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 2020-06-03 19:32 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egypt, UAE welcome Libya ceasefire talks...

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates said they welcomed an announcement that warring factions in Libya had agreed to resume ceasefire negotiations....

 2020-06-03 19:30 

JPost.com

Former Austrian vice chancellor accused of antisemitic book dedication...

"This book should give you an insight into the convoluted and power-hungry Jewish world view," the dedication begins....

 2020-06-03 19:30 

JPost.com

Olympics-Japan to explore 'simplified' Games amid coronavirus...
 2020-06-03 19:29 

Ynetnews

Minnesota raises charge against fired officer in George Floyd case, charges 3 others...
 2020-06-03 19:27 

JPost.com

Israel Parade in New York made virtual, postponed by a week...
 2020-06-03 19:26 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Coronavirus cases stable with 14 new cases confirmed...

Lebanon confirmed 14 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, bringing the total number of registered cases in the country to 1,256....

 2020-06-03 19:24 

JPost.com

North Korea says US in no position to criticize China...
 2020-06-03 19:22 

Haaretz Daily

Trump's U.S. conflagration makes Netanyahu's annexation riskier and shadier...

Israel will be seen as exploiting not only the presidential election campaign, but America's pain and anguish as well...

 2020-06-03 19:22 

Al Jazeera

George Floyd: UN rights boss slams 'structural racism' in US...

Michelle Bachelet says US must address 'deep-seated'; grievances at heart of protests following George Floyd's killing....

 2020-06-03 19:20 

Gulf Times

UK doctors to trial ibuprofen in Covid-19 patients with breathing difficulties...

British doctors are trialling a formulation of anti-inflammatory ibuprofen to see if it reduces respiratory failure in patients with severe symptoms of Covid-19....

 2020-06-03 19:15 

Haaretz Daily

Charges raised on officer, three more charged in killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis...

Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis policeman who knelt on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes, will be charged with second-degree murder, and three cops who looked on will be charged with aiding and abetting murder...

 2020-06-03 19:13 

Times of Israel

Snapchat curbs Trump posts for inciting 'racial violence'...

Move comes after Twitter took unprecedented stand by hiding a post by the US president that it said promoted violenceMove comes after Twitter took unprecedented stand by hiding a post by the US president that it said promoted violence...

 2020-06-03 19:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US: Yesha Council 'ungrateful'...

American officials angered after Yesha Council chairman says peace plan shows Trump, Kushner 'are not friends of the State of Israel.'...

 2020-06-03 19:12 

Ynetnews

US defense chief opposes deploying troops to quell protests, despite Trump threats...
 2020-06-03 19:11 

Ynetnews

US CDC reports 1,827,425 coronavirus cases...
 2020-06-03 19:09 

Ynetnews

Dutch riot police respond to disturbances after anti-racism protest in Rotterdam...
 2020-06-03 19:09 

JPost.com

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocks Southern California...
 2020-06-03 19:08 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Education Ministry allows private schools to collect seat reservation fees...

The Department of Private Schools Licensing of the Ministry of Education issued a circular to private schools and kindergartens in the country yesterday, regarding seat reservation fees for the academic year 2020/2021....

 2020-06-03 19:07 

Haaretz Daily

Netanyahu condemns settler leader who said Trump is 'not a friend of Israel'...

Trump is a 'great friend of the State of Israel,' Netanyahu says after settler leader slams Mideast peace plan as not prioritizing Israel's security or settlement interests...

 2020-06-03 19:05 

SABA Net

Chinese anti-coronavirus aid arrives at Yemeni city...

RIYADH-SABAThe Chinese Ambassador to Yemen Kang Yong has announced that anti-coronavirus aid from his country has arrived in the Yemeni eastern city of Sayoon. Yemen's Heath authorities in Sayoon received DNA tests for 20,000 persons, 10,000 N95 masks...

 2020-06-03 19:04 

SABA Net

There is a need to reconsider priorities of international donations, says PM...

RIYADH- SABAYemen's Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik pointed to the need to reconsider the priorities for spending the donations Yemen was promised in yesterday's pledging conference in Riyadh. In a phone conversation with the Dutch Minister for Fo...

 2020-06-03 19:04 

Israel Today

Israeli Expert: Annexation is an Opportunity for Peace...

Trump plan, including planned annexation, is first real movement toward peace in a decade, says top general...

 2020-06-03 19:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Oil tops $40 for 1st time since March on OPEC cuts, demand recovery...

Oil rose on Wednesday, topping $40 a barrel for the first time since March, supported by lower U.S. inventories, expectations OPEC+ will keep oil output cuts in place and signs of demand recovery from the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-06-03 19:01 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

The National Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) underlines the importance of adhering to precautionary COVID-19 measures...
 2020-06-03 19:00 

Times of Israel

Greek, Cypriot leaders expected to visit Israel to discuss resuming flights...

Reported visits to Jerusalem would be among the first for senior foreign officials since the start of the pandemicReported visits to Jerusalem would be among the first for senior foreign officials since the start of the pandemic...

 2020-06-03 19:00 

Saudi Press Agency

KFUPM Ranks Fourth Globally in the Field of Patents...
 2020-06-03 18:59 

JPost.com

Jewish history shows the consequences of tolerating police brutality...

Historically, Jews have had an ambiguous relationship with the police....

 2020-06-03 18:59 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Capital Governor patronises distribution of 3,000 food baskets to needy families...
 2020-06-03 18:58 

Times of Israel

Police minister backs eased enforcement against cannabis users...

