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 2017-02-26 19:12 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Parliament approves next year budget bill... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA Majlis representatives on Sunday approved the budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year of 1396 (March 2017-March 2018) registering at Rls. 3.983,833 billion....

 2017-02-26 19:07 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

US urges Russia to 'immediately' observe Ukraine ceasefire... +

State Department spokesman says US is closely monitoring growing violence and failure to uphold ceasefire pact...

 2017-02-26 19:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Dozens of Jewish tombstones vandalized in Philadelphia... +

As many as 100 tombstones broken at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery in second such attack in less than two weeks....

 2017-02-26 19:04 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Dozens of Jewish tombstones vandalized at Philadelphia cemetery ... +
 2017-02-26 18:56 

Bahrain Mirror

Prisoner Ebrahim Al-Meqdads Mother Wishes her Son Happy 20th Birthday: Youngest Prisoner Prosecuted under Terrorism Law at Age 15... +

The Bilad Al-Qadeem Twitter account posted a letter by Bahraini political prisoner Ibrahim Al-Meqdads mother addressing her son on his birthday. Al-Meqdad was the first child who was prosecuted under the Terrorism Act....

 2017-02-26 18:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US urges Russia to 'immediately' observe Ukraine ceasefire... +

The United States called on Russia to "immediately" observe the cease-fire in Ukraine, accusing combined Russian-separatist forces of targeting international monitors....

 2017-02-26 18:47 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran Navy drills convey message of peace, friendship to region: Navy cmdr.... +

Bandar Abbas, Hormuzgan prov, Feb 26, IRNA Navy Drills staged in southern Iran aims to convey the message of peace and friendship to the regional countries, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 18:45 

Bahrain News Agency

King hails Bahrain's tolerance, moderation... +
 2017-02-26 18:45 

Bahrain News Agency

Economic development plans reviewed... +
 2017-02-26 18:44 

Emirates 24|7

Heroic witnesses rescue girl seen hanging from balcony... +

The girl's screams alerted nearby workers, who saw her hanging from the building in the city of Meizhou.One of the good Samaritans climbs over the handrailing and carefully edges close to the window where the girl is trapped.He manages to pull her up,...

 2017-02-26 18:38 

Ynetnews

Report: Dozens of tombstones defaced in a Philadelphia cemetery ... +

ABC News reported that dozens of headstones were vandalized in the Mount Carmel Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The damage was widespread. Last week, hundreds of headstones were vandalized in a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri. ...

 2017-02-26 18:38 

Qatar News Agency

Prime Minister Meets Undersecretary of UAE Ministry of Interior... +

Doha, February 26 (QNA) - HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani met here Sunday with Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior of the United Arab Emirates,Lt General Saif Abdullah Al Shafar, a...

 2017-02-26 18:36 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian Envoy Highlights Importance of Closer Ties between Tehran, Ankara... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Irans Ambassador to Turkey Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian highlighted the importance of enhanced bilateral ties between Tehran and Ankara in diverse fields....

 2017-02-26 18:32 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jewish man banned from Ofra ... +
 2017-02-26 18:32 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jewish man banned from Ofra... +

Jew protesting demolition of 9 homes in Ofra banned from town until after evacuation, despite having committed no crime....

 2017-02-26 18:32 

Kuwait News Agency

Syrian Cairo opposition platform rejects blaming group for disorder in talks... +
 2017-02-26 18:32 

Kuwait News Agency

Four policemen injured in attack in Bahrain - MoI... +
 2017-02-26 18:31 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Azerbaijan Republic long vehicle fire control in Astara Custom house... +

Astara, Gilan province, Feb 26, IRNA Head of Fire Fighter and Security Services Department of Astara Municipality Cyrus Vazifeh said on Sunday that a long vehicle truck belongs to Azerbaijan Republic got fire in Astara Custom house compound, but was exti...

 2017-02-26 18:30 

Ynetnews

Fighting breaks out in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon... +

BEIRUTLebanon's state-run National News Agency has reported clashes between rival Palestinian factions that left several people wounded in a refugee camp in the country's south. NNA said the situation clamed before sunset Sunday after clashes betw...

 2017-02-26 18:28 

MehrNews.com

Petchem exports hit $10bn... +

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) NPC head, while pointing to imminent operation of five new petrochemical projects, said a total of 19 million tons of petrochemical products worth 10 billion dollars were exported in the past 11 months....

 2017-02-26 18:27 

Times of Israel

Israel to UNRWA: Fire top official over senior Hamas role... +

Suhail al-Hindi denies any connection to Palestinian terror group, but IDF says he was elected to its politburo two weeks ago...

 2017-02-26 18:27 

Al Jazeera

Palestinian Christian Yacoub Shaheen wins Arab Idol... +

Yacoub Shaheen, 23, follows in the footsteps of Mohammed Assaf who won the televised singing competition four years ago....

 2017-02-26 18:26 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

White House does not rule out Sessions recusal on Russia probes... +

The White House on Sunday did not rule out that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may recuse himself from Justice Department investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....

 2017-02-26 18:23 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Zarif Calls on Int'l Community to Address Human Tragedy in Yemen... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced his deep concern over the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen caused by a Saudi onslaught on civilians in the Arabian Peninsula country, calling on the international community to end t...

