia's Jizan Region....

 2018-06-18 12:40 

Al Arabiya

UAE grants nationals of countries suffering from wars, disasters one year visas...

The UAErsquo;s cabinet of ministers has adopted a resolution granting nationals of countries suffering from wars and disasters a one-year stay in the...

 2018-06-18 12:40 

Kuwait News Agency

Israeli Police arrest guards' chief at Al-Aqsa Holy Mosque...

RAMALLAH, June 18 (KUNA) -- The Israeli police arrested Al-Aqsa Holy Mosque Guards' Department head Abduallah Abu Taleb on Monday. Media and Public Relations spokesman at Jerusalem Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department Firas Al-Dibis added in remraks ...

 2018-06-18 12:38 

Gulf Times

Australian nun who angered Duterte wins stay in deportation...

Sister Patricia Fox, 71, was briefly detained in April after Duterte ordered her arrest, accusing her of political activism that violated the rules of her visa....

 2018-06-18 12:38 

Haaretz Daily

Don't let Israel's ignorant, politicized rabbinate bully Jews abroad...

Israel's rabbinate is no meritocracy: it's stuffed with political appointees, a proven recipe for corruption. And now it seeks to control local Orthodox communities around the world...

 2018-06-18 12:36 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's daycare nightmare: Staff describes routine child abuse and humiliation...

Childcare aides describe harrowing accounts of toddlers suffering physical and emotional abuse at the hands of poorly supervised care givers...

 2018-06-18 12:35 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas in Gaza: Military...

Israeli jets struck nine targets belonging to the Hamas movement in the northern Gaza Strip early Monday in response to incendiary kites and balloons Palestinians sent from the territory that have damaged Israeli property, the military said....

 2018-06-18 12:35 

Kuwait News Agency

Seoul 'flexible' on timing, format of ending Korean War...

TOKYO, June 18 (KUNA) -- South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Monday her government aims to declare a formal end to the Korean War by the end of this year, Yonhap News Agency reported. Kang added that Seoul can be flexible on the specific tim...

 2018-06-18 12:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Massive Yemeni support for Hodeidah's liberation...
 2018-06-18 12:32 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Palestinian Dies after Israeli Soldiers Shoot Him near Gaza Border...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Israeli soldiers on Monday shot a young Palestinian man near the Great Return Camp, east of Gaza City, causing a serious injury....

 2018-06-18 12:31 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

What's the reason for all the blind hatred against Iran?...

Tehran, June 18, IRNA - Every morning, after having each meal and before falling asleep at night, they swear at Iran and insult the country, labeling it as an evil, adding they are afraid of an imaginary demon called 'Shia'....

 2018-06-18 12:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Sidon opens seaside carnival for end of Ramadan...

For decades, Sidon's residents have marked Eid al-Fitr with a much-anticipated visit to the town's Sea of Eid Square....

 2018-06-18 12:27 

Gulf Times

UK mayors want new petrol, diesel car ban to start earlier...

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative government said last year it would ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040....

 2018-06-18 12:26 

Oman Observer

U.N. rights boss calls for end to Trump's policy of family separation...

GENEVA, June 18 (Reuters) The top U.N. human rights official called on the Trump administration on Monday to halt The post U.N. rights boss calls for end to Trump's policy of family separation appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-06-18 12:18 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'If placing explosives and injuring 24 isn't extreme, what is?'...

Interior Minister Deri slams Tel Aviv court for ruling that Tel Aviv bus terrorist's actions are 'not unusual or extreme.'...

 2018-06-18 12:14 

Press TV

Photos show detained immigrants in cages in US...

Reporters briefly visit a facility in McAllen, Texas, where it holds families arrested at the southern US border, responding to new criticism and protests over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy....

 2018-06-18 12:10 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran to open office in S. Arabia to protect Iranian Hajj pilgrims...

Tehran, June 18, IRNA Preliminary agreements have been made to open an office in Saudi Arabia to solve the potential problems of Iranians during Hajj pilgrimage, said Head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization on Monday....

 2018-06-18 12:09 

Times of Israel

At least 52 pro-regime fighters said killed in east Syria strike...

US-led coalition denies regime accusation it was behind attack in Deir Ezzor, reportedly one of the deadliest on Assad-allied troopsUS-led coalition denies regime accusation it was behind attack in Deir Ezzor, reportedly one of the deadliest on Assad-alli...

 2018-06-18 12:06 

Al Jazeera

Carlotta " the Mexican depression that stormed the coast...

Acapulco suffered some wind damage but flooding rains have been the mark of this months cyclones...

 2018-06-18 12:03 

Times of Israel

Kite or flight: 7 things to know for June 18...

With the skies above Gaza heating up, Israel wonders how to respond forcefully to terrorism in its territory, while avoiding an all-out warWith the skies above Gaza heating up, Israel wonders how to respond forcefully to terrorism in its territory, while ...

 2018-06-18 12:00 

Al Arabiya

Egypt families of terror victims suing Qatari emir for $150 mln...

Families of victims of several armed attacks in Egypt have filed a lawsuit against the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, demanding...

 2018-06-18 11:59 

Gulf Times

Afghans 'tired of war', say exhausted peace marchers...

The march was triggered by a car bomb in Helmand on March 23 that killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens....

