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 2021-02-25 20:40 

Bahrain News Agency

Qantas expects to start international flights in October...
 2021-02-25 20:38 

Bahrain News Agency

Italy's Lombardy again in virus crisis as Brescia sees surge...
 2021-02-25 20:37 

Arutz Sheva

Construction documented at mass Jewish grave in Lithuania...

Construction was documented near a mass grave of Jewish Lithuanian Holocaust victims on privately owned land....

 2021-02-25 20:37 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Construction documented at mass Jewish grave in Lithuania...

Construction was documented near a mass grave of Jewish Lithuanian Holocaust victims on privately owned land....

 2021-02-25 20:37 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

GOSI obtains ISO 10002:2018...
 2021-02-25 20:37 

Arutz Sheva

Bnei Brak: Police arrest 5 for launching fireworks...

Police have arrested five Bnei Brak residents in their 20s on suspicion of operating dangerous fireworks in the city. The suspects were brought in for questioning on suspicion of launching firecrackers, operating a fireworks network and disturbing...

 2021-02-25 20:33 

Ynetnews

23-year-old COVID patient dies after suddenly collapsing at home...
 2021-02-25 20:32 

The Peninsula Qatar

Officials thwart attempt to smuggle Lyrica pills into Qatar...

Air Cargo and Private Airports Customs Department thwarted an attempt to smuggle Lyrica pills into the country....

 2021-02-25 20:31 

Al Arabiya

Morocco considering legalizing medicinal cannabis for therapeutic use...

Morocco, a country where large volumes of cannabis are grown illicitly, is considering legalizing production for therapeutic use of the drug, the...

 2021-02-25 20:25 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syria receives COVID-19 vaccinations from 'friendly country'...

Syria's health minister said on Thursday that the country had received COVID-19 vaccination doses from a "friendly country" and health care workers would start receiving inoculations next week....

 2021-02-25 20:21 

Times of Israel

West Bank hospitals under stress as 3rd coronavirus wave hits Palestinians hard...

Congestion in ICUs reaches new heights, according to PA Health Minister Mai al-Kaila; 25%-30% of tests in Bethlehem coming back positive, says PA health officialCongestion in ICUs reaches new heights, according to PA Health Minister Mai al-Kaila; 25%-30% ...

 2021-02-25 20:20 

Al Jazeera

Fight for $15: US retailer Costco raises its hourly wage to $16...

The raise comes amid US President Joe Biden's plans to raise the national minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025....

 2021-02-25 20:20 

Press TV

Armenian PM warns of military coup; pro-govt. rally held in Yerevan...

Armenian premier Nikol Pashinyan says the military has staged an attempted coup against his government....

 2021-02-25 20:17 

Ynetnews

Jailed Putin critic Navalny moved, probably to prison camp...
 2021-02-25 20:14 

Saudi Press Agency

CEO of Formula E Highlights Strong Partnership with Saudi Arabia...
 2021-02-25 20:13 

Haaretz Daily

Support for Netanyahu's Likud party in decline, election poll shows...

The Channel 13 News poll predicts pro-Netanyahu bloc to win 45 seats, and the anti-Netanyahu bloc to win 60 seats, one short of a Knesset majority. 'People don't want to go back to an unstable government,' the premier says in a rare interview...

 2021-02-25 20:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Esther pleas with the king - in Jerusalem, 2021...

Popular singer/DJ Yerachmiel releases a new music video of Esther supplication featuring Shifra Levy and produced by Ben Wallick....

 2021-02-25 20:09 

Haaretz Daily

Israel Air Force picks new transport helicopter: Lockheed Martin's CH-53K...

The new helicopter will replace the CH-53 Yas'ur helicopters which have been serving the Air Force since the late 1960s...

 2021-02-25 20:08 

Arutz Sheva

Israel to vaccinate eastern Jerusalem Arabs...

A spokesman for Magen David Adom said the organization will operate a vaccination caravan at Damascus Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem from 9am till 2pm tomorrow (Fri). According to the statement, the drive will be part of the national effort against the...

 2021-02-25 20:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israel halts sale of vaccines...

A complaint from the Attorney General and Security Minister has temporarily frozen the Prime Minister's plans to sell surplus vaccines....

 2021-02-25 20:03 

Al Jazeera

Palestinians slam Israel's move to send vaccines overseas...

Palestinian Authority foreign minister denounces Israel sending vaccines to foreign allies as 'political blackmail'....

 2021-02-25 20:03 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

UN in Bahrain: Corrective Justice Law for Children showcases Bahrain's commitment to international conventions on human rights...
 2021-02-25 20:02 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Special envoy for Climate Affairs receives Oceans series filming crew...
 2021-02-25 20:01 

FARS News Agency

Frigid Temperatures Grip Texas: Freeze Shows Texans True Cost of Unregulated Power...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The fallout from the big freeze left some customers owing thousands but experts say one way or another consumers will pay the price for the state's vulnerable energy ....

 2021-02-25 20:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Health minister fuels Lebanese anger over vaccine line-jumping...

Lebanon's health minister said he had allowed lawmakers to receive COVID-19 shots to thank them for passing an emergency law and dismissed anger over politicians jumping the queue as an overreaction....

 2021-02-25 19:57 

Haaretz Daily

How California's Jewish community won the battle over the state's ethnic studies program...

Is a Californian model ethnic studies curriculum trying to cleanse Jews from history, as some critics have claimed? Not according to the Jewish groups who helped revise it...

 2021-02-25 19:53 

Haaretz Daily

'I wanted to be the first Iranian to come to Israel'...

