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 2022-12-06 06:20 

Arutz Sheva

Forecast: Cloudy and colder with localized rain showers...

Today: Partially cloudy with local rain showers from the north of the country to the northern Negev, with the possibility of thunderstorms in the north and central regions. Slight possibility of flash floods in the riverbeds of the Judean Desert and in th...

 2022-12-06 06:05 

Arutz Sheva

Man arrested after police vehicle chase...

A resident of the north in his twenties has been arrested after a police vehicle chase in the Sur Baher neighborhood of Jerusalem. While attempting to evade arrest, the man threw weapons out of his car to the side of the road. He has been transferred for ...

 2022-12-06 06:03 

Arutz Sheva

Gideon Sa'ar: President should not grant Netanyahu's request for more time...

Outgoing Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar (National Unity) has called on the President to refuse to grant Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu an additional 14 days to form a government. Writing on Twitter, Sa'ar said that, "The sa...

 2022-12-06 05:55 

Al Arabiya

Japan plans defense spend that could put it on par with Russia...

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has ordered a sharp defense spending hike that could see his long-pacifist country's defense budget balloon to near...

 2022-12-06 05:55 

Al Arabiya

China dismisses US Pentagon nuclear weapons report as speculation...

China's defense ministry on Tuesday dismissed a Pentagon report about the pace of its nuclear weapons program as unfair "gesticulation" and speculation.The...

 2022-12-06 05:53 

Al Jazeera

Australia lifts interest rates, adding to mortgage pain...

Reserve Bank of Australia lifts benchmark rate to 3.1 percent in effort to bring down high inflation....

 2022-12-06 05:51 

FX Empire

Chief of South Korea's SK Group told to transfer property of $51 million in divorce...

By Hyunsu Yim SEOUL (Reuters) A South Korean court ordered the chairman of No. 2 conglomerate SK Group to transfer 66.5 billion won ($50.68 million) in a division of property, as part of a divorce ruling on Tuesday....

 2022-12-06 05:51 

Arutz Sheva

"We want to correct the injustices perpetrated on half a million people"...

Speaking on Galei Tzahal this morning, Religious Zionism MK Ofir Sofer discussed the changes that are in store at the Civil Administration and the controversy this has stoked. "We're not going to dismantle the IDF," Sofer said. "What w...

 2022-12-06 05:51 

SANA

Dandi: Security Council must address "chemical file" in Syria without politicization...

New York, SANA- Syria's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations al-Hakam Dandi has stressed the need for the Security Council to reconsider its approach on the "chemical file" in Syria by dealing with developments related to it o...

 2022-12-06 05:50 

Al Jazeera

Japan, South Korea defeats end World Cup dreams for Asian teams...

Japan's loss to Croatia in a penalty shootout and South Korea's 4-1 defeat to Brazil have ended their World Cup runs....

 2022-12-06 05:46 

Al Arabiya

Blood test could detect Alzheimer's years before symptoms occur...

A simple blood test that can detect Alzheimer's disease years before symptoms appear may be one step closer to reality, as researchers devise a new method...

 2022-12-06 05:44 

Arutz Sheva

5 killed in explosion in northern Afghanistan...

Five people have been killed in an explosion apparently caused by a vehicle carrying fuel in northern Afghanistan. Afghan authorities have opened an investigation....

 2022-12-06 05:44 

i24 News

U.S. secretly modifies weapons sent to Ukraine to avoid escalation...

The modified rocket systems cannot be used to launch ATACMS that have a range of up to 186 miles - Click the link for more details....

 2022-12-06 05:44 

Al Jazeera

World Cup 2022, day 17: Last-16 stage reaches its conclusion...

Morocco will face Spain before Portugal take on Switzerland as the 2022 World Cup's last-16 phase wraps up....

 2022-12-06 05:43 

Arutz Sheva

Two wounded in drive-by shooting on central Israel highway...

One man seriously wounded, second victim moderately wounded in shooting on Route 6 near Modi'in....

 2022-12-06 05:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Two wounded in drive-by shooting on central Israel highway...

One man seriously wounded, second victim moderately wounded in shooting on Route 6 near Modi'in....

 2022-12-06 05:42 

Arutz Sheva

IDF soldiers may use public transportation for free even if not in uniform...

