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Israeli police have arrested 10 people amid violent protests in ultra-Orthodox areas against coronavirus lockdown measures

Restaurants in Dubai have begun to offer a controversial discount to customers who show proof that they are vaccinated against coronavirus

Israel opens embassy in UAE: foreign ministry

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Israel opens embassy in UAE: foreign ministry

Israel opened an embassy in the United Arab Emirates Sunday, its foreign ministry said.

Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

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Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

Clashes erupted between Israeli police and ultra-Orthodox protesters over the opening of religious schools despite coronavirus lockdown orders.

Egypt begins coronavirus immunisation campaign

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Egypt begins coronavirus immunisation campaign

A doctor and nurse became the first in Egypt to receive the Chinese-made Sinopharm jab on Sunday

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Dubai slows down Pfizer vaccine rollout amid shipment delays

The Dubai Health Authority said it will scale back on vaccinations after Pfizer announced in mid-January shipment delays for up to a month

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Egypt to start Covid-19 vaccination campaign: Sisi

Egypt registered over 160,000 novel coronavirus infections, including more than 8,850 deaths. Health officials warned that low testing rates ...

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Protests against Israeli PM Netanyahu continue nationwide

Netanyahu faces charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three cases involving billionaire associates and media moguls.

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Israel expands vaccination campaign to teens

Teenagers aged between 16 and 18 will now be given access to the vaccine in Israel, which has been criticised for skirting its ...

Top Lebanese hospitals fight exhausting battle against coronavirus

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Top Lebanese hospitals fight exhausting battle against coronavirus

Hospitals in Lebanon are struggling under the weight of covid-19 cases.

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UK imams mobilise to counter Coronavirus vaccine disinformation

Islamic religious leaders in the UK are coming together to tackle false information about the coronavirus vaccine.

UK mosque transforms into <em>Covid</em>-19 vaccination site

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UK mosque transforms into Covid-19 vaccination site

The Birmingham mosque is the first in the country to serve as a vaccination centre.

Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on <em>Covid</em>

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Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

New US President Joe Biden got to work on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in power.

Lebanon to receive <em>Covid</em> <em>vaccine</em> aid from World Bank

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Lebanon to receive Covid vaccine aid from World Bank

The World Bank has approved a reallocation of US$34 million to support Lebanon's vaccination programme.

Palestinian father-of-six dies in Israeli prison

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Palestinian father-of-six dies in Israeli prison

Maher Deed Saasa, 45, from the northern West Bank city of Qalqilya, died in an Israeli prison on Wednesday.

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Racist hashtag says Lebanese should get vaccine before refugees

A hashtag calling for Lebanese people to get vaccines before refugees has sparked renewed debate in Lebanon about racism, prejudice, and the right to medical care.

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Palestinian Authority to receive Russian vaccine 'within days'

Israel - which rights groups say is legally obliged to provide vaccines to Palestinians - delivered at least one dose to 28 percent of its ...

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Israel extends Covid lockdown despite vaccination drive

The Israeli government extended the country's coronavirus lockdown as infections soar despite a rapid vaccination campaign.

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Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of ...

Iraq approves AstraZeneca, Sinopharm vaccines amid fall in cases

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Iraq approves AstraZeneca, Sinopharm vaccines amid fall in cases

Iraq’s health minister has announced that the country will approve the Oxford AstraZeneca and Sinopharm vaccines as the number of coronavirus ...

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Algeria announces repatriation of students stranded in Morocco

Algeria will repatriate over a dozen students who have been stranded in neighbouring Morocco since 11 January,

Israel releases data-sharing deal with Pfizer

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Israel releases data-sharing deal with Pfizer

An expert warned that Israel's rollout of the Pfizer vaccine amounted to 'the biggest experiment on humans in the 21st Century'

Fauci: Biden's 100 million vaccinations in 100 days feasible

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Fauci: Biden's 100 million vaccinations in 100 days feasible

Joe Biden's goal of seeing 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine injected within his first 100 days in office is "absolutely" ...

Israel Prison Service to vaccinate Palestinian inmates

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Israel Prison Service to vaccinate Palestinian inmates

The Israel Prison Service said it began vaccinating all incarcerated people against Covid-19, including Palestinians, following calls ...

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