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 2017-02-26 10:13 

FARS News Agency

Iran's Ahmadinejad Throws Weight Behind Trump's Tough Stance against Washington's Political Elites, Media... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a letter to the US President on Sunday voiced strong support for Trump's uncompromising stand against Washington's "corrupt" political structure and media, and meantime, ....

 2017-02-26 10:13 

Times of Israel

Gaza report set to emerge, tunnel vision takes hold... +

Embargoed from actually reporting on the findings of the damning document, the press makes do with quoting those attempting to preemptively make hay or patch up their good names...

 2017-02-26 10:11 

Press TV

Combating terrorism tops Geneva talks agenda: Syria... +

Head of the Syrian government delegation in Geneva peace talks says combating terrorism is now topping the agenda....

 2017-02-26 10:08 

Press TV

Myanmar's Suu Kyi says killing of top Muslim lawyer 'great loss'... +

Myanmar's Suu Kyi calls the killing of adviser U Ko Ni a "great loss" for the country's struggle for democracy....

 2017-02-26 10:04 

Press TV

Iraqi forces regain control of two neighborhoods in western Mosul... +

Iraqi government forces have established control over two neighborhoods in the western part of Mosul....

 2017-02-26 10:00 

MehrNews.com

Navy to host Russian, Turkmen fleets in near future... +

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) Commander of Irans Navy Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Sahand destroyer will join Irans marine fleet in the near future....

 2017-02-26 10:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Electric company charges children for parents' bill... +

Netanya judge rules children cannot be charged for parents' electricity debt, criticizes IEC for allowing mistake to happen....

 2017-02-26 09:57 

Kuwait News Agency

King Salman arrives in Malaysia... +
 2017-02-26 09:55 

Ynetnews

Pentagon seeks to expand fight against extremists in Somalia... +

The Pentagon wants to expand the military's ability to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, potentially putting US forces closer to the fight against a stubborn extremist group that has plotted attacks against America, senior US officials said...

 2017-02-26 09:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Everyone needs to fight the de-legitimization of Israel' ... +
 2017-02-26 09:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Circling around the web: Obama pokes fun at Trump in 2011... +

At a correspondents' dinner in 2011, then-President Barack Obama makes light of Donald Trump's 'larger than life' attitude....

 2017-02-26 09:54 

Gulf Times

Pacquiao to fight Britain's Khan in April... +

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately on Sunday that they would face each other on April 23 after weeks of conflicting reports....

 2017-02-26 09:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: US considers quitting UN Human Rights Council... +

No immediate withdrawal expected ahead of councils Monday session...

 2017-02-26 09:53 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Chinese finalist praises Irans hosting Women's World Chess Champs... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA Chinese finalist chess player in the 40th Women's World Chess Championships Tan Zhongyi praised Iran's hosting of the tournament calling Iranians' hospitality 'perfect'....

 2017-02-26 09:49 

JPost.com

Government, IDF vow to fight incitement toward haredi soldiers... +

The Attorney-General and Deputy Defense Minister stated that dealing with the coordinated campaign of incitement and harassment against haredi soldiers was of critical importance....

 2017-02-26 09:47 

JPost.com

US condemns Russian attack on Ukraine monitoring missions... +
 2017-02-26 09:45 

Al Jazeera

US basks in winter warmth... +

Exceptionally high temperatures are being recorded across much of the country....

 2017-02-26 09:45 

Press TV

Saudi Arabia commits systematic war crimes in Yemen: Analyst... +

An analyst says Saudi Arabia is committing systematic war crimes in Yemen, which may amount to genocide under the Geneva Conventions....

 2017-02-26 09:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots ... +
 2017-02-26 09:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New ping pong robot sparks worldwide interest ... +
 2017-02-26 09:42 

Al Jazeera

What is behind the hostility between Iran and Turkey?... +

The post-ISIL power vacuum in the region has brought tensions between Iran and Turkey to a head, analysts say....

 2017-02-26 09:41 

Haaretz Daily

Swastikas, racial slurs spray-painted throughout Buffalo, New York... +

Crowdsourcing campaign launched to pay for cleanup of vandalized school. 'Shouldn't have to take money out of classrooms because of these thoughtless and hurtful actions.'...

 2017-02-26 09:38 

MehrNews.com

Bushehr nuclear plant generates 6.2b KWh energy... +

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) Around 6.2 billion kWh of energy has been delivered to the countrys power grid, executive office of Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Operation Co. reported to Irans nuclear chief on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 09:34 

Bahrain News Agency

B2B partnerships explored... +
 2017-02-26 09:34 

Bahrain News Agency

Health cooperation discussed... +
 2017-02-26 09:34 

Bahrain News Agency

Boost to Saudi-Malaysia ties... +
 2017-02-26 09:34 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

ECO senior officials meeting kicks off in Islamabad... +

Islamabad, Feb 26, IRNA Two-day meeting of senior officials from the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member states started in Islamabad on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 09:33 

Press TV

Russia orders release of top opposition activist... +

Russia releases Ildar Dadin, a top opposition activist, from prison after the Supreme Court abolishes his sentence....

