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 2020-09-24 14:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait registers 552 new Covid-19 cases, two deaths...

KUWAIT, Sept 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health said Thursday 552 people tested positive for the coronavirus while two persons died of the pandemic in the past 24 hours. Ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, in a statement to KUNA, said tota...

 2020-09-24 14:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iraq oil minister expects deal to up oil exports...

Iraqi Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar expects to reach an agreement soon with the OPEC+ group over increasing Iraq's crude oil exports, state news agency INA cited him as saying Thursday....

 2020-09-24 14:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The arc of the moral universe...

Covenant & Conversation for Haazinu 5781....

 2020-09-24 13:55 

Saudi Press Agency

Health Ministry: Adhering to Preventative Measures is Important...
 2020-09-24 13:49 

Israel Today

How Should We Then Live?...

Jewish thought compels the person of faith to live out and experience a relationship with God, not merely ponder on morality....

 2020-09-24 13:49 

Israel Today

Who Can Forgive Whom?...

During this period of slichot - forgiveness - it becomes painfully obvious that we have watered down the biblical meaning of the word....

 2020-09-24 13:49 

Israel Today

Tel Aviv's First Electric Street...

Electric street project in Israeli metropolis could one day eliminate gas stations and greatly reduce pollution....

 2020-09-24 13:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

France: Charlie Hebdo trial suspended after defendant falls ill...

Judge orders delay in trial of suspect in 2015 attacks on newspaper, Jewish supermarket after accused falls ill in the box....

 2020-09-24 13:46 

Press TV

Saudi Arabia, allies sponsoring Daesh terrorist group: Commentator...

Political commentator and legal expert Edward Corrigan says Saudi Arabia and some of its allies have been sponsoring the Daesh terrorist group....

 2020-09-24 13:40 

Al Arabiya

New US sanctions on Iran officials to include judge in Navid Afkari case: Envoy...

The United States will slap new sanctions on a number of Iranian officials and entities including a judge who sentenced Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari to de...

 2020-09-24 13:39 

Al Jazeera

Trump, Biden target North Carolina's changing population...

Black voters and 'unaffiliated9; voters are key groups in the US battleground state of North Carolina....

 2020-09-24 13:39 

Kuwait News Agency

MoH: 620 recoveries from COVID-19 in Kuwait, tally at 92,961...

KUWAIT, Sept 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ministry of Health said Thursday 620 people recovered from coronavirus (Covid-19) in the past 24 hours to raise total to 92,961. The ministry added, in a statement to KUNA, that the new number was based on clinical tests, ...

 2020-09-24 13:38 

Press TV

NBA: Miami Heat 112-109 Boston Celtics...

Tyler Herro has scored a historic 37 points and guided the Heat to a 112 to 109 victory over the Boston Celtics with a 3-1 series lead, putting Miami just one win away from the NBA Finals....

 2020-09-24 13:36 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King's Media Affairs Adviser receives Ambassador to Egypt...
 2020-09-24 13:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Left-wing protesters block entrance to Knesset...

Demonstrators block vehicle access to the Knesset during debate on amendment to restrict demonstrations during lockdown....

 2020-09-24 13:32 

Ynetnews

UK preparing Magnitsky sanctions over Belarus human rights violations - minister...
 2020-09-24 13:29 

Kuwait News Agency

UNHCR assists displaced families by floods in Sahel...

GENEVA, Sept 24 (KUNA) -- The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Thursday said it is scaling up efforts to assist displaced families in Africa's Sahel, among more than 700,000 people affected by devastating floods in the region. "Dozens of people have d...

 2020-09-24 13:28 

Al Jazeera

Refugee journalists in Lesbos tell their own stories...

Refugee reporters document the aftermath of the devastating Moria fire, and other tragedies, on troubled Greek island....

 2020-09-24 13:27 

FARS News Agency

Report: Pro-Trump Activists Plotted Violence Ahead of Portland Rallies...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Leaked chat logs show Portland-area pro-Donald Trump activists planning and training for violence, sourcing arms and ammunition and even suggesting political assassinations ahead of a series of contentious rallies in the Oregon city, includi...

 2020-09-24 13:27 

FARS News Agency

Johnson Accused of Leading UK into 'Another Winter of Discontent'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Prime Minister Boris Johnson was today accused of leading the UK into "another winter of discontent" amid fears of mass unemployment and a failing coronavirus testing system....

 2020-09-24 13:27 

FARS News Agency

Envoy: Iran, Russia in Full Solidarity against US Sanctions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazzem Jalali said on Wednesday that his country and Russia are opposed and in solidarity against the US unilateral sanctions....

 2020-09-24 13:27 

FARS News Agency

10 Indian Films to Vie in Health Defenders Section...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Some 145 Indian films have been submitted to the 16th Resistance International Film Festival which is currently underway in Tehran....

 2020-09-24 13:27 

FARS News Agency

Iranian FM to Discuss Regional Issues with Russia...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that during his visit to Moscow, he will coordinate important regional issues with high-ranking Russian officials....

 2020-09-24 13:27 

FARS News Agency

Iran: UN Mistaken for US by Trump...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran blasted US President Donald Trump for his remarks at the UN General Assembly meeting, saying that he has mistaken the world body for his country....

 2020-09-24 13:27 

FARS News Agency

Health Secretary Says Almost 10,000 People A Day Contracting COVID in UK...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Almost 10,000 people a day in the UK are contracting coronavirus, Health Secretary Matt Hancock warned, as Scotland's First Minister requested urgent talks with the UK government to consider further tightening social restrictions....

