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  1. Jumping For Joy? An Obsolete Brigade Stays Productive

    Themedialine.org - Top Stories 06.18 / 08:12 themedialine.org
    Benefits remain from Israel’s paratroopers that many call […] The post Jumping For Joy? An Obsolete Brigade Stays Productive appeared first on The Media L…
  1. Ethiopia: The ‘Crack Cocaine’ of TPLF Generals

    Tesfanews.net - Politics 06.19 / 22:13 tesfanews.net
    BY BEREKET KIDANE Successive Ethiopian regimes have spent billions of dollars and sacrificed hundreds of thousands of their soldiers to try to control the Eritrean people by force and claim the Red Sea coastline. Despite all the blood and treasure spent on that effort, they have never succeeded in subjugating the Eritrean people. But just… The post Ethiopia: The ‘Crack Cocaine’ of TPLF Generals appeared first on…
  2. Ethiopia Pariah State? Travel Warnings in the Land of 13-Months of Sunshine

    Tesfanews.net - Politics 06.19 / 22:13 tesfanews.net
    The U.S and U.K. issue warning to their citizens planning travel to Ethiopia. They say, in no uncertain terms but with diplomatic delicacy, “Avoid Ethiopia like the plague! BY PROF. AL MARIAM Time was tourists flocked to Ethiopia in search of the “Land of 13-Months of Sunshine” and adventure. Ziggy Marley, son of the late… The post Ethiopia Pariah State? Travel Warnings in the Land of 13-Months of Sunshine appeared first on Tesfa…
  3. OPINION: Presidential Pangs of Conscience Over Dreamers?

    Hamodia.com - Politics 06.19 / 20:01 hamodia.com
    In April, President Trump said that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the 2012 federal program to protect undocumented “Dreamer” immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children, was a “very… Read more » The post OPINION: Presidential Pangs of Conscience Over Dreamers? appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Fearing Trump Crackdown, ‘Dreamers’ Advised to End Travel Trump Administration Grants Work Permits to Thousands of Illegal Immigrants OPINION: Mr. President, Don&…
  4. Larijani: Certain Muslim states’ attachment to Israel catastrophe, stain of disgrace

    Irna.ir - Politics 06.19 / 19:59 irna.ir
    Tehran, June 19, IRNA – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described certain Muslim countries’ attachment to Israel as a catastrophe and stain of disgrace, saying that Islamic Ummah should be sensitive towards destiny of Palestine and demonstrate their authority on World Qods Day…
  5. Zarif confers with Tunisian counterpart, president

    Irna.ir - Politics 06.19 / 19:59 irna.ir
    Algiers, June 20, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with his Tunisian counterpart Khemaies Jhinaoui and President Beji Caid Essebsi late on M…
  6. Iran summons Swiss envoy in protest to Tillerson’s statements

    Irna.ir - Politics 06.19 / 19:28 irna.ir
    Tehran, June 19, IRNA – Iranian foreign ministry summoned Swiss charge d’affaires in Tehran to convey the Islamic Republic's strong protest to the US government over the interfering remarks of US Secretary of State Rex Til…
  7. Armenia sends message to Qatar amid crisis: An expert view

    Armradio.am - Politics 06.19 / 19:27 armradio.am
          Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian had a meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani within the framework of a short visit to Qatar on June 18. Minister Nalbandian conveyed to his Qatari counterpart a letter from the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan addressed to Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. The Foreign Minister’s visit to Doha would be seen as a routine one and could go largely unnoticed, if not the diplomatic, political and economic crisis in Q…
  8. Armenia committed to contribute to joint efforts in Eastern Partnership framework – FM

    Armradio.am - Politics 06.19 / 18:26 armradio.am
    Armenia remains committed to contribute to the joint efforts in the Eastern Partnership framework, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said at the Eastern Partnership Ministerial meeting in Luxembourg. Minister Nalbandin’s full speech is provided below: Dear Federica, dear Johannes, Dear colleagues, Needless to say that approaching the upcoming summit with tangible results will contribute to the future productive cooperation in the framework of the Eastern Partnership. These past t…
  1. Amazon reportedly developing voice-recognition for Alexa

    Topnews.ae - US 06.19 / 22:06 topnews.ae
    Seattle-based tech giant Amazon is reportedly developing a new feature to allow the voice assistant that powers its Echo line of speakers to distinguish between individual users based on their voices. The Alexa voice assistant, just like Apple Inc.'s Siri, is capable of interpreting and responding to voice commands such as "What movies are playing tonight?" or "How's the weather?" However, voice-enabled smart speakers lack voice-recognition and thus can't distinguish who is asking for…
  2. Investigators Question How a Navy Destroyer and a Container Ship Collided

    Hamodia.com - USA 06.19 / 22:04 hamodia.com
    A U.S. Coast Guard investigation team arrived in Japan Monday to start piecing together the sequence of events that led to the weekend collision of a Navy destroyer and a… Read more » The post Investigators Question How a Navy Destroyer and a Container Ship Collided appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Bodies of Missing Sailors Found on Stricken Navy Destroyer Mysterious Ship Crash Off Japan Leaves 7 U.S. Sailors Missing Coast Guard: Leak Caused Cruise Ship Fire At…
  3. TIP CEO: US Must Hold Qatar Accountable for Its Terror Support

