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 2020-10-25 22:40 

JPost.com

Settler leader Dagan: A vote for Trump is a vote the Land of the Bible...

"If you want to help the Jewish people to build our homeland, the Bible Land here in Judea and Samaria, you must vote for Donald Trump, a real friend of the state of Israel," Dagan said....

 2020-10-25 22:40 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the Crown Prince issues an Edict on exempting the BDF and the Internal Security Forces from custom 'duties' taxes: 25 October 2020...
 2020-10-25 22:39 

Times of Israel

Cabinet appoints high-level committee to rule on future of Haifa Bay area...

Panel has three months to publish findings that will focus on future of petrochemical and heavy industries that pollute but also create jobsPanel has three months to publish findings that will focus on future of petrochemical and heavy industries that pol...

 2020-10-25 22:37 

JPost.com

Coronavirus in Israel: 559 infected, 2.8% of tests positive...
 2020-10-25 22:37 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the Crown Prince issues Edict 17 / 2020...
 2020-10-25 22:36 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Coexistence sign key deal...
 2020-10-25 22:26 

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...
 2020-10-25 22:25 

Kuwait News Agency

Netherlands reports over ten thousand new coronavirus cases...

BRUSSELS, Oct 25 (KUNA) -- The number of new coronavirus infections in the Netherlands Sunday increased by 10,211 to reach a total of 291,280, the Dutch Institute for public health and environment reported. A total of 27 deaths from coronavirus were repor...

 2020-10-25 22:22 

Press TV

Only Syrian people decide country's future: FM Muallem...

The Syrian foreign minister says Syrians have the exclusive right to decide the future of their country....

 2020-10-25 22:08 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Stokes ton keeps Royals in hunt for IPL play-offs, Chennai out...

England's Ben Stokes smashed an unbeaten 107 to keep Rajasthan Royals in the chase for the Indian Premier League play-offs after their eight-wicket win over holders Mumbai Indians yesterday....

 2020-10-25 22:08 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

No. 3 Thomas grabs 1-stroke Zozo lead over No. 2 Rahm...

World number three Justin Thomas birdied two of the last three holes to overtake second-ranked Jon Rahm for the lead after Saturday's third round of the US PGA Zozo Championship....

 2020-10-25 22:08 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Al Ahli, Arabi record convincing wins to reach semis...

Al Ahli and Al Arabi stormed into the semi-finals of the Amir Cup with convincing victories at the Al Gharafa Sports Club yesterday....

 2020-10-25 22:08 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Al Sadd win big to hand Al Ahli first loss...

Al Sadd had it easy against Al Ahli, winning 7-1, in Week 5 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League at the Al Ahli Stadium yesterday. In the later game, Al Duhail prevailed 2-1 over Al Rayyan....

 2020-10-25 22:08 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Hamilton overtakes Schumi with record 92nd victory...

Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton became the most successful Formula One driver of all time in terms of race wins yesterday with a dominant 92nd career victory at the Portuguese Grand Prix....

 2020-10-25 22:08 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

QMMF honours al-Meer with T2 World Championship award...

The Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) yesterday awarded Cross Country World Cup Desert Rally Championship champion Mohamed al-Meer with the FIA trophy he won as top driver in the T2 category....

 2020-10-25 22:08 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

PPC highlights achievements as it marks Population Day...

The Permanent Population Committee (PPC) celebrates Qatar Population Day 2020, through social media, in the light of precautionary measures imposed to limit the spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19)....

 2020-10-25 22:08 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Singapore's energy week conference to test reopening plan...

Singapore will hold its first business conference of scale this week since the coronavirus pandemic put ice to such activities in the city-state, amid ongoing efforts to restart its economy....

 2020-10-25 22:08 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Lee Kun-hee, who made Samsung a global powerhouse, dies at 78...

Lee Kun-hee, who built Samsung Electronics into a global powerhouse in smartphones, semiconductors and televisions, died on Sunday after spending more than six years in hospital following a heart attack, the company said....

