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 2018-04-23 11:01 

Kuwait News Agency

G7 FMs' had "productive, useful" exchange on foreign policy priorities...

WASHINGTON, April 23 (KUNA) -- A senior US administration official affirmed that the Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers had a "productive and useful exchange on a range of foreign policy priorities" during their first day of meetings in Toronto...

 2018-04-23 11:00 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

8th Asian Taekwondo Club Champs kicks off in Karaj...

Karaj, April 23, IRNA The 8th Asian Taekwondo Club Championships started in Karaj, Alborz Province on Monday....

 2018-04-23 10:59 

FARS News Agency

NIDC Eyes Stronger Toehold in World Markets...

TEHRAN (FNA)- An official with the National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) says the company has invested in world markets by participating in international tenders for overseas projects....

 2018-04-23 10:59 

FARS News Agency

Seoul Announces End to Broadcasts against Pyongyang at Demarcation Line...

TEHRAN (FNA)- South Korea's National Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday that Seoul scrapped its propaganda broadcasts with the use of loudspeakers at its border with the North ahead of the upcoming bilateral summit....

 2018-04-23 10:58 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Armed Forces Pound Terrorists' Positions in Homs, Hama Provinces...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army and Air Force started targeting terrorists' positions and movements in Northern Homs and Southern Hama on Monday after reconciliation talks failed due to the militants' tumbling....

 2018-04-23 10:58 

FARS News Agency

Iran: Oil Exports over 2.5mbd...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Iran is currently exporting upwards of 2.5 million barrels per day of crude oil and gas condensate (ultra-light form of crude)....

 2018-04-23 10:58 

FARS News Agency

UNESCO Highlights Iran's Capacities in Sports for Peace, Development...

TEHRAN (FNA)- UNESCO and the University of Tehran celebrated the 5th International Day of Sport for Development and Peace to highlight the importance of investment in physical activities for the present and future of the country....

 2018-04-23 10:58 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques receives Chairman of Board of Trustees of King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue...
 2018-04-23 10:58 

Saudi Press Agency

UAE donates AED 258 million to support the Palestinian people...
 2018-04-23 10:58 

FARS News Agency

Envoy: Venezuela Sharing Iran's Experiences to Resolve Problems...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Venezuelan Ambassador to Tehran Jesus Gregorio Gonzalez appreciated Iran for providing his country with valuable experiences which have paved the way for overcoming problems....

 2018-04-23 10:58 

FARS News Agency

Thousands of Militants, Family Members to Leave Eastern Qalamoun Soon for Northern Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Almost 6,000 militants and their family members will soon leave Eastern Qalamoun for Northern Syria as the second large group of militants started evacuating the region on Monday....

 2018-04-23 10:57 

FARS News Agency

Russian FM: Missile Attacks on Syria Aiming to Hinder OPCW Probe into "Chem Attack"...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov lashed out at the missile strikes carried out by the US, France and the UK on Syria, saying that they were aimed at hindering the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) investigatio...

 2018-04-23 10:57 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Measures vis- -vis Washington's anti-JCPOA approach...

Tehran, April 23, IRNA - European signatory countries to the Iran nuclear deal are still making efforts to preserve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) because they believe the internationally-recognized accord benefits regional security....

 2018-04-23 10:56 

Al Jazeera

Armenia soldiers join anti-government protests in Yerevan...

Hundreds of troops join Yervan protests, calling on prime minister Sargsyan to step down over corruption allegations....

 2018-04-23 10:56 

Gulf Times

British royal baby on way: Kate goes into labour...

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as the couple are officially known, drove from their home at Kensington Palace in central London to St Mary's Hospital in west London....

 2018-04-23 10:54 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iraqi FM says Iran-Iraq ties a pattern for others...

Baghdad, April 23, IRNA The good relations between Iran and Iraq have turned out to be a pattern for other countries, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said....

