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 2020-06-02 09:07 

Al Jazeera

UN: Libya's warring sides agree to restart ceasefire talks...

Delegates from the rivals, LNA troops and GNA fighters, will conduct truce talks on video calls because of coronavirus....

 2020-06-02 09:07 

Ynetnews

Russia's coronavirus case tally rises to more than 423,000...
 2020-06-02 09:07 

Ynetnews

UN says Libya sides agree to truce talks...
 2020-06-02 09:06 

Ynetnews

Turkey orders 118 people detained over suspected Gulen links...
 2020-06-02 09:05 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Syria Army Discovers US-Made Weapons in South - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Syrian forces discovered major stocks of US-made weapons while conducting clean-up operations in southern regions of the Arab country....

 2020-06-02 09:05 

JPost.com

Congo's first 'Drive-Thru' COVID-19 testing facility established with MDA...

MDA chief: 'We are happy to share knowledge... for the sake of saving human lives'...

 2020-06-02 09:03 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US leaders should stand trial in int'l courts for deliberate homicide: Iran...

Shahr-e Rey, June 2, IRNA - Iran's Judiciary Chief Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeesi said on Tuesday that the US leaders should stand trial before the international courts on charge of deliberate homicide and racial discrimination....

 2020-06-02 09:02 

JPost.com

Gantz visits Northern Command for the first time since taking office...
 2020-06-02 08:58 

Gulf Times

Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse peaceful protest near White House...

President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to use the US military to halt protests over the death of a black man in police custody, before law enforcement officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas ......

 2020-06-02 08:58 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait oil price leaps 3 points above USD 30 pb threshold...

KUWAIT, June 2 (KUNA) -- Price of the Kuwaiti crude oil jumped USD 5.63 to USD 33.01 per barrel in Monday's trades against USD 27.38 pb on Friday, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said on Tuesday. In international markets, the Brent crude rose by 48...

 2020-06-02 08:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

MK Meir Porush: 'Liberman showed his true face' - Inside Israel...

Dep. Education Min. Porush says it's good Yisrael Beytenu isn't in the government. 'Avigdor Liberman lost his conscience long ago.'...

 2020-06-02 08:52 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian scientists make high-purity gold nanoparticles...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA Iranian knowledge-based company uses a new method to make gold nanoparticles with high purity and relatively equal size for medical and industrial usage....

 2020-06-02 08:52 

Oman Observer

Strangers helping those in need in Ruwi and Hamriya...

MUSCAT: They come under the cover of the night on board cars that eventually stop at residential areas where laborers The post Strangers helping those in need in Ruwi and Hamriya appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-02 08:50 

Haaretz Daily

Police arrest man suspected of threatening Netanyahu on Facebook...

Incident comes a day after Netanyahu filed a complaint with the police about death threats made against him in November...

 2020-06-02 08:50 

JPost.com

Coronavirus guidelines could add 2 hours of pre-departure time to flights...

New UN guidelines for airports and airlines will see passenger waiting times increase to ensure social distancing rules are kept....

 2020-06-02 08:46 

Press TV

Protests against US police killing of George Floyd go global...

Protesters across the world stage rallies in solidarity with tens of thousands of Americans against police brutality and racial profiling, following the killing of unarmed African-American George Floyd last week....

 2020-06-02 08:46 

Al Jazeera

Can Bangladesh deal with mountains of COVID-19 medical waste?...

Experts say more resources and public awareness are urgently needed in Bangladesh to ensure discarded medical waste does not make the coronavirus pandemic worse....

 2020-06-02 08:45 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia remittances increase in Q1 despite outbreak...

Remittances sent from Saudi Arabia increased in the first quarter of this year compared to last year, despite declining economic activity across sectors du...

 2020-06-02 08:44 

DEBKAfile

Saudis shoot down two Houthi drones over Khamis Mushayt...

A spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, Col. Turki al-Maliki reported that two drones, fired at the southwestern The post Saudis shoot down two Houthi drones over Khamis Mushayt appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-06-02 08:43 

Gulf Times

Singapore ends two-month virus lockdown, though some curbs remain...

Singapore on Tuesday began allowing activities that 'do not pose high risk of transmission' to resume after two months of lockdown, despite reporting the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in East Asia....

 2020-06-02 08:42 

Al Jazeera

In Pictures: Protesters teargassed for Trump photo-op...

The US president slammed after police used tear gas to clear protesters from Trump's way as he visited a nearby church....

 2020-06-02 08:42 

Press TV

Israeli, American officials talks annexation bid amid reports of US intention to slow process...

Senior Israeli and US officials discuss Tel Aviv's contentious scheme to annex parts of the West Bank, with reports suggesting that Washington intends to 'greatly slow the process' due to its domestic issues....

 2020-06-02 08:39 

JPost.com

Science Ministry planning for EU grant suspension if annexation happens...

The ministry plans to ask individual European states to cooperate on scientific research if the EU will no longer do so....

 2020-06-02 08:39 

Haaretz Daily

George Floyd protests: America's racial inequality in numbers...

From education to home ownership, here are eleven statistics that show inequality among black and white Americans...

 2020-06-02 08:39 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Young British Jews speak out on Israel's sovereignty plan - Europe...

Young British Jews speak out in favor of Israel extending its sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria....

 2020-06-02 08:37 

MehrNews.com

US Police's terrorism revealed inhumane nature of US regime: Iran Parl....

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Iranian lawmakers issued a statement on Tuesday, slamming the racist behavior of US police against African Americans....

