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 2020-02-17 00:10 

Al Jazeera

'My culture on my face': New Zealand's Maori assert identity...

New Zealand's facial and body tattoo called Ta moko winning wider acceptance after suppression under colonial rule....

 2020-02-17 00:10 

Gulf Times

US economic outlook remains biggest risk to developing world...

The global currents at play in markets show no signs of releasing emerging stocks and currencies anytime soon....

 2020-02-17 00:05 

Gulf Times

Global economic policy direction now hinges on China's next move...

The broad policy direction for many of the world's central banks and governments now hinges on one question: How will the Chinese government respond to the economic shock caused by the coronavirus?...

 2020-02-17 00:03 

Gulf Times

Pompeo favours 'collective' approach to Africa troop presence...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday that the United States favoured a "collective" approach with its allies when deciding on troop numbers deployed in Africa against insurgents....

 2020-02-17 00:02 

Gulf Times

Deutsche Bank's risky debt decision loses bite after bond sale...

Deutsche Bank AG may have defused a potential land mine in its still-fragile turnaround....

 2020-02-17 00:02 

Times of Israel

Rival Democrats accuse Bloomberg of trying to 'buy' election...

Billionaire former mayor of NYC has spent more than $417 million of his own money so far on advertising nationwide; rivals urge him to compete on debate stageBillionaire former mayor of NYC has spent more than $417 million of his own money so far on adver...

 2020-02-17 00:02 

Gulf Times

UN says Libya arms embargo a 'joke', seeks accountability...

An arms embargo aimed at curbing fighting in Libya has become meaningless because of violations and it is imperative that those who breach it are held to account, a senior UN official said yesterday....

 2020-02-17 00:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bennett asks, Likud will stop attacking...

Yamina chairman sends messages to Netanyahu's associates saying he wants to avoid a confrontation with the Likud....

 2020-02-16 23:57 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli lawmakers to vote on immunity request by former cabinet minister Katz...

Former labor minister allegedly promoted legislation that would have benefited him personally while concealing apparent conflicts of interest...

 2020-02-16 23:54 

Al Jazeera

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates...

Province of Hubei, the epicentre of the outbreak, also reports 1,933 infections pushing nationwide total to 70,433....

 2020-02-16 23:48 

Gulf Times

Deadly fires turn Australians into climate change converts...

The turning point came in 2017, when wind-whipped blazes swept through the foothills, jumped a freeway and burned through thousands of homes and businesses, killing more than 40 people....

 2020-02-16 23:45 

Gulf Times

Icy continent sees impact of global warming...

It is disturbing indeed that a new record temperature of 20.75C in Antarctica has crossed the 20C mark for the first time....

 2020-02-16 23:43 

Gulf Times

A pattern of undermining rule of law...

Russians have a great phrase to describe what can happen when the Kremlin or a senior bureaucrat takes a personal interest in a court case....

 2020-02-16 23:43 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syrian government forces seize more villages in northwest...

Syrian regime forces seized a dozen villages and small towns Sunday as they pressed an offensive in the country's northwest against the last major rebel bastion, a war monitor said....

 2020-02-16 23:43 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait FM meets Egyptian peer...

KUWAIT, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah held talks earlier Sunday with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shukry on the sidelines of the 56th Munich Security Conference (MSC-2020). Both sides discussed...

 2020-02-16 23:39 

Gulf Times

Kuwait cabinet reshuffled...

Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah issued an Amiri decree on Sunday to carry out a limited cabinet reshuffle....

 2020-02-16 23:38 

Saudi Press Agency

G20 media committee organizes first introductory meeting for media professionals 5 Riyadh...
 2020-02-16 23:38 

Saudi Press Agency

G20 media committee organizes first introductory meeting for media professionals 4 Riyadh...
 2020-02-16 23:37 

Gulf Times

Maduro govt holds military exercise in show of strength...

Venezuela's military held exercises that deployed civilian militia and armoured vehicles in the capital Caracas and around the country, an effort by President Nicolas Maduro to show strength as Washington prepares to escalate sanctions....

 2020-02-16 23:35 

Gulf Times

Canada very worried about indigenous' railway protests, rules out sending in police...

Canada's Liberal government has said it is deeply concerned about protests by aboriginal activists that are blocking some key railway lines but rejected a call to send in the police. Indigenous communities opposed to the construction of a gas pipeline...

 2020-02-16 23:34 

Gulf Times

Bloomberg faces increasing fire from fellow Democrats...

Democratic presidential candidates yesterday sharpened their attacks on billionaire rival Michael Bloomberg as moderates battled to elbow their way to the top of a crowded pack. Bloomberg — who skipped the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary but...

 2020-02-16 23:33 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Down Syndrome Society organizes artwork gallery...

KUWAIT, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Down Syndrome Society opened a gallery at Al-Adwani hall in Abdullah Al-Salem neighborhood, on Sunday evening to showcase artworks and handicrafts made by children with Down syndrome. The event, organized in collaboration w...

 2020-02-16 23:32 

Times of Israel

Trump takes presidential limo for spin at Daytona 500...

Becomes second US president to attend NASCAR race during an election year, giving fans a fly over in Air Force One before leading warm up lapBecomes second US president to attend NASCAR race during an election year, giving fans a fly over in Air Force One...

 2020-02-16 23:30 

Gulf Times

Americans leave isolated Japan cruise ship as virus cases hit 355...

Americans began leaving a quarantined cruise ship off Japan yesterday to board chartered flights home as the number of new coronavirus cases diagnosed on the vessel jumped to 355....

 2020-02-16 23:28 

Gulf Times

Cartoon corner...

