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 2017-04-29 16:34 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

North Lebanon truck drivers decry competition from Syrian drivers... +

North Lebanon drivers Saturday protested against what they called the competition of Syrian drivers, state media said...

 2017-04-29 16:34 

Bahrain Mirror

Bahrains Crude Oil Reaches $50 per Barrel... +

The Al-Wasat newspaper said that the price of Bahrains crude oil extracted from Abu Saafa oilfield has reached $50 per barrel in the global markets that will witness a huge difference between supply and demand, leading to price dispersion....

 2017-04-29 16:24 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

EU leaders meet, united on Brexit demands - for now... +

European Union leaders will endorse a stiff set of divorce terms for Britain at a summit on Saturday, rejoicing in a rare show of unity in adversity, but well aware that may start to fray once negotiations begin...

 2017-04-29 16:22 

Emirates 24|7

First Lady dedicates 'healing' garden at children's hospital... +

Off in the distance, young patients can see the Washington Monument from the hospital's new rooftop ...

 2017-04-29 16:22 

Emirates 24|7

Arab Media Forum and Dubai Cares launch 'We Write for Syrian Refugees' initiative... +

Dubai Press Club (DPC), the organiser of the 16th Arab Media Forum (AMF), today, announced it has joined hands with Dubai Cares, a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, to launch the We Write for Syrian Children initiative. Th...

 2017-04-29 16:22 

Emirates 24|7

Thai family mourns girl killed in video streamed on Facebook... +

A funeral was held Saturday for an 11-month-old Thai girl who was killed by her father in a video broadcast live on Facebook before he then hanged himself.Mourners buried the girl along with some of her toys in the grounds of a temple Saturday on the sout...

 2017-04-29 16:22 

Emirates 24|7

US spacecraft shares first view from inside Saturn's rings... +

NASA's Cassini spacecraft sent the closest-ever images of Saturn on Thursday after surviving its first plunge inside the planet's rings, the U.S. space agency said.A stream of pictures showing Saturn's swirling clouds, massive hurricane and od...

 2017-04-29 16:22 

Emirates 24|7

Woman, 66, is fifth victim to die in Stockholm truck attack... +

A woman in her 60s who was injured in the April 7 truck attack in Stockholm has died, Swedish authorities said Friday, raising the death toll to five.A political party in Trollhattan, near Goteborg, identified the woman as Marie Kide, 66, an elected membe...

 2017-04-29 16:22 

Emirates 24|7

World's largest Lamborghini showroom opens in Dubai... +
 2017-04-29 16:20 

Qatar News Agency

RAF Completes First Phase of Homes Rehabilitation Project in Gaza Strip... +

Doha, April 29 (QNA) - Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) announced the completion of the first phase of a project for the rehabilitation of 300 houses in Gaza Strip for the Palestinian families affected by the repea...

 2017-04-29 16:15 

Al Jazeera

Erdogan: Turkey and US can wipe out ISIL in Raqqa... +

Turkish President Erdogan also suggests launching cross-border operations against Kurdish rebels in northern Syria....

 2017-04-29 16:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

4 dead, 20 missing after landslide sweeps over Kyrgyz village... +

A huge landslide swept over houses in a village in Kyrgyzstan Saturday killing four people, with more than 20 others believed to be trapped under the debris, authorities said...

 2017-04-29 16:11 

Haaretz Daily

At Fox News, it's always racist amateur hour... +

For the amateur American racist, a Muslim is someone who has some sort of head covering; it makes no difference whether its a hijab or a turban...

 2017-04-29 16:09 

Kuwait News Agency

Pope Tawadros II hails Kuwait's religious tolerance... +
 2017-04-29 16:09 

Times of Israel

N. Korea threatens Israel after Liberman calls Kim a madman... +

Pyongyang condemns Israel for its nuclear policy, accuses Jewish state of committing 'crimes against humanity'...

 2017-04-29 16:08 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Terror charges for suspected accomplices in French election plot... +

Three men suspected of supplying guns for an attack plot thwarted ahead of the first round of France's presidential election have been charged with terror offences, a judicial source said...

 2017-04-29 16:06 

Press TV

US deluded if thinks can sway Iran election: Defense minister... +

The Iranian defense minister says the US is deluded if it thinks that it can influence the outcome of the forthcoming presidential election in Iran....

 2017-04-29 16:03 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

North Korea slams comments made by Israeli defense minister... +

North Korea threatens 'merciless, thousand-fold punishment' for those who oppose the regime...

 2017-04-29 16:03 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Polish rock duo Partyzant performs in Tehran... +
 2017-04-29 16:02 

JPost.com

Mali extends state of emergency in bid to quell Islamist attacks... +
 2017-04-29 16:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Polish rock duo Partyzant performs in Tehran... +

Tehran IRNA - Polish rock duo Partyzant is performing concerts at Vahdat Hall Tehran on April 28. *3*...

 2017-04-29 16:00 

Times of Israel

This young chef is trying to make Ashkenazi food cool... +

For those who don't already think eastern European Jewish fare is chic, a rabbinical student's gourmet update makes a compelling argument...

 2017-04-29 16:00 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

35th Fajr Intl Film Festival ends... +

Tehran IRNA - The 35th Fajr International Film Festival (FIff) wraps up in Tehran's Vahdat Hall on April 27, 2017. *3*...

 2017-04-29 15:59 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

35th Fajr Intl Film Festival ends... +
 2017-04-29 15:59 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

35th Fajr Intl Film Festival ends... +

Tehran IRNA - The 35th Fajr International Film Festival (FIff) wraps up in Tehran's Vahdat Hall on April 27, 2017. *3*...

 2017-04-29 15:58 

i24 News

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia over 'terror' claims... +

The ban was imposed because Wikipedia failed to take down content showing Turkey on level with terrorists...

