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 2019-09-17 04:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'US preparing response to attack on Saudi oil facilities'...

US Defense Secretary says military is preparing a response to the attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities which are blamed on Iran....

 2019-09-17 04:37 

DEBKAfile

First of 10,766 stations open for Israel's national election...

An electorate of 6.3 million eligible voters cast their ballots on Tuesday for the 22nd Knesset and a decision on The post First of 10,766 stations open for Israel's national election appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2019-09-17 04:33 

Al Arabiya

UAE's Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation...

UAErsquo;s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Tuesday that the Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation. -Developing...

 2019-09-17 04:14 

Al Jazeera

China signals veto in standoff over UN Afghanistan mission...

Diplomats say China wants reference to its Belt and Road project in mission renewal as Tuesday deadline looms....

 2019-09-17 04:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

6,394,030 citizens will go to the polls...

More than 10,000 polling stations around the country will open at 7:00 a.m. as Israelis vote in elections for 22nd Knesset....

 2019-09-17 04:05 

Al Arabiya

Israelis begin voting in repeat general elections...

Israelis on Tuesday have begun voting in repeat general elections that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power....

 2019-09-17 04:05 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Erdogan hosts Putin, Rouhani for Syria talks...

The latest summit on Syria hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara with his Russian and Iranian counterparts started Monday, with attention focused on Damascus' push on the last rebel-held bastion of Idlib. Presidents Vladimir Putin...

 2019-09-17 04:05 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Families sue French foreign minister over kids stuck in Syria...

The families of several children and wives of French militant fighters in Syria have filed lawsuits against France's top diplomat over his refusal to let them come to France, lawyers said Monday. The suits, filed in July and September, accuse Foreign ...

 2019-09-17 04:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

2020 budget to be passed on time...

Lebanon is on track to pass the state budget prior to the Constitutional deadline for the first time in decades...

 2019-09-17 04:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

U.N. backs aoun's preventative diplomacy academy bid...

The U.N. General Assembly Monday adopted a resolution endorsing President Michel Aoun's initiative to set up the Academy for Human Encounters and Dialogue in Lebanon...

 2019-09-17 04:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Contest to smash cemented views in Chekka...

Residents of Chekka and the surrounding areas have complained for years about the environmental and health effects of the region's cement factories and quarries...

 2019-09-17 04:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Deporting Syrian refugees violates non-refoulement act: NGOs...

Syrian refugees' deportations from Lebanon could be a violation of the principle of non-refoulement and pose a safety threat to persons being sent back, several NGOs alleged Monday in a joint statement....

 2019-09-17 04:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Journalists, activists express support for Nida Al Watan in freedom of speech fight...

Journalists and activists held a solidarity stand with Nida Al Watan newspaper after its editor-in-chief and responsible director were summoned to appear at the Justice Palace over a controversial front-page article published last week. Editor-in-Chief Be...

 2019-09-17 04:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Over 70 Palestinians in camp infected with Hepatitis A...

Over 70 Palestinians have been infected with Hepatitis A resulting from drinking contaminated water, Palestine Red Crescent Society's Balsam Hospital in Rashidieh's refugee camp has said. The health authorities in the hospital and the Palestine Re...

 2019-09-17 04:02 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israelis head to polls, again, as PM eyes Hebron settlers...

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Monday to annex "all the settlements" in the West Bank, including an enclave deep in the heart of the largest Palestinian city, in a last-ditch move that appeared aimed at shoring up...

 2019-09-17 04:02 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Outsider leads in Tunisia presidential polls as PM lags...

Law professor and political outsider Kais Saied was leading Tunisia's presidential polls with just over half of the votes counted...

 2019-09-17 04:02 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump points finger at Iran over Saudi oil attack...

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday it looked like Iran had been responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities...

 2019-09-17 04:02 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump backed off on Iran last time, but will he again?...

Donald Trump famously canceled a missile strike on Iran in June, but Tehran will not be resting easy following the unpredictable president's warning that the United States is again locked and loaded. After giving diplomats whiplash last week with reve...

 2019-09-17 04:02 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Daesh leader calls on fighters to free detained comrades...

The leader of Daesh (ISIS) has released a new alleged audio recording calling on members of the extremist group to do all they can to free Daesh detainees and women held in jails and camps....

 2019-09-17 04:02 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

STL indicts Hezbollah veteran in bombings that targeted officials...

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon Monday indicted Hezbollah veteran Salim Ayyash...

 2019-09-17 04:02 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Saudi Arabia to pay $500M for Yemen relief: U.N. aid chief...

United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock said Saudi Arabia plans to pay $500 million next week of a pledge it made in February to help fund a humanitarian response in Yemen, which the world body has described as the world's worst aid crisis. Lowcock Mond...

 2019-09-17 03:42 

Al Arabiya

Hong Kong leader to hold dialogue aimed at easing tensions...

Hong Kongrsquo;s leader, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week, while reiterating...

 2019-09-17 03:36 

Press TV

Huge power outage hits much of Central America...

A massive blackout hits at least four Central American countries, leaving millions of people in dark....

 2019-09-17 03:36 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Macron, Jordanian King concerned over Jordan Valley...

French President and Jordan's King voice concern over Israel's plan to impose sovereignty over the Jordan Valley....

 2019-09-17 03:23 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the Crown Prince meets with the Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence...
 2019-09-17 03:18 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the CP meets with the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump...
 2019-09-17 03:14 

The Peninsula Qatar

Rich families pour wealth into $31 trillion ESG opportunity...

