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 2022-08-05 15:55 

Arutz Sheva

Report: IDF waited for operational data on slain terrorist leader...

The IDF waited to receive intelligence reports on the senior Islamic Jihad operative assassinated today (Friday) in the Gaza Strip as part of Operation Breaking Dawn....

 2022-08-05 15:53 

Arutz Sheva

Arab MK: Assassinations will only lead to more suffering...

Joint List MK Aida Touma-Suleiman condemned IDF attacks on Gaza. "Assassinations and shelling will only lead to more suffering and destruction in Gaza and will not bring any security to the citizens of Israel. Lapid is trying to prove that he ...

 2022-08-05 15:51 

Arutz Sheva

Details emerge of Elon Musk's countersuit against Twitter...

Countersuit contains allegations around social media giant's business practices that Musk claims caused him to back out of $44 billion deal....

 2022-08-05 15:50 

Arutz Sheva

Cities in central Israel open bomb shelters...

Bomb shelters have been opened in the cities of Yavne and Kiryat Gat in central Israel following attacks on Islamic Jihad and Hamas sites in Gaza....

 2022-08-05 15:49 

JPost.com

Scientists Revive Cells in Dead Pigs' Organs - study...

Scientists conducted a study that revives cells in dead pigs' organs within an hour of their death....

 2022-08-05 15:49 

Arutz Sheva

Islamic Jihad: We will attack Israel's cities...

Head of the Islamic Jihad terror group warned that Israel can expect Tel Aviv and other major cities to see the brunt of rocket attacks from Gaza....

 2022-08-05 15:46 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Details emerge of Elon Musk's countersuit against Twitter...

Countersuit contains allegations around social media giant's business practices that Musk claims caused him to back out of $44 billion deal....

 2022-08-05 15:43 

JPost.com

China halts military, climate dialogue with US over Pelosi Taiwan trip...

Enraged when Pelosi became the highest-level US visitor in 25 years to the self-governed island that Beijing regards as its territory, China launched military drills near Taiwan....

 2022-08-05 15:41 

Arutz Sheva

Operation Breaking Dawn: Lapid: We will not allow terrorists to rule our lives...

PM Lapid said he would not allow terrorists to determine Israel's actions and reach every individual who tries to harm Israeli citizens....

 2022-08-05 15:34 

Al Arabiya

Musk sees inflation easing, citing Tesla's costs coming down...

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla and the world's richest person, said he sees signs the global economy is "past peak inflation."Speaking at the...

 2022-08-05 15:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Prime Minister Lapid: We will not allow terrorists dictate our lives...

PM Lapid said he would not allow terrorists to determine Israel's actions and reach every individual who tries to harm Israeli citizens....

 2022-08-05 15:28 

Times of Israel

Islamic Jihad says Israel has 'started a war against our people,' vows to hit back...

As Israel launches operation, terror group says it 'won't allow enemy's policy of undermining the resistance'; mourns 'great jihadist commander Tayseer Jabari' killed in strikeAs Israel launches operation, terror group says it '...

 2022-08-05 15:28 

Kuwait News Agency

FAO Food Price Index dropped steeply by 8.6 pct in July -- Report...

ROME, Aug 5 (KUNA) -- The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI), a measure of the monthly change in international prices of a basket of food commodities, registered a steep drop in July, averaging 140.9 points, down 13.3 points or 8.6 percent from June. This is the...

 2022-08-05 15:27 

Arutz Sheva

The anachronism of "Jewish Heritage"...

"Jewish heritage" seems to be the ancestral ties of those who otherwise have little or no connection to Jewish religion or values. Op-ed....

 2022-08-05 15:25 

Arutz Sheva

Operation Breaking Dawn: Smotrich to Lapid: 'You have our full support'...

Right-wing leaders voiced their unflinching support for the military operation in Gaza 'despite' political differences with Lapid....

 2022-08-05 15:22 

FX Empire

U.S. must rectify mistakes on Taiwan after Pelosi visit Chinese Embassy official...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The only way out of the crisis in U.S.-Chinese relations triggered by a visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is for the United States to immediately rectify its mistakes, a senior Chinese Embassy official in Washington said o...

 2022-08-05 15:22 

FX Empire

Africa to bear brunt of Ukraine crisis, 40 million people worldwide face food insecurity, says U.S...

