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 2021-02-23 22:16 

Al Arabiya

Tesla shares wipe out year-to-date gains, sink below S&P 500 index entry price...

Tesla Inc. shares wiped out their year-to-date gains Tuesday and briefly traded below the level where they were when the electric-carmaker entered the S&P...

 2021-02-23 22:12 

Arutz Sheva

IAEA: Iran has started enriching uranium at up to 20% purity...

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday reported that Iran had added 17.6 kilograms (38.8 pounds) of uranium enriched up to 20% to its stockpile as of February 16, The Associated Press reports. The confidential IAEA document distribut...

 2021-02-23 22:10 

Kuwait News Agency

Saudi FM meets US envoy to Yemen...

JEDDAH, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubair met on Tuesday with US envoy to Yemen Timothy Lenderking to discuss the latest developments in Yemen. The two exchanged views on issues of common concern, and the Saudi official also briefed L...

 2021-02-23 22:09 

Press TV

Tehran hosts intl. conference on complicity of West in Saddam Hussein's war crimes...

Almost 33 years after the end of the Iraqi-imposed war on Iran, Tehran is still seeking legal ways to bring to justice those who helped Saddam Hussein in killing thousands of innocent Iranians with weapons of mass destruction....

 2021-02-23 22:06 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Royal Bahrain Naval Force to conduct live ammunition firing...
 2021-02-23 22:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

IAEA: Iran has started enriching uranium at up to 20% purity...

International Atomic Energy Agency reports Iran has added 17.6 kilograms of uranium enriched up to 20% to its stockpile....

 2021-02-23 22:03 

Al Jazeera

Indigenous protesters in Ecuador demand presidential vote recount...

Hundreds of protesters backing candidate Yaku Perez call for recount outside electoral council offices in Quito....

 2021-02-23 22:03 

Saudi Press Agency

Wall Street Closing...
 2021-02-23 22:01 

i24 News

Former world leaders stand against ICC investigation of Israel...
 2021-02-23 22:00 

Al Arabiya

Women inch towards equal legal rights despite coronavirus risks: World Bank...

Women gained legal rights in nearly 30 countries last year despite disruption due to COVID-19, but governments must do more to ease the disproportionate...

 2021-02-23 21:58 

Kuwait News Agency

Greece records highest daily infections since December...

ANKARA, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Greece reported 22 COVID-19 deaths and 2,147 infected, scoring the highest infection rate since December. A statement by the Greek Public Health Authority said, adding the total COVID-19 fatalities reached 6,343 deaths, and infect...

 2021-02-23 21:51 

Arutz Sheva

20-year-old moderately injured in accident in Petah Tikva...

A 20-year-old man was moderately injured in an accident in Petah Tikva on Tuesday evening. Magen David Adom paramedics evacuated him to Beilinson Hospital....

 2021-02-23 21:47 

Kuwait News Agency

Luxembourg reports 182 Covid-19 cases...

BRUSSELS, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Health in Luxembourg Tuesday reported 182 new coronavirus infections raising the total number of cases to 54,354. One more death from COVID-19 was reported in the country in the last 24 hours raising the total de...

 2021-02-23 21:45 

Arutz Sheva

Conversations in transit with Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik...

Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler's insightful book brings Rabbi Soloveitchik to life while inspiring the awe in which he was held by all. Op-ed...

 2021-02-23 21:43 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syria's rebel-held northwest to get Covid vaccines by end March: WHO...

Syria's rebel-held northwest will receive its first shipment of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine by the end of next month, the World Health Organization said Tuesday....

 2021-02-23 21:42 

Al Arabiya

Iran's explanations on shooting down Ukrainian plane 'don't add up': UN investigator...

Iran's explanations of the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane last year present many inconsistencies that "do not add up," requiring the need to...

 2021-02-23 21:40 

Times of Israel

As Iran plays chicken with Biden, it also moves closer to the bomb...

Tehran appears to be jockeying for position ahead of nuke deal talks by blackballing inspectors and threatening to increase enrichment, but the posturing carries dangerous risksTehran appears to be jockeying for position ahead of nuke deal talks by blackb...

