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 2021-01-22 21:43 

Times of Israel

Israel walks back reported virus czar claim that Pfizer 1st dose less effective...

After Nachman Ash quoted as saying first shot of vaccine provides less protection than company initially indicated, Health Ministry says his comments were taken out of contextAfter Nachman Ash quoted as saying first shot of vaccine provides less protectio...

 2021-01-22 21:41 

Press TV

Revenge for US assassination of General Soleimani certain: Leader...

The official website of the Leader posted a photo-montage of Donald Trump playing golf under the shadow of a drone....

 2021-01-22 21:40 

Ynetnews

UAE confirms it inked $23 bln deal to buy F-35 jets, drones from U.S....
 2021-01-22 21:37 

Ynetnews

UK PM lauds police for breaking up COVID rule-breaching Jewish wedding in London...
 2021-01-22 21:36 

Al Jazeera

Texas files lawsuit to block Biden's 100-day deportation freeze...

Texas, which shares a long border with Mexico, claims freeze will cause 'irreparable harm' to the state....

 2021-01-22 21:35 

Times of Israel

'Bridgerton's Jewish author says Netflix hit drama is 'exactly what we all need'...

An estimated 63 million households watched the adaptation of romance writer Julia Quinn's bestselling novels -- and the show's creators are already planning moreAn estimated 63 million households watched the adaptation of romance writer Julia Quin...

 2021-01-22 21:29 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Reformation Directorate: Inmates were not physically assaulted...
 2021-01-22 21:28 

JPost.com

UAE-Israel-Bahrain launch joint trade forum...

After the historic Abraham Accords paved the way for a dramatic redefining of trade opportunities in the Middle East, what will Israel with these newfound opportunities?...

 2021-01-22 21:26 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait reports 533 new Covid-19 cases, one death...

KUWAIT, Jan 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health (MoH) on Friday announced that 533 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and one person died from the disease over the past 24 hours. The total infections climbed to 160,367 an...

 2021-01-22 21:23 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Diab asks UN chief for assistance in facing COVID-19...

Caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab Friday asked for the United Nations' assistance in facing a multitude of challenges with facing the coronavirus pandemic in the forefront, during a phone call with the organization's chief....

 2021-01-22 21:19 

JPost.com

Biden and Mexican president talk migration, coronavirus on first call...
 2021-01-22 21:18 

SANA

Health Ministry: 81 new coronavirus cases recorded, 76 cases recover, 7 pass away...

Damascus, SANA- Health Ministry announced that 81 new coronavirus cases were registered in the country, and that 76 patients infected with the virus have recovered while 7 others have passed away. In a statement on Friday evening, the Ministry said that t...

 2021-01-22 21:16 

Times of Israel

Biden to review 'serious, growing national security threat' from domestic groups...

Move could see US law enforcement and intelligence pivot from focus on overseas terror toward the threats posed by American violent extremismMove could see US law enforcement and intelligence pivot from focus on overseas terror toward the threats posed by...

 2021-01-22 21:16 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait: Recoveries from Covid-19 rise by 481 to 153,307...

KUWAIT, Jan 22 (KUNA) -- At least 481 people recovered from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 153,307, Kuwait's Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Friday. Their recovery was confirmed by relevant medical tests, t...

 2021-01-22 21:13 

Press TV

Zarif: Biden's US should seize chance to lift bans, rejoin Iran deal...

Foreign Minister Zarif said Trump's pressure policy did create certain hardships for the Iranian nation....

 2021-01-22 21:12 

JPost.com

American-Israeli basketball star shares thoughts on antisemitism in sports...

He then addressed antisemitism in sports, and additionally the Abraham Accords signed just recently between Arab-Muslim countries and Israel....

 2021-01-22 21:11 

Press TV

Convoys of US-led coalition targeted in Iraq...

Convoys of a US-led coalition that is purportedly fighting the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq are targeted in bomb attacks....

 2021-01-22 21:08 

Arutz Sheva

Bernie breaks the internet...

An image of Senator Bernie Sanders at Biden"s inauguration this week has gotten the attention of creative social media users. (Arutz Sheva"s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automat...

 2021-01-22 21:01 

Kuwait News Agency

Photo of the day...
 2021-01-22 21:01 

FARS News Agency

Tunisia: Tear Gas Flies as Protests Continue in Tunis Amid Economic Woes...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tunisian protesters have clashed with police for the fifth night in several cities, including the capital Tunis and Sidi Bouzid, cradle of the Arab Spring uprisings, ....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

FX Empire

US Stock Market Overview Stocks Close Mixed but Finish the Week in the Black...

Existing home sales surge...

 2021-01-22 20:59 

Press TV

Exports up and running as Iran opens Oil Show...

Production and exports have increased significantly in recent months, the oil minister says during the opening ceremony of Iran Oil Show....

 2021-01-22 20:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bernie breaks the internet...

An image of Senator Bernie Sanders at Biden's inauguration this week has gotten the attention of creative social media users....

 2021-01-22 20:52 

Kuwait News Agency

UK suffers 1,401 virus deaths, over 40,000 cases...

LONDON, Jan 22 (KUNA) -- Britain on Friday reported 1,401 coronavirus mortalities and 40,261 more infections in the past 24 hours. The new figures pushed the death toll and overall infections to 95,981 and 3,583,000 respectively, the British Department of...

 2021-01-22 20:43 

Arutz Sheva

Liberman: 4,000 COVID deaths are Netanyahu's fault...

Yisrael Beytenu chairman criticizes PM, claims haredi MKs support Bnei Brak hasidim who attacked police officers. (Arutz Sheva"s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on al...

 2021-01-22 20:41 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israeli army says it shot down drone that crossed border from Lebanon...

