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 2017-02-26 11:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Israeli doctors take care of Palestinian children ... +
 2017-02-26 11:47 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

How can immigrants save Israel's healthcare system?... +

Knesset 'round table' meeting to discuss integration of immigrants into Israel's healthcare system....

 2017-02-26 11:46 

MehrNews.com

Rouhani to run for 2017 Presidential Election... +

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) The Iranian Vice President for Parliamentary Affairs Hossein-Ali Amiri announced that President Rouhani will run for Iran's next Presidential Election due on May 2017....

 2017-02-26 11:44 

Times of Israel

Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad pens letter to Trump... +

Dispatch praises US president for exposing America as 'corrupt,' encourages him to respect immigrants...

 2017-02-26 11:43 

Times of Israel

Iranian officials say Rouhani to run for second term... +

68-year-old incumbent president expected to formally announce candidacy for May 19 election...

 2017-02-26 11:39 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait supports Arab, Islamic groups at UNHRC -- envoy... +
 2017-02-26 11:39 

Emirates 24|7

Bollywood roundup: Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika.... +

Amitabh BachchanDeepikaAnusha Dandekar and Karan Kundra snapped post lunch at Bombay Salad.Waluscha D SouzaSuniel ShettyKangna RanautDaisy Shah and Sangeeta BijlaniSonakshi SinhaSushant Singh RajputKriti SanonJacqueline FernandezShahid Kapoor...

 2017-02-26 11:38 

Al Jazeera

March to remember slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov... +

Activists gather in Russian capital for a rally in memory of ex-deputy prime minister murdered in February 2015....

 2017-02-26 11:38 

Press TV

Saudi dissident gets 15-year jail term for taking part in anti-regime protest... +

The man from Tarut, an island in the Persian Gulf belonging to Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, was found guilty of participating in an anti-regime protest....

 2017-02-26 11:37 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump: DNC election was 'rigged' from the outset... +
 2017-02-26 11:36 

Bahrain News Agency

Constitutional amendment bill referred to legal committee... +
 2017-02-26 11:36 

Bahrain News Agency

Spring of Culture2017 launched... +
 2017-02-26 11:36 

JPost.com

Swastika made of feces found at school in Rhode Island... +
 2017-02-26 11:33 

Press TV

Yemeni army unveils new indigenous combat, reconnaissance drones... +

Yemeni army forces unveil four locally-designed and -manufactured unmanned aerial vehicles....

 2017-02-26 11:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US... +

Iran launched naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean on Sunday, a naval commander said, as tensions with the United States escalated after U.S President Donald Trump put Tehran "on notice"....

 2017-02-26 11:31 

Times of Israel

ILTV reaches strategic cooperation agreement with Walla news... +

Accord gives English television outlet access to Tel Aviv studios, additional video content...

 2017-02-26 11:27 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran's Rouhani to run for second term: vice-president... +

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has decided to run for re-election in May, the vice-president for parliamentary affairs said on Sunday, according to state news agency IRNA...

 2017-02-26 11:26 

MehrNews.com

Moscow condemns attack in Homs aimed to disrupt peace process... +

MOSCOW, Feb. 26 (MNA) The recent deadly bombings in the Syrian city of Homs are barbaric and aim to disrupt peace talks in Astana and Geneva, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Sunday....

 2017-02-26 11:26 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

US reportedly mulls withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council over Israel bias... +

Despite members known for repeated human rights abuses, Israel's been condemned more than any other country...

 2017-02-26 11:25 

Al Jazeera

Kyrgyz opposition leader Almazbek Atambayev detained... +

Ata Meken leader held on corruption charges but supporters call the move politically motivated ahead of elections....

 2017-02-26 11:23 

Ynetnews

Police detective and two officers accused of attacking civilians... +

Police internal Affairs department has filed an indictment to Rishon Le Zions Magistrates Court against detective Gilad Peretz and two officers serving with him, Eric Pishakov and Gregory Pischov, for aggravated assault and obstruction of justice.Accordin...

 2017-02-26 11:23 

Gulf Times

The 89th Academy Awards: fun facts and figures... +

Hollywood's elite gathers at the Dolby Theatre for the 89th annual Academy Awards on Sunday to reward the best in acting, writing and filmmaking talent....

 2017-02-26 11:22 

Press TV

Iran's export of petrochemical products exceeds $10bn... +

Officials say Iran has exported almost 19,000,000 tons of petrochemical products worth 10 billion dollars....

 2017-02-26 11:20 

Times of Israel

Bedouins say theyll skip reserve duty over Erdans slander... +

Two dozen reservists threaten action over discrimination, allegation that deadly incident at village evacuation was terrorism...

 2017-02-26 11:17 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Malaysia Says Airport Safe, Autopsy Shows Nerve Agent Effect... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused ...

 2017-02-26 11:17 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Members of Arab robber gang nabbed... +
 2017-02-26 11:16 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pending murder indictment: Prosecutor statement against Sela ... +
 2017-02-26 11:16 

Times of Israel

Iran begins Strait of Hormuz navy drill amid tensions with US... +

Latest exercise comes 2 weeks after Western navies hold mass military drill off coast of Islamic Republic...

