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 2022-06-30 17:04 

Al Jazeera

Ukraine plans on summer counteroffensive to oust Russian forces...

Ukraine makes tactical retreats before a Russian onslaught in the east, saying it is biding time to take back its land....

 2022-06-30 17:02 

Kuwait Times

Despite laws, Kuwait domestic helpers still vulnerable to abuse...

By Saoud Al-Marzouq KUWAIT: Throughout the last 40 years, there have been many instances of domestic workers having their basic human rights violated in Kuwait. Few laws have been written and enforced by the Kuwaiti government throughout this period to pr...

 2022-06-30 17:02 

Al Jazeera

'Unfounded allegations': EU resumes funding of Palestinian NGOs...

The European Commission suspended funding for two Palestinian rights groups last year amid Israeli 'terror' claims....

 2022-06-30 17:00 

Kuwait Times

Interior Minister seeks to retire long-serving officials...

KUWAIT: The interior ministry's plans to launch strict campaigns to ensure security and arrest residency violators and intensify field action around the clock, in addition to not resorting to granting grace periods for violators to leave the country, ...

 2022-06-30 16:59 

i24 News

Germany considers buying missile defense system from Israel or US...
 2022-06-30 16:59 

Haaretz Daily

Sports for peace: Let Israelis and Palestinians compete in Mediterranean Games...

As athletes from the region gather to compete in Algeria, it's time to push, once again, for Israelis and Palestinians to be allowed to participate...

 2022-06-30 16:59 

Al Arabiya

Moscow summons UK envoy over Johnson's Putin remarks: Statement...

Russia on Thursday summoned Britain's ambassador to Moscow to protest at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "offensive" remarks about President Vladimir Putin,...

 2022-06-30 16:59 

Kuwait Times

European Parliament to discuss visa liberalization for Kuwait...

BRUSSELS: Preparatory work is underway in the European Parliament for the negotiations to start with the Council of Minister on lifting of Schengen visa for Kuwaiti citizens, European Parliament sources said Thursday. EU ambassadors Wednesday approved the...

 2022-06-30 16:58 

Arutz Sheva

Omer Barlev: Merav Michaeli has done well as Labor party leader...

Public Security Minister Omer Barlev spoke to Reshet Bet about his intention to run in the primaries for the Labor Party list. Bar-Lev said: "I will run in the Labor primaries like all the other candidates. I will not run for the party leadership. Mer...

 2022-06-30 16:56 

Kuwait Times

Nadal centre stage at Wimbledon as COVID forces third withdrawal...

LONDON: Rafael Nadal tops the bill at Wimbledon on Thursday after Roberto Bautista Agut became the third player to withdraw from the Championships following a positive coronavirus test. In early results on the fourth day of the tournament, women's fou...

 2022-06-30 16:55 

Arutz Sheva

IDF returns Reshon Lezion beach to the residents...

More than 30 kilometers from the coast of Israel care are controlled by the defense establishment. Rishon Lezion is six of its seven kilometers on the beach. The City Council is meeting tonight to approve a land deal with the Ministry of Defense, as p...

 2022-06-30 16:53 

Haaretz Daily

How generational trauma dictates our choices, according to a therapist...

Internationally renowned psychoanalyst Galit Atlas talks about the mystical ways in which the ghosts of traumas of earlier generations can crop up within us, and explains why cheating is a lot more than sex...

 2022-06-30 16:52 

Kuwait Times

With royal backing and Snoop Dogg rap, Malaysia minnows challenge best in Asia...

JOHOR BAHRU: A wealthy prince and some astute promotion involving US rapper Snoop Dogg have helped turn Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim from footballing minnows into one of Asia's top clubs. The club, commonly known as JDT, has its roots in the ...

 2022-06-30 16:51 

FX Empire

Fitch cuts view on global sovereign debt...

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) Credit rating agency Fitch downgraded its view on sovereign debt on Thursday on concerns about the rise in global borrowing costs and the potential for a flurry of new defaults....

 2022-06-30 16:51 

FX Empire

U.S. inflation data offer no quick relief to Fed, but hint at a peak...

By Howard Schneider and Ann Saphir WASHINGTON (Reuters) New U.S. data for May showed little immediate relief from the record pace of inflation pushing the Federal Reserve toward another oversized interest rate increase next month, but it did add to a deve...

 2022-06-30 16:51 

FX Empire

Exclusive: Europe ready for Baltics emergency switch-off from Russian grid...

