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 2022-05-21 14:37 

FX Empire

Spain swelters as temperatures soar above May average...

MADRID (Reuters) People waved fans, glugged water and splashed themselves at fountains in Spain on Saturday as the country sweltered under unseasonably high temperatures pushing close to 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in some places....

 2022-05-21 14:37 

FX Empire

Australia's Albanese: a pragmatist who promises unity...

By Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) Anthony Albanese, who is set to be Australia's next prime minister, is a pragmatic leader from a working-class background who has pledged to end divisions in the country....

 2022-05-21 14:37 

Bahrain News Agency

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HM King condoles with late dignitary Sadiq Al-Baharna's family...
 2022-05-21 14:34 

SABA Net

Dep. Oil Minister, US company discuss investment opportunities in oil exploration and mining...
 2022-05-21 14:25 

MehrNews.com

Hull City owner compares Iranian striker with Mo Salah...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) The How Hull City owner Acun Ilicali has once again said that Iranian striker Allahyar Sayyadmanesh could become another Mohammed Salah in the British football Premier League....

 2022-05-21 14:23 

Kuwait News Agency

AIPU chief: Concern for Arab causes must be translated into action...

CAIRO, May 21 (KUNA) -- Arab Inter-parliamentary Union Chairperson Fozia bin Abdullah Zenel on Saturday affirmed significance of Arabs' solidarity for defending the nation's key issues namely the Palestinian cause. Zenel, addressing inaugural sess...

 2022-05-21 14:22 

FX Empire

Tunisian parties vow to fight president's 'autocratic rule'...

By Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) Tunisia's political parties pledged to fight President Kais Saied's decision to exclude them from key political reforms including the drafting of a new constitution, accusing him of seeking to consolidate autocratic ...

 2022-05-21 14:20 

Bahrain News Agency

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LMRA carries out inspection campaigns...
 2022-05-21 14:19 

FARS News Agency

Russia Slaps Entry Ban on 963 American Citizens, Including Biden | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Moscow has banned 963 US individuals, including US President Joe Biden, his relatives, and other officials and managers, from entering Russia, the Russian Foreign Min ....

 2022-05-21 14:19 

Bahrain News Agency

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Bahrain's efforts to implement CEDAW provisions highlighted...
 2022-05-21 14:16 

SABA Net

Al-Alimi receives congrats from his Egyptian counterpart on the 32nd National Day anniversary...
 2022-05-21 14:04 

i24 News

Australia votes out conservative govt after nearly a decade...
 2022-05-21 14:03 

Times of Israel

Australian PM concedes defeat as conservatives lose election after 9 years in power...

Scott Morrison, considered a good friend of Israel, congratulates opposition leader Anthony Albanese, whose Labor party supports recognizing Palestine as a stateScott Morrison, considered a good friend of Israel, congratulates opposition leader Anthony Al...

 2022-05-21 14:02 

IRNA

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Iran, Slovakia highlight expansion of bilateral cooperation...

Tehran, IRNA Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mehdi Safari and visiting First State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic Jn Oravec, in a meeting in Tehran on Saturday, urged the need for enhancement of coope...

 2022-05-21 14:00 

MehrNews.com

Moscow sanctions Biden, 962 other Americans...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Russia said on Saturday it was banning entry to 963 Americans including US President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and CIA chief William Burns....

 2022-05-21 13:56 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Minister calls for strengthening Iran-Turkey tourism cooperation...

Tehran, IRNA - Iran's Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Ezzatollah Zarghami on Saturday called for strengthening Iran-Turkey tourism cooperation....

 2022-05-21 13:54 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Saudi armed spy plane downed in Hajjah...

HAJJAH, May 21 (Saba) - The air defenses shot down an armed spy plane of the Saudi Air Force while it was violating the armistice in the airspace of Hajjah province on Saturday. t.me/SABAYEen...

 2022-05-21 13:52 

FX Empire

Finland's president held "open and direct" talks with Turkey's Erdogan...

(Reuters) Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Saturday he had held "open and direct" talks with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan to discuss Finland's bid for NATO membership....

 2022-05-21 13:52 

FX Empire

Incoming Australian Prime Minister says he wants to unite country...

SYDNEY (Reuters) Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese said he wanted to bring Australians together as he made his first comments after leading his party to an election victory on Saturday after nine years in opposition....

 2022-05-21 13:50 

SANA

A terrorist killed while planting an explosive device in Daraa...

