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 2018-12-10 11:57 

ISNA

Iran supports UN's mission to resolve Yemen crisis...

Tehran (ISNA) - Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran clearly and totally supports the United Nations' mission to pursue a political solution to the ongoing crisis in Yemen....

 2018-12-10 11:55 

Saudi Press Agency

Asian shares fall...
 2018-12-10 11:55 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Labour Minister congratulated on royal trust...

Manama, Dec. 10 (BNA): Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, met the Director General of the Executive Bureau of the GCC Labour and Social Affairs Ministers Dr. Amer Al Hijri, who congratulated him on renewing the royal ...

 2018-12-10 11:53 

ISNA

Sepahan, Persepolis match held in Isfahan...
 2018-12-10 11:52 

ISNA

Commemorating 'Student Day' at Tehran University...
 2018-12-10 11:50 

Kuwait News Agency

Tokyo stocks fall to one-month low on trade war fears, weak GDP...

TOKYO, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- Tokyo stocks plunged Monday to hit a one-month low on renewed US-China trade tensions and a downward revision to Japan's third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP). The benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average on the Tokyo Stock Exch...

 2018-12-10 11:46 

FARS News Agency

Belgian Gov't in Turmoil as Biggest Coalition Party Quits over Migration Row...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The New Flemish Alliance (N-VA), the largest of the ruling coalition's four parties, quit the government on Sunday over the divisive UN migration pact....

 2018-12-10 11:46 

FARS News Agency

Amnesty Urges ICC to Probe Boko Haram Conflict Atrocities...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Amnesty International urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch a full-blown probe into the atrocities committed by both the Boko Haram militants and the Nigerian military during the militancy campaign in the African country, ....

 2018-12-10 11:45 

FARS News Agency

Official: US, France Looting Artifacts in Northern Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Syrian official said that the US and France are carrying out illegal excavations in ancient sites in Northern Syria with the help of Kurdish militants....

 2018-12-10 11:45 

FARS News Agency

Russia's Black Sea Fleet to Get 12 Warships in 2019...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Black Sea Fleet is expected to get six warships of various classes and six support vessels in 2019, Fleet Commander Vice-Admiral Alexander Moiseyev said on Monday....

 2018-12-10 11:45 

FARS News Agency

Minister: Iraq Seeking Iran's Help in Reconstruction Era...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi Minister of Construction and Housing Bangen Rekani voiced his country's interest in Iranian firms' partnership in that country's reconstruction and development projects....

 2018-12-10 11:45 

FARS News Agency

2nd Smart Tehran Congress Opens at Milad Tower...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The 2nd edition of Smart Tehran Congress opened on Monday morning at Tehran Milad Tower with Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, Tehran Mayor Parviz Hanachi, Chairman of Tehran City ....

 2018-12-10 11:45 

FARS News Agency

Report: Russians Allegedly Contacted 14 Trump's Associates During Campaign...

TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 14 associates of President Donald Trump have allegedly had contacts with Russian citizens during the US presidential campaign and presidential transition period, US media reported on Sunday....

 2018-12-10 11:45 

FARS News Agency

Schiff Warns Trump Could Face Jail Time After Leaving White House...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California, who is poised to become chairman of the House Intelligence Committee in January, stated that US President Donald Trump faces the "real prospect of jail time" after leaving the White H ....

 2018-12-10 11:45 

FARS News Agency

Int'l Art Symposium to Open in Tehran in January...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Tehran University will host the International Symposium on Conceptions of Time, Space and Movement in Art, titled as 'Art and the 4th Dimension', on January 8-9, 2019....

 2018-12-10 11:45 

FARS News Agency

Iranian Wrestler Grabs Silver at Russian Tournament...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian athlete Jaber Sadeqzadeh pocketed the silver medal of 125kg category of freestyle wrestling at Alans International Tournament in Russia....

 2018-12-10 11:40 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti female artists take part in cultural week in Italy...

By Mahdi Al-Nimer ROME, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti female artists expressed their happiness on participating in the Kuwaiti cultural week in Italy to present their work of art on an international level. In a statement to KUNA on Monday, the artists agreed t...

