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Populist Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr told a demonstration in Baghdad on Friday that he would order a boycott of upcoming Iraqi parliamentary elections unless the country's electoral law is…
03.24 / 10:48
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Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak left a military hospital on Friday where he had spent much of his six-year detention, his lawyer said. Mubarak had been cleared for release earlier this month after a top court finally acquitted him of involvement in protester deaths during the 2011 revolt that ousted…
03.24 / 10:48
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Russia on Friday denied allegations by the commander of NATO that Moscow may be assisting the Taliban as the insurgents fight US and NATO forces in Afghanistan.  "These claims are absolutely false," Zamir Kabulov, head of the Russian foreign ministry's department responsible for Afghanistan and the Kremlin's special envoy in the country, told RIA Novosti state news …
03.24 / 10:47
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British police said Friday they had made two further "significant" arrests over the Islamist-inspired terror attack on parliament, as they appealed for information about the homegrown killer who left four people dead. Nine people are now in custody over Wednesday's rampage in Westminster, in which at least 50 people were injured, 31 requiring hospital treatment, counter-terrorism commander Mark Rowley…
03.24 / 10:47
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Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was freed on Friday after six… Read more » The post Egypt’s Former Leader Mubarak Freed, Six Years After Overthrow appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Egypt’s Mubarak Moved to Army Hospital on Health Concerns Egypt’s Ousted Leader Mubarak Released Court Sentences Egypt’s Mubarak, Sons to 3 Years in Prison In Final Ru…
03.24 / 10:39
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Passengers in awe of Aurora Australis on first charter flight to see southern lights 15:54, 24 March 2017, 33 AKIPRESS.COM - The first commercial flight to view the Aurora Australis landed in New Zealand early on Friday, with 130 star-struck passengers sharing the experience on social media, reports The Guardian. The eight-hour charter flight took off from the South Island on Thursday and flew to a latitude of 62 degrees south, where organisers said passengers were guaranteed a…
03.24 / 10:28
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Ambassador Erlan Idrissov meets with Kazakh students studying at UK universities 16:00, 24 March 2017, 39 AKIPRESS.COM - Ambassador Idrissov thanked the students for hosting Nauryz New Year Day at UK universities and underlined that through this our students make huge contribution to promotion of the cultural values of Kazakhstan, Kazakh Embassy in London said. Today, training of professional personnel abroad has been a priority that is necessary for further modernisation of…
03.24 / 10:14
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Tekebayev's supporters organize peaceful March in Jalal-Abad with participation of police officers 15:44, 24 March 2017, 38 AKIPRESS.COM - A group of supporters of the detained Omurbek Tekebayev, Ata-Meken party leader, today organized a peaceful march in Akman village, Bazar-Korgon district, Jalal-Abad region, reports Turmush...You are trying to access paid-for content on our website. We charge 190 som for the access to this news article.Using your personal account in AKIpress…
03.24 / 10:00
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PARIS, Mar. 24 (MNA) – President of France, François Hollande, has visited Iran’s stand at Paris Book Fair on Fri., voicing keen interest in having a strong presence during Tehran’s Intl. Book Fair in May…
03.24 / 08:04
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The court ruled to imprison the defendants who appealed the verdict of jail time and monetary punishment in Kemal Ördek’s case. Source: Kaos GL, “Kemal Ördek davası sanıkları tutuklu yargılanacak”, 2 March 2017, http://kaosgl.org/sayfa.php?id=23206 The assailants who attacked sex worker and Red Umbrella Association rights advocate Kemal Ördek in July 2015 appealed the verdict of jail […]…
03.24 / 07:16
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A Palestinian woman gave birth on Thursday to conjoined twin sisters who share a heart, her husband said, as he  launched an urgent search for funds to pay for their surgical separation …
03.24 / 01:21
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Tehran, March 23, IRNA – The highly acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi was not informed about the identity of an Israeli reporter with whom he had an interview last year, said the public relations office of Farhadi's Oscar-winning film “The Salesman” in a state…
03.23 / 23:06
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Kish Island, Hormuzgan prov., March 23, IRNA – For the first time since the triumph of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, a cruise ship equipped with recreational facilities entered waters of the Kish Island in southern Iran on Wednesday e…
03.23 / 23:06
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Young women wanting to stop the ageing process and baby boomers aiming to reverse it are turning more to fillers,... The post US plastic surgery, cosmetic spending hits record $15 billion appeared first on Oman…
03.23 / 19:19
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Older women, over 75, taking statins — cholesterol-lowering drugs — may be at 33 per cent increased risk of developing... The post Statins may up diabetes risk in older women appeared first on Oman Obs…
03.23 / 19:19
