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 2022-06-30 09:09 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rosh Hodesh Tammuz Torah Essay: Five calamities...

The 5 events on the 17th of Tammuz are tied together by the astute explanation given by Rabbi Norman Lamm.z"l on why synagogues fail....

 2022-06-30 09:08 

FARS News Agency

Report: UK Pledges $1.2bln Military Aid to Ukraine | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The UK pledged a new package of military aid worth 1 billion pounds ($1.2 billion) to Ukraine, AFP reported citing a Downing Street statement....

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FARS News Agency

President Rayeesi Hails Proper Grounds for Energy Cooperation between Iran, Russia | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi in a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin underlined the need for the two countries to support strengthening th ....

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FX Empire

UK consumer activity slowed in mid-June ONS...

LONDON (Reuters) British consumer activity slowed in mid-June, with fewer visits to restaurants, less usage of public transport and a slight fall in credit and debit card spending, data collated by the Office for National Statistics showed on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FX Empire

Russian defence ministry says its forces destroyed command centre near Dnipro...

(Reuters) Russia's Defence Ministry said on Thursday its forces had destroyed a Ukrainian military control centre near the city of Dnipro in a missile strike on Tuesday....

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FX Empire

Euro zone unemployment falls to new record low of 6.6% in May...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) Euro zone unemployment fell to a new record low in May as the economy continued to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, even if inflation exacerbated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine is expected to dampen growth....

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FX Empire

Learn Ukraine lessons and apply them to Taiwan, says UK foreign minister...

LONDON (Reuters) The West must learn from its mistakes in failing to deter Russia's invasion of Ukraine and apply those lessons to Taiwan to "protect peace and stability in the Taiwan strait", British foreign minister Liz Truss said on Thursda...

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FX Empire

First cargo ship leaves Ukraine's occupied port of Berdyansk official...

(Reuters) A first cargo ship has left the Russian-occupied Ukrainian port of Berdyansk, a local official said on Thursday, after Russia said the port had been de-mined and was ready to resume grain shipments....

 2022-06-30 09:06 

FX Empire

U.S. to provide $1 billion to reconnect neighborhoods divided by highways, rail...

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) The U.S. government will provide $1 billion to neighborhoods that have been divided by highways, rail lines or other transportation infrastructure, officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation said on Thursday...

 2022-06-30 09:06 

FX Empire

Turkish insurers in talks with Treasury for bond issue amid high inflation...

By Birsen Altayli and Zeynep Berkem ISTANBUL (Reuters) Turkey's insurance association is in talks with the country's Treasury on a potential inflation-indexed bond issue, the group's head told Reuters, as insurers seek a new mechanism to prote...

 2022-06-30 09:06 

Haaretz Daily

Abortion rights in Israel are safe...
 2022-06-30 09:06 

MehrNews.com

Iran cannot stand any insecurity on borders: senior diplomat...

TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA) Special envoy of the Iranian President for Afghanistan said that no security on Iranian borders is toleratable and urged the Afghan side to identify the perpetrators behind the recent assault on the checkpoint....

 2022-06-30 09:04 

FARS News Agency

Russia, Ukraine Hold Largest POW Exchange | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia and Ukraine held a new prisoner of war exchange on Wednesday. The swap has become the largest exchange since the beginning of the ongoing conflict, with each s ....

 2022-06-30 09:04 

JPost.com

While the government falls, the Knesset shows surprising cooperation -analysis...

The last ten days showed a glimpse of what a robust, highly competitive but respectful Knesset could look like....

 2022-06-30 09:04 

Arutz Sheva

It's official: Knesset dissolves, election date final...

Election called for Nov. 1, Yair Lapid to become acting prime minister at when the clock strikes midnight....

 2022-06-30 09:03 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli emergency medical service hired private detectives in attempt to defame rival...

United Hatzalah hired a private firm to surveil two senior officials at the Health Ministry, as well as their siblings and spouses, in an attempt to uncover personal ties to figures at Magen David Adom...

