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 2022-06-30 22:48 

Kuwait News Agency

Paris airport scarps 17 pct of Friday's flights amid worker strike...

PARIS, June 30 (KUNA) -- The Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport announced Thursday that 17 percent of Friday flights would be cancelled due to a staff strike for pay rise. In its tweeter account, the airport cautioned arrivals that waiting time at the inspec...

 2022-06-30 22:44 

Arutz Sheva

The Logic Defying Power of the Red Heifer Ashes...

The Temple Institute is Working to Raise a Red Heifer....

 2022-06-30 22:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The Logic Defying Power of the Red Heifer Ashes...

The Temple Institute is Working to Raise a Red Heifer....

 2022-06-30 22:42 

Kuwait News Agency

Saudi Arabia agrees fast-track development plan for Yemen...

ADEN, June 30 (KUNA) -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved a fast-track plan to pump USD 3.3-billion from Saudi Arabia and the UAE into economic, service and humanitarian projects in Yemen. The urgent funding will be channeled to 17 projects in the area...

 2022-06-30 22:38 

Arutz Sheva

UK founder of 'Radio Aryan' podcast station goes on trial...

Welsh man accused of being founder of "highly antisemitic" podcast station on trial for inciting racial hatred against Jews and minorities....

 2022-06-30 22:36 

FX Empire

N.Korea blames 'alien things' near border with S.Korea for COVID outbreak...

By Soo-hyang Choi SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea claimed on Friday the country's first COVID outbreak began with patients touching "alien things" near the border with South Korea, apparently shifting blame to the neighbour for the wave of infect...

 2022-06-30 22:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

UK founder of 'Radio Aryan' podcast station goes on trial...

Welsh man accused of being founder of "highly antisemitic" podcast station on trial for inciting racial hatred against Jews and minorities....

 2022-06-30 22:22 

Kuwait News Agency

US Supreme Court ruling ends Trump policy on return of asylum seekers to Mexico...

WASHINGTON, June 30 (KUNA) -- The US Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a former Trump administration era immigration policy that requires asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while their cases are being reviewed by US courts. The justices, who voted 5 to...

 2022-06-30 22:21 

FX Empire

Unions say strike halts flows at France's second-largest gas depot...

PARIS (Reuters) The CFDT and CGT general trade unions told Reuters France's second largest gas storage facility was no longer receiving gas on Thursday, and won't do so until at least Monday, because of strike action....

 2022-06-30 22:21 

FX Empire

Uvalde schools police chief misses second city council meeting since shooting...

By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) Uvalde schools police chief Pete Arredondo, who is also a member of the city council, missed a second council meeting on Thursday at which he was to face questions from the many critics of his response to the May 24 mass...

 2022-06-30 22:21 

FX Empire

ECB's Holzmann tells paper he would have preferred faster action on rates...

VIENNA (Reuters) European Central Bank policymaker and fiscal hawk Robert Holzmann would have preferred earlier action on interest rates than the ECB's current plan to raise them in July for the first time in more than a decade, he said in remarks pub...

 2022-06-30 22:18 

FX Empire

DE Shaw, executives must pay $52 million to ex-money manager, arbitration panel says...

NEW YORK (Reuters) The prominent U.S. hedge fund DE Shaw and four senior executives must pay $52.1 million to a former top money manager who accused the firm of defamation, an arbitration panel ruled....

 2022-06-30 22:06 

FX Empire

UK government proposes VAT cut to ease pain of rising prices -The Times...

(Reuters) Britain has proposed a cut in VAT to help households with the cost of living, The Times reported on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 22:06 

FX Empire

Peru's Machu Picchu threatened by wildfire...

LIMA (Reuters) Peruvian firefighters were fighting to contain a forest fire near the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu on Thursday, as the blaze threatened to close in on the ancient city high in the Andean mountains....

 2022-06-30 21:51 

FX Empire

U.S. delegation fails to secure release of Americans in Venezuela visit...

By Matt Spetalnick and Vivian Sequera WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) A U.S. delegation led by President Joe Biden's chief hostage negotiator ended a visit to Venezuela on Thursday after failing to secure the release of any of the Americans detained ther...

