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 2017-06-25 13:44 

Times of Israel

Projectiles from Syria land in Golan Heights; no injuries... +

IDF says no damage from spillover fire; incident the seventh time missiles hit Israel in a week...

 2017-06-25 13:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Restraining order issued against sale of IDF historic documents... +

Jerusalem Magistrates Court issues restraining order barring sale Tuesday of historic IDF documents....

 2017-06-25 13:41 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Government freezes pro-Reform Western Wall plan... +

Religious parties score win as plan to create mixed-gender prayer area at Western Wall for Reform Movement shelved....

 2017-06-25 13:38 

Haaretz Daily

Parents of young cancer patients in contentious hospital ward start hunger strike... +
 2017-06-25 13:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ariel: Unnecessary division of Jewish people prevented... +
 2017-06-25 13:31 

Press TV

Taliban attack security post in Afghanistan's Herat, 10 killed... +

The Taliban militants have attacked a security post in Afghanistan's Herat province....

 2017-06-25 13:29 

Kuwait News Agency

Al-Ghanim addresses cables on national days... +
 2017-06-25 13:28 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Likud branch heads: Build in Beit El ... +
 2017-06-25 13:27 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Jumblatt urges Arab countries to hold talks with Iran... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA Arab countries are not capable of entering war with Iran, Leader of Lebanon's Druze and the current leader of the Progressive Socialist Party Walid Jumblatt said....

 2017-06-25 13:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Mother leaves children to die in hot car to 'punish' them ... +
 2017-06-25 13:25 

Times of Israel

Saber rattling and sick kids... +

Israeli papers abound with leftover news of a retaliatory airstrike on Syrian regime positions and a persistent crisis at Hadassah...

 2017-06-25 13:24 

Haaretz Daily

Egypt's president officially ratifies Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia... +
 2017-06-25 13:21 

FARS News Agency

Ayatollah Khamenei Pardons Hundreds of Iranian Prisoners... +

TEHRAN FNA - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms of hundreds of convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts on the eve of Eid al-Fitr....

 2017-06-25 13:21 

FARS News Agency

Syria: Tension Covers Idlib as Several Blasts Jolt Militant-Held City... +

TEHRAN FNA - Local sources reported a series of blasts at the positions of Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at the Levant Liberation Board and Ahrar al-Sham in Idlib's countryside, adding that the explosions escalated tensions and insecurity across the ....

 2017-06-25 13:21 

FARS News Agency

Judiciary Official: Over 50 Terrorists Arrested in Western Iran... +

TEHRAN FNA - A senior judiciary official announced on Sunday that tens of terrorists were identified and arrested in the Western province of Kermanshah after the June 7 ISIL attacks in Tehran....

 2017-06-25 13:21 

FARS News Agency

Commander: Iranian Army Airborne Troops on Alert for Reaction against Any Aggression... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian Army Airborne Commander General Yousef Qorbani underlined that his forces are always on alert to show rapid reaction against enemies' possible moves against the country....

 2017-06-25 13:16 

Israel21c

El Al gets toxic with Britney Spears... +

To welcome Britney Spears to Israel for her concert on July 3, flight attendants from Israel's national carrier, El Al Airlines, paid tribute to the celebrity with a spoof of her popular hit "Toxic"....

 2017-06-25 13:16 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Conversion law appears headed for endorsement... +
 2017-06-25 13:14 

Times of Israel

Israeli Arab man indicted for attempting to join Islamic State... +

Muhammad Ahmed Azzam, 24, of the Galilee town of Kafr Manda, allegedly contacted jihadists abroad, prepared to join them...

 2017-06-25 13:09 

Alalam News Network

Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Several Countries... +

Muslims in a number of countries are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.......

 2017-06-25 13:06 

Ynetnews

Bennett: Allowing Palestinian refugees to return would bee 'demographic nightmare' for Israel... +

Education Minister Naftali Bennett rejected on Sunday the idea of allowing Palestinian refugees to return to the West Bank, saying this would "create a demographic nightmare for the State of Israel." ...

 2017-06-25 13:06 

Times of Israel

Bowing to ultra-Orthodox pressure, PM halts pluralistic Western Wall deal... +

Israel's Reform movement says freezing the plan to build mixed-gender prayer plaza harms Israel and its connection to the Jewish people; Jewish Agency expresses 'deep disappointment'...

 2017-06-25 13:05 

Al Jazeera

A decade under siege: Gaza health sector nears collapse... +

Years of Israeli siege, coupled with crippling electricity cuts, have pushed the Strip's health system close to failure....

 2017-06-25 13:04 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Sunday, June 25, 2017... +
 2017-06-25 13:03 

Alalam News Network

Turkey's Erdogan Says fine after Feeling Unwell in Prayers... +

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said he was in good health after briefly feeling unwell during morning prayers in Istanbul.......