Starting from Thursday, IDF soldiers will be permitted to travel for free on public transportation even while wearing civilian garb, throughout the week, Israel Hayom reports this morning. According to the IDF's technological and logistics branch,...

 2022-12-06 05:39 

Al Arabiya

Bodies of two newborn babies found in woman's freezer in southern France...

Two newborn babies whose corpses were found in a woman's freezer in southern France did not die of natural causes, prosecutors said Monday."The two...

 2022-12-06 05:36 

Al Jazeera

Morocco's World Cup magic potion: Football moms, dads and fans...

Forget Wags. The secret of Morocco's success at World Cup 2022 might come down to players' parents who have joined them....

 2022-12-06 05:36 

FX Empire

Citigroup, Revlon lenders say three lenders ready to settle, with end in sight...

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) Citigroup Inc is close to getting back about $500 million it accidentally paid to 10 Revlon Inc lenders, with three on the verge of returning their payouts and others making "substantial progress" toward a re...

 2022-12-06 05:36 

FX Empire

Marketmind: Powerless...

A look at the day ahead in European and global markets from Anshuman Daga...

 2022-12-06 05:36 

The Peninsula Qatar

Visitors to Qatar exceed pre-pandemic levels in October...

Doha: Qatar welcomed nearly 180,000 visitors in October, marking a six year high.Throughout 2022, visitors have steadily increased month on month,......

 2022-12-06 05:36 

Al Arabiya

Former China leader Hu in first public appearance after being escorted out of meeting...

Former Chinese leader Hu Jintao was seen in public for the first time since he was dramatically escorted out of a top Communist Party meeting, when he paid...

 2022-12-06 05:29 

Al Arabiya

At least five killed in blast in north Afghanistan...

At least five people were killed on Tuesday when a blast hit a vehicle carrying oil workers in northern Afghanistan, police said."Today at around 7 a.m. a...

 2022-12-06 05:29 

Al Arabiya

US, Australia determined to counter China's 'destabilizing military activities'...

Australia and United States defense ministers are determined to "counter destabilizing military activities by the People's Republic of China," they said in...

 2022-12-06 05:27 

Al Arabiya

Drone strikes oil tank at airfield in Russia's Kursk near Ukraine border...

A drone attack on an airfield in Russia's Kursk region set fire to an oil storage tank, a local governor said on Tuesday."There were no casualties. The...

 2022-12-06 05:26 

Al Jazeera

N Korea orders new artillery fire over US-S Korea drills...

Order comes a day after North Korea said it fired more than 130 shells into the sea off its east and west coasts....

 2022-12-06 05:23 

Al Jazeera

Indonesia passes new criminal code, outlaws sex outside marriage...

Controversial changes fuelled protests when they were first proposed in 2019 and could still be challenged in court....

 2022-12-06 05:19 

Al Jazeera

Spain vs Morocco match preview: World Cup 2022 round of 16...

The winners of Wednesday's clash to face either Portugal or Switzerland in the quarter-finals....

 2022-12-06 05:19 

Al Jazeera

Portugal vs Switzerland match preview: World Cup 2022 round of 16...

Cristiano Ronaldo will spearhead Portugal's attack as they look to overcome a well-organised Switzerland side....

 2022-12-06 05:15 

Al Arabiya

Energy crisis fuels renewables boom, raising hopes to meet climate targets: IEA...

The energy crisis is fueling an acceleration of the rollout of renewable power, raising hopes for efforts to meet ambitious targets against global warming,...

 2022-12-06 05:14 

Al Arabiya

Violent protests break out in Greece over death of boy by police...

Violent scuffles broke out in Greece's second largest city on Monday after a Roma teenager was shot by police and left in a critical condition.The...

 2022-12-06 05:06 

FX Empire

United States, Australia to counter China's 'destabilizing military activities' statement...

By Kirsty Needham (Reuters) Australia and United States defense ministers are determined to "counter destabilizing military activities by the People's Republic of China", they said in a statement after a meeting at the Pentagon....

 2022-12-06 05:06 

FX Empire

China says U.S. nuclear weapons report is speculation...

BEIJING (Reuters) China's defence ministry on Tuesday dismissed a Pentagon report about the pace of its nuclear weapons programme as unfair "gesticulation" and speculation....

