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 2018-09-19 13:09 

Al Arabiya

Imran Khan: Saudi Arabia has helped Pakistan whenever needed...

Pakistanrsquo;s Imran Khan has reaffirmed Islamabadrsquo;s support of Saudi Arabia during his maiden foreign visit to Riyadh as prime minister. Khan...

 2018-09-19 13:07 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Japan still supporting Iran Deal...

Tehran, Sept 19, IRNA Japan is still supporting Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Takeo Mori said....

 2018-09-19 13:05 

Press TV

Baghdad ambassador to Vatican declares candidacy for Iraq presidency...

Iraqi Ambassador to the Vatican Omar al-Barzanji has officially stood for the presidential nomination....

 2018-09-19 13:04 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Russia, Iran, Turkey to Continue Talks on Syria’s Idlib: Diplomat...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Russia's Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said Moscow plans to continue talks with Tehran and Ankara on ways to help end the suffering of the Syrian people in the northwestern province of Idlib, the last major terrorist...

 2018-09-19 13:04 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Crown Prince receives Yemen's deputy speaker...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Wednesday at Bayan Palace Deputy National Assembly Speaker Issa Ahmad Al-Kandari accompanied by the visiting Deputy Speaker of the Yemeni Parliamen...

 2018-09-19 13:01 

Bahrain News Agency

Minister attends Bahrain-British Business Forum...

Manama, Sept. 19 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza delivered a keynote speech at the Bahrain-British Business Forum meeting, at the Diplomat Hotel....

 2018-09-19 13:00 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait parliament speaker congratulates Saint Kitts on nat'l day...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim on Wednesday addressed a cable to President of the National Assembly in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Michael Perkins, expressing congratulations on his country's national day. (end)ns...

 2018-09-19 12:57 

Press TV

Pakistan court orders release of former PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter...

The Islamabad High Court suspended jail sentences against Sharif, his daughter, and son-in-law....

 2018-09-19 12:54 

Emirates 24|7

Mandatory controls to be applied on juices, dairy products in 2019: ESMA...

The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology, ESMA, has set up an awareness workshop for more than 300 traders and suppliers of juices, beverages, milk and dairy products in the UAE on the mandatory technical regulations.Local traders and supp...

 2018-09-19 12:53 

Gulf Times

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in 1MDB case...

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face charges of abusing his position and graft related to money allegedly siphoned off from state fund 1MDB....

 2018-09-19 12:53 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Agent behind 2013 terrorist attack on Iran embassy in Beirut arrested...

Beirut, Sept 19, IRNA Palestinian security forces busted Baha Hojir, member of the terrorist group 'Abdullah Azzam Brigades' who was one of the elements behind the terrorist attack on Iran's embassy in Beirut in 2013....

 2018-09-19 12:52 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Crown Prince hosts ministers...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Wednesday at Bayan Palace Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Deputy Prime Minister and Interio...

 2018-09-19 12:49 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi-US Joint Drill "Shield of Prevention 2" Concluded in PSAB...
 2018-09-19 12:48 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Crown Prince receives His Highness Premier...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Wednesday at Bayan Palace His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. (end)ysa.rk...

 2018-09-19 12:46 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Amir receives senior state officials...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Wednesday His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak...

 2018-09-19 12:41 

Al Arabiya

Indian government outlaws Islamic 'instant divorce'...

The Indian government Wednesday issued an executive order making the Islamic practice of ldquo;instant divorcerdquo; a criminal offence punishable...

 2018-09-19 12:40 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Sochi agreement outcome of Tehran summit diplomatic efferts...

New York, Sept 19, IRNA Sochi agreement is the result of intensive responsible diplomacy achieved by Tehran summit on Syrian crisis, the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations said....

 2018-09-19 12:39 

Al Jazeera

Liberia investigating disappearance of $100m in bank notes...

Newly printed money vanished as it was been transported to the central bank, according to officials....

 2018-09-19 12:37 

Al Jazeera

ICC opens probe into crimes against Rohingya...

The International Criminal Court initiated a preliminary investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya....

 2018-09-19 12:36 

Press TV

Israeli soldiers abuse Palestinians with semblance of impunity: Pundit...

An activist believes Israeli soldiers behave in such a way that it seems they have impunity to abuse Palestinians....

 2018-09-19 12:24 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Wednesday, September 19, 2018...

Local: ===== KUWAIT -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim, accompanied by a delegation of MPs, on Wednesday flew to the Azeri Republic on a three-day official visit. Issued. BEIRUT -- The Kuwaiti Ambassador to Lebanon Abdulaal Al-Qenaee expre...

 2018-09-19 12:23 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Indian Police Use Force to Foil Muharram Procession in Kashmir Capital (+Video)...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Indian authorities have imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar in order to foil the mourning processions of Shiite mourners who are commemorating martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) in Kashmiri capital....

 2018-09-19 12:23 

Saudi Press Agency

Removal of all left kidney in Jeddah...
 2018-09-19 12:23 

Saudi Press Agency

Head of Media Sector at the Arab League praises KSA's important role in joint Arab action...
 2018-09-19 12:16 

FARS News Agency

'Riyadh Funneled Tons of Gold to Anti-Iran MKO Terrorists'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- An ex-member of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) has shed light on Saudi Arabia's financial support for the anti-Iran terror group, explaining how the Riyadh regime funneled, in one instance, gold bars and other valuables worth h...