 2021-02-23 21:37 

Times of Israel

COVID-denying antivaxxer doctor permanently loses medical license...

Arieh Avni, who recently said 'anyone who administers a vaccine is, to me, like Mengele,' has reportedly forged immunization certificates and mask exemptions for payArieh Avni, who recently said 'anyone who administers a vaccine is, to me, lik...

 2021-02-23 21:34 

Haaretz Daily

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 2021-02-23 21:31 

The Jordan Times

Gov't urged not to close kindergartens...

AMMAN — Kindergarten owners and families on Tuesday called on the government to allow their establishments remain open and give priority to teachers in the vaccination process. "It has been scientifically proven that children aged four and five ...

 2021-02-23 21:30 

Arutz Sheva

Coronavirus Cabinet approves updated 'traffic light' plan...

The Coronavirus Cabinet on Tuesday evening approved in a telephone vote the update to the list of local authorities in accordance with the "traffic light" plan, in which educational activities can be held in accordance with regulations as appr...

 2021-02-23 21:30 

Kuwait News Agency

France, Germany, Britain concerned about Iran's nuclear acts...

PARIS, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- France, Germany and Britain on Tuesday expressed great sorrow that Iran began suspending the additional protocol and transparent measures as of today, within the framework of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) of Iran&#...

 2021-02-23 21:29 

The Jordan Times

19 COVID deaths, 4,139 virus cases recorded Tuesday...

AMMAN — Nineteen COVID-19 deaths and 4,139 virus cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Tuesday, increasing the caseload to 372,417, the government announced. The new fatalities took the Kingdom's coronavirus death toll to 4,589, according to a j...

 2021-02-23 21:28 

Al Jazeera

Snap back? US consumer confidence rises as COVID cases drop...

Americans feel more upbeat about the jobs market and the government passing stimulus, but serious concerns remain....

 2021-02-23 21:26 

i24 News

US Senate confirms Biden UN nominee Thomas-Greenfield...
 2021-02-23 21:23 

The Jordan Times

'Syria's rebel-held northwest to get COVID vaccines by end March'...

BEIRUT — Syria's rebel-held northwest will receive its first shipment of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine by the end of next month, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday. The doses were procured through the UN body's Covax programm...

 2021-02-23 21:20 

Haaretz Daily

Anti-Netanyahu bloc maintains majority in new Israel election poll...

The poll, released exactly one month ahead of the scheduled date of the election, gave Netanyahu's Likud party 28 seats, making it the largest...

 2021-02-23 21:19 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Health Minister receives US Charg d'Affaires...
 2021-02-23 21:18 

The Jordan Times

7,000 flee western Ethiopia fighting...

GENEVA — Around 7,000 people have fled rapidly-escalating communal violence in western Ethiopia, seeking safety in neighbouring Sudan, the United Nations said Tuesday. The region has long been plagued by competition over land and resources, and the ...

 2021-02-23 21:17 

JPost.com

Teachers may play role in in-school COVID-19 transmission - US CDC...

Transmission from teachers resulted in about half of 31 school-related cases, according to the investigation....

 2021-02-23 21:15 

Haaretz Daily

Temporary nuclear deal with Iran buys time for Biden, but sets bad precedent...

Biden is aware of the price and realizes that ultimately, he will be forced to make a difficult decision if he wants to to return to nuclear deal...

 2021-02-23 21:14 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Virtual Session...
 2021-02-23 21:13 

Kuwait News Agency

US, Egypt underline importance of partnership in combating terrorism...

WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry stressed Tuesday on the importance of the partnership, especially on the security front and "combating terrorism."In a statement, US State De...

 2021-02-23 21:08 

Al Arabiya

Gulf countries have to be part of any dialogue on Iran nuclear deal: GCC SG...

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries need to be part of any dialogue related to Iran's nuclear deal, GCC Secretary General Nayef Falah Mubarak...

 2021-02-23 21:06 

Kuwait News Agency

Foreign Minister receives call from Sudanese counterpart...

