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 2022-05-21 09:36 

Times of Israel

Tornadoes spread destruction across Germany, killing 1 and injuring dozens...

Severe weather system tears out trees and damages buildings across central, western regions; 38 people taken to hospital in Paderborn, some of them 'gravely' injuredSevere weather system tears out trees and damages buildings across central, wester...

 2022-05-21 09:29 

MehrNews.com

Turkey launches airstrikes on Iraq's Kirkuk (+VIDEO)...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Turkish fighterjets on Saturday bombed areas in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk....

 2022-05-21 09:29 

MehrNews.com

Turkey launches airstrikes on NE Iraq (+VIDEO)...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Turkish fighterjets on Saturday bombed areas in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk....

 2022-05-21 09:28 

Kuwait News Agency

Palestinian youth martyred, another wounded by Israeli forces in Jenin...

RAMALLAH, May 21 (KUNA) - A Palestinian youth was killed and another wounded by Israeli occupation forces' bullets in the city of Jenin, said the Palestine health ministry Saturday. In a statement, the ministry affirmed that Amjad Al-Fayed (17 years o...

 2022-05-21 09:28 

Bahrain News Agency

Australian voters head to polls in close-run election...
 2022-05-21 09:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Australian voters head to polling stations in close-run Australian election...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (KUNA) -- Australian voters on Saturday headed to the legislative elections to fill the 151-seat parliament in the House of Representatives and about half of the 78 seats in the Senate. The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) said i...

 2022-05-21 09:22 

FX Empire

Egypt expects Suez Canal revenues to hit $7 billion by end of fiscal year minister...

CAIRO (Reuters) Egypt expects the Suez Canal's revenues to reach about $7 billion by the end of the current fiscal year, finance minister Mohamed Maait said on Saturday....

 2022-05-21 09:20 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian student becomes first in world robotics tournament...

Karaj, IRNA Iranian student, Arman Baghdadi, gained gold medal in Robotex Turkey competitions....

 2022-05-21 09:17 

FARS News Agency

Envoy Calls for Removal of Anti-Iran Sanctions | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- First Counselor of Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Ali Hajilari called for the removal of the entire sanctions unilaterally im ....

 2022-05-21 09:16 

FARS News Agency

Germany, Italy Agree to Pay for Russian Gas in Rubles | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Germany and Italy have allowed national companies to open ruble accounts in Russia's Gazprombank to comply with the new natural gas payment scheme and avoid a supply ....

 2022-05-21 09:15 

FARS News Agency

Iran Registers over 150 New Coronavirus Cases | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Saturday that 159 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding ....

 2022-05-21 09:14 

Oman Observer

Iran 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. The visit will explore areas of cooperation between the tw......

 2022-05-21 09:08 

FX Empire

UK government must help poor now, says senior Conservative lawmaker...

LONDON (Reuters) Britain's Conservative government needs to take measures now to help those most effected by a worsening cost-of-living crunch, former party leader and senior lawmaker Iain Duncan Smith said on Saturday....

 2022-05-21 09:08 

MehrNews.com

UK wants to arm Moldova claiming to protect it from Russia...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Britain wants to send modern weaponry to Moldova under the pretext of protecting it from the threat of Russian attack, British media reported, citing Foreign Secretary Liz Truss....

 2022-05-21 09:07 

FX Empire

Russian military says it destroys Western arms consignment in Ukraine...

LONDON (Reuters) The Russian military said on Saturday it had destroyed a major consignment of Western arms in Ukraine's Zhytomyr region, west of Kyiv, using sea-launched Kalibr cruise missiles....

 2022-05-21 09:07 

FARS News Agency

Official: Iran, Oman Enjoy Needed Grounds for Expanding Trade Ties | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran and Oman enjoy good capacities for the further development of their trade relations and cooperation, an Iranian official said....

 2022-05-21 09:06 

Kuwait News Agency

Three Syrians killed in Israeli attack near Damascus - SANA...

AMMAN, May 21 (KUNA) - At least three persons were killed in an Israeli missile attack that targeted several areas in the south of the Syrian capital Damascus, said Syria's news agency (SANA) Saturday. "The Israeli enemy carried out an aggression ...

