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 2021-06-22 23:55 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait's Qabazard cruises into 16th round in future int'l tennis tourneys...

TUNIS, June 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's national tennis player Issa Qabazard has qualified for the 16th round as part the M15 future championships' series held in Tunisia after beating his compatriot Bader Al-Abdullah 6-5,3-6,4-6 on Tuesday. Speaking to...

 2021-06-22 23:53 

Arutz Sheva

Head of Southern Command: Our enemies will meet an iron wall...

The commander of the Southern Command, Major General Eliezer Toledano, spoke on Tuesday at a ceremony saluting the security forces in the Gaza envelope. "Our enemies have not yet realized that they will meet an iron wall time and time again. They ...

 2021-06-22 23:52 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Spain pardons jailed Catalan separatists...

Spain yesterday pardoned nine jailed Catalan separatists behind a failed 2017 independence bid, aiming to break a deadlock over the political crisis in the wealthy northeastern region....

 2021-06-22 23:52 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Refugee women promote gender equality through film...

In the offices of a small Athens charity offering vocational courses, a group of women are busy editing short films and podcasts under the supervision of an American director....

 2021-06-22 23:50 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Government to support Bahrainis' salaries in 12 sectors...
 2021-06-22 23:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UK supports livelihoods and business in south Lebanon...

The United Kingdom's Charg d'Affaires in Lebanon completed a two day trip to South Lebanon where he visited UK-funded education, environment projects and gender-based initiatives amongst others, that have aided local residents and helped boost loc...

 2021-06-22 23:26 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain voices support to Saudi Arabia...
 2021-06-22 23:24 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Foreign Minister urges Qatar to heed Gulf unity in its foreign policy...
 2021-06-22 23:20 

Arutz Sheva

Israel's UN Mission holds clean energy event...

Israeli Mission to UN holds global event on Israeli innovation in the field of clean energy....

 2021-06-22 23:20 

Kuwait News Agency

US remain ready to engage in negotiations with North Korea - State Dept....

WASHINGTON, June 22 (KUNA) -- The US said on Tuesday that they remain prepared to engage in principle negotiations with the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea (DPRK) to deal with the challenge of its nuclear program. "We're constantly...

 2021-06-22 23:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israel's UN Mission holds clean energy event...

Israeli Mission to UN holds global event on Israeli innovation in the field of clean energy....

 2021-06-22 23:08 

FX Empire

US Stock Market: Big Tech Growth Stocks Drive NASDAQ Composite to Record High...

Microsoft rose 1.1% and its stock market value briefly breached $2 trillion for the first time, while Apple and Amazon also rallied more than 1% each....

 2021-06-22 23:01 

FARS News Agency

Deadly Flash Floods Hit Nepal...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain across Nepal this week have killed several people and forced hundreds of residents to flee their homes. [PHOTOS]...

 2021-06-22 22:59 

FX Empire

Private Sector PMIs Put the EUR, the Pound, and the Dollar in Focus...

It's a busy day ahead for the markets, with prelim private sector PMI numbers for June due out of the Eurozone, the UK, and the U.S later today. Expect plenty of sensitivity to the numbers....

 2021-06-22 22:53 

FX Empire

European Equities: Private Sector PMIs for June to Provide Direction...

Private sector PMIs will be in focus today. With market optimism continuing to support the majors, the PMIs will need to see a pickup to deliver upside on the day....

 2021-06-22 22:45 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa Global Youth Creativity Award launched...
 2021-06-22 22:44 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Berri: Hariri won't step down in response to Cabinet obstruction...

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has imposed a firm equation to respond to the obstruction of the formation of a new government by declaring that Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri will not step down, in a move clearly targeting President Michel Aoun and ...

 2021-06-22 22:39 

Arutz Sheva

Shas requests Knesset discussion on 'Ben Gurion Airport failure'...

MK Michael Malkieli, chairman of the Shas Knesset faction, submitted a request for a discussion in the plenary on the "Ben Gurion Airport failure" with the participation of Prime Minister Bennett. Malkieli collected the required 40 signatures ...

 2021-06-22 22:39 

The Peninsula Qatar

84 travellers test Covid-19 positive in Qatar on June 22...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 189 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 149 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 218,584....

 2021-06-22 22:24 

Kuwait News Agency

Arab Parliament renews support to Palestine...

CAIRO, June 22 (KUNA) -- President of the Arab Parliament (AP) Adel Al-Asoumi on Tuesday reiterated backing to the Palestinian cause as it is "the Arabs' first and main issue". This came in a statement by Al-Asoumi at the end of the AP Palesti...

 2021-06-22 22:22 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Crypto assault: China's widening bitcoin crackdown...

China has long expressed displeasure with the anonymity provided by bitcoin and other crypto tokens....

 2021-06-22 22:22 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Madame Tussauds to open museum in Dubai...

London's renowned wax-work museum Madame Tussauds will open its first outpost in the Arab world in Dubai later this year, the group's owner Merlin Entertainments said yesterday....

 2021-06-22 22:22 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Iran accuses US of meddling over criticism of election...

Iran accused the United States yesterday of interference for saying its election was neither free nor fair as political factions traded blame for the record low turnout and high number of invalid ballots....

 2021-06-22 22:22 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Concerns raised about China at UN rights council...

More than 40 countries led by Canada voiced grave concerns at the UN Human Rights Council yesterday about China's actions in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet triggering a fierce backlash from Beijing....

 2021-06-22 22:22 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoCI announces recall of BMW models...

