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 2021-09-19 22:57 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Putin's party set to retain parliament majority after election...

Russians voted yesterday in the final stretch of a three-day parliamentary election that the ruling party is expected to win emphatically after a crackdown that crushed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's movement and barred political opponents from the b...

 2021-09-19 22:57 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Iran museums reopen after year-long break...

Iran reopened museums in Tehran and other cities yesterday after a more than year-long closure because of the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2021-09-19 22:48 

Arutz Sheva

Jerusalem: Eight-year-old girl injured in fall from ladder...

An eight-year-old girl suffered moderate injuries on Sunday evening in a fall from a ladder which she climbed in a sukkah in the Batei Ungarin neighborhood of Jerusalem. She was evacuated by paramedics for treatment at Shaare Zedek Hospital....

 2021-09-19 22:35 

Times of Israel

COVID has sent Orthodox Jewish New Yorkers to the promised land: Florida...

From Miami all the way north to Boca Raton, South Florida's Orthodox Jewish communities have experienced a major pandemic-driven population boomFrom Miami all the way north to Boca Raton, South Florida's Orthodox Jewish communities have experience...

 2021-09-19 22:32 

FX Empire

A Quiet Economic Calendar Leaves the Dollar in the Spotlight...

It's a particularly quiet day ahead on the economic calendar. There are no material stats to shift market sentiment following Friday's moves across the majors....

 2021-09-19 22:13 

Arutz Sheva

Aerial view: This is how the two terrorists were captured...

This is what the arrest operation of the escaped terrorists looks like when viewed from the air....

 2021-09-19 22:11 

Haaretz Daily

Something is rotten in the Israeli left...
 2021-09-19 22:04 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Aerial view: This is how the two terrorists were captured...

This is what the arrest operation of the escaped terrorists looks like when viewed from the air....

 2021-09-19 22:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Common Sulfur Plant of Qatargas achieves historic processing milestone...

Common Sulfur Plant (CSP) operated by RLTO & Refining marked an important milestone in the plant's history in August 2021 as it managed to process over 10,000 tonnes of sulfur per day....

 2021-09-19 22:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Morocco Islamist party decries 'violations' at polls...

Morocco's moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD), which was thrashed at last week's elections, on Sunday denounced "violations and irregularities" at the polls....

 2021-09-19 21:44 

JPost.com

NYPD cop charged with vandalizing Jewish summer camp...

Matthew McGrath, 37, was arrested and charged with felony burglary and criminal mischief after he allegedly broke into and vandalized a Jewish summer camp....

 2021-09-19 21:44 

Arutz Sheva

France cancels defense meeting with Britain...

France on Sunday cancelled a meeting between Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly and her British counterpart planned for this week after Australia scrapped a submarine order with Paris in favor of a deal with Washington and London, Reuters reported. ...

 2021-09-19 21:40 

Times of Israel

Education Ministry: Half of teachers haven't received COVID booster shots...

Ministry source says no intention to relax regulations, unvaccinated school staff will be required to perform COVID tests twice a week in order to enter educational institutionsMinistry source says no intention to relax regulations, unvaccinated school st...

 2021-09-19 21:37 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Cabinet assured of wide Parliament support for policy statement...

Lebanon's new Cabinet is set to gain vast support from Parliament during a session Monday to debate the government's policy statement before a vote of confidence is held, giving a political boost to ministers to get down to work to tackle a series...

 2021-09-19 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Protesters call for Thai premier's ouster...

Hundreds of protesters drove through Bangkok's streets yesterday to mark the 15th anniversary of a military coup that ousted former premier Thaksin Shinawatra....

 2021-09-19 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Cairns faces 'long road to recovery' after spinal stroke...

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns said he faces a "long road to recovery" after a spinal stroke that left his legs paralysed following emergency heart surgery last month....

 2021-09-19 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Chelsea beat Spurs, De Gea and Lingard star for United...

Chelsea powered to the top of the Premier League with an impressive 3-0 win at Tottenham, while David de Gea saved a stoppage-time penalty to preserve Manchester United's 2-1 victory at West Ham after Jesse Lingard returned to haunt his old club yeste...

 2021-09-19 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Trudeau hammers rival over Covid stance...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, crisscrossing the country making a last pitch to voters before today's election, said yesterday only his Liberals could end the Covid-19 pandemic and accused his main rival of taking the wrong approach....

 2021-09-19 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Kohli to step down as RCB skipper after 2021 IPL season...

Virat Kohli will step down as captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) after the 2021 season, the player said yesterday....

 2021-09-19 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Qatar finish fifth at Asian Volleyball Championship...

Qatar ended their campaign at the 21st Asian Volleyball Championship in Japan with a creditable fifth place in Chiba, Japan....

 2021-09-19 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Gaikwad shines in CSK's victory...

Ruturaj Gaikwad starred with the bat as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Mumbai Indians (MI) on VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021's return in Dubai yesterday....

 2021-09-19 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

NZ players reach Dubai after 'credible threat' derailed Pakistan tour...

New Zealand was warned of a "specific, credible threat" against its team, the country's cricket board said yesterday, elaborating on the rationale for abruptly abandoning the tour of Pakistan as the squad reached Dubai....

 2021-09-19 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Pacquiao to run for Philippines president...

Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao yesterday declared he will run for president in 2022, ending months of speculation about whether the legendary fighter would seek the country's top job....

 2021-09-19 21:23 

Al Jazeera

Wider approval of COVID booster jabs expected, US officials say...

FDA advisory body this week recommended coronavirus booster shots for people over age 65 and those at high risk....

 2021-09-19 21:19 

The Peninsula Qatar

Former NZ all-rounder Cairns faces 'long road to recovery' after spinal stroke...

