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 2018-07-16 18:01 

Kuwait Times

Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia...

Filled with dusty furniture that appeared untouched for years ADDIS ABABA: Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in Ethiopia yesterday, the latest in a series of dizzying peace moves after two decades of war between the...

 2018-07-16 18:00 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahraini ambassador meets with Indonesian Foreign Ministry official...
 2018-07-16 18:00 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain's anti-corruption efforts highlighted...
 2018-07-16 18:00 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

New diplomatic activities aimed at declaring stances: Iran...

Tehran, July 16, IRNA After US illegal withdrawal from the Iran Deal, Tehran decided to declare Iran's stances through diplomatic initiatives and constructive engagements with other nations, said the Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday....

 2018-07-16 17:59 

Gulf Times

Israel hits Hamas posts in response to arson kites...

The strikes signalled a tougher Israeli response to the hundreds of balloons and kites carrying firebombs....

 2018-07-16 17:59 

Bahrain News Agency

GCC Chief receives Korean ambassador...
 2018-07-16 17:56 

FARS News Agency

Iranians Watch 2018 World Cup Final in Public Places...

TEHRAN (FNA)- People in Iran took every opportunity to watch the final match of the 2018 World Cup between France and Croatia everywhere yesterday. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-07-16 17:53 

SANA

President Putin: Moscow and Washington can cooperate to resolve crisis in Syria...

Helsinki, SANA- Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow and Washington can cooperate to resolve crisis in Syria and help the Syrian displaced return to their home. "As for Syria, reaching the goal of restoration of peace and accord in this c...

 2018-07-16 17:50 

Kuwait Times

Ex-minister backs new Brexit vote as eurosceptics pressure PM May...

May has repeatedly ruled out a second referendum LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May drew fire from all sides yesterday over her Brexit strategy as a former minister described it as a "fudge" and called for a second EU referendum while euro...

 2018-07-16 17:50 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Aoun talks nuclear deal with Iranian envoy...

A high-level Iranian envoy discussed Iran's position on the nuclear deal with President Michel Aoun Monday at the presidential palace in Baabda, a tweet from Aoun's official account reported....

 2018-07-16 17:49 

Emirates 24|7

Latest gold, forex rates in UAE...

Gold rates for Monday, July 16, 2018DailyMorning9:00 AMAfternoon3:00 PMEvening6:30 PMOunce rate12441244124124k*150.50150.50150.2522k*141.50141.50141.2521k*135.00135.00134.7518k*115.75115.75115.50Get retail Gold and Forex rates with Emirates 24|7 Emirates...

 2018-07-16 17:47 

Press TV

WATCH PRESS TV NEWS HEADLINES...

Here is a brief look at Press TV Newsroom's headlines from 0900 GMT to 1700 GMT, July 16, 2018....

 2018-07-16 17:47 

Kuwait Times

EU warns Sri Lanka over death penalty...

COLOMBO: EU ambassadors warned Sri Lanka yesterday against ending its 42-year moratorium on capital punishment and said the island risked losing trade concessions if it went ahead. Last week President Maithripala Sirisena said repeat drug offenders would ...

 2018-07-16 17:47 

Press TV

Pakistani police open criminal cases against 17,000 members of ex-premier's party...

The criminal cases were registered against members of former ruling party in the eastern province of Punjab....

 2018-07-16 17:46 

Times of Israel

ADL urges hate crime probe of man who sought to 'kill all Jews' in condo fire...

Walter Edward Stolper, 72, captured with more than 28 gasoline containers, sulfur powder and potassium nitrate he planned to use to torch building where he faced evictionWalter Edward Stolper, 72, captured with more than 28 gasoline containers, sulfur pow...

 2018-07-16 17:46 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israeli rockets strike military position near Aleppo: SANA...

Syrian state media said on Sunday that Israeli rockets had struck a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo....

 2018-07-16 17:44 

Kuwait Times

Pakistan Rights group warns of 'blatant' bid to manipulate vote...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's human rights commission yesterday slammed "blatant, aggressive and unabashed" attempts to manipulate the upcoming election, as politicians expressed security fears following one of the country's deadliest attacks. A s...

