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 2020-06-02 11:24 

Saudi Press Agency

Indonesia Reports 609 New Coronavirus Cases, 22 Deaths...
 2020-06-02 11:24 

Saudi Press Agency

Morocco Reports 26 New COVID-19 Cases...
 2020-06-02 11:24 

Saudi Press Agency

Kuwait confirms 887 more coronavirus cases, 6 fatalities...
 2020-06-02 11:23 

Press TV

US police tactics...
 2020-06-02 11:23 

Gulf Times

Japan allows saliva-based tests to boost coronavirus detection...

Japan's government said on Tuesday it has approved saliva-based tests for the new coronavirus, offering a safer, simpler way to diagnose infection than nasal swabs as it looks to boost its testing rates....

 2020-06-02 11:21 

Times of Israel

Netanyahu tells grumbling settler leaders to get behind 'historic' Trump plan...

Prime minister confirms he is committed to negotiating under proposal, which envisions Palestinian state alongside annexation; source says meeting was not positivePrime minister confirms he is committed to negotiating under proposal, which envisions Pales...

 2020-06-02 11:17 

Haaretz Daily

Eight U.S. states cast ballots on biggest voting day since coronavirus pandemic...

Among the top races to be decided on Tuesday will be Steve King's Republican congressional primary in Iowa...

 2020-06-02 11:16 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranians back home by ships after coronavirus run down the flights...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA - About 2,300 Iranians, who could not return home by plane as the flights were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, arrived in the country from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by ferries on Tuesday....

 2020-06-02 11:13 

Al Arabiya

EU's Borrell condemns US 'abuse of power' in police killing of George Floyd...

Europe is "shocked and appalled" by the police killing of black suspect George Floyd in the United States, the EU's diplomatic chief said Tuesday, condemni...

 2020-06-02 11:10 

Al Jazeera

Anger at killing of autistic Palestinian by Israeli police...

Protests in occupied East Jerusalem against killing of Iyad el-Hallak, an autistic Palestinian man, by Israeli police....

 2020-06-02 11:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Sourian selected to represent Iran in WWU board elections...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA- Iranian Wrestling Federation on Tuesday introduced Hamid Sourian as the official representative of the country to the World Wrestling Union board election....

 2020-06-02 11:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Sourian selected to represent Iran in UWW board elections...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA- Iranian Wrestling Federation on Tuesday introduced Hamid Sourian as the official representative of the country to the United World Wrestling board election....

 2020-06-02 11:09 

Bahrain News Agency

Argentina extends debt restructuring talks to June 12...
 2020-06-02 11:08 

Al Jazeera

Who should try Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga?...

Many Rwandans would like to see the man accused of funding the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi put on trial in Rwanda....

 2020-06-02 11:07 

Al Jazeera

'Another way': George Floyd's brother says violence must stop...

Emotional Terrence Floyd tells mourners rioting and acts of violence 'will not bring my brother back'....

 2020-06-02 11:04 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Urges Finland to Condemn US Sanctions - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Finland to condemn the US' illegal sanctions that have threatened the health of Iranian people amid the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-06-02 11:04 

MehrNews.com

US should be tried in intl. courts for human rights violation: Judiciary Chief...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Iran's Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi slammed the US police violence against American citizens, noting that the regime in Washington should be sued internationally....

 2020-06-02 11:03 

Bahrain News Agency

Virgin Australia administrator picks Bain, Cyrus as final bidders...
 2020-06-02 11:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Mike Pompeo says Trump administration preparing measures to block ICC probe of Israel - US & Canada...

'We will never let this happen,' says US Secretary of State, alluding to plans targeting International Criminal Court's probe of Israel....

 2020-06-02 11:02 

Ynetnews

Almost 10,000 students, teachers in isolation and 31 schools closed due to virus...
 2020-06-02 11:00 

Bahrain News Agency

Asian shares mostly higher following Wall Street gains...
 2020-06-02 10:59 

Kuwait News Agency

China's coronavirus cases remain negligible...

KUWAIT, June 2 (KUNA) -- China's record of fatalities from coronavirus (COVID-19) has remained clean amid a trifling count of infections, only five, in past 24 hours. Chinese news agency, XINHUA, quoted a statement by the National Health Commission, o...

 2020-06-02 10:58 

Saudi Press Agency

Malaysia Reports 20 New COVID-19 Cases...
 2020-06-02 10:58 

Saudi Press Agency

Tunisia Reports 2 New Cases of COVID-19...
 2020-06-02 10:58 

Bahrain News Agency

Food delivery app Yogiyo fined...
 2020-06-02 10:56 

JPost.com

Jordan warns of annexation's grave impact on ties with Israel...

"The message should be clear. Annexation will not go unanswered. For if it does there will only be fiercer conflict. Annexation will make the two-state solution an impossibility."...

