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 2020-05-29 06:34 

Press TV

Germany makes plea for Libya ceasefire as fighting intensifies...

Germany is urging all sides involved in the war inside Libya to abide by the truce agreement....

 2020-05-29 06:32 

JPost.com

IDF spots suspect approaching the Israel-Lebanon border...
 2020-05-29 06:28 

Times of Israel

Appeals court rejects far-right activist's lawsuit against tech giants...

Laura Loomer asserted Twitter, Facebook violated her free speech rights; she has said she was banned for claiming congresswoman Ilhan Omar was 'anti Jewish,' backs Sharia lawLaura Loomer asserted Twitter, Facebook violated her free speech rights; ...

 2020-05-29 06:27 

Al Jazeera

Hundreds of Pakistan children under 10 in Sindh with COVID-19...

Pakistan is considering imposing another nationwide lockdown in hope of flattening 'the curve'....

 2020-05-29 06:15 

MehrNews.com

Pres. Rouhani congratulates Ghalibaf on his election as Parl. Speaker...

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf on his election as Speaker of the Iranian Parliament, also called Majlis....

 2020-05-29 06:08 

Ynetnews

Attack on Taiwan an option to stop independence, top China general says...
 2020-05-29 06:01 

DEBKAfile

Iran receives new combat vessels, warns US...

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Navy chief rear Adm. Alireza Tangsiri warned the US on Thursday to remove itself from the Gulf, The post Iran receives new combat vessels, warns US appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-05-29 05:54 

JPost.com

Jewish combat veteran, husband of a rabbi running for Senate in Tennessee...

James Mackler, 47, an attorney who still serves in the National Guard, is a longshot....

 2020-05-29 05:49 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

EU's Borrell expresses regret over US' move to end sanction waivers for JCPOA members...

Tehran, May 29, IRNA- The European Union's foreign policy chief slammed Washington's move to end sanction waivers for countries remaining in the Iran nuclear accord, warning against the repercussions of the US' act....

 2020-05-29 05:47 

DEBKAfile

Sudden spike in Israel's coronavirus infection. Second wave?...

The Ministry of Health is weighing steps to counter the sudden spike in coronavirus infection by 64 new cases in The post Sudden spike in Israel's coronavirus infection. Second wave? appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-05-29 05:46 

Saudi Press Agency

China announces no new deaths or cases of Covid-19 infection...
 2020-05-29 05:46 

Saudi Press Agency

Weather Forecast for Friday...
 2020-05-29 05:46 

Press TV

Brazil records over 1,100 Covid-19 deaths in past 24 hours...

Brazil registers a new record in Covid-19 cases and more than 1,000 dead in a 24 hour period....

 2020-05-29 05:45 

Times of Israel

Minneapolis police station set alight as protests spread across US...

On 3rd day of mass demonstrations following handcuffed black man's killing by policeman, no signs of anger abatingOn 3rd day of mass demonstrations following handcuffed black man's killing by policeman, no signs of anger abating...

 2020-05-29 05:44 

MehrNews.com

US must show respect for Iranian nation or keep humiliating itself: MFA...

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said on Thu. that the United States must show respect for the Iranian nation instead of further humiliating itself....

 2020-05-29 05:39 

Haaretz Daily

Protesters torch Minneapolis police precinct over killing of black man...

Protesters demand arrest of four officers, including one who pressed his knee into George Floyd's neck as he lay on the ground moaning 'please, I can't breathe'...

 2020-05-29 05:39 

JPost.com

Jewish schools reopen in the Netherlands, but some worry about security...

Should the buildings' gates be left open in an effort to minimize COVID-19 exposure, or does that compromise security to a dangerous extent?...

 2020-05-29 05:31 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: South Korea limits school numbers over virus spike...

South Korea on Friday imposed limits on the number of pupils going to schools in and around Seoul as officials scramble to tackle fresh coronavirus cases t...

