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 2018-09-23 09:55 

FARS News Agency

Turkey Relocating Tahrir Al-Sham to Afrin on Sochi Agreement Pretext...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Turkish Army is rescuing the Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) terrorists by transferring them from Idlib province to occupied Afrin in Northwestern Aleppo under the pretext of the recent agree...

 2018-09-23 09:55 

FARS News Agency

Speaker: US Blackmailing Regional States through Iran Pressures...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani warned the regional states of Washington's attempts to blackmail them by portraying Tehran as a danger posed to them....

 2018-09-23 09:55 

FARS News Agency

World Leaders, Bodies Condemn Terrorist Attack in Southwestern Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Leaders and senior officials of different world countries and international organizations strongly condemned the Saturday terrorist attack in the city of Ahwaz in Southwestern Iranian Khuzestan province....

 2018-09-23 09:55 

FARS News Agency

Corbyn: Labour to Challenge May on Brexit Deal, Will Trigger General Election If It Fails...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Jeremy Corbyn said the Labour party will call for a national election if any Brexit deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with Brussels fails to meet his party's 'six tests'....

 2018-09-23 09:55 

Gulf Daily News

Australia kills four sharks after tourist attacks...

Sydney - Fourth large sharks have been killed in Australia after a woman and a 12-year-old girl were attacked at a popular Great Barrier Reef tourist spot....

 2018-09-23 09:55 

Gulf Daily News

1251 cases of polygamy were authenticated in 2017...
 2018-09-23 09:54 

Gulf Daily News

Woman commits suicide after fiance confronts her about working as a prostitute...

Sharjah - A man has been accused of involvement in the murder of his fiancee after discovering she was working as a prostitute....

 2018-09-23 09:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Russia: Israel responsible for downing of plane...

Russian defense ministry presents conclusions of investigation into downing of Russian plane by Syrian anti-aircraft missiles....

 2018-09-23 09:53 

Ynetnews

Iran summons UAE envoy over parade attack comments...

Iran's foreign ministry on Sunday summoned the United Arab Emirates' charge d'affaires over comments made about a military parade attack that killed 25 people, including members of the Revolutionary Guards, state television said. State-run Pre...

 2018-09-23 09:52 

Ynetnews

CA sets October deadline to evacuate Bedouin village in West Bank...

The Civil administration on Sunday told residents of Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin village in the West Bank slated for demolition, to clear their houses by Oct. 1, following the High Court of Justice's (HCJ) decision that the village was built without the ...

 2018-09-23 09:42 

Ynetnews

Russia: Israel responsible for downing of Russian plane in Latakia...

The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Sunday that Israel bears responsibility for the Syrian downing of a Russian reconnaissance plane during an Israel Air Force (IAF) strike last week....

 2018-09-23 09:41 

Ynetnews

IAF aircraft hit near incendiary balloon cell in Gaza...

The IDF said Saturday that the Israel Air Force (IAF) hit near an incendiary balloon cell in the Gaza strip. Eight fires broke out on Saturday amid incendiary balloons flown from Gaza....

 2018-09-23 09:36 

Haaretz Daily

Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank's home fetches over $11,000 at auction...

The letter, addressed to Otto Frank, was sent to the family's home in Amsterdam and found in 2013 among the belongings of a stamp collector...

 2018-09-23 09:32 

Bahrain News Agency

S. Korean President to meet US President...

Seoul, Sept. 23 (BNA): South Korean President Moon Jae-in was set to embark on a trip to the United States on Sunday for a summit with US President Donald J. Trump Moon's trip comes after his visit last week to the communist North where he held his th...

 2018-09-23 09:31 

Bahrain News Agency

Malaysia reviews ECRL project...

Beijing, Sept. 23 (BNA): China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), the contractor for the 688-kilometre East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, hopes the review by the Malaysian government would not take long, says CCCC Vice President Sun Ziyu....

 2018-09-23 09:30 

Haaretz Daily

No country for old men in the Golan Heights...

A lack of health and social services, as well as growing isolation, have made life on the Golan harder for those who settled and developed the area some 50 years ago...

