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

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New coronavirus lockdown another financial burden for Palestinians

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New coronavirus lockdown another financial burden for Palestinians

Palestinians have been hit with another lockdown, as Covid-19 cases spike.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

In today's roundup: Iran mulls restrictions while the West Bank extends lockdown, US releases Kassim Tajideen, Yemen again faces famine, and a ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

In Iran, nearly 11,000 have died due to Covid-19, whereas Turkey is urging the EU to include it in the list of 'safe' coronavirus partners.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Today in coronavirus news from the Middle East: Saudi Arabia slashes Hajj pilgrim numbers, Iran's second wave continues, Jordan trials electronic tags for tracing, and more.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Today in coronavirus news from the Middle East: Yemen broadcasts weddings on live TV, Iranian officials call for mandatory masks, Egypt's ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

WHO chief warns virus pandemic 'accelerating' and refugees in Jordan are vulnerable due to the pandemic and lockdown measures. Here's your ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Jordan is trialling electronic bracelets to monitor Covid-19 and rights groups condemned Egypt over detention of medics criticising the ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Algeria is easing lockdown measures in 19 provinces, while Afghanistan has detected polio in areas previously declared free of the disease after ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Morocco is set to ease restrictive lockdown measures, while an eruption of Covid-19-like symptoms in Darfur raises fears of a spread in refugee ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Egyptian actress Ragaa Al-Geddawy in a stable condition after receiving a plasma blood treatment for coronavirus and a ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Egyptian pro-Sisi media outlets hound striking doctors, Qatar fixes privacy issues on its contact-tracing app and Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Saudi Arabia lifts its lockdown, Egypt's doctors lay into the government, Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity reopens and Ikea's car parks host ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Muslims are preparing for a muted Eid as lockdown dampens upcoming celebrations, while Covid-19 funding for Yemen is at risk. Here's the latest.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Turkish Cypriots protest the closure of islands due to Covid-19, whilst Tunisia eases lockdown measures after no new cases. Here's your daily coronavirus roundup for the Middle East.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

A UN agency launches an appeal for coronavirus aid to Palestine, and Iranians have been urged to take the outbreak 'seriously'. This is today's ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Lebanon's protesters defy coronavirus lockdown, while Iran's daily Covid-19 death rate drops drastically. Here's your daily ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Iran's Covid-19 death toll has reached the grim milestone of 6,000, while Israel has kept spiritual baths open despite coronavirus concerns in ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Turkey's coronavirus cases are beginning to decline and Algeria continues to crackdown on free speech amid strict pandemic measures are some of ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

An Arab-Israeli doctor is leading the charge against coronavirus in the country, and sad news as Turkey police shoot Syrian refugee dead during ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

The Syrian regime is being urged to release doctors amid the outbreak of coronavirus while Algeria's 'Radio Corona Internationale' continues the ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

IMF is providing Yemen immediate debt relief in bid to fight coronavirus, Mossad admits to stealing face masks amid a global shortage of PPE, ...

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