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 2017-02-28 17:12 

Qatar News Agency

Foreign Ministry Secretary-General Meets Malaysian Ambassador... +

Doha, February 28 (QNA) - HE Secretary-General of the Foreign Ministry Dr. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi has met with HE Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Federal Malaysia to Qatar Ahmad Jazri bin Mohammed Johar. Talks during the meeting dealt with bi...

 2017-02-28 16:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Return of Syrian refugees main priority: IOM official... +

The priority is to return Syrian refugees to their homeland and share the burdens caused by the Syrian conflict between more countries, Regional Director of International Organization for Migration MENA Carmela Godeau said Tuesday....

 2017-02-28 16:52 

FARS News Agency

US State Department Wipes off Message to Iran's Oscar Winner... +

TEHRAN FNA - The US State Department on Monday twitted and then deleted its congratulation message to Iranian Director Asqar Farhadi on his Oscar win in the best foreign language film category, as the Iranian director had slammed US President Donald ....

 2017-02-28 16:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanese Army raids fugitive's house seizing large quantity of drugs... +

The Lebanese Army Tuesday raided the house of a fugitive in east Lebanon, confiscating a large quantity of drugs, state media reported...

 2017-02-28 16:46 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's ship-purchase affair: Netanyahu 'personally ordered' canceled tenders... +

Testimony gathered by police is supported by documentation. The authorities are investigating whether crimes were committed in the navys purchase of ships and submarines from Germany....

 2017-02-28 16:44 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Trump trampling on US long legacy... +

Tehran, Feb 28, IRNA - President Donald Trumps anti-Muslim rhetoric and his bid to allegedly make America more secure through constructing walls around the nation, have among other things tended to undermine a legacy long heralded by the United States....

 2017-02-28 16:41 

Qatar News Agency

WTO: Qatar Ranks among Top 20 Countries in Global Competitiveness Index... +

Doha, February 28 (QNA) - Director of the Trade in Services and Investment Division of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Abdel-Hamid Mamdouh said that the State of Qatar gave great attention to the services sector which contributed to its position w...

 2017-02-28 16:41 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israel unprepared for tunnel threat in 2014 Gaza war: report... +

An Israeli state inquiry accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and top army brass Tuesday of being unprepared for the strategic threat of tunnels used by Hamas during the 2014 Gaza war...

 2017-02-28 16:39 

Kuwait News Agency

Trump blames Obama for protests, leaks... +
 2017-02-28 16:39 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Bourse fills in vacant posts... +
 2017-02-28 16:39 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait stresses importance of undermining IS cyberspace use... +
 2017-02-28 16:39 

Kuwait News Agency

NBK: Real estate sales down 16 pct in Jan.... +
 2017-02-28 16:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Italy probes visa scandal at its consulate in Irbil... +

Italy has ordered an inspection of its consulate the Iraqi city of Irbil, after reports exorbitant fees were demanded for visas....

 2017-02-28 16:32 

Bahrain News Agency

Fine weather on Wednesday in Bahrain... +
 2017-02-28 16:32 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain, Turkey discuss security cooperation... +
 2017-02-28 16:30 

Al Jazeera

A lunar journey: Mankind's missions around the Moon... +

Elon Musk's private space company SpaceX is planning to send two unnamed tourists around the Moon in 2018....

 2017-02-28 16:20 

Oman Observer

Europe stand on migration hits children... +
 2017-02-28 16:20 

Oman Observer

a date at the winter market... +
 2017-02-28 16:20 

Oman Observer

Phone makers pile in to exploit Samsung weakness... +
 2017-02-28 16:20 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Muslim, Christian clerics convene co-existence meeting... +

Top Muslim and Christian clerics from the Middle East gathered in Cairo on Tuesday for a two-day conference on promoting co-existence, as sectarian conflict continues to ravage the region...

 2017-02-28 16:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Reactions to report: 'Bennett showed leadership; Netanyahu did not speak truth' ... +
 2017-02-28 16:14 

Ynetnews

IDF on the alarms near Gaza border: 'false alarms'... +

The IDF announced that the Code Red alerts sounded Tuesday afternoon in Sha'ar HaNegev and Sdot Negev Regional Councils were false alarms. ...

 2017-02-28 16:13 

Kuwait News Agency

Qatari, Kuwaiti generals mull over joint topics... +
 2017-02-28 16:13 

Kuwait News Agency

ECO foreign ministers approve agenda for 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad... +
 2017-02-28 16:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Germany's divided anti-migrant AfD alarmed by poll dip... +

With seven months until German elections, support for the right-wing populist AfD party has slipped from highs seen during the mass migrant influx to single digits in the polls, alarming its divided leadership....

 2017-02-28 16:09 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ya'alon: The Cabinet was irresponsible, leaked information ... +
 2017-02-28 16:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Bennett showed leadership; Netanyahu did not speak truth'... +

MK Lapid: 'Report states explicitly Netanyahu's Israel not ready for operation.' National Union's 'Bennett showed remarkable leadership'....

