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 2020-07-09 20:30 

Ynetnews

Opposition leader dismisses PM aid plan as 'hollow words'...
 2020-07-09 20:30 

Times of Israel

Government said mulling requiring masks only in indoor areas, buses, gatherings...

According to reported suggestion by Public Security Minister Ohana, people in outdoor spaces would only need to have face mask within reachAccording to reported suggestion by Public Security Minister Ohana, people in outdoor spaces would only need to have...

 2020-07-09 20:28 

Al Jazeera

Serbia bans mass gatherings after virus lockdown protests...

Protests erupted in the country over the return of a weekend curfew to combat a second wave of coronavirus infections....

 2020-07-09 20:22 

Ynetnews

First coronavirus case confirmed in Syria's northwest - aid groups...
 2020-07-09 20:22 

Ynetnews

Arizona death toll from coronavirus tops 2,000...
 2020-07-09 20:20 

Gulf Times

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 2020-07-09 20:17 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain's anti-coronavirus experiences highlighted at IPU webinar...
 2020-07-09 20:15 

FX Empire

US Stock Market Overview Stocks Close Mixed as Nasdaq Continues to Rally...

Jobless claims rise less than expected...

 2020-07-09 20:15 

Times of Israel

Gantz said likely to drop demand for 2-year budget...

Piling pressure on his coalition partner, Netanyahu calls on Blue and White chief to 'put politics aside' and back 1-year budget, which he says is needed to help economyPiling pressure on his coalition partner, Netanyahu calls on Blue and White ch...

 2020-07-09 20:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon not planning to negotiate with Iran on fuel imports: Ghajar...

Lebanon currently has no plan to negotiate with Iran for the import of fuel, energy minister Raymond Ghajar said Thursday, after Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah said it was talking to the Lebanese government about the idea....

 2020-07-09 20:02 

Al Jazeera

US COVID-19 cases and deaths increase, dimming economic recovery...

More than 60,000 new coronavirus infections reported in US - the highest single-day tally of cases by any country....

 2020-07-09 19:55 

Press TV

Police officers confront crowds with flash-bang grenades and pepper spray...

Unrelenting demonstrations across the US calling for racial justice and an end to police brutality are being met with a rising trend for apparent counter-protesters using vehicles to threaten or slam into marchers....

 2020-07-09 19:54 

JPost.com

Washington police officer to remove tattoo resembling insignia of Nazi SS...

The tattoo bears the name of his fellow sniper Claudio Patino IV, "who was killed by my side" in Afghanistan in 2010....

 2020-07-09 19:54 

JPost.com

Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 395 to 198,178 - RKI...
 2020-07-09 19:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

What's the difference between the two COVID-19 waves in Israel? - Inside Israel...

Leading physician says methods of treating virus 'haven't changed significantly since Middle Ages,' expects vaccine by beginning of 2021....

 2020-07-09 19:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Reforms must be implemented to regain control: Hariri...

Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Thursday that reforms must be implemented if Lebanon wants to regain control of the national currency....

 2020-07-09 19:51 

Gulf Times

Qatar has 'significant' first-mover advantage on fintech: Al-Jaida...

Doha has "significant"; first-mover advantage for international firms, especially fintechs and others, in the digital landscape, in view of the opportunities in the country, whose ICT spending is expected to reach $9bn by 2024 ......

 2020-07-09 19:51 

Bahrain News Agency

WHO chief taps ex-leaders to head COVID-19 response panel...
 2020-07-09 19:48 

JPost.com

ZOA files complaint against member groups for calling leader 'racist'...

Much of the ZOA complaint focuses on claims by the named individuals that public pronouncements by its president, Morton Klein, made during the recent social unrest have at times crossed into racism....

 2020-07-09 19:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN investigator calls on Saudi Arabia to free female activists...

An investigator for the UN Human Rights Council urged member states Thursday to pressure Saudi Arabia to free women activists before a G20 nations summit which Riyadh will be hosting in November....

 2020-07-09 19:45 

The Peninsula Qatar

Things to do this weekend in Qatar (July 9-11, 2020)...

As Qatar relaxes its COVID-19 restrictions, there are quite a few events happening this weekend in the country....

 2020-07-09 19:44 

Times of Israel

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in federal prison...

Weeks after being released to home confinement, US Bureau of Prisons says Cohen refused to honor the conditions and was therefore returnedWeeks after being released to home confinement, US Bureau of Prisons says Cohen refused to honor the conditions and w...

 2020-07-09 19:39 

JPost.com

Kosher halal food should be on coronavirus programs, senators say...

"Many in the Jewish and Muslim community only eat kosher or halal food, and have not been able to benefit from these programs if they do not provide these options."...

 2020-07-09 19:37 

Kuwait News Agency

UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 44,602...

KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- The UK Health ministry announced on Thursday 85 COVID-19 patients died during the past hours bringing the total coronavirus related death toll to 44,602. It added that 287,621 people have tested positive for the disease in Britain...