 2020-10-25 22:08 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Jack Ma blasts global financial regulators' curbs on innovation...

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma criticised global financial regulations for stifling innovation and urged China to seek a system that accommodated development....

 2020-10-25 22:06 

Press TV

'Unilateral sanctions imposed on Syria contradict UN Charter'...

Syria's deputy foreign minister emphasized that the WHO is required to adhere to real humanitarian work and avoid all forms of politicization....

 2020-10-25 22:04 

Press TV

Iran plans to use cryptocurrency to evade US sanctions...

Iran has introduced a new amendments to its cryptocurrency legislation allowing its Central Bank to use legally-mined cryptocurrencies to facilitate imports during economic hardships....

 2020-10-25 22:01 

Press TV

Insulting Prophet Muhammad is not free speech: Hezbollah...

'What was published in France hurt the feelings of more than two billion Muslims.'...

 2020-10-25 21:58 

Press TV

The days of US global hegemony are numbered...

"The writing is on the wall, and it's in Chinese characters, the days of US global hegemony are numbered," says Dennis Etler....

 2020-10-25 21:56 

Haaretz Daily

Don't deport the Sudanese...
 2020-10-25 21:55 

Kuwait News Agency

Italy suffers unprecedented rates of coronavirus cases...

ROME, Oct 25 (KUNA) -- Italy on Sunday reported 21,000 new coronavirus infections, registering unprecedented rates of cases, and 126 deaths from the pandemic in the last 24 hours. Today's rise in cases is more 19,000 than the ones in the previous day,...

 2020-10-25 21:54 

Press TV

Gazans say pessimistic about US presidential election...

Palestinians in the blockaded Gaza Strip are expressing pessimism about the result of US upcoming election....

 2020-10-25 21:52 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump acknowledges rabbis who thanked him...

"Thank you Rabbis!" tweets US President after prominent rabbis thanked him for calling religious institutions "essential" during pandemic...

 2020-10-25 21:50 

Al Jazeera

Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez arrives in Spain...

Spanish foreign ministry confirms Lopez's arrival after spending a year at Spanish ambassador's residence in Venezuela....

 2020-10-25 21:45 

Haaretz Daily

New cease-fire announced in four-week Nagorno-Karabakh conflict...

Announcement comes after two earlier Russia-brokered cease-fire agreements frayed immediately after taking forces, with both sides accusing each other of violations...

 2020-10-25 21:44 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain voices solidarity with Saudi Arabia...
 2020-10-25 21:40 

The Jordan Times

Biden, Obama slam Trump COVID response, president stays optimistic...

WAUKESHA, United States — An energised Joe Biden and Barack Obama on Saturday accused Donald Trump of a massive screw-up in his handling of the coronavirus, but the US president remained ebullient despite trailing in polls with 10 days to go until t...

 2020-10-25 21:39 

The Jordan Times

Sudanese split over diplomatic relations with Israel...

KHARTOUM — Sudan's move to have diplomatic relations with Israel has laid bare deep societal splits, with some bashing it as a betrayal and others viewing it as a way to save the sinking economy. The move — announced by the White House Fri...

 2020-10-25 21:37 

The Jordan Times

Iraq protesters revive year-old revolt against the system...

BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces and protesters clashed in Baghdad on Sunday during demonstrations to mark the first anniversary of mass anti-government protests demanding the ouster of the ruling class. Thousands took to the streets in Baghdad, some...

 2020-10-25 21:33 

Ynetnews

Trump: Decision to cut budgets for Palestinian organizations has helped peace...
 2020-10-25 21:33 

Press TV

To Yemenis, it makes no difference who the next POTUS is...

Since 2015, and through two totally different administrations, the United States has played a key role in the war on Yemen....

 2020-10-25 21:33 

The Jordan Times

Policy paper launched on Jordan's social protection response during COVID-19...

