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 2017-02-26 12:44 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

UN official urges collective efforts to solve dust storm problem... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA - Head of the UN Environmental Program (UNEP) Erik Solheim in an Instagram message to people of Khuzestan said all should work together to solve the problem of dust storm in the southern provinces of Iran....

 2017-02-26 12:41 

Times of Israel

Swedes puzzle over Fox News Swedish security adviser... +

Stockholm says it's never heard of Nils Bildt, a man presented by Bill O'Reilly as a senior defense official...

 2017-02-26 12:40 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: ISIS planning 'mass terror attacks' in Britain... +

British officials say ISIS planning attacks on UK, warns ISIS willing to use 'whatever means possible' and has 'no moral barriers.'...

 2017-02-26 12:39 

Press TV

IRGC Ground Force launches drone organization... +

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force establishes an organization specializing in using drones in military operations....

 2017-02-26 12:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: ISIS soldiers strap bomb on dog ... +
 2017-02-26 12:38 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain to host third robotics championship... +
 2017-02-26 12:38 

Bahrain News Agency

ThinkSmart presents training programme... +
 2017-02-26 12:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

No legal let up as French candidates face probes... +

France's presidential frontrunners Francois Fillon and far-right leader Marine Le Pen can expect no pause in legal investigations targeting them ahead of elections in April, the justice minister said Sunday...

 2017-02-26 12:37 

JPost.com

Imri Zivs "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017... +

The singer was chosen after winning a reality show competition on February 13....

 2017-02-26 12:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arab woman convicted of assaulting MK Mualem... +

Attack occurred when MK Shuli Mualem-Refaeli ascended Temple Mount in November, 2014....

 2017-02-26 12:31 

JPost.com

Talya Eliav channels iconic French singer for latest album... +

The Haifa-based musician says Barbara got inside her soul "like a sort of dybbuk."...

 2017-02-26 12:30 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Sunday until 00:00 GMT... +
 2017-02-26 12:29 

Press TV

Netherlands parliament to decide to keep or ditch euro... +

The Netherlands parliament will debate whether to remain in the Eurozone or leave it....

 2017-02-26 12:28 

Al Arabiya

Irans ex-president Ahmadinejad writes open letter to Trump... +

Iranrsquo;s ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad published Sunday an open letter to Donald Trump, welcoming his criticism of the US political system but...

 2017-02-26 12:23 

JPost.com

Foreign Ministry strike postponed... +
 2017-02-26 12:21 

Al Jazeera

Philippines: Thirteen escape in latest prison break... +

At least 13 "high value" detainees facing drug charges stormed out of Philippine jail by cutting through metal grilles....

 2017-02-26 12:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

How can immigrants save Israel's healthcare system? ... +
 2017-02-26 12:20 

Gulf Times

Oil giant taps China's vast geothermal reserves... +

Chinese state-run energy giant Sinopec has drilled hundreds of wells across the country without finding a single drop of oil. But that was precisely the point: instead of black gold, the almost mile deep holes are providing clean heat for local homes....

 2017-02-26 12:20 

Times of Israel

Court to decide on shuttering Haifa ammonia tank in coming days... +

Mayor thanks protesters for coming out, vows to clean up city; Health Ministry threatens to stop treating all but sickest Syrians...

 2017-02-26 12:20 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Intl community following up Lake Orumiyeh revival: UN official... +

Orumiyeh, West Azarbaijan prov, Feb 26, IRNA Irans efforts in reviving Lake Orumiyeh (Urmia) in North West of the country are being seriously followed up by international community, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Head of UN Environment Pr...

 2017-02-26 12:18 

Press TV

153 lawmakers urge France to recognize state of Palestine... +

Over 150 lawmakers sign a petition to urge the French governments recognition of the state of Palestine....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

FARS News Agency

Minister: Italy Opens Credit Line for Investment in Iran... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian declared that Italy has opened a line of credit for its companies to invest in Iran's water and electricity industries....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

FARS News Agency

Some 20 People Injured in Refugee Shelter Fire in Western Sweden... +

TEHRAN FNA - About 20 people were seriously injured in fire that occurred on Sunday in the largest shelter for refugees in the city of Vanersborg in Western Sweden, local police said in a statement....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

FARS News Agency

Iraq to Saudi Arabia: End Silence on Turkey Incursion... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iraq asked Saudi Arabia to break its silence on the presence of Turkish troops on its soil as the kingdom's hawkish foreign minister visits Baghdad to bring rocky relations out of a long freeze....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

FARS News Agency

Swedes Puzzled Second Time in Week over 'Swedish 'Security Advisor' on US TV... +

TEHRAN FNA - A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program featured a "Swedish defense and national security adviser" who's unknown to the country's military ....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