 2018-07-16 17:44 

Al Jazeera

Trump-Putin summit brings end to frosty US-Russia relations...

Two leaders praise 'very fruitful' round of closed-door talks held in the Finnish capital Helsinki....

 2018-07-16 17:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Eight migrants found dead in lorry container in western Libya...

Eight migrants including six children were found dead on Monday after suffocating from petrol fumes while packed into a lorry container on the west Libyan coast, authorities said....

 2018-07-16 17:40 

Kuwait Times

Walk the talk: India's opposition urges Modi to pass women's bill...

'Send India a message that we believe the time for change has come' NEW DELHI: India's opposition leader yesterday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "walk his talk" by passing a long-pending bill that aims to give women a stronger ...

 2018-07-16 17:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

There will be no second Brexit referendum, says PM May's spokesman...

There will be no second referendum on Brexit, a spokesman for Britain's Theresa May said on Monday, repeating the prime minister's belief that her plan for leaving the European Union was the only way to get a deal that meets the government's a...

 2018-07-16 17:38 

JPost.com

The Putin-Trump news conference that made Netanyahu smile...

There, at a news conference being watched by the whole world, both leaders both! acknowledged Israel's security concerns in Syria and the need to address them....

 2018-07-16 17:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

School starts early in West Bank village set for demolition...

The Palestinian ministry of education has decided to start the schoolyear early in a Bedouin village in the West Bank that is slated for demolition....

 2018-07-16 17:37 

Times of Israel

Jewish activists appeal to Birthright group against occupation at UK airport...

Members of Na'amod say they received a 'positive response' from trip participants at Luton Airport before police ushered them awayMembers of Na'amod say they received a 'positive response' from trip participants at Luton Airport be...

 2018-07-16 17:37 

Times of Israel

EU moves to protect its companies from US sanctions on Iran...

Bloc endorses so-called blocking statute as part of bid to uphold nuclear deal, in wake of American withdrawalBloc endorses so-called blocking statute as part of bid to uphold nuclear deal, in wake of American withdrawal...

 2018-07-16 17:36 

Haaretz Daily

Knesset panel approves sale of last government shares in Bank Leumi...

Business in Brief | June inflation data rattle the bond market ECI Telecom plans to place $150 million in bonds in London Bank of Israel publishes draft directive allowing bank share buybacks...

 2018-07-16 17:35 

SANA

SAMA TV reporter, martyr Mustafa Salama, killed in terrorist act in Quneitra...

Quneitra, SANA-SAMA TV reporter, martyr Mustafa Salamah, was killed on Monday while covering the military operations of the army against terrorists in Quneitra countryside. SANA reporter said that while covering the operations of the army against Jabhat a...

 2018-07-16 17:33 

Kuwait Times

World needs 43,000 more planes in 20 years: Boeing...

Airbus announces deals with Chinese, Indian and Taiwanese airlines LONDON: The world needs to produce 43,000 new aircraft over the next two decades to meet booming demand, Boeing's CEO forecast here on Sunday. Dennis Muilenberg, chief executive of the...

 2018-07-16 17:31 

Haaretz Daily

The right name for Jewish terrorists...

A terrorist is someone who fights for a cause that is not accepted by the ruling authorities, and is willing to sacrifice innocent civilians as well as himself. Only one of these elements applies to the Jewish terrorists...

 2018-07-16 17:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Exclusive: PA Foreign Affairs condemns Women in Green annual Tisha bAv walk...

Calls march 'extension of extremism dominating political arena in Israel and settlers, since Trump's ominous declaration on Jerusalem.'...

 2018-07-16 17:27 

Kuwait Times

Burgan Bank re-certifies with 'ISO 9001:2015' across all of its operations...

Bank striving for excellence through high quality products and services KUWAIT: Burgan Bank, one of the most dynamic banks in Kuwait, recently announced that it has successfully re-certified with ISO 9001:2015 certification across all of its operations. T...

 2018-07-16 17:25 

Kuwait Times

Jehad Al-Humaidhi appointed as AUB Deputy CEO Banking Support Group...

