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 2018-02-20 15:26 

Bahrain News Agency

HM King issues laws 4 and 5/2018, decree 11/2018...
 2018-02-20 15:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Paris IV set for April 6: source...

The date for the much anticipated Paris IV donor conference has been set for April 6, a source close to Prime Minister Saad Hariri confirmed Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 15:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Mobile radar to monitor seven Qatar roads (Tuesday, February 20)...

Qatar Traffic Department has been taking various steps and initiatives to ensure speeding and related accidents do not occur....

 2018-02-20 15:18 

Bahrain News Agency

Unstable weather to prevail from Thursday: BMD...
 2018-02-20 15:17 

Haaretz Daily

Abbas discusses Israeli-Palestinian peace at UN Security Council...

Trump adviser Jared Kushner and U.S. special envoy to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process are in attendance...

 2018-02-20 15:17 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Spanish, Dutch FMs due in Tehran: Spox...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA Foreign Minister of Spain Alfonso Dastis and his Dutch counterpart Sigrid Kaag are scheduled to arrive here on Tuesday night, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman said....

 2018-02-20 15:14 

Saudi Press Agency

Israeli Forces Arrest 2 Palestinians in Bethlehem...
 2018-02-20 15:10 

Al Jazeera

Mapping Africa's natural resources...

An overview of the continent's main natural resources....

 2018-02-20 15:09 

Al Jazeera

Concerns over Laos dam's environmental impact...

The first dam on the lower Mekong River may start generating electricity earlier than expected. The controversial Don Sahong dam is in Laos, and the communist government says it needs the project to improve its economy....

 2018-02-20 15:08 

Press TV

German army facing problems amid intl. commitments...

Germany's armed forces are being pushed beyond their limits as Berlin makes greater international commitments while failing to invest in and reform the military....

 2018-02-20 15:07 

Times of Israel

High Court head said set to testify over PM aide's alleged bribe offer to judge...

Esther Hayut will reportedly be questioned by police, creating unprecedented pitting of judiciary chief against prime ministerEsther Hayut will reportedly be questioned by police, creating unprecedented pitting of judiciary chief against prime minister...

 2018-02-20 15:05 

SANA

People's Assembly passes law regulating Culture Ministry's work...

Damascus, SANA- The People's Assembly passed during its session on Tuesday a new law regulating the work of the Culture Ministry. According to the new law, the Ministry's duties include encouraging research, composition of works, translation, publ...

 2018-02-20 15:04 

Ynetnews

Supreme Court won't take case of Dead Sea Scrolls defendant...

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court won't take up the case of a blogger convicted of criminally impersonating his father's academic rivals on the subject of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The court on Tuesday declined to take the case of Raphael Golb, the son ...

 2018-02-20 15:03 

SANA

Drug dealer arrested, amount of hashish seized in Damascus Countryside...

Damascus Countryside, SANA The Narcotics Department at the Interior Ministry arrested on Tuesday a drug dealer and seized an amount of hashish that was in his possession in Damascus Countryside. The seized amount of hashish weighs 46 kg and was hidden ins...

 2018-02-20 15:02 

Bahrain News Agency

BENEFIT-Bahrain Fintech Bay partnership signed...
 2018-02-20 15:02 

Al Arabiya

Egypt adds Muslim Brotherhood party leader Abul Fotouh to terror list...

The Criminal Court of South Cairo added on Tuesday Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh, head of ldquo;Powerful Egyptrdquo; party and the former Muslim...

 2018-02-20 15:02 

Haaretz Daily

Ballyhooed $15 billion Israel-Egypt gas deal is a mirage...

The contrast between how Israel and Egypt reacted to Monday's agreement should serve as a warning to anyone looking forward to a grand new era of energy cooperation...

 2018-02-20 15:02 

Press TV

EU vows to defend its interests against Trump trade threat...

The EU warns that it will take "appropriate measures" to defend its interests if the US imposes tough trade sanctions on European exporters....

 2018-02-20 15:01 

Al Jazeera

Pro-government fighters move into Syria's Afrin...

Convoy with 20 vehicles and dozens of fighters enters the besieged Kurdish-held region amid Turkey's offensive....

 2018-02-20 14:57 

MehrNews.com

Claim to send missile to Yemen, 'sheer lie' and 'awkward scenario'...

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi on Tuesday said here Tuesday on his tweet that Iran's missile program is defensive and deterrent....

 2018-02-20 14:57 

Ynetnews

Syrian state TV shows pro-government fighters enter Afrin...

BEIRUT - Syrian state television showed a convoy of pro-government fighters entering the Kurdish-held Afrin region on Tuesday to help fend off a Turkish assault. The fighters wore camouflage fatigues and waved weapons and Syrian flags from their vehicles ...

 2018-02-20 14:57 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Mountaineers to reach air crash site in hours: Comdr...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA The rescue mountaineers will arrive at accident site in less than 2 hours, Commander of the Army Ground Forces Brigadier General Kiumars Heidari said....

 2018-02-20 14:52 

Al Jazeera

Iraqis volunteer to rebuild their war-torn country...

In a campaign called 'Lifting the Debris', young Iraqi volunteers are coming together to rebuild Mosul....

 2018-02-20 14:52 

Al Jazeera

Syrian National Coalition: Ghouta being 'exterminated'...

With humanitarian conditions spiralling out of control, the UN and the Syrian opposition are increasingly alarmed at the situation in Eastern Ghouta under Syrian government and Russian bombardment....

