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 2020-10-29 15:23 

Kuwait News Agency

Arab Parliament affirms support of Palestinian people...

CAIRO, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- The Arab Parliament affirmed, Thursday, its support for the Palestinian people and their aspirations to establish their independent state on the borders of June 4, 1967, with Jerusalem as its capital, and to continue efforts to end...

 2020-10-29 15:23 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait MoH: 760 new COVID-19 infections, 4 deaths...

KUWAIT, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health declared on Thursday 760 new coronavirus cases during past 24 hours raising tally to 124,666. MoH spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said in a statement to KUNA that four patients who suffered from ...

 2020-10-29 15:23 

Kuwait News Agency

Britain appoints Belinda Lewis as its ambassador to Kuwait...

LONDON, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- The British government announced Thursday the appointment of Belinda Lewis as its ambassador to the State of Kuwait, to succeed Michael Davenport. In a statement, the British Foreign Office said that Ambassador Lewis will official...

 2020-10-29 15:23 

Kuwait News Agency

MoH: 552 recoveries from Covid-19 in Kuwait, tally at 115,475...

KUWAIT, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health said Thursday that 552 people recovered from the coronavirus (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing total to 115,475. The ministry added, in a statement to KUNA, that the new number was based on ...

 2020-10-29 15:22 

Kuwait News Agency

Switzerland records 9,683 new COVID-19 infections...

GENEVA, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Switzerland announced Thursday that the total coronavirus infections reached 145,044 after recording 9,683 new infections in the last 24 hours. Moreover, deaths also climbed up to reach 1,985 after recording 31 cases in the past h...

 2020-10-29 15:16 

Saudi Press Agency

Egypt Condemns Bomb-Laden UAVs Launched by Houthi towards Saudi Arabia...
 2020-10-29 15:15 

Times of Israel

US announces citizens born in Jerusalem can now list Israel on their passports...

Pompeo says policy change is 'effective immediately'; calls move 'consistent' with Trump's recognition of city as Israel's capital, decision to move American embassy therePompeo says policy change is 'effective immediately'...

 2020-10-29 15:10 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's 1st cotton factory...

The first cotton factory of Iran is located in Bandar Gaz city. It dates back to the Qajar dynasty which was constructed by the cooperation of Russians. Oct 29, IRNA/ Mohammad Moheimani...

 2020-10-29 15:10 

Al Jazeera

No top officials to be indicted over Beirut blast: Sources...

Lead investigator in Lebanon blast that killed 200 has limited probe to low- and mid-level officials, sources say....

 2020-10-29 15:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Araghchi leaves Russia for Armenia...

Moscow, Oct 29, IRNA Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi who had traveled to the regional states to present Iran's initiative to end the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, left Moscow for Yerevan on Thursday evening....

 2020-10-29 15:07 

MehrNews.com

Iranian animation goes to German film festival...

TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (MNA) Iranian animation 'Autumn Winds, Spring Winds, and Two Doves' by Sadegh Javadi, will take part in the 63rd edition of DOK Leipzig festival in Germany....

 2020-10-29 15:06 

Press TV

Venezuela entitled to buy arms from any country, Iran included: Maduro...

President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela says his country reserves the right to buy weapons from any nation, including Iran and Russia....

 2020-10-29 15:05 

Times of Israel

At Pittsburgh memorial, Bernie Sanders warns authoritarianism rising in Israel...

Vermont senator is keynote speaker at event organized by progressive Jewish advocacy group to mark 2nd anniversary of synagogue shooting that killed 11Vermont senator is keynote speaker at event organized by progressive Jewish advocacy group to mark 2nd a...

 2020-10-29 15:05 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Young Lebanese split over next US president...

Washington may be over 9,000 km away, but that has not deterred the Lebanese from keeping a close eye on the 2020 US elections....

 2020-10-29 15:04 

Haaretz Daily

Pompeo: U.S. to let Americans born in Jerusalem list Israel as birthplace...

The decision reverses decades of policy and follows Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moving of the U.S. embassy there...

 2020-10-29 15:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Three dead in knife attack in French church, official say terrorism suspected...

An attacker with a knife killed three people, including a woman who was decapitated, at a church in the French city of Nice Thursday, police said, in an incident the city's mayor described as terrorism....

 2020-10-29 15:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Former. Malaysian PM: Muslims have right to kill millions of French people...

Dr. Mahathir Mohamad says Muslims have right to be angry at and even kill French people after teacher beheaded over Mohamed cartoons....

 2020-10-29 14:58 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon, Israel resume maritime border talks...

Lebanon and Israel resumed indirect talks over border demarcations Thursday at a United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon base in south Lebanon....

 2020-10-29 14:54 

Al Arabiya

UAE condemns the terrorist attack that took place in the French city of Nice...

The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist act that took place in the French city of Nice, which resulted in the deaths of a number of victims and the wo...

 2020-10-29 14:51 

Kuwait News Agency

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 2020-10-29 14:49 

i24 News

Malaysian ex-PM Mahathir says Muslims 'have right to kill French'...
 2020-10-29 14:49 

Times of Israel

Israel reaches deal to buy COVID-19 vaccine from Italy...

Jewish state also expects to receive Moderna vaccine from the US, and is working on its own vaccine ahead of November human trialsJewish state also expects to receive Moderna vaccine from the US, and is working on its own vaccine ahead of November human t...

 2020-10-29 14:46 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump paints apocalyptic portrait of life in US under Biden...

The suburbs wouldn't be the suburbs anymore, the economy would sink into its worst depression ever and police departments would cease to exist....

