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 2020-05-24 00:00 

MehrNews.com

Larijani felicitates counterparts in Islamic countries on Eid al-Fitr...

TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani felicitated his counterparts in the Islamic countries on the arrival of Eid al-Fitr [marking the fasting month of Ramadan]....

 2020-05-23 23:59 

Gulf Times

Brookfield to discuss rejoining Virgin Australia bidding...

Brookfield Asset Management Inc is in discussions with administrators for Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd over rejoining the bidding for the airline after withdrawing from consideration, people familiar with the matter said....

 2020-05-23 23:57 

Gulf Times

Alibaba says it can comply with US securities rules...

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd chief financial officer Maggie Wu said the company is closely monitoring a US bill that aims to delist foreign companies from the country's stock exchanges and anticipates that it will be able to comply with any new regulatio...

 2020-05-23 23:54 

Gulf Times

Ambani ordered to pay $700mn in dispute with Chinese banks...

Former billionaire Anil Ambani was ordered by a London judge to pay more than $700mn to a trio of Chinese banks following a dispute over defaulted loans....

 2020-05-23 23:54 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier congratulates Eritrean President...
 2020-05-23 23:52 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier greeted on Eid Al-Fitr...
 2020-05-23 23:52 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier receives Eid Al-Fitr greetings...
 2020-05-23 23:51 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier congratulated on Eid Al-Fitr...
 2020-05-23 23:49 

Gulf Times

Wall Street investors are diversifying bets in healthcare sector...

Investors are diversifying bets in the healthcare sector, as the rush to develop treatments for Covid-19 has driven up prices for some pharmaceutical stocks....

 2020-05-23 23:49 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's Amir receives Eid Al-Fitr greetings from Saudi Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz...

KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Saturday evening a phone call from Saudi Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. In his call, Prince Muqrin congratulated His Highness the Amir on Eid Al-Fitr, sl...

 2020-05-23 23:49 

Bahrain News Agency

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HM King congratulates Eritrean President...
 2020-05-23 23:47 

Gulf Times

A gold vault in London is key to a $62bn ETF's success...

Gold-backed ETFs are on pace for a record haul in a year that's seen some funds tracking oil futures founder....

 2020-05-23 23:46 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Receives Phone Call From President of Mauritania...
 2020-05-23 23:45 

Haaretz Daily

Iranian fuel tankers approach Venezuelan waters despite U.S. warning...

As both countries are under U.S. sanctions, Washington is considering measures in response to the fuel shipment, according to a senior U.S. official, who did not elaborate on any options...

 2020-05-23 23:44 

Gulf Times

PM Johnson resists calls to sack Cummings over lockdown drive...

The British government yesterday rejected calls to sack top adviser Dominic Cummings over allegations he broke coronavirus lockdown rules by travelling across the country while displaying symptoms of the disease....

 2020-05-23 23:43 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's Amir receives Eid Al-Fitr greetings from Tabuk Governor...

KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Saturday evening a phone call from Governor of the Saudi northwestern region of Tabuk Prince Fahad bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz. In his call, Prince Fahad congratu...

 2020-05-23 23:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Childhood and coronavirus: How do times of crisis shape kids? - Radio...

Explore how this pandemic is changing childhood and how that might shape the practices, beliefs and behaviors of kids as they grow up....

 2020-05-23 23:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

Two more deaths due to Covid-19 reported in Qatar; 1732 new cases on May 23...

Ministry of Public Health announces 1,732 confirmed new cases of COVID-19 and 620 new recovered cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recovered cases in the State of Qatar to 8,513. The Ministry also announces two deaths due to the viru...

 2020-05-23 23:25 

Gulf Times

Over 125,000 Covid-19 cases, glitches continue to emerge...

As Lockdown-4 brought in easing of restrictions across the country, India crossed the 125,000 mark of coronavirus cases with the total number rising to 1,25,101, federal Health Ministry data revealed yesterday....

 2020-05-23 23:25 

JPost.com

Lapid: Ministers who join Netanyahu at court are a national disgrace...
 2020-05-23 23:23 

Gulf Times

Protests break out in Kolkata over power and water; NDRF, Army deploy...

The death toll from Cyclone Amphan in India and Bangladesh yesterday exceeded 100 as thousands of residents in the eastern metropolis of Kolkata held protests and road blockades over the failure to have power and drinking water supplies restored....

 2020-05-23 23:15 

Gulf Times

Europe's Hamiltonian moment...

The new Franco-German proposal for a 500bn ($547bn) European recovery fund could turn out to be the most important historic consequence of the coronavirus....

 2020-05-23 23:13 

Gulf Times

White continent is turning green due to climate change...

Antarctica's snow is gradually turning green as warming temperatures due to climate change are helping the formation and spread of "green snow", first map of the algae blooms on the southernmost continent has shown....

 2020-05-23 23:11 

Gulf Times

Emerging markets' hidden debt risk...

Stark warnings about the Covid-19 shock's potentially devastating effects on emerging markets (EMs) have become ubiquitous. With the pandemic engulfing ever more countries, EMs face a mass exit by foreign investors seeking safe assets....

