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 2022-01-17 15:53 

Kuwait News Agency

OPEC's crudes' basket at USD 85.36 pb...

VIENNA, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said on Monday price of its basket of crudes rose by 74 cents to USD 85.36 per barrel Friday against USD 84.72 pb Thursday. Monthly average rate of the basket for December w...

 2022-01-17 15:43 

Bahrain News Agency

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Bahrain strongly condemns terrorist Houthi militia's drone attack on Abu Dhabi, UAE...
 2022-01-17 15:31 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait MoI arrests Arab with 22 kg of narcotics...

KUWAIT, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Interior Ministry announced on Monday that the Criminal Security Sector, represented by the General Administration for Drug Control, arrested an Arab resident in possession of 22 kilograms of narcotics, valued more tha...

 2022-01-17 15:30 

Arutz Sheva

Lapid: "Seriously considering shortening kids' isolation to 3 days"...

MK Yair Lapid: "Seriously considering shortening the children's isolation to three days, doing a test, and then allowing them to return to school or kindergarten"...

 2022-01-17 15:28 

Haaretz Daily

'I threw a chair at the gunman, and we all got out': Texas rabbi recounts escape...

Rabbi Charlie Cytron Walker who was held hostage at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville tells CBS in an interview about the tense 10-hour siege, and how it ended...

 2022-01-17 15:26 

Kuwait News Agency

EU removes three countries from its safe travel list...

BRUSSELS, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- The European Union Monday removed three countries Argentina, Australia and Canada from its epidemiologically safe travel list of non-EU countries. The decision means that the EU Member States are now advised to reimpose entry re...

 2022-01-17 15:24 

ISNA

Implementation of 25-year agreement between Iran, China strategic success for Tehran: Shamkhani...

Tehran (ISNA) - Iran's secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani described the implementation of the 25-year agreement between Iran and China as a strategic success for Tehran....

 2022-01-17 15:24 

Arutz Sheva

87 Afghan Refugees Rescued by Israelis Meet Their Rescuers...

Dozens of refugees evacuated from Afghanistan by IsraAID granted permission to apply for resettlement in Canada....

 2022-01-17 15:22 

Kuwait News Agency

Israeli Government agrees to renovate Al-Buraq wall...

RAMALLAH, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- The occupying Israeli Government agreed on executing a plan to renovate the infrastructure of the Western Wall of Al-Aqsa mosque (Al-Buraq Wall) at a cost of USD 35 million. According to the Israeli Hayom newspaper, the five-yea...

 2022-01-17 15:21 

Bahrain News Agency

CBB Treasury Bills oversubscribed...
 2022-01-17 15:20 

Bahrain News Agency

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Shura Chairman receives BSE president...
 2022-01-17 15:18 

Kuwait News Agency

Indonesia's new capital named Nusantara, planned in Kalimantan Island...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- Nusantara, to be built in the eastern Island of Kalimantan, was chosen as the name of the new capital by Indonesian top authorities, said an official on Monday. Minister of National Development Planning Suharso Monoarfa told...

 2022-01-17 15:15 

FX Empire

Crypto.com Suspends Withdrawals as Users Claim Their Funds are Stolen...

While Crypto.com is insisting that its users' funds are safe, some of these users have stated that their funds have been stolen....

 2022-01-17 15:14 

FX Empire

Germany expects "real debate" about fiscal rules to start in June Lindner...

BERLIN (Reuters) Germany wants to respect jointly agreed fiscal rules as this helps to control inflation, its new Finance Minister Christian Lindner said on Monday, adding he expected the "real debate" about the European Union's fiscal rules t...

 2022-01-17 15:09 

FX Empire

Crypto Spending on Luxury Products Increased by 31% in 2021: BitPay...

Crypto payment processor BitPay has revealed that an increased number of consumers are using cryptocurrencies to pay for luxury products....

 2022-01-17 15:09 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Shura Chairman receives ambassador to Saudi Arabia...
 2022-01-17 15:04 

Times of Israel

Netanyahu thanks fundraiser donors, skips Knesset session amid plea deal reports...