    Thetower.org - US 06.19 / 22:03 thetower.org
    Now that Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies have broken off ties with Qatar due to its terror support, it’s time for the United States to do the same, Josh Block, CEO and President of The Israel Project, wrote Friday in an op-ed published in the Los Angeles Times. Qatar by virtue of its natural…
  4. Several injuries reported in London’s Finsbury Park after van hits pedestrians

    En.ammonnews.net - World 06.19 / 22:01 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - Several people were reportedly injured in London after a van hit a crowd in Finsbury Park.London’s Metropolitan police have confirmed they were called to the scene after a "vehicle collision incident on Seven Sisters Road".Police have confirmed that there are a number of c…
  5. Israeli officers shoot dead three Palestinians after alleged stabbing

    En.ammonnews.net - World 06.19 / 22:01 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - Israeli security forces shoot dead three suspected Palestinian assailants after allegedly stabbing and critically wounding a policewoman outside Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday police said.“Female border policewoman injured critically in attack at Damascus gate,” police spokesman Mick…
  6. Trump Welcomes President of Panama to White House

    Hamodia.com - USA 06.19 / 21:35 hamodia.com
    President Donald Trump welcomed the president of Panama to the White House Monday, pointing to the United States’ role in the construction of the Panama Canal at the start of… Read more » The post Trump Welcomes President of Panama to White House appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: President Trump Welcomes Colombia’s President to the White House Trump Welcomes Merkel to White House Pres. Trump Welcomes First Wave of White House Tourists White House: Media D…
  7. General: U.S. and Moscow in Delicate Talks on Syria Tensions

    Hamodia.com - World 06.19 / 21:35 hamodia.com
    The top U.S. military officer said Monday that Washington and Moscow are in delicate discussions to tamp down tensions arising from the U.S. shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet, which… Read more » The post General: U.S. and Moscow in Delicate Talks on Syria Tensions appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Kerry to Travel to Moscow Next Week for Syria, Ukraine Talks Tensions Rise in Syria as Russia, Iran Send U.S. Warnings Putin: Military Should Destroy Threats in Syria…
  8. Forecasters Watching 2 Systems Likely to Become Tropical Storms in Coming Days

    Hamodia.com - USA 06.19 / 21:18 hamodia.com
    A broad area of low pressure located over the northwestern Caribbean Sea now has a 90 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression or storm over the next five days… Read more » The post Forecasters Watching 2 Systems Likely to Become Tropical Storms in Coming Days appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Tropical Depression in Gulf Expected to Strengthen Monday Florida Governor Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Storm Tropical Storm Colin Gains Strength as It Nears…
  1. Finsbury Park Mosque: a saga of transformation

    Thenational.ae - Europe 06.19 / 18:57 thenational.ae
    Once linked to Abu Hamza, it is now a sign of…
  2. Britain, EU kick off 'positive' Brexit talks

    Thenational.ae - Europe 06.19 / 18:26 thenational.ae
    At stake is not just Britain's future but also Europe's postwar political order and its place in the world, which could be fatally undermined without an agreement by the March 2019…
  3. Police targeted in Paris attack

    Thenational.ae - Europe 06.19 / 18:26 thenational.ae
    A car loaded with gas cylinders crashed into a police van on the Champs-Elysees boulevard in Paris on Monday, killing the…
  4. Macron to forge ahead with pro-EU reforms after French election victory

    Thenational.ae - Europe 06.19 / 16:15 thenational.ae
    PARIS // French president Emmanuel Macron was poised to forge ahead with pro-EU, business-friendly reforms on Monday after his centrist party redrew the country's political map with a victory in parliamentary elections.Although it fell short of a predicted landslide, Mr Macron's Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move) party and its centrist ally, MoDem, won 350 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly after Sunday's run-off…
  5. At least one dead after van rams worshippers leaving London mosque

    Thenational.ae - Europe 06.19 / 05:33 thenational.ae
    The Muslim Council of Britain, the UK's largest Muslim organisation, said the incident was the most violent manifestation of Islamophobia in Britain in recent…
  6. French voters usher in new political era with massive mandate for Macron's party

    Thenational.ae - Europe 06.18 / 20:31 thenational.ae
    Paris // French president Emmanuel Macron's centrist party was headed for a massive majority in parliamentary elections on Sunday, dominating the country's traditional forces in a dramatic redrawing of the political map.Mr Macron's year-old Republic on the Move (REM) and its allies were set to win between 355 and 425 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly, according to partial results from the second round of an election in which many high-profile figures were thrown…
  7. Online start-up gives Syrian refugees an income and a face

    Thenational.ae - Europe 06.18 / 20:15 thenational.ae
    New York-based NaTakallam links Arabic language students around the world with Syrian teachers who can give them lessons over…
  8. Raging forest fires kill 62 in Portugal's 'biggest human tragedy in years'

