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 2019-05-27 04:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

No need to curse...

It's not just about being blessed or cursed, but about understanding the intricate cause-and-effect system that runs this world....

 2019-05-27 04:39 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Iranian President suggests referendum over nuclear program...

Hassan Rouhani suggests the country could hold a referendum over its nuclear program amid unraveling deal with world powers....

 2019-05-27 04:36 

Al Arabiya

Clashes between prisoners in Brazil jail leave 15 dead...

Clashes between inmates killed 15 people at a jail in Amazonas state in northern Brazil on Sunday, the regional prison authority said.The clashes...

 2019-05-27 04:31 

Press TV

UK Labour leader calls for general election or second referendum...

Labour Party leader proposes that Britons be given a new say on Brexit, whether through a general election or another referendum....

 2019-05-27 04:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanese killed in Syria returned to home soil...

General Security has returned the body of a Lebanese man allegedly killed by the Syrian regime in the countryside around the border town of Arsal to Lebanese territory, a source from Arsal Municipality told The Daily Star Sunday....

 2019-05-27 04:07 

Al Jazeera

North Korea slams 'war monger' Bolton over missile tests comment...

Giving up tests means relinquishing right to self defence, Pyongyang says in response to US national security adviser....

 2019-05-27 04:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

PLO calls for boycott of Bahrain conference...

PLO Executive Committee calls on world to boycott US-led economic workshop that will be held in Manama next month....

 2019-05-27 04:00 

Al Arabiya

Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'...

US President Donald Trump on Monday held out the possibility of negotiations with Iran as he met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is...

 2019-05-27 03:41 

Al Arabiya

N.Korea calls US's Bolton 'war fanatic' over missile test comments...

US National Security Adviser John Bolton is a ldquo;war fanaticrdquo; who was wrong to conclude that North Korearsquo;s recent missile tests...

 2019-05-27 03:41 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jordanian Foreign Minister: End the 'occupation'...

Jordan's Foreign Minister says Israeli-Arab conflict is still the major issue in the Middle East....

 2019-05-27 03:16 

FARS News Agency

France: Tear Gas Deployed in Paris as 'Yellow Vests' March for 28th Week...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Police blocked streets and used tear gas against 'Yellow Vests' protesters in Paris. Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through the capital for the 28th consecutive weekend. [VIDEO]...

 2019-05-27 03:16 

Haaretz Daily

The real obstacle to forming a government is Netanyahu himself...

The combination of Netanyahu's personality and the indictments awaiting him has turned him from the big victor of the 2019 election to the trampled doormat of the subsequent coalition negotiations...

 2019-05-27 03:12 

Times of Israel

Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'...

Addressing Persian Gulf tensions, US president tells Japanese PM: 'Nobody wants to see terrible things happen, especially me'Addressing Persian Gulf tensions, US president tells Japanese PM: 'Nobody wants to see terrible things happen, especia...

 2019-05-27 03:04 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Iraqi leaders warn of war as Iranian Foreign Minister visits...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visits neighboring Iraq amid his country's tensions with the US....

 2019-05-27 03:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

Department of Meteorology warns of poor visibility at north offshore...

Offshore, it will be slightly cloudy becoming misty with chance of fog at north area later, the report added, warning of poor visibility at north area....

 2019-05-27 03:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

Facial recognition soon at Hamad International Airport passenger touch points...

HIA has launched the second phase of its innovative Smart Airport program which sets to initiate an exciting major digital transformation of the passenger journey through facial biometric recognition across all key passenger touch points....

 2019-05-27 02:51 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Sunday until 00:00 GMT...

RIYADH -- Saudi Royal Air Defenses intercept a Houthi-shot drone, loaded with explosives, headed towards King Abdullah Airport in the southern Saudi city of Jizan. JEDDAH -- Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz receives Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouq...

 2019-05-27 02:40 

Al Jazeera

Trump meets Japanese emperor as trade concerns dominate visit...

Abe woos Trump with pomp, ceremony and Japanese weekend amid differences over trade and approach to North Korea....

 2019-05-27 02:39 

Press TV

Trump agrees with Kim about Biden: White House...

The White House has acknowledged that US President Donald Trump "agrees" with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un about former Vice President Joe Biden....

 2019-05-27 02:35 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Far-right breakthrough amid big turnout in EU vote...

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen won her symbolic duel with President Emmanuel Macron Sunday, as eurosceptic forces made strong gains in the EU parliamentary election....

 2019-05-27 02:30 

Times of Israel

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann dies at 89...

Trailblazing Jewish American researcher theorized the quark and was honored for his method of classifying subatomic particlesTrailblazing Jewish American researcher theorized the quark and was honored for his method of classifying subatomic particles...

 2019-05-27 02:21 

FARS News Agency

What Will Happen if US Go to War in Persian Gulf?...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Seyed Mohammad Marandi, a political analyst and an academic at Tehran University, says what will happen in case of war in Persian Gulf. [VIDEO]...

 2019-05-27 02:20 

Press TV

Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings after less than a year...

Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslims in a 2017 military crackdown in Rakhine....

 2019-05-27 02:09 

Al Jazeera

DRC: 30 dead, many feared missing after boat sinks...

Vessel capsizes on Lake Mai-Ndombe, near the village of Lokanga, in the west of the Democratic Republic of Congo....

 2019-05-27 02:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

German newspaper supports the kippah...

Germany's Bild newspaper to print image of a kippah that can be cut and worn on one's head....

 2019-05-27 01:50 

Gulf Times

Zimbabwe's MDC set to pick leader...

Zimbabwe's main opposition was meeting over the weekend is expected to elect Nelson Chamisa as its next president at its first congress since the death of its revered founder, Morgan Tsvangirai....