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Dubai Customs’ Director of Corporate Communication Department Khalil Saqer bin Gharib won the Sharjah Government Communication Award (GCA) in the award ceremony held on Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah under the patronage of HH Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.    Read More …
03.24 / 10:46
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China Telecom Co. Limited (NYSE:CHA) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “China Telecom Corporation is a state-owned telecommunications company in China. They operate local telephone networks in ten provinces in China. They operate domestic and international fixed-line…
03.24 / 10:38
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CSW Industrials Inc (NASDAQ:CSWI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “CSW Industrials, Inc. manufactures and sells industrial products; coatings, sealants, adhesives and specialty chemicals. The company offers HVAC mechanical, building and fire/smoke prevention, lubricating and filtration equipment…
03.24 / 10:38
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Allianz Asset Management AG raised its position in shares of Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) by 50.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 17,970 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,030 shares during the period. Allianz Asset…
03.24 / 10:38
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Amaya Inc. (NYSE:AYA) (TSE:AYA) – Desjardins issued their Q1 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Amaya in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Desjardins analyst M. Yaghi anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings of $0.51 per share for the quarter. Desjardins also issued estimates for Amaya’s Q2…
03.24 / 10:38
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CVR Refining LP (NYSE:CVRR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “CVR Refining, LP is engaged in the refining of petroleum primarily in the United States. It has refining and related logistics assets that operate in the mid-continent…
03.24 / 10:38
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Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNI) Director Michael R. Costa sold 9,390 shares of Scripps Networks Interactive stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.24, for a total transaction of $744,063.60. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 12,333 shares in the company,…
03.24 / 10:23
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Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) CEO Philippe F. Courtot sold 20,000 shares of Qualys stock in a transaction on Friday, March 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.28, for a total value of $705,600.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 5,537,542 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately…
03.24 / 10:23
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Lewis Hamilton sizzled in the opening practice sessions at the Australian Grand Prix as he sent an ominous message to his rivals for the new Formula One season on…
03.24 / 07:51
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Persianfootball.com – DOHA, The world’s best defensive line in football kept a clean sheet again, as Iran defeated Qatar 1-0 in Doha in the final round of World Cup qualifying in Asia. The win extends Iran’s lead in the group to second placed South Korea and third placed Uzbekistan, who both lost their games today Continue…
03.23 / 20:33
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Newly crowned UAE champion jockey Richard Mullen is hoping to put the icing on the cake of an already successful campaign by claiming a winner at Saturday's Dubai World Cup…
03.23 / 20:27
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Paul Collingwood has been urging his team to turn their displeasure into a positive force and use it to take the team back to the top…
03.23 / 20:13
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John McAuley provides his analysis from the UAE's defeat to Japan on Thursday, a result that leaves the national team's hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup in serious…
03.23 / 19:59
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Frozen-out star forward Karim Benzema wants showdown talks with France coach Didier Deschamps about his international future and said Thursday he hasn't given up hope of a…
03.23 / 19:40
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German football legend Franz Beckenbauer appeared before Swiss prosecutors on Thursday as part of a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to…
03.23 / 19:40
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The chairman of England's governing Football Association has deplored the "inappropriate, disrespectful and disappointing" behavior of some traveling fans in Germany on…
03.23 / 19:40
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The former head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of murder allegations but convicted of racketeering and other crimes in a meningitis outbreak that was traced to fungus-contaminated drugs and killed 64 people across the country.Prosecutors said Barry Cadden, 50, ran the business in an "extraordinarily dangerous" way by disregarding unsanitary conditions to boost production and make more money.Cadden, president and co-founder of the now-closed New England Compounding…
03.24 / 10:13
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Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, attended Intersec Dubai 2017 from 22nd to 24th January. The post Dahua showcased portfolio of products and solutions at Intersec 2017 appeared first on Security Middle…
03.24 / 10:12
