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 2016-12-07 14:22 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif describes Japan's role in implementation of JCPOA as 'constructive'... +

Tokyo, Dec 7, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has talked of Japan's role in implementation of some of the regulations and articles of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) describing the role as 'constructive9;....

 2016-12-07 14:19 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Amir thanks Bahraini King on warm hospitality... +
 2016-12-07 14:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Survivors unlikely in Pakistan plane crash, many bodies burned: witness... +

There are unlikely to be any survivors from a Pakistan International Airlines plane that crashed in a mountainous northern region with 47 people on board on Wednesday, a government official on the scene said...

 2016-12-07 14:13 

Saudi Press Agency

GCC Leaders Hold Joint Meeting with British Premier 5 Manama... +

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said that the GCC region was keen on bolstering strategic ties and relations with the UK. This statement came during the final session of the 37th GCC Summit held in the Bahraini capital Manama. The e...

 2016-12-07 14:13 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

FM official stresses removal of banking obstacles for businesses... +

Beijing, Dec 7, IRNA Foreign Ministry Deputy for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour stressed the need for removal of banking obstacles for business owners....

 2016-12-07 14:12 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Maronite bishops urge swift Cabinet formation... +

Lebanon's Maronite Bishops said Wednesday they were optimistic for the future of Lebanon but remained concerned over the failure to form a government....

 2016-12-07 14:07 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Special Board Monitoring JCPOA meeting held Wednesday morning... +

Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA The Special Board Monitoring the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action was held on Wednesday morning with the attendance of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani....

 2016-12-07 14:07 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Serious talks underway to lift Arab travel ban on Lebanon: Geagea... +

Serious discussions on lifting a travel ban on Lebanon imposed by some Arab countries are underway, Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said Wednesday....

 2016-12-07 14:04 

Saudi Press Agency

Deputy Crown Prince Receives Telephone Call from Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius... +

Riyadh, Rabi'I 8, 1438, Dec 7, 2016, SPA -- Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, received today a telephone call from Mauritius's Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Territories a...

 2016-12-07 14:03 

Al Jazeera

Rodrigo Duterte defends police accused of killing mayor... +

Tough-talking president says he's willing to go to jail for policemen accused of "rubbing out" a drug-linked mayor....

 2016-12-07 14:03 

Saudi Press Agency

King Fahd International Airport Customs thwart smuggling 3599 grams of gold... +

Riyadh, 08 Rabi'I, 1438,December 07, 2016, SPA -- King Fahd International Airport Customs in Dammam have thwarted smuggling 3599 grams of gold. The Customs' Director General Yusuf Al-Zakan pointed out that the gold was hidden inside socks......

 2016-12-07 14:03 

Saudi Press Agency

"SPA" documents national efforts in fighting terrorism by 55 photographs... +

Abha, 08 Rabi'I,1438 AH, 07 December,2016 , SPA -- Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has documented the efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the fight against terrorism through 55 photographs displayed in a photo gallery organized with King Khalid University ...

 2016-12-07 14:02 

Saudi Press Agency

GCC Leaders Hold Joint Meeting with British Premier 4 Manama... +

And by focusing not just on violent extremism, but on the whole spectrum of extremism, violent and non-violent, at home and abroad, we are not just going after the terrorists but working to address the causes of this terrorist threat by targeting the id...

 2016-12-07 14:02 

Saudi Press Agency

GCC Leaders Hold Joint Meeting with British Premier 3 Manama... +

The Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May delivered a speech in which she expressed her grateful to King of Bahrain to be invited to address the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab States. She said, "The risks to our shared security ...

 2016-12-07 14:02 

Emirates 24|7

Sunday confirmed as holiday to mark the Prophet's birthday anniversary... +
 2016-12-07 13:55 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Discrimination against Latinos in United States Has Risen, Study Says... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Most Latinos in the United States say they have suffered discrimination, more than twice as many who said so a decade earlier, according to a new research....

 2016-12-07 13:55 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Russia, US Continue Contacts on Syria at Expert Level" Kremlin... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Russia and the United States are continuing contacts on Syrian settlement at the expert level, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday....

 2016-12-07 13:54 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

ISA Extension Breach of US Commitments under JCPOA: German Analyst... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) A Berlin-based independent scholar and political commentator said renewal of anti-Tehran sanctions, known as the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), is clearly a violation of US obligations under the JCPOA as the nuclear agreement has been reflecte...

 2016-12-07 13:54 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Pakistani Plane with More Than 40 People Aboard Crashes in North: Police... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) A Pakistan International Airlines flight carrying more than 40 people crashed Wednesday en route to Islamabad from the northern city of Chitral, a regional police official said....

 2016-12-07 13:54 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Chinese Media Highlight Trump's Foreign Policy Inexperience... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Chinese state media has branded US President-elect Donald Trump a ...

