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 2018-09-21 21:08 

Gulf Times

PHCC advisory highlights 5-step strategy to beat fatigue...

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has offered advice on how to overcome 'energy zappers' that cause fatigue....

 2018-09-21 21:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Polish police arrest suspect in synagogue vandalism...

Police in Gdansk detain a 27-year-old man suspected of smashing a synagogue window during Yom Kippur....

 2018-09-21 21:03 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Romani supporting Iran Deal...

Belgrade, Sept 21, IRNA Romanian Foreign Minister has voiced his country's support for the EU stance on Iran nuclear deal also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)....

 2018-09-21 21:01 

Ynetnews

Report: Kosovo to open Jerusalem Embassy if recognized by Israel...

Kosovo President Hashim Thai said in a TV interview Thursday that if Israel recognizes Kosovo's independence, he would be willing to open an embassy in Jerusalem....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

Ynetnews

Zarif: Trump administration destabilises global peace...

GENEVA - Iran's foreign minister tweeted on Friday that the administration of US President Donald Trump was a threat to the Middle East and to the global community. "It is true that there is a real threat to our region and to international peace a...

 2018-09-21 20:58 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hearings in the Hariri trial come to an end, final verdict expected in 2019...

Hearings in the Hariri trial come to an end, final verdict expected in 2019...

 2018-09-21 20:57 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran condoles with Tanzania over Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Friday condoled with Tanzanian government and nation over deadly ferry tragedy in Lake Victoria....

 2018-09-21 20:48 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Nationwide parades in Iran slated for Saturday...

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA The Islamic Republic Armed Forces will on Saturday hold nationwide parades on the 38th anniversary of the Sacred Defense....

 2018-09-21 20:44 

Press TV

US threatens India with sanctions over plan to buy S-400 system...

The Trump administration has warned India that there could be "implications4; for purchasing the S-400 missile defense system from Russia....

 2018-09-21 20:44 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

No new developments in govt formation: Teymour Joumblatt...

No new developments regarding the government formation have taken place, Progressive Socialist Party MP Teymour Joumblatt said Friday....

 2018-09-21 20:40 

FARS News Agency

Israel Kills Two Palestinians at Rally in Gaza...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Wounded protesters receive treatment after Israeli forces attacked them with tear gas canisters during an anti-occupation rally near the Gaza on 18 September. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-09-21 20:40 

FARS News Agency

Shia Muslims Worldwide Mark Imam Hossein's Martyrdom...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Shia Muslims in the world have been doing mourning ceremonies in the last ten days to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS), the Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) grandson. [VIDEO]...

 2018-09-21 20:40 

FARS News Agency

Month of Muharram: Millions Gather in Tehran to Mourn Martyrodom Anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS)...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Millions of Muslims held mourning ceremonies in Tehran, to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS), the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). [PHOTOS]...

 2018-09-21 20:40 

FARS News Agency

Thousands Protest in Gaza Demonstrate against UN Refugees Agency Cut...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands demonstrated against funding cuts to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) outside the organisation's headquarters in Gaza City. [VIDEO]...

 2018-09-21 20:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hariri talks airport expansion, cyber security with EU delegation...

Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri Friday met with the EU delegation to Lebanon and its head Ambassador Christina Lassen to discuss airport expansion projects and cyber security, according to a statement from Hariri's office....

 2018-09-21 20:36 

Kuwait News Agency

Israel kills Palestinian man, wounds hundreds others in Gaza...

GAZA, Sept 21 (KUNA) -- A Palestinian young man was martyred and hundreds others were wounded during their participation on Friday in a march calling for breaking the Israeli blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip, said Palestinian Health Ministry. The man wa...

 2018-09-21 20:28 

Haaretz Daily

Jerusalem's 'clean revolution' is ignoring East Jerusalem...

As part of a major push to change garbage collection in the city, services were privatized, sidelining municipal employees and forcing contractors to move workers from the Old City to Jewish neighborhoods...

 2018-09-21 20:26 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hezbollah financier arrested in Brazil...

