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More than 4,000 daily Covid-19 deaths have now been recorded in India as French President Emmanuel Macron urged for an end to vaccine export limits.

The European Union pushed Washington for a proposal to export Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday, as the debate over accessibility continues.

Policies of exclusion leaving millions without <em>Covid</em> vaccines: WHO

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Policies of exclusion leaving millions without Covid vaccines: WHO

A WHO report says millions of the world's most vulnerable people will struggle to receive a Covid-19 jab, even if shortages are addressed.

Tunisia orders lockdown amid 'worst' ever health crisis

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Tunisia orders lockdown amid 'worst' ever health crisis

Announcing a partial lockdown for the week-long Eid al-Fitr holiday, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said the North African country was enduring ...

A shared sense of community with 'NHS does Ramadan'

Diana Alghoul

A shared sense of community with 'NHS does Ramadan'

The NHS does Ramadan page is bringing the Muslim community in the British healthcare system together in a time of extreme isolation and pressure.

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Saudi employees to require vaccination to return to workplace

Vaccination will become a 'mandatory condition' for both public and private sector employees to return to in-person working.

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Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base': Khamenei

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the comments in televised remarks marking Quds Day.

Tahir Hussain Sofi

India caught in catastrophe: Covid-19 tsunami causes healthcare collapse

As India descends into further chaos, the lack of oxygen and adequate healthcare provisions have elevated doctors to the status of 'demi-gods'. ...

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Ex-Malaysian PM in fresh legal trouble over Covid rules

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is currently appealing his 1MDB corruption scandal conviction, has now been fined under ...

Mosques full while Pakistan's <em>Covid</em> wards at breaking point

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Mosques full while Pakistan's Covid wards at breaking point

Pakistan's mosques are full of worshippers despite a travel ban during Eid and far greater disruption to schools and other areas of life.

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Putin backs Russia waiving patents on its Covid jabs

Following a move by the US, President Putin has backed the waiving of patents for Covid-19 patents.

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

Farah Daana

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

French reporter kidnapped by jihadi rebels in northern Mali

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French reporter kidnapped by jihadi rebels in northern Mali

A video has been released by jihadi rebels of French journalist Olivier Dubois, who was kidnapped in Mali.

US backs <em>Covid</em>-19 vaccine patent waiver

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US backs Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver

The US has announced a waiver on Covid-19 vaccine patents, opening the door for vaccines to be produced in developing nations.

Iran reports three cases of Indian <em>Covid</em> variant

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Iran reports three cases of Indian Covid variant

Iran has reported three cases of the feared variant of the Covid-19 virus currently devastating India.

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Egypt will shut businesses earlier to curb Covid-19 cases

The Egyptian government has decided to temporarily close businesses earlier due to the potential spread of Covid-19 during the Eid Al-Fitr holidays.

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'Illegal EU measures' linked to 2,000 refugee deaths: report

A report released by The Guardian has claimed that thousands of refugee deaths could be linked to 'illegal methods' used by some EU member states

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Indian FM in G7 meeting 'possibly' exposed to Covid-19

New Delhi's top diplomat tweeted that he had been made aware Tuesday evening of 'exposure to possible Covid positive cases'.

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Covid fears could bar Hajj pilgrims for second year

While new variants of Covid-19 are spreading across the globe, Saudi Arabia is looking to prohibit foreign pilgrims from carrying out ...

Iraq pushes vaccine rollout amid widespread apathy, distrust

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Iraq pushes vaccine rollout amid widespread apathy, distrust

It has taken a populist Shia cleric's public endorsement of vaccinations - and images of him getting the shot last week - to turn things around.

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New 49,000-megapixel Saudi Kaaba photos send #BlackStone trending

The release of the new Kaaba images comes after a year in which access to Mecca's Grand Mosque has been limited by Covid-19.

Iraq health minister resigns over deadly hospital fire

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Iraq health minister resigns over deadly hospital fire

While Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi had opted to suspend him in the wake of the fire, Hassan al-Tamimi stepped down of his own accord, a ...

G7 seeks common front on China

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G7 seeks common front on China

The G7 devoted its first session to China, with Blinken pledging 'robust cooperation' with Britain in pressuring Beijing's over its genocide of ...

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Sadek Hamid

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Hailed as a British Muslim inspiration, Sadek Hamid catches up with Afruz Miah, whose impressive fundraising challenges have rightly established ...

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