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 2018-06-18 10:41 

FARS News Agency

ISIL Convoy Destroyed in Syrian Armed Forces' Attack in Eastern Homs...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Armed Forces targeted a long convoy of ISIL's vehicles in a desert-like region between Western Deir Ezzur and Eastern Homs, damaging a number of vehicles and killing or wounding a number of terrorists on Monday....

 2018-06-18 10:41 

FARS News Agency

US Fighter Jets Strike Syrian Army Base at Border with Iraq to Provide Backup for ISIL...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US-led coalition warplanes on Monday bombed a Syrian army base near the town of Albu Kamal in Southeastern Deir Ezzur in a move deemed as flagrant support for the ISIL terrorists who plan to attack the government forces in the regio ....

 2018-06-18 10:41 

FARS News Agency

President: Armenia Eager to Increase All-Out Cooperation with Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Armenian President Armen Sarkissian underscored his country's willingness to use all the existing capacities to further boost cooperation with Iran in all fields....

 2018-06-18 10:41 

FARS News Agency

Russian Naval Fleet Heads toward Syria Carrying Heavy Weapons...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A Russian naval fleet, carrying Kalibr missiles, has headed to the Syrian port city of Tartus in the Eastern waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Arab media reports said on Monday....

 2018-06-18 10:41 

FARS News Agency

Iran, Russia, Turkey, UN to Discuss Syria in Geneva...

TEHRAN (FNA)- High-ranking officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey as well as UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura are due to hold a quadrilateral meeting in Geneva on Tuesday to confer on the latest developments in Syria....

 2018-06-18 10:37 

Al Arabiya

Britain condemns Israel bias at UN rights council...

Britain on Monday urged the UN Human Rights Council to reform its treatment of Israel, joining the United States in demanding an end to the bodyrsquo...

 2018-06-18 10:37 

Press TV

President Rouhani to visit Switzerland, Austria: Office...

President Hassan Rouhani will travel to Switzerland and Austria within the next two weeks in order to sign several documents for cooperation, his office says....

 2018-06-18 10:33 

ISNA

Mexico beats Germany...
 2018-06-18 10:33 

DEBKAfile

Soldiers shoot dead a Palestinian infiltrator from Gaza. Five infiltrators injured...

Hamas is keeping up the pressure on Gaza's border fence with Israel. Monday, Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian infiltrator The post Soldiers shoot dead a Palestinian infiltrator from Gaza. Five infiltrators injured appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-06-18 10:33 

Gulf Times

Van kills one at Dutch music festival, suspect arrested...

A van struck four people at the Netherlands' largest music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one of them and injuring the others before driving off, police said....

 2018-06-18 10:33 

Al Jazeera

Anger mounts against Trump over child separation policy...

Hundreds protest against policy of separating children from those caught crossing the US-Mexico border....

 2018-06-18 10:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

UK demands UN Human Rights Council drop anti-Israel bias...

Britain joins US in slamming UN human rights council's anti-Israel bias....

 2018-06-18 10:32 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Monday, June 18, 2018...

Local: GENEVA -- Kuwait National Assembly (Parliament) Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim meets Inter-Parliamentary Union President Gabriela Cuevas Barron and IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong discussing prospected amendments to the union constituent law. ...

 2018-06-18 10:31 

MehrNews.com

US-led coalition attacks a military position in the countryside of al-Boukamal...

DEIR EZZOR, Jun. 18 (MNA) The US-led International coalition attacked one of the Syrian Arab Army's positions in the southeast countryside of Deir Ezzor, leaving casualties....

 2018-06-18 10:30 

ISNA

Asghar Farhadi to preside over jury panel at Golden Apricot Festival...

Tehran (ISNA) Two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi will preside over jury panel at 2018 Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan, Armenia....

 2018-06-18 10:21 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian President Due in Switzerland, Austria Soon...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani plans to pay official visits to Switzerland and Austria in coming weeks, the deputy head for communications and information at the president's office, Parviz Esmaeili, said....

 2018-06-18 10:20 

Gulf Times

Meghan's father sorry to have missed wedding...

Drama over whether Thomas Markle would attend threatened to overshadow Harry and Meghan's wedding....

 2018-06-18 10:19 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's trade surplus with Japan down 1st time in two months...

TOKYO, June 18 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's trade surplus with Japan fell 12.2 percent from a year earlier to JPY 42.3 billion (USD 383 million) in May, down for the first time in two months on weak exports, the Japanese Finance Ministry said Monday. But Kuwait...

 2018-06-18 10:17 

MehrNews.com

Iran at SCO: Role, achievements, and goals...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Nearly a month after the US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), leaders from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) met in Qingdao, China, to set the roadmap for the future....

 2018-06-18 10:10 

MehrNews.com

TSE index hit 50-year record high of 102,000 points...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Players in Iran's capital market witnessed a historical record in growth of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)'s main index (TEDPIX) which gained 3,306 points to hit 102,452 points on Sunday, something unprecedented in the 50-year h...

 2018-06-18 10:07 

Press TV

Crisis in Yemen...

Once known as happy Arabia, Yemen is now reduced to rubble and ruins as a result of Saudi Arabia's indiscriminate bombings of the country....

 2018-06-18 10:05 

JPost.com

IDF strikes Hamas infrastructure in southern Gaza Strip...
 2018-06-18 10:03 

Haaretz Daily

Palestinian killed trying to cross border hours after IDF strike, Gaza rockets...

Israeli army says 'terrorists hurt' after trying to 'damage security infrastructure'...

 2018-06-18 10:03 

Press TV

France prevents Gaza-bound flotilla from docking in Seine...

The flotilla is to set sail for Gaza in the hope of breaking Israel's siege of the coastal enclave....

