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 2021-03-08 17:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Palestine confirms 22 COVID-19 deaths, 2,003 infections...

RAMALLAH, March 8 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Minister of Health Dr. Mai Al-Kaila announced on Monday 22 COVID-19 deaths and 2,003 additional infections were recorded in a span of 24 hours. Also, 150 patients were in intensive care units, she pointed out. (end)...

 2021-03-08 17:26 

Oman Observer

SQU researchers develop farm to breed barramundi, bass...

MUSCAT: Researchers from Sultan Qaboos University, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, have successfully established an experimental farm to produce The post SQU researchers develop farm to breed barramundi, bass appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:25 

Saudi Press Agency

Arab Youths Council denounces terrorist Houthi attacks on Saudi territories...
 2021-03-08 17:25 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Education Appreciates Leadership Support in Remote Educational Process Success, Extends his Thanks to Education Staff for Their Sincere National Efforts...
 2021-03-08 17:25 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Arabia Advances on 4 International Indicators related to Empowering Women, in 2020...
 2021-03-08 17:25 

Kuwait News Agency

GCC Secretary-General hails Gulf women achievements...

KUWAIT, March 8 (KUNA) -- The GCC Secretary-General, Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf, praised the role of Gulf women and their distinguished contributions to the development process in the GCC countries. In a statement, on International Women's Day, Al-Hajraf aff...

 2021-03-08 17:23 

Kuwait Times

National Guard Deputy Chief calls for respecting the law...

KUWAIT: Deputy Chief of Kuwait's National Guard (KNG) Lieutenant General Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Sunday called for respecting the law, good dealing with the public, provide assistance to the citizens and residents, and maintainin...

 2021-03-08 17:23 

Oman Observer

Dhofar stamp authority with 10th title...

Muscat, March 8 Dhofar cemented their domination in the domestic football events as they lifted the historic 10th title The post Dhofar stamp authority with 10th title appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:22 

Bahrain Mirror

Pope Francis Thanks Al-Sistani for Speaking up in Defense of Most Vulnerable Sect...

The Vatican office issued a statement on the historic meeting between Pope Francis and Iraq's top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani in the holy city of Najaf....

 2021-03-08 17:21 

Kuwait News Agency

Norway reports 1,447 new coronavirus cases over weekend...

BRUSSELS, March 8 (KUNA) -- Norway on Monday reported 1,447 new coronavirus casesduring the last 48 hours raising the total number of infections to 74,940. No new deaths from COVID-19 were reported by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in the last 4...

 2021-03-08 17:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Arab League chief warns Houthi attacks target oil supplies...

CAIRO, March 8 (KUNA) -- Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Abul-Gheit on Monday renewed condemnation of Houthi militias' attacks on Saudi Arabia, warning that the Yemeni militias were trying to hamper crude oil supplies to the world market. "Hou...

 2021-03-08 17:19 

Kuwait Times

Expats stranded in Dubai lose hope for chance to come back to Kuwait...

By Ben Garcia KUWAIT: Some expat families and workers stranded in Dubai en-route to Kuwait have finally decided to go back to their home countries. Some however are still waiting for a miracle, like a Filipina mother who has decided to stay a bit longer i...

 2021-03-08 17:18 

SANA

National vaccination campaign against polio in Daraa...
 2021-03-08 17:18 

Arutz Sheva

IDF fires on firebomber...

IDF soldiers opened fire on an individual seen throwing firebombs in the area of the Minharot highway....

 2021-03-08 17:17 

Israel Today

The Problem of Power and Biblical Law...

To truly rule, with stability, the Bible demands that kings and leaders surrender everything we associate with power....

 2021-03-08 17:17 

The Peninsula Qatar

QNB retains title of Qatar's most valuable, strongest brand...

QNB has retained the title of Qatar's most valuable and strongest brand, according to the latest report by Brand Finance the world's leading brand valuation consultancy....

 2021-03-08 17:17 

Arutz Sheva

Truck loses cargo on route 6...

Nahshonim Junction southbound is closed due to a cargo truck spilling merchandise....

