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 2020-07-08 13:08 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier condolences with Saudi King, Crown Prince...
 2020-07-08 13:06 

Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Mobile Clinics Continue Providing Treatment Services in Hajjah, Yemen...
 2020-07-08 13:06 

Saudi Press Agency

Bahrain Bourse Rises...
 2020-07-08 13:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Beitar Illit coronavirus patients are begging to be evacuated'...

MK Naftali Bennett visits Beitar Illit, works out plan to help residents. 'They're handling COVID-19 amazingly and carefully but need help.'...

 2020-07-08 13:03 

Kuwait News Agency

Russia: COVID-19 claims 173 lives, infects 6,562...

MOSCOW, July 8 (KUNA) -- Russian authorities announced on Wednesday 173 fatalities and 6,562 coronavirus (COVID-19) infections during the last 24 hours. The death toll at the country climbed to 10,667, and to 700,792 infections, the Ministry of Health of ...

 2020-07-08 13:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New Jersey Artist Donates Israel Paintings to Charity...

New Jersey artist Barbara Bortniker donates paintings of Israel scenes to charity...

 2020-07-08 12:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Was Alexander Hamilton actually Jewish?...

Historian Andrew Porwancher says there is evidence suggesting one of America's most famous Founding Fathers may have been Jewish....

 2020-07-08 12:48 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian movie grabs award in 2020 Sofia Int'l Film Festival...

Tehran, July 8, IRNA - Iranian Movie 'Yalda' directed by Massoud Bakhshi received the best screenplay award from 2020 Sofia International Film Festival....

 2020-07-08 12:41 

Al Jazeera

COVID-19 cases soar in Central Asia...

Former Soviet states are suffering a second wave of cases - since lockdown restrictions were eased two months ago....

 2020-07-08 12:41 

Al Jazeera

Syria's healthcare system in shambles due to war...

Years of war have devastated the health system, with aid agencies saying nearly 50 percent of the facilities are out of service....

 2020-07-08 12:41 

Press TV

China says US plan to quit WHO will have grave implications for developing countries...

Public health advocates and Trump's political opponents have also censured the plan....

 2020-07-08 12:36 

Al Arabiya

Worldwide coronavirus death toll kills at least 544,311 people so far: AFP...

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 544,311 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources comp...

 2020-07-08 12:35 

Ynetnews

American football star apologizes for anti-Semitic posts...
 2020-07-08 12:35 

FX Empire

U.S. Stocks Mixed After Yesterday's Sell-Off...

S&P 500 futures lack direction in premarket trading as traders evaluate their next moves....

 2020-07-08 12:32 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Under "financial siege", Lebanon must stave off strife, says Bassil...

Lebanon is facing a "financial siege" imposed by international powers and its priority is staving off strife caused by the country's economic meltdown, Free Patriotic Movement head Gebran Bassil said Tuesday....

 2020-07-08 12:31 

Ynetnews

Blue & White: investigating the country's judges 'war on democracy'...
 2020-07-08 12:30 

Ynetnews

Likud, Blue & White at odds over judge probe bill...
 2020-07-08 12:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Are Israel's stray cats a cause for concern? - In Other News......

Israel is said to have one of the highest stray cat to human ratios in the world. Why are there so many feral cats in the country?...

 2020-07-08 12:26 

Ynetnews

MK Mickey Zohar: Likud to vote for judicial system investigation committee...
 2020-07-08 12:23 

Oman Observer

Oman Air operates 69 chartered cargo-only flights...

Oman Air continues to serve the nation and its customers with 69 chartered cargo-only flights from April to June, including The post Oman Air operates 69 chartered cargo-only flights appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-07-08 12:19 

FX Empire

COVID-19 Cases Hit 3m in the U.S and the Numbers Are Set to Continue Rising...

COVID-19 numbers have yet to shock the markets a 2nd time around. A spike in new cases across the U.S may begin to feed into the stats, however....

 2020-07-08 12:18 

Kuwait News Agency

US reports staggering 60,021 COVID-19 cases, Brazil at alarming 45,305...

KUWAIT, July 8 (KUNA) -- The US recorded the highest number of new coronavirus cases in a single day as over 60,000 cases were rerouted in the past 24 hours, whereas Brazil recorded over 45,000 new cases. According to Johns Hopkins University, the US reco...

 2020-07-08 12:17 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Qatar detects 608 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths...

Qatar detected 608 new coronavirus cases and four COVID19 deaths in 24 hours, raising the total number of active cases in the country to 5,308 and the viru...

 2020-07-08 12:16 

Saudi Press Agency

Emergency Center for Epidemic Control Provides Medical Services in Hajjah Governorate, Yemen...
 2020-07-08 12:14 

Press TV

US tops 3 million known infections as coronavirus surges...

The US coronavirus outbreak crossed a grim milestone of over 3 million confirmed cases on Tuesday as more states reported record numbers of new infections....

 2020-07-08 12:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Dairy company loses millions in failed cottage cheese venture...

When Tnuva backed out of its cottage cheese initiative, it lost hundreds of millions. Here's what happened....

 2020-07-08 12:12 

Press TV

China Global Television Network cartoons depict US withdrawal from WHO, response to COVID-19...

The United States has officially submitted its notification of withdrawal to the United Nations secretary-general....

