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 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...
 2021-03-08 16:48 

Kuwait News Agency

Chinese Amb. commends KRCS' efforts in helping those impacted by COVID-19...

By Arwa Al-Wagayan KUWAIT, March 8 (KUNA) -- Chinese Ambassador to Kuwait Li Minggang commended Monday the efforts of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) to help those impacted by disasters, especially in alleviating the suffering due to the repercussi...

 2021-03-08 16:45 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Minister: Tourism Harbinger of Peace among Nations...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Mounesan said that tourism is a means of conveying the message of peace among nations....

 2021-03-08 16:44 

Ynetnews

Election Committee to set up special ballots for COVID patients...
 2021-03-08 16:43 

i24 News

Iranian tanker 'deliberately' spilled oil into Israel's waters, leading maritime journal claims...
 2021-03-08 16:43 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran's Judiciary Chief: US Should Lift All Sanctions to Pave Way for Return to JCPOA...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Rayeesi stressed the need to stand up against the world arrogant powers, and said that Washington should remove all sanctions as a pre ....

 2021-03-08 16:42 

Al Jazeera

In Pictures: Thousands rally on International Women's Day...

Thousands march to demand gender equality, better working conditions and an end to violence against women....

 2021-03-08 16:41 

Arutz Sheva

6 injured in vehicle collision...

A collision near Tel Arad has left six individuals injured, one seriously....

 2021-03-08 16:41 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Speaker Terms Iran's Air Force as Unique in Foiling US Sanctions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said that today Iran's Air Force is exemplary in confronting the US sanctions and maximum pressure, and said that th ....

 2021-03-08 16:40 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Beijing Says Huawei's Meng Wanzhou Case 'Downright Political Incident' from Washington...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The detention of Huawei Technologies chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was an "downright political incident concocted by the United States", Chinese Foreign Minist ....

 2021-03-08 16:37 

Al Arabiya

Saudi stock market rise to six-year high, with total trades amounting to $4.32 bln...

Saudi Arabia's stock market recouped earlier losses to end higher on Monday, led by gains in financial shares, rising to a six-year high with the total...

 2021-03-08 16:37 

JPost.com

Middle East expert fears trainwreck in region if Iran emboldened...

"Because of the Iran threat and possibility of US abandoning the Saudis, the Saudis may decide that they need a strategic alliance with Israel sooner rather than later."...

 2021-03-08 16:37 

Ynetnews

Unemployment to stand between 6.5%-9.5% by year's end estimates Finance Ministry...
 2021-03-08 16:36 

Saudi Press Agency

Yemen Denounces Houthi Terrorist Attacks against Saudi Arabia...
 2021-03-08 16:36 

Al Jazeera

US Supreme Court rejects last of Trump's election appeals...

The court threw out the last of Donald Trump's appeals challenging election results in battleground states that he lost....

 2021-03-08 16:35 

Al Arabiya

Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi ballistic missile targeting Khamis Mushait...

The Arab Coalition said it has intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired by the Iran-backed Houthi militia targeting Khamis Mushait in Saudi...

 2021-03-08 16:33 

Haaretz Daily

Guilt, envy, distrust: How the U.S. vaccine rollout creates mixed emotions...

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. is offering hope that the pandemic that has upended life around the world will finally draw to an end, but uneven distribution is creating its own problems...

 2021-03-08 16:33 

SANA

Citizens of occupied Golan determined to confront occupation...

Occupied Golan, SANA Citizens of the occupied Syrian Golan affirmed determination to adhere to the Syrian identity and resilience in the face of hostile practices of the Israeli occupation. Golan citizens, commemorating the 34th anniversary of the martyrd...

 2021-03-08 16:33 

MehrNews.com

Iran's crude oil export hit record...

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) The Islamic Republic of Iran has reportedly increased its crude oil export to China in recent months....

 2021-03-08 16:33 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zahra Nemati receives International Women's Day award...

Tehran, March 8, IRNA - The International Paralympic Committee praised two women, including Zahra Nemati from Iran, and a world federation for gender equality....

 2021-03-08 16:31 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Enemy devises sanctions to break Iran in couple of months: President Rouhani...

Tehran, March 8, IRNA President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the enemy has devised the maximum-pressure sanctions to bring Iran to its knees in a few months, but the maximum resistance of Iranians during the all-out economic war brought on another h...

 2021-03-08 16:30 

Oman Observer

United end City win spree...

Manchester, March 8 Manchester United's performance was a masterclass in defence and counter-attacking in their 2-0 win over their biggest The post United end City win spree appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-03-08 16:30 

Oman Observer

Milan close gap on Inter with win over Verona...

MILAN: Rade Krunic and Diogo Dalot scored in either half as AC Milan beat Hellas Verona 2-0 to close the The post Milan close gap on Inter with win over Verona appeared first on Oman Observer ....

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