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 2017-04-30 05:50 

Press TV

Frances Hollande asks people to vote for Macron... +

Frances outgoing socialist president asks people to vote for centrist Emmanuel Macron and not far-right Marine Le Pen in the upcoming presidential runoff....

 2017-04-30 05:48 

Bahrain News Agency

Muslim countries urged to establish waqf associations... +
 2017-04-30 05:48 

Bahrain News Agency

Hajj, Umrah agencies online application begins... +
 2017-04-30 05:48 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain Press headlines... +
 2017-04-30 05:48 

Bahrain News Agency

Qatar's football champions crowned... +
 2017-04-30 05:46 

MehrNews.com

Raeisi's 1st presidential rally... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) The first rally of presidential candidate Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, current Chief Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, was held on Saturday....

 2017-04-30 05:34 

Press TV

Amazon accused of evading taxes in Italy... +

From Apple to Google and now Amazon, Italy is investigating multinational companies over alleged tax fraud....

 2017-04-30 05:32 

Press TV

Labour to block sale of British weapons to repressive regimes ... +

The opposition party says it will ensure British-built weapons and military technology are not sold to repressive regimes....

 2017-04-30 05:31 

Al Jazeera

Air strikes 'kill White Helmet volunteers' in Hama... +

Rescue group says centre targeted in Hama as Assad blames opposition fighters for destroying country's infrastructure....

 2017-04-30 05:30 

Press TV

Gazans protest against Israeli blockade... +

People in the Gaza Strip have once again taken to the streets to denounce a decade-long Israeli blockade there....

 2017-04-30 05:29 

MehrNews.com

Syrian army foils ISIL attacks in Deir Ezzor... +

DEIR EZZOR, Apr. 30 (MNA) A unit of Syrian army killed 17 ISIL terrorists in the surroundings of al-Maqaber and the factories areas in Deir Ezzor....

 2017-04-30 05:24 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup: Iran Loses to Italy... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran was defeated against Italy 5-4 in Group B of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017....

 2017-04-30 05:24 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian Parliament to Probe into Deadly Terrorist Attack on Border Guards: MP... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Iranian parliaments National Security and Foreign Policy Commission plans to launch an investigation into a recent cross-border terror attack in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan near Pakistani border that killed 9 ...

 2017-04-30 05:24 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia foils plot to smuggle thousands of bullets and guns from Yemen ... +

A spokesperson for a Saudi patrol force in Jazan, a city on the border with Yemen, told Al Arabiya that an attempt to smuggle weapons and ammunition...

 2017-04-30 05:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Erdogan: Together, we can turn Raqqa into an ISIS graveyard... +

Turkish President Erdogan says Turkey, US, should back Free Syrian army, clear ISIS capital....

 2017-04-30 05:18 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Polar opposites: The issues that divide Le Pen and Macron ... +
 2017-04-30 05:16 

MehrNews.com

Iran, EU soon to construct nuclear safety facility... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) Head of AEOI Ali Akbar Salehi said Iran would soon start construction ofa modern nuclear safety facility incooperation withthe European Union to provide services to the regional countries....

 2017-04-30 05:08 

MehrNews.com

Larijani hails Iranian weightlifters on Asia championship... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has praised Iranian weightlifters for their outstanding performance during the2017Asian Weightlifting Championships held in Turkmenistan....

 2017-04-30 05:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Polar opposites: The issues that divide Le Pen and Macron... +

France's two presidential candidates are diametrically opposed on various important topics....

 2017-04-30 05:05 

Times of Israel

Journalists address elephant not in room as Trump skips annual dinner... +
 2017-04-30 05:05 

Haaretz Daily

How Arabs made Israels desert bloom more than 1,500 years ago... +

Israelis like to boast about their success in developing the Negev, but under the Byzantine empire, Christian Arabs were the first to turn the desert into a garden....

 2017-04-30 05:05 

Haaretz Daily

How Arabs made Israels desert bloom more than 1,500 years ago... +

Israelis like to boast about their success in developing the Negev, but under the Byzantine empire, Christian Arabs were the first to turn the desert into a garden....

 2017-04-30 05:03 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabias King Salman holds talks on Yemeni conflict with President Hadi ... +

Saudi Arabiarsquo;s King Salman bin Abdulaziz met with Yemeni President Abdrabbo Mansour Hadi in Jeddah on Saturday and reaffirmed the...

 2017-04-30 04:49 

MehrNews.com

Weightlifters claim Asian Championships title... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) National Iranian weightlifting team bagged 5 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals to crown 2017 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Turkmenistan....

 2017-04-30 04:49 

Al Arabiya

Donald Trump tells America: Get ready for great, great battles to come... +

Donald Trump on Saturday hailed his quot;very productivequot; first 100 days as Americas president and told a cheering crowd of supporters...

