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 2023-01-26 14:37 

Haaretz Daily

Netanyahu's son slams Soros, 'global elite,' 'radical leftists' control of Israeli media...

At a university considered close to the Hungarian PM, Yair Netanyahu says Viktor Orban's ongoing anti-Soros campaign is not antisemitic, as Orban's political director declares: 'Whoever controls the media, controls that country's mindset a...

 2023-01-26 14:37 

Al Arabiya

Iraq to hang 14 people for ISIS massacre of hundreds of army cadets in 2014...

Iraq has sentenced 14 people to death by hanging for their role in the ISIS terrorist group massacre of hundreds of army cadets in 2014, judicial officials...

 2023-01-26 14:37 

FX Empire

Blinken will travel to Egypt, Israel, West Bank Jan 29-31 -State Department...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Egypt, Israel, and the West Bank from Sunday to Tuesday, the State Department said....

 2023-01-26 14:37 

FX Empire

Panama not willing to expand First Quantum's copper mine operations...

By Valentine Hilaire MEXICO CITY (Reuters) Panama will not allow Canada's First Quantum to expand the area of its existing copper mining operations, the deputy environment minister told Reuters, stressing the government's opposition to the firm...

 2023-01-26 14:37 

FX Empire

Industry body clarifies what happens when crypto derivatives crash...

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) An industry body set out a global framework on Thursday for trading derivatives linked to cryptoassets to avoid FTX-style collapses sowing confusion over ownership....

 2023-01-26 14:34 

i24 News

Palestinian Authority to hold emergency meeting after Jenin raid...

Abbas announces three days of morning for the 10 terrorists killed in clashes with Israeli forces in Jenin - Click the link for more details...

 2023-01-26 14:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Kyiv Jewish community marks Int. Holocaust Rem. Day amidst explosions...

Veterans in Ukraine to rabbi of Kyiv: 'We fought the Nazis and saved Jews, today the Jewish community saves us."...

 2023-01-26 14:29 

Times of Israel

Tel Aviv-based payroll giant Papaya Global says it's taking its money out of Israel...

CEO Eynat Guez says planned judicial changes threaten democracy, hurt economy and force company to move its funds; VC fund Disruptive AI reportedly doing the sameCEO Eynat Guez says planned judicial changes threaten democracy, hurt economy and force compa...

 2023-01-26 14:28 

SABA Net

Finance Minister discusses with Country Director of USAID 2023 project plan...
 2023-01-26 14:25 

SABA Net

Minister of Youth meets with senior advisor of Norwegian Foreign Ministry...
 2023-01-26 14:23 

Kuwait Times

Out of Nile, into tile: Young Egyptians battle plastic plague...

Entrepreneurial young Egyptians are helping combat their country's huge plastic waste problem by recycling junk-food wrappers, water bottles and similar garbage that usually ends up in landfills or the Nile. At a factory on the outskirts of Cairo, run...

 2023-01-26 14:22 

SANA

Russian defence ministry: dozens of Ukrainian soldiers eliminated, two Su-25 shot down...

Moscow, SANA- Russian forces continued their offensive operations in the southern Donetsk and Zaporozhye areas over the past day during the special military operation in Ukraine, Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov reported on T...

 2023-01-26 14:22 

FX Empire

With eyes on FTX bankruptcy, U.S. regulator seeks more due diligence authority...

By Chris Prentice NEW YORK (Reuters) A top official with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is pressing lawmakers to give regulators authority to dig into the books of any firm seeking to acquire significant interest in any registered ma...

 2023-01-26 14:22 

FX Empire

U.S. core capital goods orders fall in December...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) New orders for U.S.-made capital goods fell in December, while shipments declined for a second straight month, suggesting that higher borrowing costs were now pressuring manufacturing....

 2023-01-26 14:20 

Kuwait Times

Iraq to hang 14 people for IS massacre of cadets...

Baghdad: Iraq has sentenced 14 people to death by hanging for their role in the Islamic State group massacre of hundreds of army cadets in 2014, judicial officials said Thursday. The massacre, one of the worst committed by IS in Iraq, saw the extremists i...

 2023-01-26 14:16 

Kuwait Times

French pop queen Aya Nakamura in court for domestic violence...

French-Malian megastar Aya Nakamura appeared in court Thursday over allegations of mutual domestic violence with her ex Vladimir Boudnikoff, just a day before her new album is released. "As everyone knows, today we have a rather unusual defendant,"...