 2020-05-29 05:25 

MehrNews.com

Restoring historic 'Falak-ol-Aflak' fortress in W Iran...

KHORRAMABAD, May 29 (MNA) Repairing the deep cracks, created on walls of the centuries-old Falak-ol-Aflak Fortress after a medium-sized quake struck Iran's western province of Lorestan on May 6, is underway....

 2020-05-29 05:22 

Al Arabiya

US offers up to $3 million reward for arrest of senior ISIS leader...

The United States said Thursday it would offer up to $3 million for the arrest of a senior leader of ISIS who has overseen the extremist grisly execution v...

 2020-05-29 05:19 

Press TV

Taliban prisoner release raises prospect of intra-Afghan talks: Analysts...

The Afghan government releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners as part of a prisoner swap deal between the US and the militants....

 2020-05-29 05:15 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Russia slams US for cancelling sanction waivers...

Moscow, May 29, IRNA - Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Friday condemned the measure taken by the US to cancel waivers to sanctions against Iran's nuclear facilities, terming the move as unfortunate....

 2020-05-29 05:06 

Press TV

Syria decries European Union's hypocrisy after sanctions prolonged for another year...

Syria slams the EU over prolonging its sanctions against Damascus for another year, saying the bans show the hypocrisy of the bloc and its officials....

 2020-05-29 05:04 

JPost.com

Gideon Sa'ar: 'We, as public servants, are judged by our deeds'...

Gideon Sa'ar talks to the 'Post' about Netanyahu, the reforms needed in the legal system and why he won't let there be a Palestinian state....

 2020-05-29 05:02 

JPost.com

Spain reports first imported COVID-19 case in months, from US...
 2020-05-29 05:01 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: ISIS criticizes Muslim leaders for closing mosques as preventive measure...

ISIS is criticizing senior Muslim scholars for closing mosques as a preventative measure against the spread of the coronavirus, the group said in an audio...

 2020-05-29 04:54 

MehrNews.com

AEOI slams US imposition of sanctions on Iranian scientists...

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) Following the US imposition of sanctions on two Iranian nuclear scientists, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran [AEOI] on Thu. issued a statement and described such a move as a sign of failure of enemy against the path of resistanc...

 2020-05-29 04:54 

MehrNews.com

Good news coming about Iran nuclear industry: AEOI...

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) Following the US imposition of sanctions on two Iranian nuclear scientists, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran [AEOI] on Thu. issued a statement and described such a move as a sign of failure of enemy against the path of resistanc...

 2020-05-29 04:53 

JPost.com

Ali Khamenei reacts to George Floyd protests, tweets 'Black Lives Matter'...

"A human, for his black skin, has no reassurance to live in society, if indeed, a police officer can beat him to death because of his colored skin," Khamenei said....

 2020-05-29 04:41 

JPost.com

Russia says Libya ceasefire in tatters, situation deteriorating...
 2020-05-29 04:36 

Press TV

Minneapolis police station on fire as protests grow over police killing of black man...

A police precinct was burning in Minneapolis late Thursday as protests over the death of George Floyd raged on for a third straight day....

 2020-05-29 04:30 

MehrNews.com

Iran owes its glory, dignity to those who are not afraid of enemy: Shamkhani...

TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) The Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani said that Islamic Republic of Iran owes its glory and dignity to the effort and endeavor of those who sincerely sacrifice their lives and ...

 2020-05-29 04:23 

DEBKAfile

Americans advised to exercise high vigilance in West Bank and Gaza...

The US Embassy in Jerusalem has advised US citizens residing in or considering travel to the West Bank and Gaza The post Americans advised to exercise high vigilance in West Bank and Gaza appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-05-29 04:21 

JPost.com

Police arrest CNN reporter on air while covering Minneapolis riots...

The correspondent was surrounded by half a dozen officers after showing a protester being arrested by police....

 2020-05-29 04:18 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

AFC names Iran's Azadi Stadium best ground in Asia...

