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 2018-02-20 14:12 

Gulf Times

Former Bangladeshi PM challenges five-year corruption sentence...

Sanaullah Miah, Khaleda Zia's lawyer, told DPA that he had filed the appeal on her behalf, saying she was not involved in any corruption over the establishment of Zia Orphanage Trust....

 2018-02-20 14:11 

MehrNews.com

Turkey's main opp. calls for regional meeting on Syria...

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) The leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) on Tuesday called on Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria to come together in order to solve regional issues without the US and Russia....

 2018-02-20 14:11 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

9 injured in terrorists' shelling of Damascus...

Damascus, Feb 20, IRNA/SANA - Armed groups in Eastern Ghouta continued violation of the de-escalation zone agreement through targeting residential areas and public facilities in Damascus and its countryside....

 2018-02-20 14:10 

Times of Israel

Man dies in gas explosion in Jerusalem; 3 hurt...

62-year-old woman and a couple in their 70s suffer minor injuries from blast at underground parking garage62-year-old woman and a couple in their 70s suffer minor injuries from blast at underground parking garage...

 2018-02-20 14:03 

Press TV

Hezbollah-Amal alliance firm ahead of elections...

Lebanese Political Parties have launched their election campaigns for the May 2018 parliamentary votes....

 2018-02-20 14:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Clear skies raise hopes in Iran's hunt for missing plane...

The hunt for a plane that went missing in Iran's Zagros mountains resumed for a third day on Tuesday with better weather raising hopes for the search and rescue teams....

 2018-02-20 14:01 

Al Arabiya

Saudi ambassador to Moscow: S-400 missile deal with Saudi Arabia in final stages...

The Saudi Ambassador to Moscow Raed bin Khaled Qrimli said that the negotiations to supply Saudi Arabia with Russian missile systems quot;S-400quot;...

 2018-02-20 13:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN demands end to targeting civilians in Eastern Ghouta...

The UN has demanded an end to the targeting of civilians in Syria after a heavy bombardment killed at least 100 civilians in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, as regime forces appeared to be preparing for an imminent ground assault....

 2018-02-20 13:54 

Al Jazeera

Students lead protests against gun violence in US...

Young people and their families demand stricter gun control laws after mass shooting at Florida school leaves 17 dead....

 2018-02-20 13:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

One dead in Jerusalem parking garage collapse...
 2018-02-20 13:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

One dead in Jerusalem parking garage collapse...

Victim found dead beneath rubble after parking garage collapsed following gas explosion....

 2018-02-20 13:54 

Bahrain Mirror

British University to Open in Bahrain this Year...

The Manchester Evening News website said that Bahrain will witness the opening of a new university "British University Bahrain" later this year, in partnership with University of Salford....

 2018-02-20 13:53 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Spanish, Dutch Top Diplomats Due in Tehran on Tuesday: Spokesman...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The foreign ministers of Spain and Netherlands plan to start their official visit to Iran later on Tuesday as part of efforts to boost relations with the Islamic Republic, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said....

 2018-02-20 13:51 

Press TV

Egypt blacklists Abol Fotouh, links him to Muslim Brotherhood...

Egyptian authorities put Abol Fotouh on "terrorism" list over alleged links to the Muslim Brotherhood....

 2018-02-20 13:50 

MehrNews.com

Dutch, Spanish FMs to visit Tehran...

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said foreign ministers of Spain and Netherlands will arrive in Tehran Late Monday....

 2018-02-20 13:47 

Saudi Press Agency

KSA's accession to ICCA...
 2018-02-20 13:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

100 civilians dead in shelling of Eastern Ghouta...

At least 100 civilians, 20 of them children were killed in a Syrian army bombardment of the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, a war monitor reported in a new toll Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 13:47 

Bahrain Mirror

Saudi Foreign Minister Rejects Qatari Proposal of EU-style security pact...

Saudi Arabia has no interest in participating in a European Union-style regional security alliance as proposed by Qatar, its Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Monday....

 2018-02-20 13:44 

Times of Israel

Snubbed by EU, Israeli cartoons slamming Iran to be displayed in Brussels...

European Parliament vetoes exhibition focusing on human rights violations in Islamic Republic as 'too controversial'European Parliament vetoes exhibition focusing on human rights violations in Islamic Republic as 'too controversial'...

 2018-02-20 13:43 

Press TV

Oxfam probing 26 new sexual cases...

Oxfam has said it was investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct which had been reported since a scandal broke earlier this month over its handling of a 2011 case in Haiti....

 2018-02-20 13:38 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

President Rouhani Calls for Further Iran-Russia-Turkey Talks on Syria...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hailed political negotiations between Tehran, Moscow, and Ankara over the protracted crisis in Syria as promising and called for the continuation of these talks....

 2018-02-20 13:37 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's EU policy collaborative: Envoy...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA - Iran's policies toward the European Union are collaborative and bilateral relations are increasing, said Iranian envoy in Venezuela....

 2018-02-20 13:36 

Press TV

Over Dozen civilians killed in new US-led strikes in Syria's Dayr al-Zawr...

At least 16 civilians have been killed in fresh US-led airstrikes in Syria's eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr....

 2018-02-20 13:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ex-Netanyahu aides suspected of attempting to bribe judge...
 2018-02-20 13:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ex-Netanyahu aides suspected of attempting to bribe judge...

Two former Netanyhau media advisors suspected of having offered to promote judge in exchange for closing case against PM's wife....

 2018-02-20 13:27 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Aoun arrives in Iraq, holds talks with president...

The common fight against terrorism was among the topics President Michel Aoun and his Iraqi counterpart Fouad Massoum discussed Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 13:25 

Al Jazeera

Unnatural Born Killers: Slaughter of American innocence...

