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 2020-11-26 11:59 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

97 people referred to Public Prosecution for not wearing masks...

The crackdown on violations of Covid-19 measures continued as the competent authorities at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) referred 97 people to the Public Prosecution for not wearing masks ......

 2020-11-26 11:59 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Amir heads to Turkey...

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani left Doha on Thursday morning, heading to Ankara on an official visit to the Republic of Turkey ......

 2020-11-26 11:53 

JPost.com

Legalizing outposts is last nail in the coffin of Trump's annexation map...

The Right has gotten bolder under Netanyahu in laying claim to settler land, which makes up 60% of the West Bank....

 2020-11-26 11:53 

JPost.com

First-time homeowners desperate for mortgage delay, market may suffer...

25% of first-time home buyers suffered at least one spouse becoming unemployed, or placed on unpaid leave, due to coronavirus....

 2020-11-26 11:52 

Press TV

Sudan's former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi dies from coronavirus in UAE...

Leading Sudanese politician and former prime minister Sadiq al-Mahdi dies of a coronavirus infection in the United Arab Emirates....

 2020-11-26 11:51 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince discusses Saudi-Japan Vision 2030 with Japanese PM...

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman congratulated Yoshihide Suga on assuming Japan's premiership in a phone call on Thursday, the official Saud...

 2020-11-26 11:51 

JPost.com

Vaccine hesitancy is not new history tells us to listen, not condemn...

We should be cautious about painting all those who are unsure about new medical technology and treatments with the same broad brush. Not all hesitancy is the same....

 2020-11-26 11:51 

Times of Israel

Heavy rains cause flooding in central Israel, damaging army bases...

Emergency services and divers rescue trapped Israelis in Hod HaSharon, HerzliyaEmergency services and divers rescue trapped Israelis in Hod HaSharon, Herzliya...

 2020-11-26 11:45 

Al Jazeera

In Pictures: Grief and shock over Maradona's death...

Stunned fans across Argentina mourn the death of their hero, one of the best ever to play the game....

 2020-11-26 11:43 

JPost.com

Mandelblit to High Court: Force state to appoint permanent police comm'r...
 2020-11-26 11:41 

Haaretz Daily

Facebook's ban has done little to rid the platform of Holocaust denial...

Content shows up in search results six weeks after Facebook announced it was banning Holocaust denial and distortion across its platforms, including Instagram...

 2020-11-26 11:37 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Swedish royal couple self-isolate after positive COVID-19 diagnosis...

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and his wife Princess Sofia are self-isolating after testing positive for coronavirus, the royal palace said Thursday.Read the...

 2020-11-26 11:31 

MehrNews.com

Iran COVID-19 update: 482 deaths, 13,961 cases in 24 hours...

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 13,961 COVID-19 infections and 482 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours....

 2020-11-26 11:30 

Kuwait News Agency

Japan reports 2,223 new virus cases, total at 138,926...

TOKYO, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Japan reported 2,223 new cases of the coronavirus over the last 24 hours as of 4:00 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Thursday, raising the nation's total number to 138,926, the health ministry and local authorities said. The country's cu...

 2020-11-26 11:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

My Raquel, my friend...

My Raquel sits at a cafe in Tel Aviv to write, endlessly "Trying to dial myself but always a busy signal..." A story about a poet....

 2020-11-26 11:28 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Official: 482 more Iranians die from COVID-19 over past 24 hours...

Tehran, Nov 26, IRNA - Some 482 people in Iran have died as a result of the coronavirus disease over the past 24 hours, Iranian Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday....

 2020-11-26 11:26 

Al Arabiya

Oil rally stalls despite signs that COVID-19 vaccine could increase fuel demand...

Oil slipped on Thursday, stalling a rally driven by a surprise fall in US crude inventories that added to bullishness over expectations that progress on va...

 2020-11-26 11:25 

Haaretz Daily

Turkish court deals life sentences in trial of 2016 coup leaders...

Over 400 stand trial for their involvement in the attempt to overthrow controversial President Erdogan...

 2020-11-26 11:24 

i24 News

Oxford, AstraZeneca acknowledge dosing error in vaccine trial...
 2020-11-26 11:23 

Kuwait News Agency

Japan condemns Houthi attack on Saudi oil facility...

TOKYO, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Japan on Thursday strongly denounced a recent attack by the Houthi militia on Saudi Arabia's crude oil facility. Foreign Ministry Press Secretary Tomoyuki Yoshida said in a statement, "Peace and stability in the Middle East...

 2020-11-26 11:21 

Al Jazeera

'In my heart I am Palestinian': Maradona's activism remembered...

The Argentinian footballer, who has died at 60, proudly expressed his support for Palestine on several occasions....

 2020-11-26 11:21 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Health Ministry does 4,000 swabs for banks employees...

KUWAIT, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ministry of Health's general health department announced that it had taken about 4,000 coronavirus swabs for employees in the banking sector. The department will continue running group swabs across the country, especial...

 2020-11-26 11:19 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Amir commends success of liver transplantation by all-Kuwaiti team...

KUWAIT, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent, Thursday, a congratulatory cable to Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Humoud Al-Sabah, expressing pride in the first successful liver transplantation carried ou...

 2020-11-26 11:15 

Ynetnews

WAM: UAE, Israeli firms sign 'strategic partnerships' in field of water security...
 2020-11-26 11:12 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli scientists use AI to reconstruct broken Babylonian tablets...

Gaps in ancient text are so frustrating. Now artificial intelligence can be trained to plausibly restore missing cuneiform signs in ancient Babylonian texts, Israeli historian demonstrates...

 2020-11-26 11:11 

Al Arabiya

Alvarez & Marsal confirms withdrawing from Lebanon central bank audit...