Tehran, May 29, IRNA The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) started a poll on its Twitter account in which users selected Azadi Stadium as the best ground in Central and South Asia....

 2020-05-29 04:17 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Diabetes leads to 1 in 10 dying in hospital within 7 days, finds study...

One in 10 diabetics with coronavirus dies within seven days of hospital admission, according to a study of more than 1,300 patients published Friday in the...

 2020-05-29 04:11 

FX Empire

The Crypto Daily Movers and Shakers -29/05/20...

It's a mixed start to the day for Bitcoin. A move back through to $9,600 levels would be needed to support another crypto rally......

 2020-05-29 04:11 

Al Jazeera

'Why are we still struggling?' ask Australia bushfire victims...

People who lost nearly everything as fires tore through vast tracts of Australia say they are still waiting for help....

 2020-05-29 04:06 

JPost.com

Health Ministry to hold press conference to address rise in COVID-19 cases...

During the week of March 15 to 21, the average number of new daily patients was 84. The next week, between March 22 to 28, that number spiked to an average of 390....

 2020-05-29 04:02 

Al Arabiya

UK could offer 'path to citizenship' for 300,000 in Hong Kong amid China fears...

The UK has opened the "path to citizenship" for up to 300,000 people in Hong Kong after China passed a controversial security law that is seen as extending...

 2020-05-29 03:45 

Times of Israel

Lebanon removes banking secrecy rules to fight corruption...

Move clears way for investigations into bank accounts of current and former officials; legislators fail to reach amnesty agreement for Lebanese who fled to Israel in early 2000sMove clears way for investigations into bank accounts of current and former of...

 2020-05-29 03:38 

FX Empire

Economic Data to Take a Back Seat with Trump's News Conference the Main Event...

While the economic calendar is on the busier side, Trump's news conference will be the main event, which is testing risk sentiment early on....

 2020-05-29 03:31 

The Peninsula Qatar

Awqaf Ministry clarifies about mosque reopening news...

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has clarified that the decision to suspend the prayers in mosques is still in place while responding to the news shared on social media about reopening of the mosques....

 2020-05-29 03:22 

Times of Israel

New 'Fiddler on the Roof' movie coming to the big screen...

MGM Studios to produce remake of musical, first put on stage in 1964; film will be directed by Thomas Kail of Broadway hit 'Hamilton'MGM Studios to produce remake of musical, first put on stage in 1964; film will be directed by Thomas Kail of Broa...

 2020-05-29 03:14 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir holds telephone conversation with Russian President...

The Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Thursday held via telephone a conversation with President of the Russian Federation HE Vladimir Putin....

 2020-05-29 02:58 

Times of Israel

As Amsterdam's Jewish quarter reopens June 1, there is concern crowds won't come...

Cultural center of Dutch city's historic Jewish community holds several museums and the beautiful Portuguese Synagogue. But is it enough to draw cautious tourists?Cultural center of Dutch city's historic Jewish community holds several museums and ...

 2020-05-29 02:54 

JPost.com

Polish football supporters to return to stadiums from June 19 -PM...
 2020-05-29 02:54 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Thursday until 00:00 GMT...

KUWAIT - Kuwait will start imposing a 12-hour curfew Saturday as the country was preparing to gradually return to normal life, Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Anas Al-Saleh said. KUWAIT - Kuwait Government decided to extend holiday of public sector u...

 2020-05-29 02:50 

Al Arabiya

US Presidential nominee Biden wants a woman as running mate: Here are some candidates...

The vetting process is underway to help presumptive Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden pick his running mate for the November 3 election.Biden ha...

 2020-05-29 02:50 

Times of Israel

TV series starring Gal Gadot as Hedy Lamarr to be broadcast by Apple...

Miniseries on Jewish movie star and inventor, made famous in Hollywood in 1930s and 1940s, was expected to land at ShowtimeMiniseries on Jewish movie star and inventor, made famous in Hollywood in 1930s and 1940s, was expected to land at Showtime...

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