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 2020-09-26 01:34 

Kuwait News Agency

Representative of HH Amir lauds UN's exceptional roles on facing coronavirus...

KUWAIT, Sept 25 (KUNA) -- Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Friday commended the exceptional roles played by the UN to face the novel c...

 2020-09-26 01:32 

Times of Israel

Why does a Google search for 'Jewish baby strollers' yield anti-Semitic images?...

Online algorithm produces Holocaust allusions in response to innocuous-seeming query, likely due to a trolling campaign, a 'data void,' or a message board meme, analysts sayOnline algorithm produces Holocaust allusions in response to innocuous-see...

 2020-09-26 01:26 

FARS News Agency

Global COVID-19 Infections Top 32.1mn, +982K Lose Lives...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Globally, more than 982,766 have died from coronavirus, while the number of confirmed infections has surpassed 32,143 million and more than 23,7 million people have recovered. [PHOTOS]...

 2020-09-26 01:17 

Saudi Press Agency

The Netherlands Expands Health Restrictions As Virus Cases Rise...
 2020-09-26 01:14 

Times of Israel

How and when will we know that a COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective?...

Phase 3 vaccination trials are underway, and while results will likely not be available this fall, some candidates may be well vetted by the end of 2020, expert saysPhase 3 vaccination trials are underway, and while results will likely not be available th...

 2020-09-26 01:13 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia lifts restrictions for medical treatments abroad...

Saudi Arabia has approved the protocol for patients requiring medical treatment abroad to travel outside of the Kingdom with companions, according to a sta...

 2020-09-26 01:10 

The Peninsula Qatar

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs receives copy of credentials of Greek Ambassador...

HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi, received today a copy of the credentials of HE Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic to the State of Qatar Eleni Michalopoulou....

 2020-09-26 01:09 

Haaretz Daily

Paris stabbing suspect wasn't on police radar, minister says...

France's counter-terrorism prosecutor said earlier that authorities suspect a terrorist motive because of the place and timing of the stabbings...

 2020-09-26 01:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Abbas calls for int'l peace conf. early next year...

NEW YORK, Sept 25 (KUNA) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday called on UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to convene an international conference early next year to launch "a genuine peace process" with all parties involved. Abbas u...

 2020-09-26 00:52 

FX Empire

The Crypto Daily Movers and Shakers September 26th, 2020...

It's a relatively bullish start to the day for the crypto majors. Bitcoin would need to break out from Friday's high $10,774 to provide support....

 2020-09-26 00:25 

Saudi Press Agency

Mexico's Confirmed Coronavirus Cases up to 720,858...
 2020-09-26 00:23 

Kuwait News Agency

Mauritania reports 24 coronavirus cases...

RABAT, Sept 25 (KUNA) -- Mauritania's Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed 24 new infection cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) which brought the country's caseload to 7,457 in the past 24 hours. No deaths were reported over the past 24...

 2020-09-26 00:07 

Times of Israel

Do masks not only shield against virus, but also help boost immunity?...

Unproven hypothesis suggests face coverings expose some wearers to small doses of coronavirus, sparking immune response, but not serious illnessUnproven hypothesis suggests face coverings expose some wearers to small doses of coronavirus, sparking immune ...

 2020-09-25 23:57 

Al Jazeera

Oregon governor sending state police to Portland for protests...

US city of Portland has been shaken by protests for more than three months following the police killing of George Floyd....

 2020-09-25 23:53 

FX Empire

The Weekly Wrap Economic Datta and COVID-19 Hit Riskier Assets...

It was a busy week for the markets. COVID-19 updates, a bank scandal, and disappointing economic data recemented the Dollar's safe-haven status....

 2020-09-25 23:47 

Press TV

US universities caving to Israeli lobby: Palestinian activist...

A top Palestinian activist says the fact that public universities in the United States are caving in to private companies like the tech giants and the Israeli Zionist groups is a very serious problem....

 2020-09-25 23:44 

Times of Israel

Egyptian police disperse rare, small protests, arresting 10 demonstrators...

Highly unusual anti-government demonstrations break out in northeast, 1 year after corruption allegations ignited wave of unrest in CairoHighly unusual anti-government demonstrations break out in northeast, 1 year after corruption allegations ignited wave...

 2020-09-25 23:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon smashes record for highest daily COVID-19 case rise...

Lebanon smashed its record for the highest daily increase in number of coronavirus cases Friday, confirming 1,143 new infections and four more deaths....

 2020-09-25 23:31 

Al Jazeera

AOC withdraws from Yitzhak Rabin commemoration after criticism...

US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will not attend event for former Israeli prime minister, her office says....

 2020-09-25 23:29 

FX Empire

European Equities: A Week in Review 25/09/20...

It was a particularly bearish week for the European majors. Economic data and a pickup in new COVID-19 cases, together with another bank scandal weighed....

 2020-09-25 23:26 

Times of Israel

Multiracial Orthodox family in Montana seeks to break taboos about adoption...

Chavie and Chaim Bruk are Chabad emissaries in a state that's home to just several thousand far-flung Jews -- and also act as ambassadors for adoption in the US Orthodox communityChavie and Chaim Bruk are Chabad emissaries in a state that's home t...

 2020-09-25 23:25 

Bahrain News Agency

Giant rat wins animal hero award for sniffing out landmines...
 2020-09-25 23:23 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon confirms 1,143 new coronavirus cases and 4 further deaths...

Lebanon confirms 1,143 new coronavirus cases and 4 further deaths...

 2020-09-25 23:22 

Bahrain News Agency

Under virus strain, Europe's leaders plead at UN for unity...
 2020-09-25 23:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Virus cases rise in US heartland, home to anti-mask feelings...

