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 2021-01-27 19:58 

Al Jazeera

Are measures to stop spread of COVID-19 failing?...

Protesters have taken to the streets of Dutch cities to demonstrate against coronavirus lockdowns....

 2021-01-27 19:57 

The Jordan Times

Police search Navalny's Moscow flats, office ahead of fresh rallies...

MOSCOW — Russian authorities on Wednesday ramped up pressure on the opposition, searching the apartments and offices of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny ahead of new protests called for the weekend to demand his release. Ivan Zhdanov, the head o...

 2021-01-27 19:56 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain International Airport's new Passenger Terminal launches operations Thursday...
 2021-01-27 19:54 

The Jordan Times

Microsoft profit soars as pandemic speeds shift to cloud...

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft said on Tuesday its profit rose sharply in the recently ended quarter as the coronavirus pandemic reinforced the shift to relying on services hosted in the cloud for work, play and socialising. The US technology stalwart re...

 2021-01-27 19:54 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait prime minister warns of covid variants...

KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Wednesday called for vigilance against emergence of new strains of the novel coronavirus. During a meeting with the local chief editors, the prime minister a...

 2021-01-27 19:53 

The Jordan Times

Boeing reports $11.9b annual loss after hit on 777X delay...

NEW YORK — Boeing concluded a bruising 2020 on Wednesday with another unpleasant surprise: A $6.5 billion blow from delays to its new 777X plane that exacerbated its annual loss. The aerospace giant, which saw its revenues ravaged by the commercial ...

 2021-01-27 19:51 

Times of Israel

Joint List appears to dissolve alliance as talks between Arab parties founder...

'We've failed,' says Balad MK Mtanes Shahadeh, after four-way meeting fails to bring unity; parties will likely not run as one bloc, although decision not final'We've failed,' says Balad MK Mtanes Shahadeh, after four-way meeting f...

 2021-01-27 19:50 

Al Arabiya

'Doomsday clock' stuck at 100 seconds to midnight amid coronavirus, nuclear threats...

The "Doomsday Clock" illustrating the perils facing the planet and mankind will remain at 100 seconds to midnight this year amid the threats of the coronav...

 2021-01-27 19:50 

Al Jazeera

DR Congo parliament votes to remove Prime Minister Ilunga...

Legislators pass a no-confidence vote against prime minister, collapsing the government amid power struggle....

 2021-01-27 19:50 

Al Arabiya

Turkey-Greece talks held in 'very positive' atmosphere, Ankara says...

Bilateral talks between Turkey and Greece to resolve long-standing maritime disputes, which resumed on Monday after a five-year hiatus, were held in a "ver...

 2021-01-27 19:49 

ISNA

Iran's pro fencing league...
 2021-01-27 19:48 

i24 News

Biden: 'We must pass the history of the Holocaust on to our grandchildren'...
 2021-01-27 19:45 

Kuwait News Agency

9 Daesh fighters killed in raid in Kirkuk...

IRBIL, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- The Iraqi anti-terrorism squad on Wednesday declared killing nine members of the so-called Islamic State (Daesh) in a raid in the south of Kirkuk governorate. The force said in a statement that during a firefight, members of the no...

 2021-01-27 19:44 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Report: Israeli settler population surged during Trump era...

Israel's West Bank settler population has grown at a far higher rate than the country as a whole over the last four years, a pro-settler group said Wednesday, a period that coincides with the Trump administration's unprecedented acceptance of sett...

 2021-01-27 19:42 

Al Jazeera

Fed: US economic recovery hinges on 'progress on vacinations'...

Fed policymakers said the path of economic recovery will depend on the course of the virus including vaccine drives....

 2021-01-27 19:42 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Southern Governor holds virtual Majlis...
 2021-01-27 19:41 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Cyprus to ease lockdown measures gradually after fall in COVID cases...

Cyprus announced on Wednesday a staggered easing of lockdown measures following a fall in the number of COVID-19 infections, including the reopening of primary schools and shopping malls on Feb....

 2021-01-27 19:40 

JPost.com

Playful panda cub makes virtual debut at National Zoo in Washington...
 2021-01-27 19:40 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait oil undersec. discusses cooperation with OAPEC chief...

KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Oil Undersecretary Sheikh Dr. Nimr Fahad Al-Malek Al-Sabah held talks on Wednesday with Secretary General of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) Ali bin Sabt on boosting cooperaion. The ministry s...

 2021-01-27 19:36 

Al Arabiya

FII highlights shift to human-centric, technology-driven economy post-coronavirus...

The coronavirus pandemic's disruptive effect on the world economy is engendering a shift of focus towards a more human-centric, technology-driven system, a...

 2021-01-27 19:34 

JPost.com

Intel Israel marks best financial year ever, give employees huge bonuses...

Israeli employees of the multinational technology corporation Intel can be at ease, having recently received bonuses reaching nearly 3 times their usual salaries....

 2021-01-27 19:33 

SANA

Al-Karama beats al-mukharam 5-0 in the quarter-finals of the Republic Cup...
 2021-01-27 19:31 

Ynetnews

Biden suspends Trump arms sales, including F-35s to UAE...
 2021-01-27 19:28 

Al Jazeera

Italy could have saved 200 drowning migrants: UN committee...

Italy failed to protect 'right to life' of migrants who died when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea in 2013....

 2021-01-27 19:28 

Al Jazeera

Bangladesh to move more Rohingya refugees to remote island...

