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 2020-07-09 14:30 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait bourse benchmark falls 8 points...

KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait performed bearishly on Thursday with the All Share Market Index falling by eight points to 5,131.45. Traded share volume amounted to 148.6 million, through 6,473 deals, worth KD 23.18 million (USD 85.76 million). The...

 2020-07-09 14:30 

MehrNews.com

US should be accountable for Gen. Soleimani' assassination...

TEHRAN, Jul. 09 (MNA) Iran's Permanent Representative to the UN office in Geneva said that the United States should be held accountable for the assassination of Lt. Gen. Soleimani....

 2020-07-09 14:29 

Kuwait Times

Students fear deportation over Trump's visa threat...

NEW YORK: Pakistani student Taimoor Ahmed is one of hundreds of thousands of foreigners enrolled in American universities now fearing for their future after Donald Trump's administration threatened to revoke their visas. The US Immigration and Customs...

 2020-07-09 14:27 

Kuwait Times

Nile dam dispute spills onto the social media...

CAIRO: As Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan struggle to resolve a long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's mega-dam project on the Nile, some of their citizens are sparring online over their rights to the mighty waterway. For nearly a decade, multiple rounds o...

 2020-07-09 14:27 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arabs hijack car from mother, daughter in Samaria - Defense/Security...

Two masked Arabs steal car at gunpoint from mother and child. 'Such attacks can occur because they removed the checkpoints.'...

 2020-07-09 14:25 

JPost.com

Trump Tower gold doorstep now reflects New York's Black Lives Matter mural...

The Black Lives Matter movement gained momentum after George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25 after a white officer knelt on the Black man's neck....

 2020-07-09 14:25 

Kuwait Times

Australia offers safe haven, pathways to Hong Kongers...

SYDNEY: Australia yesterday offered pathways to permanent residency for thousands of people from Hong Kong, in a risky challenge to China over its crackdown on dissent in the city. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government was also suspending its ...

 2020-07-09 14:25 

Ynetnews

Palestinian sources: Israel passed Hamas new outline prisoner swap...
 2020-07-09 14:22 

JPost.com

Iran sought illegal goods for nuke program - German federal intel...

Officials claim no violation of Iran deal Questions abound...

 2020-07-09 14:17 

Al Arabiya

US Supreme Court rules Manhattan DA can obtain President Trump tax returns...

The United States Supreme Court on Thursday made it clear that a sitting president cannot evade criminal investigations, ruling that a prosecutor in New Yo...

 2020-07-09 14:16 

Press TV

Iran's March-June tire output boom by 27%: Report...

A report shows Iranian companies churned out 27 percent more tires over the March-June quarter....

 2020-07-09 14:14 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Info. Min. inaugurates new digital services...

KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri inaugurated on Thursday electronic services for advertisement application at Kuwait Television and Radio as well for issuing licenses in sectors suc...

 2020-07-09 14:12 

Press TV

Saudi Shia clerics denounce Asharq Awsat's insulting cartoon of Ayatollah Sistani...

A group of Saudi Shia clerics slam Riyadh-owned Asharq al-Awsat newspaper for insulting Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani....

 2020-07-09 14:11 

Al Jazeera

Instagram apologises to supermodel Bella Hadid over removed post...

The 23-year-old earlier this week posted an image of her father's passport listing his birthplace as Palestine....

 2020-07-09 14:07 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

'Trapped' illegal workers in KSA look to virus for escape...

Jobless and broke, Sudanese electrician Hatem is stranded in limbo in Riyadh like countless other illegal workers, but he hopes the fast-spreading coronavirus will offer a chance for escape....

 2020-07-09 14:06 

Kuwait News Agency

8 candidates in WTO director general election...

GENEVA, July 9 (KUNA) -- The World Trade Organization (WTO) said the number of candidates for the director general position was eight until the deadline on Wednesday, among them are Egyptian and Saudi. The candidates are three women and five men and will ...

 2020-07-09 14:03 

Kuwait News Agency

Austria suffers 99 new coronavirus cases, warns against negligence...

VIENNA, July 9 (KUNA) -- Austrian authorities declared on Thursday recording 99 new coronavirus infections raising the tally to 18,517. Whole number of deaths remained at 706 cases, the ministry of health said in a statement, adding that 675,000 persons h...

 2020-07-09 14:02 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Help us to help you: Le Drian to Lebanon...

Le Drian expressed deep concerns for Lebanon's situation Wednesday, calling on the government to implement long overdue reforms as the country battles its worst economic crisis in decades....

 2020-07-09 13:59 

Al Arabiya

French ISIS extremist to be retried as prosecutors seek life term instead of 30 years...

A French extremist given a 30-year jail term last week for crimes committed in Syria, will be retried after prosecutors appealed Thursday seeking life impr...

 2020-07-09 13:58 

JPost.com

Greece passes law regulating demonstrations, thousands march in Athens...
 2020-07-09 13:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Moscow push to reduce UN cross-border aid to Syria fails...

A Russian bid to get the United Nations to reduce cross-border humanitarian aid to war-torn Syria was voted down by the Security Council Wednesday, an official said....

 2020-07-09 13:50 

Ynetnews

Lebanon not planning to negotiate with Iran on fuel imports...
 2020-07-09 13:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jordanian citizen convicted for attempted murder of 2 divers in Eilat - Defense/Security...

Terrorist convicted for injuring 2 workers with a hammer and nationalist attack....

 2020-07-09 13:47 

Times of Israel

Startup Cybellum teams up with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi on car cybersecurity...