    Thenational.ae - Europe 06.18 / 20:00 thenational.ae
    The fatalities occurred in the Pedrogao Grande area, about 150 kilometres northeast of Lisbon, where about 600 firefighters have been trying to put out the fires since…
  1. Police, protesters clash in northern Morocco

    Islamtimes.org - Africa 06.19 / 21:14 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Police and protesters have clashed in the restive Moroccan Rif region, which has been the scene of social unrest following the death of a fishmonger late last…
  2. Libya trial of Kadhafi cadres seriously flawed, says UN

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Libya 06.19 / 18:11 yourmiddleeast.com
    Libya has been riven by violence and lawlessness since Kadhafi was toppled and killed in a NATO-backed revolt in 2011, and his son Seif al-Islam and 36 former regime officials are on trial for crimes including human rights violations.The report by the UN's Libya mission and Human Rights Office highlighted a series of flaws in the…
  3. Four including EU staff killed in Mali attack by suspected extremists

    Thenational.ae - Africa 06.19 / 17:41 thenational.ae
    Two of those killed were working for the European Union, the bloc's foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said on…
  4. Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt: a new global hub for social impact start-ups

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Tynisia 06.19 / 17:10 yourmiddleeast.com
    Refrigerators in the Moroccan desert; a bracelet to prevent heart attacks in Tunisia; a source funding system for charities in Egypt. Mission-driven start-ups are blossoming in these three North African countries, which are now at the forefront of social entrepreneurship.Morocco now boasts more than 250 start-ups. With around 100 seed-stage startups, Tunisia is ranked seventh in the world as the best place to launch start-ups by SeedStars World. Egypt broke records with the creation of thou…
  5. Extremists, Zionists benefit from escalation of regional crisis

    En.mehrnews.com - Africa 06.19 / 07:29 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif in a meeting with his Algerian counterpart said escalation of crisis in region will only benefit extremists and Zionists who take advantage of conflicts without paying any pri…
  6. Zarif meets with Algerian PM

    En.mehrnews.com - Africa 06.19 / 06:40 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif, who is on a three-nation African tour, met and talked with the new Prime Minister of Algeria Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Sun…
  7. Resort outside Mali's capital under attack

    Thenational.ae - Africa 06.18 / 20:47 thenational.ae
    At least two people died in an attack on Unday night by suspected Islamist militant gunmen on a luxury resort outside Mali's capital…
  1. Junior freestylers clinch Asian title with 7 medals

    En.mehrnews.com - Asia 06.19 / 13:07 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s national junior freestyle team managed to land first at 2017 Junior Asian Championships underway Taiwan after collecting three gold, two silver and two bronze med…
  2. Five freestylers reach finals of Junior Asian C’ships

    En.mehrnews.com - Asia 06.19 / 13:07 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Five Iranian wrestlers have found their way to finals of freestyle category at 2017 Junior Asian Championships underway in T…
  3. Iran, India call for boosting credit lines

    En.mehrnews.com - Asia 06.19 / 13:07 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Economy ministers of Iran and India met in Seoul and examined ways to facilitate the use of credit l…
  4. Indonesia able to link Iran to ASEAN countries

    En.mehrnews.com - Asia 06.19 / 10:48 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) – ICCIMA Head Shafei, while pointing to age-old trade ties between Tehran and Jakarta, described Indonesia as a major destination for Iranian b…
  5. Pakistani Cmdr. Mulls Leaving Saudi-Led Alliance over US Interference

    Islamtimes.org - Pakistan 06.19 / 06:17 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Pakistan's former army chief General Raheel Sharif mulling leaving Saudi-led Military Alliance's command protesting US…
  6. Labor Activists Probing Ivanka Trump Brand in China Arrested, Missing

    Islamtimes.org - China 06.19 / 06:17 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - An advocacy group reported on Wednesday a labor activist has been arrested and two other went missing in China investigating a company that produces Ivanka Trump-branded…
  7. Beijing Wants ‘Active Role’ in Mideast Peace

    Islamtimes.org - China 06.19 / 03:06 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - The official Palestinian news agency Wafa reported that the Chinese Special Envoy to the Middle East Gong Xiaosheng, said that Beijing now seeks to enter the historically fraught relations between Palestine and…
  8. Imran Khan denounces Trump's anti-Iran speech in Saudi Arabia

    Islamtimes.org - Pakistan 06.18 / 15:06 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has strongly denounced remarks by US President Donald Trump against Iran during his visit to Saudi…
  1. Nicaragua reiterates brotherhood with Cuba against US aggressive policy

    En.mehrnews.com - Latin America 06.19 / 10:15 en.mehrnews.com
    MANAGUA, Jun. 19 (MNA) – Nicaragua rejected the decision of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to reverse the process of normalization of relations with Cuba begun by his predecessor, Barack O…
  2. Iran concedes second defeat at FIVB World League

    En.mehrnews.com - Latin America 06.18 / 21:36 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Jun. 04 (MNA) – National Iranian volleyball team failed to overcome Brazilian rivals in their second encounter at 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League held in I…