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 2017-10-21 20:41 

Haaretz Daily

# #MeToo... +
 2017-10-21 20:39 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Subway art in memory of Holocaust victims... +

Vienna subway remembers city's little-known apartment concentration camps....

 2017-10-21 20:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Subway art in memory of Holocaust victims... +
 2017-10-21 20:37 

Al Arabiya

UN ends month-long Libya talks in Tunisia without proposing new date... +

Month-long UN-backed talks aimed at bridging differences between rival Libyan factions ended on Saturday with no discernable progress towards...

 2017-10-21 20:37 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

IAEA chief coordinator confirms Iran's compliance with JCPOA... +

Moscow, Oct 21, IRNA Chief Coordinator of International Atomic Energy Agency Cornel Feruta said on Saturday that the agency can confirm Iran's full implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal....

 2017-10-21 20:36 

Gulf Times

Have mushroom-rich breakfast to maintain healthy weight... +

Eating a mushroom-rich breakfast may result in less hunger and a greater feeling of fullness, thereby helping you avoid consuming extra calories later, new research suggests....

 2017-10-21 20:31 

Ynetnews

Ramping up rhetoric, Turkey's Erdogan chastises U.S. over democracy... +

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan showed no retreat from a diplomatic row with the United States on Saturday, castigating Washington for what he said an "undemocratic4; indictment against his security detail. His comments may further dash hopes of a...

 2017-10-21 20:31 

Times of Israel

Jewish soprano takes on Trump in absurdist opera piece... +

When Sara Hershkowitz was offered the lead in a surreal composition that pokes fun at despots and their excesses, she knew she had to 'do it as Donald'When Sara Hershkowitz was offered the lead in a surreal composition that pokes fun at despots an...

 2017-10-21 20:29 

Ynetnews

PMO denigrates Egyptian terror attack in letter of condolence... +

The Prime Minister's Office issued a statement of condolence on Saturday, following the deadly terrorist attack against Egyptian security forces on Friday in the Bahariya oasis."Israel strongly condemns the serious attack in Al-Ahat, Egypt, and co...

 2017-10-21 20:29 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Car bomb kills 15 Afghan army personnel in Kabul... +

A suicide attacker detonated a car full of explosives outside an Afghan military training centre in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 16 soldiers, a military spokesman said, the latest attack in a particularly deadly week for Afghanistan's security ...

 2017-10-21 20:29 

Gulf Times

South African, Hungarian troupes enthral audience at Katara... +

The performances were part of the Cultural Diversity Festival at Katara, which will last until November 11...

 2017-10-21 20:28 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US violator of JCPOA: Iran top negotiator... +

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - US has not been committed to its obligations enshrined in the nuclear deal reached between Iran and Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, France and Britain plus Germany) in July 2015, top Iranian nuclear negotiator said on Saturday....

 2017-10-21 20:27 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Moscow Has No Doubts about Iran's Compliance with JCPOA: Russian Official... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Moscow has no doubts that the Islamic Republic is honoring its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers....

 2017-10-21 20:22 

Al Jazeera

Czech election: Landslide for Andrej Babis' ANO... +

Babis ran a campaign on opposition to refugee immigration and against closer European Union integration....

 2017-10-21 20:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Tzipi Livni promises not to build settlements... +

Zionist Union MK Tzipi Livni claims Israel's government is leaving democracy behind, promises not to build settlements....

 2017-10-21 20:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Tzipi Livni promises not to build settlements... +
 2017-10-21 20:19 

i24 News

At least 16 police dead after suspected Islamist ambush rattles Egypt... +

Israeli PM Netanyahu sent condolences to President Sisi and the 'people of Egypt'...

 2017-10-21 20:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Kaag nominated for Dutch cabinet position... +

U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag has been nominated to take a role in the Netherlands' Foreign Ministry, Kaag's media office told The Daily Star Saturday....

 2017-10-21 20:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag nominated for Dutch cabinet position... +

U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag nominated for Dutch cabinet position...

