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 2018-01-22 12:14 

ISNA

Iran can set security policy for region: Iran...

Tehran (ISNA) Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a memo published by the Financial Times emphasized that Iran can set a post-Isis security policy for the region....

 2018-01-22 12:13 

Saudi Press Agency

Muscat Securities Market Gains 10 Points...
 2018-01-22 12:12 

Saudi Press Agency

Technical-Scientific Advisory Committee of Arab Ministerial Council for Water starts in Cairo...
 2018-01-22 12:09 

i24 News

Karen Pence to i24NEWS: ‘It’s moving to be in Israel where Jesus walked’...

'It's great to be here in Israel, one of my favorite places in the world' Mrs Pence said...

 2018-01-22 12:08 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran amends money laundring law...

Tehran, Jan 22, IRNA The bill to amend the money laundring law was passed in Iran's Majlis (Parliament), said the spokesman of the parliamentary Judicial and Legal Affairs Committee....

 2018-01-22 11:56 

Al Arabiya

Philippines to deport Hamas 'rocket scientist'...

The Philippines said Monday it would deport an elderly Iraqi man described as a scientist for Hamas and accused of helping the Palestinian militant...

 2018-01-22 11:52 

ISNA

Iran closely monitoring Turkey's operation in Syria's Afrin...

Tehran (ISNA) - Iran's foreign ministry spokesman says the country is concerned about and closely watching Turkey's ongoing operation in Syria's Afrin, and hopes that the operation would be immediately terminated so as to prevent the deepening...

 2018-01-22 11:47 

Saudi Press Agency

Prince Mohammed bin Fahd University and Jordanian Princess Sumaya University Sign Agreement...
 2018-01-22 11:47 

Saudi Press Agency

KSRelief Continues Distributing Clothes to Syrian Refugees in Lebanon...
 2018-01-22 11:47 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Fajr Music Festival winners announced...

Tehran, Jan 22, IRNA - Iran's 33rd Fajr International Music Festival (FIME) closed after 10 days of hosting Iranian and foreign music performances with a ceremony in which the winners were announced....

 2018-01-22 11:46 

Bahrain News Agency

Government Treasury Bills issue 1687 oversubscribed...
 2018-01-22 11:46 

Bahrain News Agency

Speaker affirms key role of parliamentary diplomacy...
 2018-01-22 11:46 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain to participates in Arab Women Tournament2018...
 2018-01-22 11:46 

Bahrain News Agency

Karate, fencing teams' preparations reviewed...
 2018-01-22 11:46 

Al Arabiya

Yemeni army thwarts Houthi attempt to plant mines on coast of Midi...

The Yemeni army killed five Houthi gunmen and arrested another while they were trying to plant naval mines on the coast of Midi, adjacent to the Red...

 2018-01-22 11:38 

Haaretz Daily

WATCH LIVE: Netanyahu to address special Knesset session honoring Pence...

U.S. vice president will be speaking before a special session of Knesset after remarks by Netanyahu and opposition leader Herzog...

 2018-01-22 11:37 

Haaretz Daily

Trump's first war? Turkey declares a military frontline against America...

The U.S.-Turkish relationship had endured for over 70 years. But now Turkey wants to muscle the Americans out the Middle East. On a bogus pretext and backed by Russia, Turkey has launched an incursion into Syria and a proxy war against the U.S....

 2018-01-22 11:31 

Press TV

Iran 'will not negotiate on its missile program'...

Tehran says there is going to be no negotiation over its missile program with European countries, reiterating that its defensive missile activities are off-limits....

 2018-01-22 11:31 

Press TV

Russia: US actions in Syria either provocative or ill-informed...

Russia slams US actions in Syria that "encourage separatist sentiments among Kurds" as either a provocation or ill-informed....

 2018-01-22 11:31 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Tehran, Damascus fighting against terrorists: Syrian minister...

Damascus, Jan 22, IRNA Tehran and Damascus are standing against terrorist-Takfiri ideologies, Syrian minister of awqaf (Donation) said....

 2018-01-22 11:24 

FARS News Agency

Russia: Violating Iran Nuclear Deal to Create Chaos on Int'l Scene...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that collapse of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) like failure of other international agreements will inevitably entail a turmoil in international affairs....

 2018-01-22 11:24 

FARS News Agency

Speaker: KRG's Existence Makes Sense within Iraqi Constitution Framework...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a meeting with Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in Tehran underlined that Iran enjoys friendly relations with Iraqi Kurdistan Region, but the KRG has been ....

 2018-01-22 11:24 

FARS News Agency

Syria: 25,000 Turkey-Backed Militants Fighting against Kurds in Afrin...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Field sources said on Monday that 25,000 militants have taken part in the Turkish Army-led Olive Branch Operation against Kurdish fighters in the town of Afrin in Northern Aleppo, adding that Kurds have dispatched more fighters and equipment...

 2018-01-22 11:24 

FARS News Agency

Iran's Judoka Earns Bronze Medal in Grand Prix 2018...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian judo athlete Javad Mahjoub bagged a bronze medal for the country's national judo team in Tunisia Grand Prix 2018....

 2018-01-22 11:24 

FARS News Agency

Massive Military Drills Kick Off along Makran Coast...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Army started large-scale joint military exercises codenamed 'Muhammad Rasoulallah' (the messenger of God) along the Makran coastal strip in the country's Southern and Southeastern regions....

 2018-01-22 11:24 

FARS News Agency

Top Commander: Turkish Military Operations Should Not Harm Syria's Sovereignty...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri underlined that Turkish army's military operations in Afrin region in Northwestern Syria should not cause any damage to that country's territorial integr...

