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 2018-04-23 15:02 

DEBKAfile

Two missiles fired by Houthi rebels intercepted by Saudis...

The Iranian-backed Yemeni Houthi rebels are said to have fired 2 Badr-1 missiles at the Aramco port in Jezan in The post Two missiles fired by Houthi rebels intercepted by Saudis appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-04-23 15:01 

Times of Israel

Footage emerges of violent anti-Semitic assault in Brooklyn...

Victim, identified as 52-year-old Menachem Moskowitz, sustains cracked rib; his wife says 'there's a lot of fear, people want to kill us because we're Jews'Victim, identified as 52-year-old Menachem Moskowitz, sustains cracked rib; his wif...

 2018-04-23 14:58 

Press TV

US-led military strikes will fail to stop Syria's terror fight: Assad...

The Syrian president says the US-led military strikes will not succeed in stopping Syria's war on terrorism....

 2018-04-23 14:58 

Times of Israel

Body of Iran shah possibly found heritage officials...

Mausoleum of Reza Shah Pahlavi, who ruled country from 1920s to 1941, destroyed by Islamic rulers after 1979 revolutionMausoleum of Reza Shah Pahlavi, who ruled country from 1920s to 1941, destroyed by Islamic rulers after 1979 revolution...

 2018-04-23 14:57 

Press TV

Rival groups from Somalia's army fight at former UAE training facility...

Rival forces from Somalia's army shot at each other in the capital Mogadishu, with one group trying to storm a former UAE training center....

 2018-04-23 14:53 

Kuwait News Agency

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

WASHINGTON -- Kuwait is eager to publicize its legislative and regulatory reforms aimed at improving business environment, says Finance Minister Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf, speaking after the joint spring meetings between the Managing Director of the Internation...

 2018-04-23 14:52 

Al Jazeera

An 'internet civil war' has erupted in Russia...

Attempts to block popular messaging app Telegram have backfired in Russia....

 2018-04-23 14:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Palestinian dies of wounds, bringing Gaza toll to 40: medics...

A Palestinian who was wounded by Israeli fire earlier this month was pronounced dead on Monday, a Gaza official said, bringing the toll from Israeli fire since March 30 to 40....

 2018-04-23 14:51 

SANA

Evacuation of third batch of terrorists and their families from Eastern Qalamoun starts...

Damascus Countryside, SANA- The evacuation process of the third batch of terrorists along with their families from Eastern Qalamoun in Damascus countryside to north Syria has started on Monday afternoon, in preparation for declaring the area free of terro...

 2018-04-23 14:50 

Kuwait News Agency

European Commission proposes new law to protect whistleblowers...

BRUSSELS, April 23 (KUNA) -- The European Commission proposed Monday new legislation to guarantee a high level of protection for whistleblowers who report breaches of European Union (EU) lawPresenting the proposal at a news conference, the EU legislative ...

 2018-04-23 14:45 

Times of Israel

Israel strikes Syrian army position after mortar shell hits Golan...

IDF targets Assad regime artillery cannon in response to apparent spillover fire that landed near the border earlier in the dayIDF targets Assad regime artillery cannon in response to apparent spillover fire that landed near the border earlier in the day...

 2018-04-23 14:45 

Al Arabiya

Syrian regime drops leaflets warning Homs, Hama residents of imminent strike...

Helicopters belonging to the Syrian regime threw leaflets calling upon civilians in rural areas of northern Homs and South of Hama to leave the...

 2018-04-23 14:44 

ISNA

Tehran has three broad choices if US steps back from JCPOA: FM Zarif...

Tehran (ISNA) Iranian Foreign Minister emphasized that if US wants to kill the nuclear deal, it has to face the consequences....

 2018-04-23 14:44 

Al Jazeera

In South Sudan 'copyright laws do not exist'...

Many South Sudanese artists are opting to have their works produced in other countries where there is copyright legislation....

 2018-04-23 14:44 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Professor defends role in Cambridge Analytica data scandal...