 2017-02-26 18:22 

MehrNews.com

CPH:DOX to host Iranian documentary Janbal... +

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) Iranian documentary Janbal will go on screen at the Next Wave section of the 14th Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival....

 2017-02-26 18:20 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli minister threatens to stop treating wounded Syrians ... +

The government must transfer funds to cover deficit caused by accepting over 2,000 victims of civil war, Health Minister Yaakov Litzman says....

 2017-02-26 18:20 

Haaretz Daily

Dozens of headstones broken at Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia... +

Incident comes just under a week after similar vandalism occurred as a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis....

 2017-02-26 18:14 

Al Arabiya

Saudi King Salman in Malaysia: We stand fully behind Islamic causes... +

Saudi Arabiarsquo;s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has said that his country stands behind Islamic causes across the world. ldquo;We confirm that...

 2017-02-26 18:06 

Bahrain Mirror

56% of Nursing Graduates in Bahrain Unemployed since 3 Years... +

A statistical report conducted by a team of unemployed nurses revealed that 56 percent of nursing graduates are unemployed....

 2017-02-26 18:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

What Jewish prisoner of ISIS said during captivity ... +
 2017-02-26 18:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

What Jewish prisoner of ISIS said during captivity... +

Steven Sotloff's inspiring message, written while being held by the ISIS terror organization....

 2017-02-26 18:02 

Times of Israel

Hospitals to stop treating wounded Syrians over budget crisis... +

Medical centers say they will cease treatment for those hurt in civil war unless government reimburses them for costs...

 2017-02-26 17:59 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Intelligence source talks about 3 major security cases... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA An informed intelligence official on Sunday shed light on a number of certain security cases such the arrest of several terrorist groups on Revolution Day, Iran-US prisoner swap in 2016 and hunting the terrorist ring leader Abdolmali...

 2017-02-26 17:58 

Al Arabiya

Bomb hits bus carrying policemen in Bahrain, four injured... +

A bomb has struck a bus carrying Bahrain police on Sunday night, injuring four police officers. The bus was stationed near Jaww Village and injured...

 2017-02-26 17:56 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Official: Iran ready to help neighbor to control border forest fires... +

Ardebil, Feb 26, IRNA -- Governor of Parsabad Moghan said on Sunday that in case of a request by the Azeri officials, Iranian relief workers and fire fighters are ready to cross Aras River and help extinguish border forest fires....

 2017-02-26 17:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'They wanted to shed Jewish blood'... +

Family of Jews abducted, brutally attacked in Paris suburb describe horrifying attack. 'They held a saw up to my son's neck.'...

 2017-02-26 17:52 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'They wanted to shed Jewish blood' ... +
 2017-02-26 17:52 

MehrNews.com

Syrian army deals direct blows to terrorist groups in many areas... +

DEIR EZZOR, Feb. 26 (MNA) Army units, backed by the air force, destroyed ISIL gatherings and positions in the surrounded city of Deir Ezzor....

 2017-02-26 17:49 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Morocco says to withdraw from Western Sahara tension zone... +

Morocco said Sunday it will pull back from a zone of the contested Western Sahara that has raised tensions with Algeria-backed Polisario Front separatists...

 2017-02-26 17:44 

Bahrain News Agency

Education Minister inaugurates Arab Reading Challenge book fair... +
 2017-02-26 17:44 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain, British judicial cooperation discussed... +
 2017-02-26 17:43 

Haaretz Daily

Jewish Federation head voices support for David Friedman as U.S. envoy to Israel... +

'I think hell be a good representative if he is confirmed,' Richard Sandler says. 'My expectations of him are very positive.'...

 2017-02-26 17:43 

Bahrain News Agency

Works Ministry wins Bahrain International Garden Show's first prize... +
 2017-02-26 17:43 

Emirates 24|7

Careem app activated to run online taxi booking service in Dubai... +

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announces the start of the online taxi booking service in Dubai via Careem app. 10 thousand vehicles operated by six franchised companies that run the service.This is within the framework of the smart city initiativ...

 2017-02-26 17:43 

Emirates 24|7

GDMO launches Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum... +

Under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO) today announced the launch of the Public Diplomacy and Government Commun...

 2017-02-26 17:43 

Emirates 24|7

ADDED adopts a new technique for inspecting commercial license transactions... +

Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has approved a new procedure of inspecting commercial license transactions, starting from the beginning of this year, whereby inspection is postponed until the license is issued, the transaction is comp...

 2017-02-26 17:43 

Emirates 24|7

Sharjah Girl Guides raise Dh23,000 for orphans... +

The Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) successfully concluded its annual ...

 2017-02-26 17:43 

Emirates 24|7

DEWA to build 97 new 132 11kV substations to meet future energy demand... +

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has announced plans to build 97 new 132/11 kilovolt (kV) substations over the next three years, at a projected cost of Dh10 billion....

 2017-02-26 17:43 

Emirates 24|7

Kim Jong Nam died 'within 15-20 minutes' of poisoning... +

Malaysia's health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother was so high that it killed him ...

 2017-02-26 17:43 

Emirates 24|7

France confirms commitment to join growing band of nations to sign up for Expo 2020 Dubai... +

France, which gave the world one of the most enduring symbols of World Expos, the Eiffel Tower, has confirmed its commitment to Expo 2020 Dubai, joining a growing number of nations who have publicly announced their participation.According to a press state...

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