Middle East Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Economy Minister meets SAGIA Deputy GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Peninsula

    Minister of Economy and Commerce H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani with Deputy Governor of Saudi General Investment Authority Prince Saud bin Khalid Al Faisal in Riyadh yesterday. During the meeting, they discussed aspects of joint cooperation in investment field as Qatar and Saudi Arabia enjoy strong relations in several fields including economy and investment.

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  2. QIMC annual net profit rises 4.9% to QR168.8mRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company has announced the financials for 2015 and reported a net profit of QR168.8m for the full year ended December 31. The Group's net profit increased by 4.9 percent in 2015 compared to QR160.9m in 2014. The company's assets has increased to QR1.85bn with an increase of 6.7 percent compared to the previous year and the total equity of the company's shareholders was QR1.49bn compared to QR1.51bn for 2014.

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  3. Qatari banks show resilience in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Banks in Qatar have bucked the slowdown concerns by posting growth in their net profits. Six out of eight major banks in Qatar have registered growth in net profit while just two banks saw their net profit declining in 2015.

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  4. Arab-Israeli lawmakers suspended for meeting families of killed PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Channelnewsasia.com

    JERUSALEM: Three Arab-Israeli lawmakers were suspended on Monday from speaking in parliament as punishment for supporting families of Palestinian assailants killed by security forces after they attacked Israelis. The Knesset Ethics Committee ruled that Balad party members Hanin Zoabi and Basel Ghattas would be barred from plenum and committee business for four months and Jamal Zahalka for two months, but they will be able to vote.

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  5. Refugee crisis: Angela Merkel appeals to Turkey for border controls...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Independent

    German Chancellor announces joint diplomatic efforts with leaders in Turkey to stop Syria's escalating conflict. Laura Pitel reports from Istanbul The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that she was "not just appalled, but horrified" by Russian attacks on Syrian civilians that have created a fresh wave of refugees, as she asked Turkey to make sure they cannot reach Europe.

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  6. US faces shortcomings in coalition-building for anti-IS warRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | 680News

    To doubters of its strategy for defeating the Islamic State, the Obama administration likes to tout its coalition of 66 nations and claim strength in numbers. But a year and a half into the war, some administration officials are acknowledging that this supposed source of strength has its own weaknesses.

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  7. Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa leaves the AFC Congress in Manama, Bahrain. The Confederation of African Football said Friday it is backing Sheikh Salman of Bahrain in this month's FIFA presidential election.

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  8. A New Generation of Saudi Artists Pushes the BoundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KQED

    ... common." Another performance video called "Traditional Pain Treatment" shows a fellow artist with a map of the Middle East inked across his back enduring traditional bloodletting via cupping , with glass cups that are heated and placed on his skin. ...

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  9. Obama says the US and Italy are working together in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Norwalk Citizen News

    President Barack Obama meets with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. less President Barack Obama meets with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

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  10. Amid Syrian refugee exodus, Turkey's open door swings shutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Christian Science Monitor

    Trucks loaded up with aid and the occasional ambulance crossed here today into Syria in a bid to relieve the suffering of tens of thousands of civilians displaced by a major Russian-backed regime offensive. Turkey already hosts more than 2.5 million Syrian refugees and appears reluctant to open border gates like Bab Al-Salama.

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  11. Turkish bus company plans production in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Trend

    Turkish bus manufacturer Temsa, which has reached a share of around 10 percent in the U.S. market after its entrance in 2010, has made plans to build a production facility in Georgia with the aim of reaching over 1,000 units in the initial stage, Hurriyet Daily News reported. SabancA Holding's Temsa exported over 700 buses to the U.S. market in the last five years and now plans to begin production in Georgia with an expected investment worth over $10 million, according to company executives.

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  12. Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help from its allies in the Middle East. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates " Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help from its allies in the Middle East.

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  13. The Historic Battle for SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | OpEdNews

    As the Russian-backed Syrian army threatens to liberate Aleppo, potentially determining the outcome of five years of civil war, Saudi Arabia is challenging the US to lead a ground invasion that could escalate into an historic battle for a country fought over for centurie As the Russian-backed Syrian army threatens to liberate Aleppo, potentially determining the outcome of five years of civil war, Saudi Arabia is challenging the US to lead a ground invasion that could escalate into an historic battle for a country that has been fought over for centuries.

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  14. Iraq deploying thousands in hopes of seizing MosulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Examiner.com

    Iraqi army officials is deploying thousands of Iraqi soldiers to a northern base in hopes of retaking Mosul, ISIS ' main headquarters, according to an Iraqi official on Monday. ISIS captured Mosul two years and has continued to hold the city unopposed for almost two years as Iraq's security forces battled the terror group in other parts of the country.

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  15. Iran's Press TV anchor says she was repeatedly 'sexually...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Independent

    Two Iranian TV bosses have been suspended after a former news anchor said she was the victim of sexual harassment for years. , news director Hamid Reza Emadi, in which he allegedly begged her for sex saying he had "always supported her" at the channel.

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  16. 'Turkey fears new influx of up to 600,000 Syrian refugees'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | India.com

    Ankara, Feb 9 : The Turkish government fears that fierce fighting in Syria's Aleppo province will spark the arrival of up to 600,000 refugees at its border in a "worst case scenario", Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said today. "The worst-case scenario that could happen in this region in the short term would be a new influx of 600,000 refugees at the Turkish frontier," Kurtulmus told journalists following a cabinet meeting.

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  17. Lucky few cross Turkey's border as Syrians flee offensive Oncupinar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Yahoo!

    While tens of thousands of people fleeing the fierce fighting of a Russian-backed regime offensive in Syria huddled in makeshift camps and hoped to get across the border into Turkey, just a handful were lucky enough to make the crossing. One of them was 15-year-old Mohammad Rahma, who lost his eyesight in a Russian air strike about a month ago.

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  18. Ethics Committee Suspends MKs Zoabi, Ghattas and ZahalkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Jewish Press

    After discussing the numerous complaints filed against Joint Arab List MKs Hanin Zoabi, Basel Ghattas and Jamal Zahalka over their meeting last week with the families of Palestinian terrorists, the Ethics Committee reached a majority decision Monday night to suspend Zoabi and Ghattas from plenary sessions and committee hearings for a period of four months, while Zahalka was suspended for two months. Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner.

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  19. Israel sets conditions for return of Palestinian bodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | India.com

    Jerusalem, February 8: Israeli is ready to return the bodies of 10 Palestinians killed while carrying out attacks but their families have refused to accept certain conditions, a government spokesman said today. Israel will return the bodies if the families "agree in advance that the funerals take place at night, with a limited number of attendees," a spokesman for the ministry of public security told AFP.

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  20. Computerized Transparency Already Activated in Justice Committee SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Jewish Press

    Guests and participants in sessions of the Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee will be identified at the entrance to the meeting room through a card reader. Following the new law requiring all lobbyists to identify themselves as they enter Knesset committee debates, Knesset Director-General Ronen Plot has decided to raise the bar and compel all participants and observers of committee hearings to identify themselves by placing the entry permit given to them at the entrance to the Knesset building on a card reader.

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