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 2021-02-27 07:41 

SANA

Venezuela strongly condemns US aggression on areas in Deir Ezzor...

Caracas, SANA-Venezuela strongly condemned the US aggression on areas in Deir Ezzor near the Syrian-Iraqi borders, expressing solidarity with Syria. "Venezuela strongly condemns US military attack on Syrian territories and expresses its solidarity wit...

 2021-02-27 07:40 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Bounedjah strikes brace as Sadd beat Duhail to lift Qatar Cup...

Baghdad Bounedjah's brace helped Al Sadd to a second consecutive Qatar Cup title after a 2-0 win over Al Duhail in the final at the Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium on Friday. HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic Committee, c...

 2021-02-27 07:40 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Al-Sharshani takes big lead going into final day...

Ali al-Shahrani had an eventful back nine as the Qatari golfer grabbed the Qatar Open Amateur Championship lead with an overall card of one-over after the second round on Friday....

 2021-02-27 07:40 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

QCRI's machine translation system achieves milestone of 1bn words...

A machine translation system, 'Shaheen', developed by the Arabic Language Team at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has achieved a significant milestone of 1bn translated words....

 2021-02-27 07:40 

Times of Israel

House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote...

Bill provides $1,400 payments to individuals, extends emergency unemployment benefits; two Democrats vote with Republicans against planBill provides $1,400 payments to individuals, extends emergency unemployment benefits; two Democrats vote with Republica...

 2021-02-27 07:37 

Ishtartv.com

Mr. "Joseph John" of our people receives the Honorary Citizen Award of Hume City in Melbourne, Australia...

I also would like to congratulateMr David David for receiving the Australia Day 2021 'Volunteer of the Year'Medal....

 2021-02-27 07:33 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Massive fire erupts in LA's Compton...

TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) A massive fire erupted in an industrial area of Compton early Friday, engulfing several structures and spreading to a lot where the blaze burned at least a dozen charter and school buses....

 2021-02-27 07:32 

Ynetnews

U.S. House approves Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid...
 2021-02-27 07:23 

JPost.com

Coronavirus can be transmitted via lung transplant...

For ICU patients, COVID-19 is deadlier than flu....

 2021-02-27 07:21 

MehrNews.com

Semi-finished steel exports top 5 million tons in 10 months...

TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) Iranian steelmakers exported more than 5.13 million tons in the ten calendar months to February 18....

 2021-02-27 07:19 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Saudi Arabia Arrests Sheikh Nimr’s Brother...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi regime forces arrested Mohammad Baqir al-Nimr, the brother of executed Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, and the father of Ali al-Nimr, who is serving a jail sen ....

 2021-02-27 07:19 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Yemen ‘Wants Either Real Peace or War Until Victory’...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Yemeni government said it will not accept disingenuous attempts at peace, urging the United States and Britain to drop their support for the Saudi-led coalition w ....

 2021-02-27 07:18 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Report: Biden Decides Not to Penalize Saudi Crown Prince After Khashoggi Intel Report Release...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Joe Biden decided that the price of "directly penalizing" Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) amid allegations that he was the one behind the Ja ....

 2021-02-27 07:17 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iraqi FM in Tehran to confer with Iranian officials...

Tehran, Feb 27, IRNA Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein arrived in Tehran on Saturday for consultations with Iranian officials....

 2021-02-27 07:17 

Al Jazeera

US House approves Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan...

Included in the legislation are $1,400 direct payments to individuals and $400 a week unemployment benefit until August....

 2021-02-27 07:14 

Al Arabiya

Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi attack on Saudi Arabia; fourth in less than 24 hours...

The Arab Coalition said on Saturday it intercepted and downed an explosive-laden drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia towards Saudi Arabia's...

 2021-02-27 07:08 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran to become major anti-corona vaccine producer: Minister...

