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 2020-10-29 20:39 

Al Arabiya

Russia's Putin wants Turkey officially involved in talks between Armenia, Azerbaijan...

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Turkey should be among countries involved in talks to end fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, as Azerbaijan and Armenia aga...

 2020-10-29 20:16 

Al Arabiya

US says successfully tested an unarmed ballistic missile...

The United States said it successfully tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile on Thursday.The single-warhead missile was launch...

 2020-10-29 20:02 

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Coronavirus: What do waning COVID-19 antibodies tell us about immunity and vaccines?...

Growing evidence that COVID-19 antibody levels can wane swiftly after someone is infected is not necessarily bad news for immunity, experts said on Thursda...

 2020-10-29 19:12 

Al Arabiya

US elections: More than 80 million have voted so far, shattering previous records...

More than 80 million Americans have cast ballots in the US presidential election, according to a tally on Thursday from the US Elections Project at the Uni...

 2020-10-29 18:53 

Al Arabiya

How might a potential Biden win change US policy on Turkey?...

Days after Turkey took delivery of Russian missile defense systems in July 2019, top security officials in the Trump administration were in full agreement...

 2020-10-29 18:31 

Al Arabiya

US to allow Jerusalem-born Americans to list Israel as birthplace, says Pompeo...

US citizens born in Jerusalem will now be able to list Israel as their birthplace on their passports and other consular documents, US Secretary of State Mi...

 2020-10-29 18:13 

Al Arabiya

Nice attack link to Tunisia points to its continued struggle with 'jihadists'...

Though French police believe the attacker who killed three people in Nice on Thursday is a Tunisian, the North African democracy has made big strides in ta...

 2020-10-29 17:57 

Al Arabiya

US files 'largest-ever' forfeitures action over fuel, weapons shipments from Iran...

Washington announced Thursday that it had filed a complaint over shipments of Iranian missiles from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to Hout...

 2020-10-29 17:49 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Germany's police deployed to hunt out COVID lockdown breakers...

Germany plans to deploy thousands of federal police officers across the country to enforce toughened coronavirus restrictions from Monday, including the cl...

 2020-10-29 17:41 

Al Arabiya

Oil extends losses as renewed restrictions in France and Germany threaten demand...

Oil prices tumbled by more than 4 percent on Thursday, dropping to a five-month low and extending the previous day's sharp decline on the impact renewed co...

 2020-10-29 17:36 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Russia's COVID vaccine trial paused, high demand and shortage of doses...

Russia has temporarily paused the vaccination of new volunteers in its COVID-19 vaccine trial, staff at eight of 25 trial clinics said, with some citing hi...

 2020-10-29 17:33 

Al Arabiya

Activist groups plan street protests if Trump interferes in US elections...

Dozens of activist groups who claim to represent millions of Americans from both political parties plan to hit the streets next week, if President Donald T...

 2020-10-29 17:31 

Al Arabiya

Sri Lanka capital Colombo to go into lockdown after coronavirus surge...

Sri Lanka's capital will go back into lockdown from Friday following a surge in coronavirus cases, authorities said on Thursday.For more coronavirus news,...

 2020-10-29 17:20 

Al Arabiya

Trump on attack in France: 'Radical Islamic terrorist attacks' must stop immediately...

US President Donald Trump described the knife attack that killed three people at a church in the French city of Nice as a "radical Islamic terrorist attack...

 2020-10-29 17:19 

Al Arabiya

UK doing everything it can to avoid national coronavirus lockdown, minister says...

The British government will do everything it can to avoid putting the country into a second national lockdown and believes it can control the virus with to...

 2020-10-29 16:42 

Al Arabiya

Pompeo calls China "the gravest threat" to the future of religious freedom...

China is the "gravest threat" to the future of religious freedom, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, in his latest verbal assault on Beijing...

 2020-10-29 16:40 

Al Arabiya

How attack in France happened: Church sexton had throat slit while preparing for Mass...

