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 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

US group eyes regional data centre in Sultanate... +
 2017-08-23 22:02 

Oman Observer

Technical glitch hits Oman Air's Nepal flight... +
 2017-08-23 22:01 

Oman Observer

Erdogan tells Pentagon chief of 'uneasiness' over arming Kurds... +
 2017-08-23 22:01 

Gulf Times

Nice's Seri coy over Barcelona talk... +

Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri was staying coy on talk of a big-money move to Barcelona amid reports he has already reached agreement on the terms of a contract with the Spanish giants....

 2017-08-23 22:01 

Ynetnews

Qatar says its ambassador to Tehran will return... +

Qatar said Wednesday that its ambassador to Tehran, recalled in January last year, will return to his position....

 2017-08-23 22:00 

Gulf Times

Calvert-Lewin controversy highlights problem with new simulation clampdown... +

What a disappointment....

 2017-08-23 22:00 

Times of Israel

US envoys meet Egypt officials after threatened snub over aid withdrawal... +

Delegation led by Kushner visits president, foreign minister in Cairo after meeting had been dropped following US move to withhold some funds...

 2017-08-23 21:59 

Gulf Times

Gulf Cup draw scheduled for September 25... +

The Secretary-General of the Gulf Football Federation (GFA) Jassim al-Rumaihi said that the federation had agreed in advance with all the Gulf associations presidents in Bahrain on the date of the Gulf Cup draw, which is scheduled for September 25 in Doha...

 2017-08-23 21:58 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump must be respected as U.S. president, says Germany's Merkel... +

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday Donald Trump must be shown appropriate respect for holding the office of the U....

 2017-08-23 21:54 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egg scare costs Dutch poultry farmers 33 mn euros... +

Europe's contaminated egg scare has cost Dutch poultry farmers at least 33 million euros ($39 million), according to a preliminary estimate by the government....

 2017-08-23 21:53 

Press TV

Ukraine's back-to-school ceasefire begins in east... +

A new ceasefire has been declared in war-hit eastern Ukraine....

 2017-08-23 21:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Palestinians need Trump two-state pledge before peace: officials... +

Donald Trump's team must commit to the two-state solution and opposing settlement construction before the US president's peace push will move forward, Palestinian officials said Wednesday....

 2017-08-23 21:52 

Times of Israel

Kushner arrives amid hazy hopes for effort to jump start peace talks... +

High-level US delegation to visit Jerusalem, Ramallah for meetings with leaders, but Palestinian officials say Washington has yet to show clarity on path forward...

 2017-08-23 21:52 

Press TV

Russia says no doubt US will meddle in 2018 presidential elections... +

No doubt the US will meddle in Russia's 2018 presidential elections, Moscow says....

 2017-08-23 21:49 

Gulf Times

Decline in measles vaccine would triple cases... +

Measles cases would triple if there were a 5% decline in measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine coverage in the US for children ages 2 to 11, according to a study published in JAMA Paediatrics....

 2017-08-23 21:46 

Gulf Times

Small parties loom large in Norways election... +

Five tiny political parties could all end up kingmakers in Norways parliament after elections on September 11, presenting a risk to Norways key oil industry and making it even more difficult to form a government than before....

 2017-08-23 21:45 

Gulf Times

Merkel assumes leadership role... +

Alarmed by the rise of unpredictable strongmen around the world, Angela Merkel feels she must do more to defend the Western order on which Germany depends....

 2017-08-23 21:44 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Erdogan conveys Turkey's unease over U.S. support for Kurdish militants... +

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday told U..S. Secretary of Defence James Mattis that Turkey felt unease over U.S. support for Kurdish militant group YPG, presidential sources said....

 2017-08-23 21:43 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Barcelona boosts security at tourist spots after attacks... +

Barcelona will boost police patrols at tourist sites including the iconic Sagrada Familia church and major sports and cultural events in the wake of last week's deadly vehicle attacks in Spain, officials said Wednesday....

 2017-08-23 21:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump to meet Malaysian PM next month... +
 2017-08-23 21:42 

Al Jazeera

Is the US punishing Egypt by cutting aid?... +

Washington is withholding millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over concerns of human rights abuses....

 2017-08-23 21:39 

Ynetnews

Concert cancelled after warning from Spain, Spanish driver arrested... +

The mayor of Rotterdam says police in the port city stopped a van with Spanish license plates containing a number of gas bottles close to the venue of a concert by an American rock band that was cancelled following a threat. Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb said at ...

 2017-08-23 21:36 

Ynetnews

American band's concert in Rotterdam cancelled due to threat... +

A rock music venue in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam says it has cancelled a concert by American group Allah-Las because of a "terror threat." Concert organizer Rotown said on Twitter that Wednesday night's concert at the Maassilo venue was ...

 2017-08-23 21:31 

Gulf Times

Al Sadd to take on Sydney University in Super Globe event... +

Al Sadd will take on Oceania champions Sydney University at the Duhail Complex in Doha tomorrow, the opening day of the IHF Super Globe handball tournament which brings together some of the top club teams of the world....

 2017-08-23 21:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rotterdam rock concert cancelled over terror threat... +

Authorities locate bus with gas bottles near site of Rotterdam concert hall where rock concert was cancelled....

 2017-08-23 21:29 

Gulf Times

Australias Tomic to play US Open... +

Bernard Tomic is set to return to tennis at the US Open, ending an extended absence from the game that has seen the Australians world ranking plummet to 146, local media reported....