Super-rich families are increasingly including sustainability and ethics in founding principles of their private investment firms, according to Fabrizio Campelli, Deutsche Bank AG's global head of wealth management....

 2019-09-17 03:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Iran seizes boat near Strait of Hormuz...

Iran seizes boat suspected of being used to smuggle fuel, arrests its 11 crew members....

 2019-09-17 03:08 

Times of Israel

Israel's election campaign has been a religious war of words...

Secular politicians warn of a theocracy, religious politicians warn of anti-Orthodox persecution, and both sides say the soul of the country is at stakeSecular politicians warn of a theocracy, religious politicians warn of anti-Orthodox persecution, and b...

 2019-09-17 03:08 

Al Jazeera

Hong Kong leader says public dialogue to start next week...

Carrie Lam hopes community discussions will help ease tension in the city after months of sometimes violent protests....

 2019-09-17 03:00 

Haaretz Daily

Why Bibi is the right choice this time, too...

Politics in Israel is like Hollywood: Just as every new movie is a sequel to the previous one and a prequel to the next one, this election (an Avigdor Lieberman productio...

 2019-09-17 02:54 

Kuwait News Agency

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

KUWAIT -- His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah strongly condemns drone attacks on two of Saudi Arabia's crude oil facilities. KUWAIT -- Kuwait's Cabinet expresses great relief for the full recovery ...

 2019-09-17 02:41 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Deri: Looks like Shas is going to the opposition...

Shas chairman speaks to activists at party headquarters in Jerusalem and presents a gloomy prediction....

 2019-09-17 02:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump says US 'would certainly help' Saudis 'under attack'...

Trump says US 'would certainly help' Saudis 'under attack'...

 2019-09-17 02:31 

Press TV

Russia, China, SCO member states start large-scale drills...

Russia, China, and several other Asian countries begin massive military exercises....

 2019-09-17 02:27 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump says it is looking like Iran was responsible for attacks on Saudi oil plants...

Trump says it is looking like Iran was responsible for attacks on Saudi oil plants...

 2019-09-17 02:25 

Gulf Times

'Sport plays key role in economic development'...

Sport plays a key and active role in the economic development of many countries, stimulating investment opportunities and establishes more businesses, Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani has said....

 2019-09-17 02:25 

Haaretz Daily

A vote to buy time...

Whatever the results of today's election, they won't stop the Israeli colonial project, which is speeding ahead like an express train, in broad daylight, not in the shado...

 2019-09-17 02:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: Shiite militia attacked near Iraq-Syria border...

Arab media report attack on Shiite militias in the Syrian city of Al Bukamal, where a similar attack took place last week....

 2019-09-17 02:23 

Gulf Times

'Sports can be agents of change'...

Experts discussed challenges and ways to bring in integrity in sports at a panel discussion on the first day of the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) Inter-Regional Summit being held at Marsa Malaz Kempinski....

 2019-09-17 02:22 

Press TV

Iran, Russia, Turkey hold 5th summit on Syria...

The presidents of Turkey, Iran, and Russia held their 5th trilateral summit in the Turkish capital Ankara to discuss a political resolution to Syria's eight-year conflict....

 2019-09-17 02:22 

Kuwait News Agency

US VP, Bahrain's CP condemn attack on Saudi oil, gas infrastructure...

WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- US Vice President Mike Pence had lunch Monday with Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa during which they condemned the recent attack on "vital oil and gas infrastructure in Saudi Arabia," and discus...

 2019-09-17 02:21 

Gulf Times

Call for maintaining integrity in sports...

Speakers at the opening event of the two-day Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) Inter-Regional Summit, have called for maintaining integrity in sports and pledged to fight against several corrupt practices in sports....

 2019-09-17 02:17 

Al Jazeera

'Probably not' - Trump rules out North Korea visit for now...

American president also says he is 'sure' North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would 'love' to visit the United States....

 2019-09-17 02:16 

Gulf Times

Karwa acquires 2,600 buses for school and public transport...

The Follow-up Committee of the National Traffic Safety reviewed, with the representatives of Mowasalat Company (Karwa), the plans emanating from the 15 National Road Safety Strategy and the co-operation between the company and the Ministry of Education an...

 2019-09-17 02:15 

FX Empire

A Testy Day Ahead for the Majors as the Threat of U.S Military Action Lingers...

Uncertainty over how the U.S will respond to the attacks on Saudi oil feeds could leave the markets tentative ahead of tomorrow's FOMC decision....

 2019-09-17 02:14 

Gulf Times

Kahramaa holds programmes on ozone layer awareness...

Awareness programmes, workshops and lectures yesterday marked the observance of International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer by the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa)....

 2019-09-17 02:14 

Press TV

More mass strikes in France against cutting pensions...

Huge demonstrations and strikes were held across France as efforts increase to stop austerity-minded rollbacks to the pension system....

 2019-09-17 02:14 

Press TV

Texas frontier courts open up for migrants south of border...

Asylum seekers in Mexico headed to the United States border on Monday (September 16) for their cases to be heard at a new Texas tent court set up near the international frontier between the two countries....

 2019-09-17 02:12 

Gulf Times

Exhibitors line up for Cityscape Qatar...

Exhibitors from eight countries throughout the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, and Europe, are lining up for the eighth edition of Cityscape Qatar slated for October 22-24 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre....

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