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 2017-04-28 09:53 

Emirates 24|7

Mourinho sets sights on Liverpool and Arsenal... +

Jose Mourinho identified Liverpool and Arsenal as Manchester United's chief rivals for Champions League qualification following his side's 0-0 draw at fellow top-four contenders Manchester City.Thursday's stalemate at the Etihad Stadium left U...

 2017-04-28 09:53 

Gulf Times

Afghan Taliban announce start of 'spring offensive'... +

The Afghan Taliban launched their "spring offensive" on Friday, heralding fresh fighting in the drawn-out conflict as embattled security forces struggle to recover from a devastating attack on a military base one week ago....

 2017-04-28 09:53 

Emirates 24|7

Missing hiker found alive holding girlfriend's body after 47 days... +

A Taiwanese trekker is recovering in hospital after rescuers found him and his dead girlfriend on a mountainside in Nepal where they were stranded for 47 days, surviving on only water and salt after their food ran out.Liu Chen-chun, 18, died just three d...

 2017-04-28 09:53 

Emirates 24|7

British Airways throws out British couple over business class row... +

British Airways offloaded a couple from a London to Jamaica flight at a Portuguese air force base Wednesday after a row broke out over their demands for an upgrade to business class, military officials said....

 2017-04-28 09:52 

Press TV

Iran defeats Mexico 3-2 in opening round of Beach Soccer World Cup... +

Iran's national team have begun their campaign at this years FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in style by beating Mexico 3-2 in the Bahamas....

 2017-04-28 09:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Meretz chief's ugly blood libel against 'the settlers' ... +
 2017-04-28 09:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Meretz chief's ugly blood libel against 'the settlers'... +

Head of far-left Meretz party accuses Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria of perpetrating 'pogroms' against Arabs, IDF soldiers....

 2017-04-28 09:47 

FARS News Agency

ISIL Continues to Withdraw from More Regions in Deir Ezzur under Syrian Air, Heavy Ground Fire... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army troops continued to hit ISIL in Deir Ezzur, forcing the terrorist group to retreat from vast areas in the Southwestern parts of al-Ta'min brigade region. VIDEO...

 2017-04-28 09:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Parshat Tazria: Metzora - The Miracle of Childbirth... +

Why does childbirth produce ritual impurity? What is the spiritual reason behind the 'tumah' and 'taharah' described in the parasha?...

 2017-04-28 09:43 

Ynetnews

Soldier attacked in Mea Shearim, not harmed... +

A soldier who came to the Mea Shearim neighborhood was attacked by residents who shouted at him and threw water at him. A police cruiser arrived and rescued him. He was not harmed....

 2017-04-28 09:42 

Gulf Times

Arkansas holds fourth execution in eight days... +

Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in eight days on Thursday, administering a lethal injection to a man who killed two people after escaping from a prison where he had been serving a life sentence....

 2017-04-28 09:42 

Press TV

Iran edges Mexico in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup opener... +

The Iranian men's national beach soccer team defeats Mexico 3-2 at the 2017 FIFA) Beach Soccer World Cup....

 2017-04-28 09:41 

Press TV

Macedonia president calls meeting after mob attack on parliament... +

Macedonias government has called for an emergency meeting of political leaders after a mob attack on the parliament....

 2017-04-28 09:41 

Ynetnews

Germany passes controversial security agreement with Egypt... +

BERLINGermany's Parliament has approved a measure for closer cooperation with Egypt on security issues to fight terrorism, which rights organizations say could make Germany complicit in Egyptian human rights abuses. The agreement, signed with Egypt la...

 2017-04-28 09:39 

MehrNews.com

35th Fajr filmfest. announces winners... +

TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) Winners of the 35th edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) were announced last night, with 'The Home' from Iran snatching Golden Simorgh for Best Film in main competition section....

 2017-04-28 09:38 

Times of Israel

New National Front leader, who doubted Nazis gassed Jews, quits... +

Le Pen's temporary replacement said in 2000 interview it's 'impossible' Zyklon B could have been used on an industrial scale...

 2017-04-28 09:36 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait keen on countering extreme ideologies - academics... +
 2017-04-28 09:36 

Press TV

London students protest Israeli envoys planned speech... +

A planned speech by Israels ambassador to Britain at a university in London has been met with protests by anti-Israeli and pro-Palestinian students on the campus....

 2017-04-28 09:36 

Al Arabiya

Erdogan says Turkey retaliating against serious mortar fire on Syria border... +

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkeyrsquo;s southern border region with Syria had come under serious mortar fire over the last two days and...

 2017-04-28 09:31 

Press TV

Tehran hosts 35th Fajr International Film Festival ... +

The 35th Fajr International Film Festival has come to a close by announcing the winners....

 2017-04-28 09:30 

Al Jazeera

Palestinian 'day of rage' in support of prisoners... +

Palestinians across occupied territories to protest after Friday prayers in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners....

 2017-04-28 09:25 

Times of Israel

UK police shoot female suspect, arrest 6 in counterterror raids... +

Woman in 20s, suspected of planning terror attack, in serious but stable condition after London sweep...

 2017-04-28 09:23 

JPost.com

Dutch critic of Israel defends election of Saudis to UN womens rights forum... +

Saudi Arabia was backed by 47 of 54 nations, according to UN Watch....

