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 2020-11-26 09:25 

Times of Israel

US Supreme Court blocks coronavirus limitations on New York synagogues...

Court ruling strikes down governor's 'Cluster Initiative,' which limited numbers of worshipers in high-infection areas; Amy Coney Barrett votes with majority of justicesCourt ruling strikes down governor's 'Cluster Initiative,' whi...

 2020-11-26 09:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Exporting Racism: The latest slander against Israel...

The grotesque "Deadly Exchange" libel holds Israel responsible for racism targeting black Americans. Op-ed....

 2020-11-26 09:18 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Rouhani: Iran can supply products to world at cheaper prices...

Tehran, Nov 26, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran enjoys a great "resistant economy" that can supply products to the world and regional states at cheaper prices....

 2020-11-26 09:17 

Al Jazeera

Stocks push higher on vaccine hopes but gains lose steam...

US markets fell after second weekly rise in jobless claims raised concerns about strength of economic recovery....

 2020-11-26 09:16 

JPost.com

Despair in Eilat amid coronavirus: Low occupancy and empty promenade...

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Eilat has been first place in the list of cities in Israel where the unemployment rate is the highest twice....

 2020-11-26 09:15 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Russia hits record number of COVID-19 infections, deaths...

Russia on Thursday registered record numbers for daily infections and deaths from the coronavirus for the second time in less than a week.Read more: Former...

 2020-11-26 09:13 

JPost.com

Australia primary school boy dresses up as concentration camp inmate...

"This is wrong on so many levels, and I am troubled by the level of insensitivity and ignorance displayed here."...

 2020-11-26 09:12 

Saudi Press Agency

Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Cross 60.05 Million, Death Toll at 1,415,428...
 2020-11-26 09:08 

JPost.com

Netanyahu warns elections could be on the way...

Gantz reportedly still considering giving in to the prime minister's demands....

 2020-11-26 09:08 

Ynetnews

S.Korea vows to work with China to end war, build peace on Korean peninsula...
 2020-11-26 09:05 

Times of Israel

AstraZeneca facing questions about vaccine after admitting to testing error...

Manufacturing glitch casts shadow on results of study after British drug group and Oxford university said lower dose of inoculation provides better protection from virusManufacturing glitch casts shadow on results of study after British drug group and Oxf...

 2020-11-26 09:05 

i24 News

Tigray crisis reaches 'final phase' as Ethiopian PM orders troop offensive...
 2020-11-26 09:00 

Al Jazeera

Not the happiest place: Disney to lay off 32,000 workers in 2021...

Disney says the layoffs will come in the first half of next year as virus measures limit theme park customer numbers....

 2020-11-26 08:58 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Six Pakistan cricketers test positive for Covid-19 in New Zealand...

Pakistan's cricket tour of New Zealand was in the balance Thursday after six squad members tested positive for Covid-19 and the team received a 'final warning' for flouting quarantine rules....

 2020-11-26 08:58 

JPost.com

Krayot resident arrested on suspicion of raping his daughter for years...
 2020-11-26 08:58 

Al Jazeera

UN warns of 'very critical' shortages in Ethiopia's Tigray region...

Fuel and cash are running out while food for nearly 100,000 refugees from Eritrea will be gone in a week, the UN says....

 2020-11-26 08:57 

Times of Israel

Thailand approves transfer of 3 Iranians after Australian held in Iran freed...

Thai officials refrain from calling move a prisoner swap or from saying what involvement Australia may have had in dealThai officials refrain from calling move a prisoner swap or from saying what involvement Australia may have had in deal...

 2020-11-26 08:55 

Al Arabiya

Freed British-Australian academic thanks supporters after Iranian release...

A British-Australian academic on Thursday thanked her supporters and diplomatic efforts to secure her freedom after she was released from jail in Iran foll...

 2020-11-26 08:52 

JPost.com

French PM: Only 30 people in places of worship for now...
 2020-11-26 08:49 

Haaretz Daily

Ethiopian forces begin 'final phase' of Tigray offensive after ultimatum expires...

The Ethiopian prime minister says 'The last peaceful gate' for separatist group to surrender to the federal government 'has now been firmly closed'...

 2020-11-26 08:49 

MehrNews.com

US sanctions clear symbol of crimes against humanity...

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations said that US sanctions are an obstacle for Iran in its fight against the coronavirus....

 2020-11-26 08:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Netanyahu's an expert in fabricating history'...

Uzi Baruch, CEO and editor-in-chief of Arutz Sheva, following Likud attack on Yamina: 'Likud forgets that voters also have a memory.'...

 2020-11-26 08:42 

Al Arabiya

Iranian-backed Houthi militia approves UN plan to assess decaying Yemen oil tanker...

The Iranian-backed Houthi militia in Yemen has given long-awaited approval for a United Nations plan to visit and assess a deteriorating oil tanker off Yem...

 2020-11-26 08:40 

JPost.com

Storms rage across Israel, causing massive floods across the country...

Herzliya train station has been closed due to a flooding in the area....

 2020-11-26 08:40 

i24 News

US special Iran envoy says more sanctions coming...
 2020-11-26 08:34 

Ynetnews

Top physician calls to keep gyms closed for fear of COVID...
 2020-11-26 08:34 

Al Arabiya

Thailand confirms it returned jailed Iranians over botched 2012 bombing...

Thailand on Thursday confirmed it had returned three Iranians jailed over a botched 2012 bombing in Bangkok, after Tehran freed an Australian-British lectu...

