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 2019-11-13 02:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egypt seeks to parry rights criticism after mass arrests...

Egypt has been trying to deflect criticism of its human rights record and prison conditions ahead of a U.N. review in Geneva on Wednesday that comes in the wake of thousands of new arrests....

 2019-11-13 02:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Aoun tells Lebanese not to rush to the banks, assures 'their money is safe'...

Aoun tells Lebanese not to rush to the banks, assures 'their money is safe'...

 2019-11-13 02:29 

Kuwait News Agency

GCC chief appreciates efforts of secretariat's staff...

JEDDAH, Nov 12 (KUNA) -- Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani on Tuesday extolled the dedication of the staffers of the GCC Secretariat who contribute to the progress of the march towards integration. "...

 2019-11-13 02:24 

Press TV

US 'wrong behavior' root cause of crisis over Iran nuclear deal: China...

China says the US withdrawal from Iran's nuclear deal and its maximum pressure policy against Tehran are the root cause of tensions with the country....

 2019-11-13 02:24 

Press TV

Israel committing terrorism against Palestinians, says analyst...

A political analyst says Israel is committing terrorism by carrying out attacks against the Gaza Strip....

 2019-11-13 02:22 

Press TV

Pro-Morales demonstrators march in La Paz...

Supporters of Evo Morales demonstrate to show their support for the leader who resigned as president....

 2019-11-13 02:18 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli man indicted for brutal murder of wife in front of baby...

If convicted, Malul will face a life sentence for the murder of his wife, Michal Sela, last month...

 2019-11-13 02:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Aoun says 'techno-political' govt is the best option...

Aoun says 'techno-political' govt is the best option...

 2019-11-13 02:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Chehayeb: Schools to reopen Wednesday...

Education Minister Akram Chehayeb has called for classes to resume on Wednesday....

 2019-11-13 02:06 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Macron pledges French help to fight armed groups in DR Congo...

French President Emmanuel Macron Tuesday pledged military support to DR Congo counterpart Felix Tshisekedi to fight armed groups in the vast central African country's volatile east....

 2019-11-13 02:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Pompeo thanks Qatar for partnership, cooperation...

WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a meeting on Tuesday with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani during which he thanked him for Qatar's "partnership and cooperation on a range of issues."...

 2019-11-13 02:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Answers still needed before new PM named: Aoun...

Parliamentary consultations to nominate Lebanon's next prime minister still need time, President Michel Aoun said Tuesday....

 2019-11-13 02:00 

Kuwait News Agency

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain to partake in 24th Arabian Gulf Cup...

KUWAIT, Nov 12 (KUNA) -- The football associations of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain announced Tuesday they would participate in the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup (Qatar 2019). The tournament will be hosted by Doh...

 2019-11-13 01:56 

Al Arabiya

Bolivian Senate head assumes interim presidency; Morales' loyalists object...

The head of Boliviarsquo;s Senate, Jeanine Anez, took office as interim president on Tuesday as former leader Evo Morales pledged to keep up his...

 2019-11-13 01:56 

FX Empire

UK and U.S Inflation and FED Chair Powell Put the GBP and USD in Focus...

The RBNZ held rates steady, leading to a surge in the Kiwi, while the Greenback was under early pressure following Trump's Tuesday speech......

 2019-11-13 01:53 

Haaretz Daily

Rockets to have limited economic impact, say analysts...

In the wake of the fighting, the major indexes on the Tel Aviv declined somewhat, as did government bonds...

 2019-11-13 01:51 

Haaretz Daily

Israel bombarded with Gaza rockets after killing Islamic Jihad commander...

Schools, offices closed as some 200 rockets fired from Gaza in reprisal for killing of Baha Abu al-Ata and his wife Another eight Gazans killed in IDF strikes No Israelis killed...

 2019-11-13 01:51 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Aoun: We are still waiting for answers before calling for parliamentary consultations...

Aoun: We are still waiting for answers before calling for parliamentary consultations...

 2019-11-13 01:48 

Haaretz Daily

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 2019-11-13 01:45 

FARS News Agency

Floods in Central African Republic...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Since mid-October, more than 28,000 people in the Central African Republic have been displaced by heavy rains and the overflowing of Ubangi River. [PHOTOS]...

 2019-11-13 01:45 

FARS News Agency

Raging Street Protests Grip Chile...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Protests over a hike in metro fares have spun out of control, leading to riots, arson and looting that have left at least 20 dead in Chile. [PHOTOS]...

 2019-11-13 01:45 

FARS News Agency

100 Days Have Passed: Kashmir Under Siege...

TEHRAN (FNA)- On August 5, the Indian government withdrew Article 370 of India's constitution, which gave the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir partial autonomy. [PHOTOS]...

 2019-11-13 01:45 

Gulf Times

The impeachment blues...

The most dismaying thing about the impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump is that they are falling so short of the constitutional gravamen of the issue....

 2019-11-13 01:45 

Gulf Times

10 dead as military hit on Palestinian group chief sparks rocket barrage...

Israel's military killed a commander from Palestinian group Islamic Jihad in a strike on his home in the Gaza Strip yesterday, triggering exchanges of fire in a violent escalation that left another nine Gazans dead....

 2019-11-13 01:43 

Gulf Times

Iraqi demonstrators rally as UN steps up mediation efforts...

Iraqi protesters shut down state institutions yesterday as the United Nations stepped up pressure on the government to enact a raft of reforms in response to anti-government rallies....

 2019-11-13 01:42 

Gulf Times

Public awareness central to mental health services in Qatar...

While many countries around the world do not have a mental health policy, Qatar has had a decade-long commitment to developing mental health services....

