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 2018-01-18 22:29 

Haaretz Daily

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 2018-01-18 22:27 

Gulf Times

ICC to hold annual dance festival today...

Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) is organising its annual dance festival on today. The event will start at 5pm and will be held at Birla Public School auditorium....

 2018-01-18 22:26 

Gulf Times

KUQ holds Jashn-e-Rahat Indori and Aalami Mushaira...

Karwan-e-Urdu Qatar (KUQ) recently held the Jashn-e-Rahat Indori and Aalami Mushaira. The Urdu poetry symposium was organised in the auditorium of DPS-MIS School at Al Wakrah....

 2018-01-18 22:25 

Haaretz Daily

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 2018-01-18 22:23 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Italy breaks up Chinese crime ring involved in drugs, prostitution...

Italy ordered the arrest of 33 people on suspicion of running a Chinese mafia group involved in gambling, prostitution, and drugs and which dominated the transport of Chinese goods across Europe....

 2018-01-18 22:22 

Gulf Times

Pakistan issued 92,204 visas to foreigners in four years...

Pakistan has issued 92,204 visas to foreign nationals from over 150 countries in the past four years, the National Assembly was told yesterday....

 2018-01-18 22:22 

Gulf Times

Photographer captures novelist Elena Ferrante's Naples district...

It's just as bleak in real life as it sounds in the books: cables hang from satellite dishes; the grey facades of the buildings look as if someone has given up trying to clean them....

 2018-01-18 22:22 

Gulf Times

Mother-daughter team on anti-polio drive gunned down...

Gunmen shot and killed two women working on a polio eradication campaign yesterday, the latest in a string of attacks on efforts to protect children from the crippling and sometimes deadly disease....

 2018-01-18 22:21 

Haaretz Daily

Rank & File: Immigrant innovators win grants...

English Speaking Residents Association boosts its Hod Hasharon branch; new immigrant goes from 'successful married lawyer to homeless divorced digital nomad'...

 2018-01-18 22:21 

Gulf Times

Merger of Fata with KP will take place, says PM...

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has reiterated that the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) would be merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as per the wishes of the tribal people, but said the process would be pursued phase-wise for the sake of smooth ...

 2018-01-18 22:16 

Gulf Times

Opec raises supply outlook for US, rivals as prices rise...

Opec increased its forecast for rival oil-supply growth for a second month running after a recovery in prices sent Brent crude to $70 a barrel....

 2018-01-18 22:15 

Gulf Times

Thousands without power as storms hit...

More than 46,000 homes in East Anglia are without power after snow and severe gales hit much of the UK, causing widespread travel disruption and the closure of many schools....

 2018-01-18 22:15 

Times of Israel

Macron said to tell Abbas not to rule out Trump peace plan...

TV report says top aide to French president met with PA leaders in Ramallah, implored them to give US proposal a 'chance'TV report says top aide to French president met with PA leaders in Ramallah, implored them to give US proposal a 'chance&#...

 2018-01-18 22:15 

Gulf Times

Al-Sada hosts reception in honour of GECF chief...

HE the Energy and Industry Minister Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada yesterday held a high-level reception in honour of Yury Sentyurin, the new secretary general of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum....

 2018-01-18 22:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu invites Bollywood stars for a selfie...
 2018-01-18 22:14 

Gulf Times

Fresh Northern Ireland devolution talks to begin...

Northern Ireland's main parties have one last opportunity in the coming weeks to restore devolved government and avoid a return to direct rule of the region from London for the first time in a decade, the British and Irish governments said yesterday....

 2018-01-18 22:14 

Haaretz Daily

As Israel's Labor hemorrhages voters, party leader rethinks his bad boy antics...

Labor leader Avi Gabbay is realizing his so-called authenticity might be backfiring...

 2018-01-18 22:12 

Haaretz Daily

Benjamin Netanyahu's takeaways from Spain's expulsion of Jews...

