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 2020-10-29 16:40 

Bahrain News Agency

LEWAS 2020 great opportunity to study oil and gas situation, future of sector in light of COVID-19: Oil Minister...
 2020-10-29 16:37 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar-Turkey Supreme Strategic Committee meets next month...

Qatar-Turkey Supreme Strategic Committee will hold its 6th meeting on November 26 in Turkey during which a number of new agreements are expected to be signed between the two countries, said H E Mehmet Mustafa Gksu, Ambassador of Turkey to Qatar....

 2020-10-29 16:37 

The Peninsula Qatar

Provoking Muslims' feelings harms trade ties: Qatar Chamber...

Qatar Chamber (QC) condemned yesterday the continuing provocation of the feelings of Muslims by insulting the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), and the subsequent waves of hostility towards Muslims, something that is contrary to the values of toleranc...

 2020-10-29 16:36 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir meets Finland Foreign Minister...

Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met at the Amiri Diwan office yesterday morning with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Finland, H E Pekka Haavisto, and the accompanying delegation on the occasion of his visit to the country. During t...

 2020-10-29 16:32 

i24 News

US confirms sale of 50 F-35 fighter jets to UAE...
 2020-10-29 16:30 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: IMF tells Britian to increase public investment and welfare support...

Britain can afford to ramp up its already massive spending push to counter the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, the head of the Internat...

 2020-10-29 16:30 

FARS News Agency

Iran Identifies 8,293 New Coronavirus Cases...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Thursday that 8,293 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 399 patients have passed away during the same period....

 2020-10-29 16:30 

FARS News Agency

Iranian Speaker: Palestine Top Priority of Muslim World...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf blasted certain Arab states for normalizing ties with Israel, stressing that Palestine remains the top priority of Islam....

 2020-10-29 16:30 

FARS News Agency

Poll: Half of Trump Supporters Say He Shouldn't Accept Election Result If He Loses...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Half of those who want President Donald Trump to win a second term believe that he should not accept the result of the presidential election if he loses by a small margin, a new poll found....

 2020-10-29 16:30 

Al Arabiya

US authorities warn of 'imminent' cyber threat to hospitals, call for precautions...

US security authorities warned on Wednesday of an "imminent cybercrime threat" to hospitals and healthcare providers, urging them to increase their protect...

 2020-10-29 16:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

QTTA General Assembly gives go ahead to competition schedule for new season...

Khalil bin Ahmed Al Mohannadi, President of Qatar Table Tennis Association (QTTA), yesterday joined officials of nine sports clubs and top officials to approve the playing schedule for the new season besides hammering a number of key decisions at the Annu...

 2020-10-29 16:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Biden presidency for Turkey would mean tougher US stance but chance to repair ties...

Days after Turkey took delivery of Russian missile defense systems in July 2019, top security officials in the Trump administration were in full agreement that Washington should deliver on its threat to impose sanctions on its NATO ally....

 2020-10-29 16:29 

Kuwait News Agency

Qatar reports 211 COVID-19 cases, one death...

DOHA, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Qatar's health ministry said its coronavirus case tally on Thursday reached 132,150 after 211 people were confirmed as testing positive in the last day. The number of recoveries in the Gulf state stands at 129,124 after 240 more...

 2020-10-29 16:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Iran suffers record daily COVID-19 rate with 8,293 cases...

TEHRAN, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Iran's daily confirmed coronavirus cases rose to their highest ever since the pandemic emerged by 8,293 on Thursday. The overall caseload reached 568,896, ministry spokeswoman Dr. Sima Sadat Lari said in a press statement, as ...

 2020-10-29 16:26 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait embassy in France urges nationals to abide by new COVID-19 measures...

PARIS, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's embassy in France has called on its nationals to adhere to new measures aimed at curbing spiraling coronavirus rates, a day before France goes back into a nationwide lockdown. The measures announced by President Emmanu...

 2020-10-29 16:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump is needed to keep up Arab-Jewish peace momentum...

Obama, Kerry and Biden did not believe anything could move forward without the PA Arabs, but Trump knows how to close deals. Op-ed....

