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 2020-06-02 19:31 

JPost.com

'I'm not angry at all': Owner of looted Chicago shop vows to rebuild...

Central Camera, located on South Wabash Avenue, just blocks from Chicago's storied Art Institute, is one of several notable Jewish-owned businesses to sustain damage in weekend demonstrations....

 2020-06-02 19:29 

JPost.com

The Israeli Har Sinai...

There is a distinctly human tone to Israeli stones as opposed to the desert 'luchot'...

 2020-06-02 19:27 

Gulf Times

Funding shortfall hinders pandemic response: World Bank chief...

The World Bank said on Tuesday that it expects the coronavirus and resulting recessions to leave "lasting scars" on developing and emerging market countries, with the worst damage on oil exporters...

 2020-06-02 19:23 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the Crown Prince: Bahrain has mobilised all resources required to safeguard public health...
 2020-06-02 19:22 

SABA Net

Kuwait; we will continue our humanitarian, political commitment to Yemen...

KUWAIT-SABAThe State of Kuwait has confirmed it will continue its commitments towards Yemen in humanitarian, developmental and political fields until the country overcome bitter suffering and enjoy security, stability and realize its aspirations.This came...

 2020-06-02 19:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Religious artist opposed nudity and was ousted from group...

FB group for Israeli painters member writes post asking to avoid sharing nude paintings in group. Next day he finds himself ousted....

 2020-06-02 19:21 

DEBKAfile

The government opts to keep schools open despite coronavirus spike...

The Ministry of Health advised shutting down the middle and high schools in Jerusalem which have been hit with coronavirus The post The government opts to keep schools open despite coronavirus spike appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-06-02 19:21 

Haaretz Daily

Coronavirus pandemic needs overwhelm Israel's municipal social services...

Social workers given wrong or missing information and wasting valuable time distributing resources, warn heads of municipal social service departments...

 2020-06-02 19:20 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli government to weigh long-delayed appointment of new ambassador to Egypt...

The position has been vacant for a year, after Netanyahu froze Amira Oron's appointment and considered appointing a minister from his party instead...

 2020-06-02 19:19 

Times of Israel

US court rules Iran, Syria liable for terror attacks in Israel...

Decision says countries accountable for damages from 7 attacks carried out by Palestinians as they provided 'material support' to Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorist groupsDecision says countries accountable for damages from 7 attacks carried out by...

 2020-06-02 19:18 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Information Minister receives lawmakers...
 2020-06-02 19:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UK urges China to 'step back from the brink' over Hong Kong law...

Britain Tuesday urged China to think again about trying to assert more control over Hong Kong, after concern Beijing was trying to stifle dissent in the semi-autonomous city....

 2020-06-02 19:17 

Kuwait News Agency

Luxembourg one case of coronavirus, no death...

BRUSSELS, June 2 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Health in Luxembourg in its latest update Tuesday confirmed one more coronavirus case raising the total to 4,020. No further death from Covid-19 was reported and the death toll remains at 110. Four patients are c...

 2020-06-02 19:16 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Official: Volume of exports three times more than imports...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA - Caretaker of Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade Hossein Modares Khiabani said volume of exports at borders is three times more than imports, adding that there is no road-block for exports....

 2020-06-02 19:16 

Kuwait News Agency

Spain: 137 new coronavirus infections, no deaths...

MADRID, June 2 (KUNA) -- Spain reported 137 new coronavirus infections and zero deaths for the second consecutive day. On its official site, the Spanish health ministry affirmed that the virus death toll settled at 27,127, while the total number of infect...

 2020-06-02 19:15 

Gulf Times

Qatar Scientific Club manufactures face shields to check Covid-19 spread...

Qatar Scientific Club announced the production of 100 face shields in the club's digital manufacturing laboratories in coordination with Aspire Academy to reduce the risk of transmission of Coronavirus (Covid-19)....

 2020-06-02 19:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Protesters rally for the return of fallen IDF soldiers' remains - Inside Israel...

Protesters demand return of the remains of two IDF soldiers killed in Operation Protective Edge in 2014, Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin....

 2020-06-02 19:06 

JPost.com

Breaking China: A rupture looms between Israel and the United States...

For years, Israel has been working to dramatically expand trade with China. Now, that push is running up against strong opposition from the White House....

