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 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....

 2022-05-21 07:52 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran President to travel to Oman Monday...

Tehran, IRNA Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi is heading a high-profile delegation to Oman on Monday at the invitation of Omani Sultan Haitham bin Tarik....

 2022-05-21 07:50 

MehrNews.com

Iran's FDI growth in industrial sector hits 52% last year...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) The total volume of foreign investment within the framework of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in mineral and industrial sector last year in 1400 (ended March 20, 2022) registered a 52.2 percent growth....

 2022-05-21 07:49 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

3 martyred in Israeli aggression on south of Damascus...

DAMASCUS,May.21(Saba)- Last night, Three people were martyred in an Israeli aggression Friday on some points to the south of Damascus. t.me/SABAYEen...

 2022-05-21 07:37 

Times of Israel

Russia halts gas supplies to Finland amid rift over NATO bid, sanctions payments...

Helsinki says shortfall made up from other sources; following Ukraine invasion, Moscow asked clients to pay for gas in rubles in attempt to sidestep sanctionsHelsinki says shortfall made up from other sources; following Ukraine invasion, Moscow asked clie...

 2022-05-21 07:31 

Al Jazeera

Israeli missile strikes kill 3 near Syria's capital...

Missiles were fired from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and some were intercepted by Syrian air defences....

 2022-05-21 07:30 

MehrNews.com

Beauties of North Khorasan's nature...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Located in northeastern Iran, North Khorasan contains many historical and natural attractions, such as mineral water springs, small lakes, recreational areas, caves, protected regions, and various hiking areas....

 2022-05-21 07:29 

Times of Israel

In the Negev, a new breed of vintners are making the desert bloom, with wine...

With the arid terroir producing a wine that's 'fruity but not jammy,' the vineyards of the Negev are banding together in hopes of being recognized as a formal appellationWith the arid terroir producing a wine that's 'fruity but not jam...

 2022-05-21 07:28 

DEBKAfile

IDF missile strike hits secret Iranian arms smuggling corridor to Hizballah...

A broad-based Israeli missile strike alleged by Syria to have targeted Damascus international airport on Friday, May 21, is said The post IDF missile strike hits secret Iranian arms smuggling corridor to Hizballah appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2022-05-21 07:27 

Al Jazeera

Russia says Azovstal siege is over, in full control of Mariupol...

The surrender of Ukrainian fighters holed up in bombed-out steel plant means an end to destructive three-month siege....

 2022-05-21 07:22 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Ministry of Agriculture blocks import of external apples...

SANA'A, May. 21 (Saba) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation was directed on Friday to prevent the import of external apples into Yemen. t.me/SABAYEen...

 2022-05-21 07:19 

Haaretz Daily

Russia halts Finland gas supply over payments dispute...

Russia's Gazprom has demanded that European countries pay for Russian gas supplies in roubles because of sanctions imposed over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, but Finland refuses to do so...

 2022-05-21 07:16 

JPost.com

WHO working on more monkeypox guidance as cases rise...

The outbreak in 11 countries where it is not endemic is highly unusual, according to scientists. More than 100 confirmed or suspected cases have been reported, most of them in Europe....

 2022-05-21 07:14 

Al Jazeera

At The Gambia's Memory House, victims rewrite Jammeh-era history...

A museum outside the capital is attempting to educate Gambians on abuses committed under former leader Yahya Jammeh....

 2022-05-21 07:11 

Gulf Daily News

Monkeypox link to Covid-19 ruled out...
 2022-05-21 07:10 

MehrNews.com

Voters head to polls in close-run Australian election...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Polls have opened in the Australian election, with a tight contest expected between the incumbent Liberal-National coalition of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the opposition Labor party under Anthony Albanese....

 2022-05-21 07:08 

Al Jazeera

Can cryptocurrencies make a strong comeback?...

A recent meltdown in the crypto market has caused panic among investors....

 2022-05-21 07:07 

FX Empire

Britain wants to arm Moldova to protect it from Russian threat The Telegraph...

(Reuters) Britain wants to send modern weaponry to Moldova to protect it from the threat of invasion by Russia, The Telegraph reported, citing Foreign Secretary Liz Truss....

 2022-05-21 07:07 

FX Empire

U.S., others walk out of APEC talks over Russia's Ukraine invasion officials...

BANGKOK (Reuters) Representatives of the United States and several other nations walked out of an Asia-Pacific trade ministers meeting in Bangkok on Saturday to protest Russia's invasion of Ukraine, officials said....

 2022-05-21 07:00 

JPost.com

Switzerland confirms its first case of monkeypox...
 2022-05-21 06:59 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Sayyed Nasrallah: Palestinian Catastrophe affected all Arabs...

BEIRUT, May. 21 (Saba) - Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah indicated that the Palestinian Catastrophe is still affecting the Palestinians and all the Arabs, citing the ongoing Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people. t.me/SABAYEen...

 2022-05-21 06:56 

Al Jazeera

Why is the Brazilian left supporting Putin's Russia?...

In the eyes of many Brazilian leftists, the only real imperialism is US imperialism....

 2022-05-21 06:53 

FX Empire

Biden says U.S., S.Korea alliance works to deter N.Korea, keep Indo-Pacific free...