Brazilian police arrest man designated by the US Treasury Department as a high-ranking Hezbollah financier....

 2018-09-21 20:23 

Al Arabiya

UK leader May hits back on Brexit plan; pound plunges...

British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the European Union on Friday of creating an ldquo;impasserdquo; in divorce negotiations by bluntly...

 2018-09-21 20:23 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran present in big tourism fair in Japan...

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA Iran is among tens of other countries that are attending Japan International Tourism Fair (JATA 2018), opened in Tokyo Big Site on Friday....

 2018-09-21 20:21 

Kuwait News Agency

Pompeo "hopeful" to travel to Pyongyang soon...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (KUNA) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that he is hopeful to travel to Pyongyang soon to continue negotiations with North Korea on denuclearization. "I'm hopeful that I get a chance to travel again to Pyongyang t...

 2018-09-21 20:19 

Saudi Press Agency

Receding trade fears propel stocks to six-month peak...
 2018-09-21 20:19 

Saudi Press Agency

Death toll reaches 136 in Tanzania ferry disaster with scores missing...
 2018-09-21 20:19 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Clocks in Iran to be moved back 1h tonight...

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA Clocks in Iran will be officially turned back by one hour at midnight on Friday, September 21, marking end of daylight savings....

 2018-09-21 20:14 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Major cleric: Middle East out of Trump's hand...

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA Tehran's interim Friday prayers leader Hojjatoleslam Mohammad-Hassan Abutorabi Fard warned US President Donald Trump that the Middle East has gone out of his hand....

 2018-09-21 20:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

DSC holds five-day blood-donation campaign to commemorate Ashoura...

Lebanese NGO Donner Sang Compter organized blood-donation campaigns to commemorate the Ashoura holiday, a statement from DSC said Friday....

 2018-09-21 20:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Russia, Turkey agree borders of demilitarized zone in Idlib...

Russia and Turkey have agreed on borders of the demilitarized zone around Syria's Idlib, Russia's top diplomat said Friday, part of a deal aimed to prevent a military assault on the last rebel enclave....

 2018-09-21 19:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Greece begins migrant transfers from overcrowded island camps...

Greece has begun transferring hundreds of migrants from chronically overcrowded camps on islands in the Aegean Sea after NGOs highlighted poor conditions, sources said Friday....

 2018-09-21 19:56 

i24 News

Top justice official denies discussing removing Trump from office...
 2018-09-21 19:53 

SANA

Leaked video surfaces showing White Helmets staging scenes of fake chemical incident in Idleb...

Damascus, SANA A leaked video was circulated by mass media showing members of the "White Helmets" staging scenes of an alleged chemical incident in Idleb province, with the video outlining inconsistencies and mistakes that prove the footage is sta...

 2018-09-21 19:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Kremlin on relations with Israel: Too early to ask...

Kremlin spokesman confirms Putin was brief on Israeli actions in Latakia, but says decision on Russia's next step is premature....

 2018-09-21 19:34 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israel minister angered by leak of West Bank security warning...

Israel's defense minister called Friday for the security services to intervene to stop cabinet leaks after details were broadcast of a confidential military briefing urging increased aid for the West Bank to avert new violence....

 2018-09-21 19:29 

Haaretz Daily

How sexual misconduct allegations against a Netanyahu spokesman are plaguing his U.S. ambassador...

David Keyes denies the accusations by more than a dozen women. Either way, Israel's man in Washington, Ron Dermer, is taking heat for not taking action after rumors began to surface...

 2018-09-21 19:24 

Gulf Times

2 pilots killed in Sudan military jet crash: army...

A Sudanese military jet has crashed near the city of Omdurman, killing the two pilots on board, the army said on Friday, in the latest accident to hit its ageing fleet....

 2018-09-21 19:20 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israel showed Russia proof Syria was responsible for downing plane: official...

Israel provided Moscow with proof it was not responsible for the downing of a Russian plane in Syria, an Israeli military official said Friday....

 2018-09-21 19:19 

Times of Israel

From immigrants to country clubs, how Judaism became an American religion...

