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 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....

 2021-01-27 18:50 

SABA Net

Marib online social and humanitarian database launched...

MARIB - SABAThe Deputy Governor of Marib Abd-Rabbu Miftah launched Marib Center for Coordinating Social and Humanitarian Affairs, an online database and a physical office, in the city, a safe haven for millions of people displaced by the Houthi militia in...

 2021-01-27 18:49 

SANA

Al-Ettihad, al-Jaish ,al-shourta and Al-Karama qualify for the quarter-finals of the Republic Cup...

Provinces, SANA- Al-Ettihad football team qualified for the quarter-finals of the Republic Cup after beating al-Talia'a through penalty kicks. The two teams drew 0-0 during the match that was held on Wednesday at al-Basil Stadium in Lattakia. Meanwhil...

 2021-01-27 18:48 

Arutz Sheva

A Tree grows In Jerusalem...

Jerusalem Pine. If I open the window, I can finger her wispy greens. When the window is closed, her long branches caress my memory.....

 2021-01-27 18:47 

Times of Israel

German FM insists nuclear deal is best way to confront Iran's 'reckless' acts...

Speaking to INSS conference, Heiko Maas says Tehran's missiles, proxies must also be addressed; calls for end to settlement constructionSpeaking to INSS conference, Heiko Maas says Tehran's missiles, proxies must also be addressed; calls for end t...

 2021-01-27 18:47 

Times of Israel

US B-52 once again overflies Mideast in show of force to Iran...

New White House administration girds for tense relationship with Tehran by flying nuclear-capable bomber over region; plane accompanied at one point by Saudi jetsNew White House administration girds for tense relationship with Tehran by flying nuclear-cap...

 2021-01-27 18:47 

Times of Israel

French Holocaust memorial vandalized on remembrance day...

'Uighurs 2021=Jews 1941' and 'Uighur lives matter' scrawled on wall etched with the names of tens of thousands of French victims of the Holocaust'Uighurs 2021=Jews 1941' and 'Uighur lives matter' scrawled on wall etched wit...

 2021-01-27 18:47 

Times of Israel

Gantz appears to rebuke IDF chief over public criticism of US, threat to Iran...

Defense minister says comments like those made by Aviv Kohavi in his Tuesday speech should be made 'in closed rooms'Defense minister says comments like those made by Aviv Kohavi in his Tuesday speech should be made 'in closed rooms'...

 2021-01-27 18:46 

Kuwait News Agency

EU preparing new rules for air carriers to cope with air traffic decline...

BRUSSELS, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- The European Union Wednesday announced that it is preparing new temporary rules to help air carriers cope with the drastic decline in air traffic caused by the Coronavirus crisis and avoid operating empty flights. EU ambassadors...

 2021-01-27 18:45 

Al Arabiya

Palestine welcomes US President Biden's commitment to two-state solution...

The Palestinian leadership on Wednesday welcomed the new US administration's intention to reopen the offices of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Wa...

 2021-01-27 18:45 

Kuwait News Agency

NATO chief Stoltenberg, Greek FM discuss situation in E.Med, Libya...

BRUSSELS, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias at NATO Headquarters in Brussels Wednesday and exchanged views on a number of topics, including the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and...

 2021-01-27 18:43 

Al Jazeera

GameStop: How day trader Reddit bros burned a Wall Street pro...

Retail day traders have become one of the most powerful, if improbable, forces in the stock market today....

 2021-01-27 18:43 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait prime minister affirms parliament members right to grill...

KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah affirmed on Wednesday the right of any parliament member to use the grilling tool. In a speech during his meeting with the editors-in-chief of local newspapers,...

 2021-01-27 18:41 

Arutz Sheva

Vienna: Holocaust survivors vaccinated on Remembrance Day...

About 400 Jews were vaccinated in total, including others aged 85 or over....

 2021-01-27 18:41 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Prime Minister: Kuwait in front rank of vaccination...

KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Wednesday said the State of Kuwait was the first among nations for securing vaccination against COVID-19 for all. The international community has chosen the ...

 2021-01-27 18:40 

Ynetnews

Israel has 4,778 new COVID-19 cases since midnight...
 2021-01-27 18:40 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif's regional tour a milestone for Caucasus peace: Iran envoy...

Tehran, Jan 27, IRNA Iranian ambassador to Tbilisi underlined on Wednesday that the initiative of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's regional tour is a tuning point, which could help strengthen peace in the Caucasus region....

 2021-01-27 18:38 

Haaretz Daily

Alliance of Israeli Arab parties to split ahead of March election...

Rift between the religious United Arab List and other member parties of the Joint List results in split, with final configuration of election slates still unclear...

