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 2022-06-27 18:26 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Qatar shares edge higher on foreign, Gulf funds' buying interests...

The Qatar Stock Exchange Monday rose 0.25% on the back of strong buying in the telecom, transport, industrials and consumer goods counters....

 2022-06-27 18:23 

Times of Israel

Police find intel officer who died mysteriously wasn't killed by 'a deliberate act'...

Review of military's internal probe says IDF conducted all 'necessary' investigative actions, but other examinations should be heldReview of military's internal probe says IDF conducted all 'necessary' investigative actions, but ot...

 2022-06-27 18:22 

FX Empire

Judge orders new trial in Tesla worker's race bias lawsuit...

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) A federal judge in California on Monday ordered a new trial on the damages Tesla Inc owes to a Black former factory worker who accused the company of race discrimination, after he turned down a $15 million award....

 2022-06-27 18:22 

FX Empire

Mining firms poised to lead capital raisings in Canada, TSX CEO says...

By Divya Rajagopal TORONTO (Reuters) Mining companies seeking to accelerate exploration of scarce critical minerals are set to lead capital raisings in Canada this year, the chief executive officer of the Toronto Stock Exchange said on Monday, as sectors ...

 2022-06-27 18:19 

FX Empire

UK public inflation expectations fall to lowest since January -Citi/YouGov...

LONDON (Reuters) The British public's expectations for inflation in future years receded this month to the lowest level since January, a survey showed on Monday in good news for Bank of England officials who fear price pressures are becoming embedded....

 2022-06-27 18:10 

SABA Net

PM: Talks with WB, IFC came out with significant understandings...
 2022-06-27 18:10 

FX Empire

New York judge rules law allowing non-citizens to vote is unconstitutional...

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) A New York state judge struck down a new law on Monday that gave hundreds of thousands of non-citizen residents of New York City the right to vote in municipal elections....

 2022-06-27 18:09 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait govt seeks 'permanent' program unaffected by reshuffles...

KUWAIT: A specialized government team has prepared a new permanent approach for the new government following the National Assembly elections, expected to take place before the end of the year, following an announcement by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawa...

 2022-06-27 18:09 

Arutz Sheva

Bennett to Yamina activists: We need broad unity...

The prime minister and members of his faction met Yamina activists with Bennett telling them he will deal with the Iranian threat....

 2022-06-27 18:07 

FX Empire

Delhi police arrest Muslim journalist over Twitter post...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) Delhi police on Monday arrested the Muslim co-founder of a fact-checking website, accusing him of insulting religious beliefs on Twitter, a network of digital media organisations said, condemning it as an attempt to harass him for his ...

 2022-06-27 18:06 

Kuwait Times

GCC supports UN efforts to restore peace in Yemen...

RIYADH: Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Dr Nayef Al-Hajraf affirmed on Monday Gulf States support to United Nations' efforts aiming to boost peace safety and security in Yemen. The secretariat added in statement this came during Dr H...

 2022-06-27 18:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Al-Kuwait SC defeats Iranian team at Hyderabad's Asian Handball Championship...

NEW DELHI, June 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Al-Kuwait SC defeated Iran's Mes Kerman (30-17) in the third match of Group B in the 24th Asian Men's Club League Handball Championship held in Indian city of Hyderabad. In another match today, Al-Najma cl...

 2022-06-27 18:02 

Al Jazeera

Ten killed in Russian missile strike on Ukrainian shopping centre...

Many more feared dead or wounded after Russian missile attack on crowded shopping mall in Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk....

 2022-06-27 18:02 

SABA Net

Health minister launches third campaign of anti-polio vaccination...
 2022-06-27 18:01 

Kuwait Times

Wheel of time is the strongest...

By Dr Khalid Al-Saleh The journey between strength and weakness is similar to the human being's life cycle. It starts by relying on others, then comes the strength stage, followed by weakness, then life is over, to be reborn somewhere else. Nations ha...

 2022-06-27 18:00 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Aggression forces committed 118 violations of armistice within 24 hours...
 2022-06-27 18:00 

MehrNews.com

Kids from Kordestan Prov. chant 'Hello, Commander'...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Children from Kordestan Province of Iran have chanted the hit anthem named "Hello, Commander"....

