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 2017-04-28 12:37 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti creates Cultural Foundation to promote ties with France... +
 2017-04-28 12:36 

Ynetnews

Chemical weapons team ready to visit Syria if safety assured... +

THE HAGUEThe chief of the international chemical weapons watchdog says his team of experts is ready and willing to travel to the site of a deadly nerve gas attack in Syria if their safety can be assured. Ahmet Uzumcu of the Organization for the Prohibitio...

 2017-04-28 12:36 

MehrNews.com

Funeral of martyred soldiers in Mirjaveh... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) The funeral ceremony of 6 border guards martyred in a cross-border terrorist attack by Takfiri militants in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, was held in Friday....

 2017-04-28 12:33 

MehrNews.com

Iran 2017 presidential candidates hold 1st live debate... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) The first debate among the six candidates of the 12th Iranian presidential election is now aired live on state television....

 2017-04-28 12:33 

MehrNews.com

Iran 2017 presidential candidates offer economic plans on 1st live debate... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) The first debate among the six candidates of the 12th Iranian presidential election was aired live on state television on Friday and the candidates offered their plans for the next government....

 2017-04-28 12:29 

Press TV

New bill giving Egypt's Sisi more powers 'unconstitutional'... +

An analyst says the amendments endorsed by the Egyptian president to the Judicial Authority Law are unconstitutional....

 2017-04-28 12:28 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Fighting BDS with laughter ... +
 2017-04-28 12:28 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Fighting BDS with laughter... +

Watch: ILTV meets Noam Jacobson and Gady Weissbart - the Stayin Alive comedy duo....

 2017-04-28 12:26 

Al Arabiya

Pope Francis lands in Egypt in push for religious tolerance... +

Pope Francis landed in the Egyptian capital on Friday to promote dialogue with Muslims and support the countryrsquo;s embattled Christians who have...

 2017-04-28 12:23 

Press TV

Manama regime forces detain another Shia cleric in Bahrain... +

Bahraini regime forces have arrested another Shia Muslim cleric as part of the heavy-handed crackdown on members of the religious community....

 2017-04-28 12:23 

Al Jazeera

Pope Francis arrives in Egypt on historic two-day visit... +

Two-day visit aimed at fostering peace between the minority Christian and majority Muslim community....

 2017-04-28 12:22 

Bahrain Mirror

Detained Scholar Khalil Al-Halwachi to Appeal his Verdict in May... +

Bahraini scholar and human rights activist Khalil Al-Halwachi allegedly jailed in connection with the Arab Spring protests is to appeal his 10-year prison term. Al-Halwachi claims he has been targeted for his peaceful political activism around the time of...

 2017-04-28 12:14 

Al Arabiya

Israel planning 15,000 more settlement homes in Jerusalem... +

Israel intends to build 15,000 new settlement homes in East Jerusalem, the Housing Ministry said on Friday despite US President Donald Trumprsquo;s...

 2017-04-28 12:14 

MehrNews.com

Finland vows to back expansion of EU coop. with Iran... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) In a meeting with Iranian deputy FM Takht-Ravanchi in Helsinki, Finnish Secretary of Foreign Affairs PeterStenlund stressed his countrys resolve to back efforts for expansion of EU cooperation with Iran....

 2017-04-28 12:13 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Friday until 12:00 GMT... +
 2017-04-28 12:12 

Kuwait News Agency

Erdogan lashes out at world order, influential powers' domination... +
 2017-04-28 12:10 

Al Jazeera

Ndileka Mandela: Zuma should listen and step down... +

Nelson Mandela's granddaughter tells Al Jazeera that President 'Zuma should listen to the people and step down'....

 2017-04-28 12:04 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Pakistan ambassador summoned over terro attack on border guards... +

Tehran, April 28, IRNA Iran summoned Pakistan ambassador to Tehran over terrorist attack on Iranian border guards which claimed the lives of nine soldiers and injured two others....

 2017-04-28 11:56 

Emirates 24|7

Samsung, Apple keep top spots in smartphone market... +

Samsung and Apple maintained their leadership in the smartphone market in early 2017 while Chinese-based Huawei's strong growth cemented its number three position, a market tracker said Thursday.Research firm IDC said overall smartphone shipments grew...

 2017-04-28 11:55 

Al Jazeera

Spring storms sweep across the southern United States... +

Residents in the southern states prepare for severe Spring weather....

 2017-04-28 11:50 

Ynetnews

Erdogan: 'Fresh page' for US relations with Trump... +

ISTANBULTurkey's president says a "fresh page" in Turkish-American relations can be opened with US President Donald Trump's administration, as high-level dialogue has intensified since January. Speaking in Istanbul Friday, President Recep ...

 2017-04-28 11:50 

Al Jazeera

Is there a future for the EFF in S. Africa after Zuma?... +

Julius Malema is using the EFF to maintain his political relevance whilst waiting for Zumas departure from the ANC....

 2017-04-28 11:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump's first 100 days - Has anything changed?... +

Listen to the weekly summary of what is happening behind the scenes in American politics....

 2017-04-28 11:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump's first 100 days - Has anything changed? ... +
 2017-04-28 11:49 

Times of Israel

Striking Syria: Out in the open... +

The Hebrew-language media covers the rising tensions across the northern border with the downing of a Syrian drone and its implications vis--vis Russia...

