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 2021-04-18 00:09 

Kuwait News Agency

Nearly half of US adults took at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine...

WASHINGTON, April 17 (KUNA) -- Roughly half of US adults have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Saturday. Across the country, more than 128 million p...

 2021-04-18 00:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Klopp warns Liverpool to prepare for 'special' Leeds test...

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has hailed Leeds United's fearless approach under coach Marcelo Bielsa and warned his players of the unique challenges the Yorkshire outfit pose, unlike any other team in the Premier League....

 2021-04-17 23:59 

Saudi Press Agency

Egypt Records 845 New Cases of Coronavirus...
 2021-04-17 23:47 

Kuwait News Agency

Tunisia: 78 COVID-19 deaths, 2,199 infections...

TUNIS, April 17 (KUNA) -- Tunisia reported 78 deaths attributed to coronavirus, while 2,199 people returned positive results over the past 24 hours, the health ministry said Saturday. The North African nation has registered 283,976 COVID-19 cases and 9,71...

 2021-04-17 23:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar reports nine deaths and 827 Covid-19 cases on April 17...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 827 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 659 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 173,257....

 2021-04-17 23:14 

Kuwait News Agency

France confirms 189 COVID-19 deaths, more than 35,000 infections...

PARIS, April 17 (KUNA) -- France confirmed 189 COVID-19 deaths, and 35,861 infections in the past 24 hours on Saturday. A statement by the Ministry of Health said that the total fatalities reached 100,404 casualties, along with 5,260,182 infections since ...

 2021-04-17 23:09 

Saudi Press Agency

Mexico Records 4,157 New Cases of Corona and 535 Deaths...
 2021-04-17 23:07 

Times of Israel

Hundreds rally outside Netanyahu's residence amid trial, political deadlock...

Protesters press on with weekly demonstrations against PM, as he struggles to form a governmentProtesters press on with weekly demonstrations against PM, as he struggles to form a government...

 2021-04-17 23:05 

Haaretz Daily

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 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Giant clam shells worth nearly $25mn seized in Philippine raid...

Philippine authorities said yesterday they have seized some 200 tonnes of illegally harvested giant clam shells worth nearly $25mn in one of the biggest known operations of its kind in the country....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Bush, in op-ed and book, steps into US migration debate...

Former president George W Bush has stepped into the US debate on immigration, saying migrants are "a force for good" and arguing for a gradual process to allow undocumented immigrants to earn legal status....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Envoys to Iran nuclear talks hail 'progress' in Vienna...

The EU, Russia and Iran hailed progress at nuclear talks yesterday as discussions resumed in Vienna following an attack on one of Tehran's nuclear sites....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Libya launches public Covid-19 vaccination campaign...

Libya launched yesterday its coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination campaign for the general population in Tripoli, with the elderly and healthcare workers given priority in the conflict-hit North African nation....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Myanmar junta leader set to join Asean summit next week...

Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing will join a special Asean summit next week, the Thai foreign ministry said yesterday, his first official trip since masterminding a coup which deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Attacks in Iraq deepen security woes as global and local rivals clash...

A series of attacks in Iraq this week illustrates the increasingly dangerous tangle of local and regional rivalries confronting the country's security in an election year, Iraqi security and government officials say....

 2021-04-17 23:03 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Five killed as police fire at protesting workers in Bangladesh...

At least five people were killed and dozens injured in Bangladesh yesterday after police opened fire on a crowd of workers protesting to demand unpaid wages and a pay rise at a Chinese-backed power plant, officials and police said....

 2021-04-17 23:01 

Arutz Sheva

Watch: IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza...

IAF attacks Hamas terror targets in retaliation for Gaza rocket fire....

 2021-04-17 23:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza...

IAF attacks Hamas terror targets in retaliation for Gaza rocket fire....

 2021-04-17 23:01 

FARS News Agency

Protests after Daunte Wright's Shooting...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Protests have taken place six nights in a row in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, where 20-year-old Daunte Wright was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic sto ....

 2021-04-17 23:01 

FARS News Agency

Protests after Daunte Wright's Shooting...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Protests have taken place six nights in a row in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, where 20-year-old Daunte Wright was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic sto ....

 2021-04-17 22:56 

Al Arabiya

Canada has second case of rare blood clots after AstraZeneca vaccine...

Canada on Saturday reported a second case of rare blood clots with low platelets after immunization with AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine in a week, while it...

 2021-04-17 22:51 

Al Arabiya

US orders diplomats to leave Chad as rebels near capital...

The State Department on Saturday ordered non-essential diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Chad to leave the African nation due to potential insurgent attacks...

 2021-04-17 22:50 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Tunisia closes schools until April 30 to slow spread of coronavirus...

Tunisia on Saturday announced the closure of all schools until April 30, as well as restrictions on movement, to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus....

 2021-04-17 22:48 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Red Crescent kicks off Iftar project to aid 15,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan...

AMMAN, April 17 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society launched the (Iftar) fasting project, which includes distributing meals to 15,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan throughout the holy month of Ramadan. Kuwaiti Ambassador to Jordan Aziz Al-Daihani told KUNA,...