 2020-06-02 19:05 

Al Arabiya

India's Mumbai braces for first cyclone in over a century...

A cyclone in the Arabian Sea was barreling toward India's business capital Mumbai on Tuesday, threatening to deliver high winds and flooding to an area alr...

 2020-06-02 19:05 

The Jordan Times

S. Arabia seeks to raise $2.3b in Yemen donor conference...

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia sought to raise $2.3 billion from an emergency donor conference on Tuesday to support Yemen — ravaged by a war in which the kingdom is a key actor, and a coronavirus outbreak — as the UN chief warned aid workers fac...

 2020-06-02 19:05 

Al Arabiya

Norway urges Israel not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank...

Norway, which chairs a group of international donors to the Palestinians, urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.Norway heads...

 2020-06-02 19:05 

Times of Israel

Schools to stay open for now, as Netanyahu punts on ordering new closure...

Prime Minister's Office says he'll further review matter Wednesday; Health Ministry had reportedly called to shutter middle and high schools but education minister protestedPrime Minister's Office says he'll further review matter Wednesday...

 2020-06-02 19:05 

Al Jazeera

Donors pledge $1.35bn in humanitarian aid to war-ravaged Yemen...

Videoconference organised by the UN and war actor Saudi Arabia fails to achieve $2.41bn fundraising target....

 2020-06-02 19:03 

The Jordan Times

Palestinian family mourns son killed by Israeli forces...

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Iyad Hallak, a 32-year-old Palestinian man with autism, passed Israeli occupation forces every day to reach his special needs school in Jerusalem's Old City. Last week an Israeli soldier shot him dead, leaving his family sea...

 2020-06-02 19:03 

Haaretz Daily

Trudeau speechless for 21 seconds when asked about Trump, protests in U.S....

Canadian prime minister also reiterates support for two-state solution, saying he has expressed 'deep concerns' to Netanyahu and Gantz over any unilateral actions...

 2020-06-02 19:01 

The Jordan Times

Trump threatens military mobilisation against violent US protests...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump vowed to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation violent protests gripping the United States, saying he was sending thousands of troops onto the streets of the capital and threatening to deploy soldiers...

 2020-06-02 19:00 

Al Arabiya

US ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell resigns from post...

The US ambassador to Germany has resigned from his post and the State Department after two years in the job.Richard Grenell posted the news late Monday on...

 2020-06-02 18:59 

Al Arabiya

Karachi plane crash: Pakistani girl injured on ground dies at hopital...

A Pakistani girl who was critically injured on the ground last month when a passenger plane went down in a crowded neighborhood of the port city of Karachi...

 2020-06-02 18:59 

MehrNews.com

Vietnam felicitates Ghalibaf on election as new Parl. Speaker...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan congratulated Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf on his election as the new Iranian parliament Speaker and called for bilateral relations to achieve global peace and stability....

 2020-06-02 18:57 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti FM takes part at High-Level Donors' Conf. to support Yemen...

KUWAIT, June 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah Tuesday headed Kuwait's delegation in the High-Level pledging online event to support the humanitarian situation in Yemen. The meeting comes within the fram...

 2020-06-02 18:55 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Foreign Minister participates in Yemen Donors Conference 2020...
 2020-06-02 18:53 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Veep: Imam Khomeini always trusted people...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri in an Instagram post referred to the demise anniversary of the founder of the Islamic Republic, saying late Imam Khomeini trusted people everywhere and in every situation....

 2020-06-02 18:53 

The Jordan Times

Lockdown brings benefits of cycling to fore as World Bicycle Day marked amid pandemic...

AMMAN — In celebration of a means of transport that has emerged as a tool of resilience and "acknowledging its uniqueness, longevity and versatility", World Bicycle Day is being marked on June 3. A bicycle is a means of fostering sustainable...

 2020-06-02 18:53 

The Jordan Times

Yemen: World's worst humanitarian crisis...

RIYADH — Yemen is wracked by a war which has killed tens of thousands of people and led to the world's worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United Nations. The war between Houthi rebels and pro-government forces escalated in 2015 when a S...

 2020-06-02 18:52 

The Jordan Times

Indonesian organisations fund JHCO project distributing food parcels to Palestinian refugees...