Daraa, SANA- The competent authorities shot down a terrorist while trying to plant an explosive device at the intersection of the Government Complex and Basra square in Daraa province. A source at Daraa Police Command told SANA reporter that one of the pa...

 2022-05-21 13:50 

Bahrain News Agency

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SJC Deputy President attends diamond jubilee celebrations of Egypt's State Council...
 2022-05-21 13:46 

Oman Observer

Iranian President to visit Oman on Monday...

MUSCAT: Dr Ebrahim Raisi, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, will pay a visit to the Sultanate of Oman on Monday.This was stated in a statement issued by the Diwan of Royal......

 2022-05-21 13:45 

Oman Observer

Oman, Iran bound by historically deep-rooted ties...

The Sultanate of Oman and the Islamic Republic of Iran are bound by historically deep-rooted relations that were enhanced over the past 50 years by joint cooperation, mutual intere......

 2022-05-21 13:43 

Oman Observer

Efforts on to ensure wheat stocks...

Allaying concerns about the availability of wheat in the market, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion confirmed that the Sultanate of Oman is taking all poss......

 2022-05-21 13:41 

Times of Israel

Lebanese Christian leader calls for Hezbollah's grip on country to end...

After bloc led by terror group denied parliamentary majority, Samir Geagea says 'no one... should be able to transport missiles from one place to another' without army's OKAfter bloc led by terror group denied parliamentary majority, Samir Gea...

 2022-05-21 13:40 

FARS News Agency

Russia Imposes Sanctions on Canadian PM's Wife, Several Others | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Moscow has banned Canadian Prime Minister's wife Sophie Trudeau, Canadian Air Force Commander Eric Jean Kenny and 24 other people, including officials and top manager ....

 2022-05-21 13:39 

JPost.com

Clashes reported on Armenian-Azerbaijani border...

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev are set to meet to continue peace talks on Sunday....

 2022-05-21 13:38 

FARS News Agency

Biden Signs $40 Billion Aid Package for Ukraine During Trip to Asia | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- President Joe Biden on Saturday signed legislation to support Ukraine with another $40 billion in US assistance as the Russian military operation approaches its fourt ....

 2022-05-21 13:37 

FX Empire

Turkey expects concrete Swedish steps on terrorism, Erdogan says Anadolu...

ISTANBUL (Reuters) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson on Saturday that Ankara expects concrete steps regarding its concerns about terrorist organisations, the state-owned Anadolu news agency reported....

 2022-05-21 13:36 

Oman Observer

National Museum showcases Syrian civilisation, Indian artefacts...

MUSCAT: The National Museum on Saturday inaugurated the exhibition "Syria: the Cradle of Civilisations" in cooperation with the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums......

 2022-05-21 13:35 

Oman Observer

Imports of tea touches RO 2.5 million...

The value of total imports of tea to the Sultanate of Oman until February 2022 amounted to RO 2.5 million, according to the National Centre for Statistics and Information.Imports f......

 2022-05-21 13:34 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

President Al-Mashat stresses need to implement Revolution Leader's directives at opening of Awqaf Conference...

SANA'A, May 21 (Saba) - President of the Supreme Political Council, Mahdi Al-Mashat, on Saturday stressed the need to implement the directives of the Revolution Leader, Sayyed Abdulmalik Badr Al-Din Al-Houthi, which were contained in his speech at the...

 2022-05-21 13:32 

Kuwait News Agency

Justice Minster: 13th Municipal Council elections going smoothly...

By: Dhari Al-DouweeshKUWAIT, May 21 (KUNA) -- The Minister of Justice and Minister for Integrity Promotion Affairs Advisor Jamal Al-Jallawi stressed Saturday that the 13th Municipal Council elections going smoothly. Al-Jallawi said in remarks to Kuwait TV...

 2022-05-21 13:30 

FARS News Agency

China Reiterates Any Attempt to Play 'Taiwan Card' Doomed to Fail | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Chinese Foreign Ministry reiterated that any attempt to play the "Taiwan card" to contain Beijing will be firmly rejected by the overwhelming majority of members ....

 2022-05-21 13:26 

MehrNews.com

Slovak official hopes for expansion of trade ties with Iran...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) The 1st State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak RepublicJn Oravec has expressed hope that his country's economic and trade relations with Iran will develop....

