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 2019-07-24 02:10 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Britain, Germany condemn Israel for demolishing illegal homes...

Britain and Germany add their voices to international condemnation of Israel over demolition of illegal Arab homes near Jerusalem....

 2019-07-24 01:57 

Kuwait News Agency

Four Iraqi ministers referred to judiciary over corruption charges - PM...

BAGHDAD, July 23 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdulmahdi said Tuesday that four ministers have been referred to the judiciary over financial and administrative corruption charges. Till mid-June, the total number of penal cases referred to trials fo...

 2019-07-24 01:56 

Kuwait News Agency

Pompeo, Pakistani PM discuss opportunities for enhanced cooperation...

WASHINGTON, July 23 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Tuesday with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan during which Pompeo emphasized the "continued importance" of the two countries working together "to advance shared priorities,...

 2019-07-24 01:43 

FARS News Agency

East Jerusalem: Palestinian Homes Demolished by Israeli Forces in Sur Baher Neighborhood...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli forces began evacuating families and demolishing several houses in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood. [VIDEO]...

 2019-07-24 01:39 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The true face of the pronged Jihad on America...

Iran establishes bases throughout America that serve as outposts to promote terrorism. How can we fight this?...

 2019-07-24 01:33 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ministry to begin visa procedures for domestic workers through Qatar Visa Centres...

The Visa Support Services Department of the Ministry of the Interior has launched a new service, which allows Qatari citizens and residents and companies to authorise manpower agencies to complete the recruitment procedures of domestic workers through Qat...

 2019-07-24 01:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

House approves resolution opposing BDS...

House of Representatives approves resolution opposing boycotts of Israel by overwhelming majority of 398 to 17....

 2019-07-24 01:05 

Press TV

Israeli airstrike kills, injures several civilians in southwestern Syria: Report...

Israeli warplanes have reportedly pounded an strategic area in southwestern Syria, leaving several people dead and injured....

 2019-07-24 01:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Former French economy minister robbed, beaten at home...

A former French economy minister, Thierry Breton, was robbed and beaten in his Paris home along with his wife and live-in chauffeur, sources close to the police investigation told AFP on Tuesday....

 2019-07-24 01:03 

Saudi Press Agency

Nigerian Parliament Speaker praises efforts of Kingdom in serving pilgrims...
 2019-07-24 01:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Suspects detail 2011 Estonian cyclist kidnapping...

Suspects in a 2011 kidnapping of seven Estonian cyclists Tuesday provided details of how the operation took place, in the first hearing of the case this year....

 2019-07-24 00:59 

Times of Israel

US House overwhelmingly passes anti-BDS resolution...

After some Democrats expressed concern the measure could cause infighting, it is approved by a vote of 398-17, with five abstentionsAfter some Democrats expressed concern the measure could cause infighting, it is approved by a vote of 398-17, with five ab...

 2019-07-24 00:57 

Gulf Times

Pakistan willing to give up nukes 'if India does'...

Pakistan willing to give up nukes 'if India does'...

 2019-07-24 00:55 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Britain, Germany condemn Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes...

Britain and Germany added their voices to growing international condemnation of Israel Tuesday over the demolition of Palestinian homes near Jerusalem, saying the destruction was "particularly egregious"....

 2019-07-24 00:52 

Gulf Times

Trump sparks storm in India over Kashmir mediation offer...

India's foreign minister issued a strenuous denial to an infuriated opposition in parliament yesterday, after US President Donald Trump said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited him to mediate in the bloody conflict with Pakistan over Kashmir....

 2019-07-24 00:52 

Gulf Times

That epic day...

The newsprint had browned a bit, but it remained in excellent condition. The ink still came off on our fingers as we paged through the stories and photos and ads and opinion pieces, reports Heidi Stevens...

 2019-07-24 00:52 

Press TV

US House approves bill opposing BDS, exposing divide among Dems...

The US House of Representatives has passed legislation to oppose the global boycott movement against Israel, deepening Democratic divisions on relations with the key US ally....

