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 2021-09-18 10:58 

MehrNews.com

'National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature' in Tabriz...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) 'National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature' was celebrated on the death anniversary of the legendary Iranian poet Shahriar on Sep. 18 in his birthplace in Tabriz, the capital of East Azerbaijan in northwest Iran....

 2021-09-18 10:57 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency FM: Iran Resolved to Broaden Bilateral Ties with Russia...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov voiced Tehran's determination to expand all-out relations wi ....

 2021-09-18 10:56 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Algeria's longest-serving president Abdelaziz Bouteflika dies aged 84...
 2021-09-18 10:54 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran, Tajikistan Ink 8 Documents to Broaden Cooperation...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran and Tajikistan signed eight documents in the presence of Iranian and Tajik presidents in Dushanbe on Saturday to broaden cooperation in various fields....

 2021-09-18 10:54 

Bahrain News Agency

Austrian chancellor: If cases climb, no apres-ski for unvaccinated...
 2021-09-18 10:53 

Al Jazeera

Yemen rebels say nine executed over political leader's killing...

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and former US President Donald Trump were tried in absentia....

 2021-09-18 10:52 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency PM: Washington's Scapegoating of Pakistan for US Failure in Afghanistan Was 'Most Painful Thing'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistan paid a heavy price for siding with the US in its occupation of Afghanistan, so hearing American politicians blame Islamabad for its humiliating retreat hurts ....

 2021-09-18 10:52 

JPost.com

Naftali Bennett's 5 reasons for giving a third COVID-19 shot in Israel...

PM Naftali Bennett went against the WHO's recommendation by approving the booster shot for the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-09-18 10:50 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Data Shows COVID Levels Rising Among Schoolchildren in England...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Coronavirus infection levels have risen in schoolchildren in England, data revealed, with more than one in 37 of those in years 7 to 11 estimated to have had COVID la ....

 2021-09-18 10:50 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait crude oil up to USD 75.59 - KPC...

KUWAIT, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti crude oil went up by four cents to USD 75.59 per barrel during Friday's trading sessions, compared with USD 75.55 pb the day before, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Saturday. However, Benchmark Brent fell by 3...

 2021-09-18 10:49 

Times of Israel

After FDA panel limits boosters, minister says Israel data proves 3rd dose works...

Horowitz says US panel received Israeli data 'unequivocally' showing extra shot is effective against Delta; Bennett op-ed: Waiting too long for booster would have squandered gainsHorowitz says US panel received Israeli data 'unequivocally'...

 2021-09-18 10:49 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Thousands of Afghan Asylum Seekers in UK ‘in Limbo’ A Month After Taliban Takeover...

TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 3,000 Afghan asylum seekers in the UK are in "limbo" as a freeze on processing applications continues a month after the Taliban takeover....

 2021-09-18 10:49 

Al Arabiya

Iran won't allow ISIS presence on Afghan border: President...

Iran will not allow ISIS to establish a presence on the country's border with Afghanistan, President Ebrahim Raisi warned on SaturdayWe will not allow...

 2021-09-18 10:48 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Chinese Military Slams US Warship as 'Troublemaker' to Peace in Taiwan Straits...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Calling a US warship "troublemaker4; to the peace of Taiwan Straits, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Eastern Theater Command on Saturday said it will mainta ....

 2021-09-18 10:47 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency 24 US States Threaten Legal Action over Biden's Vaccine Mandate...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Twenty-four states threatened to sue the administration of Joe Biden over the president's new rule to require employers with more than 100 employees to mandate vaccin ....

 2021-09-18 10:47 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Report: Almost Half of New Gun Buyers in US Women...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Nearly half of all new US gun buyers since the start of 2019 were women, according to new data, a tremendous shift in the historically male-dominated market....

 2021-09-18 10:46 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency German DM Says to Propose Plan for EU Rapid Reaction Forces by November...

TEHRAN (FNA)- German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer announced plans for a proposal to create an EU rapid reaction force by the end of October, media outlets reported....