 2020-11-26 08:21 

Al Arabiya

Ethiopian troops ordered to move on Tigray capital: Ethiopia Prime Minister...

Ethiopia's prime minister said Thursday the army has been ordered to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital after his 72-hour ultimatum ended for Ti...

 2020-11-26 08:20 

Saudi Press Agency

Qiddiya Awards Contracts in Excess of SAR 2 Billion to Saudi Owned Companies...
 2020-11-26 08:19 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

President Rouhani Inaugurates Major Petchem Plant in SW Iran - Economy news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani launched Lordegan Petrochemical Company in the southwestern province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari....

 2020-11-26 08:17 

Al Arabiya

China says it has lodged stern representations with the US over Iran sanctions...

China said on Thursday it has lodged stern representations with the United States after Washington announced fresh Iran-related sanctions on four entities....

 2020-11-26 08:14 

DEBKAfile

New covid infection crosses 1,000 mark, yet 15 Israeli malls reopen for "Black Friday" sales...

New coronavirus cases totaled 1,069 in last 24 hours, the Health Ministry reported on Thursday, Nov. 26. Out of 60,000 The post New covid infection crosses 1,000 mark, yet 15 Israeli malls reopen for "Black Friday" sales appeared first on DEBKAfil...

 2020-11-26 08:13 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

FM spox upbeat with inauguration of Khaf-Herat railway...

Kabul, Nov 26, IRNA - Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry says that completion and inauguration of Khaf-Herat railroad project is an important success for both Iran and Afghanistan....

 2020-11-26 08:12 

Ynetnews

Post-COVID normal life could return to France by autumn 2021, says scientific adviser...
 2020-11-26 08:12 

Haaretz Daily

Palestinian hunger striker returns to the West Bank after release from Israeli hospital...

Maher Akhras, who ended a 103-day-long hunger strike following a High Court ruling, says 'Palestinian people can't wait for anyone else to end our oppression'...

 2020-11-26 08:04 

Al Jazeera

Flydubai launches first scheduled Dubai-Tel Aviv flight...

UAE and Israel are hoping for rapid dividends from the normalisation deal, including an influx of tourists....

 2020-11-26 08:03 

JPost.com

Netanyahu: No logistical challenges distributing coronavirus vaccines...

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, both based on delicate messenger RNA, require being stored at freezing temperatures between negative 20 degree Celsisus and negative 70 degrees....

 2020-11-26 08:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

CNN: Thanksgiving 'potentially mother of all super spreaders'...

CNN medical analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner claimed that Thanksgiving gatherings are "potentially the mother of all super spreader events."...

 2020-11-26 08:00 

Al Jazeera

Argentina mourns as Maradona's coffin reaches presidential palace...

Fans pay their respects to the football icon as President Alberto Fernandez declares three days of national mourning....

 2020-11-26 07:59 

Times of Israel

Daily virus cases top 1,000 for first time in a month as reopening continues...

Health Ministry records 1,068 diagnoses in 24 hours, highest rate since mid-October; ministers nevertheless push on with pilot to open malls and marketsHealth Ministry records 1,068 diagnoses in 24 hours, highest rate since mid-October; ministers neverthe...

 2020-11-26 07:59 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran envoy, Pakistan navy chief highlight Iqbal's philosophy for Ummah unity...

Islamabad, Nov 26, IRNA -- Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan and Pakistani chief of the Navy staff at a two-day International Conference on Iqbal Lahori have emphasized the need to revive Iqbal's philosophy of Islamic universalism and Muslim nationalism....

 2020-11-26 07:56 

Gulf Daily News

Strong ties with India praised...
 2020-11-26 07:56 

JPost.com

Health Ministry answers frequently asked COVID-19 questions...

To help hareim cooperate on curbing the spread of the coronavirus, the Health Ministry has complied a Q&A of some common questions regarding testing, masks and more....

 2020-11-26 07:56 

Gulf Daily News

VIDEO : Two million covid tests conducted in Bahrain...
 2020-11-26 07:51 

i24 News

Europe: Almost 1 in 4 hate crimes in 2019 targeted Jews, report reveals...
 2020-11-26 07:50 

MehrNews.com

Esteghlal gains 1-0 victory over Machine Sazi...

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) In a match held on Wednesday, Esteghlal downed Machine Sazi 1-0 in the third week of the Iran Professional League....

 2020-11-26 07:48 

JPost.com

Amid uncertainty, Israeli museum dedicates entire space to COVID pandemic...

Dozens of artists participate in exhibition at Haifa Museum of Art, as some museums set to reopen....

 2020-11-26 07:46 

Al Jazeera

Palestinian man shot dead after alleged car-ramming attack...

Israeli forces shot a man at a checkpoint near occupied East Jerusalem after trying to flee an inspection, police said....

 2020-11-26 07:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Achievement for Ateret Cohanim in Shiloah village: Another house to be returned to Jews...

Court orders eviction of 8 Arab families from Shiloah village who lived on land that belonged to Jewish charity. Peace Now furious....

 2020-11-26 07:36 

Times of Israel

First commercial Flydubai flight takes off from Dubai to Tel Aviv...

Emirati budget airline set to launch direct flights to and from Israel twice daily, with El Al, Israir expected to launch their own flights next monthEmirati budget airline set to launch direct flights to and from Israel twice daily, with El Al, Israir ex...

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