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 2020-04-09 19:45 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Cabinet agrees to extend general mobilization until April 26...

Cabinet agrees to extend general mobilization until April 26...

 2020-04-09 19:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Russia releases first cargo of wheat to Saudi Arabia...

A symbolic 60,000 tonne cargo of Russian wheat has set sail for Saudi Arabia from a Black Sea port seven months after conditions were set to allow the trade, three sources told Reuters Thursday....

 2020-04-09 19:32 

Saudi Press Agency

Tunisia welcomes Arab Coalition initiative to ceasefire in Yemen...
 2020-04-09 19:32 

Kuwait News Agency

Italy reports 610 deaths in one day but daily infections rate drops...

ROME, April 9 (KUNA) -- Italy said Thursday 610 people died due to the novel coronavirus but the daily infections rate continued to drop coupled with further recoveries. Angelo Borrelli, head of the National Civil Protection Service, said at his daily pre...

 2020-04-09 19:22 

Haaretz Daily

For these Israelis, farm work offers refuge from the coronavirus crisis...

Over a million Israelis have been fired or laid off due to the coronavirus crisis, and border closures have left farmers desperate for workers. In that void the pioneering 'Jewish labor' ethos is making a comeback...

 2020-04-09 19:20 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

With Abbas absent, Palestinian premier is star of virus crisis...

The contrast could hardly have been starker -- an octogenarian Palestinian president giving a brief pre-recorded speech, and a prime minister talking in-depth and fielding questions about the coronavirus response....

 2020-04-09 19:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israelis sing 'Ma Nishtana' from their balconies - Jewish World...

Despite coronavirus lockdown, Israelis find way to share festive communal spirit on seder night....

 2020-04-09 19:18 

Al Jazeera

'Week of heartache': US coronavirus deaths top 15,000...

Grim totals come as NY, other states see drop in hospitalisations, a sign social distancing, other measures are working....

 2020-04-09 19:18 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia extends deadline for returning citizens until April 14...

The deadline for receiving requests from citizens to return to Saudi Arabia will be extended until April 14, according to Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry."...

 2020-04-09 19:15 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Two more Iranian lawmakers infected...

Iranian lawmakers Ahmad Salek and Heidarali Abedi have been infected with coronavirus, according to state media.Salek and Abedi both represent the central...

 2020-04-09 19:14 

Haaretz Daily

Netanyahu, Gantz to resume unity talks after disagreements...

Gantz halted talks on Wednesday after Netanyahu's Likud demanded that the body that appoints judges to Israeli courts would operate in coordination with a Likud minister representing the party in the panel...

 2020-04-09 19:13 

Ynetnews

Hamas arrests Palestinian for Zoom video chat with Israelis...
 2020-04-09 19:10 

MehrNews.com

political independence, opportunities, threats of COVID-19...

TEHRAN, Apr.10 (MNA) World is witnessing independent human stances by international figures and bodies amid coronavirus outbreak defying the US Trump's unilateral and unjust sanction policy....

 2020-04-09 19:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

IMF chief says pandemic will unleash worst recession since Great Depression...

The pandemic sweeping the world will turn global economic growth "sharply negative" in 2020, triggering the worst fallout since the 1930s Great Depression, with only a partial recovery seen in 2021, the head of the International Monetary Fund said...

 2020-04-09 19:09 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Two million medical face masks available at supermarkets, pharmacies...
 2020-04-09 19:07 

Saudi Press Agency

Kenyan ambassador to KSA hails moves taken by the Saudi authorities to prevent Coronavirus...
 2020-04-09 19:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

3 seniors recover from coronavirus...

3 women in their 90s released from Nahariya hospital after recovering from COVID-19 virus....

 2020-04-09 18:57 

Al Jazeera

How US cancer patients are navigating new coronavirus anxiety...

Doctors must weigh risks of not doing surgeries, treatment with what coronavirus threat may mean if they do....

 2020-04-09 18:56 

Times of Israel

National death toll from virus rises to 86, with cases at nearly 10,000...

Seven new deaths from pathogen; 121 people on ventilators, while 1,011 have recoveredSeven new deaths from pathogen; 121 people on ventilators, while 1,011 have recovered...

 2020-04-09 18:49 

Ynetnews

Health Ministry chief: Extend lockdown until end of Passover...
 2020-04-09 18:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

6 arrested in Rahat shooting...

2 police officers wounded when assailants open fire on patrol cars....

 2020-04-09 18:43 

Saudi Press Agency

IDB Provides USD279 Million Grant to Tunisia...
 2020-04-09 18:43 

Saudi Press Agency

COVID-19 Follow-up Committee Holds 50th Meeting...
 2020-04-09 18:43 

Saudi Press Agency

Sudan Welcomes Coalition's Initiative of Ceasefire in Yemen...
 2020-04-09 18:43 

Saudi Press Agency

Egypt Welcomes Ceasefire in Yemen...
 2020-04-09 18:42 

Saudi Press Agency

Jordan Welcomes Two-week Ceasefire in Yemen...
 2020-04-09 18:41 

Kuwait News Agency

EU condemns use of chemical weapons by Syrian air force...

BRUSSELS, April 9 (KUNA) -- The European Union Thursday "strongly condemned" the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian Arab Air Force as concluded in a report by Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). "Those identified re...

