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 2017-10-21 17:11 

Oman Observer

5,500 Omani oilfield workers redeployed... +
 2017-10-21 17:11 

Oman Observer

VAT a major milestone on path to fiscal sustainability in GCC, says RSM... +
 2017-10-21 17:11 

Oman Observer

Oman goes clubbin... +
 2017-10-21 17:11 

Press TV

Israel attacks on Golan sign of collusion with terrorists, Syria tells UN... +

Syria warns the UN that Israeli attacks against its territory are signs of the regime's collusion with terrorists....

 2017-10-21 17:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Afghanistan: 15 soldiers killed in suicide bombing... +
 2017-10-21 17:07 

Gulf Times

15 Afghan army cadets killed in attack on security forces... +

A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they were leaving their base in Kabul on Saturday, the defence ministry said, as militants step up their deadly attacks across the war-torn country....

 2017-10-21 17:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Putin, Erdogan, discuss situation in Syria... +
 2017-10-21 17:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Czechs vote in parliamentary election for second day... +

Czech citizens are voting for a second day in a parliamentary election that could install another euroskeptic government in Central Europe....

 2017-10-21 16:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Terrorists kill 52 Egyptian policemen... +
 2017-10-21 16:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Army commander, ISF chief head to US... +

Lebanese Army Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun and Internal Security Forces Director-General Maj. Gen. Imad Othman Saturday left Beirut for the U.S. after receiving official invites from senior American officials....

 2017-10-21 16:55 

Ynetnews

Trump to release JFK files, subject to 'further information'... +

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy due for release next week. Politico magazine e...

 2017-10-21 16:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

IDF destroys Syrian military targets after 4 rockets land in Golan Heights... +
 2017-10-21 16:50 

ISNA

No int'l deal restricts countries' missile activities: Iran... +

Tehran (ISNA) - A high-ranking Iranian military commander says there are no international agreements that set limits on countries' missile power and Iran would accept no such restrictions, either....

 2017-10-21 16:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

German police detain suspect after Munich stabbing attack... +
 2017-10-21 16:45 

Alalam News Network

German police: Several people stabbed in Munich... +

Several people have been hurt in a knife attack in Munich, German police said....

 2017-10-21 16:45 

Haaretz Daily

The 'Czech Trump' who just won by a landslide... +
 2017-10-21 16:45 

Haaretz Daily

Accused fraudster, alleged spy: Meet the 'Czech Trump' who just won by a landslide... +

Billionaire Andrej Babis' victory isn't making past allegations go away...

 2017-10-21 16:43 

Press TV

Lebanese artists bring 'peace' to country... +

Lebanese artists are using their skills to bring peace to the battle-scarred neighborhoods of the city of Tripoli....

 2017-10-21 16:43 

Ynetnews

Saudi oil minister makes high profile Iraq visit, calls for economic cooperation... +

Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih made a high profile visit to Iraq on Saturday, calling for increased economic cooperation and praising existing coordination to boost crude oil prices. In a speech at the opening of the Baghdad International Exhibition, ...

 2017-10-21 16:41 

Ynetnews

Car bomb kills 15 Afghan cadets, trainers outside Kabul military school... +

A suicide attacker rammed a car full of explosives into a bus leaving Afghanistan's top military training centre in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 15 soldiers, including cadets and their trainers, officials said. Taliban insurgents claimed respon...

 2017-10-21 16:41 

Press TV

Iran will accept no conditions attached to JCPOA: Leader's aide... +

A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic will not accept the attachment of any conditions to the JCPOA....

 2017-10-21 16:41 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Oil market is improving and stabilizing: Saudi oil minister... +

The global oil market is improving and stabilizing, Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih said in Baghdad on Saturday....

 2017-10-21 16:36 

Kuwait News Agency

US strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Egypt... +
 2017-10-21 16:36 

Kuwait News Agency

EU condemns attack in Egypt... +
 2017-10-21 16:22 

Haaretz Daily

Defying U.S., Israeli demands on Palestinian reconciliation, senior Hamas delegation arrives in Iran... +

Senior Hamas official says unity agreement will not impact Hamas' military wing...

 2017-10-21 16:21 

Press TV

Bahraini prison guards cut off water on inmates for days: Rights group... +

Guards at Bahrain's Jaw Prison have shut off water for three consecutive days, says a rights group....

 2017-10-21 16:18 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Russia: JCPOA invaluable model to resolve global issues... +

Moscow, Oct 21, IRNA - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and top negotiator said on Saturday that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) should be regarded as an invaluable model in resolving global issues....

 2017-10-21 16:13 

MehrNews.com

Shamkhani extends sympathies to bereaved Afghans... +

TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (MNA) SNSC Secretary Shamkhani sent a message of condolences to his Afghan counterpart on Saturday condemning the terrorist attacks of the week in Afghanistan....

