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 2020-12-02 16:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

A rabbi raises the alarm on Christian genocide in Africa...

The world is so taken up with the pandemic, Iran and the US elections, that it is ignoring the decimation of Christians in Africa. Opinion....

 2020-12-02 16:29 

JPost.com

COVID-19 will worsen Israeli universities' dropout epidemic - opinion...

Israel relies on an educated, skilled work force to thrive as the Start-Up Nation....

 2020-12-02 16:29 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: WHO says vaccines won't prevent short-term COVID-19 surge...

The World Health Organization does not believe there will be enough quantities of coronavirus vaccines in the next three to six months to prevent a surge o...

 2020-12-02 16:28 

Al Jazeera

Kurd vs Kurd: Fears of full-scale war rise in northern Iraq...

Recent skirmishes in Kurdistan region between PKK fighters and Peshmerga soldiers heighten fears of full-scale conflict....

 2020-12-02 16:27 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia has not hesitated to defend the Palestinian cause: FM...

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan has reaffirmed that the Palestinian cause is a fundamental Arab issue and that the Kingdom has not...

 2020-12-02 16:24 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Turkey accounts for half of Lebanon's imported COVID-19 cases...

Over half of Lebanon's imported COVID-19 cases have originated in Turkey, according to numbers published by the Health Ministry detailing the results of PCR tests of passengers arriving at Rafic Hariri airport....

 2020-12-02 16:24 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The appointment of Effi Eitam as Yad Vashem chair is a national issue...

Underlying the efforts to thwart Eitam's appointment is an attempt to compare the Holocaust to the Purity of Arms ethic in Israel. Op-ed....

 2020-12-02 16:21 

Press TV

Pakistan ruling party says will not recognize Israel...

Pakistan's ruling party on Sunday said the country will not recognize Israel....

 2020-12-02 16:21 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait sees 268 new COVID-19 cases, one death...

KUWAIT, Dec 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwait listed 268 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday to raise the total 143,260, while one death recorded over the past 24 hours upped its death toll from the outbreak to 882, the health ministry said. The number of people hos...

 2020-12-02 16:19 

JPost.com

Are universities producing the anti-Israel foot soldiers? - opinion...

The last three decades have ushered in a hostile discourse surrounding Israel on university campuses....

 2020-12-02 16:18 

Saudi Press Agency

Egyptian Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from His Finnish Counterpart...
 2020-12-02 16:18 

Saudi Press Agency

Moscow Extends Remote Learning for Secondary School Students Until Year-End, Interfax reports...
 2020-12-02 16:18 

Al Jazeera

Steep rise in executions in Egypt in past two months: Amnesty...

Rights group says executions 'particularly appalling' due to 'systematic breaches of fair trials' documented in Egypt....

 2020-12-02 16:17 

Al Arabiya

UAE launches 'Falcon Eye' satellite into space to mark National Day...

The UAE has launched its 12th satellite to mark the country's 49th National Day.Reconnaissance satellite Falcon Eye was launched into space from the French...

 2020-12-02 16:17 

Kuwait News Agency

Reforming trade environment requires legislative developments - Min....

KUWAIT, Dec 2 (KUNA) -- Reforming the trade environment requires legislative developments to organize the business operation, said the Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan Wednesday. During his speech in the Ministerial Forum for Government...

 2020-12-02 16:17 

Kuwait News Agency

Norway reports 441 new coronavirus infections...

BRUSSELS, Dec 2 (KUNA) -- The total number of coronavirus cases in Norway Wednesday increased to 36,591 after 441 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours. The total death toll from COVID-19 increased by 17 to reach 351. These figures were published ...

 2020-12-02 16:16 

Al Arabiya

Construction starts on Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire monitoring center, Turkey says...

Construction work has started on a joint Turkish-Russian center to monitor a ceasefire in the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, Turkish Defense Ministe...

 2020-12-02 16:15 

Kuwait News Agency

Indian textiles minister welcomes Kuwaiti investments...

