» Amendments to Iraqi provincial elections law spark controversy
08/09/19 08:35 from Full Feed
Large political blocs in the Iraqi parliament voted for a new law organizing provincial elections for 2020 that gives the blocs an advantage over smaller groupings.

» Syrian schools continue to struggle with Kurdish curriculum
08/09/19 07:43 from Full Feed
School curriculum remains the prime concern of parents in Syrian Kurdistan areas under control of the autonomous administration.

» Turkey’s military base in Qatar to expand with air, naval elements
23/08/19 10:53 from Full Feed
Turkey and Qatar have agreed to expand the Qatar-Turkey Combined Joint Force Command in Doha with aerial and naval components as stakes grow higher in the Gulf region.

» Why UN fears exposing Israel
23/08/19 10:53 from Full Feed
The United Nations did not include Israel in its "list of shame" of states committing grave violations against children, despite the figures and statistics released in its special report pointing to the contrary.

» Southern Yemeni women enter storm of politics, war
23/08/19 10:53 from Full Feed
Many women in Yemen's south would like to see a return of the more progressive rights they enjoyed before Yemen's north and south merged in 1990; could the Southern Transitional Council's gains against the Hadi government in Aden help br...

» Cyprus Mail: EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires
23/08/19 10:33 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal with South America. Bolsonaro has rejected what he call...

» Cyprus Mail: Paphos museum to re-open by year’s end says minister
23/08/19 10:20 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Paphos archaeological museum will operate as normal before the end of 2019, the communications and works minister said on Friday. The delay in re-opening the under renovation museum was due to the late delivery from abroad of the new dis...

» Cyprus Mail: US in ‘favorable’ place, Fed will ‘act as appropriate’
23/08/19 10:14 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
The U.S. economy is in a “favorable place” and the Federal Reserve will “act as appropriate” to keep the current economic expansion on track, Fed chair Jerome Powell said on Friday in remarks that gave few clues a...

» Cyprus Mail: Lampard backs misfiring Chelsea strikers to come good
23/08/19 10:10 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Frank Lampard has backed Chelsea’s strikers to deliver in front of goal despite so far drawing a Premier League blank. Olivier Giroud found the net in Chelsea’s European Super Cup loss to Liverpool in Istanbul, but the Blues&...

» JPost.com - Homepage: 23 years ago, 23 people were murdered just north of Mea Shearim
23/08/19 09:47 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
On the 21st of the Hebrew month of Av in the year 5763, 23 people were killed and more than 130 wounded when a Palestinian suicide bomber detonated a five-kilogram device on an Egged bus #2. JPost.com - Homepage

» JPost.com - Homepage: Study: Hotels in Israel enjoying record demand, increased revenues
23/08/19 09:35 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
More than 4.1 million tourists visited Israel in 2018, an increase of 14% from 2017 and 42% from 2016, according to the Ministry of Tourism. JPost.com - Homepage

» Hürriyet Daily News: Turkey remains world second biggest contractor
23/08/19 09:31 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Turkey, which holds 4.6% of the global contractor market, continues to be the world's second-biggest contractor, according to a report by a U.S.-based magazine. Hürriyet Daily News

» Hürriyet Daily News: BaşlıksLine provides help for animals in wild
23/08/19 09:31 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
The Turkish Wildlife First Aid Line provides support people who find wild animals in Turkey and need help Hürriyet Daily News

» Cyprus Mail: Billionaire industrialist and conservative donor David Koch dies at age 79
23/08/19 09:28 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Billionaire industrialist David Koch, a driving force behind conglomerate Koch Industries who as one of the world’s richest people became a major financier of conservative causes and political candidates, has died at age 79, his br...

» Hürriyet Daily News: Turkey should live in peace with neighbors: CHP leader
23/08/19 09:26 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Turkey needs to be in peace with its neighbors, from Bulgaria to Syria, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said. Hürriyet Daily News

» Cyprus Mail: Multinational consortium named for LNG construction
23/08/19 09:23 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Α multinational consortium of JV China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co Ltd, Aktor S.A. and Metron S.A., with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd and Wilhelmsen Ship Management Limited ranked first in the evaluation for the constructio...

» Cyprus Mail: Two men with a plan, and a van
23/08/19 09:16 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
The Ford Transit. A van so iconic it’s been, from its first release in 1965, a firm favourite the world over. Used on African safari, down mines, as a Hong Kong taxi, and once to transport two baby elephants to Regent’s Park Zoo, it’s fe...

