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 2020-11-26 08:40 

JPost.com

Storms rage across Israel, causing massive floods across the country...

Herzliya train station has been closed due to a flooding in the area....

 2020-11-26 08:40 

i24 News

US special Iran envoy says more sanctions coming...
 2020-11-26 08:34 

Ynetnews

Top physician calls to keep gyms closed for fear of COVID...
 2020-11-26 08:34 

Al Arabiya

Thailand confirms it returned jailed Iranians over botched 2012 bombing...

Thailand on Thursday confirmed it had returned three Iranians jailed over a botched 2012 bombing in Bangkok, after Tehran freed an Australian-British lectu...

 2020-11-26 08:21 

Al Arabiya

Ethiopian troops ordered to move on Tigray capital: Ethiopia Prime Minister...

Ethiopia's prime minister said Thursday the army has been ordered to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital after his 72-hour ultimatum ended for Ti...

 2020-11-26 08:20 

Saudi Press Agency

Qiddiya Awards Contracts in Excess of SAR 2 Billion to Saudi Owned Companies...
 2020-11-26 08:19 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

President Rouhani Inaugurates Major Petchem Plant in SW Iran - Economy news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani launched Lordegan Petrochemical Company in the southwestern province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari....

 2020-11-26 08:17 

Al Arabiya

China says it has lodged stern representations with the US over Iran sanctions...

China said on Thursday it has lodged stern representations with the United States after Washington announced fresh Iran-related sanctions on four entities....

 2020-11-26 08:14 

DEBKAfile

New covid infection crosses 1,000 mark, yet 15 Israeli malls reopen for "Black Friday" sales...

New coronavirus cases totaled 1,069 in last 24 hours, the Health Ministry reported on Thursday, Nov. 26. Out of 60,000 The post New covid infection crosses 1,000 mark, yet 15 Israeli malls reopen for "Black Friday" sales appeared first on DEBKAfil...

 2020-11-26 08:13 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

FM spox upbeat with inauguration of Khaf-Herat railway...

Kabul, Nov 26, IRNA - Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry says that completion and inauguration of Khaf-Herat railroad project is an important success for both Iran and Afghanistan....

 2020-11-26 08:12 

Ynetnews

Post-COVID normal life could return to France by autumn 2021, says scientific adviser...
 2020-11-26 08:12 

Haaretz Daily

Palestinian hunger striker returns to the West Bank after release from Israeli hospital...

Maher Akhras, who ended a 103-day-long hunger strike following a High Court ruling, says 'Palestinian people can't wait for anyone else to end our oppression'...

 2020-11-26 08:04 

Al Jazeera

Flydubai launches first scheduled Dubai-Tel Aviv flight...

UAE and Israel are hoping for rapid dividends from the normalisation deal, including an influx of tourists....

 2020-11-26 08:03 

JPost.com

Netanyahu: No logistical challenges distributing coronavirus vaccines...

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, both based on delicate messenger RNA, require being stored at freezing temperatures between negative 20 degree Celsisus and negative 70 degrees....

 2020-11-26 08:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

CNN: Thanksgiving 'potentially mother of all super spreaders'...

CNN medical analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner claimed that Thanksgiving gatherings are "potentially the mother of all super spreader events."...

 2020-11-26 08:00 

Al Jazeera

Argentina mourns as Maradona's coffin reaches presidential palace...

Fans pay their respects to the football icon as President Alberto Fernandez declares three days of national mourning....

 2020-11-26 07:59 

Times of Israel

Daily virus cases top 1,000 for first time in a month as reopening continues...

Health Ministry records 1,068 diagnoses in 24 hours, highest rate since mid-October; ministers nevertheless push on with pilot to open malls and marketsHealth Ministry records 1,068 diagnoses in 24 hours, highest rate since mid-October; ministers neverthe...

 2020-11-26 07:59 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran envoy, Pakistan navy chief highlight Iqbal's philosophy for Ummah unity...

Islamabad, Nov 26, IRNA -- Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan and Pakistani chief of the Navy staff at a two-day International Conference on Iqbal Lahori have emphasized the need to revive Iqbal's philosophy of Islamic universalism and Muslim nationalism....

 2020-11-26 07:56 

Gulf Daily News

Strong ties with India praised...
 2020-11-26 07:56 

JPost.com

Health Ministry answers frequently asked COVID-19 questions...

To help hareim cooperate on curbing the spread of the coronavirus, the Health Ministry has complied a Q&A of some common questions regarding testing, masks and more....

 2020-11-26 07:56 

Gulf Daily News

VIDEO : Two million covid tests conducted in Bahrain...
 2020-11-26 07:51 

i24 News

Europe: Almost 1 in 4 hate crimes in 2019 targeted Jews, report reveals...
 2020-11-26 07:50 

MehrNews.com

Esteghlal gains 1-0 victory over Machine Sazi...

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) In a match held on Wednesday, Esteghlal downed Machine Sazi 1-0 in the third week of the Iran Professional League....

 2020-11-26 07:48 

JPost.com

Amid uncertainty, Israeli museum dedicates entire space to COVID pandemic...

Dozens of artists participate in exhibition at Haifa Museum of Art, as some museums set to reopen....

 2020-11-26 07:46 

Al Jazeera

Palestinian man shot dead after alleged car-ramming attack...

Israeli forces shot a man at a checkpoint near occupied East Jerusalem after trying to flee an inspection, police said....

 2020-11-26 07:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Achievement for Ateret Cohanim in Shiloah village: Another house to be returned to Jews...

Court orders eviction of 8 Arab families from Shiloah village who lived on land that belonged to Jewish charity. Peace Now furious....

 2020-11-26 07:36 

Times of Israel

First commercial Flydubai flight takes off from Dubai to Tel Aviv...

