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 2019-07-18 13:40 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Works Ministry receives 4,123 requests...
 2019-07-18 13:37 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

EU is 'unimpressed' by threats of no-deal Brexit: BBC...

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said in an interview to be published Thursday that he was unimpressed by threats of no-deal Brexit but that if the United Kingdom opted for such a course it would have to face the consequences....

 2019-07-18 13:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

President Trump takes on 'the Squad' of Congresswomen at rally...

Trump taunts freshman Democrats, aims to make them face of Democrat party....

 2019-07-18 13:29 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

BDF reaffirms full readiness to defend homeland, support our brothers...
 2019-07-18 13:26 

Saudi Press Agency

Bahrain Bourse falls...
 2019-07-18 13:24 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Cyprus holds 12 Israelis over alleged gang rape of UK teen...

Israeli teenagers remanded by Cyprus court after being accused of raping 19-year-old British woman at hotel in resort town....

 2019-07-18 13:22 

Ynetnews

Death toll from Japan anime studio attack rises to 30...
 2019-07-18 13:14 

Times of Israel

Throwing suspected rapists a rope: 6 things to know for July 18...

The Israeli press gives an unseemly amount of airtime and column inches to victim blaming and unverified defenses of 12 Israelis accused of gang raping a British tourist in CyprusThe Israeli press gives an unseemly amount of airtime and column inches to v...

 2019-07-18 13:10 

Kuwait News Agency

Amiri Diwan mourns late Sheikha Maryam Al-Sabah...

KUWAIT, July 18 (KUNA) -- The Amiri Diwan, Thursday, mourned the death of Sheikha Maryam Bader Abdulaziz Malek Al-Sabah. Sheikha Maryam, who passed away at age of 26, would be laid to rest this afternoon. (end)mah...

 2019-07-18 13:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

IDF raids hidden weapons factory PA camp...

IDF, Border Police arrest owners of lathe used to make weapons in Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem in overnight raid....

 2019-07-18 13:02 

Al Arabiya

Paris orders schools near Notre-Dame cleaned over lead fears...

Local authorities in Paris have ordered a ldquo;deep cleanrdquo; at schools around the fire-damaged Notre-Dame cathedral, a city official said on...

 2019-07-18 13:01 

FARS News Agency

Russia Stresses Continued Cooperation with Iran at Bushehr N. Power Plant...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Moscow underlined its firm decision to continue cooperation with Tehran at Bushehr nuclear power plant in Southern Iran despite the US sanctions....

 2019-07-18 13:01 

FARS News Agency

Russia: US Naval Buildup in Persian Gulf Creates Risks of Armed Conflict in Region...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Reckless military moves in the Persian Gulf could lead to conflict fraught with unpredictable and destructive consequences, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated, commenting on tensions between the US and Iran....

 2019-07-18 13:01 

FARS News Agency

FM: US Should Stop Economic Terrorism against Iranian People...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted the US for practicing economic terrorism against Tehran, saying that it has targeted the country's ordinary people....

 2019-07-18 13:01 

FARS News Agency

Iran Asks Cyberspace Cooperation with Regional States to Confront Unilateralism...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed the need for the regional states to increase cooperation in the cyberspace to confront unilateralism in the world....

 2019-07-18 13:01 

FARS News Agency

Turkey Preparing for Military Operations in Manbij...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Turkish army is preparing its forces for an imminent military operations against the Kurdish militants in Manbij region in Eastern Aleppo....

 2019-07-18 13:00 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon receives A Representatives House Member and Governor of Jabal Lebanon...
 2019-07-18 13:00 

Times of Israel

Why did Kellyanne Conway ask a Jewish reporter about his ethnicity?...

Responding to a query about a recent tweet by Donald Trump suggesting four lawmakers 'go back' to their countries of origin, the president's aide had a puzzling question of her ownResponding to a query about a recent tweet by Donald Trump sugg...

 2019-07-18 12:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Senate holds hearing on Google bias and censorship...

National security analyst: 'They could very well affect the Israeli elections, easily.'...

 2019-07-18 12:53 

FX Empire

Global Equities Fall, Netflix Plunges -10%, Weak Data Weighs On Asia...

Global markets edged lower as earnings, trade woe weighs on sentiment....

 2019-07-18 12:52 

Kuwait News Agency

OFID begins 40th ministerial meeting with Kuwaiti participation...

VIENNA, July 18 (KUNA) -- The 40th meeting for the ministers of OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) began Thursday with the participation of Kuwaiti Minister of Finance Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf and Director General of Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic D...

 2019-07-18 12:51 

Press TV

Rapping robots in Singapore...

Hundreds of "friendly" robots are being rolled out across Singapore to help clean the city-state's hotels, shopping malls and government buildings....

 2019-07-18 12:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Are Iran sanctions having effect on target people?...

Trump targeted Iran with sanctions hoping to bring them to negotiations, but is it working? Or just hurting average Iranian businessman?...

 2019-07-18 12:50 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier issues Edict 12/2019...
 2019-07-18 12:47 

Kuwait News Agency

Burqa ban in the Netherlands from August...

BRUSSELS, July 18 (KUNA) -- The so-called burqa ban comes into effect in the Netherlands on August 1, with EUR 150 (USD 168) fine for people caught wearing it in schools, on public transport, in hospitals and public buildings, Dutch media reported Thursda...

 2019-07-18 12:43 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HH Premier restructures governorates executive councils...
 2019-07-18 12:39 

Kuwait News Agency

First Deputy PM reviews structural framework for northern economic zone...

KUWAIT, July 18 (KUNA) -- First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah reviewed Thursday the structural framework for the northern economic zone of Kuwait. A Defense Ministry press release said that Sheikh Nass...

