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 2020-10-25 21:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Kuwait retail co-ops remove French products over Prophet cartoon...

Kuwait's retail co-ops have pulled French products in boycott over the use of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in a French school class on freedom of expression whose teacher was then beheaded by an Islamist....

 2020-10-25 21:10 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Finance Minister participates in GCC, IMF meetings...
 2020-10-25 21:07 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Sports Meets with U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia...
 2020-10-25 21:07 

Press TV

US exempts India's work in Iran's Chabahar from bans: Report...

A report shows Washington has provided New Delhi with fresh assurances on works in Iran's Chabahar....

 2020-10-25 21:02 

JPost.com

Israeli donkeys found to have two parasites that can infect humans...

One finding was that exposure to both parasites may have been the result of poor sanitation...

 2020-10-25 21:02 

Times of Israel

1 in 5 students in yeshiva 'capsule' program contracted COVID-19...

TV report, citing state figures, indicates 6,500-7,000 out of 35,000 came down with coronavirus in August and September, despite safeguardsTV report, citing state figures, indicates 6,500-7,000 out of 35,000 came down with coronavirus in August and Septem...

 2020-10-25 21:00 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian passengers resume traveling to Iraqi Kurdistan...

Sanandaj, Oct 26, IRNA Iranians resumed traveling to Iraqi Kurdistan on October 25, said director general of Bashmaq Customs House on Sunday....

 2020-10-25 21:00 

Kuwait Times

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 2020-10-25 20:55 

Al Jazeera

Azerbaijan, Armenia agree on fresh humanitarian truce: US...

The latest truce will take effect on Monday morning, according to a joint statement by the US, Armenia and Azerbaijan....

 2020-10-25 20:55 

Haaretz Daily

Religious schools' lesson plan on Rabin assassination skips the incitement factor...

Lesson plan for third through sixth graders says Rabin's 'agreement with the Arabs' stirred disagreements, but aftermath of his murder bred division 'that turned into unity'...

 2020-10-25 20:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ice Cube: Democrats tell us to shut up and vote...

Fox News' Chris Wallace interviewed rap star Ice Cube, who said Dems could not expect Black Americans to vote them in 'just because'....

 2020-10-25 20:50 

Kuwait News Agency

Algeria confirms seven Covid-19 deaths, 263 infections...

ALGIERS, Oct 25 (KUNA) -- The Algerian Health Ministry reported on Sunday seven Coronavirus (Covid-19) fatalities and 263 new infections in the last 24 hours. The latest figures took the death toll and the caseload in this north African country to 1,914 a...

 2020-10-25 20:49 

Haaretz Daily

In a first, Israel has a negative interest rate. But will it overcome lockdown fears?...

Banks can now borrow capital for lending to the smallest businesses at a rate of minus 0.1%. That doesn't necessarily mean they will...

 2020-10-25 20:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Will Sudanese migrants leave Israel now that there's peace?...

While Sudanese migrants in Israel say they're not afraid to return, local legal experts not so fast to rule out their prolonged stay....

 2020-10-25 20:43 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Velayati condemns insulting Prophet of Islam (PBUH)...

Tehran, Oct 26, IRNA Secretary-General of the World Assembly of Islamic Awakening Ali Akbar Velayati in a statement late on Sunday condemned sacrilege of Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)....

 2020-10-25 20:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israel to send $$5 million of wheat to Sudan...

After normalization deal announced between Israel and Sudan, Jewish state reveals plans to ship $5 million worth of wheat to Sudan....

 2020-10-25 20:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

American voters ask: What's considered voter intimidation?...

WFLA News Channel 8 asked legal experts: What's considered voter intimidation in Florida?...

 2020-10-25 20:42 

Ynetnews

U.S. says humanitarian ceasefire to take effect on Monday in Nagorno-Karabakh...
 2020-10-25 20:41 

Saudi Press Agency

U.S. Consul General Visits Jeddah Chamber...
 2020-10-25 20:41 

Saudi Press Agency

The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen: Interception, Destruction of Bomb-Laden UAV Launched by Terrorist, Iran-Backed Houthi Militia Toward the Kingdom...
 2020-10-25 20:41 

Times of Israel

Ministers vote to send kids in grades 1-4 back to school next week...

Proposal, which won't be implemented if virus cases spike, will see 1st-2nd graders learn only half a week, while 3rd-4th graders will resume full-time classes in podsProposal, which won't be implemented if virus cases spike, will see 1st-2nd grad...

 2020-10-25 20:40 

Haaretz Daily

Israel to launch clinical trial of coronavirus vaccine...

Researchers at the Institute for Biological Research say they have produced over 25,000 doses of the experimental coronavirus vaccine, which has now been approved for human trials, to start November 1...

 2020-10-25 20:38 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain welcomes Guatemala and Estonia's moves against terrorist Hezbollah...
 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

QRCS to the aid of Peruvian communities in Covid battle with Bolivian aid...

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is working on a project to support the Peruvian government's epidemiological control strategy to prevent the spread of Covid-19 through community transmission. The project is aimed at enhancing the preventive control ...

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

CAF signs partnership agreement with ICSS...

A partnership agreement has been signed on between the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the International Center for Sport Security (ICSS), aimed at enhancing safety, security, integrity, and youth empowerment programmes within African football...

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Triple elimination on 'Stars of Science' 'Stars of Science' jury eliminates three contestants...

