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 2017-02-26 15:56 

Al Arabiya

Outcry in Algeria after policeman caught on video slapping student... +

A video showing a policeman slapping a protesting student has triggered widespread condemnation in Algeria, with local activists calling out the...

 2017-02-26 15:56 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Amir congratulates Kuwaitis, expats on national occasions... +
 2017-02-26 15:56 

Kuwait News Agency

Malaysia's parliament speaker arrives in Kuwait... +
 2017-02-26 15:56 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Amir congratulates Kuwaitis, expats on national occasions... +
 2017-02-26 15:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Women post video promoting freedom in Iran... +

Iranian woman refuses to wear hijab, calls for country-wide protests against Islamic regime....

 2017-02-26 15:51 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Electrocuted Syrian worker dies in east Lebanon... +

A Syrian worker died of an electric shock at a construction site in the east Lebanon town of Makseh in the central Bekaa Valley, the National News Agency reported...

 2017-02-26 15:49 

MehrNews.com

Non-oil exports mount to $38bn in 11 months... +

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) IRICA has announced that Iran deployed non-oil commodities worth over 38 billion dollars in the first 11 months of the current year (began March 20, 2016)....

 2017-02-26 15:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New DNC chair suggests Trump, Putin may have 'rigged' election ... +
 2017-02-26 15:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: New DNC chair suggests Trump may have rigged election... +

DNC chairman Tom Perez brushes off claims Democratic establishment secured his victory, calls for independent investigation into Trump win....

 2017-02-26 15:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

North Lebanon locals celebrate century-long Zambo Carnival... +

North Lebanon locals Sunday commemorated the annual Zambo Carnival, a near-century-long tradition...

 2017-02-26 15:41 

Bahrain News Agency

6th GCC Financial Forum to kick-off Monday... +
 2017-02-26 15:41 

Bahrain News Agency

Information minister praises security authorities... +
 2017-02-26 15:41 

Bahrain News Agency

Celebrities join "Brave Fever" in Brazil... +
 2017-02-26 15:41 

Bahrain News Agency

NIHR organizes symposium on human rights, environment... +
 2017-02-26 15:41 

Bahrain News Agency

NIHR organizes symposium on human rights, environment... +
 2017-02-26 15:36 

Press TV

Most Americans think media is too critical of Trump: Poll... +

The majority of Americans believe that President Trump is being criticized by the media too much as more people become optimistic about the path the countryis treading....

 2017-02-26 15:32 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'CNN's reporting was not fake news'... +

Shepard Smith of Fox News defends CNN reporters, despite Trump's condemnation....

 2017-02-26 15:32 

Times of Israel

Nearly 10 anti-migrant attacks a day in Germany in 2016... +

Anger over country's asylum policy has led to increase in violence against refugees, support for right-wing party, data shows...

 2017-02-26 15:31 

Times of Israel

Peru president, son of Jewish refugee, tells Trump he prefers bridges to walls... +

In first meeting with new US president by a Latin American leader, Kuczynski calls for freedom of movement...

 2017-02-26 15:30 

Times of Israel

Palestinian convicted of assaulting MK during Temple Mount visit... +

Shuli Mualem-Refaeli was taking a tour of the Temple Mount in 2014, when a Palestinian woman shoved and shouted her down...

 2017-02-26 15:24 

Haaretz Daily

San Francisco-Tel Aviv flight diverted after smell of smoke in cockpit... +

The San Francisco route was inaugurated last year, in part to cater to business travelers involved in the burgeoning high-tech links between Israel and Silicon Valley....

 2017-02-26 15:23 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'This is how we deal with those who attack haredi soldiers' ... +
 2017-02-26 15:23 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'This is how we deal with those who attack haredi soldiers'... +

Attorney General announces new measures to deal with incitement and harassment against haredi soldiers....

 2017-02-26 15:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Woman journalist says being targeted by Sudan Islamic hardliners... +

A Sudanese female journalist and critic of government policies said Sunday that she is under fire from hardliners who have accused her of "insulting Islam" in one of her columns...

 2017-02-26 15:19 

Qatar News Agency

UN Official Hails Qatar's Role in Alleviating Suffering of Palestinian People... +

Doha, February 26 (QNA) - Head of Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the Occupied Palestinian Territory James Heenan praised the State of Qatar for its remarkable and important role in support of the Palestinia...

 2017-02-26 15:18 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Hundreds of Iranian Navy Forces Deployed in Makran Coasts... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Hundreds of the Iranian Navys Special Forces and commandos were stationed in the Makran region on Sunday as part of the ongoing naval exercises in southern parts of the country....

 2017-02-26 15:18 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Trump Says DNC Race Was 'Rigged' against Bernie Sanders's Preferred Candidate... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) US President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Sunday to declare that the race for Democratic National Committee chairman was rigged, saying that Keith Ellison, a candidate backed by Bernie Sanders, never stood a chance....

