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 2020-03-29 17:50 

Times of Israel

How Israelis fleeing the coronavirus in New York met contagion in the skies...

When a Brooklyn yeshiva closed, 100+ Israeli students flew home on El Al. Dozens have now tested positive, and other passengers, fearful, want to know why they were put at riskWhen a Brooklyn yeshiva closed, 100+ Israeli students flew home on El Al. Dozen...

 2020-03-29 17:50 

Al Arabiya

'We have to eat': Sicily police crackdown on looting amid coronavirus...

Police with batons and guns have moved in to protect supermarkets on the Italian island of Sicily after reports of looting by locals who could no longer af...

 2020-03-29 17:49 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait firemen begin home delivery of medicine nationwide...

KUWAIT, March 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said it began Sunday nationwide home deliveries of medicines for patients with chronic diseases, a move conducted in cooperation with Ministry of Health amidst spread of coronovirus. The ob...

 2020-03-29 17:48 

Press TV

Iran fiercely fighting locust, urges more action from Saudi Arabia...

Iran says Red Sea countries like Saudi Arabia must do more to help fight locust plague in region....

 2020-03-29 17:47 

Haaretz Daily

Shin Bet: Incitement against Gantz is like what preceded Rabin's assassination...

Despite initial reluctance from Justice Minister Ohana to provide Kahol Lavan leader with protection by the service, a ministerial committee consented to the move...

 2020-03-29 17:46 

Press TV

Afghan govt., Taliban enmeshed in prisoner release row...

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's efforts to convince the Taliban leaders to sit down with a negotiating team of the Afghan government once again fails....

 2020-03-29 17:46 

Saudi Press Agency

International Coalition Withdraws from k1 Camp in Kirkuk...
 2020-03-29 17:45 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Arman tribes back fronts with food convoy, fighters...

AMRAN, March 29 (Saba) Tribes and sheikhs of Amran province held on Sunday a tribal rally to back the Yemeni army with food convoy and fighters to confront the Saudi-led aggression coalition forces....

 2020-03-29 17:43 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's attorney general blocks military deployment to enforce coronavirus regulations...

Despite police emphasizing the importance of boosting numbers on the streets, Mendelblit insists on formal cabinet approval...

 2020-03-29 17:39 

Press TV

Medevac plane explosion kills 8 on takeoff from Philippine capital...

A medical evacuation plane has exploded in a ball of flames during takeoff in the Philippine capital, killing all eight passengers and crew on board....

 2020-03-29 17:39 

Times of Israel

Israeli war wounded said set to participate in Prince Harry's Invictus Games...

Governing body of international contest for injured military veterans agrees to Israel's inclusion in 2022 tournamentGoverning body of international contest for injured military veterans agrees to Israel's inclusion in 2022 tournament...

 2020-03-29 17:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Yamina officials: 'Netanyahu stabbed us in the back'...

Senior officials in the Yamina party accused Netanyahu of turning his back on them after getting support for the duration of his campaign....

 2020-03-29 17:36 

Al Arabiya

Qatar reports 44 new coronavirus cases, total at 634 cases, one death...

Qatar reported on Sunday 44 new coronavirus cases raising the total number of cases in the country to 634, according to the health ministry.The ministry sa...

 2020-03-29 17:36 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Amir follows repatriation of citizens on daily basis - FM...

KUWAIT, March 29 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is following repatriation of Kuwaiti citizens on a daily basis, Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah said Sunday. He made the remarks after a me...

 2020-03-29 17:28 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Spain's coronavirus death toll rises by 838 to 6,528...

Spain awoke to its third week under near-total lockdown on Sunday, as the government met to approve a strengthening of measures and the coronavirus death toll rose by a record 838 cases overnight to 6,528....

 2020-03-29 17:20 

Kuwait News Agency

MoI to introduce barcodes instead of ID cards for curfew waiving as of Thurs....

KUWAIT, March 29 (KUNA) -- The Interior Ministry announced Sunday that Wednesday will be last day for accepting the recently issued cards for moving during curfew time for eligible people, a move aimed at preventing misuse. Instead, the ministry will use ...