 2019-11-13 01:41 

Gulf Times

Lebanese banks, schools shut as protesters push on...

Banks and schools in Lebanon were closed yesterday as protesters tried to prevent employees from clocking in at state institutions, nearly a month into an anti-graft street movement....

 2019-11-13 01:40 

The Peninsula Qatar

Scattered clouds, moderate temperature tonight...

Offshore, it will see partly cloudy, the report added....

 2019-11-13 01:40 

The Peninsula Qatar

NHRC Chairman: New report exposes UAE violations of ICJ decisions for second consecutive year...

This came during a hearing at the European Parliament headquarters in the Belgian capital Brussels which is the first of its kind to be held in the European Parliament after the election of its new members, especially in the Subcommittee on Human Rights a...

 2019-11-13 01:40 

The Peninsula Qatar

Chicken 'billionaire' Poland is Europe's poultry king...

In what looks like a Niagara Falls of yellow feathers, thousands of chicks cascade down a conveyor belt in central Poland....

 2019-11-13 01:39 

Gulf Times

Coll advances as Egyptian siblings set up last 8 clash...

'I am very relieved because it was really scrappy squash there at the end. There weren't many flowing rallies...'...

 2019-11-13 01:36 

Gulf Times

Qatar Expat Cricket Community T20 event starts...

The Qatar Expat Cricket Community (QECC) in association with 98.6 Malayalam FM have launched the biggest T20 cricket carnival in Qatar....

 2019-11-13 01:35 

Gulf Times

PM orders special cell for price control to be set up...

The government appears to have come under increasing pressure over the issue of price hike as Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered creation of a special cell for integrated planning on demand and supply of essential commodities to control their prices....

 2019-11-13 01:34 

Gulf Times

China's Meng and Di win mixed skeet gold after a thrilling final...

South Korea's Daehun clinches the men's 50m pistol with a total of 567 points ahead of India's Rana and Cheema...

 2019-11-13 01:33 

Gulf Times

Sikhs celebrate founder's birth anniversary...

It is one of the biggest birthday celebrations in the world: millions of Sikhs mark yesterday the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of their religion, the Guru Nanak....

 2019-11-13 01:31 

Gulf Times

Vodafone's 5G network to cover Aspire Beach Volleyball Cup...

Vodafone Qatar announced yesterday that it is the official telecommunications sponsor of the Aspire Beach Volleyball Cup taking place from 12-15 November 2019 at the Al Gharafa Sports Club....

 2019-11-13 01:29 

Gulf Times

Federer stays alive with Berrettini win; eyes Djokovic...

'We have played a lot of matches since, and I think we both look back at a great match'...

 2019-11-13 01:29 

Al Jazeera

Australia's highest court agrees to hear Cardinal Pell appeal...

Court agrees to hear final appeal of Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic ever to be convicted of child abuse....

 2019-11-13 01:27 

Gulf Times

Journalists protest Internet ban in Kashmir...

Jammu and Kashmir yesterday marked 100 days since India stripped the region of its autonomy and imposed a strict communications blackout, with local journalists protesting the Internet blackout....

 2019-11-13 01:26 

Gulf Times

West Ham look lost without once-ridiculed Fabianski...

It's been a difficult period for West Ham of late. Having made some eye-catching moves in the summer transfer window and picked up 11 points in their first six games, they looked well places to challenge for a European place....

 2019-11-13 01:26 

Gulf Times

Beant killer's death sentence commuted to life imprisonment...

The government has commuted the death sentence of Babbar Khalsa terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana who was convicted in 2007 for the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh....

 2019-11-13 01:23 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Uighur researchers say China running hundreds more camps...

Uighur activists said Tuesday they have documented nearly 500 camps and prisons run by China to detain the ethnic group, alleging that China could be holding far more than the commonly cited figure of one million people....

 2019-11-13 01:19 

Haaretz Daily

Zero in security...

Israel woke up Tuesday morning to the sound of a rocket-siren alarm clock. A week before the expiration of Benny Gantz's mandate to form a government and just hours befor...

 2019-11-13 01:18 

Gulf Times

Effective utilisation of region's resources for development stressed...

The Middle East has a huge natural resource pool and financial capital yet the region's economic conditions do not match its potential, leaving a "gap" that risks unrest and threaten economic development, thus requiring concerted multi-frontal...

 2019-11-13 01:18 

Gulf Times

Maharashtra placed under president rule...

Maharashtra was plunged into political uncertainty yesterday after the central government imposed direct rule on the state after weeks of deadlock over who would form its government following fiercely fought elections....

 2019-11-13 01:14 

Al Jazeera

What can the 2019 election results tell us about 2020?...

With one year to go before US presidential elections, where do the key parties stand?...

 2019-11-13 01:14 

Gulf Times

Macron rues global crisis, says new alliances needed...

French President Emmanuel Macron has lamented an "unprecedented crisis" in the global political system and urged new alliances to solve the world's problems, in a call backed by Chinese and EU leaders....

 2019-11-13 01:12 

Gulf Times

Italy hit by heavy rains, widespread flooding in Venice...

Powerful rainstorms hit Italy yesterday, with the worst affected areas in the south and Venice, where there was widespread flooding....

 2019-11-13 01:11 

Gulf Times

32 short films to be showcased thematically at Ajyal...

An inspiring selection of 32 powerful films from across the globe are featured in three programmes of short films on the themes of 'Feel', 'Overcome' and 'Experience' at Ajyal Film Festival 2019...

 2019-11-13 01:11 

The Peninsula Qatar

DEAP invites volunteers for mangrove beach clean up...

Doha Environmental Actions Project (DEAP) Qatar along with the Torba Farmers Market is conducting a mangrove and beach cleanup on Friday, November 15....

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