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 2020-10-30 04:37 

Al Jazeera

UK, New Zealand say citizens also tested invasively in Qatar...

Women on 10 flights out of Doha were physically examined as authorities looked for the mother of an abandoned newborn....

 2020-10-30 04:25 

Al Jazeera

North Korea blames Seoul for killing of fisheries official...

The South Korean man was fatally shot by the North's military while adrift in the North Korean side of the Yellow Sea....

 2020-10-30 04:18 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Shin Bet: Even today, Rabin's murderer still poses a security threat...

New opinion from Israel Security Agency says Yigal Amir continues to pose a danger to the country....

 2020-10-30 04:02 

Press TV

Deadly knife attack kills three at French church...

Three people have been murdered in a knife attack by a 21-year old Tunisian man in the French city of Nice over Charlie Hebdo's caricaturing of the Prophet Muhammad yet again. ....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US imposes new sanctions against Iran...

Treasury and State Department sanction 11 companies and five individuals accused of helping Iran trade its petroleum products....

 2020-10-30 03:58 

Haaretz Daily

Court revokes lesbian mom's adoption of her children, at her request and her ex-partner's...

In the first such ruling in Israel, the family court revoked a divorced, non-biological mother's parenthood, calling it a rare case in which it was in the best interest of the children...

 2020-10-30 03:57 

Haaretz Daily

The legacy of endless negotiations...
 2020-10-30 03:56 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's 'ghost unit' for the next war with Hezbollah...

A war game this week highlighted not just new Israeli capabilities, but also the need to walk a diplomatic tightrope...

 2020-10-30 03:44 

The Peninsula Qatar

Authorities arrest ten people for violating home quarantine conditions...

The concerned authorities in the State called on citizens and residents who are subject to quarantine to fully adhere to the requirements set by the Ministry of Public Health, to ensure their safety and the safety of others....

 2020-10-30 03:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

PA cleric calls for 'day of rage' in support of Mohammed...

Head of Supreme Islamic Council calls on Palestinian Arabs to come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque to protest Mohammed cartoons....

 2020-10-30 03:27 

Press TV

Yemenis mark Prophet Muhammad birthday amid Islamophobia wave...

Yemenis in several cities across the country mark the birth anniversary of the Prophet of Islam. They also denounced the French republication of offensive cartoons of the prophet, saying France government is misusing freedom of speech....

 2020-10-30 03:27 

Al Jazeera

'Madman' digs for decades to bring water to dry Indian village...

Laungi Bhuiya ignores taunts by villagers to dig a 3-km canal from nearby hills to bring water to his parched village....

 2020-10-30 03:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: US officials briefed on Iranian threat against Pentagon leaders...

Officials tell NBC News briefings suggested the threat may be potential retaliation for killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani....

 2020-10-30 03:01 

Times of Israel

A guide to the 23 US Jewish Democratic incumbents running on Tuesday...

Candidates looking to retain their seats in the House of Representatives include party leaders Adam Schiff, Jerry Nadler; most races are not competitive, but a few are toss upsCandidates looking to retain their seats in the House of Representatives includ...

 2020-10-30 02:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Italy, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania and Serbia added to list of red countries...

Vietnam will enter the list of green countries. Greece's status as a green country will be re-examined in about a week....

 2020-10-30 02:51 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Thursday until 00:00 GMT...

KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir sends a cable of solidarity to French President over the knife attack inside a Nice church. KUWAIT -- Kuwait's Foreign Ministry strongly condemns as "brutal terrorist crime" the knife attack at a Nice church. KU...

 2020-10-30 02:40 

Kuwait News Agency

US Air Force test launches ICBM from California base...

WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- The US Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile during an operational test at Vandenberg Air Force Base, in the western state of California, at 12:27 am., Pac...

 2020-10-30 02:36 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'France declares war on Islamic terrorism'...

An Islamic terror expert explains why the recent attacks by extremist Muslims in France will cause the country to go to a war on terror....

 2020-10-30 02:29 

Al Jazeera

New Zealand votes 'yes' to legalisation of euthanasia...

Preliminary results show more than 65.2 percent in favour of allowing people with terminal illnesses to end their lives....

 2020-10-30 02:26 

Press TV

New lockdown in France over coronavirus...

France undergoes a second full lockdown, this time on the entire territory. The impact on the economy might be huge, but this seems to be the price to pay in order to repel the virus....

 2020-10-30 02:14 

Kuwait News Agency

Egypt reports 13 virus deaths, 179 cases...

CAIRO, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population said Thursday that 179 people contracted the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and 13 others died from the illness over the past 24 hours. The figures took the overall lab-confirmed cases t...

 2020-10-30 02:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Nice attacker identified as Tunisian who came from Italy...

French authorities name Nice attacker as Brahim Aouissaoui, 21, say he carried a Quran on him at the time of the attack....

 2020-10-30 02:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Good for America, Israel and the Jews...

Author of the book "Trump and the Jews" weighs in on the presidential elections for Jewish Americans and American Israelis.. Op-ed....

 2020-10-30 01:46 

Kuwait News Agency

UN chief condemns knife attack at Nice church...

NEW YORK, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday strongly condemned a knife attack inside a French church in the southern French city of Nice, which left three worshippers dead. Guterres extended his condolences to ...

 2020-10-30 01:37 

Times of Israel

'The good cop': Joe Biden and Israel during the Obama years...

Democratic presidential candidate was loyal to the president during his White House tenure, but remained a steadfast friend to Israel and acted as a key interlocutor, insiders sayDemocratic presidential candidate was loyal to the president during his Whit...

 2020-10-30 01:34 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

PA: Jerusalem is a 'red line'...

PA chairman's spokesman says eastern Jerusalem is a "red line" for Palestinians....