NEW DELHI, Dec 2 (KUNA) -- Indian Textiles Minister Smriti Iranion Wednesday welcomed Kuwaiti investments in her country's textiles sector. In a statement to KUNA, Kuwait Ambassador to India Jassim Al-Najim said following his meeting with Minister Ira...

 2020-12-02 16:11 

ISNA

"Two Roads" Czech documentary at Cinma Vrit...

Tehran (ISNA) - Iran's Cinma Vrit festival will screen Czech filmmaker Radovan Sibrt's documentary "Two Roads" that explores the spirit of survival and wild lust for life against all odds....

 2020-12-02 16:11 

Haaretz Daily

Health Ministry toughens COVID 'traffic light' plan aimed at curbing infections...

The changes come as health officials warn that Israel is headed toward a third coronavirus wave...

 2020-12-02 16:11 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister congratulated by HH Shaikh Hamad bin Mohammed bin Salman Al Khalifa...
 2020-12-02 16:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon central bank can keep subsidies for only two more months: Salameh...

Lebanon's central bank can keep basic subsidies for only two more months and the state should come up with a plan, Governor Riad Salameh said on Tuesday as the country's financial crisis spirals....

 2020-12-02 16:09 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Running red lights in central Israel...

Police catch dozens of vehicles in central Israel running red lights....

 2020-12-02 16:06 

Times of Israel

With power-player consigliere Klain, Biden puts White House reins in an old hand...

Incoming chief of staff is experienced master of policy with reputation among Democrats and, strikingly, even some Republicans for competence, combined with authority on pandemicIncoming chief of staff is experienced master of policy with reputation among...

 2020-12-02 16:03 

Oman Observer

Labour ministry, Huawei ink pact for training of 300 IT graduates...

Muscat: Shaikh Nasr bin Amer al Hosni, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Labour for Labour, signed an agreement with Huawei The post Labour ministry, Huawei ink pact for training of 300 IT graduates appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-12-02 16:02 

MehrNews.com

India seeking resumption of oil imports from Iran...

TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) India wants to diversify its oil imports, including the resumption of supplies from Iran and Venezuela, after US President-elect Joe Biden takes office, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday....

 2020-12-02 16:02 

Haaretz Daily

'Compromised': Fox News host slams Barr for rebuking Trump's election fraud claims...

In response to Trump's attorney general's statement, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer quipped: 'I guess he's the next one to be fired'...

 2020-12-02 16:02 

Al Jazeera

More disappointing news on US jobs signals need for stimulus now...

Surging COVID-19 infections and Washington's repeated failure to pass more virus relief aid are undermining US recovery....

 2020-12-02 16:01 

Al Jazeera

UN chief denounces 'suicidal' failure to tackle climate change...

Antonio Guterres says recovery from the coronavirus pandemic could be humanity's chance for a reset to save the planet....

 2020-12-02 16:01 

Press TV

Three anti-government figures sentenced to jail in Hong Kong...

Three anti-government figures in Hong Kong are sentenced to prison for inciting violent rallies in the Chinese territory last year....

 2020-12-02 16:00 

Haaretz Daily

EU vows to fight antisemitism 'in all its forms,' calling it an attack on European values...

European Union says it is committed to 'protecting Jewish life and making it more visible as part of Europe's identity,' after spike in antisemitic incidents in recent years...

 2020-12-02 16:00 

Press TV

China voices support for Palestine in pursuit of legitimate rights...

China throws its weight behind the just cause of the Palestinian people to restore their legitimate rights, calling on the international community to adhere to the so-called two-state solution to the decades-long conflict in the Middle East....

 2020-12-02 16:00 

MehrNews.com

Saudi coalition warplanes target Sanaa Intl. airport...

TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) For the second time this week, the Saudi-led coalition fighters targeted Sanaa International Airport, today....

 2020-12-02 15:57 

Haaretz Daily

How Iran expands its influence in Iraq: By building shrines...

Iraq's government grants religious projects special privileges, including tax exemptions on imports of Iranian cement, steel and other materials...