The 'Stars of Science' jury eliminated three contestants in the production prototyping round of Qatar Foundation's edutainment TV show, citing that after two straight rounds without elimination the top eight contestants' projects could now...

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

QFC virtually connects global financial hubs to buoyant Qatar market...

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has organised a line-up of engaging virtual events spanning across three days, including the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the World Alliance of International Financial Centres (WAIFC)....

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Qatar real GDP growth to 'turn positive again' in 2021 on energy price stability: World Bank...

Qatar's real GDP growth will turn positive again in 2021 as energy prices stabilise at around $42 a barrel, global LNG demand picks up, and non-energy economic sentiment improves once the pandemic is controlled, World Bank said in its latest country o...

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

KPMG hosts 'first virtual' IFRS session...

KPMG Qatar recently hosted its annual IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) webinar, which was led by panel of experts, from both regional and international member firms...

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Award-winning medic confirmed as keynote speaker at WISH 2020...

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has announced Dr Tom Catena as a keynote speaker at its upcoming summit, happening virtually from November 15 to 19 under the banner 'One World Our Health'....

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

China's Kashgar detects 137 new asymptomatic COVID cases...

China detected 137 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases on Sunday in Kashgar in the northwestern region of Xinjiang after one person was found to have the virus the previous day - the first local new cases for 10 days in mainland China....

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Film industry will stay vibrant amid Covid-19 pandemic: Uma Thurman...

The film and entertainment industry will remain vibrant amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to acclaimed actress and producer Uma Thurman....

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Commercial Bank Group posts nine-month net profit of QR1.15bn...

Qatar has remained resilient through the Covid-19 pandemic, due to its strong leadership and the Government's economic stimulus measures and Commercial Bank is implementing these measures in support of it customers and the Government, says Commercial ...

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

New fighting flares over Nagorno-Karabakh as Aliyev warns against Russian involvement...

New fighting erupted between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces on Sunday over the mountainous enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh as both sides blamed each other for blocking a peaceful settlement to the conflict....

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

GWC partners with Tradeshift to drive digital transformation in supply chain industry...

Qatar's leading logistics provider GWC has partnered with Tradeshift, a global company in supply chain invoicing systems and marketplace development, to develop cloud-based solutions and fully digitise its procurement, supply chain invoicing, and paym...

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

QU-Health holds seminar discussing 'New Normal'...

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for health professionals programme at QU-Health recently organised an interactive webinar titled...

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoTC workshop concludes...

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) recently held a workshop on the 'Navigation Risks that Threaten Maritime Security', which was attended by several maritime specialists from the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Interior and Qatar...

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Kahramaa team inspects district cooling system at Al Janoub Stadium...

A team from the District Cooling Services Department of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) visited Al Janoub Stadium as part of the regular inspections carried out by the corporation....

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Kean, Mbappe send PSG top of table after Lens game called off...

Moise Kean and Kylian Mbappe both scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Dijon 4-0 on Saturday to go top of Ligue 1, while the match between Lens and Nantes was postponed after 11 members of the home squad tested positive for coronavirus....

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

First batch of Qatari real estate brokers obtain licence...

The first batch of licensed Qatari real estate brokers took the legal oath on Sunday before the Real Estate Brokers Affairs Committee at the Ministry of Justice....

 2020-10-25 20:37 

Haaretz Daily

Stop the Jerusalem Islamic art museum from selling off its treasures...
 2020-10-25 20:37 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: UN chief says COVID-19 'greatest crisis of our age'...

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday that "the COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest crisis of our age."Guterres opened an online s...

 2020-10-25 20:34 

Times of Israel

Senate votes to advance Barrett Supreme Court nomination; confirmation on Monday...

Democrats set for last-ditch filibuster attempt, arguing that election winner should fill vacancy left by the late justice Ruth Bader GinsburgDemocrats set for last-ditch filibuster attempt, arguing that election winner should fill vacancy left by the lat...

 2020-10-25 20:31 

Ynetnews

First, second grades to study alternately, fourth, fifth in capsules...
 2020-10-25 20:31 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'You spoke to the Attorney-General? You're under arrest'...

A flippant comment tossed out on a street in Petah Tikva got Erez Nesimi arrested....

 2020-10-25 20:28 

JPost.com

UAE, Israel normalization could show it's all in our heads...

Psychologists working in both countries team up to use 'peace psychology' as means for promoting regional unity....

 2020-10-25 20:26 

Times of Israel

WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationalism'...

Top official cautions that countries' impulse to vaccinate own citizens before those in poorer countries will only prolong pandemicTop official cautions that countries' impulse to vaccinate own citizens before those in poorer countries will only p...

 2020-10-25 20:25 

Al Arabiya

After agreeing to normalize ties, Israel to send $5 million of wheat to Sudan...

Israel will send $5 million worth of wheat to Sudan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Sunday, just days after an announcement that the two c...

 2020-10-25 20:24 

Haaretz Daily

Actor Yehuda Barkan, star of Israeli cinema classics, dies of coronavirus at 75...

The 'Charlie and a Half' actor had a half-century-long career in film, contended with failure and found religion before succumbing to the virus...

 2020-10-25 20:21 

Haaretz Daily

Moody's retains Israel's credit rating amid concern over fiscal policy...

Report affirming A1 status and Stable outlook comes at a sensitive time for Israel, whose budget deficit ballooned to 9.1% of gross domestic product...

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