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 2017-02-26 17:42 

Al Arabiya

Senior FSA officer: Were ready for direct talks with Assad regime... +

A senior officer from the Free Syrian Army has said the rebels are committed to a political solution and are ready to take part in direct talks with...

 2017-02-26 17:41 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkish Pres., Kurdish leader discuss Mosul, PKK... +
 2017-02-26 17:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arab teacher threatened over photo-op with Bennett ... +
 2017-02-26 17:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arab teacher threatened over photo-op with Bennett... +

Arab teacher who posted photo of herself with Education Minister faces harassment and threats....

 2017-02-26 17:31 

Times of Israel

Netanyahu: Court petition on submarine affair may be obstruction... +

Responding to Zionist Union MK's petition to High Court, PM raps 'unbridled attack' against him...

 2017-02-26 17:25 

Alalam News Network

Iraqi Forces Establish Control over Two more Regions in Western Mosul... +

Iraqi government forces have regained control of two neighborhoods in the western part of Mosul in a new phase of joint operations with allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units to push Daesh Takfiri terrorists out of their last urban stronghold in ...

 2017-02-26 17:19 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Russia Condemns Terrorist Attack in Syrian Homs... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russia strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Syrias Homs on February 25, where at least 34 people were killed and several dozen were injured, Russias Foreign Ministry said in a comment published on the ministrys website on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 17:19 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

US May Send THAAD Missile Defense System to S. Korea in June over China's Objections... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Washington may deploy its high-tech THAAD antiballistic-missile system in South Korea in June earlier than expected, local media report....

 2017-02-26 17:18 

FARS News Agency

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Homs... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Sunday strongly condemned Saturday's twin terrorist blast in the city of Homs in Syria....

 2017-02-26 17:15 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Injured Iraqi pilgrims in Khorasan Razavi discharged from hospital... +

Mashad, Feb 26, IRNA Director for Medical Emergency affiliated to Mashad Medical Science University Dr. Mohammad Shurvarzi said on Sunday that eight Iraqi pilgrims, who were injured in a car accident, were discharged from hospital....

 2017-02-26 17:13 

Gulf Times

Thousands march in Moscow to honour killed Kremlin critic... +

Thousands of Russians marched through the centre of Moscow on Sunday to honour opposition leader Boris Nemtsov two years after he was gunned down near the Kremlin walls, and to call for further investigations into his killing....

 2017-02-26 17:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Youths evicted from Ofra home ahead of scheduled demolition... +

One of nine homes slated for demolition in Ofra evacuated by Border Police on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 17:13 

Bahrain Mirror

Martyrs of a Nation: New Bahrain Mirror Publication about the Executed Bahrainis... +

Bahrain Mirror issued a new publication entitled Martyrs of a Nation, which focuses on martyrs Abbas Al-Samie, Sami Mushaima and Ali l-Singace....

 2017-02-26 17:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Youths evicted from Ofra home - then return hours later ... +
 2017-02-26 17:12 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's Post-telecommunication faculty becomes ITU independent member... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA Dean of Faculty of Applied Science of Post and Telecommunication Vahid Yazdanian announced on Sunday that the faculty became independent member of International Telecommunication Union (ITU)....

 2017-02-26 17:07 

Gulf Times

Malaysia declares airport safe for travel after nerve agent attack... +

Malaysia on Sunday declared its international airport a "safe zone" after completing a sweep of the terminal where the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assaulted with a deadly chemical last week....

 2017-02-26 17:05 

Qatar News Agency

GOIC to Organize Training Course on Green Industries in April... +

Doha, February 26 (QNA) - The Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) will organize a training course entitled ...

 2017-02-26 17:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syrian civil activists demand talks on transition, ceasefire monitoring... +

Syrian activists called on Sunday for the Assad government to engage in serious talks on political transition and for the United Nations to strengthen the fragile ceasefire as violence engulfed parts of the country...

 2017-02-26 16:58 

Qatar News Agency

HH the Emir Meets Chairman of BNP Paribas Bank... +

Doha, February 26 (QNA) - HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met at the Emiri Diwan office on Sunday with Chairman of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas Bank Jean Lemierre and his accompanying delegation, who called upon HH the Emir to gr...

 2017-02-26 16:54 

Bahrain Mirror

Fourth Death in Bahrain Raises Accusations of Foul Play, Marc Owen Jones... +

Many questions were raised after 22-year-old Bahraini Abdullah Al-Ajooz, died as police attempted to arrest him in his hometown of Nuwaidrat on Monday....

 2017-02-26 16:52 

Ynetnews

Family representative says Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13," has died from surgery complications... +

LOS ANGELESFamily representative says Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in Apollo 13, has died from surgery complications. ...

