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 2021-02-23 18:11 

Haaretz Daily

'Slippery slope': Israeli doctors' association blasts bill that would hand over details of unvaccinated...

Letter comes ahead of Knesset vote on bill to allow personal details of those unvaccinated against COVID to be provided to local authorities...

 2021-02-23 18:10 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Chassidic Tales with Rav Shlomo Katz: Are We Still Beautiful?...

Watch as Rav Shlomo Katz shares inspiring story of when Reb Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev summoned the whole city to receive blessings ....

 2021-02-23 18:10 

Arutz Sheva

Chassidic Tales with Rav Shlomo Katz: Are We Still Beautiful?...

Watch as Rav Shlomo Katz shares inspiring story of when Reb Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev summoned the whole city to receive blessings ....

 2021-02-23 18:08 

Al Arabiya

Iran produced 18 kgs of 20 pct enriched uranium in violation of nuclear deal: IAEA...

The UN's atomic watchdog IAEA said on Tuesday Iran has produced 17.6 kg of uranium enriched to up to 20 percent, a step away from producing weapons-grade...

 2021-02-23 18:06 

Kuwait Times

Kuwaiti, US troops conclude joint drills...

KUWAIT: The Kuwait Army land force, namely the Mechanized Liberation Brigade, with the participation of US Army artillery and air force units, wrapped up mock battles code-named "Liberation-21". The Kuwaiti-US drills were carried out in the region...

 2021-02-23 18:01 

JPost.com

Iraqi PM discusses with Biden continued cooperation to fight Islamic State...
 2021-02-23 18:00 

SANA

Government to provide loans for low-income citizens...

Damascus, SANA- The cabinet decided on Tuesday to grant Syrian Trade establishment 10 billion SYP in advance to secure the basic needs for citizens. The Cabinet, during a weekly session, chaired by prime minister, Hussein Arnous, asked Ministry of Finance...

 2021-02-23 18:00 

MehrNews.com

Closing ceremony of 36th Fajr Music Festival...

TEHRAN, Feb. 23 (MNA) The closing ceremony of 36th edition of Fajr Music Festival was held at Tehran's Vahdat Hall on Monday. In addition to announcing winners of each sector of the Festival, three music veterans of the country were appreciated....

 2021-02-23 17:59 

Kuwait Times

30 yrs since liberation: A US-Kuwait success story...

By Alina L Romanowski US Ambassador to Kuwait I remember visiting Kuwait in 1991, shortly after the country's liberation from the six-month occupation. Like most Americans, I had been consumed by the 24-hour news coverage of the invasion. Even 6,000 m...

 2021-02-23 17:57 

Al Arabiya

State Department warns Egypt against purchasing Russian fighter jets...

The United States Tuesday expressed its concern over Egypt's potential purchase of Russian fighter jets, the State Department said Tuesday.US Secretary of...

 2021-02-23 17:57 

Arutz Sheva

Yamina MK Matan Kahane meets with Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef...

MK Kahane speaks with Rabbi Yosef about issues of religion and state. At end of meeting, Rabbi Yosef blesses Kahane....

 2021-02-23 17:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Yamina MK Matan Kahane meets with Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef...

MK Kahane speaks with Rabbi Yosef about issues of religion and state. At end of meeting, Rabbi Yosef blesses Kahane....

 2021-02-23 17:56 

Times of Israel

Kahane lives? Focus turns to would-be MK Ben Gvir's exact brand of extremism...

A fierce debate in Israeli politics is centered on whether Netanyahu is helping a true disciple of Meir Kahane into the Knesset or if Otzma Yehudit isn't as racist. Does it matter?A fierce debate in Israeli politics is centered on whether Netanyahu is...

 2021-02-23 17:56 

Al Jazeera

Wild swings: US bank profits sank 36.5% in 2020 as COVID raged...

Banks posted $147.9bn in profits in 2020, a significant drop from record 2019 levels, a regulatory group said Tuesday....

 2021-02-23 17:56 

SABA Net

Planning, public works ministers discuss with UN-Habitat official interventions in Yemen...

