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 2022-06-23 08:30 

FARS News Agency

Report: MbS Secretly Planning to Grant Israelis Property Rights in Mecca, Medina | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) has been secretly pursuing plans to legalize the ownership of property by Israelis in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina ....

 2022-06-23 08:29 

FARS News Agency

Sadr: Iran Neither Meddled in Iraqi Politics Nor Put Pressure on Any Party | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr on Wednesday said the Islamic Republic of Iran has never meddled in the internal political affairs of Iraq and has not put ....

 2022-06-23 08:26 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: Fitness app can spy on IDF soldiers...

The security breach, which may even allow Mossad operatives to be tracked in foreign countries, was revealed by an anonymous blogger....

 2022-06-23 08:25 

FARS News Agency

US House Pushes Extra $37bln in Defense to Combat China, Inflation | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The House Armed Services Committee voted Wednesday to increase Pentagon fiscal year 2023 defense spending by $37 billion, with one lawmaker attributing the increase t ....

 2022-06-23 08:25 

FARS News Agency

Beijing: So-Called "Lab Leak" Lie Created by Forces Against China | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The COVID-19 "lab leak" theory totally twisted facts and it's merely a lie fabricated by anti-Beijing forces for political purposes, China announced on Wednesday in r ....

 2022-06-23 08:24 

FARS News Agency

Afghan Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 1,500 | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The death toll has risen to 1,500 after a magnitude-6.1 earthquake struck Afghanistan's Paktika province early on Wednesday, with more than 2,000 others injured, Al-J ....

 2022-06-23 08:22 

FARS News Agency

US Fed Chief Says Recession "Certainly A Possibility" | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the central bank is trying to bring inflation down without inflicting too much damage, but the Fed's aggres ....

 2022-06-23 08:21 

FARS News Agency

Biden Warns US Needs More Money to Plan for “Second Pandemic" | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States needs more money to plan for "the second pandemic", President Joe Biden warned, as he praised his government's efforts to ensure children under five ....

 2022-06-23 08:20 

FARS News Agency

US Army Sees Near Threefold Uptick in ‘Sextortion’ Cases as Experts Highlight Dangers of Loneliness | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- There has been a nearly threefold increase in 'sextortion' or 'revenge porn' reports filed by US Army service personnel and their family members in the past three yea ....

 2022-06-23 08:19 

FARS News Agency

Canada Inflation Reaches 7.7% in May, Highest Rate Since January 1983 | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Inflation in Canada increased to 7.7% year-over-year to May, which represents the highest level of price increases in the past 40 years, Statistics Canada announced o ....

 2022-06-23 08:18 

Times of Israel

Giving alternative gov't a chance, Orbach delays Knesset dispersal process to Monday...

Yamina rebel holds off on convening his House Committee, the next stop of the bill to call new elections; process expected to be completed next week, but unclear whenYamina rebel holds off on convening his House Committee, the next stop of the bill to cal...

 2022-06-23 08:17 

Al Jazeera

UN expert calls for Myanmar action as death toll tops 2,000...

Tom Andrews says the crisis triggered by the coup demands countries take more meaningful action to end the violence....

 2022-06-23 08:15 

Kuwait Times

Germany raises gas alert level after Russia dwindles supply...

Frankfurt: Germany said Thursday it would raise the alert level under its emergency gas plan to secure supply following the recent reduction of pipeline supplies from Russia. "Gas is now a scarce commodity in Germany," Economy Minister Robert Habe...

 2022-06-23 08:13 

Arutz Sheva

Muslim paramedic joins operation to rescue Jewish refugees...

Muslim paramedic joins collaborative operation to rescue Jewish Ukrainian refugees....

 2022-06-23 08:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Muslim paramedic joins operation to rescue Jewish Ukrainian refugees...

Muslim paramedic joins collaborative operation to rescue Jewish Ukrainian refugees....

 2022-06-23 08:11 

Al Jazeera

Medical staff in Argentina to be tried for Maradona death...

A judge orders a culpable homicide trial for eight medical staff, including Maradona's family doctor....

 2022-06-23 08:10 

Al Jazeera

Afghanistan earthquake survivors dig by hand as aid is delayed...

At least 1,000 people killed by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in remote, landslide-prone regions of eastern Afghanistan....

 2022-06-23 08:07 

FX Empire

Euro zone business growth slumped in June as price hikes bite...

LONDON (Reuters) Euro zone business growth has slowed significantly this month and by much more than expected as consumers concerned about soaring bills opted to stay at home and defer purchases to save money, a survey showed on Thursday....