 2019-05-27 01:50 

Kuwait News Agency

Ministry of Social Affairs storeroom fire doused, no casualties...

KUWAIT, May 26 (KUNA) -- A fire at a storage facility belonging to the Ministry of Social and Labour Affairs was extinguished by firefighters late on Sunday, without any casualties, an official said. Despite being located within the ministry's social ...

 2019-05-27 01:49 

Gulf Times

Former Botswana president Khama quits ruling party...

Botswana's former president Ian Khama on Saturday evening quit the governing BDP which has ruled since independence more than half a century ago, citing a fall-out between him and his successor....

 2019-05-27 01:44 

Gulf Times

2 killed as tornado tears through Oklahoma community...

A tornado devastated a small community near Oklahoma City late on Saturday, killing at least two people and injuring several more, officials said yesterday, as a succession of violent storms kept pounding the Central Plains states....

 2019-05-27 01:43 

Gulf Times

Hiker found after two weeks in Hawaii forest...

An American yoga instructor who spent two weeks lost in the wilds of Hawaii, surviving on plants and water, has been found alive after an ordeal she described as "the toughest days of my life."...

 2019-05-27 01:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen declares victory in European elections over Macron's party...

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen declares victory in European elections over Macron's party...

 2019-05-27 01:39 

Gulf Times

Three killed in Nepal capital explosions...

Three people were killed and six others injured yesterday in two separate explosions in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, and police said they suspected a Maoist splinter group may have been responsible....

 2019-05-27 01:38 

Gulf Times

Bangladesh fishermen protest two-month ban on fishing...

Hundreds of Bangladeshi fishermen staged a protest in the country's south yesterday, police said, after the government imposed an unprecedented two-month long fishing ban on the Bay of Bengal....

 2019-05-27 01:35 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote...

Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU parliament election Sunday....

 2019-05-27 01:35 

Kuwait News Agency

Int'l conf. on moderation in Islam begins in Makkah tomorrow...

JEDDAH, May 26 (KUNA) -- Under the patronage of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Muslim World League (MWL) will launch in Makkah on Monday an international conference on the values of moderation in Islam. During the four-day event, the "Ma...

 2019-05-27 01:34 

Al Jazeera

EU elections produce fragmented parliament amid high turnout...

Centre-right and centre-left lose European Parliament seats to Greens and Liberals while Eurosceptic parties make gains....

 2019-05-27 01:34 

FX Empire

European Equities: The Majors Are in for a Mixed Day Ahead...

No major shocks from the EU elections should be positive for the majors, leaving sentiment towards trade to influence on the day....

 2019-05-27 01:33 

Gulf Times

Papua New Guinea PM Peter O'Neill resigns amid gas deal tensions...

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill resigned yesterday following a string of high-profile political defections that threatened his leadership....

 2019-05-27 01:33 

Times of Israel

KKK members drowned out by hundreds of counter-demonstrators in Ohio...

9 white supremacists face off with 500 protesters in downtown Dayton; no arrests or reports of violence9 white supremacists face off with 500 protesters in downtown Dayton; no arrests or reports of violence...

 2019-05-27 01:31 

Gulf Times

Trump, Abe bond over burgers, sumo and golf...

US President Donald Trump yesterday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk....

 2019-05-27 01:29 

Gulf Times

Hong Kong protesters demand China be held to account for Tiananmen Square crackdown...

Thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong yesterday as part of annual demonstrations demanding that China be held accountable for its democracy crackdown in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago....

 2019-05-27 01:28 

Gulf Times

Time to get back to work as Aussie PM names cabinet...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet yesterday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....

 2019-05-27 01:25 

FARS News Agency

Japan: Demonstrators Hold Protest against US President in Tokyo...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Demonstrators hold protest against Japan's monarchy and US president Donald Trump's forthcoming meeting with Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo, Japan. [PHOTOS]...

 2019-05-27 01:23 

Gulf Times

More Tories vie to succeed May amid 'stop Boris' drive...

Three more eurosceptics declared their bids to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May as leader of the ruling Conservatives yesterday, amid reports that moderates are campaigning to stop the favourite, former foreign secretary Boris Johnson....

 2019-05-27 01:22 

Gulf Times

Food Tips: What to eat?...

Onion Pakora / Bhaji...

 2019-05-27 01:22 

FX Empire

The EU Election Results and a Divided Europe...

The Grand Coalition lose ground, but the Populists fail to make a mark. For the UK, the results were as expected and leave Britain divided....

 2019-05-27 01:22 

Gulf Times

Raab defends calling feminists 'bigots'...

Dominic Raab has defended his claim that feminists are some of the most obnoxious bigots and that men are getting a raw deal, saying he does not want "double standards" in the debate on equality....

 2019-05-27 01:21 

Gulf Times

PASQ organises Iftar gathering for Pakistani community members...

Ramadan is the month to show hospitality, generosity and affection for each other. One of the ways this spirit can be shown is through organising Iftar for large gatherings. Pakistan Art Society Qatar (PASQ) is a community welfare group of Pakistani expat...

 2019-05-27 01:19 

Gulf Times

Game of skill, patience...

Bird Photography is one of the most popular genres of nature photography. This should come as no surprise since birding is one of the world's most popular pastimes! Bird photography is also a very challenging endeavour, requiring specialised skills an...

 2019-05-27 01:18 

Gulf Times

Europeans vote in bigger numbers to set EU course...

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen won her symbolic duel with President Emmanuel Macron yesterday, as eurosceptic forces made strong gains in the EU parliamentary election....

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