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 2019-09-17 07:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Investcorp announces acquisition of Vivaticket...

Vivaticket is a leading global provider of integrated ticketing software solutions to the leisure and entertainment, sport, culture and tradeshow industries....

 2019-09-17 07:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

QBA holds meeting with Cuban business and trade delegation...

The Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) met with a Cuban delegation from the Ministry of Trade and Foreign Investment headed by Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Maury Hechavarria Bermudez....

 2019-09-17 06:57 

FARS News Agency

North Korea Wants Security Guarantees for Nuclear Talks with US...

TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korea called on the United States to provide security guarantees as a precondition to the resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations between the two sides....

 2019-09-17 06:56 

FARS News Agency

Doctors, Lawyers, Pilots Protest in Paris over Pension Reforms...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Lawyers in flowing black courtroom gowns, doctors in white coats and uniformed airline pilots marched through Paris on Monday to protest at French President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms....

 2019-09-17 06:56 

FARS News Agency

Speed-Breeding Drought-Resistant Crops...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Once dismissed as 'junk DNA' that served no purpose, a family of 'jumping genes' found in tomatoes has the potential to accelerate crop breeding for traits such as improved drought resistance....

 2019-09-17 06:56 

FARS News Agency

US Service Member Killed in Afghanistan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A US service member was killed in action Monday in Afghanistan, according to the NATO-led mission in the country....

 2019-09-17 06:56 

FARS News Agency

Saudi Arabia Shuts Down Pipeline to Bahrain After Drone Attacks...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Riyadh has reportedly shut down a pipeline to Bahrain after drones targeted two key Saudi Aramco oil plants on Saturday....

 2019-09-17 06:56 

FARS News Agency

'We're Not Your Prostitutes!' Gabbard Slams Trump for 'Pimping out' US Soldiers to Saudi Arabia...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard doubled down on her attacks on President Donald Trump's 'disgraceful'; allegiance to Saudi Arabia, eviscerating his 'betrayal' of her fellow soldiers and the US Constitution....

 2019-09-17 06:56 

FARS News Agency

Stem Cells to Repair the Brain...

TEHRAN (FNA)- In experiments in mice, researchers say they have developed a way to successfully transplant certain protective brain cells without the need for lifelong anti-rejection drugs....

 2019-09-17 06:56 

FARS News Agency

Wall Street Sinks as Surge in Oil Brings Fresh Economic Worries...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US stocks sank into the red on Monday as attacks on Saudi crude production and record jumps in oil prices whipped up investor anxieties about the global economy....

 2019-09-17 06:55 

FARS News Agency

Diplomat: Media Claims of Russia Breaching into FBI Systems Are Part of US Election Cycle...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Media reports accusing Russian diplomats in the United States of breaching into communications system of the FBI, are linked to the start of the new electoral cycle in the country, Russian Foreign Ministry's Official Spokeswoman Maria Za...

 2019-09-17 06:55 

FARS News Agency

Neutron Star, Almost Too Massive to Exist...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Astronomers have discovered the most massive neutron star to date, a rapidly spinning pulsar approximately 4,600 light-years from Earth. This record-breaking object is teetering on the edge of existence, approaching the theoretical maximum ....

 2019-09-17 06:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Shaked: We're concerned - Likud campaign has hurt us badly...

Yamina chairwoman votes in Tel Aviv, express concerns that party may lose much of its support to the Likud....

 2019-09-17 06:42 

SANA

Citizens of Aleppo protest against the US, Turkish aggression on Syrian territories...
 2019-09-17 06:32 

Press TV

Trump says US doesn't need Middle East oil; data, experts show otherwise...

Trump claims that America doesn't need to buy oil from the Middle east, a claim that runs against official data and analysis by energy experts....

 2019-09-17 06:31 

SANA

Citizens of Aleppo protest against the US, Turkish aggression on Syrian territories...
 2019-09-17 06:29 

SANA

Astana process guarantor states' presidents affirms adherence to Syria's unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity...

