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 2018-04-23 14:15 

Oman Observer

CBSE makes health, PE education mandatory...

April 23 To prevent growing obesity among school children, India's Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all The post CBSE makes health, PE education mandatory appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Number of Arab high school graduates rises...

Government plan boosted numbers of Arab high school graduates, college students , minister says. The next step: More hi-tech jobs for Arabs....

 2018-04-23 14:12 

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 14:11 

Press TV

Daesh beheads three brothers in Afghanistan's Nangarhar...

Nangarhar borders Pakistan and is a stronghold of militants from the Daesh terror outfit....

 2018-04-23 14:09 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness Premier hosts Information Minister, members of the Arab Media Forum...

KUWAIT, April 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received at Bayan palace on Monday Information Minister and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri who presented to His Highness members of...

 2018-04-23 14:05 

Oman Observer

'I was wrong': Armenia PM quits after mass protests...

Yerevan, April 23, 2018 (AFP) Armenia's Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian resigned on Monday after mass protests against his election, The post 'I was wrong': Armenia PM quits after mass protests appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 14:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Maritime security, a global issue: Iran Navy cmdr...

Tehran, April 23, IRNA The Iranian Navy commander described the maritime security as a global issue which will guarantee nations' maritime interests....

 2018-04-23 14:00 

FARS News Agency

Oliver Stone Attends 2018 Fajr Film Festival...

TEHRAN (FNA)- American movie director Oliver Stone is in Tehran to attend the 2018 Fajr International Film Festival. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-04-23 14:00 

FARS News Agency

Armenia's Prime Minister Sargsyan Resigns Amid Opposition Protests...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Mass protests against the rule of Armenian ex-President and newly appointed Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan have been ongoing in the country for the second week, with soldiers also taking to the streets earlier in the day....

 2018-04-23 14:00 

FARS News Agency

Lavrov Slams Macron's Remark on Need to Stay in Syria as Colonial Stance...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters in Beijing that the call of French President Emmanuel Macron not to withdraw forces from Syria even after the war on terror is over is reminiscent of a colonial stance....

 2018-04-23 14:00 

Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Distributes 15,885 Cartons of Meat in Hadramout...
 2018-04-23 14:00 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Islamic Affairs Receives President of Ansar Al-Sunnah Al-Muhammadiyah Group of Sudan...
 2018-04-23 13:59 

Times of Israel

Half of Tel Aviv school principals to boycott gender-separated games event...

After Education Ministry rules that religious sensitivities should be considered, deputy mayor says decision 'unacceptable9; in secular city that has 'championed equality'After Education Ministry rules that religious sensitivities should be...

 2018-04-23 13:58 

Gulf Times

32 Chinese tourists killed in North Korea bus crash...

A bus crash in North Korea has killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans, the foreign ministry in Beijing said on Monday....

 2018-04-23 13:56 

Times of Israel

The men behind the Cold War poison that surfaced in quiet English town...

Russian scientists involved in creating Novichok agree it will probably never be possible to determine the source of the nerve agent used on Sergei and Yulia SkripalRussian scientists involved in creating Novichok agree it will probably never be possible ...

 2018-04-23 13:56 

Press TV

Russia's Lavrov says no decision yet on delivery of S-300 missiles to Syria...

Russia says it has not yet decided whether it would deliver advanced S-300 missile systems to Syria, but would not make a secret of the matter if it took such a decision....

 2018-04-23 13:56 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's special envoy meets Syrian president...

Damascus, April 23, IRNA Iranian foreign minister's assistant for political affairs Hossein Jaberi-Ansari met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad soon after arrival in Damascus on Monday....

 2018-04-23 13:55 

Press TV

Daesh second-in-command killed in Iraqi airstrike inside Syria...

Iraqi fighter jets have killed Daesh second-in-command during an airstrike inside the Syrian territory....

 2018-04-23 13:55 

Ynetnews

UN, EU, Russia back Iran nuclear deal as Trump meets Macron...