 2018-09-23 09:30 

Kuwait News Agency

USD stable at KD 0.302...

KUWAIT, Sept 23 (KUNA) -- The US Dollar was stable at KD 0.302, while the Euro went up to KD 0.355, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Sunday. The CBK added that the British Pound Sterling was up to KD 0.397, similar to the Swiss Franc, which was also ...

 2018-09-23 09:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Civil Admin. gives a week to evacuate Khan al-Ahmar...

Residents of illegal village given until Oct. 1 to carry out demolition 'independently,' offered 'assistance in demolition and transfer.'...

 2018-09-23 09:26 

Haaretz Daily

Pope Francis pays tribute to victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Baltics...

Pope Francis holds mass in the Lithuanian city of Kaunas, commemorating the slaughter of nearly 34,000 Jews...

 2018-09-23 09:26 

Haaretz Daily

Iran summons UAE envoy over parade attack comments as tensions rise with Gulf states...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused U.S.-backed Gulf Arab states of carrying out a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people...

 2018-09-23 09:25 

Press TV

UN has not lived up to its potential, says Trump...

Trump says the United Nations has not lived up to its potential, ahead of his address to the annual gathering of world leaders next week....

 2018-09-23 09:25 

Al Jazeera

British PM Theresa May 'planning snap election' in November...

Senior advisors to British PM tell the Sunday Times newspaper they are planning election to save faltering Brexit talks....

 2018-09-23 09:17 

Haaretz Daily

Syrian jihadist group rejects Turkish-Russian Idlib deal, main faction yet to declare stance...

The most powerful jihadist group in the northwest, Tahrir al-Sham, has yet to declare its stance on the deal, under which insurgents must vacate the demilitarised zone by Oct. 15...

 2018-09-23 09:14 

Kuwait News Agency

Photo of the day...

Flamingo flocks along Kuwait's coast (KUNA Gino Raphael)...

 2018-09-23 09:13 

MehrNews.com

Marauding powers cannot stand Iran's independence...

TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) Touching upon the reasons behind Ahvaz terror attack, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that Saturday's nationwide military parade demonstrated the power and independence of the country which marauding powers cannot to...

 2018-09-23 09:09 

Haaretz Daily

Holocaust historian slams Germany for shedding millions of death records...

The Hamburg State Archive destroyed an estimated 1 million death certificates dating from 1876 to 1953. The state cultural ministry later admitted the move was a mistake...

 2018-09-23 09:09 

SANA

Syrian Taekwondo player Aya Mubarak wins gold medal at Beirut International Championship...

Beirut, SANA- Syrian taekwondo player Aya Naji Mubarak won the gold medal at Beirut International Open Taekwondo Championship currently held in Lebanon with the participation of 28 states. In a statement to SANA, Coach Bassem Salama said that the performa...

 2018-09-23 09:06 

Times of Israel

Accusing IDF of deception, Russia blames Israel for downing of spy plane...

Moscow rejects version presented by Israeli Air Force chief, maintains its original claim that F-16 pilots used Russian reconnaissance craft as cover during missile attackMoscow rejects version presented by Israeli Air Force chief, maintains its original ...

 2018-09-23 09:05 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

PM heads Kuwait's delegation to UNGA...

New York, Sept. 23 (BNA): Kuwaiti Prime Minister HH Shaikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah will represent the Amir His Highness Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) where he will deliver a speech...

 2018-09-23 09:03 

Kuwait News Agency

Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Sept 23 (KUNA) -- 1976 -- The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issued a traffic decree stipulating motorists must apply for licenses and abide by traffic laws. 1990 -- Iraqi occupiers of Kuwait withdrew all Kuwaiti banknotes from circulation an...

 2018-09-23 08:59 

Press TV

Photo of the day...

People dressed in historical clothes take part in the Oktoberfest parade in Munich, Germany, on September 23, 2018....

 2018-09-23 08:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rouhani accuses United States of responsibility for attack...

Iran President Hassan Rouhani slams Gulf states and US for attack on his country yesterday, promises Iran will 'respond to these crimes.'...

 2018-09-23 08:56 

Times of Israel

Bedouin village given until October 1 to evacuate or face demolition...