 2020-09-24 13:26 

FARS News Agency

President Rouhani: World Should See Iran's Great Civilization, Cultural Heritage...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani invited all the world people to visit his country to become acquainted with its great civilization and cultural heritage....

 2020-09-24 13:26 

FARS News Agency

Iran Dismisses Guardian's Report on Summoning Envoys in European States...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian foreign ministry rejected a report by the Guardian newspaper claiming that France, Germany and the UK are summoning Iranian ambassadors in a coordinated diplomatic protest against the country's detention of dual nationals....

 2020-09-24 13:26 

FARS News Agency

Iranian Speaker's Aide Hopes for New Chapter in Ties with Tunisia...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker's Aide for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian expressed the hope that Tehran and Tunis would further broaden bilateral relations and mutual cooperation....

 2020-09-24 13:22 

Kuwait Times

Two US police shot as protests erupt over Breonna Taylor case...

LOUISVILLE: Two police officers were shot as angry protests rippled across the United States after authorities announced no one would be charged with the killing of Breonna Taylor. Taylor, who was shot dead in her apartment by plainclothes officers, has b...

 2020-09-24 13:20 

Kuwait Times

Egyptian human rights group wins Norway rights prize...

OSLO: Norway's Rafto Prize for human rights was yesterday awarded to the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) for their "persistence in bravely resisting Egypt's state of fear," the Rafto Foundation announced. Founded by two ...

 2020-09-24 13:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Fatah, Hamas say deal reached on PA elections...

Officials from rival groups Hamas and Fatah say first PA elections in 15 years to be held within six months....

 2020-09-24 13:14 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: How to make sure kids stay social when school moves online...

It's back-to-school season, and it feels different than any other year as many schools open at partial capacity with alternating days of attendance to stem...

 2020-09-24 13:13 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Air Force Unveils New Homegrown Radar - Defense news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) during a ceremony on Thursday unveiled a new radar system dubbed Soroush....

 2020-09-24 13:12 

Kuwait News Agency

Palestinian officials describe Fatah-Hamas talks Fruitful, positive...

RAMALLAH, Sept 24 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Thursday the government is following with a great interest current positive dialogue between Fatah and Hamas in Istanbul, which gives hope in reaching the desired results and...

 2020-09-24 13:12 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Oil Minister participates in CEM11/MI-5...
 2020-09-24 13:06 

Ynetnews

120,752 job seekers registered at the Employment Service this week...
 2020-09-24 13:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Municipality launch ablution water treatment project for plants...

KUWAIT, Sept 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Municipality and the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs are executing a project aimed at treating water used for ablution in mosques to water plants in Mubarakiya markets area. A small treatment chamber has been install...

 2020-09-24 13:03 

Saudi Press Agency

Muscat Securities Market Rises...
 2020-09-24 13:01 

Al Jazeera

The United Nations in a divided world...

The UN's relief chief says coronavirus has added 100 million people to those in need of humanitarian relief worldwide....

 2020-09-24 13:00 

Press TV

IRGC releases drone images of US strike group heading to Persian Gulf...

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) releases images of US strike group detected by an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz....

 2020-09-24 13:00 

MehrNews.com

Rouhani felicities National Day of Armenia...

TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated National Day of the Republic of Armenia in separate messages to the president and prime minister of the country....

 2020-09-24 12:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Tony Blair: Peace with Arab states before Palestinians...

Speaking at Jerusalem Post conference, former British PM adopts Trump Administration tactic, addresses anti-Semitism in Labour Party....

 2020-09-24 12:56 

Kuwait Times

Losing humanity in the age of technology...

Nowadays when I look at people's faces, I see nothing but masks. I try to make eye contact, but their gaze is fixed on their tablets, phones or computers. I miss the days when technology or the Internet wasn't dominant in our lives, as it is today...

 2020-09-24 12:44 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia reports drop in COVID-19 cases with 498 infections...

Saudi Arabia reported a drop in coronavirus cases with 498 infections detected in the Kingdom, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday.For more coronavirus...

 2020-09-24 12:44 

Kuwait News Agency

Arab states refuse Israel's participation in IAEA conf....

VIENNA, Sept 24 (KUNA) -- at least 14 Arab states, members in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), expressed refusal to Israel's participation in the agency's 64th annual conference, held in the UN's headquarters in Vienna since last...

 2020-09-24 12:43 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Health Minister receives Italian ambassador...
 2020-09-24 12:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Parents accuse prestigious high school of anti-Israel content...

According to the parents, students studying history were taught sections of the "Dual Narrative" textbook, banned by Ministry of Education....

 2020-09-24 12:41 

Kuwait News Agency

OPEC basket price gains eight cents to USD 41.40 pb...

VIENNA, Sept 24 (KUNA) -- OPEC daily basket price stood at USD 41.40 per barrel (pb) Wednesday, gaining eight cents than Tuesday's USD 41.32 pb, the organization said in a statement Thursday. OPEC average annual price in 2019 was USD 52.43 pb. The OPE...

 2020-09-24 12:40 

FX Empire

U.S. Stocks Set To Open Lower As Initial Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Increase...

S&P 500 futures are losing ground in premarket trading after the release of disappointing employment reports....

 2020-09-24 12:38 

Al Jazeera

Sarkozy loses legal challenge over claims he accepted Libyan cash...

Ex-French president denies charges he accepted millions of euros from Gaddafi, to use in his presidential campaign....

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