 2020-10-29 16:24 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

White House notifies Congress of intention to sell F-35 to UAE...

Washington intends to sell 50 advanced F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates after Israel signals it will not oppose sale....

 2020-10-29 16:23 

Al Arabiya

Nagorno-Karabakh: Military death toll rises to 1,166...

The defense ministry of the Nagorno-Karabakh region said on Thursday 47 more casualties have taken its military death toll to 1,166 since fighting with Aze...

 2020-10-29 16:21 

Haaretz Daily

25 years on, reexamining the Shin Bet failures that led to the Rabin assassination...

Ex-security service chief Ami Ayalon says the prime minister's death was as much an intelligence failure as a security one...

 2020-10-29 16:21 

Times of Israel

Hundreds march through Kafr Qasim to mark 64th anniversary of massacre...

Knesset again strikes down Joint List legislation proposing official state recognition of responsibility for the 1956 killing of 48 Arab IsraelisKnesset again strikes down Joint List legislation proposing official state recognition of responsibility for t...

 2020-10-29 16:21 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Macron imposes new virus lockdown as French hospitals engulfed...

French President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday a new coronavirus lockdown until at least December 1, hoping to bring under control an outbreak that is poised to overwhelm hospitals in a matter of days....

 2020-10-29 16:21 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar-based business executives optimistic about growth: Survey...

Qatar-based CEOs remain optimistic about the growth prospects for the country, despite decline in confidence in the global economy....

 2020-10-29 16:15 

Al Jazeera

Fear of violence grows as Tanzania opposition denounces election...

The process was like 'spitting in the face of democracy', says opposition candidate, appearing to warn of unrest....

 2020-10-29 16:14 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: England's positive COVID-19 cases up by 23 percent from previous week...

Positive COVID-19 cases in England are up 23 percent on the previous week, statistics published by the country's test and trace scheme on Thursday showed,...

 2020-10-29 16:14 

The Peninsula Qatar

Aamal Company posts QR90.6m net profit for 9 months...

Aamal Company, one of the Gulf region's leading diversified companies, has reported a net profit of QR90.6m for the nine-months period ended September 30, 2020, a decrease by 65.1 percent compared to QR259.6m posted during the third quarter of last ye...

 2020-10-29 16:11 

Haaretz Daily

White House to move ahead with sale of F-35 jets to UAE -sources...
 2020-10-29 16:11 

Kuwait News Agency

EP President, Belgium condemn attack in France...

BRUSSELS, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- The President of the European Parliament David Sassoli Thursday said he is "deeply shocked and saddened by the news of the horrific attack in Nice.""This pain is felt by all of us in Europe. We have a duty to stand t...

 2020-10-29 16:10 

Bahrain News Agency

OIC says disparaging Prophet Mohammed is not freedom of expression, refers to European Court of Human Rights ruling...
 2020-10-29 16:09 

Al Arabiya

US will sell 50 F-35 fighter jets to UAE, White House tells Congress: Reuters...

The White House will move ahead with the sale of F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates, Reuters reported Thursday.The deal will see 50 F-35 jets so...

 2020-10-29 16:09 

Al Arabiya

US to sell F-35 fighter jets to UAE, White House tells Congress...

The White House informed Congress that it intends to push ahead with the sale of F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates, the head of the powerful Co...

 2020-10-29 16:09 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ahlibank hosts blood donation drive in partnership with HMC...

Ahlibank, a leading Qatari-owned financial institution, has organised a blood donation campaign at its Head Office in Al Sadd in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)....

 2020-10-29 16:08 

Saudi Press Agency

United States Condemns Attacks by Iranian-backed Houthis against Saudi Arabia...
 2020-10-29 16:08 

Saudi Press Agency

OIC denounces terrorist attack in French city of Nice...
 2020-10-29 16:08 

Saudi Press Agency

GCC Secretary General denounces terrorist attack in France...
 2020-10-29 16:08 

Saudi Press Agency

Senior Scholars Council Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack near the Notre Dame Church in Nice, France...
 2020-10-29 16:05 

Al Arabiya

US, Chinese military officials hold video conference on crisis communication: Beijing...

