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 2021-01-27 12:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti, Iraqi football teams ready for friendly in Basra Wednesday...

BASRA, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti and Iraqi national football teams will meet Wednesday in a friendly match at Basra International Stadium south of Iraq. Both teams met 39 times in their history as the Iraqi team won 16 times, whereas the Kuwaiti team w...

 2021-01-27 12:19 

Al Arabiya

Google says North Korea-backed hackers sought cyber research...

Google says it believes hackers backed by the North Korean government have been posing as computer security bloggers and using fake accounts on social medi...

 2021-01-27 12:18 

JPost.com

When Gene Scheer heard President Biden recite his 'American Anthem'...

Biden recited: "The work and prayers of centuries Have brought us to this day. What shall be our legacy? What will our children say?... America, America, I gave my best to you."...

 2021-01-27 12:17 

Al Jazeera

'Psychological war': Iran dismisses Israel military action threat...

Senior Iranian official says the country is not worried about Israeli threats but will defend itself if necessary....

 2021-01-27 12:15 

Ynetnews

Senior health official: UK virus variant to blame for continued infection rise...
 2021-01-27 12:15 

MehrNews.com

Iran House of Innovation, Tech. inaugurated in Nairobi...

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) VP Sattari expressed hope that the inauguration of the Iran House of Innovation and Technology (IHIT) will become a turning point in bilateral economic cooperation between Iran and Kenya in East African region....

 2021-01-27 12:10 

Arutz Sheva

America headed for 'police state with KGB-style surveillance?'...

Fox News reports more Conservative activists, businessmen banned by Twitter as they implement a crowd-sourced fact-checking campaign....

 2021-01-27 12:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's Export Guarantee Fund covers up to $800 million to Eurasia...

Tehran, Jan 27, IRNA - The chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of the Export Guarantee Fund of Iran Abdollah Sajjadi said on Wednesday that Iran's Export Guarantee Fund to Eurasian Economic Union countries covers up to $800 millio...

 2021-01-27 12:09 

Bahrain News Agency

Biden orders Justice Dept. to end use of private prisons...
 2021-01-27 12:06 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli psychiatric patient talked to cats. He was charged with threatening Netanyahu...

Police ask to extend the detention of the man, but judge says testimony shows that he never threatened to hurt Netanyahu...

 2021-01-27 12:06 

JPost.com

Blinken commits to rebuilding US diplomacy on first day as Sec. of Stat...

"The world is watching us intently right now. They want to know if we can heal our nation. They want to see whether we will lead with the power of our example," he said....

 2021-01-27 12:06 

Kuwait News Agency

Basra Int'l Stadium, wonderful architectural masterpiece inspired by palm tree...

Photo-feature by Faisal Al-Khumaili KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- The Basra International Stadium is a wonderful architectural sporting masterpiece that was inspired by the palm tree that Basra city is famous for cultivating. The stadium is a multilevel struct...

 2021-01-27 12:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

America headed for 'police state with KGB-style surveillance?'...

Fox News reports more Conservative activists, businessmen banned by Twitter as they implement a crowd-sourced fact-checking campaign....

 2021-01-27 12:02 

Arutz Sheva

Religious community in uproar over Rabbi Kanievsky comedy portrayal...

Jews from different strands of the Orthodox sector have voiced strong displeasure with the portrayal of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky on Israel's long-running comedy series Eretz Nehederet, usually aired Friday evenings across the country. : 12...

 2021-01-27 12:01 

Bahrain News Agency

High alert around Delhi after farmers' protest turns violent...
 2021-01-27 12:00 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Moscow testing Flying Taxis...

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) According to Popular Mechanics magazine, 'Hoversurf', a Russian urban air mobility company, started testing its Hover drone taxi, a flying vehicle that can transport passengers and cargo....

 2021-01-27 11:58 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif meets with Armenian prime minister...

Tehran, Jan 27, IRNA Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian in Yerevan on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 11:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Malka Leifer lands in Australia...

Malka Leifer has been extradited to Australia, marking the end of proceedings that took more than a year since her deportation was ordered....

 2021-01-27 11:58 

Arutz Sheva

Malka Leifer lands in Australia...

Malka Leifer has been extradited to Australia, marking the end of proceedings that took more than a year since her deportation was ordered....

 2021-01-27 11:58 

JPost.com

Haifa school that invited B'Tselem D-G may face sanctions, Gallant says...

The national Teachers' Union however has announced that it supports the Hebrew Reali School and will stand alongside it on this issue....

 2021-01-27 11:57 

JPost.com

Kochavi's Iran speech hints at IDF's long term plan - analysis...

"If we take this speech seriously — and we should take it seriously — this process did not start with the chief of staff's speech, nor with Obama's agreement with the Iranians in 2015."...

 2021-01-27 11:57 

Times of Israel

Malka Leifer lands in Australia ahead of child sex abuse trial hearing Thursday...

Former school principal's extradition is completed, more than 12 years after she fled justice; Canberra officials hail development, thank Israeli governmentFormer school principal's extradition is completed, more than 12 years after she fled justi...

 2021-01-27 11:57 

Ynetnews

Bahrain clamps down on restaurants and schools to contain COVID-19...
 2021-01-27 11:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Likud, Blue and White clash over lockdown fines, extension...

Blue and White and Likud spar over the issue of when and how to close institutions flouting public health guidelines....

 2021-01-27 11:55 

Arutz Sheva

Likud, Blue and White clash over lockdown fines, extension...

Blue and White and Likud spar over the issue of when and how to close institutions flouting public health guidelines....

 2021-01-27 11:54 

Kuwait News Agency

Russia: 17,741 coronavirus cases, 594 deaths...