DAKAR (Reuters) -The United States' ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Friday said Russia's invasion of Ukraine will cause 40 million people to become food insecure and that sub-Saharan Africa will be hardest hit....

 2022-08-05 15:22 

FX Empire

U.S. shale producer EOG to maintain low, single-digit oil output...

(Reuters) U.S. shale oil producer EOG Resources on Friday said it expects to deliver roughly 4% oil and gas volume growth this year, and hold a similar trajectory in 2023, as inflation and supply chain problems continue to snarl the oil industry....

 2022-08-05 15:22 

FX Empire

Blast hits Afghanistan's capital Kabul official...

KABUL (Reuters) An explosion in a Shi'ite residential area in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Friday killed at least two people and left three wounded, police said....

 2022-08-05 15:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The anachronism of "Jewish Heritage"...

"Jewish heritage" seems to be the ancestral ties of those who otherwise have little or no connection to Jewish religion or values. Op-ed....

 2022-08-05 15:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Opposition leaders to PM Lapid: 'You have our full support'...

Right-wing leaders voiced their unflinching support for the military operation in Gaza 'despite' political differences with Lapid....

 2022-08-05 15:18 

Arutz Sheva

Devarim: Right versus Might...

Israel's first Chief Rabbi's prescient words: There are nations addicted to brute force and aggression and It becomes part of their pshyche....

 2022-08-05 15:16 

Kuwait Times

Saudi exhibit offers immersive look at Prophet's Hijrah trek...

A Saudi museum is using filmed re-enactments and contemporary artwork to depict a key episode from Prophet Mohammed's life that led to the establishment of the Muslim community. The exhibition seeks to illustrate - and enliven - the 1,400-year-old sto...

 2022-08-05 15:15 

SANA

China suspends cooperation with US in various spheres over Pelosi's visit to Taiwan...

Beijing, SANA- China announced it was suspending cooperation with the United States in various fields, in response to Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi's visit to the Chinese island of Taiwan. "China suspended cooperation on ...

 2022-08-05 15:12 

JPost.com

Taiwan fires flares to warn drones flying over outlying islands...
 2022-08-05 15:07 

FX Empire

Unusually large U.S. jobs number stokes case for 'unusually large' rate hike...

(Reuters) The U.S. Federal Reserve faces renewed pressure to deliver another 75 basis point interest rate hike at its upcoming meeting in September as fresh data showed job gains unexpectedly accelerating and overall employment at a record high despite so...

 2022-08-05 15:07 

FX Empire

West Virginia man sentenced to 3 years in prison for threatening to kill Fauci...

By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) A federal judge sentenced a West Virginia man to three years in prison by for sending intimidating emails to Anthony Fauci, including threats to kill the United States' top infectious disease official over his handling...

 2022-08-05 15:07 

FX Empire

EU countries rubber-stamp emergency gas cuts, Poland and Hungary oppose...

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) European Union countries formally adopted the bloc's emergency plan to curb gas use on Friday, as they attempt to save fuel for a winter of uncertain Russian supplies, despite Poland and Hungary both opposing the fina...

 2022-08-05 15:07 

FX Empire

Canada to temporarily ban import of handguns...

OTTAWA (Reuters) Canada said on Friday it would temporarily ban the import of restricted handguns from Aug. 19 in a move intended to fast-track rules proposed in gun control legislation announced in May....

 2022-08-05 15:06 

FX Empire

Texas governor sends migrants to New York City as immigration standoff accelerates...

By Ted Hesson and Sofia Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, said on Friday he has started to send buses carrying migrants to New York City in an effort to push responsibility for border crossers to Democratic mayors and U.S....

 2022-08-05 15:06 

Al Jazeera

'Before Bucha in Ukraine, there was Abkhazia in Georgia'...

Thirty years after the war in Georgia's breakaway territory of Abkhazia, victims are still waiting for justice....

 2022-08-05 15:05 

Arutz Sheva

Report: Iron Dome air defense systems deployed in central Israel...

According to reports, Iron Dome air defense systems are being deployed in central Israel....

 2022-08-05 15:02 

FARS News Agency

Iran, Russia Discuss Removal of Sanctions in Vienna | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Chief Negotiator Ali Baqeri Kani and Russia's top negotiator in Vienna talks Mikhail Ulyanov in a meeting in the Austrian capital on Friday discussed the remov ....