 2021-04-17 22:48 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain's efforts to combat the pandemic highlighted...
 2021-04-17 22:46 

Arutz Sheva

Watch: Arab youths attack Jew - in Jerusalem...

'Unthinkable that day after day we hear about attacks on Jews in the city of Jerusalem,' MK says....

 2021-04-17 22:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Arab youths attack Jew - in Jerusalem...

'Unthinkable that day after day we hear about attacks on Jews in the city of Jerusalem,' MK says....

 2021-04-17 22:45 

Al Arabiya

California mass shooting suspect Gonzalez was barred from buying gun...

The man accused of going on a shooting rampage at a Southern California business, killing four people, should not have been allowed to buy or own guns...

 2021-04-17 22:45 

Saudi Press Agency

Brazil Reports 67,636 New Coronavirus Cases, 2,929 Deaths in 24 Hours...
 2021-04-17 22:41 

The Peninsula Qatar

China's Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure: Sources...

Ant Group is exploring options for founder Jack Ma to divest his stake in the financial technology giant and give up control, as meetings with Chinese regulators signaled to the company that the move could help draw a line under Beijing's scrutiny of ...

 2021-04-17 22:31 

Times of Israel

Navalny could 'die any minute' amid prison hunger strike — doctors...

Doctors demand access to jailed Kremlin critic as his health rapidly deterioratesDoctors demand access to jailed Kremlin critic as his health rapidly deteriorates...

 2021-04-17 22:26 

Al Arabiya

South Africa regulator recommends lifting J&J vaccine pause after some conditions...

South Africa's health regulator, on Saturday, recommended that the government lift the pause on administering drugmaker Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19...

 2021-04-17 22:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

NYC mayoral candidate: Israel is an 'apartheid' state...

In a recording, NYC mayoral candidate Dianne Morales can be heard claiming Israel is an 'apartheid state,' criticizing 'propaganda trips.'...

 2021-04-17 22:20 

Arutz Sheva

NYC mayoral candidate: Israel is an 'apartheid' state...

In a recording, NYC mayoral candidate Dianne Morales can be heard claiming Israel is an 'apartheid state,' criticizing 'propaganda trips.'...

 2021-04-17 22:14 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon records 32 coronavirus deaths, 1,695 cases in 24 hours...

Lebanon records 32 coronavirus deaths, 1,695 cases in 24 hours...

 2021-04-17 22:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran offers upbeat assessment of progress in nuclear talks...

A senior Iranian official offered an upbeat assessment of progress in talks aimed at bringing the United States back into world powers' 2015 deal with Tehran on its nuclear program, saying Saturday that a "new understanding" appears to be taki...

 2021-04-17 22:11 

Saudi Press Agency

Mesmeric Messi fires Barca to dominant Cup final win...
 2021-04-17 22:11 

Saudi Press Agency

Morocco Reports 600 New Coronavirus Cases...
 2021-04-17 22:10 

Al Arabiya

France to impose COVID-19 quarantine on arrivals from Latin America and South Africa...

France will impose a 10-day quarantine on arrivals from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and South Africa over concerns about variants of the coronavirus, the...

 2021-04-17 22:10 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Reformation and Rehabilitation takes security, legal procedures against inmates for blocking corridors...
 2021-04-17 22:07 

Kuwait News Agency

More than three mLn died of Covid-19 - John Hopkins...

WASHINGTON, April 17 (KUNA) -- The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering three million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France. The...

 2021-04-17 22:04 

Al Jazeera

Biden vows to raise refugee admission cap, but offers few details...

Rights groups and US lawmakers had criticised US president over earlier plan to keep Trump-era limit in place for 2021....

 2021-04-17 22:01 

Arutz Sheva

IDF readies new robot car...

The IDF has begun field testing a new unmanned vehicle which will read the battlefield automatically and use machine learning to reach targets and react to situations....

 2021-04-17 21:59 

Press TV

UAE sparks wave of anger for congratulating Israel on 'independence'...

The United Arab Emirates has sparked anger among Palestinians by congratulating Israel on its so-called Independence Day, declared in 1948....

 2021-04-17 21:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Professor Nachman Ash: 'Indian mutation may be vaccine-resistant'...

Indian coronavirus mutation has 'several signs' that are 'not good,' show it may be vaccine-resistant, coronavirus czar Prof. Ash says....

 2021-04-17 21:58 

Arutz Sheva

Coronavirus czar: 'Indian mutation may be vaccine-resistant'...

Indian coronavirus mutation has 'several signs' that are 'not good,' show it may be vaccine-resistant, coronavirus czar Prof. Ash says....

 2021-04-17 21:54 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Compliance with precautionary measures against COVID-19 urged...
 2021-04-17 21:53 

Times of Israel

IAEA: Iran enriching uranium to 60% at above-ground facility at Natanz...

UN watchdog confirms Iranian claim to enrich to near weapons-grade level; underground enrichment at plant was hit by bomb last weekUN watchdog confirms Iranian claim to enrich to near weapons-grade level; underground enrichment at plant was hit by bomb la...

 2021-04-17 21:46 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Al-Nassr Beats Qatari Al-Sadd 3-1...
 2021-04-17 21:46 

Saudi Press Agency

Vice Chairman of Libyan Presidential Council Receives a Phone Call from Russian Deputy Foreign Minister...

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