 2018-02-20 14:51 

i24 News

301 Moved Permanently...
 2018-02-20 14:47 

Times of Israel

OrCam raises $30.4 million, bringing startup to $1 billion valuation...

Jerusalem-based firm, set up by the founders of Mobileye, develops smart devices to help the blind and visually impaired 'see'Jerusalem-based firm, set up by the founders of Mobileye, develops smart devices to help the blind and visually impaired ...

 2018-02-20 14:47 

Haaretz Daily

What does America's ambassador have against Israeli democracy?...

Ambassador David Friedman has cast aspersions on Israeli society and the Israel Defense Forces by suggesting that the country could descend into civil war...

 2018-02-20 14:42 

Al Jazeera

Gonabadi Dervish protest leaves 5 dead in Tehran...

More than 300 arrests made after five security forces killed in clashes in Tehran involving Sufi Muslims, reports say....

 2018-02-20 14:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Police name Netanyahu associates in corruption probe...

Israeli police on Tuesday named the two close associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who have been arrested for their suspected role in a wide-ranging corruption probe that has cast a further pall of suspicion over the longtime Israeli leader, al...

 2018-02-20 14:38 

SANA

SANA's correspondent in Afrin: Popular forces arrive in Afrin to support locals against the aggression waged by the Turkish regime on the city since January 20th....
 2018-02-20 14:36 

Haaretz Daily

Syrian-Turkish standoff nears as pro-Assad forces enter Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin...

Turkish troops shell region's entrance after pro-Assad forces enter, Syrian state TV reports...

 2018-02-20 14:35 

Ynetnews

3 detained in southern France over 2017 Barcelona attacks...

The French prosecutor's office says three people have been detained in France in connection with August's deadly attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils. The arrests were made in the southern French regions of Tarn and Gard Tuesday after a decision by a...

 2018-02-20 14:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New law allows graves of Yemenite children to be exhumed...
 2018-02-20 14:35 

Ynetnews

Activists: 98 dead in assault on rebel-held Damascus suburb...

Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 98 people in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday. A day after Monday's government barrag...

 2018-02-20 14:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New law allows graves of Yemenite children to be exhumed...

Amid claims that Yemenite children were taken from their parents at birth and put up for adoption, law passed to open graves for DNA tests....

 2018-02-20 14:35 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys...

From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre and...

 2018-02-20 14:31 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Rescue teams climb to plane crash site in SW Iran...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA Rescue teams were dispatched to the site where an Iranian ART plane crashed on Sunday on top of Dena mountain, said the secretary-general of Esfahan Red Crescent Society....

 2018-02-20 14:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

MK Miki Zohar to Arutz Sheva: 'Media assassination of the Prime Minister'...
 2018-02-20 14:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Media assassination of the Prime Minister'...

House Committee Chair harshly attacks media, does not believe police. 'When PMs issues become clarified, many will have to apologize.'...

 2018-02-20 14:29 

Gulf Times

Thaksin calls for party unity ahead of promised election...

Fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, former leader Yingluck, were in Singapore on Tuesday, in a rare sighting of them since Yingluck fled Thailand last year....

 2018-02-20 14:27 

i24 News

301 Moved Permanently...
 2018-02-20 14:26 

Press TV

Iranians mark Hazrat Fatemeh's martyrdom anniversary...

Iranians have marked the martyrdom anniversary of the much-revered daughter of prophet Mohammad (PBUH), Hazrat Fatemeh by holding mourning ceremonies across the country....

 2018-02-20 14:23 

Times of Israel

Hooked by scandals, Netanyahu questioned for risking his skin over fishwrap...

As the Bezeq affair bursts into the open, the premier is seen as having sold his political future for some positive headlinesAs the Bezeq affair bursts into the open, the premier is seen as having sold his political future for some positive headlines...

 2018-02-20 14:22 

Press TV

US Deep State behind indictment of 13 Russians: Ron Paul...

Ron Paul claims the US Deep State is behind Special Counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of 13 Russians for "defrauding America" by discrediting Hilary Clinton....

 2018-02-20 14:19 

Press TV

Claims of delivery of Iran missiles to Yemen 'foolish scenario': Qassemi...

Iran says the allegations about its provision of missiles to Yemeni forces are lies and a foolish scenario....

 2018-02-20 14:17 

Times of Israel

Britain and Zionism: Did Margaret Thatcher betray Balfour?...

Times of Israel Presents authors Elliot Jager and Azriel Bermant discussing their new books at Mishkenot Sha'ananim on February 27Times of Israel Presents authors Elliot Jager and Azriel Bermant discussing their new books at Mishkenot Sha'ananim o...

 2018-02-20 14:16 

Press TV

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile...

The 20-mt-long Agni-II ballistic missile can carry a payload of 1,000 kilograms over a distance of 2,000 kilometers....

 2018-02-20 14:15 

SANA

More than 625 civilians killed or injured as the Turkish assault on Afrin continues...

Aleppo, SANA About 175 civilians were killed since the launching of the Turkish assault on Afrin in northern Syria. Entering its 32nd day, the Turkish aggression continues to claim more civilian casualties and causing material damage to properties. Medica...

 2018-02-20 14:14 

Press TV

Hundreds of Bahrainis stage anti-regime protests...

Hundreds of Bahrainis stage anti-regime protests across the Persian Gulf kingdom....

 2018-02-20 14:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Army to confront any Israeli aggression: Commander...

The Lebanese Army will respond to any Israeli aggression with all means, Army commander Gen. Joseph Aoun said this week, affirming Lebanon's right to invest its potential oil and gas wealth....

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