 2018-04-23 10:53 

DEBKAfile

Russia and China agree to block US attempts to revise nuclear deal...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart agreed that their governments would block any US attempt "to sabotage" The post Russia and China agree to block US attempts to revise nuclear deal appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-04-23 10:50 

Times of Israel

Iran on nuclear deal: No 'plan B,' it's 'all or nothing'...

Russia vows to coordinate with China to 'obstruct' a US exit from the 2015 accord, says revisions to agreement would be 'counterproductive'Russia vows to coordinate with China to 'obstruct' a US exit from the 2015 accord, says revi...

 2018-04-23 10:46 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran hands over 106 illegal immigrants to Pakistan...

Islamabad, April 23, IRNA - Iran has handed over 106 Pakistani nationals to authorities at Pakistan-Iran Taftan border crossing in south western Balochistan province, Radio Pakistan reported....

 2018-04-23 10:45 

Gulf Times

Iran bans banks from using cryptocurrencies...

Iran banned the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by banks and financial institutions on Monday amid ongoing debate over how best to regulate the technology....

 2018-04-23 10:44 

Ynetnews

Steinitz: Assad will pay the price if Israel is attacked from Syria...

Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources Yuval Steinitz told Ynet on Monday that "if (Syrian President Bashar) Assad allows Iranian or any other element to declare war on Israel from Syrian territory, he will bear the consequenc...

 2018-04-23 10:42 

Ynetnews

Watchdog warns of humanitarian crisis in Egypt's Sinai...

A leading international rights group warned Monday of a humanitarian crisis in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula amid severe restrictions on the movement of people and goods there due to a massive security operation against Islamic militant...

 2018-04-23 10:39 

Oman Observer

ROP traffic updates every 500metres soon...

April 23 Royal Oman Police (ROP) has exclusively told the Observer that it is in the process of revamping The post ROP traffic updates every 500metres soon appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-23 10:37 

Al Jazeera

Mohamed Salah named PFA Premier League player of the year...

Prize awarded to Salah by fellow Premier League players, beating big names such as David Silva and Kevin de Bruyne....

 2018-04-23 10:37 

Gulf Times

South Korea halts border broadcasts ahead of summit...

South Korea on Monday silenced its battery of giant loudspeakers that blast messages at the North's border soldiers, in a conciliatory gesture before Friday's historic inter-Korean summit....

 2018-04-23 10:35 

Bahrain News Agency

Minister patronises programme...
 2018-04-23 10:35 

Bahrain News Agency

UAE ambassador presents credentials copy...
 2018-04-23 10:35 

Al Arabiya

Voters and candidates in Iraq's election: Here is all you need to know...

Iraqis are set to head to the polls on May 12 for parliamentary elections. At the end of the ballot, the 329 members of parliament elected from party...

 2018-04-23 10:35 

Bahrain News Agency

NBB sponsors BIAS 2018...
 2018-04-23 10:35 

SANA

Hama on 22-04-2018...
 2018-04-23 10:33 

ISNA

Iran FM: Trump administration 'never in' nuclear deal...

Tehran (ISNA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, speaking with Al-Monitor in New York, said that if President Donald Trump withholds the next round of Iran sanctions waivers due May 12, effectively exiting the nuclear deal, Tehran could resu...

 2018-04-23 10:33 

Press TV

Trump to discuss North Korea sanctions relief only after denuclearization: Report...

A new report states that the US president wants North Korea's Kim Jong-un to get rid of his entire nuclear arsenal before discussing sanctions....

 2018-04-23 10:32 

DEBKAfile

Russia ramps up arms to Syria, warns Israel of "catastrophic" price for interfering...

Russia has doubled the number of arms ships heading for Syria's Tartous from the Black Sea through the Bosporus, DEBKAfile's The post Russia ramps up arms to Syria, warns Israel of "catastrophic4; price for interfering appeared first on DEB...

 2018-04-23 10:31 

Al Arabiya

1.8 million tablets of Captagon seized by Saudi border guards...

The naval patrols of the Saudi border guards in the northwestern region of Tabuk have foiled an attempt to smuggle more than two million and eight...

