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As commercial sales of the Russian vaccine were possible for the first time in Pakistan, thousands of Pakistanis rushed to get vaccinated.

Easter celebrations are, once more, impacted by the coronavirus pandemic as most countries in the world imposed restrictions.

Palestinians receive 100,000 doses of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

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Palestinians receive 100,000 doses of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

The PA is expected to use the latest shipment in its limited vaccination campaign, which covers healthcare workers, the elderly, and those with chronic health conditions.

UAE, China launch project to produce <em>Sinopharm</em> vaccine

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UAE, China launch project to produce Sinopharm vaccine

The United Arab Emirates and China on Sunday announced a venture to produce the Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine in the Gulf nation, state ...

China gifts Egypt with second Covid-19 vaccine shipment

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China gifts Egypt with second Covid-19 vaccine shipment

China has sent a second shipment of Covid-19 vaccines to Egypt, health authorities said.

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan tests positive for coronavirus

The diagnosis comes as the country grapples with a deadly third wave of a virus that has already killed nearly 13,800 people.

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Iraq records new surge in Covid cases

Following the Pope’s visit, Iraq is witnessing a surges in Covid-19 infections and deaths.

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Iraq gets first shipment vaccine from China

Iraq on Tuesday received 50,000 Sinopharm vaccines donated by China.

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Iraq to receive first delivery of Covid-19 vaccines

Iraq is experiencing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases attributed to new strains spreading in the country.

Iran's virus deaths cross 60,000 mark

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Iran's virus deaths cross 60,000 mark

Iran passed over the 60,000 fatalities caused by coronavirus, as the country is in the midst of the Middle East's worst outbreak of the illness

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Algeria receives 200,000 coronavirus jabs from China

Algeria has received 200,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine from China.

Iraq sees record Covid-19 cases as new lockdown begins

Iraq sees record Covid-19 cases as new lockdown begins

Iraq has been among the countries hardest-hit by coronavirus in the Middle East, with more than 660,000 reported cases and over 13,200 deaths.

China donates 200,000 Covid-19 jabs to Algeria

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China donates 200,000 Covid-19 jabs to Algeria

China will donate 200,000 Covid-19 vaccines to Algeria, the Chinese ambassador to Algiers said.

Egypt struggles to launch domestic vaccine production

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Egypt struggles to launch domestic vaccine production

Egypt has so far been unable to negotiate an agreement with Chinese state and private companies to produce coronavirus vaccines domestically, ...

Pakistan to allow private sales of Covid vaccines

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Pakistan to allow private sales of Covid vaccines

A Pakistani lab will soon receive Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for commercial sale, making the country one of the first to allow this ...

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Egypt to sell AstraZeneca vaccine to citizens

After vaccinating healthcare workers, the elderly and those with pre-existing illnesses, the government plans to sell the vaccine at a cost between 100-200 Egyptian pounds ($6.35-$12.70).

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China arrests suspects in fake coronavirus vaccine ring

Chinese police arrested more than 80 suspected members of a criminal group that was manufacturing and selling fake coronavirus vaccines that ...

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Pakistan health workers to begin receiving Chinese-made vaccine

Pakistan is starting to administrate a Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine to frontline health workers, but the country is still months away from a ...

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Egypt 'past peak' of second Covid wave, says official

Egyptian health officials say the country's number of coronavirus cases has dropped significantly in recent days.

Egypt to receive first AstraZeneca vaccines Sunday

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Egypt to receive first AstraZeneca vaccines Sunday

Cairo has already vaccinated some healthcare workers with China's Sinopharm vaccine.

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Israel's chief epidemiologist angers UAE with coronavirus accusations

Hundreds of Israelis have tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from the UAE, according to official data.

King of Morocco receives coronavirus jab

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King of Morocco receives coronavirus jab

Morocco's King Mohammed VI received the coronavirus vaccine at his residence in Fez

The geopolitics of vaccine diplomacy in the Middle East

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitics of vaccine diplomacy in the Middle East

Analysis: The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the Middle East is being driven by diplomatic considerations, with China, Russia and the United ...

Dubai restaurants offer discounts for vaccinated diners

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Dubai restaurants offer discounts for vaccinated diners

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

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