 2020-07-08 12:07 

Ynetnews

Lebanese man convicted of financing Hezbollah in U.S. returns home...
 2020-07-08 12:07 

Kuwait News Agency

Japan reports 254 new virus cases, total at 20,363...

TOKYO, July 8 (KUNA) -- The number of Japan's new coronavirus infections rose by 254 to 20,363 over the last 24 hours as of 04:00 pm (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, the health ministry and local authorities said. The country's death toll increased by thr...

 2020-07-08 12:06 

Times of Israel

Brain problems linked to even mild coronavirus infections, UK study finds...

Team finds acute disseminated encephalomyelitis diagnoses not linked to severity of COVID-19; survey carried out on 43 patients hospitalized in confirmed or suspected virus casesTeam finds acute disseminated encephalomyelitis diagnoses not linked to sever...

 2020-07-08 12:05 

MehrNews.com

Economic component highlighted in Tehran-Yerevan coop....

TEHRAN, Jul. 08 (MNA) Emphasizing the fraternal relations between the two countries, Head of the Armenia-Iran friendship group said that the economic component is highlighted in the cooperation between Tehran and Yerevan....

 2020-07-08 11:58 

Al Arabiya

US WHO withdrawal a 'setback for global cooperation': Berlin...

The withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organization is a "setback for global cooperation," all the more devastating at a time when inter...

 2020-07-08 11:55 

Times of Israel

Lebanese man jailed in US for financing Hezbollah back home after early release...

Man said freed due to health issues, fears of virus outbreak in jail, over Justice Department objections; speculation of link to release of man who served in Israel-backed militiaMan said freed due to health issues, fears of virus outbreak in jail, over J...

 2020-07-08 11:54 

MehrNews.com

Iran to strengthen Syrian air defense systems...

TEHRAN, Jul. 08 (MNA) The Islamic Republic of Iran will strengthen Syrian air defense systems based on the agreement signed between the two countries on Wednesday....

 2020-07-08 11:51 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Approves Nominating Hani Al-Muqbel as Representative of Saudi Arabia in ALECSO's Executive Council...
 2020-07-08 11:50 

Al Jazeera

Tropical depression floods Indian state of Gujarat...

Four days of torrential rains bring widespread flooding to Saurashtra and Kutch regions....

 2020-07-08 11:48 

Al Arabiya

Iraq reports record number of daily coronavirus infections, 94 deaths...

Iraq reported on Wednesday 2,741 coronavirus infections, it's highest daily toll so far, along with 94 deaths in the past 24 hours....

 2020-07-08 11:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Thanks to coronavirus, hotels may begin serving breakfast until noon - Inside Israel...

New restrictions allow hotels to operate, with full social-distancing from check-in to check-out....

 2020-07-08 11:40 

Israel21c

Send us your question about travel during the Covid crisis...

As borders start to reopen even as corona rages, we give you the chance to ask three experts any health and travel questions that are worrying you. The post Send us your question about travel during the Covid crisis appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-07-08 11:39 

Kuwait News Agency

Belgium: 65 more coronavirus infections...

BRUSSELS, July 8 (KUNA) -- Total infections of coronavirus cases in Belgium increased to 62,123, after 65 more cases were reported by health authorities on Wednesday. Two more deaths from coronavirus were reported, increasing the death toll to 9,776. Mond...

 2020-07-08 11:38 

Press TV

UN: US guilty of unlawful killing...
 2020-07-08 11:37 

Oman Observer

Travelers venturing out again but avoiding planes: Survey...

Travelers are hitting the road again and taking vacations even as the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of abating in The post Travelers venturing out again but avoiding planes: Survey appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-07-08 11:35 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

China-Iran political will to develop strategic ties: Spox...

Tehran, July 8, IRNA Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Wednesday that following the finalization of the negotiations, the documents of cooperation between Iran and China will be submitted to the people's representatives in parliament fo...

 2020-07-08 11:35 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HH Shaikh Nasser congratulated by Justice Minister...
 2020-07-08 11:35 

MehrNews.com

Ayatalloah Jannati asks people to follow health guidelines...

TEHRAN, Jul. 08 (MNA) Secretary of the Guardian Council Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati called on people to stick to health guidelines as the COVID-19 death toll has hit a new high record in Iran....

 2020-07-08 11:34 

Times of Israel

Top Netanyahu aide says public, not government, to blame for renewed outbreak...

With PM under fire for failing to take sufficient action to contain second coronavirus wave, Natan Eshel accuses ailing business owners of not following distancing rulesWith PM under fire for failing to take sufficient action to contain second coronavirus...

 2020-07-08 11:32 

Kuwait News Agency

Death toll in Japan's downpour reaches 57, rescue operations continues...

TOKYO, July 8 (KUNA) -- Search and Rescue operations in Japan's southwestern region Kyushu, as 17 people are still missing, after heavy rains that swamped the region last weekend. At least 54 people reported dead from a series of mudslides and floods ...

 2020-07-08 11:32 

Al Arabiya

UAE reports 445 new coronavirus cases, one death...

The UAE reported on Wednesday 445 new coronavirus cases and one virus-related death, according to the state news agency WAM, bringing the total number of c...

 2020-07-08 11:31 

Bahrain News Agency

Small business program scrutinized for loans to big firms...
 2020-07-08 11:31 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israeli government divided over probe into judicial conflicts of interest - Inside Israel...

Likud to back investigation of judges for possible conflicts of interest. Blue & White blasts probe as 'war against Israeli democracy'....

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