 2021-01-27 18:38 

i24 News

Biden's pick for UN envoy condemns BDS over 'unacceptable' approach to Israel...
 2021-01-27 18:35 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Qatar market 'greatly welcomes' Somali products, says chamber official...

Officials from Qatar Chamber and Somalia's Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs held a meeting yesterday in Doha to discuss ways to enhance economic and commercial relations....

 2021-01-27 18:35 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

UK to impose hotel quarantine for returning Britons...

British citizens returning home from roughly 30 countries deemed at 'high risk' from new coronavirus variants could soon have to quarantine in hotels, reports said on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 18:35 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Amir patronises graduation of 8th batch of Al Zaeem Air College...

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani patronized the graduation ceremony of the 8th batch of students of Al Zaeem (Leader) Mohamed Bin Abdullah Al Attiyah Air College at Al Udeid Air Base ......

 2021-01-27 18:35 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Aviation requires balanced public policy to weather pandemic crisis...

The near-term picture for aviation remains bleak with the already tepid recovery in air travel demand coming to a grinding halt towards the end of 2020....

 2021-01-27 18:35 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

talabat Qatar announces tDine...

talabat, the leading food delivery and grocery platform in the region, has announced the launch of talabat Dine - or tDine - in Qatar...

 2021-01-27 18:35 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

European safety agency clears 737 MAX to fly...

Boeing's 737 MAX plane is safe to return to service in Europe, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said this week....

 2021-01-27 18:35 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Security tight at India's historic Red Fort as farmers vow to continue protests...

Hundreds of police guarded the historic Red Fort in the heart of the Indian capital on Wednesday following violent clashes between farmers and authorities in which one person was killed and at least 80 injured....

 2021-01-27 18:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Austrian government, Jewish community vaccinate survivors on Holocaust Remembrance Day...

About 400 Jews were vaccinated in total, including others aged 85 or over....

 2021-01-27 18:34 

Al Arabiya

Head of Republican Party committee refuses to encourage Trump for 2024 presidency...

The head of the Republican National Committee on Wednesday declined to encourage former President Donald Trump to run for the White House in 2024, saying t...

 2021-01-27 18:34 

Al Arabiya

China steps up against coronavirus, injects more than 22 mln doses of vaccines...

China has administered about 22.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, a health official said on Wednesday, as the country steps up its campaign ahead of ne...

 2021-01-27 18:33 

Al Arabiya

Further privatization key to Kingdom's 2021 growth: Saudi Arabia Minister of Finance...

Saudi Arabia's economy will grow in 2021 by further privatizing industries including healthcare and waste treatment, said the Kingdom's Minister of Finance...

 2021-01-27 18:32 

Kuwait News Agency

Jordan: 14 deaths, 870 new COVID-19 cases...

AMMAN, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- Jordan recorded on Wednesday 14 deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in addition to 870 new positive cases in the past 24 hours. A joint statement by the premiership and the health ministry said the country's death toll...

 2021-01-27 18:29 

Arutz Sheva

MK Maklev decries Gantz's 'pathetic attempt to revive his dying party'...

Deputy Minister MK Uri Maklev responded to the draft outline proposed by Defense Minister Benny Gantz. "This is a pathetic attempt at election propaganda and reviving his dying Gantz party. It is nothing but empty populism. It is a recycling and mixin...

 2021-01-27 18:28 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Clashes in occupied territories over COVID restriction...

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) Ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrators clashed with Israeli regime police as authorities faced new difficulties in enforcing coronavirus restrictions among the occupied land's religious communities....

 2021-01-27 18:25 

Arutz Sheva

Vaccination campaign expands to Israelis 35 and older...

Health Ministry orders HMOs to lower age at which vaccines can be provided as vaccination campaign progresses....

 2021-01-27 18:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Vaccination campaign expands to Israelis 35 and older...

Health Ministry orders HMOs to lower age at which vaccines can be provided as vaccination campaign progresses....

 2021-01-27 18:25 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait, Honduras hold 1st round of consultations...

KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait and the Republic of Honduras held on Wednesday the first round of bilateral consultations virtually. Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry said in a press statement that the two sides addressed cooperation at various levels...

 2021-01-27 18:24 

JPost.com

Blinken stands by demand Iran return to nuclear deal before US does...

"If Iran comes back into full compliance with its obligations under the JCPOA, the United States would do the same thing."...

 2021-01-27 18:22 

SABA Net

Ministerial Committee finishes new government's general program...

ADEN - SABAThe Ministerial Committee entrusted with preparation of the general program of the Government of Competent Ministers headed by Foreign Minister Ahmad Binmubarak finished Wednesday the program after adding observations and additions to its draft...

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