 2022-06-30 09:03 

FARS News Agency

AEOI Chief: New Centrifuges Installation Part of Strategic Action Plan | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami underlined that the moves by Iran to install new centrifuges at the Fordow Nuclear Facility is h ....

 2022-06-30 09:03 

Bahrain News Agency

Philippines begins new era of Marcos rule...
 2022-06-30 09:01 

FARS News Agency

US Intelligence Chief: Putin Still Wants Most of Ukraine, War Outlook Grim | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian President Vladimir Putin still wants to capture most of Ukraine, but his forces are so degraded by combat that they likely can only achieve incremental gains ....

 2022-06-30 09:00 

FARS News Agency

Average UK House Prices Hit Record High | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The growth of UK house prices slowed this month, an index showed, as the weakening economy, cost of living squeeze, and rising interest rates cooled the market....

 2022-06-30 09:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Knesset dissolves, election date final...

Election called for Nov. 1, Yair Lapid to become acting prime minister at when the clock strikes midnight....

 2022-06-30 09:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Saudi Arabia gets it right...

Saudi Arabia tells Biden and UN: No State between Israel and Jordan. Op-ed....

 2022-06-30 08:59 

FARS News Agency

Russia Launches Probe over Ukraine Terror Threats | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Investigative Committee launched a criminal probe on Wednesday over remarks made by the head of Ukrainian military intelligence, Kirill Budanov, who threa ....

 2022-06-30 08:58 

FARS News Agency

NATO Admits Prepared for Confronting Russia Since 2014 | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- NATO has been preparing to face off Russia since 2014, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday....

 2022-06-30 08:58 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Minister of Foreign Affairs lauds Bahraini parliamentary diplomacy achievements...
 2022-06-30 08:57 

Kuwait Times

Russia says leaving Ukraine's Snake Island...

Moscow: Russia announced Thursday it was pulling its forces from Ukraine's Snake Island, calling it a "goodwill gesture" to allow Kyiv to export agricultural products. "On June 30, as a gesture of goodwill, the Russian armed forces complet...

 2022-06-30 08:57 

Times of Israel

Knesset disbands, sets elections for November 1; Lapid to become PM at midnight...

Parliament formally disperses a year after inauguration of diverse coalition, sending Israel to its 5th national vote in less than 4 yearsParliament formally disperses a year after inauguration of diverse coalition, sending Israel to its 5th national vote...

 2022-06-30 08:57 

FARS News Agency

Report: US, Allies Blocked, Frozen $330bln of Russian Assets in 100 Days | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Washington and allies have blocked $300 billion worth of Russia's central bank assets, and over $30 billion worth of sanctioned individuals' assets in the past 100 da ....

 2022-06-30 08:56 

Kuwait News Agency

Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, June 30 (KUNA) 1946 -- State of Kuwait exported the first crude oil shipment for commercial use on board British Fusilier Tanker from Ahmadi Port. 1968 -- The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah signed a monetary law about the Central Bank of Kuwa...

 2022-06-30 08:55 

FARS News Agency

China Urges G7 to Cease All Attacks, Smears Against Country | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Beijing on Wednesday urged the Group of Seven (G7) to stop attacking and smearing it, and to cease all forms of meddling in China's internal affairs, following a rece ....

 2022-06-30 08:54 

FARS News Agency

Report: US, UK Military Trainers Arrive at Southeast Yemen Port with Arms Cache | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A top-ranking Yemeni official announced US and British military trainers have arrived at a port in the country's Southeastern province of Al-Mahrah bordering Saudi Ar ....

 2022-06-30 08:52 

Al Arabiya

World War III 'already started on Feb. 24:' Ukraine Defense Minister Reznikov...

Ukraine's Minister of Defense Oleksiy Reznikov said that World War Three had already started, in reference to the latest developments of the Russian...

 2022-06-30 08:47 

MehrNews.com

US hypersonic missile test fails: report...

TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA) The local US media have quoted the US Department of Defense said that a flight test of a hypersonic missile system in Hawaii on June 29 failed due to a malfunction after ignition....

