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 2017-09-19 22:22 

Gulf Times

Qatar, Turkey economy ministers meet at UN... +

HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, met Nihat Zeybekci, Minister of Economy of Turkey, on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York....

 2017-09-19 22:22 

Kuwait News Agency

Moody's maintains Kuwait credit rating at Aa2 stable... +
 2017-09-19 22:21 

Al Jazeera

Trump says Gulf crisis can be 'solved pretty quickly'... +

US president and Qatari emir discuss Gulf diplomatic crisis on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York....

 2017-09-19 22:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Fuel shortage in Libya after fighters close pipeline... +

Libyans queued in long lines outside petrol stations in Tripoli Tuesday after fighters forced the closure of a fuel pipeline to the city....

 2017-09-19 22:18 

JPost.com

At UN, Britain to push internet firms to remove extremist content quicker... +
 2017-09-19 22:16 

Gulf Times

Trade dispute bites as Egypt gets fewer offers in latest wheat tender... +

Egypts state grain buyer GASC received fewer offers and was quoted higher prices in a wheat tender yesterday, as traders held back due to a dispute over two blocked import cargoes....

 2017-09-19 22:14 

Ynetnews

Egypt's Sisi urges Palestinians to unite, co-exist with Israelis... +

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged the Palestinians to overcome their differences and be ready to co-exist with each other and with Israelis in safety and security. Following Egyptian-mediated reconciliation talks with Palestinian President Mah...

 2017-09-19 22:13 

Gulf Times

Brexit suspense casts shadow over UK as an Islamic finance hub... +

Uncertainty over the UKs future status as a financial hub after the country will have left the European Union (EU) probably by 2019 is already casting a shadow over Londons agile Islamic finance sector....

 2017-09-19 22:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Third suspect arrested in London Underground bombing ... +
 2017-09-19 22:12 

Gulf Times

Dana fight with BlackRock to start despite UAE court order... +

A London lawsuit over $700mn in Shariah-compliant bonds issued by Dana Gas will go ahead despite a last-minute UAE court order that attempted to stop the company from taking part in the trial....

 2017-09-19 22:11 

Times of Israel

Foxtrot film sweeps Ophir Awards as politics stay in spotlight... +

Movie about grief and IDF wins eight prizes, including best actor and best director at Israeli version of Oscars, as speakers blast absent RegevMovie about grief and IDF wins eight prizes, including best actor and best director at Israeli version of Oscar...

 2017-09-19 22:09 

Gulf Times

LME copper stocks surge shakes price, spreads... +

Here we go again on the London Metal Exchange (LME) copper stocks roller coaster....

 2017-09-19 22:08 

Gulf Times

China developers menaced by $38bn in bond puts... +

Chinese property developers face a wall of local bonds that investors can force them to pay off next year ahead of schedule, just as rising interest rates raise the risk that more note holders may opt to do so....

 2017-09-19 22:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Third suspect arrested in London Underground bombing... +

British Police arrest 25-year-old in connection with attack on Parsons Green station....

 2017-09-19 22:01 

Gulf Times

Chinas lead physical supply chain looks stressed out... +

Rising price, tightening time spreads and plunging warehouse stocks. The Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) lead contract is showing all the signs of a classic bull market....

 2017-09-19 22:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Dubai police impound car for having Qatari number plate... +

Doha,Qatar: Social media users have posted a traffic violation document issued by Dubai traffic department for a vehicle owner because his car had a Qatari number plate, ...

 2017-09-19 22:00 

Gulf Times

COMAC signs 130 orders for C919 passenger jet... +

Chinas Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) yesterday signed 130 new orders for its C919 passenger jet with four Chinese leasing firms, after the plane took its maiden flight in May this year....

 2017-09-19 21:59 

Gulf Times

Airbus looks to China for A380 jumbo amid sluggish sales... +

Chinese airlines could need between 60 and 100 Airbus A380 jets over the next five or so years as passenger traffic grows, the plane makers China head said yesterday, amid rising questions over future demand for the super jumbo....

