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 2017-10-22 22:45 

Gulf Times

Du Plessis injury spoils SA victory... +

An injury to captain Faf du Plessis took some of the gloss off a comprehensive South African win in the third and final one-day international against Bangladesh at Buffalo Park yesterday....

 2017-10-22 22:43 

Gulf Times

Macri faces test of strength in elections... +

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri faces an important test of strength in mid-term legislative elections as he seeks to refresh a mandate for pro-market economic reforms....

 2017-10-22 22:35 

Gulf Times

Wenger delighted with Ozil, Sanchez... +

After a week in which Arsenal's alleged softness and lack of fortitude were the focus of many debates, the Gunners offered a reminder that when fit and functioning as planned they remain a team which can produce genuine quality....

 2017-10-22 22:31 

Gulf Times

Tottenham's Kane rips Reds to shreds... +

Harry Kane scored twice for Tottenham Hotspur in a 4-1 victory over an abject Liverpool team yesterday that left the Merseyside club's Premier League title hopes in tatters....

 2017-10-22 22:30 

Kuwait News Agency

United, secure Iraq key to regional stability - Jordanian King... +
 2017-10-22 22:30 

Kuwait News Agency

US assistance to Rahkine tops USD 40 mln... +
 2017-10-22 22:29 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Over 600,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN... +

More than 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since violence erupted in northern Rakhine in August, a UN report said Sunday....

 2017-10-22 22:19 

Gulf Times

Warriors come unglued, Cavs look flat against Magic... +

The defending champion Golden State Warriors and finals runners-up Cleveland Cavaliers are still shaking off the cobwebs, with both NBA powerhouses suffering double-digit defeats on Saturday....

 2017-10-22 22:18 

Gulf Times

Three third-period goals send Wild past Flames 4-2... +

Several hours before his team played Calgary, Alex Stalock had a pretty good idea of what the Flames' strategy would be....

 2017-10-22 22:16 

Gulf Times

Astros beat Yankees, set World Series clash with Dodgers... +

The Houston Astros defeated the New York Yankees 4-0 on Saturday to book a Major League Baseball World Series showdown with the Los Angeles Dodgers....

 2017-10-22 22:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

U.K police confirm "ongoing incident" not terrorist activity... +

British police confirmed Sunday that "ongoing incident" at a leisure park in Nuneaton, central England is unconnected to any terrorist activity....

 2017-10-22 22:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Politicians blast Supreme Court ruling on Gush Etzion... +
 2017-10-22 22:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Politicians blast Supreme Court ruling on Gush Etzion... +

Politicians from the right blast Supreme Court for ruling that Netiv Ha'avot homes must be completely demolished by March of 2018....

 2017-10-22 22:00 

Ynetnews

IDF to commence Beit She'an drill Monday... +

The IDF will commence a training drill in the Beit She'an area Monday. The drill is expected to conclude later this week.The IDF Spokesperson's Unit said increased security forces and vehicle traffic will be felt in the region as part of the drill...

 2017-10-22 21:58 

Ynetnews

Senior public colleges academic staff concludes strike... +

The Committee of Heads of Public Academic Colleges and the Senior Staff Organizations' Coordinating Council reached an accord around the principles of a collective bargaining agreement to apply to senior staff in public academic colleges.The agreement...

 2017-10-22 21:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hamas to continue Iran ties: deputy leader... +

The deputy head of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas vowed to keep close ties with Israel's arch-enemy Iran and to maintain its weapons, Iranian media reported on Sunday, rejecting Israeli preconditions for any peace talks....

 2017-10-22 21:49 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egypt's Sisi vows to quash terrorism after police ambush... +

In his first remarks after a deadly attack on the country's police force, Egypt's president vowed on Sunday to press ahead with the country's war against terrorism, secure its borders and hunt down militants....

 2017-10-22 21:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Peace Now welcomes Supreme Court ruling on Netiv Ha'avot... +
 2017-10-22 21:45 

Bahrain News Agency

HRH Crown Prince congratulated by Transportation Minister... +
 2017-10-22 21:37 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Disagreement in Cabinet not based on personal reasons: Hasbani... +

Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani Sunday said that the Lebanese Forces' disagreement on certain issues was not based on personal reasons; rather it was the result of the party wanting to keep state institutions on track....

 2017-10-22 21:35 

Press TV

Hamas: We will never sever ties with Iran as perquisite for talks with Israel... +

The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas says it will never cut ties with Iran as prerequisites for talks with the Tel Aviv regime....

 2017-10-22 21:34 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Troops Patrol in Al-Mayadeen during Clean up Operation... +

TEHRAN FNA - The strategic city of Al-Mayadeen was liberated by the Syrian army last week and since its liberation, the Syrian military has advanced deep into the ISIL heartland in the Deir Ezzur province. VIDEO...