SEOUL (Reuters) President Joe Biden said on Saturday the 70-year alliance between the United States and South Korea was built on opposition to changing borders by force, and working together to deter North Korea and keep the Indo-Pacific region free and o...

 2022-05-21 06:50 

MehrNews.com

Pres. Raeisi to visit Muscat on Monday...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Heading a high-ranking delegation, Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi is scheduled to pay a visit to Muscat on Monday....

 2022-05-21 06:45 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Distributing 2 thousand coffee seedlings to farmers in Al Dhale'...

Dhale', May. 20 (Saba) - The Cooperative Union of Coffee Producers Associations, in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, and under the auspices and supervision of the Higher Agricultural and Fisheries Committee, launched the d...

 2022-05-21 06:42 

Al Jazeera

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 87...

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 87th day, we take a look at the main developments....

 2022-05-21 06:32 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran-Oman trade sees significant growth in 2021: Official...

Ahwaz, IRNA Iran's foreign trade with Oman has increased significantly in 2021 and there is room for it to grow even further if the capacities are identified, according to an Iranian trade official....

 2022-05-21 06:32 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

May 22 is one of the values rooted in Yemen's history: Anti-aggression Coalition parties...

SANA'A, May. 21 (Saba) - The Parties Coalition and Political Anti-aggression Forces confirmed on Saturday that the National Day of the Republic of Yemen 22 May represents one of the most significant values and meanings rooted in the identity and histo...

 2022-05-21 06:31 

Al Jazeera

Biden and Yoon hold their first summit in South Korea...

N Korea's nuclear and missile programme at the top of the agenda as Yoon hosts Biden for their first in-person talks....

 2022-05-21 06:30 

MehrNews.com

Tornado in Germay leaves at least 43 injured...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) A tornado swept through the German city of Paderborn Friday, injuring at least 43 people, and killing a woman, authorities said...

 2022-05-21 06:27 

JPost.com

Fight breaks out in Sheikh Jarrah, rioters throw stones at police...
 2022-05-21 06:23 

Al Jazeera

Russia cuts off Finland gas flows over payment dispute...

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Moscow asked clients from 'unfriendly countries' to pay for gas in roubles....

 2022-05-21 06:22 

FX Empire

Russia likely facing Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles shortage, UK says...

(Reuters) Russia is likely experiencing a shortage of appropriate reconnaissance Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), which it has attempted to use to identify targets to be struck by combat jets or artillery, British Defence ministry said on Saturday....

 2022-05-21 06:18 

SANA

A Palestinian martyred in Israeli occupation fire in Jenin...

Occupied Jerusalem, SANA- One Palestinian was martyred and another was injured Saturday in Israeli occupation's fire in Jenin city of the West Bank. Amjad al-Fayed, 17-year-old, was martyred and another one was critically injured when the Israeli occu...

 2022-05-21 06:13 

Gulf Daily News

Man dies in crash...
 2022-05-21 06:12 

Times of Israel

UK's Johnson vows to resolve Northern Ireland's Brexit-related kosher food shortage...

Speaking at a Belfast synagogue, British PM says no need for 'laborious checks'; Northern Ireland remained in EU single market despite UK exit from bloc, complicating shipmentsSpeaking at a Belfast synagogue, British PM says no need for 'labor...

 2022-05-21 06:10 

MehrNews.com

Raeisi visits Tehran International Book Fair...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi paid a visit to the Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) on Saturday....

 2022-05-21 06:08 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Sanctions Impeding Reconstruction, Aid Delivery in Syria: Iran UN Envoy - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's ambassador to the UN called for an end to the unilateral sanctions which he said have impeded Syria's reconstruction efforts and hampered humanitarian aid delivery in various ways, even delaying the return of refugees and di...

 2022-05-21 06:04 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain weather forecast...
 2022-05-21 05:59 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain press review...
 2022-05-21 05:58 

SANA

Three martyred in Israeli aggression on south of Damascus...

Damascus, SANA- Three people were martyred in an Israeli aggression Friday on some points to the south of Damascus. "At nearly 11 p.m. on Friday, the Israeli enemy carried out an aggression with surface-to-surface missiles from the direction of occupi...

 2022-05-21 05:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Govt initiative raises honey production many folds...

Doha: The initiative of the Ministry of Municipality has succeeded in increasing local honey production in many folds from 2.5 tonnes in 2013 to 16.2......

 2022-05-21 05:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar, Germany sign 'Energy Partnership' pact...

Doha:Minister of State for Energy Affairs H E Saad Sherida Al Kaabi and German Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action H E Dr. Robert Habeck......

 2022-05-21 05:54 

JPost.com

Erdogan discusses NATO concerns with Finland and Sweden...

Turkey says Sweden and Finland harbor people linked to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group and followers of Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of orchestrating a 2016 coup attempt....

 2022-05-21 05:52 

FX Empire

Shanghai inches towards COVID lockdown exit, Beijing plays defence...

By Eduardo Baptista and Laura Lin BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) Shanghai cautiously pushed ahead on Saturday with plans to restore part of its transport network in a major step towards exiting a weeks-long COVID-19 lockdown, while Beijing kept up its defence...

 2022-05-21 05:50 

MehrNews.com

Iran moves ahead with regional diplomacy...

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) Less than a year into his presidency, President Ebrahim Raeisi succeeded in revving up Iranian regional diplomacy in a way that is expected to lead to more breakthroughs....

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