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 2017-08-23 21:01 

Al Jazeera

Deadly clashes grip Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp... +

Five die and dozens suffer injuries as fighting between rival groups continues in Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp....

 2017-08-23 21:00 

Gulf Times

Atleticos Griezmann handed two-game ban for ref insult... +

France international forward Antoine Griezmann was handed a two-game ban by the Spanish Football Federation yesterday after he was sent off at the weekend for insulting the referee....

 2017-08-23 21:00 

Kuwait News Agency

US to pursue "honorable" outcome in Afghanistan - Trump... +
 2017-08-23 20:57 

Gulf Times

Englands record-breaker who fell short at tournaments... +

Wayne Rooney made the announcement of his retirement from the national team within hours of another England great Gary Lineker saying that he felt the countrys leading goalscorer was under appreciated....

 2017-08-23 20:56 

Times of Israel

Rotterdam concert canceled over terror threat involving Spanish van... +

Police arrest driver near venue in Dutch port city; vehicle found loaded with gas bottles...

 2017-08-23 20:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Kushner, Greenblatt arrive in Israel... +

Trump's son-in-law, special envoy seek to restart peace negotiations....

 2017-08-23 20:51 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Troops Carry out Clean up Operation after Liberation of Humeimeh... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army troops continued to hit ISIL's defense lines in Eastern Homs and began clean up operation after entering the key town of Humeimeh from several directions on Saturday. PHOTOS...

 2017-08-23 20:48 

FARS News Agency

Police Spray Tear Gas at Protesters Following Trump's Phoenix Rally... +

TEHRAN FNA - What began as a peaceful protest against white supremacists outside the Phoenix Convention Center turned chaotic Tuesday evening as police officers used tear gas to manage the thousands protesting President Donald Trump's rally there. ....

 2017-08-23 20:48 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Archbishop of Tirana welcomes cultural exchanges with Iran... +

Belgrade, Aug 23, IRNA - Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana Orthodox church welcomed cultural exchanges among Iranian and Albanian Christians....

 2017-08-23 20:47 

Al Jazeera

Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar for Bangladesh... +

Rohingya refugees arrive in overcrowded camps, fearing violence after the deployment of Myanmar troops to Rakhine state....

 2017-08-23 20:46 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Ukraine separatists agree to end-of-summer ceasefire... +

No end date for the ceasefire was given...

 2017-08-23 20:43 

Gulf Times

Europe stocks slip as Trump threatens to shut government... +

European and US stocks slid yesterday after President Donald Trump suggested he could shut down the US government if Congress did not fund building a Mexico border wall and threatened to pull out of a major trade agreement....

 2017-08-23 20:43 

Al Arabiya

Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead... +

Russiarsquo;s ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinsky, was found dead at his Khartoum residence on Wednesday, the Sudanese foreign ministry...

 2017-08-23 20:39 

Gulf Times

Toshiba prioritises talks with Western Digital on unit sale... +

Japans Toshiba Corp is prioritising talks with Western Digital to sell its memory chip business, as negotiations with a previously preferred bidder have stalled, the Nikkei business daily reported yesterday....

 2017-08-23 20:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran, Saudi Arabia to exchange diplomatic visits - Iranian foreign minister... +

Iran, Saudi Arabia to exchange diplomatic visits - Iranian foreign minister...

 2017-08-23 20:38 

Gulf Times

Law firm threatens to file class action suit against CBA... +

A law firm threatened yesterday to file a class action suit against Commonwealth Bank of Australia for allegedly failing to disclose that it was facing money-laundering charges, in the latest headache for Australias biggest listed company....

 2017-08-23 20:37 

Ynetnews

Man killed, 2 more wounded in Umm al-Fahm shooting... +

A man in his 30s was killed and two more, aged 25 and 32, were seriously wounded in a shooting incident in Umm al-Fahm. A Magen David Adom team evacuated the wounded to HaEmek Medical Center in Afula....

 2017-08-23 20:37 

Gulf Times

China automaker Chery wont take M&A route for planned overseas growth: CEO... +

Chinese state-owned Chery Automobile Co aims to rely only on organic means to grow its international sales, its CEO said, underlining a strategy that is different from its private sector rivals who have either made or are considering acquisitions....

 2017-08-23 20:37 

FARS News Agency

US: Tear Gas Flies in Phoenix as Police Curb Anti-Trump Protest after President's Rally... +

TEHRAN FNA - Police deployed tear gas on protesters, in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday night, after US President Donald Trump held a rally in the city. The rally attracted scores of pro and anti-Trump protesters, who the police separated, before they deploy...

 2017-08-23 20:33 

Gulf Times

Chevron CEO Watson to step down, Wirth likely successor: Source... +

Chevron Corp chief executive John Watson will step down by the end of next month and likely be replaced by vice chairman Mike Wirth, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters yesterday....

 2017-08-23 20:32 

Gulf Times

British banks set to close 762 branches this year... +

Banks in Britain are set to close a record 762 branches this year, depriving more customers of access to in-person financial services as lenders cut costs by pushing business online....

 2017-08-23 20:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Kushner and Greenblatt land in Israel... +
 2017-08-23 20:29 

Times of Israel

Air Force declares its newest drone, The Star, operational... +

New Hermes 900 UAV first saw combat in 2014 Gaza war, but needed further testing before it could be fully integrated...

 2017-08-23 20:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Perspectives on Elul: The King is in the field... +

Welcoming the month of Elul, the love story of my Beloved and I....

 2017-08-23 20:23 

Haaretz Daily

As Israel and Palestinians toughen stance, Kushner to meet Netanyahu and Abbas... +

Jared Kushner begins visit as part of Trump administration's efforts to find a way to reignite peace process...

