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 2020-07-06 04:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Kansas newspaper removes cartoon likening mask requirement to the Holocaust - US & Canada...

After backlash, Kansas newspaper removes cartoon likening requirement to wear a mask to the Holocaust....

 2020-07-06 04:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

PA reports 472 new cases of coronavirus...

The total number of COVID-19 cases in PA-assigned territories is 4,722 with 20 deaths....

 2020-07-06 04:40 

Saudi Press Agency

Weather Forecast For Monday...
 2020-07-06 04:31 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Resistance International Film Festival Opens for Entries - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The 16th Resistance International Film Festival in Iran has invited world filmmakers to submit their entries for the event, scheduled to take place this fall....

 2020-07-06 04:29 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ashghal signs 9 contracts with Qatari companies for QR3.6 billion worth infrastructure projects...

The authority is currently working on completing 33 infrastructure projects for citizens' sub-divisions which are under construction, at a total cost of QR 13.7 billion....

 2020-07-06 04:19 

MehrNews.com

Briefing on Iran's daily developments...

TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) The following are the latest developments in the Islamic Republic of Iran in the last 24 hours....

 2020-07-06 04:11 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran’s Chabahar Port A Game Changer in India’s Transshipment: Minister - Economy news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) With the help of Iran's southeastern port of Chabahar, India will reduce its logistics costs by 20 percent in container transport to CIS countries, bypassing China or Europe, India's Shipping Minister Mansukh Lal Mandaviya said....

 2020-07-06 04:03 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Professional League: Saipa 0 – 0 Sepahan - Sports news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Sepahan football team was held to a goalless draw against Saipa in the Iran professional League (IPL) at an inopportune time....

 2020-07-06 04:00 

MehrNews.com

Global COVID-19 cases near 11.6 million...

TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) The number of novel coronavirus cases in the world is approaching 11.6 million with the global deaths toll exceeding 536,000, according to the Worldometers website....

 2020-07-06 03:45 

Times of Israel

US prosecutors seek Friday court appearance for Epstein associate...

After her arrest last week, Ghislaine Maxwell to face charges in NY for allegedly recruiting young girls for the financier to sexually abuseAfter her arrest last week, Ghislaine Maxwell to face charges in NY for allegedly recruiting young girls for the fi...

 2020-07-06 03:42 

MehrNews.com

Rocket fired at Baghdad airport: report...

TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) A rocket landed near Baghdad airport overnight but did not explode, some Iraqi media reported citing security sources....

 2020-07-06 03:39 

MehrNews.com

Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on July 6...

TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, July 6....

 2020-07-06 03:24 

Al Jazeera

Italy clears rescue ship to bring 180 migrants to Sicily...

Ocean Viking allowed to dock in Sicily on Monday after being stranded at sea with 180 people rescued in late June....

 2020-07-06 03:18 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on July 6...

Tehran, July 6, IRNA The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Monday:...

 2020-07-06 02:58 

The Peninsula Qatar

MOI warns against fraudulent text messages...

Ministry of Interior (MOI) warned citizens and residents against fraudulent text messages....

 2020-07-06 02:54 

Gulf Times

Boost for F&B outlets...

The food and beverage (F&B) sector in the country gets a further boost as the Qatar government implements Phase 2 of the gradual lifting of Covid-19 restrictions, it is learnt....

 2020-07-06 02:52 

Times of Israel

Israel launches reconnaissance satellite into space...

Defense Ministry says Ofek-16, an 'optoelectronic reconnaissance satellite with advanced capabilities,' blasted off at 4 a.m., will undergo tests after entering orbitDefense Ministry says Ofek-16, an 'optoelectronic reconnaissance satellite wi...

 2020-07-06 02:51 

Gulf Times

20,000 baby hamours released into Qatari waters...

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment's Fisheries Department, in co-operation with the General Directorate of Coasts and Border Security, has released 20,000 baby hamours in the Qatari waters....

 2020-07-06 02:51 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Sunday until 00:00 GMT...

