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 2017-03-23 13:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

One Turkish soldier killed, four wounded in clashes with Kurdish militants: army... +

One Turkish soldier was killed and four were wounded in an armed attack by Kurdish militants in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish military said Thursday...

 2017-03-23 13:41 

MehrNews.com

Prospective candidates tripled, election committee says... +

TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) Ali Asghar Ahmadi, the Head of the Election Committee of Iranian Interior Ministry, told the media that the number of people registering to earn candidacy in the 5th edition of the City and Villages Councils of Iran has tripled....

 2017-03-23 13:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Russia's foreign minister says ready to discuss reducing nuclear arms... +

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday Russia was willing to discuss reducing nuclear weapons, news agency RIA reported...

 2017-03-23 13:37 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Chinese police detain care center head after 21 deaths... +

A care center director in southern China, where 21 people including a 15-year-old autistic boy died over winter, is now in police custody, local media reported Thursday, amid public outrage...

 2017-03-23 13:36 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran strongly condemns attack on British parliament... +

Tehran, March 23, IRNA Spokesman of Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi on Thursday condemned recent terrorist attack outside the British Parliament in London....

 2017-03-23 13:33 

Gulf Times

Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting... +

Ten members of Egypt's security forces were killed when their vehicles were hit by two improvised bombs during a military operation against suspected militants in the Sinai peninsula, the army said on Thursday....

 2017-03-23 13:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Poland warns it may not adopt EU's Rome declaration... +

Poland may not accept the Rome declaration, which will chart the European Union's course after Britain leaves, if the document does not touch upon issues Warsaw considers crucial, the country's prime minister said...

 2017-03-23 13:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Ukraine says saboteurs blow up arms warehouse in east... +

The Ukrainian military said unknown saboteurs blew up a warehouse storing tank ammunition at a military base in the east of the country early Thursday, but nobody was hurt...

 2017-03-23 13:28 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Erdan: We hope arrest will shed light on threats against JCCs... +

Likud minister comments on arrest of suspect thought to be involved in recent wave of threats against Jewish institutions across US....

 2017-03-23 13:28 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Thursday March 23, 2017... +
 2017-03-23 13:28 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait, Britain seek closer military ties... +
 2017-03-23 13:27 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

British police raid after deadly Westminster attack... +

British police arrested seven people in armed raids Thursday linked to the deadly "Islamist-related" attacks the day on the symbol of the country's democracy...

 2017-03-23 13:25 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

World leaders stand with Britain after London attack... +

World leaders unanimously condemned the attack in the heart of London by a man who was shot dead by armed police, with many saying they stand with Britain...

 2017-03-23 13:24 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Erdan: We hope this will shed light on recent threats ... +
 2017-03-23 13:24 

Emirates 24|7

Arctic Sea ice sets another record... +

Record by the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre confirms that Arctic sea ice set its lowest spring extent in 38 years of satellite measurement. The ice maximum (when sea ice in the Arctic hits its greatest extent in spring) has been declining at a rate...

 2017-03-23 13:24 

Emirates 24|7

Queen Elizabeth offers deepest sympathy to victims of London attack... +

Britain's Queen Elizabeth sent her condolences on Thursday to those affected by the attack on the British parliament conducted by a lone assailant who killed three people and injured 40....

 2017-03-23 13:23 

Times of Israel

Islamic State claims deadly London attack that killed 3... +

Jihadists' news agency says terror group 'carried out the operation in response to calls for targeting citizens of the coalition'...

 2017-03-23 13:22 

Alalam News Network

Anger for Taking SELFIE' in front of Westminster Terror Attack Chaos... +

Social media users reacted with fury after a man appeared to pose in front of the busy emergency services near Parliament......

 2017-03-23 13:20 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

In war-scarred Gaza, water pollution behind health woes... +

More and more Gazans are falling ill from their drinking water, highlighting the humanitarian issues facing the Palestinian enclave that the U.N. says could become uninhabitable by 2020...

 2017-03-23 13:16 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Pak-Iran to resume banking transactions soon: FPCCI... +

Islamabad, March 23, IRNA - Central banks of Iran and Pakistan are likely to sign agreement next week for opening banking channels to streamline trading activities between the two countries, a senior official of Pakistan said on Thursday....

 2017-03-23 13:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Worst winter in a decade nears end ... +
 2017-03-23 13:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Worst winter in a decade nears end... +

The Water Authority says this winter marks fourth year in a row of below-average rainfall....

 2017-03-23 13:12 

Gulf Times

Electronics ban: Dubai Duty Free expects $2mn sales hit ... +

Dubai International Airport's duty free operator estimates that it will lose about $2mn in sales this year from the ban on carrying most electronic devices on United States-bound flights, a senior executive said on Thursday....

