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 2018-02-20 16:46 

FARS News Agency

Russian Embassy Points at Worsening Conditions for Media in US...

TEHRAN (FNA)- a Spokesperson of the Russian Embassy in the United States said the registration of RIA Global LLC, a US company producing content for Sputnik news agency, as a "foreign agent" under FARA shows that the conditions for the operation ....

 2018-02-20 16:45 

Gulf Times

Bangladesh, Myanmar officials visit Rohingya trapped at border...

Myanmar and Bangladeshi representatives held talks about 5,300 Rohingya Muslims trapped on a strip of unclaimed land between their two countries and visited the area on Tuesday, officials and Rohingya refugees told Reuters....

 2018-02-20 16:43 

SANA

Damascus city fills with life despite death and terrorism...

Damascus, SANA Despite shelling carried out by the armed groups, people of Damascus live their daily life normally. Emma...

 2018-02-20 16:41 

Press TV

Turkey frees top pro-Kurdish politician detained over Afrin offensive opposition...

Turkey releases the former co-leader of the country's main pro-Kurdish party arrested over opposing Ankara's offensive in northern Syria....

 2018-02-20 16:41 

Press TV

US, South Korea resuming joint military exercises after Winter Olympics...

The United States and South Korea have reportedly planned to announce new joint military exercises after the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang....

 2018-02-20 16:41 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Turkey will lay siege to Syria's Afrin in coming days: Erdogan...

Turkey will lay siege to Afrin in northern Syria after launching an offensive against Kurdish militia in the region last month, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 16:39 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

At least 16 civilians killed in new massacre by US-led coalition...

Deir Ezzor, Feb 20, IRNA/SANA At least 16 civilians, including 9 women, were killed in a new massacre committed by the US-led coalition in al-Bahra village in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor....

 2018-02-20 16:38 

i24 News

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 2018-02-20 16:38 

Gulf Times

Several dozen Russian, ex-Soviet fighters wounded in Syria clash...

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that several dozen Russian citizens and citizens of other countries in the former Soviet space had been wounded in recent clashes in Syria and were being treated in Russian hospitals....

 2018-02-20 16:37 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's missile program defensive: Spox...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA Iran's missile program is defensive and the French and the British foreign ministers' concerns about the issue are groundless, said the spokesman of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs....

 2018-02-20 16:35 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session...
 2018-02-20 16:34 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince to Patronize Graduation Ceremony of 93rd Batch of King Faisal Air Academy...
 2018-02-20 16:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques receives Chairman of US House Foreign Affairs Committee...
 2018-02-20 16:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'International community must hold Mideast peace conference'...

PA chief tells UN Security Council that international conference focusing on Mideast talks must be organized by mid-2018....

 2018-02-20 16:32 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Transport Receives Deputy Mayor of Moscow and Tunisian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia...
 2018-02-20 16:32 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Abbas to UN Security Council: 'International community must hold Mideast peace conference'...
 2018-02-20 16:32 

Times of Israel

Drug traffickers who impersonated IDF patrols arrested near Egypt...

Police detain 20 suspects in southern Israel who were equipped with army jeeps, uniforms, and sophisticated technology seized from IDF basesPolice detain 20 suspects in southern Israel who were equipped with army jeeps, uniforms, and sophisticated technol...

 2018-02-20 16:31 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session 4 Riyadh...
 2018-02-20 16:31 

Saudi Press Agency

Houthi Militias Killed and Injured in Fierce Battels in Taiz, Yemen, reports say...
 2018-02-20 16:31 

Oman Observer

General cargo volumes hit new monthly peak at Salalah Port...

After handling record volumes of 13.58 million metric tonnes in 2017, Port of Salalah continued to deliver a strong performance The post General cargo volumes hit new monthly peak at Salalah Port appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-02-20 16:31 

Press TV

Libya rescues 441 refugees off western coast...

Libya's coastguard has rescued 441 refugees in two separate operations as their boats drifted off the western coast....

 2018-02-20 16:30 

Press TV

Turkish authorities issue detention warrant for 346 over links to failed coup...

Turkish authorities have issued detention warrants for 346 people over their alleged links to those behind the 2016 abortive coup....

 2018-02-20 16:30 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran deputy FM arrives in London...

London, Feb 20, IRNA Abbas Araghchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister for political affairs, heading a delegation arrived in London on Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 16:29 

Oman Observer

Global mining deals jump to $51 billion in 2017...