 2019-07-24 00:52 

Al Jazeera

Syria state media say possible Israeli attack in country's south...

SANA news agency and state TV report the 'Israeli aggression' struck Tal al-Hara hill but only caused material damage....

 2019-07-24 00:48 

Al Jazeera

Indian female farmers going 'womb-less' to boost productivity...

In Beed district, where the daily wage for female farmers is $3, women are having hysterectomies in their twenties....

 2019-07-24 00:47 

The Peninsula Qatar

HMC surgeons perform complex brain surgery on ten-year-old from Bahrain...

Late last week a team of surgeons at Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Hamad General Hospital performed a complex brain surgery on a ten-year-old girl from Bahrain. The completion of the complicated surgery is significant as it marks the first time th...

 2019-07-24 00:46 

Gulf Times

BJP conducted 'cattle auction' in Karnataka, says Tharoor...

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor yesterday took a swipe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the developments in Karnataka saying the party that banned cattle auctions had conducted one successfully in the southern state....

 2019-07-24 00:46 

FARS News Agency

Israel Destroys Palestinian East Jerusalem Homes in Sur Baher...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli work crews began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an East Jerusalem neighborhood. [PHOTOS]...

 2019-07-24 00:45 

Press TV

An Insider's View of the Country: Anarak City and Abbas Abad Complex...
 2019-07-24 00:44 

Gulf Times

Karnataka govt falls as HDK loses trust vote...

The coalition government in Karnataka fell yesterday after beleaguered Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy lost a trust vote in the assembly by six votes....

 2019-07-24 00:44 

Gulf Times

Karnataka govt falls as HDK loses trust vote...

The coalition government in Karnataka fell yesterday after beleaguered Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy lost a trust vote in the assembly by six votes....

 2019-07-24 00:41 

Gulf Times

France sweats under record temperature...

Tour de France cyclists competed in scorching temperatures and a French nuclear power plant prepared to shut down yesterday as western Europe baked in a new heatwave already breaking longstanding records....

 2019-07-24 00:40 

Gulf Times

Qatar attends meeting on situation in Sudan...

Qatar took part in a meeting chaired by the European Union in Brussels of a broad group of international partners to follow up the political situation in Sudan. HE the Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Combating Terrorism and Mediation ...

 2019-07-24 00:40 

Al Jazeera

US House passes resolution condemning BDS movement...

Palestinian rights groups call non-binding resolution 'misguided' and 'very troubling'....

 2019-07-24 00:39 

Gulf Times

Teen activist to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists...

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said yesterday that it is okay for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnings about global warming, but she implored them to listen to scientists....

 2019-07-24 00:38 

Saudi Press Agency

Kingdom calls on international community to assume its responsibilities in providing necessary protection for Palestinian people 2 New York...
 2019-07-24 00:38 

Gulf Times

Qatar National Library hosts child safety workshop...

Parents, educators and researchers attended a hands-on training workshop focused on children's safety at Qatar National Library recently. Sidra Medicine's Life Support Training team, led by Nadim Osseily, presented the session on drowning preventi...

 2019-07-24 00:37 

Gulf Times

QIC Insured product for F&B SMEs...

QIC Insured, the retail arm of Qatar Insurance, is offering business insurance to the food and beverage (F&B) segment of Qatar's small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector. In response to the rising number of restaurants, cafeterias, and other ent...

 2019-07-24 00:37 

Gulf Times

Overnight rain helps Portugal firefighters...

Firefighters aided by overnight rain brought under control yesterday massive wildfires raging for four days in a central region of Portugal where dozens of people died in huge blazes in 2017....

 2019-07-24 00:36 

Gulf Times

Don't fear the scooter...

Electric bicycles and scooters are taking a lot of heat. Concerns about traffic fatalities, terrorised pedestrians, and urban lawlessness have led a growing chorus of politicians and media commentators to conclude that the technology should be banned outr...

