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 2020-02-28 17:44 

Saudi Press Agency

Prince Mansur bin Miteb Arrives in Cairo...
 2020-02-28 17:42 

Ynetnews

WHO raises global risk of coronavirus from 'high' to 'very high'...
 2020-02-28 17:39 

Ynetnews

Two Israelis test positive for coronavirus, bringing country's total cases to 6...
 2020-02-28 17:35 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir, Pakistan PM exchange views on regional, global issues...

Pakistan is considered to be an attractive investment destination to Qatari investments in necessary sectors such as power, agriculture, information technology, communication, strategic and petrochemical industries,...

 2020-02-28 17:34 

Bahrain Mirror

What Bahraini Authorities Should Do in Fight against Coronavirus: Preserve Citizens' Dignity and Silence Voices of Dissonance...

The infectious disease consultant at the Military Hospital, Dr. Manaf Al-Qahtani, did well when he rejected the accusations made by loyalists against Shiite citizens claiming that they were the reason that the Coronavirus hit Bahrain....

 2020-02-28 17:32 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

World's biggest Shahnameh unveiled in India...

New Delhi, Feb 28, IRNA- Ferdowsi's Shahnameh Cultural and Artistic Festival and National Identity titled "The Tree of Friendship" was held at the International Center of India on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of India-Iran diplomatic r...

 2020-02-28 17:30 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian weightlifter bags 3 gold medals in West Asian Champs...

Tehran, Feb 28, IRNA Iranian weightlifter Sohrab Moradi in the weight category of 96kg received three gold medals in West Asian Championships which is underway in the United Arab Emirates....

 2020-02-28 17:29 

Times of Israel

Auschwitz museum calls to halt visits from countries infected with virus...

No cases have yet emerged in Poland, though officials say they are likely to appear soon amid global spread of pathogenNo cases have yet emerged in Poland, though officials say they are likely to appear soon amid global spread of pathogen...

 2020-02-28 17:28 

Al Jazeera

Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria as Turkey demands truce in Idlib...

Both presidents seek to 'normalise situation' as international concern grows over killing of 33 Turkish troops in Idlib....

 2020-02-28 17:27 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Pakistan terms recent developments in Syria's Idlib region a grave threat...

Islamabad, Feb 28, IRNA Pakistan says recent developments in Syria's Idlib region are not only a grave threat to regional peace and security but will also exacerbate the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the region....

 2020-02-28 17:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Work at Kuwait public sector is proceeding normally - spokesperson...

KUWAIT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Work in the public sector is proceeding as regular and there is no need under current circumstances to stop it, Official Kuwaiti Government Spokesperson Tareq Al-Mezrem said on Friday. The Government is keen on safety of citizens ...

 2020-02-28 17:26 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran receives 5th consignment of coronavirus test kits...

Tehran, Feb 28, IRNA - Representative of the World Health Organization in Iran Christoph Hamelmann in a message announced that the 5th shipment of coronavirus test kits arrived in Iran on Friday....

 2020-02-28 17:18 

Al Arabiya

Iran death toll from coronavirus reaches 210: BBC Persian...

The number of deaths across Iran from the outbreak of the novel coronavirus is at least 210, BBC Persian reported citing its sources from hospitals in...

 2020-02-28 17:17 

Al Arabiya

Kuwait Airways will send flight to Thailand to evacuate its citizens...

Kuwait Airways will operate a flight to Thailandrsquo;s capital, Bangkok, to evacuate Kuwaiti citizens there, the information ministry said on...

 2020-02-28 17:16 

JPost.com

Polanski wins Cesar Award for best director, prompting walkout protest...

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 2020-02-28 17:11 

Al Jazeera

Berlin film festival: Filmmakers shed light on migrant struggles...

Migrants' stories of survival jump to the big screen at this year's Berlin Film Festival....

 2020-02-28 17:04 

SABA Net

Al-Bahsani, UNICEF's official discuss programs in Hadhramout...

MUKALLA-SABAGovernor of Hadhramout, the Commander of the Second Military Zone General Faraj al-Bahsani has been acquainted with the UNICEF's programs and activities in the province.In his meeting with UNICEF Protection Officer Fathia Hassan on Friday,...

 2020-02-28 17:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Fourth coronavirus case confirmed after travel restrictions announced...

All means of travel from countries with a large outbreak of the coronavirus will temporarily be stopped, the Public Works Ministry announced in a statement Friday....

 2020-02-28 16:57 

SANA

Foreign Ministry: Supporting terrorism has become a constant strategy of Turkish regime and West policies...

Damascus, SANA- Syria affirmed that misleading campaigns carried out by Turkish regime and West countries against it over the past few days, have proven great support which these countries have been and remain providing to armed terrorist groups, as well ...

 2020-02-28 16:55 

Saudi Press Agency

Signing of Contracts to Provide Engineering Services, Supervise 3 Hospitals, in Tunisia, Funded by KSA...
 2020-02-28 16:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon unprepared for large coronavirus outbreak...

Lebanon is unprepared for a large-scale coronavirus outbreak, experts have told The Daily Star....

 2020-02-28 16:29 

Saudi Press Agency

KSA Ambassador to Kenya Presents Credentials to Seychelles' President...
 2020-02-28 16:24 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus death toll in Iran 'much higher' than what govt says: MP...

The death toll from coronavirus in Iran is ldquo;much higherrdquo; than the official death toll, Iranian MP Gholamali Jafarzadeh Imenabadi said on...

 2020-02-28 16:24 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

NATO in urgent talks after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria...

NATO envoys were holding emergency talks Friday at the request of Turkey following the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in northeast Syria, as scores of migrants gathered at Turkey's border with Greece seeking entry into Europe....

 2020-02-28 16:22 

MehrNews.com

'Weightlessness' wins at North Carolina Film Awards...

TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (MNA) Iranian feature 'Weightlessness', directed by Mehdi Fard Ghaderi, has won the Director's Award at the North Carolina Film Awards in the US....

 2020-02-28 16:20 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran-China bonds to deepen in process of combating coronavirus, Zarif says...

Tehran, Feb 28, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday in a phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi said that the bonds of Iran and China will be strengthened in the process of fighting against coronavirus....

 2020-02-28 16:20 

Al Jazeera

Greece tightens border with Turkey to stop migrants...

As Syria-Turkey tension intensifies, Greek PM increases border security as 'no illegal entries will be tolerated'....

 2020-02-28 16:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Greece boosts border patrols as Turkey says will release refugees...

Greece boosted border patrols Friday after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said....

 2020-02-28 16:15 

Al Jazeera

US Democrats grill Pompeo over Iran, coronavirus...

The hearing was to focus on dealings with Iran and Iraq, but many of the questions centred on the coronavirus....

 2020-02-28 16:13 

Kuwait News Agency

Spain: Coronavirus infection cases jump to 30...

MADRID, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Spanish authorities said Friday that the number of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases increased to 30 after confirming seven infections. Head of Spain's Coordination Center for Health Alerts and Emergencies Fernando Simon ...

 2020-02-28 16:07 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US illegal sanctions, threat to global health security: Iran embassy...

Islamabad, Feb 28, IRNA -- Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Pakistan says the US unilateral and illegal sanctions are a threat to international health security....

 2020-02-28 16:04 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Tiss Great Mosque in Iran's Chabahar - Tourism news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Tiss Great Mosque is located in Chabahar free zone. It is considered as one of the attractions of this area. The different faade and design of the building is a reminder of Indian architecture....

 2020-02-28 16:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian feature 'Weightlessness' awarded in US...

Tehran, Feb 28, IRNA Iran's film feature 'Weightlessness' written and directed by Mehdi Fard-Qaderi received an award at the North Carolina Film Award in the US....

 2020-02-28 15:57 

JPost.com

US warns Americans to reconsider travel to Italy due to coronavirus...

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 2020-02-28 15:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

News cases in Kuwait as more countries restrict Iran travel...

Kuwait confirmed two more cases of coronavirus Friday, bringing the total number of infections to 45, a Health Ministry official said, reporting no death....

 2020-02-28 15:54 

JPost.com

Tenth coronavirus case confirmed in California - county health officials...

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 2020-02-28 15:52 

JPost.com

Welsh party activist suspended over antisemitic posts to run for Assembly...

Sahar Al-Faifi, who was caught posting antisemitic content in 2017, according to her own admission, was reinstated by the party following an investigation. ;...

 2020-02-28 15:51 

Al Jazeera

Mexico confirms first cases of coronavirus...

The cases are the second and third confirmed cases of the virus in Latin America....

 2020-02-28 15:50 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Institut Franais hosts first feminism festival...

The Joumana Haddad Freedoms Center and the Institut Franais du Liban launched the first edition of International Feminism Festival at Beit Beirut Thursday night, the first such festival in the Middle East....

 2020-02-28 15:47 

JPost.com

Fmr. VP and Dem candidate Biden to deliver message at AIPAC Conference...

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 2020-02-28 15:41 

Times of Israel

Labor head says he and Gantz will form minority gov't backed by Liberman, Arabs...

Liberman issues denial, says party won't back any government it's not a member of; claims Peretz made statement for benefit of Netanyahu, in return for support in presidential bidLiberman issues denial, says party won't back any government it&...

 2020-02-28 15:40 

Saudi Press Agency

KSA Ambassador to Indonesia Receives WML Secretary General...
 2020-02-28 15:35 

Times of Israel

PM met rabbi who reportedly recorded Gantz aide, day before tape emerged...

Guy Havura led prayer for Netanyahu's success in election; Gantz: Recording cooked, premier 'corrupted even the relationship of trust between a man and his rabbi'Guy Havura led prayer for Netanyahu's success in election; Gantz: Recording c...

 2020-02-28 15:29 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Announces Travel Ban on Chinese Citizens amid Coronavirus Outbreak - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) A senior official at Iran's International Imam Khomeini Airport said that at the behest of Iranian Immigration and Passport Police Office, the Chinese citizens have been banned from entering the Islamic Republic....

 2020-02-28 15:29 

Haaretz Daily

EU urges Israel to halt building plans for settlements in East Jerusalem...

On Tuesday, Netanyahu announced he would move forward with plan to build 3,500 housing units in area E-1, which could jeopardize establishment of a future Palestinian state...

 2020-02-28 15:28 

JPost.com

North Korea's Kim Jong Un warns 'serious consequences' if coronavirus breaks out...

On Feb. 16, Kim made his first public appearance in 22 days to visit a mausoleum marking the anniversary of the birth of his father and late leader Kim Jong Il. ;...

 2020-02-28 15:26 

Al Arabiya

US watching 'closely' to see if Iran tries to undermine peace in Afghanistan...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday warned Iran not to scuttle an upcoming agreement with the Taliban, accusing the US adversary of seeking to...

 2020-02-28 15:26 

Al Jazeera

First British coronavirus death reported in Japan...

The man, as yet unidentified, had been on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship....

 2020-02-28 15:24 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Japanese deputy justice minister to arrive in Lebanon...

Japan's deputy justice minister is set to meet Lebanese officials at the Justice Ministry in Beirut beginning of next week, local newspaper Al-Joumhouria reported Friday....

 2020-02-28 15:23 

Al Arabiya

Death toll of Turkish soldiers killed in Syria in February alone reaches 53...

The latest casualties bring to 53 the number of Turkish troops killed in Syria this month alone after 33 soldiers were killed on Thursday in the...

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