As he did every day, the sexton of the Notre Dame church in the French city of Nice opened up the doors around 8:30 a.m. There were few people around; the...

 2020-10-29 16:30 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: IMF tells Britian to increase public investment and welfare support...

Britain can afford to ramp up its already massive spending push to counter the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, the head of the Internat...

 2020-10-29 16:30 

Al Arabiya

US authorities warn of 'imminent' cyber threat to hospitals, call for precautions...

US security authorities warned on Wednesday of an "imminent cybercrime threat" to hospitals and healthcare providers, urging them to increase their protect...

 2020-10-29 16:23 

Al Arabiya

Nagorno-Karabakh: Military death toll rises to 1,166...

The defense ministry of the Nagorno-Karabakh region said on Thursday 47 more casualties have taken its military death toll to 1,166 since fighting with Aze...

 2020-10-29 16:14 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: England's positive COVID-19 cases up by 23 percent from previous week...

Positive COVID-19 cases in England are up 23 percent on the previous week, statistics published by the country's test and trace scheme on Thursday showed,...

 2020-10-29 16:09 

Al Arabiya

US will sell 50 F-35 fighter jets to UAE, White House tells Congress: Reuters...

The White House will move ahead with the sale of F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates, Reuters reported Thursday.The deal will see 50 F-35 jets so...

 2020-10-29 16:09 

Al Arabiya

US to sell F-35 fighter jets to UAE, White House tells Congress...

The White House informed Congress that it intends to push ahead with the sale of F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates, the head of the powerful Co...

 2020-10-29 16:05 

Al Arabiya

US, Chinese military officials hold video conference on crisis communication: Beijing...

Chinese and US military chiefs held talks on crisis communication this week, amid heightened tensions between the two military superpowers this year in the...

 2020-10-29 15:58 

Al Arabiya

French investigators identify Nice attacker as a 21-year-old Tunisian migrant...

The man suspected of killing three people at a church in the southern French city of Nice on Thursday is a 21-year-old Tunisian who arrived in Europe just...

 2020-10-29 15:51 

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UK Labour suspends former leader Corbyn for downplaying anti-Semitism report...

Britain's opposition Labour party suspended its former leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday after he downplayed a report that detailed serious failings in the...

 2020-10-29 15:45 

Al Arabiya

France's Macron vows country will not yield after 'Islamist terrorist attack' in Nice...

President Emmanuel Macron vowed Thursday that...

 2020-10-29 15:24 

Al Arabiya

Lebanon and Israel agree to continue maritime border negotiations next month...

In statement released jointly by the Government of the United States and the Office of the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, the two announced that Leban...

 2020-10-29 14:54 

Al Arabiya

UAE condemns the terrorist attack that took place in the French city of Nice...

The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist act that took place in the French city of Nice, which resulted in the deaths of a number of victims and the wo...

 2020-10-29 13:39 

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Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry condemns Nice's terrorist attack...

The Saudi Press Agency, quoting a foreign ministry statement: The Kingdom expresses its strong condemnation and condemnation of the terrorist attack that t...

 2020-10-29 13:26 

Al Arabiya

Muslims right to be angry, "kill millions of French people," ex-Malaysia PM says...

Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday that Muslims had a right...

 2020-10-29 13:12 

Al Arabiya

Ahead of US election, Putin praises Trump for role in stabilizing global oil markets...

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised his US counterpart Donald Trump on Thursday for his role in stabilizing global oil markets, but criticized hisadmi...

 2020-10-29 13:00 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabian label Mayan featured in NY Fashion Week generates Twitter buzz...

Saudi Arabian designer Lulu al-Muhanna said she was "honored" when the Saudi Minister of Culture retweeted a post about her clothing label, Mayan, which wa...

 2020-10-29 12:46 

Al Arabiya

Where the US stands on Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Nagorno-Karabakh...

