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 2018-07-16 15:05 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Afghan official: Taliban kill 7 police in eastern province...

The Taliban stormed a police checkpoint in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province and killed seven policemen, a provincial official said Monday....

 2018-07-16 15:04 

Oman Observer

Majan Electricity Company discusses strategic plan...

SUHAR, JULY 16 The board of directors and executive management of Majan Electricity Company SAOC — member of NAMA The post Majan Electricity Company discusses strategic plan appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-16 15:03 

Oman Observer

OAPFD unveils Online PFD Monitoring System...

MUSCAT, JULY 16 The Omani Authority for Partnership for Development (OAPFD) is running a pilot training for partnership for The post OAPFD unveils Online PFD Monitoring System appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-16 15:02 

ISNA

Iranian films win 3 awards at Armenia's Golden Apricot Festival...

Tehran (ISNA) Two Iranian films won three awards at 2018 Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan, Armenia....

 2018-07-16 15:01 

Oman Observer

Ithraa News checks in at InterContinental Muscat...

MUSCAT, JULY 16 Ithraa News, the quarterly business publication from Oman's Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development, The post Ithraa News checks in at InterContinental Muscat appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-16 15:00 

Oman Observer

Borets employees complete ESP training course...

Suhar, July 16 Borets Company in Oman has completed the first ESP training course on July 4 at its The post Borets employees complete ESP training course appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-16 15:00 

Times of Israel

Firefighters rush to contain chemical leak at Ben Gurion Airport...

Experts attempt to determine whether 400-liter acid spill poses risk to the health of passengers in terminalExperts attempt to determine whether 400-liter acid spill poses risk to the health of passengers in terminal...

 2018-07-16 14:59 

Oman Observer

Oman- India bilateral trade ties poised to scale greater heights...

MUSCAT JULY 16 Oman-India relations in diverse areas were the limelight of the 8th session of the Oman-India Joint The post Oman- India bilateral trade ties poised to scale greater heights appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-16 14:58 

Oman Observer

Argus unveils differentials for ME crudes against DME Oman futures...

MUSCAT, JULY 16 Global energy price reporting agency (PRA) Argus has become the first PRA to publish prices for The post Argus unveils differentials for ME crudes against DME Oman futures appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-16 14:58 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

17-year-old boy dies after hit by stray bullet in Sidon...

A 17-year-old boy hit by a stray bullet in the southern city of Sidon two days ago died Monday, the victim's family told The Daily Star....

 2018-07-16 14:58 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Russia targeted by almost 25 million cyber-attacks during World Cup: Putin...

Russia was the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin said, though he did not indicate who may have been behind the attacks....

 2018-07-16 14:58 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Monday until 12:00 GMT...

MOSCOW -- President Vladimir Putin hails the efforts of Russian and foreign personnel who took part in securing the FIFA World Cup 2018. BRUSSELS -- European Union (EU) High Representative Federica Mogherini Monday describes her meeting with Sheikh Sabah ...

 2018-07-16 14:57 

Oman Observer

Prepare for no-deal Brexit, German business groups tell members...

BERLIN: German business groups have urged their members to step up preparations for a hard Brexit that would see Britain The post Prepare for no-deal Brexit, German business groups tell members appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-16 14:54 

Bahrain News Agency

Keenness on fast-tracking economic growth stressed...
 2018-07-16 14:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'If we stand on ours - the world will follow after'...

Israel Hayom's Editor-in-Chief: 'As long as Palestinians prioritize us not having a state more than their having one, there won't be peace.'...

 2018-07-16 14:52 

FARS News Agency

World Cup Final: France Crowned World Champion After 4-2 Win over Croatia...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Twenty years after France won the first World Cup in its country's history, a youthful Les Bleus side beat Croatia 4-2 in Moscow to win football's most prestigious prize for the second time. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-07-16 14:52 

FARS News Agency

Iran's Leader Asks for Formation of Fact-Finding Committee to Probe 2015 Hajj Incident...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called for the formation of a fact-finding committee to probe into the death of hundreds of pilgrims during the Hajj rituals in Mina, near Mecca, on September 24, 201 ....