What is really at the root of madness of regular gun violence in the United States?...

 2018-02-20 13:24 

Press TV

Trump set to oppose Boeing deal with Iran Air: Report...

US President Donald Trump has taken an aggressive stance on Iran, and pledged to ditch a landmark nuclear agreement which made the Boeing deal possible....

 2018-02-20 13:23 

Gulf Times

PM launches master plan to improve pedestrian safety...

Qatar Pedestrian Crossings Master Plan was formally launched at a function held in the presence of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani....

 2018-02-20 13:23 

Bahrain Mirror

Islamic State kills 27 Iraqi Militiamen Near Kirkuk...

Islamic State militants ambushed a convoy of pro-government militia fighters near the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk late on Sunday, killing at least 27 of them, the government-backed Popular Mobilisation Forces said on Monday....

 2018-02-20 13:21 

Bahrain Mirror

Bahrain to Introduce Deadline for People to Register Births and Deaths...

A deadline will be introduced in Bahrain for people to register births and deaths. There is currently no time frame for informing authorities, but the Shura Council yesterday approved requirements for new parents and the recently bereaved....

 2018-02-20 13:20 

Bahrain Mirror

CID Summons Al-Wahdawi S-G for Interrogation without Mentioning Reasons...

Hasan Al Marzooq, Secretary-General of the Unitary National Democratic Assemblage (Al-Wahdawi party), said that the security authorities summoned him for interrogation tomorrow (Wednesday, February 21, 2018), without mentioning reasons....

 2018-02-20 13:18 

Times of Israel

Nearly 200 civilians dead in Syria rebel enclave as tragedy unfolds...

UN warns situation in Eastern Ghouta 'spiraling out of control,' as 57 children are killed in bloodiest bombardments in four yearsUN warns situation in Eastern Ghouta 'spiraling out of control,' as 57 children are killed in bloodiest bomba...

 2018-02-20 13:16 

Al Jazeera

The rise and fall of Mikheil Saakashvili...

The Saakashvili saga exemplifies how easily one can stray from democratic promise to semi-authoritarian rabble rousing....

 2018-02-20 13:16 

MehrNews.com

Lavrov urges dialogue between Turkey, Syria...

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) Russian Foriegn Minister Sergei Lavrov said Afrin issue can be resolved through direct dialogue between Ankara and Damascus....

 2018-02-20 13:15 

Bahrain News Agency

Al Baraka Bank Tunisia 'stable outlook' affirmed...
 2018-02-20 13:11 

Bahrain Mirror

US Synagogue Organizes Religious Touristic Trip to Occupied Palestine through Bahrain in First Visit of Its Kind...

A synagogue delegation organized a trip to Bahrain and occupied Palestine on February 25th, in first visit of its kind to a Gulf state....

 2018-02-20 13:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Tehran, Madrid to discuss ties in Spanish FM's Tehran visit...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis heading a political and commercial delegation is scheduled to visit Tehran on Wednesday....

 2018-02-20 13:01 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Pakistan expresses grief over deaths in Iran plane crash...

Islamabad, Feb 20, IRNA - Pakistan Foreign Ministry in a message expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of lives after a passenger plane crashed in Iran....

 2018-02-20 13:00 

Emirates 24|7

Dubai.. The City of Exhibitions...
 2018-02-20 12:58 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran to host ECO-CCI meeting with Pakistan chambers guild in chair...

Islamabad, Feb 20, IRNA - President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and ECO Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ECO-CCI) Ghazanfar Bilour, will preside the forthcoming statutory meeting of ECO-CCI scheduled to be held...

 2018-02-20 12:55 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Foreign Minister visits KAICIID in Vienna...
 2018-02-20 12:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

World famous Israeli mathematician to receive 2018 Israel Prize...

Prof. Alex Lubotzky: 'We have become a world superpower in Mathematics. We have many, many reasons to be proud of our small country.'...

 2018-02-20 12:44 

Ynetnews

300 arrested after Sufis clash with Iran police, killing 5...

Overnight clashes between followers of a Sufi Islam leader and Iranian police killed five members of the security forces and injured 30, Iranian media reported Tuesday, the latest tensions between the mystical order and authorities. Over 300 were arrested...

 2018-02-20 12:41 

Ynetnews

Syria rebel leader says new 'Holocaust' underway...

A top Syrian opposition figure says government forces along with Iran and Russia are committing a new "Holocaust" in rebel-held suburbs of the capital Damascus. Mohammed Alloush of the Army of Islam told The Associated Press Tuesday that the Unite...

 2018-02-20 12:39 

Al Arabiya

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Saudi engineer who survived 7 Shiite terrorist attacks...

Itrsquo;s been almost a year since the assassination attempt against Saudi engineer and former member of the Qatif municipal council, Nabih...

 2018-02-20 12:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Police to seek testimony from Chief Justice...
 2018-02-20 12:37 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran Red Crescent mobilizing to transfer dead bodies of plane crash...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA After the plane wreckage was found, all forces and helicopters are being mobilized to transfer the dead bodies of the plane that crashed in southwestern Iran on Sunday, Secretary-General of the Iranian Red Crescent Mahoud Mahmoudi-Nas...

 2018-02-20 12:35 

Times of Israel

Israeli researchers grow 'mini-brain' in a test tube...

Weizmann Institute's study of brain wrinkling opens way for future research into disorders such as microcephaly, epilepsy and schizophreniaWeizmann Institute's study of brain wrinkling opens way for future research into disorders such as microceph...

 2018-02-20 12:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Liberman: Hamas using Gaza residents as live ammunition...

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