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 2020-02-24 14:36 

Times of Israel

Netanyahu threatens Gaza operation, 'surprises' if rocket fire doesn't stop...

PM warns Israel 'will have to implement the wide-ranging campaign plan we have prepared'; Bennett says 'we are preparing plan to fundamentally change the situation in the Strip'PM warns Israel 'will have to implement the wide-ranging c...

 2020-02-24 14:31 

Al Jazeera

Women Make Science: From the Lab to Lake Victoria...

In Kenya, a biological scientist works with local women to tackle climate issues and restore Lake Victoria's ecosystem....

 2020-02-24 14:28 

Kuwait News Agency

China: 150 new coronavirus deaths, 409 confirmed infections...

KUWAIT, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Chinese authorities announced 150 new coronavirus deaths and 409 confirmed infections around the country on Monday. The country's National Health Committee said the death toll came up to 2,595 people until the past 24 hours, w...

 2020-02-24 14:25 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Education Ministry: Precautions enforced against coronavirus...

KUWAIT, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Education affirmed on Monday that all necessary measures and precautions had been taken against coronavirus (COVID-19) -- in coordination with the Ministry of Health. The ministry declared a campaign to educate stu...

 2020-02-24 14:23 

Times of Israel

Senior Hamas official says Haniyeh could visit Russia next week...

Saleh al-Arouri says terror group wants to maintain its ties with Moscow 'to strengthen our people's rights'Saleh al-Arouri says terror group wants to maintain its ties with Moscow 'to strengthen our people's rights'...

 2020-02-24 14:21 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran calls for Pakistan to hand over terrorists...

Sanandaj, Feb 24, IRNA- Iran's Border Guard Commander Brigadier General Qasem Rezaei said on Monday that Tehran expects Pakistan to arrest and hand over terrorists to Iranian border guards....

 2020-02-24 14:21 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran calls on Pakistan to hand over terrorists...

Sanandaj, Feb 24, IRNA- Iran's Border Guard Commander Brigadier General Qasem Rezaei said on Monday that Tehran expects Pakistan to arrest and hand over terrorists to Iranian border guards....

 2020-02-24 14:20 

Haaretz Daily

These 50,000 Israelis can send Netanyahu packing...

At the end of three Israeli election campaigns in a year, there are very few floating voters left untapped. Even so, Benny Gantz's Kahol Lavan will be hoping to find some in the 'soft-right' flank of Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party...

 2020-02-24 14:19 

Ynetnews

Rocket sirens sound in Ashkelon, Zikim...
 2020-02-24 14:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Meets with UK Ambassador to the Kingdom...
 2020-02-24 14:17 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait parliament speaker urges Gov't to prepare "full measures" against coronavirus...

KUWAIT, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim on Monday called on the government to take "full precautionary measures" against coronavirus (COVIC-19). Al-Ghanim said in a statement that he had contacted Minister of Healt...

 2020-02-24 14:17 

Saudi Press Agency

SAMA Issues Additional Guidelines and Criteria for Digital-only Banks in Saudi Arabia...
 2020-02-24 14:15 

Haaretz Daily

UAE, Oman ban citizens from travelling to Iran as coronavirus spreads across Middle East...

The new virus took aim at a broadening swath of the globe Monday, with officials in Europe and the Middle East scrambling to limit the spread of an outbreak...

 2020-02-24 14:15 

Times of Israel

Trump hails 'exceptional' Modi at huge India rally...

In visit big on photo ops and short on substance, US president welcomes 'new chapter in our relationship,' though he acknowledges disagreements with Indian leader on tradeIn visit big on photo ops and short on substance, US president welcomes '...

 2020-02-24 14:15 

Times of Israel

In first, Saudi king hosts Israeli rabbi at royal palace...

Jerusalem-based David Rosen, invited to Riyadh as part of interfaith meeting, hails 'revolutionary moment'; says Palestinian issue still 'glass ceiling' for Israel-Saudi relationsJerusalem-based David Rosen, invited to Riyadh as part of in...

 2020-02-24 14:08 

Al Arabiya

First two cases of coronavirus reported in Oman...

