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 2021-05-11 01:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir visits Saudi Arabia...

Amir visits Saudi Arabia...

 2021-05-11 01:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

What's behind the violence in Jerusalem?...

Prof. Efraim Inbar, president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, speaks with i24NEWS about wave of violence in Jerusalem....

 2021-05-11 01:25 

Arutz Sheva

What's behind the violence in Jerusalem?...

Prof. Efraim Inbar, president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, speaks with i24NEWS about wave of violence in Jerusalem....

 2021-05-11 01:14 

Kuwait News Agency

Amiri decree grants amnesty, reduces jail sentences of some prisoners...

KUWAIT, May 10 (KUNA) -- An Amiri decree issued on Monday has offered amnesty and commuted the prison terms of some convicts, the Kuwaiti government said on Monday. The public prosecution and interior ministry will collectively implement this measure shor...

 2021-05-11 01:12 

Arutz Sheva

'We recognize Israel's legitimate right to defend itself'...

State Department spokesman Ned Price "in the strongest" terms the barrage of rocket attacks against Israel....

 2021-05-11 01:10 

Kuwait News Agency

EU: Lebanon is collapsing...

BRUSSELS, May 10 (KUNA) -- European Union High Representative Josep Borrell Monday warned that the situation in Lebanon is deteriorating and the country is collapsing. "In Lebanon the situation continues deteriorating, the country is collapsing, its p...

 2021-05-11 01:08 

Arutz Sheva

Red Color siren sounded in Sderot...

Red Color siren sounded in Sderot...

 2021-05-11 01:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

State Department spokesman: We recognize Israel's legitimate right to defend itself...

State Department spokesman Ned Price "in the strongest" terms the barrage of rocket attacks against Israel....

 2021-05-11 01:02 

Saudi Press Agency

Arab Parliament Condemns Houthi Terrorist Militia Attacks on Saudi Arabia's Terrritories...
 2021-05-11 01:01 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait, Spain foreign ministers eye closer ties amid talks...

KUWAIT, May 10 (KUNA) -- The foreign ministers of Kuwait and Spain held talks on Monday over bilateral relations, marking the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties with a common push to bolster cooperation. Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Sabah's talks with ...

 2021-05-11 00:48 

Arutz Sheva

Siren sounded in Kibbutz Mefalsim in southern Israe...

Siren sounded in Kibbutz Mefalsim in southern Israe...

 2021-05-11 00:47 

Times of Israel

US synagogues touched by COVID adapt to serve grieving congregations...

Reeling under a staggering number of deaths, many communities create support groups, hold online memorial services and hire social workers to help congregants cope with lossesReeling under a staggering number of deaths, many communities create support gro...

 2021-05-11 00:46 

The Peninsula Qatar

Four deaths, 397 cases in Qatar on May 10...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 397 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 1,022 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 202,552....

 2021-05-11 00:43 

Arutz Sheva

Classes in Shephelah and Dan regions - only with protected spaces...

In accordance with the extended guidelines of the Home Front Command, classes in schools in the Shephelah and Gush Dan areas will only take place in places where there is a standard protected area that can be reached in accordance with the warning tim...

 2021-05-11 00:35 

Al Jazeera

Dozens of suspected COVID victims found in India's Ganges...

Residents in the area think bodies were dumped because crematoriums were overwhelmed or funeral pyres too expensive....

 2021-05-11 00:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Exploring ancient Israelite fortress: Biblical Tamar - Ir Ovot...

i24NEWS takes a close look at King Solomon's fortress town of Tamar at Ir Ovot in southern Israel....

 2021-05-11 00:34 

Arutz Sheva

Exploring ancient Israelite fortress: Biblical Tamar - Ir Ovot...

i24NEWS takes a close look at King Solomon's fortress town of Tamar at Ir Ovot in southern Israel....

 2021-05-11 00:19 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's Amir greets Saudi Arabia's King on Eid Al-Fitr...

KUWAIT, May 10 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday congratulated, via phone, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on the advent of Eid Al-Fitr. His Highness the Amir prayed to Allah Almighty to bestow his b...

 2021-05-11 00:17 

Arutz Sheva

Arabs riot in Lod, torch synagogue...

Dozens of Arab residents of Lod shot fireworks at police officers, set a synagogue on fire, and tried to set fire to a police station....

 2021-05-11 00:12 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince and Emir of Qatar Hold Official Talks in Jeddah...
 2021-05-11 00:11 

Arutz Sheva

Siren sounded in Nirim...

Siren sounded in Nirim...

 2021-05-11 00:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arabs riot in Lod, torch synagogue...

Dozens of Arab residents of Lod shot fireworks at police officers, set a synagogue on fire, and tried to set fire to a police station....

 2021-05-11 00:06 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia's civil defense reports some damage after a Houthi projectile hits Jazan...

Saudi Arabia's civil defense said on Twitter early on Tuesday that a Houthi projectile had fallen in a border village in Jazan in the south of the kingdom,...

 2021-05-11 00:02 

Times of Israel

In Jerusalem crisis, Hamas sees opportunity to retake center stage...