CAIRO - SABAMinister of Planning and International Cooperation Wa'id Batheeb and Minister of Public Works and Roads Mane' Binyamin discussed Tuesday with the Regional Representative of UN-Habitat Strategic Plan Irfan Ali the program's interven...

 2021-02-23 17:54 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

QSE witnesses buy interests in four of the seven sectors...

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Tuesday witnessed buying interests in four of the seven sectors but overall it settled a tad above 10,000 levels amidst weakened net selling from foreign funds....

 2021-02-23 17:54 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Aamal Company earns QR1.3bn revenue in 2020, driven by industrial manufacturing, trading and distribution segments...

Aamal Company has earned a total revenue of QR1.3bn in 2020, up 1% on the previous year, driven by increased revenue in its industrial manufacturing, trading and distribution segments....

 2021-02-23 17:54 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoPH reports 455 new Covid-19 cases, 510 recoveries...

455 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 were announced today. 417 of these are from community cases and 38 from travellers returning from abroad....

 2021-02-23 17:54 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Dukhan Bank enhances Corporate Digital Services...

Dukhan Bank continues to pursue its efforts to enhance its corporate services in general, with focus on digital services in particular....

 2021-02-23 17:54 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Inflation risk in GCC low despite surging food costs: Oxford Economics...

The inflation risk in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) is low, despite surging food costs, according to Oxford Economics....

 2021-02-23 17:54 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Club World Cup LoC collaborates with stakeholders to deliver vibrant fan experience...

Fans attending matches during the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020 were welcomed by a wide array of cultural and entertainment offerings as action unfolded during the tournament...

 2021-02-23 17:54 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Aspire Speakers Series by AZF and QF opens up the conversation about sport and mental health...

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) recently launched a series of new lectures 'Aspire Speakers Series' focusing on the relationship between sport and mental health....

 2021-02-23 17:54 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

QFMA issues new rulebook...

The Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) on Sunday issued its new rulebook...

 2021-02-23 17:50 

SANA

Healthy Ministry: An increase in the number of patients suspected of having Corona...

Damascus, SANA-Ministry of Health announced that it had monitored an increase during this week in the number of patients visiting emergency departments at hospitals in all provinces suffering from respiratory symptoms suspected of having infection with th...

 2021-02-23 17:49 

Kuwait Times

MPs vow 'catastrophic' fund withdrawal bill will not pass...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: Lawmakers, spearheaded by National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem, vowed yesterday that a government-sponsored draft law to withdraw KD 5 billion annually from the country's sovereign wealth fund will not pass at the Assembly, d...

 2021-02-23 17:48 

Al Jazeera

Malta: Three suspects arrested over 2017 killing of journalist...

Malta police arrest three men suspected of supplying the bomb that killed investigative reporter Caruana Galizia....

 2021-02-23 17:48 

The Peninsula Qatar

Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines are very similar: MoPH...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine which is now available in the country is similar to Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine that was first authorised, according to Ministry of Public Health (MoPH)....

 2021-02-23 17:46 

Ynetnews

Over 33% of all Israelis fully inoculated against coronavirus...
 2021-02-23 17:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Barkat: 'I stood stalwartly in face of Attorney General'...

MK Barkat speaks during tour of Kfar haShiloah and Kfar HaTemanim about struggle to populate houses purchased in these neighborhoods by Jews...

 2021-02-23 17:45 

Arutz Sheva

Barkat: 'I stood stalwartly in face of Attorney General'...

MK Barkat speaks during tour of Kfar haShiloah and Kfar HaTemanim about struggle to populate houses purchased in these neighborhoods by Jews...

 2021-02-23 17:44 

Kuwait News Agency

Nicaragua Amb. praises Kuwait international humanitarian efforts...

By Arwa Al-WugayanKUWAIT, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Ambassador of Nicaragua to Kuwait, Mohamed Lashtar, praised Tuesday, Kuwait's humanitarian efforts and development programs on the regional and international arenas. In a statement to KUNA, following his meet...

 2021-02-23 17:43 

Kuwait Times

US mourns 500K deaths; WHO slams vaccine hogging...