Ankara, SANA- Presidents of the guarantor states of Astana process (Russia, Iran and Turkey) reaffirmed their firm adherence to Syria's unity, sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity and the continuous combat to terrorism in it, and their ...

 2019-09-17 06:23 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Teenager: 'Benny Gantz pinched me'...

Haredi teen claims he asked Gantz to leave him alone, but says Gantz chased after him....

 2019-09-17 06:21 

Haaretz Daily

Israel election 2019: Israel was preparing to delay election due to possible Gaza war...

Netanyahu's national security adviser met Central Election Committee chief to prepare for delaying election in light of Gaza military operation...

 2019-09-17 06:15 

MehrNews.com

Shapour river in Fars prov....

KAZERUN, Sep. 17 (MNA) The Sahpour River is located in Kazerun, Fars province, southern Iran. The river has an important role in the agriculture and water supply of the Kazerun county....

 2019-09-17 06:13 

Press TV

South Korea confirms first cases of swine African fever outbreak...

South Korea reports its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease, which has pushed up pork prices worldwide....

 2019-09-17 06:12 

Ynetnews

Trump: Israeli elections will be close...

President Donald Trump predicts Israeli election results will be close. " it's a 50/50 election" he told reporters Monday....

 2019-09-17 06:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Sackler family-owned Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy...

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of $12 billion OxyContin settlement....

 2019-09-17 06:04 

Haaretz Daily

Israel election 2019 - So nice they held it twice: Our top takes...

Israel elections: How Lieberman went from Netanyahu's gofer to his worst enemy How Ayelet Shaked become the most powerful women in Israeli politics The one question on Israelis' minds...

 2019-09-17 06:04 

Press TV

Leader: Iran won't hold talks with US under pressure...

Ayatollah Khamenei says Iran will not engage in talks with the US "at any level" under pressure....

 2019-09-17 06:02 

Ynetnews

Israelis vote in repeat election centered on PM Netanyahu...

Israelis have begun voting in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power. Against the prospect of a likely indictment on corruption charges, Netanyahu is seeking a fifth term....

 2019-09-17 06:00 

Al Arabiya

Iran's leader Khamenei says US policy of maximum pressure will fail...

Iran will never hold talks with the United States and Washingtonrsquo;s policy of maximum pressure on Tehran will fail, the countryrsquo;s Supreme...

 2019-09-17 06:00 

MehrNews.com

Iran, Russia launch SWIFT-free banking ties...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati announced Monday the establishment of banking relations between Iran and Russia independent from SWIFT payment system....

 2019-09-17 05:59 

Emirates 24|7

Dubai to celebrate Saudi National Day with events across the city...

Dubai is celebrating the Kingdom's 89th National Day on 23 September with citywide schedule of events and activities.Dubai will witness a series of citywide celebrations to mark the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's (KSA) 89th National Day on 23 September...

 2019-09-17 05:54 

Bahrain News Agency

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Bahrain Press headlines...
 2019-09-17 05:53 

Bahrain News Agency

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Bahrain weather forecast...
 2019-09-17 05:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Teen with Hitler mustache does Nazi salute by Scottish synagogue...

Teen filmed sporting fake Hitler mustache and performing Nazi salute in front of Glasgow-area synagogue....

 2019-09-17 05:42 

MehrNews.com

16th round of Iran-India political talks held in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) High-ranking diplomats of Iran and India held a meeting in Tehran on Monday to discuss bilateral relations, as well as regional developments....

 2019-09-17 05:40 

Press TV

Hong Kong's leader to open public dialog next week...

Hong Kong's leader says she will open direct dialog with protesters next week in an attempt to address social discontent....

 2019-09-17 05:31 

Al Jazeera

Boris Johnson skips news conference with Luxembourg PM...