Qom, Feb 27, IRNA Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki has said that the Iranian scientists are working round the clock to produce a reliable vaccine and hopefully, the country will become one of the biggest producers of anti-COVID19 vaccines....

 2021-02-27 07:08 

Al Arabiya

US House of Representatives approves Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid plan...

The US House passed an enormous $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday, hailed by Democrats as a critical step in funneling new funding...

 2021-02-27 07:06 

JPost.com

Austrian chancellor, Danish PM to visit Israel for COVID cooperation...

The cooperation will focus on "research and production of vaccines and drugs."...

 2021-02-27 07:05 

Al Jazeera

Lady Gaga's dogs recovered safely after abduction, shooting...

American singer's two French bulldogs recovered unharmed after being stolen by thieves who shot, wounded dog walker....

 2021-02-27 07:01 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency N. Chief: Iran to Disable IAEA Cameras If Sanctions Not Lifted in 3 Months...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Cameras installed by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at the Iranian nuclear sites will be disabled if sanctions are not removed in three months, Iran's ....

 2021-02-27 07:00 

Times of Israel

Biden signals 'significant changes' in US-Saudi ties...

In call with King Salman preceding release of US intel report on Khashoggi murder, US president says Riyadh must deal with human rights violationsIn call with King Salman preceding release of US intel report on Khashoggi murder, US president says Riyadh m...

 2021-02-27 06:57 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency IAG Reports $8.3bln Loss, Supports COVID Vaccination Certificates...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The parent company of British Airways and Iberia on Friday said it lost 6.9 billion euros ($8.3bln) last year as the coronavirus pandemic caused a near-total collapse ....

 2021-02-27 06:57 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency US Border Patrol Deploying Hundreds of Agents to Southern Border to Deal with ‘Migrant Crisis’...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is deploying hundreds of Border Patrol agents to the Southern border to deal with an influx of Latin American immigrants, a ....

 2021-02-27 06:51 

Al Jazeera

Turkey's AK Party criticised for holding rallies amid COVID surge...

The governing party denies accusations that packed rallies are spreading COVID in some of Turkey's worst hit regions....

 2021-02-27 06:49 

JPost.com

UAE supports Saudi position on US Khashoggi report...
 2021-02-27 06:49 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran Strongly Condemns US Airstrike on Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran condemned the recent US air raid on Eastern Syria, calling it a flagrant violation of human rights and international law and in line with the aggressive moves of ....

 2021-02-27 06:46 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency WHO: Vaccine Hoarding Threatens Supply via COVAX...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Countries seeking their own COVID-19 vaccine doses are making deals with drug companies that threaten the supply for the global COVAX programme for poor and middle-in ....

 2021-02-27 06:45 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Russia Says US Has Lost Right to Lecture Other Countries on Civil Freedoms...

TEHRAN (FNA)- By violating the rights of its own citizens the United States has lost the moral right to lecture other countries on the observance of civil freedoms, Russian Foreign ....

 2021-02-27 06:44 

JPost.com

Iran: US airstrikes in Syria encourage terrorism in the region...

"America's recent action strengthens and expands the activities of the terrorist Daesh (Islamic State) in the region."...

 2021-02-27 06:42 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Mass rallies in Yemen's liberated governorates condemn US-Saudi blockade...

PROVINCES, Feb. 27 (Saba) - The Yemen's liberated provinces staged on Friday mass rallies to denounce the siege of the Aggression Coalition under the slogan "The siege of the US aggression coalition kills the Yemeni people."...

 2021-02-27 06:40 

MehrNews.com

US invasion on resistance positions to face tough response...

TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) Reacting to US aggression on the resistance positions on Iraqi-Syrian border, Deputy Secretary General of al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance Movement in Iraq said that US invasion on resistance positions will be responded harshly....

 2021-02-27 06:39 

i24 News

US House on cusp of passing $1.9 trillion COVID plan but wage hike falters...
 2021-02-27 06:39 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran to disable IAEA cameras if sanctions not lifted in 3 months...

