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 2020-05-30 12:37 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia records 1,618 new cases, 1,870 recoveries...

Saudi Arabia has recorded 1,618 new coronavirus cases, raising the total to 83,384, the health ministry announced on Saturday.Read the latest updates in ou...

 2020-05-30 12:35 

Bahrain News Agency

Trump cutting US ties with World Health Organisation over virus...
 2020-05-30 12:31 

Gulf Times

Suspects in UK migrant truck tragedy charged in France...

Thirteen suspects arrested by French police over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a refrigerated lorry in Britain have been charged with people trafficking, a judicial source said Saturday....

 2020-05-30 12:30 

Times of Israel

Scientist posits 'wild' hypothesis that cross immunity could slow pandemic...

WHO expresses caution on whether there may be protection from prior exposure to some cold viruses; scientists examine if some people are more vulnerable to infection than othersWHO expresses caution on whether there may be protection from prior exposure t...

 2020-05-30 12:30 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

US Tankers in Persian Gulf Will Not Be Safe If Iranian Oil Shipments Seized: Analyst - Defense news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) A Canadian political analyst said the US is well aware that its oil tankers that are freely moving in the Persian Gulf would be exposed to retaliation if it attempts to seize Iranian oil shipments carrying fuel to Venezuela....

 2020-05-30 12:28 

Times of Israel

With Netanyahu set to speak on possible closures, 2nd J'lem school shuts down...

PM to address nation after meeting ministers, officials over sharp rise in cases; school shuts due to large number of kids with siblings at high school at center of outbreakPM to address nation after meeting ministers, officials over sharp rise in cases; ...

 2020-05-30 12:26 

Al Arabiya

Lebanon arrests five Sudanese trying to cross into Israel illegally...

The Lebanese army said Saturday that it had arrested five Sudanese who tried to slip illegally into Israel, the latest in a growing number of attempted cro...

 2020-05-30 12:26 

Bahrain News Agency

Two British scientific advisers warn it's too soon to lift lockdown...
 2020-05-30 12:23 

Bahrain News Agency

Gulf Air resumes flights from Pakistan...
 2020-05-30 12:22 

JPost.com

US CDC reports total of 1,737,950 coronavirus cases, 102,785 deaths...
 2020-05-30 12:22 

JPost.com

US military units put on four-hour standby amid Minnesota unrest...
 2020-05-30 12:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Germany reports new coronavirus deaths, infections...

BERLIN, May 30 (KUNA) -- Germany, on Saturday, reported 738 new coronavirus infections, taking the total to 181,196. According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the virus's death toll climbed to 8,489 after 39 fatalities were reported in the last 24...

 2020-05-30 12:18 

Kuwait News Agency

Belgium confirms 23 new deaths from COVID-19...

BRUSSELS, May 30 (KUNA) -- Twenty-Three new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Belgium in the last 24 hours on Saturday. The total death toll has now reached to 9,453, the public health service announced in a statement. Some 125 new cases of coronaviru...

 2020-05-30 12:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Shura Council to Resume Holding Its Sessions from Monday...
 2020-05-30 12:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Morocco Reports 26 New COVID-19 Cases...
 2020-05-30 12:17 

Haaretz Daily

'In Vienna, life is meant to be enjoyed. It's not like that in Israel.'...

An Israeli and a German explain the difference between life in Israel and in Western Europe...

 2020-05-30 12:13 

Gulf Times

SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts from Florida...

Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was set for a repeat attempt at launching two Americans into orbit on Saturday from Florida for a mission that would mark the first spaceflight ......

 2020-05-30 12:09 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Kuwait cases continue to rise with 1,008 new infections, total 26,192...

Kuwait's confirmed coronavirus cases continued to increase after the health ministry recorded 1,008 new infections over the past 24 hours, raising the tota...

 2020-05-30 12:03 

Press TV

Racist US cop murder pushes COVID-19 off front page. 'Normal' is back...

The US has one of the most racist cop departments, white supremacist infested nests in a very racist country, writes Daniel Patrick Welch....

 2020-05-30 12:02 

MehrNews.com

Ending sanctions waivers on nuclear projects 'violation of Resolution 2231'...

TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) Spokesperson of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abbas Mousavi, on Saturday, said the decision of the US administration to end sanctions waivers covering important Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA) projects is against the UN Resolution...

 2020-05-30 11:59 

JPost.com

Barkat renews Likud attack on Gantz...

"During the campaign I claimed, as did my colleagues in the Likud, that Gantz doesn't have the qualifications or the experience, and I have not changed my opinion," said Barkat....

 2020-05-30 11:56 

Haaretz Daily

Why Kafka wanted to be forgotten by having his manuscripts burned...

Kafka's protagonists in 'The Trial' and other works were persecuted because of forgetfulness, but sometimes forgetting actually enables redemption...

 2020-05-30 11:56 

Ynetnews

Four more women accuse Weinstein of assault; one says he raped her when she was 17...
 2020-05-30 11:55 

Oman Observer

Relief gathers momentum as rain flood many areas in Dhofar...

