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 2018-09-16 09:28 

Al Arabiya

London mayor calls for second referendum on Brexit...

London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britainrsquo;s European Union membership, adding his backing to an idea known as a...

 2018-09-16 09:26 

The Jordan Times

Polls open in Syrian local elections: state media...

DAMASCUS-Voting began across government-controlled parts of Syria on Sunday for the war-ravaged country's first local elections since 2011, state news agency SANA said. Polling booths opened at 7:00 am (0400 GMT) and are expected to stay open for 12 h...

 2018-09-16 09:24 

Press TV

Super Typhoon Mangkhut now smashing Hong Kong...

Hong Kong was hit by heavy wind and rain on Sunday, causing extensive damage as "super typhoon" Mangkhut hurtled by the city....

 2018-09-16 09:24 

The Jordan Times

Typhoon Mangkhut rips through Hong Kong as Philippines toll rises...

HONG KONG-Typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China on Sunday, injuring scores and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing at least 30 people in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction through its agricultural heartland. ...

 2018-09-16 09:19 

Ynetnews

Two people wounded, one seriously, in stabbing attack in Gush Etzion...

Two people were wounded on Sunday in an apparent stabbing attack in Gush Etzion....

 2018-09-16 09:18 

Kuwait News Agency

USD, Euro stable at KD 0.302, KD 0.352...

KUWAIT, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- The exchange rates of the US Dollar and the Euro were stable at KD 0.302 and KD 0.352, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Sunday. The CBK added that the British Pound Sterling was up to KD 0.395 while both the Swiss Franc and ...

 2018-09-16 09:17 

Times of Israel

MK calls for sacking ambassador to US over failure to report Keyes...

Karine Elharrar joins calls for disciplinary action against Ron Dermer, who didn't convey sexual misconduct allegations against Netanyahu aideKarine Elharrar joins calls for disciplinary action against Ron Dermer, who didn't convey sexual miscondu...

 2018-09-16 09:15 

MehrNews.com

Not an easy time at all and no thanks to US...

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) The world waits to see what the Syrian Arab Army and allies are going to do now that the "West" has warned it will attack Syria if there's a full scale assault on the terrorists in Idlib....

 2018-09-16 09:15 

DEBKAfile

- DEBKAfile...

Israeli man critically injured in Palestinian stabbing attack The critically injured man, aged 40, was rushed to Shaarei Tzedek Hospital The post appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-09-16 09:13 

ISNA

Iran pursuing reported arrest of student in Australia...

Tehran (ISNA) - Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran has not yet received any report regarding the arrest of an Iranian student from any official channel and Australian authorities, but the foreign ministry is following up on t...

 2018-09-16 09:12 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Great quantities of oil derivatives to arrive to capital Sanaa: YPC...

SANAA, Sept. 16 (Saba)- The Yemeni Petroleum company (YPC) said on Sunday in a statement obtained by Saba that thanks to efforts made by State's apparatus represented by Yemeni Political leadership great quantities of oil derivatives will arrive durin...

 2018-09-16 09:09 

Saudi Press Agency

KSRelief Sends 17 Relief Trucks Through Al-Wadiah Crossing Point to Marib...
 2018-09-16 09:08 

Saudi Press Agency

KSRelief Distributes 400 Cartons of Dates in Marib, Yemen...
 2018-09-16 09:08 

Saudi Press Agency

Advisory: Please note this news item is a repetition of item No. 21 for correction:...
 2018-09-16 09:08 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

HH Amir is a red line, warns Kuwaiti speaker...

Kuwait, Sept. 16 (BNA): Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has warned that His Highness the Amir is a red line that should never be crossed, and that...

 2018-09-16 09:07 

Kuwait News Agency

Photo of The Day...

A moody evening for the Boulevard Mall goers (Mohammad Sobhi KUNA)...

 2018-09-16 09:05 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Persepolis to Build on Solid Foundation against Al Duhail: AFC...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Having already kept five clean sheets in the current edition of the AFC Champions League, Branko Ivankovic will build on this solid foundation in their bid to book a semi-final ticket for a second year running....

 2018-09-16 09:05 

Press TV

New Yorkers march over gentrification, police violence...

New Yorkers have marched across the city to protest gentrification, racism and police violence....

 2018-09-16 09:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Florence death toll jumps to at least 12 people...

WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- At least 12 people have been killed in incidents related to Tropical Storm Florence as over one million people remain without power in the Carolinas, according to media reports Saturday. According to the National Weather Serv...

 2018-09-16 09:05 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Saudi support to Yemeni people praised...

Aden, Sept. 16 (BNA): Yemeni Vice President Ali Mohsen Saleh praised fraternal supportive role played by Saudi Arabia, in Yemen, under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

 2018-09-16 09:03 

i24 News

Abbas to take demolition of Khan al-Ahmar to International Courts...

"We have brought the case to the ICC and will also submit it to the International Court of Justice."...

 2018-09-16 09:03 

Kuwait News Agency

Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- 1990 -- In Baghdad, Iraqi Minister of Local Government Ali Hassan Al-Majeed was declared the alleged governor of Kuwait. US President George Bush addressed the Iraqi people and said that Iraqi troops must withdraw from Kuwait, le...

 2018-09-16 08:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

MK Hazan: Police chief is 'bad commissioner with big ego'...

Likud MK Oren Hazan welcomes internal security minister's decision not to extend police commissioner's tenure....

 2018-09-16 08:53 

Press TV

Press TV The Lite Bulletin...

