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 2018-06-18 11:40 

i24 News

Britain condemns Israel bias at UN rights council...

Since its founded in 2006, UNHRC has condemned Israel 78 times, more than all countries in world combined...

 2018-06-18 11:31 

Times of Israel

Palestinian suspect remanded in teen stabbing attack...

Nazareth court orders that Nour al-Din Shinawi be held for another week as investigation into suspected terror assault in Afula continuesNazareth court orders that Nour al-Din Shinawi be held for another week as investigation into suspected terror assault...

 2018-06-18 11:31 

Kuwait News Agency

Israeli jets launch raids on Gaza Strip...

GAZA, June 18 (KUNA) -- Israeli fighter jets launched a series of raids on military sites in Gaza Strip on Monday causing damage. F-16 fighters fired more than 10 rockets at several Hamas military compounds located north and west Gaza Strip, local press r...

 2018-06-18 11:30 

i24 News

Minister slams Prince William’s Israel schedule listing old city as Palestinian...

The Duke of Cambridge was also considering a visit to the Western Wall...

 2018-06-18 11:29 

Al Jazeera

Iran executes Sufi man over deadly Tehran bus-ramming...

Death sentence widely criticised, with many saying that 51-year-old Mohammad Salas did not receive a fair trial....

 2018-06-18 11:29 

Haaretz Daily

Israel and Hamas are on the verge of the First Kite War...

Hamas is signaling to Israel it will respond with rockets if the kites flyers are targeted...

 2018-06-18 11:29 

Gulf Times

Plane, governor's house torched in PNG violence...

Police said crowds were angered by a court decision to dismiss a petition against provincial governor William Powi's 2017 election, amid concerns of corruption....

 2018-06-18 11:28 

Al Jazeera

France's plastic revolution...

How one European country is taking the plastic bull by the horns and innovating its way to a greener future....

 2018-06-18 11:28 

Kuwait News Agency

Spanish king's brother-in-law behind bars...

MADRID, June 18 (KUNA) -- Spanish king's brother-in-law Inaki Urdangarin has voluntarily entered prison for tax evasion and embezzlement, authorities announced on Monday. Urdangarin, husband of King Felipe's sister Christina, was put behind bars, ...

 2018-06-18 11:25 

Al Jazeera

The fallacy of Israel's human shields claims in Gaza...

Desperately trying to justify the killing of unarmed protesters, Israel once again uses its 'human shields' mantra....

 2018-06-18 11:25 

Times of Israel

UK Jewish students blame Labour party for campus anti-Semitism report...

Amid claims Corbyn should have dealt better with prejudice, BBC finds secondary school students considering anti-Semitic incidents when choosing universityAmid claims Corbyn should have dealt better with prejudice, BBC finds secondary school students cons...

 2018-06-18 11:19 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iraqi Popular Forces Hit Daesh Targets at Syria Border...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Iraqi voluntary forces, aka the Popular Mobilization Units or Hashid al-Shaabi, shelled the positions of Daesh (ISIL) terrorists near the common border with Syria on Monday....

 2018-06-18 11:19 

Gulf Times

Spanish king's brother-in-law jailed over graft conviction...

The Spanish king's brother-in-law was jailed on Monday after losing an appeal against a graft conviction, the prison authorities said....

 2018-06-18 11:18 

MehrNews.com

Iran, Azerbaijanis' first choice for receiving treatment...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Iran is the first choice for many Azerbaijani patients who choose the country to receive relatively cheaper but high quality treatment....

 2018-06-18 11:17 

Times of Israel

Britain condemns 'anti-Israel bias' at UN Human Rights Council...

Boris Johnson calls permanent item on Palestinian territories 'disproportionate and damaging,' vows to vote against such resolutions starting next yearBoris Johnson calls permanent item on Palestinian territories 'disproportionate and damaging...

 2018-06-18 11:17 

MehrNews.com

Iran's Cheshmi loses 2018 World Cup...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Iranian national defender midfielder Rouzbeh Cheshmi suffered an injury during Team Melli's training session on Sunday and cannot play for Iran during 2018 World Cup anymore....