Why Ferdinand and Isabella decided to expel the Jews in 1492, and how it's linked to Israel's planned deportation of African asylum seekers...

 2018-01-18 22:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

France, Germany want joint eurozone reform position by June: Le Maire...

France and Germany want to reach a joint position on euro zone reform, including tax convergence, the capital markets union and the banking union, between March and June this year, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Thursday....

 2018-01-18 22:06 

Gulf Times

Dortmund deny Arsenal contact for Aubameyang...

All eyes will be on whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will return to Borussia Dortmund's starting line-up at Hertha Berlin today, with the star striker reportedly chasing a move to Arsenal....

 2018-01-18 22:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu invites Bollywood stars for a selfie...

Netanyahu meets Bollywood stars, asks for selfie "so millions can see the great friendship between our two countries."...

 2018-01-18 22:05 

Gulf Times

Chelsea edge into FA Cup fourth round...

Chelsea needed a penalty shoot-out before finally killing off Norwich after a 1-1 draw in Wednesday night's FA Cup third round replay, while Bournemouth slumped to a 3-0 defeat at Wigan....

 2018-01-18 22:04 

Al Arabiya

Jordan says Israel apologizes for deaths of two Jordanians at embassy...

Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an...

 2018-01-18 22:04 

Gulf Times

US jobless claims hit 45-year low; housing starts fall in Dec...

US home-building fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, amid a steep decline in the construction of single-family housing units following two months of hefty gains....

 2018-01-18 22:04 

Gulf Times

Sanchez-Mkhitaryan deal 'likely to happen', says Wenger...

Arsene Wenger has made it clear that he expects to swap Alexis Sanchez for Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan, as he described this transfer window as "more disturbing" and "more destabilising" than ever for Arsenal....

 2018-01-18 22:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

EU reputation interwoven with keeping Iran Deal: Envoy...

Belgrade, Jan 18, IRNA Iran's ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina has warned European parties against withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal saying, the reputation of the European Union is interwoven with maintaining the nuclear accord....

 2018-01-18 21:59 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UK-France summit between May and Macron starts...

British Prime Minister Theresa May and her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron arrived Thursday at a UK military base for a high-profile summit expected to focus on migrants and defence co-operation....

 2018-01-18 21:57 

Haaretz Daily

Letters to the Editor: Kushner's school and what is democracy...

The issue is a communal issue not one of national politics; it should be discussed between the school and the community so as to determine the best way to resolve the situation...

 2018-01-18 21:57 

Gulf Times

Toshiba reaches deal to help resolve Westinghouse bankruptcy...

Toshiba Corp said yesterday it had clinched an agreement to sell its claims in bankrupt US nuclear plant maker Westinghouse Electric Co LLC in a deal that would add $3.7bn to the Japanese owner's depleted capital base....

 2018-01-18 21:56 

Gulf Times

China GDP growth accelerates for first time in 7 years in 2017...

China's economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter of 2017, as an export recovery helped the country post its first annual acceleration in growth in seven years, ......

 2018-01-18 21:55 

Gulf Times

Eight uncapped players in injury-hit England squad...

Eddie Jones has included eight uncapped players in his 35-man squad for next month's Six Nations opener in Italy as he seeks to cover a number of injury absences while also continuing to build towards the 2019 Rugby World Cup....

 2018-01-18 21:54 

Gulf Times

Viviani swoops to claim TDU 3rd stage...

Italian Elia Viviani capitalised on a lapse in concentration from race leader Caleb Ewan to sweep past the Australian and claim the third stage of the UCI season-opening Tour Down Under in South Australia yesterday....

 2018-01-18 21:53 

Al Arabiya

Turkey seeks Russian approval for air campaign against Syrian Afrin...

Turkey dispatched its military chief to Moscow on Thursday, seeking approval for an air campaign in Syriarsquo;s Kurdish-controlled Afrin region,...

 2018-01-18 21:53 

Gulf Times

Ducks hold off Pens 5-3...