 2020-03-29 17:18 

Times of Israel

More pets abandoned, and more adopted, since coronavirus outbreak...

Animal welfare organizations fear that many adopted animals will be returned to shelters once people return to work, schoolAnimal welfare organizations fear that many adopted animals will be returned to shelters once people return to work, school...

 2020-03-29 17:18 

Gulf Times

US cities warn medical supplies running out, call for federal help to fight coronavirus...

New York City, New Orleans and other major cities expect to run out of ventilators and other medical supplies within days as the United States grapples with the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world....

 2020-03-29 17:17 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Youth Auth. places resources under health authorities' disposal - Min....

KUWAIT, March 29 (KUNA) -- The Public Authority for Youth is placing its resources and capabilities under the disposal of health authorities to help them contain spread of coronavirus, Minister of Information Mohammad Al-Jabri said Sunday. PAY set up a ca...

 2020-03-29 17:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Live "concert" with Yaakov Shwekey...

Join live as the leading Jewish music singer performs from his home in the U.S....

 2020-03-29 17:10 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

5 suspected Coronavirus cases test negative: Health Ministry...

SANAA, March 29 (Saba) - The Ministry of Public Health and Population and the Joint Technical Committee to prepare for confronting Corona on Sunday said they received five reports of suspected cases....

 2020-03-29 17:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Coronavirus cases rise to 438, two newdeaths...

Lebanon's total number of coronavirus infection rose to 438 Sunday, as 26 new cases were confirmed by the Health Ministry...

 2020-03-29 17:08 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Sunday until 12:00 GMT...

2881969 KUWAIT -- Kuwaiti Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah announced the recovery of three additional people from the novel coronavirus, raising the country's total recoveries to 67. 2882015 KUWAIT -- The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announc...

 2020-03-29 17:07 

Ynetnews

Syria reports first death from coronavirus...
 2020-03-29 17:05 

Ynetnews

Rescue flight with 206 Israelis on board takes off from Nigeria...
 2020-03-29 17:05 

Al Arabiya

UAE reports 102 new coronavirus cases, one death, total cases up to 570...

The United Arab Emirates reported on Sunday 102 new coronavirus cases and one new death, with the total number of cases in the country up to 570, according...

 2020-03-29 17:02 

Press TV

Iran's Judiciary extends prison leave for some 100,000 inmates as coronavirus fight continues...

Iran's Judiciary has once again extended prison leave for some 100,000 inmates as the country is pressing ahead with its measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-03-29 16:59 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier congratulated by Industry Minister on Gulf Air's 70th anniversary...
 2020-03-29 16:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu: Publication of ministerial posts is fake news - Inside Israel...

PM speaks with leaders of national camp, says decisions on ministerial portfolios has not been made....

 2020-03-29 16:57 

Ishtartv.com

Australian MP joins Armenian-Assyrian-Greek initiative...

Member of Parliament and Chair ofthe Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure,Transport and Cities, John Alexander has signed an Affirmation of Supportjoining the Joint Justice Initiative launched by the Armenian-Australian...

 2020-03-29 16:57 

Ishtartv.com

A Christian village that was almost completely destroyed by ISIS is being rebuilt...

A major restoration programme is underway in Iraq to rebuilda Christian village that was nearly completely razed to the ground after beingoccupied by Daesh (ISIS)....

 2020-03-29 16:56 

Saudi Press Agency

Coronavirus Cases Rise to 128 in Iraq Kurdistan Region...
 2020-03-29 16:56 

Kuwait News Agency

Britain announces 209 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours...

LONDON, March 29 (KUNA) -- Britain's Department of Health said Sunday 209 people died of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing total fatalities to 1,228. It added in a press statement 2,433 people tested positive to raise infectees to 19,522. I...

 2020-03-29 16:55 

Saudi Press Agency

Spokesperson of the Health Ministry Announces 96 New Cases of COVID-19 2 Riyadh...
 2020-03-29 16:54 

Press TV

Coronavirus crisis puts EU credibility on line: French minister...

