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 2019-09-15 13:53 

Ynetnews

Turkey says Israel becoming 'racist, apartheid regime' with annexation plan...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement of his intention to annex areas of the West Bank following next week's elections shows Israel is becoming a "racist, apartheid regime", Turkey's foreign minister was quoted as saying on ...

 2019-09-15 13:49 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait bourse benchmark ends Sunday's trading in red zone...

KUWAIT, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait ended trading Sunday in the red zone as the Premier Market Index went down by 16.54 points to reach 6,234.50 points. Main Market Index went down by 28.46 points to 4,733.53 points, and the Share Market Index also dr...

 2019-09-15 13:48 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness Amir congratulates Guatemala on nat'l day...

KUWAIT, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Sunday a cable to President of Guatemala Alejandro Giammattei, congratulating him on his country's national day. Their Highnesses the Crown Prince and Prim...

 2019-09-15 13:47 

Saudi Press Agency

EU Condemns Attack on Aramco Oil Facilities...
 2019-09-15 13:47 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti FM arrives in Jeddah for urgent OIC meeting...

JEDDAH, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah arrived on Sunday in Jeddah to partake in the urgent meeting of the Islamic Cooperation Organization (OIC). The meeting w...

 2019-09-15 13:39 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jewish institutions in Indiana targeted with anti-Semitic flyers...

Indianapolis police probing anti-Semitic flyers found at multiple Jewish institutions on Friday....

 2019-09-15 13:37 

Press TV

Iran secures 1.2bn of Russian loan for building mega power plant...

Iran is now able to access 1.2 billion in loan from Russia for construction of Sirik power plant....

 2019-09-15 13:33 

Bahrain News Agency

Alba announces ARABAL 2019 key partners...
 2019-09-15 13:31 

ISNA

Iran triumphs Qatar in 3 straight sets...
 2019-09-15 13:28 

FARS News Agency

India's Ruling BJP's Ideological Allies Advise Modi to Ignore US, Go for Iranian Oil...

TEHRAN (FNA)- An ideological affiliate of India's governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has now come out and advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconsider New Delhi's decision, to ignore US demands not to purchase oil from Iran as it would r...

 2019-09-15 13:28 

FARS News Agency

Egypt Corruption: President El-Sisi Denies Wrongdoing...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said allegations of corruption against him and his army generals amount to defamation....

 2019-09-15 13:28 

Press TV

Thousands of people return to hometowns in northwestern Syria...

The government has been making efforts to return the displaced to their homes over the past months....

 2019-09-15 13:28 

FARS News Agency

High-Ranking Iranian, Indian Officials Confer on Bilateral Ties, Regional Development...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale in a meeting in Tehran on Sunday discussed ways to further increase mutual cooperation as well as the latest developments in the region....

 2019-09-15 13:28 

FARS News Agency

Minister: Failure of Anti-Iran Hardliners Marked by Bolton's Dismissal...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Minister of Interior Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Sunday that US President Donald Trump's dismissal of his National Security Advisor John Bolton marked the defeat of anti-Iran hardliners in pursuing their hawkish agenda agains...

 2019-09-15 13:28 

FARS News Agency

Health Minister: 1200 Companies to Counter US Sanctions' Impacts on Medical Sector...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said that his country is 97% self-sufficient in providing its medical needs, adding that around 1200 knowledge-based companies of his country are working on a 3-year project to indigenize the remaining ....

 2019-09-15 13:27 

Press TV

DR Congo ex-minister accused of $4.3 million embezzlement...

Detained former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been accused of embezzling $4.3 million of public funds raised to tackle the Ebola epidemic....

 2019-09-15 13:26 

Bahrain News Agency

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Bahrain-Sri Lanka ties praised...
 2019-09-15 13:24 

Times of Israel

Brooklyn man charged with hate crime for assault on rabbi...

Lawyer for suspect Oniel Gilbourne denies violent attack on Abraham Gopin stemmed from anti-Semitic motiveLawyer for suspect Oniel Gilbourne denies violent attack on Abraham Gopin stemmed from anti-Semitic motive...

 2019-09-15 13:23 

Gulf Times

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, blue water jets at petrol-bomb throwing protesters...

Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to break up protesters throwing petrol bombs and bricks near the Legislative Council building and central government...

 2019-09-15 13:21 

Saudi Press Agency

Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque...
 2019-09-15 13:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Polling stations open for Tunisians to elect next pres....

TUNIS, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- Polling stations opened on Sunday for Tunisians to vote for a new president in an early presidential election after the death of the late President Beji Caid Essebsi. Head of the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) Nabil ...

 2019-09-15 13:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Police arrest suspect after NY rabbi hit in face with brick...

NYPD nabs 26-year-old man who beat rabbi, smashed him in the face with brick, knocking out his teeth. Suspect to be charged with hate crime....

 2019-09-15 13:16 

SANA

Al-Moallem to Krhenbhl: Syria is continuous to provide support to UNRAW...

Damascus, SANA Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem, on Sunday received Pierre Krhenbhl, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and the accompanying delegation....

 2019-09-15 13:15 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Deputy Amir receives officials...

KUWAIT, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seif Palace Sunday Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim. His Highness the Deputy Amir also received His Highness the ...

 2019-09-15 13:09 

Press TV

Johnson again threatens to ignore the new Brexit-delaying law...

Boris Johnson has set off alarm bells in Whitehall and Buckingham Palace by once again threatening to ignore the will of parliament....

 2019-09-15 13:09 

Kuwait News Agency

Lebanese PM condemns targeting of Aramco oil facilities in Saudi...

