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 2021-01-28 05:26 

Arutz Sheva

Luxembourg agrees to pay $$1.2m in Holocaust compensation...

In first, Luxembourg offers $1.2 million in symbolic compensation to noncitizen Holocaust victims....

 2021-01-28 05:26 

JPost.com

CENTCOM chief arriving in Israel for talks with Kochavi on Iran...

McKenzie's arrival he is scheduled to spend one day in Israel is the first high-level visit by a top American official since Joe Biden was sworn in as president last week....

 2021-01-28 05:26 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian FM, Armenian PM Meet in Yerevan - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues with Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan at a meeting in Yerevan....

 2021-01-28 05:21 

JPost.com

Syrian businessman Haswani denies links to Beirut blast chemicals...

The boss of Interstatus, Marina Psyllou, is listed in Savaro's registration documents as Savaro's owner and sole director, but has denied being the firm's true owner....

 2021-01-28 05:08 

Al Arabiya

Iran will 'demolish' Tel Aviv, Haifa if attacked by Israel, warns top IRGC commander...

Iran will "demolish" the cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if an Israeli attack happens, Iran's top military spokesperson warned on Wednesday.It came a day afte...

 2021-01-28 05:07 

JPost.com

Israel leads the world in time spent in coronavirus lockdowns...

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Israel has been in lockdown for 139 days, longer than any other country....

 2021-01-28 05:05 

JPost.com

Coronavirus: Numbers appear to trend downward as gov't prepares to meet...

Almost 1.5 million individuals have received both vaccines * Deaths continues to spike as toll reaches 4,609 * Israel borders completely seal...

 2021-01-28 05:04 

JPost.com

Israeli travelers trek Sudan in search of dialogue, Jewish past...

The Jewish community of Sudan once was a melting pot of Jews from all over the Middle East, bringing traders from around the region, including Iraq and Egypt....

 2021-01-28 05:04 

JPost.com

Israeli scientists say they've found 'Achilles' heel' of cancer cells...

Breakthrough study unveils vulnerability of malignant cells with high degree of chromosomal instability and could lead to new treatments....

 2021-01-28 04:59 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Biden freezes giant UAE jet package, Saudi arms for review...

US President Joe Biden's administration has temporarily frozen for review a massive package of F-35 jets to the United Arab Emirates and arms to Saudi Arabia, officials said Wednesday....

 2021-01-28 04:50 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: New Zealand confirms two new cases of COVID-19 variant...

New Zealand confirmed two new cases of the more virulent South African Covid-19 strain in the community Thursday, as investigators scrambled to determine h...

 2021-01-28 04:49 

Arutz Sheva

Montreal borough adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism...

A borough within the city of Montreal has joined the growing list of jurisdictions to formally adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's (IHRA) working definition of anti-Semitism. According to a statement by B"nai Brith Canada, the...

 2021-01-28 04:44 

JPost.com

Increase in COVID fines expected to be approved today...

The agreement to pass the law comes after days of clashes over its details and claims of spins and petty politics....

 2021-01-28 04:43 

JPost.com

Bahrain FM mourns victims of Holocaust in letter to Ashkenazi...

He wrote that the day "stands as a solemn memorial to the victims of the Holocaust and an enduring reminder of the need to uphold our universal commitment to rejecting all forms of antisemitism."...

 2021-01-28 04:42 

Al Jazeera

Indian farmers call off parliament march after deadly violence...

February 1 protest when government presents budget postponed following clashes that left one dead and hundreds injured....

 2021-01-28 04:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Montreal borough adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism...

Borough of Cte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grce makes IHRA definition the official guideline for determining what constitutes anti-Semitism....

 2021-01-28 04:41 

Times of Israel

Rise of anti-Semitism, other extremism has German Jews questioning their future...

The government supports the Jewish community, but unchecked hate and violent attacks from far-right and Muslim populations and a rapidly aging demographic have some eying the doorThe government supports the Jewish community, but unchecked hate and violent...

 2021-01-28 04:37 

FX Empire

4th Quarter GDP Figures and Weekly Jobless Claims Keeps the Greenback in Focus...

U.S economic data and market sentiment towards the economic outlook to provide direction. Expect COVID-19 news and chatter from Capitol Hill to also influence....

 2021-01-28 04:37 

i24 News

Blinken: Iran must return to full compliance before US returns to deal...
 2021-01-28 04:32 

JPost.com

Russia opens criminal case against ally of jailed Kremlin foe Navalny...
 2021-01-28 04:29 

Saudi Press Agency

Weather Forecast for Thursday...
 2021-01-28 04:26 

JPost.com

United States drops in global corruption index on election aftermath...

That put the United States behind Bhutan and Uruguay in 25th place, down from 23rd in 2019....

 2021-01-28 04:16 

JPost.com

Pakistan frees Islamist accused of killing US journalist Daniel Pearl...
 2021-01-28 04:15 

Arutz Sheva

Yamina launches election campaign...

Yamina unveils the slogan that will accompany its campaign: "Naftali Bennett - there is a different leadership."...

 2021-01-28 04:13 

JPost.com

WHO-led team in Wuhan probing COVID origins leaves quarantine hotel...
 2021-01-28 04:12 

JPost.com

Apple reveals security flaws in iOS that 'may have been actively exploited'...

