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 2018-01-22 18:40 

Gulf Times

Milaha acquires its largest container vessel, Majd...

According to a statement from Milaha, the new vessel will be one of the 17 container vessels that the group operates, and is part of the ongoing expansion of the group's overall fleet....

 2018-01-22 18:40 

Oman Observer

OCCI identifies voting centres...

MUSCAT: Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) Election Committee for the term 2018-2022 has completed equipping all voting centres The post OCCI identifies voting centres appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-01-22 18:39 

Press TV

New US security strategy seeks to expand American hegemony: Analyst...

America's new national security strategy announced by Defense Secretary James Mattis is meant to expand the US hegemony around the world, says an analyst....

 2018-01-22 18:39 

Oman Observer

MoCI seminar on importance of industrial survey today...

MUSCAT: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) will organise today at the Sheraton Hotel a seminar on the importance The post MoCI seminar on importance of industrial survey today appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-01-22 18:38 

Kuwait Times

Turkey steps up assault on Kurd militia in Syria...

Kuwait Times HASSA, Turkey: Turkey yesterday intensified its offensive against Kurdish militia targets in Syria as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed there would be no stepping back in a campaign that has stoked concern among Ankara's allies and nei...

 2018-01-22 18:37 

Haaretz Daily

Mike Pence's Zionist sermon at Knesset casts him as Hero of Israel, Horseman of Trumpacolypse...

Pence's address heralds an undeniable moment of triumph for Netanyahu and the religious right, with Israel and America serving as its power couple...

 2018-01-22 18:37 

Oman Observer

A festival with something for everyone!...

MUSCAT: The heritage village at Al Naseem Park is a new addition to Muscat Festival this year. It is the The post A festival with something for everyone! appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-01-22 18:37 

Press TV

WATCH PRESS TV NEWS HEADLINES...

Here is a brief look at Press TV Newsroom's headlines from 09:00 GMT to 17:00 GMT, January 22, 2017....

 2018-01-22 18:37 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Sanctions' lifting opens new door to Sepah Bank...

Tehran, Jan 22, IRNA Governor of Sepah Bank Mohammad-Kazem Chaqazardi says lifting of sanctions has opened doors of international banking to Sepah Bank....

 2018-01-22 18:36 

Oman Observer

Conference to explore advancements in marine biotechnology...

MUSCAT: The first in a series of events that will play a vital role in the intersection between science and The post Conference to explore advancements in marine biotechnology appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-01-22 18:36 

Gulf Times

Saudi-led air strike kills seven Yemenis including five children...

Saudi-led coalition aircraft on Monday struck a building in northern Yemen that housed a clinic, killing seven people, five of them children, residents said, the latest in a series of raids that have drawn international condemnation....

 2018-01-22 18:35 

Kuwait Times

Prize camels keeping Saudi tradition alive, but no Botox please!...

Kuwait Times AL-RUMAHIYA, Saudi Arabia: The dromedaries paraded down a dusty racetrack as judges rated the size of their lips, cheeks, heads and knees. Crowds of men watched from the bleachers, hooting when the beasts representing their own tribe loped do...

 2018-01-22 18:34 

Oman Observer

International intellect meet begins...

MUSCAT: The 2nd International Intellect Conference, which comes under the theme of "Intellect and its Role in Building Awareness of The post International intellect meet begins appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-01-22 18:34 

Saudi Press Agency

Foreign Minister Meets with His Jordanian Counterpart...
 2018-01-22 18:34 

Times of Israel

NIS 52 million lottery winner says news 'felt like the UN vote in 1947'...

50-year-old says he bought ticket while at the mall with friends, while rest of country was at protests; plans to buy an apartment and deposit the rest for now50-year-old says he bought ticket while at the mall with friends, while rest of country was at p...

 2018-01-22 18:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Receives President of Zanzibar...
 2018-01-22 18:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Receives Italian Interior Minister...
 2018-01-22 18:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Foreign Minister Meets with His Djibouti Counterpart...
 2018-01-22 18:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Foreign Minister Meets with His Egyptian Counterpart...
 2018-01-22 18:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Jordan Denounces Terror Attack on Hotel in Kabul...
 2018-01-22 18:32 

Kuwait Times

New curbs on Mideast airports...

Kuwait Times WASHINGTON: The US Transportation Security Administration said yesterday it is requiring six Middle Eastern carriers to participate in an enhanced cargo screening program as part of an effort to raise global aviation security. The emergency a...

 2018-01-22 18:32 

Haaretz Daily

Police raid southern Israeli city in hunt for asylum seekers who tried to hide in attic...

The arrests were made as part of an operation in which police and immigration inspectors searched 12 businesses in Ashdod and several apartments...

 2018-01-22 18:30 

Haaretz Daily

The Egyptian student who loves to read Israeli writers David Grossman and Yehuda Amichai...

One Hebrew-learning Egyptian says it's impossible to understand a society without also knowing its literature. But it's doubtful anyone who dreams of removing Arabic from the Israeli public space will heed his stinging rebuke...

 2018-01-22 18:29 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

CAS opens week of cases for 39 Russians banned from Olympics...

The Court of Arbitration of Sport opened a full week of appeal hearings Monday for 39 Russian athletes disqualified from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for taking part in a state-backed doping program....