The author of 'The Chosen Wars' tells a hoary New York crowd about frog legs served at a rabbinical school graduation, and the Big Apple Jews who unfortunately supported slaveryThe author of 'The Chosen Wars' tells a hoary New York crowd a...

 2018-09-21 19:15 

Gulf Times

Three infants, two adults stabbed at daycare center in New York City...

Three babies and two adults were stabbed at a home-based daycare center in New York City on Friday, leaving one child with serious injuries, police said....

 2018-09-21 19:14 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Man posing as U.N. ambassador arrested: NNA...

The Internal Security Forces arrested a man for impersonating a United Nations ambassador to Lebanon, the state-run National News Agency reported Friday....

 2018-09-21 19:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UK PM May to make statement on Brexit talks after EU rejects her plans...

British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a statement to the BBC inside her Downing Street office at 1245 GMT on the Brexit talks, a day after European Union leaders rejected her plans during a summit in Austria, a government official said Friday....

 2018-09-21 19:12 

Al Jazeera

Russia, Turkey agree on borders of demilitarised zone in Idlib...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said 'concrete frontiers' of the demilitarised zone set to help stop attacks....

 2018-09-21 19:11 

Kuwait News Agency

Closing arguments in Hariri assassination case conclude...

BRUSSELS, Sept 21 (KUNA) -- The closing arguments in the case of the 2005 assassination of Lebanese ex-Prime Minister Rafik Hariri at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) in the Hague concluded Friday after nine days. The Judges will now withdraw to del...

 2018-09-21 19:09 

Times of Israel

Former SS guard, now 94, faces trial in Germany...

The unnamed man was charged with complicity in the mass murders of Pole and Jews at the Nazi concentration camp StutthofThe unnamed man was charged with complicity in the mass murders of Pole and Jews at the Nazi concentration camp Stutthof...

 2018-09-21 19:07 

Kuwait News Agency

Police identify victims in Maryland shooting...

WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (KUNA) -- Police identified the three victims on Friday who were killed in the shooting that occurred at a Rite Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland. Police identified the victims as Sunday Aguda, 45; Brindra Giri, 41; and Hay...

 2018-09-21 19:06 

Ynetnews

Abbas denies Palestinians refused peace talks with Israel...

PARIS -- Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has denied US claims the Palestinians have refused to enter peace talks with Israel. Abbas' denial came after talks in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron Friday. Abbas asked Macron to pass the message...

 2018-09-21 19:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Three policemen, 5 militants killed in separate incidents in India...

NEW DELHI, Sept 21 (KUNA) -- Militants abducted and killed three police officials while five other militants were killed in two different encounters in India, reported Indo-Asian News Agency Friday. Quoting police sources, militants abducted three police ...

 2018-09-21 19:02 

Al Arabiya

Indian bishop arrested on charges of raping nun...

A Roman Catholic bishop was arrested in the south Indian state of Kerala on Friday on charges of raping a nun, police said, a day after the Vatican...

 2018-09-21 18:48 

DEBKAfile

Grenades and firebombs hurled at Israel troops from Gaza...

Some 10,000 rioting Palestinians attacking the Gaza-Israel border fence on this Friday too, threw grenades and firebombs at Israel troops The post Grenades and firebombs hurled at Israel troops from Gaza appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-09-21 18:48 

Al Arabiya

Pompeo: Will respond immediately to Iranian actions against our interests...

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, that Iran is the biggest sponsor of terrorism in the world, stressing that Washington will...

 2018-09-21 18:45 

Press TV

Saudi trying to stop Yemen war crimes probe: HRW...

Human Rights Watch says Saudi Arabia and the UAE are trying to quash a Yemen war crimes probe....

 2018-09-21 18:43 

Times of Israel

Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox protest over Shabbat work on light rail...

Court rules work on Tel Aviv project can go ahead because halting construction would put tunnels in danger of collapse and endanger livesCourt rules work on Tel Aviv project can go ahead because halting construction would put tunnels in danger of collapse...

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