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 2017-12-11 11:19 

Saudi Press Agency

Ministry of Culture and Information approves issuing licenses for cinemas in the Kingdom...
 2017-12-11 11:12 

Ynetnews

Russia's Putin lands in Egypt in sign of growing ties...

CAIRO - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Cairo for talks with his Egyptian counterpart on their two countries' rapidly expanding ties.Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, who has visited Russia three times since 2014, gave Putin an ...

 2017-12-11 11:11 

Press TV

Iran's FM cautions Europe against following US on nuclear issue...

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns the Europeans "not to pander" to a US bid to shift focus on Iran's defensive missile program or its influence in the Middle East....

 2017-12-11 11:08 

Bahrain News Agency

HM King grants 30% shares to orphan families...
 2017-12-11 11:08 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain-Sudan cooperation praised...
 2017-12-11 11:08 

Al Jazeera

The Nobel Interview: Beatrice Fihn of ICAN...

Al Jazeera's exclusive interview with the director of the anti-nuclear campaign that won the Nobel Peace Prize....

 2017-12-11 11:08 

Press TV

UNESCO lists Kamancheh & Polo as Iran's Intangible Cultural Heritage...

The Kamancheh and Polo and have been officially registered as an Iranian sport and a traditional Persian musical instrument on UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage....

 2017-12-11 11:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump declared J'lm Israel's capital - but will Israel listen?...
 2017-12-11 11:08 

Times of Israel

Putin orders partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria...

In first trip to war-torn country, Russian president calls for forces to return home following defeat of Islamic StateIn first trip to war-torn country, Russian president calls for forces to return home following defeat of Islamic State...

 2017-12-11 11:05 

Press TV

Romanians rally against proposed judicial reforms...

Thousands hold protests in Bucharest and other Romanian cities against plans by the ruling Social Democrats (PSD) to overhaul the country's judicial system....

 2017-12-11 11:05 

Press TV

Kashmiris mark international human rights day...

Pro-freedom groups have rallied in Indian-controlled Kashmir to mark the International Human Rights day....

 2017-12-11 11:03 

Gulf Times

Five elephants killed by train in India...

A train has struck and killed five elephants as they crossed over tracks at a tea plantation in northeast India, an official said Monday....

 2017-12-11 11:02 

Al Jazeera

Severe weather hits Europe...

Damaging winds and heavy snow cause widespread disruption....

 2017-12-11 11:01 

ISNA

Our commitment to self-defense is not a slogan: Iran FM Zarif...

Tehran (ISNA) In an article published by the American newspaper The New York Times, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif referred to the current crisis in the region and said, "As Iran and its partners labor to put out fires, the arsonists in...

 2017-12-11 11:00 

Press TV

Turks protest against Trump's Quds decision...

Turkey witnesses more protests against the US president's decision on Jerusalem al-Quds....

 2017-12-11 10:58 

Press TV

Security confab in Baghdad highlights Iraq victories, Palestinian cause...

A security conference has been held in the Iraqi capital Baghdad to highlight the victories scored by the Iraqi forces against Daesh Takfiri terrorists....

 2017-12-11 10:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Operation underway to clear mines in Golan...
 2017-12-11 10:53 

Times of Israel

Indonesians burn Israeli, US flags in 4th day of Jerusalem protests...

Activists rally outside US embassy over Trump's recognition of capital, wave banners reading, 'We are with the Palestinians'Activists rally outside US embassy over Trump's recognition of capital, wave banners reading, 'We are with the ...

 2017-12-11 10:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Saudi Arabia to open first movie theaters next year...

For the first time in 35 years, Saudi Arabia allows cinemas to operate....

 2017-12-11 10:49 

FARS News Agency

Another Senior ISIL Commander Escapes to SDF-Held Regions amid Syria Army Advances...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Samid Masloukh, a notorious commander of the ISIL terrorist group, fled the war zone towards the regions under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as the Syrian Army troops are advancing rapidly in the Eastern province of Deir ...

 2017-12-11 10:49 

FARS News Agency

Iranian Athletes Bag 3 Colorful Medals in Kyokushin Competitions in Russia...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Kyokushin karatekas won three colorful medals in the international competitions held in Russia....

 2017-12-11 10:49 

FARS News Agency

Syria: US Resumes Arms Supplies to SDF...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Washington has continued to provide the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) with arms and ammunition supplies regardless of Ankara's call on the US in November to halt arms shipment to the Kurds in Syria, local sources reported on Monday ....

 2017-12-11 10:49 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Targets Terrorists' Positions in Response to Militants' Ceasefire Violation in Northern Homs...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army's artillery and missile units launched heavy shelling on terrorists' positions in Northern Homs after the terrorists breached ceasefire in de-escalation zone and targeted residential areas in two villages, a military ...

 2017-12-11 10:49 

FARS News Agency

Iran Condemns Certain Arab States' Betrayal of Palestine...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran deplored certain Arab countries for paving the ground for the US to declare its decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's capital, accusing them of betraying Palestine and the Muslim world....

 2017-12-11 10:49 

FARS News Agency

Hamas Vows to Avenge Israeli Killing of Fighters in Gaza Airstrikes...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Palestinian resistance movement Hamas vowed to retaliate against Israeli airstrikes that left two fighters dead amid tensions over Washington's recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's capital....