 2017-04-29 15:57 

Bahrain Mirror

82 Clerics Residing in Britain Urge Bahrain to Halt Trial of Sheikh Isa Qassim... +

82 clerics residing in Britain issued a statement in which they urged the Government of Bahrain to stop the trial of Sheikh Isa Qassim, the most prominent religious leader for Shia in the country....

 2017-04-29 15:55 

Times of Israel

Abbas will continue to pay Palestinian prisoners, PA minister says... +

Issa Qaraqe says president 'outright rejects' Israeli demands to halt stipends to terrorists, fully backs ongoing hunger strike...

 2017-04-29 15:54 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Russia's Lavrov says ready to cooperate with U.S. on Syria: agencies... +

Moscow is ready to cooperate with the United States on settling the Syrian crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday, Russian news agencies reported...

 2017-04-29 15:53 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian-European banks to establish long-term ties soon... +

Tehran, April 29, IRNA Long-term relations between Iranian and European banks are expected to develop especially in financing civil engineering and production projects, Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif announced....

 2017-04-29 15:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Macron's party calls on Jean-Marie Le Pen to resign over French policeman comments... +

French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron's party called for the resignation of Marine Le Pen's father from the National Front Saturday after comments he made about a ceremony for the policeman killed in an attack in Paris...

 2017-04-29 15:52 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Ashiqlar Music Festival ends in Tabriz... +

Tabriz IRNA Third Ashiqlar Music Festival wraps up in Tabriz, capital city of northwestern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan on April 28, 2017. *3*...

 2017-04-29 15:51 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Ashiqlar Music Festival ends in Tabriz... +

Tabriz IRNA Third Ashiqlar Music Festival wraps up in Tabriz, capital city of northwestern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan on April 28, 2017. *3*...

 2017-04-29 15:46 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Irans export to Europe witnesses 300 percent growth: EU official... +

Tehran, April 29, IRNA -- European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete said on Saturday that due to Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action reached between Iran and world powers, Irans export to Europe has experienced 300 percen...

 2017-04-29 15:45 

Kuwait News Agency

Indonesia, Kuwait cooperate mainly in humanitarian action... +
 2017-04-29 15:41 

Press TV

US warship starts drill with South Korea amid tensions with North... +

The US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson has started a joint drill with the South Korean navy, according to officials, amid tensions between the United States and North Korea....

 2017-04-29 15:41 

Bahrain News Agency

King receives letter from Pakistani Premier... +
 2017-04-29 15:40 

Bahrain News Agency

Strong Bahraini-Egyptian relations stressed... +
 2017-04-29 15:33 

Ynetnews

Police disperses pro-Msecurity prisoners protest in Jerusalem... +

Police forces dispersed a protest at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem on Saturday, which aimed to show support of the ongoing hunger strike carried out by security prisoners in Israel. Dozens of Muslim protestors, who had come to the site with photos of the...

 2017-04-29 15:33 

ISNA

Iran, Russia officials meet on nuclear cooperation... +

Tehran (ISNA) - Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Behrouz Kamalvandi met with officials of Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation during his visit to Moscow....

 2017-04-29 15:30 

Press TV

Ugandan pres. issues order on food crisis, MPs say too little... +

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered government ministries to adjust their budgets in order to raise funds to feed the countrys starving population....

 2017-04-29 15:28 

JPost.com

Police charge 2 lawmakers from Slovak far-right party with extremism... +
 2017-04-29 15:24 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

South Africa's Zuma signs anti money-laundering bill FICA into law... +

South African President Jacob Zuma has signed the anti-money laundering bill FICA, which allows increased scrutiny of the bank accounts of "prominent individuals", including himself, into law, his office said Saturday...

 2017-04-29 15:23 

Qatar News Agency

QP Increases Supply of Ethane to Support Qatar s Petrochemical Industry... +

Doha, April 29 (QNA) - Qatar Petroleum (QP) announced on Saturday agreements to supply additional quantities of ethane to a number of subsidiaries of Industries Qatar (IQ) and Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company (MPHC), in a move aimed at supporti...

 2017-04-29 15:22 

Al Jazeera

Philippine leader says N Korea 'wants to end world' ... +

Rodrigo Duterte says North Korean leader Kim wants to 'finish everything' and 'drag us all down' in a nuclear war....

 2017-04-29 15:18 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Pakistani Parliamentary Delegation to Visit Iran... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Members of the Pakistani parliaments national security and foreign policy commission are scheduled to visit Iran in the coming days, an Iranian MP announced....

 2017-04-29 15:18 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Muslim clerics issue fatwa against blocking roads during protests... +

Muslim clerics in Lebanon have issued a fatwa against blocking roads during protests, local media reported Saturday...

 2017-04-29 15:16 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Irans low foreign debt creates welcoming atmosphere for foreign investment... +

Tehran, April 29, IRNA - Vice Governor of Economic Affairs of the Central Bank of Iran said that the ratio between Irans foreign debt and GDP has reached 2.5 percent and the ratio between foreign debt repayment and export has reached 6.2 percent that crea...

 2017-04-29 15:13 

Qatar News Agency

Qatar Media Corporation Wins Two Prizes in the Arab Radio and TV Festival... +

Tunis, April 29 (QNA) - Qatar Media Corporation has won two prizes in the 18th session of the Arab Radio and TV Festival which concluded in the Tunisian city of Hammamet last night.Qatar Television's program ...

 2017-04-29 15:11 

Bahrain Mirror

98% of Moviegoers in Bahrain are Saudis, GEA Chairman Says Cinemas Will Return to KSA, I dont know When... +

Saudi Festival Director Ahmed Al-Mulla stated that 98% of moviegoers in Bahrain are Saudis....

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