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 2017-10-21 15:26 

FARS News Agency

Leader's Top Aide: Europe, US Not Allowed to Interfere in Iran's Defense Issues... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian Supreme Leader's top adviser for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati underscored that his country does not allow the US or Europe to meddle with its defense issues, and stressed Tehran's continue support for its allies ....

 2017-10-21 15:25 

Press TV

South Korean protesters call for release of former president... +

Hundreds of demonstrators called for the immediate release of the ousted president....

 2017-10-21 15:21 

Kuwait News Agency

Suicide attack kills 15 cadets in Afghanistan... +
 2017-10-21 15:20 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Bodies of 4 recovered from Pakistan caved-in mine... +

A Pakistani official says rescue workers have recovered the bodies of four mine workers who were buried under a landslide in the country's southwest....

 2017-10-21 15:19 

Al Arabiya

Tillerson returns to Saudi Arabia as Qatar row simmers... +

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, his second visit to the region in recent months as he seeks a breakthrough in...

 2017-10-21 15:15 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Moscow Conference participants back Iran Deal... +

Moscow, Oct 21, IRNA Participants of Moscow Nonproliferation Confab (2017) supported the Iran Deal and urged safeguarding it on Saturday....

 2017-10-21 15:14 

Press TV

Erdogan says cannot call US 'civilized' after arrest warrants for Turkish guards... +

Erdogan says he cannot call US 'civilized' after Washington issued arrest warrants for Turkish guards....

 2017-10-21 15:11 

Haaretz Daily

Early Czech election results signal shift to right... +
 2017-10-21 15:10 

Al Arabiya

Pakistan carries on with petty politics, while mothers give birth on roads... +

Three incidents of childbirths on roads outside two public hospitals where the mothers were denied admission in a span of four days in the capital of...

 2017-10-21 15:10 

Press TV

Leading Iranian exporters honored with awards... +

The Iranian capital Tehran has hosted a ceremony to mark the National Export Day....

 2017-10-21 15:09 

Times of Israel

After strikes, Syria says Israel is backing anti-regime 'terrorists'... +

In letters to UN, Damascus claims Jerusalem conspiring with rebels, expresses 'astonishment9; at Security Council's inactionIn letters to UN, Damascus claims Jerusalem conspiring with rebels, expresses 'astonishment9; at Security Council...

 2017-10-21 15:08 

Press TV

US, Israeli support for Iraqi Kurds not about autonomy: Analyst... +

An analyst says US and Israel are using the Iraqi Kurds' desire for self-determination as a kind of asymmetrical weapon of war against Baghdad....

 2017-10-21 15:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Insists on Ditching Dollar in Foreign Trade: VP... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said the country insists on using currencies other than US dollar in its trade transactions with other countries....

 2017-10-21 15:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Spain to Suspend Catalonia's Government, Call Elections within 6 Months... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Spanish government decided on Saturday to sack the secessionist leadership of Catalonia and force the region into a new election, saying it had to take the unprecedented step to prevent the region pushing ahead with independence....

 2017-10-21 15:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Polls Indicate Japanese PM Abe Headed for Easy Victory... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Japan's leader may have made the right call after all, if not for his country then for himself....

 2017-10-21 15:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Barzani Urges Anti-Baghdad Rallies amid Calls for Peaceful Resolution of Tensions... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) President of Iraqi Kurdistan Region urged the Kurdish diaspora to protests against the Iraqi central government despite the religious leaders call for peaceful resolution of dispute between the two sides....

 2017-10-21 15:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Shamkhani Sympathizes with Afghanistan over Deadly Terror Attacks... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Secretary of Irans Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani offered his condolences to the Afghan people and government over recent terrorist attacks in the country that killed dozens of Muslim worshipers....

 2017-10-21 15:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's FM Due in South Africa for Talks... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave for South Africa on Saturday night, an official said....

 2017-10-21 15:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Egypt on High Security Alert after Deadly Shootout... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Egyptian authorities tightened security measures on Saturday, one day after a deadly shootout southwest of the capital, Cairo....

 2017-10-21 15:05 

Al Jazeera

Attacks in Somalia - a 2017 timeline... +

Somalia has witnessed some of its deadliest attacks this year....

 2017-10-21 15:04 

Haaretz Daily

Trump approves release of classified files on JFK assassination... +

Will conspiracy theorists finally be vindicated?...

 2017-10-21 15:04 

Alalam News Network

Iraq soon to spread rule over KRG... +

Brig. Gen. Pourdastan, while pointing to neutralization of the American plot to break up Iraq, said the Arab country would increase its control over Kurdistan region in coming days....

 2017-10-21 15:03 

The Peninsula Qatar

Milaha to benefit from global shipping industry earnings... +

Owing to the opening of Hamad Port and launch of new shipping lines after imposition of blockade, Qatars maritime and logistics company, Milaha, is set to benefit from higher earnings of global shipping industry. ...

 2017-10-21 15:02 

Press TV

Bombing kills 15 army cadets in Afghanistan's capital... +

The bomb attack targeted the vehicle transporting the cadets out of a military academy....

 2017-10-21 15:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif congratulates Austrian Chancellor on election... +

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a phone conversation with Austrian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Integration Sebastian Kurz congratulated his appointment as Austria's new Chancellor....

