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 2017-08-23 16:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Police must stop soccer games on Temple Mount'... +

Arab children play soccer on holiest site in Judaism while Jews are barred from praying....

 2017-08-23 16:32 

Times of Israel

Lebanese beauty queen stripped of title over Israel visit... +

After 2016 trip to Jewish state, Amanda Hanna wrote on Facebook, 'it turned out that I was wrong' about enemy country...

 2017-08-23 16:32 

Ynetnews

Erdogan conveys Turkey's unease over US support for Kurdish militants... +

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday told US Secretary of Defence James Mattis that Turkey felt unease over US support for Kurdish militant group YPG, presidential sources said. In a statement following meetings between Mattis and Turkish officia...

 2017-08-23 16:31 

Press TV

Saudi warplanes target hotel in Yemen... +

Dozens of people have lost their lives in fresh air raids conducted by Saudi warplanes against residential areas in Yemens Sanaa province....

 2017-08-23 16:31 

Ynetnews

US envoy briefs Pakistan army chief on Trump's Afghan plans... +

The US ambassador to Pakistan has met with that country's army chief two days after President Donald Trump warned Pakistan to stop harboring insurgents who are battling US forces in Afghanistan. Pakistan's military said Ambassador David Hale brief...

 2017-08-23 16:30 

Times of Israel

UN force in Lebanon says no evidence of Hezbollah weapon smuggling... +

Military official says the 10,500-strong force has successfully maintained the peace on the Israel-Lebanon border for over a decade...

 2017-08-23 16:30 

SANA

Syria: US-led coalition aggression on civilians flagrant violation of UN charter and international law... +

Damascus, SANA-Foreign and Expatriates Ministry addressed on Wednesday two letters to UN Secretary General and President of the Security Council on the war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by US-led international coalition against Syrian innoc...

 2017-08-23 16:30 

Ynetnews

Iran, Saudi Arabia to exchange diplomatic visits... +

Iran and Saudi Arabia will exchange diplomatic visits soon, Tehran said on Wednesday, indicating a possible thaw in relations between the regional rivals since they severed diplomatic ties last year. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the ...

 2017-08-23 16:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Child hit by car in Elad, condition moderate... +
 2017-08-23 16:28 

Al Jazeera

Javad Zarif: Iran, Saudi to exchange diplomatic visits... +

Foreign minister of Iran says the visits could take place after the Hajj pilgrimage ends in first week of September....

 2017-08-23 16:27 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Civilians killed in air raid on Yemen capital: witnesses... +

Several people including civilians were killed in an air raid Wednesday on the Yemeni capital, witnesses and local media said....

 2017-08-23 16:25 

Haaretz Daily

Trump a moral dilemma for black Republicans after Charlottesville... +

President Trumps equivocation on a racist rally has strained ties to even his most ardent African-American supporters who have turned outspoken critics...

 2017-08-23 16:25 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

US Says to Ask IAEA Questions about Inspecting Iran's Military Sites... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The US Envoy to the United Nation, Nikki Haley, said she will pay a visit to Vienna on Wednesday to ask questions about what she described as the International Atomic Energy Agencys plan to inspect Irans military sites....

 2017-08-23 16:23 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Meeting between Egyptian Foreign Minister and Jared Kushner cancelled: Ministry... +

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry is no longer meeting U.S. President Donald Trump's advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner on Wednesday, a copy of his schedule sent out to journalists showed...

 2017-08-23 16:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Brandeis University closed after email threat... +

Jewish University near Boston closes following series of emailed threats. Students living on campus forced to relocate....

 2017-08-23 16:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Friedman criticizes Trump's reaction to Charlotesville... +

US Ambassador says Trump's response was not correct, but defends President against unfair press coverage....

 2017-08-23 16:17 

Press TV

11 beheaded in Libya checkpoint attack... +

Libyas Khalifa Haftar forces have said at least 11 people were beheaded after an attack on a checkpoint in south of Tripoli....

 2017-08-23 16:17 

Press TV

South Africa holds 1st legal rhino horn auction... +

South Africa holds its first legal online auction of rhino horns....

 2017-08-23 16:17 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Secretary of Defense Mattis lands in Ukraine, first visit since 2007... +
 2017-08-23 16:15 

Times of Israel

Jordan king to US delegation: Two states the only solution to conflict... +

King Abdullah II stresses to the Jared Kushner-led team that negotiations need to be based on the traditional end goal...

 2017-08-23 16:12 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran stands by Syria in fighting terrorism: Syrian PM... +

Damascus, Aug 23, IRNA - Iran stood by Syria in fighting terrorism and supports by the country played an important role in reducing challenges imposed on Syrian people, the Syrian Prime Minister said....

