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  1. 'Stalemate' at Best Congressional Dems, Republicans agree Isis strategy is stuck in neutralRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    FILE: May 21, 2015: Iraqi Shiite militiamen check their weapons against ISIS, in the predominately Sunni city of Nukhayb, in southwest Iraq. Top congressional Democrats and Republicans agreed Sunday that President Obama is not winning the fight against the Islamic State, with one of his top House supporters acknowledging a "stalemate" at best.

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  2. John Kasich, Ruling out VP Run, Says 'I Don't Play for Second'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... "I said months ago that we ought to have a coalition of our Western partners and our -- any of our allies in the Middle East to form a coalition to knock ISIS out. And if that includes American boots on the ground, so be it," Kasich said. "But at ...

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  3. Editorial: Remembering those who died bringing Americaa s bestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Marine Cpl. Sara A. Medina of Aurora was one of six Americans killed in a helicopter crash during a humanitarian relief mission in Nepal.

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  4. App offers one-touch access to Oman Air's servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Oman Air's launch of the app is just the latest step in the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman's digital strategy. Times of Oman file photo Muscat: Oman Air has launched a new app for smart phones, iPads, tablets and other mobile devices that enables customers to book flights, purchase tickets, check in, update their flight status, find out about Oman Air's latest offers and access up-to-the-minute service information.

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  5. Netanyahu applauds Nadav Guedj for Eurovision rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday congratulated 16-year-old Nadav Guedj for his ninth-place ranking in the annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna on Saturday. "On Saturday night, the eve of Shavuot, we came in ninth at the Eurovision song competition which took place this year in Austria," Netanyahu wrote on his Facebook page.

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  6. Chess: Oman players to get Fide rating points after Asian championship performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: As world chess body, Fide, CEO Geoffrey Borg acknowledged Oman's organisational abilities in successfully hosting an international chess tournament, the local players too impressed with their outing in the Asian zonal championships. And going by Oman team coach and International Master Ismael Karim's opinion, the performance of the Omani players has been 'encouraging'.

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  7. The Walk to redefine dining experience in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    An artist's impression of The Walk that will provide all the right ingredients for an extraordinary culinary experience. Photo-Supplied Muscat: Already home to 26 top-class restaurants and cafes, The Walk will be an additional destination dining experience along the Marina promenade, coming up later this year.

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  8. Yemeni expats in Oman fear more violence at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Yemenis living in Oman are alarmed at the violence in their country as they fear it will get out of control with most of them feeling helpless and concerned about the safety of their relatives back home as Saudi bombings continue to shell civilian targets. Saudi-led air strikes started eight weeks ago to stop the Houthi tribe from advancing after they forced Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi to flee the country.

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  9. Number of fixed phones in Oman crosses 390,000-markRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Subscribers of the fixed phone service in the Sultanate stood at more than 391,000 in April, 2015. The latest statistics issued by the National Centre for Statistics and Information show that subscribers of fixed phone service in the Sultanate stood at 391.783 at the end of April against 385.714 subscribers in March, registering a rise of 4.4 per cent.

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  10. Rhythms unite diverse music groups at Royal Opera House MuscatRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Over the three nights the groups, that came from countries as diverse as Japan, Senegal, Tajikistan and Mexico, delighted the audiences with their catchy rhythms, creativity and talent. - Khalid Al Busaidi/ROHM Muscat: No matter what country, culture, or creed, there is one thing that unites musicians and music-lovers everywhere: rhythm.

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  11. Sailing: Oman Sail's record-breaking team triumph at French ArMen RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The crew will return to Muscat this week to train on the MOD70 before heading back to France to compete in the Normandy Sailing Week. Photo - Supplied Muscat: Fresh from their record-breaking exploits in Ireland, the Musandam-Oman Sail MOD 70, the Ministry of Tourism's flagship craft, concluded a busy period with another victory, this time in the fifth edition of France's ArMen Race at La Trinite-sur-Mer on the Brittany coast.

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  12. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Saturday confirmed the suicide bomber who killed 21 worshippers at a Shiite mosque had links with the Islamic State group, in what the interior ministry called an attempt to promote sectarian strife. It was the deadliest attack in years to strike the Sunni-dominated kingdom, and marked the first time the jihadist IS group officially claimed an attack in Saudi Arabia.

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  13. Iraqi forces 'showed no will to fight' in Ramadi: US Secretary of Defence Ashton CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    Washington: Pentagon chief Ashton Carter has accused Iraqi forces of having "failed to fight" in Ramadi, which has fallen to Islamic State militants. The jihadists took control of the strategic city, the capital of Anbar province a week ago, in Baghdad's worst defeat in almost a year.

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  14. Carter: Iraqis showed no will to fight during Islamic State takeover of RamadiRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday. The harsh assessment raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group that has seized a strategically important swath of the Middle East.

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  15. Why ISIS's grip on Palmyra spells doom for Middle EastRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | AEI

    Iraqi forces may have recaptured Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, and Syrian Kurds may have rebuffed ISIS at Kobane, but the loss of Palmyra will resonate for several reasons. First, there's the strategic angle.

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  16. Houthis say they've downed Saudi fighter jetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Rebels are claiming to have shot down a Saudi Arabian fighter jet on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen, a Houthi military official said, but the Yemeni Embassy in Washington denied the claim as the Saudis remained silent. The Houthi official said the downed jet was an F-16, and several images published online -- including on the Yemen Post's Twitter and Facebook feeds -- showed a purported image of the jet ablaze along with a photo of a piece of metal with the words, "Royal Saudi Air Force."

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  17. Middle East, 10:32 PMISIS Massacres Hundreds in PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Islamic State group has reportedly murdered hundreds of people after seizing the ancient town of Palmyra last week. The organization seized full control of the town Wednesday.

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  18. Top Israeli Islamist: Arab-Jewish War Inside Israel 'Inevitable'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A full-blown war between Israeli Arabs and the Netanyahu government is "just a matter of time," says Kamal Al-Khatib, deputy head of the radical Islamic Movement in Israel. In an interview with Hamas media, Al-Khatib said that the policies espoused by the new government of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu leave Israeli Arabs "no choice" but to undertake a violent struggle.

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  19. Islamic Movement Leader: Conflict with Israel 'Certain'Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A senior member of the Islamic Movement in Israel says that he believes a conflict between Arab Israelis and the Netanyahu government is only "a question of time." The movement's Deputy Chief, Sheikh Kamel al-Hatib, made his prediction in an interview with the Hamas newspaper Falastin .

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  20. Agreement for the delivery of agri-food products to Arab countriesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

    Romania has signed an agreement for the delivery of agri-food products to Arab countries that provides for the setup of a collection centre in Constanta and another one in Doha or Abu Dhabi, State Secretary with Romania's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Daniel Botanoiu told a national vegetable farming conference. 'At the level of the ministry, we are currently trying to open external markets.

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