After developing software to scan vehicles for risks, the startup will work with the car alliance in its Tel Aviv lab to build solutions for the automotive marketAfter developing software to scan vehicles for risks, the startup will work with the car alli...

 2020-07-09 13:46 

Oman Observer

6 people rescued by police in two incidents...

Muscat: The Police Station in the Niyabat of Al Ashkhara at South Al Sharqiyah police command in cooperation with citizens The post 6 people rescued by police in two incidents appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-07-09 13:43 

Ynetnews

Lapid says protests over economy in Israel may turn violent...
 2020-07-09 13:42 

Press TV

Lying, accusations major elements of US foreign policy: Iran...

Iran says the US is keeping up its policy of leveling accusations and hatemongering to have the UN extend an arms embargo on Tehran....

 2020-07-09 13:41 

Kuwait News Agency

Indonesia reports 58 new COVID-19 deaths, toll at 3,417...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 (KUNA) -- Indonesia reported, Thursday, 58 new coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths, raising the total to 3,417. According to the health authorities, there were 2,657 cases reported, putting the tally at 70,736 cases nationwide. Those recove...

 2020-07-09 13:39 

JPost.com

Israel's ministers need to do their job...

'There should be no shticks or tricks."...

 2020-07-09 13:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

New questions about UAE's mass surveillance...

Efforts by the United Arab Emirates to fight the coronavirus have renewed questions about mass surveillance in this US-allied federation of seven sheikhdoms....

 2020-07-09 13:38 

Al Arabiya

Sudan's PM accepts resignation of six ministers: Statement...

Sudan's prime minister has accepted the resignation of six ministers including the finance, foreign and energy ministers as part of a cabinet reshuffle, a...

 2020-07-09 13:34 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier exempts medical personnel from licenses delay fines...
 2020-07-09 13:32 

Times of Israel

To battle virus, Israeli scientists use waste to make hand sanitizer...

Prof. Hadas Mamane touts breakthrough of using low dose ozone gas to make ethanol, which she says lowers production costs and is 'good for the environment'Prof. Hadas Mamane touts breakthrough of using low dose ozone gas to make ethanol, which she...

 2020-07-09 13:32 

Press TV

Airbus workers, subcontractors march to Toulouse airport for layoffs protest...

Hundreds of Airbus workers marched on Wednesday to protest against plans to cut up to 15,000 jobs....

 2020-07-09 13:31 

Al Arabiya

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's accused smugglers unlikely to win quick bail in US...

A US judge said she is unlikely to quickly release a Massachusetts father and son being held on charges they helped smuggle former Nissan Motor Co chairman...

 2020-07-09 13:31 

Times of Israel

IDF chief enters quarantine after exposure to coronavirus carrier...

Military says Aviv Kohavi is feeling fine as he heads into isolation for 2nd time since start of pandemic; Gantz approves call-up of 2,000 reservists to assist in virus responseMilitary says Aviv Kohavi is feeling fine as he heads into isolation for 2nd t...

 2020-07-09 13:27 

JPost.com

384 IDF soldiers have coronavirus, almost 10,000 in quarantine...
 2020-07-09 13:26 

Kuwait Times

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 2020-07-09 13:24 

JPost.com

If COVID-19 was a missile, Israel's reaction would be different...

But instead of the government rolling out an economic plan there were four months to get one ready it focuses on a vote to establish a parliamentary commission....

 2020-07-09 13:23 

Ynetnews

IDF chief pf staff enters quarantine, military spokesperson says...
 2020-07-09 13:22 

Saudi Press Agency

Bahrain Bourse Rises...
 2020-07-09 13:22 

DEBKAfile

Chris Froome, winner of four Tour de France titles, joins Israel team...

Britain's most successful road cyclist, Chris Froome, 35, is to leave Team Ineos at the end of the season after The post Chris Froome, winner of four Tour de France titles, joins Israel team appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-07-09 13:21 

Al Arabiya

Lebanon has no plan to negotiate with Iran for fuel imports: Minister...

Lebanon currently has no plan to negotiate with Iran for the import of fuel, energy minister Raymond Ghajar said on Thursday, after the leader of the Tehra...

 2020-07-09 13:19 

Ynetnews

Germany sees rise in number of right-wing extremists...
 2020-07-09 13:18 

MehrNews.com

Assad praises Iran-Syria strategic agreement...

TEHRAN, Jul. 09 (MNA) Chief of Staff for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran Major General Mohammad Bagheri met and held talks with President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Thursday....

 2020-07-09 13:18 

JPost.com

The danger of denigrating America's 'founding f**kers' - opinion...

The goal of these radicals is not to achieve a "better America" as they pretend but the "end of America."...

 2020-07-09 13:16 

Ynetnews

DM approves mobilization of 2,000 reserve soldiers...
 2020-07-09 13:13 

DEBKAfile

Mayor of South Korean capital Seoul is missing...

Police said Thursday they are looking for Park Won-soon in the Sungbuk neighborhood of Seoul where his mobile phone signal The post Mayor of South Korean capital Seoul is missing appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-07-09 13:10 

Press TV

Seoul mayor reported missing as police launch search...

South Korean police say they are searching for the missing mayor of Seoul....

 2020-07-09 13:10 

Times of Israel

Deputy health minister reportedly wanted private shower for his new office...

Yoav Kisch says he dropped request to have bathroom installed at office being created for him after failing to secure official approvalYoav Kisch says he dropped request to have bathroom installed at office being created for him after failing to secure of...

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