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 2018-12-17 15:24 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Mieh Mieh residents call for compensation...

Residents of the Mieh Mieh Palestinian refugee camp Monday protested the absence of compensation that they believe they should receive for the damage inflicted on the camp by devastating clashes earlier this year....

 2018-12-17 15:19 

Saudi Press Agency

Office of Saudi Cultural Attach, in Italy, to Mark World Day of Arabic...
 2018-12-17 15:17 

The Peninsula Qatar

Mobile radar to monitor 16 Qatar roads (Monday, December 17, 2018)...

There is one change today in the locations of mobile radars. Instead of Orbital Highway, it is University Street. Keep an eye on your speedometer to avoid fine and also to reach safe....

 2018-12-17 15:16 

ISNA

Commanding view...
 2018-12-17 15:15 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

GIB celebrates Bahrain National Day...

Manama, Dec. 17 (BNA): Gulf International Bank (GIB) today announced the holding of a special celebration at its Manama headquarters for employees marking Bahrain National Day....

 2018-12-17 15:13 

ISNA

Sanctions not the way forward to solve problem: Qatari FM...

Tehran (ISNA) - Qatar's Foreign Minister criticized U.S. sanctions on Iran and called for better engagement among Persian Gulf Cooperation Council members to solve regional crises....

 2018-12-17 15:05 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN Security Council to meet about 'Hezbollah tunnels'...

Israel may present the coordinates for tunnels that it alleges Hezbollah dug into its territory at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council scheduled for later this week, local media reported Monday....

 2018-12-17 15:03 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Monday until 12:00 GMT...

KUWAIT -- The State of Kuwait plays an integral role in promoting peace and security both on the regional and international levels, British Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt says. KUWAIT -- The first ice hockey championship ...

 2018-12-17 14:59 

Kuwait News Agency

EU upgrades border mission to Libya...

BRUSSELS, Dec 17 (KUNA) -- The European Union (EU) Monday adopted a decision to mandate the EU border management assistance mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya) to actively support the Libyan authorities in contributing to efforts to disrupt organised criminal ...

 2018-12-17 14:55 

FARS News Agency

Another Mass-Grave of Victims of US-Led Coalition Attacks Found in Raqqa...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A new mass-grave was found in Raqqa which contains corpses of tens of victims of the US-led coalition's fighter jets....

 2018-12-17 14:55 

Kuwait News Agency

OPEC basket price up to USD 59.20 pb...

VIENNA, Dec 17 (KUNA) -- The OPEC daily basket price stood at USD 59.07 a barrel Friday, compared with USD 58.67 the previous day, the cartel said on Monday. The monthly average of the OPEC basket price hit USD 65.33 per barrel in November, compared with ...

 2018-12-17 14:54 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Development Fund, Jordan Co-sign Rescheduling Debt worth $114 million...
 2018-12-17 14:54 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques receives princes, Kingdom's Mufti, Ulema, ministers and a group of citizens...
 2018-12-17 14:53 

Saudi Press Agency

Governor of Eastern Region Receives Indian Ambassador...
 2018-12-17 14:53 

Haaretz Daily

Speech pathologist reportedly fired from Texas schools for not signing anti-BDS oath...

Plaintiff had worked in Austin since 2009, but anti-BDS law added clause to contract that she says violates her First Amendment rights, reports The Intercept...

 2018-12-17 14:51 

Ynetnews

UN, Palestinians launch aid appeal after funding cuts...

RAMALLAH - The United Nations and the Palestinian Authority appealed on Monday for $350 million in aid for Palestinians next year, saying much more was needed but they had to be realistic after a year of funding cuts. The 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan f...

 2018-12-17 14:49 

Kuwait News Agency

Parliament speaker congratulates Bhutan on Nat'l Day...

KUWAIT, Dec 17 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim sent Monday cables of congratulations to the chairman of Bhutan's National Council Tashi Dorji and the Speaker of Bhutan's National Assembly Jigme Zangpo on the occasion of t...

 2018-12-17 14:47 

Haaretz Daily

Another nail in the coffin for conversion reform in Israel as top court set to freeze initiative...

