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 2018-01-19 14:57 

FARS News Agency

Kazakhstan Hails Iran's Nuclear Deal as Practical Example to Resolve Global Issues...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev said that Iran's nuclear deal, also known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) became a practical example in resolving most complicated issues by means of negotiations....

 2018-01-19 14:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Zimbabwe mourns Bennett, 'sharpest thorn' in Mugabe's side...

He was called the "sharpest thorn" in Robert Mugabe's side. Zimbabwe is mourning Roy Bennett, a white founding member of the main opposition party who died Thursday in a helicopter crash in the United States....

 2018-01-19 14:52 

JPost.com

US Jewish groups gear up for 2018 Women's March...

Tens of thousands of members of the National Council of Jewish Women are expected to attend marches across the country....

 2018-01-19 14:51 

Al Jazeera

Yemenis rummage through garbage looking for food...

People in Hodeidah are resorting to rummaging through garbage to find food as the fate of millions of Yemenis facing famine rests with the Saudi-led coalition....

 2018-01-19 14:46 

Al Arabiya

Philippines' main airport fires contractor over baggage thefts...

Manila airport fired a major contractor and announced a raft of new security measures on Friday after a spate of baggage thefts at the main Philippine...

 2018-01-19 14:45 

Al Arabiya

Lebanon foils ISIS plans to attack places of worship, government buildings...

Lebanon thwarted extremistsrsquo; plans to attack places of worship and government buildings over the holidays after gaining rare access to an ISIS...

 2018-01-19 14:45 

Press TV

Indians protest Israeli PM's visit to Mumbai...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on a 6-day visit to India....

 2018-01-19 14:44 

Haaretz Daily

Stormy weather causes serious damage, power outages across Israel...

Several highways have been closed due to flooding and strong winds have toppled trees that hit moving vehicles and homes...

 2018-01-19 14:44 

Haaretz Daily

Stormy weather causes serious damage, power outages across Israel...

Several highways have been closed due to flooding and strong winds have toppled trees that hit moving vehicles and homes...

 2018-01-19 14:37 

Press TV

Iran, Russia must boost close cooperation on Mideast: Iranian diplomat...

A senior Iranian diplomat says Iran and Russia must hold close consultations on the developments in the Middle East....

 2018-01-19 14:37 

Al Arabiya

India's top court acquits Bollywood director of rape...

Indiarsquo;s top court on Friday upheld the acquittal of a Bollywood director accused of raping an American research scholar in a case that has...

 2018-01-19 14:34 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Top cleric urges solidarity in Islamic World...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Top Iranian cleric called for boosting solidarity in the Islamic World in the face of enemies' divisive plots....

 2018-01-19 14:31 

Times of Israel

Gaza family kills own son after Hamas says he aided Israel...

Terror group was investigating Ahmed Barhoum, believing him to be responsible for a 2014 airstrike that killed 3 commandersTerror group was investigating Ahmed Barhoum, believing him to be responsible for a 2014 airstrike that killed 3 commanders...

 2018-01-19 14:28 

SANA

Preparations for Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi reviewed...

Moscow, SANA_ Russian President, Vladimir Putin, discussed with members of the Russian Security Council the preparations for the Syrian National Dialogue Congress scheduled to be held in Sochi on January 29-30 . Russia Today website on Friday quoted the K...

 2018-01-19 14:25 

JPost.com

Turkish and Syrian threats in Afrin put U.S., Russia in a bind...

What does it all mean for Israel?...

 2018-01-19 14:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Shabbat Shalom from Israel! Updates continue from N. America...

Shabbat about to begin in Israel. Arutz Sheva's North America desk will continue to update the site until Shabbat begins in New York....

 2018-01-19 14:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Shabbat Shalom from Israel!...
 2018-01-19 14:25 

MehrNews.com

Failure of US, ISIL plot made possible by martyrs' sacrifice...

TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MNA) Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah delivered a speech in commemoration of Quneitra martyrs, denouncing US presence in the region....

