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 2021-01-22 15:56 

i24 News

Violence in West Africa's Sahel displaces record 2 million people, UN says...
 2021-01-22 15:55 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egypt officials: Bomb kills 1 police and wounds 3 in Sinai...

The Islamic State has blown up a roadside bomb in the restive northern Sinai peninsula, killing one member of Egypt's security forces and wounding three others, medical and security officials said late Thursday....

 2021-01-22 15:50 

Press TV

US blocking Iran's payment of UN membership dues: Zarif...

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Iranian government has allocated funds for the payment of its dues to the UN, but the US is preventing Tehran from paying its contributions....

 2021-01-22 15:47 

Saudi Press Agency

Wall Street Closing: Nasdaq index rose to another record high...
 2021-01-22 15:47 

Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Distributes Over 101 Tons of Food Baskets, in Hodeida Governorate, Yemen...
 2021-01-22 15:40 

Press TV

India to send team for S-400 training in Russia despite US threats...

India's first military team is set to travel to Russia for training on the S-400 missile system, despite US threats of sanctions....

 2021-01-22 15:37 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif: New US administration has a fundamental choice to make...

Tehran, Jan 22, IRNA - Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message recalled the fact that the new US administration has a fundamental choice to make with regard to continue down the path of contempt or to reject failed assumpt...

 2021-01-22 15:30 

Bahrain News Agency

Congress poised for quick action on Biden's Pentagon nominee...
 2021-01-22 15:29 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israeli warplanes strike Syria, kill 4, including children...

Israeli warplanes fired several missiles toward central Syria early Friday, killing a family of four - including two children - and wounding four others, state media reported....

 2021-01-22 15:29 

Bahrain News Agency

UN warns of 'serious' rape charges in Ethiopia's Tigray...
 2021-01-22 15:28 

Press TV

Israeli settlers call for killing Palestinian bus drivers in West Bank...

Extremist Israeli settlers call for the murder of Palestinian bus drivers in a racist graffiti spayed on the wall of a settlement in the occupied West Bank....

 2021-01-22 15:19 

Al Jazeera

Could Biden's student loan freeze argue for bigger debt relief?...

The US government's student loan write-downs are gigantic, amounting to $98bn in September alone....

 2021-01-22 15:17 

Bahrain News Agency

Biden ordering stopgap help as talks start on big aid plan...
 2021-01-22 15:13 

Al Jazeera

First female veep, corporate America gets 'woke' and MLK at 92...

We round up the numbers from the week's biggest economic news stories so you can impress yourself and your friends....

 2021-01-22 15:10 

SANA

Atmospheres of Slinfah on Friday...
 2021-01-22 15:07 

Al Jazeera

Libyan navy intercepts more than 80 Europe-bound migrants: UN...

Migrants returned to Libyan soil and are likely to be held in detention centres criticised by rights groups....

 2021-01-22 15:02 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Islamic State claims responsibility for Baghdad's suicide attack...

Islamic State claimed responsibility early on Friday for Baghdad's suicide attack, via the group's Amaq news agency on its Telegram channel....

 2021-01-22 14:59 

Al Arabiya

EU top official Michel phones Russia's Putin to demand Navalny's release...

A senior European Union official told Russian President Vladimir Putin by telephone on Friday to release opposition politician Alexei Navalny anddemanded a...

 2021-01-22 14:57 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King thanked by Sovereignty Council of Sudan Chairman...
 2021-01-22 14:56 

Al Jazeera

UN says two million internally displaced by Sahel violence...

The UNHCR called the humanitarian response in Chad, Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger 'dangerously overstretched'....

 2021-01-22 14:55 

Saudi Press Agency

213 New Confirmed Covid-19 Cases, 188 Recoveries Reported, in Saudi Arabia...
 2021-01-22 14:55 

Saudi Press Agency

OPEC Basket Price Stood, at $55.14 a barrel...
 2021-01-22 14:50 

SANA

Patriarch Aphram II calls on Biden to remove coercive measures imposed on Syria...

Patriarch Mar Aghnatius Aphram II of Antioch and All the East for Syriac Orthodex called on US president to remove the unilateral coercive measures imposed on Syria which target the livelihood of the Syrian people and mount suffering in light of the sprea...

 2021-01-22 14:48 

Press TV

Kata'ib blames Saudi, US, Israel for Baghdad blasts, warns bin Salman...

Iraq's Kata'ib Hezbollah resistance group blames Saudi Arabia, the US, and Israel for the recent deadly suicide bombings in Baghdad, warning that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will pay the price....

 2021-01-22 14:46 

Times of Israel

Khamenei account suspended after tweet of Trump golfing under warplane shadow...

Twitter freezes one of Iranian supreme leader's accounts for threats to avenge 2020 death of top military commander in drone strike ordered by the then-US presidentTwitter freezes one of Iranian supreme leader's accounts for threats to avenge 2020...

 2021-01-22 14:45 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin...

Iran's capital and major cities plunged into darkness in recent weeks as rolling outages left millions without electricity for hours....

 2021-01-22 14:44 

SABA Net

Hodeidah governor, Khowkha officials discuss 2021 plan...

