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 2021-09-21 19:05 

FARS News Agency

Yemeni Children Condemn International Silence TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of Yemeni children have staged a demonstration in front of the United Nations office in Yemen's capital Sana'a to celebrat...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of Yemeni children have staged a demonstration in front of the United Nations office in Yemen's capital Sana'a to celebrate the 7th anniversary of the 21st ....

 2021-09-21 19:03 

Arutz Sheva

Watch: Taliban claim Panjshir villagers given 'amnesty'...

Afghanistan's last resistance stronghold fell at the beginning of September but contradictory versions of the takeover continue to surface....

 2021-09-21 19:02 

Haaretz Daily

Israel Police ramp up penalizing sex workers' clients, issuing dozens of fines...

A source told Haaretz that about 30 fines were issued in south Tel Aviv over the past few weeks around the city's central bus station...

 2021-09-21 19:02 

SABA Net

Al-Eryani: the 21st of September is ill-omened day to Yemen...
 2021-09-21 19:01 

FARS News Agency

Thousands Evacuate Erupting Volcano in Spain's Canary Islands TEHRAN (FNA)- Lava flowing from the Canary Islands' first volcanic eruption in 50 years has forced the evacuation of 5,500 people ...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Lava flowing from the Canary Islands' first volcanic eruption in 50 years has forced the evacuation of 5,500 people and destroyed at least 100 houses. [PHOTOS]...

 2021-09-21 19:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Germany warns of lost U.S. trust as France wins EU support...

Germany joined France on Tuesday in berating the United States for negotiating a security pact in secret with Australia and Britain...

 2021-09-21 19:00 

MehrNews.com

Iranian, Vietnamese FMs review bilateral relations...

TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Vietnamese Bui Thanh Son met and held talks in New York on Tue. on the sidelines of 76th UN General Assembly (UNGA) meeting....

 2021-09-21 18:57 

FX Empire

Commodity Markets Set for High Volatility, Says Louis Dreyfus...

PARIS (Reuters) Commodity markets face a period of intense volatility as they grapple with the effects of the pandemic, uncertainty over macroeconomic policy and supply chain disruption, the chief executive of Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) said on Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 18:55 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Taliban claim residents of last stronghold given 'amnesty' despite reports of brutality...

Afghanistan's last resistance stronghold fell at the beginning of September but contradictory versions of the takeover continue to surface....

 2021-09-21 18:53 

Arutz Sheva

Police prepare for Priestly Blessing at Western Wall...

Hundreds of officers to be deployed to secure mass prayer event in Jerusalem on Sukkot,...

 2021-09-21 18:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Police prepare for Priestly Blessing at Western Wall...

Hundreds of officers to be deployed to secure mass prayer event in Jerusalem on Sukkot,...

 2021-09-21 18:52 

Arutz Sheva

31-year-old woman succumbs to Corona...

A 31-year-old woman from the city of Modi'in Ilit has passed away following a battle with COVID-19....

 2021-09-21 18:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon records 652 COVID-19 cases, six deaths in last 24 hours...

Lebanon registered 652 coronavirus cases and six deaths in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry reported Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 18:51 

Arutz Sheva

Unvaccinated government employees to forego layoff benefits?...

Channel 13 News reported that the Ministry of Finance announced a new initiative which would prevent employees fired for failure to get the third COVID vaccine from receiving layoff benefits for a period of three months after termination of employment....

 2021-09-21 18:50 

SANA

Ambassador Khaddour : Members at IAEA exploit item of Safeguards agreement in service of their political agendas...

Vienna, SANA- Syria's permanent representative to the UN office and other International Organizations in Vienna, Ambassador Hasan Khaddour, said that the item related to implementing the Safeguards Agreement in Syria represents one of the negative fac...

 2021-09-21 18:49 

Times of Israel

Revolutionary Guards chief: Iran has 'built power' to confront US...

Hossein Salami dismisses America as 'failed, fleeing and depressed,' in apparent reference to Afghanistan, calls Israel a 'small power'Hossein Salami dismisses America as 'failed, fleeing and depressed,' in apparent reference to Af...

 2021-09-21 18:48 

The Peninsula Qatar

Sheikha Hind completes her first Olympic distance triathlon...