The first two cases of coronavirus have been reported in Oman on Monday after they visited Iran, according to Oman TV. -Developingnbsp;...

 2020-02-24 14:08 

Israel Today

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 2020-02-24 14:07 

Ynetnews

Rockets sirens sound in Netivot...
 2020-02-24 14:06 

Al Arabiya

Fighting in northwest Syria close to 'bloodbath': UN...

Fighting in northwest Syria is coming ldquo;dangerously closerdquo; to encampments with around a million displaced people, risking an imminent...

 2020-02-24 14:06 

Gulf Times

Assange appears in British court to fight US extradition bid...

Julian Assange appeared before a British court on Monday to fight an extradition request from the United States which wants to put the 48-year-old on trial for hacking government computers ......

 2020-02-24 14:05 

Israel Today

A Palestinian State Benefits No One...

More and more Palestinian Arabs tell us that they don't want to live in a Palestinian state, or at least that they can't make a living there....

 2020-02-24 14:04 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Settlement leaders: 'Netanyahu seems trying to steal credit'...

Senior settlement officials refer to PM announcement to connect certain communities to water and electricity: 'Empty promises'....

 2020-02-24 14:04 

MehrNews.com

Border guards foil suicide bombers on election day: official...

TEHRAN, Feb. 24 (MNA) Border guards of the country foiled the plot of suicide bombers on Friday's election in Sistan and Baluchestan province, said Deputy Commander of the Border Guard of the Law Enforcement Force of the Islamic Republic of Iran (NAJA...

 2020-02-24 14:01 

Ynetnews

Rockets sirens sound in Eshkol Regional council...
 2020-02-24 13:59 

SABA Net

Al-Iryani: Houthi attempt of targeting trade ships reflects their terrorist escalations...

ADEN-SABAMinister of Information Mu'amar al-Iryani has said Houthi terrorist failed operation in the Red Sea and Bab al-Mandab Strait are continuation to the militia's terrorist crimes after killing Qasim Sulaimani to implement Iran's destruct...

 2020-02-24 13:58 

Times of Israel

Lost 1,000-year-old Hebrew Bible found on dusty Cairo synagogue shelf...

While attempting to document Egyptian synagogues, an Israeli historian stumbles upon a massive, well-preserved 616-page codex that was written in 1028While attempting to document Egyptian synagogues, an Israeli historian stumbles upon a massive, well-pres...

 2020-02-24 13:58 

SABA Net

FM raises STC obstructions of Riyadh Agreement in meeting with US diplomat...

RIYADH-SABAYemen';s Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hadhrami raised the separatist Southern Transitional Council's obstruction of the peace Agreement of Riyadh. In a meeting with the acting US ambassador Juneid Munir here on Monday, al-Hadhrami called...

 2020-02-24 13:57 

Oman Observer

Statement on ticket refund as more countries report coronavirus...

Muscat: The Public Authority for Civil Aviation has issued a circular 1/2020 to all airlines operating in the Sultanate. This The post Statement on ticket refund as more countries report coronavirus appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-02-24 13:56 

Ynetnews

Rocket sirens sound in Eshkol Regional Council near the Gaza Strip...
 2020-02-24 13:56 

Times of Israel

Remaining Iran nuclear deal members to meet on pact...

Vienna meeting comes as European parties try to persuade Tehran to come back in line with the deal after taking steps away in protest at US pulling out and reimposing sanctionsVienna meeting comes as European parties try to persuade Tehran to come back in...

 2020-02-24 13:56 

SABA Net

Aden Health Director, IRC, discuss expansion of latter's interventions in health sector...

ADEN-SABAThe Director of Public Health and Population office in Aden, Dr. Jamal Khadbakhsh discussed today with a number of International Rescue Committee officials in Aden interventions in a number of health facilities in the governorate and the prospect...

 2020-02-24 13:56 

Times of Israel

Amazon show's fictional Nazi atrocities could fuel Holocaust denial, critics say...

'Hunters' starring Al Pacino particularly slammed for scene in which Auschwitz inmates forced to kill each other in chess game; creator says show never purported to be documentary'Hunters' starring Al Pacino particularly slammed for scene ...