 2021-03-08 17:16 

Kuwait Times

Al-Shaheed park open for walking...

KUWAIT: Al-Shaheed park in Kuwait City announced on their official Instagram account that they will be open every day from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm starting yesterday. The park had originally announced that it would be closed during the entire month of the curf...

 2021-03-08 17:16 

JPost.com

IDF launches flares along Lebanese border - report...
 2021-03-08 17:14 

The Peninsula Qatar

Park and Ride facilities in Lusail and Education City to open soon...

Minister of Transport and Communications H E Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti yesterday conducted an inspection tour of the ongoing projects of the Public Bus Infrastructure Programme that MoTC is carrying out in collaboration with the Public Works Authority ...

 2021-03-08 17:13 

Ynetnews

White House: 'aware of' Russia disinformation related to COVID vaccine...
 2021-03-08 17:12 

Times of Israel

Of fully vaccinated Israelis, only 0.2% develop COVID-19 symptoms...

Out of over 3.3 million two-shot recipients studied, only 907 get sick, and fewer than 1% test positiveOut of over 3.3 million two-shot recipients studied, only 907 get sick, and fewer than 1% test positive...

 2021-03-08 17:11 

Kuwait Times

Japan embassy announces winner of logo contest...

KUWAIT: The Japanese embassy in Kuwait released the following statement, announcing the winner for the logo contest to mark the 60th anniversary for establishing diplomatic relations between Japan and Kuwait: "Surprisingly, we have received a large nu...

 2021-03-08 17:09 

Oman Observer

Supreme Court dumps last of Trump's election appeals...

WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court on Monday disposed of the last of three cases brought to the justices by former The post Supreme Court dumps last of Trump's election appeals appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:09 

The Peninsula Qatar

Dukhan Bank reports QR1bn net operating profit for 2020...

Dukhan Bank announced yesterday that its total revenues grew by 15.7 percent to reach QR3.8bn for the year ended December 31, 2020, while profit before loss of impairment of intangible assets and taxes exceeded QR1bn, with a growth of 33 percent, compared...

 2021-03-08 17:08 

Haaretz Daily

Unvaccinated Israeli medical students barred from clinical training programs...

Forum of Medical School Deans warns unvaccinated students may miss more than a year of schooling...

 2021-03-08 17:08 

Oman Observer

English children head back to school...

LONDON: Millions of English children and teenagers headed back to school on Monday for the first time in two months, The post English children head back to school appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 17:07 

SANA

Zarif: US aggression on Syria is serious violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity...

Tehran, SANA-Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, affirmed that the US aggression on areas in Deir Ezzor near the Syrian-Iraqi border last month is a serious violation of Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity. Zarif, In an interview...

 2021-03-08 17:07 

Kuwait News Agency

S. Arabia: 6 covid patients give up...

RIYADH, March 8 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia declared on Monday recording six new deaths related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in addition to 351 newly registered infection cases in past hours. Saudi Ministry of Health said in a statement the death toll d...

 2021-03-08 17:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Chassidic Tales with Rav Shlomo Katz: Chortkov Hagba...

Watch as Rav Shlomo Katz shares this inspiring story how on Simchas Torah, the great Chortkov Rebbe held the Torah as if it was weightless!...

 2021-03-08 17:05 

Arutz Sheva

Chassidic Tales with Rav Shlomo Katz: Chortkov Hagba...

Watch as Rav Shlomo Katz shares this inspiring story how on Simchas Torah, the great Chortkov Rebbe held the Torah as if it was weightless!...

 2021-03-08 17:05 

Kuwait Times

NBK participates in event promoting women empowerment...

KUWAIT: Celebrating International Women's Day, NBK participated in the 'Ring the Bell Event,' organized by UN Women and in cooperation with the Supreme Council for Planning and Development (SCPD) and Boursa Kuwait to promote the empowerment of...

 2021-03-08 17:05 

The Peninsula Qatar

Women representation in Qatar's energy industry vital for future: Engie official...

Women representation in Qatar's booming energy industry will be vital for the future as the country, which is the world's top LNG exporter, aims to build a diverse workforce to meet new challenges amid growing global energy demands, an official fr...

