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 2020-06-05 16:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Health authorities worldwide report new COVID-19 infections, fatalities...

KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- Health authorities in several countries on Friday reported new coronavirus infections and deaths in the last 24 hours. In Bahrain, the health ministry confirmed 437 new COVID-19 infections and one death. According to a statement i...

 2020-06-05 15:54 

Saudi Press Agency

2591 New Confirmed Covid-19 Cases Reported, Recoveries over 70,000, in KSA...
 2020-06-05 15:51 

The Peninsula Qatar

3 years of dignity and prosperity: Qatar maintains dominance as top sport nation in the region...

Qatar, the 2022 FIFA World Cup hosts, has put no limit to their sporting ambitions. Despite an illegal blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt since June 5, 2017, the Gulf state continues to create its own sporting legacy, ho...

 2020-06-05 15:49 

Al Arabiya

Iran violating all restrictions of nuclear deal: UN's IAEA...

The United Nations' atomic watchdog agency says Iran has continued to increase its stockpiles of enriched uranium and remains in violation of its deal with...

 2020-06-05 15:46 

Press TV

George Floyd protests: UK raises police treatment of British journalists with Trump administration...

The UK embassy in Washington has raised concerns with the US administration over British journalists who were subject to police action while covering protests over the death of George Floyd, Downing Street has said....

 2020-06-05 15:38 

SANA

9 fires erupted in several areas in Daraa extinguished...

Daraa, SANA-Fire Brigade in Daraa has extinguished 9 fires which erupted in several areas in the province on Thursday. Daraa Fire Brigade Commander, colonel Mohammad Mahamid told SANA correspondent that the fires, erupted in cultivated areas with wheat in...

 2020-06-05 15:37 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Libyan unity govt retakes Haftar's last redoubt in west...

Forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government said Friday they had entered Tarhouna, the last major stronghold of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar near Tripoli, capping the sudden collapse of his 14-month offensive....

 2020-06-05 15:31 

Press TV

Tottenham seal bank loan to ease coronavirus impact...

Tottenham Hotspur have secured a 175 million pounds loan from the Bank of England....

 2020-06-05 15:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The next Great Aliyah Wave...

Israel has been asked to assist Diaspora Jews, but is it prepared for an aliyah wave or will it lose olim who find no homes and jobs? Op-ed....

 2020-06-05 15:29 

Press TV

Ex-Joint Chiefs chairman: Trump's threat to use military on protesters 'very dangerous'...

Former US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey has slammed Trump for his handling of nationwide protests against police violence and systemic racism....

 2020-06-05 15:28 

Haaretz Daily

We won't accept parts of Trump's plan, Israeli minister says...

Rafi Peretz says settlement construction freezes, recognition of Palestinian state out of the question after Netanyahu defended Middle East plan from settlement leaders' criticism...

 2020-06-05 15:27 

Kuwait News Agency

Norway reports 27 more coronavirus cases...

BRUSSELS, June 5 (KUNA) -- The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Norway on Friday increased to 8,504, of which 27 cases were reported yesterday. These figures were released by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. No additional death from...

 2020-06-05 15:26 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Shamkhani: Prisoner swap not result of talks with US...

Tehran, June 5, IRNA - Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani in a message referred to President Donald Trump's disastrous situation inside and outside the US, saying the prisoner swap is not the result of negot...

 2020-06-05 15:23 

Press TV

Iran censures France's 'interventionist' attitude on jailed academic...

Iran has imprisoned a French-Iranian citizen on an espionage charge....

 2020-06-05 15:14 

Kuwait News Agency

Al-Sanad: new coronavirus infections included 262 Nationals...

KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- The Health Ministry's official spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said Friday that the new cases included 262 Kuwaiti nationals, 139 Indians, 101 Bengali, 94 Egyptians and the others related to different nationalities. Al-Sana...

 2020-06-05 15:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

How To Survive the Riots (Beha'alotkha 2020)...

Based on the Torah reading, we'll see how to address the upheaval currently taking place in the United States and across the world....

 2020-06-05 15:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait: 723 new coronavirus infections, 8 deaths...

KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) - The Kuwaiti Health Ministry on Friday reported 723 new coronavirus infections, bringing the tally to 30,644, while deaths reached 244 after recording 8 cases. In a statement to KUNA, the ministry's spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-...

 2020-06-05 14:48 

Press TV

Brexit free trade talks yield 'no significant progress' as deadline nears...

European Union and British negotiators say there had been very little progress in their latest round of talks about a Brexit free trade agreement....

 2020-06-05 14:47 

Al Jazeera

Czech Republic expels two Russian diplomats over poison plot hoax...

Russian embassy in Prague says expulsion of its employees was 'provocation'; based on 'ungrounded accusations'....

 2020-06-05 14:40 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Trump says US is working towards reopening economy...

US President Donald Trump says the country will be working towards reopening the economy during a live news conference.-Developing...

 2020-06-05 14:39 

Saudi Press Agency

KSA Ambassador to Lebanon Receives Executive Secretary of ESCWA...
 2020-06-05 14:39 

Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Delivers Chinese Government Aid to Yemen to Combat COVID-19...
 2020-06-05 14:39 

Press TV

Face coverings must be worn on public transport from 15 June, government has announced...

It remains unclear why it has taken the government more than two months to make face coverings compulsory on public transport and called for the policy to be extended to all places where social distancing is not possible....

 2020-06-05 14:36 

Israel Today

Why Do Many Christian Arabs Pray to Allah?...

And are they still worshipping the Father of Jesus, or the god of Mohammed?...

 2020-06-05 14:34 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

COVID-19 pandemic 'under control' in France: govt adviser...