The Israeli military said on Friday that it shot down a drone that crossed into Israeli airspace from Lebanon....

 2021-01-22 20:40 

Haaretz Daily

Bosnian Muslim ex-commander jailed 10 years over war crimes by Islamist fighters...

After a five-year-long trial, Sakib Mahmuljin faces 10 years in prison for failing to prevent or punish those responsible for atrocities against Serb prisoners in the 1990s conflict where 100,000 died...

 2021-01-22 20:40 

Kuwait News Agency

119 new cases of Coronavirus in Luxembourg...

BRUSSELS, Jan 22 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Health in Luxembourg on Friday announced 119 more coronavirus infections, raising the total number of cases to 49,438. No deaths from COVID-19 were reported in the country in the last 24 hours hence the total dea...

 2021-01-22 20:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Liberman: 4,000 COVID deaths are Netanyahu's fault...

Yisrael Beytenu chairman criticizes PM, claims haredi MKs support Bnei Brak hasidim who attacked police officers....

 2021-01-22 20:35 

Times of Israel

Hadassah hospital opens Israel's first pediatric ICU for COVID-19 patients...

Jerusalem sees surge of 'very sick' children in recent weeks; 4 of 8 available beds at new unit already filled, including a 10-day-old babyJerusalem sees surge of 'very sick' children in recent weeks; 4 of 8 available beds at new unit alre...

 2021-01-22 20:34 

JPost.com

North Korea sees talks as way to advance nuclear program...

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki reiterated this on Friday, saying North Korea's nuclear weapons were a serious threat to peace and Washington had a vital interest in deterring Pyongyang....

 2021-01-22 20:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israeli army says it shot down drone that crossed into Israeli airspace from Lebanon...

Israeli army says it shot down drone that crossed into Israeli airspace from Lebanon...

 2021-01-22 20:29 

JPost.com

Yellen nomination sails through Senate panel; final vote set for Monday...
 2021-01-22 20:29 

Arutz Sheva

22 concentration camp doctors from hell...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: The war crimes trial of the Nazi camp doctors. (Arutz Sheva"s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, ho...

 2021-01-22 20:28 

Al Jazeera

Iran crypto miners cry foul over electricity backlash...

Cryptocurrency miners in Iran say they are being scapegoated for power outages and pollution....

 2021-01-22 20:28 

Bahrain News Agency

Yellen wins unanimous Senate panel vote for Treasury despite Republican tax, debt concerns...
 2021-01-22 20:27 

FARS News Agency

Italy's Mount Etna Erupts, Causing Spectacular Nighttime Explosions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Long streams of red-hot lava flowed down Mount Etna as Europe's tallest and most active volcano erupted again. At 3,330 metres, Etna is the continent's most active vo ....

 2021-01-22 20:27 

FARS News Agency

Italy's Mount Etna Erupts, Causing Spectacular Nighttime Explosions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Long streams of red-hot lava flowed down Mount Etna as Europe's tallest and most active volcano erupted again. At 3,330 metres, Etna is the continent's most active vo ....

 2021-01-22 20:27 

FARS News Agency

Italy's Mount Etna Erupts, Causing Spectacular Nighttime Explosions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Long streams of red-hot lava flowed down Mount Etna as Europe's tallest and most active volcano erupted again. At 3,330 metres, Etna is the continent's most active vo ....

 2021-01-22 20:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Amir to patronize graduation ceremony of Police College candidates Saturday...

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will patronize the graduation ceremony of the third batch of candidate students of the Ministry of Interior's Police College on Saturday morning....

 2021-01-22 20:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Rodgers, Brady duel as Bucs target Super Bowl curse...

Aaron Rodgers takes on Tom Brady in a first-ever NFL playoff game between the two quarterback titans tomorrow when the Green Bay Packers host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lambeau Field for a place in the Super Bowl....

 2021-01-22 20:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

One person arrested for violating home quarantine rules...

The designated authorities arrested on Thursday one person who violated the home quarantine requirements ......

 2021-01-22 20:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Madrid and Zidane ponder futures again...

Madrid confirmed yesterday that Zidane had tested positive and will miss his side's trip to Alaves in La Liga today...

 2021-01-22 20:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar takes part in food and agriculture forum...

Qatar participated in the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture, which was held via video conference technology, under the title 'How to Feed the World in Times of Pandemics and Climate Change'....

 2021-01-22 20:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Klopp rocked as Burnley end Liverpool's Anfield run...

Liverpool slip to fourth place after a second defeat in their last three games and trail leaders Man United by six points...

 2021-01-22 20:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Nagelsmann promises Leipzig will 'attack' leaders Bayern in title chase...

Julian Nagelsmann says his RB Leipzig team are ready to push Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich all the way this season as they prepare for today's trip to lowly Mainz....

 2021-01-22 20:26 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Families of Indonesia jet crash victims hold memorial at sea...

Relatives of 62 people killed when an Indonesian passenger jet slammed into the sea scattered flowers at the crash site Friday, as investigators look for clues to why the plane dropped from the sky minutes after takeoff....

 2021-01-22 20:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Al-Sahouti wins QSSP 300 class as new season begins at Losail...

Hamad al-Sahouti took victory in the QSSP 300 class as the new season of the Qatar Superstock and Qatar Touring Car kicked off at the Losail Circuit yesterday....

 2021-01-22 20:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Milan, Inter continue duel for top spot; Roma set for Spezia rematch...

Champions Juventus, who are fifth, will look to close the gap on the leaders when they host Bologna...

 2021-01-22 20:23 

The Peninsula Qatar

Nissan boasts Brexit advantage with rare UK battery supply...

Nissan Motor Co. has emerged from Brexit with an edge over rivals that lack a U.K. battery supply chain, a big relief for the country's largest car plant....

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