By Andrius Sytas and Marek Strzelecki VILNIUS/WARSAW (Reuters) European grid operators are ready to implement immediately a long-term plan to bring the Baltic states, which rely on the Russian grid, into the European Union system in the event Moscow cuts ...

 2022-06-30 16:51 

FX Empire

Arrest warrant for Emmett Till's accuser found...

By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) The family of Emmett Till has unearthed a nearly 67-year-old arrest warrant for the white woman whose discredited accusations against the Black teenager led to his lynching, a brutal death that helped ignite the civil righ...

 2022-06-30 16:51 

Kuwait News Agency

OPEC+ agrees to boost output by 648,000 bpd for Aug....

VIENNA, June 30 (KUNA) -- OPEC and non-OPEC partners, a group sometimes referred to as OPEC+, have agreed to increse their production by 648,000 barrels per day (bpd) next August. The agreement came during the 30th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting he...

 2022-06-30 16:43 

Al Arabiya

Ten migrants found dead in Niger near Libya border...

Ten migrants have been found dead in the desert in northern Niger near the Libyan border, the Nigerien defense ministry said Thursday.A military patrol...

 2022-06-30 16:41 

i24 News

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases...
 2022-06-30 16:41 

FX Empire

Tesla's run of record deliveries may be reaching the end of the road...

By Hyunjoo Jin and Akash Sriram SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Tesla Inc is expected to end its nearly two-year-long run of record quarterly deliveries as a prolonged COVID-related shutdown in Shanghai hit its production and supply chain, highlighting the risks ...

 2022-06-30 16:39 

SANA

Madrid summit proved that NATO expects unconditional obedience from all states — Lavrov...

Minsk, SANA-The NATO summit in Madrid once again indicated that NATO member states expect unconditional obedience to their will from all states, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during a joint press conference with his Belarusian counterpart Vl...

 2022-06-30 16:36 

FX Empire

Nikola adjourns shareholder meeting, to reconvene on July 18...

(Reuters) Nikola Corp said on Thursday that it has adjourned a shareholder meeting for the second time and will reconvene on July 18....

 2022-06-30 16:34 

Al Arabiya

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to block Sweden, Finland NATO deal if expectations not met...

Just two days after agreeing to lift deal-breaking objections to Sweden and Finland's NATO accession, Turkey's leader threatened Thursday that Ankara could...

 2022-06-30 16:33 

Kuwait News Agency

Top Kuwait lawmaker: "World needs neutral third voice"...

MOSCOW, June 30 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti National Assembly (parliament) Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said on Thursday the world is in dire need of a principled neutral third voice that calls for applying law and justice amid lingering risks worldwide. Addressing th...

 2022-06-30 16:32 

Al Jazeera

Biden can end 'Remain in Mexico' policy, US Supreme Court rules...

Lower courts had blocked revoking the Trump-era programme that saw asylum seekers at southern border returned to Mexico....

 2022-06-30 16:32 

FX Empire

Polkadot's Founder Announces New Blockchain Governance Model...

Polkadot's Gov2 upgrade streamlines governance processes whilst promoting inclusion and decentralization...

 2022-06-30 16:31 

FX Empire

Shell pauses sale of Nigerian onshore oil assets...

LONDON (Reuters) Shell has suspended plans to sell its onshore oil assets in Nigeria until the outcome of an appeal to a Supreme Court ruling over a 2019 oil spill, it said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 16:29 

Al Arabiya

Germany looks to buy Israeli or US missile defense system...

Berlin is considering buying a missile defense system from Israel or the United States to defend against threats including Russian Iskander missiles in...

 2022-06-30 16:21 

FX Empire

Activist Cevian increases CRH stake to 4%...

DUBLIN (Reuters) Activist investor Cevian Capital said on Friday it had increased its stake in Ireland's CRH to 4%, with its managing partner saying he saw pent-up demand for the company's products overcoming near-term "cyclical uncertainty...

 2022-06-30 16:21 

Times of Israel

Health Ministry panel unanimously backs COVID vaccines for children over 6 months...

Recommendation now moves to ministry director for final decision; majority of panel members suggest recommending shot for high-risk children while allowing access for allRecommendation now moves to ministry director for final decision; majority of panel m...

 2022-06-30 16:21 

Arutz Sheva

Ben & Jerry's slams Unilever for ending anti-Israel boycott...

Ice cream maker condemns its own parent company for ending boycott of Israeli towns, calls area "occupied Palestinian territory"....