 2017-08-23 21:29 

Press TV

Worlds biggest handmade carpet expo kicks off in Tehran... +

The 26th Persian handmade carpet exhibition has kicked off in Tehrans international trade fair....

 2017-08-23 21:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rotterdam: Rock concert cancelled over terror threat... +
 2017-08-23 21:28 

Gulf Times

Reborn Nadal and Federer eye US Open swansong... +

Their rivalry has stretched 13 years and 37 matches but Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have never met at the US Open, a staggering anomaly which seems certain to be corrected at 2017s concluding Grand Slam....

 2017-08-23 21:28 

Gulf Times

Sharapova keen to prove point on Slam return... +

Former world number one Maria Sharapova makes her first Grand Slam appearance next week since serving a 15-month doping suspension, bringing renewed passion and resolve to the US Open....

 2017-08-23 21:27 

Gulf Times

COMEX copper stocks are at 13-year highs, and rising... +

COMEX copper stocks rose by a net 271 tonnes on Monday. There was some light two-way action at New Orleans and arrivals at both Tucson and Salt Lake City. So what, you might ask....

 2017-08-23 21:25 

Gulf Times

US new home sales hit 7-month low in July... +

New US single-family home sales unexpectedly fell in July, dropping to their lowest in seven months amid a surge in prices, raising concerns of a slowdown in the housing market recovery....

 2017-08-23 21:24 

Kuwait News Agency

Caricature gallery in memory of Abdulredha... +
 2017-08-23 21:21 

Gulf Times

US monopoly power and market boom... +

Monopoly pricing power may be keeping US corporate earnings margins high and may justify even higher equity prices but the economy is increasingly less competitive and vibrant as a result....

 2017-08-23 21:21 

Gulf Times

Hamilton needs to step up in his 200th race... +

Lewis Hamilton will start the 200th Grand Prix of his Formula One career in Belgium this weekend but the triple world champion has smaller but more significant numbers on his mind....

 2017-08-23 21:20 

Gulf Times

A cure for Wall Streets MiFID migraine is said in works at SEC... +

Wall Street has been urging Washington for months to blunt the fallout from new European rules that banks say will upend their research businesses. The industrys top US regulator now appears poised to help....

 2017-08-23 21:20 

Gulf Times

Schumachers son to mark 25th anniversary of Spa-Francorchamps win... +

Michael Schumachers teenage son Mick will mark the 25th anniversary of the Germans first Formula One victory by driving demonstration laps in a 1994 Benetton at this weekends Belgian Grand Prix....

 2017-08-23 21:19 

Gulf Times

Big season ahead for Qatar Sailing and Rowing Federation... +

The Qatar Sailing and Rowing Federation (QSRF) will participate in a huge number of international events during the 2017-2018 sports season....

 2017-08-23 21:19 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Tehran's New City Council Holds 1st Session... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The first official session of the new City Council of Tehran was held on Wednesday morning after the 21 fresh members took the oath of office....

 2017-08-23 21:18 

Gulf Times

Saina, Praneeth, Srikanth reach third round... +

Olympic 2012 bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the third round of the World Badminton Championships here yesterday....

 2017-08-23 21:14 

Gulf Times

India-Sri Lanka second ODI today... +

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli (right) plays football with teammate Lokesh Rahul during a practice session in Pallekele, Sri Lanka yesterday....

 2017-08-23 21:14 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Saudi Atrocities to Strengthen Yemeni Nation's Resistance: Ansarullah Movement... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The spokesman for Yemens Houthi Ansarullah Movement condemned a deadly airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition that hit a hotel north of the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Wednesday, saying the Riyadh regimes plots to undermine the Yemenis resis...

 2017-08-23 21:13 

Gulf Times

De Villiers to play Tests, quits as South African ODI captain... +

Batsman AB de Villiers has stepped down as captain of South Africas One-Day International team but has said he is ready to play all three formats of the game after a self-imposed exile from Test cricket....

 2017-08-23 21:12 

Gulf Times

Maxwell suffers mild heatstroke... +

Australia are feeling the heat just days before their first Test against Bangladesh for more than a decade, with batsman Glenn Maxwell revealing yesterday he suffered heatstroke during training....

 2017-08-23 21:09 

Al Arabiya

Qatar to return its ambassador to Iran: Foreign ministry... +

Qatar said on Wednesday its ambassador to Iran, who was withdrawn in January last year, would return to Iran. ldquo;Qatar announced that its...

 2017-08-23 21:08 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Gains Full Control of Humaimeh East of Homs... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian army seized control of Humaimeh area in the Eastern countryside of Homs in yet another phase of their continued push towards Deir Ezzur. Footage captured destroyed vehicles and abandoned buildings as the ISIL militants fled the ....

 2017-08-23 21:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'I will not be the Prime Minister's guinea pig'... +

MK Glick slams report of one-day lift of ban on MK visits to Temple Mount. 'I don't want to ascend the Temple Mount as part of an agenda.'...

 2017-08-23 21:05 

Bahrain News Agency

HM King receives USCENTCOM Commander... +
 2017-08-23 21:03 

Gulf Times

Strong euro leads major bond buyers into govt debt rethink... +

The euros double-digit gains this year are prompting some of the worlds biggest money managers to view European government debt more favourably just as the central bank is planning to withdraw its support from the bond market....

 2017-08-23 21:01 

Gulf Times

Napoli and Sevilla qualify for Champions League group stage... +

A Jose Callejon goal helped Napoli ease into the Champions League group stage on Tuesday night, while Sevilla also went through and Celtic suffered a scare in Kazakhstan before winning their play-off tie....

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