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 2021-05-11 22:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Muslims feel the pinch of Lebanon's economic woes for Eid...

Mona Moukhala from Bourj Abu Haidar wishes she could buy new dresses for her young daughters for Eid al Fitr, the celebration marking the end of nearly 30 days of Ramadan for Muslims....

 2021-05-11 22:08 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, HRH Crown Prince Register in Organ Donation Program...
 2021-05-11 22:07 

Arutz Sheva

Netanyahu: We will restore law and order in Lod...

"Border Police battalions from Judea and Samaria will now be transferred to Lod immediately. We will restore law and order in Lod and all parts of the country," Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu tweeted on Tuesday night....

 2021-05-11 22:04 

Haaretz Daily

Of the nine minors killed by IDF in Gaza, six died in single airstrike...

Eighteen other residents were injured in the Israeli strike in Gaza, among them a woman and 10 children...

 2021-05-11 22:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Photo of the day...
 2021-05-11 22:02 

Bahrain News Agency

Johns Hopkins University: more than 159 million COVID-19 infections worldwide...
 2021-05-11 22:00 

Arutz Sheva

The NYTimes' chronic chronology problem...

Hamas launched rockets, Israel struck back. Enter the TImes: "Israel Hits Gaza with Airstrikes as Hamas Increases Rocket Fire" Op-ed....

 2021-05-11 22:00 

Al Jazeera

Indian workers who built US Hindu temple file suit alleging abuse...

The complaint filed on behalf of more than 200 Indian workers alleges 'shocking violations' of US labour laws....

 2021-05-11 22:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Man seriously injured from rocks in Lod...

Gangs of Arab rioters roam the streets of Lod, setting a synagogue and dozens of vehicles on fire....

 2021-05-11 21:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The NYTimes' chronic chronology problem...

Hamas launched rockets, Israel struck back. Enter the TImes: "Israel Hits Gaza with Airstrikes as Hamas Increases Rocket Fire" Op-ed....

 2021-05-11 21:58 

Arutz Sheva

Border Police brigades to be transferred from Judea and Samaria to Lod...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Tuesday evening and the two agreed to immediately transfer Border Police brigades from Judea and Samaria to Lod. Read more...

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

What we got wrong: Guardian's judgement errors over 200 years...

Fiercely critical of Abraham Lincoln and at times racist, the newspaper's leader columns did not always get it right...

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Nine dead in Russia school shooting...

At least nine people, most of them children, were killed yesterday when a lone teenage gunman opened fire at a school in the central Russian city of Kazan, officials said....

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

US attack exposes DarkSide as cyber criminals...

US authorities have identified a relatively new gang of cyber criminals as being behind the ransomware attack which paralysed a key fuel pipeline....

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Philippines detects Indian Covid variant...

The Philippines has detected its first two cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in India, its health ministry said yesterday, even as confirmed daily Covid-19 infections fell to a near eight-week low....

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Free Uber and Lyft rides on offer to boost vaccination...

The White House yesterday announced a series of steps aimed at boosting US Covid-19 vaccination rates, including a partnership with ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft, as it seeks to achieve President Joe Biden's July 4 reopening deadline....

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar calls for united Arab stance to back Palestinians...

Qatar has stressed the importance of having a unified decision from all members of the Arab League to move actively on the international arena to support the Palestinian people and end Israeli aggression, a lot of which can be categorised as war crimes, a...

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

388 face prosecution for Covid-19 violations...

The designated authorities referred 388 people to the prosecution for violating the preventive and precautionary measures enforced by the country to contain the spread of Covid-19, the Ministry of Interior said on Tuesday....

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

For Yemenis fleeing war, US peace efforts offer only faint hope...

In the Al-Jafeenah camp for internally displaced people outside the Yemeni city of Marib, Jamal al-Jaberi, forced to flee fighting near his home, is counting on the United States to help broker a peace deal and end the seven-year war....

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

NBC drops next year's Golden Globes over diversity row...

The future of the Golden Globes was plunged into jeopardy as NBC cancelled its broadcast of next year's prestigious awards, while major Hollywood studios and stars such as Tom Cruise and Scarlett Johansson slammed the organisers' record on diversi...

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Red for Palestine...

The Msheireb Downtown Doha premises were lit up in red to show solidarity with Palestine. Image courtesy of Msheireb Properties Twitter page...

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Colombian cities brace for more Covid infections after protests...

Colombia's three largest cities are bracing for an extended third peak in coronavirus cases and over-stretched intensive care units after nearly two weeks of anti-government protests, local authorities said....

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Inquiry: British soldiers shot dead innocent N Irish in 1971...

British soldiers unjustifiably shot or used disproportionate force in the deaths of nine of the 10 innocent people killed in an 1971 incident in Belfast that sparked an upsurge of violence during Northern Ireland's 'Troubles', a judge-led inqu...

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Arab states and Turkey condemn Israeli strikes...

The head of the Arab League condemned yesterday deadly Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip as "indiscriminate and irresponsible" and said Israel had provoked an earlier increase in violence by its actions in Jerusalem....

