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 2020-11-28 22:43 

Al Arabiya

UK, France plan to curb English Channel migrant crossings...

The British government said Saturday that it had struck an agreement with France to double the number of French police patrolling beaches in the country's...

 2020-11-28 22:38 

Press TV

Assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist triggers mass rallies...

The assassination of the Iranian top nuclear scientist has drawn condemnation from Iranians from all walks of life....

 2020-11-28 22:38 

Kuwait News Agency

Morocco reports 50 COVID-19 deaths, 4,412 infections...

RABAT, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- Moroccan health authorities said on Saturday that 50 new Coronavirus fatalities and 4,412 infections were recorded in the past 24 hours. The new figures pushed the overall number of Covid-19-induced deaths and infections up to 5,73...

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Biden administration may lure international students back, but not overnight...

The United States is home to some of the best higher education institutions in the world, which was attested again by the latest The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Visitors track down mystery desert monolith...

Some intrepid visitors have been flocking to a remote part of southern Utah in an effort to be among the first to see the mystery metal monolith....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Thousands take to the streets as France reels from police violence...

Thousands took to the streets across France yesterday to demand that the government abandon a contentious new security law, in a controversy intensified by the beating and racial abuse of a black man by police officers that shocked the country....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Al Farkiah Beach timings...

Al Khor and Al Thakhira Municipality has made an announcement on the timings of Al Farkiah Beach. On Sunday and Wednesday, the beach is open to women and children only from 7am to 10pm, according to a post on the Ministry of Municipality and Environment&#...

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Preparing for dhow festival...

Preparations for the 10th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival are continuing in full swing....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Cuban American to lead Homeland Security...

The rise of Alejandro Mayorkas may be just the feel-good story Miami needs post-election.After his parents fled Fidel Castro's Communist takeover of Cuba in 1960, Mayorkas lived in Miami as a child....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Sky full of delights...

Light rain was reported from parts of Qatar, including Doha, in the early hours yesterday. This was followed by cloudy conditions at times later in the day....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Defiant protesters hit streets in south Iraq for second day...

Anti-government protesters defied lockdowns and the threat of violence to demonstrate yesterday in several Iraqi cities, with new clashes with security forces claiming the life of one protester....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Pope installs new cardinals...

Pope Francis has installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African-American to hold the high rank, further expanding the Pontiff's impact on the group that will one day elect his successor....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

City University College graduates its first cohort...

City University College (CUC) recently graduated its first cohort of Business students, the Class of 2020....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Top QRCS officials visit Sudan...

A high-profile delegation from Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is visiting Sudan to enhance bilateral relations with the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS)....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Process II exhibition opens tomorrow...

Al Markhiya Gallery, located at Katara the Cultural Village, will host Part 2 of the Process exhibition from tomorrow until January 8, 2021....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Tree-planting with National Service Academy...

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME)'s Public Parks Department, in co-operation with the National Service Academy, has held a tree-planting event as part of the initiative to plant 1mn trees....

 2020-11-28 22:36 

Kuwait News Agency

UK suffers 479 Covid-19 deaths, 15,871 infections...

LONDON, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- The tally of confirmed coronavirus-induced fatalities across the UK grew by 479 to 58,030, health authorities said on Saturday. Some 15,871 more Covid-19 cases were also registered in the country over the last 24 hours, pushing th...

 2020-11-28 22:34 

Al Arabiya

Paris protesters clash with police at protest against police violence...

Hundreds of black-clad protesters clashed with police at the end of a demonstration against police violence in Paris on Saturday after masked protesters la...

 2020-11-28 22:33 

Times of Israel

J Street denounces killing of top Iranian nuclear scientist...

Head of dovish US lobby says, 'It seems those who oppose the JCPOA will stop at nothing to kill the agreement once and for all'Head of dovish US lobby says, 'It seems those who oppose the JCPOA will stop at nothing to kill the agreement once a...

 2020-11-28 22:30 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon reports 1,696 new coronavirus cases, 11 more deaths...

Lebanon reports 1,696 new coronavirus cases, 11 more deaths...

 2020-11-28 22:29 

Al Arabiya

UN calls for restraint after assassination of Iran's nuclear scientist...

The United Nations urged restraint Saturday after tensions rose in the Middle East with the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.Iran has blame...

 2020-11-28 22:28 

Kuwait News Agency

PLO calls for ending historical injustice against Palestinians...

GAZA, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Saturday called on the international community to assume its responsibilities towards the Palestinian cause and end historical injustice against the Palestinian people. On the eve of marki...

 2020-11-28 22:25 

Al Arabiya

Hundreds protest outside Israel leader's Jerusalem home...

About 1,000 protesters gathered outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem on Saturday night, pressing ahead with...

 2020-11-28 22:25 

MehrNews.com

'Warehouse' nominated at Brazil's GIMFA...

TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) Iranian short film 'Warehouse' (Original title in Persian: Anbar) has been nominated for awards at Brazil's GIMFA (Gralha International Monthly Film Awards)....

 2020-11-28 22:20 

Al Arabiya

All you need to know about Iran's nuclear program...

A 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is being eroded and efforts to revive the pact face a new challenge with the killing of Tehran's top nucl...

 2020-11-28 22:17 

JPost.com

Rwanda mulls embassy move to Jerusalem...

To date, only the United States and Guatemala have embassies in Jerusalem, while the remainder of 87 countries with embassies in Israel have located them in the Tel Aviv area....

 2020-11-28 22:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

J Street condemns killing of top Iranian nuclear scientist...