 2022-05-21 09:03 

Times of Israel

7 years after Netanyahu played host, unique travel show hits Tanzania with top guide...

In each episode, the country's leader plays tour guide to US journalist Peter Greenberg; after pause for pandemic, latest show visits the African nationIn each episode, the country's leader plays tour guide to US journalist Peter Greenberg; after ...

 2022-05-21 09:02 

FARS News Agency

President Rayeesi Inspects Aerospace Achievements in Northwestern Iran | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi inspected aerospace achievements, including light and semi-light aircraft, as well as drones and satellites manufactured by i ....

 2022-05-21 08:57 

FARS News Agency

IRGC Commander Underlines Iranian Nation's Vigilance against Enemies' Plots | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said that the Iranian nation has foiled all plots hatched by enemies, specially t ....

 2022-05-21 08:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Civil Defense controls fire in a building in Lusail...

Doha: Civil Defense has controlled a fire that broke out in an underconstruction building in Lusail.Ministry of Interior tweeted that Civil Defenc......

 2022-05-21 08:54 

FARS News Agency

Iranian Envoy: Unilateral Sanctions Exacerbate Humanitarian Crisis in Syria | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi called unilateral sanctions against Syria as irresponsible and immoral, war ....

 2022-05-21 08:52 

FX Empire

UK PM Johnson must explain meeting with 'partygate' report author, says opposition Labour...

LONDON (Reuters) Britain's opposition Labour Party has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to explain why he met a senior civil servant to discuss publication of her final report into parties held at Johnson's Downing Street office during COVID...

 2022-05-21 08:50 

MehrNews.com

WHO confirms 80 cases of monkeypox in 11 countries...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) The World Health Organization has said, about 80 cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in 11 countries, warning that more cases are likely to be reported....

 2022-05-21 08:36 

Al Jazeera

Boeing docks Starliner capsule to ISS for the first time...

Boeing's astronaut capsule reaches International Space Station in uncrewed test do-over after several failed attempts....

 2022-05-21 08:30 

Al Jazeera

Palestinian teen killed in Israeli raid in occupied West Bank...

Amjad al-Fayyed, 17, was killed after an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin....

 2022-05-21 08:30 

MehrNews.com

18mn in African on 'brink of starvation': report...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) In its latest report, the United Nations said that 18 million people in African Continent are on the verge of starvation....

 2022-05-21 08:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, May 21 (KUNA) --1961 -- An official census shows that Kuwait's population was 321,621, including 201,471 male citizens, forming 53,173 families. 1968 -- Late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issues a decree on the police force system. 1986 ...

 2022-05-21 08:26 

FARS News Agency

NATO, UK Mulling Pumping Up Moldova with Bloc's Standard Weapons, Same as Ukraine | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The UK has begun talks with its international allies about delivering sophisticated weaponry to Moldova amid the ongoing reshaping of the European security system, th ....

 2022-05-21 08:26 

JPost.com

5-year-old in moderate condition after being stung by a scorpion...
 2022-05-21 08:25 

FARS News Agency

US Stocks Suffer Longest Losing Streak Since Great Depression | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US stocks were hammered again on Friday, pushing Wall Street into bear market status amid inflation and recession fears and leaving investors on their longest losing ....

 2022-05-21 08:23 

FARS News Agency

South Koreans Stage Rallies to Protest Biden's Visit | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Joe Biden arrived in South Korea for his first summit with the new South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol. But residents of Seoul organized spontaneous ral ....

 2022-05-21 08:22 

FARS News Agency

WHO Says Monkeypox Now Reported in 8 Countries in Europe | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- At least eight countries in the World Health Organization European Region reported cases of monkeypox in recent days, while Australia, Canada, and the US have also re ....

 2022-05-21 08:21 

FARS News Agency

US Likely to Keep 100k Troops in Europe for Foreseeable Future in Face of Russian Threat | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US is expected to keep 100,000 troops stationed in Europe for the foreseeable future unless Russia escalates and threatens Sweden and Finland or NATO members, acc ....

