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 2021-04-17 17:40 

JPost.com

Ramadan Kareem: Tel Aviv Municipality lights up for Muslim holy month...

The message specifically mentioned Jaffa, the oldest part of the city of Tel Aviv which has a large percentage of Arab residents....

 2021-04-17 17:40 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Awareness campaign focuses on raising funds for religious purposes...
 2021-04-17 17:37 

Press TV

Cop shootings still sparking nationwide protests in US...

Across the United States more protests are being held in response to what seems like a never-ending wave of police brutality and deadly violence....

 2021-04-17 17:35 

Saudi Press Agency

Oman: 1035 Covid-19 new cases...
 2021-04-17 17:35 

MehrNews.com

Iranian, Serbian FMs hold high-profile talks...

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) Serbian Foreign Minister, Nikola Selakovi, who has traveled to the Islamic Republic of Iran to hold talks with high-ranking Iranian authorities, met and held talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sat....

 2021-04-17 17:33 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli judokas nab silver, bronze at European championship...

Silver-medal winner Butbul was ranked first in his category, but lost the final after surrendering to a maneuver by his opponent after the match went into overtime...

 2021-04-17 17:31 

Al Arabiya

COVID-19 survivors may require just one shot of a two-dose vaccine: Researchers...

Coronavirus vaccines were just rolling out in December when more than 1,000 staffers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles volunteered for a...

 2021-04-17 17:26 

Haaretz Daily

Erdogan's 'crazy' canal project challenges Russia and threatens to shake up the region...

The Turkish president is pushing to build a canal leading to the Black Sea, which Moscow worries will give Western warships a new route during a conflict...

 2021-04-17 17:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Qatar confirms nine deaths, 827 COVID-19 cases...

DOHA, April 17 (KUNA) -- Qatar declared on Saturday that it registered nine coronavirus deaths and 827 new cases during the past 24 hours. Infections totaled at 195,757 cases, deaths to 367 whereas recoveries rose up to 173,257 after recording 659 new cas...

 2021-04-17 17:19 

Haaretz Daily

As coronavirus subsides, Israel's school system fully reopens...

Informal education, after-school classes and higher education continue operating with the existing COVID-19 limitations for the time being...

 2021-04-17 17:19 

Oman Observer

HM greetings to Zimbabwe President...

His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe on the The post HM greetings to Zimbabwe President appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 17:17 

Al Arabiya

UK delivers more than 600,000 vaccines in 24 hours...

More than 600,000 first and second doses of coronavirus vaccine were administered in Britain in the space of 24 hours, according to data released on...

 2021-04-17 17:14 

Kuwait Times

COVID death toll passes 3 million as cases surge...

PARIS: The global COVID-19 death toll passed three million yesterday as the pandemic continues to speed up despite vaccination campaigns, leading countries like India to impose new lockdowns to fight spiraling infection numbers. It is the latest grim mile...

 2021-04-17 17:13 

SANA

Denmark tells Syrian refugees: You can return to your homeland, to sunny Syria as your country needs you...

Capitals, SANA "Now you can return home to sunny Syria, your homeland needs you " is a phrase spread widely on billboards in streets of Copenhagen, the Danish capital, in a campaign confirms the fact that Syria became safe after most of its territ...

 2021-04-17 17:12 

Kuwait Times

Prince Philip laid to rest...

WINDSOR, UK: Queen Elizabeth II yesterday bid farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a royal funeral like no other, restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service. The Duke of Edinburgh, who died on Ap...

 2021-04-17 17:10 

Kuwait Times

Palestinians hold prayers at Al-Aqsa...

JERUSALEM: Thousands of Palestinians streamed to Al-Aqsa mosque in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem on the first Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in the largest such gathering since the coronavirus pandemic. Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, head of the Wa...

 2021-04-17 17:09 

Kuwait Times

Ex-employee kills 8 at US FedEx facility...

INDIANAPOLIS, US: A former FedEx employee fatally shot eight people and wounded several others at the delivery company's facility in the US city of Indianapolis before killing himself, authorities said Friday after the latest mass shooting to jolt the...