 2017-04-28 09:20 

Bahrain News Agency

Labour minister meets writer... +
 2017-04-28 09:18 

Ynetnews

China won't confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea... +

BEIJINGChina's foreign ministry has refused to confirm or deny US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's assertion that Beijing has threatened to impose unilateral sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. ...

 2017-04-28 09:16 

Ynetnews

British police say thwart active terrorism plot after woman shot... +

LONDONBritish police said on Friday they had thwarted an active terrorism plot after a woman was shot during an armed raid on a house in north London. Neil Basu, Senior National Coordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing, told reporters that six people ha...

 2017-04-28 09:13 

Press TV

Syria in talks to buy Russian air defense systems: Assad... +

President Assad says Syria is negotiating with Russia to buy state-of-the-art missile defense systems....

 2017-04-28 09:09 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Palestinian Begin Mass Hunger Strike in Support of Prisoners... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Members of the Palestinian resistance movement Islamic Jihad in the besieged Gaza Strip have gone on a mass hunger strike to show support for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have been refusing to eat for nearly two weeks....

 2017-04-28 09:09 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Tillerson Says China Asked North Korea to Stop Nuclear Tests... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China has threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests....

 2017-04-28 09:09 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Summons Pakistani Envoy over Border Attack... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Irans Foreign Ministry summoned Pakistans ambassador to Tehran over an attack on an Iranian border post that killed 9 troops on Wednesday....

 2017-04-28 09:09 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Woman Shot by Police During Counter-Terrorism Operation in London... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Armed officers have shot a woman during a counter-terrorism operation that saw four suspects, including a teenage boy, arrested in north London....

 2017-04-28 09:09 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian, Russian Diplomats Meet Ahead of Astana Syria Talks... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - As a new round of Syria peace negotiations will be held in the Kazakh city of Astana in early May, ranking diplomats from Iran and Russia held a meeting to discuss the most recent developments in Syria and to coordinate policies for the ...

 2017-04-28 09:09 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Urges Pakistan's Hunt for Border Guards Attackers... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani strongly decried the recurrence of terrorist attacks against Iran launched from inside Pakistan, calling on the eastern neighbor to prosecute and bring to justice perpetrators of a Wednesday attack that ki...

 2017-04-28 09:08 

Times of Israel

PM: Insensitive of German FM to meet leftist NGOs near Holocaust Remembrance Day... +

In interview with German paper, Netanyahu slams Sigmar Gabriel for refusing to cancel meetings with 'fringe radical groups that undermine Israeli security'...

 2017-04-28 09:07 

Al Jazeera

Lawyer calls for probe into Arkansas execution... +

Witness says Kenneth Williams' body lurched and convulsed 20 times when he was put to death by lethal injection....

 2017-04-28 09:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'We have Memorial Day 365 days a year' ... +
 2017-04-28 09:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'We have Memorial Day 365 days a year'... +

Parents of fallen soldier: 'On Pesach, we leave two extra chairs, one for Elijah the Prophet, and one for our son Oren."...

 2017-04-28 09:05 

JPost.com

United Airlines chief executive will testify before Congress... +
 2017-04-28 09:03 

Oman Observer

2 killed, 35 injured in bus-truck collision on Muscat-Salalah route... +
 2017-04-28 09:03 

Press TV

Arkansas wraps up string of planned executions ... +

The unprecedented string of executions has drawn sharp condemnations from rights groups and unleashed a wave of legal challenges....

 2017-04-28 09:01 

Gulf Daily News

Qatar pledges safety, security and proper environment at work sites... +
 2017-04-28 09:00 

Gulf Daily News

Two Saudi guards killed in border shelling... +
 2017-04-28 08:59 

Gulf Daily News

1,600 stones removed from Emirati woman's bile duct... +
 2017-04-28 08:55 

Press TV

Journalists of Islamic countries against extremism" opened in Moscow... +

The third international forum of Journalists of Muslim Countries against Extremism is held in the Russian capital, Moscow....

 2017-04-28 08:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu: 'Tactless' for German FM to meet with anti-IDF group ... +
 2017-04-28 08:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu: 'Tactless' for German FM to meet with anti-IDF group... +

PM says German Foreign Minister refused his phone call, describes meeting with anti-IDF groups ahead of Memorial Day as 'tactless'....

 2017-04-28 08:49 

JPost.com

France's Melenchon says will not endorse any candidate for presidential runoff... +
 2017-04-28 08:49 

Haaretz Daily

Trump: No reason whatsoever there's no peace between Israel and Palestinians... +

Trump also says to 'ask him next month' about bid to relocate U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, though Israeli officials told Haaretz move not expected anytime soon...

 2017-04-28 08:46 

Haaretz Daily

All 100 U.S. Senators demand UN take action against 'anti-Israel agenda'... +

Entire U.S. Senate sign letter demanding new UN chief 'ensure that Israel is treated neither better nor worse than any other UN member in good standing'...

 2017-04-28 08:45 

Ynetnews

Islamic State suspect arrested in western Germany... +

BERLINGerman authorities have arrested a 23-year-old Syrian on suspicion of membership in a terror organization for allegedly fighting for the extremist Islamic State group in his homeland. Federal prosecutors said in a statement that Emad A., whose last ...

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