 2022-06-23 08:07 

FX Empire

Western Balkan countries deserve realistic chance to join EU, Germany says...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) Western Balkan countries must have a realistic opportunity to join the European Union after working hard for many years to fulfill the conditions for entering the bloc, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in Brussels on Thursday....

 2022-06-23 08:07 

FX Empire

Factbox: Australia's inquiry into sexual harassment in mining...

By Praveen Menon and Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) An Australian state government inquiry into abuse in the mineral-rich west has found the mining industry perpetuated a culture that led to women being subject to frequent sexual harassment and sexual assaul...

 2022-06-23 08:07 

FX Empire

Czech central bank chief: staff urged bigger hike than the 125-bps made...

PRAGUE (Reuters) The Czech National Bank's staff recommended a bigger interest rate rise than the 125 basis points delivered by the board at its monetary policy meeting on Wednesday, Governor Jiri Rusnok said....

 2022-06-23 08:07 

FX Empire

Russian rouble weakens vs dollar but hovers near 7-year highs...

MOSCOW (Reuters) The Russian rouble weakened against the dollar on Thursday but hovered not far from seven-year highs, supported by capital controls and the prospect of a favourable upcoming tax payment period as the spectre of a possible default loomed l...

 2022-06-23 08:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian Diplomat Deplores Impediments to Aid for Quake-Hit Afghans - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The deputy ambassador of Iran to Kabul called on the international community to abandon "cruel leverages" following the deadly earthquake in eastern Afghanistan and stop hindering humanitarian aid for the Afghan people....

 2022-06-23 08:05 

Oman Observer

US swimmer may compete again after being rescued from pool...

Budapest: Artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez, who was dramatically rescued from the bottom of the pool after fainting, has yet to decide whether to return to the pool for her final ev......

 2022-06-23 08:04 

JPost.com

IAI extends lifespan of VENS satellite...

The satellite, which was originally intended to return to Earth, will instead continue its mission....

 2022-06-23 08:00 

FX Empire

Strikes cripple Britain's railways, unions warn of more to come...

LONDON (Reuters) Strikes crippled Britain's rail network on Thursday as union bosses, train operating firms and the government faced off over demands that workers' pay increases keep pace with surging inflation....

 2022-06-23 07:59 

JPost.com

Ravin AI Granted Patent for Vehicle 'Damage-Finder' System...

The Vehicle Damage-Finder Stationary Modeling System captures a car's image to provide a comprehensive damage report by cross-referencing the vehicle with its computerized model....

 2022-06-23 07:58 

Al Jazeera

Why are some nations neutral on the Russia-Ukraine war?...

Countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East have refused to isolate Moscow, despite the EU's lobbying efforts....

 2022-06-23 07:57 

JPost.com

Senior IDF, CENTCOM officers finish strategic meeting...

The meeting centered on a "joint tabletop exercise, during which a dialogue was held regarding shared regional security challenges and joint preparations for scenarios of regional escalation."...

 2022-06-23 07:57 

FX Empire

FTSE 100 falls as weakness in commodities persists...

(Reuters) UK's FTSE 100 slipped on Thursday as commodity prices continued to slide amid growing recession risks, while investor focus was on a slew of data for clues on the strength of the economy and the path for monetary policy as inflation risks mo...

 2022-06-23 07:56 

FX Empire

Russian gas cuts have hit 12 countries, EU climate chief says...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) A dozen European Union countries have been affected by cuts to gas supply from Russia, EU climate policy chief Frans Timmermans said on Thursday....

 2022-06-23 07:54 

Arutz Sheva

Jew arrested in stabbing of Arab to appear before court...

Suspect still denied access to a lawyer even though only being held as accomplice....

 2022-06-23 07:53 

Al Arabiya

Maradona's medical personnel to face homicide trial for criminal negligence...

An Argentinian judge ruled on Wednesday that eight medical personnel involved in the care of soccer star Diego Maradona will face a public trial for...

 2022-06-23 07:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jew arrested in stabbing of Arab to appear before court...

Suspect still denied access to a lawyer even though only being held as accomplice....

 2022-06-23 07:52 

FX Empire

Swiss detail revenue split for global minimum tax rate...

ZURICH (Reuters) The Swiss federal government will get a quarter and regional and local authorities three-quarters of revenue from a supplemental tax the country is rolling out to implement a 15% minimum tax rate on big multinational companies, it said on...