High Court approved Israeli government's request for a six-month delay to plan that would have stripped Chief Rabbinate of its power...

 2018-12-17 14:47 

Al Jazeera

Holiday Inn Sarajevo: In the Eye of the Siege...

How international journalists found themselves in the centre of a bloody conflict they were determined to cover....

 2018-12-17 14:44 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain participates in COP24...

Katowice, Dec. 17 (BNA): The Kingdom of Bahrain, represented by the Supreme Council for Environment, participated in the high profile ministerial meeting for the UN framework agreement on climate change (COP24) which is held in Katowice, Poland, until Dec...

 2018-12-17 14:43 

Ynetnews

Police speak to Chelsea fans about anti-Semitic chanting...

LONDON -- Police have spoken to three Chelsea fans after receiving reports of anti-Semitic chanting on a train following the team's Premier League match at Brighton. The incident took place on Sunday, three days after Chelsea issued a harsh condemnati...

 2018-12-17 14:43 

Kuwait News Agency

Pls...kill our story slugged: "DIWAN-LD KUWAIT-CROWN PRINCE" and use this version instead...

Thanks youNewsdeskDIWAN-LD KUWAIT-CROWN PRINCEHis Highness Crown Prince meets Kuwaiti Amb. in NigeriaKUWAIT, Dec 17 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received newly appointed Kuwaiti ambassador in Nigeria Abdu...

 2018-12-17 14:37 

Al Jazeera

Migrant caravan: Many struggling to cross into US...

US authorities say nearly 3,000 people have now crossed in illegally and are being held in custody....

 2018-12-17 14:35 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Dec 17...

Tehran, Dec 17, IRNA The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Monday:...

 2018-12-17 14:35 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque...

Iraqi religious leaders have laid the cornerstone to rebuild Mosul's landmark Al-Nouri Grand Mosque, which was blown up in the battle with Daesh (ISIS) militants in 2017....

 2018-12-17 14:35 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait bourse benchmark rises 2.9 points...

KUWAIT, Dec 17 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's stock exchange, known as Boursa Kuwait, ended Monday's trading with the benchmark index gaining 2.9 points to reach 5162.5 points, an increase of 0.6 percent. The All Share trade volume hit 97.7 million shares con...

 2018-12-17 14:32 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action...

Almost 200 nations, including the world's top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord by setting out how countries should report their emissions and ef...

 2018-12-17 14:31 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness Crown Prince meets new Nigerian Amb....

KUWAIT, Dec 17 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received the new Nigerian Ambassador to Kuwait at Bayan Palace on Monday, with Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah atte...

 2018-12-17 14:29 

ISNA

Iranian film "Life without Life" wins 2 awards from Japanese festival...

Tehran (ISNA) Iranian film "Life without Life" directed by Kaveh Moeinfar won two awards at the 4th Bloodstained Indie Film Festival in Japan....

 2018-12-17 14:29 

FX Empire

Asia Eyes Internal Reform, Europe Down On Growth Fears, US Market Waits On FOMC...

Asian equities were broadly higher on Monday. European markets fell on Monday despite optimism in Asia. US index futures were indicated flat in the earliest hours of today's pre-open session and then slowly fell as the opening bell approached....

 2018-12-17 14:28 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Interior Receives Comoro's Counterpart...
 2018-12-17 14:28 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Japan police investigate cause of blast that hurt 42...

Japanese police were investigating Monday the cause of a powerful blast that ripped through a restaurant in the country's north overnight, injuring 42 people and damaging surrounding buildings....

 2018-12-17 14:26 

Haaretz Daily

Russia's foreign minister compares Ukrainian leadership to Nazis...

Russia denies it is at war with in eastern Ukraine, but says its regime 'has all the characteristics of being Nazis and neo-Nazi'...

 2018-12-17 14:26 

Ynetnews

Israeli spacecraft gets final element before 2019 moon launch...

Israeli engineers on Monday added the final element to a spacecraft destined for the moon - a digital time capsule - and said they aimed to land the craft early next year, somewhere between the landing sites of Apollo 15 and 17. It will be the first missi...

