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 2022-07-30 13:00 

FARS News Agency

Pope Francis Calls Treatment of Indigenous in Canada Schools ‘Genocide’ | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Pope Francis said the treatment of the Indigenous people in Canada amounted to a "genocide", after a six-day trip in which he apologised to survivors of abuse at Cath ....

 2022-07-30 12:59 

Al Arabiya

Truss surges ahead in UK leadership race...

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss cemented her place as front-runner in the race to replace Prime Minister Boris Johnson, winning endorsement Saturday from an...

 2022-07-30 12:59 

FARS News Agency

White House: Biden Is Running in 2024 | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- President Joe Biden intends to run for reelection in 2024, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Friday. Biden is currently dealing with declining su ....

 2022-07-30 12:58 

FARS News Agency

Foreign Office Admits Multiple Errors in UK’s Exit from Afghanistan | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The UK Foreign Office admitted a catalogue of errors over its handling of Britain's exit from Afghanistan, but has shut the door on many Afghans who helped the UK pri ....

 2022-07-30 12:48 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Britain's trains disrupted in second widespread rail strike in a week...

Around 5,000 train drivers across almost a quarter of Britain's rail network went on strike on Saturday, as part of a campaign for higher pay after the country's inflation rate hit its highest in 40 years....

 2022-07-30 12:44 

Kuwait News Agency

Sadrist movement stages renewed protests near Baghdad's Green Zone...

BAGHDAD, July 30 (KUNA) -- Sadrist movement staged renewed demonstrations near Green Zone in Baghdad on Saturday amidst heightened security measures, barbed wires and cement barricades. Iraqi news agency reported that protestors flooded Tahrir Square and ...

 2022-07-30 12:40 

Kuwait Times

Istanbul Airport ranked first in Europe with 1,327 daily flights...

Istanbul: Istanbul Airport ranked first in Europe in terms of the average number of daily flights during the period of July 22-28, with 1,327 flights. According to a report issued by the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL)...

 2022-07-30 12:30 

Al Arabiya

India to ground MiG-21 fighter jets by 2025 after latest crash kills two: Report...

India will ground all its Soviet-era Russian fighter jets, the MiG-21, by 2025, following the death of two officers in a crash, the latest in a series of...

 2022-07-30 12:24 

Gulf Daily News

Teacher inspiring pupils to get fit...
 2022-07-30 12:19 

Al Arabiya

Two killed in Kabul cricket stadium grenade attack: Police...

Two people were killed in the grenade explosion that shook Kabul's main cricket stadium during a domestic league match on Friday, police said on Saturday,...

 2022-07-30 12:15 

Al Arabiya

Pope Francis says he'll slow down or retire: 'You can change a pope'...

Pope Francis acknowledged Saturday that he can no longer travel like he used to because of his strained knee ligaments, saying his weeklong Canadian...

 2022-07-30 12:12 

SANA

Head and members of Syrian-Venezuelan Parliamentary friendship committee appointed...

Caracas, SANA- Chairman and members of the Syrian-Venezuelan Parliamentary Friendship Committee were appointed during an official ceremony held at the Venezuelan National Assembly building. Acting Charge d'affaires of the Syrian Embassy in Venezuela W...

 2022-07-30 12:07 

FX Empire

G20 chair says Zambia's creditors commit to negotiate restructuring terms...

JAKARTA (Reuters) Zambia's creditors committed to negotiating a restructuring of the country's debts and expressed support for the "swift adoption" of a proposed $1.4 billion IMF program, G20 chair Indonesia said on Saturday....

 2022-07-30 12:01 

JPost.com

2 years after Beirut port explosion, Lebanese people still suffering...

Lebanon was already in an economic crisis which has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic and now the war in Ukraine has cut off the grain imports that the country relies on....

 2022-07-30 12:00 

MehrNews.com

Park renamed Salman Farsi to show Iran-Pakistan solidarity...

TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) The Sindh government in Pakistan renamed a park in Karachi after Iranian companion of Holy Prophet Muhammed Salman Farsi to show the solidarity between the two neighboring countries....