 2017-10-22 21:34 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israeli collaboration never justified: Hezbollah official... +

Hezbollah's deputy chief Sheikh Naim Qassem Sunday said cooperation with Israel cannot be justified....

 2017-10-22 21:33 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Makes More Gains on Eastern Bank of Euphrates River... +

TEHRAN FNA - Syrian army units in Eastern Deir Ezzur managed to reclaim Islah al-Husseiniya area and launched a major offensive to force out the remaining ISIL terrorists from the key town of Hawija al-Sakar, on the Eastern Bank of the Euphrates River. ....

 2017-10-22 21:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Tillerson attends landmark Saudi, Iraq meeting... +

Top U.S. diplomat Rex Tillerson attended a landmark meeting Sunday between Saudi Arabia and Iraq aimed at upgrading strategic ties between the two countries and countering Iran's regional influence....

 2017-10-22 21:32 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

UN: More than 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar... +
 2017-10-22 21:32 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Former US president Carter says would travel to Pyongyang: report... +

Former US president Jimmy Carter says he has offered to go to North Korea on behalf of the White House to try to allay rising tensions, but has not been asked, the New York Times reported Sunday....

 2017-10-22 21:30 

Gulf Times

Sidharth Malhotra looks for a big hit... +

There seems to be quite a speculation brewing over Sidharth Malhotra's love life. He was said to be seeing Alia Bhatt for some time. And then there was said to be a break up and as soon as he had a release with Jacqueline Fernandes, there were rumours...

 2017-10-22 21:28 

Press TV

CIA shifts its Afghanistan strategy amid open-ended campaign to tackle terrorism: Report... +

The US Central Intelligence Agency is reportedly expanding its covert operations in war-ravaged Afghanistan....

 2017-10-22 21:28 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

West Rushing to Provide Aid to Raqqah to Cover Up Crimes, Russia Says... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Russia said the US-led coalition in Syria has wiped the city of Raqqah off the face of the earth with carpet bombing in the same way the United States and Britain had bombed Germanys Dresden in 1945....

 2017-10-22 21:26 

Gulf Times

Bollywood echoes in Hollywood scandal... +

The Harvey Weinstein scandal in Hollywood where the movie mogul has been accused of sexually harassing a large number of actresses has had some tangential connections to Bollywood too....

 2017-10-22 21:25 

Gulf Times

Festive Isolation... +

This Diwali, the charge by Kangana Ranaut of how Bollywood insiders tend to look out for each other rang true when she was virtually ostracised in the celebrations that happened....

 2017-10-22 21:25 

Al Jazeera

Can the United States end the blockade of Qatar?... +

America's top diplomat is back in the Gulf trying again to heal the rift between Arab allies....

 2017-10-22 21:24 

Gulf Times

Aamir push gives Secret Superstar a head start... +

The Diwali holidays and weekend is one of the main period for big box office collections and had traditionally been reserved for Shah Rukh Khan....

 2017-10-22 21:18 

Oman Observer

SDF fighters seize key oil field in east Syria... +
 2017-10-22 21:18 

Oman Observer

Former presidents take stage at hurricane benefit concert... +
 2017-10-22 21:18 

Oman Observer

Blood donation drive at State Council... +
 2017-10-22 21:17 

Oman Observer

IT experts caution students on exposure to smartphones... +
 2017-10-22 21:17 

Oman Observer

Knowledge Oman hosts team-building activities for community... +
 2017-10-22 21:17 

Oman Observer

Hike to Saal marks Omani Women's Day... +
 2017-10-22 21:16 

Oman Observer

Saudi and Iraq pledge cooperation against IS... +
 2017-10-22 21:16 

Oman Observer

Seminar discusses yacht tourism... +
 2017-10-22 21:16 

Oman Observer

Shabab Oman II returns after six-month voyage across Europe... +
 2017-10-22 21:16 

Oman Observer

Pisa University president visits archaeological site... +
 2017-10-22 21:15 

Oman Observer

Italian Language Day at SQU... +
 2017-10-22 21:15 

Oman Observer

Social media account of Govt Comm Centre to be launched... +
 2017-10-22 21:15 

Oman Observer

A play about Syria's war gets as close to home as it can... +
 2017-10-22 21:15 

Oman Observer

New visa norms to attract tourists... +
 2017-10-22 21:15 

Oman Observer

Why not take air pollution seriously?... +
 2017-10-22 21:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Five things to read today... +

Sit down and have a read of The Daily Star's pick of five stories worthy of your attention in the world....

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