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 2020-05-29 12:30 

JPost.com

Biden calls for 'real leadership' after Trump's Minneapolis tweet...

"This is no time for incendiary tweets. It's no time to encourage violence," Biden said, referring to Trump....

 2020-05-29 12:30 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Greece to open to tourists from 29 countries in June...

Greece said on Friday it will open to visitors from 29 countries from June 15, days before its peak tourism season begins, following a shutdown due to the...

 2020-05-29 12:30 

SANA

Palestinians: "Israel" demolishes our homes, but it will not destroy our determination...

Occupied al-Quds, SANA_ The Palestinians have always been steadfast in the face of the recurrent savage Israeli crimes of killing, demolishing houses, seizing their lands and displacing them supported by the US administration. "The occupation troops b...

 2020-05-29 12:29 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

UN Condemns Killing of Black Man by US Police - Other Media news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The United Nations has condemned the killing of George Floyd during an encounter with the Minneapolis Police Department and called for urgent measures to stop US authorities from slaying other unarmed black people....

 2020-05-29 12:28 

Bahrain News Agency

G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative receives 36 applications...
 2020-05-29 12:28 

MehrNews.com

Statue of Fereshteh Mehr 'Angel of Compassion' unveiled in Tehran...

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) - A commemoration ceremony of martyrs of health and unveiling of an statue entitled 'Angel of Compassion [Fereshteh Mehr]' was held in Shohada-ye Tajrish Hospital on Thu. in the presence of some state and military officials....

 2020-05-29 12:27 

Bahrain News Agency

China reports no new Covid-19 deaths, cases...
 2020-05-29 12:26 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Kuwait to impose 12-hour curfew on Saturday...
 2020-05-29 12:22 

JPost.com

Vlogger details the joint fight of Israel and China against the COVID-19...

The video details the various ways in which the two countries helped one another from both the ordinary people from both countries and the governments....

 2020-05-29 12:21 

DEBKAfile

Special briefing at 1800 on coronavirus steps as new cases hit 79...

Health Ministry officials will hold a special briefing at 1800 on Friday to announce steps to be taken in view The post Special briefing at 1800 on coronavirus steps as new cases hit 79 appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-05-29 12:20 

Oman Observer

Tropical depression impacts Al Hajr...

The tropical depression expected to cross Dhofar in the next eight to 10 hours is also having an impact on The post Tropical depression impacts Al Hajr appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-05-29 12:15 

Times of Israel

Russia slams 'dangerous' US foreign policy moves on Iran, treaties...

Moscow says Washington's behavior increasingly unpredictable and disruptive as White House ends most nuclear waivers, announces exit from Open Skies TreatyMoscow says Washington's behavior increasingly unpredictable and disruptive as White House e...

 2020-05-29 12:04 

Al Jazeera

Ethiopian security forces accused of grave human rights abuses...

New Amnesty report documents extrajudicial executions, mass detentions during security operations in Amhara and Oromia....

 2020-05-29 12:02 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Black CNN Reporter Arrested Live on Air as He Covers George Floyd Protests (+Video) - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) CNN's black journalist Omar Jimenez has been taken into police custody during a live broadcast at the site of the protests over death of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis....

 2020-05-29 12:02 

JPost.com

Cannabis was used in ancient Israelite ceremony, researchers find...

It seems likely that cannabis was used at Arad as a deliberate psychoactive....

 2020-05-29 12:00 

Al Jazeera

Children facing 'devastating' effect of coronavirus: Report...

More than 50 percent of children surveyed across Africa, Asia unable to take part in any form of learning, study says....

 2020-05-29 11:59 

MehrNews.com

Ghalibaf emphasizes need to continue Iran-Russia-Turkey talks on Syria...

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) Iranian newly-appointed Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf on Fri. stressed the need for continuation of trilateral talks between Islamic Republic of Iran, Russia and Turkey within the framework of Astana Peace Process on Syr...

 2020-05-29 11:50 

Al Arabiya

From the coronavirus frontlines: Lebanon's hotline volunteers work around the clock...

For 13 of the 15 years of Lebanon's civil war, Maher al-Kharrat drove ambulances and treated the injured with the Lebanese Red Cross under the constant thr...

 2020-05-29 11:49 

JPost.com

Trump defends Tweet threatening 'shooting'after Minneapolis riots...
 2020-05-29 11:45 

Oman Observer

MOH shuts down Sadah Hospital in Dhofar due to rains...

Dhofar: The Directorate General of Health Services in Dhofar Governorate announced the suspension of health services at Sadah Hospital due The post MOH shuts down Sadah Hospital in Dhofar due to rains appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-05-29 11:44 

Kuwait News Agency

China reports no new Covid-19 deaths, cases...

KUWAIT, May 29 (KUNA) -- Chinese health authority said Friday that no new confirmed coronavirus (Covid-19) fatalities or cases were reported on the Chinese mainland over the past 24 hours. "No new suspected cases or deaths related to the disease were ...

 2020-05-29 11:42 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Nearly 115,000 Coronavirus Patients Recover in Iran - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Some 115,000 coronavirus positive cases have recovered from the infectious disease in Iran, the Health Ministry's spokesman said Friday....

 2020-05-29 11:41 

Bahrain News Agency

Brazil sees highest daily increase of coronavirus cases...
 2020-05-29 11:36 

Ynetnews

Taiwan says its people won't choose dictatorship...
 2020-05-29 11:30 

Al Jazeera

Mahathir vows to challenge expulsion from his own party...