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Vaccines: World's best and lasting defence against Covid-19...

The insidious virus is still raging across the world with all its ferocity.For a perspective, global cases are nearing 160mn with deaths exceeding 3.3mn. More than 1.31bn doses of vaccines have been given so far....

 2021-05-11 21:57 

Al Jazeera

US mask manufacturers ask Biden administration for help...

US manufacturers are stuck with hundreds of millions of unsold face masks due to low-priced imports, they say....

 2021-05-11 21:55 

Israel Today

"Operation Guardian of the Walls" Sees Israel Unleash Air Power on Gaza...

IDF aims to fully destroy terrorist ability to launch rockets at Israeli cities...

 2021-05-11 21:54 

Al Arabiya

Hamas chief, Israel's Netanyahu threaten to escalate violence...

Hostilities between Hamas and Israel escalated on Tuesday, with no imminent end to the violence. Hamas leader said that Israel had "ignited fire in...

 2021-05-11 21:50 

Ynetnews

UN Security Council to meet Wednesday over Mideast violence...
 2021-05-11 21:48 

Oman Observer

12-storey building destroyed in Gaza...

Hamas fired a barrage of rockets at Israel's economic hub Tel Aviv on Tuesday in retaliation for an Israeli strike that destroyed a 12-storey building in Gaza, as the foes trad......

 2021-05-11 21:47 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ra'am chairman calls for calm...

Mansour Abbas in statement to the Arab public following two days of violence: We must prevent further escalation....

 2021-05-11 21:45 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

IPU role for Bahrain Shura Council member...
 2021-05-11 21:45 

Arutz Sheva

Vehicle pelted with rocks in Lod, driver in serious condition...

Rocks were thrown on Tuesday evening at a vehicle in Lod. Magen David Adom paramedics evacuated the driver, a 56-year-old man in serious condition, for treatment at Shamir-Assaf Harofeh Hospital....

 2021-05-11 21:42 

Saudi Press Agency

U.S. Records 22,258 New COVID-19 Cases...
 2021-05-11 21:37 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon registers 20 coronavirus deaths, 544 new cases...

Lebanon registered 20 more coronavirus deaths and 544 new cases over the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said Tuesday, as the country was set for a three-day lockdown over the Eid al-Fitr holiday....

 2021-05-11 21:35 

Arutz Sheva

Mansour Abbas calls for calm...

Mansour Abbas calls for calm Ra'am chairman Mansour Abbas on Tuesday evening published a statement to the Arab public following two days of violence. "I am calling for calm. We must prevent further escalation that could claim human lives o...

 2021-05-11 21:33 

Arutz Sheva

Siren in Hof Ashkelon...

Siren in Hof Ashkelon...

 2021-05-11 21:31 

Haaretz Daily

Netanyahu must not be allowed to leave scorched earth behind...
 2021-05-11 21:29 

Arutz Sheva

Watch: Air strike targets high-rise Hamas building in Gaza...

The IDF attacked many terrorist targets throughout the Gaza Strip, including about 100 launchers and a high-rise building used by Hamas...

 2021-05-11 21:27 

Arutz Sheva

Red Color siren sounded in Ashkelon...

Red Color siren sounded in Ashkelon...

 2021-05-11 21:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Air strike targets high-rise Hamas building in Gaza...

The IDF attacked many terrorist targets throughout the Gaza Strip, including about 100 launchers and a high-rise building used by Hamas...

 2021-05-11 21:19 

Press TV

Iran marks World Nurses' Day...

"A voice to lead a vision for future"; this is the theme for the 2021 world Nurses Day. Iran has commemorated the international occasion as this year like the previous year the occasion is marked with a new awareness among the public and officials...

 2021-05-11 21:17 

Saudi Press Agency

UK Records 2,474 New COVID-19 Cases...
 2021-05-11 21:17 

Saudi Press Agency

GCC Secretary General Welcomes Decision of Arab Foreign Ministers on Israeli Aggression against Occupied City of Jerusalem...
 2021-05-11 21:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives Phone Call from Chad's Transitional Military Council Chairman...
 2021-05-11 21:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Algeria Records 195 New COVID-19 Cases...
 2021-05-11 21:15 

Arutz Sheva

Gantz: We can only win together. Only together...

Defense Minister Benny Gantz delivered a joint statement with PM Netanyahu, IDF Chief-of-Staff,and Shin-Bet head, Nadav Argaman....

 2021-05-11 21:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Gantz: We can only win together. Only together...

Defense Minister Benny Gantz delivered a joint statement with PM Netanyahu, IDF Chief-of-Staff,and Shin-Bet head, Nadav Argaman....

 2021-05-11 21:11 

Al Jazeera

Cathie Wood's misery mounts as ARKK ETF's assets drop below $20BN...

Caught in a broad tech selloff, Wood's Ark Innovation exchange traded fund has fallen for nine of the past 10 sessions....

 2021-05-11 21:11 

Arutz Sheva

Sirens in Sderot and Ibim...

Sirens in Sderot and Ibim...

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