Tehran, Feb27, IRNA Cameras installed by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at the Iranian nuclear sites will be withheld if sanctions are not removed in three months, Iran's top nuclear official has said....

 2021-02-27 06:34 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Biden Vows to Hold Saudi Arabia Accountable After Khashoggi Report Released...

TEHRAN (FNA)- President Joe Biden said Friday that he will hold Saudi Arabia accountable after the government released a report revealing that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salma ....

 2021-02-27 06:34 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency WH Press Secretary Says US May Announce New Sanctions on Russia within Weeks...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States may announce additional sanctions on Russia within weeks, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters....

 2021-02-27 06:33 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Myanmar Protesters in Running Battle with Security Forces...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Myanmar security forces moved decisively, firing rubber bullet at protesters in a bid to prevent opponents of the military government from gathering, after the countr ....

 2021-02-27 06:33 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

FM spox says Iran will stand by Syrian nation...

Tehran, Feb 27, IRNA Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Saturday that Iran will stand by the Syrian people in reconstruction of the country and participation in Syrian economic and cultural development....

 2021-02-27 06:32 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Pentagon Launches Civilian-Led Commission to Address Military Sexual Assault...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Pentagon on Friday launched a civilian-led commission to address the pervasive problem of sexual assault in the military....

 2021-02-27 06:31 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency More Than 300 Charged in Connection to US Capitol Riot...

TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 300 people now face federal charges in connection with the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill and at least 280 people have been arrested, the Justice Department ....

 2021-02-27 06:30 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency France's Coronavirus Infections Remain High as More Restrictions Loom...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The number of coronavirus infections in France surged to over 25,000 for a third running day, while the death toll worsened further as the government is weighing up m ....

 2021-02-27 06:30 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency US Officially Points Finger at Saudi Crown Prince for Khashoggi Killing...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A long-awaited American intelligence report made public Friday concluded that the de facto leader of Saudi Arabia approved the gruesome political killing of Jamal Kha ....

 2021-02-27 06:29 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Democrats Criticize Biden’s Decision to Launch Airstrikes in Syria without Consulting Congress...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Some Senate Democrats on Friday criticized President Joe Biden's decision to launch an airstrike Thursday night in Syria without conferring with all of Congress....

 2021-02-27 06:29 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Coronavirus Levels 'Burning Quite Hot' in Some of UK...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Some areas of the UK are "burning quite hot" with rising levels of new coronavirus infections, England's deputy chief medical officer said....

 2021-02-27 06:28 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran, Syria Weigh Plans to Promote Cultural Cooperation - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry visited Syria for talks on the enhancement of ties between the two allies in the media and cultural fields....

 2021-02-27 06:18 

MehrNews.com

Iran able to increase uranium enrichment to 60% in 24 hrs...

TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) "We have the capacity now, and as the law has allowed us, we can increase our Uranium enrichment up to 60% in 24 hours", the head of AEOI said, while referring to Leader's recent remarks over Uranium enrichment....

 2021-02-27 06:17 

JPost.com

IDF drones to investigate possible additional oil spill...
 2021-02-27 06:06 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Protest stands in Dhamar denounce US-Saudi blockade on Yemen...

DHAMAR, Feb. 27 (Saba) - Dhamar districts staged on Friday protest stands denouncing the US-Saudi aggression coalition blockade on Yemen....

 2021-02-27 06:05 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Condemns US Attacks on Eastern Syria - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Iranian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the "illegal and aggressive" US airstrikes in eastern Syria as a clear violation of human rights and international law....

 2021-02-27 05:56 

Times of Israel

SoftBank says deal reached with WeWork founder Adam Neumann, directors...

The Israeli-American entrepreneur would receive another $50 million windfall and other benefits, the WSJ reportsThe Israeli-American entrepreneur would receive another $50 million windfall and other benefits, the WSJ reports...

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