» What was behind regional tour of Iranian foreign minister?
23/08/19 09:14 from Full Feed
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif goes to Kuwait and Qatar to promote dialogue, perhaps because opportunities that once developed through Oman may no longer be as fruitful as they once were.

» IS makes comeback in Syria through sleeper cells
23/08/19 09:14 from Full Feed
The Islamic State has stepped up its military operations through its sleeper cells east of the Euphrates River while the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces arrest a number of women part of these cells in areas under its control.

» Cyprus Mail: Russia rocket accident likely had two explosions, Norway monitor says
23/08/19 08:57 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
The explosion that killed five Russian scientists during a rocket engine test earlier this month was followed by a second blast two hours later, the likely source of a spike in radiation, Norway’s nuclear test-ban monitor said on F...

» Tests reveal listeria in three products from Seville food company Magrudis
23/08/19 08:49 from In English Section | EL PAÍS
The bacteria have also been located on the production line used to make La Mechá foods, thought to be the origin of the current outbreak of listeriosis, the worst Spain has ever seen

» JPost.com - Homepage: Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment
23/08/19 08:46 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
The pact has been signed by 32 companies including the likes of Adidas, Burberry, Kering, Hermes, Nike, Prada and Puma JPost.com - Homepage

» Cyprus Mail: Missing swimmer to remain in custody until court date
23/08/19 08:44 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
A 44-year-old man who went missing for two days after he went swimming on Tuesday evening and who was arrested under a warrant pending against him will remain in custody until his trial starts on August 30, a court ruled on Friday. Grzeg...

» Hürriyet Daily News: Turkish official inspects abandoned Varosha in Cyprus
23/08/19 08:29 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Officials from Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) took an inspection tour to closed Varosha, an abandoned city in the northern part of the divided island of Cyprus, on Aug. 23. Hürriyet Daily News

» Lost archive of Spanish Civil War photos discovered after 72 years
23/08/19 08:19 from In English Section | EL PAÍS
A historian has discovered more than 500 images taken by the Hungarian photographer Kati Horna between 1937 and 1938, when she was working for the CNT anarchist labor union

» In English Section | EL PAÍS: Lost archive of Spanish Civil War photos discovered after 72 years
23/08/19 08:19 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
The forgotten legacy of the Hungarian photographer Kati Horna has been unearthed by a Spanish researcher from the archives of the CNT anarchist labor union in 48 wooden boxes. The CNT got the archives out of Barcelona in April 1939 and, ...

» JPost.com - Homepage: Twitter hashtag celebrates its bat mitzvah
23/08/19 08:10 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
On August 23, 2007, when Twitter user Chris Messina tweeted a suggestion to use the # symbol to group conversations on the micro-tweeting platform, hashtags were born. JPost.com - Homepage

» Cyprus Mail: CyBC journalist sues state after work made her ill
23/08/19 08:06 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
A furloughed journalist with state broadcaster CyBC, who in 2007 was diagnosed with encephalitis, is suing the state for damages between €500,000 and €2m for human rights violations after the authorities refused to compensate her for €18...

» Hürriyet Daily News: 3 terrorists 'neutralized' in Turkey's east
23/08/19 08:04 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Turkish security forces "neutralized" three terrorists in a counter-terrorism operation in the country's east, the Interior Ministry said on Aug. 23. Hürriyet Daily News

» Hürriyet Daily News: Over 340,000 Syrians returned home from Turkey: Çavuşoğlu
23/08/19 08:02 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have gone home to parts of Syria cleared of terrorist groups by cross-border Turkish military operations, said the nation's foreign minister on Aug. 23. Hürriyet Daily News

» Turkey faces losses in Syria east and west of the Euphrates River
23/08/19 08:02 from Full Feed
Ankara’s attempts to play Russia and the United States off of each other may be gaining it very little and could leave it losing more than it expected.

» Between Trump and US Jewry, Netanyahu picks Trump
23/08/19 08:02 from Full Feed
For Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump can insult US Jewry as much as he wants, as long as the president keeps supporting Netanyahu in his campaign for the premiership.

» Will Turkey's oldest library sweep Aga Khan prize?
23/08/19 08:02 from Full Feed
The restoration of Beyazit State Library, established by Sultan Abdulhamid II in 1884, has been short-listed for the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

» Macron to press Trump on Iran diplomacy at G7
23/08/19 08:02 from Full Feed
French President Emmanuel Macron says he will present US President Donald Trump ideas for an economic incentive package to try to advance Iran diplomacy at the G-7 summit in Biarritz this weekend.

