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 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 ...

 2022-05-21 12:55 

MehrNews.com

Baghdad to pay its energy debts to Iran by end of May...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Following the agreement reached between Tehran and Baghdad on the resumption of Iran's gas exports to Iraq, the country's Minister of Electricity said that Baghdad will pay Iran's energy debts by the end of May....

 2022-05-21 12:49 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's envoy tracking implementation of Iran-Azerbaijan accords...

Tehran, IRNA - Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Abbas Mousavi met with Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev on Saturday and called for the implementation of previously achieved agreements between Iran and Azerbaijan....

 2022-05-21 12:48 

Times of Israel

3 more arrested for attacking Jerusalem hospital staff after overdose patient died...

Police say East Jerusalem residents turned themselves in and were detained over assault on 2 medics, damage to ICU, after they were informed of death of relative; 5 now heldPolice say East Jerusalem residents turned themselves in and were detained over as...

 2022-05-21 12:43 

Kuwait News Agency

Yoon, Biden agree to expand military drills for N. Korea threats...

TOKYO, May 21 (KUNA) - South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and US President Joe Biden agreed Saturday to begin discussions on expanding joint military exercises between the two countries amid growing nuclear and missile threats from North Korea, Yonhap N...

 2022-05-21 12:43 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Crown Prince and Prime Minister's congratulations conveyed to Czech Premier...
 2022-05-21 12:35 

MehrNews.com

Yemeni army shoots down Saudi reconnaissance drone...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces Yahya Saree announced that the army managed to shoot down a reconnaissance drone belonging to the Saudi coalition....

 2022-05-21 12:34 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain's NSSA participates in webinar on 'Sustainable Space Flight'...
 2022-05-21 12:22 

FX Empire

Australia's opposition Labor party poised to topple ruling conservatives TV...

SYDNEY (Reuters) The Australian Labor party will topple the ruling conservatives at a national election although it may have to form a minority government, the Australian Broadcasting Corp said on Saturday....

 2022-05-21 12:16 

Oman Observer

Protecting the blue wealth...

It is necessary to have a sustainable blue economy to guarantee a green future, and probably this is the right time to 'talk for the blue' to protect the ocean, which is facing mul......

 2022-05-21 12:15 

MehrNews.com

Cisco Identity Service Engine (Cisco ISE)...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Cisco Identity Service Engine (ISE) is a network access control and policy enforcement platform....

 2022-05-21 12:10 

Oman Observer

UN body pats efforts to promote beekeeping...

The pro-active government strategies to encourage and promote beekeeping in the Sultanate of Oman came in for acclamation by a UN body.On the occasion of the celebration of World B......

 2022-05-21 12:07 

FX Empire

Shanghai district to require all shops to shut, residents to stay home...

BEIJING (Reuters) Shanghai's central Jingan district, a key commercial area of the Chinese financial hub, said on Saturday it will require all supermarkets and shops to shut and residents to stay home until at least Tuesday....

 2022-05-21 12:07 

FX Empire

Russia declares travel ban on 963 Americans including Biden and Blinken...

LONDON (Reuters) Russia said on Saturday it was banning entry to 963 Americans including U.S. President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and CIA chief William Burns...

 2022-05-21 12:00 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Saturday, May 21, 2022...

Local:KUWAIT -- Kuwait's 13th Municipal Council elections kicked off today, where polling centers are expected to receive voters to elect their candidates. International:CAIRO -- The emergency conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union under the...

 2022-05-21 11:58 

Oman Observer

NCNPS reviews tasks, achievements...

MUSCAT: The National Committee for Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances (NCNPS), which held its first meeting of the year, reviewed its course of action, terms of reference, and t......

 2022-05-21 11:57 

Oman Observer

MoH, WHO review flu surveillance system...

MUSCAT: The Directorate-General of Diseases Surveillance and Control (DGDSC), in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO), has organised a training workshop on the Regi......

 2022-05-21 11:57 

Oman Observer

Oman takes part in 26th ALECSO session...

TUNIS: The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Omani National Commission for Education, Science and Culture (ONCESC), took part in 26th session of the general conference of the A......

 2022-05-21 11:56 

Oman Observer

3 ISG students excel in poetry contest...

MUSCAT: Three students from Indian School Al Ghubra have excelled in the International category of the 'Grow Your Buds Poetry Rendition Contest 2021' conducted by Motivational Stri......

 2022-05-21 11:53 

Haaretz Daily

Child seriously wounded in suspected arson in southern Israel...