 2017-10-21 20:05 

The Jordan Times

S&P downgrades Jordan rating, keeps outlook stable... +

AMMAN — International credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) has downgraded Jordan's rating to B+, from BB-, citing poor performance on external debt, among other factors. According to a report S&P posted on its website late Friday, ...

 2017-10-21 20:05 

Times of Israel

Discovery of 9.7 million-year-old teeth could 'rewrite human history'... +

Dental remains found by German paleontologists prompt speculation that Europe, not Africa, was the true birthplace of humankindDental remains found by German paleontologists prompt speculation that Europe, not Africa, was the true birthplace of humankind...

 2017-10-21 20:04 

The Jordan Times

European Commission approves100m-euro loan to Jordan... +

AMMAN — The European Commission (EC), on behalf of the European Union (EU), on Tuesday approved the disbursement of a 100-million-euro loan to Jordan under its Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme, according to the commission's website Eur...

 2017-10-21 20:03 

The Jordan Times

Clashes as Iraqi army takes last Kurd-held area of Kirkuk province... +

ALTUN KUPRI, Iraq — Iraqi forces clashed with Kurdish fighters Friday as the central government said it had wrested back control of the last area of disputed Kirkuk province in the latest stage of a sweeping operation after a controversial independe...

 2017-10-21 20:02 

Gulf Times

16 policemen killed in Egypt shootout... +

Sixteen Egyptian policemen were killed in a shootout with militants on the road between Cairo and the Bahariya oasis in the country's Western Desert, according to an official toll released Saturday....

 2017-10-21 20:02 

The Jordan Times

Spain to dismiss Catalonia's government, call elections... +

MADRID — Spain announced Saturday that it will move to dismiss Catalonia's separatist government and call fresh elections in the semi-autonomous region in a bid to stop its leaders from declaring independence. The drastic escalation of Spain'...

 2017-10-21 20:00 

The Jordan Times

Aqaba seeks to attract $10 billion worth of investments... +

AMMAN — Aqaba officials have said that they have a plan in place to attract $10 billion worth of investment to the zone by 2025, to be added to the JD20 billion lured since the inception of the special economic zone in 2011. Chief Commissioner of th...

 2017-10-21 20:00 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Tehran hosting Speed Racing competitions... +

Iran Speed Racing Championships is underway at Tehran's Azadi Sport Complex on Oct 20, 2017....

 2017-10-21 19:59 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Tehran hosting Speed Racing competitions... +

Iran Speed Racing Championships is underway at Tehran's Azadi Sport Complex on Oct 20, 2017....

 2017-10-21 19:58 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Tennis tournament in central Iran... +

The final round of Martyr Hojaji Cup tennis tournament opens in central province of Isfahan on Oct 19, 2017....

 2017-10-21 19:57 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Tennis tournament in central Iran... +

The final round of Martyr Hojaji Cup tennis tournament opens in central province of Isfahan on Oct 19, 2017....

 2017-10-21 19:55 

Ynetnews

Largest theft attempt of past several years thwarted, 27 Palestinians arrested... +

Israeli Border Police soldiers thwarted what appears to be the biggest theft attempt in recent years in the South: specifically, the attempt included the theft of tens of tons of agricultural produce from the greenhouses of Moshav Shekef, located near the...

 2017-10-21 19:55 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

first women derby in central Iran... +

Sepahan women football team registers a 7-3 win over Zob-e Ahan in central province of Isfahan's fist Iranian women Derby on Oct 20, 2017....

 2017-10-21 19:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Foreigners who joined Daesh faced almost certain death in Raqqa... +

The forces fighting the remnants of Daesh (ISIS) in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners who joined the extremist group by the thousands: Kill them on the battlefield....

 2017-10-21 19:53 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Fishs bring peace to our lives... +

Colorful fishs and undersea creatures in an aquarium are seen in this Oct 20, 2017 photo. Experts believe that having aquariums in our living places, especially in megacities, is a way to fight depression and other mental diseases....

 2017-10-21 19:52 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Fishs bring peace to our lives... +

Colorful fishs and undersea creatures in an aquarium are seen in this Oct 20, 2017 photo. Experts believe that having aquariums in our living places, especially in megacities, is a way to fight depression and other mental diseases....