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden ordered flags lowered to half-mast Monday after the United States crossed the "heartbreaking" milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, while Britain eyed lifting lockdowns in the latest sign of global gains against ...

 2021-02-23 17:43 

Ynetnews

Israel reports 2,835 new coronavirus cases...
 2021-02-23 17:42 

Kuwait News Agency

Austria: 1,727 new infections with covid...

VIENNA, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Austria recorded on Tuesday 1,727 new infection cases with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) bringing the tally of contaminations with the virus to 448,371. The Austrian health department said in a statement that the number of reco...

 2021-02-23 17:41 

JPost.com

Gas to Gaza? The pipeline that might provide a lifeline...

For years the project was a distant prospect because of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....

 2021-02-23 17:40 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

SCIA praises National ActionCharter, BDF...
 2021-02-23 17:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

More Myanmar protests follow strike, foreign concerns...

Protesters against the military's seizure of power in Myanmar were back on the streets of cities and towns on Tuesday, a day after a call for a general strike shuttered shops and brought huge numbers out to demonstrate....

 2021-02-23 17:38 

Kuwait Times

Former Saudi oil minister Yamani dies aged 90...

RIYADH: Former Saudi oil minister Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, a key player behind the 1973 oil embargo, died yesterday aged 90 after a long career that laid the foundations of the kingdom's energy sector. Yamani, dubbed by local papers as the "godfa...

 2021-02-23 17:37 

Ynetnews

U.S. Senate confirms Biden UN nominee Thomas-Greenfield...
 2021-02-23 17:36 

Arutz Sheva

Netanyahu: We're returning to life as normal...

PM Netanyahu visited the Khan Theater in Jerusalem today and said the country was returning to its normal way of life following the COVID crisis....

 2021-02-23 17:35 

Al Arabiya

Iran-allied Iraq militia Kataib Hezbollah denies role in anti-US attacks...

An Iran-aligned Iraqi militia group on Tuesday denied any role in recent rocket attacks against US targets in Iraq.It is a rare direct denial and the first...

 2021-02-23 17:35 

Oman Observer

Lack of safety measures add fuel to fire...

Lack of safety measures is a threat to the scrapyard businesses and livelihood of hundreds of workers. "I believe the The post Lack of safety measures add fuel to fire appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-23 17:35 

Al Jazeera

Mohamed Bazoum declared Niger's new president...

Ex-interior minister won 55.75 percent of votes, ahead of Mahamane Ousmane, at 44.25 percent, election commissio says....

 2021-02-23 17:34 

Oman Observer

MoCIIP to allow new types of exhibitions...

The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion (MoCIIP) said it is working on new amendments to the regulations for The post MoCIIP to allow new types of exhibitions appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-23 17:34 

JPost.com

Dozens of passengers unable to board Frankfurt emergency flight - report...
 2021-02-23 17:34 

Oman Observer

Bread of kindness!...

As a mark of help to needy people, a good Samaritan came out with a unique idea of keeping some The post Bread of kindness! appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-23 17:32 

Oman Observer

Sultanate participates in Arab Women's Conference...

MUSCAT: The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Social Development, on Tuesday took part in the 8th conference of the The post Sultanate participates in Arab Women's Conference appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-23 17:31 

Oman Observer

MAFWR, FAO hold virtual meeting...

MUSCAT: The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources (MAFWR) on Tuesday held a meeting via video-conferencing with Food and The post MAFWR, FAO hold virtual meeting appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-23 17:31 

Oman Observer

Minister appreciates teachers' efforts during pandemic...

Today the Sultanate celebrates the Omani Teacher's Day, which falls on 24th of February of each year. On this occasion, The post Minister appreciates teachers' efforts during pandemic appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-23 17:31 

Arutz Sheva

Senior Likud official: Haredim turning their backs on Sa'ar...

A senior official in the Likud party reacted to the agreement signed between haredi parties Shas and UTJ and the Likud today. "The haredim have turned their backs on Gideon Sa'ar. They're coming out and saying they will support only Ne...

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