 2021-09-18 10:44 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran’s volleyball team hits China to qualify for world champ...

Tehran, IRNA Iran's national volleyball team defeated China on Saturday in the Asian championship, advancing to the finale and qualifying for the world championship next year....

 2021-09-18 10:40 

Al Arabiya

France's Notre-Dame restoration ready to start as safety work completed...

Work to shore up the Notre-Dame de Paris has been finished, allowing restoration to start at the cathedral two years after a fire destroyed the attic and...

 2021-09-18 10:40 

MehrNews.com

Bombings in Afghanistan's Nangarhar kill 3, wound 20...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) A series of bomb blasts in Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan killed three and injured 20 more on Saturday....

 2021-09-18 10:35 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Leader underscores sports equality in meeting with Olympians, Paralympians...

Tehran, IRNA Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamanei said in the meeting with Iranian Olympians and Paralympians on Saturday that sports equality should be addressed in terms of geography and sports field....

 2021-09-18 10:28 

Al Jazeera

China: Regulating superstars, superfans and big tech...

Are China's new regulations designed to benefit society or the Communist Party? Plus, activists vs statues in Colombia....

 2021-09-18 10:23 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran’s COVID-19 death toll drops to 355...

Tehran, IRNA - The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 116,791 with 355 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Saturday....

 2021-09-18 10:18 

Al Arabiya

Long-COVID symptoms rarely last more than 3 months in children: Study...

While the exact length of long-COVID is unknown, a new study has found that children who contract the virus will rarely experience after-effects lasting...

 2021-09-18 10:12 

MehrNews.com

Iran, Tajikistan FMs stress inclusive gov. in Afghanistan...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) The Foreign Ministers of Iran and Tajikistan stressed the need for a fully inclusive government in Afghanistan that represents all ethnic groups in the country and the need for humanitarian assistance to Afghans....

 2021-09-18 10:08 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian, Tajik FMs Discuss Bilateral Ties, Afghanistan - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The foreign ministers of Iran and Tajikistan weighed plans for closer cooperation between Tehran and Dushanbe and the ways to settle the crisis in neighboring Afghanistan....

 2021-09-18 10:07 

MehrNews.com

Iran Jiu-Jitsu team finishes third in Asian championships...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) The national Iranian team landed in third place in the 5th Jiu-Jitsu Asian Championships in the UAE....

 2021-09-18 10:06 

JPost.com

Technion food research center gets an upgrade...

The Technion will partner with the Carasso family to renovate the FoodTech building and make it more advanced....

 2021-09-18 10:05 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Russian envoy terms SCO membership as first foreign policy achievement by Raisi...

Tehran, IRNA Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan said on Saturday that the beginning of Iran's permanent membership process was the first foreign policy achievement of the Raisi administration....

 2021-09-18 10:02 

JPost.com

Controversial US, UK, Australia deal has ramifications for Middle East...

The new deal is called AUKUS and involves Australia receiving technology for nuclear-powered submarines. It is interpreted as a way to strengthen Australia, a key US - UK ally, in the face of China....

 2021-09-18 10:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Roadmap for boost in Tehran-Dushanbe ties to be finalized soon...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi announced on Saturday that he has agreed with his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon to finalize a roadmap for fostering bilateral relations in the shortest time....

 2021-09-18 10:01 

Al Jazeera

Hundreds arrested in Australian anti-lockdown protests...

Several police officers wounded in clashes with protesters at anti-lockdown rallies in Sydney and Melbourne....

 2021-09-18 10:00 

JPost.com

Portugal approves entry of vaccinated and recovered Israelis...
 2021-09-18 09:56 

Al Arabiya

Former ISIS stronghold sees church receive new bell...

A bell was inaugurated at a church in Mosul on Saturday to the cheers of Iraqi Christians, seven years after ISIS overran the northern city.Dozens of...

