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 2017-02-26 14:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

French MPs to Hollande: Recognize Palestinian statehood now ... +
 2017-02-26 14:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

French MPs demand: Recognize Palestinian statehood now... +

Ahead of French presidential election, over 150 MPs sign letter calling on President Hollande to grant recognition of Palestinian statehood....

 2017-02-26 14:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Thousands march in Moscow two years after Putin foe killed... +

Thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Sunday in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, two years after he was shot dead near the Kremlin...

 2017-02-26 14:47 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Paris Agreement to be implemented regardless of US stance: UN official... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA The key players such as the European Union, China and India have confirmed Paris Agreement on Climate Change and regardless of US stance the United Nations is determined to implement the mentioned agreement, a UN official said....

 2017-02-26 14:42 

MehrNews.com

Canoers bag four medals in Asian event... +

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) Irans national canoe slalom team has bagged four medals so far in the 2017 Asian Canoe Slalom Championships underway in Thailand....

 2017-02-26 14:41 

Emirates 24|7

Bollywood roundup: Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone.... +

Amitabh BachchanDeepikaAnusha Dandekar and Karan Kundra snapped post lunch at Bombay Salad.Waluscha D SouzaSuniel ShettyKangna RanautDaisy Shah and Sangeeta BijlaniSonakshi SinhaSushant Singh RajputKriti SanonJacqueline FernandezShahid Kapoor...

 2017-02-26 14:41 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Philippine offensive continues amid threat to behead German... +

Philippine troops will not get distracted by a threat from Abu Sayyaf militants to behead a German hostage if a ransom was not paid by Sunday and will press assaults to crush the brutal group, military officials said...

 2017-02-26 14:40 

Bahrain News Agency

Egypt condemns terror attacks in Bahrain... +
 2017-02-26 14:40 

Bahrain News Agency

'Bahrain voluntary, humanitarian work leader'... +
 2017-02-26 14:39 

MehrNews.com

Italy to screen Iranian filmmakers works... +

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) Breath and other cinematographic productions by Iranian filmmaker Narges Abyar will be screened and critiqued in the Italian city of Milan....

 2017-02-26 14:31 

Times of Israel

Yad Vashem asks Amazon to pull Holocaust denial books... +

Holocaust museum director offers Jeff Bezos help to 'curb the spread of hatred'; online retailer previously said it wouldn't stop sales...

 2017-02-26 14:31 

Ynetnews

Israel to Amazon: Stop selling Holocaust-denying literature... +

Israel's official Holocaust memorial has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II and otherwise promotes anti-Semitism. Yad Vashem's director of libraries Robert Rozett says...

 2017-02-26 14:27 

Ynetnews

Palestinian woman convicted in assaulting MK Shulamit Mualem... +

Jerusalem's Magistrate's Court has convicted 48-year-old Sachar Natshe of assaulting MK Shuli Mualem during her visit to Temple Mount in November 2014.According to the indictment the attacker, Sachar Natshe, shouted at Mualem "go away" and...

 2017-02-26 14:27 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egyptian Christians fearing terror flee Sinai for 4th day... +

Egyptian Christians fearing attacks by ISIS militants are fleeing the volatile northern part of the Sinai Peninsula for a fourth day, after a string of sectarian killings there sent hundreds fleeing and raised accusations the government is failing to prot...

 2017-02-26 14:23 

Gulf Times

Britain faces highest terrorism threat since 1970s... +

Britain faces its highest threat of terrorism since the 1970s, when the Irish Republican Army planned a series of bomb attacks, a legal official said on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 14:22 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Marine Le Pen refuses to wear hijab... +

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refuses to wear hijab in a meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti, walks out....

 2017-02-26 14:22 

Al Arabiya

Kim Jong Nam died within 20 minutes of poisoning... +

Malaysiarsquo;s health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Unrsquo;s half brother was so high...

 2017-02-26 14:18 

Press TV

Palestinian officials calls for boycott of Israeli military courts... +

Palestinian officials have called for a boycott of Israeli military courts....

 2017-02-26 14:15 

FARS News Agency

Kurdish-Led SDF Scores More Victories against ISIL in Operation to Cut off Raqqa-Deir Ezzur Road... +

TEHRAN FNA - The predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces SDF continued the third phase of the Euphrates Rage Operation in Raqqa province and drove ISIL out of more territories to close off the main road between Raqqa and Deir Ezzur....

 2017-02-26 14:15 

FARS News Agency

Iraqi Forces Liberate Al-Ma'moun Neighborhood in Western Mosul... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iraqi counter-terrorism forces liberated the al-Ma'moun neighborhood in the Western part of Mosul, commander of the ongoing operation to liberate the Northern city said on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 14:15 

FARS News Agency

Battle for Mosul Day 132: Largest Mass Grave in Iraq Found near Mosul... +

TEHRAN FNA - The comprehensive military campaign by Iraqi military forces to liberate the Northern city of Mosul from ISIL militants continued on Sunday with local media reporting that the largest mass grave on the territory of Iraq, allegedly containing ...

