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 2020-06-02 14:46 

Times of Israel

Joint List MK in quarantine after driver tests positive for virus...

All of Sami Abu Shehadeh's aides who were in contact with chauffeur also isolating; Knesset says anyone exposed to him should follow quarantine guidelinesAll of Sami Abu Shehadeh's aides who were in contact with chauffeur also isolating; Knesset s...

 2020-06-02 14:46 

Oman Observer

Body of missing Omani recovered in Thamrait...

The body of an Omani man who went missing on Saturday after his vehicle was swept away during a failed The post Body of missing Omani recovered in Thamrait appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-02 14:45 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

IRGC: Imam Khomeini's insightful ideas road map for Iranians...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday issued a statement on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the demise of late Imam Khomeini (19021989, terming Imam Khomeini's insightful ideas as a road map for all Iranians....

 2020-06-02 14:45 

Saudi Press Agency

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces USD 500 Million to Yemen during the Opening Ceremony of Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020 4 Riyadh...
 2020-06-02 14:43 

Al Arabiya

Syrian artist paints portrait of George Floyd on Idlib wall...

On the last standing wall of a building damaged by air strikes in Idlib, a Syrian artist painted a striking mural of George Floyd, who was killed in police...

 2020-06-02 14:42 

Ynetnews

Area around White House sealed off; fence put up over protests...
 2020-06-02 14:41 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran: US regime after intimidating & silencing reporters...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA Iranian Foreign Ministry in a message pointed to the US police attacking journalists, saying the US regime is after intimidating and silencing reporters....

 2020-06-02 14:41 

JPost.com

Revised COVID-19 guidelines introduced by PM's Office and Health Ministry...

The main decisions put more emphasis on regulations for restricted activities and areas, rather than on state sponsored quarantine...

 2020-06-02 14:40 

SANA

Al-Maysat Square after completion of renovations and remodeling...

Damascus, SANA-Damascus Governorate, in cooperation with Damascus Chamber of Commerce, has finished renovating and remodeling al-Mayssat Square by planting trees and flowers, installing a special lighting system and a modern irrigation network for waterin...

 2020-06-02 14:40 

SABA Net

Pledging conference for Yemen opens in Riyadh...

RIYADH-SABAA virtual pledging conference for Yemen has opened in the Saudi capital Riyadh as organized by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in partnership with the United Nations. The conference is meant to raise $2.4 billion to alleviate the Yemeni humanitaria...

 2020-06-02 14:39 

Al Jazeera

Protests rage over George Floyd's death...

As protests rage over the death of the unarmed Black man, his friends talk about the kind of man he was....

 2020-06-02 14:39 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Recommendation: Extend emergency declaration - Inside Israel...

'Unlike the surprise of the first wave of the coroanvirus, the Knesset will not be surprised by a second wave.'...

 2020-06-02 14:35 

Al Arabiya

China border 'aggression' with India extremely concerning: US official...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior congressional leader have reprimanded China for bullying behavior towards India during a military standoff o...

 2020-06-02 14:34 

Al Jazeera

Senegal delays reopening schools after new COVID-19 infections...

Move affecting high schools comes after coronavirus cases are detected among teachers in Casamance, in Senegal's south....

 2020-06-02 14:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Former Egyptian PM turned IMF official facing torture allegations...

After his arrest in 2013 for documenting the deadliest crackdown on protesters in Egypt's modern history, Mohammed Soltan landed in a notorious prison where he says he was brutally tortured for 21 months....

 2020-06-02 14:32 

Gulf Times

3 deaths, 2,599 recoveries and 1,826 new cases of coronavirus in Qatar...

Ministry of Public Health today announces the registration of 1,826 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 2,599 people having recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours ......

 2020-06-02 14:32 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Memorials, tributes begin in Pakistan to mark Imam Khomeini's death anniversary...

Islamabad, June 2, IRNA -- A series of memorials and tributes have begun across Pakistan with the collaboration of Iran embassy and cultural consulates to commemorate the 31st death anniversary of the late Founder of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini....

 2020-06-02 14:32 

Al Jazeera

Denmark drive-in football matches attracts crowds...

Football has returned to Denmark behind closed doors and one club has found a creative solution to help fans enjoy the action....

 2020-06-02 14:32 

Israel Today

Is God Punishing Us?...

With the world going through so much at the moment, our leaders would do well to read the Book of Job...

 2020-06-02 14:30 

Al Jazeera

'I can't breathe': US Black man dies in police custody...

Video shows a US police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, who died in custody....

 2020-06-02 14:29 

Kuwait News Agency

Parliament Speaker congratulates Italy on national day...

KUWAIT, June 2 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has sent two cables of congratulations on Monday to Italian President of the chamber of Deputies Roberto Fico and President of the Senate Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, marking thei...

 2020-06-02 14:21 

Saudi Press Agency

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces USD 500 Million to Yemen during the Opening Ceremony of Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020 3 Riyadh...
 2020-06-02 14:21 

Saudi Press Agency

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces USD 500 Million to Yemen during the Opening Ceremony of Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020 2 Riyadh...
 2020-06-02 14:20 

Saudi Press Agency

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces USD 500 Million to Yemen during the Opening Ceremony of Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020...
 2020-06-02 14:20 

Al Jazeera

White American woman calls police on Black man...

A white woman in the US called the police on an African American man over a dispute about her dog....

 2020-06-02 14:20 

MehrNews.com

Iran to host 16th Resistance Intl. Film Festival...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) The 16th Resistance International Film Festival will be held in Tehran in autumn 2020....