 2018-06-18 10:02 

Saudi Press Agency

Israeli forces arrest four Palestinians in Hebron...
 2018-06-18 10:02 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Congratulates Spain's King on Ascending the Throne...
 2018-06-18 10:02 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Spain's King on Ascending the Throne...
 2018-06-18 10:00 

Times of Israel

Waze founder now offers app to navigate VAT refund process...

Tel Aviv-based Refundit's mobile solution aims to make it much easier for tourists to get their money back; Slovakia first to try out systemTel Aviv-based Refundit's mobile solution aims to make it much easier for tourists to get their money back;...

 2018-06-18 09:59 

Gulf Times

6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three people...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said authorities were assessing damage and that their top priority was the safety of residents. At least 234 people were injured, public broadcaster NHK said....

 2018-06-18 09:59 

Al Jazeera

UN expresses 'grave worry' over Saudi-UAE operation in Hudaida...

UN human rights chief says Hudaida push could result in 'enormous civilian casualties', have 'disastrous impact' on aid....

 2018-06-18 09:57 

Ynetnews

Duvdevan soldier who killed friend pleads guilty of manslaughter as part of deal...

The Duvdevan Unit combat soldier who shot his friend Shachar Strug to death pleaded guilty of manslaughter on Monday as part of a plea bargain. As part of the plea deal, the sides will ask the court to sentence the soldier to a year and a half imprisonmen...

 2018-06-18 09:57 

Haaretz Daily

Turkey, Iran help Qatar thrive, one year into Saudi-led blockade...

With the highest per-capita income in the world, the tiny country weathers the severance of ties with key Arab nations...

 2018-06-18 09:55 

Emirates 24|7

Mohamed bin Zayed offers condolences to families of nation's martyrs...

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today offered his condolences to the families of the nation's martyrs Khalifa Saif Saeed Al Khatri, First Warrant Officer ...

 2018-06-18 09:55 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran FM advisor off to Geneva...

Tehran, June 18, IRNA - Senior Advisor to Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari heading a delegation departed for Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday morning....

 2018-06-18 09:54 

Times of Israel

Palestinian killed, others injured during alleged bombing attempt on Gaza border...

Army says men tried to sabotage 'security infrastructure' along fence and were hit by resulting explosion, denies claim they were shotArmy says men tried to sabotage 'security infrastructure' along fence and were hit by resulting explosion...

 2018-06-18 09:54 

Al Arabiya

Syria state media says US bombs military positions, Washington denies...

Syrian state media said on Monday that US-led coalition aircraft bombed an army position in the east, causing deaths and injuries, but the US military...

 2018-06-18 09:52 

Press TV

WATCH PRESS TV NEWS HEADLINES...

Here is a brief look at Press TV newsroom's headlines from 1800 GMT, June 17, 2018 to 0800 GMT, June 18, 2018....

 2018-06-18 09:49 

ISNA

Gazprom ready to start major gas projects in Iran...

Tehran (ISNA) - Russia's energy giant Gazprom says it is moving closer to an ambitious scheme that envisages the development of several Iranian gas projects, including one that involves a state-of-the art technology to liquefy natural gas for exports ...

 2018-06-18 09:49 

JPost.com

U.N. chief amid U.S. immigration uproar: Do not separate children from parents...
 2018-06-18 09:46 

Haaretz Daily

Germany drops probe against rappers accused of anti-Semitism...

Prosecutor says Kollegah and Farid Bang's lyrics may be 'vulgar,' they don't represent Holocaust denial...

 2018-06-18 09:45 

Al Arabiya

WATCH: World Cup fans give Egyptian-style wedding send-off to Russian couple...

A group of Egyptian World Cup fans in the city of Yekaterinburg in Russia came across a Russian couple celebrating their wedding in a public street,...

 2018-06-18 09:40 

Press TV

UN chief to release report on Gaza after US obstructionism...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will about to release a document that denounces Israel's massacre of Palestinian protesters in Gaza....

 2018-06-18 09:38 

Press TV

Peace marchers arrive in Afghan capital as Taliban end truce...

After a 700-kilometer walk, dozens of Afghan peace marchers arrive in Kabul as the Taliban ends ceasefire agreement with the government....

 2018-06-18 09:37 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Parliament Speaker Al-Ghanim meets IPU president...

GENEVA, June 18 (KUNA) -- Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim has met Inter-Parliamentary Union President Gabriela Cuevas Barronand IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong. Talks during the two meetings dealt with IPU's issues, namely...

 2018-06-18 09:37 

Kuwait News Agency

M-6.1 quake jolts western Japan, causes casualties...

TOKYO, June 18 (KUNA) -- A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted western Japan Monday, killing at least three people and injuring some 230 people, local officials said. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, no tsuna...

 2018-06-18 09:36 

JPost.com

Religious women perform stand-up comedy on Father's Day...

They performed sets inspired by their daily lives in the cities they now live in — be it a religious settlement or Rehovot....

 2018-06-18 09:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Mike Huckabee talks Trump with Diamond and Silk...

'Trump is the civil rights president.' Social media stars Diamond and Silk discuss their decision to endorse Trump in 2016....

 2018-06-18 09:30 

JPost.com

Trump: U.S. will not be 'migrant camp'...
 2018-06-18 09:29 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Deputy of Sanaa province paid a visit to Nehm front...

SANAA, June 18 (Saba) - The Deputy of Sanaa province, Shaif Assem, paid a visit to the army and the popular committees in the front of Nehm....

 2018-06-18 09:27 

MehrNews.com

Iran's 'Marmaid' wins Jury Special Award at SCO Filmfest....

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Iranian feature movie 'Mermaid', directed by Amir Masoud Aghababaeian, received Jury Special Award at the first International SCO film festival....

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