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 2017-04-29 22:05 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

26 Syrians arrested for illegally crossing into Lebanon... +

Police arrested one Lebanese citizen and 26 Syrian nationals, including 10 children, for illegally entering Lebanon, the Internal Security Forces Saturday said in a statement....

 2017-04-29 22:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'I haven't come full circle yet' ... +
 2017-04-29 21:59 

Ynetnews

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Marchers fight for planet... +

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says climate marches taking place around the country are part of a fight for the future of the planet. The former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination addressed an adoring crowd of about 3,000 people who turned ...

 2017-04-29 21:58 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Italian FM backs prosecutor on NGO migrant row... +

Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano Saturday said he "agreed 100 percent" with a prosecutor's repeated suggestions that some charity boats rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are colluding with traffickers in Libya....

 2017-04-29 21:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

French will decide EU future in May 7 vote: Hollande... +

French President Francois Hollande said Saturday that voters in France must decide their future in Europe in the May 7 presidential vote pitting europhile candidate Emmanuel Macron against the anti-EU Marine Le Pen....

 2017-04-29 21:55 

JPost.com

IDF arrests 17 overnight in Isawiya... +
 2017-04-29 21:52 

Times of Israel

Pope repeats refugee concentration camps remarks... +

Challenged over criticism of the comparison, Francis doubles down...

 2017-04-29 21:45 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hungary still defiant on US university after Brussels summit... +

The Hungarian government remained defiant Saturday over the possible closure of Budapest-based Central European University, founded by billionaire George Soros....

 2017-04-29 21:45 

Qatar News Agency

QRCS Calls For Protection of Aid Workers in Conflict Zones... +

Doha, April 29 (QNA) - Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) announced the decease of one of its volunteers, 32 year old Musab Ahmad Arabi, who worked as a cameraman accompanying field relief teams working inside Syria.Arabi passed away following an ...

 2017-04-29 21:37 

Times of Israel

Turkey bans television dating shows... +

Deputy PM Kurtulmus had warned such programs were at odds with Turkish tradition and customs...

 2017-04-29 21:37 

Alalam News Network

Air photos show drone strikes on ISIS militants in Mosul [VIDEO]... +

A video released by the Iraqi Federal Police, shows drone strikes on ISIS militants near Al-Hadba' Minaret of the Great mosque of al-Nuri in the heart of old Mosul.......

 2017-04-29 21:35 

Press TV

US trying to disrupt Iran's cooperation with intl. banks: Zarif ... +

Iran's foreign minister slams US government for trying to disrupt the countrys cooperation with international banks....

 2017-04-29 21:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'I haven't come full circle yet'... +

Fiancee of murdered IDF soldier Hadar Goldin speaks about what Memorial Day means for her....

 2017-04-29 21:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hamas to amend controversial charter in bid to ease ties ... +
 2017-04-29 21:31 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Knights of Malta elect temporary leader for reform period... +

The ancient Knights of Malta religious order Saturday elected a temporary leader during a period of reform after the last grand master was effectively ousted by Pope Francis....

 2017-04-29 21:26 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Funeral Procession Held in Iran for Border Guards... +

MASHHAD (Tasnim) People in the city of Mashhad on Friday attended the funeral of six Iranian servicemen killed on duty at a border post in a southeastern province. An attack by the so-called Jaish al-Adl Takfiri terrorist group on a border post in Mirjav...

 2017-04-29 21:25 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syria government repels ISIS attack in Aleppo province... +

Syria's military says its troops and allied fighters have repelled an attack by ISIS on a government-held area south of Aleppo province....

 2017-04-29 21:22 

Ynetnews

Pentagon reports blast kills US service member outside Mosul... +

A US service member in Iraq was killed Saturday by an explosive device outside Mosul, according to a statement released by the Pentagon.The Pentagon said the service member died from wounds sustained in an "explosive device blast," stating further...

 2017-04-29 21:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Liberman worries me, he's blurting out platitudes' ... +
 2017-04-29 21:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hamas to amend controversial charter in bid to ease ties... +

Hamas changes charter in attempt to mend ties with PA, international community....

 2017-04-29 21:20 

Ynetnews

Eight Syria Civil Defence workers killed in air strike... +

Eight Syria Civil Defence workers died on Saturday when an air strike hit their office in northern Hama province, the rescue service said on its Twitter page. Also known as the White Helmets, the civil defence rescue service operates in opposition-held pa...

 2017-04-29 21:20 

Qatar News Agency

Minister of Administrative Development: 'Qatar Is Free From Fatal Accidents, Infectious Diseases among Workers'... +

Doha, April 29 (QNA) - HE Minister of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs Dr Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi, on Saturday stressed that Qatar is free from fatal accidents and infectious diseases among workers, noting that such case...

 2017-04-29 21:18 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

For Trump in White House, conflicts of interest range widely... +

When it comes to avoiding conflicts of interest in the White House, President Donald Trump has ripped up the playbook in his first 100 days....