 2017-08-23 20:22 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Golani Brigade honors fallen troops... +
 2017-08-23 20:21 

Al Arabiya

Rotterdam mayor: Bus with gas bottles found outside canceled concert... +

A bus with Spanish license plates and containing gas bottles was found near a concert hall where earlier on Wednesday a rock concert was cancelled due...

 2017-08-23 20:20 

Gulf Times

Worlds biggest wealth fund looks beyond risk in stock splurge... +

As many investors question a global stock-market rally thats now in its eighth year, the worlds biggest wealth fund is prepared to splurge....

 2017-08-23 20:19 

Gulf Times

Google and Walmart team up to take on Amazon... +

Walmart, the worlds biggest retailer, and Google, the Internets predominant search engine, are teaming up in an attempt to challenge Amazons growing dominance in online shopping....

 2017-08-23 20:16 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Update: One dead in Umm el-Fahm shooting, others remain critical... +
 2017-08-23 20:15 

Gulf Times

Verdict for Samsung heir weighs on telecom giant... +

The heir to the Samsung empire faces the verdict in his corruption trial tomorrow, which threatens to leave the worlds biggest smartphone maker rudderless for more than a decade....

 2017-08-23 20:14 

Gulf Times

Reliance to boost profit, naphtha exports by using ethane... +

Indias Reliance Industries Ltd expects to increase operating profit and naphtha exports as it switches to cheaper ethane at its petrochemical projects, a company executive said yesterday....

 2017-08-23 20:12 

Gulf Times

Investors want Nilekani to return to Infosys board... +

A group of 12 major institutional investors in Infosys Ltd has asked the Indian IT services company to bring former CEO Nandan Nilekani back on to its board to try to resolve a feud with the companys founders....

 2017-08-23 20:10 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Apache helicopters to remain grounded... +

Air Force Commander orders that Apaches remain on ground until investigation completed, following tragic accident two weeks ago....

 2017-08-23 20:06 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Erdogan blasts Israel, but Turkey still covets Israeli tourists... +

Turkey was once a favored destination for Israeli holidaymakers...

 2017-08-23 20:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Glick:" I do not intend to be the Prime Minister's guinea pig"... +
 2017-08-23 20:04 

The Jordan Times

Iraq sets conditions to exempt Jordanian products from fee hikes ... +

AMMAN Iraq has not yet decide on exempting Jordanian products from customs duties charged by the Iraqi government on all imports, Abd El Ameer Aziz, Iraqs commercial attach to Jordan said. Jordan has requested Iraq to exempt Jordan from the 30 per cent ...

 2017-08-23 20:03 

The Jordan Times

Heinous crime necessitates collective anti-terror action Jordan ... +

AMMAN Jordan on Wednesday condemned the terrorist crime in Libya, where Daesh terrorists beheaded nine soldiers and two civilians. Acting minister of state for media affairs and government spokesperson Bisher Khasawneh said that such a heinous act, which...

 2017-08-23 20:02 

The Jordan Times

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

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories Donald Trump's team must commit to a two-state solution and oppose Israeli settlement construction before the US president's peace push can move forward, Palestinian officials said Wednesday. Their comments came ahead of...

 2017-08-23 20:01 

Times of Israel

Charlottesville covers Confederate statue with black shroud... +

Move intended to symbolize city's mourning for woman killed while protesting white supremacist rally...

 2017-08-23 20:00 

Times of Israel

Synagogues bet the farm on community-grown organic gardens... +

Access to spare land and urban farming awareness has congregants pitching in to feed local needy...

 2017-08-23 20:00 

The Jordan Times

Iraqi forces advance towards heart of Daesh-held bastion ... +

TAL AFAR, Iraq Iraqi forces Wednesday recaptured several districts and advanced towards the centre of Tal Afar, one of the Daesh terror group's last strongholds in the country, as aid workers braced for an exodus of civilians fleeing the fighting. Armour...

 2017-08-23 19:59 

Haaretz Daily

U.S. science envoy sends hidden 'I-M-P-E-A-C-H' message in resignation letter to Trump... +

Renewable energy expert Daniel Kammen spells out what he would like to happen to his former boss in the White House, calling Charlottesville comments the final straw...

 2017-08-23 19:55 

Al Arabiya

US commander visits Saudi-Yemen border for firsthand look... +

The top US commander for the Middle East got a first-hand look on Wednesday at Saudi Arabiarsquo;s military fight against Yemenrsquo;s Houthi...

 2017-08-23 19:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

MKs to be allowed on Temple Mount for 1 day... +

Israeli legislators to be allowed to visit Judaism's holiest for first time in nearly 2 years. Police considering removing ban altogether....

 2017-08-23 19:53 

Press TV

Very little in Trumps way if he orders nuclear attack... +

It takes a fit of pique for US President Donald Trump to start a nuclear war against North Korea, says the former director of national intelligence, arguing that the countrys nuclear system is designed for a rapid response....

 2017-08-23 19:52 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

3 men wounded in Umm el-Fahm gunfire... +
 2017-08-23 19:50 

The Jordan Times

Robot makers slow to address danger risk researchers ... +

SINGAPORE Researchers who warned half a dozen robot manufacturers in January about nearly 50 vulnerabilities in their home, business and industrial robots, say only a few of the problems have been addressed. The researchers, Cesar Cerrudo and Lucas Apa o...

 2017-08-23 19:49 

The Jordan Times

AI revolution will be all about humans... +

HONG KONG It is 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly. Your screens know your taste and show channels you want to see as you enter the room. Your ca...

 2017-08-23 19:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arab resident of Issawiyya injured in stabbing during brawl... +

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