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 2018-02-20 10:57 

Gulf Times

Bombs still fall on Syria's Ghouta after heaviest toll in years...

More than 100 people were killed in air raids, rocket strikes and shelling of the area near Damascus on Monday, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights....

 2018-02-20 10:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Yesha envoy: Time to change 'peace' narrative in Washington...

Envoy meets with American congressmen. 'The Ottomans and British aren't coming back, so why do we still have their laws in Judea, Samaria?'...

 2018-02-20 10:54 

MehrNews.com

Hazrat Fatemeh (SA) mourning ceremony observed...

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) The mourning ceremony of Hazrat Fetemeh (SA) was held in Hosseiniyah of Imam Khomeini (RA) on Monday night in the presence of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei....

 2018-02-20 10:45 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian Police Arrest 300 Rioters in Capital after Five Security Forces Killed: Spokesman...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Iranian police forces managed to arrest 300 rioters in northern Tehran following intense clashes with members of the Gonabadi Dervishes, a Sufi community in Iran, which led to the killing of five security forces, the police spokesman s...

 2018-02-20 10:45 

JPost.com

'Jewish law' clause dropped from nation-state bill...

The draft still includes a clause that demotes Arabic from being an official language to being one with "special status."...

 2018-02-20 10:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Another arrest in last week's brawl in Jerusalem's Old City...
 2018-02-20 10:39 

Al Jazeera

Can Trump really drain 'the swamp' in Washington DC?...

More than a year has passed since Donald Trump promised to "drain the swamp", but many question whether he is making good on that campaign promise....

 2018-02-20 10:36 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

IRGC chopper spots crashed plane: Spokesman...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA The wreckage of the crashed ATR plane was found, said the spokesman of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 10:35 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Students Stage 'Lie-in' at White House to Protest Trump's Stance on Gun Control...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Teenagers have staged a "lie-in" outside White House as students across the country mobilize to protest the lack of gun control in the US in the wake of one of the worst school shootings in the country's history....

 2018-02-20 10:31 

Ynetnews

Turkey's Erdogan says halted Syrian deployment into Afrin through talks...

ANKARA - Turkey managed to thwart a possible deployment of Syrian government forces into the northwestern Afrin region, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, a day after he spoke to his Russian and Iranian counterparts. Turkey on Monday had warned it ...

 2018-02-20 10:31 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

National Service volunteer arrested for abusing access to court documents...
 2018-02-20 10:31 

Gulf Times

Hazardous effort to recover bodies from plane crash in Iran mountains...

Iranian rescue teams struggled to recover bodies on Tuesday from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in hazardous terrain near a mountain peak two days earlier with 66 people on board....

 2018-02-20 10:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'He saved lives - in life and in death'...

Organs of elite combat soldier killed in road accident on Highway 6 transplanted in six people overnight. Funeral this afternoon....

 2018-02-20 10:29 

Ynetnews

Erdogan says Turkish forces to besiege Syria's Afrin town in coming days...

ANKARA - Turkey-led forces will being besieging the Syrian town of Afrin in the coming days as part of Turkey's operation to drive the Kurdish YPG militia out of the region in northwest Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. Turkey began an ...

 2018-02-20 10:27 

JPost.com

Polish minister says backs idea to create "Polocaust" museum...

This month, Poland approved a law that imposes jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust....

 2018-02-20 10:27 

Ynetnews

Scores dead in assault on rebel-held Damascus suburb...

BEIRUT - Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes of rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 98 people Monday in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday. A day after Monday's g...

 2018-02-20 10:26 

Haaretz Daily

Settler leader: Trump presidency to thank for settlement surge...

Yaakov Katz says West Bank settlement population has grown twice as fast as Israel's overall population, and calls for the end of the two-state solution...

 2018-02-20 10:25 

Al Arabiya

Erdogan says Turkey will lay siege to Syria's Afrin in coming days...

Turkey will lay siege to Afrin in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday a month after Ankara launched an offensive against...

 2018-02-20 10:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Europe - a lesson in everything we don't want to become'...
 2018-02-20 10:24 

MehrNews.com

Iran's credit risk rating index improves in intl. level...

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) Vice Chairman of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Hossein Salahvarzi revealed the improvement of Iran's credit risk rating index and said, "under such circumstances, almost up to 10 percent...

 2018-02-20 10:22 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Europe - a lesson in everything we don't want to become'...

Kenneth Abramowitz speaks at Arutz Sheva conference on US-Israel relations organized by Dr. Joe Frager in cooperation with 'Young Israel.'...

 2018-02-20 10:19 

Al Jazeera

UNICEF: One million children die the day they are born...

Pakistan, CAR and Afghanistan are the hardest hit as UN agency says the world is failing newborns....

 2018-02-20 10:18 

Al Jazeera

Mexico election: Independents seek to shake up presidential race...

Mexico's political parties have officially nominated their presidential candidates, who will face off in the July 1 election to succeed President Enrique Pena Nieto....

 2018-02-20 10:18 

MehrNews.com

5 ways to fight plastic pollution in UK...

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) This year has already seen a number of concrete steps to combat plastic pollution in the United Kingdom....

 2018-02-20 10:15 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Summons Swedish Envoy over Granting Citizenship to Spy...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that the ministry has summoned Sweden's ambassador to Tehran after Stockholm granted citizenship to an Iranian national found guilty of espionage for the Israeli spy agency, M...

