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 2017-02-26 10:59 

Haaretz Daily

The only threat to Netanyahu? Personal corruption, not political opposition ... +

Netanyahu enjoys a rare kind of political immunity: The 'time for a change' sentiment constantly reasserted in Western democracies isn't working in Israel....

 2017-02-26 10:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Circling around the web: Obama pokes fun at Trump in 2011 ... +
 2017-02-26 10:56 

Al Jazeera

Jabal Mukaber faces Israel's collective punishment... +

Palestinians in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood have been threatened with residency revocation after recent attacks....

 2017-02-26 10:56 

MehrNews.com

First Natl. Health Assembly held in Tehran... +

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) The first National Health Assembly, headed by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, was held here on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 10:55 

Gulf Times

In India, regional rival takes on Modi at his own game... +

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi out-campaigned all-comers in the 2014 general election but, as he faces his biggest mid-term test, he is up against a rival determined to beat him at his own game....

 2017-02-26 10:51 

JPost.com

Montana legislature advances anti-BDS bill... +
 2017-02-26 10:51 

Ynetnews

The father who killed wife, children and neighbors child fit to stand trial... +

A psychiatric evaluation fount that Nadav Sela, who is suspected of murdering his wife, two children and his neighbors child last month, is fit to stand trial for his alleged crimes. Nazareth Magistrates Court has extended his remand until Thursday. An in...

 2017-02-26 10:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

French Holocaust-era scholar nearly deported from US... +

Houston Airport officials nearly deport French Jewish professor because of 'visa mistake.'...

 2017-02-26 10:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Israeli doctors take care of Palestinian children ... +

Deaf children had their hearing restored courtesy of Israeli doctors....

 2017-02-26 10:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pending murder indictment: Prosecutor statement against Sela... +

Haifa court declaration filed against Nadav Sela accused of murdering wife, children, and neighbor's child. Indictment to be filed Thursday....

 2017-02-26 10:44 

Press TV

French artist entombs himself in rock for a week... +

A French artist has made headlines worldwide after entombing himself inside a piece of rock....

 2017-02-26 10:42 

Ynetnews

43-year-old suspected of abusing his children for years... +

A 43-year-old father of 8 is suspected of abusing his children for years. The man was arrested after one of his daughters came to school with visible bruises.Police stated that the prosecution will file charges against father and request for his extended ...

 2017-02-26 10:42 

Al Jazeera

Shifa Gardi: Tributes paid to reporter killed in Mosul... +

Kurdish journalist was killed by a roadside bomb blast while covering the Iraqi forces' push against ISIL in Mosul....

 2017-02-26 10:41 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Refugees make up bulk of crossings from US to Canada: UNHCR... +

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, according to the United Nations' refugee point man in the country...

 2017-02-26 10:40 

Times of Israel

A side of the Negev that only African migrants see... +

Photographer Ron Amir's first Israel Museum exhibit, 'Doing Time in Holot,' shows daily life for 3,300 would-be refugees at Israel's desert detention center...

 2017-02-26 10:40 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian athletes bag medals in Canoe Champs... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA Iranian athletes received 4 medals in 2017 Asian Canoe Slalom Championships....

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

2 Indian Men Shot, 1 Dead, in Possible Hate Crime... +

A Kansas man was charged on Thursday with shooting to death an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, and federal authorities are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.The killing led news bulletins in India and...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Pacquiao to fight Britain's Khan in April... +

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately on Sunday that they would face each other on April 23 after weeks of conflicting reports.Pacquiao tweeted: ...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

TCL carries flickering BlackBerry flame with new phone launch... +

Blackberry Ltd (BB.TO) may have exited the device business, but fans of the pioneering email machine need not despair as Chinese smartphone maker TCL Communication (TCCLF.PK) has introduced its first Blackberry-licensed phone with the physical keyboard th...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Emirates Reproduction Rights Forum to discuss role of collective management in regulating the use of creative works... +

The Emirates Reproduction Rights Forum 2017 will get underway on Monday, featuring an elite group of key industry leaders who will highlight the need to protect rights holders and enable the creative industries to make even greater economic and cultural c...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Refugees make up bulk of crossings from US to Canada... +

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, according to the United Nations' refugee point man in the country.In an interview, Jean-Nicolas Beuz...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Mexico vows to impose tariffs if Trump presses wall payment... +

Mexico's foreign minister has warned the United States that his country will impose tariffs on US products if President Donald Trump taxes Mexican imports to finance a border wall....

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

EAD launches awareness campaign to block use of unlicensed groundwater wells... +

The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD), in partnership with its stakeholders, has launched an awareness campaign under the theme, ...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

You are here Home News Mourinho demands United hunger for Wembley showdown... +

Jose Mourinho can win the first major silverware of his Manchester United reign in Sunday's League Cup final against Southampton and Wayne Rooney might be the man to help him do it.Mourinho will become the first United manager to win a top prize in hi...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

US anti-doping agency confirms Salazar dossier... +

he United States Anti-Doping Agency confirmed it had compiled a dossier on controversial coach Alberto Salazar following a report accusing the athletics guru of dangerously using drugs to boost the performance of his athletes.Britain';s Sunday Times sa...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Thirteen escape in latest Philippine jailbreak... +

