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 2021-02-22 12:55 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Italian Ambassador Killed in Congo During Kidnap Attempt...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Italy's Ambassador in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed during an attempted kidnap, according to reports....

 2021-02-22 12:54 

JPost.com

Government recognizes suffering of Yemenite families, compensation given...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called this case "among the most painful in the history of the state of Israel."...

 2021-02-22 12:54 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency SNSC: Iran to Stop All IAEA Inspections beyond Safeguards Agreement...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Keivan Khosravi announced on Monday that the country will end the voluntary implementation of the Additio ....

 2021-02-22 12:53 

Al Arabiya

UAE, Qatar officials meet in Kuwait to follow up on AlUla Declaration...

Official delegations from the United Arab Emirates and Qatar met Kuwait on Monday to follow up on the AlUla Declaration.-Developing...

 2021-02-22 12:53 

Times of Israel

Government set to express 'regret,' compensate for disappeared Yemenite children...

Cabinet to approve NIS 162 million settlement for families whose kids vanished after arriving in the country in 1950s; but there will no official apology for what happenedCabinet to approve NIS 162 million settlement for families whose kids vanished after...

 2021-02-22 12:53 

Haaretz Daily

North Carolina GOP Lt. Gov. under fire for remarks about Jewish financial control...

'His refusal to apologize is troubling and unacceptable to us,' said Matt Brooks, the director of the Republican Jewish Coalition. 'These kind of comments have no place in our society'...

 2021-02-22 12:52 

ISNA

The only way to counter US unilateral actions is unity, empathy: Iran's President...

Tehran (ISNA) Iran's President described the relations between Iran and Turkey, as two important and influential countries in the region, good and developing, and stressed the need to strengthen Tehran-Ankara cooperation and relations in addressing co...

 2021-02-22 12:49 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iranian Parliament Files Complaint at Judiciary against Gov't-IAEA Agreement...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian legislature on Monday started litigation against President Rouhani's administration over a paragraph in the agreement between the country's Atomic Organiz ....

 2021-02-22 12:48 

Ynetnews

Oil spill off Israel reaches south Lebanese beaches...
 2021-02-22 12:48 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Parliament Speaker: Iran determined to stop implementation of Additional Protocol...

Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said on Monday that Iran is determined to stop implementation of the Additional Protocol and limit access of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors and to implemen...

 2021-02-22 12:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Knesset backs bill allowing transfer of personal information based on vaccine status...

New bill which aims to 'enable local authorities to help Health Ministry encourage people to get vaccinated' passes first reading....

 2021-02-22 12:45 

Arutz Sheva

Knesset backs bill allowing transfer of non-vaccinated's info...

New bill which aims to 'enable local authorities to help Health Ministry encourage people to get vaccinated' passes first reading....

 2021-02-22 12:44 

Arutz Sheva

Cabinet meeting postponed to 4 pm...

Cabinet meeting postponed to 4 pm...

 2021-02-22 12:44 

JPost.com

Government to create a committee to investigate Tzofit flood disaster...
 2021-02-22 12:44 

Times of Israel

Iran: Temporary deal limiting IAEA access to sites is 'significant achievement'...

Tehran says under agreement, inspectors stay in nuclear sites; some cameras will run at suspicious non-nuclear sites, but IAEA won't get footage until sanctions rolled backTehran says under agreement, inspectors stay in nuclear sites; some cameras wil...

 2021-02-22 12:44 

Times of Israel

No safe harbor: What the press is saying about tragedies and mutinies...

Death of a pregnant woman brings the issue of vaccinating those expecting to the fore, while cities go rogue to get more kids in school and a tar spill blackens Israel's beachesDeath of a pregnant woman brings the issue of vaccinating those expecting ...

 2021-02-22 12:43 

JPost.com

IDF arrests two suspects who attempted to infiltrate Israel from Jordan...
 2021-02-22 12:43 

MehrNews.com

Leader meets with Assembly of Experts members...

TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (MNA) The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei is holding a meeting with the members of Iran's Assembly of Experts on Monday....

 2021-02-22 12:43 

MehrNews.com

Uranium enrichment not limited to 20%, may reach 60%: Leader...

TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (MNA) Receiving members of Assembly of Experts, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Uranium enrichment is not limited to 20% adding it may reach 60%....

 2021-02-22 12:43 

MehrNews.com

Leader: Uranium enrichment not limited to 20%, may reach 60%...

TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (MNA) Receiving members of Assembly of Experts, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Uranium enrichment is not limited to 20% adding it may reach 60%....

 2021-02-22 12:43 

Kuwait News Agency

EU FMs discuss Iran nuclear deal, Myanmar...

BRUSSELS, Feb 22 (KUNA) -- European Union foreign ministers began Monday a physical meeting to discuss a number of issues including the Iran nuclear deal, relations with Russia, Myanmar, Horn of Africa, Sahel, Southern neighbourhood. "On the nuclear d...

 2021-02-22 12:41 

Arutz Sheva

Cleared: Terror suspects in attack near Yabad arrested...

It was cleared for publication that IDF and Shabak forces arrested the suspects in the attempted combined attack near the village of Yabad....

 2021-02-22 12:40 

Al Arabiya

Iranian lawmakers criticize Tehran's deal with IAEA on snap nuclear inspections...

Iranian lawmakers protested on Monday against Tehran's decision to permit "necessary" monitoring by the UN nuclear watchdog for up to three months, saying...

 2021-02-22 12:40 

Kuwait News Agency

High-ranking Chinese official visits Kuwait Tues. - Kuwait's Amb. to China...

KUWAIT, Feb 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ambassador to China Samih Hayat said Monday a high-ranking Chinese official will start a visit to Kuwait on Tuesday, during which he will deliver a message from Chinese President Xi Jinping to the political leadership...