 2018-01-22 18:28 

Kuwait Times

Islamic State group corpses poison life in Mosul...

Kuwait Times Unburied human remains decaying MOSUL: For three years, jihadists made life in Iraq's Mosul impossible. Now, six months after their defeat, even their corpses are polluting everyone's existence as no one wants to move them. The rare f...

 2018-01-22 18:26 

Press TV

A conference held in Tehran on the liberation of al-Aqsa mosque...

A conference has been held in the Iranian capital Tehran on the liberation of the al-Aqsa mosque....

 2018-01-22 18:26 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

PM invites Pence to Israeli budget deliberations...
 2018-01-22 18:25 

Al Arabiya

Pence says US embassy in Jerusalem to open by end of 2019...

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged Monday that his country would move its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem ldquo;by the endrdquo; of...

 2018-01-22 18:25 

Kuwait Times

Philippine volcano rains ash, violent eruption feared...

Kuwait Times LEGAZPI: A giant mushroom-shaped cloud shot up from the Philippines' most active volcano yesterday, turning day into night as it rained ash on communities where tens of thousands have fled after warnings of an impending eruption. "Haz...

 2018-01-22 18:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Israel, America's best days are yet to come'...

Watch: Pence and Netanyahu hold joint press conference...

 2018-01-22 18:23 

Times of Israel

US tightens rules on Middle East air cargo after 2017 Australia bomb plot...

TSA says new measures due to 'intent by terrorist groups to attack aviation' via planes departing Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAETSA says new measures due to 'intent by terrorist groups to attack aviation' via planes departi...

 2018-01-22 18:23 

Al Jazeera

US Senate reaches deal to avert government shutdown...

Partial shutdown set to end as Republicans and Democrats in the Senate vote to approve a temporary funding bill....

 2018-01-22 18:22 

Kuwait Times

Islamists in brothel hunt...

Kuwait Times JAKARTA: A hardline Indonesian Islamist group crashed a child's birthday party as it rampaged through a community on the hunt for clandestine brothels, police said yesterday. The drama unfolded on Friday when dozens of members of the Isla...

 2018-01-22 18:21 

Press TV

Putin and Xi dashed US hopes of maintaining global hegemony: Scholar...

The rise of Vladimir Putin in Russia and Xi Jinping in China has dashed the American Empire's hopes of maintaining its global hegemony, says Dennis Etler....

 2018-01-22 18:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pence welcomes end of US government shutdown...
 2018-01-22 18:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pence: Our faith in G-d and extraordinary people of Israel renewed...
 2018-01-22 18:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pence: Best days ahead for US and most cherished ally Israel...
 2018-01-22 18:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pence: We stand together...
 2018-01-22 18:18 

Kuwait Times

Lured with a happily-ever-after dream, Rohingyas sold in India...

Kuwait Times Single women 20,000 rupees; Married women 15,000 rupees Girls trafficked, sold for sexual slavery or for marriage NUH: At 15, Raheema left her home in Rakhine state in Myanmar, crossed two international borders and was sold to be married to a...

 2018-01-22 18:18 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pence thanks PM for being stalwart in what he believes in...
 2018-01-22 18:17 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

PM thanks Pence for being a stalwart supporter of US-Israel ties...
 2018-01-22 18:17 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pence: PM's words meaningful...
 2018-01-22 18:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Swiss asylum requests drop to lowest level since 2010...

Asylum requests in Switzerland fell to their lowest level in eight years in 2017, down by a third from the previous year, as arrivals from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq tapered off, state migration authorities said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 18:16 

Kuwait Times

Congolese forces kill six while dispersing anti-Kabila protest...

Kuwait Times KINSHASA: Congolese security forces shot dead at least six people and wounded dozens more as they fired tear gas to disperse a protest against President Joseph Kabila organized by the Catholic Church on Sunday, a UN peacekeeping mission in th...

 2018-01-22 18:15 

Press TV

EU foreign policy chief backs East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital...

Mogherini, in reference to Trump's position, also called on those involved in the process to speak and act "wisely", with a sense of responsibility....

 2018-01-22 18:14 

Gulf Times

Insurgent shelling kills nine in old Damascus...

Nine Syrian civilians were killed on Monday by insurgent shelling of the old quarter of Damascus, Syrian state television said, citing a source from the capital's police....

 2018-01-22 18:13 

Press TV

Palestinians warn against Israel's bid to regulate West Bank settlements...

Israeli ministers are mulling over legislation that would allow Tel Aviv to impose authority over settlements built illegally in the West Bank....

 2018-01-22 18:12 

Ynetnews

UN agency for Palestinians seeks funds after US cuts...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip The UN agency for Palestinian refugees on Monday launched an "unprecedented" appeal seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in response to funding cuts by the Trump administration. Last week the State Department notified the ...

 2018-01-22 18:12 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Editor: Erdogan urged attack on Turkish Cypriot newspaper...

The editor of a left-wing Turkish Cypriot newspaper says his publication won't be silenced in its criticism of Turkey's policies in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus after a mob smashed window panes and hurled stones and eggs at its o...

 2018-01-22 18:11 

Al Jazeera

Bangladesh delays repatriation of Rohingya refugees...

The repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Myanmar will not start as planned due to a delay in compiling the list of people....

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