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 2017-08-23 22:54 

Press TV

Debate: Civilian victims in Saudi war on Yemen... +

This episode of The Debate is about Saudi Arabia's aggression against Yemen....

 2017-08-23 22:54 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Artificial Intelligence Helps with Earlier Detection of Skin Cancer... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - New technology uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help detect melanoma skin cancer earlier....

 2017-08-23 22:52 

Gulf Times

The only target I have is the world record: Barshim... +

Some athletes crumble under pressure....

 2017-08-23 22:50 

Gulf Times

Rooney calls time on England despite recall... +

Englands record goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced yesterday he is retiring from international football with immediate effect after manager Gareth Southgate tried to recall him to the squad....

 2017-08-23 22:49 

Press TV

Iran criticizes IAEA for holding talks with US envoy about JCPOA... +

Trump's UN envoy has held talks with the IAEA chief over Irans nuclear deal, a move Tehran says is aimed at destroying the JCPOA....

 2017-08-23 22:48 

Gulf Times

England to face Kiwis in final... +

England will face New Zealand in the womens Rugby World Cup final after the holders cruised to a 20-3 victory against France in Belfast on Tuesday....

 2017-08-23 22:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Texas couple to get $3.4M on false claims of satanic abuse... +

A Texas couple will receive $3.4 million from the state for being wrongfully imprisoned for more than two decades on prosecutors' claims that they sexually abused children as part of satanic rituals at the day care they operated....

 2017-08-23 22:47 

Times of Israel

Russian envoy to Sudan found dead at Khartoum residence... +

Ruling out foul play, Sudanese officials say Mirgayas Shirinsky 'died while he was swimming in his pool'...

 2017-08-23 22:47 

Times of Israel

US says doubts over Iran deal remain after meeting nuke watchdog... +

Nikki Haley writes that she got 'many good answers' during her sit-down with the IAEA, but many concerns over accord criticized by White House linger...

 2017-08-23 22:45 

Gulf Times

No overhaul likely for Wallabies despite Sydney humiliation... +

Michael Cheika is looking for an attitude change rather than a personnel overhaul ahead of the return test against New Zealand but it is hard to imagine the Wallabies coach naming the same side today after the Sydney humiliation....

 2017-08-23 22:45 

Haaretz Daily

Hezbollah and Irans target: Dimona... +

In the end we'll win. But the terrible price of the enemys first strike will be paid by civilians, tens of thousands of them...

 2017-08-23 22:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Senate Majority Leader: Committed to working with Trump... +
 2017-08-23 22:41 

Gulf Times

Froome extends lead as Lutsenko takes stage... +

Chris Froome extended his lead in the Vuelta a Espana as Kazakh Alexey Lutsenko won yesterdays rolling fifth stage....

 2017-08-23 22:35 

Gulf Times

Court acquits Kerala CM in Lavalin case, slams CBI... +

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan yesterday got a reprieve in the Rs3.74bn SNC-Lavalin contract scam that had haunted him for two decades....

 2017-08-23 22:34 

Gulf Times

CBI questions Karti in corruption case... +

The Central Bureau of Investigation yesterday questioned Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, for over eight hours here in a case related to the alleged irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearance to INX ...

 2017-08-23 22:32 

Gulf Times

Security stepped up ahead of verdict on Dera chief... +

Haryana yesterday said it got eight additional companies of paramilitary forces and more security personnel to handle potential violence if a court finds the controversial chief of a religious sect guilty in a rape case tomorrow....

 2017-08-23 22:32 

Gulf Times

IHG to distribute 3% cash dividends... +

Investment Holding Groups (IHG) general assembly has approved the boards recommendation to distribute cash dividends to shareholders at a rate of 3% (for 2016) of the nominal value of the share equivalent to 30 dirhams per share....

 2017-08-23 22:31 

Gulf Times

Philippine healthcare CEOs to explore Qatar investment climate... +

Executives from a Philippine-based medical organisation are set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a local business group in Qatar for a medical facility project in Doha....

 2017-08-23 22:27 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Brazil's chief prosecutor: 'Institutional rape' in Venezuela... +

Brazil's attorney general is sharply criticizing the recent ouster of his counterpart in Venezuela....

 2017-08-23 22:26 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trial of Hamra's would-be bomber postponed... +

The trial of the lead suspect in Januarys foiled attack in Hamra was postponed to October, a judicial source told The Daily Star Wednesday...

 2017-08-23 22:24 

Haaretz Daily

Deheishehs Mother Courage... +
 2017-08-23 22:23 

Times of Israel

6 in 10 Americans reject Trump reaction to Charlottesville poll... +

In aftermath of white supremacist rally, president's job approval sinks to one of the lowest levels of his term...