 2018-02-20 10:13 

JPost.com

Erdogan says pro-Damascus, Shi'ite forces repelled by Turkish artillery...
 2018-02-20 10:11 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

MK Mickey Levy: Police chief a professional who ignores background noise...
 2018-02-20 10:10 

Al Jazeera

Cyclone Gita slams New Zealand...

A week after devastating Tonga, storm brings record rainfall to the South Island....

 2018-02-20 10:07 

Press TV

Pakistan says Indian gunfire kills Kashmiri child...

Pakistan claims that an eight-year-old child has been killed by cross-border Indian gunfire in the Himalayan region of Kashmir....

 2018-02-20 10:06 

JPost.com

Nikki Haley to top Palestinian negotiator: I will not shut up...

"I assure you that [the current] path will get the Palestinian people exactly nowhere toward the achievement of their aspirations."...

 2018-02-20 10:05 

Times of Israel

Linked to Netanyahu probe, Lapid forced to explain friendship with Milchan...

Case 1000 has pitted the prime minister against his friend, a Hollywood producer and the one-time employer of another leading politician who is also a witness in the caseCase 1000 has pitted the prime minister against his friend, a Hollywood producer and ...

 2018-02-20 10:05 

Israel21c

ISRAEL21c cohosts Israel Exchange Conference in NYC...

First-of-its-kind conference featured an open discussion about the need for a new mindset when it comes to transforming perceptions of Israel....

 2018-02-20 10:05 

JPost.com

Despite hopes, Chinese investment is flatlining in Israel...

Chinese companies are investing in Israeli technology to use it back in the mainland, as opposed to developing R&D centers locally....

 2018-02-20 10:04 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

6 people benefit from organs of fallen soldier...
 2018-02-20 09:59 

JPost.com

'Jewish law' clause dropped from nation-state bill...
 2018-02-20 09:59 

JPost.com

U.S. 'finalizing' peace plan despite Abbas vow for international efforts...

"You don't have to praise it. You don't even have to accept it. But know this: That decision will not change," US Envoy to the UN Nikki Haley said....

 2018-02-20 09:58 

Press TV

Press TV's full interview with Yousif Mohammad...

Watch Press TV's full interview with the speaker of Iraq's Kurdistan Region's parliament Yousif Muhammed...

 2018-02-20 09:58 

SANA

Nine injured by armed groups' shelling attacks on Damascus and its countryside...

Damascus countryside, 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. A source at Damascus Police Command told SANA tha...

 2018-02-20 09:58 

Gulf Times

Jeweller denies involvement in huge Indian bank fraud...

Indian officials are on the lookout for Nirav Modi and his family, who police say left India in January prior to the case being filed....

 2018-02-20 09:56 

JPost.com

Sharansky warns of building ties with 'pro-Israel' European anti-Jewish groups...

"Those who love Israel and hate Jews and those who hate Israel and love Jews are not our partners," the Jewish Agency chief affirmed....

 2018-02-20 09:54 

i24 News

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 2018-02-20 09:52 

Emirates 24|7

Japanese 'baby factory' man wins custody of 13 kids born to Thai surrogates...

A Bangkok court on Tuesday granted a Japanese man...

 2018-02-20 09:52 

Emirates 24|7

Spotted: Neha Dhupia, Karishma Sharma, Parineeti Chopra....

Parineeti ChopraKarishma SharmaNeha DhupiaTaimur spotted at a kids gym in BandraVidya BalanShreyas Talpade (L) and his wife, producer Deepti Talpade (AFP)Akshay Kumar, brand ambassador for Japanese two brand Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India, sits on a...

 2018-02-20 09:52 

Emirates 24|7

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez in Jamaica for dad's wedding...

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have flown to Jamaica to celebrate his father Jeremy Bieber's wedding to girlfriend Chelsey Rebelo.One of the expected guests at the upcoming nuptials of Jeremy Bieber and his girlfriend Chelsey Rebelo shared a picture o...

 2018-02-20 09:52 

Emirates 24|7

Teen accused of threatening school shooting arrested...

Police have arrested a 13-year-old Missouri boy accused of threatening to shoot up a school with an AK-47 in a video posted on social media.The Springfield News-Leader reports that police in Republic say the boy was taken to a juvenile detention center ea...

 2018-02-20 09:50 

Times of Israel

100 civilians killed, including 20 children, in worst Syria shelling since 2015...

Opposition decries 'war of extermination' as tragedy unfolds in Eastern Ghouta, where dust-covered, wailing toddlers arrive at hospitalOpposition decries 'war of extermination' as tragedy unfolds in Eastern Ghouta, where dust-covered, wail...

 2018-02-20 09:46 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain hosts international arbitration contest...
 2018-02-20 09:43 

JPost.com

Abbas calls for international conference to advance peace efforts...

Abbas said the international conference he envisions would back a new multilateral formula for the peace process that gives multiple states a role in mediating negotiations....

 2018-02-20 09:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

MK Zohar: Call commission of inquiry into police probes of public figures...
 2018-02-20 09:41 

Al Jazeera

Rohingya need an 'autonomous region', not repatriation...

UK-based activists, who hail from opposite sides of Myanmar conflict, on why Rohingya repatriation plan is not solution....

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