US allies and rivals spoke out in support of the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, bolstering French President Emmanuel Macron's pitch to US President Donald Trump that there was no "Plan B" for keeping a lid on Tehran's atomic ambitions. A nuc...

 2018-04-23 13:54 

Haaretz Daily

Syrian mortar shell hits near Israeli border in Golan Heights; IDF fires in response...

The Israeli army targeted an artillery piece from where the mortar shell was fired in response...

 2018-04-23 13:53 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran condemns Saudi attack on Hajjah...

Tehran, April 23, IRNA Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman slammed the Saudi Arabia air strike on Hajjah, Yemen which resulted in killing and injuring of scores of innocent people....

 2018-04-23 13:51 

SANA

President al-Assad to Jaberi Ansari: Tripartite aggression on Syria will not succeed in stopping the war on terrorism...

Damascus, SANA President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received Senior Assistant to Iran's Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, and the accompanying delegation. At the start of the meeting, Jaberi Ansari briefed President...

 2018-04-23 13:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Syrian mortar shell strikes Israel...

IDF retaliates after spillover from Syrian civil war strikes Golan Heights....

 2018-04-23 13:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UAE accuses Qatar fighters of flying near passenger jet...

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain again have accused Qatari military fighter jets of coming dangerously close to an Emirati commercial airliner in Bahraini airspace....

 2018-04-23 13:46 

Kuwait News Agency

Belgium sentences two men to 20 years in jail for terrorism...

BRUSSELS, April 23 (KUNA) -- A court in Brussels Monday found Salah Abdeslam and Sofien Ayari guilty of attempted terrorist murder and sentenced them to 20 years in jail. The judge ruled that the shoot-out with the police in a flat the Brussels suburb of ...

 2018-04-23 13:45 

Haaretz Daily

Syrian mortar shell hits near Israeli border in Golan Heights; IDF fires in response...

The Israeli army targeted an artillery piece from where the mortar shell was fired in response...

 2018-04-23 13:44 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait bourse ends trading Monday on mixed boards...

KUWAIT, April 23 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait ended trading Monday on mixed boards with the premier market index up 2.87 points reaching 4,779.27 points. The main market index went down 15.97 points to stand at 4,794.57 points and All Share Market Index also w...

 2018-04-23 13:41 

Kuwait News Agency

EU government deficit to GDP drops...

BRUSSELS, April 23 (KUNA) -- In 2017, the government deficit and debt of both the euro area and the European Union (EU) decreased in relative terms compared with 2016. In the euro area the government deficit to GDP ratio fell from 1.5 percent in 2016 to 0...

 2018-04-23 13:39 

Al Jazeera

Race to save the rainforests in Asia-Pacific...

Environmentalists and politicians are joining forces to try to save fragile rainforests in the Asia-Pacific region....

 2018-04-23 13:37 

Press TV

33 dead, 55 others injured as Saudi-led airstrike hits southwestern Yemen...

Thirty-three people were reportedly killed in an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in southwestern Yemen on Friday....

 2018-04-23 13:37 

Kuwait News Agency

Paris attacks defendant found guilty of attempting murder in Belgium...

Updated version BRUSSELS, April 23 (KUNA) -- A Belgian court on Monday has found Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam guilty of attempted terrorist murder of police during a shootout with police in Brussels in 2016. His accomplice in the attack Sofien Aya...

 2018-04-23 13:35 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

SKorea switches off propaganda broadcasts, Moon upbeat on NKorea nuclear halt...

South Korea halted the propaganda broadcasts it blares across the border at North Korea on Monday ahead of their first summit in a decade, as U.S. President Donald Trump cautioned the nuclear crisis on the peninsula was a long way from being resolved....

 2018-04-23 13:34 

Times of Israel

Scheduled Corbyn sitdown with Jewish leaders unlikely to be meeting of minds...