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), in co-operation with Alfardan Automobiles, dealer of BMW in Qatar, has announced the recall of BMW 420i Cabrio and M440i xDrive Cabrio models of 2021 due to a possible malfunction in the side airbag, for which...

 2021-06-22 22:22 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

80kgs fish stock destroyed...

The director of Al Wakra Municipality issued two administrative decisions to shut down two fish shops at the Fish Market here for three days each for displaying fish unfit for human consumption....

 2021-06-22 22:22 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

HMC: Safe, complete care for premature babies, newborns...

The health system in Qatar is witnessing great development and tangible progress at all preventive and curative levels as well as the standards of health care provided to all residents, regardless of their age and the type of diseases,...

 2021-06-22 22:22 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

New Yorkers vote in Democratic primary for post-pandemic mayor...

New York City residents cast ballots in a Democratic primary yesterday that will select the candidate almost certain to take over as mayor tasked with shaping the post-pandemic future of America's largest metropolis....

 2021-06-22 22:22 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Officials count ballots after Ethiopia's election...

Officials in Ethiopia counted ballots yesterday after a parliamentary election billed as the first free vote in the country's history but marred by an opposition boycott, war and reports of irregularities in some areas....

 2021-06-22 22:14 

Arutz Sheva

Channel 20 poll: Netanyahu bloc weakens...

Likud remains the largest party with 29 seats. Yesh Atid with 22 seats, Religious Zionist Party rises to seven and Yamina has six....

 2021-06-22 22:12 

Times of Israel

In rare move, apparently under US pressure, Israel votes to condemn China abuses...

Israel, which often seeks not to antagonize major trading partner Beijing, joins 40 mostly Western countries on Canadian-led measure at UNHRC regarding treatment of Muslim UyghursIsrael, which often seeks not to antagonize major trading partner Beijing, j...

 2021-06-22 22:10 

Al Jazeera

US to review history of Indigenous boarding schools: Deb Haaland...

Interior Secretary launches probe 150 years of US efforts to wipe out Native American tribal identity and culture....

 2021-06-22 22:10 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahraini women's landmark strides highlighted...
 2021-06-22 22:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Channel 20 poll: Netanyahu bloc weakens...

Likud remains the largest party with 29 seats. Yesh Atid with 22 seats, Religious Zionist Party rises to seven and Yamina has six....

 2021-06-22 22:00 

MehrNews.com

Hamas urges intensified confrontation with Zionists...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) A senior member of Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, called on Palestinians residing in "Al-Quds" to intensify confrontation with the Zionists....

 2021-06-22 21:58 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar 2022 staff gain valuable tournament experience during Euro 2020...

With only 17 months to go until Qatar hosts the FIFA World Cup, staff from the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC (Q22) have been gaining major tournament experience by supporting the delivery of the UEFA Europe...

 2021-06-22 21:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Vaccination Center for Business and Industry Sector is one of the largest vaccination centers in the world...

Minister of Public Health H E Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari today visited the new Qatar Vaccination Center for Business and Industry Sector as the Center began operations....

 2021-06-22 21:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Seven Shelves: From Lebanon's farms to Europe's tables...

Inspired by the mezze cookbook of Slow Food Beirut president Barbara Massaad, the Mezze Box contains products like makdous, grown and preserved by Ayadina, sumac from Adonis Valley and sesame butter made by Dry and Raw...

 2021-06-22 21:51 

Arutz Sheva

Unusual incident outside Bennett's home in Raanana...

Woman throws bleach on another woman who demonstrated against the PM. The victim suffered light injuries....

 2021-06-22 21:51 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Gulf Air begins operating Point to Point Flights Beyond Hub...
 2021-06-22 21:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanon reports 147 COVID-19 cases, four deaths in the last 24 hours...

Lebanon reported 147 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said Tuesday....

 2021-06-22 21:45 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HM King receives Royal Guard Team; hails Bahrainis' achievements...
 2021-06-22 21:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Unusual incident outside Bennett's home in Raanana...

Woman throws bleach on another woman who demonstrated against the PM. The victim suffered light injuries....

 2021-06-22 21:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Jordan coup plot accused want prince to testify: lawyer...

Two officials accused of plotting to overthrow Jordan's king and replace him with his half-brother Prince Hamza want the prince to testify in their trial, a lawyer for one of them said Tuesday....

 2021-06-22 21:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Palestinian Authority arrests activist over online criticism...

The Palestinian Authority arrested a prominent activist and held him overnight after he criticized its policies in a series of online posts and accused it of arresting another individual for political reasons....

 2021-06-22 21:28 

Haaretz Daily

Haaretz cartoon...
 2021-06-22 21:25 

FX Empire

Asia-Pacific Investors Hoping to Ride Wall Street, Powell's Friendly Comments Higher on Opening...

Fed will not raise rates on inflation fears alone according to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell....

 2021-06-22 21:20 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia to launch STC Bank, Saudi Digital Bank after necessary licenses granted...

Saudi Arabia's Finance Minister has issued the necessary licenses for both STC Bank and the Saudi Digital Bank, both under establishment, according to a...

 2021-06-22 21:17 

Times of Israel

In Holon, a global gaggle of child heart patients get life-saving treatment...

Over 30 children from 7 countries are in Israel thanks to Save a Child's Heart, which has not allowed COVID to stop it from giving kids from around the world a new lease on lifeOver 30 children from 7 countries are in Israel thanks to Save a Child'...

 2021-06-22 21:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hashed armed alliance rising to dominate Iraq: experts...

With the second-biggest bloc in Iraq's parliament, powerful friends in Iran and vast financial assets, the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary alliance has become the predominant force in Iraqi politics, experts say....

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