 2021-02-22 12:38 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia records 327 COVID-19 cases, five deaths, 318 recoveries...

Saudi Arabia recorded 327 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, which raises the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 375,333, the...

 2021-02-22 12:37 

Ynetnews

Gaza Strip launches coronavirus vaccination drive...
 2021-02-22 12:36 

Arutz Sheva

Health Minister to demand reduction in public transport on Purim...

In addition to the night closure, the health minister will demand a significant reduction in public transport from Thursday to Sunday....

 2021-02-22 12:36 

MehrNews.com

8th meeting of Assembly of Experts...

TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (MNA) The 8th meeting of 5th Assembly of Experts was held on Monday as headed by Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati by fully observing of health protocols and guidelines....

 2021-02-22 12:34 

Al Jazeera

Generation Identity: France begins shutting down far-right group...

Interior Ministry cites Al Jazeera investigation, which revealed group's violence, as it begins formal process....

 2021-02-22 12:32 

Al Jazeera

UK PM to announce roadmap out of strict lockdown measures...

Buoyed by a successful vaccine drive and falling infection rates, measures will be eased 'cautiously'....

 2021-02-22 12:29 

Kuwait News Agency

Egypt registers 608 new Covid-19 infections...

CAIRO, Feb 22 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Minister of Health and Population announced 608 new Coronavirus (Covid-19) infections, while 55 people lost their lives due to the virus during the last 24 hours. A total of 543 patients recovered and departed the hosp...

 2021-02-22 12:28 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Woqod opens Al Mearad-3 petrol station...

Qatar Fuel (Woqod) announced Monday the opening of Al Mearad -3 petrol station. Woqod said in press statement Monday that the opening is part of its ongoing expansion plans to serve every area in Qatar...

 2021-02-22 12:24 

Press TV

Iranian FM: Saudi war on Yemen doomed to fail...

Iran's foreign minister says Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen is doomed to failure....

 2021-02-22 12:22 

JPost.com

Khamenei says Iran may enrich uranium up to 60% purity if needed...
 2021-02-22 12:21 

SABA Net

Houthis understood their removal from US terror list as a green light to escalate militarily: Minister...

ADEN-SABAYemen's Information Minister said the Houthi militia have understood their removal from the US terror list "as a green light to escalate militarily" in the country. Muammar al-Eryani told Saba that the militia have also become too stu...

 2021-02-22 12:21 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King congratulates Japanese Emperor...
 2021-02-22 12:18 

Haaretz Daily

Humans exonerated of killing off the American giant animals...

We may however have delivered some megafauna species the coup de grce, especially after a magnetic pole reversal caused global mayhem 42,000 years ago...

 2021-02-22 12:17 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran Sets 14% Rise in Hand-Woven Carpet Export...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's export of hand-woven carpet has increased by 14 percent compared to last year, Head of Iran National Carpet Center Farahnaz Rafe' said....

 2021-02-22 12:17 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jerusalem college opens new track to meet growing need for pharmacists...

Jerusalem College of Technology launches new tracks in internal medicine and pharmacy to meet pressing needs in Israel....

 2021-02-22 12:17 

Arutz Sheva

Jerusalem college opens new track for future pharmacists...

Jerusalem College of Technology launches new tracks in internal medicine and pharmacy to meet pressing needs in Israel....

 2021-02-22 12:16 

Arutz Sheva

Defense Min: Agreement signed for procuring 2 refueling aircraft...

The head of the Ministry Defense's procurement delegation in the US, Brigadier General (Res.) Michel Ben-Baruch, signed this weekend the first deal to purchase Boeing KC-46 refueling aircraft. The refuelers will be purchased in a military deal with th...

 2021-02-22 12:15 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli navy ship sinks boat off Gaza coast...

Security sources say boat approached navy ship and refused to stop, while military says preliminary investigation shows boat had no weapons or explosives on board...

 2021-02-22 12:14 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Tehran, Seoul Agree on Transfer of Iran’s Assets from South Korea...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnasser Hemmat and South Korean Ambassador to Tehran Yu Jang Hian agreed on how to transfer and spend Iran's frozen ass ....

 2021-02-22 12:14 

Al Jazeera

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine withdraws poll result challenge...

Bobi Wine, who had disputed January election results, says 'the courts are not independent' as he withdraws his case....

 2021-02-22 12:10 

JPost.com

Ex-IDF generals, top Mossad officials on Biden to return to Iran deal...

The former senior defense officials expressed support for President Joe Biden's current position not to lift sanctions on Iran unless it returns to abide by the 2015 deal....

 2021-02-22 12:08 

Haaretz Daily

Head of Polish institute researching WWII crimes photographed giving Nazi salute...

The branch director, Tomasz Greniuch, called his conduct 'a mistake,' but critics have found other evidence which could point to a far-right past...

 2021-02-22 12:07 

Times of Israel

Western Wall gets own injections for its health in latest preservation work...

Experts use syringes to fill fissures in structure's boulders, while being careful not to upset the ecosystem of plants and birds living in their midstExperts use syringes to fill fissures in structure's boulders, while being careful not to upset ...

 2021-02-22 12:06 

Oman Observer

Snowstorm: Omani students in Texas safe...

Washington: Oman Embassy in Washington said on Monday that the conditions of the Omani students in the snowstorm-affected cities are The post Snowstorm: Omani students in Texas safe appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-02-22 12:04 

MehrNews.com

Italian ambassador to Congo killed in attack on UN convoy...

TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (MNA) The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed along with two others on Monday in an attack on a United Nations convoy in the east of the country, local park authorities and diplomats said....

 2021-02-22 12:03 

i24 News

Iran hails agreements reached during IAEA chief visit as 'significant achievement'...

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