Though the Labour head apparently consented to a list of preconditions prior to the talks on Tuesday, his party leadership seems to have missed the memoThough the Labour head apparently consented to a list of preconditions prior to the talks on Tuesday, h...

 2018-04-23 13:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

10-month-old in serious condition after head stuck in crib bars...

MDA teams resuscitate toddler who was without a pulse after nearly suffocating in her bed in Jerusalem....

 2018-04-23 13:33 

Haaretz Daily

Early hominins were fully erect 3.6 million years ago, footprints found in Tanzania show...

We knew 'Lucy' could walk, but the Laetoli hominins predate our Australopithecine ancestor by half a million years...

 2018-04-23 13:33 

Haaretz Daily

Early hominins were fully erect 3.6 million years ago, footprints found in Tanzania show...

We knew 'Lucy' could walk, but the Laetoli hominins predate our Australopithecine ancestor by half a million years...

 2018-04-23 13:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Joumblatt: Parties responsible for voter aggression...

Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Joumblatt Monday voiced his critique of the attack on an anti-Hezbollah parliamentary candidate in south Lebanon's Bint Jbeil that left him in the hospital with a broken tooth....

 2018-04-23 13:32 

Press TV

'Either all or nothing' on Iran nuclear deal: Zarif...

The Iranian foreign minister says the European signatories to the JCPOA should convince US to stay in the deal....

 2018-04-23 13:28 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran not to give development of South Pars oil layer to Total...

Tehran, April 23, IRNA After ownership of Danish company Maersk Oil was taken by the French Total, Iran decided not to give the development of the South Pars field to Total, said Iran's minister of petroleum on Monday....

 2018-04-23 13:28 

Kuwait News Agency

Min. Al-Jarrah conveys condolence over US former First Lady death...

KUWAIT, April 23 (KUNA) -- Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah on Monday visited the US Embassy in Kuwait where he conveyed condolences of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah over the death of the US for...

 2018-04-23 13:24 

Press TV

Palestinian teen should be shot in knee: Israeli MP on jailed protester Ahed Tamimi...

An Israeli lawmaker says Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi should be at least shot in the knee, lamenting that she has not been injured yet....

 2018-04-23 13:23 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Duchess Kate Middleton gives birth to baby boy...

Duchess of Cambridge and wife of Prince William Kate Middleton gives birth to third child, 4th in line to British throne....

 2018-04-23 13:23 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran FM urges Washington to comply with JCPOA...

Tehran, April 23, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the US to comply with Iran nuclear deal....

 2018-04-23 13:22 

Press TV

Fight over Trump's travel ban finally goes before Supreme Court...

Supreme Court justices will hear a challenge to the lawfulness of President Trump's travel ban in the first showdown over his immigration policy....

 2018-04-23 13:21 

ISNA

Oliver Stone at Tehran's Charsu Cineplex...

Tehran (ISNA) - Distinguished American director, screenwriter and producer Oliver Stone is in Iran to hold a professional workshop during the 36th Fajr International Film Festival....

 2018-04-23 13:11 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Legendary spy widow Nadia Cohen tours Argentina...

Widow of 60's Syria spy in Buenos Aires with children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren to see where Kamel Amin Tabet lived and worked....

 2018-04-23 13:10 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Health Simulation Conference 2018 kicks off...
 2018-04-23 13:10 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US spreading disrespect for int'l deals: Iran cmdr...

Tehran, April 23, IRNA Washington is spreading disrespect for international agreements, an example of which is its refusal to implement its obligations under the July 2015 nuclear deal, a top Iranian military commander said on Monday....

 2018-04-23 13:07 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5m to Paris climate deal...

Former New York City mayor and billionaire philanthropist Michael Bloomberg on Sunday promised $4.5 million to fulfill the United States's commitment to the Paris climate agreement....

 2018-04-23 13:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian Navy Commander Meets Foreign Military Delegations in Tehran...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi held talks with senior military commanders from Russia, China, Turkey, and Bangladesh on developing bilateral cooperation....

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