CEO of Qatar Foundation HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al-Thani completed her first Olympic distance triathlon at the Hamburg Wasser 2021 World Triathlon Championship Series, which is world's biggest triathlon race....

 2021-09-21 18:45 

JPost.com

Breakthrough in battle against Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis - study...

The researchers were able to prevent bone loss in lab mice by blocking the cellular protein ELMO1, including in two different forms of rheumatoid arthritis....

 2021-09-21 18:44 

Al Jazeera

UNGA: Qatar's emir urges world to engage with the Taliban...

In speech to UN General Assembly, Sheikh Tamim addresses COVID-19 pandemic, cybersecurity and conflicts in the region....

 2021-09-21 18:44 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran oil minister appoints envoy for Iraqi affairs...

Iran's oil minister has appointed a special envoy for Iraqi affairs, a first for the Islamic republic which is seeking $5 billion in arrears from its neighbour for gas exports....

 2021-09-21 18:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Libya parliament withdraws confidence from unity government...

Libya's eastern-based parliament on Tuesday passed a no-confidence vote in the country's unity government, in a new blow to UN-backed peace efforts....

 2021-09-21 18:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: US expels thousands of Haitian migrants camping out on Mexican border...

US authorities have begun deporting thousands of migrants camped at the Mexico border....

 2021-09-21 18:41 

Al Jazeera

At UN, Biden urges 'global action on shared challenges'...

'Bombs and bullets cannot defend against COVID-19 or its future variants,' Biden tells General Assembly....

 2021-09-21 18:41 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait Amir's Representative, Qatar Amir discuss bilateral ties...

NEW YORK: Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah discussed bilateral ties with Qatar's Amir Sheikh Tamim Al-Thani on the sidelines of th...

 2021-09-21 18:39 

Kuwait News Agency

UN General Assembly opens with COVID pandemic in focus...

NEW YORK, Sept 21 (KUNA) -- World leaders, including His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, gathered in New York on Tuesday for the start of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, with the COVID-19 pandemic on top of ...

 2021-09-21 18:35 

Arutz Sheva

European court: Russia poisoned defected spy...

An international criminal court found that Moscow was behind the 2006 lethal poisoning of defected intelligence agent Alexander Litvinenko....

 2021-09-21 18:34 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait Foreign Minister visits UAE, Tunisia's UN missions...

NEW YORK: Kuwait's Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah on Monday visited Tunisia and UAE's permanent missions on the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly. The K...

 2021-09-21 18:31 

FX Empire

China Evergrande's rising default risks shift focus to possible Beijing rescue...

HONG KONG/NEW YORK (Reuters) -Default fears continued to stalk China Evergrande Group on Tuesday despite efforts by its chairman to lift confidence in the embattled firm, as markets looked for possible intervention by Beijing to stem any domino effects ac...

 2021-09-21 18:31 

FX Empire

China Evergrande's Rising Default Risks Shift Focus to Possible Beijing Rescue...

HONG KONG/NEW YORK (Reuters) Persistent default fears eclipsed efforts by China Evergrande Group's chairman to lift confidence in the embattled firm on Tuesday, as Beijing showed no signs it would intervene to stem any domino effects across the global...

 2021-09-21 18:30 

JPost.com

Haiti sees first African swine fever outbreak in 37 years...
 2021-09-21 18:30 

Al Arabiya

Iran, Hezbollah planning attacks on US to retaliate for Soleimani slaying: Officials...

Iran is planning ways to retaliate against the US for the slaying of Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani, and Lebanese Hezbollah is being closely watched...

 2021-09-21 18:29 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait restaurant sector suffers from manpower shortage...

KUWAIT: The restaurant and hotel sector is suffering from a severe shortage of specialized workers and delivery drivers, as the door to bringing in new labor from abroad remains shut for most of the services sectors. A government report revealed a drop in...

 2021-09-21 18:29 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Qatar banks' total assets increase 0.3% month-on-month to QR1.78tn in August: QNBFS...

Qatar banking sector total assets have increased 0.3% month-on-month (up 5.9% YTD) to QR1.78tn in August, QNB Financial Services said in its latest 'Monthly Banking Sector Update'....

 2021-09-21 18:29 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Amir meets Kuwaiti Prime Minister...

HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met this evening with representative of HH the Amir of the sisterly State of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah and his accompanying dele...