 2018-06-18 11:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Labor vows to vote down haredi draft law...

Avi Gabbay says his party will oppose any law which does not 'share the burden' of military service equally....

 2018-06-18 11:57 

Haaretz Daily

Israel doesn't differentiate between Eritrean regime supporters and critics...

As a result, authorities do not know whether Eritreans would be at risk if repatriated...

 2018-06-18 11:57 

Al Jazeera

Germany: Interior minister gives Merkel ultimatum on migrants...

Horst Seehofer backs down, says he will not bypass Angela Merkel by turning away migrants yet, awaiting EU solution....

 2018-06-18 11:56 

ISNA

Iran, Azerbaijan sign anti-corruption agreement...

Tehran (ISNA) The head of Iran's General Inspection Organization, Naser Seraj signed a cooperation agreement with the head of Azerbaijan's Anti-Corruption Organization, Kamran Aliyev....

 2018-06-18 11:54 

Al Jazeera

Dambe: How an ancient form of Nigerian boxing swept the internet...

Dambe has evolved from a sport belonging to a West African caste to a sensation enjoyed by tens of millions online....

 2018-06-18 11:52 

MehrNews.com

Iran, Switzerland hold 3rd round political consultations...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) After holding two rounds of political consultations in Bern in June 2016 and 2017, Iran and Switzerland held the 2018 edition (third round) of the talks in Tehran on Monday....

 2018-06-18 11:51 

MehrNews.com

Private rail mfg. firms given two-year deadline to overhaul wagons: official...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Deputy Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways Hossein Ashouri said that private rail manufacturing companies were given moratorium for two years in order to renovate aging cars....

 2018-06-18 11:50 

Times of Israel

Sex crimes trial opens for prominent Israeli actor...

Moshe Ivgy faces accusations by four women of harassment and indecent assaultMoshe Ivgy faces accusations by four women of harassment and indecent assault...

 2018-06-18 11:50 

Gulf Times

Fears in Yemen after UN ceasefire efforts fizzle...

Houthi rebels said the talks had failed, and the head of their unofficial government rejected a ceasefire under current conditions....

 2018-06-18 11:47 

Press TV

Thousands attend Erdogan's pre-election rally in Istanbul...

Tens of thousands of people attended a rally in Istanbul's Yenikapi square to support Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party....

 2018-06-18 11:47 

Press TV

UK urged to raise military budget to counter Russia...

The British parliament has advised the government to increase military spending by around 20 billion a year to confront Russia....

 2018-06-18 11:43 

FARS News Agency

Several US-Backed Militias Killed in Booby-Trap explosion in Raqqa...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A number of US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were killed after a bomb, planted by unknown parties, went off in their vehicle in Raqqa city on Monday....

 2018-06-18 11:43 

FARS News Agency

Afghanistan: National Security Council Extends Ceasefire with Taliban for 10 Days...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The ceasefire with the Taliban group was extended for ten more days during the meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf....

 2018-06-18 11:43 

Saudi Press Agency

Yemeni President inaugurates the largest telecommunications project in his country...
 2018-06-18 11:43 

FARS News Agency

Afghanistan: Helmand Peace Convoy Arrives in Kabul...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Afghan activists covered over 700km on foot and arrived in the Afghan capital city of Kabul, chanting slogans of "we want peace" on Monday....

 2018-06-18 11:43 

Saudi Press Agency

Israeli warplanes carry out airstrikes on Gaza...
 2018-06-18 11:42 

FARS News Agency

Assyrian MP: Netanyahu after Psychological War against Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Representative of Iranian Assyrians at the Parliament Yonatan Betkolia blasted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his video message on water shortage in Iran, describing it as a psychological operation by the Zionist regime....

 2018-06-18 11:42 

FARS News Agency

Notorious Terrorist Commander Assassinated by Unknown Raiders in Northwestern Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Abu Ismayeel, Deputy Chief Commander of Jeish al-Ahrar, was assassinated by unidentified gun men in Idlib province on Monday....

 2018-06-18 11:41 

FARS News Agency

Israeli Forces Arrest Four Palestinians, Including One Woman in Hebron...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli forces last night arrested four Palestinians, including a young woman, after raiding their homes in Hebron area, in Southern West Bank, according to Palestinian security sources....

 2018-06-18 11:41 

FARS News Agency

Iraqi MP: Expulsion of US Forces Minimum Penalty for Attacks against Hashd Al-Shaabi...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi legislator called on the Iraqi government to stop military operations of the so-called anti-ISIL international coalition following the US army attacks on Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi popular forces)....

 2018-06-18 11:41 

FARS News Agency

Clinton Hits Trump Administration Policy Separating Immigrant Families...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Former President Bill Clinton said in a tweet on Father's Day that he is reflecting on immigrant children who have been separated from their parents under a Donald Trump administration policy....

 2018-06-18 11:41 

FARS News Agency

Iran Asks FIFA to Release Frozen Money...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Massoud Soltanifar in a meeting with Secretary-General of the Federation Internationale de Football Association Fatma Samoura called on the FIFA to release Iran's frozen money....

 2018-06-18 11:41 

FARS News Agency

EU Extends Sanctions against Crimea, Sevastopol...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The European Union has extended for another year its unilateral sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol, a source in the EU bodies told reporters on Monday....

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