KUWAIT: Ahli United Bank (AUB) has announced the appointment of Jehad Saud Al-Humaidhi as Deputy CEO Banking Support Group as of 28 June 2018, after obtaining the approval of the Central Bank of Kuwait. Jehad was formerly Senior General Manager IT & Opera...

 2018-07-16 17:25 

Press TV

China's largest refining company halts purchasing US crude, turns to Iranian oil...

An independent Chinese oil refining company has stopped buying American crude and turned to Iranian oil....

 2018-07-16 17:22 

Kuwait Times

Rolls-Royce plans for take-off in flying taxi market...

FARNBOROUGH, England: British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade. Rolls-Royce said o...

 2018-07-16 17:19 

The Peninsula Qatar

Afghan police shoot suspected suicide attacker in capital Kabul...

Afghan police on Monday shot a suspected suicide bomber as he approached a demonstration in the centre of the capital Kabul, officials said....

 2018-07-16 17:16 

Kuwait News Agency

Saudi Arabia receives IAEA's delegation for infrastructure review...

REYADH, July 16 (KUNA) -- King Abdullah City of Atomic and Renewable Energy received yesterday a delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on a tour, which will last until July 24, to carry out an integrated review of Saudi Arabia'...

 2018-07-16 17:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bird sent with flammable substance over Gaza order...

Falcon found with explosive material attached to its leg by Negev river....

 2018-07-16 17:14 

i24 News

Trump emphasized Israel security concerns at Helsinki summit: Putin...

Summit comes following a deal reached recently with rebels' capitulating to Assad's reclaim of south Syria...

 2018-07-16 17:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

EU observers: Lebanon election conduct 'very positive'...

The chief observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission to Lebanon told President Michel Aoun Monday that the mission's assessment of the May parliamentary elections was very positive, according to a statement from Aoun's office....

 2018-07-16 17:12 

Kuwait News Agency

KFH, Bahrain's Ahli United Bank mull possible merger...

KUWAIT, July 16 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Finance House (KFH) has invited Bahrain's Ahli United Bank (AUB) to sign a Memorandum of Understanding and Non-Disclosure Agreement to pursue strategic opportunities for global growth and expansion. The deal, if confir...

 2018-07-16 17:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump and Putin open historic summit...

The U.S. and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki Monday, with Donald Trump promising an "extraordinary relationship" and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world....

 2018-07-16 17:10 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Saudi plan to siege Iran to fail: Qatari academic...

Tehran, July 16, IRNA Saudi Arabia cannot, even with the help from the US sanctions, lay a siege on Iran, said a Qatari politics professor on Monday....

 2018-07-16 17:07 

Saudi Press Agency

Jeddah Governor Receives Commander of Japanese Squadron...
 2018-07-16 17:06 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

PM, Youth Minister discuss youth, sports issues...
 2018-07-16 17:03 

Press TV

US trying to persuade Turkey to buy Patriots instead of Russian S-400s: Official...

An American official says the US is in talks with Turkey to persuade it to buy Patriot missile systems instead of Russian-made S-400s....

 2018-07-16 17:02 

Al Jazeera

Palestinians demand Israel return bodies of loved ones...

Under the slogan 'we want our children back', relatives call on Israel to return their loved ones' remains....

 2018-07-16 17:00 

Press TV

Europe can no longer fully rely on US: German FM...

Germany's foreign minister says Europe can no longer rely on the US after President Donald Trump labeled the European Union a "foe."...

 2018-07-16 16:59 

Press TV

Trade tariff war with US pushing Chinese oil buyers to Iran...

Indications are growing that Chinese companies are scrapping plans to purchase oil from the United States and are instead turning to Iran for imports in what appears to be a result of escalating trade tariff war between Beijing and Washington....

 2018-07-16 16:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Candidate for Ashdod mayor: Haredization or 'open city'?...

Contender launches campaign against current mayor to incite against haredi public: 'Ashdod will become Bnei Brak.'...

 2018-07-16 16:58 

Saudi Press Agency

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria Praises KAICIID...

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