 2020-05-23 23:11 

JPost.com

Israeli app allows online psychiatric evaluations for mental health patients...

This is the first time a replacement service to hospitalization has been made available in Israel....

 2020-05-23 23:10 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

OIC Chief sends Eid Al-Fitr message...
 2020-05-23 23:06 

Times of Israel

Egypt's Sissi pardons ex-cop convicted of slaying pop star...

Mohsen al-Sukkari was hired by real estate tycoon to kill Lebanese singer Suzanne Tamim in 2008; over 3,000 others also granted clemency for Eid al-Fitr holidayMohsen al-Sukkari was hired by real estate tycoon to kill Lebanese singer Suzanne Tamim in 2008...

 2020-05-23 23:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's Amir receives Eid greetings from leader of Iraq's Hikma bloc...

KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir of Kuwait's Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received a phone call on Saturday from leader of Iraq's Hikma (wisdom) bloc Ammar Al-Hakim congratulating him on Eid Al-Fitr, slated for Sunday. In ...

 2020-05-23 23:00 

MehrNews.com

Iranian documentary to vie at US' Southeast Regional filmfest....

TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) Directed by Iman Bayatfar, 'To Be Is Better Than Not To Be' will compete in the long documentary section of the 2020 Southeast Regional Film Festival....

 2020-05-23 22:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 97,049 - US & Canada...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 1,622,114 cases of new coronavirus....

 2020-05-23 22:45 

Bahrain Mirror

Sacrifices of Diraz Massacre Martyrs Failed Regime's Objectives in Ending Leadership of Ayatollah Qassim: Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi...

The Al-Wefaq Deputy S-G said that the massacre committed by the regime 3 years ago in Al-Diraz, which claimed the lives of 5 martyrs, aimed at...

 2020-05-23 22:42 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Saudi economy can deal with budget deficit, revenue decline, says Min....

Saudi Arabia's economy is solid and capable of dealing with the budget deficit and the decline in revenues brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, the K...

 2020-05-23 22:42 

The Peninsula Qatar

La Liga season can resume from June 8: PM Sanchez...

Spanish football's top flight division La Liga can return to action from June 8 after being disrupted by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday....

 2020-05-23 22:41 

Bahrain Mirror

Youngest Political Prisoner Released after 8 Years of Prison and Torture...

The Bahraini authorities released on Saturday (May 23, 2020) Ibrahim Al-Moqdad, the youngest political prisoner in Bahrain, after spending 8 years behind bars....

 2020-05-23 22:37 

Bahrain News Agency

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HM King congratulated on Eid Al-Fitr...
 2020-05-23 22:32 

Al Arabiya

North Korea's Kim vows to further bolster nuclear capabilities...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosted a military meeting to discuss new policies to bolster the country's nuclear capabilities, state media KCNA said on S...

 2020-05-23 22:31 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Receives Phone Call From President of Djibouti...
 2020-05-23 22:28 

Bahrain News Agency

Debt and coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy protection...
 2020-05-23 22:23 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Saudi King: world facing unprecedented pandemic; economic crisis...
 2020-05-23 22:18 

Bahrain News Agency

Holiday amid pandemic: Americans divided on how to respond...
 2020-05-23 22:16 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Talking basketball, Zionism and Judaism - Sports News & Analysis‏...

Watch Israeli NBA basketball player Omri Caspi's video podcast with a fellow basketball star - Amar'e Stoudemire....

 2020-05-23 22:14 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Oxford's vaccine trial has 50 percent chance of success...

The University of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has only a 50 percent chance of success as the coronavirus seems to be fading rapidly in Britain, the pro...

 2020-05-23 22:12 

JPost.com

Israeli Hodaya Monsonego released from prison to house arrest in Peru...
 2020-05-23 22:07 

Times of Israel

Czech FM, a staunch Israel ally, pans annexation, sparking internal row...

Country's president, PM denounce op-ed in which Tom Petek and former top diplomat argue that annexing West Bank would raise questions about Israel's future as a democracyCountry';s president, PM denounce op-ed in which Tom Petek and former top ...

 2020-05-23 22:05 

MehrNews.com

Nights of Ramadan behind Imam Reza [PBUH] holy shrine...

MASHHAD, May 24 (MNA) Lovers, enthusiasts and pilgrims of Imam Reza [PBUH] perform pilgrimage and recite prayers and supplications behind the closed doors of the holy shrine at the ending nights of the holy month of Ramadan....

 2020-05-23 22:00 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Public Security Assistant Chief: over 100000 meals distributed daily...
 2020-05-23 21:56 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus in UAE: $2,723 fine for violators among people required to use Alhosn app...

People who have tested positive for the coronavirus in the UAE and those who came into contact with infected individuals are required to wear an electronic...

 2020-05-23 21:50 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UK shooting victim laid to rest in Lebanon hometown...

A 19-year-old victim of a shooting in the United Kingdom last week was laid to rest at her hometown in south Lebanon amid public signs of grief and disbelief....

 2020-05-23 21:45 

Gulf Times

Gulf Times extends greetings to its readers on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr....

Gulf Times extends greetings to its readers on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr....

 2020-05-23 21:39 

Haaretz Daily

Haaretz cartoon...

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