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 2021-01-27 13:53 

Kuwait News Agency

Russian parliament extends START-3...

MOSCOW, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- The Russian Duma, the lower house of parliament, unanimously approved Wednesday extension of the START-3 nuclear agreement with the US. The whole 399 lawmakers voted in favor of extending the pact in a life session aired by Russia...

 2021-01-27 13:52 

Arutz Sheva

Pres Rivlin to Sheikh Tarif: 'Set example of responsible leadership'...

President Reuven Rivlin today spoke with Sheikh Moafek Tarif following his call to cancel the events of the "Prophet al-Khader" holiday due to the danger of the coronavirus spreading. The President congratulated the Sheikh on the occasion of t...

 2021-01-27 13:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hadar Goldin's fianc still waits for him...

Edna Seroussi protests government decision to provide vaccines to Gaza while Hamas still holds the body of her fiance....

 2021-01-27 13:50 

Arutz Sheva

Hadar Goldin's fianc still waits for him...

Edna Seroussi protests government decision to provide vaccines to Gaza while Hamas still holds the body of her fiancée....

 2021-01-27 13:49 

Arutz Sheva

Defense Minister Gantz to deliver statement in army HQ...

Defense Minister Benny Gantz will deliver a statement to the media today at 18:00 in the Kirya in Tel Aviv....

 2021-01-27 13:49 

Times of Israel

Heard immunity: What the press is saying about warning Iran and widening closure...

IDF chief Aviv Kohavi appears to blunder into Netanyahu territory as a squabble shapes up over the US listening to Israel on Iran; and virus infections stay stubbornly highIDF chief Aviv Kohavi appears to blunder into Netanyahu territory as a squabble sha...

 2021-01-27 13:49 

Ynetnews

Fourth lockdown is a 'complicated' question, coronavirus czar says...
 2021-01-27 13:48 

Arutz Sheva

UK: Schools won't open even after February...

Schools in the UK will not reopen even after February, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed....

 2021-01-27 13:47 

Arutz Sheva

Dollar falls, rate set at NIS 3.264...

The dollar fell by 0.122% and its representative rate was set at NIS 3.264. The euro weakened by 0.343% and its rate was set at NIS 3.953....

 2021-01-27 13:47 

Times of Israel

Haredi mob attacks cops in Modiin Illit; graffiti likens police chief to Hitler...

Clashes between ultra-Orthodox and police continue as report says dozens of schools still open in violation of lockdownClashes between ultra-Orthodox and police continue as report says dozens of schools still open in violation of lockdown...

 2021-01-27 13:47 

Times of Israel

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online, warn of 'virus of anti-Semitism'...

Plans for mass event and visits to death camp give way to events held by videoconference in shadow of pandemic; one survivor says US Capitol riot shows 'another tragedy may happen'Plans for mass event and visits to death camp give way to events he...

 2021-01-27 13:44 

SABA Net

Assa'di meets with the Director of the (CCCM) Cluster in Aden...

ADEN - SABA The Head of the Executive Unit of Internally Displaced Persons (EUIDP) Camp Management Najeeb Assa'di met on Wednesday here in Aden with the New Director of the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster Sorana Roso. The session ...

 2021-01-27 13:43 

JPost.com

Coronavirus in Israel: Minimum vaccination age lowered to 35...
 2021-01-27 13:40 

ISNA

Iranian, Russian Foreign Ministers meet in Moscow...

Tehran (ISNA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed various regional and international issues at a meeting in Moscow....

 2021-01-27 13:39 

FX Empire

Stocks Decline Ahead Of Fed Interest Rate Decision...

The surprising decline of Germany's Business Confidence put additional pressure on the world markets....

 2021-01-27 13:39 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: COVAX to supply 355 mln vaccine doses for Eastern Med, says WHO official...

The COVAX vaccine sharing platform expects to have 25 million coronavirus vaccine doses for the Eastern Mediterranean region in March, rising to 355 millio...

 2021-01-27 13:38 

Ynetnews

UK police dealing with incident on estate where Astra vaccines plant located...
 2021-01-27 13:35 

JPost.com

Norway to close borders to all but essential visits, says PM...
 2021-01-27 13:32 

Arutz Sheva

Health Minister Edelstein: Exiting lockdown now would be reckless...

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein visited Clalit and Maccabi's vaccination center in Sderot. "Exiting lockdown now would be reckless. We must stop populism and demagoguery - there is no escape from extending the lockdown," he said....

 2021-01-27 13:31 

JPost.com

Post chooses new logo for Tu BiShvat...

Congratulations to Ian Parkinson of the United Kingdom....

 2021-01-27 13:31 

Haaretz Daily

Coronavirus live: Netanyahu aims to extend lockdown, overland borders crossings to close...

Israel's death toll hits 4,500 Tel Aviv airport is shut Health minister wants to extend lockdown by at least a week Over 1 million receive second vaccine dose...

 2021-01-27 13:30 

Press TV

Houthi: US should place arms ban on Riyadh, allies for crimes in Yemen...

A senior Yemeni official urges the United States to impose an arms embargo on the Saudi-led coalition waging war on the war-ravaged Arab country....

 2021-01-27 13:30 

MehrNews.com

Taliban leaders determined to fight US: Shamkhani...

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) In a tweet on Wed. after meeting with Taliban delegation in Tehran, Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said leaders of the group are determined to fight the United States....

