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 2020-10-26 09:46 

FARS News Agency

Greece Denounces as 'Illegal' Turkey's Extension of Survey Mission in Mediterranean Sea...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Greece condemned Turkey's decision to once again extend the work of its seismic research vessel in disputed waters in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, vowing to lodge a complaint against Ankara....

 2020-10-26 09:45 

MehrNews.com

Yemen hits Saudi airport in retaliatory drone attack...

TEHRAN, Oct. 26 (MNA) Yemeni army has launched a new retaliatory drone attack against an airport in Saudi Arabia, according to the spokesman of the Yemeni armed forces....

 2020-10-26 09:44 

Saudi Press Agency

Russia's new coronavirus cases hit new record high of 17,347...
 2020-10-26 09:44 

Bahrain News Agency

Italy closes gyms, shuts eateries early to fight COVID-19...
 2020-10-26 09:40 

Al Arabiya

US says it killed five Taliban fighters with airstrike in central Afghanistan...

The US carried out an airstrike against the insurgent Taliban in central Afghanistan on Sunday evening in order to defend Afghan security forces, the US Fo...

 2020-10-26 09:40 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Attempt to steal IDF soldier's gun foiled...

Israeli-Arabs arrested after spraying IDF soldier with pepper spray in apparent attempt to steal his weapon....

 2020-10-26 09:33 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran will never forget US acting as accomplice with COVID-19...

Tehran, Oct 26, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a message on Monday that Iranians will never forget US acting as accomplice with COVID-19 in killing spree with maximum pressure targeting transactions to buy medical and emergency supplies....

 2020-10-26 09:31 

Times of Israel

Pittsburgh congregations mark 2 years since shooting under shadow of COVID-19...

As the Oct. 27 anniversary of the mass murder of 11 worshipers nears, communities doubly displaced with the coronavirus crisis are caught between painful past and futureAs the Oct. 27 anniversary of the mass murder of 11 worshipers nears, communities doub...

 2020-10-26 09:30 

Oman Observer

India records its lowest daily fatalities since July...

Muscat: In a big respite, India recorded its lowest daily fatalities since July. India added 480 cases to its death The post India records its lowest daily fatalities since July appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-10-26 09:29 

MehrNews.com

Saffron harvest in North Khorasan Prov....

BOJNORD, Oct. 26 (MNA) The harvest season for saffron, known as 'red gold', has kicked off in North Khorasan province. This province is one of the hubs for producing the most expensive spice in the world....

 2020-10-26 09:27 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Macron’s Anti-Islam Comments Sign of His Political Crudeness: Iran’s Shamkhani - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani lambasted French President Emmanuel Macron for attacking Islam, saying that his disrespect for the divine religion is an indication of "his crudeness in politics&#...

 2020-10-26 09:26 

DEBKAfile

Al Qaeda's No. 2 killed by Afghan special forces...

Abu Muhsin Al-Masri, Al-Qaeda's second-in-command, an Egyptian national on the FBI's Most Wanted List, was recently killed by Afghan special The post Al Qaeda's No. 2 killed by Afghan special forces appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-10-26 09:24 

Kuwait News Agency

India reports 480 COVID-19 deaths, 45,148 new cases in 24 hours...

NEW DELHI, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- India said on Monday that 480 people succumbed to COVID-19 as 45,148 positive cases were reported around the country in a span of 24 hours. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that the death toll due to coronavirus r...

 2020-10-26 09:21 

Bahrain News Agency

Typhoon displaces thousands, floods villages in Philippines...
 2020-10-26 09:20 

Al Jazeera

Status Pending: On the front lines of immigration law in the US...

Five lawyers support each other as they navigate the fast-changing, hostile world of immigration law in the US....

 2020-10-26 09:18 

Bahrain News Agency

Spain orders nationwide curfew to stem worsening outbreak...
 2020-10-26 09:16 

Times of Israel

Golan Druze town of Majdal Shams to be cordoned off as infections mount...

Health Ministry says coronavirus morbidity has been at high 'red' end of official scale for 5 days; officials fret that illegal weddings are prime cause of spread in Arab communityHealth Ministry says coronavirus morbidity has been at high 're...

 2020-10-26 09:16 

Al Arabiya

Iraq protesters, police clash again one year after uprising began...

Dozens of Iraqi protesters again clashed with security forces in Baghdad Monday, a day after a rally marked the first anniversary of the start of nationwid...

 2020-10-26 09:16 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Polls close at end of first stage of Egypt's legislative elections...
 2020-10-26 09:15 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Pogba Retires from France over President Macron’s Anti-Islam Comments - Sports news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Paul Pogba has reportedly retired from France international team football after controversial comments made by the nation's president Emmanuel Macron about Islam....

 2020-10-26 09:11 

MehrNews.com

Pogba quits intl. football after comments from Macron: report...

TEHRAN, Oct. 26 (MNA) Comments of the French President Macron alleging Islam as the source of international terrorism, have reportedly persuaded the Manchester United star, Paul Pogba, to quit international football....

 2020-10-26 09:06 

Al Jazeera

China to sanction Boeing, other US firms over Taiwan arms sales...

China says it is imposing sanctions to 'uphold national interests' after US approved $1.8bn in new weapons for Taiwan....

 2020-10-26 09:05 

Al Jazeera

The false inclusivity of the Taliban's emirate...

The hypocrisy of the Taliban's mantra of inclusion has been exposed during the intra-Afghan negotiations in Doha....

 2020-10-26 09:04 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain press review...
 2020-10-26 09:02 

Kuwait News Agency

S. Korea adds 119 new virus cases, total now at 25,955...

TOKYO, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- South Korea added 119 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the country's total caseload to 25,955, according to Yonhap News Agency. The country reported no additional deaths, keeping the total at 457, the Korea Centers for...