 2017-10-21 15:01 

Al Jazeera

Suicide bomb attack kills 15 army trainees in Kabul... +
 2017-10-21 15:01 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

UNICEF, Iran Chamber of Commerce sign MoU... +

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA UNICEF Iran Office has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), the United Nations Information Center in the Iranian capital said....

 2017-10-21 14:57 

Alalam News Network

Pakistani MP urges US to honor its commitments based on JCPOA... +

In an interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Member of National Assembly, Shehryar Khan Afridi said that the landmark nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is a multinational agreement and the U...

 2017-10-21 14:55 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait to host conf. for supporting Somalia... +
 2017-10-21 14:55 

Kuwait News Agency

Embassy in Japan warns Kuwaitis of super typhoon Lan... +
 2017-10-21 14:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar airlifts and treats 271 Somali blast victims... +

The airlift that Qatar recently set to evacuate the victims of the terrorist attack on the Somali capital Mogadishu, is continuing its duties, upon the directives of Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani....

 2017-10-21 14:53 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran skill team receives 1 bronze medal, 5 medallions in Abu Dhabi... +

Tehran, Oct 2, IRNA Iranian national team of skills won one bronze medal and five medallions in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017....

 2017-10-21 14:47 

ISNA

JCPOA excellent document for resolving regional, global crises... +

Tehran (ISNA) Iranian deputy foreign minister stressed that Tehran has fully implemented all its commitments under the nuclear deal and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verified and confirmed the issue....

 2017-10-21 14:46 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israel hits Syrian artillery after Golan fire: army... +

The Israeli army attacked Syrian government artillery on Saturday after fire across the armistice line hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and warned it would intensify such retaliation in the future....

 2017-10-21 14:45 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

China supports Myanmar 'safeguarding peace and stability'... +

China supports Myanmar in "safeguarding peace and stability" and won't join other nations in condemning what many consider a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims, an official with the ruling Chinese Communist Party said Saturd...

 2017-10-21 14:43 

Bahrain News Agency

Kuwaiti Amiri Court mourns Shaikh Abdulelah Abdulla... +
 2017-10-21 14:43 

Bahrain News Agency

HRH Premier condoles with Egyptian president... +
 2017-10-21 14:42 

Bahrain News Agency

Premier condoles with Kuwaiti leadership... +
 2017-10-21 14:42 

Bahrain News Agency

HRH Crown Prince condoles with Egyptian president... +
 2017-10-21 14:40 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Smell of death permeates Kabul mosque hit by suicide bomber... +

The smell of death permeated the Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul on Saturday hours after dozens of Shiite worshippers were slaughtered by a suicide bomber during evening prayers....

 2017-10-21 14:38 

The Peninsula Qatar

Poultry farms in Qatar achieve 75% self-sufficiency post siege... +

Qatar has achieved 75 percent self-sufficiency in poultry and over 47 percent in dairy production and after the blockade an increase of 25 percent and 20 percent was recorded respectively....

 2017-10-21 14:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iraq increases oil exports from south by 200,000... +

Iraq increased on Saturday oil exports from the southern Basra region by 200,000 barrels per day, to make up for a shortfall from the northern Kirkuk fields, the oil ministry said....

 2017-10-21 14:37 

Times of Israel

Four leaders likely to make a splash in Czech vote... +

Populist billionaire Andrej Babis was the front-runner heading into the two days of balloting to fill 200 seats in lower house of ParliamentPopulist billionaire Andrej Babis was the front-runner heading into the two days of balloting to fill 200 seats in ...

 2017-10-21 14:36 

The Peninsula Qatar

Vehicles used for drifting may be impounded for 3 months... +

The General Directorate of Traffic has warned youngsters against drifting and reckless driving otherwise the violation may lead to confiscation of vehicles for three month, an official at the General Directorate of Traffic at The Ministry of Interior said...

 2017-10-21 14:36 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Not to Be 1st Country to Violate JCPOA: Deputy FM... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said Tehran will not be the first side to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers....

 2017-10-21 14:31 

i24 News

World Health Organization adulation of Zimbabwe's Mugabe has temperatures rising... +

The appointment announced earlier this week in Uruguay has triggered confusion and anger by activists...

 2017-10-21 14:31 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US media trying to distort news on Iran's nuclear activities: US Analyst... +

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - An American political analyst says that the US media are trying to instil the false idea that Iran's nuclear activities have a hidden weapons part....

 2017-10-21 14:30 

Kuwait News Agency

Sudanese Pres. due to arrive in Kuwait on Sunday... +
 2017-10-21 14:28 

Ynetnews

Defense ministry spokesman: Car bomb kills 15 Afghan army personnel in Kabul... +

KABUL A suicide attacker detonated a car full of explosives outside an Afghan military training centre in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 16 soldiers, a military spokesman said, the latest attack in a particularly deadly week for Afghanistan's se...

 2017-10-21 14:26 

Alalam News Network

SDF won't hand over Raqqa to Syrian government... +

A US-backed grouping of militants that calls itself the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) says the Syrian city of Raqqa, where Isis terrorists have recently left, will be part of a system of "federal government" in the country's north....

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