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 2021-09-18 18:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Both woke Leftists and the Taliban destroy books...

Strange that it is not only the Taliban who are destroying children's books, but also our liberal wokes. Op-ed...

 2021-09-18 18:00 

MehrNews.com

MNA hosts meeting to discuss Iran's SCO membership...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Mehr News Agency on Saturday hosted a meeting with the participation of journalists to discuss recent Iran's full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during the recent Tajikistan summit....

 2021-09-18 17:59 

Arutz Sheva

Coronavirus update...

4863 individuals have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past day.717 individuals are severely ill, and 195 are on respirators....

 2021-09-18 17:59 

Kuwait News Agency

AUKUS Alliance may lead to arms race, provocation -- Malaysia...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- Malaysia on Saturday expressed its concern that the US, UK and Australia security pact (AUKUS) may provoke a nuclear arms race in the Indo-Pacific region. Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison called his Malaysian c...

 2021-09-18 17:58 

Kuwait Times

Prime Minister leaves to attend UN General Assembly meeting...

KUWAIT: The 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 and his accompanying delegation left yesterday for New York to head Kuwait's delegati...

 2021-09-18 17:53 

Al Jazeera

War of terror: Legal colonialism reincarnated...

Did 9/11 really open a 'new' chapter in American history?...

 2021-09-18 17:53 

Kuwait Times

Around 200 arrested in Farwaniya crackdown...

KUWAIT: Around 200 people were arrested in a wide-scale crackdown on violators in Farwaniya Governorate over the weekend, the Interior Ministry said yesterday. "Farwaniya security directorate launched a crackdown in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, Farwaniya, Khait...

 2021-09-18 17:53 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Foreign Minister participates in webinar marking 1st Anniversary of Abraham Accords...
 2021-09-18 17:50 

Kuwait News Agency

Pakistan PM initiates dialogue with Taliban for inclusive Afghan gov't...

ISLAMABAD, Sep 18 (KUNA) -- Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan on Saturday said that he has initiated a dialogue with the Taliban for an inclusive Afghan government to include multiple ethnic groups. The premier stated it after the conclusion of the 2...

 2021-09-18 17:49 

Kuwait News Agency

Iraq, Turkey to activate memorandum on water quota...

BAGHDAD, Sept 18 (KUNA) - Iraqi Minister of Water Resources, Mahdi Rashid, affirmed that his country and Turkey agreed Saturday to activate a memorandum that allows obtaining a fair water quota. During a conference on water security, the Iraqi minister sa...

 2021-09-18 17:46 

Kuwait Times

Home farming growing in Kuwait...

KUWAIT: Homes have become a core of green societies in Kuwait, with many families setting up traditional and modern gardens with eye-catching products. Kuwaitis are not new to gardening which has contributed to food security, and many citizens recently st...

 2021-09-18 17:45 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran won't allow IS presence on Afghan border: president...

Iran will not allow the Islamic State group to establish a presence on the country's border with Afghanistan, President Ebrahim Raisi warned on Saturday "We will not allow terrorist organisations and IS to set up next to our border and strike othe...

 2021-09-18 17:44 

SANA

Citizens of Golan and occupied Palestinian territories of 1948 stand in solidarity with captives in Israeli prisons...

Occupied Jerusalem, SANA -Hundreds of citizens of the occupied Syrian Golan and Palestinian territories of 1948 organized on Saturday a stand in front of Jalboa prison in solidarity with the Syrians, Palestinian and Arab captives in the Israeli occupation...

 2021-09-18 17:42 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait volunteers carry out beach cleanup drive to mark global event...

KUWAIT: A local team of volunteers organized a cleanup drive at the Ushairej beach yesterday to mark the International Coastal Cleanup Day. US Ambassador to Kuwait Alina L Romanowski participated in the event, organized by the Green Hands Environmental Te...

 2021-09-18 17:41 

The Peninsula Qatar

England to recognise Qatar-administered vaccines; exempts vaccinated from quarantine...

In its latest update to international travel rules, England has changed the red, amber, green country list to a single list of countries, simplifying visitors on vaccination status....

 2021-09-18 17:39 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Permanent membership in Shanghai Organization, a diplomatic success...

Tehran, IRNA President Ebrahim Raisi said here on Saturday that Iran's permanent membership in Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) was a diplomatic success, adding that an objective of the membershi was implementing government's foreign diplom...

 2021-09-18 17:39 

JPost.com

Sukkot hazards include rogue electricity and portable fans - official...

