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 2018-01-23 01:51 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Kurds invited to join Syria peace congress in Sochi: Lavrov...

Russia said Monday it had invited Kurds to take part in an upcoming Syrian peace congress in Sochi, despite a Turkish offensive against Kurdish militia in northern Syria....

 2018-01-23 01:49 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli lawmakers will be able to prevent colleagues from flying at expense of pro-BDS groups...

Knesset legal adviser Eyal Yinon expresses reservations about the original version of the amendment: 'A boycott is part of freedom of expression'...

 2018-01-23 01:47 

Haaretz Daily

Lying about anti-corruption protesters...

Expecting certain politicians and journalists to behave judiciously is evidently expecting too much these days...

 2018-01-23 01:44 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US aid chief makes unannounced visit to Syrian city of Raqqa...

US government's aid chief, Mark Green, made an unannounced visit to Raqqa in Syria Monday....

 2018-01-23 01:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Likud MK: 'Pence speaking about two-state solution was a bit bothersome'...
 2018-01-23 01:33 

FARS News Agency

Tens of Thousands Turn out for Women's March in Downtown Los Angeles...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Calling for equal rights for women and waving "Dump Trump" signs, tens of thousands of demonstrators converged on downtown Los Angeles to take part in the second Women's March in LA, one of dozens of similar protests held around ...

 2018-01-23 01:33 

FARS News Agency

Terrorist Group's Weapons, Munition Seized in Damascus...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Rifles and ammo boxes are seen on the ground in a military base in Damascus, capital of Syria after a large amount of weapons and munition bound to the Al-Nusra terrorist group were seized near the militant-held Ghouta, East of Damascus, ....

 2018-01-23 01:33 

FARS News Agency

Turkish Troops Enter Syria's Afrin on Second Day of Offensive...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkish ground troops entered Syria's Afrin on the second day of an offensive against the US-backed Kurdish militants on Sunday. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-01-23 01:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Pence defends Trump on disparaging comments about Africa...

Vice President Mike Pence Monday defended President Donald Trump on his recent comments disparaging immigration from Africa and Haiti, telling The Associated Press that the president's "heart" is aimed at a merit-based system that is blind to ...

 2018-01-23 01:20 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Head of Britain's army warns of eroding capability...

Britain's army chief warned Monday that the country's ability to withstand attack and respond to threats is being eroded by a lack of investment in the military....

 2018-01-23 01:17 

Press TV

Greece: Police clash with protesters after antifa-occupied building torched...

Clashes occurred between police and left-wing protesters in Thessaloniki on Monday, after a demonstration in defense of free social spaces....

 2018-01-23 01:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hamas praises Arab MKs' protest against Pence...

Hamas backs Joint List MKs who held up signs reading "Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine" during Pence visit....

 2018-01-23 01:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hamas praises Arab MKs' protest against Pence...
 2018-01-23 01:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Cuban boy dies after surgery to remove 10-pound face tumor...

A Cuban teenager has died, days after doctors in Miami removed a 10-pound tumor from his face....

 2018-01-23 01:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US warns Russia on Syria chemical attack report...

The United States sternly criticized Russia's failure to rein in its Syrian ally Bashar Assad Monday after reports of a new regime chemical weapons strike....

 2018-01-23 01:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

14th Int'l Oil, Energy Exhibition opens on Kish Island...

Kish, Jan 22, IRNA The 14th International Oil and Energy Exhibition attended by over 180 Iranian and foreign companies opened on Kish Island late on Monday and will continue until January 25....

 2018-01-23 01:01 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN Yemen mediator to step down end-February: UN spokesman...

United Nations Yemen mediator Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmad will step down when his current contract finishes at the end of February after nearly three years in the job, U....

 2018-01-23 00:57 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Key points in President Rouhani's televised speech on Monday...

Tehran, Jan 21, IRNA President Hassan Rouhani said in his live televised speech late on Monday the committee set up to probe Sanchi incident will continue its investigations until the reason why it occurred is made clear....

 2018-01-23 00:49 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syria opposition wants full details before joining Russia talks...

Syria's main opposition group said Monday it needed "full and clear information" from Russia before it would agree to take part in peace talks to be held in Sochi next week....

 2018-01-23 00:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

How can a person die 'prematurely'?...
 2018-01-23 00:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

How can a person die 'prematurely'?...

We use expressions like "he died early" or "she died before her time", but are they in fact accurate?...

 2018-01-23 00:45 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Russian Orthodox bishop assails Putin, won't vote for him...

A Russian Orthodox bishop has said that he wouldn't vote for President Vladimir Putin in March's election - an unprecedented show of dissent by a high-ranking clergyman in the church whose hierarchs have maintained warm ties with the Kremlin....

 2018-01-23 00:41 

Times of Israel

Abu Dhabi's Louvre leaves Qatar off the map...

UAE museum says it has replaced exhibit of Arabian Peninsular that omitted neighbor embroiled in a months-long diplomatic dispute with other Gulf nationsUAE museum says it has replaced exhibit of Arabian Peninsular that omitted neighbor embroiled in a mon...

 2018-01-23 00:35 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Shutdown end in sight as senators announce agreement...

Democrats lined up behind a plan to reopen the federal government Monday as the Senate began a key vote....

 2018-01-23 00:31 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Beitar Jerusalem to shut down eastern balcony at Teddy due to racism...
 2018-01-23 00:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Sudan frees AFP, Reuters reporters detained covering protests...

