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 2018-04-21 22:09 

Ynetnews

Iranian foreign minister wants 'respect' from US...

WASHINGTON -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the US government of arrogance and belligerence, saying that Washington needed "a change in attitude" before any meaningful negotiations can begin over several US citizens being h...

 2018-04-21 22:07 

JPost.com

D.C. Councilman 'done apologizing' for antisemitic comments...

"I'm under constant attack," Councilman Trayon White said in response to criticism about his antisemitic comments....

 2018-04-21 22:06 

Press TV

United States' human rights report...

this episode of The Debate the United States' human rights report against Iran, China and Russia....

 2018-04-21 22:04 

i24 News

'Mini-Me' actor Verne Troyer dead at 49...

His breakout role was as the evil 'Mini-Me' in the first Austin Powers movie...

 2018-04-21 22:04 

Times of Israel

Islamist group accuses PA of blocking pro-Caliphate rally...

Hizb ut-Tahrir says Palestinian Authority acting on orders of 'infidels, occupiers and colonists'Hizb ut-Tahrir says Palestinian Authority acting on orders of 'infidels, occupiers and colonists'...

 2018-04-21 22:01 

Gulf Times

Rodgers rules out replacing Wenger as Arsenal eye Enrique...

Celtic's Brendan Rodgers distanced himself from replacing Arsene Wenger yesterday amid reports that Luis Enrique was being lined up by Arsenal to succeed their veteran manager....

 2018-04-21 22:00 

i24 News

In call with Abbas, Macron reaffirms Europe's support for two-state solution...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday assured his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas that he would clearly convey the Palestinians’ position, as well as clarify America’s plans for peace negotiations, in an upcoming meeting with US President Don...

 2018-04-21 22:00 

i24 News

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 2018-04-21 21:59 

Gulf Times

Bayern tune up for Real with victory...

Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich warmed up for Real Madrid with a 3-0 win at Hanover 96 yesterday as Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowski both scored after coming off the bench....

 2018-04-21 21:58 

Gulf Times

Celtic lose to Hibernian, blow chance to win title...

Celtic wasted a chance to clinch the Scottish Premiership title as they crashed to a shock 2-1 defeat away to Hibernian yesterday. The runaway leaders were rocked by Jamie Maclaren's first half opener for Hibs at Easter Road....

 2018-04-21 21:54 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

15 militants killed in anti-jihadist operation in Mali: army...

Fifteen militants have been killed in an anti-jihadist operation in central Mali, the Malian army said on Saturday, adding that one soldier died and two others were injured....

 2018-04-21 21:47 

Gulf Times

Johnson, Moore in joint Texas Open lead...

Former British Open champ Zach Johnson played his way into a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the Texas Open, reeling off four straight birdies en route to a seven-under 65....

 2018-04-21 21:46 

Gulf Times

Filipino sensation KO's Frenchman for IBO world title...

Rising Filipino sensation Michael Dasmarinas knocked out his French opponent Karim Guerfi just seconds into the fourth round on Friday to win the vacant International Boxing Organisation bantamweight world title in Singapore....

 2018-04-21 21:43 

Gulf Times

Farah faces tough examination in London...

British track legend Mo Farah had few peers in distance championship running but he may find a few better than him on the road in today's London Marathon....

 2018-04-21 21:39 

Gulf Times

Bogdanovic's double duty spells trouble for Cavaliers...

Bojan Bogdanovic scored a playoff career-high 30 points as the Indiana Pacers stormed back from a 17 point halftime deficit to edge the Cleveland Cavaliers 92-90 in game three of their NBA playoff series....

 2018-04-21 21:37 

Al Arabiya

Vive la France: Trump to host glitzy White House state dinner...

Now itrsquo;s President Donald Trumprsquo;s turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive. Wined and dined on multiple state visits during his tour...

 2018-04-21 21:36 

Gulf Times

Red Sox top A's for 8th straight on Moreland's slam...

Mitch Moreland hit reliever Emilio Pagan's first pitch of the evening for a tie-breaking grand slam in the sixth inning Friday night, propelling the Boston Red Sox to their eighth straight win, a 7-3 triumph over the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Cali...