Officials says the country will move 2,000 to 3,000 more refugees to Bhasan Char despite international criticism....

 2021-01-27 19:27 

Al Jazeera

Proud Boys leader 'prolific' snitch for law enforcement: Reuters...

Court transcript shows FBI agent and prosecutor saying Proud Boys leader Henry Tarrio helped convict 13 people....

 2021-01-27 19:27 

Ishtartv.com

Mr. "Joseph John" of our people receives the Honorary Citizen Award of Hume City in Melbourne, Australia...

I also would like to congratulateMr David David for receiving the Australia Day 2021 'Volunteer of the Year'Medal....

 2021-01-27 19:27 

Arutz Sheva

Report: Public hospitals crisis over...

The public hospital crisis ended recently and according to various reports there is an agreement with the Treasury. The agreement will include a monthly budget of NIS 105 million for each of the hospitals by the end of June. In addition, a public committe...

 2021-01-27 19:26 

Press TV

Dawn demolition in West Bank: Israel razes Palestinian mosque...

The 'Umm Qusah' mosque was under construction south of al-Khalil....

 2021-01-27 19:22 

Ynetnews

Moscow police arrest brother of opposition leader Navalny...
 2021-01-27 19:22 

Saudi Press Agency

Future Investment Initiative Discusses Neo-Renaissance, Global Economy Recovery...
 2021-01-27 19:22 

Saudi Press Agency

We Closely Follow-up Kingdom's Distance Education Success Story, reports UN Coordinator to Saudi Arabia...
 2021-01-27 19:16 

MehrNews.com

Texas hostage standoff ends with two dead...

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) US police said that a hostage-taking incident in the US state of Texas ended with death of two people....

 2021-01-27 19:15 

Al Arabiya

Kerry says issues US has with China will not be 'traded' for climate...

White House special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry said on Wednesday that no issues the US has with China will be "traded" for climate.For all t...

 2021-01-27 19:15 

The Peninsula Qatar

MoI books 197 for not wearing masks in public...

Ministry of Interior (MoI) takes action against 197 individuals for not wearing masks in public....

 2021-01-27 19:14 

JPost.com

Antisemitic acts drop by 50% in France, physical assaults almost unchanged...

In one incident of physical violence last year, a 29-year-old man was beaten by two men in the elevator of a Paris building where his parents live and called him a "dirty Jew."...

 2021-01-27 19:12 

Times of Israel

Netanyahu hoping to avoid immediate clash with Biden on Iran — report...

Israeli officials reportedly say premier's longstanding ties to new president and administration's forthright approach to nuclear deal will likely smooth disputesIsraeli officials reportedly say premier's longstanding ties to new president and...

 2021-01-27 19:12 

Haaretz Daily

Report: Biden freezes F-35 sale to UAE, munitions sales to Saudi Arabia...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during his confirmation hearings last week that the Biden administration would 'take a hard look' at the UAE F-35 sale...

 2021-01-27 19:12 

MehrNews.com

Eurasia has high capacity to export Iran's building materials...

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) Chairman of Iran-Kazakhstan Joint Chamber of Commerce said that Eurasia enjoys high capacity and potential for exporting Iranian construction materials....

 2021-01-27 19:10 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus vaccines versus variants: Israel's exit from pandemic hangs in balance...

Israel's plan to parlay its COVID-19 vaccination drive into an exit from the pandemic next month hangs in the balance as new variants of the virus have spu...

 2021-01-27 19:10 

DEBKAfile

Will double-masking deter the proliferating covid variants?...

Not science but maybe common sense, says the American expert Dr. Antony Fauci. In Israel, the rapid spread of the The post Will double-masking deter the proliferating covid variants? appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-27 19:09 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Biden halts arm sales, including F-35 sales to UAE...

State Department says temporary suspension of large arms sales a routine action by new administrations....

 2021-01-27 19:08 

Arutz Sheva

Biden admin suspends arms sales to foreign countries...

The Biden administration has suspended arms sales deals to foreign countries, including the sale of F-35 fighter jets to the UAE. This was reported in American media....

 2021-01-27 19:07 

Times of Israel

Biden's nominee for UN envoy pledges to combat 'unfair targeting of Israel'...

At Senate confirmation hearing, Linda Thomas-Greenfield says she'll fight BDS, encourage states that have normalized with Israel to back Jerusalem at world forums tooAt Senate confirmation hearing, Linda Thomas-Greenfield says she'll fight BDS, en...

 2021-01-27 19:06 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: UAE COVID-19 daily cases near record 4,000 infections, uptrend continues...

The UAE reported 3,939 new cases of coronavirus, the highest single-day new COVID-19 cases ever recorded in the country since the beginning of the pandemic...

 2021-01-27 19:01 

Press TV

No capability, mere psywar: Iran dismisses Israel's military rhetoric...

Iranian officials dismiss recent Israeli threats, pledge a firm response to any act of aggression....

 2021-01-27 18:58 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Industry Minister chairs GCC Trade Cooperation Committee meeting...
 2021-01-27 18:56 

Saudi Press Agency

PIF Governor Inaugurates 4th Edition of Future Investment Initiative 2 Riyadh...
 2021-01-27 18:56 

Saudi Press Agency

PIF Governor Inaugurates 4th Edition of Future Investment Initiative...
 2021-01-27 18:51 

Press TV

Japan conducts mock inoculation of COVID-19 vaccine...

Officials said the inoculation facility could deal with around 30 patients per hour if five nurses are deployed....

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