MOSCOW, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- Russia announced, Wednesday, 17,741 new coronavirus cases and 594 deaths in the past 24 hours. The total number of cases rose to 3,774,672 and deaths to 71,076, Russian authorities said in a statement. The statement added that 27,...

 2021-01-27 11:53 

Times of Israel

3 cases of South African strain found in random sampling, sparking concern...

Health officials worried variant, against which vaccine may be less effective, could be spreading undetected in IsraelHealth officials worried variant, against which vaccine may be less effective, could be spreading undetected in Israel...

 2021-01-27 11:50 

Al Arabiya

US boosts delivery of COVID-19 vaccines amid shortages...

Answering growing frustration over vaccine shortages, President Joe Biden announced that the US is ramping up deliveries to hard-pressed states over the ne...

 2021-01-27 11:49 

Bahrain News Agency

South Korea imposes stronger virus measures on international students...
 2021-01-27 11:48 

Kuwait News Agency

FM receives letter from Oman Sultan to Kuwait Amir...

KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah received on Wednesday a written letter from the Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tareq to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The letter -- focusin...

 2021-01-27 11:45 

MehrNews.com

Envoy urges setting up a joint bank between Iran, Kazakhstan...

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) Kazakhstan ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran called for setting up a joint bank between Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Kazakhstan....

 2021-01-27 11:43 

Al Jazeera

France: Rights group launch legal action over police racism...

NGOs serve gov't with legal case, alleging police target French people from Black, Arab and minority backgrounds....

 2021-01-27 11:42 

Al Arabiya

US says Eritrean forces should leave Tigray iafter reports of rights abuses...

The United States says all soldiers from Eritrea should leave Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region "immediately.4;For all the latest headlines follow our Goog...

 2021-01-27 11:41 

JPost.com

Netanyahu to Davos: Israel is 'world's laboratory for immunity'...

Israel closed its airports Monday for at least a week, the first country in the world to do so....

 2021-01-27 11:40 

Times of Israel

Responding to IDF chief, Iran says it's 'serious' about defending itself...

After Kohavi announces he's ordered fresh plans to hit Iranian nuclear sites, top Tehran official scoffs at Israel's capabilitiesAfter Kohavi announces he's ordered fresh plans to hit Iranian nuclear sites, top Tehran official scoffs at Israel...

 2021-01-27 11:40 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian women; Iranians mark Nat'l Mothers' Day...

Role of women in eight years of Sacred Defense against foreign aggressors both on streets and on the battlefield has was remarkable. Their role in the victory of the glorious Islamic Revolution and after it has always been so important. Iranians celebrate...

 2021-01-27 11:39 

Al Arabiya

EU asks AstraZeneca to publish vaccine contract as supply row deepens...

The European Union is asking AstraZeneca to publish the contract it signed with the bloc on COVID-19 vaccine supplies, an EU official said on Wednesday, in...

 2021-01-27 11:38 

Arutz Sheva

'Part sermon, part pep talk' - Fox host gloats over Biden speech...

The Next News Network faults Chris Wallace for Fox's declining ratings, accuses him of pandering to Democrats....

 2021-01-27 11:37 

JPost.com

Shas parliamentary aid tests positive for COVID-19...
 2021-01-27 11:37 

Al Jazeera

In Pictures: Indonesia's Merapi volcano unleashes river of lava...

Mount Merapi's new eruption has set off longest lava flow since the volcano's danger level was raised in November....

 2021-01-27 11:37 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Amir congratulates Ugandan Pres. on re-election...

KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Wednesday a cable of congratulations to the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni on his recent re-election. His Highness the Amir wished the African leader and h...

 2021-01-27 11:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Part sermon, part pep talk' - Fox host gloats over Biden speech...

The Next News Network faults Chris Wallace for Fox's declining ratings, accuses him of pandering to Democrats....

 2021-01-27 11:33 

Press TV

China urges US to exercise rationality, objectivity in bilateral ties...

The Chinese ambassador to the United States says Beijing expects the new US administration to exercise rationality and objectivity regarding China....

 2021-01-27 11:33 

Arutz Sheva

Facebook debuts new fact check box to combat Holocaust denial...

Social media users searching for info on the Holocaust on Facebook will now be prompted to visit site created by World Jewish Congress....

 2021-01-27 11:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Facebook debuts new fact check box to combat Holocaust denial...

Social media users searching for info on the Holocaust on Facebook will now be prompted to visit site created by World Jewish Congress....

 2021-01-27 11:32 

JPost.com

Decrying vaccines, Tanzania leader says 'God will protect' from COVID-19...

"Vaccines are not good. If they were, then the white man would have brought vaccines for HIV/AIDS," he said in a speech in western Tanzania....

 2021-01-27 11:31 

Haaretz Daily

For sale: The phone numbers of millions of Israeli Facebook users...

A Telegram bot claims to have the numbers of 533 million users from around the world as a result of a Facebook security vulnerability that was fixed in 2019. For $20 you can buy one...

 2021-01-27 11:30 

MehrNews.com

Zarif stresses respecting intl. law, minorities rights...

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) In his meeting with Armenian Prime Minister, Iranian Foreign Minister stressed respecting international law, the rights of minorities and territorial integrity....

 2021-01-27 11:28 

Ynetnews

Olympics-Israel to vaccinate athletes for Tokyo Games by May...
 2021-01-27 11:27 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Coronavirus in Iran: Some 700 New Cases Admitted to Hospital - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Nearly 10 percent of more than 6,600 new coronavirus cases detected in Iran over the past 24 hours have been admitted to the hospital, the Health Ministry's spokeswoman announced....

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