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 2022-07-31 19:27 

Times of Israel

Lapid urges UN chief to disband 'tainted' Gaza probe over remarks deemed antisemitic...

In a letter, the prime minister denounces 'Jewish lobby' comments made by member of the UN Commission of Inquiry now investigating Israel's May 2021 fight with HamasIn a letter, the prime minister denounces 'Jewish lobby' comments made...

 2022-07-31 19:25 

Al Arabiya

Iraq's top Shia cleric urges more to join parliament takeover...

Iraq's top Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr called on his supporters, including tribal leaders and paramilitary forces, to join thousands of others who are now...

 2022-07-31 19:24 

Times of Israel

Government advances plan for joint industrial park with Jordan...

Cabinet hails the proposal for zone on both sides of border as a major step to strengthen long-tense ties between Jerusalem and AmmanCabinet hails the proposal for zone on both sides of border as a major step to strengthen long-tense ties between Jerusale...

 2022-07-31 19:23 

SANA

Mikdad congratulates Szijjarto on his reappointment as Hungary's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade...

Damascus, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Fayssal Mikdad, congratulated Mr. Peter Szijjarto on his reappointment as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Hungary, wishing him success in his duties and the Hungarian people further progress a...

 2022-07-31 19:11 

Al Arabiya

Guterres, 'outraged' by UN shooting in Congo, demands accountability...

UN chief Antonio Guterres said Sunday he was "outraged" by a deadly incident involving UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo on the Uganda...

 2022-07-31 19:07 

FX Empire

Sri Lanka President says it's not right time for Rajapaksa to return after fleeing country WSJ...

(Reuters) Sri Lanka's new president Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Sunday it was not the right time for former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa to return to the country as it could inflame political tensions, the Wall Street Journal reported....

 2022-07-31 19:07 

FX Empire

Soccer-England clinch Women's Euro with 2-1 extra time win over Germany...

By Christian Radnedge LONDON (Reuters) -An extra time strike from forward Chloe Kelly gave England a 2-1 win over Germany in the Women's European Championship final on Sunday to claim their first ever major title in front of a record crowd on home soi...

 2022-07-31 19:06 

Al Jazeera

Will Iraq slide into civil strife?...

Supporters of Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr are again occupying parliament....

 2022-07-31 19:05 

Al Jazeera

Part of damaged Beirut port silos collapses after weeks-long fire...

The collapse has revived trauma and anger just ahead of the two-year anniversary of the port explosion....

 2022-07-31 19:01 

FARS News Agency

US: Death Toll in Kentucky Floods Rises...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The death toll in eastern Kentucky rose as flooding unleashed by "epic" torrential rainfall swept through homes, washed out roads and pushed rivers over their banks. ....

 2022-07-31 19:00 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait Times Monday, August 1, 2022...

Daily E- Paper Kuwait Times Click above icon to download full news paper The post Kuwait Times Monday, August 1, 2022 appeared first on Kuwait Times ....

 2022-07-31 18:59 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Temporary closure Hanzala Bin Aamer Intersection on Friday...

Ashghal has announced a temporary closure of Hanzala Bin Aamer Intersection at Wholesale Market Street on August 5 from 1am to 10am while keeping the right turns open....

 2022-07-31 18:59 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar participates in forum on Algerian women's struggle...

Qatar participated in an international forum that highlights the struggle of Algerian women as an example of the Arab women in liberating their homelands, which was held as part of the activities commemorating the 60th double anniversary of the Independen...

 2022-07-31 18:59 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Gas crisis now tops Europe stock traders' long list of risks...

Just when it seemed the raft of economic challenges that have haunted investors this year had been priced in by financial markets, a spiralling energy crisis in Europe is threatening to provide a fresh jolt to equity traders' playbooks....

 2022-07-31 18:59 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Poster abstracts invited for national sepsis symposium...

The Qatar National Sepsis Symposium is inviting poster abstract submissions from healthcare professionals across Qatar as part of the effort to engage more clinicians in this programme...

 2022-07-31 18:59 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoPH, partners to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), in co-operation with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and Sidra Medicine, will celebrate World Breastfeeding Week from August 1-7, under the slogan 'Step up for Breastfeeding...

 2022-07-31 18:59 

MehrNews.com

Iran to hold 2nd IEFF on sustainable economy...

TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) The second International Earth Film Festival is set to take place in Iran with the theme of a sustainable economy in the upcoming October....

 2022-07-31 18:58 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Russia's Gazprom sets out challenges for resuming normal Nord Stream flow...