 2020-12-02 15:56 

Kuwait News Agency

French PM: European regulatory to approve COVID-19 vaccine soon...

PARIS, Dec 2 (KUNA) -- French Prime Minister Jean Castex said, Wednesday, that he expects the European regulatory to approve the COVID-19 vaccine at the end of December. Castex told BFM TV that the health authorities are able to vaccinate 100 million peop...

 2020-12-02 15:55 

Times of Israel

Kushner visits Qatar with eye to ending Gulf alliance rift...

US president's senior adviser meets with country's ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani for talks on 'developments in the region,' state news agency reportsUS president's senior adviser meets with country's ruler Emir Sheikh ...

 2020-12-02 15:51 

Saudi Press Agency

Omani Foreign Minister Meets with His Indian Counterpart...
 2020-12-02 15:50 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Leaders congratulated by AP Speaker on Bahraini Women's Day...
 2020-12-02 15:44 

ISNA

Gov't doesn't agree with parliament's decision, considers it harmful for diplomatic activities: President Rouhani...

Tehran (ISNA) - Expressing satisfaction with the submission of the budget bill for the year 1400 to the Islamic Consultative Assembly on time, Iranian President rejected some media speculations about the reason for the his non presence in the Majlis for p...

 2020-12-02 15:42 

Oman Observer

Biogas-to-power technology set to make Oman debut...

Green energy: Oman LNG, Mazoon Dairy and Ejaad Partner join hands to support the development of the first-of-its-kind generator at The post Biogas-to-power technology set to make Oman debut appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-12-02 15:41 

Oman Observer

Singapore approves sale of lab-grown meat in world first...

SINGAPORE: Singapore has given US start-up Eat Just the green light to sell its lab-grown chicken meat, in what the The post Singapore approves sale of lab-grown meat in world first appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-12-02 15:41 

Oman Observer

VAT implications for Oman's oil & gas sector...

The Oil & Gas sector remains an important and significant part of Oman's economy. The sector has businesses operating in The post VAT implications for Oman's oil & gas sector appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-12-02 15:40 

Oman Observer

International hotels adapt to new pandemic normal...

Countries around the world, without exception, have seen their once-flourishing tourism sectors being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Not surprisingly, The post International hotels adapt to new pandemic normal appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-12-02 15:39 

JPost.com

Ministerial committee declares Shfaram a restricted zone for 4 days...
 2020-12-02 15:39 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait COVID-19 recoveries up by 509 to 138,134...

KUWAIT, Dec 2 (KUNA) -- The number of coronavirus recoveries in Kuwait rose by 509 to 138,134 over the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday. This comes after the necessary health checks and safety procedures were carried out proving the ca...

 2020-12-02 15:38 

Oman Observer

Omani payment platform launches virtual wallet...

BUSINESS REPORTER MUSCAT, DEC 2 In alignment with global developments in the financial technology sector, Omani smart payment solutions provider The post Omani payment platform launches virtual wallet appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-12-02 15:37 

i24 News

UNRWA paid November salaries, but funding crisis persists...
 2020-12-02 15:37 

Kuwait Times

'Twenty twenty'...

By Layan Abdullah Al-Qenaei The year of 'twenty twenty' is like no other. It had started like any other year, until COVID-19 showed up around February. The miserable COVID-19 spread around the world, moving from one country to another, and from a ...

 2020-12-02 15:36 

Kuwait Times

Will 2021 be different amid COVID?...

PARIS: 2020 was a year turned upside-down by the novel coronavirus. But with the prospect of several vaccines coming online and less stringent restrictions, experts say it's possible 2021 will return to a semblance of normality. With a second COVID-19...

 2020-12-02 15:34 

Oman Observer

Thailand plans $1.4 billion stimulus to spur consumption...

BANGKOK: Thailand plans 43.5 billion baht ($1.44 billion) of additional stimulus to boost domestic consumption and an increase in benefits The post Thailand plans $1.4 billion stimulus to spur consumption appeared first on Oman Observer ....

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