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

The Saudi General Authority for Statistics revealed more than 250,000 foreign workers left the kingdom in a period of three months.

Dubai slows down <em>Pfizer</em> vaccine rollout amid shipment delays

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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

Israel expands vaccination campaign to teens

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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 responsibility to ...

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.

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Lebanon extends total lockdown by two weeks

Lebanon decided to prolong its total lockdown by two weeks.

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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 ...

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Turkey vaccinates one million people in first week

Turkey has confronted the covid-19 crisis by vaccinating one million people in just one week.

Palestinian Authority to receive Russian vaccine 'within days'

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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.

Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

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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 ...

Israel releases data-sharing deal with <em>Pfizer</em>

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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'

Lebanon signs with <em>Pfizer</em> for 2.1 million vaccine doses

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Lebanon signs with Pfizer for 2.1 million vaccine doses

The Pfizer deal negotiated is said to be for $18 a dose, a price that takes into consideration Lebanon's economic troubles, and is ...

<em>Pfizer</em>, BioNTech to limit delays of vaccine shipments

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Pfizer, BioNTech to limit delays of vaccine shipments

The drugmaker aims to increase manufacturing of the Covid-19 vaccine and keep delays at a minimum.

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Lebanon OKs law to import vaccines

Lebanon approved a draft law allowing imports of coronavirus vaccines as the country hit a new record in case numbers.

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Global Covid-19 death toll passes two million

The global Covid-19 death toll has passed two million.

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Lebanon hits record coronavirus deaths, infections

Lebanon hit record coronavirus deaths and infections.

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Charity campaigns for more oxygen in Lebanon hospitals

Lebanon is suffering from a severe Covid-19 spike and authorities have imposed a curfew in a desperate attempt to contain the virus.

Jordan becomes first country to vaccinate refugees

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Jordan becomes first country to vaccinate refugees

Jordan has vaccinated its first refugee and intends to include all those living in the country in its vaccine programme.

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Israel hits 2 million vaccinated as Palestinians await inoculation

As Israel celebrated its two million inoculation threshold, human rights groups called on the Jewish state to fulfil its obligation in providing ...

Erdogan gets jab as Turkey unrolls Chinese vaccine

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Erdogan gets jab as Turkey unrolls Chinese vaccine

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan got jabbed as the country began rolling out China's Sinovac's vaccine.

Jordan's King Abdullah gets Covid-19 jab

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Jordan's King Abdullah gets Covid-19 jab

Jordan's King Abdullah and some of his family members have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus

Pope Francis, ex-pope Benedict get coronavirus vaccines: Vatican

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Pope Francis, ex-pope Benedict get coronavirus vaccines: Vatican

Pope Francis and his predecessor, former pope Benedict XVI, have received the Covid-19 vaccine

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