Gazprom PJSC once again blamed Siemens Energy AG for the fact that turbines aren't operating as they should on the Nord Stream gas pipeline to Europe....

 2022-07-31 18:57 

Kuwait Times

England women beat Germany to win Euro 2022...

Wembley: England won a major women's tournament for the first time as Chloe Kelly's extra-time goal secured a 2-1 victory over Germany at a sold out Wembley on Sunday. In front of a record crowd of 87,192 for any match in the history of the Europe...

 2022-07-31 18:47 

SANA

Syria calls on the Human Rights Commission to pressure the Israeli occupation to stop the settlement turbine scheme in occupied Golan...

Geneva, SANA-Syria affirmed that the Israeli occupation authorities' escalation of the pace of work in the scheme to build wind turbines in the occupied Syrian Golan, through the increase in the number of these turbines and the expansion of land seize...

 2022-07-31 18:43 

Arutz Sheva

Forklift driver injured in Kiryat Ata...

A container forklift driver was moderately injured in a work accident in the industrial area of Kiryat Ata. An MDA team treated him and evacuated him to Rambam Hospital in Haifa....

 2022-07-31 18:39 

Times of Israel

Likud's judicial reform plan seeks to end 'rule by judges' and manacle the AG...

Faction chair Yariv Levin, close to Netanyahu and considered the Likud's legal reform champion, wants politicians to choose judges and the nation's top jurist to just offer adviceFaction chair Yariv Levin, close to Netanyahu and considered the Lik...

 2022-07-31 18:39 

Arutz Sheva

Basketball great Bill Russel passes away...

NBA legend Bill Russel has passed away at the age of 88....

 2022-07-31 18:38 

JPost.com

Zionist Spirit Faction's creation may bring Netanyahu closer to goal, expert says...

Shaked-Hendel joint run enters a crowded field of parties competing for right-wing votes....

 2022-07-31 18:36 

Arutz Sheva

PM Lapid to UN Sec-Gen: 'Disband UN Commission of Inquiry on Israel'...

"Slurs about a 'Jewish lobby' are reminiscent of the darkest days of our history," says Israeli PM....

 2022-07-31 18:36 

Kuwait Times

Urgent decree unlikely to pass expat residency law...

KUWAIT: It is unlikely that the residency law to regulate the expatriate population in the country would be approved by a decree of emergency nature. It is primarily out of fear that the decree may be struck down by the constitution which has made it lega...

 2022-07-31 18:36 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

PM Lapid to UN Sec-Gen: 'Disband UN Commission of Inquiry on Israel'...

"Slurs about a 'Jewish lobby' are reminiscent of the darkest days of our history," says Israeli PM....

 2022-07-31 18:34 

Kuwait Times

The Manhattanhenge effect...

By Ali Al-Hamadani For four days a year, the sunset in New York aligns directly with the city's grid. This event creates what is called the Manhattanhenge effect. The American Museum of Natural History announces the dates and locations every year wher...

 2022-07-31 18:34 

Kuwait News Agency

Palestinians slam Israeli plan to deduct USD 173 mln in tax revenue...

RAMALLAH, July 31 (KUNA) -- The Palestinians on Sunday deplored an Israeli decision to deduct up to USD 173 million in tax revenue collected on their behalf by Israel, saying the move is tantamount to a robbery of Palestinian funds. President Mahmoud Abba...

 2022-07-31 18:30 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait's law still allows beating a child if the motive is to discipline...

By Saoud Al-Marzouq KUWAIT: At age 11, Abdullah felt ashamed of himself when his father slapped him across the face multiple times for breaking a vase. This experience in Abdullah's formative life is not abnormal for Kuwaiti youths, nor was Abdullah i...

 2022-07-31 18:28 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait job industry needs to incorporate more teens...

By Nada Al-Oqaili KUWAIT: During a time of technological innovation, creativity is crucial for any workspace to get ahead in the game. 'Teens are the most creative age group' and incorporating them is the most scientifically proven way to get ahea...

 2022-07-31 18:28 

MehrNews.com

Beirut grain silo falls in partial collapse (+VIDEO)...

TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) A part of the grain silos damaged in the 2020 Beirut Port explosion collapsed on Sunday, just days before the anniversary of the massive Beirut blast....

 2022-07-31 18:27 

Kuwait Times

Three dead in traffic accidents around Kuwait...

KUWAIT: Two people died in an accident reported on Third Ring Road on Sunday. Firemen and paramedics rushed to the scene in response to an emergency call reporting that an SUV caught fire after being involved in the accident. The victim, a man and a woman...