 2018-01-19 14:25 

MehrNews.com

Failure of US, ISIL plots made possible by martyrs' sacrifice...

TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MNA) Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah delivered a speech in commemoration of Quneitra martyrs, denouncing US presence in the region....

 2018-01-19 14:25 

Bahrain Mirror

Bahraini Parliament Delegation Visits Iraq, Congratulates on Victory over ISIS...

A delegation from the Bahraini House of Representatives visited the Republic of Iraq in an official visit, during which it met Iraqi President Fuad Masum, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari and Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim Al-Jabouri....

 2018-01-19 14:20 

Times of Israel

Synagogue, Jewish school fire Baltimore rabbi over molestation charges...

Shmuel Krawatsky's dismissal from institutions comes after publication of article alleging he inappropriately touched 3 boys at Jewish campShmuel Krawatsky's dismissal from institutions comes after publication of article alleging he inappropriatel...

 2018-01-19 14:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Peace? What peace?...

Dishonest UNRWA unmasked, exposed and laid bare....

 2018-01-19 14:19 

JPost.com

German court allows labeling Jewish anti-Zionist activist as antisemite...

A Munich court overturned a prior decision that barred a prominent Jewish leader from terming one Hamas-affiliated BDS activist an antisemite....

 2018-01-19 14:19 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Duterte says may ban sending Filipinos to work in Kuwait due to abuses...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is considering banning workers being sent to Kuwait because of abuses he said were being inflicted on Filipino domestic helpers there and which led to several committing suicide in recent months....

 2018-01-19 14:18 

Bahrain Mirror

VIDEO: Sayed Ghuraifi: What Use are Skyscrapers when the Country is Full of Impoverished people...

Bahraini prominent Shiite cleric, Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi, said that the "high cost of livelihood" has become a terrifying ghost hunting the people of this country affecting all its sects and components....

 2018-01-19 14:16 

Bahrain Mirror

Appeal Court: 7-Year Sentence Handed down to Bahraini for Plating Fake Bomb in Tubli...

First High Criminal Court sentenced a defendant to seven years in prison instead of 10, after convicting him among five others of placing a fake bomb in the Tubli area....

 2018-01-19 14:15 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Ambassadors in Malaysia sign memorial book for Sanchi victims...

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19, IRNA A number of ambassadors and foreign missions in Malaysia on Friday paid tribute to the victims of the tragic incident of Iranian tanker....

 2018-01-19 14:14 

Ynetnews

Palestinian family shoots dead relative suspected of spying for Israel...

A Palestinian family in the Gaza Strip said on Friday it had killed a relative they said had helped Israel track down and kill three senior Hamas militants, including one of the man's own kinsmen. In a statement, the family of Ahmed Barhoum said it ha...

 2018-01-19 14:14 

Bahrain Mirror

Parliament Fails to Pass Proposal to Stop Raising Petrol Prices...

The Parliament failed in its meeting yesterday to pass an urgent proposal, stating that the government should abide by Royal directives regarding agreement with the legislative authority on redirecting subsidies to beneficiaries and suspend the decision t...

 2018-01-19 14:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Peru's indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching Amazon...

After lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that native leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosystem....

 2018-01-19 14:12 

Gulf Times

Philippines' main airport sacks contractor over baggage thefts...

President Rodrigo Duterte summoned airport authorities and the transport minister on Thursday and ordered them to put a stop to the thieving, Manila International Airport general manager Ed Monreal told reporters....

 2018-01-19 14:12 

SANA

Snow on Sweida province on 19/1/2018...
 2018-01-19 14:04 

Al Arabiya

Yemen's armed forces advance in several areas near Nihm, Taiz...

Yemenrsquo;s National Army said their ground forces were making further progress on Friday morning in front-lines of Nihm northeast of the capital...

 2018-01-19 14:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US loses allies if it kills Iran's deal: Analyst...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA -If the US President kills Iran's nuclear deal as a part of his 'antipathy' for his predecessor's policies, Washington will face the risk of losing its major allies, as they have opposed the US pulling out of the deal,...