 2022-06-30 21:46 

Kuwait News Agency

Sweden to extradite 73 terrorists to Turkiye - Erdogan...

ANKARA, June 30 (KUNA) -- Sweden has vowed to extradite 73 terrorists to Turkiye, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, after agreeing a deal that saw Ankara end opposition to its NATO membership bid. This comes after the two countries ...

 2022-06-30 21:45 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

New captain Bumrah ready for England Test...

India's stand-in captain Jasprit Bumrah is relishing the challenge of being in "deep water" against revitalised England....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Erdogan warns Turkey may still block Nordic Nato drive...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday told Sweden and Finland that he could still block their drives to join Nato if they fail to implement a new accession deal with Ankara....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

England recall veteran paceman Anderson for delayed India finale...

England have recalled fast bowler James Anderson for the delayed fifth Test against India at Edgbaston yesterday....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Mobike club founder Barger dead at 83...

Sonny Barger, a founding member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club who spent decades as the public face of the notorious biker gang, has died at the age of 83, according to his Facebook page....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Marcos Jr vows to follow dad, revives family brand...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr yesterday praised his dictator father's rule after being sworn in as the country's new leader, completing a decades-long effort to restore the clan to the country's highest office....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Awqaf ministry holds seminar on Haj preparations...

The Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs held on Wednesday a seminar on Haj and the preparations prior to performing the rites of the fifth pillar of Islam. The event featured speeches of members of Qatari Haj Mission for this year by addres...

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Green impresses with fighting 77 as Aussies take lead...

Australia's Cameron Green struck a masterly 77 on a treacherous track and forged half-century partnerships with Usman Khawaja and Alex Carey to put the tourists in charge of the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Galle yesterday....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Buttler says he is proud to succeed Morgan as England white-ball captain...

Jos Buttler said he had been given the "greatest honour" after being named as England's new white-ball captain in succession to "inspirational" World Cup-winning skipper Eoin Morgan....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

KBJ sworn in as the first Black woman in US Supreme Court...

The United States made history yesterday as Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. The 51-year-old's appointment by Democratic President Joe Biden means white men are not in the majority on the natio...

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Electronic systems integrated for service of Qatar pilgrims...

The Head of the Information Systems Unit at Qatar Haj Mission Abdulhadi Obaid al-Mahran said that the unit continues to update the electronic systems to serve the pilgrims of the country and facilitate all matters related to the Haj journey, starting with...

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar attends Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers...

Qatar participated in the 11th Session of the Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers held in the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Madrid round: Getting Nato up to scratch...

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has repeatedly hailed Nato as the "most successful Alliance in history." But, at their upcoming summit in Madrid, Nato heads of state and government will face serious challenges, from America's weariness with...

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Erratic Swiatek extends winning streak to 37...

World number one Iga Swiatek struggled with unforced errors but found her composure when it mattered most to see off Dutch lucky loser Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove 6-4 4-6 6-3 to reach the third round at Wimbledon and extend her winning run to 37 matches....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

A duty mankind owes to Allah...

Pilgrims to Makkah have begun filling the sky with talbiyah (declaration of answering the call to Haj) and takbeer (declaring Allah's greatness). They come from all corners of the earth, east and west, to fulfil this awesome obligation....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Nadal overcomes lapse to reach Wimbledon last 32...

Rafael Nadal topped the bill at Wimbledon yesterday as Stefanos Tsitsipas set up a mouthwatering third-round match against Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Donald Trump's lessons for defending the rule of law...

A new show currently airing gives fresh meaning to the term reality TV. Call it American Democracy: Clear and Present Danger. It should be required viewing....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Top US court limits govt powers to curb GHG...

The US Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the government's key environmental agency cannot issue broad limits on greenhouse gases, sharply curtailing the power of President Joe Biden's administration to battle climate change....

 2022-06-30 21:41 

Arutz Sheva

Florida targeted for 2nd time this year with antisemitic flyers...

Hundreds of antisemitic flyers found across South Florida featuring extremist and white supremacist propaganda....

