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 2019-09-16 12:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Speaker Al-Ghanim: Kuwait supports Saudi measures to maintain security, stability...

KUWAIT, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim affirmed on Monday Kuwait's support of all measures taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to maintain its security and stability. "Our stand by Saudi Arabia comes from...

 2019-09-16 12:01 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Monday, September 16, 2019...

International=============CAIRO -- Speaker of the National Assembly of Kuwait continues visit to Egyptian capital. KHARTOUM -- As Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok vowed to build a strong economy for Sudan, experts said that the success of the Sudanese revol...

 2019-09-16 11:59 

Saudi Press Agency

First International Conference on Semi-Arid Mountain Environment to be held in Abha tomorrow...
 2019-09-16 11:52 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

With silicon chips, the slower, the better...

New research by Bar Ilan University combines sound and light waves in silicon chips to create a new type of signal processing....

 2019-09-16 11:48 

ISNA

AEOI chief, Rosatom head hold talks...

Tehran (ISNA) - The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi held a meeting with the head of Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom, Alexei Likhachev in Vienna....

 2019-09-16 11:38 

Kuwait News Agency

"Extremism" Israeli parties' way to win election...

RAMALLAH, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- Israel's electoral blocs have been racing to show their extremism in a bid to win the Israeli voter. Israel's elections are due to be held in Israel on Tuesday for a second round within one year after the Knesset (parli...

 2019-09-16 11:36 

Al Arabiya

Iraqi PM: Pompeo affirms Saudi Arabia not attacked from Iraq...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that the US has information confirming Baghdads denial that Iraqi...

 2019-09-16 11:35 

Al Jazeera

Saudi oil attacks: All the latest updates...

Media reports speculate drone attack on Saudi oil fields could have travelled over sea or through Kuwait's airspace....

 2019-09-16 11:35 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Derasat organizes workshop for government service centers' representatives...
 2019-09-16 11:34 

FARS News Agency

Iran, Indonesia to Expand Health Cooperation in 14 Areas...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Health Ministry's Director General for International Cooperation Mohsen Assadi Lari said that Tehran and Jakarta have identified 14 fields of cooperation to further increase medical relations between the two countries....

 2019-09-16 11:33 

FARS News Agency

Saudi Attacks Threaten US Gasoline Price Hikes...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US motorists most likely to feel the hit from rising gas prices following the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities are on the West Coast, which accounts for nearly half of all of US crude imports from the kingdom....

 2019-09-16 11:33 

FARS News Agency

Official: Iran Ranks 13th in World in Aerospace Science...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Aerospace Research Center at Iran's Ministry of Science, Research and Technology Fathollah Ommi said that his country stands 13th among the world states in the production of aerospace science....

 2019-09-16 11:33 

FARS News Agency

Egyptian Interior Ministry: Eliminated Terrorists Plotting Attacks on Military...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Egyptian Interior Ministry said on Sunday it had eliminated a cell of terrorists, who were plotting an attack against the military in the North of the Sinai Peninsula....

 2019-09-16 11:33 

FARS News Agency

Spanish High Court Rejects US Bid for Extradition of Former Venezuelan Intel Chief...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spain's High Court rejected on Monday US extradition request for Hugo Carvajal, a former general and close ally of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez....

 2019-09-16 11:33 

FARS News Agency

Iran to Hold Int'l Maritime Industries Exhibition in November...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas will host the 21st Iran International Maritime & Offshore Technologies Exhibition (IRANIMEX 2019) in late November....

 2019-09-16 11:32 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'One year ago, everything changed forever'...

Brother of murdered American-Israeli Ari Fuld recalls the attack on Ari, the heartbreaking visit to the hospital, and a year in mourning...

 2019-09-16 11:31 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Boris Johnson tries - but fails - to blow shofar...

UK PM tries to blow shofar ahead of Rosh Hashannah holiday, during visit in Labour stronghold in North England....

 2019-09-16 11:30 

Kuwait News Agency

Iran: no intention to hold meeting between Pres. Rouhani, Trump...

TEHRAN, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- Iran denied on Monday the intention to hold a meeting between President Hassan Rouhani and the US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meetings. "I do not think that such a meeting will take plac...

 2019-09-16 11:26 

Kuwait News Agency

Enough oil available following Saudi production reduction - Novak...

MOSCOW, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that the world oil reserves are enough to meet the needs of consumers in case of reduction in Saudi production. "There is a law on security at fuel and energy facilities,...

 2019-09-16 11:23 

Kuwait News Agency

Sudanese revolution's success vital to overcome economic woes - experts...

By Mohammad Abdulaziz KHARTOUM, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- As Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok vowed to build a strong economy for Sudan, experts said that the success of the Sudanese revolution and the holding of elections by 2022 would be vital to achieve the goal...

 2019-09-16 11:22 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

MoH marks World Patient Safety Day...
 2019-09-16 11:19 

Kuwait News Agency

OPEC crude oil price at USD 60.02 pb...

VIENNA, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- OPEC daily basket price stood at USD 60.02 a barrel last Friday, compared with USD 60.51 per barrel the previous day, OPEC said on Monday. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes (ORB) is made up of the following: Saharan Blend (Alge...

 2019-09-16 11:14 

Kuwait News Agency

Spain on verge of 4th new general election...

Analysis by Hanadi Watfa MADRID, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- Spain is on the verge of a fourth new general election in recent years after the leftist parties failed to gather consensus on forming a coalition government. In a last-ditch effort to salvage the coaliti...