 2022-07-31 18:23 

SABA Net

Appointing Mabkhoot bin Madhi Governor to Hadhramaut...
 2022-07-31 18:21 

JPost.com

Delegation to meet Russia's Justice Ministry to ensure Jewish Agency not foreign agent...

Moscow's Basmanny Court began considering a lawsuit on Thursday filed by the Russian Justice Ministry on the liquidation of the Jewish Agency office in Russia....

 2022-07-31 18:19 

Haaretz Daily

Son of legendary Israeli leader fought Netanyahu over four decades, until he couldn't...

This is the fourth time the lawmaker and son of former prime minister Menachem Begin retires from Israeli politics after spending most of his career going head-to-head with Netanyahu over his father's legacy...

 2022-07-31 18:16 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait's real estate market liquidity drops marginally...

KUWAIT: The latest data released by the Ministry of Justice -Real Estate Registration and Authentication Department- indicate a slight decline in real estate market liquidity during June 2022 versus May 2022 (excluding the artisanal activity and the coast...

 2022-07-31 18:16 

Times of Israel

In first, president appoints female officer as military secretary...

40-year-old Brig. Gen. Naama Rosen, who has served in series of intelligence roles during 22 years of service, hailed by Herzog for 'making history'40-year-old Brig. Gen. Naama Rosen, who has served in series of intelligence roles during 22 years ...

 2022-07-31 18:15 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait maintains clear stance on Zionist entity's boycott...

CARIO: Kuwait remains committed to its clear stance on an economic boycott against the Zionist entity, a customs official said on Sunday, underlining a total ban on any product with even the remotest links to the Zionist entity. Any retailer found to be c...

 2022-07-31 18:13 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait Heart Foundation marks decades of heart diseases awareness...

KUWAIT: As a non-profit organization, Kuwait Heart Foundation (KHF) continued for 40 years to spread awareness on heart diseases, focusing its campaigns on promoting treatments and preventative measures for such serious ailment. Established on August 1, 1...

 2022-07-31 18:12 

SABA Net

President al-Alimi discusses with US Secretary of State latest developments...
 2022-07-31 18:12 

MehrNews.com

Cmte. to be formed to avoid border conflict with Afghanistan...

TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) Following border conflict erupted between Iranian border guards and Afghan Taliban, Special Envoy of Iranian President for Afghanistan said that a joint committee will be formed to prevent border conflict with this country....

 2022-07-31 18:09 

SANA

A central celebration by the Russian forces in Tartous on the occasion of Russia's Navy Day...

Tartous, SANA- On the occasion of Russia's Navy Day , the command of the Russian forces operating in Syria held an official celebration in Tartous city. The ceremony was attended from the Syrian side by Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed ...

 2022-07-31 18:07 

FX Empire

Wildfire burns 250 hectares of pine, injures firefighters in France...

PARIS (Reuters) A wildfire in southern France on Sunday burned 250 hectares (620 acres) of pine forest and four firefighters were injured fighting the blaze, authorities said....

 2022-07-31 18:06 

Kuwait Times

Sadr followers continue sit-in at parliament...

BAGHDAD: Hundreds of followers of powerful Iraqi preacher Moqtada Sadr camped at the country's parliament Sunday for a second day, protesting against corruption and political mismanagement. Despite tear gas, water cannon and baking temperatures that t...

 2022-07-31 18:02 

FX Empire

Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dead at 88...

(Reuters) Bill Russell, who won 11 National Basketball Association championships during his Hall of Fame career spent with the Boston Celtics, died on Sunday. He was 88....

 2022-07-31 18:00 

MehrNews.com

Iran's sports min. to attend opening ceremony of ISG...

TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) Iranian Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Hamid Sajjadi will attend the opening ceremony of Islamic Solidarity Games....

 2022-07-31 17:58 

Arutz Sheva

Israeli official denies Hamas claims about POWs...

A senior security official commented on Hamas' announcement regarding the fate of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul. "Hamas' statement is a false manipulation that stems from frustration and a desire to influence the negotiations before the elec...

 2022-07-31 17:57 

JPost.com

President Biden met with kids at Israel Children's Cancer Support Center...

The meeting that Biden had with the organization was among the last meetings the US president had before continuing his Middle East trip....

 2022-07-31 17:50 

JPost.com

Wolt Market opens new branch in Petah Tikva...

The new location offers some 3,000 products, including fresh fruits and vegetables, meat and poultry, alcohol, bread and pastries, diapers and baby food products and hygiene and cleaning products....

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