 2018-09-19 12:16 

FARS News Agency

China Denies Meddling in US Mid-Term Elections...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson said Beijing doesn't interfere in other nations' internal affairs, rebuffing President Donald Trump's earlier tweet accusing China of meddling in US elections....

 2018-09-19 12:15 

FARS News Agency

Iran Reiterates Need for Reinvigoration of Anti-Terrorism Efforts in Afghanistan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Eshaq Al-e Habib underlined the necessity for accelerated and increased efforts to fight against the terrorist groups in Afghanistan....

 2018-09-19 12:15 

FARS News Agency

New Turkish Military Convoy Sent to Borders with Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A new convoy of the Turkish army was dispatched to the borders with Syria after Ankara and Moscow reached an agreement to soothe the crisis in the terrorist-occupied Idlib....

 2018-09-19 12:15 

FARS News Agency

Seoul: North, South Korean Leaders in Fact Proclaimed End of State of War...

TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korea and South Korea signed an agreement in defense sector as well as a joint statement following the results of the summit in Pyongyang....

 2018-09-19 12:15 

Kuwait News Agency

Japan's central bank keeps monetary policy, economic view...

TOKYO, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Japan's central bank said Wednesday it will maintain its monetary easing measures to achieve a two-percent inflation goal, and left its assessment of the country's economy unchanged. At a two-day policy meeting, Bank of Ja...

 2018-09-19 12:14 

FARS News Agency

Qatar Airways Reports $69mln Loss Amid Blockade...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Qatar Airways reported a loss of more than $69 million amid a Gulf blockade against Doha by its neighbouring countries in what the airline called the "most challenging year in its 20-year history"....

 2018-09-19 12:14 

FARS News Agency

Iraqi Source: Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Died of Cancer...

TEHRAN (FNA)- ISIL terrorist group's ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died after suffering an advanced type of cancer, an Iraqi source said, adding that his successor will be declared soon....

 2018-09-19 12:11 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Muharram mourning procession in Busher...

BUSHEHR, Sep. 19 (MNA) Bushehr, Southern Iran, annually hosts Muharram mourning ceremonies which are distinguished for their order and discipline. Here you can see a group of mourners doing the procession in a Busher's mosque....

 2018-09-19 12:11 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Muharram mourning procession in Bushehr...

BUSHEHR, Sep. 19 (MNA) Bushehr, Southern Iran, annually hosts Muharram mourning ceremonies which are distinguished for their order and discipline. Here you can see a group of mourners doing the procession in a Bushehr's mosque....

 2018-09-19 12:10 

MehrNews.com

Iran falls short of China at AVC Women's Cup...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Iranian women's national volleyball team suffered a 0-3 loss to China in the quarterfinals of the 6th Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Women's Cup....

 2018-09-19 12:02 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

UK Police: Possible Hate Crime outside Muslim Center; 3 Hurt...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - British police are investigating a possible hate crime after a car hit pedestrians near a Muslim community center, injuring three people....

 2018-09-19 12:00 

Al Jazeera

Bobi Wine: Ugandan pop star-turned-lawmaker set to return home...

The star politician returning home after seeking treatment in the US for injuries suffered during alleged state torture....

 2018-09-19 11:58 

Saudi Press Agency

KSRelief Supervisor General Visits Irbid Governorate, Jordan...
 2018-09-19 11:58 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi NCPD Discusses Building Strategic Partnerships in Malaysia...
 2018-09-19 11:58 

Saudi Press Agency

Assistant Secretary-General for Palestine Affairs at the Arab League Praises KSA'S role In Supporting Palestinian Cause...
 2018-09-19 11:58 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait to partake in Asia Para Games in Jakarta...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Chairman of Kuwait Disabled Sports Club Shafi Al-Hajeri said on Wednesday Kuwait would partake in the Asian Para Games due in Jakarta, Indonesia, on October 4. Twenty-two male and females champions will participate in the Asian g...

 2018-09-19 11:57 

Bahrain Mirror

Detainee Hajar Mansour Transferred to Hospital after being Attacked by Prison's Director...

London-based activist, Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, said that the director of Women's Prison in Hamad Town, officer Maryam Al-Bardouli, attacked his mother-in-law Hajar Mansour who is serving a 3-year jail term, over political cases fabricated against her a...

 2018-09-19 11:53 

Gulf Times

Two hospitalised after incident at London Muslim centre...

Two people were hospitalised after a car reportedly hit pedestrians near a Muslim community centre in northwest London overnight....

 2018-09-19 11:46 

Al Arabiya

Pakistan court orders release of former PM Nawaz Sharif on bail...

A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending their prison sentences pending...

 2018-09-19 11:43 

Gulf Times

Trump to visit North Carolina as rivers rise after deadly storm...

Trump's trip to the state follows criticism for his handling of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico last year....

 2018-09-19 11:34 

JPost.com

German state parliament bans BDS while anti-Israel bank defies resolution...

"We condemn the antisemitic and anti-Israel BDS campaign and call to boycott Israeli products and companies as well as Israeli academics and artists."...

 2018-09-19 11:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Media Minister Receives Pakistani Counterpart...
 2018-09-19 11:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Female Equestrian Dalma Malhas to participate in the World Equestrian Championship...
 2018-09-19 11:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Yemeni official: Houthis' bombing of water reservoirs violates Yemeni right to water...
 2018-09-19 11:33 

Saudi Press Agency

First Meeting of ISESCO and Saudi General Authority of Meteorology and Environment Protection Kicked off in Rabat, Morocco...

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