 2020-02-24 13:55 

Al Jazeera

Thousands evacuated as Canary Isles sandstorm fuels wildfires...

Residents have been forced to leave their homes, while tourists have been stranded amid the Calima sandstorm....

 2020-02-24 13:53 

SANA

Weapons, vehicles, and tunnel left behind by terrorists in Kafr Sajneh town in Idleb PHOTOS...

Idleb, SANA SANA's camera documented heavy weapons, including rockets and artillery, and damaged vehicles left behind by terrorists in Kafr Sajneh town in Idleb's southern countryside which was liberated by the army. Army units also uncovered a fo...

 2020-02-24 13:53 

FX Empire

Equities Plunge, Coronavirus Spreads, A Major Correction Has Begun...

Equities plunge, market participants have finally begun to understand the potential impact on global economic activity....

 2020-02-24 13:52 

Haaretz Daily

Welcome to the coronavirus state of Israel and its standstill economy...

Italy is giving us a taste of what may happen if and when the virus reaches Israel, but in our case the lockdowns may be much more devastating...

 2020-02-24 13:51 

Saudi Press Agency

Foreign Minister Meets with His Iraqi Counterpart...
 2020-02-24 13:49 

Israel Today

Purim: When Your Wife Says 'No!' (Part 1)...

The refusal of an independent, strong-willed woman set in motion events that rocked and empire, which we now celebrate as Purim....

 2020-02-24 13:49 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Constitutional Court President receives UK Ambassador...
 2020-02-24 13:48 

Kuwait Times

Kuwaitis evacuated from Iran confined to Mangaf hotelraft...

Kuwait has sequestered an unknown number of people returning to the country from neighboring Iran after 3 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the country. The people have been quarantined at the Kout Beach Hotel in Mangaf which is surrounded by health ...

 2020-02-24 13:47 

MehrNews.com

Parliament open session...

TEHRAN, Feb. 23 (MNA) In an open session on Monday, Iranian Parliament members discussed the general outlines of the government's proposed budget bill....

 2020-02-24 13:44 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian, Turkish Top Diplomats Discuss Coronavirus Epidemic - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, in a phone conversation on Monday talked about a host of issues, including the latest efforts to control the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-02-24 13:41 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus spreads through Middle East, death toll rises, airport row in Kuwait...

The coronavirus exploded across the Middle East on Monday as three countries reported infections for the first time, deaths in Iran rose sharply, and...

 2020-02-24 13:41 

Times of Israel

Netanyahu dodges question on law that could stop his prosecution...

'We'll cross that bridge when we come to it,' says PM of legislation that would give him immunity even after his criminal court case begins on March 17; Gantz: It's us 'or Erdogan''We'll cross that bridge when we come to it...

 2020-02-24 13:40 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

1,300 housing units to be approved in Judea and Samaria Wednesday - Inside Israel...

16 building plans throughout Judea and Samaria set to be approved....

 2020-02-24 13:37 

Oman Observer

Sayyid Asaad receives Arab Parliament President...

Muscat: Assigned by His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik, Sayyid Asaad bin Tariq al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for International The post Sayyid Asaad receives Arab Parliament President appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-02-24 13:36 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Two Rhytons discovered in NE Iran...

Bojnord, Feb 24, IRNA Two Rhytons related to Sassanid Empire worth 20 billion rials were discovered in North Khorasan Province, Garmeh Police Commander said, adding that three people were also arrested....

 2020-02-24 13:36 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait national celebrations canceled...

Kuwait's Cabinet has canceled celebrations scheduled for the National & Liberation Day holidays as a precautionary measure. Three cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Kuwait today by the Ministry of Health. It is not immediately clear if this will i...

 2020-02-24 13:32 

JPost.com

Amazon pulls Nazi-era book from website following outcry...

The World Jewish Congress expressed outrage over the sale of Nazi-era book The Poisionous Mushroom on Amazon, in addition to other hateful material that is being sold on their website. ;...

 2020-02-24 13:29 

JPost.com

Week to confab, AIPAC stuck in the mud - analysis...

With politics in Israel and the US became so polarized, it seems impossible to be both an influential and bipartisan organization in Washington these days. ;...

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