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 2020-11-28 23:32 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon streets flooded after downpour...

Floods in areas across Lebanon engulfed roads after a heavy rainfall hit the country late Saturday morning....

 2020-11-28 23:29 

Times of Israel

Widow of slain Iran nuclear scientist: His wish to be 'martyred' came true...

After years of being in the shadows, image of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh suddenly seen everywhere in Iranian media following assassination; officials blame Israel, vow revengeAfter years of being in the shadows, image of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh suddenly seen everywher...

 2020-11-28 23:27 

Press TV

Sudan bids farewell to the former prime minister Sadiq al-Mahdi...

Tens of thousands of Sudanese bid farewell to their last democratically-elected prime minister, who died of COVID-19-related complications at 84....

 2020-11-28 23:25 

JPost.com

Coronavirus: Mexico records over 10,000 new cases, 586 deaths...
 2020-11-28 23:21 

Haaretz Daily

Palestinian president heads to Jordan and Egypt for meetings with leaders...

Mahmoud Abbas' departure from Ramallah for the first time since May comes a week after the Palestinian Authority said it would resume security coordination with Israel...

 2020-11-28 23:18 

Al Jazeera

'We are fed up': Guatemalans continue anti-government protests...

Guatemala's Congress annulled a contentious budget this week, but protesters are still calling for president to resign....

 2020-11-28 23:13 

JPost.com

Instagram censors Iranian support for assassinated nuclear chief report...

This is not the first time Instagram removed posts supporting an assassinated Iranian official, having done something similar following the assassination of IRGC Quds Force head Qassem Soleimani....

 2020-11-28 23:12 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: UK police arrest 155 in anti-lockdown protests in London...

Police in London said on Saturday that they had made 155 arrests as they tried to break up anti-lockdown and anti-vaccine protests.The police said the arre...

 2020-11-28 23:11 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump planning a 'surprise' for Biden?...

Reports say Trump is planning to announce 2024 presidential run, perhaps on the day of Biden's inauguration....

 2020-11-28 23:08 

Al Arabiya

Turkey condemns killing of Iranian nuclear scientist, urges restraint...

Turkey condemned on Saturday the "heinous assassination" of Iran's top nuclear scientist and called for the perpetrators of the attack to be held accountab...

 2020-11-28 23:05 

Press TV

Kashmir votes in local elections amid heightened security...

Indian-ruled Kashmir heads to the polls for local elections amid beefed-up security. The first electoral process comes after New Delhi stripped the region of its autonomous status last year....

 2020-11-28 23:04 

MehrNews.com

'American Bull' wins award at Chilean, Turkish film festivals...

TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) Iranian short 'American Bull' directed by Fateme Tousi, has won awards at two international film festivals in Chile and Turkey....

 2020-11-28 23:00 

Times of Israel

2 Sudanese migrants said arrested after crossing into Israel from Lebanon...

Border breach prompted army to shoot up flares, alarming local residents, before incident was determined to not be security-relatedBorder breach prompted army to shoot up flares, alarming local residents, before incident was determined to not be security-...

 2020-11-28 22:51 

Al Jazeera

Brazilians to vote in municipal runoff as COVID-19 rages...

Runoff races for Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's two most-populous cities, will be among those held on Sunday....

 2020-11-28 22:47 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain marks World Diabetes Day...
 2020-11-28 22:46 

The Peninsula Qatar

MoI acts against 49 people for not following Covid-19 precautionary measures...

Ministry of Interior (MoI) has referred 34 people to the Public Prosecution on November 27 for not wearing masks, which is mandatory as part of Covid-19 precautionary measures....

 2020-11-28 22:45 

Haaretz Daily

Assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist a tactical success that risks strategic escalation...

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh's killing will complicate Biden's return to nuclear deal If Israel is behind it, it may find it has damaged its relationship with the administration more than it damaged Iran...

 2020-11-28 22:44 

Kuwait News Agency

Sudan: 15 virus deaths, 336 infections...

KHARTOUM, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- The Sudanese Ministry of Health on Saturday said that 15 patients succumbed to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and 336 people tested positive for the virus in 24 hours. The confirmed overall infections and deaths rose to 17,404 and 1...

 2020-11-28 22:43 

Al Arabiya

UK, France plan to curb English Channel migrant crossings...

The British government said Saturday that it had struck an agreement with France to double the number of French police patrolling beaches in the country's...

 2020-11-28 22:38 

Press TV

Assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist triggers mass rallies...

The assassination of the Iranian top nuclear scientist has drawn condemnation from Iranians from all walks of life....

 2020-11-28 22:38 

Kuwait News Agency

Morocco reports 50 COVID-19 deaths, 4,412 infections...

RABAT, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- Moroccan health authorities said on Saturday that 50 new Coronavirus fatalities and 4,412 infections were recorded in the past 24 hours. The new figures pushed the overall number of Covid-19-induced deaths and infections up to 5,73...

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Biden administration may lure international students back, but not overnight...

The United States is home to some of the best higher education institutions in the world, which was attested again by the latest The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Visitors track down mystery desert monolith...

Some intrepid visitors have been flocking to a remote part of southern Utah in an effort to be among the first to see the mystery metal monolith....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Thousands take to the streets as France reels from police violence...

Thousands took to the streets across France yesterday to demand that the government abandon a contentious new security law, in a controversy intensified by the beating and racial abuse of a black man by police officers that shocked the country....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Al Farkiah Beach timings...