 2020-06-02 08:35 

Haaretz Daily

The Palestinian refusal to negotiate with Israel and Trump is a cowardly, fateful mistake...

As a former Palestinian negotiator, this is my urgent message to the old, stale, failed Palestinian political elite: Rejectionism won't stop annexation or win us a state. Engage with Israel and Trump or resign...

 2020-06-02 08:31 

Times of Israel

Iranian scientist acquitted in US trade secrets case deported...

Foreign Minister Zarif says Sirous Asgari on his way back to Iran; professor had been accused of trying to steal research from US Navy projectForeign Minister Zarif says Sirous Asgari on his way back to Iran; professor had been accused of trying to steal ...

 2020-06-02 08:31 

Haaretz Daily

S.Korea expects human trials of Celltrion's potential COVID-19 treatment in Europe...

Celltrion said on Monday its experimental antibody COVID-19 treatment demonstrated an up to 100-fold reduction in viral load of the disease in animal testing...

 2020-06-02 08:30 

Oman Observer

Fashion revolution as designers rebel against 'wasteful' calendar...

"Nothing will ever be the same again" has been the constant refrain of the coronavirus era. But for the fashion The post Fashion revolution as designers rebel against 'wasteful' calendar appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-02 08:30 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Firefighter race against clock to extinguish forest fire...

The photo album depicts Khaeez Mountains in Tang Sheikh Area of Behbahan city. Despite of the round-the-clock efforts taken by firefighters, people, officials and Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and Army forces, the wildfire has not been contained ...

 2020-06-02 08:30 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Firefighters race against clock to extinguish forest fire...

The photo album depicts Khaeez Mountains in Tang Sheikh Area of Behbahan city. Despite of the round-the-clock efforts taken by firefighters, people, officials and Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and Army forces, the wildfire has not been contained ...

 2020-06-02 08:27 

Saudi Press Agency

Singapore Reports 544 New Coronavirus Cases...
 2020-06-02 08:27 

Saudi Press Agency

Germany's Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Rise by 213 to 182,028...
 2020-06-02 08:27 

Saudi Press Agency

Bomb blast kills seven civilians in northern Afghan province...
 2020-06-02 08:27 

Saudi Press Agency

Russia's Coronavirus Case Tally Rises to More Than 423,000...
 2020-06-02 08:27 

Saudi Press Agency

Asian shares rise...
 2020-06-02 08:26 

Al Arabiya

Australia probing US police assault on its journalists: Foreign minister...

Australia is probing the United States' police assault on its journalists during protests that erupted following the killing of George Floyd, the foreign m...

 2020-06-02 08:25 

Al Jazeera

UN, Saudi Arabia seek to raise $2.41bn for war-torn Yemen...

Saudi Arabia, a major player in Yemen's war, is co-hosting a UN pledging conference to raise funds for aid operations....

 2020-06-02 08:25 

Al Arabiya

Dubai's Bayut, Dubizzle owners, EMPG, OLX to merge, forming $1 bln unicorn start up...

Dubai-based Emerging Markets Property Group (EMPG), owner of property portal Bayut, and OLX Group, owner of online marketplace dubizzle, have announced a m...

 2020-06-02 08:24 

JPost.com

Israeli missile strikes target at sea from 248 miles...

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) successfully tested a new precision-guided tactical missile on Tuesday, able to hit a target from 248 miles and 56 miles....

 2020-06-02 08:23 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

CBI chief says Iran's forex reserves are satisfactory...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Governor Abdolnasser Hemmati said on Tuesday that the CBI forex reserves are satisfactory and at a very good level....

 2020-06-02 08:17 

Oman Observer

Oman sets retirement age for staff of govt companies...

Muscat: The Ministry of Finance issued a financial publication 17/2020 to all government companies on the importance of implementing the The post Oman sets retirement age for staff of govt companies appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-02 08:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Suspect arrested in northern Israel over death threats to Netanyahu - Inside Israel...

Man who threatened to kill Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in social media post arrested in northern Israel....

 2020-06-02 08:08 

Times of Israel

US vows to prevent 'corrupt' ICC from probing Americans, Israelis for war crimes...

Secretary of State Pompeo says there will be 'series of announcements' aimed at preventing The Hague from opening investigations in Afghanistan, Palestinian territoriesSecretary of State Pompeo says there will be 'series of announcements' ...

 2020-06-02 08:07 

Ynetnews

Police say four officers hit by gunfire in St. Louis...
 2020-06-02 08:06 

Al Jazeera

Iran scientist acquitted in US trade secrets case deported...

Sirous Asgari was accused of stealing federal trade secrets but was acquitted last November....

 2020-06-02 08:04 

MehrNews.com

US' cruel sanctions behind tough economic conditions: Hemmati...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Governor of Central Bank of Iran [CBI] Abdolnasser Hemmati called on the government to cooperate with the bank in order to contain the rising inflation in the country....

 2020-06-02 08:02 

JPost.com

Coronavirus herd immunity? Not in Israel, according to a serological study...

Herd immunity is the idea that when a threshold proportion of a population is immune to a certain pathogen this protects even non-immune individuals against the infection by limiting the spread....

 2020-06-02 08:00 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Report: Patients in Yemen .. Between Waiting for Death and a Private International Plane...

SANAA, June 2 (Saba) - The United Nations and its organizations are still paying lip service in its efforts to lessen the catastrophic humanitarian situation in Yemen, But its actions in the field reveal the falsehood of these allegations and its trade of...

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