 2018-07-16 14:52 

FARS News Agency

World Cup final: France Beats Croatia to Win Second World Title...

TEHRAN (FNA)- France powered its way to the second World Cup title in its history on Sunday, storming past Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium in a dominant 4-2 triumph. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-07-16 14:52 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Scores More Victories against Terrorists in Dara'a Province...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army forces continued tough battle against terrorists in Northwestern Dara'a, regaining control over one more strategic height on Monday....

 2018-07-16 14:52 

FARS News Agency

Iran Files Lawsuit at ICJ against US Unilateral Sanctions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Monday that the country has lodged a complaint with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the US re-imposition of unilateral sanctions against Tehran....

 2018-07-16 14:42 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Parliament approves report to exempt domestic gas from customs duties, taxes...

SANAA, July 16 (Saba)- The Parliament on Monday approved the report of the Finance Committee on the government's request to exempt domestic gas from customs duties, taxes and commission of the gas company....

 2018-07-16 14:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Kahlon: I don't want Jews in Umm al-Fahm...

Finance Minister details new budget for homefront defense, says Jews moving into Arab villages could cause a 'provocation.9;...

 2018-07-16 14:40 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Ziad Itani details alleged torture by State Security to HRW...

Ziad Itani, an actor released earlier this year after being arrested and falsely accused of collaborating with Israel, provided details of his detention and alleged torture by State Security to Human Rights Watch, in an account published Monday....

 2018-07-16 14:36 

SANA

New aggression by US-led coalition on village in Deir Ezzor province...

Deir Ezzor, SANA A number of civilians were martyred or injured in a new aggression by the US-led international coalition in al-Boukamal countryside in Deir Ezzor province. Local sources told SANA that al-Sossah village in al-Boukamal countryside was subj...

 2018-07-16 14:34 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump, ahead of Putin summit, says NATO 'never been stronger'...

US President Donald Trump headed into a summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin on Monday insisting that the NATO alliance had never been stronger or more unified....

 2018-07-16 14:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US Jewish students visit Samaria...

Students on ZOA trip visit Binyamin, learn about life of Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria and how to combat BDS....

 2018-07-16 14:33 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain Bourse daily trading performance...
 2018-07-16 14:29 

i24 News

UK Labour’s contested definition of anti-Semitism may breach Equality Act...
 2018-07-16 14:25 

Bahrain News Agency

Alba organises workshop for its management...
 2018-07-16 14:22 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran’s Parliamentary Body Calls for Prosecution of Israeli Officials as War Criminals...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Permanent Secretariat of the International Conference on Supporting Palestinian Intifada (Uprising) at the Iranian parliament strongly condemned Israel's recent "barbaric" attacks against Gazans, urging the prosecution of t...

 2018-07-16 14:13 

Times of Israel

IDF strikes 2 Hamas posts in Gaza as firefighters tackle balloon blazes...

Military says airstrikes a response to 'fire terror', with at least 7 fires reported in Israel since morning; rocket launched from Strip falls inside Palestinian territoryMilitary says airstrikes a response to 'fire terror', with at least ...

 2018-07-16 14:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Unprecedented: Argentina freezes Hezbollah assets...

Argentina freezes assets of suspected Hezbollah fundraising network....

 2018-07-16 14:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

France expels 'mentor' of 2015 jihadist attackers to Algeria...

France releases, expels, terrorist who mentored 'generations'; of aspiring jihadists....

 2018-07-16 14:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Putin arrives in Finland to meet Trump...

MOSCOW, July 16 (KUNA) -- The Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived on Monday in Helsinki, Finland, to hold a historical summit with his Russian counterpart Putin. An individual meeting will be held for one hour and a half before the delegations of bot...

 2018-07-16 14:04 

Saudi Press Agency

International Honey Festival in Baha Attracts Thousands of Visitors...
 2018-07-16 14:03 

Saudi Press Agency

Yanbu Commercial Port achieves a record in cargo handling...
 2018-07-16 14:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Strikes blamed on Israel killed 9 pro-regime fighters in Syria: activist group...