 2017-02-26 11:15 

JPost.com

Bomb attack on police bus wounds four officers in Bahrain... +
 2017-02-26 11:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Swedes puzzle over Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor'... +

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 and foreign-affairs official...

 2017-02-26 11:14 

FARS News Agency

Yemeni Forces Continue Advances in Ta'iz, Sana'a, Kill 13 Saudi-Backed Militias... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Yemeni army and popular forces continued their advances against the Saudi-backed militants in Sana'a and Ta'iz regions, killing over a dozen militias in fierce clashes....

 2017-02-26 11:14 

FARS News Agency

Russia Condemns 'Barbaric' Attack in Syrian Homs Aimed to Disrupt Peace Process... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Sunday that the recent deadly bombings in the Syrian city of Homs are barbaric and aim to disrupt peace talks in Astana and Geneva....

 2017-02-26 11:14 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Seizes back Key Energy-Rich Field from ISIL East of Homs... +

TEHRAN FNA - Syrian Army troops stormed ISIL's defense lines in Eastern Homs and beat the terrorists back from al-Maher oil and gas field with the back up of the country's fighter jets and artillery fire....

 2017-02-26 11:14 

FARS News Agency

Arab Analyst: Talks with Iran Only Way for S. Arabia to Come Out of Yemen Quagmire... +

TEHRAN FNA - Abdel Bari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of Rai al-Youm newspaper, referred to Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir's recent visit to Iraq, and said Riyadh seeks to end its isolation policy in the region and reach out to Iran with Baghdad's ....

 2017-02-26 11:14 

FARS News Agency

Over 300 ISIL Militants Killed by One Iraqi Army Sniper... +

TEHRAN FNA - A 63-year-old Iraqi snniper single-handedly wiped out 321 ISIL militant during various battles across the war-striken country....

 2017-02-26 11:14 

FARS News Agency

Day and Night Protests Continue in Bahrain... +

TEHRAN FNA - Bahraini citizens continue day and night protest rallies in support of Shiite cleric leader Sheikh Issa Qassim whose citizenship has been stripped by Manama regime. PHOTOS...

 2017-02-26 11:14 

FARS News Agency

Dissident Leader: US Plots to Stir Confrontation between Turkey, Iran over Syria... +

TEHRAN FNA - A prominent Syrian dissident leader warned that Washington is troubling efforts made by Tehran and Moscow to resolve the crisis in Syria politically, and said the US is working on a plot to provoke confrontation between Turkey and Iran on ....

 2017-02-26 11:13 

Al Jazeera

Why Hollywood has abandoned Brand Israel... +

Oscar nominees' refusal to be paid props for Brand Israel could reflect a desire to avoid a very polarised discussion....

 2017-02-26 11:12 

Press TV

Iran MPs pass legislation in response to Trump travel ban... +

Iranian lawmakers add an article to the proposed budget bill for the next fiscal year to support the countrys nationals living in the US....

 2017-02-26 11:11 

Ynetnews

Litzman threatening to stop treating Syrian refugees... +

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced Sunday that starting next week he will order hospitals to stop admitting Syrian refugees, unless the government steps in to carry the financial burden of their treatment.The announcement follows a statement he made...

 2017-02-26 11:11 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israel to encourage production of gluten-free foods... +

Health Ministry announces new policies aimed at reducing food costs for Celiac sufferers and widening variety of available foods....

 2017-02-26 11:10 

Haaretz Daily

10 key questions Israel Police must answer following deadly clashes in bulldozed Bedouin town... +

The clashes left a police officer and Bedouin man dead. Senior officials say any inquiry must address the following issues....

 2017-02-26 11:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Injuries reported in renewed Ain al-Hilweh clashes... +

Clashes renewed late Sunday morning in South Lebanons Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, ending an uneasy calm between Fatah and Islamist militants, a source told The Daily Star...

 2017-02-26 11:08 

Times of Israel

Nazareth tech scene to get programmers boost... +

UK's Founders & Coders sets up program in Nazareth to support economic development and boost tech integration...

 2017-02-26 11:05 

Ynetnews

Defense Establishment worker accused of ordering child porn... +

Cyver division of the state prosecution has filed an indictment to Tel Avivs Magistrates Court against a 50-year-old Defense Establishment worker for publicizing and consuming violent child pornography and videos of extreme animal abuse....

 2017-02-26 11:04 

JPost.com

Pope says he wants to visit South Sudan with Archbishop of Canterbury... +
 2017-02-26 11:02 

MehrNews.com

Christians flee Egypts Sinai after attacks... +

CAIRO, Feb. 26 (MNA) Dozens of Coptic Christian families have fled northern Sinai Peninsula following a spate of militant attacks in the restive region....

 2017-02-26 11:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Electric company charges children for parents' bill ... +
 2017-02-26 11:00 

JPost.com

Does Trump era mark new day for Israel-US relations?... +

One former Knesset member called Trump's "supposedly careless" stance on the two-state solution "refreshing."...

 2017-02-26 11:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iraq: Police Commandos recapture new neighborhood in Mosul... +

A senior commander says Iraqi militarized police have captured a neighborhood on the western side of Mosul amid fierce clashes with ISIS militants...

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