Al Khor and Al Thakhira Municipality has made an announcement on the timings of Al Farkiah Beach. On Sunday and Wednesday, the beach is open to women and children only from 7am to 10pm, according to a post on the Ministry of Municipality and Environment&#...

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Preparing for dhow festival...

Preparations for the 10th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival are continuing in full swing....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Cuban American to lead Homeland Security...

The rise of Alejandro Mayorkas may be just the feel-good story Miami needs post-election.After his parents fled Fidel Castro's Communist takeover of Cuba in 1960, Mayorkas lived in Miami as a child....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Sky full of delights...

Light rain was reported from parts of Qatar, including Doha, in the early hours yesterday. This was followed by cloudy conditions at times later in the day....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Defiant protesters hit streets in south Iraq for second day...

Anti-government protesters defied lockdowns and the threat of violence to demonstrate yesterday in several Iraqi cities, with new clashes with security forces claiming the life of one protester....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Pope installs new cardinals...

Pope Francis has installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African-American to hold the high rank, further expanding the Pontiff's impact on the group that will one day elect his successor....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

City University College graduates its first cohort...

City University College (CUC) recently graduated its first cohort of Business students, the Class of 2020....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Top QRCS officials visit Sudan...

A high-profile delegation from Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is visiting Sudan to enhance bilateral relations with the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS)....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Process II exhibition opens tomorrow...

Al Markhiya Gallery, located at Katara the Cultural Village, will host Part 2 of the Process exhibition from tomorrow until January 8, 2021....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Tree-planting with National Service Academy...

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME)'s Public Parks Department, in co-operation with the National Service Academy, has held a tree-planting event as part of the initiative to plant 1mn trees....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Kuwait News Agency

UK suffers 479 Covid-19 deaths, 15,871 infections...

LONDON, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- The tally of confirmed coronavirus-induced fatalities across the UK grew by 479 to 58,030, health authorities said on Saturday. Some 15,871 more Covid-19 cases were also registered in the country over the last 24 hours, pushing th...

 2020-11-28 22:34 

Al Arabiya

Paris protesters clash with police at protest against police violence...

Hundreds of black-clad protesters clashed with police at the end of a demonstration against police violence in Paris on Saturday after masked protesters la...

 2020-11-28 22:33 

Times of Israel

J Street denounces killing of top Iranian nuclear scientist...

Head of dovish US lobby says, 'It seems those who oppose the JCPOA will stop at nothing to kill the agreement once and for all'Head of dovish US lobby says, 'It seems those who oppose the JCPOA will stop at nothing to kill the agreement once a...

 2020-11-28 22:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon reports 1,696 new coronavirus cases, 11 more deaths...

Lebanon reports 1,696 new coronavirus cases, 11 more deaths...

 2020-11-28 22:29 

Al Arabiya

UN calls for restraint after assassination of Iran's nuclear scientist...

The United Nations urged restraint Saturday after tensions rose in the Middle East with the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.Iran has blame...

 2020-11-28 22:28 

Kuwait News Agency

PLO calls for ending historical injustice against Palestinians...

GAZA, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Saturday called on the international community to assume its responsibilities towards the Palestinian cause and end historical injustice against the Palestinian people. On the eve of marki...

 2020-11-28 22:25 

Al Arabiya

Hundreds protest outside Israel leader's Jerusalem home...

About 1,000 protesters gathered outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem on Saturday night, pressing ahead with...

 2020-11-28 22:25 

MehrNews.com

'Warehouse' nominated at Brazil's GIMFA...

TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) Iranian short film 'Warehouse' (Original title in Persian: Anbar) has been nominated for awards at Brazil's GIMFA (Gralha International Monthly Film Awards)....

 2020-11-28 22:20 

Al Arabiya

All you need to know about Iran's nuclear program...

A 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is being eroded and efforts to revive the pact face a new challenge with the killing of Tehran's top nucl...

 2020-11-28 22:17 

JPost.com

Rwanda mulls embassy move to Jerusalem...

To date, only the United States and Guatemala have embassies in Jerusalem, while the remainder of 87 countries with embassies in Israel have located them in the Tel Aviv area....

 2020-11-28 22:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

J Street condemns killing of top Iranian nuclear scientist...

J Street president defines assassination "an attempt to sabotage the ability of the incoming Biden administration to re-enter the JCPOA"...

 2020-11-28 22:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkey records 182 Covid-19 deaths, 30,103 cases...

ANKARA, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- Some 182 patients died of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), and 30,103 people tested positive for the disease in Turkey over the last 24 hours, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Saturday. Thus, the latest figures raised the d...

 2020-11-28 21:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rudy Giuliani: 'This was a major fraud'...

President Trump legal team member Rudy Giuliani comments on team's next steps....

 2020-11-28 21:54 

Press TV

Trump may pardon people and corporations for money: Expert...

Trump is a dishonest and corrupt person who can start pardoning people and corporations for money, an American political commentator has opined....

 2020-11-28 21:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Irregular Biden & the wrong media'...

Greg Kelly 'shows five ways that Biden's numbers strayed from election 'norms,' and five times the mainstream media got story wrong.'...

 2020-11-28 21:46 

The Jordan Times

ACC submits list of struggling sectors to Labour Ministry...

AMMAN — The Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) Saturday said that it had submitted to the Ministry of Labour a list of sectors, which were battered by the coronavirus pandemic and the urgent measures needed to address the situation. The ACC said that t...

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