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Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

WHO rules out Covid herd immunity this year

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WHO rules out Covid herd immunity this year

Scientists at the World Health Organization warned that mass vaccinations would not bring about herd immunity to the coronavirus this year, even as one leading producer boosted its production forecast.

UK vows to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all adults

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UK vows to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all adults

The UK's Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday vowed to offer the Covid-19 vaccine to all adults in the country by autumn.

Trump blocks Coronavirus pandemic relief package

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Trump blocks Coronavirus pandemic relief package

Donald Trump has caused chaos in US parliament after refusing a $900 billion pandemic relief.

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Saudi Arabia approves Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine

Saudi Arabia has approved the use of Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine.

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Hamilton addresses F1's 'massive problem' with human rights

Bahrain is accused of exploiting F1 to "sportswash" its human rights abuses.

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Saudi Arabia and Russia race to supply China's oil

Saudi Arabia and Russia have both been hit hard by the downturn in oil demand.

Sam Hamad

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Comment: Trump's electoral defeat is just a single blow against the authoritarianism that he represents. Biden's work to defend democracy begins ...

China says latest coronavirus outbreak in Xinjiang appears 'contained'

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China says latest coronavirus outbreak in Xinjiang appears 'contained'

Chinese officials say that new developments appears to show coronavirus infections have been curbed in Xinjiang province.

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Israel says to trial Covid-19 vaccine from next month

Israel will begin its first clinical trials of a novel coronavirus vaccine next month, authorities said, as the country grapples with a second ...

WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationalism'

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WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationalism'

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coronavirus vaccine, as the number of ...

UAE suspended from global equestrian competitions over fraud

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UAE suspended from global equestrian competitions over fraud

The International Equestrian Federation banned the UAE from taking part in all equestrian competitions till the new year after an investigation ...

US seeks breakthrough on Sudan before election

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US seeks breakthrough on Sudan before election

The US is looking to make a timely diplomatic breakthrough with Sudan, as the Arab state seeks to be removed from America's blacklist of state ...

Greece races to shelter migrants after Lesbos camp fire

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Greece races to shelter migrants after Lesbos camp fire

Fires on the Greek island destroyed a camp hosting more than 10,000 asylum seekers, but locals oppose the construction of new tents or camps for ...

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EU urges Turkey to halt gas hunt in Mediterranean

The European Union urged Turkey to "immediately" stop exploring for gas in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean, as tensions rise with other countries in the region.

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UAE launches the Arab world's first Mars mission

The United Arab Emirates has finally launched its first Mars mission, following delays due to bad weather.

Amr Salahi

Iraqi 'experts' panned after making extraordinary coronavirus vaccine claims

Two advisors to the Iraqi government have been mocked after appearing on a television show to claim that a coronavirus vaccine will be freely ...

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UAE again delays Mars probe launch over weather

The United Arab Emirates have cancelled the launch for the second time this week

What India and China's border face-off means for Kashmir

Aakash Hassan

What India and China's border face-off means for Kashmir

India and China's deadliest clash in decades could have serious geopolitical implications.

Khaled A. Beydoun

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Comment: Gunned down while out for a jog, Ahmaud Arbery's death is a dark reminder of the racism that still permeates America and its justice ...

How to develop a Covid-19 vaccine for all

Mariana Mazzucato and Els Torreele

How to develop a Covid-19 vaccine for all

Comment: Development of a Covid-19 vaccine must ensure the end product is free, and rapidly accessible for everyone, write Mariana Mazzucato and ...

Hamas confirms first two coronavirus cases in blockaded Gaza

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Hamas confirms first two coronavirus cases in blockaded Gaza

Palestinian authorities in Gaza confirmed the first two coronavirus cases in the blockaded strip on Sunday.

Khamenei slams 'strange' US offer to help fight coronavirus

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Khamenei slams 'strange' US offer to help fight coronavirus

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei slammed a US offer to assist the Islamic Republic with its deadly coronavirus outbreak as "strange".

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