J Street president defines assassination "an attempt to sabotage the ability of the incoming Biden administration to re-enter the JCPOA"...

 2020-11-28 22:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkey records 182 Covid-19 deaths, 30,103 cases...

ANKARA, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- Some 182 patients died of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), and 30,103 people tested positive for the disease in Turkey over the last 24 hours, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Saturday. Thus, the latest figures raised the d...

 2020-11-28 21:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rudy Giuliani: 'This was a major fraud'...

President Trump legal team member Rudy Giuliani comments on team's next steps....

 2020-11-28 21:54 

Press TV

Trump may pardon people and corporations for money: Expert...

Trump is a dishonest and corrupt person who can start pardoning people and corporations for money, an American political commentator has opined....

 2020-11-28 21:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Irregular Biden & the wrong media'...

Greg Kelly 'shows five ways that Biden's numbers strayed from election 'norms,' and five times the mainstream media got story wrong.'...

 2020-11-28 21:46 

The Jordan Times

ACC submits list of struggling sectors to Labour Ministry...

AMMAN — The Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) Saturday said that it had submitted to the Ministry of Labour a list of sectors, which were battered by the coronavirus pandemic and the urgent measures needed to address the situation. The ACC said that t...

 2020-11-28 21:44 

The Jordan Times

Kingdom's COVID graph shows declining trend...

AMMAN — The Kingdom's epidemiological curve shows a declining trend after witnessing stability in the number of registered virus cases, according to Assistant Secretary General of Primary Health Care Administration Ghazi Sharkas. Saturday is the...

 2020-11-28 21:44 

Kuwait News Agency

Italy lists 686 virus deaths, 26,323 infections...

ROME, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- The Italian Ministry of Health on Saturday reported new 26,323 novel coronavirus lab-confirmed cases. As many as 686 patients have succumbed to the respiratory illness over the last 24 hours, raising the country's death toll to ...

 2020-11-28 21:43 

The Jordan Times

Five arrests made following major brawl in Irbid's Sarih — PSD...

AMMAN — Police on Saturday announced the arrest of several suspects in connection with a brawl, which left five people injured in Irbid over the weekend. On Friday morning, a group of people engaged in a huge street fight in Sarih town, Police Spoke...

 2020-11-28 21:40 

Bahrain News Agency

UK appoints vaccines minister to oversee COVID inoculations...
 2020-11-28 21:39 

The Jordan Times

Europe virus toll crosses 400,000, shops reopen...

PARIS — Coronavirus deaths topped 400,000 on Saturday in Europe, the world's second worst-hit region, as parts of the continent began to reopen shops for the holiday season. But across the Atlantic fearful US shoppers turned to online outlets fo...

 2020-11-28 21:38 

The Jordan Times

In Syria, Yarmuk residents plan return to war-torn Palestinian camp...

YARMUK, Syria — When Syrian authorities said they would allow returns to the war-ravaged Yarmuk camp for Palestinian refugees in southern Damascus, Issa Al Loubani rushed to sign up and quickly started repairing his home. Hundreds of former resident...

 2020-11-28 21:37 

The Jordan Times

Defiant protesters hit streets in south Iraq for second day...

NASIRIYAH, Iraq — Anti-government protesters defied lockdowns and the threat of violence to demonstrate on Saturday in several Iraqi cities, with new clashes with security forces claiming the life of one protester. Tensions were high in several Iraq...

 2020-11-28 21:34 

Press TV

World must condemn state terrorism, counter adventurism: Iran FM...

The Iranian foreign minister says the international community should condemn state terrorism and counter tension and adventurism in the region....

 2020-11-28 21:33 

Ynetnews

Report: IDF fires flares near Lebanon after alleged border breach...
 2020-11-28 21:33 

Saudi Press Agency

On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Riyadh Governor Patronizes King Cup Final 2019-2020...
 2020-11-28 21:33 

SANA

Health Ministry: 80 new Coronavirus cases registered, 55 patients recover, 5 pass away...

Damascus, SANA-Health Ministry announced on Saturday that 80 new Coronavirus cases were registered in Syria, adding that 55 patients have recovered while 5 others have passed away. In a statement to SANA, the ministry indicated that the infections toll re...

 2020-11-28 21:32 

Al Jazeera

UK, France sign new deal to curb Channel migrant crossings...

UK interior minister Priti Patel said under the deal the number of officers patrolling French beaches would double....

 2020-11-28 21:30 

Ynetnews

Hundreds protest outside PM's Jerusalem home...
 2020-11-28 21:29 

Times of Israel

Nuke chief's death said to be 'pinnacle' of Israeli strategy to thwart Iran bomb...

Western intel officials tell TV Fakhrizadeh killing was key to long-term bid to stop Iran nukes; Jerusalem braces for response; US media posits goal was to rule out Biden diplomacyWestern intel officials tell TV Fakhrizadeh killing was key to long-term bi...

 2020-11-28 21:27 

Al Arabiya

Israeli army launches military light flares alongside the border with Lebanon...

The Israeli army has launched light flares in the airspace alongside the border with Lebanon, in the area between the town of Manara and the southern Leban...

 2020-11-28 21:27 

Ynetnews

Turkey condemns killing of Iranian nuclear scientist, urges restraint...
 2020-11-28 21:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Massive protests in France against security bill...

PARIS, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- Thousands of people staged protests in several cities across France against the currently prepared security bill seen by many as a 'violation of freedom'. Despite the coronavirus restrictions imposed in the country, the lar...

 2020-11-28 21:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Suspected security incident in north...

IDF forces fire illumination flares near Kibbutz west of Kiryat Shmona in response to suspected infiltration....

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