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 2017-06-25 12:20 

FARS News Agency

Iranian Athletes Snatch 9 Medals in Kazakhstan Sport Event... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian sportsmen exhibited impressive displays of athletic skills at the 27th edition of Gusman Kosanov Memorial in Kazakhstan, and grabbed nine medals, including three golds, at the international sports event....

 2017-06-25 12:20 

FARS News Agency

Young Jury to Select Winners of Two Golden Butterflies... +

TEHRAN FNA - The head of the young jury selection committee of the 30th int'l festival for children and youth says this year's young jury consists of 66 members....

 2017-06-25 12:20 

Times of Israel

As Knesset prepares to vote on binary options ban, more tragedies emerge... +

Two desperate women from opposite corners of the world allegedly believed the false promises of Israel-based binary options brokers, lost all their money, and now are dead...

 2017-06-25 12:20 

FARS News Agency

Festival Announces Nominees for Screenplay Competition for Professionals... +

TEHRAN FNA - The 30th int'l film festival for children and youth announces nominees for the screenplay competition for professionals....

 2017-06-25 12:20 

FARS News Agency

The Festival Announces Jury of Script Writing Competition for Professionals... +

TEHRAN FNA - The president of the 30th International Film Festival for Children and Youth announced the jury of the 7th scriptwriting competition for professionals....

 2017-06-25 12:20 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Not to Halt Anti-ISIL Operations in Western Raqqa Despite US Assault... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army troops will not halt their operations against ISIL terrorists in Western Raqqa, despite the recent US attacks on a Syrian warplane near the key town of Resafa, army officers reiterated on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 12:20 

FARS News Agency

UNICEF Ambassador Judges at ICFF... +

TEHRAN FNA - The information center of the 30th Int'l Film Festival for Children and Youth has held the first press conference of the international event. Alireza Rezadad, the president of the festival and Seyed Ahad Mikaeelzadeh hosted the event....

 2017-06-25 12:20 

FARS News Agency

Police Refrains from Calling Newcastle Incident A Terrorist Attack... +

TEHRAN FNA - The police do not believe the car collision in northeastern UK's Newcastle upon Tyne was a terror incident, the Northumbria Police said in a statement....

 2017-06-25 12:19 

Al Jazeera

Sri Lanka tea farmers struggle after devastating floods... +

Tea industry counts cost of natural disaster that claimed 200 lives and displaced more than 600,000 people last month....

 2017-06-25 12:18 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Australian Police Use Pepper Spray to Stop Clashes at Anti-Immigration Rally... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Australian police fired pepper spray to break up clashes between right-wing nationalists and anti-racism protesters on the streets of Melbourne on Sunday, the latest protest held by anti-immigration groups in the country....

 2017-06-25 12:17 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

UN Chief "Saddened" by Loss of Life, Devastation by Landslides in China... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he is saddened to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by landslides in China's Sichuan province, where more than 120 people were buried....

 2017-06-25 12:17 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Trump Greets Muslim on Eid Al-Fitr, No Celebration at White House... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - US President Donald Trump and the First Lady extended their best wishes to all Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of holy fasting month of Ramadan, but the White House has likely ended a long tradition of celebrating it, a W...

 2017-06-25 12:17 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Syrian MP on IRGC Missile Raid: Right Move at Right Time... +

DAMASCUS (Tasnim) A Syrian lawmaker hailed a recent missile attack the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps carried out against the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group inside Syria as a right decision at the right time, saying the strike attested to Tehran-Damascus ...

 2017-06-25 12:17 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Six Hurt When Car Hits People in UK's Newcastle... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - At least six people were injured on Sunday after a car mounted a pavement outside a sports center in the northern English city of Newcastle, but the incident is not believed to be terrorism-related, police said on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 12:17 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian Speaker Hopes for Removal of 'Dust of Discord' from Muslim World... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated his counterparts in Islamic countries on the religious festival of Eid al-Fitr, hoping for an immediate end to divisions among Muslim nations....

 2017-06-25 12:17 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

US Top Court Set to Rule on Religious Rights; Travel Ban Looms... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The US Supreme Court is set to rule on Monday in a closely watched religious rights case involving limits on public funding for churches and other religious entities as the justices issue the final rulings of their current term....

 2017-06-25 12:17 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Daesh Declares War on Taliban in Afghanistan... +

KABUL (Tasnim) The Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group described Taliban militants in Afghanistan as hypocrites and stooges of the unbelievers, saying that they should be killed wherever they are....

 2017-06-25 12:15 

i24 News

Israeli gov't suspends plan for egalitarian prayer space at Western Wall... +
 2017-06-25 12:14 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Canadians rally against racism, Islamophobia... +

New York, June 25, IRNA Canadians in Calgary protested against racism and activities of anti-Islam groups....

 2017-06-25 12:12 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Majlis to review urgent plan to counter US Senate decision: MP... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA Iran's Majlis (Parliament) is to review the 20-article urgent plan to counter Senate sanctions on Iran, Head of Majlis (parliament) Research Center Kazem Jalali said....