It began with devastation in the New York City area, followed by a summertime crisis in the Sun Belt. Now the coronavirus is striking cities with much smaller populations in the heartland, often in conservative corners of America where anti-mask sentiment...

 2020-09-25 23:20 

Bahrain News Agency

Virus surges in France, Marseille fights against closures...
 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Hot demand for bicycles as peak summer heat ebbs...

The demand for various types of bicycles in Qatar continues to increase as the maximum temperature has begun a gradual fall, paving the way for cyclists and enthusiasts to organise weekly rides....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

IWA holds session on art therapy journaling...

The Indian Women's Association (IWA) Qatar recently conducted, 'Art Therapy Journaling' session for members....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

Taking small steps for world peace through meditation...

The Heartfulness Team of Qatar participated in the 'Millions Meditate for Peace,' a global event that was conducted recently by Heartfulness Institute on the occasion of International Day of Peace that falls each year on September 21....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Yemen's terrifying road to Taiz on brink of collapse...

Lorries filled to the brim with goods labour up and down the dangerously winding and precipitous road of Hayjat al-Abed, the mountainous lifeline to Yemen's third largest city....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar Airways celebrates growth of its super Wi-Fi equipped fleet...

Qatar Airways is now offering 100 days of free on-board super Wi-Fi connectivity to all passengers, in celebration of the airline equipping more than 100 of its state-of-the-art aircraft with high-speed broadband....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

2mn Covid deaths 'likely' without collective action...

Covid-19 is highly likely to kill more than 2mn people without relentless global action to combat the disease, the World Health Organisation warned yesterday....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

Utkalika Toastmasters Club conducts first meeting...

Utkalika, an association of Indian Odia expatriates, is affiliated with Indian Cultural Centre under the aegis of embassy of India, Qatar....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Msheireb Downtown Doha an example of 'best practice in green building'...

Msheireb Downtown Doha has been recognised as an example of best practice in "green building" by Mahesh Ramanujam, the president and chief executive of the US Green Building Council....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Top honours for children in Covid-19 art contest...

The drawings that won the first five places in a recent children's drawing contest were submitted by Laura Ibrahim Zahir (first), Issa Saeb al-Dulaimi (second), Farida Ahmed (third), Bindiya (fourth), and Baisan Bawari (fifth), the Ministry of Municip...

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

World's youth rallies against climate change...

United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied worldwide yesterday to demand urgent action to halt catastrophic climate change, in their first global protest since the coronavirus crisis began....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Al Jazeera

Trump set to name Amy Coney Barrett to US Supreme Court: Reports...

US president will name the conservative judge to fill the vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US media are reporting....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

PM Khan raises Kashmir issue at UNGA address...

Prime Minister Imran Khan virtually addressed the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) yesterday....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Indian embassy to live stream 'Gandhi Katha' event on Sunday...

The Indian embassy will live stream on Sunday at 9am an event titled 'Gandhi Katha' (Story on Mahatma Gandhi), featuring renowned Gandhian Dr Shobhana Radhakrishna, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoPH reports 121,512 total Covid recoveries...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced yesterday 225 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) during the last 24 hours, of which 216 are from community cases and nine from travellers returning from abroad, who are subject to quarantine....

 2020-09-25 23:17 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

Experts highlight necessity for beach cleanups at online event...

International organisations have long been pointing out the issue of world's oceans getting polluted....

 2020-09-25 23:13 

Kuwait News Agency

Morocco confirms 42 COVID-19 fatalities, 2,423 cases...

RABAT, Sept 25 (KUNA) -- The Moroccan Ministry of Health on Friday reported 42 coronavirus-related deaths and 2,423 new infections in 24 hours. The new figures pushed the overall infections and death toll up to 112,522 and 1,998 respectively, the ministry...

 2020-09-25 23:08 

Al Arabiya

Trump to nominate Amy Barrett as replacement for late Ruth Ginsburg on Supreme Court...

President Donald Trump has told associates he'll nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, according to people...

 2020-09-25 23:04 

Times of Israel

Ocasio-Cortez withdraws from Rabin memorial event after backlash...

Democratic congresswoman pulls participation from Americans For Peace Now commemoration for assassinated Israeli premier, after pro-Palestinian activists call move 'disgusting'Democratic congresswoman pulls participation from Americans For Peace N...

 2020-09-25 23:01 

Press TV

Facebook, YouTube, Zoom block Palestinian resistance icon...

Leila Khaled, who is also a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was due to make a speech through the webinar at San Francisco State University....

 2020-09-25 22:54 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's Karam wins second position at Doha Diamond League...

By Nawaf Al-DeqbasiDOHA, Sept 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Yosef Karam won the second place in the 400m race in 45.72 in the final round of the 2020 Doha Diamond League. US Kahmari Montgomery came first in 45.55, while Qatari Nasser Abbas came third in 45.96...

 2020-09-25 22:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

World's youth rally against climate change...

United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied worldwide on Friday to demand urgent action to halt catastrophic climate change, in their first global protest since the coronavirus crisis began....

 2020-09-25 22:53 

Kuwait News Agency

US COVID-19 infections surpasses 7 mln...

WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (KUNA) -- There have been at least 7,005,746 cases of coronavirus in the United States and at least 203,240 people have died in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University. John Hopkins University reported the first case o...

 2020-09-25 22:41 

Press TV

Iran dismisses 'selective, unacceptable' EU human rights statement...

'Iran regards the EU's move to present the joint statement in the Human Rights Council as unacceptable.'...

 2020-09-25 22:38 

Bahrain News Agency

New measurements show moon has hazardous radiation levels...

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