 2018-04-23 10:27 

Ynetnews

Russia, China to obstruct US attempt to sabotage Iran nuclear deal - TASS...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday he had agreed with his Chinese counterpart that Moscow and Beijing would try to block any US attempt to sabotage the Iran nuclear deal, Russian state news agency TASS reported. "We are against revi...

 2018-04-23 10:26 

Ynetnews

Yemen detainees in UAE-controlled prison start hunger strike...

Dozens of prisoners at a detention center in southern Yemen controlled by the United Arab Emirates say they have started a hunger strike to protest their indefinite detention without charges or trials. About 100 prisoners in the Beir Ahmed prison in the s...

 2018-04-23 10:25 

Press TV

Merkel: Better to have Iran deal even if it is imperfect...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel voices her support for the 2015 Iran nuclear deal amid US threats to scrap it, defending the agreement in an interview with an Israeli TV channel....

 2018-04-23 10:23 

SANA

Arms handed over by terrorists in Eastern Qalamoun before leaving for northern Syria...
 2018-04-23 10:23 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Moscow, Beijing to Obstruct US Attempts to Sabotage JCPOA: Russian FM...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he had agreed with his Chinese counterpart that Moscow and Beijing would try to block any US attempt to sabotage the Iran nuclear deal, a report said....

 2018-04-23 10:21 

SANA

Preparing buses for evacuating second batch of terrorists and their families from Eastern Qalamoun to northern Syria...
 2018-04-23 10:21 

Haaretz Daily

Ignore Natalie Portman's own words about Netanyahu and BDS. After all, she's only a woman...

That men on the internet raced to tell a Harvard-educated woman she didn't really comprehend her own expressly stated political position is striking, if not so surprising. Let's take the radical step of taking her seriously...

 2018-04-23 10:19 

Haaretz Daily

The one reason why Trump can't immediately cancel the Iran nuclear deal...

Even if Trump rejects a possible remedy being worked out by U.S. and European officials and decides to bring back sanctions, the key U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's oil sales will not immediately resume...

 2018-04-23 10:17 

Times of Israel

Bezeq directors vote seen crucial to put troubled telecom firm back on track...

Power struggle between controlling shareholder and institutional investors will determine makeup of board that will take the company forwardPower struggle between controlling shareholder and institutional investors will determine makeup of board that will...

 2018-04-23 10:15 

Haaretz Daily

Russia, China vow to block U.S. attempt to sabotage Iran nuclear deal...

'We will obstruct attempts to sabotage these agreements which were enshrined in a U.N. Security Council resolution,' Russian FM Lavrov said...

 2018-04-23 10:14 

Gulf Times

Grief turns to anger over Kabul suicide attack...

The bomber blew himself up on Sunday morning in a large crowd queueing to collect their national ID certificates so they could register to vote in long-delayed legislative elections scheduled for October....

 2018-04-23 10:14 

i24 News

Russia to deploy S-300 to Syria, warns Israel of 'consequences' if attacked...

Deployment of S-300 has become more likely since US-led strike in Syria...

 2018-04-23 10:13 

Haaretz Daily

John Oliver has everything you need to know about the Iran deal...

The comedian tackles Trump's qualms with the deal, but takes jab at 'Old Pappy Khamenei' for threatening Israel...

 2018-04-23 10:13 

Haaretz Daily

John Oliver has everything you need to know about the Iran deal...

The comedian tackles Trump's qualms with the deal, but takes jab at 'Old Pappy Khamenei' for threatening Israel...

 2018-04-23 10:11 

Ynetnews

Energy Minister Steinitz warns Syria's Assad of collaborating against Israel...

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz warned Syria Monday of allowing an attack on Israel to leave from Syrian soil. "If Assad as the Syrian ruler would allow anyone, Iran or anyone else, to declare war on Israel from Syria, his blood will be on his own head...

 2018-04-23 10:11 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Monday, April 23, 2018...

International: ANKARA -- As the parliamentary and presidential elections near, Turkish political parties are working hard to prepare their campaigns aimed at swaying voters ahead of June 24, 2018, the alternative date set by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

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