The 12-year-old child was rushed to hospital with second- and third-degree burns...

 2022-05-21 11:51 

Oman Observer

Zelensky says only 'diplomacy' can end Ukraine war...

KYIV: The Ukraine war can only be resolved through "diplomacy", Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Saturday amid a deadlock in negotiations between Kyiv and M......

 2022-05-21 11:49 

Oman Observer

Albanese claims Australia election victory...

SYDNEY: Australia's opposition leader Anthony Albanese claimed victory on Saturday in national elections. "The Australian people have voted for change. I am humbled by thi......

 2022-05-21 11:48 

Oman Observer

Biden, Yoon signal expanded military drills...

SEOUL: US President Joe Biden and South Korea's new President Yoon Suk-yeol signalled on Saturday an expanded military presence in response to the "threat" from North......

 2022-05-21 11:43 

SABA Net

President receives congrats from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on National Day...
 2022-05-21 11:41 

MehrNews.com

Biden threatens N Korea with nuclear weapon...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) US President Joe Biden in a joint statement with his South Korean counterpart reaffirmed the US commitment to defend South Korea with nuclear weapons if necessary....

 2022-05-21 11:33 

JPost.com

Qatari FM says Iran's leadership open for a compromise on nuclear file...

Iran's Foreign Ministry said remarks by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei were mistranslated....

 2022-05-21 11:23 

Al Jazeera

Wimbledon's Russia, Belarus ban on collision course with ATP, WTA...

Wimbledon stripped of ranking points by main tours in move threatening to reduce Grand Slam to exhibition status....

 2022-05-21 11:15 

Times of Israel

Dubai developer purchases site of Surfside building collapse for $120 million...

No other bids submitted; melting pot of Orthodox Jews, Latin Americans, Israelis and Europeans were residing in the condominium before its came down last year, killing 98No other bids submitted; melting pot of Orthodox Jews, Latin Americans, Israelis and ...

 2022-05-21 11:11 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Zelensky says only 'diplomacy' can end Ukraine war...

The Ukraine war can only be resolved through...

 2022-05-21 11:11 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoPH reports 101 new Covid-19 cases, 129 recoveries...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported today 101 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, and recorded 129 recoveries from the virus, bringing the total number of cases recovered in Qatar to 365,254....

 2022-05-21 11:11 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar affirms intention to continue contributions to enhance cooperation on international migration...

The State of Qatar affirmed its intention to continue its contributions to enhance cooperation on international migration, and its keenness to continue its role as a vital and effective partner in international efforts to implement the vision and objectiv...

 2022-05-21 11:07 

FX Empire

Explainer-How concerned should we be about monkeypox?...

By Michael Erman NEW YORK (Reuters) Global health officials have sounded the alarm over rising cases in Europe and elsewhere of monkeypox, a type of viral infection more common to west and central Africa....

 2022-05-21 11:00 

MehrNews.com

Germany, Italy to pay in rubles to Russia...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Germany and Italy have allowed companies to open ruble accounts to pay for the Russian gas and oil....

 2022-05-21 10:52 

FX Empire

Australia's government can't win majority at election -TV stations...

SYDNEY (Reuters) Australia's ruling conservative government will not win enough seats to form a government, two television stations said on Saturday....

 2022-05-21 10:52 

FX Empire

Biden signs Ukraine funding bill -White House...

(Reuters) U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday signed a bill to provide nearly $40 billion in aid for Ukraine as part of efforts to boost military support over Russia's invasion, the White House said....

 2022-05-21 10:52 

FX Empire

Earthquake hits north of Norway's Svalbard, no reports of damage...

OSLO (Reuters) -A magnitude 6 earthquake struck north of the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard on Saturday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, though police said there were no reports of any injuries or damage....

 2022-05-21 10:39 

Al Jazeera

Israel's disinformation playbook: Delay, deflect, deny...

Israel falls back on its media manipulation tactics after the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh attracts global attention....

 2022-05-21 10:34 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian girl crowns champion in Tehran world tennis tournament...

Karaj, IRNA Iranian tennis player Meshkat al-Zahra Safi became champion in the J3 Tehran Tournament 2022....

 2022-05-21 10:29 

MehrNews.com

Iranian oil minister meet Omani Energy minister in Muscat...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Iranian Oil Minister Javad Owji held talks with Omani Minister of Energy and Minerals Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhi in the country's capital of Muscat on Saturday....

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