KHAWKHA - SABAThe governor of Hodeidah province Alhassan Taher and the officials of Khawkha district in the province discussed in a meeting today the action plan for the current year 2021.Talks went over the current services delivered, the resources avail...

 2021-01-22 14:35 

Press TV

US 'Muslim travel ban' lifted but major damage done...

New US President Joe Biden has kept his promise to end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority nations, including Iran....

 2021-01-22 14:34 

Al Jazeera

Biden to order stopgap aid while Congress considers big stimulus...

Biden is set to order stopgap help while Congress mulls his proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief aid package....

 2021-01-22 14:34 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: UK government says it will not provide additional COVID-19 payment...

Britain's government has no plans to provide those who test positive for COVID-19 and need to self-isolate an extra 500 pound ($683) payment, a spokesman f...

 2021-01-22 14:33 

SANA

QSD militia storms into al-Basira city and kidnaps several civilians...

Deir Ezzor , SANA In the framework of its policies of suppression and restrictions on people, US occupation backed QSD militia kidnapped a number of civilians in al-Basira city in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside. Local sources told the SANA reporter that a...

 2021-01-22 14:33 

Arutz Sheva

When Israel developed its national consciousness...

What can the wealth Israel took out of Egypt teach us about incorporating foreign ideas into our society?...

 2021-01-22 14:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

When Israel developed its national consciousness...

What can the wealth Israel took out of Egypt teach us about incorporating foreign ideas into our society?...

 2021-01-22 14:25 

MehrNews.com

Japan determined to hold Olympics despite cancellation rumor...

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) The Japanese government is determined that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead, organizers said Friday, following an unconfirmed report that cancellation of the Games might be imminent....

 2021-01-22 14:23 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Aggression warplanes hit communication network in Saada...

SAADA, Jan. 22 (Saba) The American-backed Saudi-led aggression coalition targeted telecommunication networks in Saada province with several of airstrikes, a security official told Saba on Friday ....

 2021-01-22 14:22 

Al Arabiya

New US national security advisor holds introductory calls with European officials...

The White House's new national security chief on Thursday held introductory calls with officials from France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Japan, accord...

 2021-01-22 14:21 

Al Jazeera

Landmark anti-nuclear treaty enters into force...

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is now international law, but top powers refuse to join the accord....

 2021-01-22 14:15 

Times of Israel

London cops bust mass wedding at Haredi girls school for violating lockdown...

Police weighing 10,000 fine for organizer of event in Stamford Hill, which was attended by 400; UK chief rabbi condemns 'most shameful desecration of all that we hold dear'Police weighing 10,000 fine for organizer of event in Stamford Hill, which ...

 2021-01-22 14:07 

Al Arabiya

India self-reliant on coronavirus vaccines, says PM Modi, as 1 mln inoculated...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday India was completely self-reliant on coronavirus vaccine supplies as the world's second-most populous country i...

 2021-01-22 14:06 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Privacy regulator investigates European Parliament COVID-19 test site...

EU privacy watchdog is investigating the European Parliament's COVID-19 testing website for its staff after a privacy activist filed a complaint on concern...

 2021-01-22 14:04 

Times of Israel

With funding from Chinese backer, 162 Ethiopian immigrants arrive in Israel...

6th flight of Operation 'Tzur Yisrael' arrives with financial support from entrepreneur and Keren Hayesod; minister hails 'the return of our sons and daughters home to Israel'6th flight of Operation 'Tzur Yisrael' arrives with fina...

 2021-01-22 14:04 

Al Jazeera

London to remove two statues over links to slave trade...

Monuments to William Beckford, a former London mayor, and John Cass, an MP, to be resited, local authority says....

 2021-01-22 14:03 

Saudi Press Agency

Intellectual Property Authority Seizes 11,620 Articles Violating Creative Rights, 77 Websites Violating Intellectual Property Systems During January...
 2021-01-22 13:59 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Ministry of Foreign condemns terrorist attack in Baghdad...

SANA'A, Jan. 22 (Saba) The Ministry of Foreign strongly condemns on Thursday the deadly terrorist attack that occurred in Baghdad, resulting in the loss of numerous lives and injuries to scores....

 2021-01-22 13:59 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Zarif: US Impeding Payment of Iran’s UN Membership Fees - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lashed out at the US for blocking Tehran's payment of its overdue UN membership contributions....

 2021-01-22 13:51 

Haaretz Daily

'Too many people' overlooked Trump's antisemitism due to self-interest, Democrat says...

Rep. Mikie Sherrill says she doesn't know whether it's worse if people 'are true believers of this hatred and ideology,' or if they were just 'willing to tolerate it'...

 2021-01-22 13:51 

Al Jazeera

Russia rounds up Navalny allies as weekend protests loom...

Supporters of Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny plan to hold demonstrations throughout Russia over his recent arrest....

 2021-01-22 13:50 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King congratulates Algerian President on successful surgery...
 2021-01-22 13:42 

FX Empire

Stocks Move Lower After Disappointing Reports From IBM And Intel...

Meanwhile, oil is down by about 3% amid rising coronavirus cases in China....

 2021-01-22 13:39 

Arutz Sheva

Bernie Sanders in wool mittens goes viral on social media...

A picture of Bernie Sanders seated at the presidential inauguration ceremony in wool mittens has gone viral on social media....

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