AMMAN — The Jordan Strategy Forum (JSF), in collaboration with UNICEF, has launched a policy paper on "Jordan's National Social Protection Response during COVID-19" to map the social protection sector responses in Jordan during the first...

 2020-10-25 21:32 

The Jordan Times

Offences against prophet 'a crime, not personal freedom' — Awqaf minister...

AMMAN — Offences against Prophet Mohammad, and prophets in general, is not a matter of personal freedom, but a crime that encourages violence, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Mohammad Khalaileh said on Sunday. The minister, in press remarks, v...

 2020-10-25 21:31 

Al Jazeera

#EndSARS: How Nigerians harness social media against police abuse...

Activists use online platforms to raise awareness and coordinate protests, as well as connect with volunteers....

 2020-10-25 21:31 

The Jordan Times

Palestinian Affairs Department monthly report sheds light on continuous Israeli violations...

AMMAN — Two people were killed and 56 wounded in the occupied Palestinian territories in September, including six children, a woman and three reporters, as a result of continuous Israeli violations in September, the Department of Palestinian Affairs...

 2020-10-25 21:30 

Times of Israel

Rivlin: State must help stop sale of Jerusalem's Islamic art museum collection...

Citing financial pressures, the museum has turned to Sotheby's to auction duplicates and storage items, as well as 60 timepieces from its storied watch collectionCiting financial pressures, the museum has turned to Sotheby's to auction duplicates ...

 2020-10-25 21:30 

Al Arabiya

UK military seizes tanker that reported violent stowaways...

The UK military seized control of an oil tanker that dropped anchor in the English Channel after reporting Sunday it had seven stowaways on board who had b...

 2020-10-25 21:30 

Kuwait News Agency

Luxembourg reports 491 new coronavirus infections...

BRUSSELS, Oct 25 (KUNA) -- About 491 more coronavirus infections were reported in Luxembourg Sunday, according to the latest updates announced by the country's Ministry of Health. The total coronavirus infections has jumped to 14,204. The death toll f...

 2020-10-25 21:26 

Times of Israel

Biden accuses Trump of giving up in coronavirus fight...

As cases surge from sea to shining sea, US president's chief of staff concedes, 'We are not going to control the pandemic'As cases surge from sea to shining sea, US president's chief of staff concedes, 'We are not going to control the ...

 2020-10-25 21:26 

Kuwait News Agency

UK lists 151 COVID-19 deaths, 19,790 new cases...

LONDON, Oct 25 (KUNA) -- Britain's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak hit 44,896 on Sunday after 151 new fatalities were registered in the past day, health ministry data showed. Some 19,790 new infections raised the total in one of the world'...

 2020-10-25 21:24 

Haaretz Daily

Israel to reopen schools for lower grades starting Sunday...

First and second graders will attend school for only half a week, third and fourth graders will study in 'capsules' five days a week, while cabinet is yet to decide on a reopening plan for fifth graders and up...

 2020-10-25 21:22 

Press TV

Saudi intl. airport targeted in Yemen retaliatory drone strike...

Yemeni armed forces say they have targeted Saudi Arabia's Abha airport with fresh retaliatory drone strike....

 2020-10-25 21:21 

Haaretz Daily

Sealing a room at a Palestinian family's home with concrete? For Israel, it's 'urgent security needs'...
 2020-10-25 21:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Deadly fires break out across Lebanon amid funding shortages...

Deadly wildfires broke out across Lebanon Sunday killing at least one person, as authorities warned that a freak heatwave and strong winds have created extreme risks of fires in many areas across the country....

 2020-10-25 21:20 

Haaretz Daily

Haaretz cartoon...
 2020-10-25 21:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Gantz asks Supreme Court for six-month extension for haredi Draft Law...

Haredi MKs suspect opposition parties of delaying a decision until after elections - in order to use it as a key campaign issue....

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