Before 2019, the idea of Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei competing in Tel Aviv would have been a pipe dream. But Mollaei's new reality comes with a heavy price, he tells Haaretz in an interview...

 2021-02-25 19:52 

Al Jazeera

UEFA launches probe into abuse aimed at Ibrahimovic...

Swedish striker, who has Bosnian roots, was subjected to ethnic abuse by an individual seated in a VIP box in Serbia....

 2021-02-25 19:51 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Foreign Minister discusses regional challenges with US counterpart...

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan spoke on the phone with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, according to a statement published...

 2021-02-25 19:48 

Arutz Sheva

New poll shows Right-wing bloc at 56 seats...

A Purim-eve poll shows Blue and White slipping behind, Likud's block nearly at enough seats for a government....

 2021-02-25 19:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New poll shows Right-wing blocat 56 seats...

A Purim-eve poll shows Blue and White slipping behind, Likud's block nearly at enough seats for a government....

 2021-02-25 19:41 

Kuwait News Agency

Pfizer studies COVID vaccine booster shot in new trial...

WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (KUNA) -- Pfizer and German partner BioNTech have started testing a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine to determine the immune response against new variants of the virus, the drug manufacturer said on Thursday. The study is part of a ...

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Natural gas to contribute the least to energy emissions by 2050: GECF...

The impact of Covid-19 in 2020 is estimated to have led to around a 7% reduction in global energy-related CO2 emissions; the GECF said and noted this decline, however, will be short-lived with a rebound in 2021 and 2022 as energy demand recovers....

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Vasilevskiy, Lightning shut out Hurricanes...

Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 25 shots for his first shutout of the season and Ross Colton scored a goal in his NHL debut to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-0 victory over the visiting Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday afternoon....

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

QF partner Tamuq's faculty ranked top scientific minds...

Nine faculty members from Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq), a Qatar Foundation partner university, were included on a list recently published by Stanford University researchers whose study identified the top 2% of most-cited scientists worldwide in a...

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar pledges to provide $60m to solve electricity crisis in Gaza...

HE Chairman of Qatar's Gaza Reconstruction Committee Ambassador Mohammed Al Emadi, stated that the State of Qatar has pledged to provide an amount of $60m to finance the project to supply the Gaza Strip with the gas necessary to solve the electricity ...

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoPH reports 540 Covid-19 recoveries...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Thursday 465 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), of which 408 were from community cases and 57 from travellers returning from abroad who are subject to quarantine....

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Yellen seeks debt transparency as IMF eyes expanded firepower...

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen called for greater transparency around the use of International Monetary Fund resources and on existing stocks of debt as global finance chiefs consider an expansion in the IMF's lending firepower....

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Al Duhail, Al Sadd in electrifying 2021 Qatar Cup Final...

QNB Stars Leagues reigning champions Al Duhail and champions-to-be Al Sadd will face off in an electrifying 2021 Qatar Cup final on Friday, 26th February, 2021 at the Al Duhail Stadium....

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

MoCI undersecretary receives high-level Chilean delegation...

HE the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) Sultan bin Rashid al-Khater Thursday met Rodrigo Yanez, Chile's Undersecretary for International Economic Relations and the accompanying delegation currently visiting Qatar....

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

India crush England inside two days in pink-ball Test...

India crushed England by 10 wickets yesterday in a rare two day Test triumph that winning captain Virat Kohli said had been "bizarre"....

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

Georgetown Research Lecture Series at QF highlights history of Somali piracy in Indian Ocean...

The Indian Ocean Working Group (IOWG) research initiative at Qatar Foundation-partner Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) organised a Loiy Hammad Memorial Lecture featuring Jatin Dua, associate professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, on...

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Residential stock in Qatar at 303,015 units at end-2020: ValuStrat...

Despite Covid-19 and slowdown in the growth of expatriate population, the annual fall in rents and capital values of residential units during 2020 was less compared to year-on-year (YoY) decline in 2019, the researcher said in its country report...

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Commercial banks' total assets jump 8.55% year-on-year to QR1.69tn in January: QCB...

The year 2021 has started off on a solid footing for Doha's commercial banks as their total assets expanded faster year-on-year than the country's gross domestic product (GDP) this January, according to the Qatar Central Bank data....

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

Loyola International School students shine at SOF General Knowledge Olympiad Examination...

Students of Loyola International School recently participated in the annual Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) General Knowledge Olympiad Examination and performed...

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

VCUarts Qatar's Sonic Jeel to perform at New York-based Art Fair...

'Sonic Jeel', an artist collective made up of students, faculty and alumni from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar), a Qatar Foundation (QF) partner-university, has been invited to perform virtually on ...

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Jazz thump Lakers, Dort spurs Thunder...

The Utah Jazz manhandled the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, improving on their league-leading record with a pitiless 114-89 victory....

 2021-02-25 19:37 

Arutz Sheva

Lapid and Liberman discuss ways of unseating Netanyahu...

Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid met with leader of Yisrael Beytenu Avigdor Liberman in Modi'in today. Channel 12 News reported that the two discussed ways of taking over for Netanyahu's regime following the upcoming elections....

 2021-02-25 19:36 

Al Jazeera

Can justice be served 12 years after Sri Lanka's civil war ended?...

UN's human rights chief said Sri Lankan government is failing to pursue those responsible for war crimes....

 2021-02-25 19:33 

Haaretz Daily

What's behind China's COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Africa?...

Beijing's burgeoning ties with African countries, accelerating during the era of so-called vaccine nationalism, are raising questions about its motives...

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