 2017-10-21 16:07 

Press TV

NBA: Philadelphia 92-102 Boston Celtics... +

Boston Celtics have defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 102-92 for their first win of the season in the NBA....

 2017-10-21 16:04 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

FM Zarif due in South Africa tonight... +

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to take a trip to South Africa on Saturday night, Foreign Ministry spokesman said....

 2017-10-21 16:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

2 busted in phone credit for sex scam... +

Two people arrested on prostitution charges in a north Lebanon red light district were found to have scammed potential clients, the Internal Security Forces said Saturday....

 2017-10-21 16:01 

Times of Israel

WHO tries to defend 'goodwill' honor to Mugabe as outrage grows... +

Pro-Israel UN group: Ambassadorial appointment for Zimbabwe's dictatorial president is 'sickening'Pro-Israel UN group: Ambassadorial appointment for Zimbabwe's dictatorial president is 'sickening'...

 2017-10-21 15:58 

Press TV

Czech billionaire Babis leads parliamentary elections... +

Czech billionaire businessman Andrej Babis's ANO is leads the country's parliamentary elections....

 2017-10-21 15:58 

i24 News

Israeli envoy says honoring of Ukrainian nationalists 'a problem'... +

'There is a trend, nationalism is on the rise,' the envoy said...

 2017-10-21 15:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Spain to grab Catalonia powers as crisis intensifies... +

Spain's government kicked off a crisis cabinet meeting on Saturday as it prepares to seize powers from Catalonia's separatist executive in an unprecedented move aimed at stopping the northeastern region's independence drive....

 2017-10-21 15:52 

Alalam News Network

Israel hits Syrian artillery after Golan fire: army... +

The Israeli army attacked Syrian government artillery on Saturday after fire across the armistice line hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and warned it would intensify such retaliation in the future....

 2017-10-21 15:49 

ISNA

Special prize of Asia Pacific Screen Awards for Kiarostami... +

Tehran (ISNA) - The 11th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) plans to honor late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami with a special prize for the first time in the history of the event....

 2017-10-21 15:46 

Kuwait News Agency

Over 25 Egyptian policemen killed, injured in Giza ambush... +
 2017-10-21 15:43 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Choice of Mugabe as goodwill WHO envoy shocks, baffles... +

The appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has been denounced by human rights groups....

 2017-10-21 15:42 

Bahrain News Agency

2017 Government Forum on Sunday... +
 2017-10-21 15:42 

Bahrain News Agency

Horse Pride Championship begins in style... +
 2017-10-21 15:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon can't handle refugees anymore: economy minister... +

Economy Minister Raed Khoury said Saturday that Lebanon was no longer capable of hosting Syrian refugees, and the government planned to develop a solution....

 2017-10-21 15:40 

MehrNews.com

US not 'civilized country': Erdogan... +

TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (MNA) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the US could not be called a civilized country....

 2017-10-21 15:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Several injured in Munich knife attack: police... +

Several people were injured Saturday morning in the southern German city of Munich by a man wielding a knife who fled the scene, said police, adding possible motives were unknown....

 2017-10-21 15:35 

Press TV

Pentagon data contradicts Trump's claims about contacting families of all fallen soldiers... +

The White House rushed to get information from the Pentagon about fallen soldiers after Trump claimed to have contacted all the families, a report says....

 2017-10-21 15:34 

Haaretz Daily

Syria to UN: Israeli strikes will have 'grave consequences'... +

Syrian foreign ministry calls Israeli attacks 'flagrant violations' after Israel struck three Syrian artillery cannons in response to errant rocket ...

 2017-10-21 15:33 

Times of Israel

Ceremony marks 75 years since key WWII Battle of El Alamein... +

Commonwealth nations in 1942 halted the advance of Nazi Germany in an Egyptian village, paving the way for full Allied victory in North AfricaCommonwealth nations in 1942 halted the advance of Nazi Germany in an Egyptian village, paving the way for full A...

 2017-10-21 15:33 

Press TV

Iran deputy FM warns US on violation of JCPOA: There will be a price to pay... +

A senior Iranian diplomat says the US refusal to allow Iran to benefit from the removal of sanctions constitutes a violation of the 2015 nuclear deal....

 2017-10-21 15:33 

Times of Israel

Bannon faults George W. Bush for 'destructive' presidency... +

After Bush denounces 'bigotry' in Trump era, ex-White House aide says former president is embarrassing himself, urges revolt against establishment RepublicansAfter Bush denounces 'bigotry' in Trump era, ex-White House aide says former pres...

 2017-10-21 15:30 

Times of Israel

Tillerson in Mideast as US seeks Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran... +

Secretary of state is Trump's point man on an ambitious mission to win over Iraq, counter Tehran's growing influence in the regionSecretary of state is Trump's point man on an ambitious mission to win over Iraq, counter Tehran's growing in...

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