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 2021-04-17 10:34 

Al Jazeera

Eritrea confirms its troops are fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray...

Both sides had denied Eritreans were involved, contradicting testimony from residents, rights groups, aid workers....

 2021-04-17 10:32 

JPost.com

Why is Iran sending mixed messages on Vienna?...

Iran's three-pronged messaging is designed to confuse its adversaries and paint its failures as a success....

 2021-04-17 10:29 

Haaretz Daily

Iran says identified man behind Natanz nuclear site sabotage...

Identified as Reza Karimi, the suspect apparently fled Iran prior to the blast; State TV says efforts to capture and arrest him are underway...

 2021-04-17 10:28 

Times of Israel

Iran names suspect in Natanz attack, says he fled country...

State television says suspect is 43-year-old Reza Karimi, displays Interpol-style 'red notice' seeking his arrest, though Interpol has not confirmed the notice is officialState television says suspect is 43-year-old Reza Karimi, displays Interpol-...

 2021-04-17 10:27 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

FM congratulates Zimbabwean counterpart on National Day...

SANA'A, Apr. 17 (Saba) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Hisham Sharaf sent a congratulatory cable on Saturday to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Zimbabwean Frederick Chava ....

 2021-04-17 10:25 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

President: Iran to Administer 1.4 Million COVID Jabs in A Week - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) President of Iran Hassan Rouhani unveiled plans for the administration of nearly 1.4 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to priority groups across the country by April 23....

 2021-04-17 10:23 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian freestyle wrestlers at Asian Championships' final...

Tehran, April 17, IRNA Three Iranian freestyle wrestlers reached final at the Asian Championships underway in Kazakhstan....

 2021-04-17 10:21 

Press TV

Unrest rocks US city as 'Black Lives Matter' protesters demand justice...

Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside a Minneapolis police station to protest the fatal police shooting of African-American Daunte Wright....

 2021-04-17 10:19 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Abdulsalam: Some Organizations Call for Saudi Peace, Not for Yemen...

SANA'A, Apr. 17 (Saba) - Head of the National Delegation Mohammad Abdulsalam said that some international Organizations present a selective vision for peace by granting it to the Saudi Arabia and preventing it from Yemen....

 2021-04-17 10:19 

Al Arabiya

Dubai allows women breastfeeding, planning to get pregnant to get mRNA vaccine...

Dubai has expanded the eligibility criteria for the mRNA Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to include women who are breastfeeding and those planning to get pregnant,...

 2021-04-17 10:15 

Times of Israel

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million...

Number larger than population of Chicago or Kyiv, Ukraine; meanwhile crisis is deepening in places such as Brazil, India and FranceNumber larger than population of Chicago or Kyiv, Ukraine; meanwhile crisis is deepening in places such as Brazil, India and...

 2021-04-17 10:14 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Serbian FM to visit Tehran today...

Tehran, April 17, IRNA Foreign Ministry spokesman of the Ministry Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Saturday that foreign minister of Serbia is to pay a visit to Tehran today to meet with Iranian officials....

 2021-04-17 10:14 

MehrNews.com

'JCOPA meeting to discuss pace, details of future talks'...

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) Iranian deputy FM said today's JCPOA meeting in Vienna is to focus on the pace and details of future talks among the parties....

 2021-04-17 10:07 

JPost.com

Most dangerous places for gays: West Bank, Gaza, Iran, Qatar and KSA...

The world's most dangerous country for the LGBTQ community is Nigeria and the safest country is Canada, according to the study....

 2021-04-17 10:06 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Report: NYC Saw Jumps in Murders, Shootings as Police Grapple with Gun Violence...

TEHRAN (FNA)- There are, on average, three shootings every day in New York City as the Big Apple grapples with gun violence and police work to take illegal firearms off the streets ....

 2021-04-17 10:06 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency White House Calls Chicago Teen Killing A ‘Chilling’ Reminder That Police Often Use ‘Unnecessary Force’...

TEHRAN (FNA)- White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said that the recently released video footage of the police killing of 13-year-old Adam Toledo serves as a "chilling" reminder t ....

 2021-04-17 10:05 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Worldwide COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 3 Million...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening ....

 2021-04-17 10:05 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Bahrain Demonstrations Continue for 20th Consecutive Night in Solidarity with Jailed Activists...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Bahrainis rallied for the 20th night to reiterate their call for an immediate and unconditional release of political inmates amid concerns over the alarming situation ....

 2021-04-17 10:04 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Report: British Workers in Insecure Jobs Twice as Likely to Die of COVID...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Workers on zero-hours contracts and other insecure jobs are twice as likely to have died of COVID-19 as those in other professions, according to a report revealing st ....

 2021-04-17 10:04 

MehrNews.com

Two dead, one officer wounded in San Antonio shooting...

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) According to a report by US police, two people are dead and an officer and another person are wounded in San Antonio, Texas after a routine traffic stop turned into a shootout....

 2021-04-17 10:03 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Israeli Warplanes Conduct Fresh Airstrikes Against Positions in Besieged Gaza Strip...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes against targets across the Gaza Strip as the Tel Aviv regime continues with its acts of aggression against the be ....

 2021-04-17 10:03 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran: Arab League, PGCC Pursuing Vienna Talks Disruption...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh condemned the recent interfering statements by the Arab League and Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) agains ....

 2021-04-17 10:03 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

COVID-19 kills 319 more people in Iran...

Tehran, April 17, IRNA - Some 319 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 66,327 Iran's Health Ministry said on Saturday....

 2021-04-17 10:01 

i24 News

Hezbollah plans for day after worst-case economic scenario in Lebanon...
 2021-04-17 10:01 

Press TV

Rafa Nadal stunned by Andrey Rublev at Monte Carlo Masters...