 2022-07-30 11:59 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Swedish Spy Arrested in Iran - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Intelligence Ministry said it has arrested a Swedish national on a charge of espionage....

 2022-07-30 11:52 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Holy Kaaba in Macca draped with new Kiswa...

TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) A specially selected team in Saudi Arabia on Saturday replaced the old Kiswa of the Holy Kaaba in Mecca with the new one. The new Kiswa consists of four distinct side panels and a door curtain....

 2022-07-30 11:52 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait's Amir condoles with UAE Pres. over floods victims...

Kuwait: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences Saturday to the President of UAE Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al-Nahyan over the victims of the floods that swept through some parts of the UAE. In the cable, H...

 2022-07-30 11:52 

FX Empire

Hungary narrows price-capped fuel scheme and raises windfall tax on MOL...

By Krisztina Than and Anita Komuves BUDAPEST (Reuters) -Hungary has narrowed the scope of eligibility for price-capped fuel and is raising a windfall tax on oil and gas group MOL in its latest batch of measures to tackle the cost of living crisis and pres...

 2022-07-30 11:45 

JPost.com

Oscar winner Richard Trank: Shimon Peres film 'embarrassment of riches'...

Trank's film "Never Stop Dreaming: The Life and Legacy of Shimon Peres" is currently streaming on Netflix...

 2022-07-30 11:42 

Oman Observer

Spain reports second monkeypox-linked death...

MADRID: Spain on Saturday reported its second monkeypox-related death, bringing to three the number of fatalities linked to the current outbreak outside of Africa.Spain and Brazil......

 2022-07-30 11:41 

Oman Observer

Ukraine says over 100 Russian soldiers killed in Kherson fighting...

ODESA/KYIV, Ukraine: The Ukrainian military said on Saturday it had killed scores of Russian soldiers and destroyed two ammunition dumps in fighting in the Kherson region, the focu......

 2022-07-30 11:40 

Oman Observer

Sri Lanka police arrest man for stealing president's flags...

COLOMBO: Police said on Saturday they arrested a Sri Lankan trade union leader who allegedly took two official flags from the deposed president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's palace and......

 2022-07-30 11:40 

i24 News

Pope calls indigenous child abuse at Canada church schools 'genocide'...
 2022-07-30 11:40 

Oman Observer

Australian PM outlines draft Indigenous recognition vote...

SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Saturday outlined a draft referendum question in a bid to change the constitution to set up a representative Indigenous body i......

 2022-07-30 11:39 

Oman Observer

Two killed in cricket stadium grenade attack...

Two people were killed in the grenade explosion that shook Kabul's main cricket stadium during a domestic league match on Friday, police said on Saturday, updating their previo......

 2022-07-30 11:38 

Oman Observer

N Korea reports no new fever cases...

North Korea reported no new fever cases on Saturday for the first time since its acknowledgement in mid-May of a Covid-19 outbreak in the isolated country, state-run media reported......

 2022-07-30 11:37 

Oman Observer

Pope calls Canada Indigenous abuse 'genocide', warns he must slow down...

ROME: Pope Francis said on Saturday the decades-long abuse of Indigenous schoolchildren across Canada amounted to "genocide", as he warned upon his return to Rome that he......

 2022-07-30 11:37 

Oman Observer

16 die in 'epic' Kentucky floods, including 6 children...

KENTUCKY, US: The death toll in eastern Kentucky rose to at least 16 on Friday as flooding unleashed by "epic" torrential rainfall swept through homes, washed out roads a......

 2022-07-30 11:37 

Bahrain News Agency

NY Gov. Hochul declares state emergency over monkeypox...
 2022-07-30 11:36 

Oman Observer

Britain's trains disrupted in 2nd strike in a week...

Around 5,000 train drivers across almost a quarter of Britain's rail network went on strike on Saturday, as part of a campaign for higher pay after the country's inflation......

 2022-07-30 11:36 

Oman Observer

800km of traffic jams in France due to holiday traffic...

Holiday traffic led to crowding across France on Saturday, especially on motorways heading towards the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic coast.Around noon (1000 GMT), cars were ba......