 2017-04-29 21:10 

Oman Observer

Syrian rebels fight each other in Damascus enclave... +
 2017-04-29 21:10 

Oman Observer

Shabab Oman II begins global voyage today... +
 2017-04-29 21:10 

Oman Observer

Oman Air promise to bounce back after frustrating opener to ESS Rd 2... +
 2017-04-29 21:07 

Ynetnews

Syrian military sources deny reports Israel struck Quneitra... +

Skys Arabic-language division reported explosions in the southern suburb of Quneitra in the Syrian Golan, in the base area of the 90th Brigade of the Assad army, on Saturday evening.Though initially attributed to Israel, Syrian military sources later deni...

 2017-04-29 21:05 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Goharshad Mosque: Masterpiece of Islamic Architecture... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Goharshad Mosque is one of the most famous mosques in Iran which is located in Razavi Khorasan province in the northeast of the country....

 2017-04-29 21:00 

Press TV

Clashes continue between rival terrorist groups in Syrias eastern Ghouta ... +

The death toll from infighting between rival terrorist groups near the Syrian capital has reaches at least 74....

 2017-04-29 21:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Dead sea turtle washes up on south Lebanon coast... +

A dead sea turtle washed up on a south Lebanon beach Saturday, after apparently choking on plastic bags it mistook for jellyfish....

 2017-04-29 20:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia ... +
 2017-04-29 20:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Liberman worries me, he's blurting out platitudes'... +

Former Defense Minister says PM should not have bought submarines, current Defense Minister has 'no patience' for security cabinet....

 2017-04-29 20:54 

Press TV

1000s hit the streets of DC for Climate March in Trump era... +

Thousands of people hit the streets of the US capital to participate in the Climate March....

 2017-04-29 20:54 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

North Dakota official faces recall threat for refugee claims... +

A firebrand commissioner in Fargo wondered out loud during a council meeting last September how much money North Dakota's largest city was spending on its decades-old refugee resettlement program, comments he has since backed up with speculation linking i...

 2017-04-29 20:51 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkish Pres. hints at cross-border assault against Kurdish fighters... +
 2017-04-29 20:49 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Capacity to Produce Renewable Energy to Reach 7,500MW in Coming Years... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said the countrys capacity to produce electricity from renewable energy resources would hit 7,500 megawatts in the next few years....

 2017-04-29 20:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Drone strike kills 3 Al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen... +

A presumed U.S. drone strike in south Yemen Saturday killed three suspected members of Al-Qaeda, a Yemeni security official said....

 2017-04-29 20:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hamas: Mahmoud Abbas acts like a Nazi ... +
 2017-04-29 20:45 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Plane crash in Cuba kills eight members of the military... +

Russian-made aircraft crashes in Cuba's mountainous region of western Artemisa province...

 2017-04-29 20:42 

JPost.com

Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to Washington, White House says... +
 2017-04-29 20:40 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia... +

Turkish internet users find themselves faced with 'error' message, Wikimedia says they're investigating....

 2017-04-29 20:34 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Dozens detained as Russian protesters say 'sick of Putin'... +

Hundreds of Russian opposition supporters turned out Saturday to protest against President Vladimir Putin's expected candidacy in elections set for 2018, with police detaining dozens of activists in the second-largest city of Saint Petersburg....

 2017-04-29 20:31 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Oil Exports to Asia Rise by 27% in March... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Irans oil exports to Asia witnessed a 27 percent rise in March compared to the same period last year....

 2017-04-29 20:30 

Al Jazeera

US families receive Iran payouts, decades after bombings... +

Compensation to relatives of victims of 'state-sponsored acts of terrorism' come from fines on sanctions violators....

 2017-04-29 20:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Unions call on Lebanese to take part in Labor Day rally... +

The National Federation of Worker and Employee Trade Unions in Lebanon reiterated calls on the Lebanese to take part in the Labor Day protests on May 1....

 2017-04-29 20:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

WATCH: Car damaged after rock attack ... +
 2017-04-29 20:24 

Al Jazeera

What change has Trump brought to Washington?... +

After 100 days in office, Donald Trump is the least popular US president in modern history....

 2017-04-29 20:21 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army and Hezbullah Forces Enter Border Town after Pushing Terrorists out... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian army and Hezbullah forces entered the village of Dura at the border with Lebanon, North of the town of Serghaya in the Northwestern countryside of Damascus after the withdrawal of the terrorist groups. VIDEO...

 2017-04-29 20:21 

FARS News Agency

Iraqi Popular Forces Clean up Last ISIL Remnants after Liberating Town of Hadar... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iraqi Popular Forces Hashed al-Shaabi continue hunting the remaining pockets of ISIL terrorists in areas North of the city of al-Hadar after capturing the city. VIDEO...

 2017-04-29 20:21 

FARS News Agency

15 Killed or Wounded in Car Bomb Attack in Baghdad... +

TEHRAN FNA - At least five people were killed and ten others wounded Friday evening in a bomb attack in the downtown Karada district of Baghdad. PHOTOS...

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