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 2020-02-16 23:26 

Gulf Times

Markhiya to face strong Rayyan in Amir Cup quarters...

Al Markhiya, who have been the standout team of the second division, are the only club from outside the top flight who have qualified for the quarter-finals...

 2020-02-16 23:23 

Gulf Times

Athletes praise CHI Al Shaqab preparations...

Al Shaqab, member of Qatar Foundation, has received glowing praise from leading Qatari athletes for the outstanding preparations of its signature equestrian event — the Commercial Bank CHI Al Shaqab Presented by Longines....

 2020-02-16 23:23 

Gulf Times

Facebook prepares for wave of influencer marketing in politics...

Facebook Inc is trying to clarify how it will handle a new wrinkle in the world of digital political advertising: politicians paying influencers to post on social media platforms like Instagram, which it owns....

 2020-02-16 23:20 

Gulf Times

Monfils eases past Auger-Aliassime to retain title...

'I'm super happy... it's been an amazing week for me'...

 2020-02-16 23:20 

JPost.com

IDF Home Front Command drill to take place during morning hours...

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 2020-02-16 23:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Oman working to reduce tension in region: Bin Alawi...

Oman's Minister responsible for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah affirmed that the Sultanate is working to reduce tension in the Arab Gulf region, ruling out any military confrontation at the present time....

 2020-02-16 23:19 

Gulf Times

US says it has thwarted $6bn Russia-Germany gas pipeline...

President Donald Trump's top energy official said he's confident that Russia won't be able to complete the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea — and signalled that the US will press forward with its opposition to the project....

 2020-02-16 23:19 

Gulf Times

Pakistan beat India to win Kabaddi World Cup...

Pakistan became kabaddi world champions yesterday after narrowly beating arch rivals India who played even though authorities at home vowed to investigate why a team competed despite a ban on sporting ties....

 2020-02-16 23:19 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

MEA reverses decision to accept payments in U.S. dollars only: source...
 2020-02-16 23:17 

Gulf Times

Gulf bond, sukuk issuances at a slow pace in 2020 after surging beyond $100bn in 2019...

In 2020, global bond issuances are at $0.8tn as against $1.3bn in the first quarter of 2019. The Federal Republic of Germany, European Investment Bank and Republic of Italy were the key issuers in the first quarter of 2020. Global bond issuances exceeded ...

 2020-02-16 23:15 

Gulf Times

Verdugo embracing the pressure of being with Red Sox...

Alex Verdugo left a mark in his first visit to Fenway Park, and not just with the four hits, including a homer, two RBIs and strong throw to gun down a runner at the plate in two games there for the Los Angeles Dodgers last July....

 2020-02-16 23:13 

Saudi Press Agency

G20 media committee organizes first introductory meeting for media professionals 2 Riyadh...
 2020-02-16 23:13 

Saudi Press Agency

G20 media committee organizes first introductory meeting for media professionals 3 Riyadh...
 2020-02-16 23:13 

Gulf Times

Blackhawks rack up 8 goals to sink Flames...

Tied at 2-2, the Blackhawks came out for the second period on fire...

 2020-02-16 23:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump doesn't want war ahead of 2020 vote: Rouhani...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn't believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump's 2020 reelection bid....

 2020-02-16 23:08 

Gulf Times

Jones works OT to out-dunk Gordon in Saturday's thriller...

Jones followed up a miss and a birthday serenade from the crowd to score 46 points for his 1st dunk...

 2020-02-16 23:04 

Gulf Times

Qatari boxer Sheikh Fahad prepares for his 14th bout...

Qatari professional boxer Sheikh Fahad bin Khalid bin Jassim al-Thani has completed his intensive preparations for his upcoming 14th match, which will be held under the umbrella of the Professional Boxers Association in Spain on February 29....

 2020-02-16 23:00 

Gulf Times

Magnificent Morgan guides England to T20 series victory...

Captain ties own England record for fastest fifty as visitors chase down South Africa's 222...

 2020-02-16 22:59 

JPost.com

40-year-old motorcyclist killed in car accident on highway 40...

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 2020-02-16 22:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Russia asks Canada for files on ex-Nazi death squad member...

Russia asks Canada to hand over case files on 95-year-old Helmut Oberlander who lost his Canadian citizenship due over wartime activities....

 2020-02-16 22:58 

Gulf Times

Commercial Bank Qatar Masters heads to Education City...

The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters will move to Education City Golf Club in 2020, marking the beginning of an exciting new era for the tournament, which takes place from March 5-8, 2020....

 2020-02-16 22:57 

Times of Israel

German far-right terror suspects planned Christchurch-style mosque attacks...

Media reports say an infiltrator into group tipped off police to preparations to use semi-automatic weapons in a copycat attackMedia reports say an infiltrator into group tipped off police to preparations to use semi-automatic weapons in a copycat attack...

 2020-02-16 22:57 

Press TV

In Pictures: Syrians celebrate recent army gains in Aleppo...

Aleppo residents have gathered to celebrate recent advances by the Syrian Arab Army....

 2020-02-16 22:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Warring parties in Yemen agree on major prisoner trade...

Yemen's warring sides have agreed to implement a long-delayed and major prisoner swap, the United Nations said Sunday, in a sign that talks to end the disastrous war between the country's internationally recognized government and its Houthi rebels...

 2020-02-16 22:54 

Gulf Times

Juventus ease to win over 10-man Brescia...

Goals from Paulo Dybala and Juan Cuadrado sent Juventus back to the top of the Serie A table with a comfortable 2-0 win over 10-man Brescia yesterday....

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