 2017-06-25 13:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu freezes Western Wall arrangement... +
 2017-06-25 12:56 

Press TV

Fire sweeps through famous Spanish nature reserve... +

Fire sweeps through a famous Spanish nature reserve as officials evacuate 1,500 people....

 2017-06-25 12:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pakistan: 132 dead in oil tanker explosion... +

Oil tanker overturns on highway in Pakistan and explodes in giant ball of fire. Explosion apparently caused after someone lit a cigarette....

 2017-06-25 12:54 

i24 News

Several projectiles fired from Syria land in Israel's Golan Heights... +

The fire was due to internal fighting from the Syrian civil war and no injuries were reported...

 2017-06-25 12:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

5 J'lem youths arrested on drug possession, trafficking... +
 2017-06-25 12:51 

Haaretz Daily

Errant fire from Syria spills over into Israel for second day in a row... +

Several projectiles from Syria have hit open areas in the northern Golan Heights...

 2017-06-25 12:46 

Ynetnews

Government votes to freeze Western Wall egalitarian area plan... +

The government decided Sunday to accept a request by the ultra-Orthodox parties to freeze a plan to build an egalitarian prayer area at the Western Wall. ...

 2017-06-25 12:44 

Ynetnews

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

BEIRUT - 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. The attack occurred in a market in the town of al-Dana, located in the nor...

 2017-06-25 12:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Migron evacuees join protest over building freeze... +
 2017-06-25 12:43 

Ynetnews

Assad decamps from Syrian capital for holiday prayers... +

BEIRUT - Syrian President Bashar Assad has travelled to one of Syria's core cities to attend Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the end of Ramadan, in a rare departure from his capital stronghold.Assad traveled to Hama on Sunday for the first time since prot...

 2017-06-25 12:41 

Ynetnews

Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148... +

A rescue official says the death toll from an oil tanker fire in Pakistan has risen to 148, with dozens more in critical condition.The disaster occurred when hundreds of residents of a nearby village gathered at the site of an overturned oil tanker to col...

 2017-06-25 12:41 

Times of Israel

Israel getting better grip on online incitement, justice minister says... +

Year-old task force tackles offensive posts within 24 hours, Ayelet Shaked notes at cyber conference in Tel Aviv...

 2017-06-25 12:38 

Times of Israel

Terror not suspected as car hits pedestrians outside UK Eid event... +

Woman taken into custody after her vehicle injures six people in Newcastle...

 2017-06-25 12:38 

Ynetnews

Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar... +

ISTANBUL - Turkey's president on Sunday rejected a demand by major Arab states to remove Turkish troops from Qatar, saying their sweeping list of ultimatums has threatened the small Gulf country's sovereignty.Speaking after Eid prayers in Istanbul...

 2017-06-25 12:38 

Kuwait News Agency

Spain evacuates 2,000 people due to raging fires... +
 2017-06-25 12:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New directives to allow building permits in 45 days... +
 2017-06-25 12:30 

SANA

Russian aid distributed in Sweida... +

Sweida, SANA- In the framework of the humanitarian aid provided by Russia, and ion the occasion of Eid al-Fitr , Russia distributed on Sunday 500 portions of food aid on the families residing in the makeshift centers in the Vanguards Camp in Rassas town i...

 2017-06-25 12:28 

Al Jazeera

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr worldwide ... +

Holiday marking end of fasting month characterised by prayers followed by feasts and visits to family and friends....

 2017-06-25 12:25 

Press TV

Prominent Bahraini opposition newspaper discharge employees ... +

The Board of Directors at Bahrains independent and opposition-linked al-Wasat newspaper has ordered the lay-off of all its employees....

 2017-06-25 12:24 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Police question suspects in int'l tax evasion probe... +
 2017-06-25 12:23 

Alalam News Network

More than 120 People Burned Alive When Overturned Oil Tanker Explodes in Pakistan... +

More than 120 people have been killed when an overturned oil tanker exploded in Pakistan.......

 2017-06-25 12:22 

Press TV

Leader pardons, commutes sentences of 1,049 convicts... +

Ayatollah Khamenei pardons or commutes the sentences of a number of Iranian convicts on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr....

 2017-06-25 12:20 

FARS News Agency

Iranian Speaker Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Pakistan... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani deplored the terrorist blasts in Quetta and Parachinar regions of Pakistan....

 2017-06-25 12:20 

FARS News Agency

Suicide-Bomber Attacks ISIL Commanders in Western Iraq... +

TEHRAN FNA - An Iraqi security source in Anbar province confirmed that an ISIL suicide-bomber detonated himself at a gathering of a number of the terrorist group's commanders, killing several leaders of the terrorist group....

 2017-06-25 12:20 

FARS News Agency

Syria: Injured Terrorists Taken to Israeli Hospitals... +

TEHRAN FNA - Local sources disclosed on Sunday that several terrorists, who had been wounded in the battle with the Syrian government forces in Quneitra province, have been taken to an Israeli hospital....

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