 2023-01-26 14:15 

Kuwait Times

Panic! at the Disco is ending after nearly two decades...

Panic! at the Disco, the emo-pop band that began in 2004, is ending its run after seven albums and nearly two decades. Brendon Urie, the band's frontman and last remaining original member, made the announcement on Instagram Tuesday. The post said the ...

 2023-01-26 14:14 

Al Arabiya

Blinken to travel to Egypt, Israel and West Bank from January 29...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Egypt, Israel, and the West Bank from Sunday to Tuesday, the State Department said.The top US diplomat...

 2023-01-26 14:13 

FX Empire

US Treasury Yields Climb Above 3.5% after GDP Grows More than Expected...

Fourth-quarter gross domestic product rose at a 2.9% annualized pace, according to Commerce Department data....

 2023-01-26 14:10 

JPost.com

Advocates for Netanyahu's judicial reforms are increasingly pressing their case in English...

The video is part of a wave of efforts to sell proposed reforms to Israel's judiciary to skeptical English speakers...

 2023-01-26 14:10 

SABA Net

Planning minister meets delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Affairs...
 2023-01-26 14:08 

Kuwait News Agency

Death toll surges to nine in Palestine's Jenin - health ministry...

RAMALLAH, Jan 26 (KUNA) - The death toll has surged to nine in the Palestinian city of Jenin due to the Israeli aggression on the city, said Palestine health ministry. The ministry also noted that more than 20 people were wounded earlier today some of the...

 2023-01-26 14:07 

Al Jazeera

Letter from a mass grave in Mexico...

Earlier this month, I visited an unmarked grave for those who died in Mexico's US-backed war on asylum seekers....

 2023-01-26 14:07 

FX Empire

Russia outlaws Meduza news site in latest media crackdown...

(Reuters) Russian authorities designated the independent news outlet Meduza an "undesirable organisation" on Thursday, effectively outlawing the site from operating in Russia and banning any Russian from cooperating with Meduza or its journalists....

 2023-01-26 14:05 

Kuwait Times

Asteroid to come 'extraordinarily close' to Earth: NASA...

A truck-sized asteroid will pass near Earth on Thursday in one of the closest approaches to our planet ever recorded, NASA said, emphasizing that it poses no danger. Asteroid 2023 BU, which was recently discovered by an amateur astronomer, will zoom by th...

 2023-01-26 14:05 

Al Jazeera

Families of Beirut port blast outraged by infighting over inquiry...

Dozens protest in Lebanese capital against the public prosecutor's attempt to stop a judge from continuing his probe....

 2023-01-26 14:04 

JPost.com

Frankfurt Chief Rabbi gives speech to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day...

Rabbi Avichai Apel of Frankfurt gave a powerful speech to commemorate the 78th International Holocaust Remembrance Day at a commemoration on Tuesday....

 2023-01-26 14:03 

Oman Observer

Oman denounces Israeli assault on Palestinians...

MUSCAT: The Sultanate of Oman has expressed its condemnation and denunciation of Israeli occupation forces' continuous aggression against Palestinian cities and towns -- the last o......

 2023-01-26 14:03 

Al Arabiya

Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of following 'policy of ethnic cleansing'...

Armenia on Thursday accused arch-foe Azerbaijan of conducting a "policy of ethnic cleansing" and forcing ethnic Armenians to leave the breakaway region of...

 2023-01-26 14:01 

Oman Observer

Annual Royal Cavalry horse race kicks off with grandeur...

The annual horse race of the Royal Cavalry kicked off on Thursday under the auspices of His Highness Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham al Said, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, in......

 2023-01-26 14:00 

Al Arabiya

Afghanistan's cold weather claims lives of more than 160 people...

More than 160 people have died from the cold in Afghanistan this month in the worst winter in more than a decade, authorities said on Thursday, as...

 2023-01-26 14:00 

MehrNews.com

Iran not to hesitate to support its IRGC: FM spokesman...

TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) The foreign ministry's spokesman elaborated on the new Iranian sanctions on the EU, UK officials, stressing that the Islamic Republic of Iran will not hesistate to support the IRGC against its enemies....

 2023-01-26 13:56 

Al Jazeera

Pakistan poll panel announces April elections in two provinces...

Assemblies in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were dissolved this month as part of PTI bid to force early national polls....

 2023-01-26 13:56 

JPost.com

Reds raising the roof at Drive-in Arena...

