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 2021-01-16 17:22 

MehrNews.com

EU sanctions on Syrian FM reminds of Trump irrational face...

TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Aide for International Affairs said that sanctions imposed by European Union (EU) against Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad is reminiscent of irrational face of US President Trump....

 2021-01-16 17:22 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Minister of Transportation inaugurates customer experience workshop at new terminal...
 2021-01-16 17:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

'Synergy' exhibition honours Qatar's heritage...

Asma Derouiche smiles as she gestures at a 13-by-3-meter artwork hanging in front of her....

 2021-01-16 17:19 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King holds call with Bahraini bodybuilding champion...
 2021-01-16 17:17 

Arutz Sheva

Israel: 8,013 new COVID cases...

Israeli health authorities reported 8,013 new coronavirus cases detected out of a total of 95,581 individuals tested over the weekend. 1,082 patients remain in critical condition, with 247 on ventilators. 3,943 Israelis have died of the virus since th...

 2021-01-16 17:17 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The psychopathology of Liberalism...

When it comes to secular liberals and progressives, we must realize that we are facing religious zealots and rationality won't help. Op-ed....

 2021-01-16 17:15 

Arutz Sheva

Breaking down a false self-image...

To initiate the recognition of God, one must begin developing a more realistic view of the self. Pharaoh had to rethink.his self-image....

 2021-01-16 17:14 

Arutz Sheva

Lt. Col. Dr. Avi Harlev's family: 'Find the perpetrators'...

Family of late Lt. Col. Dr. Avi Harlev, shot dead in Lahav forest last week, demands security forces locate murderers....

 2021-01-16 17:14 

Times of Israel

10,620 new coronavirus infections, 44 more deaths in Israel over the weekend...

Virus czar says 'we're at peak morbidity,' doesn't believe hospitals at risk of being overwhelmed; Health Ministry reports 4 more cases of South African variantVirus czar says 'we're at peak morbidity,' doesn't believe hosp...

 2021-01-16 17:14 

JPost.com

Israel's interest is seeing an America that is politically stable...

When America is strong, Israel is strong....

 2021-01-16 17:13 

Al Jazeera

Biden nominates Iran nuclear deal negotiator to State Department...

Wendy Sherman, Joe Biden's nominee for deputy secretary of state, was key US negotiator of 2015 Iran nuclear accord....

 2021-01-16 17:11 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

USQBC welcomes Al-Ula agreement ending blockade on Qatar...

The US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) has welcomed the Al-Ula solidarity agreement signed on the sidelines of the 41st session of the Supreme Council of the Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) held in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia....

 2021-01-16 17:11 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

HMC resumes face-to-face outpatient appointments...

As the country continues its gradual lifting of restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced a return to face-to-face appointments for outpatient clinics....

 2021-01-16 17:11 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Nepal team claim first winter ascent of Pakistan's K2...

A team of Nepali climbers made history on Saturday after becoming the first to summit Pakistan's K2 in winter, on the same afternoon a Spanish mountaineer fell and died lower down the perilous peak...

 2021-01-16 17:11 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

HSBC experiencing 'a sense of optimism' for growth in Qatar: Mostafawi...

HSBC is experiencing a sense of optimism for growth in the country, says Abdul Hakeem Mostafawi, CEO in Qatar....

 2021-01-16 17:11 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Ethiopia denies its military aircraft crossed border into Sudan...

Ethiopia has denied a Sudanese allegation that an Ethiopian military aircraft crossed the border into Sudan....

 2021-01-16 17:11 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Met warns of poor visibility early morning Sunday...

Weather inshore tonight until 6am on Sunday will be relatively cold by night and misty to foggy at some places by early morning, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report, warning of poor visibility at places by early morning....

 2021-01-16 17:11 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Virtual seminar on traffic law on Sunday...

The Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Interior in association with Traffic Awareness Department under the General Directorate of Traffic of the Ministry of Interior will be organizing a virtual awareness seminar...

 2021-01-16 17:10 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Crown Prince receives phone call from French President Macron...

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received a phone call from French President Emmanuel Macron in which they discussed bilateral relations...

 2021-01-16 17:10 

Arutz Sheva

1,295 new COVID deaths in UK...

1,295 new Corona-related deaths have been recorded in the UK alongside 41,346 new infections....

 2021-01-16 17:09 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Breaking down a false self-image...

To initiate the recognition of God, one must begin developing a more realistic view of the self. Pharaoh had to rethink.his self-image....

 2021-01-16 17:08 

Saudi Press Agency

Major European powers rebuke Iran over uranium metal plans...
 2021-01-16 17:08 

Al Jazeera

Can the Milkmaid win Nigeria's first Oscar?...

At home, Desmond Ovbiagele's film has faced censorship, but in the US, it may well enjoy a positive reception....

 2021-01-16 17:08 

Kuwait News Agency

France, Germany, UK "deeply concerened" about Iran uranium enrichment plans...

PARIS, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- France, Germany and the UK said on Saturday they were "deeply concerened" about Iran's plans to step up its enrichment of uranium, saying the move had "grave military implications.""We, the governments of Fr...

 2021-01-16 17:05 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump's presidency not just a blip in US foreign policy...

President-elect Joe Biden's plan to scrap President Donald Trump's vision of "America First" in favor of "diplomacy first" will depend on whether he's able to regain the trust of allies and convince them that Trumpism is just a...