 2022-05-21 08:20 

FARS News Agency

New Video Shows No Fighting Before Al-Jazeera Journalist’s Killing | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A new video that begins moments before Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed emerged showing relative calm and quiet, contrary to claims by Israeli offic ....

 2022-05-21 08:20 

FARS News Agency

US Unveils New Initiatives to Combat Hate Crimes | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday announced new initiatives aimed at combating hate crimes, days after 10 Black people were killed in the Buffalo mass shooti ....

 2022-05-21 08:19 

FX Empire

Israeli forces kill Palestinian teen militant during clash, group says...

By Ali Sawafta RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) Israeli forces shot and killed a 17-year-old Palestinian militant in clashes in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin on Saturday, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group said....

 2022-05-21 08:19 

Times of Israel

Israelis asked to avoid national parks amid fear of fires, falling branches...

Higher than average temperatures are coupled with strong easterly winds, a combination that experts warn can lead to devastating blazesHigher than average temperatures are coupled with strong easterly winds, a combination that experts warn can lead to dev...

 2022-05-21 08:18 

FARS News Agency

Top Saudi Court Upholds Death Sentence of Two Young Bahraini Nationals | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court upheld death sentences of two young Bahraini nationals over trumped-up terror charges....

 2022-05-21 08:18 

FARS News Agency

US, Taiwan Trade Officials Discuss Deepening Relations | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States' top trade official renewed efforts to deepen economic relations with Taiwan in a meeting with her Taiwanese counterpart, as President Joe Biden beg ....

 2022-05-21 08:17 

FARS News Agency

Pentagon Mulls Whether to Use Commercial or Military Planes to Fly Formula to US | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US military is working to figure out whether the first deliveries of infant formula from Europe to the United States will be contract flights arranged by the Defe ....

 2022-05-21 08:13 

SANA

Mechanism of delivering cross-border aid violates Syria's sovereignty, Moscow says...

Moscow, SANA- Russia rejected the extending of delivering cross-border aid mechanism to Syria as violating its sovereignty and territorial integrity, saying the International community won't exert enough efforts to support reconstruction projects in t...

 2022-05-21 08:11 

SANA

87 days on the Russian special military operation to protect Donbas-live updates...

A Ukrainian captive officer admits there were foreign militants who fought along with them at Azovstal facility in Mariupol Russian Defense Ministry announces that its forces totally capture Azovstal facilities...

 2022-05-21 08:11 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

'Armed men kidnap' 3 Italians and a Togolese in Mali...

Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP Friday....

 2022-05-21 08:11 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Thousands of Covid-negative Beijing residents sent to quarantine...

Thousands of Covid-negative Beijing residents were forcibly relocated to quarantine hotels overnight due to a handful of infections, as the capital begins to take more extreme control measures resembling virus-hit Shanghai....

 2022-05-21 08:11 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

US, South Korea express 'concern' on North Korea Covid, offer assistance: statement...

The United States and South Korea expressed concern Saturday over North Korea's spiralling Covid-19 outbreak and made a fresh offer of aid, they said in a statement as US President Joe Biden visited Seoul....

 2022-05-21 08:10 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Beutiful landscapes of Shaho mountain in Kordestan...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) The footage show amazing landscapes of the heights of Shaho which is located between the district of Kordestan and Kermanshah provinces....

 2022-05-21 08:01 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's 13th Municipal Council elections kicks off...

KUWAIT, May 20 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's 13th Municipal Council elections kicked off Saturday, where polling centers are expected to receive voters to elect their candidates. Thirty-eight candidates including a woman, running in eight constituencies. The gov...

 2022-05-21 07:52 

FX Empire

S.Korea, U.S. vow new measures to deter N.Korea, expand economic partnership...

SEOUL (Reuters) The United States and South Korea agreed on Saturday to step up measures to deter North Korea, and expand cooperation on a range of measures from cybersecurity and nuclear energy to regional security and supply chains....

 2022-05-21 07:52 

FX Empire

Work suspended at Botswana's Khoemacau copper mine after accident kills two...

GABORONE (Reuters) Operations have been suspended at Khoemacau Zone 5 copper and silver mine in Botswana after an underground accident killed two people on Friday, the company said on Saturday....

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