 2021-03-08 17:04 

Haaretz Daily

U.S. says fully vaccinated people can gather with others...

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said during a briefing that fully vaccinated individuals can visit with unvaccinated, low-risk people from one other household without masks...

 2021-03-08 17:03 

The Peninsula Qatar

Deputy Prime Minister emphasises Qatar's position on preserving stability in Yemen...

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani met yesterday with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate of the Republic of Yemen H E Ahmad Awad bin Mubarak, who is visiting the country....

 2021-03-08 17:02 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Unions set for strikes as Myanmar crackdown intensifies...

Major trade unions in Myanmar prepared for strikes on Monday to try to squeeze the country's fragile economy and pile pressure on its new military rulers, as a weekend of violence and nighttime raids ......

 2021-03-08 17:02 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Xavi's Al Sadd crowned QNB Stars League champs...

Al Sadd deservedly emerged as the 2020-21 QNB Stars League champions after they beat Umm Salal 3-0 Sunday, a result that meant they could not be overtaken irrespective of the results of their remaining four matches....

 2021-03-08 17:02 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait deplores Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia...

KUWAIT: Kuwait on Sunday condemned "in the strongest possible terms" a string of drone attacks launched by Yemen's Houthi group towards "civilian sites" in Saudi Arabia. These "terrorist crimes" represent a major escalation of ...

 2021-03-08 17:00 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait records 1,326 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths...

The post Kuwait records 1,326 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths appeared first on Kuwait Times ....

 2021-03-08 16:57 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Investigation of restaurant's violation of precautionary measures completed...
 2021-03-08 16:56 

ISNA

Next year to be year of overcoming coronavirus: President Rouhani...

Tehran (ISNA) Iran's President called the inauguration of more than 15 trillion tomans of projects related to the Ministries of Cooperation, Labour and Social Welfare and Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts a step towards further development of...

 2021-03-08 16:52 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Senior MP: Iran Concerned about Presence of ISIL Terrorists in Karabakh Region...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Mojtaba Zonnouri said that his country is concerned about the instrumental use of ....

 2021-03-08 16:52 

Times of Israel

Full vaccine effect only kicks in 15 days after second dose, Israeli HMO says...

Israel, trailblazing with its 'green passes,' is giving them out too quickly, says Meuhedet health organization, bucking data from PfizerIsrael, trailblazing with its 'green passes,' is giving them out too quickly, says Meuhedet health org...

 2021-03-08 16:51 

MehrNews.com

Yemeni force target key military site at Saudi airport...

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) Yemeni Armed Forces have launched an attack on a significant military site at Abha International Airport on Monday....

 2021-03-08 16:51 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

FM meets WFP Executive Director in Sana'a...

SANA'A, March 08 (Saba) - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hisham Sharaf, met on Monday in Sana'a with Executive Director of the World Food Program (WFP), David Beasley, and his accompanying delegation, who is currently visiting Yemen....

 2021-03-08 16:50 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israel's vaccination of Palestinians holding work permits ramps up...

Israel Monday launched a campaign to vaccinate some 100,000 Palestinians in the West Bank who hold permits to work in Jewish settlements in the occupied territory and inside the Jewish state....

 2021-03-08 16:50 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Italy arrests Algerian suspected of aiding Paris attackers...

Italian police said Monday they had arrested a 36-year-old Algerian on suspicion of belonging to the Islamic State group and helping the authors of the November 2015 Paris attacks....

 2021-03-08 16:48 

Al Jazeera

Young Iranians defy tattoo taboo...

Tattoo artists in Iran hope their craft can enjoy legitimacy in the eyes of authorities and carry less stigma....

 2021-03-08 16:48 

Al Jazeera

In Pictures: Brazil's women suffer as COVID limits abuse reports...

Pandemic restrictions leave some Brazilian women 'unable to escape their abusers' while stuck at home....

 2021-03-08 16:48 

Ynetnews

Israel's March 23 elections to cost NIS 674 million...

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