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 2017-02-23 09:20 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Support for Palestine responsibility for all countries: Deputy FM... +

Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi-Ansari said that the newly-ended International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada (Uprising) was an effort to attract support of all countries for the cau...

 2017-02-23 09:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Women in sports ad strikes nerve in Arab world... +

An online commercial released by Nike this week showing Arab women fencing, boxing and spinning on ice-skates has stirred controversy over its attempt to smash stereotypes about women leading home-bound lives in the conservative region...

 2017-02-23 09:09 

Press TV

Philippines to arrest ex-justice minister over drugs ... +

The regional court in the Manila suburban city of Muntinlupa on Thursday ordered the arrest of Leila De Lima who is presently a senator....

 2017-02-23 09:08 

Al Arabiya

Billionaire fined and jailed in Saudi Arabia ... +

A Saudi court of Appeals on Tuesday approved a six-year jail term and a fine of $800,000 on a billionaire for money laundering. A source said the...

 2017-02-23 09:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Eldad Yaniv will run for Labor chair... +
 2017-02-23 09:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Forceful, fictitious campaign against me and the Commissioner'... +

Public Security Minister Erdan responds to reports about investigation of Umm al-Hiran incident. 'If it wasn't terror - we'll apologize.'...

 2017-02-23 09:02 

JPost.com

Palestinian authorities blocks lawmaker critical of Abbas from travel abroad... +

The attorney general can individually decide to bar someone from traveling or a court can in response to a request from the attorney general or a branch of the security apparatus....

 2017-02-23 09:01 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's embassies abroad continue to celebrate national occasions... +
 2017-02-23 08:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Steve Jobs final project has an opening date ... +
 2017-02-23 08:59 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Chopper pilot finds two Pacific castaway boats... +

A helicopter pilot scanning remote northern Pacific waters for tuna was stunned to find not one but two boats carrying castaways who had been adrift for weeks, it was reported Thursday...

 2017-02-23 08:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bill: Cameras for senior nursing wards... +
 2017-02-23 08:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

In Lebanon gyms, playtime and escape for Syrian children... +

Every Sunday, the gymnasium along Beirut's airport highway echoes with the shouting and laughter of dozens of Syrian children enjoying a rare escape from a grim and confined life in exile...

 2017-02-23 08:49 

Emirates 24|7

Mumbai's original inhabitants fear world's tallest statue... +

A fitting tribute to a local legend or a grotesque misuse of money? The decision to build the world's tallest statue just off Mumbai's coast has divided the city.But the traditional Koli community, who depend on fishing for their livelihoods, fear...

 2017-02-23 08:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Steve Jobs final project has an opening date... +

After six years of planning and building, Apple's new headquarters is set to open this April....

 2017-02-23 08:47 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Where does your cotton come from? ... +
 2017-02-23 08:44 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Female Officers in Turkey Allowed to Wear Headscarves... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Turkey has for the first time allowed female members of the armed forces to wear headscarves while on duty as part of their uniform....

 2017-02-23 08:44 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Brazil's FM Resigns... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Brazil's Foreign Minister Jose Serra resigned citing health concerns, in a new blow to Michel Temer's administration....

 2017-02-23 08:44 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's President Visits Crisis-Hit Province... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani travelled to the southwestern province of Khuzestan on Thursday to address the woes that paralyzed the energy-rich province last week in the wake of flooding and dust storm....

 2017-02-23 08:44 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Shamkhani Highlights Western Concern about Saudi Policies... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Secretary of Irans Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said Saudi Arabias brazen support for Takfiri terrorist groups has become a source of concern for many Western and regional governments....

 2017-02-23 08:44 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Turkey: Only 100 Terrorists Left in Syria's Al-Bab... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Turkey said fewer than 100 terrorists were still holed up in the flashpoint Daesh-held Syrian town of Al-Bab, as rebel commanders predicted its capture was imminent....

 2017-02-23 08:44 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Germany to Send Home More Rejected Asylum Seekers... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Germany will speed up expulsions of rejected asylum seekers under measures agreed by Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet Wednesday, as controversy rages over sending people back to strife-torn Afghanistan....

 2017-02-23 08:44 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

UN Decries Israel's West Bank Demolition Order... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The United Nations raised concerns over a newly announced demolition plan in a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that threatens dozens of buildings including a primary school....

 2017-02-23 08:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Where does your cotton come from?... +

Many children are forced to work long hours in extreme conditions in order to fill the high demand for cotton around the world....

 2017-02-23 08:43 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

FM, Majlis speaker honor Intifada martyrs... +

Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani commended martyrs of the Palestinian Intifada during the closing ceremony of the 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada (...