 2017-12-11 10:49 

FARS News Agency

Al-Nusra Dispatches More Terrorists to Northeastern Hama to Slow Down Syrian Army Advances...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board) has forwarded more fighters to Northeastern Hama as the Syrian Army troops are inching closer to one of the main strongholds of the terrorist group in the region, ...

 2017-12-11 10:49 

FARS News Agency

Iran Denies Supplying Missiles to Yemen...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian foreign ministry once again rejected western media reports claiming that the country has provided Yemen with missiles which have been fired at Saudi Arabia....

 2017-12-11 10:49 

FARS News Agency

Senior MP: Trump's Decision Shows US Officials' Obedience to Israel...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian lawmaker blasted US President Donald Trump's decision to relocate Washington's embassy from Tel-Aviv to al-Quds (Jerusalem), and said that the American officials are serving the Israeli regime....

 2017-12-11 10:49 

FARS News Agency

Al-Sadr Movement in Iraq Dissolves Military Wing...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ordered the military wing of the group under his supervision to hand over its weapons to the Iraqi government and close its centers after Baghdad announced the end of the ISIL rule in the country....

 2017-12-11 10:48 

Press TV

Pakistan threatens to shoot down US drones...

Pakistan this past week took its diplomatic dispute with the United States out to the open when it announced that it will from now on shoot the drones flying in its skies....

 2017-12-11 10:48 

Press TV

A walk in Arak's Bazaars...

Handicrafts are the windows to a nation's soul. They reflect the people's history, culture, customs, talents and artistic taste....

 2017-12-11 10:48 

Press TV

WATCH PRESS TV NEWS HEADLINES...

Here is a brief look at Press TV newsroom's headlines from 18:00 GMT, December 10, 2017 to 08:00 GMT, December 11, 2017....

 2017-12-11 10:47 

Al Jazeera

Honduran democracy on the brink...

With no declared winner two weeks after election, the legitimacy of the Honduran democracy is hanging in the balance....

 2017-12-11 10:46 

Gulf Daily News

Saudi Arabia pushes for stricter rules on under-18 marriage...
 2017-12-11 10:46 

Gulf Daily News

Kuwaiti leader to attend OIC meeting in Istanbul...
 2017-12-11 10:46 

Gulf Daily News

Dubai airport worker jailed for molesting teenage girl...
 2017-12-11 10:46 

Gulf Daily News

Saudi to announce launch of household allowance system on Tuesday...
 2017-12-11 10:44 

Press TV

Myanmar military's rape of Rohingya women methodical, sweeping: AP report...

An AP investigations finds that Rohingya Muslim women been the victim of "methodical" and "sweeping" rape by Myanmar's military forces in Rakhine State....

 2017-12-11 10:43 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran attends IFSB conference in Malaysia...

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 11, IRNA The 16th Conference of Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) kicked off today in Malaysia with the attendance of representatives of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) and Tehran Stock Exchange....

 2017-12-11 10:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump declared J'lm Israel's capital - but will Israel listen?...

While Trump announced plan to move embassy to J'lm, over 100 Israeli gov't offices remain in Tel Aviv, relying on waivers to delay move....

 2017-12-11 10:39 

SANA

President al-Assad meets Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Damascus, SSANA_ President Bashar al-Assad met with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, at the Hmeimim-based Military Base on Monday. Presidents al-Assad and Putin reviewed the military forces at the Hameimim base in the presence of the Russian Defense Min...

 2017-12-11 10:38 

Al Jazeera

Putin orders beginning of withdrawal from Syria...

In surprise visit to Russian air base in Syria, Putin orders his troops to start pulling out of the war-torn country....

 2017-12-11 10:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arrest extended of suspected murderer of mother in US...
 2017-12-11 10:33 

Times of Israel

Austrian far-right leader sympathetic to Israel on Jerusalem recognition...

But Hans-Christian Strache indicates he wouldn't break with European consensus on moving embassyBut Hans-Christian Strache indicates he wouldn't break with European consensus on moving embassy...

 2017-12-11 10:32 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Nat'l conference on regional security in West Asia opens in Tehran...

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA Top Iranian military officials attended a national conference on the big powers and the security in West Asia region which started here on Monday....

 2017-12-11 10:31 

i24 News

Putin on surprise visit to Syria orders partial withdrawal of Russian forces...
 2017-12-11 10:31 

Haaretz Daily

Saudi cinema: The incredible true story which helped bring Saudi film making out into the open...

'I think because of the history we made online... they trusted we could tell wonderful stories, human stories in Saudi'...

 2017-12-11 10:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Tiberias high school student missing...
 2017-12-11 10:30 

Press TV

Russian president orders troops to begin pullout from Syria...

President Vladimir Putin makes a surprise visit to a Russian airbase in Syria and orders the country's troops to begin withdrawing from the Arab country after the defeat of Daesh....

 2017-12-11 10:29 

Emirates 24|7

Bloomberg Invest Abu Dhabi Summit begins in Abu Dhabi...

The Bloomberg Invest Abu Dhabi Summit began today in the presence of Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, and a number of leaders of the public sector, capitalists and investors.The Bloomberg Invest Abu Dhabi Summit will unpack the most significant opp...

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