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 2021-02-26 16:50 

Haaretz Daily

For Israeli women who killed their abusive husbands, prison feels safer than home...

Social worker Tamar Dahan helps women convicted of murdering abusive husbands and has brought about the early release of many of them from prison. She tells Haaretz why she doesn't consider her clients murderers and what must be done to avert new case...

 2021-02-26 16:48 

Times of Israel

Health Ministry: In latest milestone, over 50% Israelis vaccinated with 1st dose...

4.65 million of country's 9.29 million population receives one shot, with 3.27 million of them getting recommended second dose as well; over 85% aged 70-plus received both doses4.65 million of country's 9.29 million population receives one shot, w...

 2021-02-26 16:46 

JPost.com

US imposes sanctions, visa bans on Saudis for Khashoggi's killing...
 2021-02-26 16:45 

JPost.com

Israeli citizen murdered in Colombia by local criminals, police suspect...

Idan Shushan, 34, was shot in his head twice at point-blank range by an unknown assailant who managed to escape before police arrived to the scene....

 2021-02-26 16:45 

Saudi Press Agency

Diriyah Gate Development Authority's Official Spokesman: Formula E Takes Place at Diriyah, Saudi History Cradle, 1st Capital of Our Precious Homeland...
 2021-02-26 16:44 

Al Arabiya

Three protesters killed in clashes with Iraq security forces in Nasiriyah...

Three protesters were shot dead Friday in clashes with Iraqi security forces in Nasiriyah, medics said, amid a resurgence in anti-government rallies in the...

 2021-02-26 16:43 

Al Jazeera

'They may be in the system': Questions remain on SolarWinds hack...

Microsoft president tells Congressional hearing best practices, more personnel needed to secure US systems....

 2021-02-26 16:40 

MehrNews.com

Tehran, Baku can create business,transportation opportunities...

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) Commenting on the prospect of Iran and Azerbaijan cooperation in the post-Karabakh War, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan said to MNA that we can create a lot of business and transportation opportunities....

 2021-02-26 16:39 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

The Center for Advanced Materials at QU caters to the needs of the country...

Qatar University's Center for Advanced Materials (CAM) is involved in cutting-edge research in the nanomaterials developments for energy and environment applications, specifically for water treatment, corrosion, renewable energy - solar, batteries and...

 2021-02-26 16:35 

Kuwait News Agency

Iran sees further 8,103 coronavirus cases, 69 deaths...

TEHRAN, Feb 26 (KUNA) -- Iran has recorded 8,103 daily confirmed coronavirus cases and 69 deaths in the past 24 hours, health authorities said on Friday. The new figures raise the total number of cases to over 1.6 million and deaths to 59,899, health auth...

 2021-02-26 16:33 

Kuwait News Agency

Iraq COVID-19 cases up by 4,336, 14 deaths...

BAGHDAD, Feb 26 (KUNA) -- Iraq's coronavirus deaths increased by 14 as the daily confirmed cases rose by 4,336, the health ministry said on Friday. This brings the caseload across the country's provinces, including the Kurdistan Region, to 688,698...

 2021-02-26 16:31 

Oman Observer

Upside down trees!...

HAVE you heard of huge elephantine like trees looking like they are growing upside down with its roots on top? The post Upside down trees! appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-26 16:31 

Kuwait News Agency

Saudi Arabia COVID-19 deaths up by three, cases by 346...

RIYADH, Feb 26 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia's daily confirmed coronavirus cases climbed by 346 as related deaths rose by three, the health ministry said on Friday. The death toll now stands at 6,483 as confirmed cases hit 376,723, ministry data showed, whil...

 2021-02-26 16:30 

Oman Observer

5 ways to practice gratitude and change your life...

Vanessa Seymour My gratitude practice has been ongoing for about six years now. It's a simple practice. Everyday I The post 5 ways to practice gratitude and change your life appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-26 16:27 

Oman Observer

When we eat together!...

In today's fast-paced world, do we know what it was between us and our ancestors and grandmothers who milled flour The post When we eat together! appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-26 16:26 

SANA

Damascus International Airport Highway on Friday...
 2021-02-26 16:26 

Oman Observer

The stories of growing up in 50's and 60's...

One of the most interesting books that I'd started the year with is The Life and Times of Thunderbolt Kid The post The stories of growing up in 50's and 60's appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-26 16:23 

Oman Observer

Irving stars as Nets roll over Magic...

We put a few possessions together and we ended the first quarter well and I feel like that put us The post Irving stars as Nets roll over Magic appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-26 16:23 

Oman Observer

Verstappen 'not thinking' about succeeding Hamilton in 2021...

Paris: Max Verstappen said on Thursday he is not thinking about succeeding Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes as he gets ready The post Verstappen 'not thinking' about succeeding Hamilton in 2021 appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-26 16:22 

Oman Observer

Patel effortlessly fills Jadeja void in India's spin attack...

Ahmedabad: Ravindra Jadeja has had little competition for his spot as India's preferred spin all-rounder over the last seven years The post Patel effortlessly fills Jadeja void in India's spin attack appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-26 16:22 

Oman Observer

Umar Akmal's 18-month ban reduced to one year...

Karachi: Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal's 18-month ban over corruption charges has been reduced to a year, the Court of Arbitration The post Umar Akmal's 18-month ban reduced to one year appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-26 16:22 

MehrNews.com

Window of opportunity for resuming JCPOA still open: Borrell...

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell stated that despite Iran's compensatory measures in JCPOA, the window of opportunity for returning this landmark agreement to the main path is still open....

 2021-02-26 16:21 

Oman Observer

India's two-day win is bad for Test cricket, pundits say...