 2017-02-26 15:18 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Syrian Army Advances against Daesh near Aleppo... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Syrian army and its allies made a sudden advance on Saturday and Sunday into areas held by Daesh in northwest Syria, sources said, as the terrorist group retreated after losing the city of al-Bab to Turkey-backed militants on Thursday...

 2017-02-26 15:18 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Two Saudi-Led Coalition Spy Drones Downed in Yemen... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used by a Saudi-led coalition for espionage activities have been downed in Yemen, military sources in the Arabian Peninsula country said....

 2017-02-26 15:18 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Latakia Football Fans Delight in Derby Game in War-Torn City... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Tens of thousands of football fans turned up at a local stadium in Syrias Mediterranean port city of Latakia to watch a derby game between the citys top outfits Tishreen FC and Hatteen FC....

 2017-02-26 15:18 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Fire at Large Swedish Refugee Center Injures At Least 15... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Swedish police say at least 15 people have been injured when a fire broke out overnight at one of the country's largest refugee centers outside of Vanersborg in southwestern Sweden....

 2017-02-26 15:18 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

French MPs Sign Letter to Hollande Urging Recognition of State of Palestine... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) So far, 153 French parliamentarians have signed an open letter to Francois Hollande urging the outgoing French president to officially recognize the State of Palestine before his 5-year term ends....

 2017-02-26 15:18 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Daesh Planning Attacks in Britain: Anti-Terrorism Lawyer... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Daesh terrorists are planning ...

 2017-02-26 15:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egypt MP seeks end to constitutional restrictions on presidential terms... +

An Egyptian lawmaker started collecting signatures on Sunday for a motion to extend presidential terms and lift restrictions on re-election - a year before general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's first term is due to expire...

 2017-02-26 15:16 

FARS News Agency

Yemeni Commander: Jordan's Fighter Jet Downed through Special Intelligence Operations... +

TEHRAN FNA - A senior commander of Yemen's revolutionary committees disclosed that the downing of Jordan's F16 fighter jet on Saturday was the result of a sophisticated intelligence operation near the borders with Saudi Arabia....

 2017-02-26 15:16 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Equips IVECO Vehicles with Russian-Made Automatic Weapons... +

TEHRAN FNA - Military sources disclosed that the Syrian Army has equipped its Italy-made IVECO LMV M65 with heavy machineguns manufactured in Russia to reinvigorate its forces' combat capabilities in their war on terrorism....

 2017-02-26 15:16 

Alalam News Network

Netanyahu Warns Australia to Beware of Irans Threat... +

The terrorists of al-Qaida and ISIS could be replaced by Shiite groups manipulated by Iran, who would be just as dangerous to the world, according to zionist's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.......

 2017-02-26 15:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Fire at large Swedish refugee center injures at least 15... +

Swedish police say at least 15 people have been injured when a fire broke out overnight at one of the country's largest refugee centers outside of Vanersborg in southwestern Sweden....

 2017-02-26 15:11 

ISNA

Lantouri wins best film award at Istanbul Independent Film Festival... +

Tehran (ISNA) The Iranian film Lantouri directed by Reza Dormishian at its latest international presence won the best film award in the 16th Istanbul Independent Film Festival, February 16-26, in Turkey....

 2017-02-26 15:10 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

President departs for Pakistan on Tuesday... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani departs for Pakistan on Tuesday to participate in the 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Summit in Islamabad....

 2017-02-26 15:05 

Kuwait News Agency

US dollar slightly down amid expectations for rate hike -- NBK... +
 2017-02-26 15:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Barzani arrives in Turkey for talks with Erdogan... +
 2017-02-26 15:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Palestinian official calls for "boycotting" Israel's judiciary... +
 2017-02-26 15:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti embassies mark national festivals... +
 2017-02-26 14:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

University sociologist suggests a reason for Trump's victory... +

Sociologist Shannon Monnat ascribes Trump's electoral victory to spike in drug use and growing disillusionment....

 2017-02-26 14:57 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Tehran University of Medical Sciences attracting students from 36 countries... +

Tehran, Feb 26, RINA An academic official said here on Sunday that Tehran University of Medical Sciences is attracting students from 36 countries....

 2017-02-26 14:55 

Haaretz Daily

Oscars 2017: Hollywood forgave Mel Gibson too quickly... +

Mel Gibson's latest movie, Hacksaw Ridge, has seen the star welcomed back into the Hollywood fold. If he wins an Oscar on Sunday, it will be a travesty for both professional and personal reasons....

 2017-02-26 14:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Parkour in China's Ice Palace ... +

Parkour expert Jason Paul amazes viewers as he slides through China's famous Ice Palace....

 2017-02-26 14:52 

Times of Israel

Israel wont recognize Berlin casualties as terror victims... +

Rami Elyakim was badly injured in 2016 Christmas market terror attack that killed his wife Dalia, but is not eligible for compensation...

 2017-02-26 14:50 

Times of Israel

Israeli paid Colombians to film violent child pornography court... +

Employee of defense services charged with possessing thousands of sexual videos, some involving kids and infants...

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