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 2020-01-17 19:09 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HH Shaikh Nasser congratulated by BMF Chairman...
 2020-01-17 19:00 

Al Arabiya

At least one protester killed, 25 injured in clashes with Iraqi security forces...

At least one protester was killed and 25 were injured in clashes with Iraqi security forces on Friday, according to security and medical sources....

 2020-01-17 18:59 

Kuwait News Agency

Top Kuwaiti students visits Kuwait-funded Tunisian institute...

By Shahad Al-OtaibiTUNIS, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- A team of excellent Kuwaiti female students on Friday visited premises of the Tunisian higher institute for technological studies in the city of Kelibia -- funded by Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFA...

 2020-01-17 18:57 

Kuwait News Agency

Algerians demonstrate for 48th consecutive week...

ALGIERS, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- Algerians continued peaceful protests in the capital Algiers and many provinces Friday in which they demanded release of detainees and prisoners and called for downfall of the regime, along with its "symbols."Thousands of...

 2020-01-17 18:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Stage set for feisty contest as Al Sadd, Al Duhail eye Qatar Cup final glory...

"Every time you get new players, they need time to settle down or understand each other. It's all about relationships. The players need to know each other, with team-mates...

 2020-01-17 18:52 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu on Naama Issachar: I am much more optimistic...

Netanyahu says he spoke with Russian President about Israeli being held in Russia....

 2020-01-17 18:51 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Crown Prince congratulated by Bahrain Motor Federation Chairman...
 2020-01-17 18:46 

Al Arabiya

Ukrainian president gives PM second chance after tape leak...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday allowed Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk to keep his job after the leak of an embarrassing audio...

 2020-01-17 18:38 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier congratulated by Bahrain Motor Federation Chairman...
 2020-01-17 18:29 

Press TV

6 F-35 jets were reportedly on Iran's borders at time of plane crash: Russia...

Russia's acting foreign minister says there is unverified information that six US F-35 jets were "in the Iranian border area" when a Ukrainian plane was accidentally downed by Iran....

 2020-01-17 18:23 

Al Arabiya

12 Syrian troops, 50 militants killed in Idlib, says Russian Defense Ministry...

Twelve Syrian troops killed, 24 injured in past 24 hours in Syriarsquo;s opposition-held Idlib province, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday....

 2020-01-17 18:20 

Al Jazeera

En route to Berlin, Haftar holds talks with top Greek officials...

Greek FM claims Libyan strongman will agree to ceasefire that recognises 'invalidity' of accords between Turkey and GNA....

 2020-01-17 18:17 

Al Arabiya

Hundreds of Jordanians rally against gas deal with Israel...

Hundreds of Jordanians demonstrated in downtown Amman on Friday, calling on the government to cancel an agreement in which Israel began pumping...

 2020-01-17 18:17 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King congratulated on Dakar Rally 2020 victory...
 2020-01-17 18:16 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Gutfeld on the worst debate ever...

Without original thinkers like Andrew Yang or Tulsi Gabbard, those on stage for the Democratic presidential debate seemed bored....

 2020-01-17 18:15 

Press TV

90% of black Americans disapprove of Trump's job performance: Poll...

An overwhelming 90 percent of black Americans disapprove of Trump's job performance in a new poll....

 2020-01-17 18:14 

Press TV

Big Ben Brexit Bong, to cost 50,000 per bong...

In a bid to make Big Ben ring when the UK leaves the EU, Millionaire businessman Arron Banks and the Leave Means Leave group have donated 50,000 to this end. An online appeal has raised more than 200,000, with the cost of making the famous bell work in ti...

 2020-01-17 18:14 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier's support for fine art hailed...
 2020-01-17 18:07 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

IRGC Cmdr terms resistance as only way to pass enemies behind...

Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA - Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami referred to resistance as the only solution to pass enemies behind, adding the resistance path should be followed completely....

 2020-01-17 18:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Alan Dershowitz named to Trump's impeachment defense team...

Trump's impeachment defense team will also include Ken Starr, whose investigation led to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton....

 2020-01-17 18:04 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Judiciary Chief: Supreme Leader's remarks on resistance 'strategic'...

Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA - Iran's Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi said the remarks made by Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on people's resistance were strategic...

 2020-01-17 18:03 

ISNA

Demonstration of 'Resistance against the U.S.' held in cities of Iran...
 2020-01-17 18:03 

ISNA

3rd Martyrdom anniv. of Plasco firefighters held in Tehran...
 2020-01-17 18:02 

The Peninsula Qatar

FC Bayern Mnchen conclude winter training camp in Qatar...

During the club's visit, the airline invited children from the Qatar Cancer Society to meet the football stars on the sidelines of their training session. Additionally, two lucky, lifelong FC Bayern Mnchen fans from Germany were granted VIP access to ...

 2020-01-17 17:57 

Bahrain News Agency

China's birth rate falls to lowest level in decades...
 2020-01-17 17:54 

Saudi Press Agency

Secretary General of Cameroonian Presidency Meets Saudi Ambassador...
 2020-01-17 17:51 

Kuwait News Agency

EU vows for active role to achieve political solution in Libya...

BRUSSELS, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- President of the European Council Charles Michel, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and EU High Representative Josep Borrell will participate in the Berlin Conference on Libya on Sunday. "This strong ...