At least nine pro-regime fighters died in an overnight strike in northern Syria blamed on Israel, an activist group said Monday. Syrian state media had accused Israel of bombing a military position in Aleppo province late Sunday, in what would be a rare I...

 2018-07-16 14:02 

Times of Israel

Argentina freezes assets of suspected Hezbollah fundraising network...

Barakat Group targeted for funding terror group linked to 1992 attack on Israeli embassy and 1994 AMIA attack, both in Buenos AiresBarakat Group targeted for funding terror group linked to 1992 attack on Israeli embassy and 1994 AMIA attack, both in Bueno...

 2018-07-16 14:02 

Times of Israel

Israel says Russia working with pro-Iranian militias near Syria-Israel border...

Officials confirm Iran-sponsored groups have been cooperating with Moscow in areas close to border as part of offensive against rebels in DaraaOfficials confirm Iran-sponsored groups have been cooperating with Moscow in areas close to border as part of of...

 2018-07-16 14:02 

Times of Israel

Mentor of 2015 jihadist attackers expelled by France to Algeria...

Djamel Beghal radicalized Cherif Kouachi, who massacred 12 in Charlie Hebdo attack, and Amedy Coulibaly who killed policewoman, Jewish shoppers in Hyper Cacher supermarketDjamel Beghal radicalized Cherif Kouachi, who massacred 12 in Charlie Hebdo attack, ...

 2018-07-16 14:00 

SANA

Syria loses 26-36 to Qatar within Asian Junior Handball Championship...

Muscat, SANA- The Syrian national youth handball team lost 26-36 to Qatar in the first match within the 16th edition of the Asian Men's Junior (U19) Handball Championship. On Tuesday, the Syrian team will meet with his Iraqi counterpart in the Champio...

 2018-07-16 13:55 

FARS News Agency

Spanish FM: Trump Seems to Have Bad Relations with Whole World...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Spanish Foreign Minister said US President Donald Trump's recent remarks suggest he has bad relations with the whole world....

 2018-07-16 13:53 

Gulf Times

Planemakers kick off air show with billions of dollars of deals...

Airbus and Boeing announced more than $10 billion of combined deals in the opening hours of the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, suggesting demand for new jets remains in rude health despite worries over trade tensions and Brexit....

 2018-07-16 13:50 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Press...
 2018-07-16 13:41 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bennett: Leak from cabinet meeting 'disgrace'; demands polygraph...

Jewish Home Chairman says cabinet meeting leak yesterday intended to hurt Chief of Staff demands PM conduct polygraph test to locate leak....

 2018-07-16 13:40 

DEBKAfile

IDF strikes 2 Hamas posts linked to kite/balloon attacks...

An Israeli drone struck two Hamas lookout positions in Beit Hanoun and Jebalya of the Gaza Strip Monday afternoon. The The post IDF strikes 2 Hamas posts linked to kite/balloon attacks appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-07-16 13:38 

Gulf Times

Obama launches Kenya youth centre, dances with his step-grandmother...

Barack Obama visited his father's ancestral village in Kenya's south-western Siaya county on Monday and danced to some traditional music with his step-grandmother in his first trip to the country since leaving office....

 2018-07-16 13:37 

Bahrain News Agency

Sukuk Al-Salam Securities issue 207 fully subscribed...
 2018-07-16 13:30 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Putin, Trump Meet at Finnish Presidential Palace ahead of 90-Minute Private Talks (+Video)...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The US president Donald Trump and the Russian president Vladimir Putin sat down at the Finnish Presidential Palace ahead of 90-minute private talks aimed at rebuilding ties between US and Russia....

 2018-07-16 13:26 

ISNA

"Iran had no connection with Russia over Trump-Putin meeting"...

Tehran (ISNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Qassemi insisted that Tehran had no connections with Russia over Trump-Putin meeting....

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