 2018-04-21 21:32 

Kuwait News Agency

Muslim World League, Vatican sign cooperation deal...

RIYADH, April 21 (KUNA) -- Secretary-General of the Muslim World League (MWL) Dr. Mohammad Al-Issa and Cardinal Jean-Louis Pierre Tauran of the Pontifical Council for the Interreligious Dialogue have signed a cooperation agreement to achieve common goals....

 2018-04-21 21:29 

Saudi Press Agency

Prince Abdulaziz bin Ahmad Opens Saudi Ophthalmology Meeting 2108...
 2018-04-21 21:27 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Minister: Iran-Iraq ties never affected by mischievous intervention...

Tehran, April 21, IRNA - Iran's Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami said on Saturday that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq never let their close relations be affected by mischievous interventions....

 2018-04-21 21:26 

i24 News

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 2018-04-21 21:24 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Saudi Arabia: Heavy gunfire reported outside Riyadh palace...

Heavy gunfire in Riyadh sparks conflicting rumors....

 2018-04-21 21:21 

Times of Israel

Saudi forces shoot down 'toy drone' near royal palaces...

Social media users report heavy gunfire in Riyadh neighborhood; authorities deny major security breachSocial media users report heavy gunfire in Riyadh neighborhood; authorities deny major security breach...

 2018-04-21 21:20 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Syria Army destroys terrorists hotbeds in al-Hajar al-Aswad...

Damascus, April 21, IRNA/SANA - Army units destroyed hotbeds and ammunition caches for terrorist organizations positioned in Western Ghouta to uproot terrorists completely from southern Damascus....

 2018-04-21 21:17 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Let's allow chemical weapons inspectors from the OPCW to do their jobs in Syria...

London, April 21, IRNA - As a participant in the negotiations that led to the 1992 Chemical Weapons Convention, unilateral responses to the alleged gas attack in Douma are unhelpful, Iran's ambassador to Britain said....

 2018-04-21 21:11 

Al Jazeera

India's cabinet adopts death penalty for rape of girls under 12...

Controversial order to remain in effect for six months from president's approval, or until parliament votes it into law....

 2018-04-21 21:11 

Times of Israel

Holocaust survivor warns Polish leaders over neo-Nazi groups...

1,500 people gather in Gdansk to protest against rally by far-right extremists amid concerns the Polish government tolerates them1,500 people gather in Gdansk to protest against rally by far-right extremists amid concerns the Polish government tolerates t...

 2018-04-21 21:08 

The Peninsula Qatar

The continuing blockade of Qatar makes no sense: Financial Times...

In an editorial published on Thursday UK-based English newspaper Financial Times said that the continuing blockade of Qatar makes no sense and it is high time that Saudi Arabia and the UAE began a climb down....

 2018-04-21 21:07 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Hezbollah Chief says sectarianism woe targeting all national sectors...

Tehran, April 21, IRNA - Secretary-General of Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah described sectarianism as a misery that has targeted all national sectors....

 2018-04-21 21:05 

Kuwait News Agency

IMF: Increase in global growth should be met with policy, reforms...

WASHINGTON, April 21 (KUNA) - Global growth has strengthened and should be taken advantage of with advance policies and reforms in order to benefit all, said the communique from the meeting with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s International Mo...

 2018-04-21 20:58 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Minister: Iran revives women sports of the Islamic states...

Tehran, April 21, IRNA Minister of Sports and Youth Masoud Soltanifar said on Saturday that Iran will revive women sports in the Islamic states....

 2018-04-21 20:50 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Turkey's Erdogan says emergency rule good for economy as stops terrorism, strikes...

Businesses should welcome Turkey's state of emergency because it guards against terrorism and prevents workers from going out on strike, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday....

 2018-04-21 20:45 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner...

Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive....

 2018-04-21 20:45 

i24 News

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 2018-04-21 20:42 

Ynetnews

Opposition leader predicts Turkish voters will oust Erdogan...

ISTANBUL -- The leader of Turkey's main opposition party says he is confident of winning June 24 snap elections and ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite a lagging performance in past races. Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdar...