 2017-04-30 04:47 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain weather forecast... +
 2017-04-30 04:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Waters: I failed to persuade Radiohead to cancel Israel show ... +
 2017-04-30 04:42 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

IPL: Esteghlal Overtakes Tractor Sazi at Second Place... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Esteghlal football team leapfrogged Tractor Sazi to second place of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Saturday....

 2017-04-30 04:39 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

US Approves Another Arms Sale to Israel... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The United States has approved a proposal to sell Israel more weapons, including naval guns and technical support worth an estimated $440 million....

 2017-04-30 04:39 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Waters: I failed to persuade Radiohead to cancel Israel show... +

Former Pink Floyd admits his push to get Radiohead to cancel concert in Israel has failed....

 2017-04-30 04:38 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Turkey Fires 4,000 Officials under Emergency... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Turkey on Saturday fired almost 4,000 public officials and imposed a ban on TV dating shows, in new decrees issued under the state of emergency imposed after last year's failed coup....

 2017-04-30 04:36 

Press TV

Israel resumes building 'apartheid wall' in West Bank... +

Israeli forces have placed a four-meter-high barbed wire fence in the Ein Jwaizeh area, completely encircling the al-Walaja village....

 2017-04-30 04:34 

MehrNews.com

Rouhani's presidential rally... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA) The first presidential rally of incumbent head of state Hassan Rouhani was held at Arikeh Iranian Hall on Saturday evening....

 2017-04-30 04:33 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Crowned Asian Weightlifting Champion... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran claimed the 2017 Asian Weightlifting Championship title on Saturday....

 2017-04-30 04:26 

MehrNews.com

Shrine of Khalid Nabi... +

GONBAD KAVOUS, Apr. 30 (MNA) Shrine of Khalid Nabi, a pre-Islamic prophet , is a beautiful place surrounded with a strange cemetery. Located in a mountainous area of Turkmen Sahra, the shrine hosts hundreds of visitors during the spring....

 2017-04-30 04:19 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to Washington in 'friendly' call... +

The two leaders also discussed the threat of North Korea...

 2017-04-30 04:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jordan to Israel; Withdraw and you'll get security ... +
 2017-04-30 04:09 

MehrNews.com

Tehran, S Korea ink 2 MoUs in power industry... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) Head of Tavanir Arash Kordi and deputy MD of Koreas KEPCO have inked two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) in the field of power industry....

 2017-04-30 04:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jordan to Israel; Withdraw and you'll get security... +

Jordans Foreign Minister says Arab countries will provide security for Israel if it withdraws from Judea and Samaria....

 2017-04-30 03:55 

Press TV

Trump claims historic action on agenda, slams media deception... +

The US president celebrates his 100th day in office by lashing out at critics who have given his presidency poor marks....

 2017-04-30 03:55 

Al Jazeera

UK students on hunger strike in support of Palestinians... +

Students at University of Manchester demand that it drops disciplinary action against activists for protest in March....

 2017-04-30 03:53 

Times of Israel

Trump invites Philippines president to US in friendly call... +

White House says Duterte, which promotes the extrajudicial killing of drug users, is fighting a 'scourge that affects many countries'...

 2017-04-30 03:41 

MehrNews.com

ASEAN states urge N Korea to comply with all intl. obligations... +

MOSCOW, Apr. 30 (MNA) The countries that are part of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) organization have called on North Korea to comply fully with its obligations arising from all relevant UNSC resolutions in the wake of the recent esca...

 2017-04-30 03:37 

Qatar News Agency

Qatar Swimming Association Holds Annual Open Water Championship... +

Doha, April 29 (QNA) - Al Thakhira beach hosted Saturday the fourth annual Qatar Open Water Swimming Championship, with 190 swimmers participating.Aday Alvarez came in first place, finishing the race in 13:06:84 minutes. He was top of the 26-30 year...

 2017-04-30 03:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pope repeats concentration camps comparison ... +
 2017-04-30 03:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pope repeats concentration camps comparison... +

Pope Francis repeats assertion that some migrant holding centers in Europe are like concentration camps....

 2017-04-30 03:12 

Qatar News Agency

First Al Khor Book Fair Concludes... +

Doha, April 29 (QNA) - Al Khor Book Fair concluded Saturday after 17 publishing houses from Qatar and the Arab world participated in the event organized by the Public Libraries and Heritage department at the Ministry of Culture and Sports.The event ...

 2017-04-30 03:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Saudi official: Iran planned to take over Yemen ... +
 2017-04-30 03:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Saudi official: Iran planned to take over Yemen... +

Saudi Arabia's Operation Decisive Storm against Iranian interests in Yemen continues....

 2017-04-30 02:59 

Times of Israel

Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes... +

Asked whether a nuclear test by Pyongyang will prompt military action, US president says, 'We'll see'...

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