 2020-10-29 14:42 

SABA Net

Mahrah Governor inaugurates 8 model Schools with support from SPDRY...

MAHRAH - SABAThe governor of Mahra, Muhammad Ali Yasser inaugurated today 8 model schools in the districts of Al-Ghaydah, Nashtun, Haswain, Qishn, Saihut, Al-Masila and Hawf, with support from the Saudi Program for the Development and Reconstruction of Ye...

 2020-10-29 14:42 

JPost.com

EU at risk of being overwhelmed by coronavirus -EU Commission head...
 2020-10-29 14:39 

FARS News Agency

US Steps Up Deportation of Haitians Ahead of Election, Raising COVID Fears...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US immigration authorities have radically stepped up deportation flights to Haiti in the weeks before the election, raising concerns over returned migrants' safety on their return home and the risks of spreading coronavirus in the impove...

 2020-10-29 14:39 

FARS News Agency

Putin Says Russia Ready to Produce COVID-19 Vaccines Abroad...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia is ready to produce COVID-19 vaccines abroad, President Vladimir Putin said in a statement....

 2020-10-29 14:39 

FARS News Agency

Poll: Two-Thirds of US Voters Say Democracy Needs to Be Fixed...

TEHRAN (FNA)- More than two-thirds of US voters say that democracy in the country needs to be fixed, according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll conducted in the lead-up to the November election....

 2020-10-29 14:39 

FARS News Agency

Protesters Bombard Police with Missiles, Fireworks in 2nd Night of Clashes in DC After Fatal Moped Chase...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Demonstrators faced off against police in violent clashes across Washington, DC, on Wednesday night with video capturing looting, fireworks being thrown at officers, and a short-lived siege of a local precinct....

 2020-10-29 14:38 

MehrNews.com

Macron under foreign influence: French journalist...

TEHRAN, Oct. (MNA) Reacting to the recent anti-Islam comments of Emanuel Macron, a French journalist said the president is following the interests of some foreign powers, instead of his own nation....

 2020-10-29 14:34 

i24 News

French police arrest knife-wielding Afghan...
 2020-10-29 14:30 

Times of Israel

Saudi man arrested after stabbing guard at French Consulate...

Attack in Jeddah comes hours after grisly suspected terror attack in Nice kills 3 amid controversy over Prophet Muhammad cartoonsAttack in Jeddah comes hours after grisly suspected terror attack in Nice kills 3 amid controversy over Prophet Muhammad carto...

 2020-10-29 14:24 

JPost.com

EU agrees to fair distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, once available...
 2020-10-29 14:24 

Ynetnews

U.S. to allow Jerusalem-born Americans to list Israel as birthplace, Pompeo says...
 2020-10-29 14:23 

i24 News

US reports greatest economic upsurge on record with 33.1 percent growth in third quarter...
 2020-10-29 14:23 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

'Made-in-Gaza' device fights coronavirus spread...

Entering a Gaza City restaurant, customers are welcomed by a multi-tasking disinfection machine designed by a Palestinian businesswoman to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the crisis-hit enclave....

 2020-10-29 14:19 

Haaretz Daily

Authoritarianism in Israel is rising, Bernie Sanders says at Pittsburgh shooting memorial...

The Jewish senator also warned of the 'rise of a divisive and destructive form of politics' in Russia, India, Brazil and Hungary...

 2020-10-29 14:17 

Bahrain News Agency

3 dead in knife attack in French church...
 2020-10-29 14:15 

Al Jazeera

Timeline: A series of attacks in France amid a debate over Islam...

The atmosphere in France is tense, with three killed in an attack on a church in Nice....

 2020-10-29 14:14 

i24 News

IRGC attempts to intimidate bereaved family members of shot down Ukrainian airliner...
 2020-10-29 14:12 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

No threat poses to Iran's borders: Army commander...

Tabriz, Oct 29, IRNA The Commander of Ground Force of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said on Thursday that no threat has been posed to Iran's borders....

 2020-10-29 14:12 

Al Jazeera

UK Labour suspends ex-leader Corbyn after anti-Semitism report...

The former head of the opposition was dogged by claims of anti-Semitism within the party during his leadership....

 2020-10-29 14:11 

Al Jazeera

The fight to keep Indigenous Australian children out of jail...

In Western Australia, Aboriginal children are almost 50 times more likely to be in youth detention than white children....

 2020-10-29 14:09 

Ynetnews

Migrants feared drowned after shipwreck off the coast of Senegal...
 2020-10-29 14:08 

Times of Israel

UK Labour suspends unrepentant Jeremy Corbyn after damning anti-Semitism report...

Watchdog finds party broke equality laws with handling of anti-Semitism; ex-leader retorts that problem of Jew-hatred in his tenure 'dramatically overstated for political reasons'Watchdog finds party broke equality laws with handling of anti-Semit...

 2020-10-29 14:06 

Ynetnews

Turkey condemns deadly Nice attack, says against terrorism...
 2020-10-29 14:05 

Ynetnews

Pope condemns 'savage' French church attack...
 2020-10-29 14:03 

ISNA

People converge on French embassy in Tehran...
 2020-10-29 14:02 

Al Jazeera

Young, Black and Behind Bars...

As the Black Lives Matter movement spreads across the globe, we investigate Australia's Indigenous incarceration crisis....

 2020-10-29 13:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US ends ban on listing 'Israel' on passports of people born in Jerusalem...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo officially announces end to long-standing policy not recognizing Jerusalem as part of Israel....

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