 2019-09-16 11:12 

Al Arabiya

OPEC secretary general: Saudi Arabia, Aramco have risen to the challenge...

Saudi Arabia and Aramco have risen to the challenge, and the manner in which they handled the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities is commendable,...

 2019-09-16 11:09 

Saudi Press Agency

Israeli forces arrest 19 Palestinians in West Bank...
 2019-09-16 11:09 

Saudi Press Agency

Asian markets mixed...
 2019-09-16 11:09 

Saudi Press Agency

Israeli forces push deep into Gaza Strip...
 2019-09-16 11:08 

Haaretz Daily

In first, Arab locales will use Election Day for referendums on hot issues...

Questions of local import will be posed outside polling stations to voters, as part of new initiative by two coexistence groups...

 2019-09-16 11:08 

Times of Israel

US energy chief blasts Iran for 'deliberate attack' on Saudi oil...

Rick Perry says Trump has authorized release of strategic oil reserves should the US need them, expresses confidence 'the market is resilient'Rick Perry says Trump has authorized release of strategic oil reserves should the US need them, expresses...

 2019-09-16 11:08 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Amir congratulates Mexico on nat'l day...

KUWAIT, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Monday a cable of congratulations to President of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on his country's national day. His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Pri...

 2019-09-16 11:08 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Amir congratulates Papua New Guinea on nat'l day...

KUWAIT, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Monday a cable to General Governor of Papua New Guinea Bob Dadae, congratulating him on his country's national day. His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Pri...

 2019-09-16 11:05 

Times of Israel

Shas could throw the elections a curve ball...

The leaders of the Sephardi Haredi party have warned voters that their very redemption depends on Tuesday's election results. This could win Shas nine seats or moreThe leaders of the Sephardi Haredi party have warned voters that their very redemption ...

 2019-09-16 11:04 

Bahrain News Agency

Smart Cities Summit 2019 concludes...
 2019-09-16 11:00 

DEBKAfile

A day before vote, central election committee is short of poll observers...

With the polls due to open at 7 a.m. on Tuesday in the general election for the 22nd Knesset, the The post A day before vote, central election committee is short of poll observers appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2019-09-16 11:00 

Al Jazeera

Indonesia's decision to move capital to Borneo raises concerns...

While plans are still in their early stages, the first construction is expected to be completed by 2024....

 2019-09-16 11:00 

MehrNews.com

Iranian, Turkish defense ministers meet in Ankara for bilateral talks...

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami met with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar in Ankara on Monday....

 2019-09-16 10:56 

Al Arabiya

Iran's IRGC detain ship under pretext of 'fuel smuggling': Reports...

Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Monday detained a ship under the pretext of ldquo;fuel smuggling,rdquo; Irans semi-official Fars agency...

 2019-09-16 10:55 

Al Arabiya

Iran fired cruise missiles, over 20 drones in attack on Saudi oil facilities: Report...

Iran launched nearly a dozen cruise missiles and over 20 drones from its territory in the attacks that targeted two Saudi Aramco oil facilities in...

 2019-09-16 10:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: AG slammed the brakes on Gaza operation...

PM Netanyahu wanted to launch major Gaza operation - but AG Mandelblit stopped him, report says....

 2019-09-16 10:51 

Al Jazeera

AJLabs wins prestigious data journalism award...

Al Jazeera's interactive unit honoured at Digiday Publishing Awards ceremony for Best Use of Audience Data....

 2019-09-16 10:50 

Press TV

The Arctic: US's new battleground with Russia and China...
 2019-09-16 10:47 

DEBKAfile

US Energy secretary: Iran must be held responsible for Saudi oil attack...

Rick Perry, US Secretary of Energy, said Monday that Iran was behind the attacks on Saudi oil facilities and must The post US Energy secretary: Iran must be held responsible for Saudi oil attack appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2019-09-16 10:44 

Saudi Press Agency

Germany condemns attack on two Aramco plants...
 2019-09-16 10:44 

MehrNews.com

US unilateral measures endangers intl. peace: Salehi...

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) Iran nuclear chief called on the international community to condemn US unilateral measures as they are threatening international peace and security....

 2019-09-16 10:42 

MehrNews.com

Gharibabadi appointed as VP of IAEA General Conference...

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) Iran's ambassador to the IAEA Kazem Gharibabadi has been appointed as the Vice President of the General Conference of the international body....

 2019-09-16 10:41 

Bahrain News Agency

Vapes spiked with illegal drugs show dark side of CBD craze...
 2019-09-16 10:38 

FARS News Agency

Damascus: Kurds Actions in Syria in Line with US Vassal States' Schemes...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates strongly condemned the "criminal and repressive" actions of US-sponsored and Kurdish-led militants from the so-called Democratic Forces (SDF) against ordinary Syrians, stating t...

 2019-09-16 10:38 

FARS News Agency

Official: Iran's Oil Industry Growing Regardless of US Sanctions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Director for Development and Engineering Affairs at the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Reza Dehqan said that his country is steadily developing its oil and gas projects, reminding that Washington's sanctions are nothing new t...

 2019-09-16 10:38 

FARS News Agency

Khan Doesn't Rule out Pakistan's Possible War with India Going Nuclear...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned of "consequences4; if his nuclear-armed country were to end up losing a conventional war to its similarly nuclear-armed neighbor India....

 2019-09-16 10:38 

FARS News Agency

Foreign Ministry: Tehran to Free UK-Flagged Vessel Soon...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said on Monday that UK-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which was impounded because of violating maritime regulation in the Strait of Hormuz, will be soon freed after observing legal ....

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