 2021-01-27 13:29 

Arutz Sheva

37 IDF forward observers at Gaza border checkpoint test COVID positive...

37 IDF forward observers from a collection checkpoint on the Gaza border tested COVID-19 positive. According to a report by journalist Tal Lev Ram from Maariv, mixing the operational shifts caused over 90% of the two capsules who spend one week &#...

 2021-01-27 13:29 

Press TV

Atlanta Hawks defeat Los Angeles Clippers 108-99...

In the NBA, the Atlanta Hawks have snapped the Los Angeles Clippers' 7-game winning streak with a 108 to 99 victory at the State Farm Arena....

 2021-01-27 13:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'The time has come for Europe to reinvent itself'...

Conference of European Rabbis president addresses European Parliament on occasion of International Holocaust Commemoration Day....

 2021-01-27 13:28 

JPost.com

Navalny's brother arrested following police raid of home...
 2021-01-27 13:24 

FARS News Agency

Zarif Underlines "Productive" Talks in Armenia TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced pleasure in "productive" talks with his Armenian counterpart Ara Aivaz...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced pleasure in "productive" talks with his Armenian counterpart Ara Aivazian and Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, say ....

 2021-01-27 13:23 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Tehran International Tourism Exhibition to be held in person, online...

Tehran, Jan 27, IRNA Deputy Minister of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Ministry, Vali Teymouri said on Wednesday that Tehran International Tourism and Handicrafts Exhibition will be held in person and online on February 23-26, 2021....

 2021-01-27 13:23 

JPost.com

US terrorism advisory: Heightened threat after presidential inauguration...
 2021-01-27 13:22 

Arutz Sheva

Live: Online commemoration of Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day...

EJA hosts online International Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony featuring hundreds of EU heads, Parliamentarians and Jewish leaders....

 2021-01-27 13:22 

Al Arabiya

COVID-19 crisis 'requires fundamental rethink' in how world functions: PIF Governor...

The coronavirus pandemic has caused such drastic changes for the world that a "fundamental rethink" of how economies and societies function is necessary, s...

 2021-01-27 13:22 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

BTECH organizes virtual roundtable on Bahrain's internet performance...
 2021-01-27 13:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti PM receives IPU Pres....

KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) - His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, on Wednesday, received President of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Duarte Pacheco on the occasion of his official visit to the country. MP Dr. Saleh Theyab Al-...

 2021-01-27 13:19 

Kuwait News Agency

COVID-19 sickens 1,641 people, total surpasses 408,000 in Austria...

VIENNA, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- Austria registered on Wednesday 1,641 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing the number of total confirmed infections to 408,781. The Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection said in an online sta...

 2021-01-27 13:18 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iranian FM Meets Armenian PM in Yerevan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in Yerevan on Wednesday discussed the latest developments in b ....

 2021-01-27 13:17 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency FM: Iran, Armenia Concerned about Presence of Foreign Terrorists in Region...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with his Armenian counterpart Ara Aivazian said that presence and operation of foreign terrorist groups in ....

 2021-01-27 13:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Stock Exchange Main Index Ends Trading Lower, at 8,784.21 Points...
 2021-01-27 13:17 

Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief's Medical Team Performs 248 Surgeries within Campaign to Combat Blindness in Mukalla, Yemen...
 2021-01-27 13:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Shura Council Speaker Receives Ambassador of Greece...
 2021-01-27 13:17 

JPost.com

Knesset holds discussion on return of bodies of Oron Shaul, Hadar Goldin...

Aviram Shaul criticized the government for allowing his brother's body to be held captive for this long. "Those who leave for battle need to know that they will be returned," he said....

 2021-01-27 13:15 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency SNSC Secretary: Taliban Leaders Determined to Fight against US...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said during a meeting with him in Tehran on Wednesday, Taliban leaders have displayed their ....

 2021-01-27 13:15 

MehrNews.com

Zarif describes talks with Armenian officials as productive...

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister described the recent talks with Armenian officials as productive and noted that both sides conferred on the expansion of bilateral relations on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 13:12 

Arutz Sheva

Deri: Land border crossings will close until Sunday...

Following the government decision to close Ben Gurion Airport to takeoffs and landings, and to complete the joint efforts to prevent the spread of the disease, Interior Minister Aryeh Deri announced that the land border crossings (Jordan River, Taba, Arav...

 2021-01-27 13:11 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran’s Exports Nearly $6mln of Non-Oil Goods to EAEU...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran exported $594 million worth of non-oil products to Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)'s member states, a commercial official said on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 13:11 

Al Arabiya

Israel waging 'psychological war,' says top Iranian official...

A top Iranian official Wednesday said arch-foe Israel was waging a "psychological war" after the Israeli army said new "offensive options" were being drawn...

 2021-01-27 13:10 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Police Seize Over 2 Tons of Drugs in Southeastern Province...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Police in Sistan and Balouchestan province, Southeastern Iran, have seized 2.138 tons of narcotics, police commander of the province Brigadier General Ahmad Taheri sa ....

 2021-01-27 13:09 

Arutz Sheva

Netanyahu to convene government tomorrow to approve extending lockdown...

Netanyahu to convene government tomorrow to approve extending lockdown...

 2021-01-27 13:09 

Al Arabiya

China seeks details about Chinese crew after tankers seized by Indonesia...

China said on Wednesday it was seeking details about 25 of its nationals who were among 61 crew on two supertankers seized by Indonesia on suspicion of ill...

 2021-01-27 13:09 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Google Says It Won't Donate to Lawmakers Who Voted Against Certifying Election Results...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Lawmakers who voted against certifying the election results won't be getting donations from Google this cycle....

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