» Hürriyet Daily News: President Erdoğan holds phone call with Russia's Putin
23/08/19 07:59 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Assad regime's ceasefire violations in Idlib, northwestern Syria, is causing a “major humanitarian crisis,” Turkish president told his Russian counterpart over phone. Hürriyet Daily News

» JPost.com - Homepage: Fridays for Future: How a teenager is trying to save the Amazon
23/08/19 07:46 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Climate change protests are expected to take place today in front of Brazilian embassies and consulates around the world. JPost.com - Homepage

» Cyprus Mail: Scottish university to pay 20 million pounds in slavery reparations
23/08/19 07:34 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Scotland’s University of Glasgow said on Friday it would spend 20 million pounds ($24.4 million) to make amends for the historic financial support it received from people who profited from the slave trade. The university said it wa...

» Hürriyet Daily News: Historical artifacts seized in Turkey’s east
23/08/19 07:18 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Some 22 historical artifacts have been seized in the southeastern province of Siirt, including eight archaic teardrop bottles, the governor’s office of Sivas, an eastern province, said on Aug. 22. Hürriyet Daily News

» Cyprus Mail: Erdogan’s comments undermine prospects for talks says government
23/08/19 07:11 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s comments regarding natural gas exploration off Cyprus do not contribute to the creation of a suitable climate for resuming reunification talks, the government said on Friday. “At a time when … an effort...

» Cyprus Mail: One Israeli killed and two injured in bomb attack near settlement – ambulance
23/08/19 07:09 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
JERUSALEM, Aug 23 (Reuters) – One Israeli was killed and two injured in a Palestinian attack near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday, Israeli medical officials said. The Israeli military said an Israeli father and his...

» Hürriyet Daily News: Turkish young woman elected as secretary-general of Federation of Young European Greens
23/08/19 07:07 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
A young Turkish woman has been elected as the secretary-general of The Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG) – the European umbrella organization for Young Green organizations from all over the continent. Hürriyet Daily News

» JPost.com - Homepage: Tlaib’s trip down selective memory lane
23/08/19 07:03 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
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» JPost.com - Homepage: Exclusive: IDF veteran runs for Congress
23/08/19 07:02 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
In a first and exclusive interview to The Jerusalem Post, Nizahon announced his long-shot campaign for his district’s primaries. JPost.com - Homepage

» Tests reveal presence of listeria on Seville food company’s production line
23/08/19 06:43 from In English Section | EL PAÍS
The bacteria have been located on larding needles used by Magrudis, the firm thought to have put contaminated pork products on sale in the Andalusian capital

» In English Section | EL PAÍS: Tests reveal presence of listeria on Seville food company’s production line
23/08/19 06:43 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Tests carried out on larding needles used by the Seville-based company Magrudis to make a pork loin product called carne mechada have returned positive results for the presence of the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes , according to docume...

» Cyprus Mail: Agriculture minister defends strict protection measures on Lara turtle beach
23/08/19 06:37 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis on Friday urged disgruntled residents of Paphos villages with protected beaches to remain patient and rest assured that the sustainable development plans for Akamas will bring “substantial benefits to th...

» Cyprus Mail: Interior ministry allocates €4.7m for small community projects
23/08/19 06:24 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides announced on Friday that €4.7 million saved from his ministry’s budget will be allocated for 124 small projects in 103 communities. The projects cover road improvements such as the construction of ...

» JPost.com - Homepage: Putin orders reciprocal Russian response to U.S. missile test
23/08/19 06:17 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
"As you know, we have never wanted, do not want and will not get involved in a costly, destructive arms race," Putin said. JPost.com - Homepage

» Cyprus Mail: Putin held Security Council meeting to discuss U.S. missile test
23/08/19 05:57 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
MOSCOW, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Friday that President Vladimir Putin had held a meeting of Russia’s Security Council to discuss a recent U.S. cruise missile test. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters ...

» Cyprus Mail: Putin held Security Council meeting to discuss U.S. missile test (Updated)
23/08/19 05:57 from 1. World Press from mikenova (10 sites)
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday ordered a like-for-like response to a recent U.S. missile test, which he said showed that Washington aimed to deploy previously banned missiles around the world. The Pentagon said on Monday it h...

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