Civil Administration officials hand out notices to residents two weeks after High Court decision clears final hurdle in way of demolishing Khan al-AhmarCivil Administration officials hand out notices to residents two weeks after High Court decision clears...

 2018-09-23 08:55 

FARS News Agency

More Bodies of US, SDF Victims Discovered in Northeastern Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Nearly a hundred corpses of civilians killed in the US air raids and offensives of the Washington-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were found in Raqqa city on Sunday....

 2018-09-23 08:55 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Dispatches More Troops, Military Hardware to Deserts of Sweida...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army forwarded more soldiers and equipment to the Eastern desert of Sweida on Sunday to intensify attacks on ISIL's strongholds in the region....

 2018-09-23 08:55 

FARS News Agency

Supreme Court Nominee Accuser Agrees to Testify Next Week...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, agreed to testify before the Senate next week, her lawyer said Saturday....

 2018-09-23 08:55 

FARS News Agency

More US-Backed Militias Sent to Northeastern Syria Amid Intensified Tensions with Turkish Forces...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Washington-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) forwarded more forces and equipment to Northern Raqqa on Sunday following recent tensions with the Turkish troops at the borderline....

 2018-09-23 08:55 

FARS News Agency

Al-Ahwaziya Grouplet; from Copenhagen to Riddling People with Bullets in Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Al-Ahwaziya terrorist group has in recent years attempted to foment insecurity in Iran with unlimited support from a Saudi-Israel stream as Tehran increased its influential role in the region....

 2018-09-23 08:55 

FARS News Agency

Iran Summons British, Danish, Dutch Diplomats...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned the Dutch and Danish ambassadors as well as British charge d'affaires over the Saturday morning terror attack on military parades in the Southwestern Iranian city of Ahwaz....

 2018-09-23 08:55 

FARS News Agency

Iran Blasts Foreign Sponsors of Terrorism...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi blasted the foreign sponsors of anti-Iran terrorists who killed at least 29 people and injured 70 others in an attack on a military parade in Ahwaz in Southwestern Khuzestan province on Saturday ....

 2018-09-23 08:55 

FARS News Agency

Iranian President Lashes Out at US for Ahwaz Terrorist Attack...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blasted Washington for supporting the terrorist group responsible for the Saturday attack during military parades in Southwestern Iran, which killed 29 and wounded 70....

 2018-09-23 08:55 

FARS News Agency

Israel Orders Residents of Khan Al-Ahmar to Leave Village Before October...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli occupation forces ordered the Bedouin residents of Khan al-Ahmar community, East of Jerusalem, to dismantle their homes --- mainly shacks --- and leave the community before the start of October....

 2018-09-23 08:55 

FARS News Agency

Leader: Terrorist Attack in Ahwaz Part of Conspiracies by US-Backed Regimes in Region...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei says the terrorist attack in the Southwestern Iranian city of Ahwaz was the continuation of plots hatched by US stooges in the region to create insecurity in the country, ...

 2018-09-23 08:54 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Oman to host regional health insurance conference...

Muscat, Sept. 23 (BNA): Oman will host tomorrow the 12th Middle East Health Insurance Conference themed...

 2018-09-23 08:47 

Saudi Press Agency

Amman Bourse falls...
 2018-09-23 08:47 

Saudi Press Agency

Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque...
 2018-09-23 08:47 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Press...
 2018-09-23 08:46 

MehrNews.com

Effective mechanisms necessary for creating global peace, collective security...

TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) Ilgar Ibrahimoglu, Chief Editor of Baku-based 'Deyerler' news portal, stressed the need for effective mechanisms for creation of peace and collective security in the world....

 2018-09-23 08:41 

i24 News

Russia: Israel 'entirely to blame' for loss of military plane near Syria...
 2018-09-23 08:35 

Times of Israel

Iran-backed militias accused of reign of fear in Iraqi Basra...

Beatings and arbitrary arrests reported amid growing public protests over Iranian influence and crumbling public servicesBeatings and arbitrary arrests reported amid growing public protests over Iranian influence and crumbling public services...

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