Drone footage has captured the stunning difference between two sides of the Great Salt Lake in the US state of Utah....

 2018-09-16 08:51 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

List of National youth team's players participating in Asiatic finales announced...
 2018-09-16 08:51 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli critically wounded in stabbing attack at West Bank mall...

Assailant, a 17-year-old Palestinian from village of Yatta near Hebron, in moderate condition after being shot at scene by civilian...

 2018-09-16 08:50 

JPost.com

Incendiary balloons cause two fires in Be'eri Forest...
 2018-09-16 08:49 

Press TV

Police nab far-right extremists in troubled German city...

Police in Germany arrest 15 members of a far-right group for abusing foreigners in the eastern city of Chemnitz....

 2018-09-16 08:47 

FARS News Agency

We Will Stay in al-Quds...

TEHRAN (FNA)- How would you feel if one day you woke up in the morning and found bulldozers in front of your house ready to bring it down? This is the situation many Palestinian families have actually experienced over the years. House demolition is a ....

 2018-09-16 08:47 

Press TV

Syrians voting in first local council elections in 7 years...

People in Syria head to polls to cast their ballots in the country's first local council elections since a foreign-sponsored militancy began in 2011....

 2018-09-16 08:46 

Press TV

Concerns in Russia over fate of dollar holdings...

Concerns are rising among investors in Russia over the fate of their dollar holdings as the US is preparing to impose fresh sanctions that could ban the country's banks from using the greenback....

 2018-09-16 08:43 

MehrNews.com

Currency slump gives rise to visits from neighbors, sanctions wane visits from EU...

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) The fall in Iran's national currency value has attracted a new wave of visitors from neighboring countries, particularly Iraq. According to recent figures, the arrival of foreign tourists to Iran has had a 45% increase in a five-...

 2018-09-16 08:43 

Saudi Press Agency

KSRelief Distributes Food Aid in Hajjah Governorate, Yemen...
 2018-09-16 08:43 

Saudi Press Agency

Duba Port Transports 74,000 Passengers During August 2018...
 2018-09-16 08:40 

i24 News

Israeli stabbing victim neutralized terrorist before succumbing to his wounds...

Initial reports say two injured, assailant shot at scene...

 2018-09-16 08:39 

Gulf Daily News

Man held in Medina for firing shots outside Prophet's Grand Mosque...

A man who fired shots outside the Prophet's Grand Mosque in the Saudi city of Medina was arrested, Sabq reported....

 2018-09-16 08:39 

Gulf Daily News

Abu Dhabi rolls out dual licences to attract foreign investment...

Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (Ded) is rolling out dual licences allowing companies in free zones to establish an onshore branch as the emirate seeks to attract foreign investment and stimulate the economy, according to a report in The Nati...

 2018-09-16 08:38 

Times of Israel

Teva shares rally as FDA approves troubled drugmaker's migraine treatment...

Ajovy seen as key to helping firm reverse fortunes as sales decline for flagship drug Copaxone for multiple sclerosis; competition expected to arrive soonAjovy seen as key to helping firm reverse fortunes as sales decline for flagship drug Copaxone for mu...

 2018-09-16 08:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hezbollah commander: 'Preparing surprises for enemy'...

Lebanon Hezbollah military camp commander 'promises' surprises to Israel, hints at infiltrating fighters into Judea and Samaria....

 2018-09-16 08:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Celebrating Chol Hamoed in J'lem with unique annual concert...

United Hatzalah: 'We're bringing in some of the most popular singers in Jewish music, and we've been doing that for almost two decades.'...

 2018-09-16 08:30 

Israel21c

Faith-based nonprofit triples altruistic kidney donations...

The number of annual live kidney transplants in Israel has nearly tripled since 2010. New research says the growth is due to Orthodox donors....

 2018-09-16 08:27 

JPost.com

Israeli politicians mourn 'hero' Ari Fuld...

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel called the murder "a tremendous loss of a precious person, a hero who fought until his last breath to prevent other citizens from being harmed."...

 2018-09-16 08:24 

Times of Israel

Israeli critically wounded in stabbing at West Bank junction...

Terrorist, a Palestinian teenager, is shot by armed bystander outside shopping mall in the Etzion blocTerrorist, a Palestinian teenager, is shot by armed bystander outside shopping mall in the Etzion bloc...

 2018-09-16 08:23 

Times of Israel

Suspected incendiary balloon lands in West Bank settlement...

Object causes no damage in Beit Horon; police call on public to be wary of similar airborne itemsObject causes no damage in Beit Horon; police call on public to be wary of similar airborne items...

 2018-09-16 08:22 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Dhamar governor inspects activities of Rokhma youth...
 2018-09-16 08:20 

Al Jazeera

Turkey sentences alleged British YPG fighter for 'terrorism'...

Former British soldier, Joe Robinson, was arrested in Turkey last year after posting photos with YPG fighters in Syria....

 2018-09-16 08:19 

MehrNews.com

Iran shut out Kazakhstan at AVC Women's Cup opener...

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) Iran swept Kazakhstan 3-2 in a thrilling performance at the opening match of the 6th Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Women's Cup on Sunday in Thailand....

 2018-09-16 08:19 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

At Least 14 Killed as Florence Delivers Record-Setting Rainfall...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Florence has led to at least 14 deaths as its devastating rainfall continues to inundate parts of the Carolinas....

 2018-09-16 08:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Press...
 2018-09-16 08:15 

Al Jazeera

Large war games distract from the complexity of China-Russia ties...

Russia and China may have shared interests, but they are not on the verge of a traditional alliance....

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