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 2021-03-08 15:50 

Kuwait Times

Brutal murders in rural Venezuela highlight violence against women...

LA MISION, Venezuela: Denis Reanez was looking through her daughter's things when she found a handwritten song she had been penning on a sheet slipped inside her bible. But Eliannys Martinez would never sing it. She was murdered on February 21 in La M...

 2021-03-08 15:49 

JPost.com

Israeli crime is rampant. Empty election promises won't change that...

If the citizens of a country don't feel safe, it's time for action. Pledging a billion shekels to fight crime in the Arab sector two weeks before the March 23 election is a campaign ploy....

 2021-03-08 15:48 

MehrNews.com

Uzbekistan one of Iran's important trade partners: Araghchi...

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) Iranian Deputy FM Abbas Araghch praised the volume of trade between Iran and Uzbekistan, despite the pandemic, and named Uzbekistan as one of the important trade partners of the Islamic Republic....

 2021-03-08 15:48 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait leadership trusts women's abilities -- official...

KUWAIT, March 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's political leadership advocates confidence in women's capacities and enabling them for active participation in sustainable development, a senior official affirmed on Monday. The Kuwaiti women have proven that they...

 2021-03-08 15:46 

Kuwait Times

Myanmar protesters gather after general strike call...

YANGON: Anti-coup protesters gathered across Myanmar yesterday, answering a trade union call for a general strike following a weekend of night raids and arrests. The country has been in turmoil since a February 1 coup ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu K...

 2021-03-08 15:45 

Saudi Press Agency

SSC Discusses Strategic Cooperation with Cohen Group...
 2021-03-08 15:44 

Al Arabiya

Iran says former UK foreign secretary's comments prolonged Zaghari-Ratcliffe's arrest...

An Iranian official on Monday accused Britain's former Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt of prolonging the release of British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin...

 2021-03-08 15:44 

Kuwait Times

Pope Francis departs Iraq after historic trip...

BAGHDAD, Iraq: Pope Francis concluded yesterday the first-ever papal trip to Iraq, which went off without a hitch despite security worries and a second wave of coronavirus cases in the country. The 84-year-old pontiff covered more than 1,400 kilometers in...

 2021-03-08 15:42 

Arutz Sheva

Diego Schwartzman emotional after winning home Argentina Open...

Jewish tennis star wins hometown Argentina Open for the first time....

 2021-03-08 15:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Diego Schwartzman becomes emotional after finally winning hometown Argentina Open...

Jewish tennis star wins hometown Argentina Open for the first time....

 2021-03-08 15:42 

Kuwait Times

Floyd's uncle wants justice, but frets about 'the system'...

MINNEAPOLIS: Deeply wounded and forever changed by the death of his nephew George Floyd, Selwyn Jones is apprehensive about the trial started yesterday of the police officer charged with his murder, his doubts fueled by a legal system that historically ha...

 2021-03-08 15:41 

Arutz Sheva

New Minister of Communication appointed...

The Cabinet is approving by teleconference the appointment of Eitan Ginzberg as Minister of Communication....

 2021-03-08 15:41 

Haaretz Daily

U.S. commits to Saudi defense after Houthi attacks on oil heartland...

Houthis step up attacks as U.S., UN push for truce; Biden halts support for offensive operations but pledges to continue to aid Saudi defense...

 2021-03-08 15:34 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Deputy FM: Uzbekistan Iran's top trading partner...

Tehran, March 8, IRNA - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi in a meeting with his Uzbek counterpart Furqat Sadiqov on Monday termed Uzbekistan as one of the important trading partners of the Islamic Republic of Iran....

 2021-03-08 15:34 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

10 years on, no peace after war in Syria...

After a decade of unfathomable violence and human tragedy that has made Syria the defining war of the early 21st century, the fighting has tapered off but the suffering hasn't....

 2021-03-08 15:34 

Kuwait News Agency

Two MPs file grilling motion against Kuwaiti PM...

KUWAIT, March 8 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, on Monday, said that he received a grilling motion from MPs Mohammad Al-Mutair and Dr. Bader Al-Dahoum against His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. In...

 2021-03-08 15:33 

Kuwait News Agency

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

KUWAIT -- His Highness Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal chairs a meeting of Kuwait Foundation for Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), during which (eng.) Dr. Khaled Ali Mohammad Al-Fadhel has been chosen as KFAS Director General. It also marks new b...

 2021-03-08 15:32 

Press TV

Thousands march in Minneapolis ahead of murder trial in George Floyd's death...

Thousands of American protesters march in Minneapolis, Minnesota calling for justice for slain African-American George Floyd and others killed by US police....

 2021-03-08 15:32 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free sponsor the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2021...

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) have extended their excitement to be sponsoring the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2021, an annual star-studded Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour event taking place in Doha from 8 13 March....

 2021-03-08 15:32 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs meets Saudi Foreign Minister...

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met on Monday with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah al-Saud, who is currently visiting the co...

 2021-03-08 15:30 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Arab League chief condemns Houthi escalation...
 2021-03-08 15:29 

Arutz Sheva

IDF to close military prisons...

The IDF has announced that military prisons 4 and 6, both dating back to the British Mandate era, are to be closed, to be replaced with more modern facilities at a new 'Prison 10'....

 2021-03-08 15:29 

Times of Israel

Lebanon protesters angry at ruling class block key roads...

Demonstrators cause traffic jams on highways leading to Beirut amid severe economic crisis; medical official says blockades preventing oxygen delivery for COVID patientsDemonstrators cause traffic jams on highways leading to Beirut amid severe economic cr...

 2021-03-08 15:28 

Arutz Sheva

Lebanon battle citation also for SLA soldiers...