 2022-05-21 13:25 

FARS News Agency

Biden Outlines Conditions for Meeting North Korean Leader | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Joe Biden hasn't ruled out a face-to-face meeting with Kim Jong-un, but insists that the North Korean leader would need to show the right attitude for it ....

 2022-05-21 13:23 

FARS News Agency

Russia: Large Shipment of Western Weapons to Ukraine Destroyed | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian troops have destroyed a large shipment of Western-supplied weapons in northwestern Ukraine with long-range missiles, Moscow's Defence Ministry announced....

 2022-05-21 13:22 

FX Empire

'More time to be a dad': Australian treasurer poised to be ousted from parliament...

SYDNEY (Reuters) Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg was poised to become one of the country's highest-ranking cabinet ministers to ever be voted out of parliament on Saturday as he acknowledged it would be difficult to cling onto his seat in the nat...

 2022-05-21 13:22 

FARS News Agency

UK Police Chiefs to Apologise for ‘Racism, Discrimination, Bias’ in Race Plan | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Police chiefs will declare they are "ashamed" about racism remaining in law enforcement, and apologise for the "discrimination and bias" still plaguing forces in a ne ....

 2022-05-21 13:22 

FARS News Agency

Report: UK Home Secretary Linked to MI6-Style ‘Research, Influence Operation’ | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- British Home Secretary Priti Patel is said to be controlled by a shady group that manages spy agency MI6-inspired research and influence operation, according to a rep ....

 2022-05-21 13:20 

Al Jazeera

'Perfect climate storm': Pakistan reels from extreme heat...

'Torrid' heatwave with temperatures reaching mid-40s Celsius has renewed debate over the climate crisis....

 2022-05-21 13:20 

Times of Israel

Zelensky: Only diplomacy can end conflict with Russia...

Ukrainian president warns continued fighting 'will be bloody'; Moscow cuts gas supplies to Finland following NATO applicationUkrainian president warns continued fighting 'will be bloody'; Moscow cuts gas supplies to Finland following NATO ...

 2022-05-21 13:20 

MehrNews.com

Any threat against Iran to receive harshest response...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Islamic Revolution has reached such a high level of validity and maturity that will certainly respond to the slightest threat against Iran at the highest level possible, said a senior Iranian commander....

 2022-05-21 13:14 

Kuwait News Agency

Lebanese Pres. orders gov't to act as caretaker after new parliament elected...

BEIRUT, May 21 (KUNA) - Lebanese President Michal Aoun ordered the government Saturday to act as caretaker until a new government is formed. In a statement, the Lebanese presidency said, "Pursuant to Article (69) of the Constitution related to a resig...

 2022-05-21 13:10 

SANA

Syria and Serbia ink MoU for cooperation in agriculture field...

Belgrade, SANA- Syria and Serbia signed an MoU on bilateral cooperation in the agriculture field. The MoU was signed by Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, Eng. Mohammad Hassan Qatana and Serbian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Manage...

 2022-05-21 13:10 

Kuwait News Agency

Medical staff dedicate special attention to 13th Municipal Council elections voters...

Photo feature by Mervat AbduldayemKUWAIT, May 21 (KUNA) -- Polling stations of the 13th legislative term of Municipal Council elections witnessed a wide spread of medical equipment and staff to serve voters. Ambulances were distributed among nine high-den...

 2022-05-21 13:07 

FX Empire

Australian prime minister concedes defeat in election...

SYDNEY (Reuters) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he had conceded defeat in a national election on Saturday, saying that while vote counting was incomplete the opposition Labor party looked likely to form a government....

 2022-05-21 13:03 

Oman Observer

Raisi's visit to expand Oman-Iran ties...

The relations between the Sultanate of Oman and the Islamic Republic of Iran, which extend back to the ancient civilisations, are built on mutual respect, cooperation and non-inter......

 2022-05-21 13:02 

Haaretz Daily

From Lebanon to Jenin: The 'Gray Rhinos' on Israel's doorstep...

The Israeli army has applied this term, coined by analyst Michele Wucker, to two fronts. One of these rhinos has already charged...

 2022-05-21 12:59 

Times of Israel

UK government questions student union head's election over alleged antisemitism...

Minister requests probe into involvement of Shaima Dallali in campaigns against the IHRA definition of Jew hatred, allegedly violating the 'core rules' of NUSMinister requests probe into involvement of Shaima Dallali in campaigns against the IHRA ...

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