Ahmedabad: Victorious India and dejected England players took a rest on Friday on what should have been the third day The post India's two-day win is bad for Test cricket, pundits say appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-26 16:21 

Oman Observer

India's double World Cup winner Yusuf Pathan retires...

NEW DELHI: Former all-rounder Yusuf Pathan, who was part of two World Cup winning India teams, announced his retirement from The post India's double World Cup winner Yusuf Pathan retires appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-26 16:20 

JPost.com

Saudi-led coalition: We destroyed a Houthi ballistic missile in air...
 2021-02-26 16:20 

Saudi Press Agency

18 KSrelief Trucks Cross Al-Wadiah Point to Several Yemeni Governorates...
 2021-02-26 16:16 

JPost.com

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla calls Israel "world's lab" in interview to NBC...
 2021-02-26 16:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

New abduction at Nigeria school, hundreds feared missing...

Suspected armed bandits raided a school dormitory in northwestern Nigeria overnight, a teacher and parent told AFP on Friday, raising fears of another mass kidnapping in the region....

 2021-02-26 16:12 

Press TV

US choppers shadow anti-terror PMU in Iraq's Fallujah: Report...

US military helicopters have conducted surveillance flights over the positions of Hashd al-Sha'abi forces in Iraq's western province of Anbar....

 2021-02-26 16:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanese pound plummets to near record low...

The Lebanese pound fell against the dollar for a third consecutive day Friday, approaching its record low as political tensions remain high and coronavirus rampant....

 2021-02-26 16:08 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Myanmar riot police fire to break up protests...

Myanmar police dispersed protesters in the main city of Yangon on Friday, firing guns and what appeared to be stun grenades, witnesses said, to send people fleeing as the challenge to the army's bid to re-impose its rule showed no sign of slackening....

 2021-02-26 16:08 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Crown Prince and Prime MInister's statements roadmap for all sectors, says Shura committee...
 2021-02-26 16:07 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

HRW urges Iran to probe deadly shooting on Pakistan border...

Human Rights Watch called on Iran Friday to investigate a deadly shooting by Revolutionary Guards against smugglers attempting to transport fuel into neighbouring Pakistan for excessive use of force....

 2021-02-26 16:06 

Al Jazeera

Niger's President-elect Bazoum rules out power-sharing...

Bazoum also blamed opposition of bringing children to post-election protests where at least two people have been killed....

 2021-02-26 16:03 

Times of Israel

35 hurt as cops use rubber bullets, stun grenades against Arab Israeli protest...

Police say they were responding to violent riot, but demonstrators accuse officers of using excessive force; Umm al-Fahm mayor and MK Yousef Jabarin among woundedPolice say they were responding to violent riot, but demonstrators accuse officers of using e...

 2021-02-26 16:00 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli-owned ship hit by explosion in Gulf of Oman...

Vessel and crew are safe, officials say, as reason behind the explosion remains unclear...

 2021-02-26 16:00 

MehrNews.com

China calls for respecting Syria's sovereignty after US move...

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) Following Russia's condemnation of the US airstrikes in eastern Syria on Friday night, the Chinese Foreign Ministry called for respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Damascus....

 2021-02-26 15:59 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran female Para-archer runner-up in UAE champs...

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA Iranian para-archer Zahra Nemati received a silver medal in the 7th Fazza International Para-Archery Tournament in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)....

 2021-02-26 15:59 

i24 News

Israeli-owned ship sailing through Gulf of Oman hit by explosion...
 2021-02-26 15:59 

MehrNews.com

COVID-19 claims other 69 lives in past 24 hours : Health Min....

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) -- The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 8,103 COVID-19 new infections and 69 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours....

 2021-02-26 15:58 

Press TV

Yemenis rally nationwide in protest at Saudi war, siege...

Tens of thousands of protesters stage rallies across the country in protests at the ongoing Saudi siege, which has blocked the entry of foodstuff and medical supplies into the war-torn country....

 2021-02-26 15:57 

Press TV

New satellite photos reveal clearer view of Israeli nuke expansion...

New satellite photos show a clearer view of a secretive nuclear facility of the Israeli regime, revealing the factory is undergoing a major project....

 2021-02-26 15:55 

Saudi Press Agency

KSU Medical City Participates with Medical Center to Ensure Safety of Formula E Participants...
 2021-02-26 15:49 

JPost.com

Five protesters die, dozens injured in clashes in Iraqi city...
 2021-02-26 15:48 

Press TV

Over 300 girls missing after gunmen raid dorm in Nigeria...

Heavily-armed gunmen have abducted hundreds of schoolchildren in northwestern Nigeria, the second such kidnapping in a little over a week amid a surge in armed militancy in the African country....

 2021-02-26 15:47 

SANA

Syria condemns in strongest terms US aggression on its sovereignty...

Damascus, SANA -Syria condemned in the strongest terms the US aggression on areas in Deir Ezzor near the Syrian-Iraqi border yesterday, stressing it gives a negative indication to the policies of the new American administration. Foreign and Expatriates Mi...

 2021-02-26 15:44 

JPost.com

Iran strongly condemns US attacks in Syria as 'illegal aggression'...
 2021-02-26 15:31 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US air strikes target Iran-backed militia facilities in Syria, 17 killed...

President Joe Biden on Thursday directed U.S. military air strikes in eastern Syria against facilities belonging to what the Pentagon said were Iran-backed militia, in a calibrated response to rocket attacks against U.S. targets in Iraq....

 2021-02-26 15:27 

MehrNews.com

Yemeni people stress need to continue battle in Ma'rib prov....

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) Thousands of Yemeni people held a massive demonstration in Saada and other provinces, stressing the need to continue the great battle in Ma'rib province....

 2021-02-26 15:24 

i24 News

Nigeria: In latest mass kidnapping, gunmen abduct 317 schoolgirls in northwest...

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