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 2019-11-19 05:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

California Democrats reject anti-Israel platform amendment...

Amendment to California Democratic platform which called for Palestinian Right of Return, cut references to 2-state solution, voted down....

 2019-11-19 05:07 

The Peninsula Qatar

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change 'stablecoin' game...

Some are backed by dollars. Others by gold. But this...

 2019-11-19 05:07 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Telecoms employees demand job security...

In the fifth consecutive week of Lebanon's mass protests, hundreds of employees of state-owned mobile companies Alfa and touch have protested to demand caretaker Telecommunications Minister Mohamed Choucair sign their collective work contract....

 2019-11-19 05:04 

Al Arabiya

US threatens sanctions on Iraqi officials over protester deaths...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said the United States was prepared to impose sanctions on any Iraqi officials found to be corrupt as well...

 2019-11-19 05:01 

Al Jazeera

Israel says intercepts rockets fired from Syria...

The four rockets were fired early on Tuesday setting off sirens in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....

 2019-11-19 04:53 

DEBKAfile

Iron Dome intercepts 4 Syrian rockets aimed at Golan...

Northern Golan and the Galilee Panhandle were alerted shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19. The IDF said 4 rockets The post Iron Dome intercepts 4 Syrian rockets aimed at Golan appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2019-11-19 04:49 

DEBKAfile

Golan alerted by explosions as Iron Dome intercepts 4 rockets from Syria. Blasts near Damascus airport...

Northern Golan and the Galilee Panhandle were alerted by explosions shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19. The IDF said The post Golan alerted by explosions as Iron Dome intercepts 4 rockets from Syria. Blasts near Damascus airport appeared first on DEBK...

 2019-11-19 04:48 

FX Empire

Wall Street Indexes Dip From Record Highs Amid Trade Deal Doubts...

Optimists will tell you the U.S. stock market has shown remarkable resiliency. Pessimists will point out that the U.S. and China aren't any closer to a trade deal than they were in May....

 2019-11-19 04:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Senate Majority Leader: Can't see us removing Trump...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he can't see any scenario in which the Senate votes to remove Trump from office....

 2019-11-19 04:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Weather Forecast For Tuesday...
 2019-11-19 04:33 

Saudi Press Agency

Joint Saudi Diplomatic Efforts to Strengthen Cooperation with OCHA...
 2019-11-19 04:31 

The Peninsula Qatar

Fed chief reasserts independence in talks with Trump...

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reasserted the independence of the US central bank during White House talks with President Donald Trump on Monday, the Fed said....

 2019-11-19 04:31 

The Peninsula Qatar

Investors step up pressure on global energy watchdog over climate change...

Fatih Birol, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), faced renewed pressure on Monday from investors and scientists concerned about climate change to overhaul the agency's projections for fossil fuel demand....

 2019-11-19 04:22 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

AIPAC: Settlements should be an issue for direct negotiations...

Pro-Israel lobby responds to US policy change on Judea and Samaria: The Palestinians must stop their boycott of US & Israeli officials....

 2019-11-19 04:19 

FARS News Agency

Bolivia: Pro-Morales Protesters Block Oil Refinery Near La Paz...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Indigenous supporters of former Bolivian President Evo Morales continued the blockade of the Bolivian Fiscal Oil Fields (YPFB) Senkata oil refinery in El Alto, a city adjacent to La Paz. [VIDEO]...

 2019-11-19 04:16 

Al Jazeera

US, S Korea defence talks collapse amid backlash over bill demand...

Negotiators left table after just one hour as South Korea faces backlash over US demand for more money for troops....

 2019-11-19 04:10 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli firm vying with Chinese rival to build key plant hit by cyberattack...

Hong Kong-based Hutchison Water hopes to build largest of its kind desalinization plant near an airbase and the Soreq Nuclear Research Center...

 2019-11-19 04:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Gideon Sa'ar meets Netanyahu...

PM meets political rival to discuss the efforts to prevent "a dangerous minority government"....

 2019-11-19 04:05 

Al Arabiya

Saudi King sends condolences to Abu Dhabi Crown Prince on his brother's passing...

Saudi Arabiarsquo;s King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent cables of condolences to Abu Dhabirsquo;s Crown Prince...

 2019-11-19 03:52 

Al Jazeera

Hong Kong protesters hunker down as police cordon off campus...

About 100 people are thought to be holding out after night of confrontations between protesters and police....

 2019-11-19 03:52 

The Peninsula Qatar

Lagarde takes the lead as central banks come to fore...
 2019-11-19 03:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Iran again breaches nuclear deal...

IAEA says Iran breached another limit of 2015 nuclear deal by accumulating slightly more than 130 tons of heavy water....

 2019-11-19 03:30 

Al Arabiya

Sirens warning of incoming rocket fire sound in Golan...

Sirens warning of incoming rocket fire sounded on Tuesday in the area of the Golan Heights, Al Arabiyarsquo;s correspondent reported. Israelrsquo;s...

 2019-11-19 03:24 

FARS News Agency

Israeli Forces Deploy Tear-Gas, Arrest Palestinian Journalists in Occupied West Bank...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Dozens of Palestinian journalists have suffered excessive tear gas inhalation after Israeli military forces attacked a peaceful sit-in staged in the Northern sector of the occupied West Bank in solidarity with injured journalist Muaadh Amarn...

 2019-11-19 03:23 

Al Arabiya

Explosions heard near Damascus airport: State TV...

Explosions were heard near the airport in the Syrian capital of Damascus, state television said early on Tuesday. No further details were...