 2018-01-22 11:24 

FARS News Agency

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in Afghanistan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesmen Bahram Qassemi condemned the Saturday's terrorist attack in the Afghan capital city of Kabul....

 2018-01-22 11:22 

Saudi Press Agency

National Guard Minister receives Director of US Defense Security Cooperation Agency...
 2018-01-22 11:22 

Haaretz Daily

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 2018-01-22 11:22 

Saudi Press Agency

Foreign Ministry's Official Source: KSA condemns the attack on a hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan...
 2018-01-22 11:21 

SANA

Russia invites Iraq to participate in Intra-Syrian Dialogue Congress in Sochi...

Baghdad, SANA- Russia has invited Iraq to take part in the intra-Syrian Dialogue Congress, scheduled to be held in Sochi next week. "During a meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, the Russian Ambassador in Baghdad, Maxim Maximov , h...

 2018-01-22 11:21 

Haaretz Daily

While Pence visits Israel, Abbas to ask EU to recognize Palestinian state...

The Palestinian Authority is boycotting U.S. vice president Mideast visit and taking their push for statehood to the Europeans...

 2018-01-22 11:19 

Press TV

Venezuela assumes OPEC presidency...

Venezuela has assumed the rotating presidency of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC....

 2018-01-22 11:16 

Al Jazeera

Sudan's press freedom: Concern about confiscations...

A wave of arrests and a bill that gives national security agents unprecedented powers to shut down media offices have raised concerns that Sudan's press freedoms are being further eroded....

 2018-01-22 11:16 

Press TV

Israeli Palestinian 'peace' process: Where does the US stand?...

America's credibility as a mediator between the Israelis and the Palestinians has been seriously dented under US President Donald Trump....

 2018-01-22 11:16 

Emirates 24|7

Three dead as busy market struck by bomb in southern Thailand...

A motorcycle bomb killed three civilians and wounded two dozen others on Monday at a bustling morning market in Thailand's insurgency-hit south, the first such attack by suspected militants on a 'soft target' in the Muslim-majority region for ...

 2018-01-22 11:16 

Emirates 24|7

Volcano rains ash on Philippines as experts warn of violent eruption...

A giant mushroom-shaped cloud shot up from the Philippines' most active volcano on Monday, darkening the skies and raining ash on communities where tens of thousands have fled after warnings of an impending eruption.Mayon volcano's new activity pr...

 2018-01-22 11:16 

Emirates 24|7

Amazon to open first cashierless shop to public on Monday...

Online giant Amazon on Monday plans to open a convenience store in Seattle where hungry customers will be able to grab sandwiches and go, without having to wait in line or use a checkout.The American group unveiled the concept for its cashierless...

 2018-01-22 11:16 

Emirates 24|7

Oil slick off China coast trebles in size...

The spill from a sunken Iranian tanker off China's east coast has more than trebled in size, just over a week after the ship sank in a ball of flames.Authorities spotted three oil slicks with a total surface area of 332 square kilometres (128 square m...

 2018-01-22 11:15 

Emirates 24|7

No end to eyesores at Taj Mahal as repair work drags on...

Tourist Muskan Mahuwakar pictured the Taj Mahal as a dazzling vision of symmetry and beauty but upon reaching the monument, she -- like thousands of other visitors -- was disappointed to find it covered in scaffolding, its once white marble now yellowing...

 2018-01-22 11:14 

Press TV

US not trusted as world leader...

According to a new Gallup poll, the approval for Washington's role in the world leadership has plummeted to 30 percent after one year of Donald Trump presidency....

 2018-01-22 11:12 

Press TV

Trump 'buffoonery' suited for show business not government: Analyst...

The US president owes his election victory to clownish behavior, says an analyst....

 2018-01-22 11:12 

Press TV

Spain seeks new arrest warrant as Catalonia's former leader lands in Denmark...

Spain's prosecutor seeks to reactivate a European arrest warrant against Puigdemont, as the ex-Catalan leader landed in Denmark for his first trip away from Belgium in three months....

 2018-01-22 11:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Philippines to deport Hamas 'rocket scientist'...

Philippines says it will deport Iraqi Hamas scientist accused of helping the terror group shoot missiles at Israel....

 2018-01-22 11:11 

Haaretz Daily

Why you should be skeptical of Israeli government's anti-Semitism reports...

It's important to monitor hate crimes, but the reports illustrate the difficulty of measuring incidents on social media and the findings seem to reflect interests, not reality...

 2018-01-22 11:11 

Press TV

FM Zarif proposes 'regional dialog forum' amid fresh tension...

Iran calls for a strong region and security networking to restore stability in the region after the defeat of the Daesh terrorist group....

 2018-01-22 11:10 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

UN calls for $3bn aid for Yemen...

Tehran, Jan 22, IRNA The United Nations has called for three billion dollars of humanitarian aid to save Yemen from famine and cholera as the impoverished Arab country has been hit by more than two years of a Saudi-led military aggression....

 2018-01-22 11:09 

MehrNews.com

US wants to protect Nusra to use it in achieving its goals...

MOSCOW, Jan. 22 (MNA) Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, stressed that the United States neglects the fact that Jabhat al-Nusra is on the list of international terrorism and wants to protect it in order to use it in achieving its goals in Syria....

 2018-01-22 11:08 

MehrNews.com

Iran, Belarus to open credit line worth 5b to export products...

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari revealed the opening 50 billion worth of credit for exporting Iranian products to Belarus....

 2018-01-22 11:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll...

Haifa University scholars piece together 60 different fragments to decipher unread Dead Sea Scroll....

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