 2019-07-18 12:38 

Al Arabiya

Car bomb explodes at gate of police HQ in Afghanistan's Kandahar...

A car bomb exploded at a gate of police headquarters in Afghanistanrsquo;s southern city of Kandahar on Thursday, a police official...

 2019-07-18 12:36 

Press TV

How common are mental health issues in the UK?...

As economic uncertainty in Britain has reached an unprecedented level, Britons' life style has also fanned the flame of mental health. Suicide is now turning into a common social phenomenon....

 2019-07-18 12:32 

Kuwait News Agency

ADB keeps developing Asia growth forecast at 5.7 pct despite trade tensions...

TOKYO, July 18 (KUNA) -- Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth over 2019 and 2020, as supportive domestic demand counteracts an environment of global trade tensions, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Thursday. In its Asian Develop...

 2019-07-18 12:28 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israeli Arab sheikh: Muslims will never allow non-Muslim rule...

Friday sermon in Israel: 'Infidels should know that when we rule according to Islam, there will not be single law that is not Islamic.'...

 2019-07-18 12:25 

Al Jazeera

Philippine authorities contradict own death toll in drugs war...

New toll of 5,526 is much lower than the 6,600 police previously said had been killed in Duterte's three-year campaign....

 2019-07-18 12:20 

Times of Israel

Radio station pays fine to feminist group with 300,000 coins...

Losing lawsuit for discrimination against women, ultra-Orthodox Kol Barama broadcaster delivers NIS 30,000 ($8,470) in bucket loads of the smallest denomination in Israeli currencyLosing lawsuit for discrimination against women, ultra-Orthodox Kol Barama ...

 2019-07-18 12:12 

FARS News Agency

IRGC Seizes Ship with 1mln Liters of Fuel Cargo Smuggled from Iran, But Denies Seizing Any Other Foreign Ship...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy stopped a foreign oil tanker in Lark Island in the Persian Gulf which was carrying 1mln liters of smuggled fuel from Iran, the IRGC said Thursday, but meantime, dismissed seizure of any other foreign ...

 2019-07-18 12:11 

FARS News Agency

Expert: US Embassy in Baghdad Operating as Military Headquarters to Control Regional Bases...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi military expert warned that Washington is using its embassy in Baghdad as a military headquarters to control forces deployed in the occupied bases in the region....

 2019-07-18 12:08 

Al Jazeera

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker for 'smuggling oil', crew arrested...

State TV says Iranian forces impounded a foreign ship with a crew of 12 in its territorial waters on Sunday....

 2019-07-18 12:05 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain affirms solidarity with Iraq, Turkey...
 2019-07-18 12:02 

Times of Israel

Appealing tax bill, model Refaeli tells court she and DiCaprio were family unit...

Papers filed to Supreme Court claim that norms for 'ordinary people' cannot be imposed on lifestyle of celebrities to determine if they were living as a familyPapers filed to Supreme Court claim that norms for 'ordinary people' cannot be i...

 2019-07-18 12:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Herzog to Corbyn: Take action before it's too late...

Jewish Agency chair pens letter to Labour leader, calling for appointment of neutral entity to investigate anti-Semitism in party....

 2019-07-18 12:00 

Haaretz Daily

Reform movement leader: Equating intermarriage to 'second Holocaust' was 'needlessly inflammatory'...

In first interview with Israeli press, HUC president Andrew Rehfeld slams comments of Israel's education minister...

 2019-07-18 11:58 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Suspected arson attack kills at least 23 in Japan...

TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) At least 23 people are dead and dozens injured after a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto on Thursday, local emergency officials have said. Local media quoted police as saying a man broke into the Kyoto Animation ...

 2019-07-18 11:55 

Al Jazeera

Swedish-run clinics stay shut in Afghanistan for fifth day...

Closure of facilities forced by Taliban after Afghan forces raided NGO-run hospital in Daimirdad district last week....

 2019-07-18 11:53 

Times of Israel

Give Neda Amin, welcomed to Israel 2 years ago, the right to start her life here...

Israel's authorities acted admirably to bring an Iranian blogger to safety two summers ago. Since then, they've consigned her to limbo. Can someone in authority help?Israel's authorities acted admirably to bring an Iranian blogger to safety tw...

 2019-07-18 11:52 

Ynetnews

Remand of 12 Israeli teens accused of raping UK woman extended by 8 days...

A court in Ayia Napa in Cyprus on Thursday extended the remand of 12 Israeli teens accused of raping 19-year-old British woman by eight days....

 2019-07-18 11:48 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain participates in ACD group meeting...
 2019-07-18 11:47 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait, Luxembourg initial a protocol amending the Tax Convention between the two govt's...

BRUSSELS, July 18 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ministry of Finance and Luxembourg Ministry of Finance on Wednesday in Luxembourg, initialled a Protocol amending the Convention for the Avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to t...

 2019-07-18 11:46 

Haaretz Daily

U.S. envoy Greenblatt: Israel 'victim' in conflict, rejects the term 'settlements'...

In interview with PBS, Trump's peace broker says president has 'great credibility' among all leaders in the region except for Palestinians...

 2019-07-18 11:46 

Kuwait News Agency

At least 13 dead, 40 injured in suspected arson at Japan animation studio...

TOKYO, July 18 (KUNA) -- At least 13 people are dead and about 40 others injured in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in the western Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, local police and firefighters said. A man set fire at the Kyoto Animatio...

 2019-07-18 11:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Daily Mail stares down Ehud Barak...

British newspaper publishing picture of former PM at entrance to Epstein estate stands behind publication, demands Barak retract remarks....

 2019-07-18 11:45 

Saudi Press Agency

432,225 Pilgrims Arrive in the Kingdom...

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