The COVID-19 pandemic is now "under control" in France, the head of the government's scientific advisory council said Friday, as the country cautiously lifts the lockdown imposed in March to contain the outbreak....

 2020-06-05 14:31 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran news agency head convicted for interviewee's spy remark...

The head of Iran's semiofficial ISNA news agency has been convicted over publishing an article that quotes a former ambassador criticizing Tehran's "arbitrary" intelligence operations in Europe, a journalism watchdog group said Friday....

 2020-06-05 14:30 

MehrNews.com

Iran always welcomes talks on releasing prisoners: Mousavi...

TEHRAN, Jun. 05 (MNA) Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that the Islamic Republic always welcomes humanitarian efforts to release Iranian prisoners in foreign countries....

 2020-06-05 14:29 

Kuwait News Agency

Qatar confirms four deaths from coronavirus, 1,754 new infections...

DOHA, June 5 (KUNA) -- Qatari Health Ministry confirmed four deaths from coronavirus and new infections reached 1,754 on Friday. In a statement, the ministry said the fatalities were to people aged, 90yrs, 80yrs, 70yrs, and 62yrs old and that they were re...

 2020-06-05 14:28 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Assyrian Christians fear for their future in Turkey...

Inside the sixth century church in southeastern Turkey, dozens of Assyrian Christian women, men and children in their Sunday best attend a service, one of only a few held in their ancient homeland....

 2020-06-05 14:20 

Al Jazeera

US conducts first air raids against Taliban since ceasefire ends...

The two assaults took place since a rare ceasefire between the armed group and Afghan forces ended more than a week ago....

 2020-06-05 14:17 

Al Arabiya

Hydroxychloroquine has 'no benefit' for coronavirus patients: Major UK trial...

A major British trial of hydroxychloroquine has found it has "no benefit" for patients hospitalized with COVID-19, researchers said Friday, announcing they...

 2020-06-05 14:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

'Power to the people': Floyd's brother talks at NYC memorial...

New Yorkers stayed on the streets of New York City Thursday for another day of protests spurred by the death of George Floyd, including at a memorial service at the site where police used batons against demonstrators who were out past the city-imposed cur...

 2020-06-05 14:14 

Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Delivers 3rd Batch of Medical Aid to Yemeni Health Ministry to Confront COVID-19...
 2020-06-05 14:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New Israeli invention: Aura Air...

Israeli invention, Aura Air launches what it describes as 'the world's smartest and most intensive air filtration system for under 500.'...

 2020-06-05 14:06 

Times of Israel

Police find body of 14-year-old boy missing off Ashdod beach...

Teen disappeared while swimming with friends on Wednesday and was feared drowned, family has been notifiedTeen disappeared while swimming with friends on Wednesday and was feared drowned, family has been notified...

 2020-06-05 14:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The unique prophecy of Moses...

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, Torah Luminary and iconic leader of Religious Zionism....

 2020-06-05 13:56 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait reports 723 new coronavirus infections, 8 deaths...

KUWAIT: The health ministry on Friday reported 723 new coronavirus infections, bringing the tally to 30,644 cases, while deaths reached 244 after recording eight new cases.In a statement to KUNA, the ministry's spokesperson Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad said t...

 2020-06-05 13:55 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

FM Sokesman warns France to stop meddling in Iran's internal affairs...

Tehran, June 5, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Friday said that French officials must end interference in Iran's internal affairs....

 2020-06-05 13:55 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

FM Spokesman warns France to stop meddling in Iran's internal affairs...

Tehran, June 5, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Friday said that French officials must end interference in Iran's internal affairs....

 2020-06-05 13:55 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

FM Spokesman warns France not to meddle in Iran's internal affairs...

Tehran, June 5, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Friday said that French officials must end interference in Iran's internal affairs....

 2020-06-05 13:55 

Press TV

North Korea censures foreign interference in China's internal affairs...

North Korea denounces foreign interference in the affairs of the Chinese city of Hong Kong, expressing support for Beijing's decisions regarding the city....

 2020-06-05 13:55 

Gulf Times

Four deaths, 1754 new cases of Covid-19 Friday in Qatar as total recoveries reach 40,935...

The Ministry of Public Health Friday announces 1754 confirmed new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), with 1467 people having recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours....

 2020-06-05 13:53 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Crown Prince congratulates Sweden's King...
 2020-06-05 13:50 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syrian court orders Syriatel placed under judicial custody...

A Syrian court has ordered that Syriatel, owned by prominent businessman Rami Makhlouf, be placed under judicial custody amid a high-profile dispute over arrears, according to a document posted on the court's Facebook page....

 2020-06-05 13:50 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

National Qualifications Assessment Committee holds virtual meeting...
 2020-06-05 13:49 

Saudi Press Agency

Interior Ministry: Re-imposing Strict Precautions in Jeddah for 2 Weeks from Tomorrow, Saturday...
 2020-06-05 13:49 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran spox confirms meeting of FM Zarif, US' Bill Richardson...

Tehran, June 5, IRNA Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Friday confirmed the meeting between Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and former US ambassador to the UN Bill Richardson....

 2020-06-05 13:48 

Press TV

Black Lives Matter protesters take knee on Trafalgar Square...

Black Lives Matter protesters take a knee on Trafalgar Square after the killing of George Floyd by US police....

 2020-06-05 13:48 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King congratulates Sweden's monarch...
 2020-06-05 13:43 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Storm causes vessel 'Behbahan' to sink in Iraqi waters: Iran envoy...

Baghdad, June 5, IRNA- Iran's charge d'affaires in Baghdad Mousa Alizadeh-Tabatabaei on Friday said that the storm and harsh weather conditions could be the cause of the sinking of an Iranian vessel in Iraqi waters....

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