 2017-03-23 13:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Amnesty condemns US, UK over Yemen arms... +

Amnesty International Thursday condemned the United States and Britain for transferring arms to Saudi Arabia to use in its war in Yemen...

 2017-03-23 13:08 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Two years on, Yemen stuck in 'quagmire'... +

Deadly fighting, a rise in extremism, the threat of famine -- two years after Saudi Arabia intervened against Iran-backed rebels, Yemen is more unstable than ever...

 2017-03-23 13:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN-backed Syria peace talks to restart in Geneva... +

Syrian rivals were to resume U.N.-brokered peace talks in Geneva Thursday, with escalating violence and deadlock on key issues dimming hopes of a breakthrough...

 2017-03-23 13:03 

Press TV

Israeli policemen assaults Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem + Video... +

A video footage shows an Israeli police officer physically assaulting and injuring several Palestinians in the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds....

 2017-03-23 13:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

B'Tselem: IDF pulled 8-year-old around Hevron... +
 2017-03-23 13:02 

Kuwait News Agency

Three sentenced to death in Bahrain... +
 2017-03-23 13:02 

Kuwait News Agency

Saudi Arabia denounces in strong words the London attacks... +
 2017-03-23 13:02 

Kuwait News Agency

Dutch election results, time to rejoice?... +
 2017-03-23 13:02 

Al Jazeera

The Arab airlines using Trump's bans for marketing... +

Arab carriers use electronics ban for clever marketing ads, garnering thousands of clicks and reactions online....

 2017-03-23 13:01 

Times of Israel

Israel on the Thames... +

Papers view the terror attacks in London through a decidedly local lens, while playing up the significance of its very un-Israeli location...

 2017-03-23 13:01 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Australia rejects 500 Syrian refugees on security grounds... +

Australia rejected 500 Syrian refugees on security grounds during more than a year of vetting while accepting 12,000 eligible for resettlement from Middle Eastern camps, an official said Thursday...

 2017-03-23 12:57 

MehrNews.com

Belarus receives 1st cargo of Iranian oil... +

TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) Belarusian Company of Beloil Polska received a cargo of 600,000 barrels of Iranian crude oil at the port of Odessa in southern Ukraine....

 2017-03-23 12:57 

Times of Israel

Police officer, Spanish teacher among victims of London attack... +

A man in his 50s killed at the scene has not been identified; 3 French students, 5 South Korean tourists among injured...

 2017-03-23 12:51 

Times of Israel

Jewish Israeli, 19, arrested for phoning in dozens of JCC bomb threats... +

After months-long undercover investigation, police and FBI say suspect used voice-altering technology to make threatening calls...

 2017-03-23 12:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Medieval Jewish cemetery uncovered in Rome... +
 2017-03-23 12:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Suspicion: Grenade at aimed at son of Chef Aharoni... +
 2017-03-23 12:42 

Al Jazeera

Why do Muslims seek Hollywood's validation?... +

Colonised minds drove Muslims to celebrate Lindsay Lohan's possible conversion, while they ignored Terry Holdbrooks Jr....

 2017-03-23 12:42 

Bahrain News Agency

'25% progress in Muqaba sewerage network'... +
 2017-03-23 12:42 

Bahrain News Agency

Terror bombing convicts issued various sentences... +
 2017-03-23 12:40 

Times of Israel

Netanyahu, sick, cancels coalition talks on defusing crisis... +

Government scrambling to negotiate compromise on launch of new public broadcaster threatening to bring down the government...

 2017-03-23 12:36 

Kuwait News Agency

LONDON -- Britain is banning electronic devices aboard aircraft flying to the UK from six Islamic nations effective next Saturday.... +
 2017-03-23 12:36 

Kuwait News Agency

Unstable weather in Kuwait during weekend... +
 2017-03-23 12:36 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait launches USD 500,000 water projects in Yemen... +
 2017-03-23 12:36 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Thursday until 00:00 GMT... +
 2017-03-23 12:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

IS: We're behind London attack... +
 2017-03-23 12:30 

Al Arabiya

Who are the six Saudis who Qatif extremists threatened in a hit list graffiti?... +

Six Saudi personalities have been made a target after a graffiti marking them was found in the eastern province of Qatif. Sheikh Hassan al-Saffar,...

 2017-03-23 12:29 

Gulf Times

South Korea raises sunken Sewol ferry... +

South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry emerged from the waters on Thursday, nearly three years after it went down with the loss of more than 300 lives and dealt a crushing blow to now-ousted president Park Geun-Hye....

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