After incessant rocket barrages, leaders of Gaza's ruling terror group say they're not interested in further escalation, but conflict could still get out of handAfter incessant rocket barrages, leaders of Gaza's ruling terror group say they...

 2021-05-11 00:01 

Al Jazeera

Cali emerges as epicentre of unrest in ongoing Colombia protests...

On Sunday night, armed civilians attacked protesters who have blockaded main roads around the Colombian city....

 2021-05-11 00:01 

FARS News Agency

Iran: First Drive-Through COVID-19 Vaccines Center Launched in Tehran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The first Drive-Through COVID-19 Vaccination Center was launched in Tehran, capital of Iran, for vaccinating the people in the targeted age group scheduled by the Mi ....

 2021-05-11 00:00 

MehrNews.com

Police bust 1.900 tons of narcotics in S Iran...

TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) The police forces of Kerman province in central Iran seized 1,900 kilograms of illicit drugs in a single operation....

 2021-05-10 23:57 

Arutz Sheva

Sirens sounded in Gevim and Sapir College in southern Israel...

Sirens sounded in Gevim and Sapir College in southern Israel...

 2021-05-10 23:56 

Al Arabiya

Thousands protest in Turkey against Israel over surge in violence...

Thousands of people gathered outside the Israeli embassy in Ankara and its consulate in Istanbul to protest at Israeli actions against Palestinians on...

 2021-05-10 23:56 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait lists 978 new COVID-19 cases, seven deaths...

KUWAIT, May 10 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health has announced recording 978 new coronavirus infections and seven related deaths in the past 24 hours. The new figures take the total cases in the country up to 286,064 and deaths to 1,652 respective...

 2021-05-10 23:55 

Al Jazeera

Pfizer COVID jab expanded to US children as young as 12...

The Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is being used in multiple countries for teenagers as young as 16....

 2021-05-10 23:49 

Kuwait News Agency

Photo of the day...
 2021-05-10 23:46 

Al Arabiya

US State Department eases COVID-19 travel advisories for UK, Israel...

The US State Department said on Monday it has eased travel advisory ratings for the United Kingdom and Israel after raising both countries to its highest...

 2021-05-10 23:45 

Arutz Sheva

Givatayim to update by 7:00 a.m. about school openings...

The City of Givatayim has announced that updates on the opening of the kindergartens will be provided to parents by 7:00 a.m. Classes will be held only in kindergartens where there is a protected space. Elementary and high schools will also update...

 2021-05-10 23:44 

Al Jazeera

Ethnic groups step in as Myanmar's COVID response falls apart...

Some ethnic organisations are carrying out testing and vaccinations in the mainly border areas under their control....

 2021-05-10 23:40 

Al Arabiya

UN Security Council meets on Jerusalem but holds off on statement...

The UN Security Council held an urgent meeting Monday on the unrest in Jerusalem but issued no immediate statement, with diplomats saying the United States...

 2021-05-10 23:39 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Amir greeted by Turkey's pres. Erdogan on Eid...

KUWAIT, May 10 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received a phone call on Monday from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who wished him well ahead of the Muslim Eid Al-Fitr holiday. The Turkish leader expressed h...

 2021-05-10 23:37 

Bahrain News Agency

German interior minister tests positive for coronavirus...
 2021-05-10 23:36 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister departs the UAE...
 2021-05-10 23:35 

Al Arabiya

US authorizes Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children as young as 12...

US regulators on Monday authorized Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children as young as 12, widening the country's inoculation program as...

 2021-05-10 23:35 

Arutz Sheva

Sirens sounded in Gaza envelope communities...

Sirens sounded in Gaza envelope communities...

 2021-05-10 23:34 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Graduation ceremony held for cadet servicemen...
 2021-05-10 23:30 

Al Arabiya

IMF announces financing plan aimed at Sudan debt relief...

The IMF executive board on Monday approved a financing plan "to cover its share of debt relief to Sudan," Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva...

 2021-05-10 23:29 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Amir calls Bahrain king to offer Eid greetings...

KUWAIT, May 10 (KUNA) - His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah conveyed his warmest greetings to Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifa via telephone on Monday, ahead of the Muslim Eid Al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of Ram...

 2021-05-10 23:24 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Saudi Arabia to require arriving visitors to quarantine for a week...

Foreign citizens arriving in Saudi Arabia must quarantine for a week in government-approved accommodation starting May 20 to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Saudi civil aviation authority (GACA) said on Monday....

 2021-05-10 23:24 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Qatari Hotels Association holds 2nd meeting...

The Qatari Hotels Association (QHA), established under the umbrella of the Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA), has held its second meeting this year in the presence of the founding members....

 2021-05-10 23:24 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

US authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for 12-15 year olds...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on children aged 12 to 15 years old....

 2021-05-10 23:24 

Haaretz Daily

Israelis don't need more lethal muscle-flexing...
 2021-05-10 23:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Gaza Health Ministry says nine Palestinians killed in Israeli air strikes...

Gaza Health Ministry says nine Palestinians killed in Israeli air strikes...

 2021-05-10 23:15 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister meets with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan...

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