 2020-04-09 18:41 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Ministry of Health launches a COVID-19 drive-through testing centre at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre...
 2020-04-09 18:39 

Al Arabiya

UAE extends closure of mosques, places of worship until further notice...

The United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday its decision to extend the closure of mosques and places of worship until further notice, according to state...

 2020-04-09 18:33 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran ready for aiding Turkey in fighting COVID-19...

Tehran, April 9, IRNA -- Head of Presidential Office Mahmoud Vaezi and Turkey's Minister of Finance and Treasury Berat Albayrak in a phone talk late on Thursday discussed fighting coronavirus and stressed mutual cooperation in the field....

 2020-04-09 18:31 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

SCH President visits field ICU at Military Hospital...
 2020-04-09 18:30 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Pres. Rouhani urges IMF to decide impartially on Iran's loan...

Tehran, April 9, IRNA President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that under these difficult circumstances, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) must fulfill its duty without being affected by the mischievous acts of the Iranian nation's enemies....

 2020-04-09 18:27 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

400 Persian language professors join 'No to Sanctions' campaign in fighting COVID-19...

Tehran, April 9, IRNA Some 400 Persian language professors and Iranologists from around the world joined 'No to Sanctions' campaign in fighting coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-09 18:26 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bennett, Netanyahu clash on coronavirus closure - Inside Israel...

Defense Minister opposes extension off lockdown past tomorrow morning as proposed by Health Ministry,...

 2020-04-09 18:23 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Pakistan demands Afghanistan to extradite Daesh terrorist...

Islamabad, April 9, IRNA -- The government of Pakistan on Thursday while reacting to the arrest of Aslam Farooqi, the leader of the Khorasan branch of Daesh terrorist group in Afghanistan called upon the Kabul government to extradite the terrorist to Paki...

 2020-04-09 18:23 

Kuwait News Agency

MoI to start process of deporting Indian, Bangladeshi illegal residents Sat....

KUWAIT, April 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Interior said Thursday the measures to start extradition process of illegal residents of Bangladeshi nationality this Saturday and Indian nationality start from Thursday, April 16 to Monday, April 20. The...

 2020-04-09 18:22 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Johnson moves out of intensive care...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has moved out of intensive care, a spokesman said on Thursday."The Prime Minister has been moved this evening from int...

 2020-04-09 18:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Social Media Accounts For Sale - AccsMarket...

AccsMarket is selling social media accounts for use of businesses and organizations...

 2020-04-09 18:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Representatives of Delivery Applications Allowed to Work within 24 Hours in the Kingdom, Interior Ministry Announces...
 2020-04-09 18:13 

Press TV

Iran exports to Iraq down y/y in February at $11bn...

An Iranian businessman says exports to Iraq topped $11 billion till February despite the pandemic....

 2020-04-09 18:11 

Al Arabiya

Economic, humanitarian efforts in Yemen outweigh military role: Saudi diplomat...

The Arab Coalition's economic, development and humanitarian efforts outweigh its military role, said Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed al-Jaber,...

 2020-04-09 18:09 

Press TV

'American Zionist duplicity knows no bounds': Scholar...

"American Zionist duplicity knows no bounds," American political analyst Dennis Etler has said....

 2020-04-09 18:08 

Times of Israel

UN Security Council to hold first 'virtual' debate on coronavirus crisis...

Human Rights Comissioner says pandemic no 'blank check' for nations to violate civil libertiesHuman Rights Comissioner says pandemic no 'blank check' for nations to violate civil liberties...

 2020-04-09 18:08 

Times of Israel

UK's stand-in PM lost his great-grandparents in Holocaust, studied in West Bank...

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has criticized Israel's 'disproportionate use of force' but defended Gaza blockade; distant family said to have come to pre-state IsraelForeign Secretary Dominic Raab has criticized Israel's 'disproportio...

 2020-04-09 18:08 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Shura Council to hold sessions remotely...
 2020-04-09 18:05 

SABA Net

PM stresses on uniting efforts to face repercussions of covid-19 on economy...

ADEN - SABAPrime Minister, the Chairman of the Supreme Economic Council, Dr. Maeen Abdulmalik, stressed the need to unite efforts to face the negative repercussions of the global outbreak of coronavirus on the national economy. He made the remarks while c...

 2020-04-09 18:00 

Kuwait News Agency

US Federal Reserve announces USD 2.3 trln in loans to support economy...

WASHINGTON, April 9 (KUNA) -- The US Federal Reserve took Thursday additional actions to provide up to USD 2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. "This funding will assist households and employers of all sizes and bolster the ability of state a...

 2020-04-09 17:59 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait MoH opens door for private sector's medical workers to volunteer...

KUWAIT, April 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ministry of Health said Thursday it opened door for doctors and nurses working in private sector to volunteer, on April 12, to contribute to government's efforts confront spread of coronavirus. Due to ramifications of ...

 2020-04-09 17:57 

Press TV

Iran's Foreign Ministry welcomes nomination of Iraq's new PM-designate...

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman congratulates Iraq on the nomination of a new prime minister-designate....

 2020-04-09 17:52 

Saudi Press Agency

SDRPY Continues Strenuous Efforts in Beautiful Aden Cleanliness Campaign...

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