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 2020-11-25 16:36 

The Peninsula Qatar

Vodafone Qatar showcases digital expertise...

Vodafone Qatar showcased their expertise and investment in building the foundation for smart cities at the 'Doha Smart Cities Summit' yesterday....

 2020-11-25 16:35 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar and Turkey to sign several new pacts: Envoy...

The regular holding of Qatar-Turkey Supreme Strategic Committee meetings at the highest level annually is an important indicator of strong bilateral relations, said Ambassador of Turkey to Qatar, H E Mustafa Gksu....

 2020-11-25 16:22 

The Peninsula Qatar

COVID-19: MoI deploys foot patrols to check violations...

Head of the Ehteraz Committee at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), Major Masoud Jamaan Al Qahtani, has said that the MoI has deployed foot patrols in public areas, mostly commercial complexes, to check people's compliance with coronavirus precautionary ...

 2020-11-25 14:22 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UAE halts new visas to 13 states including Lebanon...

The United Arab Emirates has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Lebanon, Iran, Syria and Somalia, according to a document issued by a state-owned business park....

 2020-11-25 11:15 

Press TV

Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn...

US President Donald Trump plans to pardon his former national security advisor Michael Flynn....

 2020-11-25 10:49 

Press TV

Pakistan, India accuse each other of sponsoring terrorism at UN...

Pakistan and India accuse each other of sponsoring terrorism in files at the United Nations (UN)....

 2020-11-25 10:34 

Press TV

Top Iran, Sweden diplomats discuss JCPOA, consular relations...

The top Iranian and Swedish diplomats exchange views on issues of common interest, including the 2015 nuclear deal and bilateral consular relations....

 2020-11-25 10:09 

Kuwait News Agency

India: 481 COVID-19 deaths, 44,376 new cases in 24 hours...

NEW DELHI, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- India said on Wednesday that 481 people succumbed to COVID-19 while 44,376 positive cases were reported from different parts of the country in the last 24 hours. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement that fa...

 2020-11-25 09:53 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait oil edges 31 cents higher to USD 45.45 pb - KPC...

KUWAIT, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait crude oil edged 31 cents higher during Tuesday's trading to end the day at USD 45.45 per barrel (pb), Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Wednesday. Benchmark Brent rose USD 1.8 to stand at USD 47.86 pb and West Tex...

 2020-11-25 09:48 

Bahrain News Agency

European regulator moves to clear Boeing 737 for flight...
 2020-11-25 09:46 

Bahrain News Agency

Virus outbreak delays production at world's top glove maker...
 2020-11-25 09:43 

Bahrain News Agency

China's claims of coronavirus on frozen foods...
 2020-11-25 09:27 

JPost.com

Maariv Annual Business Summit: Industry leaders look to the future...

The Jerusalem Post Group is proud to present the 2020 Maariv business summit...

 2020-11-25 09:24 

Kuwait News Agency

S. Korea: 382 new virus cases, total 31,735...

TOKYO, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- South Korea added 382 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the country's total caseload to 31,735, according to Yonhap News Agency. The country reported three additional deaths from COVID-19, raising the total count of ...

 2020-11-25 09:23 

Bahrain News Agency

New EU integration plan seeks to improve conditions for migrants...
 2020-11-25 09:14 

Bahrain News Agency

Samsung top smartphone vendor in Europe, Middle East and Africa in Q3...
 2020-11-25 09:07 

Bahrain News Agency

UK eases restrictions so families can gather over Christmas...
 2020-11-25 09:02 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait FM meets Kuwaiti Amb. to Washington, mission's staff, diplomats...

WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Foreign Minister and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, in the presence of Kuwaiti Ambassador to Washington Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, met with staff members of t...

 2020-11-25 08:59 

Bahrain News Agency

China opposes Indian bans of its mobile apps...
 2020-11-25 08:50 

Bahrain News Agency

New Zealand soldier faces spying charges in 1st such case...
 2020-11-25 08:43 

Bahrain News Agency

Singapore nearly virus free after local cases and clusters cease...
 2020-11-25 07:25 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

63 referred to prosecution for violating mask, passenger limit rules...

The competent authorities Wednesday referred 58 people to the public prosecution, for not wearing masks in places where the were mandatory, the Ministry of Interior said Wednesday in a statement released on social media....

 2020-11-25 07:25 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Rejecting Trump's foreign policy approach, Biden says 'America is back'...

President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday the United States will be...

 2020-11-25 07:25 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn...

US President Donald Trump has told allies he plans to pardon his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election...

 2020-11-25 07:10 

Al Jazeera

Ahmed Patel: Leader of India's Congress party dies of coronavirus...

The veteran leader, a former MP from Gujarat state, was close to the Gandhi family who did not show off his power....

 2020-11-25 07:07 

Times of Israel

Israel demands UN Security Council action against Iranian presence in Syria...

Following border incidents blamed on Tehran's Quds Force, UN envoy Erdan says attacks violate 1974 agreement, risk regional escalationFollowing border incidents blamed on Tehran's Quds Force, UN envoy Erdan says attacks violate 1974 agreement, ris...

 2020-11-25 07:02 

Al Arabiya

Russia says it has thwarted an ISIS terror attack in Moscow, one detained: RIA...

Russia's Federal Security Service said on Wednesday it had thwarted "terror" attacks planned by ISIS in the Moscow region, uncovering and breaking up a mil...