Emirati budget airline set to launch direct flights to and from Israel twice daily, with El Al, Israir expected to launch their own flights next monthEmirati budget airline set to launch direct flights to and from Israel twice daily, with El Al, Israir ex...

 2020-11-26 07:34 

MehrNews.com

Pres. Rouhani inaugurates national oil projects...

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) Iranian president inaugurated a number of national oil projects in three provinces via videoconference on Thursday....

 2020-11-26 07:33 

Al Arabiya

Turkish court issues life sentences in 2016 attempted coup trial: Anadolu...

A Turkish court issued life sentences on Thursday for some of the nearly 500 defendants, including army generals and pilots, accused of commanding and carr...

 2020-11-26 07:32 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

President inaugurates national oil projects...

Tehran, Nov 26, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday inaugurated national oil projects in three provinces with online speech....

 2020-11-26 07:24 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Football World Mourns Death of Diego Maradona - Sports news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Diego Maradona, widely considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, died at the age of 60 due to a heart attack....

 2020-11-26 07:11 

JPost.com

Israeli green energy firm H2PRO wins Shell's New Energy Challenge...

The company uses revolutionary technology, which makes green hydrogen a more viable and renewable fuel alternative to oil and natural gas....

 2020-11-26 07:05 

JPost.com

COVID-19 deaths reduced by only meeting with those of same age study...

Creating microenvironments for people in the same group to meet while maintaining social distancing and wearing masks could cut mortality rates by up to 91%....

 2020-11-26 06:41 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Mouteh, wildlife habitat in central Iran...

Mouteh National Park and Wildlife Habitat with 205,000 hectares area is a house for mouflons, sheep, goats and goiter gazelles in north of Isfahan Province, central Iran, November 26, 2020. IRNA/Amir-Hossein Akbari...

 2020-11-26 06:40 

JPost.com

New coronavirus symptoms have been discovered - study...

Researchers from the University of Barcelona aimed to examine the loss of taste and smell that many coronavirus patients experience....

 2020-11-26 06:38 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

We have excellent relations with Iran: Pakistan PM...

Islamabad, Nov 26, IRNA -- Prime Minister of Pakistan highlighting his government's successful foreign policy said that Pakistan has excellent relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran....

 2020-11-26 06:08 

JPost.com

China: lodged stern representations with US over Iran-related sanctions...
 2020-11-26 05:49 

JPost.com

UK's Buckinghamshire New University adopts IHRA antisemitism definition...

The announcement comes following efforts made by the British government to push for all higher learning institutions to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism....

 2020-11-26 05:37 

JPost.com

What does 'victory' really mean to the Israel Defense Forces?...

Momentum rightly aims to win on the battlefield, not coerce the enemy to give its long-term goals; that is the province of politicians....

 2020-11-26 05:28 

JPost.com

Ethiopia to begin 'final phase' of offensive in Tigray region, says PM...

Abiy's government set a 72-hour ultimatum on Sunday for the TPLF to lay down its arms or face an assault on Mekelle, the highland regional capital city of 500,000 people....

 2020-11-26 05:23 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Forging Ties with Israel to Cause Insecurity, Iran’s President Warns - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani described the Israeli regime as "the enemy of the entire region and Muslim nations", warning that forging ties with the Zionist regime will only bring about insecurity and instability....

 2020-11-26 05:20 

JPost.com

US Iran envoy says more sanctions coming, urges Biden to maintain leverage...

Biden, set to take office on Jan. 20, has said he will return the United States to the Obama-era deal if Iran resumes compliance....

 2020-11-25 17:41 

The Peninsula Qatar

58 more caught for not wearing masks on Nov 25...

Ministry of Interior (MoI) has referred 58 people to the Public Prosecution on November 25 for not wearing masks, which is mandatory as part of Covid-19 precautionary measures....

 2020-11-25 17:28 

The Peninsula Qatar

Basketball: Qatar gear up for Asia Cup qualifying campaign...

After months of waiting, Qatar's national basketball men's team will step on the court this week to continue its effort to qualify at the final phase of Asia Cup 2021....

 2020-11-25 17:27 

JPost.com

How to push back Turkey's EU provocation opinion...

French Minister of State for European Affairs Clment Beaune pointed out sanctions as a "possibility.4; Yet it might be too little, too late....

 2020-11-25 16:59 

The Peninsula Qatar

QIB introduces Direct Remit service to India through QIB Mobile App...

As part of its ongoing efforts to offer the most convenient and fast banking services to all its customers, Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) announced yesterday the launch of a new Direct Remit service to India, enabling its customers to make transfers to bank ac...

 2020-11-25 16:52 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar's first startup portal dohastartups launched...

The 360 Nautica, a diverse conglomerate of business for 15 years especially in the digital services sector, has launched dohastartups.com, Qatar's first ever online platform dedicated for startups....

 2020-11-25 16:39 

The Peninsula Qatar

MEEZA appoints Eng. Ahmad Abdulla Al Muslemani as CEO...

In line with its strategy for scaling its operations and business across the Qatari market and beyond, the MEEZA Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Eng. Ahmad Abdulla Al Muslemani (pictured) as the company's new Chief Executive Office...

 2020-11-25 16:37 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar banking sector resilient: Top banker...

Qatar Trade Summit began yesterday with the theme "Transcending into a self- reliant economy amidst COVID-19". Dr. R Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank spoke on "Qatar Banking Growth 2020: Reflecting on Qatari resilience" during the summit....

 2020-11-25 16:36 

The Peninsula Qatar

Vodafone Qatar showcases digital expertise...

Vodafone Qatar showcased their expertise and investment in building the foundation for smart cities at the 'Doha Smart Cities Summit' yesterday....

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