Everyone building a Sukkah for the upcoming holiday should be extra careful not to create dangerous electric improvisations or allow children to come close to mobile fans, an official said....

 2021-09-18 17:38 

Arutz Sheva

Taliban reopens high schools - but only for boys...

The Taliban has ordered high schools to reopen, but only for male teachers and boys, BBC reported. According to a Taliban spokesman, there are plans to reopen girls' schools soon....

 2021-09-18 17:37 

Kuwait Times

GCC foreign ministers firmly back Palestine's right for statehood...

JEDDAH: Gulf Cooperation Council foreign ministers stressed their countries' firm position toward Palestine's right to have its own free state, with 1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its capital. In the final statement for GCC ministerial meeting...

 2021-09-18 17:36 

JPost.com

1 escaped prisoner likely still in Israel, second in West Bank - Bar Lev...

One prisoner who escaped from Gilboa Prison is likely still in Israel, while another is in the West Bank, according to the public security minister....

 2021-09-18 17:35 

Arutz Sheva

Report: ISIS leader killed in Indonesia...

An ISIS leader in Indonesia was killed in Jakarta, Maariv reported Saturday. According to the report, the ISIS leader was killed in a clash with Jakarta security forces....

 2021-09-18 17:33 

Arutz Sheva

Portugal okays entry for vaccinated, recovered, Israelis...

Portugal will allow entry to Israelis who present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a certificate of recovery from the virus, Ynet reported Saturday. The move follows an agreement between the European Union and Israel to recognize each others' vac...

 2021-09-18 17:33 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

President Al-Mashat praises security achievements of Interior Ministry...

SANA'A, Sept. 18 (Saba) President of the Supreme Political Council, Mahdi Al-Mashat, on Saturday praised the achievements of the Ministry of Interior, its sectors, and units in maintaining security and stability and thwarting the aggression plans....

 2021-09-18 17:28 

Arutz Sheva

IDF arrests three Gazans attempting to infiltrate Israel...

IDF forces on Saturday arrested three Gazans who had breached the border into Israel, N12 reported. The Gazan would-be infiltrators were armed with knives and tools they used to break through the border fence, N12 added. The IDF has opened an investig...

 2021-09-18 17:26 

Arutz Sheva

US government to fly thousands back to Haiti...

The US government will fly at least 10,000 migrants back to Haiti, the Associated Press reported. The migrants are gathered under a US-Mexico border bridge and are mostly Haitian migrants. The flights will being on Sunday, and there may be up to eight...

 2021-09-18 17:24 

Bahrain Mirror

Israeli Foreign Minister to Visit Bahrain Later this Month...

Israel's Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said Friday that he will visit Bahrain later this month, the first such visit by an Israeli minister to the Gulf country following the normalization agreement reached last year....

 2021-09-18 17:22 

Times of Israel

Relatives suspect 'brainwashing' of boy who survived Italy cable car crash...

Paternal uncle and aunt visit child in Tel Aviv after maternal grandfather removes him from Italy without knowledge of guardiansPaternal uncle and aunt visit child in Tel Aviv after maternal grandfather removes him from Italy without knowledge of guardian...

 2021-09-18 17:22 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HH Shaikh Khalid receives Information Minister, 'Your Talent at Home' competition jury...
 2021-09-18 17:21 

Bahrain Mirror

US Embassy Welcomes What it Called "Expanding Alternative Sentencing Law in Bahrain"...

he US Embassy in Bahrain welcomed via its twitter account Bahrain's expanded application of its alternative sentencing law....

 2021-09-18 17:12 

SABA Net

Parliament leadership condemns Houthi militia killing 9 persons in Sana'a...
 2021-09-18 17:12 

Kuwait News Agency

Saudi Arabia registers five Covid-19 deaths, 68 cases...

JEDDAH, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia Saturday recorded five Covid-19 deaths and 68 infections in the past 24 hours. The ministry of health, in a daily statement about the infections, said total deaths reached 8,656 and registered cases topped 546,479. T...

 2021-09-18 17:08 

DEBKAfile

Has Gantz closed the gap with US over an Iranian nuclear threshold?...

No comment came from Prime Minister Naftali Bennett after Defense Minister Benny Gantz broke with Israel's longstanding opposition to fresh The post Has Gantz closed the gap with US over an Iranian nuclear threshold? appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-09-18 17:05 

The Peninsula Qatar

Awareness campaigns, safer roads help decrease traffic violations...