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns said he faces a...

 2021-09-19 21:17 

Bahrain News Agency

Boxing icon Pacquiao announces 2022 run for Philippine presidency...
 2021-09-19 21:14 

Bahrain News Agency

South Korean Ambassador tours Salman Industrial City...
 2021-09-19 21:13 

Al Arabiya

Fire at migrant camp on Greek island of Samos...

A major fire broke out Sunday evening at the Vathy migrant camp on the Greek island of Samos, AFP journalists on site reported.But as the fire still burned...

 2021-09-19 21:12 

JPost.com

Marjorie Taylor Greene says Ilhan Omar supports terror, married brother...

The accusation comes as the two congresswomen traded barbs and insults over Twitter....

 2021-09-19 21:09 

The Peninsula Qatar

Few more services added to Metrash2...

Ministry of Interior app Metrash2 has added few more services to its digital application....

 2021-09-19 21:07 

Kuwait News Agency

Amir's Rep. meets Siri Lankan Pres. at UNGA 76th session...

NEW YORK, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir's representative, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka on the sidelines of the 76th UN Gen...

 2021-09-19 21:05 

Al Arabiya

Germany's chancellor candidates clash in close race...

The three candidates bidding to succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor clashed over taxes and pocketbook issues in a third televised debate Sunday a...

 2021-09-19 21:03 

Haaretz Daily

Haaretz cartoon...

Haaretz cartoon...

 2021-09-19 21:01 

The Jordan Times

NCHR raises red flag over 'rising medical errors' in Jordan's hospitals...

AMMAN — The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) expressed concern about the increasing number of medical errors reportedly occurring in healthcare facilities in Jordan. "The main cause of medical errors is the lack of healthcare professional...

 2021-09-19 21:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

While most people put up sukkahs, police are taking them down...

Two sukkahs, at least one of which had engineering permits, dismantled by police in Jerusalem....

 2021-09-19 21:01 

Arutz Sheva

While most people put up sukkahs, police are taking them down...

Two sukkahs, at least one of which had engineering permits, dismantled by police in Jerusalem....

 2021-09-19 20:57 

The Jordan Times

Faraiah, Iraq's Ghanimi stress security ties, support for expatriates...

AMMAN — Interior Minister Mazen Faraiah on Sunday met with his Iraqi counterpart Othman Ghanimi and an accompanying delegation, in the presence of a number of ministry officials and senior public security officers, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, rep...

 2021-09-19 20:57 

The Jordan Times

Royal Committee to Modernise Political System endorses outcomes of sub-committees...

AMMAN —The Royal Committee to Modernise the Political System on Sunday completed its work by endorsing the draft law of elections and proposals for constitutional amendments related to the laws of elections and political parties, as well as the mech...

 2021-09-19 20:56 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

AOC 'at it again,' calling for arms embargo on Israel...

Why doesn't AOC condemn human rights abuses anywhere else in the world? asks Dov Hikind. "Because no Jews were involved."...

 2021-09-19 20:54 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Third Iranian tanker carrying fuel sails to Lebanon: TankerTrackers...

A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers....

 2021-09-19 20:53 

The Jordan Times

Biden asks for early talks with Macron amid submarine row...

PARIS — US President Joe Biden has requested early talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, France said on Sunday, in an apparent effort to mend fences after a row over a submarines contract sparked rare tensions between the allies. The announce...

 2021-09-19 20:52 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar fast-tracking legislation permitting search without warrant...

Legislation designed primarily to address crime in Arab sector....

 2021-09-19 20:52 

Arutz Sheva

Gideon Sa'ar fast-tracking legislation for warrant-less searches...

Legislation designed primarily to address crime in Arab sector....

 2021-09-19 20:51 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HH Deputy Prime Minister issues edict...
 2021-09-19 20:50 

The Jordan Times

Merkel party seeks to turn race around with TV debate...

BERLIN — With a week to go until election day, Germany's top parties face off in a televised debate on Sunday, with the race to succeed Angela Merkel in a dead heat. The frontrunner by a hair, Finance Minister and Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz of ...

 2021-09-19 20:50 

The Jordan Times

Iran says ready to sell Lebanon fuel if Beirut asks...

TEHRAN — Iran said on Sunday it is willing to sell fuel to Lebanon's government to help ease shortages, days after a first delivery of Iranian fuel arranged by Hizbollah entered the country. "If the Lebanese government wants to buy fuel from...

 2021-09-19 20:49 

The Jordan Times

Algeria buries ex-president Bouteflika in muted funeral...

ALGIERS — Algeria on Sunday buried Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the North African country's longest-serving president, at a cemetery for its independence heroes, but without the honours accorded to his predecessors. Bouteflika died on Friday aged 84, a...

 2021-09-19 20:48 

The Jordan Times

10 COVID deaths, 920 virus cases recorded on Sunday...

AMMAN — Ten COVID-19 deaths and 920 virus cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Sunday, increasing the caseload to 813,601, the government announced. The new fatalities took the Kingdom's coronavirus death toll to 10,616, according to a statemen...

 2021-09-19 20:47 

The Jordan Times

Israel recaptures last two Palestinian jailbreak fugitives...

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — All six Palestinians who escaped an Israeli high-security jail through a tunnel dug under a sink are back in custody, after the forces said on Sunday they had recaptured the last two. The inmates, who were being held for attacks...

 2021-09-19 20:45 

Haaretz Daily

COVID booster shot reduces viral load, limits transmission, Israeli study finds...

The study, which has yet to be peer-reviewed, analyzed samples from 11,000 people infected with the COVID delta variant in Israel and found booster shots reduced viral loads by a factor of four...

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