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 2022-11-16 11:23 

Oman Observer

National Day holiday announced...

Muscat: As per the Royal orders of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, it has been decided that November 30 and December 1, 2022, will be an official holiday for employees in uni......

 2022-11-16 11:22 

Arutz Sheva

Patagonia gets its first new synagogue in decades...

Southern Argentina's first new synagogue in over 40 years reveals a growing Argentine-Jewish community...

 2022-11-16 11:22 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Patagonia gets its first new synagogue in decades...

Southern Argentina's first new synagogue in over 40 years reveals a growing Argentine-Jewish community...

 2022-11-16 11:20 

MehrNews.com

Iran, India, Russia to hold meeting on Afghanistan...

TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) Iran, India, and Russia will hold a trilateral meeting focusing on Afghanistan on the sidelines of the Moscow format meeting....

 2022-11-16 11:19 

Al Jazeera

Have 15,000 protesters been sentenced to death in Iran?...

The Iranian judiciary has confirmed that two individuals have been sentenced to death in cases linked to the protests....

 2022-11-16 11:19 

Al Jazeera

Ivory Coast to withdraw from UN peacekeeping force in Mali...

Ivory Coast is embroiled in a diplomatic fight with Mali over the continued detention of 46 of its soldiers since July....

 2022-11-16 11:18 

JPost.com

Iranian protesters broadcast 'red alert' from loudspeakers to drum up support...

A number of casualties were reported as Iranian forces intensified their crackdown on protesters....

 2022-11-16 11:16 

Oman Observer

National Day celebrations begin in Dhofar...

Salalah: Jubilant crowds of citizens staged rallies to express allegiance and loyalty to His Majesty Haitham bin Tarik and to celebrate the 52nd National Day, in Dhofar Governorate......

 2022-11-16 11:14 

Al Jazeera

New forces take on Nepal old guard in November 20 national polls...

The general elections are being seen as a contest between the traditional parties and a new crop of young politicians....

 2022-11-16 11:13 

Oman Observer

Pact inked to support, empower rural Omani women...

Muscat: The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Water Resources signed here on Wednesday an agreement of cooperation with Dar Al Attaa Charity to support rural women by impleme......

 2022-11-16 11:10 

Oman Observer

Information ministry takes part in 49th General Assembly of FANA...

Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Information, represented by Oman News Agency (ONA), participated in the 49th General Assembly of the Federation of Arab News Agencies (FANA), which began......

 2022-11-16 11:09 

SANA

Citizens of al-Buladiyeh village expel US occupation convoy in Qamishli countryside...

Hasaka, SANA- Citizens of al-Buladiyeh village in Qamishli countryside, backed by army checkpoint personnel, expelled a convoy of US occupation including 6 vehicles that tried to enter the village. More......

 2022-11-16 11:09 

Bahrain News Agency

Australia's southeast remains on flood watch as river levels peak...
 2022-11-16 11:07 

Times of Israel

Daily Briefing Nov. 16: Mixed reactions for 25th Knesset; MDs use new tumor tech...

Knesset correspondent Carrie Keller-Lynn discusses incoming Knesset and activists at COP27 as health and science reporter Nathan Jeffay looks at sperm count research and tumor techKnesset correspondent Carrie Keller-Lynn discusses incoming Knesset and act...

 2022-11-16 11:07 

i24 News

Israel: Russian immigration increased by 400% in 2022...

Around 61,000 immigrants arrived in Israel in 2022 as of mid-November - Click the link for more details....

 2022-11-16 11:07 

Bahrain News Agency

Shanghai Disney to re-open parts of resort but keep main park shut...
 2022-11-16 11:05 

Oman Observer

International Conference "United Human Values, Sustainable Development for All" begins...

Muscat: The international conference "United Human Values and Sustainable Development for All" kicked off here on Wednesday, coinciding with marking the International Day for Toler......

