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 2018-02-20 09:40 

Gulf Times

Japanese man wins custody of 13 children born to surrogates...

Mitsutoki Shigeta, 28, became the centre of a "baby factory" scandal in 2014 after Thai police said DNA samples linked him to nine infants found under the care of 24-hour nannies in a plush Bangkok apartment....

 2018-02-20 09:40 

MehrNews.com

Syrian forces deployment into Afrin halted through communications: Erdogan...

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) "Turkish forces will encircle Afrin's center in the upcoming days. Thus, we will cut out any external help, so that nobody could strike a secret bargain, Turkish President said....

 2018-02-20 09:36 

Times of Israel

Security forces raze outpost built in memory of terror victims...

Settlers claim demolition of structures, where several young families and youth had been living for 2 weeks, was coordinated with PalestiniansSettlers claim demolition of structures, where several young families and youth had been living for 2 weeks, was ...

 2018-02-20 09:36 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'We want a Jewish presence in Portugal'...
 2018-02-20 09:36 

JPost.com

Erdogan suggests Turkey criminalize adultery...
 2018-02-20 09:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Suspicion: PM's former media advisor offered judge post to close case...
 2018-02-20 09:30 

JPost.com

Danon, as Abbas walks out of UNSC: You are no longer part of the solution...

PA President Mahmoud Abbas said Israel and the US were "closing the door on the two-state solution."...

 2018-02-20 09:29 

JPost.com

Portugal's tourism chief seeks to inspire more Jews to move to the country...

Mendes Godinho met with Jewish communities across the US, highlighting Portugal's Jewish history....

 2018-02-20 09:28 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'We want a Jewish presence in Portugal'...

Portugal's Secretary of State for Tourism reaches out to Jewish communities in US, calling for Jews to visit and live in Portugal....

 2018-02-20 09:27 

Al Arabiya

20 Arab Coalition air raids destroy 17 Houthi targets in Yemen's Saada...

The Arab Coalition launched more than 20 air raids on Saada on Monday night targeting Houthi locations, a military source said.The source told Al...

 2018-02-20 09:24 

Times of Israel

Niece of French far-right leader to speak at US conservative event...

Marion Marechal-Le Pen will headline Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington alongside Trump, PenceMarion Marechal-Le Pen will headline Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington alongside Trump, Pence...

 2018-02-20 09:23 

Times of Israel

Bill will empower police to seize mosque loudspeakers report...

Ministers said to propose tightening controversial legislation limiting mosque noise by allowing confiscation of equipment, bigger finesMinisters said to propose tightening controversial legislation limiting mosque noise by allowing confiscation of equipm...

 2018-02-20 09:23 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Coming: Bills for the rehabilitation of minors and alternatives to detention...
 2018-02-20 09:18 

Ynetnews

Downed F-16 navigator returns to operational duty...

Major A, the navigator who was lightly wounded in the downing of his F-16 earlier this month has returned to fly. His first flight since the incident was shared with the commander of the air force, Major General Amikam Norkin....

 2018-02-20 09:17 

i24 News

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 2018-02-20 09:17 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran, UK deputy FMs to hold talks in London...

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA Deputy foreign ministers of Iran and the UK are scheduled to hold a meeting in London on Wednesday, Iran envoy to London said....

 2018-02-20 09:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

6 arrested in Holon gangland killing...
 2018-02-20 09:11 

MehrNews.com

Syrian Army deployment in Afrin 'Black Propaganda':Turkey...

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) Media reports about the Syrian pro-government troops' entry in Afrin district are "black propaganda", but "secret bargaining" on this issue cannot be ruled out, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesm...

 2018-02-20 09:11 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Putin, Erdogan stress Iran's coordination on Syria...

Moscow, Feb 20, IRNA/TASS - Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the situation in Syria during which they also confirmed cooperation with Iran, official sources said....

 2018-02-20 09:09 

The Peninsula Qatar

Al Duhail down Al Wahda in UAE; Al Gharafa crush Tractor Sazi...

Qatari clubs Al Duhail and Al Gharafa posted contrasting wins in their AFC Champions League matches yesterday....

 2018-02-20 09:09 

The Peninsula Qatar

In-form Al Sadd eye Persepolis scalp as Al Rayyan face Al Ain...

Unbeaten in five successive QNB Stars League matches, former Asian champions Al Sadd will be looking to stretch their winning form on home soil today when they take on Iranian giants Persepolis in their AFC Champions League clash....

 2018-02-20 09:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

C'tee OKs bill to abolish online ticket commissions...
 2018-02-20 09:04 

Israel21c

Israeli scientists simulate life on Mars in the Negev...

Six scientists emerged from analog habitat after four days of isolation as part of a first-ever series of studies designed to simulate life on Mars....

 2018-02-20 09:04 

MehrNews.com

JCPOA, 'significant pillar' to guarantee global peace and security...

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) Italy's permanent envoy to the United Nations Sebastiano Cardie on Tuesday said that Iran's nuclear deal dubbed "Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA" is an important document which can guarantee peace and securi...

 2018-02-20 09:03 

JPost.com

Fox anchor to 'Post': I'm conscious Trump might be watching...

Pete Hegseth draws comparisons between investigations of US president and Netanyahu....

 2018-02-20 09:02 

SANA

Rouhani: Necessity of respecting Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity...

Tehran, SANA- Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, reiterated the necessity of respect Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity, underlining the need to restore security and stability to it as soon as possible and provide appropriate conditions tha...

