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 2017-04-25 02:46 

Qatar News Agency

Shams Generation Solar Artwork Shines in Fire Station Museum Gallery... +

Doha, April 24 (QNA) - Celebrating the third edition of its popular educational initiative, Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec), a member of Qatar Foundation, held the inauguration ceremony of the Shams Generation 3 exhibition at the Fire Station on 24 ...

 2017-04-25 02:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: Trump to increase aid to PA... +

State Department documents indicate administration is cutting foreign aid across the world, but plans to increase aid to PA....

 2017-04-25 02:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: Trump to increase aid to PA ... +
 2017-04-25 02:20 

Times of Israel

German Jews fear growing Muslim anti-Semitism... +

Parliamentary report says there is now 'a significant discrepancy in perception' of anti-Semitism between Jews and non-Jews...

 2017-04-25 02:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

UNESCO head stresses Jewish link to Jerusalem... +

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova promises to defend the rightful links of all three monotheistic religions to Jerusalem....

 2017-04-25 02:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

UNESCO head stresses Jewish link to Jerusalem ... +
 2017-04-25 01:58 

Press TV

Iran says US going against JCPOA commitments... +

Iran says the administration of US President Donald Trump is going against its clear commitments of the JCPOA....

 2017-04-25 01:55 

Press TV

Yemenis mark martyrdom anniversary of Ansarallah founder... +

Yemenis have held a rally in the capital Sanaa to commemorate the 13th martyrdom anniversary of the founder of the Ansarallah movement....

 2017-04-25 01:52 

Qatar News Agency

Prime Minister Opens Annual 'Tarsheed' Anniversary Celebration... +

Doha, April 24 (QNA) - Under the patronage of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani opened the celebration of the Fifth Anniversary of the National...

 2017-04-25 01:49 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN chief: Forced evacuation of Syrians may be a war crime... +

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that the forced movement of civilians in Syria may be a war crime, as one of the largest population transfers in the country's six-year civil war is taking place....

 2017-04-25 01:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hariri meets Taymour Jumblatt to discuss electoral law... +

Prime Minister Saad Hariri Monday met with a Progressive Socialist Party delegation headed by Taymour Jumblatt to continue discussions on a new electoral law....

 2017-04-25 01:47 

Qatar News Agency

76 Teams Participate in Senyar 2017... +

Doha, April 24 (QNA) - The Organizing Committee of the Senyar 2017 Championship announced that the Dashat Al Hadaq will be launched from Katara Beach to the Ashaat Reserve (10 km from the coastline), which will be the site of the sixth edition of the...

 2017-04-25 01:45 

FARS News Agency

Iraqi Army Captures Al-Tanak District in Western Mosul... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Iraqi Army imposed control over the Al-Tanak district in Western Mosul after fierce clashes with ISIL that lasted for a week. VIDEO...

 2017-04-25 01:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rivlin criticizes Le Pen... +

President Reuven Rivlin accuses French far-right presidential candidate of a new, dangerous form of Holocaust denial....

 2017-04-25 01:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rivlin criticizes Le Pen ... +
 2017-04-25 01:40 

Qatar News Agency

ANNHRI Participates in UN Human Rights Office Consultations with Regional Stakeholders... +

Beirut, April 24 (QNA) - The Doha-based Arab Network for National Human Rights Institutions (ANNHRI) participated here on Monday in the UN Human Rights Office consultations with regional stakeholders. The consultations aim to help the UN Human Rights...

 2017-04-25 01:29 

Press TV

Inequality continues to grow in the EU... +

The EUs commissioner for employment, social affairs, skills and labour mobility has warned about growing inequality in the 28-member bloc....

 2017-04-25 01:25 

Times of Israel

Roger Waters, Alice Walker among artists urging Radiohead to scrap Israel show... +

Signatories of letter to band call on it to 'take small step to help pressure Israel to end violation of basic rights and international law'...

 2017-04-25 01:25 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egypt's tourism officials insist popular sites are safe... +

Egypt's tourism levels are still around a third of what they once were, and despite security concerns Egypt's tourism minister insists the country's popular Red Sea resorts and Ancient Egyptian sites are "safe" and "airports are secure."...

 2017-04-25 01:21 

Press TV

AEOI dismisses MKO allegations about undeclared nuclear site... +

A senior Iranian official has dismissed the latest allegations by MKO terrorist group that Tehran is seeking to develop a nuclear military site....

 2017-04-25 01:21 

Qatar News Agency

AFC Champions League- Group D: Al Wahda Beat Al Rayyan 5-1... +

Abu Dhabi, April 24 (QNA) - Al Rayyan lost to Al Wahda 5-1 in Group D of the AFC Champions League on Monday at Al Nahyan Stadium, as the Emirati side claimed their first victory of this year's competition and kept alive their Round of 16 qualific...

 2017-04-25 01:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

ICC unseals arrest warrant for Libyan Al-Tuhamy... +

The International Criminal Court Monday unsealed an arrest warrant for the former head of Libya's Internal Security Agency, saying he was suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in repressing opposition to former ruler Moammar Gad...

 2017-04-25 01:14 

Times of Israel

Elton John caught potentially deadly infection on tour... +

Musician was hospitalized after becoming ill during South America trip, but is now recovering at home...

 2017-04-25 01:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ivanka Trump on Holocaust Day: Never again... +

Ivanka Trump calls on world leaders to pledge that another Holocaust will never again happen....

 2017-04-25 01:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ivanka Trump on Holocaust Day: Never again ... +
 2017-04-25 01:06 

Qatar News Agency

Qatar Swimming Association to Host Annual Qatar Open Water Swimming Championship on Friday... +

Doha, April 24 (QNA)- Qatar Swimming Association will host the Fourth Annual Qatar Open Water Swimming Championship on Friday, April 28, on Al Dhakira Corniche The number of participants who have registered so far 170 were swimmers and the num...

