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Joe Biden's goal of seeing 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine injected within his first 100 days in office is "absolutely" achievable, top US scientist Anthony Fauci said.

A settlement watchdog said that approving the 780 new settler homes, most of them deep in the West Bank, put Israel on a "collision course" with incoming Biden administration.

Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

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Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

Iran's nuclear department has reportedly asked the UN's nuclear watchdog to abstain from publishing details on its nuclear program which could sow confusion among the international community - without elaborating.

Biden aide slams <em>Trump</em> move on Yemen rebels

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Biden aide slams Trump move on Yemen rebels

Jake Sullivan, Joe Biden's pick for national security advisor, tweeted that designating the Iran-aligned Houthis as terrorists would "impede ...

Biden to scrap 'Muslim ban' on first day

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Biden to scrap 'Muslim ban' on first day

Shortly after taking office in 2017, Donald Trump imposed travel restrictions barring entry to US for nationals from seven ...

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Morocco awards Trump for role in Israel normalisation deal

Morocco awarded President Donald Trump, Chief White House Adviser Jared Kushner and the US’ Middle East Envoy Avi Berkowitz for their role in Rabat's normalisation deal with Israel.

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What's behind long-awaited Palestinian polls?

The announcement of May elections comes more than 15 years after Palestine's last polls.

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Iran deal architect named for Biden State Department

Wendy Sherman will serve as deputy secretary of state in the Biden administration.

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Pompeo’s Yemen policy may cause 'worst famine in decades'

“Yemenis are crowding into markets and shops to stockpile whatever they can afford. Families are terrified that no more food or other supplies ...

Saudi Arabia ‘ignoring’ Israel for leaking secret Netanyahu-MbS meeting

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Saudi Arabia ‘ignoring’ Israel for leaking secret Netanyahu-MbS meeting

Riyadh is still angry with Israel for leaking reports on a secret meeting between Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ...

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Trump considering presidential pardon for former aide Steve Bannon

Donald Trump is reportedly considering a presidential pardon for Steve Bannon, who has been charged with conspiracy to ...

European powers warn Iran over uranium metal plans

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European powers warn Iran over uranium metal plans

Britain, France and Germany say Iran has 'no credible civilian use' for uranium metal production.

Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

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Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

The Revolutionary Guards launched the missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean.

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Outgoing Trump fetes Morocco king, rallies behind claim

US President Donald Trump awarded Morocco's king in a last-minute push to solidify Rabat's normalisation with Israel.

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Trump to leave town early Wednesday before Biden inauguration

Outgoing President Donald Trump plans to leave town before his successor Joe Biden's inauguration.

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Billionaire right-winger Adelson buried in Jerusalem

Billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson was buried in Jerusalem.

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Pompeo hits Iran, China, Cuba in last-minute sanctions push

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo imposed sanctions on China, Iran and Cuba in a last-minute push aimed at boxing in President-elect Joe Biden.

Mike Pence, Kamala Harris spoke by telephone Thursday: source

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Mike Pence, Kamala Harris spoke by telephone Thursday: source

US Vice President Mike Pence and his successor Kamala Harris spoke by phone, according to an AFP source.

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Pentagon includes Israel in Middle East command area

The Pentagon will include Israel in the area covered by its Middle East-focused Central Command.

Washington DC could rename Saudi embassy street after Khashoggi

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Washington DC could rename Saudi embassy street after Khashoggi

A member of the city council of Washington DC has introduced a proposal to rename the street where Saudi Arabia’s embassy is located after ...

<em>Trump</em> adds Israel to CENTCOM to increase Iran pressure

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Trump adds Israel to CENTCOM to increase Iran pressure

In one of his final acts as president, Donald Trump has moved Israel from the US European military command to the Central ...

US troops cut to 2,500 in Afghanistan and Iraq

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US troops cut to 2,500 in Afghanistan and Iraq

"Today, the United States is closer than ever to ending nearly two decades of war and welcoming in an Afghan-owned, Afghan-led peace process."

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