 2018-02-20 09:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'I will attend terrorist's trial to show I have beaten him'...

Security guard stabbed in the heart in J'lem bus station attack will attend terrorist's trial. 'It's a miracle I'm standing.'...

 2018-02-20 09:00 

Israel21c

Israel EMS team awarded for lifesaving aid in Panama...

United Hatzalah receives award from Panama Homefront Command for partnership in lifesaving....

 2018-02-20 08:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

"The war America isn't fighting"...
 2018-02-20 08:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Police chief: Media leaks were by lawyers of the interrogated...
 2018-02-20 08:56 

Al Arabiya

Medical report shows Tariq Ramadan's health compatible with his continued detention...

Muslim academic and rape-accused Tariq Ramadan will remain in custody following the emergence of new details related to the charges against him,...

 2018-02-20 08:52 

Emirates 24|7

Woman killed husband, 2 adult kids before killing herself...

Autopsies show a suburban Detroit woman fatally shot her husband, son and daughter before killing herself.The Oakland County medical examiner's office says 47-year-old Daniel Stuart was a victim of a homicide, along with 27-year-old Steven Stuart and ...

 2018-02-20 08:52 

Al Jazeera

Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex scandal...

Oxfam has issued its first direct apology to the Haiti government over the prostitution scandal that has shaken the aid charity....

 2018-02-20 08:52 

Emirates 24|7

Flights to New Zealand capital grounded as former cyclone Gita hits...

Air New Zealand on Tuesday cancelled all flights in and out of New Zealand's capital, Wellington as the remnants of tropical cyclone Gita pummelled the country.The national carrier said all flights to the capital would be grounded from 2.45 p.m. (0145...

 2018-02-20 08:52 

Emirates 24|7

Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family...

When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because they were now adult...

 2018-02-20 08:52 

Emirates 24|7

Uber Eats driver charged with killing customer...

Police say an Atlanta food delivery driver accused of fatally shooting a customer is in custody.Local media report 36-year-old Robert Bivines turned himself in Monday. Atlanta police said in a statement they had a warrant charging Bivines with felony murd...

 2018-02-20 08:52 

Emirates 24|7

Woman falls to her death out of fifth-floor window...

Police are investigating the death of a woman who fell from a fifth-floor window of a Harlem housing development.The New York Times reports Quanneisha Baskerville stopped at her estranged boyfriend's home Saturday to drop off their three children, age...

 2018-02-20 08:51 

Emirates 24|7

Hat-trick as Pakistan's Imran Khan marries for third time...

Pakistani politician and former cricketer Imran Khan has married a woman described as his spiritual adviser, party officials said, the third wedding for the World Cup champion once touted as Pakistan's most eligible bachelor.Khan, 65, married Bushra W...

 2018-02-20 08:51 

Emirates 24|7

Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase on trial...

The heart-rending photo went round the world in 2015, showing an eight-year-old boy from Ivory Coast crammed into a suitcase that was found at a Spanish border crossing.His father goes on trial Tuesday in Ceuta, a Spanish overseas territory in northern Mo...

 2018-02-20 08:51 

Emirates 24|7

Plane lands on California highway...

Authorities say a small plane has landed on the median of a Northern California highway but that no injuries have been reported.Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot reported engine trouble before bringing the plane down Sund...

 2018-02-20 08:51 

Emirates 24|7

Man arrested after breaching security at airport...

Several weekend flights were delayed or canceled at an Illinois airport after a man tried to use a stolen vehicle to ram the main terminal and breached security.The Gen. Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport in central Illinois says in a news rele...

 2018-02-20 08:48 

Al Jazeera

UN: 'Senseless human suffering' must end in East Ghouta...

UN warns bombardment must stop as more than 100 civilians killed in regime attacks on rebel-held area east of Damascus....

 2018-02-20 08:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

"The war America isn't fighting"...

Former secretary of defense Carter talks about where US went wrong on the Russia hacking response and North Korea's nuclear capabilities....

 2018-02-20 08:46 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

IRGC Helicopters Find Wreckage of Doomed Iranian Plane...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Helicopters of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday managed to find the exact location of the wreckage of an ATR plane that crashed in southwest Iran, killing all 65 people on board, the IRGC spokesman announced....

 2018-02-20 08:39 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

ACL Matchday Two: Iran’s Zob Ahan Beats Uzbekistan's Lokomotiv...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Zob Ahan of Iran defeated Uzbekistan's Lokomotiv 2-0 in Group B of the 2018 AFC Champions League on Monday....

 2018-02-20 08:36 

JPost.com

Syrian Kurdish YPG: Syrian government has sent military to Afrin...
 2018-02-20 08:34 

Al Arabiya

Iran teams find wreckage of plane in Zagros mountains...

Iranian rescue teams found the wreckage on Tuesday of a plane that went missing in the Zagros mountains two days earlier, a Revolutionary Guards...

 2018-02-20 08:32 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Construction death in Tamra...
 2018-02-20 08:31 

JPost.com

Exhibition mocking Iranian human rights abuses to kick off in Brussels...

The exhibition was created as a forceful response to the controversial International Holocaust Cartoon Competition which takes place annually in Iran....

 2018-02-20 08:31 

Times of Israel

Iran threatens to 'level Tel Aviv,' kill Netanyahu if Israel attacks...

Senior Iranian official dismisses PM's 'unwise' speech, in which he brandished an Iranian drone and threatened military actionSenior Iranian official dismisses PM's 'unwise' speech, in which he brandished an Iranian drone and threa...

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