Sudan Monday freed Agence France-Presse's reporter in Khartoum, Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali, and a Reuters journalist who were arrested last week while covering protests....

 2018-01-23 00:24 

Times of Israel

UK man 'obsessed' with Muslims accused of deadly ramming attack outside mosque...

Darren Osbourne is standing trial for the murder of 51-year-old Makram Ali who was killed a van drove into a group of people in London's Finsbury ParkDarren Osbourne is standing trial for the murder of 51-year-old Makram Ali who was killed a van drove...

 2018-01-23 00:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US hopes for progress with Europeans on Iran: Tillerson...

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday he hoped to make progress with European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal on how to overhaul the landmark accord....

 2018-01-23 00:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hijab-wearing model quits L'Oreal campaign over anti-Semitism...

First hijab-wearing model to appear in L'Oreal haircare campaign pulls out from campaign after old anti-Israel tweets exposed....

 2018-01-23 00:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hijab-wearing model quits L'Oreal campaign over anti-Semitism...
 2018-01-23 00:11 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Rouhani pledges to abide by his main electoral promises...

Tehran, Jan 21, IRNA President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech late on Monday that he will abide by his two major promises he made to the people while campaigning for the second term in office....

 2018-01-23 00:10 

Press TV

Turkish soldier killed during clashes with Kurds in Syria...

Turkish forces seize several villages during their operations aimed at ousting Kurdish forces from northern Syria....

 2018-01-23 00:08 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Ugandan army says 29 cattle raiders killed in three months...

Uganda's army said Monday it had killed 29 armed cattle raiders in the porous northeastern region bordering South Sudan and Kenya, in a military operation which has entered its third month....

 2018-01-23 00:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

First Paris attacks trial set over militant hideout...

French judges will this week try the first case linked to the November 2015 terror attacks that left 130 people dead, as a man accused of helping hide the alleged ringleader appears in court....

 2018-01-23 00:02 

Saudi Press Agency

Delegation from US Embassy visits National Society for Human Rights...
 2018-01-22 23:57 

Times of Israel

Slovenian minister confirms it's ready to recognize Palestinian state...

Speaking after bilateral meeting with Abbas on sidelines of EU address, FM Karl Erjavec says move would 'strengthen Palestine's negotiation in the Middle East peace process'Speaking after bilateral meeting with Abbas on sidelines of EU address...

 2018-01-22 23:55 

Gulf Times

United sign Sanchez from Arsenal in swap deal for Mkhitaryan...

Manchester United yesterday confirmed the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading in the opposite direction....

 2018-01-22 23:55 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Search begins for Greek WWII casualties in Albania...

Greece's foreign ministry Monday said excavation had begun in Albania in search of Greek soldiers killed fighting fascist Italy in World War II, one of the country's proudest military moments....

 2018-01-22 23:54 

Gulf Times

Experience American history at Virginia sites...

History is fun in Virginia!...

 2018-01-22 23:54 

Gulf Times

Finnish film to open DFI 'Contemporary Releases' series...

The Doha Film Institute (DFI) Cinema has unveiled its new 'Contemporary Releases' programme, which aims to bring a unique selection of the latest internationally and regionally acclaimed films for audiences in Qatar....

 2018-01-22 23:53 

Gulf Times

City won't fall into complacency trap: Guardiola...

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City proved against Newcastle United that their title charge will not be derailed by complacency as they bounced back to winning ways following defeat against Liverpool....

 2018-01-22 23:53 

Gulf Times

Beach clean-up...

As many as 170 tonnes of various kinds of waste were removed from a 65km stretch along the North-West Coast of Qatar during a cleaning campaign carried out by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment's General Cleanliness Department....

 2018-01-22 23:50 

Gulf Times

Shoe designer to launch first collection in Doha...

A Qatari shoe designer whose brand made its international debut at the Paris Fashion Week recently will be launching her first collection in Doha tomorrow....

 2018-01-22 23:50 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Turkey calls for international support for Afrin offensive...

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister said Monday that Turkey's operation in northwest Syria's Afrin region is continuing successfully as planned and called for international support for the military campaign....

 2018-01-22 23:49 

Gulf Times

Winners of QU contest named...

Qatar University (QU) colleges of Engineering (CENG) and Business and Economics (CBE) have announced the winners of the 5th Annual Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest 2017....

 2018-01-22 23:48 

Gulf Times

Solo success for Liam Payne...

If Zayn Malik was first, who was last?...

 2018-01-22 23:48 

Gulf Times

Vodafone introduces international add-ons...

Vodafone Qatar has launched new international add-ons accessible to all Vodafone business customers....

 2018-01-22 23:47 

Gulf Times

Djokovic ousted by Chung but Federer steams on...

Wounded 12-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic was sent tumbling out of the Australian Open by Korean giant-killer Chung Hyeon yesterday, but ice-cool Roger Federer roared into the quarter-finals....

 2018-01-22 23:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egypt's former supply minister cleared in wheat buying scandal...

Egypt's public prosecutor has closed a case against former supply minister Khaled Hanafi for corruption in wheat buying, judicial sources said....

 2018-01-22 23:46 

Gulf Times

Doha Bank launches new fixed deposit scheme...

Doha Bank continues to build on its reputation for offering the highest rates of return with the launch of a new premium fixed deposit scheme....

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