 2020-07-09 19:35 

Al Jazeera

US congressional committee moves to restore aid to Palestinians...

The $66bn spending bill would also maintain US funding for the World Health Organization through 2021....

 2020-07-09 19:35 

Ynetnews

PM: In hindsight, Israel reopened too soon...
 2020-07-09 19:35 

Kuwait News Agency

Pompeo thanks Jordan for medical supplies sent to US - State Dept....

KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke Thursday with King Abdullah II of Jordan during which he thanked him for Jordan's "generosity in sending medical supplies to the United States."State Department Spokesperson Morga...

 2020-07-09 19:29 

Gulf Times

QSE gains more than 92 points on foreign funds' bullish outlook...

Foreign funds' robust bullish outlook on Thursday propelled the Qatar Stock Exchange more than 92 points to place the key barometer in a higher 9,300 orbit....

 2020-07-09 19:28 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Syrian president underlines strategic ties between Damascus, Tehran...

Tehran, July 9, IRNA Syrian President Bashar Assad stressed the need for broadening of strategic cooperation between Syria and Iran during a meeting with Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri on Thursday....

 2020-07-09 19:28 

DEBKAfile

Netanyahu & Katz unveil recovery package amid a storm of discontent...

"I was responsible for opening the economy too early and I take responsibility for fixing [this error]," PM Binyamin Netanyahu The post Netanyahu & Katz unveil recovery package amid a storm of discontent appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-07-09 19:26 

Ynetnews

Albania Holocaust memorial honors locals who protected Jews...
 2020-07-09 19:26 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

How teachers can use Fortnite to effectively teach...

Teachers should pick up languages used often by kids and utilize them to access the attention of their kids....

 2020-07-09 19:25 

Kuwait News Agency

Bahrain: three coronavirus deaths, 610 more infections...

KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- Bahrain's health ministry said on Thursday that three more people have died of coronavirus in the Gulf state, pushing the number of fatalities to 101 with an additional 610 infections reported. Of the 610 infections registered...

 2020-07-09 19:24 

Times of Israel

Unveiling aid package, Netanyahu acknowledges reopening of economy was premature...

Amid mounting anger at government over failure to help battered businesses weather pandemic, PM says self-employed to get immediate stipends, businesses to get up to NIS 500,000Amid mounting anger at government over failure to help battered businesses wea...

 2020-07-09 19:24 

Kuwait News Agency

Algeria: 10 succumb to infection with COVID-19...

ALGIERS, July 9 (KUNA) -- Algerian Health Ministry on Thursday declared recording 10 new COVID-19-caused fatalities and 460 infections, taking the death toll to 988 and contamination cases to 17,808. The pandemic continues to spread vigorously among Alger...

 2020-07-09 19:24 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Abu Dhabi International Airport beefs up precautionary measures...
 2020-07-09 19:23 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

UAE reports 532 cases; 1,288 recoveries...
 2020-07-09 19:23 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

OU Women's Initiative launches virtual Beit Midrash with 2 learning tracks - Jewish World...

Orthodox Union launches online women's learning program with intensive and lecture series tracks for the Three Weeks....

 2020-07-09 19:22 

Ynetnews

PM: Small business owners to receive NIS 7,500 in aid next week...
 2020-07-09 19:20 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Saudi confirms 3,183 cases; 41 deaths...
 2020-07-09 19:18 

Gulf Times

Campaign to remove abandoned cars launched in Industrial Area...

The Joint Committee for Removing Abandoned Vehicles in the country launched on Thursday a comprehensive campaign to remove abandoned cars and equipment from the Industrial Area ......

 2020-07-09 19:18 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Coalition force destroys terrorist Houthi targets...
 2020-07-09 19:17 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Oman reports 1,518 cases; death toll stands at 236...
 2020-07-09 19:16 

Saudi Press Agency

Serbia Imposes Covid-19 Restrictions on Belgrade, But No Curfew...
 2020-07-09 19:16 

Saudi Press Agency

Sudan PM accepts resignation of six ministers, relieves minister of health of his post...
 2020-07-09 19:16 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Makes Phone Call to Brazilian President...
 2020-07-09 19:14 

JPost.com

Online retailer Shein sells swastika necklace, backlash causes take-down...

The necklace was of the Hindu swastika, which has different meaning, according to a company's spokesperson....

 2020-07-09 19:14 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Sharjah Deputy Ruler mourned...
 2020-07-09 19:08 

MehrNews.com

Chabahar Port's place in Iran's "looking to the East" policy...

TEHRAN, Jul. 10 (MNA) The strategic port of Chabahar in southeastern Iran has a special place in the country's "looking to the East" strategy and can link India to Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the Persian Gulf littoral states....

 2020-07-09 19:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Former football player Phillip Blanks catches child thrown from building - US & Canada...

Phillip Blanks, former wide receiver at a Southern California catches child thrown from burning building by his mother....

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