 2021-09-18 09:52 

MehrNews.com

Iran donates nanotech equipment to Tajik National University...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) The President of Iran donated a package including nanotechnology equipment to the Tajik National University....

 2021-09-18 09:50 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran, Russia emphasize banking ties...

Moscow, IRNA Iran and Russia emphasized expanding banking cooperation in the ninth meeting of joint financial and banking cooperation working group held in Iran's Embassy in Moscow....

 2021-09-18 09:37 

MehrNews.com

Iran COVID-19 update: 12,847 news cases, 355 deaths...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) According to the Iranian Health Ministry, 12,847 new COVID-19 infections have been detected across the country and 355 people have lost their lives since Friday....

 2021-09-18 09:32 

Al Arabiya

At least two dead, 19 injured in blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad: Health official...

At least two people were killed and 19 more were wounded in separate explosions in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, according to a health...

 2021-09-18 09:29 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Australian Police Clash with Anti-Lockdown Protesters After Failing to Suppress Dissent with Overwhelming Force, Threat of Arrests...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Clashes erupted with police in Melbourne, Australia, after a crowd of anti-lockdown demonstrators gathered to demand an end to weeks of draconian restrictions, despit ....

 2021-09-18 09:27 

Times of Israel

IDF troops nab 3 Gazans who tried to infiltrate through Israeli border fence...

Military says suspects were carrying bolt cutters and knives and have been taken for questioning over incident on northern side of the StripMilitary says suspects were carrying bolt cutters and knives and have been taken for questioning over incident on n...

 2021-09-18 09:25 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Foreign Minister holds phone call with Canada Foreign Minister...

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani held Friday a phone call with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada HE Marc Garneau....

 2021-09-18 09:25 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar Airways joins ICAO Global Coalition for Sustainable Aviation...

Qatar Airways on Friday announced its participation on the Global Coalition for Sustainable Aviation of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), becoming the first airline in the Middle East to join the global coalition...

 2021-09-18 09:25 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

New Zealand Cricket silent on security threat ending Pakistan tour...

New Zealand Cricket officials on Saturday threw a veil of secrecy over the security threat that forced the abrupt cancellation of their Pakistan tour....

 2021-09-18 09:25 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Sixth Qatari plane carrying humanitarian aid arrives in Kabul...

The sixth Qatari plane carrying humanitarian aid provided by Qatar Charity, in coordination with the Qatar Fund for Development, arrived Friday at Kabul International Airport in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan....

 2021-09-18 09:17 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Pres Raisi presents Iranian-developed nanotechnology products to Tajikistan...

Tehran, IRNA President Ebrahim Raisi presented on Saturday some of Iranian-made nanotechnology equipment as a gift to Tajik National University....

 2021-09-18 09:15 

MehrNews.com

Leader receives Olympics, Paralympic medalists...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Iranian athletes who participated in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic games visited Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday morning...

 2021-09-18 09:08 

Kuwait News Agency

US in contact with France over Amb. recall - WH...

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- The White House said Friday evening that the US has been in contact with France over its decision to recall its Ambassador to the US Philippe Etienne for "consultations". "We have been in close touch with our Fren...

 2021-09-18 09:06 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

President Al-Mashat offers condolences on death of Dr. Badir Al-Haiti...

SANA'A, Sep. 18 (Saba) - President of the Supreme Political Council Mahdi Al-Mashat on Saturday sent a cable of condolences on the death of Dr. Badir Ali Al-Hayti, Dean of the Continuing Education Center at Amran University, after a life full of scien...

 2021-09-18 09:02 

Al Arabiya

Nine men executed by Houthi's in Yemen for involvement in Samad death...

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Saturday that authorities had executed nine menwho were convicted of involvement in the 2018 killing of Saleh...

 2021-09-18 09:01 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Prince Andrew Given A Week to Challenge High Court Decision in Sex Assault Case...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Prince Andrew has been given seven days to appeal a High Court ruling which could pave the way for the start of his civil trial in the United States on allegations he ....

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