 2022-12-06 04:59 

Al Arabiya

Women sue Apple Inc over 'dangerous' AirTag used for stalking...

Apple Inc. was sued by two women who say its AirTag devices make it easy for stalkers to track and terrorize victims.The inexpensive devices, about the...

 2022-12-06 04:53 

Times of Israel

JNF official calls on the group to donate NIS 1 billion per year to bolster Diaspora...

Samuel Hayek, a leading figure in UK Jewry and Israeli politics, demands KKL use its considerable funds to help Jewish life around the world, warning it must do so to stay relevantSamuel Hayek, a leading figure in UK Jewry and Israeli politics, demands KK...

 2022-12-06 04:53 

Arutz Sheva

Pfizer, BioNTech file countersuit against Moderna...

Moderna sued Pfizer in August, accusing it of violating its rights in three patents related to its COVID-19 vaccine....

 2022-12-06 04:51 

FX Empire

Beijing Capital Airport drops negative COVID test requirement from Tuesday...

BEIJING (Reuters) The Beijing Capital International Airport no longer requires a negative COVID-19 test result for entry to terminals, starting from Tuesday, state media said....

 2022-12-06 04:50 

Times of Israel

Deal will reportedly give ultra-Orthodox Shas control of Israel's community centers...

Netanyahu's Likud agrees to transfer hundreds of neighborhood facilities from education ministry to interior, after handing extremist lawmaker some school programming, report saysNetanyahu's Likud agrees to transfer hundreds of neighborhood facili...

 2022-12-06 04:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pfizer, BioNTech file countersuit against Moderna...

Moderna sued Pfizer in August, accusing it of violating its rights in three patents related to its COVID-19 vaccine....

 2022-12-06 04:41 

Al Arabiya

Gunman in Lady Gaga dog robbery sentenced to 21 years in prison...

A man who shot Lady Gaga's dogwalker during an attempt to steal the singer's prize French bulldogs was sentenced to 21 years in prison Monday after...

 2022-12-06 04:41 

Al Jazeera

Fuel runs dry at South Korean petrol stations as truckers strike...

Nearly 100 petrol stations across country run out of fuel as 25,000 truckers demonstrate over pay....

 2022-12-06 04:36 

FX Empire

World Bank approves Sri Lanka's concessional funding request...

COLOMBO (Reuters) The World Bank has approved crisis-hit Sri Lanka's request to access concessional financing from the International Development Association so as to help stabilise its economy, the lender said on Tuesday....

 2022-12-06 04:36 

FX Empire

At least five killed in blast in northern Afghanistan police...

KABUL (Reuters) At least five people were killed when a blast hit a vehicle carrying employees of an oil company in northern Afghanistan, police said on Tuesday....

 2022-12-06 04:36 

Al Arabiya

Excerpt from new Salman Rushdie novel released four months after stabbing...

The author Salman Rushdie released excerpts of a new novel on Monday, four months after he was severely injured in a stabbing attack in the state of New...

 2022-12-06 04:34 

Al Arabiya

Few Chinese keen to travel abroad, even if COVID-19 curbs ease: Report...

More than half of Chinese say they will put off travel abroad, for periods from several months to more than a year, even if borders re-opened tomorrow, a...

 2022-12-06 04:31 

Al Jazeera

Ukrainians face emergency blackouts after Russian missile attacks...

Outages will be most severe in the Kyiv region, as teams work to repair damaged infrastructure in freezing conditions....

 2022-12-06 04:28 

Al Arabiya

Elon Musk's Neuralink faces federal probe, employee backlash over animal tests...

Elon Musk's Neuralink, a medical device company, is under federal investigation for potential animal-welfare violations amid internal staff complaints that...

 2022-12-06 04:26 

FX Empire

Indonesia parliament ratifies criminal code that bans sex outside marriage...

JAKARTA (Reuters) Indonesia's parliament on Tuesday ratified a criminal code that includes laws to ban sex outside marriage and insulting the president, part of a sweeping legal overhaul that critics say undermines civil liberties in the world's t...

 2022-12-06 04:24 

Al Arabiya

Ukraine warns of emergency blackouts after more missile hits...

Ukraine warned there would be emergency blackouts once again in several regions as it repaired damage from missile attacks it said destroyed homes and...

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