 2022-06-30 21:40 

Haaretz Daily

When Lapid warned Hollywood mogul Milchan about Netanyahu...

Israel's new prime minister is due to testify for the prosecution next year in the so-called lavish-gifts case against Netanyahu. It will be interesting to see who's prime minister at the time and who's opposition leader...

 2022-06-30 21:39 

Times of Israel

Iranian plot in Turkey reportedly targeted Israel's ex-consul to Istanbul...

Yossi Levi-Sfari and his partner named in Turkish media as the targets of a foiled plan by Tehran to kidnap and murder themYossi Levi-Sfari and his partner named in Turkish media as the targets of a foiled plan by Tehran to kidnap and murder them...

 2022-06-30 21:39 

Haaretz Daily

Haaretz Cartoon...
 2022-06-30 21:36 

FX Empire

Bitcoin falls below $19,000, further shaking crypto markets...

(Reuters) Bitcoin dropped 6.1% to $18,866.77 at 2004 GMT on Thursday, putting the biggest and best-known cryptocurrency down $1,226.41 from its previous close and down 60.9% from the year's high of $48,234 on March 28....

 2022-06-30 21:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

South Florida targeted for 2nd time this year with antisemitic flyers...

Hundreds of antisemitic flyers found across South Florida featuring extremist and white supremacist propaganda....

 2022-06-30 21:25 

FX Empire

Coinbase Enables Federal Agency ICE To Access "Geo Tracking Data"...

Coinbase had previously sold a single analytics software license to ICE for $29,000 before securing a $1.3 million contract with them....

 2022-06-30 21:25 

FX Empire

Ecuador's government, indigenous leaders reach agreement ending protests...

By Alexandra Valencia (Reuters) Ecuador's government and indigenous groups' leaders on Thursday reached an agreement to end more than two weeks of protests against the social and economic policies of President Guillermo Lasso which left at least e...

 2022-06-30 21:22 

Haaretz Daily

Good luck, Prime Minister Lapid...
 2022-06-30 21:21 

FX Empire

FDA will not require clinical trial data to authorize redesigned COVID boosters -official...

By Michael Erman NEW YORK (Reuters) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will not require companies to submit clinical trial data on COVID-19 vaccines modified to protect against the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants in order to authorize those shots, a ...

 2022-06-30 21:08 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Seizure of large quantities of drugs, repackaging plant in Capital...
 2022-06-30 21:06 

FX Empire

Turkey blocks access to Deutsche Welle, Voice of America for not getting licenses -official...

ANKARA (Reuters) Turkey's RTUK media watchdog has blocked access to U.S.-based Voice of America and German broadcaster Deutsche Welle for not applying for the licenses it requests, a member of the watchdog said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 21:06 

FX Empire

Proposed Tunisian constitution gives president far more power...

TUNIS (Reuters) Tunisia published a proposed new constitution on Thursday that will be put to a referendum next month, limiting the role of parliament and giving President Kais Saied far more power....

 2022-06-30 21:00 

Times of Israel

Yair Lapid takes over as Israel's 14th prime minister...

On his first day, new premier slated to sit down with Shin Bet chief, then hold a meeting on the issue of Hamas captives; in first, PM's office to be headed by womanOn his first day, new premier slated to sit down with Shin Bet chief, then hold a meet...

 2022-06-30 21:00 

Haaretz Daily

Yair Lapid is now Israel's caretaker prime minister, replacing coalition partner Bennett...

Lapid formally took the helm as Israel's 14th prime minister at midnight, as politicians and voters prepare for election on November 1 the country's fifth since April 2019...

 2022-06-30 20:58 

Arutz Sheva

With NY synagogue's help, 2 Jewish refugees to marry in Israel...

With the help of a NYC synagogue, two young Ukrainian Jewish refugees will soon marry in Israel....

 2022-06-30 20:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

With NY synagogue's help, 2 Jewish refugees to marry in Israel...

With the help of a NYC synagogue, two young Ukrainian Jewish refugees will soon marry in Israel....

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