 2017-06-25 12:11 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Sunday until 12:00 GMT... +
 2017-06-25 12:10 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rabbi Rabinovich to Jewish Home: Oppose conversion bill... +
 2017-06-25 12:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zionists after causing conflict in World of Islam: Diplomat... +

Algiers, June 25, IRNA Zionist regime is after causing conflicts and sowing discord in the World of Islam, Head of Iran's Interests Section in Egypt Mohammad Mahmoudian says....

 2017-06-25 12:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arab, Israeli Arab clash near Beitar, one wounded... +
 2017-06-25 12:05 

Haaretz Daily

In odd tweet, Trump accuses Hillary Clinton of collusion against Bernie Sanders... +

Trump's tweet appears to be attempt at finger-pointing at Hillary Clinton while Trump himself is under investigation for possible collusion between his presidential campaign and Russia...

 2017-06-25 12:00 

Al Jazeera

Taliban attack targets police in Afghanistan's Herat... +

Gun battle near Salma dam in western province follows country's deadliest Ramadan month since the 2001 US invasion....

 2017-06-25 11:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Mother leaves children to die in hot car to 'punish' them... +

Mother 'shut car door' to teach children 'lesson'....

 2017-06-25 11:56 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Biologist:IDF relies on 'nonsense contradicting science... +
 2017-06-25 11:52 

MehrNews.com

Leader pardons convicts ahead of Eid al-Fitr... +

TEHRAN, Jun. 25 (MNA) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei has granted pardon to inmates convicted by the judiciary on the eve of Eid al-Fitr....

 2017-06-25 11:50 

SANA

Electricity Minister: Qboun3 power station will partly work within a month and completely by the end of the year... +

Damascus, SANA Electricity Minister Mohammad Zuheir Kharboutli said that the power station of al-Qaboun 3 will be partly restored within a month and will be completely put in service by the end of the current year, pointing out that the station is being ...

 2017-06-25 11:50 

Haaretz Daily

Trump hire apologizes for tweets slamming Obama, calling Zuckerberg 'self-hating Jew'... +
 2017-06-25 11:48 

JPost.com

Iraqi forces say major Islamic State attack blocked outside old city of Mosul... +
 2017-06-25 11:45 

Kuwait News Agency

Min. lauds honorable role of Kuwaiti Air Force... +
 2017-06-25 11:43 

i24 News

Israeli citizen arrested for attempting to join Islamic State... +
 2017-06-25 11:42 

Times of Israel

Parents threaten hunger strike as PM urges quick end to cancer ward crisis... +

Parents of Hadassah pediatric cancer patients set up field hospital protest tent in Jerusalem park; state adamant it won't open another treatment center in Jerusalem...

 2017-06-25 11:42 

Haaretz Daily

Government suspends plan to establish egalitarian prayer space at Western Wall... +

The decision comes in the wake of pressure from ultra-Orthodox parties...

 2017-06-25 11:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Likud branch heads: Build in Beit El... +

Party branch and forum heads sign joint appeal to Knesset faction members for action to fulfill Beit El building commitment....

 2017-06-25 11:42 

JPost.com

Kotel indecision... +

It is no coincidence that indecision and procrastination abound when it comes to issues of religion and state....

 2017-06-25 11:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Six injured in ramming accident in Newcastle, England... +
 2017-06-25 11:35 

JPost.com

Ehud Baraks slippery slope... +

How sadly ironic that Baraks interview with a German news outlet coincided with a controversy in Germany over the broadcasting of a documentary about anti-Semitism in Europe....

 2017-06-25 11:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Health Ministry: Heat wave expected in next few days... +
 2017-06-25 11:32 

JPost.com

Channel 20 and the Knesset Channel... +

Much of what transpires on the Patriots would be totally unacceptable for delivery on the Knesset Channel, both in terms of the language used, and its spirit....

 2017-06-25 11:29 

Times of Israel

Erdogan says ultimatum on Qatar against international law... +

Turkish leader slams 'attack on the sovereign rights of a state,' rejects demand for evacuation of military base in Gulf emirate...

 2017-06-25 11:27 

Al Jazeera

Hotter and drier again in the Middle East and Desert US... +

Halfway through the year and we have already set new heat records...

 2017-06-25 11:27 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Study probing ties between pollution, sickness stopped... +
 2017-06-25 11:22 

Bahrain News Agency

UAE-Japanese relations discussed... +
 2017-06-25 11:22 

Bahrain News Agency

HM the King congratulates Mozambique president... +
 2017-06-25 11:21 

Bahrain News Agency

HM the King congratulates Slovenian president... +
 2017-06-25 11:20 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, bringing Ramadan to a close... +

Ramadan is sacred to Muslims because tradition says it is when the Koran was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed...

 2017-06-25 11:19 

Kuwait News Agency

State aspires to secure services for elderly at homes -- minister Al-Sebeeh... +

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