 2017-02-23 08:41 

JPost.com

India clears major air defense deal with Israel Aerospace Industries... +

Contract for MR-SAM missile defense system, yet to be signed, is worth $2.5 billion....

 2017-02-23 08:40 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Police: Release Kfar Saba mayor to house arrest... +
 2017-02-23 08:39 

JPost.com

Warsaw starts the clock on applications for Holocaust-era property restitution... +
 2017-02-23 08:39 

JPost.com

Grumpy Old Man: Frienemies -A complicated story... +

Hard as it might be to believe, some people on both sides of a divide can just move on....

 2017-02-23 08:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Three soldiers, civilian killed in militant attack in Indian Kashmir... +

Three Indian soldiers and a woman were killed when militants ambushed a patrol in South Kashmir early Thursday, part of an upsurge of violence that has hit the restive northern region as it emerges from winter...

 2017-02-23 08:35 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's embassies abroad continue to celebrate national occasions... +
 2017-02-23 08:35 

Kuwait News Agency

Explosions in northern Baghdad kills 4 individuals... +
 2017-02-23 08:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Shaked: Next task - a haredi justice... +
 2017-02-23 08:32 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iraqi security forces storm Mosul airport, military base... +

U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the ISIS-held western half of Mosul stormed the city's airport and a nearby military base Thursday, state television said...

 2017-02-23 08:31 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Azei president due in Tehran... +

Ardebil, Feb 23, IRNA Visiting minister of economy and industry of Azerbaijab said that President Ilham Aliyev is slated to visit Tehran within the next two weeks to discuss issues of mutual interest with his Iranian counterpart President Rouhani....

 2017-02-23 08:27 

Haaretz Daily

Apology in order if Israeli claims of Bedouin terror attack proven false, minister says... +

'If it turns out that there were errors here or that it wasnt an attack, then the system must learn from it,' Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan says....

 2017-02-23 08:22 

Bahrain News Agency

HM King congratulates Brunei sultan... +
 2017-02-23 08:22 

Bahrain News Agency

HM King congratulates Guyanese president... +
 2017-02-23 08:22 

Bahrain News Agency

More students interact with BNA... +
 2017-02-23 08:21 

JPost.com

Who are the creators of mysterious Ramallah signs in favor of one-state solution?... +

The signs, which surfaced at the entrance to Ramallah on Thursday, sparked a controversy in the Arab world and angered supporters of a two-state solution. The source of the posters remains a mystery....

 2017-02-23 08:21 

Times of Israel

Netanyahu seeks to triple trade with Australia... +

In Sydney, prime minister encourages companies from Israel, Down Under to boost ties; 'If I did the schlep, they should do it too,' he says...

 2017-02-23 08:15 

Press TV

US fighting in Raqqah to cover-up role in creating Daesh in Syria: Analyst... +

The US has entered the battle of Raqqah in Syria to cover-up its own role in the creation of Daesh, says an analyst....

 2017-02-23 08:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanayhu: I still support pardon for Azariya... +

Speaking on official Australia trip, PM talks about Azariya case for first time since sentence announced....

 2017-02-23 08:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hearing for girlsarrestedfor prayingnear Temple Mt... +
 2017-02-23 08:08 

Al Arabiya

Iraqi security forces storm Mosul airport, military base... +

US-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the ISIS-held western half of Mosul stormed the cityrsquo;s airport and a nearby military base on...

 2017-02-23 08:08 

Al Arabiya

Blast in Pakistans Lahore kills at least five, rescue official says... +

A blast at a market in Pakistanrsquo;s eastern city of Lahore killed at least five people on Thursday and wounded 21, a rescue official Reuters. The...

 2017-02-23 07:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: PM will meet with Putin in two weeks... +
 2017-02-23 07:59 

Times of Israel

Minister promises apology if probe finds Umm al-Hiran incident not terror... +

Admitting mistake 'possible' in deadly car crash, Erdan says police intel initially indicated slain Bedouin driver was an attacker...

 2017-02-23 07:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

MK Smotrich: I can explain Regulation Law because I wrote it... +

MK Smotrich submits 'urgent request' to High Court calling for a correct interpretation of the Regulation Law to save the 9 Ofra homes....

 2017-02-23 07:56 

Haaretz Daily

Israel barring Palestinians from entering for medical care over cellphones, witnesses say... +

Gaza women say they were turned back at border because they didnt have their cellphones, which were taken by Hamas....

 2017-02-23 07:55 

Ynetnews

Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Moscow in two weeks' time... +

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Moscow in two weeks to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Prime Minister's Office said Thursday. ...

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