 2020-11-25 07:00 

Al Jazeera

Child marriage: Why does it persist in the US?...

Advocates discuss what progress has been made in the three years since The Stream first tackled the subject....

 2020-11-25 06:58 

Al Arabiya

Dubai busts largest coastal drug smuggling attempt, seizes 662 kilograms of narcotics...

Dubai Customs has foiled another drug smuggling operation, seizing 662 kilograms of narcotics in the biggest haul seized at coastal borders.A YouTube video...

 2020-11-25 06:57 

Press TV

Spike in EU fundamental rights abuses...

A debate on fundamental rights in the EU has just concluded in the European Parliament. COVID-19 lockdowns and reduced access to services, due to the pandemic, have apparently made the elderly more vulnerable, and other groups too....

 2020-11-25 06:57 

Saudi Press Agency

MWL Condemns Cowardly Terrorist Attack on Petroleum Products Distribution Terminal in Jeddah...
 2020-11-25 06:56 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Kish-Istanbul-Abadan flight to operate soon...

Kish, Nov 25, IRNA - Flights to take passengers from Kish and Abadan to Istanbul and vice-versa will operate soon, IRNA reported on Wednesday....

 2020-11-25 06:54 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Hodeida, ICRC discuss supporting health facilities...

HODEIDA, Nov. 25 (Saba) - Hodeida province acting governor discussed on Tuesday with the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross delegation in Yemen aspects of health support that the ICRC could provide to....

 2020-11-25 06:53 

Press TV

Iran's foreign affairs ministry spokesman visits Kabul...

In an official visit to Afghanistan, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh is seeking to boost ties between Kabul and Tehran via expanding mutual cooperation mainly in terms of peace and security....

 2020-11-25 06:52 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Trump thanks American people: 'No one like you'...

Pres. Trump made a brief appearance to tout administration successes incl. coronavirus vaccines, stock market rise, thank American people....

 2020-11-25 06:48 

Press TV

EU edges closer to agreeing budget despite it being vetoed...

The EU's economy is likely to shrink in the last three months of the year in a double-dip recession if the EU's 2021-2027 budget and the Covid-19 recovery plan, worth a combined 1.85 trillion Euros, are not agreed upon....

 2020-11-25 06:48 

Al Arabiya

UAE's ADGM to sign MoU on fintech with Israeli bank, securities: ADGM chair...

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) will sign a memorandum of understanding with Israel Securities Authority and Israel's biggest lender, Bank Hapoalim, to supp...

 2020-11-25 06:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Israeli delegation featuring 6 Arabs visits Dubai...

Adv. Ben-Dror Yemini says residents of Dubai very cordial towards Israelis, encourages others to visit....

 2020-11-25 06:41 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Speaker says Gov't needs to empower Iranian people to withstand sanctions...

Tehran, Nov 25, IRNA - Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf on Wednesday stressed the need to empower all Iranian people to withstand the sanctions....

 2020-11-25 06:40 

Ynetnews

Australia cancels citizenship of Muslim cleric in local first...
 2020-11-25 06:38 

Ynetnews

UAE's ADGM to sign MOU with Israel's securities authority on fintech...
 2020-11-25 06:38 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israel appears headed to 4th election in little over a year...

The Likud's Michael Kleiner & Meretz's Uri Zaki clash over whether a 4th election is inevitable, Bennett's chances of unseating Netanyahu....

 2020-11-25 06:32 

Al Jazeera

China weighs legal steps against 'die-hard Taiwan secessionists'...

The move may see Beijing try to take legal steps against Taiwan's democratically elected president, Tsai Ing-wen....

 2020-11-25 06:27 

Times of Israel

7 things to know about Biden's latest senior appointments...

US president-elect's nominees include pair of '2nd-generation survivors,' an Iran deal and Gaza ceasefire negotiator, and 2 women trailblazers in diplomacy and national securityUS president-elect's nominees include pair of '2nd-generat...

 2020-11-25 06:24 

MehrNews.com

Seoul's lack of coop. on blocked assets not satisfactory...

TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) Despite the prolonged talks between Tehran and Seoul over Iran's use of its blocked assets, the process seems not at all satisfactory as South Korea is still making excuses not to pay its debts....

 2020-11-25 06:22 

Press TV

Syrian media report Israeli aggression near Damascus, Quneitra...

Israel launches airstrikes on southern Syria and near the capital Damascus, the second such attack within a week....

 2020-11-25 06:20 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Hajjah , Emergency discuss implementing 2nd phase of Sep. 21 medical project...

HAJJAH, Nov. 25 (Saba) - Al-Jumhori hospital chairman in Hajjah province discussed on Tuesday with the Italian Emergency Organization (Emergency) representative the implementation mechanism of the second stage of the September 21 medical complex project f...

 2020-11-25 06:19 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Spokesman Dismisses Sweden’s Stance on Iranian Inmate - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Foreign Ministry rejected as deficient and incorrect the Swedish foreign minister's information about an Iranian inmate convicted of security charges....

 2020-11-25 06:18 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: Netanyahu to make historic visit to Bahrain next week...

Prime Minister to meet with Crown Prince of Bahrain in Manama next week, in first state visit to Bahrain. Visit to UAE also planned....

 2020-11-25 06:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Press: Houthi Militia Constitutes Threat to Region and Whole World...

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