 2017-02-28 16:06 

Haaretz Daily

U.S. Congressmen present bipartisan bill supporting grassroots Israeli-Palestinian peace initiatives... +

The proposed legislation calls for the establishment of an international fund that will focus on people-to-people connections, economic cooperation and grassroots engagement between Israelis and Palestinians....

 2017-02-28 16:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump on poor immigration messaging: 'Maybe it's my fault': Fox... +

President Donald Trump acknowledged his immigration goals may not have been communicated effectively, saying "maybe it's my fault," and may use his speech to Congress on Tuesday to address the poor messaging in his month-old administration....

 2017-02-28 16:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bennett: Not an easy day... +
 2017-02-28 15:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ya'alon: The Cabinet was irresponsible, leaked information... +

Former Defense Minister defends conduct during Gaza conflict in light of Comptroller report. 'The discussions were a big farce.'...

 2017-02-28 15:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

IDF: A rocket did not fall in Israeli territory... +
 2017-02-28 15:52 

Haaretz Daily

Explained: The wave of threats terrorizing U.S. Jews... +

The bomb threats and cemetery desecrations are no longer thought to have one source, whether it's neo-Nazis, white supremacists or even far-leftists getting into the act....

 2017-02-28 15:52 

FARS News Agency

Military Official: Yemeni Army to Unveil Anti-Ship Missiles, Combat Drones Soon... +

TEHRAN FNA - A senior Yemeni military official announced that the country's army will unveil new anti-ship missiles and combat drones in the near future to show its defense power to the Saudi aggressors....

 2017-02-28 15:50 

Al Jazeera

Largest post-coup bid trial opens with 330 suspects... +

Charges for those allegedly involved in failed July military coup range from murder to trying to overthrow government....

 2017-02-28 15:49 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Margoon Waterfall: From the Heart of A Rocky Mountain... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Abshar-e Margoon (Margoon Waterfall) is one of the most beautiful waterfalls of Iran and is located in the vicinity of Sepidan, in the border of Fars province with Kohgiluye and Boyer Ahmad, south of Iran....

 2017-02-28 15:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Top Palestinian official denied entry to Egypt... +

A senior Palestinian official has been denied entry to Egypt, prompting a Palestinian delegation to withdraw in protest from a counter-terrorism conference he was to attend, officials said Tuesday...

 2017-02-28 15:46 

Kuwait News Agency

Fourth quarter US GDP 1.9 pct, consumer-spending increase... +
 2017-02-28 15:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Record $$1.1 billion in Israel Bonds sold in US in 2016 ... +
 2017-02-28 15:40 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Yemen food reserves dwindling as war escalates: Red Cross... +

Yemen has food reserves for only 2-4 months, bringing it to the brink of famine as fighting escalates, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday on return from the country...

 2017-02-28 15:40 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon interior minister apologizes for late arrival to Cabinet meet... +

Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk Tuesday apologized to Prime Minister Saad Hariri for arriving late to a Cabinet meeting that had been canceled over no-show ministers....

 2017-02-28 15:37 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

EU lawmakers consider lifting Marine Le Pen's immunity over tweets... +

European Union lawmakers will decide Tuesday whether to lift the EU parliament immunity of France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen for tweeting pictures of ISIS violence, an EU official said...

 2017-02-28 15:36 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

India issues fresh antibiotic guidelines to tackle superbug menace... +

India, one of the world's biggest consumers of antibiotics, has issued new national guidelines on their use as part of a drive to fight the rise of drug-resistant superbugs....

 2017-02-28 15:35 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Putin: Russia Won't Support New Sanctions against Syrian Gov't... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday a draft UN Security Council resolution put forward by Western powers to sanction Syria's government over the alleged use of chemical weapons was inappropriate....

 2017-02-28 15:35 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Somali President Declares 'National Disaster' over Drought... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Somali's newly elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Tuesday declared a ...

 2017-02-28 15:35 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

At Least 160 Killed in Clashes on Myanmar-China Border: Army... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - At least 160 people have died in around three months of clashes between the military and ethnic armed groups in Myanmar's northern state of Shan, a senior army official said Tuesday, threatening peace talks set for next month....

 2017-02-28 15:35 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

UN: 8,000 Flee as Iraqi Forces Fight Daesh in Western Mosul... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Since Iraqi government forces launched the push to take the western half of Mosul from the Daesh (ISIL) terror group last week, about 8,000 people have fled from that part of the city and surrounding villages, the UN humanitarian aid age...

 2017-02-28 15:35 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Brain Imaging Headband Measures How Our Minds Align When We Communicate... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Past research has revealed that our brains synchronize when listening to the same idea or story. Now, biomedical engineers have developed a tool to better understand this phenomenon....

 2017-02-28 15:35 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran to Remain A Committed Supporter of ECO: FM Zarif... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Islamic Republic is committed to continue its ...

 2017-02-28 15:31 

Bahrain News Agency

UAE-Seychelles relations discussed... +

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