AMMAN — The Jordan Hashemite Charity Organisation (JHCO) on Tuesday completed a project involving the distribution of 533 food parcels in Palestinian refugee camps, which was funded by the Indonesian organisations SPM and NPC through the Indonesian ...

 2020-06-02 18:52 

The Jordan Times

Algeria to release two protest leaders...

ALGEIRS — Two main figures of Algeria's "Hirak" protest movement will soon be freed at the president's initiative, the leader of an opposition party said on Tuesday. "President Abdelmadjid Tebboune assured me that he would use hi...

 2020-06-02 18:51 

JPost.com

US Rep. says US-Israel relations doesn't hinge only on annexation issue...

He addressed the prospects of the possible annexation of some areas of the West Bank in a conversation hosted on Tuesday by the Israel Policy Forum...

 2020-06-02 18:51 

The Jordan Times

Labour Ministry to commence 'massive' inspections of private schools for malpractice — Bataineh...

AMMAN — Minister of Labour Nidal Bataineh has directed the ministry's inspection cadres and judicial police to carry out a "massive and intensive campaign" to verify private schools' abidance by the various Defence Orders issued by t...

 2020-06-02 18:50 

The Jordan Times

Italian president warns coronavirus crisis 'is not over'...

ROME — The coronavirus crisis is not over in Italy, President Sergio Mattarella warned on the country's national day, observed on Tuesday, a day after a leading doctor created a furore by claiming that the virus no longer "exists" in the...

 2020-06-02 18:50 

The Jordan Times

Non-Jordanian ownership in companies listed on ASE reaches 50.3 per cent...

AMMAN — The value of shares bought by non-Jordanian investors at the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) since the beginning of the year until the end of May 2020 was JD42.1 million, representing 12.9 per cent of the overall trading value, the ASE said. Acco...

 2020-06-02 18:49 

Haaretz Daily

Reopened restaurants report Israelis are still reluctant to dine outside...

Israel's restaurant sector is expected to be particularly hard-hit by the economic crisis, and some 4,000 of the country's 14,000 restaurants are expected to close shop this year...

 2020-06-02 18:48 

Gulf Times

'Endemic racial discrimination' exposed in US: UN rights chief...

The coronavirus pandemic's disproportionate impact on ethnic minorities, and protests triggered by George Floyd's death, have laid bare "endemic inequalities" in the United States, the UN rights chief said Tuesday...

 2020-06-02 18:46 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli startup Optimal Plus being bought by National Instruments for $365 million...

The company analyzes and improves electronics production processes, primarily microchips...

 2020-06-02 18:45 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon records a drop in COVID-19 cases...

Lebanon registered a drop in new coronavirus cases Tuesday, a day after the country reopened most of its sectors and significantly reduced curfew hours....

 2020-06-02 18:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jordan says it foiled suicide attacks against Israel - Middle East...

Jordanian says kingdom arrested 5 suspects who planned to carry out multiple suicide attacks against Israeli targets in Judea and Samaria....

 2020-06-02 18:42 

Al Arabiya

EU balks at Russia returning to G7 after Trump summit invite...

The European Union views the Group of Seven format as a vital multilateral framework that cannot be changed on a permanent basis by the chair of the group,...

 2020-06-02 18:36 

Ynetnews

PM decides not to close schools despite spike in virus cases...
 2020-06-02 18:34 

Times of Israel

Trump says New York 'lost to lowlifes' as US cities brace for further violence...

Amid ongoing unrest over police killing of George Floyd, presumptive Democratic nominee Biden says president 'consumed' by ego, not leading during crisisAmid ongoing unrest over police killing of George Floyd, presumptive Democratic nominee Biden ...

 2020-06-02 18:34 

Oman Observer

Dhofar on path to normalcy after depression subsides...

MUSCAT: The Engineering Services of the Ministry of Defence continued its multi-faceted restoration operation in dealing with the implications resulting The post Dhofar on path to normalcy after depression subsides appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-02 18:33 

Press TV

Iran's Zarif slams Europe's 'deafening silence' on US brutalities against protesters...

Iran's foreign minister slams Europe for remaining "deafeningly silent" on "scenes of brutality" against protesters and the press in the US....

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