 2020-01-17 17:46 

Al Arabiya

Canada's PM urges Iran to send black boxes from downed plane to France...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Iran to send the flight and cockpit data recorders from the downed Ukrainian plane to France...

 2020-01-17 17:45 

Al Jazeera

Pompeo breaks silence on alleged threats to envoy in Ukraine...

US Secretary of State Pompeo says State Department will do everything to evaluate if Marie Yovanovitch was under threat....

 2020-01-17 17:44 

Al Jazeera

'Hundreds of thousands' killed by counterfeit medicine in Africa...

World Health Organization sounds alarm as West African leaders move to crack down on huge illegal trade....

 2020-01-17 17:41 

Times of Israel

UK adds entire Hezbollah movement to terror blacklist and freezes assets...

Israel and US welcome move and call on other nations to blacklist the Iran-backed Lebanese terror group; step follows British government decision last MarchIsrael and US welcome move and call on other nations to blacklist the Iran-backed Lebanese terror g...

 2020-01-17 17:32 

The Peninsula Qatar

Msheireb Station awarded green building certifications...

Msheireb Station has been awarded two prestigious green building certifications: LEED Gold and GSAS 5 stars....

 2020-01-17 17:29 

Press TV

90% of black Americans disapprove of Trump's job performance: Poll...

An overwhelming 90 percent of black Americans disapprove of Trump's job performance in a new poll....

 2020-01-17 17:29 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Education Receives Ambassador of Finland...
 2020-01-17 17:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Head of Kuwait aviation affirms support for women empowerment...

KUWAIT, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- President of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah has affirmed the Kuwaiti Government keenness on empowering women in civil aviation sectors. Civil aviation directorate supports women with ...

 2020-01-17 17:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Graham blasts the Dems: 'Impeachment is manufactured BS'...

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham weighs in on impeachment as process enters trial phase....

 2020-01-17 17:21 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran, Oman confer on issues of mutual interest...

Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah held talks on issues of mutual interest in Muscat on Friday....

 2020-01-17 17:20 

SANA

Erdogan's regime transports more terrorists from north of Syria to Libya...

Efrin/Aleppo, SANA The Turkish regime continues its transportation of terrorist mercenaries from Syria to Libya, as media resources revealed that more terrorists affiliated with Erdogan's regime arrived in Libya coming from Syria. The sources said tha...

 2020-01-17 17:20 

Oman Observer

Prominent lawyers join Trump impeachment team...

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is bringing in high-profile legal firepower to help defend him in the Senate impeachment trial, with The post Prominent lawyers join Trump impeachment team appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-01-17 17:20 

Oman Observer

EU under pressure to prepare for Libya peace force...

BRUSSELS: If this weekend's Berlin summit on the Libya crisis goes according to plan, nervous European Union member states will The post EU under pressure to prepare for Libya peace force appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-01-17 17:19 

Oman Observer

Australia's bushfire-stricken east welcomes drenching rain...

MELBOURNE: Intense thunderstorms with heavy rains dampened bushfires on Australia's east coast on Friday, to the relief of exhausted firefighters The post Australia's bushfire-stricken east welcomes drenching rain appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-01-17 17:17 

SANA

Army thwarts terrorist attack in Idleb southeastern countryside...

Idleb, SANA Syrian Arab Army units operating in the southeastern countryside of Idleb province on Friday thwarted an attack by terrorist groups targeting military positions and safe areas, inflicting heavy losses upon. SANA's reporter said army units ...

 2020-01-17 17:12 

The Peninsula Qatar

Education City Stadium awarded GSAS five-star rating...
 2020-01-17 17:11 

Haaretz Daily

Gantz's whispering in the left-wingers' ears is sounding better than ever to them...

Nitzan Horowitz and Amir Peretz increasingly like their chances of helping forge a center-left government, instead of Benny Gantz forming one with a Netanyahu-less Likud...

 2020-01-17 17:11 

Press TV

Hundreds of Jordanians protest against gas deal with Israel, demand govt. resignation...

Demonstrators called on Prime Minister Omar Razzaz to step down....

 2020-01-17 17:10 

Press TV

Philippine volcano eruption sends thousands to emergency shelter...

People in the Philippines take shelter in an evacuation center as the threat of a potentially catastrophic eruption remains high....

 2020-01-17 17:09 

Press TV

Iran ready for negotiations with Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf states: FM Zarif...

Iran's foreign minister says Tehran is ready to hold talks with Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries....

 2020-01-17 17:08 

FARS News Agency

US Military Finally Admits Several American Forces Wounded in Iran's Missile Attack, Transferred Out of Iraq for Medical Checks...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US Central Command revealed that 11 personnel stationed at an Iraqi airbase which incurred a retaliatory missile attack by Iran over the Pentagon's assassination of Tehran's top commander, Qassem Soleimani, had to be sent out of ....

 2020-01-17 17:07 

Times of Israel

Muslims chant about killing Jews outside Jerusalem's Temple Mount...

Police disperse crowd at holy site following Friday morning prayers; Hamas had called for mobilization at Al-Aqsa Mosque against 'Zionist occupation'Police disperse crowd at holy site following Friday morning prayers; Hamas had called for mobiliza...

 2020-01-17 17:05 

Press TV

Analyst: US administration's cancellation of briefings on Soleimani's assassination 'profound disrespect'...

An American political analyst has denounced as a "sign of profound disrespect" the move by the Trump administration to abruptly cancel four classified congressional briefings for lawmakers....

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