BEIRUT, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri condemned, on Sunday, the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's crude oil facilities on the previous day, considering it a dangerous escalation that threatens to widen conflicts in the region....

 2019-09-15 13:02 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Tunisia seeks new leader to boost economy, fight terror...
 2019-09-15 13:00 

Kuwait News Agency

Minister conveys His Highness Amir's condolences over former Indonesian Pres. demise...

KUWAIT, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs, Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, on Sunday, visited the Indonesian embassy in Kuwait and delivered condolences of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah over the demise of for...

 2019-09-15 12:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Smotrich confronts Netanyahu...

Transportation Minister says 'Deal of the Century' map will choke Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria....

 2019-09-15 12:58 

MehrNews.com

Ansarollah member says US does not allow an end to aggression on Yemen...

TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) Muhammad Ali al-Houthi, a member of Yemen's Supreme Political Council, has expressed his appreciation for the recent drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities, adding that the US is behind the continuation of the aggression on Yemen....

 2019-09-15 12:57 

Al Jazeera

Palestinian refugees protest to demand asylum in Lebanon...

Lebanese law already bans refugees from working in many professions and denies them access to public services....

 2019-09-15 12:56 

Saudi Press Agency

Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition Holds a Workshop for representatives of its member states...
 2019-09-15 12:56 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King's media advisor receives Miracle Publishing's CEO...
 2019-09-15 12:46 

MehrNews.com

Chehel Sotoun; a blend of prominent Persian garden, glorious palace...

TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) Located next to Naqsh-e Jahan Square and Chahar Bagh, Chehel Sotoun Palace is considered as one of the tourist attractions of Isfahan, Iran....

 2019-09-15 12:46 

Press TV

Delivery of second S-400 battery to Turkey completed, defense ministry says...

The second part of the shipments began on August 27....

 2019-09-15 12:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Children of Mevo'ot Yericho grant gift to Netanyahu...

Children of Jordan Valley community which PM promised to approve grant him a gift during today's cabinet meeting, held in the area....

 2019-09-15 12:38 

FARS News Agency

Saudi Stocks Tumble After Yemen Drone Attack on Aramco...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi stocks fell sharply on Sunday, after attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry on Saturday knocked out more than half of the crude output....

 2019-09-15 12:38 

FARS News Agency

Delivery of 2nd S-400 Battery Parts to Turkey Completed...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The final parts of the second battery of Russian S-400 missile defense system have arrived in capital Ankara, Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday....

 2019-09-15 12:37 

FARS News Agency

Senior MP: War Called Off after Trump's Assessment of Iran's Power...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Mojtaba Zonnour said that US President Donald Trump revised his decision to respond to Iran's downing of an American spy drone in June after he ....

 2019-09-15 12:37 

FARS News Agency

Iranian Companies to Stage Products, Capabilities at Exhibition on Syria's Reconstruction...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A host of Iranian companies and firms will participate at the 5th edition of Re-Build Syria Expo which is slated to start on Tuesday....

 2019-09-15 12:37 

FARS News Agency

Iran, Turkey to Further Discuss National Currency Use in Bilateral Trade...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Turkish banks are working on a plan to establish a financial channel between the two countries based on national currencies, in a bid to evade US sanctions against Tehran, Secretary of the Joint Iran-Turkey Economic Commission ....

 2019-09-15 12:37 

FARS News Agency

Baghdad Denies Iraqi Territory Used to Hit Saudi Oil Facilities...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraq denied on Sunday that its territory had been used to carry out attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, referring to the Saturday incident that knocked out more than half the Kingdom's output....

 2019-09-15 12:36 

Ynetnews

Far-right Noam party withdraws from race to Knesset...

The Religious-Zionist Noam party released a statement on Sunday, saying it will not run for the Knesset these elections and that it sees its abrupt election campaign as a success. "Despite several deals offered to us by other parties, we withdraw with...

 2019-09-15 12:35 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Miraculous rescue of Ukrainian boy...

TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) A car hit a Ukrainian schoolboy who was crossing the road. Miraculously the boy was rescued and seemed more or less unharmed....

 2019-09-15 12:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Cabinet approves Jordan Valley town...

Government approves decision on authorization of Mevo'ot Yericho, after AG removes opposition to vote....

 2019-09-15 12:32 

Kuwait News Agency

Japan condemns Houthi drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities...

TOKYO, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Sunday strongly denounced drone attacks by the Houthi rebels on Saudi Arabia's crude oil facilities on the previous day. "The peace and stability in the Middle East is extreme...

 2019-09-15 12:31 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Foreign Affairs receives UK Political Director...
 2019-09-15 12:27 

Saba Net

Yemen, Ukraine discuss latest developments...

RIYADH-SABADeputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Mansour Bajjash discussed Sunday with Ukrainian Ambassador to Yemen Vadym Vakhrushev situation developments in Yemen including peace process and government's efforts for reaching peaceful soluti...

 2019-09-15 12:27 

Times of Israel

Elections chief turns down Netanyahu's request to meet over 'election fraud'...

Hanan Melcer cites 'tight schedule' two days before ballot in refusing PM's call to discuss claims of voter fraud in Arab towns, panned by opponents as Likud campaign stuntHanan Melcer cites 'tight schedule' two days before ballot in r...

 2019-09-15 12:21 

MehrNews.com

Bolton's ouster a defeat for Israeli regime: MP...

TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) An Iranian lawmaker said that US President's decision to fire John Bolton was a testament to the defeat of extremist policies and also for the regime in Tel Aviv....

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