 2017-04-25 00:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

France's Macron 'regrets' path Turkey is taking under Erdogan... +

French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron on Monday took aim at the course Turkey has taken under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who recently won a controversial referendum greatly expanding his powers....

 2017-04-25 00:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

1 killed, 11 hurt in grenade explosion near school in Russia... +

A grenade exploded Monday in a computer club near a school in the Russian republic of Dagestan, killing one pupil and injuring 11 others, officials said....

 2017-04-25 00:47 

Al Jazeera

Jack Jones executed by lethal injection in Arkansas... +

US state presses on with series of criticised executions as expiry date of lethal drug nears....

 2017-04-25 00:44 

FARS News Agency

More Gunmen, Their Families Leave al-Wa'er in Homs for Northern Syria... +

TEHRAN FNA - Over 900 gunmen and their family members were evacuated from al-Wa'er district in the Northwestern outskirts of Homs city within the framework of the sixth phase of the ceasefire and reconciliation plan in the province. PHOTOS...

 2017-04-25 00:44 

FARS News Agency

Terrorists Suffer More Casualties in Syrian Army Attack in Northern Hama... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian army continues pounding Al-Nusra position to pave the ground for a final attack on the town of Halfaya that is the largest bastion of the terrorists in the region that has not yet been seized by the army. VIDEO...

 2017-04-25 00:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Saudi Minister: Settlements are illegal... +
 2017-04-25 00:41 

Times of Israel

Frances steely Le Pen courts right in presidential runoff... +

Candidate has widened her party's appeal to voters once too timid for the extreme right...

 2017-04-25 00:40 

Gulf Times

New roads to reduce congestion in Wakrah... +

The opening of new roads in the next three months would reduce congestion on Al Wakrah Street and help maximise the benefits of G-Ring and F-Ring roads, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) tweeted yesterday in the wake of complaints by commuters of sever...

 2017-04-25 00:39 

Gulf Times

Surge in Chinese, Russian visitors pushes Dubai towards 20mn mark... +

The number of Chinese and Russian visitors to Dubai surged in the first three months of the year, boosted by the United Arab Emirates recent decision to grant visas on arrival to citizens of the two countries....

 2017-04-25 00:39 

Gulf Times

Etihad Airways backs UAE Year of Giving initiative... +

Etihad Airways yesterday confirmed that it would donate one dirham from every flight ticket sold in the UAE in 2017 towards the UAEs Year of Giving causes....

 2017-04-25 00:32 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US Treasury sanctions Syrian officials over sarin attack... +

US Treasury sanctions Syrian officials over sarin attack...

 2017-04-25 00:32 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

With 'Jungle' dismantled, migrants in Calais face police violence: report... +

Refugees and migrants sleeping rough in the French port of Calais, some of them unaccompanied children, have been teargassed, beaten and abused by police since the "Jungle" camp was dismantled last year, a report published on Monday found....

 2017-04-25 00:28 

Times of Israel

Why Marine Le Pen is confident she will be Frances next president... +

Macron's victory in 1st round of elections has many assuming he will handily win the next stage, but things may not be so simple...

 2017-04-25 00:28 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump recalls killing of Armenians, doesn't call it genocide... +

President Donald Trump is recalling the death and suffering of more than 1 million Armenians during the final years of the Ottoman Empire, without describing it as genocide....

 2017-04-25 00:23 

Gulf Times

2016-17 final exams as per schedule... +

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education said the 2016-17 final examination will be held at their scheduled dates and in accordance with the annual calendar of independent schools....

 2017-04-25 00:19 

Gulf Times

Ooredoo is official telecom sponsor of kite festival... +

Ooredoo, Qatars leading communications company, will be the official telecom sponsor of Aspires 1st International Kite Festival in the country, it was announced....

 2017-04-25 00:18 

Gulf Times

Mada hosts Education Assistive Technology Conference today... +

Qatar Assistive Technology Centre (Mada), will start its first Gulf Region Education Assistive Technology Conference (Great) today at the Qatar National Convention Centre....

 2017-04-25 00:16 

Gulf Times

The only, lonely dish... +

Koryo Burger has gained cult status among passengers, the British tabloid Daily Mail reported in 2015. But what if the Wests fascination with the burger says less about the burger than it does about the West, asks Jonathan Kaiman...

 2017-04-25 00:16 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Barghouti accuses Israel of 'legal apartheid' ... +
 2017-04-25 00:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

France probes Peugeot over emissions cheating... +

France Monday opened a judicial enquiry into allegations carmaking giant PSA cheated on diesel pollution tests in the latest twist in a huge emissions scandal which hit the industry in 2015....

 2017-04-25 00:07 

Gulf Times

With Styles, success that appeared to be a failure... +

How can topping the UK singles chart be regarded as a failure? Yet this is the general reaction to the pole position taken by One Direction star Harry Styles with his debut solo single, Sign of the Times....

 2017-04-25 00:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Barghouti accuses Israel of 'legal apartheid'... +

Fatah leader calls on world leaders to support the demands of hunger striking terrorists....

 2017-04-25 00:06 

Press TV

Le Pen, Macron duel over future of France, EU... +

Frances presidential race has now down to only two contenders. The countrys future in the European Union now hangs in the balance, as an intense final round is expected in two weeks....

 2017-04-25 00:04 

Press TV

Gaza marches to honor Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike... +

Palestinians in Gaza have held a rally to show their support for hundreds of prisoners in Israeli jails who have been refusing food and water for over a week now....

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