SALALAH: Even as Salalah and adjoining areas are facing the danger of flooding under the influence of tropical depression, the The post Relief gathers momentum as rain flood many areas in Dhofar appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-05-30 11:54 

Ynetnews

Mosques in Iran to resume daily prayers, president says...
 2020-05-30 11:53 

Ynetnews

France, Britain, Germany 'regret' U.S. end to Iran nuclear waivers...
 2020-05-30 11:52 

Saudi Press Agency

Singapore Reports 506 New COVID-19 Cases...
 2020-05-30 11:52 

Al Jazeera

Afghanistan's Abdullah says ready for Taliban talks 'at any time'...

Head of High Council for National Reconciliation says there must be fresh ceasefire during the discussions....

 2020-05-30 11:52 

Ynetnews

Russia reports 181 new coronavirus deaths, down from Friday's record high...
 2020-05-30 11:46 

Al Jazeera

AI and our health data: A pandemic threat to our privacy...

The coronavirus pandemic gives big tech firms a chance to access the holy grail of datasets - medical records....

 2020-05-30 11:37 

JPost.com

Tel Aviv club owner to hold hunger strike in front of Netanyahu's house...

Mizrachi is organizing the hunger strike as criticism of the country's conduct in regards to easing restrictions and allowing for businesses to reopen....

 2020-05-30 11:34 

Press TV

Trump attacks social media...
 2020-05-30 11:34 

Kuwait News Agency

Russia suffers 8,952 coronavirus cases, 181 fatalities...

MOSCOW, May 30 (KINA) -- Russian health authorities said on Saturday that 8,952 additional cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) were recorded in the country over the last 24 hours. Thus, the total number of confirmed infections with the highly contag...

 2020-05-30 11:28 

MehrNews.com

Rouhani congratulates Croatia on national day...

TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has extended congratulation to his Croatian counterpart, Zoran Milanovic, on the occasion of the country's national day....

 2020-05-30 11:27 

Saudi Press Agency

Yemeni Minister Hails Saudi Supportive Stances Towards his Country, Condemns Iran...
 2020-05-30 11:27 

Saudi Press Agency

Russia Reports 8952 New Coronavirus Cases...
 2020-05-30 11:25 

Bahrain News Agency

Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visas...
 2020-05-30 11:20 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Mosques in Iran to resume daily prayers, Rouhani says...

Government employees went back to work in Iran on Saturday and President Hassan Rouhani said mosques are to resume daily prayers throughout the country, ev...

 2020-05-30 11:17 

Gulf Times

Russian jets intercept US bombers over Black Sea...

Russian jets intercepted on Friday two US strategic bombers over international waters of the Black and Baltic Seas, the Russian Defence Ministry said....

 2020-05-30 11:15 

MehrNews.com

US act to end sanctions waiver against Iran violates NPT: Ulyanov...

TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said that the US act to end sanctions waiver against Iran means further violations of UN Charter, UNSC Resolution 2231 and NPT....

 2020-05-30 11:11 

Times of Israel

Opening a Jewish camp this summer? Bad idea, say this camp doctor and nurse....

The 'bubble camp' plan is full of holes that pose risk for kids, staff and nearby communities. It's also ethically flawedThe 'bubble camp' plan is full of holes that pose risk for kids, staff and nearby communities. It's also ethic...

 2020-05-30 11:08 

Times of Israel

Austria warns Israel against annexation despite preventing EU statement on plan...

After nixing a European declaration on Jerusalem's intended action, foreign minister says any unilateral move would be against international law and UN Security Council resolutionsAfter nixing a European declaration on Jerusalem's intended action,...

 2020-05-30 11:03 

ISNA

Iran, Russia energy ministers discuss bilateral cooperation...

Tehran (ISNA) - Russian Energy Minister, Alexander Novak in a phone conversation with his Iranian counterpart, Reza Ardakanian discussed trade ties and investment cooperation between the two countries....

 2020-05-30 11:03 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Coronavirus Cases in Iran Nearing 150,000 - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The total number of people who have contracted the coronavirus in Iran is about to hit 150,000, the Health Ministry spokesperson announced, noting that nearly 117,000 positive cases have recovered from the viral disease....

 2020-05-30 11:02 

Saudi Press Agency

Belgium Reports 23 New Coronavirus Deaths...
 2020-05-30 11:02 

Kuwait News Agency

China reports 4 new Coronavirus cases, no deaths...

KUWAIT, May 30 (KUNA) -- China, on Saturday, confirmed four more cases of Coronavirus (Covid/19), but no further fatalities due to the virus were reported. Four "imported" cases were confirmed on the mainland, including two in Shandong, one in Sha...

 2020-05-30 10:59 

JPost.com

French coronavirus case numbers extend decline...
 2020-05-30 10:56 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US refusal to extend waivers to sanctions on nuclear ties violation of UNSCR 2231, UN Charter: Iran...

Tehran, May 30, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Saturday termed US refusal to extend waivers to the sanctions on Iran's nuclear ties with outside world as the violation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 ...

 2020-05-30 10:55 

Gulf Times

Twelve migrants test positive for coronavirus at Mexican government shelter...

Twelve migrants have tested positive for coronavirus at a government-run shelter in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, the labour ministry said on Friday....

 2020-05-30 10:55 

Kuwait News Agency

Japan reports 70 new virus cases, total at 16,851...

TOKYO, May 30 (KUNA) - The number of Japan's new coronavirus infections rose by 70 to 16,851 over the last 24 hours as of 4:00 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, the health ministry and local authorities said. The country's death toll rose by six to 883...

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