 2018-06-18 11:17 

MehrNews.com

Iran's Cheshmi misses 2018 World Cup...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Iranian national defender and midfielder Rouzbeh Cheshmi suffered an injury during Team Melli's training session on Sunday and cannot play for Iran during 2018 World Cup anymore....

 2018-06-18 11:16 

MehrNews.com

Iran's Rouhani criticizes some Arab countries' adventurous policy...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Iranian president has criticized adventurous foreign policy of some countries in the region as wrong, warning those polices exacerbate the crises in the region....

 2018-06-18 11:14 

MehrNews.com

Fairytales of global economic growth...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) The world is moving at a rapid pace as technological advancements have transformed lives, and economic growth has been spurred by innovative policies and practices....

 2018-06-18 11:14 

MehrNews.com

Karun river paralyzed by drought, overuse...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Once a wide river, the Karun River is currently suffering from heavy drafts and decline in fresh water supply. Karun, Iran's once widest river, is 950 km long stretching from the Zard Kuh Mountains of the Zagros Mountain Range to...

 2018-06-18 11:13 

Al Arabiya

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in Gaza...

A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire on Monday near the Gaza Striprsquo;s border with Israel, the health ministry in the Hamas-ruled territory...

 2018-06-18 11:11 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Supreme Court orders natural birth centers to remain closed...

Supreme Court ruling states Health Ministry has the authority to close natural birthing centers....

 2018-06-18 11:10 

MehrNews.com

Iran's Faghani atop referees at World Cup...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) According to ratetheref.net, a referee ranking website, Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani has gained 4.84 points from 2564 votes and tops other referees of the 2018 World Cup till date....

 2018-06-18 11:09 

Al Jazeera

Trump, North Korea and the G7: Dissecting political theatrics...

A look into how symbolism and imagery dictate views of political events and what obstacles this causes for journalists....

 2018-06-18 11:08 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's volleyball stands 13th after 4th week...

Tehran, June 18, IRNA Iranian national volleyball team came 13th after the fourth week of FIVB Volleyball Men's Nations League (VNL)....

 2018-06-18 11:05 

Bahrain News Agency

Suez Canal posts record $5.585 billion...
 2018-06-18 11:04 

Press TV

Iran resumes train service to Turkey's Van after 3 years...

Iran says it has launched a train service from its northwestern city of Tabriz to Turkey's Van after a halt of about three years....

 2018-06-18 11:04 

MehrNews.com

Providing basic goods to people a priority for govt....

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) People should be certain that production or provision of required goods for the society and solving any issue in production sectors are government's priority, according to Iranian president....

 2018-06-18 11:02 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Crown Prince thanks Eid well-wishers...

KUWAIT, June 18 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday expressed gratitude to the nationals and residents who expressed good wishes on advent of Eid Al-Fitr. His Highness Sheikh Nawaf invoked His Almighty...

 2018-06-18 10:58 

Gulf Times

Australia PM's popularity rises, but party still lags...

The latest Newspoll, published by The Australian newspaper on Monday, gave Turnbull a 40% approval rating....

 2018-06-18 10:57 

Ynetnews

Remand of Palestinian suspected of stabbing Israeli girl in Afula extended by a week...

The Nazareth Magistrate's Court extended by a week the remand of Nur Shinawi, 21, from Jenin, who is suspected of stabbing 18-year-old Shuva Malka in Afula last week. He is under Shin Bet and police investigation and any details from the investigation...

 2018-06-18 10:55 

Times of Israel

Zionist Union vows to oppose ultra-Orthodox enlistment bill...

Boris Johnson calls the UNHRC's scrutiny of the Jewish state 'disproportionate and damaging to the cause of peace'Boris Johnson calls the UNHRC's scrutiny of the Jewish state 'disproportionate and damaging to the cause of peace'...

 2018-06-18 10:55 

Emirates 24|7

Saudi Arabia condemns suicide bombing in Nangarhar, Afghanistan...

Saudi Arabia has strongly condemned the suicide bombing in Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan.The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has offered condolences to the victim families, the Afghan Government and people, wishing a speedy recovery for the...

 2018-06-18 10:55 

Emirates 24|7

Shakhbout bin Nahyan visits UAE forces operating as part of Arab Coalition...

Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on Saturday visited the UAE forces operating as part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition in the southern border of Saudi Arabia.Sheikh Shakhbout conveyed the greetings of Pr...

 2018-06-18 10:53 

Al Arabiya

WATCH: Yemeni army storms Hodeidah airport barrier...

The Yemeni army said on Sunday evening that its forces stormed the barrier of the Hodeidah Airport and began purging it amid fierce battles against...

 2018-06-18 10:53 

Haaretz Daily

Hundreds of children wait in cages at Border Patrol facility in Texas...

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing...

 2018-06-18 10:52 

Ynetnews

IDF shoots at Palestinian trying to cross Gaza border...

An IDF force opened fire at a Palestinian who tried to cross the Gaza border near Saja'iyya on Monday. Hamas's news agency reported he was seriously wounded....

 2018-06-18 10:51 

i24 News

One Palestinian killed, several injured after attempted breach of Gaza border...
 2018-06-18 10:50 

Times of Israel

The '#1 fan' of Israel's national airline has over 40,000 pieces of memorabilia...

Amateur historian Marvin Goldman has likely amassed the largest assortment of El Al gear in the world. Now he serves as a source of information to El Al itselfAmateur historian Marvin Goldman has likely amassed the largest assortment of El Al gear in the ...

 2018-06-18 10:50 

Press TV

UN official issues warning as UAE vows 'calculated' Hudaydah fight...

A UN official warns that the Saudi-led attacks on Yemen's Hudaydah could endanger the lives of millions of people....

 2018-06-18 10:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: Terrorist infiltration from Gaza thwarted...

Gaza sources claim IDF units opened fire on terrorists attempting to infiltrate into Israel. One terrorist critically injured....

 2018-06-18 10:46 

Times of Israel

Eurovision organizers warn Israel could lose hosting rights...

European Broadcasting Union says bid to split local public broadcaster could strip Israel of its membership in the organizationEuropean Broadcasting Union says bid to split local public broadcaster could strip Israel of its membership in the organization...

 2018-06-18 10:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Defense Minister: Kite terror will not be allowed to continue...

Defense Minister Liberman says anyone who thinks kite terror can continue is 'wrong.'...

 2018-06-18 10:42 

FARS News Agency

Senior Hikma Party Member: Iraq Preparing for National Conference to Form Parliament, Gov't...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior member of the Shiite Hikma party announced that a national conference to be participated by different Iraqi groups will be held soon to end the crisis on the formation of the parliament and government....

 2018-06-18 10:42 

Haaretz Daily

Saudi-led coalition continues to pound Houthis around airport of major Yemen port...

The Western-backed Arab alliance launched an onslaught on Hodeidah six days ago in order to turn the tables in a long stalemated, proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran...

 2018-06-18 10:42 

FARS News Agency

Ansarullah Spokesman: Enemy Has No Achievement in West Coast...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The official Spokesman of Ansarullah Mohammad Abdul Salam confirmed that the Saudi-led forces in the West Coast Front are currently subjected to the process of depletion that could not be predicted by the enemy....

 2018-06-18 10:42 

Al Arabiya

Iran's Rouhani in Europe in July to seek backing for nuclear deal...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Austria and Switzerland next month as part of a campaign by Tehran to secure continued European backing...

 2018-06-18 10:41 

FARS News Agency

Spokesman: KRG Not to Allow Terrorists to Use Iraqi Kurdistan to Attack Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of Kurdistan Regional Government Seffin Dizaei underlined that the KRG will never allow the terrorists to use the Iraqi Kurdistan region as a platform to launch attacks on Iran....

 2018-06-18 10:41 

FARS News Agency

Syria in Past 24 Hours: Militants Want Families Back to Army-Controlled Regions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The family members of those militants that had turned down the Damascus reconciliation plan and left Eastern Ghouta for the Northern territories are demanding the government to allow them to return to their regions in Damascus province....

 2018-06-18 10:41 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army's Elite Forces Arrive in Dara'a for Imminent Anti-Terrorism Operation...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A large number of the Syrian Army Elite Forces arrived in the Southern province of Dara'a on Monday to take part in a major attack against terrorists in the South....

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