 2017-10-21 19:50 

Times of Israel

Eisenkot heads to DC to meet other army chiefs on counter-terrorism... +

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman completes visit to Washington for meetings with US counterparts on Syria, IranDefense Minister Avigdor Liberman completes visit to Washington for meetings with US counterparts on Syria, Iran...

 2017-10-21 19:50 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

IRNA, Armenpress chiefs meet in Tehran... +

Aram Ananyan, director of the Armenian official news agency, Armenpress, visiting newsroom of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) along with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Khodadi on Oct 21, 2017....

 2017-10-21 19:49 

The Jordan Times

Ceremony marks 75 years since El Alamein battle... +

EL ALAMEIN, Egypt — Delegates from former foes Saturday marked 75 years since the pivotal WWII battle of El Alamein that saw the Allies turn the tables in North Africa, as host country Egypt mourned the killing of dozens of its policemen. Officials ...

 2017-10-21 19:49 

Al Arabiya

Tariq Ramadan denies rape accusations, pledges to sue for slander... +

Prominent Swiss Muslim theologian, Tariq Ramadan, has denied allegations of rape and sexual assault and has served notice of his intention to sue for...

 2017-10-21 19:49 

The Jordan Times

Families of jailed Morocco protesters face long road... +

CASABLANCA, Morocco — A 1,200-kilometre round bus trip taking about 22 hours: that is the weekly grind faced by families of activists arrested over a protest movement in northern Morocco if they want to see their loved ones jailed in Casablanca. ...

 2017-10-21 19:49 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

IRNA, Armenpress chiefs meet in Tehran... +

Aram Ananyan, director of the Armenian official news agency, Armenpress, visiting newsroom of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) along with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Khodadi on Oct 21, 2017....

 2017-10-21 19:47 

The Jordan Times

Puppet show educates children about their rights... +

AMMAN — The Lebanese Puppet Theatre presented this weekend its 21-year-old play "Let It Rain Chicks" at Haya Cultural Centre (HCC), highlighting the importance of children's rights. Karim Dakroub, the director of the play and founder of ...

 2017-10-21 19:47 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Top Iranian commander touring Allepo in Syria... +

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri is seen on a tour to the northwestern Syrian city of Allepo and its surrounding areas on Oct 20, 2017....

 2017-10-21 19:46 

The Jordan Times

Annual report on dams' conditions to be published Sunday — official... +

AMMAN — The Jordan Valley Authority (JVA) has concluded its annual check-up on the country's dams in preparation for the winter season, according to JVA Secretary General Saad Abu Hammour. "A report detailing the situation of the dams, the n...

 2017-10-21 19:46 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Top Iranian commander touring Allepo in Syria... +

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri is seen on a tour to the northwestern Syrian city of Allepo and its surrounding areas on Oct 20, 2017....

 2017-10-21 19:45 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

D-8 Summit opens in Istanbul... +

The 9th Summit of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation opens in Istanbul attended by Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Oct 20, 2017....

 2017-10-21 19:45 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Archeologists discover 10 Burials in northern Iran... +

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - Over 10 burials in urn and dustbin textures were discovered in Qarah Tappeh Cemetery in Sagzabad of Buin Zahra, Qazvin Province....

 2017-10-21 19:43 

The Jordan Times

Online channel offers Arab mothers everyday tips... +

AMMAN — As plentiful of tutorials covering various aspects of life from beauty to parenting and arts and crafts has flourished on the Internet, Sima Najjar realised the lack of Arabic content available for Arabic speaking women. "I am a working ...

 2017-10-21 19:43 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran 1st vice-president, Azeri president meet in Istanbul... +

Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri talking with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Istanbul, Turkey, on Thursday evening (Oct 19, 2017), on the sidelines of the D-8 summit....

 2017-10-21 19:42 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Every Word, Letter of JCPOA Should Be Observed: Iran's UN Envoy... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo said US President Donald Trump is looking for pretexts to walk out of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, stressing that all parties to the deal ought to o...

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