Luxembourg's PM had met Johnson to discuss Brexit but said the British leader had offered nothing to convince him and other EU leaders....

 2019-09-17 05:26 

Times of Israel

France, Jordan leaders 'share concern' over Netanyahu annexation plan...

In phone call, macron and Abdullah reaffirm support for two state solution and agree to stay in contact to 'avoid a dangerous rise in tension'In phone call, macron and Abdullah reaffirm support for two state solution and agree to stay in contact t...

 2019-09-17 05:25 

Al Jazeera

Bahamas: Volunteers set up temporary clinic...

Clinic set up by volunteers from International Medical Corps aims to prevent post-hurricane diseases....

 2019-09-17 05:19 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

President Rouhani: Iran-Russia Ties Serve Regional Interests - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the notable impact of interaction between Tehran and Moscow on the security of Syria, saying their cooperation is beneficial for the region....

 2019-09-17 05:19 

MehrNews.com

Tehran to host next tripartite summit on Syria...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) Presidents of three guarantor states of the Astana process on the settlement in Syria agreed that Tehran host the next tripartite summit following the one held in Ankara on Monday....

 2019-09-17 05:16 

Al Jazeera

Former Foxconn chief abandons run for Taiwan presidency...

Gou ends speculation of independent bid for presidency that threatened to split pro-China vote in January poll....

 2019-09-17 05:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

University uses hook nose gesture for 'Jew' in sign language...

Belgian university draws criticism for using hooked nose gesture as sign for 'Jew'....

 2019-09-17 05:03 

Emirates 24|7

479 candidates permitted to continue FNC election campaigns...

The National Election Committee has approved the final list of candidates for the Federal National Council elections 2019 after endorsing all withdrawal applications.The final list includes 479 names, who are now permitted to continue their electoral camp...

 2019-09-17 05:03 

Emirates 24|7

Maktoum bin Mohammed chairs meeting of Strategic Affairs Council...

Deputy Ruler of Dubai and First Deputy Chairman of The Executive Council His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today chaired a meeting of The Executive Council's Strategic Affairs Council at the Emirates Towers, in the presenc...

 2019-09-17 05:03 

Emirates 24|7

UAE first country in region to transition to Internet Protocol Version 6...

The UAE ranked first in the Middle East in the transition to Internet Protocol Version 6, according to statistics from Ripe NCC, Akamai Technology and Google, less than two years after it has been launched in the country by the Telecommunications Regulato...

 2019-09-17 05:00 

MehrNews.com

Perspolis 1-0 Sanat Naft: IPL matchday 3...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) Persepolis football team defeated Sanat Naft 1-0 in Iran Professional League (IPL) at Tehran's Azadi Stadium on Monday to finish the IPL's matchday three with a total of 6 points....

 2019-09-17 04:45 

SANA

Painting exhibition at Abu Rumaneh Cultural Center, Damascus...
 2019-09-17 04:45 

MehrNews.com

Iran calls for Kashmir settlement without foreign interference...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) Senior Adviser to Iran's Leader Ali Akbar Velayati expressed concern about the current situation of Muslim people in the Indian-controlled Kashmir, saying the issue should be solved without foreign interference....

 2019-09-17 04:45 

Times of Israel

Polls open as Israel faces taut election for second time in months...

Some 6.3 million eligible voters will have a chance to cast ballots in a repeat election seen as a referendum on the rule of Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuSome 6.3 million eligible voters will have a chance to cast ballots in a repeat election seen as ...

 2019-09-17 04:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'US preparing response to attack on Saudi oil facilities'...

US Defense Secretary says military is preparing a response to the attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities which are blamed on Iran....

 2019-09-17 04:37 

DEBKAfile

First of 10,766 stations open for Israel's national election...

An electorate of 6.3 million eligible voters cast their ballots on Tuesday for the 22nd Knesset and a decision on The post First of 10,766 stations open for Israel's national election appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

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