Approved in first reading: Southern Lebanon battle citation will also be awarded to SLA members who fought alongside Israel....

 2021-03-08 15:28 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Lebanon battle citation also for Southern Lebanese Military soldiers...

Approved in first reading: Southern Lebanon battle citation will also be awarded to SLA members who fought alongside Israel....

 2021-03-08 15:27 

JPost.com

Int'l Women's Day: 76% of Israelis support female prime minister...

Some 5% of Israelis would prefer to vote for a party with no female representation....

 2021-03-08 15:27 

JPost.com

France fells oaks to rebuild the Notre-Dame spire...

The trunk was large enough for an 18-meter long beam that will help support the weight of the spire....

 2021-03-08 15:27 

JPost.com

Israeli Opera puts on feminist Jazz adaptation to 'sexist' Verdi aria...

The famous aria La Donna e Mobile claims women are fickle and should not be trusted....

 2021-03-08 15:25 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Timeline: Ten years of war in Syria...

Syria's decade-long war has left more than 380,000 people dead and forced millions into exile....

 2021-03-08 15:24 

Al Jazeera

How Nayib Bukele won over voters in an unlikely place...

San Antonio Los Ranchos was once a stronghold of El Salvador's FMLN party; frustration with the status quo changed that....

 2021-03-08 15:24 

Al Jazeera

Americans can get $1,400 COVID cheques in days, tax experts say...

Some 160 million households may see direct payments this week if a bill passes the House of Representatives on Tuesday....

 2021-03-08 15:22 

Arutz Sheva

Trump's appeal rejected...

United States courts have rejected the last of the appeals filed by Donald Trump against the results of the 2021 presidential elections....

 2021-03-08 15:21 

Arutz Sheva

Without a crowd...

This time there is no crowd, this time it's only G-d and you. We've added a thought on Pesach cleaning which is only your family and you....

 2021-03-08 15:20 

Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Continues to Implement Project to Enhance School Health Services in Aden, Yemen...
 2021-03-08 15:20 

Saudi Press Agency

Health Ministry: 351 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Saudi Arabia...
 2021-03-08 15:20 

Saudi Press Agency

Al-Jada Health Center Provides Treatment Services to 4,903 Beneficiaries...
 2021-03-08 15:20 

Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Mobile Medical Clinics Provide Treatment Services to 785 Beneficiaries in Abs, Yemen...
 2021-03-08 15:20 

Ynetnews

Education Ministry mulls on whether to allow red localities to reopen education institutions...
 2021-03-08 15:19 

Arutz Sheva

Ministry of Health sells medical equipment...

The Ministry of Health has announced that it is selling large quantities of medical equipment purchased during the early stages of the COVID-19 crisis, including thousands of medical oxygen tanks....

 2021-03-08 15:19 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Two protesters killed in Myanmar, shops and factories closed...

Two protesters were killed by gunshot wounds to the head in Myanmar Monday, witnesses said, while shops, factories and banks were closed in the main city Yangon as part of the uprising against the country's military rulers....

 2021-03-08 15:18 

ISNA

Iranian taekwondo practitioners claim 2 gold medals at Bulgaria tournament...

Tehran (ISNA) - The Iranian taekwondo practitioners claimed two gold medals at the eighth edition of the Sofia Taekwondo Open, coming third with 230 points....

 2021-03-08 15:15 

Al Jazeera

Senegal opposition leader charged with rape and released on bail...

Court releases Ousmane Sonko under judicial supervision pending his rape trial which has sparked deadly protests....

 2021-03-08 15:13 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait takes part in UN 14th conf. on Crime Prevention...

KUWAIT, March 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwait, on Monday, participated in the United Nations 14th Conference on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. In a statement, the Kuwaiti Ministry of justice said that this participation comes within the framework of strengthen...

 2021-03-08 15:12 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli police arrest two gun theft suspects, photograph them bound and blindfolded...

The unusual photographs were distributed on social media after the suspects' arrest over allegedly assaulting an Israeli army soldier and stealing his weapon...

 2021-03-08 15:12 

Oman Observer

Oman's crude benchmark surges to $68.35/barrel...

New triggers: Brent crude futures climbed above $70 a barrel on Monday for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic The post Oman's crude benchmark surges to $68.35/barrel appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 15:11 

Oman Observer

Oman's first private power firm prepares for liquidation...

Sectoral milestone: When it commenced operations in 1996, Manah power project set up by United Power Company became the Middle The post Oman's first private power firm prepares for liquidation appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 15:11 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait sports authority affirms strategy to enable women athletes...

KUWAIT, March 8 (KUNA) -- Public Authority for Sport and Woman Sport Committee at Kuwait Olympic Committee on Monday affirmed that strategy for overhauling women sports locally (2019-2023) aims at enabling female citizens in sports and upgrading as well w...

 2021-03-08 15:10 

Oman Observer

Global scams surrounding Covid-19 vaccines sales...

Darknet operators: Covid-19 vaccines for sale on the underground for $250 to $1,200 BUSINESS REPORTER MUSCAT, MARCH 8 The The post Global scams surrounding Covid-19 vaccines sales appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 15:09 

Oman Observer

Electronic system for licensing of health insurance TPAs...

BUSINESS REPORTER MUSCAT, MARCH 8 The Capital Market Authority launched an electronic system for licensing health insurance Third Party The post Electronic system for licensing of health insurance TPAs appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 15:09 

Oman Observer

The best time to own a Lexus RX is now...

MUSCAT: Customers looking forward to owning an RX must take advantage of the exclusive benefits that include free service 3 The post The best time to own a Lexus RX is now appeared first on Oman Observer ....

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