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 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....

 2021-01-27 11:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Japan, US FMs agree to strengthen alliance...

TOKYO, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and the new US Secretary of State Antony Blinken agreed on Wednesday to further strengthen the Japan-US alliance and closely work together on regional and global issues, Japan's Forei...

 2021-01-27 11:26 

Arutz Sheva

Resident of Samaria indicted for threatening police...

An indictment was filed this morning against a Samaria resident for threatening a police officer, violating a legal provision and disrupting an officer performing his duties. According to the indictment, the defendant refused to accept an order issued aga...

 2021-01-27 11:24 

Times of Israel

YouTube suspends Trump indefinitely, stops Giuliani monetizing clips...

Video-sharing giant joins other social media platforms banning former US president over Capitol storming, punishes his lawyer for posting misleading informationVideo-sharing giant joins other social media platforms banning former US president over Capitol...

 2021-01-27 11:24 

Al Arabiya

Bahrain stops indoor dining, moves schools to remote learning to contain COVID-19...

Bahrain will suspend dine-in services in restaurants and cafes and will move public and private schools to remote learning for three weeks to contain the s...

 2021-01-27 11:24 

Bahrain News Agency

LG Household & Health Care Q4 net up 6.6 pct on robust sales...
 2021-01-27 11:22 

JPost.com

Amir Peretz quits Knesset...

On Friday afternoon, when the resignation takes effect, he will be replaced in the Knesset by former Meretz MK Ilan Gilon....

 2021-01-27 11:22 

JPost.com

Coronavirus: Aliyah on hold for Americans due to airport shutdown...

Nefesh B'Nefesh: Despite the hardships it's brought, the decision is understandable....

 2021-01-27 11:21 

Bahrain News Agency

Microsoft earnings rise as pandemic boosts cloud computing...
 2021-01-27 11:20 

JPost.com

Two suspects in their 20s allegedly assault senior, steal his marijuana...
 2021-01-27 11:20 

Arutz Sheva

Rabbi Yigal Kaminetzky: Unite all religious Zionist parties...

Rabbi Kaminetzky lays out his reasons and plans for a religious Zionist government...

 2021-01-27 11:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rabbi Yigal Kaminetzky: Unite all religious Zionist parties...

Rabbi Kaminetzky lays out his reasons and plans for a religious Zionist government...

 2021-01-27 11:17 

Press TV

Coppa Italia: Inter Milan 2-1 AC Milan...

Inter Milan have advanced to the Coppa Italia semifinals after edging past city rivals AC Milan 2-1 at the San Siro....

 2021-01-27 11:16 

Arutz Sheva

Ben-Gvir: Smotrich or not, we're running for office...

Head of Otzma Yehudit Itamar Ben-Gvir said that if the nationalist Zionist camp unites, it will be victorious. In an interview to Galei Tzahal, Ben-Gvir stated that whether Smotrich agrees to a joint run or returns to Bennett, Otzma will participate in th...

 2021-01-27 11:15 

MehrNews.com

Iran COVID-19 update: 91 deaths, 6,608 cases in 24 hours...

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 6,608 COVID-19 infections and 91 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours....

 2021-01-27 11:14 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran Records 6,608 New Coronavirus Cases...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Wednesday that 6,608 new cases of coronavirus infection have been reported across the country during the past 24 hours, addin ....

 2021-01-27 11:14 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Amir receive officials...

KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace, Wednesday, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim. In t...

 2021-01-27 11:13 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Opposed to Presence of Foreign Fighters in Region - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with his Armenian counterpart slammed the presence of terrorists and foreign fighters in the region....

 2021-01-27 11:12 

JPost.com

Palestinian fatwa bans Muslims from following 'modern Abrahamic faith'...

The council warned that calls to follow the "modern Abrahamic religion are dangerous and tantamount to apostasy."...

 2021-01-27 11:10 

Times of Israel

Experts say serology tests unreliable, as immunity doesn't require antibodies...

Infectious disease chief advising Health Ministry warns against using serology tests in rollout of 'green passport,' since body fights reinfection even after antibodies fadeInfectious disease chief advising Health Ministry warns against using sero...

 2021-01-27 11:09 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency US: Rate of Guns Seized at Airport Checkpoints Jumped in 2020...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Security screeners confiscated guns at airport checkpoints at a record pace last year although the total number of guns dropped along with the steep plunge in travele ....

 2021-01-27 11:08 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran: No Way for US but to End Interference in Afghanistan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh stressed that intra-Afghan talks are the only way to reach a peaceful solution to the crisis in the country, sayi ....

 2021-01-27 11:06 

Press TV

Syria to UN: Israel occupation of Arab lands threatens regional stability...

Syria's UN envoy says the Israeli regime's occupation of Arab territories poses serious threats to the regional stability and security....

 2021-01-27 11:06 

Kuwait News Agency

Bahrain: 459 COVID-19 infections, one death...

MANAMA, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- The Bahraini Ministry of Health said on Wednesday that 459 more people tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) over the last 24 hours, in addition to one death. The virus infections in Bahrain include 253 expatriate w...

 2021-01-27 11:05 

Haaretz Daily

Backing Netanyahu on Iran, Israel's army chief strikes defiant tone against Biden...

Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi has warned the new administration against returning to the Iranian nuclear deal, but he shouldn't be lecturing Israel's key ally...

 2021-01-27 11:05 

Haaretz Daily

Backing Netanyahu on Iran, Israel's military chief strikes defiant tone against Biden...

Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi has warned the new administration against returning to the Iranian nuclear deal, but he shouldn't be lecturing Israel's key ally...

 2021-01-27 11:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Japan reports 3,496 new virus cases, total at 374,067...

TOKYO, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- Japan reported 3,496 new cases of the coronavirus over the last 24 hours as of 04:00 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, raising the nation's total number to 374,067, the health ministry and local authorities said. The country's ...

 2021-01-27 11:04 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

QRCS delivers food parcels to 68,670 beneficiaries in Yemen...

In Partnership with Yemen Red Crescent Society, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has concluded a project to distribute food parcels in five governorates of Yemen ......

 2021-01-27 11:02 

i24 News

Saudi Arabia hosts 'Davos in Desert' amid pandemic...
 2021-01-27 11:01 

JPost.com

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Luxembourg signs major restitution pledge...

The agreement sees the donation of 1 million euros as a symbolic acknowledgement and purchasing the Conqfontaines Abbey, which was a Nazi internment camp, and convert it into a memorial....

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