 2018-12-10 11:29 

Saudi Press Agency

GAB President Receives Lebanese Financial Judiciary Audit Court President...
 2018-12-10 11:26 

ISNA

OPEC states' resistance marked another failure for US...

Tehran (ISNA) - Speaking at a cabinet session on Sunday evening, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed that the resistance of OPEC member states marked another failure for the Americans....

 2018-12-10 11:23 

Press TV

Saudi in talks with US for Arab front against Iran: Jubeir...

Saudi Arabia's top diplomat confirms that Riyadh, Washington and their regional allies are pushing for a NATO-style alliance against Iran....

 2018-12-10 11:23 

Kuwait News Agency

USD stable, exchanging at KD 0.303...

KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The exchange rate of the US Dollar was stable at KD 0.303, while the Euro went up to KD 0.346, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Monday. The CBK added in its daily bulletin that the exchange rate of the British Pound Sterling ...

 2018-12-10 11:19 

Press TV

Transcript of Khashoggi's last words reveals premeditated murder...

A full translated transcript of an audio recording of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi shows that the killing was pre-planned, a source says....

 2018-12-10 11:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Haredi draft opponents gear up for protest rally...

'Yerushalmi Faction' plans major protest after haredi draft dodger's arrest extended....

 2018-12-10 11:12 

Kuwait News Agency

Agility Kuwait invests USD 100 mln in logistic technology sector...

KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- Agility Public Warehousing Company (KSC) announced Monday investing USD 100 million for the next three years in logistic technology sector, via launching a digital platform to manage electronically-linked operations. It added in a...

 2018-12-10 11:08 

Al Jazeera

Indigenous communities at risk as Chinese rubber firm uses land...

A Chinese state-owned company is behind rubber plantations that Cameroon villagers say threaten their livelihoods....

 2018-12-10 11:08 

i24 News

US slams UN failure to condemn Hamas after West Bank terror attack...

Abbas is often criticized for not condemning such attacks, and rewarding them with the 'pay-for-slay9; policy...

 2018-12-10 11:07 

Al Jazeera

Tanzania President Magufuli comes under attack over censorship...

Even as Tanzania sees a turnaround in many areas, critics express concern over President John Magufuli's tactics....

 2018-12-10 11:05 

Times of Israel

Netanyahu: Oman says Israeli planes can use its airspace...

But without similar permission from the Saudis, Muscat's promise seems worthless, as sultanate is surrounded by states with no diplomatic ties to IsraelBut without similar permission from the Saudis, Muscat's promise seems worthless, as sultanate ...

 2018-12-10 11:04 

Times of Israel

Unprecedented EU poll finds 90% of European Jews feel anti-Semitism increasing...

Anti-Semitism 'disturbingly normalized,' says EU rights chief after massive survey of 12 EU states finds 85% of Jews rate it the biggest social problem in their countriesAnti-Semitism 'disturbingly normalized,' says EU rights chief after m...

 2018-12-10 11:04 

Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief distributes 300 cartons of dates in Marib...
 2018-12-10 11:02 

Haaretz Daily

Saudi journalist Khashoggi's last words revealed...

Quoting a source who said they had read the full translated transcript of an audio recording, CNN said that Khashoggi recognized one of the men, General Maher Mutreb, who told him: 'You are coming back'...

 2018-12-10 11:02 

Al Jazeera

What it means to be a women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia...

Activists like Eman Al Nafjan fought fearlessly for women's rights in Saudi Arabia, only to be brutally silenced....

 2018-12-10 11:01 

Al Jazeera

Top choice for White House chief of staff role declines offer...

Nick Ayers did not reach an agreement with US President Donald Trump over the important White House chief of staff role....

 2018-12-10 11:01 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian Christians Prepare for Christmas in Tehran by Decorating Cathedral (+Video) - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian-Armenian Christians decorated the historic and sacred site of Saint Sarkis Cathedral in central Tehran in preparation for Christmas and New Year's Eve....

 2018-12-10 11:00 

Times of Israel

To catch a terrorist: 7 things to know for December 10...