 2022-06-30 16:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ben & Jerry's slams Unilever for ending anti-Israel boycott...

Ice cream maker condemns its own parent company for ending boycott of Israeli towns, calls area "occupied Palestinian territory"....

 2022-06-30 16:14 

Arutz Sheva

Danon slams 'Muslim Brotherhood government'...

Former Israeli Ambassador to the UN says the outgoing 'Muslim Brotherhood government' sold all of its values and public funds just to cling onto power....

 2022-06-30 16:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

They Took My Baby Away": One Woman's Horrifying Hospital Experience...

Rivka Horowitz couldn't believe the day was finally here: The birth of her first child....

 2022-06-30 16:07 

Arutz Sheva

Eilat resident arrested after car chase...

A resident of Eilat was arrested after he tried to escape from the police via car - and threw bags containing about 3 kg of a substance suspected to be cannabis....

 2022-06-30 16:07 

Al Jazeera

Erdogan says Sweden, Finland must fulfil NATO agreement promises...

Turkish leader says deal is 'a diplomatic victory', but Sweden and Finland must first live up to their promises....

 2022-06-30 15:59 

SANA

Brazil, Syria to enhance parliamentary ties...

Damascus, SANA- Speaker of People's Assembly, Hammouda Sabbagh, stressed the importance of enhancing and developing parliamentary relations between Syria and Brazil. Sabbagh, who received Ambassador of Brazil to Syria, Fabio Vaz Pitaluga, hailed the l...

 2022-06-30 15:58 

Kuwait News Agency

7 killed, 45 missing as massive landslide hit Indian Manipur...

NEW DELHI, June 30 (KUNA) -- At least seven people were killed on Thursday and 45 others are still missing as a massive landslide hit northeastern Indian state of Manipur. The Asian News International quoted a local government official saying, seven bodie...

 2022-06-30 15:56 

Arutz Sheva

60-year-old man was killed when tractor overturns...

A 60-year-old man was killed when a tractor overturned in an open area in the Mateh Yehuda Regional Council. MDA paramedic Lior Shasha said: "When we arrived at the scene we saw the man trapped under a tractor that had overturned. He was unconscious a...

 2022-06-30 15:55 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's first religious prime minister wasn't what you were expecting...

Naftali Bennett was squeezed out of Israel's right by the Netanyahu cult and naked Jewish supremacism. But his party's decline says much more about Jewish identity in the Jewish state...

 2022-06-30 15:55 

Arutz Sheva

What is the biggest challenge for immigrant children?...

Well known expericneced school principals weigh in on children of English speaking immigrants to Israel....

 2022-06-30 15:54 

Haaretz Daily

Arab voters have nothing to look forward to in Israel's November election...
 2022-06-30 15:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

What is the biggest challenge for immigrant children?...

Well known expericneced school principals weigh in on children of English speaking immigrants to Israel....

 2022-06-30 15:53 

Times of Israel

NATO vows to guard 'every inch of territory' as Russia fumes...

'We live in a more dangerous world,' says Jens Stoltenberg, wrapping up summit in the shadow of the invasion of Ukraine'We live in a more dangerous world,' says Jens Stoltenberg, wrapping up summit in the shadow of the invasion of Ukraine...

 2022-06-30 15:53 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain All Share Index ends trading higher...
 2022-06-30 15:52 

Arutz Sheva

Knesset approves bill proscribing lengthy prison term for child abuse...

MK Ofir Katz's bill to impose harsher sentences for child abuse passed in its second and third reading and has become law....

 2022-06-30 15:51 

FX Empire

BT 'disappointed' after workers vote to strike...

LONDON (Reuters) Britain's BT Group said it was disappointed that its workers in the Communication Workers Union (CWU) voted for strike action on Thursday after it awarded frontline staff an average pay rise of 5%, and up to 8% for those on the lowest...

 2022-06-30 15:51 

FX Empire

Kentucky judge blocks state from enforcing abortion bans; Florida ruling expected...

By Nate Raymond and Joseph Ax (Reuters) A Kentucky judge on Thursday blocked the state from enforcing a ban on abortion enacted in 2019 that was triggered after the U.S. Supreme Court last week overturned the constitutional right to it nationwide....

 2022-06-30 15:51 

FX Empire

U.S. Supreme Court orders lower courts to reconsider gun law challenges...

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) -On the heels of last week's landmark ruling expanding individual gun rights, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday threw out several lower court rulings against gun restrictions including bans on assault-style rifles...

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