 2021-01-16 17:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Lt. Col. Dr. Avi Harlev's family: 'Find the perpetrators'...

Family of late Lt. Col. Dr. Avi Harlev, shot dead in Lahav forest last week, demands security forces locate murderers....

 2021-01-16 17:05 

Arutz Sheva

4 new cases of S. Africa mutation found in Israel...

Four more cases of the S. Africa-based coronavirus mutation have been discovered in Israel. According to GLZ Radio, the carriers are all individuals who have recently returned from trips to the UAE....

 2021-01-16 17:04 

Times of Israel

India kicks off 'world's largest' COVID-19 vaccination drive...

Authorities hope to administer shots to hundreds of millions, but questions over homemade vaccine are among hurdles the ambitious plan is facingAuthorities hope to administer shots to hundreds of millions, but questions over homemade vaccine are among hur...

 2021-01-16 17:04 

Arutz Sheva

8.6% test positive, 272 die since beginning of week...

Health Ministry says about 8,013 test positive yesterday with rate at 8.6%....

 2021-01-16 16:59 

Al Jazeera

Nepali team first to top K2, world's 2nd tallest peak, in winter...

The group of 10 Nepalis was the only successful team so far among dozens currently attempting to scale the mountain....

 2021-01-16 16:55 

Al Jazeera

Costa Rica's 'explosive' debt crisis: All you need to know...

Costa Rica desperately needs to enact fiscal reform, experts say, but government efforts may reignite mass protests....

 2021-01-16 16:54 

Arutz Sheva

Record number of infections in haredi sector over Shabbat...

Despite the vaccination campaign, a record number of 4,852 new verified in the haredi sector in Israel over Shabbat, compared to 3,500 cases last week. Jerusalem recorded the most new cases (1,637), Bnei Brak had 568, Modi'in Illit 340, Beit Shemesh 2...

 2021-01-16 16:52 

Haaretz Daily

Benjamin de Rothschild dies of heart attack at age 57...

De Rotschild was the chairman of Edmond de Rothschild Holding SA, and the grandson of famed Israel benefactor, Baron Edmond Rothschild...

 2021-01-16 16:51 

Kuwait News Agency

Palestinian COVID-19 cases up by 427, 13 deaths...

RAMALLAH, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- Palestinian health authorities said on Saturday daily confirmed coronavirus cases rose by 427. A further 13 virus-related deaths were also reported, according to a health ministry statement. (end)nq.sd...

 2021-01-16 16:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

8.6% test positive, 272 die since beginning of week...

Health Ministry says about 8,013 test positive yesterday with rate at 8.6%....

 2021-01-16 16:50 

Arutz Sheva

Gantz thanks US for moving overview of Israel to Central Command...

"Glad that following weeks of dialogue between our defense establishments, including with former defense secretary, Dr. Mark Esper, and Chairman of JCOS, Gen. Mark Milley, the Pentagon has moved military overview of Israel to Central Command, which in...

 2021-01-16 16:50 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

SCE Chief Executive receives S.Korean ambassador...
 2021-01-16 16:49 

JPost.com

US charges MIT professor with grant fraud over hidden Chinese ties...

The Justice Department is cracking down on Chinese influence within universities amid concerns about spying and intellectual property theft by the Chinese government....

 2021-01-16 16:48 

Kuwait News Agency

UAE lists further 3,432 COVID-19 cases, seven deaths...

KUWAIT, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- The UAE said its daily confirmed coronavirus cases rose by 3,432 to 249,808 on Saturday. Seven fatalities were recorded as the death toll increased to 740, state news agency, WAM, quoted health authorities as saying. Meanwhile, so...

 2021-01-16 16:47 

Arutz Sheva

Weekly Torah Study: Freedom of choice - how does it work?...

Choice is a gift from G-d that makes us who we are.....

 2021-01-16 16:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2 million by mid-2020...

A new UN report estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the number of international migrants by 2 million by the middle of 2020 because of border closings and a halt to travel worldwide - an estimated 27% decrease in expected growth....

 2021-01-16 16:47 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister condoles with the Amir of Kuwait...
 2021-01-16 16:46 

The Peninsula Qatar

Recruiting qualified teachers locally top priority: Official...

Director of Teachers Affairs Department at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Ahmad Juma Al Jesaimani, has said that the Ministry focused greatly to recruit qualified teachers locally....

 2021-01-16 16:46 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait lists 435 new COVID-19 cases...

KUWAIT, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- Kuwait listed 435 new coronavirus infections and no virus-related deaths on Saturday taking the total to 157,399 and 947 respectively, the health ministry said. The number of people hospitalised with the virus currently stands at ...

 2021-01-16 16:44 

Kuwait Times

Photo of the Day...

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 2021-01-16 16:43 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution...

The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden - an opponent of the federal death penalty....

 2021-01-16 16:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Freedom of choice - how does it work?...

Choice is a gift from G-d that makes us who we are.....

 2021-01-16 16:42 

Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Distributes over 35 tons of Food Baskets, in Marib Governorate, Yemen...
 2021-01-16 16:42 

Arutz Sheva

Lessons from Rabbi Shimshon Raphael Hirsh - and an 11 year old...

Gratitude with sensitivity to humans, gratitude even to the inanimate. Respect for oneself and respect for one's past....

 2021-01-16 16:41 

MehrNews.com

AEOI reacts to E3 statement over uranium metal...

TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said that it will submit the design information questionnaire of the metal uranium plant to the IAEA in the proper time....

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