 2017-08-23 22:22 

Gulf Times

First white NFL player joins anthem protest... +

Cleveland Browns tight end Seth DeValve became the first white NFL player to kneel during the playing of the national anthem in a group protest by teammates before a pre-season game against the New York Giants....

 2017-08-23 22:20 

Gulf Times

Patriots give Super Bowl ring to Trump... +

The New England Patriots presented US President Donald Trump with a commemorative Super Bowl ring following the teams visit to the White House earlier this year, USA Today reported Tuesday....

 2017-08-23 22:19 

Gulf Times

Celtics sign Irving from Cavs: team... +

The Boston Celtics signed Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday in a blockbuster trade that saw Isaiah Thomas head in the opposition direction, the Celtics confirmed....

 2017-08-23 22:19 

Gulf Times

El Al counts on new Boeing 787s to lure back customers... +

El Al Israel Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft yesterday in a $1.25bn investment aimed at renewing its long-range fleet, halting a drop in its market share and winning back business customers....

 2017-08-23 22:18 

Gulf Times

Doug Fister throws one-hitter as Red Sox pummel Indians... +

The worst pitch Doug Fister threw last night was a curveball to Francisco Lindor that sat over the middle of the plate and was demolished for a home run....

 2017-08-23 22:18 

Gulf Times

Qatargas Operations Group completes two years and 30mn man-hours without LTI... +

Qatargas recently achieved a world-class safety milestone when its Operations Group completed two years, and 30mn man-hours, without a lost time injury (LTI) in the companys onshore and offshore assets....

 2017-08-23 22:17 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli home sales fall in second quarter, especially to first-time buyers... +

Treasury charts 12% decline in residential sales from the same period in 2016, with new-home sales down 28%...

 2017-08-23 22:16 

Gulf Times

Maturing branch footprint poses new challenges for banks globally... +

Driving into Edinburgh from our borders abode the other afternoon, I came to the lights at Leith Walk and noticed on the corner of Leith Walk and MacDonald Road the now-defunct Leith Walk branch of Clydesdale Bank, which suddenly seems to have vanished in...

 2017-08-23 22:15 

Kuwait News Agency

Kurdistan's referendum could damage regional stability - Turkish FM... +
 2017-08-23 22:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN force in Lebanon says no evidence of weapon smuggling... +

The head of the U.N. peacekeepers in Lebanon says his force has no evidence that weapons are being illegally transferred to the country's south, pushing back against U.S. and Israeli criticism of the mission....

 2017-08-23 22:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump defends host who tweeted 'Sieg Heil' ... +
 2017-08-23 22:13 

Press TV

Anti-US public campaign to begin in Pakistan... +

An alliance of Pakistani religious groups and political parties has decided to launch a public anti-US. campaign....

 2017-08-23 22:11 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Saudi Paradoxical Words, Deeds in Accepting Hajj Pilgrims +Video... +

SANA'A (Tasnim) Riyadh has clearly politicized Hajj rituals by barring pilgrims from several countries, including Yemenis and Qataris, from attending the massive religious event....

 2017-08-23 22:07 

Times of Israel

Rabbis scrap High Holidays call with Trump in protest... +

Reconstructionist, Reform and Conservative leaders say they cannot take part in annual tradition after Charlottesville response...

 2017-08-23 22:06 

Gulf Times

Superblock to invest $600mn yearly... +

Thailands Superblock PCL, one of Southeast Asias biggest renewable energy producers, plans to spend up to 20bn baht ($602mn) per year on expansion at home and abroad to tap rising demand for green energy, its chairman said....

 2017-08-23 22:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump defends host who tweeted 'Sieg Heil'... +

At Arizona rally, Trump appears to defend Jeffrey Lord, who was fired from CNN after tweeting Sieg Heil! at a liberal activist....

 2017-08-23 22:05 

Gulf Times

Chinas trade with North Korea slows in July as coal ban bites... +

Chinas trade with North Korea fell in July from a month earlier, data showed yesterday, as a ban on coal purchases from its isolated neighbour slowed imports amid growing pressure from the United States to rein in Pyongyangs missile programme....

 2017-08-23 22:03 

Oman Observer

Wilayat of Sadah displays traditional arts... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

National leadership programme kicks off... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

'Rare' Byzantine mosaic piece revealed in Jerusalem's Old City... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

Iraqi forces advance towards heart of IS bastion... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

Young Omani offers water tank cleaning solution... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

Sustainable growth key to GIFT-MENA road map... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

Tender Board okays projects worth over RO 20m... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

Haya Water takes over Suhar's wastewater treatment facilities... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

Air raids on Sanaa outskirts leave 'at least 30' dead... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

In error, Britain tells dozens of EU citizens to leave... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

Saudi minister receives Head of Omani Haj Mission... +

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