Former PM says he and family touched by supporters' efforts; Lapid dismisses concerns coalition could break up if opposition leader makes dealFormer PM says he and family touched by supporters' efforts; Lapid dismisses concerns coalition could bre...

 2022-01-17 15:03 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain Islamic Index makes gains...
 2022-01-17 15:01 

FX Empire

The First Metaverse Has Arrived to the Cardano Blockchain...

As more Ethereum blockchains are built, are we going to see more metaverses as well? Will Cardano's metaverse get attention?...

 2022-01-17 14:59 

FX Empire

Yao Ming says he and Peng Shuai 'chatted merrily' at event last month...

BEIJING (Reuters) Chinese basketball legend Yao Ming said on Monday that tennis star Peng Shuai, who became the subject of concern after she accused a former senior politician of sexually assaulting her, was in good spirits when they appeared at an event ...

 2022-01-17 14:55 

Arutz Sheva

82-year-old moderately injured by car overturning Dov Hoz interchange...

An 82-year-old man was moderately injured in a car that overturned near the Dov Hoz interchange on Route 20 heading north. MDA medics and paramedics provided medical care and referred him to Wolfson Hospital....

 2022-01-17 14:55 

Bahrain News Agency

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Works minister receives Iraqi Charg d'Affairs...
 2022-01-17 14:54 

FARS News Agency

Oxfam Warns Poor Die from COVID While Rich Get Richer | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The wealth of the 10 richest men has doubled during the coronavirus pandemic, stoking inequality that contributes to the deaths of at least 21,300 people each day, ac ....

 2022-01-17 14:54 

Kuwait News Agency

EU approves USD 1.7 bln in global humanitarian aid...

BRUSSELS, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- The European Union has announced its initial annual humanitarian budget of USD 1.7 billion (1.5 billion euros) for 2022, the single-currency bloc said on Monday. A sum of 351 million euros (USD 401 million) of EU humanitarian fu...

 2022-01-17 14:51 

SANA

Sweida city and its countryside on Monday...
 2022-01-17 14:50 

Arutz Sheva

Corona czar: Increase in cases and we have not yet reached the peak...

Corona czar, Prof. Salman Zarka, said at a news conference: "The morbidity data reports continue to show an increase in the number of infected and we have not yet reached a peak. We are also witnessing an increase in the number of patients in need of ...

 2022-01-17 14:50 

Al Arabiya

US calls on North Korea to 'cease' its 'unlawful' missile launches...

The US called on North Korea Monday to "cease its unlawful and destabilizing activities," after Pyongyang fired two suspected ballistic missiles in its...

 2022-01-17 14:46 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Monday until 12:00 GMT...

KUWAIT -- The Kuwaiti National Assembly (parliament) is set to convene Tuesday to consider an interpellation motion lodged by MP Hamdan Al-Azmi against Defense Minister Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah over a host of issues. ABU DHABI -- Three petrol ta...

 2022-01-17 14:46 

Arutz Sheva

The state will distribute corona test kits to any citizen per request...

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett responded to the initiative of Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz to distribute 2-3 corona test kits to any citizen that requests them....

 2022-01-17 14:44 

Times of Israel

Faux fish: Israeli startup unveils 3D-printed, plant-based salmon fillet...

Six-month-old food tech company says it made a fully structured, boneless cut with the same nutritional value as the fish minus the mercury and toxinsSix-month-old food tech company says it made a fully structured, boneless cut with the same nutritional v...

 2022-01-17 14:44 

FX Empire

No vaccine, no French Open for Djokovic, says French Sports ministry...

By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) Novak Djokovic could be barred from playing in the French Open as things stand now after the Sports Ministry said on Monday there would be no exemption from France's new vaccine pass law....

 2022-01-17 14:44 

FX Empire

Swedish Security Service investigates drones at three nuclear plants...

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) Sweden's Security Service has taken over an investigation regarding unauthorized drones at three Swedish nuclear power plants on Friday, it said in a statement on Monday....

