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 2022-01-20 10:37 

Arutz Sheva

24 birds of endangered species seized from Arab captivity...

Special police forces & Civil Administration officials cooperate to combat this growing phenomenon....

 2022-01-20 10:35 

Al Jazeera

China's PLA accused of abducting Indian teen in Arunachal Pradesh...

Ruling BJP party's parliamentarian says Chinese forces 'abducted' a 17-year-old boy in the disputed border areas....

 2022-01-20 10:30 

Arutz Sheva

Two arrested in connection to Texas synagogue attack...

Police say two men have been arrested in Birmingham and Manchester as part of the investigation....

 2022-01-20 10:29 

Arutz Sheva

PM to haredi MK: 'Drawback' that haredim aren't in government...

'We won't always agree, but we're not trying to be contrarian to you,' PM Bennett tells MK Meir Porush....

 2022-01-20 10:27 

Arutz Sheva

Police arrest PA Arab suspected of vehicle robbery in Haifa...

Police arrested a Palestinian Arab last night on suspicion of stealing three vehicles last night in Haifa. The police identified the three vehicles while driving near the Tishbi junction and began chasing them. The vehicles were stopped at a police ch...

 2022-01-20 10:24 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Thursday, January 20, 2022...

Local: KUWAIT -- His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah sponsors "Shamel-7" drill carried out by the fire force. International: RIYADH -- Kuwait plays against North Korea in the 20th edition of the Asian Men's Handba...

 2022-01-20 10:23 

Al Jazeera

CIA finds most Havana Syndrome cases not work of enemies: Report...

Spy agency's early findings say most cases of mysterious affliction affecting US diplomats explained by other factors....

 2022-01-20 10:19 

Arutz Sheva

Israeli vaccine official: No point in maintaining Green Pass...

Professor Cyrille Cohen says vaccine is not preventing transmission, and anyone who wanted to get vaccinated already did....

 2022-01-20 10:17 

Haaretz Daily

Where the streets have no Arabic names, a group of women remind us of Palestinian history...

Behind the project Shawari'a Yafa ('Streets of Jaffa'), is a mix of Arab and Jewish residents, who seek to commemorate Arab street names that were Hebraized by putting up additional street signs. An enterprise of the utmost importance...

 2022-01-20 10:12 

Kuwait News Agency

Putting Houthi militias back on terrorist list is "under consideration" - US Pres....

WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (KUNA) -- United States President Joe Biden stated Wednesday that putting Houthi militias back on terrorists list is "under consideration". In a press conference on occasion of one year anniversary since assuming office, Biden s...

 2022-01-20 10:05 

Al Arabiya

UAE reports 3,014 COVID cases, four new deaths in 24 hours...

The UAE reported on Thursday 3,014 COVID-19 infections and four new deaths in 24 hours after conducting 504,831 tests.Developing...

 2022-01-20 10:05 

Al Jazeera

Biden's foreign policy dilemmas...

On foreign policy, Biden talks like Obama, but walks like Trump....

 2022-01-20 09:54 

Al Arabiya

Dubai's Emirates to restart US flights after suspensions over 5G safety concerns...

UAE-based long-haul carrier Emirates said Thursday it would resume its Boeing 777 flights to the US amid an ongoing dispute over the rollout of new 5G...

 2022-01-20 09:48 

Kuwait News Agency

USD stable at KD 0.302, Euro rises to KD 0.343 -- CBK...

KUWAIT, Jan 20 (KUNA) -- The US dollar was traded at KD 0.302 and the Euro climbed to KD 0.343 on Thursday. The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) said in its daily bulletin the British sterling pound was also stable at KD 0.411, the Swiss franc as well at KD 0...

 2022-01-20 09:45 

Arutz Sheva

Yamina MK Idit Silman's husband among donors to Bibi's crowdfund...

"I don't just think Netanyahu was wronged I'm convinced of it," says Shmulik Silman. "This man gave his life for the state."...