Rafael Nadal has crashed out of the Monte Carlo Masters, following a 2 sets to 1 defeat at the hands of Andrey Rublev....

 2021-04-17 10:01 

Kuwait News Agency

Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, April 17 (KUNA) ----------- 1966 - Kuwaiti Handball Association was officially declared. 1977 - The Cabinet approves granting houses for middle-income citizens for the first time. 1992 - Iraq-Kuwait Demarcation Commission sets the final map for th...

 2021-04-17 09:56 

MehrNews.com

Intelligence forces identify Natanz incident perpetrator...

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) Iranian intelligence forces identified the perpetrator of the incident that took place in a part of the electricity distribution network of Shahid Ahmadi Roshan facility in Natanz....

 2021-04-17 09:49 

Bahrain News Agency

FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year...
 2021-04-17 09:48 

MehrNews.com

Iran COVID-19 update: 21,312 cases, 319 deaths...

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) The total number of people infected with the coronavirus in Iran during the last 24 hours has reached 21,312 as some 319 more Iranians have died from the disease, the Health Ministry said....

 2021-04-17 09:46 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Leader Urges Iranian Army to Boost Preparedness - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on the Iranian Army to enhance preparedness for operations as much as necessary....

 2021-04-17 09:46 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Press: Iranian Regime is Continuing its Behavior Aimed at Destabilizing Region's Security and Stability...
 2021-04-17 09:38 

MehrNews.com

Nakhchivan attaching great importance to relations with Iran...

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) The Republic of Azerbaijan and the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan attach great importance to the friendly and sincere relations with Iran, the Chairman of Nakhchivan Institute of Oil and Gas Supply said Friday....

 2021-04-17 09:35 

JPost.com

Iran sees 'new understanding' at Vienna talks though also disagreements...
 2021-04-17 09:33 

MehrNews.com

US convoy targeted in Iraq's Dhi Qar province...

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) Iraqi sources report that a convoy carrying logistics equipment for US troops was targeted in southern Iraq....

 2021-04-17 09:31 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

ACS Doha students inspired by leading innovators...

Leading innovators from the worlds of sustainability, healthcare and education have been inspiring the next generation of leaders at an ACS Doha virtual round table the fourth and final event in a series, entitled 'The World Needs Innovators'....

 2021-04-17 09:31 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Remote cheating leads to 'corona degrees' in Greece...

Shuttered for over a year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Greek universities are now grappling with a surge in online exam cheating giving rise to a new reality: the...

 2021-04-17 09:31 

Al Jazeera

Russian security service briefly detains Ukrainian diplomat...

Russia says Sosoniuk was detained for reportedly trying to obtain classified information....

 2021-04-17 09:27 

Oman Observer

Capacity at hospitals in Salalah increased: MOH...

Muscat: The Ministry of Health (MOH) said that there is no truth to social media reports regarding the lack of The post Capacity at hospitals in Salalah increased: MOH appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 09:24 

Al Jazeera

Lula: 'Brazil's businessmen should pray I return as president'...

Brazil's former leader discusses issue of him returning to power and the 'political persecution' against him....

 2021-04-17 09:21 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

JCPOA Joint Commission to reconvene in Vienna...

Tehran, April 17, IRNA Joint Commission of the JCPOA will reconvene in Vienna later in the day to review the process of bringing the JCPOA on track and sum up expertise views....

 2021-04-17 09:21 

JPost.com

More than three million have died from coronavirus worldwide...

Per capita, Israel ranks first in the number of vaccines administered per 100 people, followed by the United Arab Emirates, Chile and Great Britain....

 2021-04-17 09:20 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia's King Salman, Crown Prince donate total of $7.9 mln to charity...

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have donated a total of $7.9 million (SR30 million) to charity through the...

 2021-04-17 09:12 

Oman Observer

Queen Elizabeth II to bury her 'strength and stay' Prince Philip...

Queen Elizabeth II bids a final farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, on Saturday, at a funeral restricted by The post Queen Elizabeth II to bury her 'strength and stay' Prince Philip appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 09:09 

Al Arabiya

Police kill four in clashes with Bangladesh workers of Chinese-backed power plant...

At least four people were shot dead and many injured on Saturday as police opened fire at workers demanding a pay rise at a Chinese-backed coal-fired power...

 2021-04-17 09:07 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Myanmar Frees Thousands of Prisoners But Many Dissidents Excluded...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The military rulers of Myanmar have ordered the release of 23,184 prisoners from jails across the country under a New Year amnesty, a Prisons Department Spokesman sta ....

 2021-04-17 09:06 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency US Justice Department Sues Trump Ally, Alleging Millions in Unpaid Taxes...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US Justice Department on Friday sued Roger Stone, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, accusing Stone and his wife, Nydia, of owing nearly $2 million ....

 2021-04-17 09:05 

Al Jazeera

Iran says GCC trying to derail nuclear talks in Vienna...

Vienna talks continue with expert working groups working on measures that need to be taken to full compliance with JCPOA...

 2021-04-17 09:05 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Protestors urge release of prisoners in Bahrain...

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) Bahraini demonstrators chanted slogans calling for the immediate release of political prisoners in the Al-Khalifa regime jails....

 2021-04-17 09:04 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iranian FM Dismisses Viability of Taliban’s Plan to Revive Emirate in Afghanistan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the Taliban should be a part of the process to establish peace in Afghanistan, rejecting viability of the grou ....

 2021-04-17 09:02 

SANA

"For Syria "Forum in Hungary affirms that national unity achieved great evacuation...

Budapest, SANA- Forum of "for Syria "in Hungary affirmed that the Syrian people's unity was able to achieve the great evacuation and can today confront all conspiracies targeting the country, its sovereignty and independence. In a statement on...

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