 2018-04-21 20:41 

Times of Israel

Bennett: No Gaza burial for slain Hamas engineer until soldiers' bodies returned...

Fadi al-Batsh was shot by two gunmen Saturday morning in Malaysia on way to prayers; family in Gaza blames Mossad; Israel silentFadi al-Batsh was shot by two gunmen Saturday morning in Malaysia on way to prayers; family in Gaza blames Mossad; Israel silen...

 2018-04-21 20:39 

Al Jazeera

Debuting Turkish party eligible to partake in snap elections...

Good (Iyi) Party, launched in October by Meral Aksener, is eligible for June 24 parliamentary and presidential polls....

 2018-04-21 20:39 

Saudi Press Agency

Russia welcomed North Korea's announcement to suspend its nuclear and missile tests....
 2018-04-21 20:38 

Saudi Press Agency

Statement by official spokesman of police of Riyadh region regarding flight of recreational drone in Khuzama district...
 2018-04-21 20:38 

FARS News Agency

URGENT: Heavy Gunfire Ongoing Around Saudi King's Palace...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Heavy gunfire is ongoing near the Saudi King's palace in Riyadh Saudi Arabia, while King Salman has been taken to a bunker at an airbase in the city....

 2018-04-21 20:37 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syrian army pounds Daesh-held district in capital's south...

Heavy regime bombardment pounded a southern district of Syria's capital Saturday, state media and a monitor said, as government forces pressed their campaign against Islamic State jihadists entrenched in the area....

 2018-04-21 20:33 

Al Arabiya

Riyadh police stop small, radio remote control plane...

The official spokesman of the Riyadh police said that at 19:50 pm on Saturday, one of the security screening points in Al-Khuzama district in Riyadh...

 2018-04-21 20:30 

The Jordan Times

HRW denounces eviction of Syrians in Lebanon...

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Human Rights Watch on Friday criticised Lebanese municipalities for what it called the unjustifiable expulsion of hundreds of Syrians from their homes since 2016, as sentiment against refugees simmers. "At least 13 municipaliti...

 2018-04-21 20:29 

The Jordan Times

Cinema makes return to Saudi Arabia...

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia hosted its first public film screening in over 35 years on Friday, two days after US movie giant AMC unveiled the kingdom's debut theatre in Riyadh. Clutching prized tickets for what AMC said was a sold-out sh...

 2018-04-21 20:28 

Ynetnews

Bennett: 'Prevent the engineer's burial in Gaza until soldiers' bodies are retrieved'...

Minister of Education Naftali Bennett called to prevent the burial of engineer Fadi Albatsh in Gaza until IDF soldiers' bodies are returned. "We can't permit the burial of a Hamas militant who was killed in Malaysia before the retrieval of Had...

 2018-04-21 20:26 

Al Jazeera

Saudi: Gunfire as police shoot down 'toy drone' near royal palace...

Saudi police say security forces shot down an unauthorised, small drone-type toy al-Khuzami neighbourhood....

 2018-04-21 20:26 

Haaretz Daily

Killing of Gaza protesters undermines Israel's claims of self-defense...

Tensions in north, West Bank and Gaza likely to continue until mid-May when they converge In the meantime, Iran continues to threaten Israel...

 2018-04-21 20:26 

The Jordan Times

Labour Ministry, USAID sign 'flexible working hours' agreement...

AMMAN — The Ministry of Labour and the Higher Population Council (HPC) on Thursday signed a cooperation agreement with USAID, aimed at boosting the participation of women in the labour market through the implementation of flexible work arrangements....

 2018-04-21 20:25 

JPost.com

Is social-media maneuvering against pro-Israel and conservative sites?...

Facebook stymied even the "Mossad."...

 2018-04-21 20:23 

The Jordan Times

Jordan's financial inclusion rate rises...

AMMAN Jordan advanced significantly in the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) in 2017 compared to 2014. The World Bank's triennial index showed that Jordan advanced 42 per cent among adults (15 years old and older) in 2017 compared with 24.6 p...

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