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 2021-02-24 03:46 

JPost.com

Israeli PixCell's device to help in US rural health research...

The HemoScreen device is FDA cleared to perform the Complete Blood Count (CBC), which can be used at the point of testing....

 2021-02-24 03:45 

Arutz Sheva

Biden increases weekly vaccine shipments to states...

The Biden administration announced on Tuesday that it is further increasing the weekly vaccine shipments the federal government sends to states, The Hill reported. The White House"s COVID-19 response team announced that states will now receive 14....

 2021-02-24 03:41 

JPost.com

Jewish Agency pays tribute to late SA philanthropist Eric Samson...

Samson was a staunch supporter of Israel...

 2021-02-24 03:40 

Al Arabiya

Japan regions push to end state of emergency as COVID-19 cases fall...

Regional Japanese governments have requested emergency pandemic measures be lifted ahead of the March 7 scheduled end as new COVID-19 cases trend lower,...

 2021-02-24 03:39 

Haaretz Daily

Employment Service warns that job market is struggling to recover...

Employment Service attributes deterioration to cumulative effect of successive lockdowns, warns competition for jobs 'will grow more fierce' as extended period of unemployment benefits expires in June 2021...

 2021-02-24 03:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Biden increases weekly vaccine shipments to states...

White House announces states will now receive 14.5 million doses starting next week....

 2021-02-24 03:26 

Haaretz Daily

High-tech unions get a cool reception in Israel. Could U.S. example change that?...

Unionization at Alphabet and Amazon may yet inspire workers who have shown little interest in the idea...

 2021-02-24 03:25 

Times of Israel

Biden administration says human rights will be 'central' to ties with Egypt...

In call with Egyptian counterpart, Secretary of State Antony Blinken also stresses US concerns over potential Egyptian purchase of fighter jets from RussiaIn call with Egyptian counterpart, Secretary of State Antony Blinken also stresses US concerns over ...

 2021-02-24 03:14 

Al Arabiya

Biden, Iraqi prime minister discuss recent rocket attacks -White House...

US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on Tuesday discussed in a phone call the recent rocket attacks on Iraqi and coalition...

 2021-02-24 03:13 

Haaretz Daily

Gantz fears Netanyahu will fire Kahol Lavan ministers after March election...

Although a formal legal opinion from Attorney General Mendelblit might pave the way for Gantz's term in office to continue even if he quits the race or is not elected to the next Knesset, Gantz has not requested one from him...

 2021-02-24 03:13 

Arutz Sheva

PA tried to deceive the Biden administration...

Senior Hamas official says PA document sent to Biden which says Hamas supports a two-state solution is inaccurate....

 2021-02-24 03:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

PA tried to deceive the Biden administration...

Senior Hamas official says PA document sent to Biden which says Hamas supports a two-state solution is inaccurate....

 2021-02-24 03:01 

FARS News Agency

US: Washington National Cathedral Rings Bells 500 Times to Mark 500k COVID Deaths...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Washington National Cathedral tolled its mourning bell 500 times on Monday, once for every 1,000 American that died from COVID-19-related causes. On Monday, the US su ....

 2021-02-24 02:58 

JPost.com

China's bid to stop Wuhan COVID-19 spread cut deaths from other causes...

The study showed there were around 6,000 additional deaths in Wuhan over the January-March 2020 period, including 4,573 caused by pneumonia — most of which were COVID-related....

 2021-02-24 02:55 

Al Jazeera

Myanmar set for more protests, as Indonesia steps up diplomacy...

Indonesia's foreign minister is trying to build a regional coalition to resolve the crisis triggered by the coup....

 2021-02-24 02:49 

Press TV

Georgia political crisis heats up...

Tensions in Georgia have reached boiling point following the arrest of the country's main opposition leader....

 2021-02-24 02:44 

Times of Israel

Sacha Baron Cohen says he's done with disguise pranks...

'At some point, your luck runs out,' says the Jewish actor, who has been sued and nearly arrested while filming his movies and shows'At some point, your luck runs out,' says the Jewish actor, who has been sued and nearly arrested while fil...

 2021-02-24 02:38 

Arutz Sheva

Fauci: Israel is doing an extraordinarily good job...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and US President Joe Biden"s chief medical adviser, on Tuesday praised Israel"s vaccination campaign in an interview with i24NEWS. Fauci said that the eff...

 2021-02-24 02:31 

The Peninsula Qatar

Bard Al Ajouz, last of cold waves, starts February end: QMD...

Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) announced that Bard Al Ajouz days start at the end of February and last till March beginning....

 2021-02-24 02:31 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Fauci: Israel is doing an extraordinarily good job...

Biden's chief medical adviser praises Israel's vaccination campaign....

 2021-02-24 02:28 

Haaretz Daily

Israel opens COVID vaccination center at checkpoint in bid to reach East Jerusalem residents...

Vaccinations started at Qalandiyah checkpoint as cases jump and vaccinations lag in predominately Arab East Jerusalem...

 2021-02-24 02:19 

JPost.com

Edelstein: Not enough coronavirus vaccinations to celebrate Purim...
 2021-02-24 02:10 

Haaretz Daily

COVID-19 vaccines for the Palestinians...
 2021-02-24 02:09 

Press TV

Iran's parliament, government at loggerheads over JCPOA...

Iran's parliament has set up a commission to resolve differences with the government over a recent agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency....

 2021-02-24 02:09 

Arutz Sheva

South Korea to release Iranian assets in consultation with US...

South Korea"s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that Iranian assets worth an estimated $7 billion will be released following consultations with the United States, i24NEWS reported. The clarification after Tehran announced Monday that it had reached...