Restructuring consultancy Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) confirmed on Thursday it had withdrawn from a forensic audit of Lebanon's central bank as it had not recei...

 2020-11-26 11:11 

Kuwait News Agency

Russia: 25,487 coronavirus cases, 524 deaths...

MOSCOW, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Russia announced, Thursday, 25,487 new coronavirus cases and 524 deaths in the past 24 hours. The total number of cases rose to 2.18 million and deaths to 38,062, Russian authorities said in a statement. They added that 25,073 peo...

 2020-11-26 11:10 

Press TV

Video: Iran swaps Israel's spy for three nationals jailed abroad...

Iran releases an Australian-British citizen, who was serving a prison sentence for spying for Israel, in exchange for three Iranians detained abroad on false charges....

 2020-11-26 11:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu: We're on the way to elections...

PM says elections can be prevented if Blue and White changes its approach....

 2020-11-26 11:04 

Al Jazeera

Danish minister's comment on sex before marriage angers Muslims...

Tesfaye has suggested the Muslim community should support the 'right' to have sex before marriage for Muslim women....

 2020-11-26 11:03 

Al Jazeera

In cricket-crazy India, fans mourn 'our god' Diego Maradona...

Kerala state declares two-day official mourning while fans in Kolkata - a hub of football - pay tribute....

 2020-11-26 11:02 

Times of Israel

Man, 60, dies in Jerusalem building fire...

Others suffer minor injuries as a result of smoke inhalation in city's second major building blaze this weekOthers suffer minor injuries as a result of smoke inhalation in city's second major building blaze this week...

 2020-11-26 11:02 

Al Arabiya

Dubai's Emirates airline to reopen airport lounges with coronavirus safety measures...

Dubai-based Emirates airline on Thursday said it was reopening its airport lounges around the world, starting with the airline's lounge in Egypt's Cairo In...

 2020-11-26 11:01 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: British PM to hold press briefing on local restrictions after Christmas...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold a news conference on Thursday to explain local COVID-19 restrictions, emerging from self-isolation two weeks...

 2020-11-26 11:00 

MehrNews.com

Iran petchem plant operates at 104% of capacity...

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) Martyr Tondgouyan Petrochemical Plant, has operated beyond expectations by producing 107,000 tons of petrochemicals which are 104 percent of its installed capacity in the period between October 21 and November 20, 2020....

 2020-11-26 10:59 

JPost.com

New study seeks to help Jewish, Arab academic students co-exist...

Both Jewish and Arab students feel a greater sense of belonging together when campuses encourage critical discourse and tolerance....

 2020-11-26 10:57 

DEBKAfile

Iran releases Kylie-Moore Gilbert for three Iranians held abroad...

British Australian academic Kylie-Moore Gilbert was handed over to Australia on Wednesday after more than two years in an Iranian The post Iran releases Kylie-Moore Gilbert for three Iranians held abroad appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-11-26 10:57 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran extracts 400,000 bpd from Azadegan oilfield: Zangeneh...

Ahvaz, Nov 26, IRNA - Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh announced on Thursday that Iran extracts 400,000 barrels of oil per day from southwestern joint Azadegan oilfield....

 2020-11-26 10:56 

JPost.com

Family opens new home in Sgt. Shiloni's honor six years after his death...

It will be the third home for religious lone soldiers and will house five men from Israel and across the world...

 2020-11-26 10:55 

Israel Today

Pompeo's Farewell Gifts to Israel...

Trump, Netanyahu and Pompeo must now move quickly to implement last minute policies and present Biden with a fait accompli....

 2020-11-26 10:55 

Israel Today

Massive Increase in Lightning Strikes Across Israel...

Israel Electric Company reports that lighting strikes on the Jewish state increased by over 1,600% in past 24 hours....

 2020-11-26 10:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Happy Thanksgiving from Ambassador David Friedman...

US Ambassador to Israel's message ahead of Thanksgiving....

 2020-11-26 10:47 

Haaretz Daily

Trump retweets congressman urging him to pardon himself...

Matt Gaetz's comments came the same day a Morning Consult-Politico poll found a majority of Republicans, 54 percent, said they would vote for President Trump again in 2024...

 2020-11-26 10:42 

DEBKAfile

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

PM Binyamin Netanyahu plans to be on hand at Ben Gurion on Thursday for the arrival of Flydubai's first twice-daily The post Flydubai launches first scheduled Dubai-Tel Aviv flight appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2020-11-26 10:41 

i24 News

10 Australian troops face dismissal over unlawful Afghanistan killings...
 2020-11-26 10:40 

Haaretz Daily

Ga. Sen. Perdue boosts wealth with well-timed stock trades during pandemic...

On Jan. 23, as word spread through Congress that the coronavirus posed a major economic and public health threat, Perdue sold off $1 million to $5 million in stock...

 2020-11-26 10:38 

Haaretz Daily

Amid controversy, Biden team stands by appointment of Palestinian-American senior aide...

Reema Dodin faced immediate criticism from some conservative groups but is backed by veteran politicians and Jewish Democrats...

 2020-11-26 10:38 

Ynetnews

Israel frees Palestinian who waged 103-day hunger strike...
 2020-11-26 10:37 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait oil jumps USD 2.03 Wed. to USD 47.48 pb - KPC...

KUWAIT, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwait oil jumped USD 2.03 during Wednesday's trading to stand at USD 47.48 per barrel (pb), Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Thursday. Benchmark Brent gained 75 cents to USD 48.61 pb and West Texas Intermediate rose 80...

 2020-11-26 10:36 

Haaretz Daily

Trump pardons Michael Flynn, whose lies to FBI included one about Israel...

A retired Army general, Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about interactions he had with Russia's ambassador to the United States in the weeks leading up to Trump's inauguration in 2017...

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