 2022-01-20 09:45 

Bahrain News Agency

China cuts key rates, stepping up monetary stimulus effort to underpin economy...
 2022-01-20 09:44 

Kuwait News Agency

US Senate Republicans block voting rights bill...

WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (KUNA) -- US Senate Republicans have blocked a voting rights legislation, which needed at least 10 Republican votes -- thus foiling bids by the president to ensure full voting rights for the minorities at states' level. The legislat...

 2022-01-20 09:44 

Bahrain News Agency

Abu Dhabi leads most Gulf markets higher...
 2022-01-20 09:42 

Bahrain News Agency

Japan's December exports, imports hit record high...
 2022-01-20 09:41 

Bahrain News Agency

Oil prices hover around 2014 highs, supported by supply concerns...
 2022-01-20 09:39 

FX Empire

Philippines' UnionBank Opts Metaco and IBM for Crypto Safekeeping...

The bank will deploy its crypto custody services on top of IBM Cloud, which are fully integrated with Metaco's solutions....

 2022-01-20 09:39 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Yamina MK Idit Silman's husband among donors to Bibi's crowdfund...

"I don't just think Netanyahu was wronged I'm convinced of it," says Shmulik Silman. "This man gave his life for the state."...

 2022-01-20 09:38 

FX Empire

Norway on track for March rate hike, central bank says...

OSLO (Reuters) Norway's central bank said on Thursday it plans to raise its key policy interest rate in March, maintaining a campaign of tightening that began last year as the economy recovers from the pandemic....

 2022-01-20 09:30 

SANA

Very cold, rainy winter weather prevails...

Damascus, SANA- Temperatures will remain from 4 to 7 degrees lower than average as the country is affected by a high air pressure accompanied by northwestern air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere. The Meteorological Department expected in its...

 2022-01-20 09:30 

FX Empire

Multichain Protocol Loses Over $3 Million in Multiple Hacks...

The blockchain protocol is definitively not having a good week and the team behind Multichain warns its users about the use of some tokens....

 2022-01-20 09:30 

MehrNews.com

FM Amir-Abdollahian to meet Russian counterpart in Moscow...

TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MNA) The foreign ministers of Russia and the Islamic Republic of Iran will meet today in Moscow to discuss the promotion of economic projects....

 2022-01-20 09:30 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain press review...
 2022-01-20 09:29 

Times of Israel

Police use DNA from face mask to crack 13-year-old rape case...

Forensic investigators able to match samples from crime scene to suspect, who allegedly brutally raped a tourist in a Jerusalem park in 2009Forensic investigators able to match samples from crime scene to suspect, who allegedly brutally raped a tourist in...

 2022-01-20 09:29 

FX Empire

Lindsay Lohan is Launching her "Experiential NFTs" on Superfandom...

Popular actress, Lindsay Lohan, is joining the Superfandom team as an adviser and is also launching her "experiential NFTs."...

 2022-01-20 09:29 

Kuwait News Agency

US warns Russia against moving across Ukrainian borders...

WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (KUNA) -- The United States has anew warned Russia against invading Ukraine affirming that such an adventure would prompt it along with its allies to retaliate swiftly and severely. US President Joe Biden has been "clear" with R...

 2022-01-20 09:27 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Expanding ties with China, Russia opportunity to restore Iran’s economy: MP...

Tehran, IRNA A senior Iranian lawmaker said that Iran's expansion of ties with China and Russia serves as a serious opportunity to restore the country's economy....

 2022-01-20 09:24 

FX Empire

Sterling holds close to 23-month high versus euro...

(Reuters) Sterling held close to a 23-month high against the euro and rose versus a weakening dollar on Thursday, still supported by expectations of UK interest rate rises....

 2022-01-20 09:24 

FX Empire

Avio discloses launch service contracts for Vega C launcher, shares rise...

(Reuters) Italy's aerospace group Avio said on Thursday that French launch services company Arianespace had signed new launch contracts for the Vega C launcher vehicle, pushing the Italian firm shares up more than 4%....