A French minister says how the European Union responds to the coronavirus outbreak will determine its future credibility....

 2020-03-29 16:54 

Al Arabiya

Iran warns of lengthy 'new way of life' as coronavirus deaths rise...

President Hassan Rouhani warned on Sunday that "the new way of life" in Iran was likely to be prolonged, as its declared death toll from the novel coronavi...

 2020-03-29 16:52 

Press TV

'Yemeni domestically-built missiles, drones strike sensitive targets in Saudi capital, elsewhere'...

Yemeni Armed Forces say they targeted strategic and sensitive sites in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh and elsewhere in the kingdom by a squadron of domestically-manufactured combat drones and ballistic missiles....

 2020-03-29 16:52 

Kuwait News Agency

Saudi Arabia reports four coronavirus deaths...

RIYADH, March 29 (KUNA) -- Saudi Ministry of Health said Sunday four persons died of coronavirus to increase fatalities to eight, while 96 people tested positive for the virus to raise infections to 1,299. MoH spokesman Dr. Mohammad Al-Abdulaali said ther...

 2020-03-29 16:48 

Oman Observer

Coronavirus: Knowns and the Unknowns...

The International Monetary Fund expects the pandemic will cause a global recession in 2020 that could be worse than the The post Coronavirus: Knowns and the Unknowns appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-03-29 16:48 

Al Jazeera

COVID-19: Lebanon businesses help overwhelmed hospitals...

While Lebanon's government has enforced a public lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus, businesses are stepping in to assist hospitals already overwhelmed....

 2020-03-29 16:48 

The Jordan Times

Olympics delay a blow for virus-hit Tokyo hotels...

Tokyo — The shock postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has dealt a savage blow to Japan's hotels and tourism industry. Many operators have seen bookings decimated due to the novel coronavirus and had been clinging to the hope that the Games w...

 2020-03-29 16:48 

Kuwait News Agency

Seven people die of coronavirus in Malaysia...

KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 (KUNA) -- Malaysia Sunday registered seven deaths as a result of coronavirus to raise tally of fatalities to 34, while there were 150 people testing positive for COVID-19 to increase the tally to 2,470. The department of health said...

 2020-03-29 16:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Two new deaths recorded from coronavirus: Health Ministry...

Two new deaths recorded from coronavirus: Health Ministry...

 2020-03-29 16:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Letter from leading Rabbis: "Those Who Stand At Death's Door"...

A letter from Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky & the Vizhnitzer Rebbe has circulated around the globe this week. The Rabbis call to help those in need....

 2020-03-29 16:45 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King congratulated by Industry Minister...
 2020-03-29 16:42 

The Jordan Times

Stock markets retreat as nervous investors pocket week's gains...

NEW YORK — Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic retreated on Friday as investors banked profits from the week's rally sparked by massive government and central bank action to protect economies from the coronavirus. "Today's sell o...

 2020-03-29 16:42 

Times of Israel

The only way is up: The coronavirus hasn't stopped immigration to Israel...

New immigrants get sent straight into quarantine, but don't regret itNew immigrants get sent straight into quarantine, but don't regret it...

 2020-03-29 16:40 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Coronavirus cases in Lebanon rise to 438: Health Ministry...

Coronavirus cases in Lebanon rise to 438: Health Ministry...

 2020-03-29 16:40 

Kuwait News Agency

132 more deaths from coronavirus in Netherlands, toll 771...

BRUSSELS, March 29 (KUNA) -- One hundred and thirty-two more coronavirus patients have died in the Netherlands in the past 24 hours raising the total number of deceased to 771. According to the figures released by the Dutch National Institute for Public H...

 2020-03-29 16:38 

Press TV

Handy robot dispenses sanitiser amid coronavirus fight in China's Shanghai...

A robot is seen dispensing hand sanitiser to people near a subway station in Shanghai, as part of an effort which sees robots worldwide being employed to minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus....

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