Responding to petition seeking annulment of laws barring recreational use and possession, Amir Ohana says he'll seek to 'minimize harm' to themResponding to petition seeking annulment of laws barring recreational use and possession, Amir Ohana...

 2020-06-03 18:57 

Kuwait News Agency

PM: Kuwait's financial situation excellent, economy needs changes...

KUWAIT, June 3 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, on Wednesday, affirmed that Kuwait's financial situation is excellent, but the economy needs a major change in its structure. During his meeting with th...

 2020-06-03 18:54 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon's Health Ministry confirms 14 new coronavirus cases, total at 1,256...

Lebanon's Health Ministry confirms 14 new coronavirus cases, total at 1,256...

 2020-06-03 18:49 

Kuwait News Agency

US to ship first tranche of 100 donated ventilators to India next week - WH...

WASHINGTON, June 3 (KUNA) -- The White House announced that the US would ship the "first tranche of 100 donated ventilators to India next week."White House Deputy Press Secretary Judd Deere said in a statement thatPresident Donald Trump spoke with...

 2020-06-03 18:46 

Al Arabiya

Minnesota upgrades charge against sacked officer in Floyd case, charges three others...

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will increase the charge against a fired Minneapolis police officer to second-degree murder in the deathof an unar...

 2020-06-03 18:45 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: UAE announces opening of airports for limited flights, including transit...

UAE announced on Wednesday that airports around the country would be allowed to operate limited flights which would include only transit, repatriation of e...

 2020-06-03 18:44 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Imam Khomeini refuted Imperialism, Marxism, Iran's envoy says...

Moscow, June 3, IRNA Iran's Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali said on Wednesday that Imam Khomeini refuted Imperialism and Capitalism in the west and Marxism in the east by founding Islamic Republic of Iran....

 2020-06-03 18:41 

The Jordan Times

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe...

ROME — Italy reopened to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key tourism industry as the summer season begins. Gondolas were ready to punt along Ve...

 2020-06-03 18:39 

The Jordan Times

Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown...

KHARTOUM — Sudanese protesters took to the streets of Khartoum Wednesday, angrily demanding justice for scores of pro-democracy demonstrators killed a year ago in a bloody crackdown. The popular mass movement had already brought down long-time ruler...

 2020-06-03 18:38 

JPost.com

This Israeli's daily 'dad jokes' are making his Chicago neighbors laugh...

"I would like to be a millionaire just like my dad. He also wanted to be a millionaire"...

 2020-06-03 18:38 

The Jordan Times

Global vaccine group urges virus solidarity ahead of summit...

PARIS — The head of the global vaccine alliance has warned "nobody is safe unless everybody is safe" from the new coronavirus, urging international solidarity ahead of a fund-raising summit as the pandemic threatens to trigger a resurgence o...

 2020-06-03 18:37 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Shaked: Trump is a true friend of Israel - Inside Israel...

Yamina MK:...

 2020-06-03 18:36 

Gulf Times

Qatar Airways to resume services to Venice, Italy from July 15...

Qatar Airways announced it will be resuming services to Venice, Italy from July 15. The popular tourist destination and major arts and cultural centre will become the airline's third destination in Italy...

 2020-06-03 18:36 

Kuwait News Agency

UK reports 359 deaths from Coronavirus...

LONDON, June 3 (KUNA) -- A further 359 deaths of people who tested positive for coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK, across all settings, taking the total number to 39,728 cases. The Department of Health's latest figures also showed 171,829 test...

 2020-06-03 18:35 

Saudi Press Agency

Education Minister Discusses Educational Cooperation UK Ambassador to the Kingdom...
 2020-06-03 18:35 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Prime Minister stresses gov't seriousness in dealing with human traffickers...

KUWAIT, June 3 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Wednesday, stressed on the government' seriousness in dealing with the human traffickers. "We are responsible for every human being on this land, there...

 2020-06-03 18:34 

The Peninsula Qatar

Several shopping complexes in Qatar make Ehteraz green status compulsory for entry...

With contact tracing app Ehteraz being made compulsory for residents in Qatar, several shopping complexes in the country are now checking the status on the app and are allowing only visitors with green colour code to enter the premises....

 2020-06-03 18:33 

The Jordan Times

UNICEF hands over donation of PPE supplies to assist Jordan's COVID-19 response...

AMMAN — UNICEF has donated medical supplies comprising personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Ministry of Health in support of Jordan's national response to COVID-19. According to a UNICEF statement made available to The Jordan Times, the ha...

 2020-06-03 18:31 

Ynetnews

'No justice, no peace'- Tens of thousands in London protest death of Floyd...
 2020-06-03 18:31 

The Jordan Times

Abul Saud, Italian envoy discuss cooperation on Kingdom's 'National Water Carrier' project...

AMMAN — Minister of Water and Irrigation Raed Abul Saud on Wednesday met with Italian Ambassador to Jordan Fabio Cassese to discuss cooperation on Jordan's "National Water Carrier" project. During the meeting, Abul Saud reviewed the mini...

 2020-06-03 18:29 

Times of Israel

US defense chief says no military for protests as standby troops leave...

Trump's call to use active-duty troops against demonstrators leads to widespread backlashTrump's call to use active-duty troops against demonstrators leads to widespread backlash...

 2020-06-03 18:25 

JPost.com

98 Jewish rabbis fly to Argentina to certify kosher meat...

Under typical circumstances, as many as 15 Israeli rabbis travel to Argentina twice a year and stay for a few months, but currently Argentina has banned all commercial flights....

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