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Demonstrations in Algeria have continued, as the Hirak protest movement demands seeks deep changes in the country.

Iraq has announced that it has made a formal offer for ExxonMobil's share of the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq.

At least nine dead in school shooting in Russia

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At least nine dead in school shooting in Russia

Interfax reported that one of the attackers, a 17-year-old, had been detained but that a second assailant was still inside the school building.

East Jerusalem hospital fills up after crackdown at Al-Aqsa

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East Jerusalem hospital fills up after crackdown at Al-Aqsa

Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli police at Al-Aqsa mosque compound filled the halls of an east Jerusalem hospital.

WHO chief slams 'vaccine diplomacy' in <em>Covid</em> fight

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WHO chief slams 'vaccine diplomacy' in Covid fight

The WHO chief took on so-called "vaccine diplomacy" on Monday, slamming countries for using Covid-19 jabs to gain competitive ...

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UAE bars travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka

India's Covid-19 surge has spread very quickly to its neighbouring countries.

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Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

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Yemenis in Marib gear up for Eid

In Marib, people are continuing to prepare for the end of Ramadan despite ongoing fighting around the city.

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Tunisia begins week of strict coronavirus measures

Mosques, markets and non-essential shops will be closed and gatherings and celebrations banned, as the country battles with a severe ...

'No doubt' US has undercounted <em>Covid</em> deaths: Fauci

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'No doubt' US has undercounted Covid deaths: Fauci

The United States, which has reported the world's worst overall Covid-19 death toll, has "no doubt" been undercounting fatal ...

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India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

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

EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

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EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

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

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 ...

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 ...

Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

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Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

Entisar Al-Hammadi is in danger of undergoing a 'forced virginity test', Amnesty International said, describing the practice as 'sexual ...

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Israeli army to demolish home of drive-by shooting suspect

Human rights organisations have long denounced Israel's home razing policy as a form of collective punishment.

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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.

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

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Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

The attack happened at the Salem base outside the occupied West Bank town of Jenin.

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'. ...

Ex-Malaysian PM in fresh legal trouble over <em>Covid</em> rules

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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.

Putin backs Russia waiving patents on its <em>Covid</em> jabs

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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.

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