 2016-12-07 13:54 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Daesh Launches Overnight Attack against Iraqi Troops in Mosul... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iraqi army said on Wednesday that Daesh terrorists launched an overnight attack against security forces in the southeastern part of Mosul, a day after the troops advanced deeper into the city....

 2016-12-07 13:54 

Kuwait News Agency

Islamabad bound aircraft crashes in N. Pakistan... +
 2016-12-07 13:54 

Kuwait News Agency

GCC, UK forge strategic partnership... +
 2016-12-07 13:53 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Wednesday, December 7, 2016... +
 2016-12-07 13:49 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif meets Japanese counterpart in Tokyo... +

Tokyo, Dec 7, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida here on Wednesday....

 2016-12-07 13:47 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Four more bombings in Iraqi capital following two earlier explosions... +

Baghdad, Dec 7, IRNA New reports suggest four fresh terrorist explosions hitting the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday....

 2016-12-07 13:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Somali forces retake port town from faction loyal to ISIS... +

Soldiers loyal to the U.N.-backed Somali government Wednesday retook control of a port town from insurgents who had declared allegiance to ISIS, a Reuters witness at the scene said....

 2016-12-07 13:41 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

207 MPs hail Irans successful oil diplomacy... +

Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA Some 207 members of the Iranian parliament in a statement appreciated Iranian oil diplomacy which resulted in Irans gaining its pre-sanction quota in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)....

 2016-12-07 13:40 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Huffington Post names founder Ariana Huffington's successor... +

The Huffington Post has tapped New York Times editor Lydia Polgreen to succeed founder Ariana Huffington as its editor-in-chief....

 2016-12-07 13:38 

Bahrain News Agency

UAE vice-president leaves Bahrain... +
 2016-12-07 13:37 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Destruction of terrorism possible only through solidarity among countries: Ambassador... +

Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA Irans Ambassador to Kuwait Alireza Enayati said the only way to overcome terrorism is for all countries to cooperate against it as no single country is safe from its threats and dangers....

 2016-12-07 13:36 

Bahrain News Agency

Kuwaiti Amir leaves Bahrain... +
 2016-12-07 13:36 

ISNA

Iran to open first petroleum museum in Abadan... +

TEHRAN (ISNA) - Iran's first Petroleum Museum will be open this year by December 20....

 2016-12-07 13:34 

Bahrain News Agency

Premier, Kuwaiti Amir discuss Bahraini-Kuwaiti relations... +
 2016-12-07 13:34 

Bahrain News Agency

Premier stresses depth of Bahraini-Qatari relations... +
 2016-12-07 13:34 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain Bourse daily trading performance... +
 2016-12-07 13:34 

Bahrain News Agency

Qatari Amir departs Bahrain... +
 2016-12-07 13:34 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Asian Parliamentary Assembly to strengthen world peace... +

Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA A member of Majlis (parliament) says the aim of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) is to bring about peace under the auspices of the sustainable development....

 2016-12-07 13:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

British police arrest man over online threats to Brexit challenger Gina Miller... +

British police have arrested a man on suspicion of making racially aggravated threats against Gina Miller, who took the government to court over triggering Brexit....

 2016-12-07 13:27 

Kuwait News Agency

OAPEC wins best oil organization award for 2016... +
 2016-12-07 13:27 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Amir back home after GCC summit... +
 2016-12-07 13:23 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump voted Time magazine's person of the year ... +
 2016-12-07 13:23 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Panel postpones talks on controversial 'rape law'... +

Lawmakers postponed discussions on scrapping a controversial article of the Lebanese penal code that protects rapists....

 2016-12-07 13:21 

Haaretz Daily

Israel rejects French president's offer for Netanyahu-Abbas meeting in Paris... +

Israel emphasizes to France that it rejects the tripartite meeting proposed by French president in accordance with its general objection to the French peace initiative....

 2016-12-07 13:20 

Gulf Daily News

Man sentenced to death for murdering lover's husband, relative... +
 2016-12-07 13:20 

Gulf Daily News

12-year-old cancer survivor meets Saudi, Qatari leaders... +

A 12-year-old girl's dream came true whenshe was able to meet Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud during his recent visit to Qatar....

 2016-12-07 13:19 

Gulf Daily News

Kuwait to host 38th GCC Summit... +
 2016-12-07 13:12 

Times of Israel

Britain will help Gulf push back against Iran aggression PM... +

Theresa May 'clear-eyed' about threat Tehran poses to Mideast; urges greater security cooperation with Sunni monarchies...

 2016-12-07 13:08 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Labour minister meets Nepalese counterpart... +

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 7, IRNA - Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare Ali Rabiee met his Nepalese Minister of Labour and Employment Dilip Khawas Gachchhadar on Wednesday in Bali, Indonesia....

 2016-12-07 13:02 

Kuwait News Agency

GCC summit will enhance regional security -- Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled... +

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