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 2020-10-27 01:09 

Kuwait News Agency

Italy donates USD 4.14 to WFP to provide food aid to Libyans...

ROME, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) stated Monday that it has received a generous donation of 3.5 million euros (about USD 4.14 million) from Italy to provide vital food assistance to over 60,000 vulnerable people in the w...

 2020-10-27 01:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Amy Coney Barrett sworn in to Supreme Court...

President Trump participates in the swearing-in ceremony of Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court....

 2020-10-27 01:04 

SANA

Extinguishing a fire in vicinity of al-Nasira in Talkalakh countryside...

Homs, SANA-The firefighting brigades have been able to extinguish a fire that erupted on Monday evening in the agriculture lands in al-Nasira town in Talkalakh countryside. In a statement to SANA, Director of the Civil Defense in Homs Gen. Ghiath Aqeel sa...

 2020-10-27 01:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Lethal Arrow': Massive IDF drill simulating war with Hezbollah...

Amid ongoing coronavirus pandemic, IDF launches massive war simulation, preparing for possible conflict with Hezbollah....

 2020-10-27 01:00 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO:Kharbozan waterfalls, a masterpiece in Dehloran nature...

ILAM, Oct. 27 (MNA) Located in Absharan Village in Zarrinabad District of Dehloran city, Kharbozan seven-group waterfalls is a masterpiece and one of the important tourist attractions in Ilam province which attracts a lot of tourists every year....

 2020-10-27 00:56 

JPost.com

How Turkey manufactured a 'crisis' with France over 'cartoons'...

The way Ankara invented this crisis is similar to other manufactured crises pushed by Turkey's far-right government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

 2020-10-27 00:52 

Haaretz Daily

Iran's Zarif urges UN to unite against U.S. unilateral actions...

At the Security Council, Israel's ambassador to the UN says he 'actually want[s] to thank Iran' for the role it played in deals with the UAE, Bahrain and Sudan...

 2020-10-27 00:50 

FX Empire

European Equities: U.S Economic Data, U.S Politics, and COVID-19 in Focus...

With economic data from the Eurozone on the lighter side, the focus will be on U.S stats, Capitol Hill, and COVID-19 news updates....

 2020-10-27 00:48 

Kuwait News Agency

IAEA chief warns about impact of delayed cancer care...

VIENNA, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi warned that the global Covid-19 pandemic is disrupting key health services to diagnose and treat chronic conditions such as cancer and heart d...

 2020-10-27 00:40 

JPost.com

Israel's Elbit Systems to write off $60 mln in Q3 due to COVID-19...

Elbit, which will publish its quarterly results next month, said it will record the write-off in non-cash expenses related to impairment of assets and inventory....

 2020-10-27 00:35 

Times of Israel

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as US Supreme Court justice in partisan vote...

Monday's deeply controversial 52-48 vote to approve Ruth Bader Ginsburg's replacement was the closest high court confirmation ever to a presidential electionMonday's deeply controversial 52-48 vote to approve Ruth Bader Ginsburg's replacem...

 2020-10-27 00:33 

Kuwait News Agency

Fight against Covid-19 everyone's business -- WHO Chief...

GENEVA, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros A. Ghebreyesus said that the last week saw the highest number of COVID-19 cases reported so far. "Many countries in the northern hemisphere are seeing a concer...

 2020-10-27 00:32 

JPost.com

High Court to hear if Bibi can be forced to resign as alternate PM...

Justices to rule on if rotation deal constitutional...

 2020-10-27 00:31 

JPost.com

Palestinian TV glorifies efforts of terrorists who murdered Israelis...

The terrorists featured in a PA TV video are responsible for stabbings, murders, attacking IDF soldiers and attempted bombings....

 2020-10-27 00:20 

i24 News

US Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court...
 2020-10-27 00:19 

Haaretz Daily

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote...

Vote was the first in modern times with no support from the minority party, and the one held closest to a presidential election ever...

 2020-10-27 00:09 

Al Jazeera

US Senate confirms Barrett to the Supreme Court...

Senate Republicans overpower Democratic opposition to install Barrett on high court just eight days before election....

 2020-10-27 00:09 

The Peninsula Qatar

Directorate of Traffic launches awareness drive for camping season...

The General Directorate of Traffic organized a press conference to announce the launch of an awareness drive for the camping season 2020-2021, with the participation and presence of many relevant authorities....

 2020-10-27 00:04 

Kuwait News Agency

MoI urges adherence to health precautions at election commission center...

KUWAIT, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Interior on Monday advised candidates to show full commitment to social distancing rules and preventive measures against the novel coronavirus while applying for the upcoming general elections, slated for December ...

 2020-10-27 00:02 

Al Arabiya

French interests at stake if Muslim boycott calls gain traction: A list...

Calls echoed around the Muslim world for a consumer boycott in protest over images being displayed in France of the Prophet Mohammad that Muslims see as bl...

 2020-10-26 23:57 

JPost.com

Liberman welcomes cities' protest against school reopening plan...
 2020-10-26 23:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Virus unrelenting with another 796 cases, 14 deaths...

