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 2021-03-08 18:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

CDC releases guidance for vaccinated Americans...

CDC says vaccinated people can gather with those at low-risk for virus without masks, but should cover face in public....

 2021-03-08 18:09 

JPost.com

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine neutralizes Brazil variant in lab study...

The scientists said the neutralizing ability was roughly equivalent the vaccine's effect on a previous less contagious version of the virus from last year....

 2021-03-08 18:09 

Kuwait News Agency

Qatar: single new death, 263 contaminations with covid past hours...

DOHA, March 8 (KUNA) -- Qatari ministry of health on Monday declared recording a single death as a result of infection with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in past hours, putting the death toll at 263. The ministry said in a statement there were also 468...

 2021-03-08 18:08 

The Peninsula Qatar

Al Khelaifi welcomes Federer; beIN SPORTS exclusive broadcaster...

Nasser Al Khelaifi, Chairman of beIN MEDIA GROUP, President of Paris Saint-Germain and former professional tennis player, has personally welcomed tennis great Roger Federer to Doha at the start of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2021...

 2021-03-08 18:08 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister chairs weekly Cabinet Meeting...
 2021-03-08 18:07 

ISNA

Migratory swans of Sorkh Rud Wetland...
 2021-03-08 18:06 

Arutz Sheva

Tourism to remain closed until summer...

According to an agreement between the Ministries of Transportation and Health, commercial flights will not be available at least until the summer months....

 2021-03-08 18:06 

Oman Observer

Omani women excel in all sectors...

The Sultanate highly supports women empowerment and takes all efforts in upholding their rights, according to the UNFPA representative. Speaking The post Omani women excel in all sectors appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 18:06 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Crown Prince and Prime Minister's support to legislative, executive branches praised...
 2021-03-08 18:05 

Kuwait Times

Bus riders walk home on first day of curfew...

By Ben Garcia KUWAIT: Thousands of people were left stranded on the streets Sunday afternoon as the partial curfew came into effect. Buses stopped picking up passengers long before the expected 3 pm deadline and left riders stranded on roadsides, many of ...

 2021-03-08 18:04 

Oman Observer

More measures likely to contain virus spread...

MUSCAT, MARCH 8 The Sultanate may take more precautionary measures to contain the spread of the Covid-19 variants, according The post More measures likely to contain virus spread appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 18:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Biden welcomes Pope's "historic" visit to Iraq...

WASHINGTON, March 8 (KUNA) -- US President Joe Biden welcomed Monday Pope Francis' "historic" visit to Iraq, saying it is a "symbol of hope for the entire world." In a statement, Biden said the Pope's visit "sent an important m...

 2021-03-08 18:04 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister receives the Council of Representatives Speaker, and the Chairman of the Shura Council...
 2021-03-08 18:03 

Kuwait Times

Two MPs file to grill PM over 'selective' application of law...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: Leading opposition MPs Bader Al-Dahoum and Mohammad Al-Mutair yesterday filed to grill HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah over what they charged is the "selective" implementation of laws. The move came after t...

 2021-03-08 18:03 

Oman Observer

Omani physician unravels breakthrough using stem cells...

MUSCAT: Physician and clinical researcher Dr Hind bint Khamis al Balushiyah, Head of Unit of Stem Cells Engineering and Cellular The post Omani physician unravels breakthrough using stem cells appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 18:00 

Kuwait Times

Qatar Amir meets Saudi FM in Doha...

DOHA: Saudi Arabia's top diplomat met Qatar's ruler Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in Doha yesterday, official media reported, as the countries heal following a bruising rift. Prince Faisal bin Farhan's visit came as a Qatari delegation ...

 2021-03-08 18:00 

MehrNews.com

Iran struggle against narcotics based on morality, humanity...

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) underlines that the struggle of the Islamic Republic of Iran against narcotics is a real struggle based on high moral and human values....

 2021-03-08 17:58 

Al Jazeera

Libyan parliament meets for key vote on endorsing interim gov't...

Members of divided parliament expected to vote on interim Prime Minister Abdelhamid Dbeibah's new cabinet on Tuesday....

 2021-03-08 17:57 

Press TV

Sistani sends messages after Pope's visit to US, Vatican, and Palestine...

What would be Sayyed Sistani's message for Pope Francis and the Arab, Islamic and Western worlds now?...

 2021-03-08 17:57 

Arutz Sheva

Firebomb attack thwarted on Route 60...

Soldiers open fire on terrorists throwing Molotov Cocktails at Israeli vehicles....

 2021-03-08 17:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Firebomb attack thwarted on Route 60...

Soldiers open fire on terrorists throwing Molotov Cocktails at Israeli vehicles....

 2021-03-08 17:54 

Arutz Sheva

IAEA: Iran continues to build centrifuges...

The International Atomic Energy Agency reports that Iran is still building centrifuges in an underground facility in Natnaz....

 2021-03-08 17:53 

JPost.com

Brazil judge annuls Lula's convictions, opens door to 2022 run...
 2021-03-08 17:53 

Oman Observer

Al Saidiya School marks anniversary...

MUSCAT: The Ministry of Education on Monday celebrated the eighty-year anniversary of the establishment of Al Saidiya School in Muscat, The post Al Saidiya School marks anniversary appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:52 

Oman Observer

Women's efforts in alleviating pandemic impacts underscored...

MUSCAT: The Sultanate on Monday joined the world in celebrating International Women's Day, which falls on 8 March every year. The post Women's efforts in alleviating pandemic impacts underscored appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:50 

Oman Observer

Half the nation, half the potentials...

