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 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....

 2020-05-29 10:19 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: US hospitals cut back use of hydroxychloroquine touted by Trump...

US hospitals said they have pulled way back on the use of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as a COVID-19 treatment, af...

 2020-05-29 10:14 

Oman Observer

Oman reports 811 new cases, total 9,820...

Muscat: The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Friday 811 new positive cases of Covid-19 in the Sultanate, of which The post Oman reports 811 new cases, total 9,820 appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-05-29 10:11 

Kuwait News Agency

New 2,636 COVID-19 cases take Pakistan's tally to 64,000...

ISLAMABAD, May 29 (KUNA) -- Pakistani health authorities on Friday confirmed 2,636 new COVID-19 cases in the country in last 24 hours, taking the total tally of the virus to 64,028. Pakistan's National Command and Operation Centre confirmed that the n...

 2020-05-29 10:07 

Bahrain News Agency

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 2020-05-29 10:06 

MehrNews.com

Iran coronavirus update: 2,819 infections, 50 deaths in past 24 hours...

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) - The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has infected 2,819 people and claimed 50 lives in Iran in the past 24 hours, a senior health official said....

 2020-05-29 10:04 

Times of Israel

Ramping up dispute, Twitter conceals fresh Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'...

After US president writes on Minneapolis protests that 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts,' social media platform places notice over the posAfter US president writes on Minneapolis protests that 'when the looting starts, the shootin...

 2020-05-29 10:02 

Press TV

Qatar rejects rumors of departure from regional union amid diplomatic row...

Qatar denies that it plans to quit the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) amid an ongoing diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia and some of its regional allies....

 2020-05-29 09:59 

Saudi Press Agency

South Korea Reports 58 COVID-19 New Cases...
 2020-05-29 09:55 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Official: 114,931 COVID19-infected patients recover in Iran...

Tehran, May 29, IRNA - Head of Iran's Health Ministry Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Friday that 114,931 people out of a total of 146,668 infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) have survived and recovered whereas 7,677 have lost ...

 2020-05-29 09:52 

Al Jazeera

India victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy dying of coronavirus...

Indian families that suffered from the deadly industrial disaster in 1984 accuse the government of abandoning them....

 2020-05-29 09:45 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Persian Gulf security common interest of regional states, Iran's defense minister says...

Tehran, May 29, IRNA- Iran's Minister of Defense Brigadier-General Amir Hatami on Friday termed the security of the Persian Gulf as the common interest of the states in the region....

 2020-05-29 09:45 

JPost.com

Antisemitic incidents in Austria increased by 9.5% since 2017...

The the perpetrators of these crimes had several different motives, according to the report. However, the majority of crimes were carried out by "right-wing extremists," according to EJC....

 2020-05-29 09:43 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Yemeni Ministry of Health calls on citizens to confront Corona...

SANAA, May 29 (Saba) The Ministry of Health called on all citizens to cooperate with the ministry to confront the coronavirus through the instructions, especially in light of the failure UN organizations to provide the necessary assistance to Yemen....

 2020-05-29 09:42 

Ynetnews

Two nurses diagnosed with coronavirus at Hillel Yaffe hospital...
 2020-05-29 09:38 

Al Jazeera

India's coronavirus death toll surpasses China's...

India registers 175 new deaths taking the toll to 4,706 as the country emerges as a new hotspot of the virus....

 2020-05-29 09:38 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Allowing US Entry to Persian Gulf Region A Strategic Mistake: Iran’s Defense Minister - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Defense Minister of Iran Brigadier General Amir Hatami warned the Persian Gulf countries not to make the "strategic mistake" of allowing the US entry into the region, cautioning that insecurity in the Persian Gulf will make the who...

 2020-05-29 09:38 

Ynetnews

Twitter attaches disclaimer to Trump's Minneapolis tweet for 'glorifying violence'...
 2020-05-29 09:34 

Times of Israel

Iran says it will continue nuclear work despite US sanctions...

Nuclear officials say latest punitive measures against nuclear scientist only increase country's determination to push forward with researchNuclear officials say latest punitive measures against nuclear scientist only increase country's determinat...

 2020-05-29 09:34 

Ynetnews

Israel confirms 15 new cases of coronavirus...
 2020-05-29 09:34 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Over 40 Arrested in NYC as Nationwide Protests over Black Man's Death Becomes Violent (+Video) - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) More than 40 protesters were arrested in New York City after clashing with police over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier this week....

 2020-05-29 09:34 

Press TV

Iran promises 'good nuclear news' in reaction to recent US bans...

Iran says its nuclear progress will not be hindered by recent US sanctions against two of its nuclear scientists....

 2020-05-29 09:33 

JPost.com

Beitar Jerusalem players diagnosed with corona, youth groups in isolation...
 2020-05-29 09:32 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

French Health Workers Protest for Better Working Conditions in Paris (+Video) - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Dozens of hospital workers banged pans and chanted in front of a Paris hospital on Thursday, to demand better working conditions as France prepares to further ease its coronavirus lockdown....

 2020-05-29 09:32 

MehrNews.com

No. of Iranian knowledge-based firms to grow by 2021: official...

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) - Head of Strategic Technology Development Center of Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology Esmaeil Ghaderifar revealed the growth in the number of knowledge-based companies up to twofold by 2021....

 2020-05-29 09:28 

Al Jazeera

Afghan forces killed as gov't urges Taliban to extend ceasefire...

Afghan government says efforts under way to extend the ceasefire as Taliban delegation arrives in Kabul for talks....

 2020-05-29 09:26 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian ex-footballer Rezaei nominated as Asia's Greatest Serie A Player...

Tehran, May 29, IRNA - Iran's former football player Rahman Rezaei has been nominated as Asia's Greatest Serie A Player, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) reported on Friday....

 2020-05-29 09:23 

Al Jazeera

Reports of Qatar leaving Gulf bloc 'incorrect and baseless'...

Qatar denies GCC leaving reports as it prepares to mark three years of blockade by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt....

 2020-05-29 09:16 

Al Jazeera

Brother of George Floyd: 'I just want justice'...

Philonise 'tired of seeing Black men die' as protests continue across the US over deadly arrest of unarmed Black man....

 2020-05-29 09:15 

Press TV

Trump calls protestors in police killing of black man 'thugs'...

President Donald Trump on Friday called protesters in Minneapolis "thugs"....

 2020-05-29 09:12 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Russia hits record increase of 232 deaths...

Russia reported a record increase of 232 coronavirus deaths on Friday as Moscow authorities released mortality figures to dispel allegations they were bein...

 2020-05-29 09:10 

Kuwait News Agency

S. Korea reports 58 new virus cases, total at 11,402...

TOKYO, May 29 (KUNA) -- South Korea added 58 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, all in the Seoul metropolitan area, bringing the nation's total infections to 11,402, according to Yonhap News Agency. The death toll remained unchanged at 269, the K...

 2020-05-29 09:08 

Saudi Press Agency

Germany Registers 741 New COVID-19 Cases...
 2020-05-29 09:08 

Saudi Press Agency

Russia Reports 8572 New Coronavirus Cases...
 2020-05-29 09:08 

JPost.com

Earthquake tremors felt in New Delhi...

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