 2020-10-26 09:01 

Israel21c

Israel to begin clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine...

Testing of BriLife vaccine developed at Israel Institute for Biological Research begins at Hadassah and Sheba medical centers on healthy volunteers. The post Israel to begin clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-10-26 09:01 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain weather forecast...
 2020-10-26 09:01 

SANA

President al-Assad issues decrees on appointing new governors for five Syrian provinces...

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Monday issued five decrees on appointing new governors for the provinces of Raqqa, Hama, Quneitra, Deir Ezzor and Idleb. Decree No. (293): Based on the provisions of the Local Administration Law issued by Legis...

 2020-10-26 09:00 

Oman Observer

Oman reports 422 new cases, 16 deaths...

Muscat: The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday reported 422 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total number of cases The post Oman reports 422 new cases, 16 deaths appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-10-26 09:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Secretary in Netanyahu's office diagnosed with coronavirus...

Employee working in Prime Minister's Office infected with the coronavirus. Netanyahu and staff may be required to go into quarantine....

 2020-10-26 08:59 

Ynetnews

IDF soldier lightly hurt after foiled attempt to steal his weapon...
 2020-10-26 08:59 

Haaretz Daily

Erdogan is planning a new world order in which Turkey is the rising star...

Anyone hoping for a turnabout in international policy that would bend Erdogan's will has received his loud and clear message: Turkey will be everywhere and nobody will stop it...

 2020-10-26 08:58 

Haaretz Daily

Turkish lira hits new lows on policy, geopolitical concerns...

Strains in ties with the United States, a row with France, a dispute between Turkey and Greece over maritime rights and the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh have all unsettled investors...

 2020-10-26 08:56 

Haaretz Daily

PODCAST: Haredi hijack of 'Jewish parliament' foiled for now...

How a new alliance of rightists and ultra-Orthodox attempted a 'hostile takeover' at the World Zionist Congress. PLUS: Will Borat win a Jewish Nobel for his creator?...

 2020-10-26 08:56 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Army drones hit Abha airport again...

SANA'A, Oct. 26 (Saba) - Army's drones carried out on Monday an attack against Abha International Airport, a Yemeni armed forces spokesman said....

 2020-10-26 08:55 

DEBKAfile

Australia's Victoria state reopens after zero covid cases...

After four months in stringent lockdown, Victoria state and the five million citizens of Melbourne registered no new coronavirus cases The post Australia's Victoria state reopens after zero covid cases appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-10-26 08:54 

Haaretz Daily

Baron Cohen responds to Giuliani as Trump calls him a 'creep'...

'I would say that if the president's lawyer found what he did there appropriate behavior, then heaven knows what he's done with other female journalists in hotel rooms,' jested the comedian...

 2020-10-26 08:54 

MehrNews.com

US election, Americans' chance to reconsider anti-Iran moves...

TEHRAN, Oct. 26 (MNA) MP Abolfazl Amouei noted that the Americans must seize the opportunity of the Nov. 3 presidential election to reconsider their hostile maximum pressure on Iran....

 2020-10-26 08:52 

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...
 2020-10-26 08:51 

Haaretz Daily

Saudi-Led coalition says intercepted drone launched by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis...

In recent days the coalition said it had intercepted and destroyed several explosive-laden drones launched by the Houthis...

 2020-10-26 08:51 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Oxford COVID-19 vaccine produces immune response in young and old...

The COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford produces an immune response in both elderly and young people and adverse reactions were lo...

 2020-10-26 08:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Trump is the farthest thing from a racist'...

Palm Beach County Republican Chairman Michael Barnett says President Trump is the "farthest thing" from a racist....

 2020-10-26 08:50 

Al Jazeera

In Pictures: Thousands march against Lukashenko in Belarus...

More than 100,000 people took to the streets of Minsk as protests against embattled leader continue....

 2020-10-26 08:50 

FARS News Agency

Coronavirus: UK Death Toll Rises by 151 with 19,790 New Cases...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The UK reported another 151 deaths and 19,790 new cases of COVID-19, according to the latest official figures....

 2020-10-26 08:50 

FARS News Agency

US: Azerbaijan, Armenia Agree on Fresh Humanitarian Truce...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Armenia and Azerbaijan have again agreed to respect a "humanitarian ceasefire" in the conflict over the mountainous enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, according to a joint statement from the US State Department and the two governments....

 2020-10-26 08:50 

Al Jazeera

In Pictures: Chileans celebrate landmark referendum victory...

Victory in referendum to throw out the constitution set by Augusto Pinochet set off celebrations in Chile....

 2020-10-26 08:49 

Al Jazeera

British military takes control of vessel threatened by stowaways...

Seven people detained after special forces storm an oil tanker in the English Channel as it showed sign of distress....

 2020-10-26 08:48 

Haaretz Daily

Erdogan continues to insult Macron after France recalls ambassador to Turkey...

The French leader this month declared war on 'Islamist separatism,' which he believes is taking over some Muslim communities in France...

 2020-10-26 08:44 

Times of Israel

Week into lockdown exit, plunging infection rates tempered by mounting worries...

With some restrictions rolled back and more easements on the way, virus stats are encouraging, but deaths are still accumulating and the social fabric has rupturedWith some restrictions rolled back and more easements on the way, virus stats are encouragin...

 2020-10-26 08:41 

MehrNews.com

Southwest Asia 'world's geopolitical pivot': Maj. Gen. Bagher...

TEHRAN, Oct. 26 (MNA) Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Force highlighted the significant position of Southwest Asia in determining the world leadership....

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