A terror attack leaves a mother and baby fighting for their lives and sets off a manhunt, reigniting fears of a resurgence of violence in the West BankA terror attack leaves a mother and baby fighting for their lives and sets off a manhunt, reigniting fea...

 2018-12-10 10:50 

Press TV

US stocks tanked $1 trillion in just four days, Trump-China trade war to blame...

US stocks lost around $1 trillion in value at the start of December as an ongoing rout deepens....

 2018-12-10 10:47 

i24 News

Jewish Home party calls for legalizing West Bank settlement after attack...
 2018-12-10 10:45 

Press TV

WATCH PRESS TV NEWS HEADLINES...

Here is a brief look at Press TV newsroom's headlines from 1800 GMT, December 9, 2018 to 0800 GMT, December 10, 2018....

 2018-12-10 10:45 

Press TV

Foreigners must be forced to take French name to become citizens: Far-right figure...

A far-right French opposition figure says any foreigner should be forced to take a French first name before becoming a citizen....

 2018-12-10 10:45 

FARS News Agency

Greece's Olympia International Film Festival Awards Iranian Film...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian director Fereydoun Najafi's feature "The Skier" won the Best Film Award at the 21st Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People in Greece....

 2018-12-10 10:45 

FARS News Agency

Israeli Forces Detain 25 Palestinians from Jerusalem, West Bank...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli forces conducted on Monday multiple raids in occupied Jerusalem and across the West Bank and detained 25 Palestinians, said Palestine Prisoner's Society (PSS)....

 2018-12-10 10:45 

FARS News Agency

Syria to Export Medicine to Russia, Arab States Starting 2020...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria's largest pharmaceutical company with state participation, Dimas Pharmaceutical Industries, is planning to start exporting medicine to Russia and Arab countries by 2020, the company's head informed reporters on Monday....

 2018-12-10 10:45 

FARS News Agency

Trump Lashes out at Comey over Testimony: 'All Lies!'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Donald Trump lashed out at James Comey early Sunday, accusing the former FBI director of lying during his testimony to House lawmakers about the investigation into Russia's election interference....

 2018-12-10 10:45 

FARS News Agency

Rouhani Calls on Baghdad to Cooperate on Completion of Iran-Iraq Railway...

TEHRAN (FNA)- President Hassan Rouhani underlined the importance of railway connection between Iran and Iraq, and said Baghdad should keep pace with Tehran in finishing the project....

 2018-12-10 10:45 

FARS News Agency

Five Afghan Soldiers Wounded in Kandahar Chopper Crash...

TEHRAN (FNA)- At least five members of the Afghan National Army (ANA) were wounded a helicopter crash landed in Kandahar province on Sunday evening, the provincial governor's spokesman Aziz Ahmad Azizi confirmed on Monday....

 2018-12-10 10:44 

FARS News Agency

Vast Popular Uprising Reported against Turkish, American Occupiers in Northeastern Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A large number of people poured into the street in a key town in Northeastern Hasaka, calling for the withdrawal of the US and Turkish troops and their allied militants from their region, Syria's state news agency reported on Monday ....

 2018-12-10 10:44 

FARS News Agency

Iranian University Wins Title at RoboCup Asia Pacific 2018...

TEHRAN (FNA)- An Iranian robotic team from Qazvin Azad University earned six points in the categories of industrial robots, RoboCup Soccer, and Rescue and the Humanoid at the 2nd RoboCup Asia Pacific and won the first place award in the competition....

 2018-12-10 10:44 

Al Jazeera

French president to address the nation on 'yellow vest' crisis...

Emmanuel Macron to announce 'immediate and concrete measures' to respond to protesters' grievances....

 2018-12-10 10:44 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Foreign Ministry Advises Nationals Not to Travel to Georgia - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi, referring to the Georgian government's recent move to disrespect some Iranian passengers, advised Iranian nationals to avoid unnecessary trips to the Caucasus country....

 2018-12-10 10:41 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Directives of UAE President to increase women's representation in FNC hailed...

Abu Dhabi, Dec. 10 (BNA): His Highness Shaikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has hailed the directives of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to increase representation of the Emirati wome...

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