Patch notes for the iOS 14.4 update announced that the vulnerabilities were found in both the previous versions of the iPhone and iPad operating systems....

 2021-01-28 04:11 

Times of Israel

Treasury reaches deal to fund privately owned hospitals amid virus crisis...

7 leading hospitals facing collapse without government support, will get $275 million in funding through to end of 2021, with committee to plan for next state budget7 leading hospitals facing collapse without government support, will get $275 million in f...

 2021-01-28 04:09 

JPost.com

English variant in 10% of French COVID-19 cases...
 2021-01-28 04:09 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Yamina launches election campaign...

Yamina unveils the slogan that will accompany its campaign: "Naftali Bennett - there is a different leadership."...

 2021-01-28 03:46 

FX Empire

European Equities: Futures Point to the Red with U.S Stats in Focus Later Today...

With economic data from the Eurozone on the lighter side. 4th quarter GDP and weekly jobless claims from the U.S will be in focus....

 2021-01-28 03:45 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Some US states to ease restrictions as severe infections decrease...

Severe COVID-19 infections are beginning to abate in many parts of the United States even as the death toll mounts, signaling an end to the pandemic's post...

 2021-01-28 03:44 

Arutz Sheva

Blinken: Iran must resume complying with the Iran deal...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday reiterated his stance that Iran must resume complying with the 2015 nuclear deal before Washington would do so. "President Biden has been very clear in saying that if Iran comes back into full comp...

 2021-01-28 03:39 

JPost.com

Haredim outraged after satirical show pokes fun at Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky...

The show largely focused on the government's failure to get parts of the haredi community to follow coronavirus regulations....

 2021-01-28 03:37 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Blinken: Iran must resume complying with the Iran deal...

Secretary of State reiterates stance that Iran must resume complying with 2015 nuclear deal before Washington does so....

 2021-01-28 03:30 

Arutz Sheva

Archterrorist Barghouti to run for PA leadership...

Hatem Abdel-Qader, a member of the Revolutionary Council of Fatah which is headed by Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas, confirmed on Wednesday that archterrorist Marwan Barghouti will run for the PA leadership in the upcoming elections...

 2021-01-28 03:24 

MehrNews.com

Briefing on Iran's daily developments...

TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (MNA) The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's developments in the last 24 hours....

 2021-01-28 03:23 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Archterrorist Barghouti to run for PA leadership...

Senior Fatah official confirms that terrorist prisoner Marwan Barghouti is determined to run in PA election and replace Abbas....

 2021-01-28 03:14 

Times of Israel

Extradited Israeli teacher appears in Australia court on sex charges...

Malka Leifer makes first appearance in Melbourne court after 6-year battle against extraction from Israel, lawyer requests special conditions to facilitate her religious observanceMalka Leifer makes first appearance in Melbourne court after 6-year battle ...

 2021-01-28 03:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

When Israel takes its first baby steps as a nation...

An important lesson in how to understand making a livelihood and trusting in Hashem....

 2021-01-28 03:08 

Arutz Sheva

When Israel takes its first baby steps as a nation...

An important lesson in how to understand making a livelihood and trusting in Hashem....

 2021-01-28 02:44 

Saudi Press Agency

S. Korea Reports 497 new COVID-19 Cases...
 2021-01-28 02:43 

Arutz Sheva

Gideon Sa'ar: Most Israelis do not want Netanyahu to stay...

New Hope chairman on the possibility of alliances: I do not disqualify anyone....

 2021-01-28 02:35 

Kuwait News Agency

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

KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah confirmed that the government's top priority is fighting corruption and protecting public money, saying that this digital transformation in governmental wor...

 2021-01-28 02:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Gideon Sa'ar: Most Israelis do not want Netanyahu to stay...

New Hope chairman on the possibility of alliances: I do not disqualify anyone....

 2021-01-28 02:32 

Al Jazeera

Chinese cities using anal swabs to screen COVID infections...

Study shows virus traces in faecal samples could be detectable for a longer time and provide more accurate test results....

 2021-01-28 02:30 

Times of Israel

Satirical portrayal of top rabbi sparks outrage, debate over freedom of speech...

Amid growing conflict with Haredi community over flouting of lockdown, opponents call 'Eretz Nehederet' skit of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky 'disrespectful and offensive'Amid growing conflict with Haredi community over flouting of lockdown, oppon...

 2021-01-28 02:30 

JPost.com

Secretary of State Blinken says US committed to Israel's security...
 2021-01-28 02:26 

Kuwait News Agency

US Federal Reserve leaves interest rates unchanged...

WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- The US Federal Reserve kept on Wednesday interest rates unchanged at zero to 0.25 percent. The Federal Reserve affirmed, "the COVID-19 pandemic is causing tremendous human and economic hardship across the United States and...

 2021-01-28 02:22 

Al Arabiya

UK PM Johnson heads to Scotland amid fears of break up of UK...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic underlined the benefits of being part of the United Kingdom as he prepares to vis...

 2021-01-28 02:16 

Arutz Sheva

Homeland Security warns of potential domestic terrorism...

The US Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday declared a nationwide terrorism alert due to the potential threat from domestic anti-government extremists opposed to Joe Biden as President. "Information suggests that some ideologically-motivat...

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