 2019-07-24 00:36 

Gulf Times

Entertainment City due to reopen on August 9...

The Entertainment City at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre will reopen on August 9 to provide Eid al-Adha holiday-goers with another one-of-its-kind entertainment experience, it was announced....

 2019-07-24 00:35 

Gulf Times

Spain PM loses first vote to remain in power...

Spanish caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez lost a first parliamentary confidence vote yesterday as he seeks to remain in power after an inconclusive general election....

 2019-07-24 00:33 

Gulf Times

Five urgent tasks for Britain's new leader...

Britain's incoming prime minister Boris Johnson faces an overflowing inbox when he takes office today: delivering Brexit, building a relationship with Donald Trump, deciding what to do about Iran — and governing without a majority in parliament....

 2019-07-24 00:31 

Press TV

ISRAELI SOLDIERS GO AWOL...
 2019-07-24 00:30 

Gulf Times

QC receives food baskets from Stenden University students...

Qatar Charity (QC) has received food baskets from students of Stenden University of Applied Sciences-Qatar (SUAS-Q), which are to be distributed among workers in the country. This comes as part of the 'Our Good for our People' campaign and in line...

 2019-07-24 00:29 

Gulf Times

Ooredoo transforming businesses with unified communications solutions...

Ooredoo announced yesterday that it is seeing strong success on transforming business collaboration with the most advanced unified communications solutions. Qatar organisations are rapidly adopting Ooredoo's business collaboration solution instead of ...

 2019-07-24 00:29 

Kuwait News Agency

Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes violates int'l law -- Russia...

MOSCOW, July 23 (KUNA) -- Russia said on Tuesday that Israel's annihilation of tens of Palestinian homes in the town of Sur Baher in East Jerusalem constitutes a violation of the international law. The Israeli practices in the occupied Palestinian ter...

 2019-07-24 00:28 

Gulf Times

Johnson to become premier...

Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party yesterday....

 2019-07-24 00:28 

Gulf Times

Healthcare partners mark skin cancer awareness month...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) along with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and Qatar Cancer Society (QCS), partnered once again to strengthen their existing efforts to raise awareness about skin cancer througho...

 2019-07-24 00:25 

Gulf Times

Al Shamal Park restricted to women and children...

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment's (MME) Public Gardens Departments and Al Shamal Municipality has announced that Al Shamal Park will be exclusively open to women and children under 12 years....

 2019-07-24 00:24 

Gulf Times

Students get a glimpse of college life at WCM-Q...

High school students with a passion for science had the opportunity to explore careers in medicine at two summer enrichment programmes offered by Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar (WCM-Q)....

 2019-07-24 00:22 

Gulf Times

Mawater Centre Auto Show drives to Doha Festival City as additional summer attraction...

Doha Festival City (DHFC), Qatar's unique, world-class retail, entertainment and dining destination, collaborated with the Mawater Centre to bring classic and modified cars for guests to view as part of the mall's host of summer activities....

 2019-07-24 00:20 

Gulf Times

War in Yemen is 'eminently resolvable', says UN envoy...

The war in Yemen can be stopped because the warring sides still support a UN peace deal brokered in Stockholm last December, UN envoy Martin Griffiths said yesterday....

 2019-07-24 00:20 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

U.S. Navy may have brought down second Iranian drone last week -U.S. official...

A U.S. Navy ship may have brought down a second Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz last week, a U.S. official said Tuesday, adding that the military did not have definite confirmation....

 2019-07-24 00:18 

Press TV

Washington trying to keep tensions high in Persian Gulf region, says commentator...

A political commentator believes the US is simply trying to keep tensions high in the Persian Gulf region....

 2019-07-24 00:18 

Gulf Times

Hundreds of Sudan students rally for protesters killed in unrest...

Hundreds of Sudanese university students chanting "civilian rule, civilian rule" rallied in downtown Khartoum yesterday seeking justice for fellow pupils killed in months of political unrest....

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