 2018-12-17 14:24 

MehrNews.com

Macron, Trump and Iran's future...

TEHRAN, Dec. 17 (MNA) The incident of the city of Strasbourg in France was a very primitive scenario for facing the deep social and political crisis that the Macron government is facing....

 2018-12-17 14:23 

MehrNews.com

Hamas chief to embark on an Asian, African tour including Iran...

TEHRAN, Dec. 17 (MNA) Ismail Haniya, the senior political leader of Hamas, will soon embark on an Asian and African tour to discuss Palestinian developments with leaders of different countries....

 2018-12-17 14:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'The tip of the State of Israel's Defense'...

Netanyahu visits IAI: ' We develop weapons systems with special capabilities that no other country has.'...

 2018-12-17 14:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Bomb explodes outside private Greek TV station, no one hurt...

A powerful bomb exploded outside private Greek television station Skai, causing extensive damage but no injuries....

 2018-12-17 14:20 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Saudi Soldiers Run Away from Jizan Battle Ground as Yemeni Fighters Make Way (+Video) - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A new footage was released by Yemeni Al-Masirah TV channel shows Ansarullah troops attacking Saudi forces' positions making several panic-stricken kingdom soldiers run away from their lines near the border after receiving heavy fire ...

 2018-12-17 14:20 

i24 News

UN appeals for reduced funds for Palestinians amid US cuts...
 2018-12-17 14:19 

Al Arabiya

Saudis call for boycott of Turkish products in protest against 'Ankara's plots'...

Saudi consumers in recent days launched a boycott campaign of Turkish products to protest against what they called ldquo;Ankararsquo;s position on...

 2018-12-17 14:18 

Times of Israel

Suspect said to confess to murdering teen girl as revenge...

Tesfebarhan Tesfasion breaks silence, tells police he killed 13-year-old Sylvana Tsegai to get back at her mother, report saysTesfebarhan Tesfasion breaks silence, tells police he killed 13-year-old Sylvana Tsegai to get back at her mother, report says...

 2018-12-17 14:14 

Haaretz Daily

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the lens in 2018...

From border protests to flaming kite attacks to airstrikes on Gaza, 2018 saw another year in a cycle of violence that made headlines around the world and shows no signs of stopping...

 2018-12-17 14:10 

Press TV

Israel sentences Palestinian teen to 35 years in prison over alleged stabbing attack...

An Israeli court has sentenced a Palestinian teenage boy to 35 years in jail over an alleged stabbing attack....

 2018-12-17 14:09 

DEBKAfile

Lavrov: I feel that Pompeo no longer runs US foreign policy...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented in a Moscow radio interview on Monday: "As for Pompeo, you know, I have The post Lavrov: I feel that Pompeo no longer runs US foreign policy appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-12-17 14:08 

Haaretz Daily

The disabled Palestinian slowly walked away. Then, Israeli troops shot him in the back of the head...

Mohammad Khabali started to retrace his steps. Security camera footage shows three soldiers moving ahead, to within 80 meters of him. Suddenly two shots are heard. The mentally disabled young man collapses, dead...

 2018-12-17 14:05 

DEBKAfile

Netanyahu: Missiles produced here can reach any point in the region...

Binyamin Netanyahu, prime minister and defense minister, commented during a tour of Israel's Aerospace Industries on Monday, that the missiles The post Netanyahu: Missiles produced here can reach any point in the region appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-12-17 14:04 

Times of Israel

China driving use of armed drones in Middle East report...

Study finds Beijing's 'no-questions-asked' policy on sales of military UAVs has helped alter how regional players, including Iran, use air powerStudy finds Beijing's 'no-questions-asked' policy on sales of military UAVs has helped ...

 2018-12-17 14:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bennett: Israelis of Judea and Samaria have rights, too...

Jewish Home faction holds its weekly meeting at Givat Asaf, where two IDF soldiers were murdered Thursday....

 2018-12-17 13:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

"If the checkpoint opens – we will block it with our bodies"...

Head of the Beit El Council announced that the residents of the town will prevent the opening of the entry and exit checkpoint from Ramallah...

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