 2022-06-27 17:59 

Times of Israel

Dozens feared killed as Russia accused of striking Ukrainian shopping mall...

Zelensky rails at Moscow for attacking civilian site with 'no strategic value' as part of its ongoing assault in eastern UkraineZelensky rails at Moscow for attacking civilian site with 'no strategic value' as part of its ongoing assault i...

 2022-06-27 17:59 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait embassy in UK welcomes dropped visa requirements for citizens...

KUWAIT, June 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's embassy in Britain welcomed on Monday a new travel scheme that would exempt Kuwaitis and other Gulf Arab nationals from visa requirements, saying the measure will save both time and effort. Under the new rules, Kuwai...

 2022-06-27 17:52 

Arutz Sheva

Hamas: Medical condition of captive Israeli deteriorates...

Terror organization does not reveal name of Israeli whose health has worsened....

 2022-06-27 17:52 

Al Arabiya

Father of Moroccan facing death penalty in Ukraine appeals to Putin...

The father of a Moroccan facing a death sentence in a Russian-backed breakaway region of Ukraine on Monday urged Russia's President Vladimir Putin to...

 2022-06-27 17:47 

Times of Israel

Decisive Knesset dispersal vote expected Wednesday, following strategic delays...

Opposition stalls bill's progress in order to negotiate election date, with some claiming to buy time for an alternative coalitionOpposition stalls bill's progress in order to negotiate election date, with some claiming to buy time for an alternat...

 2022-06-27 17:44 

Kuwait News Agency

WH: Biden, China's Xi to "engage" in next few weeks...

WASHINGTON, June 27 (KUNA) -- US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Monday that US President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are expected "to engage over the course of the next few weeks.""We do expect that the President a...

 2022-06-27 17:42 

Al Arabiya

Iran says 'understands' Turkey's need for Syria campaign...

Iran's foreign minister signaled on Monday that Tehran would not oppose a new proposed Turkish military operation targeting outlawed Kurdish militants in...

 2022-06-27 17:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hamas: Medical condition of captive Israeli deteriorates...

Terror organization does not reveal name of Israeli whose health has worsened....

 2022-06-27 17:39 

Haaretz Daily

Murdered Palestinian's family: We were arrested for claiming IDF was present during attack...

'They tried to tell us they weren't there when it happened,' the uncle of the deceased said of his interrogation with Israeli forces Meanwhile, the Israeli man suspected of the murder claims he was 'dragged along the floor' and prevent...

 2022-06-27 17:37 

FX Empire

Guatemalan president arrives in U.S. for visit after snubbing summit...

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei landed in the United States for a two-day working tour on Monday, a presidential spokesperson confirmed, as bilateral ties remained strained after he opted out of the Summit of the America...

 2022-06-27 17:37 

FX Empire

Ireland to sell 5% stake in AIB in one go...

DUBLIN (Reuters) The Irish government received sufficient demand to cover the sale of a 5% stake in Allied Irish Banks (AIB) in an accelerated book build on Monday, further cutting its majority shareholding, one of the joint bookrunners said....

 2022-06-27 17:37 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bennett to Yamina activists: We need broad unity...

The prime minister and members of his faction met Yamina activists with Bennett telling them he will deal with the Iranian threat....

 2022-06-27 17:36 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Aggression violates Hodeida ceasefire 46 times...
 2022-06-27 17:36 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Social Development Minister receives Shura member...
 2022-06-27 17:34 

Arutz Sheva

Report: Former editor-in-chief of Israel Hayom mulling Likud run...

According to Amit Segal of Channel 12 News, former editor-in-chief of Israel Hayom, Boaz Bismuth, is considering running in the Likud primaries....

 2022-06-27 17:34 

FX Empire

Jan. 6 panel announces another hearing for Tuesday...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The House of Representatives committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol will hold a hearing on Tuesday "to present recently obtained evidence and receive witness testimony," the panel said in a statem...

 2022-06-27 17:33 

FX Empire

Airlines cancel over 700 U.S. flights as labor crunch, bad weather weigh...

(Reuters) Airlines canceled nearly 700 flights in the United States early Monday, as they struggled to keep up with a surge in summer travel demand due to a shortage of staff ranging from pilots to crew members....

 2022-06-27 17:32 

Times of Israel

Hamas claims health of Israeli captive 'deteriorating,' in rare announcement...