Thirteen detainees facing drug charges escaped from jail on Sunday, the latest in a series of prison breaks in the Philippines, authorities said.The 13 slipped out of the jail in a police camp in San Fernando city north of Manila before dawn, said Derrick...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Democrats pick Perez to lead party against Trump... +

U.S. Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.Members of th...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Debtors, stop focusing on more credit, focus on your current debt-crisis... +

Why are many of you more concerned about how tarnished your credit record will be if you opt for a restructure of your current debt? Why are you not realizing that there is only one route and that is remedial as it will give you huge relief and ensure tha...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Warren Buffett rails against fee-hungry Wall Street managers... +

Billionaire Warren Buffett, whose stock picks over several decades have enriched generations of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) shareholders, delivered a black eye to the investment industry on Saturday, urging ordinary investors to buy plain-vanilla inde...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Record number of 194 entries for World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai... +

The 8th Fazza World Para Powerlifting World Cup Dubai 2017 will be held from 25th February to 4th March at the Dubai Club for the Disabled.Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Crown Prin...

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Truck plows into New Orleans Mardi Gras parade, 28 injured... +

A suspected drunk driver plowed a pickup truck into a Mardi Gras parade Saturday in New Orleans, leaving 28 people injured, including children, officials said....

 2017-02-26 10:38 

Emirates 24|7

Sharjah Girl Guides raise AED 23,000 for orphans... +

The Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) successfully concluded its annual ...

 2017-02-26 10:37 

Press TV

Thousands march in Russia to remember slain opposition leader... +

Thousands stage marches in major Russian cities to remember slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov....

 2017-02-26 10:37 

Press TV

Boris Johnson visits Egypt to deepen ties... +

The British foreign secretary is in Egypt to deepen ties with the country, amid calls to address the human rights situation there....

 2017-02-26 10:36 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

IAEA reports significant for Irans stature... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA - The Iran nuclear deal is based on political and technical dimensions. In fact, the agreement not only resulted in the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions against Iran, but it technically led to the recognition of the Islamic Republ...

 2017-02-26 10:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

French anti-Semitism rises to surface ... +
 2017-02-26 10:34 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian film festival being held in Pakistan's Lahore... +

Islamabad, Feb 26, IRNA The Iranian Cultural Centre in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore is holding a two-day film festival at 'Royal Palm' and 'Country Club' centers....

 2017-02-26 10:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syria's White Helmets rescuers will not attend Oscars... +

Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets group - the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary - will not attend this weekend's Academy Awards ceremony because of intensified regime bombing and a rejected passport...

 2017-02-26 10:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Obama-era veteran picked to lead Democratic Party... +

Opposition Democrats on Saturday chose Tom Perez as their new leader, tapping an establishment figure to lead the fight against President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress...

 2017-02-26 10:29 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran underlines continuation of diplomatic efforts to resolve Syrian crisis... +

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA - Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari on Sunday underlined continuation of Irans diplomatic efforts for resolution of Syria crisis and removal of besiege of towns of Al-Fu'ah and Kafriya in the r...

 2017-02-26 10:28 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

In 'special message', Taliban leader urges Afghans to plant more trees... +

The Taliban group in Afghanistan on Sunday used a rare public statement in the name of its leader, Haibatullah Akhundzada, to call on Afghans to plant more trees for worldly and other-worldly good...

 2017-02-26 10:25 

Times of Israel

Thousands protest ahead of ruling on Haifa ammonia tank... +

Demonstrators block roads, high schools cancel classes as judges decide whether to renew permit for hazardous facility...

 2017-02-26 10:25 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Muhammad Ali's son asked, 'Are you Muslim?' by border agents... +

Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday....

 2017-02-26 10:22 

JPost.com

Three policemen indicted for aggravated assault in Rishon Lezion... +
 2017-02-26 10:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Defense Min.: 452 terror victims in 2016... +
 2017-02-26 10:13 

FARS News Agency

Syrian MP Asks for Iran's Help to Break Terrorists' Siege of Fua'a, Kafraya... +

TEHRAN FNA - A senior Syrian legislator requested Iran to increase its assistance to the Damascus army and government to end the terrorists' several-year-long siege of the two towns of Fua'a and Kafraya in Idlib....

 2017-02-26 10:13 

FARS News Agency

West Mosul Breached as War on ISIL Rages in Iraq and Syria... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iraqi forces entered West Mosul neighbourhoods, a key stronghold in the shrinking 'caliphate' of the ISIL, which replied with deadly suicide attacks in Iraq and Syria. PHOTOS...

 2017-02-26 10:13 

FARS News Agency

Iraq PMF Pound ISIL Gathering in Western Mosul... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces PMF pounded Sunday a gathering of ISIL militants in Western Mosul before carrying out an attack against the Iraqi forces....

 2017-02-26 10:13 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Deploys Troops 4km from ISIL-Held Town of Deir Hafer... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army troops continued to advance against ISIL East of Aleppo province and managed to deploy forces only 4km away from the terrorist-held town of Deir Hafer, a military source said minutes ago....

 2017-02-26 10:13 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Gov't Grants Amnesty to Hundreds of Militants in Damascus Province... +

TEHRAN FNA - Over 1,200 militants ended fight against the Syrian Army in Northwestern Damascus and received government amnesty in two phases, local sources declared on Sunday....

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