 2020-06-02 10:56 

Bahrain News Agency

Brands weigh in on national protests over police brutality...
 2020-06-02 10:55 

Times of Israel

Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in COVID-19 vaccine race...

Researchers infect animals with the coronavirus to study their bodies' reaction, but say that much work still needs to be doneResearchers infect animals with the coronavirus to study their bodies' reaction, but say that much work still needs to be...

 2020-06-02 10:55 

Bahrain News Agency

Seoul to reopen WTO complaint over Tokyo's exports curbs...
 2020-06-02 10:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The US is trying to turn Sovereignty into Unilateral Withdrawal - Opeds...

Netanyahu is willing to accept the US proposal as is. His willingness to stand for Israeli interests is in a state of decline. Op-ed....

 2020-06-02 10:52 

Ynetnews

Health Ministry: 50 confirmed new cases of coronavirus...
 2020-06-02 10:50 

Bahrain News Agency

Australian PM accepts G7 invitation during call with Trump...
 2020-06-02 10:49 

Al Jazeera

International reaction to George Floyd killing...

Some critics use US unrest to highlight what they see as American hypocrisy on protest movements at home vs abroad....

 2020-06-02 10:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Be'er Sheva: Thousands sent home from school after exposure to COVID-19 patient - Inside Israel...

Four schools in southern Israel close temporarily after students or staff receive coronavirus diagnosis....

 2020-06-02 10:48 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

British, French FMs review issues including Iran on phone...

London, June 2, IRNA Foreign ministers of Britain and France spoke on Tuesday in a phone conversation about a range of issues, including Iran....

 2020-06-02 10:48 

JPost.com

After COVID-19, hospitals expect to see sicker patients, increased death...

In Israel, hospitals were asked by the Health Ministry to halt elective procedures and some outpatient clinic work to make beds available for a flood of coronavirus patients that never came....

 2020-06-02 10:46 

Al Jazeera

Diocese in Germany's Augsburg to pay abuse victims up to $84,000...

Victims of sexual and physical violence at the hands of the Catholic church in Augsburg to receive one-off payments....

 2020-06-02 10:46 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Kuwait extends expatriates' residency permits, visas for three months...
 2020-06-02 10:44 

Ynetnews

Airports Authority cuts services for El Al due to debt...
 2020-06-02 10:43 

JPost.com

Netanyahu, Ashkenazi agree on a new ambassador to Egypt...
 2020-06-02 10:40 

SANA

Authorities dismantle more than 700 mines and IEDs east of Salamiya in Hama countryside...

Hama, SANA- Continuing their canvasing operations in the areas liberated from terrorism, the authorities have dismantled more than 700 landmines and explosive devices left behind by terrorists in the area east of Salamiya city in Hama countryside. SANA re...

 2020-06-02 10:39 

JPost.com

For Italian Republic Day, Israelis offered free movies to watch from home...

Festa della Repubblica is marked on June 2 annually, this year, the Israeli Cinmathque offers people to watch online Italian films....

 2020-06-02 10:39 

Times of Israel

Man arrested for threatening Netanyahu in social media post...

Police say investigation opened by its cyber unit after suspect, 21, called for harming the prime ministerPolice say investigation opened by its cyber unit after suspect, 21, called for harming the prime minister...

 2020-06-02 10:39 

Times of Israel

Death toll grows in US national protests...

At least nine people have been killed during incidents apparently related to unrest following death of George FloydAt least nine people have been killed during incidents apparently related to unrest following death of George Floyd...

 2020-06-02 10:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Strengthen the settlement movement - don't make it collapse'...

Settlement leaders meet with Netanyahu, urging him not to agree to establishment of Palestinian state as part of sovereignty plan....

 2020-06-02 10:33 

MehrNews.com

US has taken hostage health of 83 million Iranians: Rouhani...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned the unjust sanctions imposed by the United States against Iran which is affecting the civilians....

 2020-06-02 10:31 

JPost.com

In the wake of Floyd, Halak, distrust in police makes the world crazy...

The images of America on fire, with violent clashes between protesters and police, looting of shops and some antisemitic overtones, are deeply disturbing to Israelis....

 2020-06-02 10:31 

Gulf Times

WHO warns of pressure on Latin American health systems...

Healthcare systems across Latin America risk being overwhelmed by the coronavirus, the World Health Organisation has said, as the death toll from the disease in hard-hit Brazil nears 30,000....

 2020-06-02 10:28 

Oman Observer

Oman reports 576 new cases, including 9 deaths...

The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Monday 576 new positive cases of Covid-19 in the Sultanate, including 209 Omanis The post Oman reports 576 new cases, including 9 deaths appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-02 10:24 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Coronavirus Updates in Iran: Over 123,000 Patients Recover - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Iran has exceeded 157,000, of whom more than 123,000 have recovered from the disease, the Health Ministry's spokesman said....

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