 2021-09-21 18:29 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

QSE suggests ESG integration across investment spectrum for higher returns...

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which is the first bourse in the region to launch sustainability platform three years ago, finds promising potential for high returns by integrating ESG or environmental, social and governance framework across the investmen...

 2021-09-21 18:29 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Foreign funds, local retail investors turn bullish amidst weak sentiments in QSE...

The Qatar Stock Exchange saw increased buying interests of local retail investors and foreign funds, even as it settled in the negative for the second straight session....

 2021-09-21 18:29 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

HMC calls for raising awareness of dangers of falls among elderly...

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has advocated public awareness about the risks of falling, especially for older people, and learning about simple steps available to minimize them, in support of the annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day....

 2021-09-21 18:29 

Arutz Sheva

Police volunteer killed in hit-and-run...

Police officer, volunteer hit by vehicle in Nahariya. Volunteer dies of his injuries,...

 2021-09-21 18:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Police volunteer killed in hit-and-run...

Police officer, volunteer hit by vehicle in Nahariya. Volunteer dies of his injuries,...

 2021-09-21 18:26 

Al Jazeera

Lebanon's inflation rate is worse than Zimbabwe's and Venezuela's...

Lebanon's annual inflation rate is the highest in the world, according to Bloomberg data....

 2021-09-21 18:25 

Kuwait Times

EU actively involved in efforts to advance peace in Middle East...

KUWAIT: The European Union's Ambassador to Kuwait and Qatar Cristian Tudor spoke in an interview with Kuwait Times on an array of topics highlighting the EU's role in promoting peace around the world, with a special focus on the Middle East. The f...

 2021-09-21 18:22 

Times of Israel

Police arrest 2 suspected Palestinian accomplices in Nahariya police deaths...

Roadblocks to capture the two cause major traffic congestion near Jerusalem; chief suspect in ramming of 2 policemen, an Israeli, says he never noticed hitting themRoadblocks to capture the two cause major traffic congestion near Jerusalem; chief suspect ...

 2021-09-21 18:22 

Kuwait Times

Ooredoo embraces young Kuwaiti talents...

KUWAIT: The pandemic has swept across the world in 2020 and continued for a year and a half, leaving havoc in its wake. More than any event in memory, the pandemic has been a global event. On every continent, households have felt its devastation joblessne...

 2021-09-21 18:21 

Al Jazeera

Why has 'Hotel Rwanda' hero been jailed?...

Paul Rusesabagina saved lives during the Rwandan genocide but has been sentenced to 25 years in jail for 'terrorism.'...

 2021-09-21 18:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Shock in Germany after cashier shot dead in mask row...

Germany reacted with shock and outrage on Tuesday after a 20-year-old petrol station worker was shot dead by a customer angry about being asked to put on a mask while buying beer....

 2021-09-21 18:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

European court: Russia poisoned defected spy...

An international criminal court found that Moscow was behind the 2006 lethal poisoning of defected intelligence agent Alexander Litvinenko....

 2021-09-21 18:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Covid-19 claims five deaths, infects 69 people in Saudi Arabia...

JEDDAH, Sept 21 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday registering five Coronavirus (COvid-19) deaths, while another 69 people were infected. The death toll due to the pandemic reached 8,672 people, while total infections climbed up to 546,681, the S...

 2021-09-21 18:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Qatar reports 143 COVID-19 infections...

DOHA, Sept 21 (KUNA) -- Qatar's Ministry of Health registered Tuesday 143 new COVID-19 infections, adding up the country's total cases to 235,769. In addition, 146 people healed as the overall count of recoveries has hit 233,600 since the COVID-19...

 2021-09-21 18:19 

The Peninsula Qatar

Australia women crush India for 25th consecutive ODI win...

Meg Lanning's ruthless Australia women's team registered their 25th consecutive victory in one-day internationals on Tuesday after crushing India by nine wickets in the series opener in Mackay....

 2021-09-21 18:17 

Kuwait Times

TEC unveils new strategy to boost tourism in Kuwait...

By Nawara Fattahova KUWAIT: The Touristic Enterprises Company (TEC) yesterday unveiled its latest strategy to usher in a "new golden age of tourism" in Kuwait. During a press conference held at the Kuwait Towers, redevelopment plans for 11 project...

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