 2017-04-28 11:48 

Ynetnews

Report: The Lebanese citizen who infiltrated Israeli territory will be transferred to UNIFIL forces... +

According to media reports in Lebanon, the Lebanese citizen who entered Israeli territory on Thursday, in the area of Moshav Margaliyot near the border, will be transferred to UNIFIL forces. The Lebanese citizen entered Israel unarmed and was arrested at ...

 2017-04-28 11:48 

FARS News Agency

Tens of Terrorists Killed, Wounded in Clashes with Syrian Army in Dara'a... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army forces engaged in fierce clashes with Al-Nusra Front also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board in different regions in the Southern province of Dara'a, killing tens of terrorists and wounding ....

 2017-04-28 11:48 

FARS News Agency

NASA Debuts 3D-Printed Space Chain Mail... +

TEHRAN FNA - NASA debuted a new kind of engineered metallic fabric that they hope will see diverse applications in space — and on other worlds....

 2017-04-28 11:48 

FARS News Agency

Apple Patents Method to Charge Devices Wirelessly Using Wi-Fi Router... +

TEHRAN FNA - This week, Apple was granted a patent for a method that could mean users would be able to charge their iPhones wirelessly using a Wi-Fi router....

 2017-04-28 11:48 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Soldiers in Tough Battle against Terrorists in Northern Sweida... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army troops exchanged fire with a large group of terrorists in the Northern territories of Sweida province, while the country's Air Force bombed heavily the positions of the militants in the province, local sources said....

 2017-04-28 11:48 

FARS News Agency

Hama: Terrorists' Military Hardware Sustain Major Damage under Syrian Army's Heavy Fire... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army's artillery and missile units targeted the positions and movements of Al-Nusra Front also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board in Northern Hama, destroying their military equipment in large scale ....

 2017-04-28 11:48 

FARS News Agency

Positive Side of Worrying... +

TEHRAN FNA - Worry -- it does a body good. And, the mind as well. A new paper argues there's an upside to worrying....

 2017-04-28 11:48 

FARS News Agency

Surgeon Says Human Head Transplant Less Than A Year Away... +

TEHRAN FNA - Sergio Canavero has revealed that the world's first human head transplant will take place within 10 months -- and he's already planning his next project....

 2017-04-28 11:48 

FARS News Agency

Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Regains Control of More Areas in Damascus Countryside... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian army continued its advances in Damascus province in Southern Syria, and took back control of more areas in the Southern parts of al-Qaboun district....

 2017-04-28 11:46 

Ynetnews

Mashaal: The hunger strikers are sending a message, Israel will have to release them... +

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal addressed the 12-day hunger strike of Palestinian security prisoners: "It will not be long before we force Israel to release our prisoners, and we are willing to pay the most expensive price for them. The prisoners are pass...

 2017-04-28 11:45 

Kuwait News Agency

France slams Syrian air strikes on Idlib... +
 2017-04-28 11:43 

Ynetnews

Denmark charges 6 men for joining radical Muslims in Syria... +

COPENHAGENA Danish prosecutor has charged six men with violating Danish terrorism laws by joining the Islamic State group from 2013 to 2016. Prosecutor Lise-Lotte Nilas says the case where based on a name list that Danish investigators had received a year...

 2017-04-28 11:42 

JPost.com

Turkey says Austria should turn back from 'wrong policy' on Turkey's EU accession... +
 2017-04-28 11:41 

Al Jazeera

Trump 100 days: Who has he met and when?... +

President Donald Trump has not left the US since taking office in January 2017....

 2017-04-28 11:37 

Gulf Times

British anti-terrorism police foil plot after woman shot... +

British counter-terrorism police said on Friday they had thwarted an active plot after a woman was shot during an armed raid on a house in north London in the second major security operation in the British capital....

 2017-04-28 11:27 

Times of Israel

Heres to you, Mr. Simon homage to Jewish pop legend opens in LA... +

The comprehensive Rock and Roll Hall of Fame exhibit on the celebrated songwriter examines his contributions to American music through a cultural lens...

 2017-04-28 11:26 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Classic Marxist agitation: Army order halts Peace Now march on Baladim farm ... +
 2017-04-28 11:26 

Times of Israel

UK on heightened alert after overnight terror arrests... +

British police warn of 'increased level of terrorist activity' after knifeman arrested near Parliament, 6 detained in raids...

 2017-04-28 11:26 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Army order halts Peace Now march on Baladim farm... +

Meretz MK Tweets army order preventing provocation law-and-order champions alight buses and proceed on foot developing....

 2017-04-28 11:22 

Bahrain News Agency

Education minister visits school... +
 2017-04-28 11:22 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain Merida clinches 3rd place... +
 2017-04-28 11:20 

Gulf Times

Secret jail with inmates found in Philippine police station... +

A cramped hidden cell with about a dozen inmates held allegedly on illegal drug charges was discovered behind a bookshelf in a police station in the Philippines, the Commission on Human Rights said on Friday....

 2017-04-28 11:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait wins membership in Arab union... +
 2017-04-28 11:19 

Kuwait News Agency

UK foils terror plot... +
 2017-04-28 11:18 

Press TV

First 2017 debate among Iran presidential candidates to air live... +

Iran state TV will broadcast live the first debate among the six candidates of the 12th presidential election....

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