The psychologist behind an app that harvested data from up to 87 million Facebook users defended his role in the scandal Sunday, saying he "never heard a word" of opposition from the social media giant....

 2018-04-23 14:40 

Press TV

Thousands march in Madagascar to protest against election laws...

Thousands have marched in protest against new electoral laws in Madagascar's capital....

 2018-04-23 14:40 

Haaretz Daily

New U.S. drone base in Niger ramps up war against extremism in Africa...

The base will house fighter jets and MQ-9 drones assisting U.S. military personnel in Niger which has risen over the past few years from 100 to 800...

 2018-04-23 14:40 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

French police arrest suspect over Mont Saint Michel scare...

French police have arrested a man accused of threatening to attack police at Mont Saint Michel, causing a scare that led to the evacuation of one of the country's busiest tourist sites, a security source said Monday....

 2018-04-23 14:39 

MehrNews.com

Oliver Stone at FIFF36 in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Apr. 23 (MNA) Distinguished American director, screenwriter and producer, three-times Oscar winner, Oliver Stone is attending the 2018 Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran. He held a workshop on Mon. and will take part in a Q&A panel on Wedn...

 2018-04-23 14:37 

MehrNews.com

FIFF Video Library archives 500 Iranian movies...

TEHRAN, Apr. 23 (MNA) Fajr International Film Festival's Digital Library now has 500 archived films, chronicling the Iranian cinema over the years....

 2018-04-23 14:37 

DEBKAfile

IDF strikes Syrian cannon after mortar shell explodes on Golan...

A mortar shell fired from a battle on the Syrian Golan exploded Monday near the Israeli border fence. Although there The post IDF strikes Syrian cannon after mortar shell explodes on Golan appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-04-23 14:36 

Oman Observer

Oman tourism industry's GDP share at 7.1pc in 2017...

MUSCAT, APRIL 23 The travel and tourism sector's contribution to Oman's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is forecast to soar to The post Oman tourism industry's GDP share at 7.1pc in 2017 appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:36 

i24 News

Armenian genocide to be commemorated in Jerusalem march...

It's estimated that around 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Empire in 1915...

 2018-04-23 14:35 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain shines in Kuwait Innovation contest...
 2018-04-23 14:35 

Bahrain News Agency

BAB launches "code of conduct"...
 2018-04-23 14:34 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahraini-Kuwaiti strong fraternal relations lauded...
 2018-04-23 14:34 

Oman Observer

Nujum al Amerat to reinforce Lulu Group presence...

MUSCAT, APRIL 23 With a medium-sized community mall developed under the 'Nujum' brand for the first time in Oman The post Nujum al Amerat to reinforce Lulu Group presence appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:34 

Bahrain News Agency

Electricity Minister receives Irish ambassador...
 2018-04-23 14:33 

Oman Observer

Bank Muscat reiterates commitment to customer service excellence...

MUSCAT: Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, in step with its vision 'To serve you better, The post Bank Muscat reiterates commitment to customer service excellence appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:33 

Haaretz Daily

Life-threatening heart attacks in Israel drop by 50% over the past decade...

Deaths from severe heart attacks also fell because of better preventative treatment and gradual lifestyle changes, the Israel Heart Society says...

 2018-04-23 14:33 

Oman Observer

COMEX Technology Week 2018 opens...

MUSCAT: The 28th edition of the COMEX Technology Week was opened yesterday at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Center. Among The post COMEX Technology Week 2018 opens appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

China says 32 Chinese nationals killed in N.Korea bus accident...

China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that 32 Chinese nationals died in a major bus accident in North Korea....

 2018-04-23 14:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: PA fails to implement terms of Taylor Force Act...

Palestinian Authority fails to cancel payments to terrorists and their families, PMW sends letter to US Sec. of State....

 2018-04-23 14:32 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia intercepts two Houthi ballistic missiles targeting Jazan...

Saudi air defenses intercepted two ballistic missiles on Monday fired by Houthi militias targeting Jazan. The kingdomrsquo;s air defenses intercepted...