 2020-06-02 14:19 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif criticizes Europe's silence on US brutality...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message referred to US' brutality against protesters and press, saying Europe is now silent over such brutality....

 2020-06-02 14:19 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Taliban, al Qaeda retain ties despite US -Taliban deal: UN monitor...

Ties between the Taliban, especially its Haqqani Network branch, and al Qaeda remain close, independent UN sanctions monitors said in a report made public Monday, despite a US-Taliban pact Washington hoped would sever them....

 2020-06-02 14:17 

Al Jazeera

Can Lebanon come back from the brink?...

The nation's recent economic collapse and coronavirus lockdowns are fueling inflation, hunger and calls for change....

 2020-06-02 14:14 

Israel Today

Absurd: Iran, Palestinians Exploit George Floyd Killing, US Protests...

Exercise in gross hypocrisy shouldn't surprise anyone, but must be called out...

 2020-06-02 14:10 

Al Jazeera

Yuval Noah Harari on surveillance amid COVID-19 pandemic...

'This is a kind of watershed event when surveillance is really spreading everywhere.'...

 2020-06-02 14:10 

Ynetnews

Spike in virus cases may further push relaunch of train traffic...
 2020-06-02 14:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

South America ignores Europe and reopens as virus peak nears...

South American countries began easing COVID-19 restrictions Monday even as the region hurtles toward its viral peak, disregarding the example set by European nations that were battered earlier by the virus....

 2020-06-02 14:10 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

It's not our fault: 'Leadership' in the time of COVID...

Imagine how many lives could have been saved these past months if pikuach nefesh had trumped politics!...

 2020-06-02 14:09 

Bahrain News Agency

Five police shot during protests...
 2020-06-02 14:06 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Minister: Signs of imperialism erosion more evident than ever...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi in a message on the occasion of the anniversary of Imam Khomeini demise, said despite cruel sanctions and economic pressures imperialism and Zionist occupiers are about to collapse and sign ...

 2020-06-02 14:04 

Al Jazeera

Meet New York's 'patron saint of PPE'...

This New Yorker bought her own supply of PPE to distribute to hospital staff....

 2020-06-02 14:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait bourse bechmark gains 18.9 points...

KUWAIT, June 2 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait closed Tuesday's session with the benchmark (All Share Market Index) gaining 18.9 points putting the level at 5,025.5 points, climbing by 0.38 percent. Volume of traded stocks amounted to 151.6 million, done in 6...

 2020-06-02 14:03 

Al Jazeera

Open letter: African writers in solidarity with African Americans...

Authors voice support for US protesters seeking justice for George Floyd's killing, urge more action by African Union....

 2020-06-02 14:02 

Times of Israel

Court slaps NIS 1.2 million fine on oil refinery for 2016 toxic blaze...

Additional fines of NIS 30,000 to 50,000 handed to three managers for failing to implement company rules, violating environmental permitsAdditional fines of NIS 30,000 to 50,000 handed to three managers for failing to implement company rules, violating en...

 2020-06-02 14:01 

Haaretz Daily

Violence rocks L.A., N.Y. protests after Trump vows to bring in military...

Television images showed throngs smashing windows and looting luxury stores along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, one of the cities toniest shopping districts...

 2020-06-02 14:01 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Facebook in turmoil over refusal to police Trump's posts...

The clash between Twitter and Donald Trump has thrust rival Facebook into turmoil, with employees rebelling against CEO Mark Zuckerberg's refusal to sanction false or inflammatory posts by the US president....

 2020-06-02 14:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

LORA ballistic missile firing trial completed successfully - Inside Israel...

IAI successfully completes operational dual firing trial with LORA weapon system; trial held in open sea to demonstrate capabilities....

 2020-06-02 14:00 

Kuwait Times

Leipzig 'back on course' with Cologne win...

BERLIN: RB Leipzig returned to third place in the Bundesliga with an entertaining 4-2 victory at Cologne on Monday. Jhon Cordoba claimed the early advantage for the home side but Leipzig scored four in 37 minutes, including Timo Werner's 31st in all c...

 2020-06-02 14:00 

Al Jazeera

Moment beluga whale gives birth at Georgia Aquarium...

Georgia Aquarium has shared footage of a beluga whale calf's birth and its first moments underwater....

 2020-06-02 13:58 

Kuwait Times

What future for sport and sponsors after the coronavirus lockdown?...

LONDON: Global sport is facing the "mother of all wake-up calls" as it emerges from the coronavirus lockdown, with uncertainty over what the landscape for participants and sponsors will look like. Former head of Olympic marketing Michael Payne bel...

 2020-06-02 13:57 

Ynetnews

Judge gives control of Joe Exotic's zoo to Carole Baskin...
 2020-06-02 13:57 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran Army issues statement on 31st anniversary of Imam Khomeini demise...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA The Islamic Republic of Iran Army on Tuesday issued a statement on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of Imam Khomeini (1902 1989) demise....

 2020-06-02 13:57 

Kuwait Times

'Little Chef' charms Myanmar with lockdown cooking classes...

From boiled catfish soup to spicy fried frog, an eight-year-old in pyjamas and a chef's hat is delighting Myanmar with her culinary prowess in a nation still being told to stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Moe Myint May Thu's mother po...

 2020-06-02 13:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

'Hate just hides': Biden vows to take on systematic racism...

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden vowed to address institutional racism in his first 100 days in office as he sought to elevate his voice Monday in the exploding national debate over racism and police brutality....

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