With a nationally televised game against the defending Stanley Cup Champions, this was the kind of performance the Anaheim Ducks needed to show just what kind of force they could be....

 2018-01-18 21:50 

Press TV

US to Turkey: Stay focused on Daesh, don't attack Syria's Afrin...

The US State Department has called on Turkey not to take any military action in Syria's northwestern region of Afrin....

 2018-01-18 21:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Turkey seeks Russian approval for air campaign against Afrin...

Turkey dispatched its military chief to Moscow Thursday, seeking approval for an air campaign in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin region, although Damascus warned it could shoot down any Turkish planes in its skies....

 2018-01-18 21:46 

Gulf Times

Steelers part ways with OC Haley after six season...

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive co-ordinator Todd Haley will not return for the 2018 season, ending a six-year run with the team according to multiple reports Wednesday....

 2018-01-18 21:46 

Haaretz Daily

Letters to the Editor: Kushner's school and what is democracy...

The issue is a communal issue not one of national politics; it should be discussed between the school and the community so as to determine the best way to resolve the situation...

 2018-01-18 21:45 

Gulf Times

Patriots' Brady named MVP by Pro Football Writers...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was named the 2017 NFL Most Valuable Player by the Professional Football Writers of America....

 2018-01-18 21:44 

Gulf Times

Warriors equal team record with 14th road victory in a row...

Klay Thompson scored 38 points and Stephen Curry added 30 to spark defending NBA champion Golden State over Chicago 119-112 Wednesday, giving the Warriors a club record-matching 14th consecutive road victory....

 2018-01-18 21:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Motorcyclist lightly injured after slipping in Ramat Gan...
 2018-01-18 21:42 

Haaretz Daily

The India test: Who will translate the colorful ceremonies into deeds?...

Netanyahu and his wife basked this week in the royal reception orchestrated by Indian Prime Minister Modi. But picking the fruits of this visit will depend on a body which Netanyahu wishes to downsize: the foreign ministry...

 2018-01-18 21:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Pope defends Chilean bishop accused of abuse cover-up...

Pope Francis Thursday strongly defended a Chilean bishop accused of covering up a priest's sexual abuse of minors....

 2018-01-18 21:32 

Gulf Times

Europe stocks stutter as dollar weakens further...

Most of Europe's stock markets ran into profit-taking yesterday as the continent's main currencies posted fresh gains against the dollar, weighing on export-heavy stocks, as the Wall Street rally also stalled....

 2018-01-18 21:29 

i24 News

Austria says creating border troop unit in case of fresh migrant influx...

At the height of Europe's migrant crisis in 2015, hundreds of thousands of migrants passed through Austria...

 2018-01-18 21:28 

Press TV

Debate: US' Syria plans...

This episode of The Debate is about the US' plans for Syria....

 2018-01-18 21:28 

Gulf Times

HNA, squeezed on cash, looks to turn corner...

HNA Group chairman Chen Feng has expressed confidence that China's aviation-to-financial services conglomerate will manage its cash crunch, and continue to receive support from banks and other financial institutions this year....

 2018-01-18 21:27 

Gulf Times

Bank Indonesia holds rates, to accelerate reserve rules...

Indonesia's central bank yesterday kept its key interest rate unchanged, as expected, but pledged to accelerate planned changes of rules on reserve requirements, to give banks more liquidity and encourage them to invest money....

 2018-01-18 21:25 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

UN chief: Iran Deal major diplomatic achievement...

New York, Jan 18, IRNA UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has hailed the July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers as a 'major achievement of nuclear non-proliferation and diplomacy,' his spokesman said....

 2018-01-18 21:24 

Gulf Times

BP to help Iraq boost oil flow at fields retaken from Kurds...

BP agreed to help increase crude production at northern Iraq's Kirkuk fields as the government pushes to restore output and exporting capacity after recapturing the oil-rich region from semi-autonomous Kurdish forces in October....

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