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 2017-12-08 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Iraq Summons US Ambassador in Protest at Jerusalem Embassy Move...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iraqi Foreign Ministry summoned US Ambassador in Baghdad Douglas Silliman to protest at President Donald Trump's decision to move his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....

 2017-12-08 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Muslims across Pakistan Rally against Trump's Jerusalem Decision...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of people rallied in major cities across Pakistan, condemning President Donald Trump for declaring the city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital....

 2017-12-08 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Former US Cop Gets 20 Years in Prison for Killing Unarmed Black Man...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A white police officer who was filmed shooting an unarmed black motorist has been handed a 20 year prison sentence. Michael Slager's case is a rare conviction in numerous prosecutions of police officers who have shot and killed unarmed ....

 2017-12-08 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Palestinians Hold Protests in Jerusalem, West Bank, Gaza Strip against Trump's Decision...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli security forces were on high alert amid Palestinian leaders' calls for a so-called 'day of rage' after Friday prayer, to express their outrage with US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the ca...

 2017-12-08 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Syria: Infighting in Idlib, Hama Leaves over 440 Terrorists Dead...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on Friday that the intensified infighting taking place along the Idlib-Hama provinces has racked up a whopping 440 dead terrorists in the last 60 days....

 2017-12-08 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Four ISIL Militants Arrested in Western Anbar...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Four ISIL members were arrested during a security campaign in west of Anbar, a security source from Anbar Operations Command said....

 2017-12-08 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Iraqi Forces Kick off Final Battle to Purge Western Iraq of Terrorists...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iraqi Armed Forces launched their final operation to root out ISIL terrorists from three provinces in Western Iraq on Friday morning....

 2017-12-08 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Hundreds Protest in New York against Trump's 'Fascist Administration'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of protesters gathered in New York City and Washington to condemn US President Donald Trump's "fascist administration" over his immigration policies and travel ban....

 2017-12-08 13:08 

Times of Israel

Aprs Jerusalem, le dluge of question marks...

While many think Trump's move was a capital idea, uncertainty abounds over whether clashes will worsen, the diplomatic backlash will sharpen or Israel can parlay it into more gainsWhile many think Trump's move was a capital idea, uncertainty aboun...

 2017-12-08 13:03 

JPost.com

Rocket Sirens once again sound in Israel's south...
 2017-12-08 13:01 

Saudi Press Agency

Japan plans to provide its fighters with long-range missiles, in defense...
 2017-12-08 13:00 

SANA

CEIRPP demands Washington to rescind its decision on occupied Jerusalem...

New York, SANA The UN General Assembly Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP) demanded administration of the U.S. President Donald Trump's to rescind its decision on recognition of the occupied Jerusalem...

 2017-12-08 12:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Nearly 100 injured in 'Day of Rage' clashes...

Thousands of Arab rioters clash with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria in protest of Jerusalem recognition....

 2017-12-08 12:57 

JPost.com

At least 25 wounded in Israeli retaliation strikes in Gaza...
 2017-12-08 12:56 

Times of Israel

Jordanians rally against Trump recognition, chant 'Jerusalem is Arab'...

In Lebanon, Kashmir, Pakistan, Somalia and across Muslim world, thousands protest US declaration that Jerusalem is Israel's capitalIn Lebanon, Kashmir, Pakistan, Somalia and across Muslim world, thousands protest US declaration that Jerusalem is Israe...

 2017-12-08 12:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Nearly 100 injured in 'day of rage' clashes...
 2017-12-08 12:54 

Al Arabiya

UN calls social media giants to control platforms used to lure African migrants...

The UN migration agency called on social media giants on Friday to control their platforms that it said are being used by smugglers to lure West...

 2017-12-08 12:48 

Gulf Times

Man admits to trying to take control of Malaysian plane...

A Sri Lankan man who threatened to set off a bomb on a Malaysia Airlines flight has pleaded guilty in an Australian court to attempting to take control of an aircraft....

 2017-12-08 12:45 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

East Asians Decry Trump's Al-Quds Plan...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Several thousand protesters in Muslim-majority Indonesia and Malaysia rallied on Friday to condemn the US decision to recognize the city of al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israels capital, as authorities tightened security outside US embassies....

 2017-12-08 12:45 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Siamand Rahman Wins Gold at World Para Powerlifting Championships...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Siamand Rahman of Iran claimed a gold medal in the mens over 107kg of the World Para Powerlifting Championships in Mexico City on Friday....

 2017-12-08 12:45 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranians Stage Nationwide Rallies to Condemn Trump's Decision on Quds (+Photos)...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Hundreds of Thousands Iranians from every walk of life poured into the streets in cities across the country on Friday to voice their protest against US President Donald Trumps planned move to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to al-Qu...

 2017-12-08 12:34 

Gulf Times

Fire inside aircraft at HIA contained, says Qatar Airways...

Qatar Airways explained in a statement that the fire inside the cabin was promptly contained and extinguished....

 2017-12-08 12:31 

Al Jazeera

Africa and Europe: the thorny question of migration...

With a smart plan, the migration problem can be transformed into a cooperation beneficial for both Europe and Africa....

 2017-12-08 12:29 

Ynetnews

20,000 people protest Trump's Jerusalem declaration in Amman...
 2017-12-08 12:28 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran crowned in Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships...

Tehran, Dec 8, IRNA Iranian squad ranked first in Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships on Friday while the tournament is still undrway....

 2017-12-08 12:26 

Ynetnews

Report: Two Palestinians wounded on Gaza border...

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported Friday that a Palestinian had been seriously wounded, and another moderately, during a protest on the Israel-Gaza border. According to the report, one of the protesters was wounded in the neck, reportedly from a ru...