 2021-04-17 17:07 

JPost.com

Czech minister says Russia row could influence nuclear station tender...
 2021-04-17 17:02 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Qatar Chamber takes part in digital edition of 'Hannover Messe 2021'...

Qatar Chamber has participated in the activities of the digital edition of 'Hannover Messe 2021', which was held recently under the theme 'Industrial Transformation' with the participation of the largest production companies in the world....

 2021-04-17 17:02 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

QFC signs MoU with Labuan IBFC to enhance Asia, Mena financial sector...

Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC Authority) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Labuan IBFC Inc, to develop long-term co-operation and boost economic and financial sector ties between the two financial centres....

 2021-04-17 17:02 

Kuwait News Agency

Iraq reports 33 COVID-19 deaths, 6,552 infections...

BAGHDAD, April 17 (KUNA) -- Iraq reported on Saturday 33 deaths due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and 6,552 infections. The health ministry indicated that the total numbers of deaths and infections hit 14,948 and 970,987 respectively since the spread of coron...

 2021-04-17 17:01 

Al Arabiya

France reports daily decline in COVID-19 patients in intensive care...

The number of coronavirus patients in intensive care units in France has fallen, the health ministry said on Saturday.For the latest headlines, follow our...

 2021-04-17 17:00 

MehrNews.com

Close to 2 tons illicit drugs busted in SE Iran...

TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (MNA) The Sistan and Baluchestan police commander announced that the anti-narcotics police forces confiscated 1.8 tons of narcotics in Khash and Saravan counties....

 2021-04-17 16:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran names suspect in Natanz attack, says he fled country...

Iran named a suspect Saturday in the attack on its Natanz nuclear facility that damaged centrifuges there, saying he had fled the country before the sabotage happened....

 2021-04-17 16:54 

Oman Observer

ROP continues efforts in Dhofar...

SALALAH: The Royal Oman Police (ROP) is making constant efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 across the Sultanate. Major The post ROP continues efforts in Dhofar appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:53 

Oman Observer

Covid situation enters critical phase as recovery rate drops...

@vinot_nair The Covid situation in Oman, as elsewhere, continues to be critical, with the Supreme Committee warning of more stringent The post Covid situation enters critical phase as recovery rate drops appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:52 

Oman Observer

Syria shares historical ties with Oman: Envoy...

MUSCAT: Dr Bassam al Khatib, Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Sultanate, has affirmed that the Oman-Syria relations The post Syria shares historical ties with Oman: Envoy appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:51 

Oman Observer

Tourism meets tradition at Afi in Wilayat Wadi al Maawil...

Afi town in the Wilayat of Wadi al Maawil is a place where tourism meets tradition. Its ancient history is The post Tourism meets tradition at Afi in Wilayat Wadi al Maawil appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:50 

Times of Israel

'Eye for an eye': Iran editorial urges retaliatory attack on Dimona reactor...

In outlet affiliated with supreme leader, prominent analyst laments Tehran's response to attack on Natanz facility, says retort must be biblicalIn outlet affiliated with supreme leader, prominent analyst laments Tehran's response to attack on Nata...

 2021-04-17 16:49 

Oman Observer

Suqam: A perennial tree rooted in heritage...

TEXT & PHOTOS BY: YAHYA ALSALMANI It is well-known that Omanis have great interest in agriculture, especially in planting trees The post Suqam: A perennial tree rooted in heritage appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:47 

Oman Observer

Britain falls silent in tribute to Prince Philip...

WINDSOR: Queen Elizabeth and her family paid their last respects to Prince Philip at a funeral on Saturday that celebrated The post Britain falls silent in tribute to Prince Philip appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:47 

Oman Observer

Cuba changes leadership, seeks 'respectful' talks with US...

HAVANA: The all-powerful Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) opened a historic congress Friday to rubber-stamp the transfer of power to The post Cuba changes leadership, seeks 'respectful' talks with US appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:44 

i24 News

Russia expels Ukrainian diplomat in espionage spat...
 2021-04-17 16:44 

i24 News

Push for postponing Palestinian elections gains momentum on back of Hamas concerns: report...
 2021-04-17 16:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Queen Elizabeth to bid farewell to Prince Philip...