Malaysia's two-time former prime minister, his son and three other senior members were expelled from the Bersatu party....

 2020-05-29 11:18 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Death rate is only 0.05, epidemic is on its way out, says Oxford expert...

COVID-19 has a death rate of only 0.05 percent, and the coronavirus pandemic is "on its way out" of the UK, according to a leading epidemiologist at the Un...

 2020-05-29 11:15 

Bahrain News Agency

French carmaker Renault announces 15,000 job cuts worldwide...
 2020-05-29 11:14 

MehrNews.com

Iran's fourth oil tanker "FAXON" takes berth at Venezuelan port...

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) Iranian tanker "FAXON", carrying gasoline, took berth at Venezuelan port on Friday....

 2020-05-29 11:10 

Haaretz Daily

Police arrest CNN reporter on air during Minneapolis protests...

Black reporter Omar Jimenez had just shown a protester being arrested when about half a dozen white police officers surrounded him...

 2020-05-29 11:08 

Bahrain News Agency

Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police...
 2020-05-29 11:07 

Times of Israel

View stunning 'Tel Aviv From Above' in aerial photo series shot during lockdown...

As denizens of the Big Orange slowly return to the outdoor activities, tennis courts, beaches, and volleyball courts offer a photogenic opportunityAs denizens of the Big Orange slowly return to the outdoor activities, tennis courts, beaches, and volleybal...

 2020-05-29 11:03 

Kuwait News Agency

Russia suffers 232 Covid-19 deaths, 8,572 cases...

MOSCOW, May 29 (KUNA) -- Russian health authorities Friday reported 232 additional fatalities due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), raising the death toll to 4,374. Some 8,572 new infections with the deadly virus were also reported over the last 24 hou...

 2020-05-29 11:01 

Al Jazeera

Doctor's Note: Does a high viral load make coronavirus worse?...

A high prevalence of particles makes patients more infectious, but it is unclear if it leads to a more severe infection....

 2020-05-29 10:56 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait crude price down USD 1.32 to USD 26.73 pb...

KUWAIT, May 29 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti crude oil price shed by USD 1.32 to USD 26.73 pb on Thursday from USD 28.05 a day earlier, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said on Friday. Globally, the prices of Brent Crude futures for July rose by 55 cents or 1.6...

 2020-05-29 10:50 

Saudi Press Agency

Malaysia Reports 103 New COVID-19 Cases...
 2020-05-29 10:46 

Al Arabiya

Minneapolis protests: CNN reporter arrested live on television...

The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television early Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests, without givin...

 2020-05-29 10:46 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's Faxon tanker berths at Venezuela's port...

Tehran, May 29, IRNA Iranian tanker Faxon carrying fuels berthed at Venezuela's port on Friday morning....

 2020-05-29 10:46 

Kuwait News Agency

Japan reports 69 new virus cases, total at 16,781...

TOKYO, May 29 (KUNA) -- The number of Japan's new coronavirus infections rose by 69 to 16,781 over the last 24 hours, the health ministry and local authorities said. The country's death toll climbed by 12 to 883. Tokyo reported 22 additional infec...

 2020-05-29 10:45 

JPost.com

New York City on track to reopen on June 8...
 2020-05-29 10:42 

Bahrain News Agency

Trump seeks end to social media protections after Twitter spat...
 2020-05-29 10:42 

MehrNews.com

IRGC Ground Force launches two new "PCR" centers in battling COVID-19: Cmdr....

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) - The Deputy Commander of IRGC Ground Force for Coordination Brigadier General Ali Akbar Pourjamshidian on Fri. revealed the launch of two new Polymerase Chain Reaction [PCR] centers in the country in the fight against the novel coron...

 2020-05-29 10:36 

Al Jazeera

Indian workers' rights suspended to restart the economy...

The states say the changes will help businesses and get the economy back on track but workers are already paying the price....

 2020-05-29 10:36 

Press TV

Iran says coronavirus figures decreasing, virus being eradicated...

Over 88 percent of coronavirus patients have recovered in Tehran, an Iranian official said....

 2020-05-29 10:36 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's crude oil exports to Japan hit one-year high as No. 3 supplier...

TOKYO, May 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's crude oil exports to Japan in April hit a one-year high of 9.57 million barrels, or 319,000 barrels per day (bpd) to become Japan's third-biggest oil provider, government data showed Friday. Although Kuwait's c...

 2020-05-29 10:35 

Al Arabiya

Locust invasion hits Pakistan's crops, orchards...

An invasion of locusts has spread across Pakistan, officials said Friday, causing damage to crops and orchards and posing a threat to food security in an i...

 2020-05-29 10:34 

Bahrain News Agency

Japan air force pilots fly over Tokyo to salute medical workers...
 2020-05-29 10:31 

Oman Observer

Three months jail, RO500 for crossing wadis...

The authorities have warned motorists who cross the wadis and low-lying areas despite warnings from the authorities. "Intentionally crossing wadis The post Three months jail, RO500 for crossing wadis appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-05-29 10:31 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Oman total cases near 10,000 with 811 new infections...

Oman reported 811 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 9,820, the health ministry announced on Friday....

 2020-05-29 10:25 

Bahrain News Agency

South Korea reports 58 new coronavirus cases...
 2020-05-29 10:23 

Press TV

Twitter puts to fact-checking chinese tweet about virus origins in US...

Twitter has flagged Chinese official's tweet for fact-checking the origins of the coronavirus in the United States....

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