 2022-11-16 11:02 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH Saudi Crown Prince Leaves Indonesia after Heading Saudi Arabia's Delegation to G20 Leaders' Summit...
 2022-11-16 11:02 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH Saudi Crown Prince Sends Cable of Thanks to President of Indonesia Following Participation in G20 Leaders' Summit...
 2022-11-16 11:01 

Haaretz Daily

New No.3 House Republican once accused Jewish billionaires of buying Congress...

'The normalization of antisemitism has infected every level of the Republican Party,' say Jewish Democrats after Rep. Tom Emmer wins vote to become House majority whip...

 2022-11-16 11:01 

JPost.com

72% 2020 olim from former Soviet countries in weren't Jewish by Israeli law...

According to government data, between 1990 and 2020, 36% of the olim were not considered Jewish....

 2022-11-16 11:00 

Times of Israel

Iran issues second death sentence over anti-government protests...

'The accused is an enemy of God for using bladed weapons that caused terror,' court says as demonstrations continue to rock the country'The accused is an enemy of God for using bladed weapons that caused terror,' court says as demonstratio...

 2022-11-16 10:55 

Al Jazeera

World reacts to deadly missile blast in Poland...

An explosion in eastern Poland near Ukraine's border killed two, prompting world leaders to call for an investigation....

 2022-11-16 10:54 

Arutz Sheva

Report: Netanyahu in talks with Lapid, Gantz for unity government...

While the Likud negotiates with right-wing parties, Netanyahu is reportedly maintaining alternate track with center-left parties....

 2022-11-16 10:53 

JPost.com

Israel thinks Iran 2 years from being able to detonate nuke - exclusive...

Iran recently achieved the 90% enriched uranium level which is required to weaponize a nuclear bomb....

 2022-11-16 10:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu in talks with Lapid, Gantz for unity government...

While the Likud negotiates with right-wing parties, Netanyahu is reportedly maintaining alternate track with center-left parties....

 2022-11-16 10:51 

FX Empire

Iran increasingly aggressive towards France, region Macron...

PARIS (Reuters) Iran is being increasingly aggressive towards France by detaining its citizens, France's president said on Wednesday, adding that Tehran was also destabilising the region with aggressive actions....

 2022-11-16 10:51 

FX Empire

Ukraine not considering evacuating cities deputy head of president's office...

KYIV (Reuters) Ukrainian officials are not considering evacuating cities after a Russian missile barrage on energy infrastructure that left millions without power, a senior official said on Wednesday....

 2022-11-16 10:51 

FX Empire

Ukraine races to restore power after Russian missile barrage...

By Dan Peleschuk KYIV (Reuters) Power was fully restored on Wednesday in seven Ukrainian regions, including in the capital Kyiv, less that 24 hours after a Russian missile barrage on energy infrastructure across the country....

 2022-11-16 10:51 

FX Empire

Tunisian opposition politician barred from travel...

TUNIS (Reuters) The head of a Tunisian political party who is a prominent opponent of President Kais Saied said he was stopped from leaving the country on Wednesday, fuelling concerns over the right to dissent and democratic pluralism....

 2022-11-16 10:51 

FX Empire

Sterling ticks up as UK inflation hits 41-year high...

LONDON Reuters) Sterling rose against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday following UK inflation data that topped expectations and raised the chances of yet more interest rate hikes by the Bank of England (BoE)....

 2022-11-16 10:51 

Times of Israel

Iran rejects Western IAEA motion censuring country for blocking nuclear probe...

Head of Tehran's nuclear agency says US and European allies submitted documents they 'know are not true'; adds no visit by UN atomic watchdog is on the agendaHead of Tehran's nuclear agency says US and European allies submitted documents t...

 2022-11-16 10:50 

Al Arabiya

Suspected drone hits oil depot in Russia's Oryol: Report...

A suspected drone struck a tanker at an oil depot in the Russian region of Oryol on Wednesday, officials said.Unverified images on social media showed what...

 2022-11-16 10:49 

Arutz Sheva

Jerusalem: Vocational training center for special needs youth opens...

Abraham B. Polinsky vocational training center officially opens in Jerusalem....

 2022-11-16 10:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Long-awaited new vocational training center for special needs youth opens in Jerusalem...