 2022-07-30 11:35 

Oman Observer

Woman, children freed in Brazil after 17-year kidnap ordeal...

RIO DE JANEIROA Brazilian woman and her two adult children, all suffering from dehydration and malnutrition, were freed by police following 17 years of captivity by her husband, au......

 2022-07-30 11:34 

Bahrain News Agency

In race for monkeypox vaccines, experts see repeat of COVID...
 2022-07-30 11:31 

Al Jazeera

Iran says Swedish national arrested on spying charges...

The arrest comes amid increasing tensions between Tehran and Stockholm....

 2022-07-30 11:30 

JPost.com

Ukraine's Zelensky announces mandatory evacuation of Donetsk region...

"The more people leave [the] Donetsk region now, the fewer people the Russian army will have time to kill," Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky said....

 2022-07-30 11:30 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait crude oil up to USD 112.25 pb - KPC...

KUWAIT, July 30 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti crude oil gained five cents during Friday's trading sessions to hit USD 112.25 per barrel (pb), compared with USD 112.20 pb the day before, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Saturday. Brent futures also rose by ...

 2022-07-30 11:27 

Gulf Daily News

Blaze put out in a residential building in Gudaibiya...
 2022-07-30 11:22 

FX Empire

Chinese nationalist commentator deletes Pelosi tweet after Twitter blocks account...

BEIJING (Reuters) A prominent Chinese commentator said on Saturday he deleted a tweet warning of military retaliation should U.S. fighter jets escort House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on any visit to Taiwan, after Twitter blocked his account....

 2022-07-30 11:16 

Times of Israel

Israel to evaluate F-35 fighters as US grounds its fleet over faulty ejector seats...

IDF says Air Force commander will make decision in coming days over fate of 5th generation stealth jets, but currently assesses risk as 'low'IDF says Air Force commander will make decision in coming days over fate of 5th generation stealth jets, b...

 2022-07-30 11:07 

FX Empire

Russia 'running out of steam' in Ukraine, UK spy chief says...

LONDON (Reuters) Russia is "running out of steam" in its assault on Ukraine, the chief of Britain's MI6 foreign intelligence agency, Richard Moore, said in a brief comment on social media on Saturday....

 2022-07-30 11:06 

Al Arabiya

Spain reports second monkeypox death...

Spain on Saturday reported its second monkeypox-related death, one day after announcing what is believed to be the first fatality linked to the current...

 2022-07-30 11:05 

Al Arabiya

Russia bans 32 New Zealand officials and journalists from entry...

Russia announced Saturday it was banning 32 New Zealand officials and journalists from entering its territory, in response to similar measures taken by...

 2022-07-30 11:00 

MehrNews.com

Russian embassy Condoles with Iran over flood crisis...

TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) In a statement on Saturday, the Russian envoy to Tehran offered his sincere condolence to the families of victims of recent floods in Iran....

 2022-07-30 10:57 

JPost.com

Ukraine's Zelensky announces mandatory evacuation from Donetsk region...
 2022-07-30 10:55 

MehrNews.com

Floods in Afghanistan kill at least 18, demolishes homes...

TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) Taliban officials announced that several people have died and dozens of houses have been destroyed after flash floods hit different parts of Afghanistan....

 2022-07-30 10:55 

MehrNews.com

Floods in Afghanistan kill at least 18, destroy people homes...

TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) Taliban officials announced that several people have died and dozens of houses have been destroyed after flash floods hit different parts of Afghanistan....

 2022-07-30 10:52 

FX Empire

British businesses turning away from China, industry group says...

LONDON (Reuters) British businesses are cutting ties with China due to concerns about political tensions, a shift that is likely to stoke inflationary pressures, the head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said in an interview published on Sat...

 2022-07-30 10:52 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Verdicts Implementation Directorate takes part in seminar...
 2022-07-30 10:50 

JPost.com

UNHRC President: Jewish Lobby remark is reasonably considered antisemitic...

Since Kothari's interview, a number of countries have spoken out against his remarks including the United States, the Czech Republic, Germany, Great Britain, France and Canada....

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