 2017-09-19 21:56 

JPost.com

South Korea president says Trump's warning to North 'firm and specific'... +
 2017-09-19 21:56 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Akbariyeh Garden, Mansion: A Historical Monument in Iran's Birjand... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Akbariyeh Garden, covers an area of 45,069 square meters, is situated on a mountainous village with the same name, in the city of Birjand in Iranian eastern province of South Khorasan....

 2017-09-19 21:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

France clears hundreds of migrants from wood near Calais... +

French authorities evacuated hundreds of migrants from a wood on the northern coast near Calais on Tuesday over fears it could become a magnet for others hoping to head to Britain...

 2017-09-19 21:55 

Gulf Times

Europe markets cautious on eve of Fed rate call... +

Global stock markets marked time yesterday with investors wary on the eve of a US Federal Reserve interest rate decision....

 2017-09-19 21:55 

Times of Israel

Barred from awards, minister uses Facebook pulpit to slam film industry... +

Miri Regev uses social media to broadcast address taking aim at Ophir organizers for excluding her, continues attack on big winner 'Foxtrot'Miri Regev uses social media to broadcast address taking aim at Ophir organizers for excluding her, continu...

 2017-09-19 21:51 

The Jordan Times

FM calls for peaceful solutions to conflicts ... +

AMMAN Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Monday stressed the importance of reaching a political solution to the Syrian crisis that is accepted by the Syrian people, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. During his participation in a ministerial meeting ...

 2017-09-19 21:51 

Ynetnews

Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him 'Hitler'... +

President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore "democracy and political freedoms" in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some of his most blistering criticism in a speech to the United Nations. Venezuelan Pre...

 2017-09-19 21:50 

Ynetnews

'Foxtrot' wins Ophir award for best film... +

The film "Foxtrot" won the best film award at the 2017 Ophir Awards, the Israeli Oscars.The film, directed by Shmulik Maoz, won seven other awards, including directing and lead actor.Following the award, the film will be nominated for the Academy ...

 2017-09-19 21:49 

The Jordan Times

Extremists launch big attack on Syrian government near Hama ... +

BEIRUT Extremists launched an offensive against government-held parts of northwestern Syria near Hama on Tuesday in their biggest attack there since March, triggering heavy air strikes on rebel territory, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. It ...

 2017-09-19 21:49 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Bangladesh frets about population boom in Rohingya camps... +

Bangladesh has launched a birth control drive in its overcrowded Rohingya refugee camps, an official said Tuesday, fearing a population boom would worsen the humanitarian crisis unfolding along its border...

 2017-09-19 21:48 

The Jordan Times

Army, UN agency sign deal to manage border flow... +

AMMAN The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) on Tuesday signed a 52.8-milion-euro agreement with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to strengthen security and provide humanitarian assistance for refugees on the northeastern borders with ...

 2017-09-19 21:47 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Calm Prevails Syria's Newly Liberated Deir Ez-Zor +Video... +

DAMASCUS(Tasnim) Calm prevails the liberated city of Deir ez-Zor, east of Syria, after three years of war and blockade....

 2017-09-19 21:45 

Ynetnews

7.1 magnitude quake kills 42, collapses buildings in Mexico... +

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people, collapsing buildings and causing widespread panic less than two weeks after another quake left 90 dead in the country's south. Mexican media broadcast images of m...

 2017-09-19 21:45 

Gulf Times

Ox right to pick Liverpool: Klopp... +

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reassured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that he has not made a mistake in swapping the Emirates for Anfield despite a lack of game time....

 2017-09-19 21:44 

Gulf Times

Uniteds Herrera says pressure on big-spending City... +

Manchester Uniteds Ander Herrera says favourites Manchester City face intense pressure to win the Premier League after their summer spending spree and trophyless campaign last season....