 2022-08-05 15:00 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Hosseini infants ceremony in Imam Reza (PBUH) shrine...

TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) The footage shows the Hosseini Infancy Ceremony held at the holy shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH) on Friday morning....

 2022-08-05 14:59 

Arutz Sheva

IDF announces special home front instructions...

Special instructions on the Israeli home front within 80 km of the Gaza Strip have been posted on the National Emergency Portal. The directives are valid from Friday, August 5, 2022 at 16:45 until Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 20:00....

 2022-08-05 14:58 

Arutz Sheva

ADL tracks far left and far right US primary candidates...

Anti-Defamation League study finds 25 percent of right right candidates won primaries while far left anti-Israel candidates mostly lost....

 2022-08-05 14:57 

Al Arabiya

Maduro is using Queen Elizabeth's letters in fight over Venezuelan gold...

Venezuela's government has produced letters apparently signed by Queen Elizabeth II to bolster its claim to more than $1 billion of gold stored in the Bank...

 2022-08-05 14:52 

FX Empire

Ukraine says Russian shelling hit power line at nuclear power plant...

KYIV (Reuters) Ukraine's Energoatom state nuclear power company said a high-voltage power line at its Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant had been hit by Russian shelling on Friday, but that the plant still worked and no radioactive discharges had been d...

 2022-08-05 14:52 

FX Empire

UK's Sunak criticised for claiming he diverted funds from deprived areas...

By William James LONDON (Reuters) Rishi Sunak, trailing in the two-horse race to replace British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, faced criticism on Friday for saying he had previously instigated policy changes to divert funding away from deprived urban area...

 2022-08-05 14:51 

FARS News Agency

Number of New COVID Cases Drops in Iran | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Friday that 5,455 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding ....

 2022-08-05 14:51 

Gulf Daily News

Arson suspect arrested...
 2022-08-05 14:51 

Al Arabiya

Blast hits Afghanistan capital Kabul: Report...

An explosion in a Shia residential area in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Friday killed at least two people and left three wounded, police said."The...

 2022-08-05 14:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

ADL tracks far left and far right US primary candidates...

Anti-Defamation League study finds 25 percent of right right candidates won primaries while far left anti-Israel candidates mostly lost....

 2022-08-05 14:45 

JPost.com

Jury awards $45.2 million in punitive damages in Alex Jones trial...

Jones, who has been a prominent figure in American right-wing circles and a supporter of former President Donald Trump, had called the Sandy Hook massacre a hoax by the US government....

 2022-08-05 14:45 

Arutz Sheva

Reports: Senior Islamic Jihad officials killed in Gaza strikes...

Reports from Gaza allege that the IDF has assassinated a senior Islamic Jihad commander who was driving his car at the time of the attack. The terrorist is commander of the Islamic Jihad military forces in Gaza Tayseer al-Jabari. Five military positions o...

 2022-08-05 14:44 

FARS News Agency

IRGC Warns Tel Aviv Regime against Adventurism | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami strongly warned the Israeli regime that any wrong move will trigger the IRGC's rigid and ....

 2022-08-05 14:42 

DEBKAfile

Israel air strikes launched on Jihad's Gaza positions. Jerusalem, Tel Aviv within 80km radius for civilians to take shelter...

Israel on Friday, Aug. 5, struck hard at the end of three days of inaction against the Palestinian Islamic Jihad The post Israel air strikes launched on Jihad's Gaza positions. Jerusalem, Tel Aviv within 80km radius for civilians to take shelter appea...

 2022-08-05 14:42 

Arutz Sheva

IDF: Operation in Gaza named 'Breaking Dawn'...

The IDF Spokesperson has announced that the name of the operation against Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist targets is Operation "Breaking Dawn."...

 2022-08-05 14:39 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King congratulates Jamaica Governor General on Independence Day...
 2022-08-05 14:38 

FX Empire

Explainer: What are the snags in Germany's gas levy on consumers?...

By Markus Wacket and Vera Eckert FRANKFURT (Reuters) Germany's cabinet agreed late on Thursday to impose a gas price levy on consumers, aiming to help struggling importers including Uniper cope with soaring prices due to reduced Russian supply....

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