When the world is celebrating the Women's Day, some facts about Omani women indicate the country's concern for the welfare The post Half the nation, half the potentials appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:50 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi 515-SA Fighters, US Strategic B52 Bombers Conduct Bilateral Exercise...
 2021-03-08 17:46 

Oman Observer

Lebanon's deadlock fuels 7th day of street protests...

BEIRUT: Lebanon's president asked security forces to prevent roadblocks after protesters shut main roads across the country for a seventh The post Lebanon's deadlock fuels 7th day of street protests appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:45 

Oman Observer

US condemns attacks on Saudi oil heartland...

DUBAI: The United States mission in Saudi Arabia condemned drone and missile attacks launched by Yemen's Ansar Allah movement on The post US condemns attacks on Saudi oil heartland appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:45 

Al Jazeera

Bangladesh bought phone-hacking tools from Israel, documents show...

The country's notorious paramilitary force, RAB, was among those trained to extract data from mobile phones....

 2021-03-08 17:45 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Army's Ballistic hit sensitive military target at Abha International Airport...

SANA'A, Mar. 08 (Saba) - The Yemeni Armed Forces Ballistic missile hit on Monday evening a sensitive military target at Abha International Airport, the army's spokesman said....

 2021-03-08 17:43 

Times of Israel

Gantz halts appointments, demanding he be tapped as full-time justice minister...

As cabinet votes to fill acting positions set to expire, Blue and White chief stops process and says round of approvals must include himAs cabinet votes to fill acting positions set to expire, Blue and White chief stops process and says round of approvals...

 2021-03-08 17:43 

Al Jazeera

CDC says fully-vaccinated may gather without masks, visit family...

The new US guidelines open the door to a return to normal, but say masks should still be worn in certain circumstances....

 2021-03-08 17:43 

Haaretz Daily

Ballots in buses: Israel readies for another election in shadow of COVID...

Central Elections Committee budgets over $60 million for special coronavirus arrangements on Election Day, including transportation for patients and converting buses into polling stations...

 2021-03-08 17:42 

Kuwait News Agency

Qatari Amir receives message from Saudi King on solid ties -- news agency...

DOHA, March 8 (KUNA) -- Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani received a verbal message from Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz related to the solid and brotherly ties between the two countries, the Qatari news agency said on Monday. The message was re...

 2021-03-08 17:41 

Al Jazeera

Canada gender equality: Trudeau unveils women-only task force...

Task force will advise policymakers on a plan to address gender inequality issues laid bare by COVID-19....

 2021-03-08 17:40 

Ynetnews

Iran starts enriching with more advanced IR-2m machines at Natanz -IAEA...
 2021-03-08 17:38 

Ynetnews

IDF thwarts attempted incendiary attack...
 2021-03-08 17:36 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

A look into the IDF's new detention facility...

New facility located in Beit Lid camp will replace bases Prison 4 and Prison 6 to be closed....

 2021-03-08 17:36 

Arutz Sheva

A look into the IDF's new detention facility...

New facility located in Beit Lid camp will replace bases Prison 4 and Prison 6 to be closed....

 2021-03-08 17:36 

Kuwait News Agency

Iraq: 24 succumb to covid past hours...

BAGHDAD, March 8 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Ministry of Health declared on Monday registering 24 new deaths as a result of infection with the novel coronavirus during the past 24 hours. It also reported 4,468 new infection cases with the total count of the contamina...

 2021-03-08 17:36 

Kuwait News Agency

Switzerland: 2,744 new COVID-19 infections, 16 deaths...

GENEVA, March 8 (KUNA) -The Swiss health authorities affirmed Monday that 2,744 people tested positive with the coronavirus, while 16 patients died due to the virus during the weekend. The Ministry of State for Health Affairs said in a statement, that the...

 2021-03-08 17:33 

JPost.com

Mandatory COVID-19 testing extended for entry into, exit from Israel...
 2021-03-08 17:32 

MehrNews.com

A terrorist attack on pilgrims of Imam Musa al-Kadhim failed...

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) Iraqi security sources reported that a terrorist attack on pilgrims of seventh Imam of Shia Muslims, Imam Musa Kazem (PBUH)) failed in the capital Baghdad on Monday....

 2021-03-08 17:31 

Oman Observer

CAA allows return of Boeing 737 Max...

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in the Sultanate has approved flight operations using the Boeing 737 Max. Oman decided to The post CAA allows return of Boeing 737 Max appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:31 

Kuwait News Agency

Iran suffers 99 new deaths with covid...

TEHRAN, March 8 (KUNA) -- Iran declared on Monday recording 99 new deaths with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in past 24 hours. Spokesperson of the ministry of health Dr. Sima Sadat Lari said in a statement death toll due to the contagious germ reached ...

 2021-03-08 17:30 

Al Arabiya

White House 'alarmed' by escalating attacks against Saudi Arabia by Yemen's Houthis...

The US is "alarmed" by the escalating attacks by Yemen's Houthi militia against Saudi Arabia, a senior White House official said Monday."We continue to be...

 2021-03-08 17:30 

JPost.com

Kamala Harris to make UN debut as US vice president at gender equality meeting...
 2021-03-08 17:29 

Oman Observer

Diam to conduct maintenance works at Quriyat plant...

MUSCAT: The Public Authority for Water (Diam) will on Thursday begin a programme of maintenance and improvement of the desalination The post Diam to conduct maintenance works at Quriyat plant appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:29 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King attends Royal Tanks' shooting exercise...

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