 2018-01-19 14:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

ISF arrests three drug dealers, seizes kilos of drugs...

The Internal Security Forces Friday announced the arrest of three drug dealers in two separate raids across Metn and Kesrouan in which several kilos of drugs were seized....

 2018-01-19 13:57 

Press TV

Yemeni retaliatory attacks leave seven Saudi soldiers dead...

Yemeni army soldiers and their allies have shot and killed 7 Saudi troopers in retaliatory attacks in the kingdom's southwestern regions of Jizan and Najran....

 2018-01-19 13:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Car drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach in Rio; 15 hurt...

A motorist who says he lost control of his car drove into the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday evening, injuring at least 15 people, authorities said....

 2018-01-19 13:56 

FARS News Agency

Iran, China Discuss Expanding Tourism Ties...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Chinese officials in a meeting in Tehran underlined the need for broadening of mutual cooperation between the two countries, specially in the field of tourism....

 2018-01-19 13:56 

FARS News Agency

Envoy: EU Reputation Depends on Iran Nuclear Deal...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Mahmoud Heidari warned the European countries against withdrawing from the nuclear deal they reached with Iran, and said that the reputation of the EU is interwoven with maintaining the Joint ....

 2018-01-19 13:56 

FARS News Agency

Syria: 1,500 Syrian Families Return to Damascus...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of Syrian families returned to the areas near Damascus city after the establishment of security and peace in the region, media sources reported on Friday....

 2018-01-19 13:56 

FARS News Agency

Senior Cleric Calls on Muslim World to Support Palestinian, Yemeni People...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran's provisional Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani underlined the urgent need for the Islamic states' support for the oppressed people of Palestine and Yemen who are under the continued attacks of Israel ....

 2018-01-19 13:56 

FARS News Agency

Conflicts between Al-Nusra, Other Terrorist Groups Intensified in Idlib...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tensions among the terrorist groups have increased as the Syrian army is rapidly advancing in Southeastern Idlib....

 2018-01-19 13:56 

FARS News Agency

Media Reports Disclose Details of Turkish Army Plans to Attack Afrin...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Turkish army will attack 150 targets of the Kurdish forces in Afrin in Aleppo province before launching ground offensives in the region, media reports said....

 2018-01-19 13:56 

FARS News Agency

Iran, Russia Stress Political Solution to Syrian Crisis...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari and his Russian counterpart Mikhael Bogdanov in a meeting in Moscow on Friday underlined the need for a political solution to the Syrian crisis....

 2018-01-19 13:56 

FARS News Agency

Iran's Qeshm FTZ Eying to Expand Aviation Ties with Spain...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran's Qeshm Free Trade Zone Hamidreza Momeni held talks with senior officials of Spain's Air Nostrum with the goal of cooperation for the CRJ planes' maintenance....

 2018-01-19 13:56 

FARS News Agency

Speaker's Advisor: Iran Not Intimidated by Trump's Threats...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined that the people of Iran will not be intimidated by the rhetoric and threats of US President Donald Trump....

 2018-01-19 13:56 

FARS News Agency

Official: Azerbaijan Ready to Cooperate with Iran on Tabriz 2018...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Azerbaijan's Consul General to Tabriz Aliyannaghi M. Huseynov voiced his country's readiness to cooperate with Iran on holding Tabriz 2018 Event....

 2018-01-19 13:55 

Al Jazeera

One year of Trump: The impact on the Middle East...

Is Trump's foreign policy on Israel, Iran and the GCC all that different from previous administrations?...

 2018-01-19 13:54 

Times of Israel

Palestinian woman caught with knives outside Hebron holy site...

Border Police at Tomb of the Patriarchs find blades during search of woman's bagBorder Police at Tomb of the Patriarchs find blades during search of woman's bag...

 2018-01-19 13:52 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Commander Warns against Enemy’s Plots to Hit Iran through Cyberspace...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Head of Iran's Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali raised the alarm that the enemy is seeking to spy on Iranians and establish its cultural dominance over the Islamic Republic through using cyberspace and so...

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