 2021-02-24 02:04 

Haaretz Daily

The tragic blunder of the High Court justices...
 2021-02-24 02:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

South Korea to release Iranian assets in consultation with US...

Iran has been pressuring South Korea for months to unblock assets held in two South Korean banks due to US sanctions....

 2021-02-24 02:01 

Times of Israel

Israel said set to give nearly 100,000 vaccine doses to 15 countries...

Report says list of states not yet finalized, will include Italy and Chad; top ministers say they weren't informed of Netanyahu's plan to exchange vaccines for diplomatic supportReport says list of states not yet finalized, will include Italy and ...

 2021-02-24 02:01 

FARS News Agency

Syria: Government Forces Open Corridor Allowing Civilians to Leave Militant-Held Areas in Idlib...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian government has opened corridors, Monday, in Sarmin, near Saraqib in Eastern Idlib, allowing civilians to travel from militant-held areas to government-cont ....

 2021-02-24 01:57 

Al Arabiya

Air travel quarantines are getting longer, lonelier amid spread of COVID-19 variants...

Quarantines continue to frustrate travelers and strangle airlines a year into the pandemic, with the threat from highly infectious coronavirus variants...

 2021-02-24 01:55 

FX Empire

Economic Data Puts the EUR in Focus Ahead of Day 2 of FED Chair Powell Testimony...

A quiet day on the economic calendar leaves the EUR and the Dollar in focus. German GDP numbers are due out ahead of a 2nd day of Powell testimony....

 2021-02-24 01:53 

Arutz Sheva

Biden holds online meeting with Canadian Prime Minister...

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday held an online meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The two discussed strengthening cooperation between the two countries and agreed to place the fight against coronavirus and the fight against the...

 2021-02-24 01:41 

Haaretz Daily

A truce with the 'hilltop youth'...
 2021-02-24 01:29 

JPost.com

Myanmar foreign minister in Thailand for talks after coup...
 2021-02-24 01:28 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar, Egypt hold first talks in Kuwait after Al-Ula Declaration...

Two official delegations from the State of Qatar and the Arab Republic of Egypt held their first meeting on Tuesday in the State of Kuwait to develop mechanisms and procedures for the future phase, after the Al-Ula Summit Declaration in the Kingdom of Sau...

 2021-02-24 01:20 

Arutz Sheva

Erdan welcomes new US Ambassador to the UN...

Ambassador Gilad Erdan welcomes Linda Thomas-Greenfield to the UN: I'm looking forward to working closely with you....

 2021-02-24 01:19 

JPost.com

Coronavirus: Law Committee to meet on Israel's travel restrictions...
 2021-02-24 01:15 

The Peninsula Qatar

Atalanta won't change style for Real Madrid, says Gasperini...

Gian Piero Gasperini says Atalanta can't lose their identity when they face Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16 and insists that an injury crisis makes the Spaniards no less dangerous....

 2021-02-24 01:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Erdan welcomes new US Ambassador to the UN...

Ambassador Gilad Erdan welcomes Linda Thomas-Greenfield to the UN: I'm looking forward to working closely with you....

 2021-02-24 01:08 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN: Iran increasing uranium enrichment purity, quantities...

The U.N.'s atomic watchdog says its inspectors have confirmed that Iran has started enriching uranium up to 20% purity, a technical step away from weapons-grade levels. It's the latest in a string of violations of the 2015 nuclear deal with world ...

 2021-02-24 01:01 

FARS News Agency

US Crosses 500,000th COVID Death...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States crossed the staggering milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths just over a year to the day since the coronavirus pandemic claimed its first known US vi ....

 2021-02-24 00:59 

Kuwait News Agency

Tunisia reports 32 fatalities, 844 infections of Covid-19...

TUNIS, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- The Tunisian Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday 32 deaths and 844 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of the country's confirmed infections to 229,781 the ministry said in a statement. The death toll since ...

 2021-02-24 00:53 

Al Arabiya

US President Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus...

The Biden administration is moving slowly but surely toward reengaging with the Palestinians after a near total absence of official contact during former...

 2021-02-24 00:50 

JPost.com

Friends, fellow athletes react to Tiger Woods car crash...

Fellow athletes and other notable figures reacted with concern after Tiger Woods' car accident....

 2021-02-24 00:46 

Arutz Sheva

25-year-old shot dead in Yarka, police investigating...

A 25-year-old resident of Tamra died after being shot in Yarka on Tuesday night. He was evacuated in critical condition to the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya, where he was pronounced dead. Police have opened an investigation....

 2021-02-24 00:44 

Times of Israel

US Senate confirms Biden's pick for UN ambassador...

Israeli envoy to world body congratulates Linda Thomas-Greenfield on her confirmation, says they'll work together against 'anti-Semitic BDS groups'Israeli envoy to world body congratulates Linda Thomas-Greenfield on her confirmation, says they...

 2021-02-24 00:42 

JPost.com

Biden to call Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday...

If carried out as planned, the call will be Biden's first conversation as president with the Saudi king....

 2021-02-24 00:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lawyer: Egypt releases activist after 30 months of detention...

Egyptian authorities Tuesday released a university professor and activist after he spent more than a year in pre-trail detention, his lawyer said....

 2021-02-24 00:41 

JPost.com

Yeshiva high school students have a binge-drinking problem...

The numbers are consistent across two years, 20 schools and thousands of students. The national data show that 22% of students have taken "more than just a taste or a sip" in the past 30 days....

 2021-02-24 00:40 

Kuwait News Agency

Norway, EU hold donors' meeting for Palestine...

BRUSSELS, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Norwegian foreign minister Eriksen Soreide Tuesday chaired the virtual meeting of the International Donor Group for Palestine (AHLC). EU High Representative Josep Borrell co-hosted the meeting. The Palestinian delegation was hea...

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