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Thales, leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, announced a new global agreement with BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions. Under the terms of the agreement BT will offer Vormetric Transparent Encryption to its existing customers in 180 countries around the world. The post Thales to provide transparent encryption to BT customers worldwide appeared first on Security Middle E…
03.24 / 09:42
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The post Top 12 ERP service provider of Saudi Arabia in 2016 appeared first on…
03.23 / 23:13
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TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (MNA) – Def. Min. Dehghan said the present Iranian year has been replete with dignity and upturn in defense sector, defense industry in p…
03.23 / 20:34
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TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – Iranian ICT Minister Mahmoud Vaezi who heads Iran-Russia’s Joint Commission for Cooperation, arrived in Moscow Mon. morning to meet with Russian off…
03.23 / 20:34
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TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan unveiled the domestically-manufactured battle tank dubbed Karrar (Striker) in a ceremony in Tehran on S…
03.23 / 20:34
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"The bitter edge of the blustery cold softened as the fog dropped over the land, thick as a felt saddle blanket. The mountain paths and ravines were no longer distinguishable, making it impossible to guess how much distance remained ahead. Features of the landscape known popularly as the Frenchmen’s Chamber, Deaf-mute’s Crevice, St Severin’s Elbow, the Cross of the Sacred Heart, had all vanis…
03.24 / 04:05
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Overwhelmed after a long week of work? Looking for an easily accessible getaway that is less than a movie’s length away? Just 90 minutes away from the grueling hustle and bustle of Cairo is Byoum – Egypt’s newest getaway in al-Fayoum. Byoum is Orascom Development’s latest 4-star hotel and real estate development. It is also [R…
03.24 / 00:13
egyptianstreets.com
Tucked away in Spain's Pyrenees mountains, patients at psychiatric facility Benito Menni stretch out across floor mats and stroke greyhound puppies Atila and Argi.Puppy love is part of the treatment for conditions such as schizophrenia.The facility, based in a town near the border with France, uses the dogs to help patients with intellectual disabilities and mental health conditions develop social skills and a sense of autonomy.Andres Garcia, 29, embraces Argi, a trained therapeutic…
03.23 / 20:03
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   News outlet ARA quotes Turkey's deputy PM during speech in the capital, in which he warns that handing control of the ISIS stronghold over to a Kurdish-led administration will compromise peace and security in the re…
03.24 / 10:37
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Lebanon's security apparatuses have launched a wide security operation to hunt down the most wanted fugitives of drug traffickers, kidnap gangs and outlaws in Hizbullah's strongholds in Beirut's southern suburbs (Dahiyeh) and the Bekaa valley, al-Akhbar daily reported on…
03.24 / 10:34
naharnet.com
Now we don’t mean to panic you. Qatar is, in many ways, quite a tolerant country. However, there are a few things that you should really avoid doing. Article 77 Without the prejudice to the right of the competent administrative authorities in the deportation of any alien, in accordance with the law, the court can,…
03.24 / 09:51
qatarscoop.com
Consumer Protection Department. In Qatar, consumers have rights and the government have laws in place to make sure consumer rights are protected. Here’s what you should do: 1. Call (or sms) Consumer Protection Department in order to carry out all legal proceedings required to protect your rights. Toll-free: 800500 Hot line: 44945500 / 44945550 Ministry…
03.24 / 09:51
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A new poll shows that, despite crowded conditions and high housing prices, the large majority of Yerushalayim residents were satisfied with life in the city. The poll, conducted by the… Read more » The post Poll: 75 Percent of Young People Want to Stay in Yerushalayim appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Yerushalayim Doubles Tax on Ghost Apartments Poll: Majority of Israelis Fear Visiting Yerushalayim Poll: Most Young Whites Think Clinton Knowingly Broke Law Poll:…
03.24 / 09:42
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One of the consequences of high-tech people leaving Israel is often relocation of the owners of companies to the United States – usually to Silicon Valley, where many of the companies… Read more » The post Study: Few Chareidim in High-Tech Leaving appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Israeli Study: Chareidim Biggest Tzedakah Givers Study: Age Counts in High Tech Salary Race Study: Life Expectancy High Among Chareidim Study: Chareidim Tops in Israel for Chessed Work E…
03.24 / 09:25
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Lebanon's security apparatuses have launched a wide security operation to hunt down the most wanted fugitives of drug traffickers, kidnap gangs and outlaws in Hizbullah's strongholds in Beirut's southern suburbs (Dahiyeh) and the Bekaa valley, al-Akhbar daily reported on…
03.24 / 09:13
naharnet.com
HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday visited the 5th Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (Agriteq 2017), which is being held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre. The Prime Minister was briefed on the various exhibits, products and the latest technologies and equipment used in agriculture,…
03.24 / 09:02
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