 2017-12-08 12:22 

MehrNews.com

Snow whitens streets of Tabriz...

TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (MNA) Covered with a blanket of Christmas time, Tabriz is whitened as snowfall hit the northwestern areas of Iran....

 2017-12-08 12:21 

JPost.com

Palestinian reports: IAF hits Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack...
 2017-12-08 12:20 

MehrNews.com

Snow covers Ardabil in N Iran...

TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (MNA) A late autumn snowfall covers the northern city of Iran, Ardabil, where the citizens experienced the record cold last night with temperature 19 degrees below zero....

 2017-12-08 12:18 

SANA

Syrian athlete Alaa al-Krad wins title the best wrestler in German Budesliga...

Damascus, SANA Having strong will and determination to counter challenges and difficult circumstances and leave a mark wherever they go and in whatever they do, Syrian athletes continue to gain international fame and maintain the good reputation of their ...

 2017-12-08 12:18 

MehrNews.com

People protest at embassy move in all Iranian cities...

TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (MNA) Iranian people rallied in all cities across the nation, protesting the US president's decision to move embassy to al-Quds (Jerusalem)....

 2017-12-08 12:16 

MehrNews.com

Regional theater fest. of disabled held in Eastern Iran...

TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (MNA) The regional of theater festival of the disabled was held in the capital city of Iranian eastern province of South Khorasan, Birjand....

 2017-12-08 12:13 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

UN calls for probe into torture in US jails: Reuters...

Tehran, Dec 8, IRNA - The UN special rapporteur on torture urged US authorities to investigate and weigh criminal charges against jail officials in Ohio, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Arkansas for the "clearly gratuitous infliction of severe pain and suffer...

 2017-12-08 12:12 

Times of Israel

Thousands march in Istanbul to protest Trump...

'Whenever we see the name of Israel on a map, we cross it out and write Palestine,' protester says in rally against Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem'Whenever we see the name of Israel on a map, we cross it out and write Palestine,' protest...

 2017-12-08 12:09 

FARS News Agency

Syria: ISIL Kills Dozens of Rival Terrorists in Hama Ambush...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Dozens of Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board) terrorists were killed in an ISIL ambush operation in Eastern Aleppo, sources close to dissident groups disclosed on Friday....

 2017-12-08 12:09 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Storms Terrorists' Strategic Positions near Occupied Golan Heights...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops stormed the strongholds of the Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board) on the strategic hilltop of Tal al-Maqtoul near the Golan Heights in Western Damascus for the second day in a ....

 2017-12-08 12:09 

FARS News Agency

Russia to Propose Syria Reconciliation Scenario to Libya...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia plans to suggest a peace congress in Libya to end the six-year conflict similar to talks that will be held in Syria, Russian Foreign Ministry and parliament's lead negotiator on Libya Lev Dengov said....

 2017-12-08 12:09 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Security Forces Arrest Terrorist Responsible for Homs Attack...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian security forces have arrested an ISIL militant that was responsible for the terrorist attack in Homs city earlier this week, field sources reported on Friday....

 2017-12-08 12:09 

FARS News Agency

Senior Iranian Cleric Raps Trump's Decision to Recognize Al-Quds as Israel's Capital...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran's provisional Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ahmad Khatami blasted US President Donald Trumps' decision to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem (al-Quds), warning about repercussions of such unwise decis ....

 2017-12-08 12:09 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Dispatches More Troops, Equipment to Northern Dara'a to Intensify Attacks on Terrorists...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Field sources reported on Friday that the Syrian Army has send a large number of forces and a large volume of equipment to a region among the province of Northern Dara'a, Western Damascus and Northern Quneitra known as the Death Triangle...

 2017-12-08 12:09 

FARS News Agency

Britain, EU Reach Historic Deal on Brexit Divorce Terms...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Britain and the EU reached a historic deal on Friday on the terms of the Brexit divorce after Prime Minister Theresa May rushed to Brussels for early morning talks....

 2017-12-08 12:09 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Hits Terrorists' Movements in Aleppo Province...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army' artillery and missile units opened heavy fire at the positions of the Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board) in Southeastern Aleppo on Friday to pave the ground for the government force...

 2017-12-08 12:09 

FARS News Agency

Syria in Last 24 Hours: Damascus-Moscow-Beijing Triangle Shaping to Fight Terrorists in Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian media reports said that Syria and Russia are likely to widen cooperation with China to fight the terrorist groups in the Arab country....

 2017-12-08 12:09 

FARS News Agency

Tehran: Senior Muslim Figures Condemn Trump's Decision to Relocate US Embassy to Quds...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The participants in the 31 International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran, in a statement on Friday, condemned US President Donald Trump's Wednesday remarks about al-Quds and his order to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusa...

 2017-12-08 12:06 

i24 News

Macron warns against meddling in Lebanon at Hariri support meeting...

Macron highlighted the 'cardinal principle of non-interference'; in affairs of other countries...

 2017-12-08 12:04 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Turkish protesters: 'Jerusalem is ours and will remain so'...

Thousands of anti-Israel protesters march in Istanbul against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital....

 2017-12-08 12:04 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Turkish protesters: 'Jerusalem is ours and will remain so'...
 2017-12-08 12:02 

Al Jazeera

Macron: Lebanon must be a stabilising regional force...

In joint news conference, French president hails Lebanese prime minister's decision to withdraw resignation....

 2017-12-08 12:00 

i24 News

Muslims protest worldwide calling Trump's decision 'slap in the face'...

In Malaysia, thousands more demonstrated denouncing the move as a 'slap in the face' for Muslims worldwide...

 2017-12-08 12:00 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

British FM due in Tehran on Saturday: Spokesman...

Tehran, Dec 8, IRNA Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Friday British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will visit Tehran on Saturday to talk with Iranian officials....

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