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 2021-01-24 03:08 

Press TV

At least 11 PMU fighters killed in Daesh ambush north of Baghdad...

At least 11 fighters from Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known as Hashd al-Sha'abi, have been killed in an ambush by Daesh terrorists north of the Iraqi capital, according to security sources....

 2021-01-24 02:59 

Arutz Sheva

Saudi Arabia intercepts 'hostile target' over Riyadh...

Saudi Arabia intercepted what was described as a "hostile target" over Riyadh on Saturday, AFP reported. An explosion was heard in the Saudi capital at around 11:00 a.m. local time, according to the report....

 2021-01-24 02:55 

Al Jazeera

Johnson, Biden discuss climate change, COVID-19...

British PM 'looks forward to deepening alliance' with the US in first phone call with Biden since his inauguration....

 2021-01-24 02:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Saudi Arabia intercepts 'hostile target' over Riyadh...

It is unclear whether the "hostile air target" was fired by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen....

 2021-01-24 02:42 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Saturday until 00:00 GMT...

KUWAIT - Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah reiterated Kuwait's strong condemnation of the terrorist blasts that shook central Baghdad on Thursday and resulted in the death of dozens of innocent people. KUWAIT - Kuwait liste...

 2021-01-24 02:33 

Arutz Sheva

Iran's FM: We will not cooperate with the US on Israel...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made clear on Saturday that Iran may cooperate with the United States on oil and security in the Gulf, but not on Israel. "In my personal opinion, we should define our relationship with the Uni...

 2021-01-24 02:26 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Iran's FM: We will not cooperate with the US on Israel...

Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran may cooperate with the US on issues such as oil and security in the Gulf, but not on Israel....

 2021-01-24 02:22 

Kuwait News Agency

Egypt confirms 49 virus deaths, 680 cases...

CAIRO, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population recorded on Saturday new 680 novel coronavirus (Covid-19) infections and 49 related deaths. The figures took the country's tally to 161,143 infections and 8,902 deaths, the ministr...

 2021-01-24 02:01 

FARS News Agency

Portugal: Ambulances Wait Outside Lisbon Hospital as Country Records One of World's Worst COVID Surges...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Emergency vehicles were seen waiting in line outside the Santa Maria hospital in Lisbon as Portugal records one of the world's highest virus infection and death rates ....

 2021-01-24 02:01 

FARS News Agency

Portugal: Ambulances Wait Outside Lisbon Hospital as Country Records One of World's Worst COVID Surges...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Emergency vehicles were seen waiting in line outside the Santa Maria hospital in Lisbon as Portugal records one of the world's highest virus infection and death rates ....

 2021-01-24 02:01 

FARS News Agency

Portugal: Ambulances Wait Outside Lisbon Hospital as Country Records One of World's Worst COVID Surges...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Emergency vehicles were seen waiting in line outside the Santa Maria hospital in Lisbon as Portugal records one of the world's highest virus infection and death rates ....

 2021-01-24 01:58 

Arutz Sheva

Significant decrease in verified COVID cases among haredim...

A significant decrease of 25 percent in verified cases of the virus in the haredi sector was recorded over Shabbat....

 2021-01-24 01:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Significant decrease in verified COVID cases among haredim...

A significant decrease of 25 percent in verified cases of the virus in the haredi sector was recorded over Shabbat....

 2021-01-24 01:30 

Arutz Sheva

US tops 25 million cases of COVID-19...

The United States recorded more than 25 million cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and just under 417,000 deaths, according to NBC News data. The latest tally comes days after President Joe Biden signed 10 executive orders aimed at expanding vaccine produc...

 2021-01-24 01:22 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US tops 25 million cases of COVID-19...

The US has recorded more than 25 million cases of COVID-19 and just under 417,000 deaths, according to NBC News data....

 2021-01-24 01:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Four Dead, Nine Missing After Fishing Boat Sinks in the Bay of Bengal...
 2021-01-24 01:15 

Kuwait News Agency

Tunisia: 62 coronavirus deaths, 2,041 cases...

TUNIS, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- Tunisia's Ministry of Health recorded on Saturday 2,041 new cases of COVID-19 and 62 deaths related to the virus. A statement by the Ministry revealed that the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 has amounted to 6,154, while...

 2021-01-24 01:10 

Times of Israel

Texas man arrested over US Capitol riot threatened to kill Ocasio-Cortez...