Queen Elizabeth will bid a final farewell to Prince Philip, her husband of more than seven decades, at a ceremonial funeral on Saturday, with the nation set to hold a minute's silence to mark the passing of a pivotal figure in the British monarchy....

 2021-04-17 16:40 

Oman Observer

Fast, but don't feast...

@kabeeryousef Fasting teaches modesty, minimalism and empathy. Contrary to it, many take iftar and post-iftar time as an opportunity to The post Fast, but don't feast appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:38 

Oman Observer

UN Security Council approves ceasefire monitors for Libya...

NEW YORK: The United Nations Security Council gave the green light on Friday for the deployment of 60 UN ceasefire The post UN Security Council approves ceasefire monitors for Libya appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:37 

Oman Observer

Heavy fighting near Marib leaves 96 dead...

DUBAI: Heavy fighting near the Yemeni city of Marib has killed 96 combatants over the past two days as Ansar The post Heavy fighting near Marib leaves 96 dead appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:37 

Oman Observer

Green and cheap? Doubts dog Lebanon's first electric car...

BEIRUT: Lebanon is launching its first electric car — billed as cheap and green — but sceptics say subsidised power The post Green and cheap? Doubts dog Lebanon's first electric car appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:37 

Kuwait Times

Zain shares Ramadan blessings with MOI frontliners...

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, shared the blessings of the holy month of Ramadan with the Ministry of Interior's frontliners at traffic checkpoints by visiting them on the field. The company recognized the efforts of pol...

 2021-04-17 16:36 

Oman Observer

US and Japan show united front...

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden on Friday sought to present a united front with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to counter The post US and Japan show united front appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:36 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Militants attack north Iraq oil wells, production unaffected...

Militants using explosives attacked two oil wells northwest of Kirkuk in northern Iraq on Saturday but no significant damage resulted and production was not affected, the Iraqi oil ministry said....

 2021-04-17 16:36 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait continues delivering aid to those in need during Ramadan...

KUWAIT: The first week of Ramadan witnessed intense Kuwaiti activity in providing aid to the needy, as part of the continuous efforts of Kuwait on the humanitarian level. The Kuwait Food Bank launched a charity campaign, which aims to distribute about 23,...

 2021-04-17 16:35 

Oman Observer

Myanmar junta chief to attend Asean summit...

YANGON: Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing will attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Indonesia on April The post Myanmar junta chief to attend Asean summit appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:34 

Oman Observer

Covid lockdown empties Delhi streets amid surge...

NEW DELHI: New Delhi led major cities across India into a weekend lockdown on Saturday as the country confronts a The post Covid lockdown empties Delhi streets amid surge appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:34 

Kuwait Times

Expats, non-vaccinated have higher ICU numbers in Kuwait...

KUWAIT: Expatriates and people who haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 have the highest numbers among hospitalized and ICU patients in Kuwait, head of the higher COVID-19 committee Dr Khaled Al-Jarallah said yesterday. The number of positive resu...

 2021-04-17 16:34 

Oman Observer

Russia to expel Ukrainian diplomat as tensions simmer...

MOSCOW: Russia accused a Ukrainian diplomat on Saturday of trying to obtain classified information and ordered him to leave the The post Russia to expel Ukrainian diplomat as tensions simmer appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:33 

Oman Observer

Salvini sent to trial on migrant kidnapping charge...

PALERMO, Italy: Matteo Salvini, leader of the right-wing League party, must stand trial on charges of kidnapping over his decision The post Salvini sent to trial on migrant kidnapping charge appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:33 

Oman Observer

Iran sees 'new understanding' at Vienna nuclear talks...

DUBAI: Iran's chief negotiator at nuclear talks in Vienna said on Saturday an understanding was emerging at the negotiations but The post Iran sees 'new understanding' at Vienna nuclear talks appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:32 

Oman Observer

No problem... a trivial throwaway line, or something else?...

r.j.petersen52@gmail.com An African proverb reads, "If you're not part of the solution, you are part of the problem'', Linus Torvalds The post No problem... a trivial throwaway line, or something else? appeared first on Oman Observer ....

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