Lebanon confirmed 796 more COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths Monday as 63 towns and villages were put under lockdown to curb the spread of the virus....

 2020-10-26 23:52 

Al Jazeera

US approves $2.37bn in potential arms sales to Taiwan...

Approval comes as Beijing says it will sanction US companies it says are involved in Washington's arms sales to Taiwan....

 2020-10-26 23:46 

Kuwait News Agency

Bomb blast rocks Turkey's Iskenderun...

ISTAMBUL, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- A suicide bombing hit in downtown Iskenderun, Hatay province, south Turkey on Monday evening, during a security manhunt. The police forces were tracking down two suspects at Fener Street and one of them blew up himself when he f...

 2020-10-26 23:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch live: Senate votes to confirm Coney Barrett to Supreme Court...

Senate poised to confirm Amy Coney Barrett as a Supreme Court justice....

 2020-10-26 23:39 

Times of Israel

Attorney general clashes with Likud minister for 'spreading pernicious lies'...

Quarrel surrounds report woman was questioned by police for making critical comment to Mandelblit on street; the AG insists he had no involvement in her detainmentQuarrel surrounds report woman was questioned by police for making critical comment to Mande...

 2020-10-26 23:31 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon confirms 796 more COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths...

Lebanon confirms 796 more COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths...

 2020-10-26 23:24 

JPost.com

Iran summons French diplomat over alleged insult against Prophet Mohammad...
 2020-10-26 23:19 

Haaretz Daily

Big brother, special coronavirus edition...
 2020-10-26 23:18 

JPost.com

Food thrown out in front of IDF soldiers who arrived late to cafeteria...

"The soldiers immediately received a varied and complete response to breakfast in a separate and orderly manner, such as packaged dishes and sandwiches."...

 2020-10-26 23:15 

Kuwait News Agency

Syria lists three virus-related deaths, 53 cases...

AMMAN, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- The Syrian Ministry of Health said Monday that 53 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), bringing the country's caseload to 5,461. Three more fatalities over the past 24 hours raised the death toll from th...

 2020-10-26 23:15 

Kuwait News Agency

Italy suffers 17,012 Covid-19 cases...

ROME, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- Italy's Ministry of Health on Monday put the daily infection rate of the novel coronavirus (Covid-17) at 13.6 percent after registering additional 17,012 cases over the past 24 hours. The country's tally has thus surged to 5...

 2020-10-26 23:13 

The Peninsula Qatar

Second edition of QOC Padel tournament 2020 to kick off tomorrow...

Qatar Olympic Committee's (QOC) second edition of the Padel Tournament 2020 will kick off Tuesday, with the participation of 304 players and will run until Saturday....

 2020-10-26 23:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hamas releases three Arabs arrested over Zoom conference with Israelis...

Gaza's Hamas authorities release three Palestinian Arabs who were jailed for holding an online video conference with Israeli participants....

 2020-10-26 23:04 

JPost.com

Israeli tech to hunt for early evidence of coronavirus in sewer systems...

Imagine if the world knew that there would be a coronavirus outbreak two weeks before it started spreading, how much better-prepared countries could be in dealing with the pandemic....

 2020-10-26 23:03 

JPost.com

Despite pandemic, Palestinian film festival draws in cinema lovers...

Ramallah, Jerusalem, Haifa, Bethlehem, Gaza City screenings feature two empty seats between each audience member ....

 2020-10-26 23:00 

MehrNews.com

'113' wins award at ReadingFilmFEST in US...

TEHRAN, Oct. 27 (MNA) Iranian short film, '113' by Neda Asef, has won an ward at the 6th edition of the Reading Film Festival in the US....

 2020-10-26 22:59 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Three-way talks over Ethiopia's Nile River dam set to resume...

Negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the controversial dam that Ethiopia is building on the Nile River will resume Tuesday, according to the chairman of the African Union, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa....

 2020-10-26 22:57 

Press TV

Palestinian scholars protest Macron's anti-Islamic remarks...

Along with worldwide condemnations of the insults of Prophet Mohammed, Palestinian scholars in the Gaza strip....

 2020-10-26 22:57 

Press TV

US sanctions Iran's state oil sector, petroleum minister...

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says the sanctions are targeting "key actors" in Iran's oil sector....

 2020-10-26 22:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump charges into battleground states despite rising virus...

President Donald Trump embarked Monday on a final-week charge through nearly a dozen states ahead of the election, overlooking a surge of coronavirus cases in the U.S. and a fresh outbreak in his own White House. His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, is holdin...

 2020-10-26 22:53 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkey suffers 75 virus-related deaths, 2,198 cases...

ANKARA, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said Monday that 75 patients have died of complications related to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 9,874. As many as 2,198 people tested po...

 2020-10-26 22:49 

Al Arabiya

Head of Muslim League on Prophet cartoon: We are not against freedoms, only hatred...

Muslims do not stand against constitutional freedoms of individuals, only attempts to distort those freedoms and using them to spread hatred, Secretary-Gen...

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