 2017-02-26 14:15 

FARS News Agency

Senior Boko Haram Commander Reportedly Killed in Borno as 1,000 Militants Surrender in January Alone... +

TEHRAN FNA - Reports from Nigeria's Borno state said that a top commander of Boko Haram terror group has reportedly been killed in an apparent bombing attack in Bama area....

 2017-02-26 14:15 

FARS News Agency

Commander Stresses Iranian Armed Forces' Power Against Element of Surprise... +

TEHRAN FNA - Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan underlined that the country's Armed Forces are always ready to give a crushing response to the aggressors, adding that nothing can surprise them....

 2017-02-26 14:15 

FARS News Agency

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

TEHRAN FNA - 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 14:15 

FARS News Agency

Iran Asks Int'l Community to Show Reaction to Humanitarian Tragedy in Yemen... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned of the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen, and called on the international bodies to end the crisis in the poor Arab country....

 2017-02-26 14:15 

FARS News Agency

Iran-Azerbaijan Trade Exchanges Volume Up by 70 Percent... +

TEHRAN FNA - Azeri Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev declared that the volume of trade exchanges between his country and Iran has considerably increased....

 2017-02-26 14:15 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Advances in Eastern Aleppo Means End of Turkey's Raqqa Dreams... +

TEHRAN FNA - Media sources said that the Syrian Army troops are about to move towards al-Khafseh region near Assad Lake East of Aleppo province to block the Turkish army move in the direction of Raqqa....

 2017-02-26 14:15 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Rouhani to run for 2017 presidential election in Iran... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani has decided to run for the upcoming presidential elections to be held on 19 May 2017, vice president for legal and parliamentary affairs Hossein-Ali Amiri said on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 14:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New DNC chair names rival Keith Ellison his deputy ... +
 2017-02-26 14:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New DNC chair names rival Keith Ellison his deputy... +

Former Nation of Islam member and anti-Israel Congressman named deputy Democratic National Committee chairman after losing election....

 2017-02-26 14:13 

Kuwait News Agency

Arab League chief urges joining efforts to protect heritage... +
 2017-02-26 14:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

91 suspects arrested in Lebanon over various charges... +

Ninety-one suspects were arrested over the past 24 hours over a variety charges, Lebanese authorities said Sunday...

 2017-02-26 14:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

British MP to Trump: The only politician to keep his promises... +

MP Nigel Evans blasts American left for treatment of President Trump....

 2017-02-26 14:10 

Press TV

Trumps policies towards Russia disappointing: Analyst... +

The Trump administration has taken no real steps to improve ties with Russia, says an analyst....

 2017-02-26 14:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Give this Holocaust survivor the respect she deserves'... +

Elderly Holocaust survivor with no surviving family is granted dying wish....

 2017-02-26 14:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Give this Holocaust survivor the respect she deserves' ... +
 2017-02-26 14:01 

Times of Israel

Haifa court to rule on closing ammonia tank by Wednesday... +

Demonstrators block roads, high schools cancel classes as judges decide whether to renew permit for hazardous facility...

 2017-02-26 13:59 

Times of Israel

The Orthodox stylist who makes stars glimmer at the Oscars... +

From Mayim Bialik's modest grace to Us the Duo's elegant grunge, celebrity stylist Adena Rohatiner's work lights up the red carpet...

 2017-02-26 13:58 

Press TV

Bahrainis stage fresh demonstations to show support for Sheikh Isa Qassim ... +

A large number of protesters also continued a sit-in protest on al-Fada Square in Qassims native village of Diraz, which has been under siege by regime forces for months....

 2017-02-26 13:56 

Press TV

Largest mass grave with bodies of 4,000 people found in Iraq... +

A mass grave believed to contain the bodies of 4,000 people has been discovered on the outskirts of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul....

 2017-02-26 13:54 

Press TV

Ten anti-refugee attacks recorded each day in Germany: data... +

Germany reports a sharp rise in the number of attacks targeting refugees....

 2017-02-26 13:50 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran to fully support Pakistan during ECO chairmanship:Official... +

Islamabad, Feb 26, IRNA The head of Iran delegation attending ECO Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in Islamabad assured Pakistan of Irans full support and cooperation in fulfilling its duties during ECO rotating chairmanship....

 2017-02-26 13:47 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti volunteers provide psychological counseling for Syrian refugees... +
 2017-02-26 13:47 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: High school students wear hijab for a day... +

Students at Illinois high school declare solidarity with Muslim community, don traditional Muslim garb....

 2017-02-26 13:44 

JPost.com

Cabinet again postpones deciding on legislation... +

Sources close to Shaked say coalition chairman bullying cabinet...

 2017-02-26 13:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard visits Syria ... +
 2017-02-26 13:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard visits Syria ... +

Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard describes the plight of the Syrian people....

 2017-02-26 13:42 

JPost.com

Trump might support investigation into Yemen raid, White House says... +
 2017-02-26 13:41 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Walla and ILTV announce merger ... +
 2017-02-26 13:41 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Walla and ILTV announce merger... +

Israeli news providers to operate out of shared studio, share content and materials....

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