 2017-02-26 09:31 

JPost.com

Future of Haifa's ticking time bomb ammonia tank remains uncertain... +

Environmentalists and politicians alike have long seen the tank, which contains all the ammonia imported by Israel, as a threat to the region....

 2017-02-26 09:31 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

French anti-Semitism rises to surface... +

Senior journalist says it's 'impossible on one hand to pursue pro-Palestinian policy, then be surprised at present polarization.'...

 2017-02-26 09:28 

Times of Israel

US considering leaving Human Rights Council report... +

Citing anonymous sources, Politico says US State Department 'questions value' of the UN body, which is 'biased' against Israel...

 2017-02-26 09:27 

JPost.com

Swastikas, slurs spray painted in several locations near Buffalo, NY... +
 2017-02-26 09:26 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Flight from SFO to TLV diverted after smell of smoke... +
 2017-02-26 09:25 

Press TV

Oscar nominees voice solidarity with Iranian director... +

Oscar-nominated directors of foreign language movies have declared their solidarity with Asghar Farhadi....

 2017-02-26 09:21 

Al Jazeera

Indonesia and Australia restore full military ties ... +

Leaders of two countries agree to 'full restoration of defence cooperation' and commit to free trade....

 2017-02-26 09:16 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Akbar Misaghian Takes Charge of Iran's Siahjamegan... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Akbar Misaghian has been appointed as new head coach of Iran's Siahjamegan football team....

 2017-02-26 09:16 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Pickup Truck Plows into New Orleans Parade Crowd, 28 Injured... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) A pickup truck driven by a suspected drunk driver plowed into a crowd of spectators at a parade in New Orleans Saturday night, injuring at least 28 people, police said....

 2017-02-26 09:16 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Trump Declines to Attend White House Correspondents' Dinner... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) US President Donald Trump has announced that he will not attend this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, a move that comes amid increasingly hostile relations between the media and the White House....

 2017-02-26 09:15 

Al Arabiya

Iraq captures dozens of ISIS fighters in western Mosul... +

Iraqrsquo;s elite Golden Forces have captured 75 ISIS militants, many of them carrying Russian identity papers, in Mosulrsquo;s Maamoun...

 2017-02-26 09:14 

Press TV

Hillary Clinton urges Democrats to keep fighting after losing to Trump... +

Hillary Clinton has encouraged members of her political party to keep fighting following her defeat to Republican President Donald Trump....

 2017-02-26 09:12 

FARS News Agency

Al-Nusra Retreats after Another Defeat in Dara'a City, Suffers Heavy Casualties... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army soldiers repelled anther massive attack of Al-Nusra Front recently renamed to Fatah al-Sham Front in the Southwestern districts of Dara'a city, inflicting tens of casualties on the terrorists....

 2017-02-26 09:12 

FARS News Agency

Al-Nusra Centers Devastated in Northern Homs... +

TEHRAN FNA - Syrian Army troops targeted the positions and concentration centers of Al-Nusra Front recently renamed to Fatah al-Sham Front in Northern Homs, destroying at least two missile launchers and several key positions....

 2017-02-26 09:12 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Scores More Victories against ISIL in Hama Province... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army, backed up by the country's fighter jets, continued its offensive against ISIL in Eastern Hama and seized control over terrorists' key position along an oil pipeline after inflicting tens of casualties on the ter ....

 2017-02-26 09:12 

FARS News Agency

South Koreans Hold Competing Mass Rallies over Park's Geun-hye Impeachment... +

TEHRAN FNA - Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans staged rival mass rallies in the country's capital of Seoul over the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye....

 2017-02-26 09:12 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Warplanes Hit ISIL's Defense Lines Badly near Deir Ezzur... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Air Force carried out several combat sorties over ISIL's positions and gatherings South of Deir Ezzur city, inflicting major losses on the terrorists....

 2017-02-26 09:12 

FARS News Agency

Appeals Court Confirms Life Sentences against 2 Bahraini Citizens... +

TEHRAN FNA - High Appeals Court in Bahrain upheld life sentences against 2 Bahraini citizens and 10-year jail term against 4 others over blast and assembly cases....

 2017-02-26 09:12 

FARS News Agency

Iran Renews Support for Political Solution to Syrian Crisis... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi renewed his country's support for a peaceful resolution to the Syrian crisis....

 2017-02-26 09:12 

FARS News Agency

Row Heats up between Trump, Media as President to Skip Correspondents' Dinner First in 36 Years... +

TEHRAN FNA - US President Donald Trump announced that he would not attend the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, a high-profile event that draws politicians and journalists....

 2017-02-26 09:12 

FARS News Agency

42 Civilians Rescued from ISIL Captivity in Nangarhar Province... +

TEHRAN FNA - At least forty two civilians were rescued from the captivity of the loyalists of the ISIL terrorist group in Eastern Nangarhar province....

 2017-02-26 09:12 

FARS News Agency

Carlos Queiroz? Where Is Fair Play?... +

TEHRAN FNA - Despite FIFA always preaching fair play, there is absolutely no fair play in the beautiful game. If there was, Carlos Queiroz and Roy Hodgson would not have made the short list for the Bafana Bafana coaching job....

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