 2018-04-23 14:32 

Oman Observer

Pact inked for Sohar Port South Phase 1 expansion...

Business Reporter MUSCAT, APRIL 23 Highlighting the rapid growth within Oman's logistics sector, Sohar Port and Freezone have The post Pact inked for Sohar Port South Phase 1 expansion appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:31 

Oman Observer

Oman's non-oil exports surge...

MUSCAT, APRIL 23 Oman's non-oil exports to Qatar increased by 160.3 per cent to RO 210.3 million at the The post Oman's non-oil exports surge appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:30 

Oman Observer

International hotel chain eyes expanded presence in Oman...

MUSCAT, APRIL 23 The Hong Kong based-global hospitality chain, Swiss-Belhotel International, says it is looking to ramp up its presence The post International hotel chain eyes expanded presence in Oman appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:29 

Oman Observer

CMA cautions against unlicensed companies...

Business Reporter MUSCAT, APRIL 23 The Capital Market Authority has cautioned local investors against dealing with unlicensed firms The post CMA cautions against unlicensed companies appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:29 

Gulf Times

Madagascans return to protests after clashes...

Hundreds of Madagascan opposition supporters returned to the streets on Monday to protest against the president and a deadly crackdown by security forces on an anti-government demonstration....

 2018-04-23 14:28 

Oman Observer

EU investigates tax fraud at China's gateway to Europe...

MADRID/ATHENS: European Union and Italian authorities are investigating suspected wide-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via Greece's The post EU investigates tax fraud at China's gateway to Europe appeared first on Oman Ob...

 2018-04-23 14:28 

Oman Observer

Libya casts doubt on $450 million Total-Marathon deal...

TUNIS/LONDON: Libya is considering whether to intervene in a $450 million deal that French major Total announced last month to The post Libya casts doubt on $450 million Total-Marathon deal appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:27 

Oman Observer

As drought saps hydropower, steam may keep Kenya boiling along...

Maina Waruru In February, Kenyans awoke to news that has become an annual ritual: Authorities were considering temporarily shutting The post As drought saps hydropower, steam may keep Kenya boiling along appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:26 

DEBKAfile

Iran warns US "not to underestimate" its sea power...

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) navy chief Rear-Admiral Ali Fadawi said on Sunday that US knew little about Tehran's amphibious The post Iran warns US "not to underestimate" its sea power appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-04-23 14:26 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Italy's right wins local vote amid government formation stalemate...

A center-right coalition won in the tiny southern Italian region of Molise, preliminary data showed, as negotiations continued at the national level to try to form a government following last month's inconclusive elections....

 2018-04-23 14:25 

Press TV

Top US diplomat nominee Mike Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate...

US President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition from Senate lawmakers....

 2018-04-23 14:21 

Kuwait News Agency

Assailants of Palestinian activist either from Europe or Mideast -- police...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 (KUNA) -- Malaysian Police Chief Mohammad Fouri Harron said on Monday killers of the Palestinian activist Dr. Fadi Al-Batsh who was shot two days ago in Kuala Lumpur might be either from Europe or the Middle East. "Police expert...

 2018-04-23 14:20 

Oman Observer

With Brexit, UK economy affects commercial property...

Andy jalil andyjalil@aol.com Britain's vote in June 2015 to exit the EU, had caused much concern in the The post With Brexit, UK economy affects commercial property appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:19 

DEBKAfile

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Confused reports from Moscow on S-300 for Syria Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday that President Putin was still The post appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-04-23 14:17 

Al Jazeera

The effect of sanctions on North Korea...

North Korea says that domestic production has replaced products unavailable due to sanctions and Al Jazeera has found both full shelves and foreign products readily available....

 2018-04-23 14:16 

Times of Israel

President Rivlin sends Israel's congratulations to UK royals on new baby boy...

Fans, town crier welcome third child for Britain's Prince William and Kate; child is fifth in line to the throneFans, town crier welcome third child for Britain's Prince William and Kate; child is fifth in line to the throne...

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