KUWAIT, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah received a phone call on Tuesday from Sudan's counterpart Dr. Maryam Al-Sadeq Al-Mahdi. During the talks, the two tackled bilateral relations and ways to bolster th...

 2021-02-23 21:05 

Times of Israel

Tiger Woods suffers leg injuries after California car crash; condition unclear...

Golfer extricated from vehicle with 'jaws of life' tools, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says; no other cars involved in wreckGolfer extricated from vehicle with 'jaws of life' tools, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Departmen...

 2021-02-23 21:04 

Al Arabiya

Prosecutors urge force-feeding of left-wing extremist Greek hunger strike prisoner...

Greek prosecutors called for a left-wing extremist jailed for a string of political killings to be force-fed, as he entered the 47th day of a hunger strike...

 2021-02-23 21:02 

JPost.com

AstraZeneca to miss 2nd-quarter EU vaccine supply by half - EU Official...

AstraZeneca's contract with the EU, which was leaked last week, showed the company had committed to delivering 180 million doses to the 27-nation bloc in the second quarter....

 2021-02-23 21:01 

FARS News Agency

Algeria: Thousands March in Algiers on Second Anniv of Protest Movement...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of people gathered in Algiers to mark the second anniversary of the Hirak 2019 protest movement. Demonstrators could be seen holding Algerian flags and chan ....

 2021-02-23 20:59 

FX Empire

Asia-Pacific Shares Expected to Open Higher after Fed's Powell Eases Fears of Policy Shift...

U.S. shares bounced off their lows after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said in his testimony to Congress that inflation is still "soft"....

 2021-02-23 20:58 

Arutz Sheva

Biden's controversial cabinet pick may not get Senate approval...

Neera Tanden, Biden's nominee for influential Office of Management and Budget, may not get voted in after Dem Senator pledges to oppose....

 2021-02-23 20:55 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Ministry forms team to study protection of concrete structures, artificial coral reefs...

HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Subaie issued Tuesday a ministerial decision forming a joint working team to study the protection of concrete structures and artificial coral reefs...

 2021-02-23 20:55 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Tiger Woods hospitalized after being involved in car accident...

Golfer Tiger Woods was hospitalized on Tuesday after being involved in a single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles, police said....

 2021-02-23 20:55 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Root, Kohli fear pink ball twilight collapse in 3rd Test...

England captain Joe Root and India skipper Virat Kohli have both warned of the challenges of playing during the twilight zone in day-night Tests — when batting collapses can happen — ahead of their third Test clash starting today....

 2021-02-23 20:55 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Panthers beat Stars behind 29-shot 2nd period...

The Florida Panthers, with a record-setting second period, defeated the visiting Dallas Stars 3-1 on Monday night at Sunrise, Florida....

 2021-02-23 20:55 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Ireland will peak at World Cup with or without me: Sexton...

Johnny Sexton is certain Ireland are heading in the right direction and will arrive at the 2023 World Cup in peak form, even if he is unsure he will last until then....

 2021-02-23 20:55 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Red Bull Racing team reveal their potential Mercedes-beater...

Red Bull provided a glimpse yesterday of the Formula One car that Max Verstappen hopes will take him to a first title and end seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton's reign with Mercedes....

 2021-02-23 20:55 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

EAA's Internet Free Education Resource Bank gets mEducation Alliance Award...

The Internet Free Education Resource Bank (Iferb), developed by Education Above All Foundation (EAA)'s Innovation Development Directorate (IDD), has been conferred the first award in the Crisis and Conflict Category by the Mobiles for Education (mEduc...

 2021-02-23 20:55 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar Museums invites Culture Pass Members to explore local architecture...

Qatar Museums has announced the planned events and activities for this year's Marchitecture, an annual month held in collaboration with The Architects' Hub Qatar that invites Culture Pass members to explore Qatar's striking architecture throug...

 2021-02-23 20:55 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar stresses equality in addressing pandemic...

Qatar affirmed the importance of spreading values of equality, co-operation and transparency in efforts to address the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in order to achieve our aspiration of overcoming this crisis...

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