Abraham B. Polinsky vocational training center officially opens in Jerusalem....

 2022-11-16 10:47 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Wednesday, Nov 16, 2022...

Local:KUWAIT -- Vice President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas focused his talks with Kuwaiti officials on near prospected Schengen visa-free travel, "promoting our European way of life," hoping to further amplify bilateral ties. (KU...

 2022-11-16 10:46 

Oman Observer

Oman to celebrate 52nd National Day on Nov 18...

Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman will celebrate the 52nd National Day on Friday, the 18th of November. Omani people will mark the Renewed Renaissance and its glorious reign under the......

 2022-11-16 10:45 

MehrNews.com

Regional security depends on stability on Afghanistan...

TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) Special envoy of the Iranian President for Afghanistan says that regional security depends on the security and stability of Afghanistan and the countries of the region are trying to help create a stable and safe Afghanistan....

 2022-11-16 10:44 

Ynetnews

Netanyahu's Likud cancels coalition talks with religious parties, says report...

The move comes amid speculations that no breakthrough was made in negotiations on ministerial positions; 'Netanyahu's return to power this time seems to be off to a rather rocky start,' says political expert...

 2022-11-16 10:41 

Times of Israel

Hosting CENTCOM chief, Kohavi says Israel and US forming joint abilities versus Iran...

IDF chief says plans being developed at 'accelerated rate'; Michael Kurilla given tour of northern frontier, F-35 stealth fighter jetsIDF chief says plans being developed at 'accelerated rate'; Michael Kurilla given tour of northern fronti...

 2022-11-16 10:41 

FX Empire

Actor Kevin Spacey faces more sexual assault charges in Britain...

LONDON (Reuters) Britain's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorised additional charges against Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey for a number of sexual assaults against one man between 2001 and 2004, it said on Wednesday....

 2022-11-16 10:38 

Kuwait News Agency

EU official's presence in Kuwait symbolizes nearing Schengen visa-free travel...

By Loulwa Tarek and Nasser Al-OtaibiKUWAIT, Nov 16 (KUNA) -- Vice President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas focused his talks with Kuwaiti officials on near prospected Schengen visa-free travel, "promoting our European way of life," ...

 2022-11-16 10:37 

Al Arabiya

German chancellor Scholz says not impressed by Trump's re-election bid...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday said he was not impressed by former US president Donald Trump's bid to regain the presidency in 2024, adding...

 2022-11-16 10:36 

FX Empire

Hungary stands firmly by Poland, Orban says after blast near Ukraine border...

BUDAPEST (Reuters) Hungary stands firmly by Poland, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday, saying a calm and thorough investigation was needed into the causes of the blast in the Polish village of Przewodow near the Ukraine border....

 2022-11-16 10:36 

FX Empire

Futures tick higher as investors await retail sales data, earnings...

(Reuters) U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Wednesday ahead of retail sales figures, while traders assessed the latest developments following reports on Tuesday of a missile landing in Polish territory near Ukraine....

 2022-11-16 10:36 

FX Empire

Moody's sees European power prices staying high...

FRANKFURT (Reuters) European power prices are likely to remain high in the medium term, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Wednesday, citing technical problems at French nuclear plants, low water levels after droughts and risks to gas suppl...

 2022-11-16 10:36 

FX Empire

Asian hedge funds amassed China's Pinduoduo, ditched JD.com in Q3...

By Summer Zhen HONG KONG (Reuters) Some of Asia's largest hedge funds scooped up large stakes in Chinese e-commerce giant Pinduoduo in the third quarter while cutting holdings in its rival JD.com, according to their latest regulatory filings....

 2022-11-16 10:36 

Saudi Press Agency

G20 State Guests Plant Mangroves as Symbol of Climate Cooperation...
 2022-11-16 10:36 

Saudi Press Agency

Indonesian President: G20 Should Tackle Inequality in Digital Access...
 2022-11-16 10:36 

Al Jazeera

Can Mexico reach quinto partido at World Cup 2022?...

Only Argentina, Brazil, Germany and Italy have made more appearances at a World Cup than Mexico...

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