Garret Miller also wrote to Washington police officer on Instagram that he planned to 'hug his neck with a nice rope'Garret Miller also wrote to Washington police officer on Instagram that he planned to 'hug his neck with a nice rope'...

 2021-01-24 01:01 

Arutz Sheva

Two earthquakes felt in Chile...

Two tremors hit Chilean territory minutes apart on Saturday evening, according to Reuters. The first one hit Antarctica and was followed by a second close to the capital Santiago. Chile's Interior Ministry said on Twitter that the first tr...

 2021-01-24 01:01 

FARS News Agency

Israeli Border Police Clash with Palestinian Protesters in Nablus, Ramallah...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli border police clashed with Palestinian protest against the expanding of Jewish settlements in Kufr Qadoom village near the West Bank city of Nablus and Ramall ....

 2021-01-24 01:00 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait hands 6,000 food baskets to Yemenis...

ADEN, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Society for Relief on Saturday distributed 6,000 food baskets in four Yemeni governorates namely Aden, Taiz, Abyan and Al Hudaydah. The aid is part of Kuwaiti relief campaign that has been providing such assistance war-af...

 2021-01-24 00:51 

Saudi Press Agency

GFZ: Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Hits Chile-Argentina Border Region...
 2021-01-24 00:48 

FX Empire

The Week Ahead The FED, 4th Quarter GDP Numbers, COVID-19, and U.S Politics in Focus...

It's a busy week ahead for the markets. 4th quarter GDP figures, the FED, U.S politics, COVID-19 news, and corporate earnings will be in focus in the week....

 2021-01-24 00:47 

FX Empire

U.S Mortgage Rates Fall as COVID-19 Infection Rates Pin Back U.S Treasury Yields...

Mortgage rates hit reverse after a spike in the previous week. Concerns over a continued rise in new COVID-19 cases and low vaccination rates pinned back yields....

 2021-01-24 00:37 

Arutz Sheva

Founder of Har Etzion Yeshiva passes away...

Moshe (Moshko) Moskowitz, one of the leaders of the revival of the Jewish community in Gush Etzion, dies at 96....

 2021-01-24 00:36 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

In first days, Biden flashes action as deep problems loom...

Inside the White House, President Joe Biden presided over a focused launch of his administration, using his first days in office to break sharply with his predecessor while signing executive orders meant as a showy display of action to address the histori...

 2021-01-24 00:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Founder of Har Etzion Yeshiva passes away...

Moshe (Moshko) Moskowitz, one of the leaders of the revival of the Jewish community in Gush Etzion, dies at 96....

 2021-01-24 00:29 

Haaretz Daily

I, Benjamin Netanyahu, hereby declare......
 2021-01-24 00:26 

Kuwait News Agency

France logs 230 virus deaths, 23,924 cases...

KUWAIT, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- The French Ministry of Health on Saturday reported 23,924 infections with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), raising the country's caseload to 3,035,181. In its daily update, the ministry said the virus-induced deaths increased...

 2021-01-24 00:22 

Press TV

US stealing Syrian oil and sending to Israel: Ex-US diplomat...

The United States is stealing Syrian oil from the Syrian people and sending it to somewhere else presumably to the Apartheid entity of Israel, according to J. Michael Springmann....

 2021-01-24 00:22 

FX Empire

The Crypto Daily Movers and Shakers January 24th, 2021...

It's a mixed start to the day for the majors. A Bitcoin move back through to $33,000 levels would support the broader market....

 2021-01-24 00:19 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar not facing second wave of Covid-19 virus: Minister...

The Minister of Public Health HE Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari underlined that Qatar has witnessed stability in the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak for several weeks and has not faced a second wave of the virus....

 2021-01-24 00:11 

Haaretz Daily

The military radio station is too political? What about the army itself...
 2021-01-24 00:02 

Times of Israel

Israeli artist paints Trump from every angle...

Iddo Markus, a strong critic of former US president, says he now sees him as a 'tragic figure'Iddo Markus, a strong critic of former US president, says he now sees him as a 'tragic figure'...

 2021-01-24 00:01 

FARS News Agency

Iraq: Baghdad Residents Light Candles for Victims at Scene of Double Suicide Bombing...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Locals gathered to light candles and pray at the scene of the deadly double suicide bombing that earlier in the day left 32 dead and 110 wounded in Baghdad on Thursda ....