FARS News Agency

Iran's Rowers Collect Four Medals at 2017 Asian Canoe Slalom Championships... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian male and female rowers featured remarkable levels of athletic skills and physical strength at the 2017 Asian Canoe Slalom Championships in Thailand, and managed to pick up four medals, including one gold, at the continental even ....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

FARS News Agency

Saudi Arabia Asks for $10bln in Aid from Kuwait to Continue War in Yemen... +

TEHRAN FNA - Documents leaked by Arab military sources disclosed that the Saudi regime has gone bankrupt as a result of the war on Yemen, and asked for huge amount of cash from Kuwait....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

FARS News Agency

IRGC Ground Force Sets Up Special Drone Center... +

TEHRAN FNA - Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour announced start of operation by a special Unmanned Aerial Vehicle UAV unit for different IRGC Ground Force missions....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

FARS News Agency

Terrorist Centers in Idlib, Hama Hit Hard in Syrian Armed Forces' Attacks... +

TEHRAN FNA - Syrian Army troops and aircraft launched massive attacks on terrorist groups' concentration centers and positions in Southern Idlib and Northern Hama, killing over 15 and wounding several more, including a field commander....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

FARS News Agency

Iraq: Police Commandos Recapture New Neighborhood in Mosul... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iraqi federal police recaptured a neighborhood on the Western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with ISIL militants, as thousands of people continued to flee the battle to government-controlled areas, security officials said....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

FARS News Agency

UNHCR: Refugees Make up Bulk of Crossings from US to Canada... +

TEHRAN FNA - United Nations' refugee agency said most of the hundreds of people streaming over the US border into Canada in recent weeks are asylum-seekers, coming from Syria, Yemen, Turkey or Sudan....

 2017-02-26 12:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Special Interview: Moshe Feiglin returns to the ring... +

'Zehut' Party founder grants Arutz Sheva interview ahead of opening conference: 'Message burning in my bones: State must fulfill mission'....

 2017-02-26 12:13 

JPost.com

Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia desecrated... +

The incident marks the second time a Jewish cemetery in the US has been vandalized in the past week....

 2017-02-26 12:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syrian army advances against ISIS near Aleppo: monitor... +

The Syrian army and its allies made a sudden advance on Saturday and Sunday into areas held by ISIS in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as the extremist group retreated after losing the city of al-Bab to Turkey-backed rebels on Thursday...

 2017-02-26 12:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israel to encourage production of gluten-free foods ... +
 2017-02-26 12:11 

JPost.com

Was US gap-year students death negligent homicide?... +

Ariel Newman died of heat stroke during scorching desert hike in September 2014....

 2017-02-26 12:10 

ISNA

Final phase of Irans massive naval war game kicks off... +

Tehran (ISNA) The final phase of the massive naval drill named Velayat 95 has been kicked off Sunday morning at the order of Iranian Navy commander rear-admiral Habibollah Sayyari....

 2017-02-26 12:10 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'I won't let the Justice Minister hurt the coalition'... +

Coalition chairman says it's 'a shame' the media still listens to Justice Minister Shaked....

 2017-02-26 12:08 

MehrNews.com

Pres. Rouhani off to Pakistan Tue. for ECO Summit... +

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) Irans President Hassan Rouhani will depart for Islamabad Tuesday. at the official invitation of Pakistani prime minister to take part in the 13th Summit of the ECO Heads of States....

 2017-02-26 12:06 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egypt puts off raising entry visa price for visitors... +

Egyptian officials say plans to more than double charges for entry visas paid by foreign visitors arriving in the country have been put off until July 1...

 2017-02-26 12:04 

Kuwait News Agency

KRCS commends conspicuous volunteerism in nat'l celebrations... +
 2017-02-26 12:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait partakes in Int'l exhibition on conserving sea... +
 2017-02-26 12:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Sabah Al-Ahmad Village marks nat'l festivals... +
 2017-02-26 12:04 

Press TV

UK must cut ties with Mideast allies if to avert terror threat: Activist... +

An activist says if Britain really feels there is a high-level threat against it, it should cut ties with its allies in the Middle East region....

 2017-02-26 12:04 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: ISIS soldiers strap bomb on dog ... +

ISIS send 'suicide dogs' into battle field instead of risking human life....

 2017-02-26 12:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

French Holocaust-era scholar nearly deported from US ... +
 2017-02-26 11:55 

Gulf Daily News

Arab national caught in multi-million investment scam... +
 2017-02-26 11:54 

Gulf Daily News

Saudi Kingdom Tower lit up in colours of Kuwaiti flag... +
 2017-02-26 11:53 

Gulf Daily News

Syrian woman caught driving a car in Saudi Arabia... +
 2017-02-26 11:51 

JPost.com

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Philadelphia... +

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