 2017-02-26 16:47 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti officials urge preservation of Arab cultural heritage... +
 2017-02-26 16:47 

Kuwait News Agency

Morocco's military withdraws from Western Sahara's Guerguerat... +
 2017-02-26 16:47 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Amir condoles Saudi King on Princess Al-Bandari's demise... +
 2017-02-26 16:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Macron jumps in French polls as rivals' legal woes mount... +

Support for France's 39-year-old centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has jumped, a poll showed Sunday, following a new election alliance and mounting legal problems for his rivals...

 2017-02-26 16:44 

Ynetnews

Hamas leader Khaled Mashal speaks with organization's new leader in Gaza ... +

The new Hamas leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar spoke with Hamas leader Khaled Mashal over the phone. They discussed the results of the internal elections of Hamas in Gaza as well as the results of Ismail Haniyeh's visit in Qatar. ...

 2017-02-26 16:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Stop selling Holocaust denial books, Amazon' ... +
 2017-02-26 16:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Stop selling Holocaust denial books, Amazon'... +

Director of libraries at Yad Vashem writes personal letter to Amazon CEO asking him to stop selling anti-Semitic literature on website....

 2017-02-26 16:42 

Bahrain News Agency

BTEA celebrates Kuwait National Day... +
 2017-02-26 16:42 

Bahrain News Agency

BDF servicemen honoured... +
 2017-02-26 16:40 

Haaretz Daily

From Dachau to St. Louis: Mike Pence emerges as Donald Trump's unlikely ambassador to the Jews... +

Pence may not know what the Israeli flag looks like, but the very Christian and conservative VP, who was estranged from the Jewish community as a governor, is dispatched as damage control....

 2017-02-26 16:35 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Last Phase of Iranian Navy's Massive War Game Begins in Southern Iran... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The last phase of a large-scale military drill by the Iranian Navy began on Sunday in a vast maritime zone from south of the country stretching to north of the Indian Ocean....

 2017-02-26 16:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israeli paintings stolen in Brazil ... +
 2017-02-26 16:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israeli paintings stolen in Brazil... +

Jewish women's group calls off art exhibition in Rio, Brazil, after paintings by 35 Israeli women stolen in transit....

 2017-02-26 16:28 

Al Jazeera

Kim Jong-nam 'died about 20 minutes after VX poisoning'... +

Kim Jong-nam had large amounts of toxic nerve agent in his body and died 20 minutes after being attacked, report says....

 2017-02-26 16:25 

Times of Israel

Fearing terror, Egyptian Christians flee Sinai for 4th day... +

Over 100 families from el-Arish move to Ismailia near the Suez Canal due to violence from Islamic State affiliates...

 2017-02-26 16:23 

Times of Israel

New bill aims to charge left-wing NGOs to access public information... +

MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli's proposal would exclude foreign-funded groups from Freedom of Information Law, charge them $5 per request...

 2017-02-26 16:21 

Al Jazeera

Egypt's Coptic Christians flee Sinai for Ismailiya... +

Flight of about 90 families to Ismailya follows warning of attacks by ISIL and killings targeting community in El Arish....

 2017-02-26 16:17 

FARS News Agency

Supreme Leader: We Are with every Group that Is Steadfast on the Path of Resistance... +

TEHRAN FNA - If the Resistance did not bring the Zionist regime to its knees, we would now be witness to its transgressions against other regional countries from Egypt to Jordan, from Iraq, the Persian Gulf region to other areas. PHOTO...

 2017-02-26 16:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Thief kicked my baby, knocked him out of the carriage'... +

Man arrested for violent theft of cell phone, including attack on baby resting in a carriage....

 2017-02-26 16:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'He kicked a baby out of his carriage - so he could steal phone' ... +
 2017-02-26 16:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Sudan's Bashir frees jailed Czech missionary: minister... +

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of a Czech Christian aid worker sentenced to 24 years in jail on charges of spying and inciting hatred, a minister said Sunday...

 2017-02-26 16:11 

Times of Israel

PLOs Tehran envoy says he hopes Iran will produce 1,000 nukes... +
 2017-02-26 16:10 

Oman Observer

Now get building permits through Sanad... +
 2017-02-26 16:10 

Oman Observer

In besieged Gaza, First English library to open window to world... +
 2017-02-26 16:08 

ISNA

China main exporter and importer of Iranian goods... +

Tehran (ISNA) China was simultaneously the main exporter and importer of Iranian goods, according to latest estimates of Irans trade volume in the past 11 months....

 2017-02-26 16:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'The Chief of Staff has declared war on the world of Torah' ... +
 2017-02-26 16:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'The Chief of Staff has declared war on the Torah world'... +

Religious Zionist rabbi says IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot lied, crossed a red line in forcing religious soldiers to serve with women....

 2017-02-26 16:04 

Times of Israel

Jewish group cancels Brazil exhibit after theft of paintings... +

35 artworks by Israeli women conveying message of coexistence nicked en route from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro...

 2017-02-26 16:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

India demands 'strongest action' from US after Kansas killing... +

India demanded the "strongest action" from the US government Sunday after an Indian expatriate was killed and another wounded in a suspected hate crime in the midwestern state of Kansas...

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