Director of Traffic Awareness Department of the General Directorate of Traffic, Colonel Dr. Muhammad Radi Al Hajri, has said that there is a decrease in traffic violations in the past years and particularly in July this year due to joint efforts made by a...

 2021-09-18 17:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

QU-YSC launches first cycle of NSPP...

Qatar University Young Scientists Center (QU-YSC), in collaboration with the office of Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies (VPRGS), recently launched the first cycle of "National Science Promotion Program (NSPP)"....

 2021-09-18 17:00 

MehrNews.com

China to export 12m vaccines to Iran for teenager use...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Iran's ambassador to China said that in the next two weeks, 12 million doses of vaccine suitable for people aged between 3 to 17 will be imported into Iran from China....

 2021-09-18 16:56 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

QCB aims to set up state of the art e-payment system before World Cup...

The demand for electronic payments is expected to increase...

 2021-09-18 16:56 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Qatar Charity, QFFD provide relief aid to flood victims in Sudan...

The field teams of Qatar Charity (QC) in Sudan, with the support of the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), provided urgent food aid to those affected by the floods and rains in Umm Al-Qura locality of El Gezira state...

 2021-09-18 16:56 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

QIIB wins UK-based GIFA award...

The UK-based Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) committee has bestowed 'Excellence Award' on QIIB for the best product in corporate and business credit cards' segment for the year 2021...

 2021-09-18 16:56 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Barwa Real Estate appoints new CEO for Waseef...

Barwa Real Estate Group has appointed Saleh Abdullah al-Sharafi as CEO of Al-Waseef Asset Management Company, which is wholly owned by the Barwa Real Estate Group....

 2021-09-18 16:56 

The Peninsula Qatar

Mexican Independence Day marked with countdown to FIFA World Cup...

The Embassy of Mexico in Doha celebrated Mexico's 211th Independence Day in an unprecedented event with the kick-off its own countdown for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, for which thousands of Mexicans are expected to visit Qatar....

 2021-09-18 16:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

At least 2 dead in blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad...

At least two people were killed and 19 more were wounded in separate explosions in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, according to a health official and local media....

 2021-09-18 16:50 

The Peninsula Qatar

Fire Station opens sixth Artist in Residence programme...

The Fire Station has announced the sixth edition of its Artist in Residence programme (AIR 6). The nine-month residency programme, running until June 15, 2022, provides an opportunity for artists residing in Qatar to develop their creative practice throug...

 2021-09-18 16:43 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Traffic strategy contributed to reducing road injuries, fatalities by 60%...
 2021-09-18 16:42 

Al Jazeera

France to work with India to promote 'truly multilateral' order...

Foreign ministers of two countries agree during call to deepen strategic partnership, discuss Indo-Pacific developments....

 2021-09-18 16:40 

Times of Israel

Israeli member of FDA panel says all vaccinated Israelis should get booster...

After voting to limit 3rd doses of Pfizer vaccine, Dr. Ofer Levy tells Israeli TV that 'we need to see more data concerning youths' before approving shots for Americans over 16After voting to limit 3rd doses of Pfizer vaccine, Dr. Ofer Levy tells ...

 2021-09-18 16:31 

Times of Israel

Ocasio-Cortez submits amendment to block arms sale to Israel...

NY Democrat calls for halting transfer of precision-guided munitions to Israel 'over the bombing of Palestinian civilians, media centers'NY Democrat calls for halting transfer of precision-guided munitions to Israel 'over the bombing of Palest...

 2021-09-18 16:30 

Al Jazeera

UNSC urges Somalia's feuding leaders to settle dispute...

Fifteen-member body calls on government leaders to give top priority to holding long-delayed national elections this yea...

 2021-09-18 16:19 

ISNA

"A freethinking athlete cannot acknowledge the Zionist regime for the sake of a medal"...

Tehran (ISNA) - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with the Iranian Olympic and Paralympic medalists at the 2020 Tokyo Games on Saturday....

 2021-09-18 16:15 

SABA Net

Arab Parliament: Houthi militia execution 9 persons including juvenile a crime against humanity...
 2021-09-18 16:12 

Kuwait News Agency

Qatar reports 82 new COVID-19 cases...

DOHA, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- The Qatar's Health Ministry announced Saturday 82 new COVID-19 cases and 164 recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours. The confirmed cases rose to 235,386 and total recovery reached 233,116, the ministry added. (end)nnd.hs...

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