 2020-10-30 01:31 

Al Arabiya

North Korea: Shooting death of South Korean man was self-dense amid coronavirus fears...

North Korea said the shooting death of a South Korean man in its waters last month was a self-defensive measure amid concerns about the spread of the novel...

 2020-10-30 01:15 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Power outages reported throughout Israel...

Israel Electric Corporation explains brief power outages were caused by a malfunction in production units....

 2020-10-30 01:10 

Al Jazeera

The Stream election special: A live preview of US 2020...

We look ahead to polling day with some of the people most impacted by the outcome....

 2020-10-30 01:06 

Times of Israel

Trump and Biden hold dueling rallies in key battleground state of Florida...

Trump seeks to sway voters in the state, a must-win for him, with his economic message, while challenger, ahead in polls, berates him for handling of pandemicTrump seeks to sway voters in the state, a must-win for him, with his economic message, while cha...

 2020-10-30 01:04 

Press TV

The wealthiest owns Congress and the White House...

The wealthiest owns the United States Congress and the White House, says Myles Hoenig....

 2020-10-30 01:01 

Kuwait News Agency

Lebanon confirms nearly 2,000 coronavirus cases, eight deaths...

BEIRUT, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Lebanon on Thursday reported 1,933 more coronavirus infections and eight deaths in the last 24 hours. In its daily report, the Lebanese Ministry of Health said the death toll and contaminations rose to 610 and 77,778 respectively....

 2020-10-30 00:59 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Firebomb barrage in Samaria...

Terrorists hurl firebombs at vehicles traveling on the Nabi Elias bypass road in the direction of Ma'ale Shomron....

 2020-10-30 00:56 

FX Empire

Economic Data Puts the EUR and the Dollar in the Spotlight, with U.S Politics also in Focus...

It's a busy day ahead, with economic data, U.S politics, COVID-19, and Brexit to provide direction throughout the day....

 2020-10-30 00:49 

Kuwait News Agency

Pentagon hosts first Crisis Communications Working Group with China army...

WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- US and Chinese defense officials convened on October 28-29 the first "Crisis Communications Working Group" via video teleconference to discuss "concepts of crisis communications, crisis prevention, and crisis manag...

 2020-10-30 00:46 

Kuwait News Agency

UAE strongly condemns stabbing in France's Nice...

ABU DHABI, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- The UAE on Thursday strongly deplored the stabbing incident in the French city of Nice, which led to killing and wounding several people. In a statement carried by UAE News Agency (WAM), UAE's Ministry of Foreign Affairs an...

 2020-10-30 00:42 

FX Empire

The Crypto Daily Movers and Shakers October 30th, 2020...

It's a bearish start to the day for the majors. A Bitcoin move through to $13,500 levels should support the broader market....

 2020-10-30 00:35 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar strongly condemns knife attack in French city Nice...

The State of Qatar expressed Thursday its strong condemnation and denunciation of the stabbing attack that took place in a church in the French city of Nice and led to the deaths and injuries....

 2020-10-30 00:33 

Haaretz Daily

Haaretz cartoon...
 2020-10-30 00:29 

Al Arabiya

Nice attack: Twitter removes Mahathir's tweet on killing millions of French people...

Twitter removed a tweet by Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday, accusing him of "glorifying violence" in a message that said that...

 2020-10-30 00:26 

Times of Israel

Power outages reported across Israel...

Electric company says blackouts caused by a 'malfunction in power production units' and that service should return shortlyElectric company says blackouts caused by a 'malfunction in power production units' and that service should return sh...

 2020-10-30 00:25 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Karabakh forces say Azerbaijan closing in on key town...

The leader of ethnic Armenian fighters in Nagorno-Karabakh said Thursday Azerbaijani forces were closing in on the town of Shusha, whose capture would mark a turning point after a month of fighting....

 2020-10-30 00:23 

Haaretz Daily

Donald Trump has split the Jewish people, perhaps forever...

Even if the U.S. president loses on November 3rd, Trump Jews are here to stay, and they're not just in America. We could be witnessing the defining schism of the Jewish world...

 2020-10-30 00:06 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US coronavirus cases pass 9 million...

United States logs 9 million cases of COVID-19, just hours after reporting a single day record of 80,622 infections....

 2020-10-30 00:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

What is the saddest verse in the Torah?...

A Dvar Torah on the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzchak Rabin....

 2020-10-29 23:59 

Kuwait News Agency

Syria records three virus-related deaths, 53 cases...

AMMAN, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- The Syrian Ministry of Health said Thursday that 53 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), bringing the country's caseload to 5,633. Three more fatalities over the past 24 hours raised the death toll from ...

 2020-10-29 23:53 

Al Arabiya

US elections: Biden has 89 percent chance of beating Trump, poll projects...

With five days to go before the US presidential election, one of the country's most reputable polling websites said Thursday that Democratic nominee Joe Bi...

 2020-10-29 23:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

COVID-19 hits Lebanon with a record 1,933 cases, 8 deaths...

Lebanon for the third consecutive day recorded a record breaking number of COVID-19 cases, with 1,933 new infections and 8 further deaths....

 2020-10-29 23:50 

Times of Israel

Ministers decide to reopen synagogues on Sunday, but shops to remain closed...

Coronavirus cabinet says street stores can open November 8, if infection rate remains low; Finance Minister Katz clashes with Netanyahu, Health Ministry over reopening planCoronavirus cabinet says street stores can open November 8, if infection rate remai...

 2020-10-29 23:43 

The Peninsula Qatar

2027 AFC Asian Cup bid: Qatar Football Association hands over legal requirements file...

The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has successfully handed over the second part of the bid to host the AFC Asian Cup 2027 covering all legal formalities required by the continental confederation....

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