Chinese and US military chiefs held talks on crisis communication this week, amid heightened tensions between the two military superpowers this year in the...

 2020-10-29 16:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Tanzania's opposition candidate says he won't accept election result...

Tanzania's main opposition presidential candidate, Tundu Lissu, on Thursday said he would not recognize the outcome of this week's election, declaring the vote "marred by irregularities at all stages"....

 2020-10-29 16:01 

Times of Israel

Gantz, Esper meet for 3rd time in a month, this time in Tel Aviv, on arms sales...

US defense secretary speaks with top brass on maintaining Israel's military supremacy despite proposed sale of F-35 jets to UAEUS defense secretary speaks with top brass on maintaining Israel's military supremacy despite proposed sale of F-35 jets...

 2020-10-29 16:01 

Times of Israel

With massive exercise in north, IDF prepares for war on multiple fronts...

Lethal Arrow drill simulates fighting in Lebanon, Syria, Gaza and elsewhere against Iranian proxies and Palestinian terror groupsLethal Arrow drill simulates fighting in Lebanon, Syria, Gaza and elsewhere against Iranian proxies and Palestinian terror gro...

 2020-10-29 16:01 

MehrNews.com

Islamic Unity Conf. should pursue new ways for solidarity...

TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (MNA) Top Iranian jurisprudent Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi warned of enemies' efforts to find new ways to divide the world of Islam calling on the Islamic Unity Conference to find new ways to boost solidarity among Muslims....

 2020-10-29 15:58 

Al Arabiya

French investigators identify Nice attacker as a 21-year-old Tunisian migrant...

The man suspected of killing three people at a church in the southern French city of Nice on Thursday is a 21-year-old Tunisian who arrived in Europe just...

 2020-10-29 15:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arutz Sheva Poll: Religious Zionists attitude on LGBT rights...

Majority supports integration into society, open to unity, understanding & cooperation but opposes LGBT Rabbis and prayer leaders...

 2020-10-29 15:53 

Haaretz Daily

In Erdogan and Imran Khan's hypocritical war on 'anti-Muslim' blasphemy, the body count rises...

Pakistan and Turkey's campaign against free speech in France, aided by a cynical abuse of the Holocaust, is duplicitous in the extreme. With extremist Muslim attacks multiplying, it now constitutes dangerous incitement...

 2020-10-29 15:52 

Times of Israel

A brutal verdict on Labour anti-Semitism; stunning fallout as Corbyn is booted...

Jewish community vindicated by watchdog's devastating findings: breaches of law; Jewish members harassed; complaints improperly addressed; political interference by Corbyn's officeJewish community vindicated by watchdog's devastating findings:...

 2020-10-29 15:52 

Kuwait News Agency

Saudi man arrested after attacking security guard at French consulate...

JEDDAH, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia have apprehended a Saudi national, who attacked a security guard at France's consulate in Jeddah with a sharp object leading to minor injuries, authorities said on Thursday. "Diplomatic security special forces...

 2020-10-29 15:51 

Al Arabiya

UK Labour suspends former leader Corbyn for downplaying anti-Semitism report...

Britain's opposition Labour party suspended its former leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday after he downplayed a report that detailed serious failings in the...

 2020-10-29 15:51 

The Peninsula Qatar

Huawei opens new kiosk at Landmark Mall...

Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) announced yesterday the inauguration of its new kiosk in Landmark Mall, Doha....

 2020-10-29 15:49 

Al Jazeera

US stocks trade higher on record US economic growth...

Main US stock indexes gained on Thursday on blockbuster GDP numbers and ahead of tech giant earnings results....

 2020-10-29 15:49 

Al Jazeera

American Voter: Richard Robles...

Al Jazeera asks the same key questions about the presidential election to voters across the United States....

 2020-10-29 15:48 

Haaretz Daily

Israelis expect Trump to triumph because they've been there, done that with Netanyahu...

Israeli polls invariably raise expectations among center-left voters before the shock right-wing victory inevitably crushes their dream...

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