Armenian forces and Azerbaijan have resumed fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, marking the collapse of a third ceasefire agreement.The ce...

 2020-10-29 12:38 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia reports increase in cases with 435 new infections...

Saudi Arabia on Thursday reported a slight increase in its daily coronavirus tally with 435 new COVID-19 infections recorded in the country, the Ministry o...

 2020-10-29 12:33 

Al Arabiya

UN calls for protection of West Bank Palestinian's olive trees...

For many West Bank Palestinians, the olive tree is both a revered cultural emblem and an economic necessity - but it has also become a focal point of a str...

 2020-10-29 12:23 

Al Arabiya

Dubai's DP World, Israel's Shipyards sign for joint privatization of Haifa Port...

Israel Shipyards Industries has submitted a joint bid with Dubai's DP World in a tender to privatize Israel's Haifa Port, the company said on Thursday.The...

 2020-10-29 12:06 

Al Arabiya

France raises security threat to highest level: Prime Minister Castex...

France has raised the security alert for French territory to the highest level after the knife attack in the city of Nice, Prime Minister Jean Castex said...

 2020-10-29 12:01 

Al Arabiya

EU leaders express solidarity with France after 'brutal' Nice attack...

European Union leaders expressed solidarity with France on Thursday and pledged to confront "those that seek to incite and spread hatred" after a knifeman...

 2020-10-29 10:59 

Al Arabiya

Police shoot suspect threatening people with knife in France's Avignon...

French police on Thursday shot a suspect who threatened passers-by with a knife in the southern French city of Avignon, an Al Arabiya correspondent reporte...

 2020-10-29 10:59 

Al Arabiya

Tunisia bans internal travel between regions to contain coronavirus...

Tunisia on Thursday banned travel between the country's regions, suspended schools and public gatherings and extended a curfew, as it tried to contain a ra...

 2020-10-29 10:41 

Al Arabiya

Man arrested in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah after stabbing guard at French consulate: SPA...

A man has been arrested in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah after stabbing a guard at the French consulate, reported the official Saudi Press Agency on Thu...

 2020-10-29 10:17 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: UAE records 1,312 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths...

The United Arab Emirates recorded a 1,312 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the...

 2020-10-29 08:48 

Al Arabiya

Two people killed, several injured after knife attack in French city of Nice...

An attacker with a knife killed two people and wounded several others at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday, French media and police said, in...

 2020-10-29 07:59 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: France COVID-19 lockdown may have to be extended...

France's new national lockdown, aimed at curbing the resurgence of COVID-19, may have to be extended beyond its initial deadline of December 1, government...

 2020-10-29 07:54 

Al Arabiya

Nagorno-Karabakh defense ministry says military death toll rises to 1,119...

The defense ministry of the Nagorno-Karabakh region said on Thursday 51 more casualties have taken its military death toll to 1,119 since fighting with Aze...

 2020-10-29 07:33 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Dubai lists guidelines for Halloween, Diwali during COVID-19...

Dubai has released guidelines for residents celebrating the upcoming Halloween and Diwali during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.For more coronavirus news...

 2020-10-29 06:34 

Al Arabiya

Turkey denies Nordic Monitor report on AKP MP accepting $65 million bribe from Qatar...

Turkish officials have denied a report that an MP from Turkey's ruling party accepted a $65 million bribe from a Qatari intelligence officer linked to a de...

 2020-10-29 04:51 

Al Arabiya

US warns of drone, missile attacks on Saudi Arabia's Riyadh...

The US warned of drone and missile attacks against Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh on Wednesday.Saudi Arabia has been the target of sporadic attacks launched...

 2020-10-29 04:03 

Al Arabiya

Typhoon Molave kills eight in Vietnam, 42 still missing...

Landslides set off by Typhoon Molave killed at least eight people with 42 others missing in central Vietnam, state media said Thursday.Rescuers dug up eigh...

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