KUWAIT -- Kuwait's National Assembly calls on world's parliaments to adopt decisive stances against the unilateral 'Zionist' step aiming to annex some Palestinian territories. KUWAIT -- European Union Ambassador to Kuwait Christian Tudor a...

 2020-07-06 02:49 

Gulf Times

Companies' representatives highlight co-operation with Ashghal...

Representatives of Qatari companies yesterday lauded their co-operation with the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) and stressed their commitment to deliver projects in line with the highest standards....

 2020-07-06 02:44 

Gulf Times

WCM-Q dean's webinar focuses on impact of physical distancing on mental health...

Dr Javaid Sheikh, professor of Psychiatry and dean of Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar (WCM-Q), will address a live webinar on ways to minimise physical contact but maximise social contact during the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-06 02:43 

Gulf Times

HBKU's CIS discusses progress of Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad Project...

The College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) recently hosted a closed online discussion on one of its "most groundbreaking projects to date"....

 2020-07-06 02:38 

Gulf Times

Amir greets leader of Cape Verde...

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday sent cables of congratulations to the President of Cape Verde Jorge Carlos Fonseca on the occasion of his country's Ind...

 2020-07-06 02:37 

Gulf Times

Amir sends I-Day greetings to Maduro...

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani yesterday sent cables of congratulat...

 2020-07-06 02:36 

Press TV

Brazil reports over 26,000 new cases of coronavirus, 600 deaths...

The novel coronavirus continues to claim lives in Brazil, as new cases remain stubbornly high in the Latin American nation....

 2020-07-06 02:36 

Gulf Times

Amir sends cable of congratulations to Algerian leader...

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday sent cables of congratulations to Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on the occasion of his country's Independence...

 2020-07-06 02:34 

Gulf Times

EAA Foundation concludes first student-led virtual conference...

Education Above All (EAA) Foundation's programme Al Fakhoora, with the support of its strategic partner Qatar Fund for Development, and in partnership with UNDP's Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People, successfully conducted the first ...

 2020-07-06 02:31 

FX Empire

U.S Service Sector PMIs, Geopolitics, and COVID-19 Put the Dollar in Focus...

It's a relatively busy day ahead, with the economic calendar to drive the markets later in the day. Expect geopolitics and COVID-19 news to also influence....

 2020-07-06 02:29 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia sets COVID-19 protocols, restrictions for limited Hajj...

Saudi Arabia's Center for Disease Prevention and Control issued on Sunday the coronavirus-related safety protocols and restrictions to be imposed during th...

 2020-07-06 02:28 

Gulf Times

'Very hot' daytime conditions expected...

'Very hot' daytime conditions are again expected in the country today, the weather forecast shows....

 2020-07-06 02:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Arab ministers approve Kuwait's proposal on academic portal...

KUWAIT, July 5 (KUNA) -- Arab youth and sports ministers have endorsed Kuwait's proposal on setting up an Arab professional academic portal which offers practical facilitations to Arab youth, Kuwait's Information Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri said on...

 2020-07-06 02:25 

Kuwait News Agency

Algeria's health sector suffers 26 deaths from Covid-19, 1,515 cases...

ALGIERS, July 5 (KUNA) -- Algerian medical and nursing staff have suffered 26 fatalities due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and 1,515 infection cases since the outbreak of the pandemic, said the country's Minister of Health Abdulrahman bin Bouzai...

 2020-07-06 02:19 

Al Jazeera

Croatia's ruling conservatives win parliamentary vote...

Right-wing parties dominate polls held amid fears of coronavirus outbreak that capped turnout at record low 46 percent....

 2020-07-06 02:11 

Times of Israel

Israel was behind blast at Iran nuclear site, Mideast intel official tells NYT...

Officials says powerful bomb was used to damage building involved in centrifuge production at Natanz, denies Israeli connection to other recent fires in the Islamic RepublicOfficials says powerful bomb was used to damage building involved in centrifuge pr...

 2020-07-06 02:11 

Gulf Times

Qatar Racing's Afraid Of Nothing adds third win to tally...

Trained by Ralph Beckett for Qatar Racing, Afraid Of Nothing gave an impressive performance to win the British EBF Fillies' handicap on the all-weather track at Chelmsford, UK, on Saturday evening....