 2022-06-30 08:41 

FARS News Agency

Survey: Two-Thirds of Americans Believe Trump Tried to Overturn Election Results Back Prosecution | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two-thirds of Americans polled who believe former President Donald Trump tried to overturn the 2020 election results say he should be prosecuted for it, according to ....

 2022-06-30 08:40 

Al Jazeera

Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage begins amid heavy security in Kashmir...

Government estimates a record one million Hindus from across India will join the 43-day pilgrimage in restive region....

 2022-06-30 08:40 

Al Jazeera

UN envoy warns of spiralling DRC conflict...

Human rights groups are reporting grave human rights abuses, including women being forced to cook and eat human flesh....

 2022-06-30 08:40 

Al Jazeera

China's Xi arrives in Hong Kong ahead of anniversary...

President Xi Jinping will take part in ceremony marking 25 years since Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule....

 2022-06-30 08:39 

DEBKAfile

Israelis head to the polls on Nov. 1 after Knesset votes to dissolve...

By a vote of 92:0, the Knesset Thursday approved the final readings of the bill to dissolve parliament and hold The post Israelis head to the polls on Nov. 1 after Knesset votes to dissolve appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2022-06-30 08:39 

FARS News Agency

NATO Invites Finland, Sweden to Join Alliance | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- NATO officially invited Sweden and Finland to join its military alliance on Wednesday, a day after Turkey dropped its reservations over having the Nordic countries jo ....

 2022-06-30 08:38 

Al Jazeera

An unexpected friendship: The gravediggers of Bucha...

In the early days of Russia's occupation, a trio tasked with burying Ukrainian victims quickly became like 'brothers'....

 2022-06-30 08:38 

FARS News Agency

Death Toll Rises to 53 After Bodies of Migrants Found in Texas Tractor-Trailer | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The death toll of migrants who died after they were abandoned in the back of a tractor-trailer that was discovered Monday in San Antonio rose to 53 on Wednesday, acco ....

 2022-06-30 08:37 

FARS News Agency

Norway Hit with Cyberattack, Temporarily Suspending Service | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Norway's public and private sector websites were temporarily down on Wednesday following a cyberattack that targeted the country's national data network, forcing it t ....

 2022-06-30 08:37 

Arutz Sheva

20-year-old shot in the head in NYC...

A 20-year old woman taking a walk with her three-month-old baby was shot in the head from short distance in New York City today (Thursday). The suspect remains at large....

 2022-06-30 08:36 

Arutz Sheva

Exchange ceremony to take place at 12:30 p.m....

The exchange ceremony between Prime Minister Bennett and incoming PM Lapid will take place today at approximately 12:30 p.m. in a limited format in the Prime Minister's Office, and without media presence....

 2022-06-30 08:36 

FARS News Agency

Houthi: Yemeni Army’s Defense Capabilities Greater Than Many Arab States | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The leader of Yemen's Ansarullah resistance movement on Wednesday commended the country's meteoric progress in developing indigenous long-range ballistic missiles, st ....

 2022-06-30 08:35 

FARS News Agency

Putin: Russia to Respond to Deployment of NATO Infrastructure in Finland, Sweden | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Moscow is not worried over Finland's and Sweden's possible accession to NATO but will give a tit-for-tat response in case the alliance deploys its military infrastruc ....

 2022-06-30 08:35 

Al Arabiya

Eid al-Adha holiday announced for UAE public sector...

Public sector workers in the United Arab Emirates will have a long weekend for the Eid-al-Adha holiday, officials announced on Thursday.The Federal...

 2022-06-30 08:33 

Haaretz Daily

Authorities cut internet in Sudan's capital ahead of pro-democracy protests...

The protests mark the third anniversary of huge demonstrations during the 2019 uprising that overthrew long-time autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir...

 2022-06-30 08:30 

Arutz Sheva

Israel, Cyprus, sign defense exports agreements...

'Agreements reflect close relations with Cyprus, indicate joint goal to protect soldiers' lives,' Defense Min. official says....

 2022-06-30 08:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israel, Cyprus, sign defense exports agreements...

'Agreements reflect close relations with Cyprus, indicate joint goal to protect soldiers' lives,' Defense Min. official says....

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