A pair of huge home victories has Hapoel Tel Aviv primed to contend for titles locally and in Europe...

 2023-01-26 13:56 

Kuwait News Agency

Arab League condemn Israeli aggression in Palestine's Jenin...

CAIRO, Jan 26 (KUNA) -- The Arab League has strongly condemned the Israeli attack on the Palestinian city of Jenin, which left scores of causalities earlier Thursday. In a statement today, Thursday, the General Secretariat of the Arab League held the Isra...

 2023-01-26 13:52 

FX Empire

Lebanese central bank freezes accounts of money exchanger sanctioned by U.S...

BEIRUT (Reuters) Lebanon's central bank froze all bank accounts belonging to Lebanese currency exchange house CTEX and its owner Hassan Moukaled on Thursday, days after the U.S. Treasury sanctioned them over alleged financial ties to blacklisted group...

 2023-01-26 13:52 

Al Jazeera

Turkish court rejects delay in case over pro-Kurdish HDP closure...

Constitutional Court declines request by HDP to delay a ruling that could lead to the party being shut down....

 2023-01-26 13:50 

JPost.com

Elvis Presley's address book, other items up for auction...
 2023-01-26 13:48 

Al Arabiya

Lebanon's central bank freezes accounts of currency exchange house sanctioned by US...

Lebanon's central bank froze all bank accounts belonging to Lebanese currency exchange house CTEX and its owner Hassan Moukaled on Thursday, days after the...

 2023-01-26 13:48 

Al Arabiya

Pakistani rupee plunges to all-time low against US dollar...

The Pakistani rupee dived to an historic low against the US dollar on Thursday after an exchange cap was lifted as Islamabad campaigns to unlock a vital...

 2023-01-26 13:47 

Oman Observer

Narrow escape as asteroid makes close flyby...

WASHINGTON: A truck-sized asteroid will pass near Earth in one of the closest approaches to our planet ever recorded, Nasa said, emphasising that it poses no danger.Asteroid 2023 B......

 2023-01-26 13:47 

The Jordan Times

Crown Prince inaugurates revamped health care centre in Ras Al Ain...

AMMAN — HRH Crown Prince Hussein, the Regent, on Thursday inaugurated the revamped Princess Basma Comprehensive Health Care Centre in Amman's Ras Al Ain area. Crown Prince Hussein was briefed by Fadia Samara, executive director of the Himmetna c...

 2023-01-26 13:41 

Al Jazeera

Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed in Sudan on first visit since 2021 coup...

Abiy last visited Sudan in August 2020, during the transitional government of former Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok....

 2023-01-26 13:38 

Al Jazeera

Middle East round-up: Turkey, Sweden, NATO and the Quran...

Here's a round-up of Al Jazeera's Middle East coverage this week....

 2023-01-26 13:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Extremist group hangs antisemitic banner in Charlotte, NC...

White supremacist group unfurls anti-Jewish banner on foot bridge near motorsport complex in suburban Charlotte....

 2023-01-26 13:37 

FX Empire

Analysis-Erdogan thrusts NATO expansion issue into Turkey's tense election campaign...

By Huseyin Hayatsever, Birsen Altayli and Jonathan Spicer...

 2023-01-26 13:37 

FX Empire

Senegalese farmer pleads for support as African leaders discuss food security...

By Ngouda Dione and Bate Felix NOTTO GOUYE DIAMA, Senegal (Reuters) As African heads of state gathered in Senegal's capital Dakar for a three-day summit this week to find solutions to food insecurity on the continent, 33-year-old farmer Mor Kabe had a...

 2023-01-26 13:37 

FX Empire

JetBlue Airways expects higher 2023 profit on strong travel demand...

(Reuters) JetBlue Airways Corp forecast full-year adjusted profit above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, aided by a strong rebound in travel demand even as economic worries mount....

 2023-01-26 13:37 

FX Empire

Spain to scrap mandatory masks on public transport on Feb. 7...

MADRID (Reuters) Spain, one of the last countries in Europe to still require people to wear masks on public transport to prevent the spread of COVID-19, will likely lift the obligation on Feb. 7, Health Minister Carolina Darias said on Thursday....

 2023-01-26 13:36 

FX Empire

Mastercard forecasts downbeat revenue growth on economic slowdown...

(Reuters) Mastercard Inc on Thursday reported a better-than-expected profit for the fourth quarter as resilient spending volumes helped the payments company cushion the blow from higher expenses....

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