Terror group is holding two live captives, as well as the bodies of two soldiers; Israeli officials reportedly dismiss Hamas message as 'psychological warfare'Terror group is holding two live captives, as well as the bodies of two soldiers; Israel...

 2022-06-27 17:32 

MehrNews.com

Moscow expels eight Greek diplomats: report...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Russia declared eight Greek diplomats "personae non gratae" and gave them eight days to leave the country, the Russian foreign ministry said on Monday....

 2022-06-27 17:28 

Arutz Sheva

Jordan: 10 dead, 234 injured in tanker leak...

Jordanian media are reporting that 10 individuals have been killed and at least 234 injured after an oil tanker leaked in the port of Aqaba. The media outlet Petra reported that toxic substances leaked from the vessel during the incident....

 2022-06-27 17:28 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

At least 10 killed, over 200 injured in tanker leak in Aqaba, Jordan...

Authorities say deadly leak under control at port across from Eilat....

 2022-06-27 17:25 

Arutz Sheva

Bennett to supporters: 'I will deal with the Iranian threat'...

Outgoing PM Naftali Bennett met with party supporters in his office today. "I am continuing as the alternate Prime Minister and will be responsible for dealing with the Iranian threat," he was quoted as saying by Channel 13 News. "I will provi...

 2022-06-27 17:24 

FX Empire

Macron tells Biden that UAE, Saudi can barely raise oil output...

(Corrects title of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan)...

 2022-06-27 17:24 

FX Empire

EU says serious disruption to Russian gas flows 'likely'...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) A "serious disruption" to the European Union's gas supplies from Russia is likely, the bloc's energy chief said on Monday as she urged countries to update contingency plans to cope with supply shocks and switch to other ...

 2022-06-27 17:24 

Kuwait Times

Jordan says 10 dead, over 200 hurt in Aqaba toxic gas leak...

AMMAN: Ten people were killed and more than 200 injured Monday in a toxic gas leak in Jordan's Aqaba port, the government spokesman said. Footage on state TV showed a large cylinder plunging from a crane on a moored vessel, causing a violent explosion...

 2022-06-27 17:22 

Gulf Daily News

Police swoop to arrest man in possession of narcotics...
 2022-06-27 17:22 

FX Empire

The "Big Package": How Russia was driven to default...

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) Russia's first major international debt default in over a century, which Washington said became a fact on Monday, follows months of co-ordinated Western sanctions that left Moscow with cash but o access to the internatio...

 2022-06-27 17:22 

FX Empire

African Union should lead Tigray peace talks, Ethiopia's ruling party says...

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) The African Union should facilitate peace talks between Ethiopia's government and rebellious forces from the Tigray region in the north, the country's ruling party told state media on Monday....

 2022-06-27 17:22 

FX Empire

Ten dead, 251 injured in toxic gas leak at Jordan's Aqaba port...

(Reuters) Ten people died and 251 were injured in a toxic gas leak from a storage tank at Jordan's Aqaba port, state television reported on Monday, as authorities called on residents to shut windows and stay indoors....

 2022-06-27 17:22 

SANA

Toxic gas leak at Jordan's Aqaba port kills 10, injures hundreds...

Amman, SANA-Ten people have been killed and more than 251 others injured by a toxic gas leak at Jordan's Red Sea port of Aqaba. A chemical storage container fell during transportation as a result of a crane malfunction, the Public Security Directorate...

 2022-06-27 17:21 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Interior Ministry cautions against unstable weather conditions...

KUWAIT, June 27 (KUNA) -- Ministry of Interior called, Monday, on drivers and sea-goers to exercise caution due to windy and dusty weather conditions causing decreased visibility. The ministry urged people to contact 112 in case they are in need of help. ...

 2022-06-27 17:14 

Kuwait Times

Panel approves budget surplus as oil price soars...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: The National Assembly's budgets committee approved on Monday the 2022/2023 fiscal budget, projecting a surplus for the first time in many years on the back of a sharp rise in oil prices, head of the panel said. MP Adnan Abdulsamad s...

 2022-06-27 17:09 

Al Jazeera

Nigeria gets new chief justice amid 'all-time' low judicial trust...

The new acting chief justice was a signatory to a rare complaint by Supreme Court justices against his predecessor....

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