 2022-01-20 09:23 

FX Empire

German foreign minister holds first online meeting with Chinese counterpart...

BERLIN (Reuters) German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, had their first videoconference on Thursday and discussed topics including the countries' bilateral relations and global crises, the ministry said on Twit...

 2022-01-20 09:23 

FX Empire

Romania daily COVID-19 cases at record high...

BUCHAREST (Reuters) The number of new coronavirus infections in Romania rose by a record high 19,105 in the past 24 hours, government data showed on Thursday, but hospitalisations were still relatively low compared to the October height of the previous pa...

 2022-01-20 09:19 

The Peninsula Qatar

Things to do this weekend in Qatar (Jan 20-22, 2022)...

Enjoy the winter with some interesting events happening around town. Read on to pick and choose your activity this weekend!As a note of caution, d......

 2022-01-20 09:15 

Kuwait News Agency

Saudi-led coalition launches military operation on Houthi targets...

JEDDAH, Jan 20 (KUNA) -- The Saudi-led coalition to support legitimacy in Yemen executed a military operation against Houthi militias' strongholds in Yemen. According to Saudi Press Agency's Twitter account, the coalition said the operation aimed ...

 2022-01-20 09:14 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain weather forecast...
 2022-01-20 09:12 

FX Empire

Taiwan December export orders hit record high, warns on supply chains...

TAIPEI (Reuters) Taiwan's export orders grew faster than expected in December to a record high due to sustained technology demand, but the government warned of supply chain uncertainty that could affect the outlook....

 2022-01-20 09:11 

Arutz Sheva

Report: Over 60m online engagements linking COVID-19, Holocaust...

Holocaust survivors urge action against increasing abuse, trivialization, and appropriation, of their suffering....

 2022-01-20 09:11 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: Over 60 million online engagements linking COVID-19 with Holocaust...

Holocaust survivors urge action against increasing abuse, trivialization, and appropriation, of their suffering....

 2022-01-20 09:08 

FX Empire

German producer prices register record 24.2% jump in December...

BERLIN (Reuters) German producer prices rose 24.2% year on the year in December, with the record annual jump driven by higher energy prices, official data showed on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 09:08 

FX Empire

Trilateral naval drills between China, Russia and Iran start on Friday...

DUBAI (Reuters) China, Russia and Iran will hold their joint naval drills on Friday, a public relations official from Iran's armed forces told semi-official ISNA news agency on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 09:06 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia marks drop in COVID-19 infections after daily count neared 6,000...

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reported on Thursday 5,591 COVID-19 cases and two new deaths confirmed in 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health.This...

 2022-01-20 09:06 

Haaretz Daily

British police arrest two men in Texas synagogue attack investigation...

The hostage-taker was known to British intelligence and assessed to no longer be a threat at the time he travelled to the United States, according to the BBC...

 2022-01-20 09:05 

Times of Israel

Police targeted activist with NSO software, saved info on his sex life — report...

New information contradicts law enforcement officials' denials of report that Pegasus was used against non-suspects without oversightNew information contradicts law enforcement officials' denials of report that Pegasus was used against non-suspect...

 2022-01-20 09:04 

Arutz Sheva

Over 3.5 million raised in crowdfunding campaign for Netanyahu...

Among the 26,000 donors: MK Bezalel Smotrich & the husband of Yamina MK Idit Silman....

 2022-01-20 09:03 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait affirms condemnation of terrorist attacks on UAE...

NEW YORK, Jan 20 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait has affirmed its condemnation of Monday's terrorist attacks that targeted civilian installations in the United Arab Emirates. These offensives, carried out with drones unleashed by the Houthi militias, co...

 2022-01-20 09:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran-China cooperation program...

Tehran, IRNA The Look to East, connection with neighbors and balanced foreign policies are basic principles of President Ebrahim Raisi's administration, as the foreign minister took a trip to China and Raisi paid a visit to Russia, the Iranian Parliam...

 2022-01-20 09:00 

Bahrain News Agency

Asian shares rise as China cuts key mortgage rate...

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