 2017-09-19 21:44 

Ynetnews

British police arrest third man in London tube attack investigation... +

British police said on Tuesday they made a third arrest linked to Friday's tube attack in Parsons Green, London, that injured 30 people. The arrest, of a 25-year-old man, was made in Newport, Wales, they said in a statement. A search was taking place ...

 2017-09-19 21:43 

Gulf Times

Jedinak back for Aussies World Cup play-off... +

Australia received a boost yesterday with captain Mile Jedinak named in an extended squad for their crunch World Cup play-off against Syria after he missed their final qualifiers through injury....

 2017-09-19 21:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Foxtrot' wins best film award at the Ophir Awards... +
 2017-09-19 21:39 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iraq's Hakim Urges Kurds to Call Off Referendum... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iraqs integrity is a red line for the Arab country, the head of the Iraqi National Alliance (INA), Ammar al-Hakim, said, calling on the semi-autonomus Kurdish region to scrap plans to hold a referendum on independence later this month....

 2017-09-19 21:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Update: 42 killed in Mexico earthquake ... +
 2017-09-19 21:32 

Kuwait News Agency

Egyptian Pres. appeals for seizing of peace opportunity... +
 2017-09-19 21:32 

Times of Israel

Louisiana man with Hitler speech accused of killing 2 black men... +

Police say shootings in Baton Rouge may have been racially motivated, after handwritten copy of Nazi leader's address found in home of Kenneth James GleasonPolice say shootings in Baton Rouge may have been racially motivated, after handwritten copy of...

 2017-09-19 21:30 

Press TV

At least 49 people killed in Mexico's 7.1-magnitude quake... +

At least 49 people are killed in a powerful 7.1-magnitude quake in Mexico, authorities say....

 2017-09-19 21:29 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Qatar, Kuwait stop renewing visas for North Korean workers... +

North Korean workers will start leaving Qatar and Kuwait after the Gulf Arab states said they would stop renewing visas, cutting off a source of foreign income for Pyongyang after U.N. Security Council sanctions and pressure from the United States...

 2017-09-19 21:21 

The Jordan Times

Decentralisation aims at identifying citizens needs PM... +

AMMAN Decentralisation is an advanced reform project to integrate citizens in prioritising economic, service and social projects and follow up on their implementation within scheduled times in the Budget, Prime Minister Hani Mulki said on Tuesday. In a d...

 2017-09-19 21:20 

The Jordan Times

Majority of Jordanians unwilling to pay for any news survey ... +

AMMAN Jordanians, Lebanese and Tunisians get news more frequently from TV than online sources, while majority of Qataris, Saudis, and Emiratis turn to the Internet instead of the TV for news, according to the fifth annual survey of media use and public o...

 2017-09-19 21:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

10 things to know today... +

The Daily Stars rundown of ten stories worthy of your attention in Lebanon and the world today:...

 2017-09-19 21:16 

Times of Israel

Powerful earthquake rocks central Mexico, killing dozens... +

Rescuers search for survivors in rubble of collapsed buildings after 7.1 magnitude temblor; Jerusalem says it is not aware of any Israelis injuredRescuers search for survivors in rubble of collapsed buildings after 7.1 magnitude temblor; Jerusalem says it...

 2017-09-19 21:14 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Trump Blasts Iran Nuclear Deal in First Speech at UN... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - US president Donald Trump used his maiden speech at the 72ndsession of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday to deplore July 2015 deal between Iran and world powers over the country's nuclear program....

 2017-09-19 21:08 

Press TV

Senate postpones interview with Trump lawyer in Russia probe... +

The United States Senate, which has been engaged in probing collusion between US President Donald Trump and Russia during the 2016 election, is postponing its interview with his lawyer....

 2017-09-19 21:07 

Kuwait News Agency

Qatar appreciates "honest" mediation of Kuwait in Gulf crisis... +
 2017-09-19 21:07 

Kuwait News Agency

Tillerson discusses humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State with Burma's State Counsellor... +

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