 2020-07-06 02:10 

Press TV

Farm laborers stage protest against exploitation in Italy...

Thousands of people attended a demonstration named "Popular States" called by base union USB in Rome's iconic St. John's Square....

 2020-07-06 02:09 

Gulf Times

Bottas draws first blood with win in Austria...

Valtteri Bottas won an action-packed Austrian Grand Prix for champions Mercedes on Sunday as Formula One started its delayed season with plenty of drama, if no spectators, in a race with only 11 finishers....

 2020-07-06 02:08 

FX Empire

European Equities: Stats, Geopolitics, and COVID-19 to Drive the Majors...

The futures markets are pointing northwards ahead of the European open. Geopolitics and COVID-19 could darken the mood, however......

 2020-07-06 02:07 

Gulf Times

Sheikh Abdullah's Mayyatello wins Prix Husse in Nantes...

Mayyatello, who is bred and owned by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani, followed up on her convincing victory at Le Mans, France, last month with a Prix Husse Class 2 win at Nantes on Saturday evening....

 2020-07-06 02:05 

Gulf Times

Xavi puts to rest Barca talk, extends Al Sadd contract...

Former Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez signed on as head coach of Qatari club Al Sadd for one more year yesterday, putting to bed rumours of an imminent move back to the Spanish side....

 2020-07-06 02:05 

MehrNews.com

'CCHI in Tunisia to hold 'Iran's Day'...

TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) Iran's cultural attache in Tunisia informed that the International Cultural Center of Hammamet (CCIH) in the north African country is to hold 'Iran's Day' in the near future....

 2020-07-06 02:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Suspended sentence to German man who attacked Jew...

Man who threw kippah off the head of Jewish teen in German gym convicted of hate crime, will pay 3,000 fine....

 2020-07-06 02:01 

Gulf Times

England's Mishriff powers to Derby win...

English colt Mishriff powered clear of a tight field on the Chantilly home straight yesterday to win the Prix du Jockey-Club, known as the French Derby, as favourite Victor Ludorum could only manage third....

 2020-07-06 01:59 

Gulf Times

Hamilton leads majority of drivers in taking knee...

Lewis Hamilton led a majority of the 20 Formula One drivers in taking a knee in a gesture of anti-racism solidarity on the grid before the start of the belated season-opening Austrian Grand Prix yesterday....

 2020-07-06 01:56 

Gulf Times

Butler, free agents approach moment of truth...

Understand, this is a year from when it all happened. Jimmy Butler joined the Miami Heat on July 6, 2019. Kawhi Leonard signed with the Los Angeles Clippers three days later. And the day after that, the Philadelphia 76ers backed up the dump truck for ... ...

 2020-07-06 01:53 

Gulf Times

Third Heat player tests Covid-19 positive, two won't leave to Disney...

Make it three Miami Heat players who have now tested positive for coronavirus, with the latest two players to test positive not expected to travel with the team when the rest of the roster leaves Wednesday for the NBA's quarantine setting at Disney Wo...

 2020-07-06 01:50 

Gulf Times

Dodgers' Price opts out of playing this season over virus fears...

Dodgers pitcher David Price, citing his and his family's health during the novel coronavirus outbreak, announced Saturday that he has opted not to participate in the 2020 season....

 2020-07-06 01:48 

Gulf Times

Lakers, Pelicans assistants ruled out of 'bubble'...

Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Lionel Hollins and New Orleans Pelicans assistant coach Jeff Bzdelik won't join their teams in the NBA's Orlando-area "bubble," according to media reports Friday....

 2020-07-06 01:46 

Al Jazeera

Coronavirus threatens to overwhelm Texas hospitals: Live updates...

Officials in one of US states worst hit by resurgent virus say relentless rise in cases is pushing hospitals to brink....

 2020-07-06 01:25 

The Peninsula Qatar

Xavi extends stay at Qatar's Al Sadd by one more season...

Spanish coach Xavi Hernandez has extended his stay at Qatar's Al Sadd for another season...

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