 2021-01-23 23:59 

Kuwait News Agency

Morocco: 23 COVID-19 deaths, 925 cases...

RABAT, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- Morocco on Saturday recorded 23 deaths and 925 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24-hours. A statement by Morocco's Health Ministry revealed the total number of deaths related to the virus surged to 8,128 and the caseload summe...

 2021-01-23 23:54 

Arutz Sheva

Samy Abu Shahadeh wins election for Balad leadership...

MK Samy Abu Shahadeh on Saturday won the primaries for the leadership of the Balad party and defeated his predecessor, MK Mtanes Shihadeh, who will not be in the next Knesset. Balad is one of the four parties that makes up the predominantly Arab J...

 2021-01-23 23:53 

Press TV

Dozens arrested as Navalny supporters rally across Russia...

Dozens of supporters of jailed Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny were arrested in demonstrations for his release across Russia....

 2021-01-23 23:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Samy Abu Shahadeh wins election for Balad leadership...

Balad has declared its opposition to Israel as a Jewish state and pushed to turn the country into a "state of all its citizens"....

 2021-01-23 23:40 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon registers 4,176 new coronavirus cases, 52 deaths...

Lebanon registered 4,176 new coronavirus cases and 52 further deaths Saturday, as one of the country's leading physicians in the fight against the pandemic warned against virus mutations and its effects....

 2021-01-23 23:35 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon registers 4,176 new coronavirus cases, 52 further deaths...

Lebanon registers 4,176 new coronavirus cases, 52 further deaths...

 2021-01-23 23:30 

Press TV

Riyadh intercepts 'hostile air target'...

Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday that it has intercepted a "hostile air target" going towards Riyadh....

 2021-01-23 23:28 

Times of Israel

Military task force warns that Israeli COVID variant could emerge...

Report says mass rollout of vaccine amid ongoing outbreak may put 'evolutionary pressure' on the coronavirusReport says mass rollout of vaccine amid ongoing outbreak may put 'evolutionary pressure' on the coronavirus...

 2021-01-23 23:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Greece reports 24 COVID-19 deaths, 605 infections...

ANKARA, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- Greece's National Public Health Organization (NPHO) said Saturday that 605 persons tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the past 24 hours, raising the caseload to 151,646. Twenty-four more fatalities from th...

 2021-01-23 23:22 

Kuwait News Agency

Libyan parties agree on procedural steps on sovereign posts...

BOUZNIKA, Morocco, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- Libya's House of Representatives and High Council of State have agreed on some procedural steps regarding the sovereign posts during the meeting concluded on Saturday in the Moroccan coastal city of Bouznika. The tw...

 2021-01-23 23:06 

The Peninsula Qatar

Strict bubble for players and officials for Club World Cup in Qatar...

The FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020, which was due to be played in December, was postponed due to COVID-19. Players and officials will be part of a strict medical bubble system designed to protect their health and wellbeing. This will include regular COVID...

 2021-01-23 22:46 

Times of Israel

US denounces Russia's 'harsh tactics' against protesters for Navalny's release...

State Department calls detention of over 2,500 demonstrators 'troubling'State Department calls detention of over 2,500 demonstrators 'troubling'...

 2021-01-23 22:43 

Kuwait News Agency

Lebanon: 62 new COVID-19 deaths, 4,176 infections...

BEIRUT, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- Lebanon on Saturday recorded 62 coronavirus deaths and 4,176 new cases during the past 24-hours. The Health Ministry said in its daily COVID-19 update that the new figures put the total number of deaths at 2,280 and infections at ...

 2021-01-23 22:36 

Times of Israel

Hasidic rabbi calls for reopening ultra-Orthodox schools, then backtracks...

Following outcry, Rabbi Yisroel Hager, leader of the Vizhnitz sect, says all must follow the health rules, opposes violence against policeFollowing outcry, Rabbi Yisroel Hager, leader of the Vizhnitz sect, says all must follow the health rules, opposes vi...

 2021-01-23 22:35 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkey logs 144 Covid-19 deaths, 5,856 cases...

ANKARA, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- Turkish Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca said on Saturday that 144 people died of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and 5,856 others tested positive for it over the past 24 hours. The figures pushed the death toll to 24,933 and th...

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