 2019-11-19 03:19 

Haaretz Daily

Four rockets fired from Syria intercepted over Golan Heights, Israeli army says...

More details soon......

 2019-11-19 03:19 

Times of Israel

4 rockets fired at Israel from Syria, shot down by Iron Dome, IDF says...

Syrian news reports explosions in Damascus; incident follows fighting last week between Israel and Islamic Jihad in Gaza, and a strike targeting IJ commander in Syrian capitalSyrian news reports explosions in Damascus; incident follows fighting last week ...

 2019-11-19 03:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Over 20 MPs to boycott Parliament session...

A number of MPs will not attend Tuesday's legislative session, including the MPs of the Lebanese Forces and Progressive Socialist Party....

 2019-11-19 03:06 

Al Jazeera

China says only it can rule on HK constitution after mask ruling...

Legislature condemns High Court decision to overturn law banning use of face masks amid escalating protests in city....

 2019-11-19 03:06 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US to end sanctions waiver related to Iran's Fordow nuclear site: Pompeo...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that the United States is terminating the sanctions wavier related to Iran's Fordow nuclear plant, adding that it is closely monitoring ongoing protests in Iran and is deeply concerned by reports of seve...

 2019-11-19 03:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Russia repatriates around 30 toddlers from Iraq...

Around 30 children aged between one and three years flew Monday from Iraq to Russia where their mothers are in prison on terrorism charges, Russian authorities said....

 2019-11-19 03:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Siren in Golan Heights...

Siren sounded in Golan Heights. IDF investigating....

 2019-11-19 02:55 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US threatens to sanction Iraqi officials for protester deaths...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday the United States stood ready to impose sanctions on Iraqi officials stealing the nation's wealth and those implicated in the deaths of protesters....

 2019-11-19 02:51 

Haaretz Daily

After being filmed beaten, East Jerusalem residents file complaint over police abuse...

'I told the policeman I couldn't breathe from the gas,' stated the resident. 'He sprayed me again and said,...

 2019-11-19 02:49 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Monday until 00:00 GMT...

KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Sabah reaffirms no-one "whatsoever" would evade punishment related to public funds crimes, and said this file "will be under my personal attention," urging media and public to refrain f...

 2019-11-19 02:44 

The Peninsula Qatar

In rare 'wake-up call', Berlin urged to massively boost investment...

Germany's BDI industry association and the DGB trade union called in a rare joint statement on Monday for the government to rethink its budget priorities and boost public investment to make Europe's largest economy fit for future growth....

 2019-11-19 02:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

U.S. no longer considers Israeli settlements 'inconsistent with int'l law': Pompeo...

U.S. no longer considers Israeli settlements 'inconsistent with int'l law': Pompeo...

 2019-11-19 02:40 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

OU applauds US policy change on Judea and Samaria...

Orthodox Union welcomes statement that Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria are not inconsistent with international law....

 2019-11-19 02:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Le Gray hotel denies being reserved by MPs...

Downtown Beirut's luxury hotel Le Gray denied Monday that MPs had booked all its rooms after the spread of this rumor on social media....

 2019-11-19 02:29 

FARS News Agency

Palestinian Journalists Protest to Show Solidarity with Injured Colleague...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Palestinian photo-journalist Muaz Amrana was shot in the eye by Israeli soldiers on November 15 while covering protest against separation wall and Jewish settlements, and clashes between Palestinians and Israeli troops in the West Bank. ....

 2019-11-19 02:29 

FARS News Agency

UN-Backed Gov't Forces of Libya Clash against Eastern-Based Army...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A fighter of the UN-backed government forces of Libya aims at the enemy positions in Southern Tripoli, Libya. The forces of the UN-backed government on Sunday engaged in violent clashes against the Eastern-based army in Ain Zara area in ....

 2019-11-19 02:26 

Haaretz Daily

As Gantz's deadline to form a gov't nears, no coalition deal is in sight...

Sources in Kahol Lavan predict Gantz won't be able to form a minority government with Lieberman supported by the Arab parties by Wednesday at midnight, when his mandate expires...

 2019-11-19 02:22 

Al Arabiya

Hong Kong leader hopes for peaceful resolution of university standoff...

Hong Kongrsquo;s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, hopes a standoff between police and anti-government protesters at a major university can be resolved...

 2019-11-19 02:22 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Egypt, Jordan criticize US policy change on Judea and Samaria...

Two Arab countries that have peace treaty with Israel criticized Pompeo's statement on Judea and Samaria communities....

 2019-11-19 02:21 

FX Empire

European Equities: Will Trump Threaten more Tariffs to Sink the Majors?...

Trump could respond to China's latest concerns over tariffs with the threat of more tariffs... There are no stats to provide a distraction......

 2019-11-19 02:21 

Haaretz Daily

Haaretz cartoon...
 2019-11-19 02:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Pompeo announces US softening position on Israel's settlements...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to announce Monday the United States is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a Trump administration official said Monday....

 2019-11-19 02:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US blacklists companies, people for support of Daesh...

The United States imposed sanctions Monday on four companies and two people operating in Syria, Turkey, the Gulf and Europe for providing financial and logistical support to Daesh (ISIS)....

 2019-11-19 02:10 

Times of Israel

Full text of Pompeo's statement on settlements...

Breaking with decades of policy, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declares Israel's West Bank settlements not 'inconsistent with international law'Breaking with decades of policy, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declares Israel's West B...

 2019-11-19 02:09 

FX Empire

The RBA Turns Dovish, with Focus on Trade to Persist Throughout The Day...

Chatter on trade remains the key driver, with negative updates from Beijing weighing on risk appetite early. The RBA added further pressure on the Aussie....

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