 2022-06-23 07:52 

FX Empire

New research reveals U.S. gas pipeline leaks have not improved...

By Valerie Volcovici (Reuters) Over 2,600 hazardous gas pipeline leaks in the United States caused more than $4 billion in damages and emergency services, killed 122 people, and released 26.6 billion cubic feet of fuel as methane or carbon dioxide, accord...

 2022-06-23 07:49 

FX Empire

French June business activity was weaker than forecast -flash PMI...

PARIS (Reuters) French business activity has grown less quickly than expected in June, a preliminary monthly survey by S&P Global showed, as inflation and disruptions to supplies of goods have weighed on the euro zone's second-biggest economy....

 2022-06-23 07:44 

SANA

Lugansk forces repel an attack by Kyiv forces in direction of Lysychansk City...

Moscow, SANA- The Lugansk People's Republic announced that its forces, with fire coverage from the Russian army, repelled a counter-attack launched by the Kyiv forces to break the siege towards Lysychansk city in the republic. Russia Today quoted a so...

 2022-06-23 07:43 

Arutz Sheva

CNN's ratings tank as viewers turn away from 'fake news'...

CNN recorded its 3rd worst ratings performance since 1993, with just 57,000 viewers in the 25-54 age group tuning in on Saturday....

 2022-06-23 07:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Japan: We will help with earthquake relief...

The Japanese government announced a humanitarian mission to the Taliban-led country after a monster quake left more than 1,000 dead....

 2022-06-23 07:42 

FX Empire

EU competition watchdog examines MOL and OMV's Slovenian deal...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) EU antitrust regulators on Thursday opened an in-depth investigation into Hungarian energy company MOL's proposed acquisition of Austrian peer OMV's Slovenian operations....

 2022-06-23 07:39 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

CNN's ratings tank as viewers turn away from 'fake news'...

CNN recorded its 3rd worst ratings performance since 1993, with just 57,000 viewers in the 25-54 age group tuning in on Saturday....

 2022-06-23 07:38 

JPost.com

Long airport lines have become the 'new normal'...

Passengers have been forced to go through immensely slow journeys from airport entrances to their departure gates....

 2022-06-23 07:37 

FX Empire

German economy loses momentum at the end of Q2 PMI...

BERLIN (Reuters) The German economy, Europe's largest, suffered a sharp loss of momentum at the end of the second quarter, with falling exports acting as a drag and economic uncertainty and inflation weighing on domestic demand, a preliminary survey s...

 2022-06-23 07:37 

FX Empire

Two Britons, Moroccan facing death penalty in Donetsk preparing appeal -TASS...

MOSCOW (Reuters) Two Britons and a Moroccan who were captured while fighting for Ukraine and sentenced to death by a court in the self-proclaimed breakaway Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) are preparing to appeal, the TASS news agency cited one of thei...

 2022-06-23 07:37 

FX Empire

Monkeypox 'emergency' decision due from WHO sparks African criticism...

By Jennifer Rigby LONDON (Reuters) The World Health Organization (WHO) will decide on Thursday whether to declare monkeypox a global health emergency, stirring criticism from leading African scientists who say it has been a crisis in their region for year...

 2022-06-23 07:37 

Arutz Sheva

Israeli embassy in Ukraine reopens - for a number of days...

For the first time since the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 26, Israel has reopened its embassy in Kyiv for the coming days. Consular services will be offered to Israeli citizens....

 2022-06-23 07:35 

Kuwait Times

Short hair, don't care: Saudi working women embrace cropped locks...

When Saudi doctor Safi took a new job at a hospital in the capital, she decided to offset her standard white lab coat with a look she once would have considered dramatic. Walking into a Riyadh salon, she ordered the hairdresser to chop her long, wavy lock...

 2022-06-23 07:30 

SANA

Two Palestinians injured, others arrested as occupation forces storm areas in West Bank...

Occupied Jerusalem, SANA- Two Palestinians were injured while twelve others were arrested as the Israeli occupation forces stormed different areas in the West Bank. Palestinian media outlets stated that the occupation forces stormed Dheisheh camp, south o...

 2022-06-23 07:30 

Haaretz Daily

Reviving a Jewish icon of German democracy, assassinated by far right antisemites...

Targeted by lethal antisemitism, accused of being an 'Elder of Zion' and largely forgotten by history, Walther Rathenau was Germany's first and only Jewish foreign minister. It's time to reassess his legacy, and the palace which became his...

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