 2022-01-17 14:42 

Bahrain News Agency

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Deputy Prime Minister receives Bahrain Society of Engineers...
 2022-01-17 14:40 

Arutz Sheva

Podcast: So why did Trump curse Netanyahu?...

Jason Greenblatt and Barak Ravid discuss the disagreements they during Trump's days in the White House....

 2022-01-17 14:40 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

So why did Trump curse Netanyahu?...

Jason Greenblatt and Barak Ravid discuss the disagreements they during Trump's days in the White House....

 2022-01-17 14:38 

Arutz Sheva

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee to discuss PA takeover of Area C...

At the request of MK Kathrin Shitrit (Likud), the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee will discuss tomorrow the issue of "the Palestinian Authority's takeover of Judea and Samaria." MK Shitrit said: "There is an organized and deliberate ...

 2022-01-17 14:38 

Times of Israel

UK's Johnson calls Texas attack an 'antisemitic act of terrorism'...

Britain vows 'full support' for US investigators after it emerges that captor Malik Faisal Akram, who was killed in the incident, was a British citizenBritain vows 'full support' for US investigators after it emerges that captor Malik Fais...

 2022-01-17 14:37 

Arutz Sheva

Bennett decides: Quarantine to be reduced to 5 days...

Education Ministry warns children suffering depression at increased rates due to lack of normal routine during COVID crisis....

 2022-01-17 14:37 

FX Empire

UK Sees Highest Global Adoption Ranking for ETH, BTC Still Remains on Top...

A survey finds that amid the many sell-offs and overheated market spells, British cryptocurrency users were seen taking measured steps....

 2022-01-17 14:34 

ISNA

Exhibition of Iranian hand-woven carpet in Tokyo...

Tehran (ISNA) Iran's embassy in Japan in cooperation with Chiyoda Corporation held a two-day exhibition of Iranian hand-woven carpet in Tokyo....

 2022-01-17 14:32 

Haaretz Daily

Israel cuts COVID isolation time to five days...

As of Wednesday, Israelis diagnosed with COVID can leave quarantine after five days, but must have two negative tests and no symptoms...

 2022-01-17 14:32 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Deputy Prime Minister receives Malaysian ambassador...
 2022-01-17 14:30 

MehrNews.com

'China firmly opposes US sanctions against Iran'...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) China firmly opposes illegal unilateral sanctions against Iran, political manipulation on human rights and other issues, and gross interference in the internal affairs of Iran, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson....

 2022-01-17 14:29 

FX Empire

Bulgaria's anti-corruption chief resigns as government seeks reforms...

SOFIA (Reuters) The head of Bulgaria's anti-corruption agency, Sotir Tsatsarov, has tendered his resignation as the new centrist government seeks legislative changes to kick-start the fight against widespread graft, a parliament spokesperson said on M...

 2022-01-17 14:28 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bennett decides: Quarantine to be reduced to 5 days...

Education Ministry warns children suffering depression at increased rates due to lack of normal routine during COVID crisis....

 2022-01-17 14:27 

Arutz Sheva

Arab arrested for sexual offenses against minors in Modi'in Illit...

A 29-year-old Arab resident of Ramla was arrested on suspicion of committing sexual offenses against minors in Modi'in Illit. His detention was extended in court....

 2022-01-17 14:27 

i24 News

NATO, Ukraine sign deal to 'deepen' cyber cooperation...
 2022-01-17 14:23 

DEBKAfile

Netanyahu may use plea bargain promoted by retired Justice Barak as launchpad for comeback...

In a race against the clock, Attorney General Amihai Mandelblit has less than two weeks before he steps down to The post Netanyahu may use plea bargain promoted by retired Justice Barak as launchpad for comeback appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2022-01-17 14:23 

Arutz Sheva

Lapid returns to the Knesset plenum after his recovery from corona...

Deputy Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Yair Lapid returned to his seat in the Knesset plenum today alongside his coalition partners, after recovering from corona and after the isolation period ended....

 2022-01-17 14:20 

Arutz Sheva

Kansas high school basketball players filmed giving Nazi salutes...

Players on a Kansas high school basketball team were recently filed in a 'horrific' video giving Nazi salutes while a German song played....

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