 2017-08-23 16:11 

ISNA

Serbia abolishes visa for Iran... +

Tehran (ISNA) - Serbia has abolished visas for Iranian and Indian nationals....

 2017-08-23 16:09 

Press TV

7 passengers die in Brazil boat wreck... +

A passenger boat carrying 70 people has sunk in northern Brazil, leaving at least seven people dead....

 2017-08-23 16:09 

Press TV

Merkel: Germany won't necessarily take US side in potential Korea war... +

Merkel said in case of a military conflict between the US and North Korea, Germany would not automatically take Washington's side....

 2017-08-23 16:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Saudi police release teenager detained for dancing in street... +

A 14-year-old boy who was detained by Saudi police for dancing to the song "Macarena" at a traffic intersection has been released with a warning about road safety, the interior ministry said on Wednesday...

 2017-08-23 16:07 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syrian army, Hezbollah advance in western Qalamoun... +

The Syrian army and Hezbollah Wednesday seized several locations in Syrias western Qalamoun, as they continued their combined offensive against Daesh (ISIS), Hezbollah-affiliated media reported...

 2017-08-23 16:06 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia to back any decision by Syrian people, says negotiations panel... +

Saudi Arabia has expressed its support for the decision of the Syrian people toward resolving the political crisis afflicting their war-torn country....

 2017-08-23 16:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Palestinians pessimistic about peace talks... +
 2017-08-23 16:03 

Haaretz Daily

Brandeis University temporarily closes campus after email threat... +
 2017-08-23 16:03 

Haaretz Daily

How I learned to check the receipt at an Israeli supermarket... +
 2017-08-23 16:02 

Bahrain News Agency

Over 1.3 million pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia... +
 2017-08-23 16:02 

Bahrain News Agency

HRH Premier issues edicts 12, 13 2017... +
 2017-08-23 16:02 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Crown Prince meets Pakistani Prime Minister ... +

Saudi Arabiarsquo;s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met on Wednesday the Prime Minister of Pakistan in the Kingdom. During the meeting, the Crown...

 2017-08-23 16:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

IDF officer suspected of sexually harassing minor... +
 2017-08-23 16:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanese soldier succumbs to wounds... +

A Lebanese Army soldier succumbed Wednesday to wounds sustained during a demining operation over the weekend, when the vehicle he was in detonated a landmine, resulting in an explosion that also killed three others...

 2017-08-23 15:59 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Thousands of Rohingya Flee Myanmar for Bangladesh: Report... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Thousands of Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh since Myanmar announced a military build-up in Rakhine state earlier this month, community leaders said Wednesday....

 2017-08-23 15:59 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran-EU Trade Turnover Hits €9.9 Billion in 6 Months... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The total value of bilateral trade between Iran and the European Union (EU) over the first half of 2017 has reached about 9.9 billion euros, according to data released by the European Commission....

 2017-08-23 15:58 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Lebanese politician praises Iran's positive role in region... +

Beirut, Aug 23, IRNA - Lebanese politician and the head of the mostly Druze Lebanese Democratic Party Talal Arsalan appreciated Iran's positive role in the region....

 2017-08-23 15:56 

Kuwait News Agency

Pakistan wants trust from US... +
 2017-08-23 15:56 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkey, US vow unity against "terrorist" groups... +
 2017-08-23 15:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Tulkarem and Jenin are still the terror capitals'... +

IDF general explains importance of his brigade's work in Judea and Samaria. 'We work every night to keep the peace.'...

 2017-08-23 15:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Appeal to police: Stop soccer games on Temple Mount... +
 2017-08-23 15:52 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

No disruption of traffic in Iran's air space: Informed official... +

Tehran, Aug 23, IRNA An informed Iranian official on Wednesday rejected reports on disruption of flights in the country's air space, allegedly due to technical problems in radar systems....

 2017-08-23 15:50 

JPost.com

Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool... +
 2017-08-23 15:47 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

London airport reopened after bomb scare... +
 2017-08-23 15:46 

Haaretz Daily

How Rabbi Shai Held is shaping the conversation around love and politics... +

Held, the cofounder of Mechon Hadar yeshiva in New York, called the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville an attack on God...

 2017-08-23 15:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu: "Meeting with Putin serves Israel's interests'... +
 2017-08-23 15:40 

Al Arabiya

Medical staff involved in organ trafficking arrested in Egypt... +

Egyptian authorities announced on Tuesday evening the capture of a gang of medical staff for trafficking human organs in the area of Abu Nomros in...

 2017-08-23 15:37 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's El Al takes delivery of its first Dreamliner, dreams of winning back passengers... +
 2017-08-23 15:37 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's El Al takes delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner, dreams of winning back passengers... +

Airline on Wednesday accepted the first of 16 new planes it ordered to spruce up the aging fleet...

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