LONDON: The value of global mining and metals deals hit a four-year high in 2017, according to accountancy firm EY, The post Global mining deals jump to $51 billion in 2017 appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-02-20 16:29 

Haaretz Daily

Grandson of Munich massacre terrorist is running for Congress sounding a peaceful tone on Israel...

Ammar Campa-Najjar's grandfather was in the terrorist organization Black September in the 1970s, but the Democratic candidate in California strongly rejects violence as a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian issue...

 2018-02-20 16:29 

Saudi Press Agency

Yemeni Prime Minister Meets with US Charge d'Affaires to Yemen...
 2018-02-20 16:29 

Saudi Press Agency

Governor of Riyadh Region Receives Deputy Mayor of Moscow...
 2018-02-20 16:29 

Oman Observer

Albanian marble set to arrive in Oman for local processing...

In a significant boost for Oman's thriving marble processing sector, high quality raw marble blocks will shortly begin arriving from The post Albanian marble set to arrive in Oman for local processing appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-02-20 16:28 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Stocks Close Down at 7506.09 Points...
 2018-02-20 16:28 

Saudi Press Agency

4th Conference of Labor Ministers to Kick off tomorrow in Jeddah...
 2018-02-20 16:28 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session 3 Riyadh...
 2018-02-20 16:28 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

5 officers killed in overnight Sufi protests in Iran...

Iranian police said Tuesday the number of security officers killed in overnight protests by a Sufi sect had risen to five, with around 300 people arrested....

 2018-02-20 16:27 

Oman Observer

Maisarah sets up largest sukuk programme in Oman...

In demonstration of its contribution to the growth of the Islamic Capital Markets in Oman, Maisarah Islamic Banking Services of The post Maisarah sets up largest sukuk programme in Oman appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-02-20 16:27 

Saudi Press Agency

OIC Secretary General Receives Algerian Ambassador to the Kingdom...
 2018-02-20 16:27 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Army choppers transfer rangers to plane crash scene: Commander...

Isfahan, Feb 20, IRNA Commander of Iran's Army Aviation (Havanirooz) Brigadier-General Yusef Ghorbani said on Tuesday that rangers are being transferring by helicopter to the scene of the plane crash in the Dena mountains, SW Iran....

 2018-02-20 16:26 

Oman Observer

New residential project launched in Musandam...

A state-of-the-art residential project that envisages to convert the land into a hospitality destination of the niche was launched in The post New residential project launched in Musandam appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-02-20 16:26 

Haaretz Daily

This is the second scandal involving Netanyahu and the attorney general. The first almost brought him down...

News that a Netanyahu confidant may have offered the top legal job in exchange for killing a case relating to his wife Sara, recalls the 'Bar-On Hebron' affair in 1997...

 2018-02-20 16:25 

Al Jazeera

Ethiopia: Mass protests 'rooted in country's history'...

Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on the heels of mass anti-government rallies. But just who is protesting and why?...

 2018-02-20 16:24 

Oman Observer

SalamAir welcomes new batch of female Omani cabin crew...

As part of its ongoing commitment to empower local talent with promising careers in the aviation industry, SalamAir, Oman's first The post SalamAir welcomes new batch of female Omani cabin crew appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-02-20 16:24 

Saudi Press Agency

Maronite Patriarch Receives Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon...
 2018-02-20 16:23 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session 2 Riyadh...
 2018-02-20 16:23 

Bahrain News Agency

King's Endurance Cup media coverage hailed...
 2018-02-20 16:23 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain Bourse daily trading performance...
 2018-02-20 16:22 

Times of Israel

Nobel laureate who donated prize to rebuild Dresden synagogue and church dies...

Gnter Blobel, 81, witnessed Allied firebombing of Dresden as a child and gave $960,000 to cityGnter Blobel, 81, witnessed Allied firebombing of Dresden as a child and gave $960,000 to city...

 2018-02-20 16:21 

Saudi Press Agency

Joint Ireland Saudi Arabia Business Council Meeting Kicks off in Dublin...
 2018-02-20 16:21 

Bahrain News Agency

Foreign minister receives UK delegation...
 2018-02-20 16:21 

Bahrain News Agency

BHB endorses Bahrain Fintech Bay launch...
 2018-02-20 16:21 

Oman Observer

Bank Muscat cheque deposit facility on CDMs evokes strong response...

MUSCAT: Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, as part of its e-channel deployment strategy has evoked The post Bank Muscat cheque deposit facility on CDMs evokes strong response appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-02-20 16:21 

Bahrain News Agency

HRH Premier thanked by Eastern Region's deputy governor...
 2018-02-20 16:21 

Bahrain News Agency

Gulf Engineering Forum to kick off tomorrow...

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