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The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

The Covid-19 death toll in the US all but matches the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined.

Biden to lay out foreign policy at G-7 summit

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Biden to lay out foreign policy at G-7 summit

In advance of Biden’s virtual appearances, the White House sought to underscore that the new administration will move quickly to reorient the U.S. away from Donald Trump’s “America First” mantra.

UAE aviation agency clears Boeing 737 Max

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UAE aviation agency clears Boeing 737 Max

The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority has cleared the crash-prone Boeing 737 Max for operations.

US charges son in Navy staffer's killing in Bahrain

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US charges son in Navy staffer's killing in Bahrain

Prosecutors charged the son of a civilian Navy staffer in Bahrain over her stabbing death.

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Myanmar coup leader: 'Join hands' with army for democracy

The leaders of Myanmar’s coup have called on people to work with them for democracy, as people continue to protest on the streets.

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Iran’s Guard begins ground forces drill near Iraqi border

The report said the annual exercise, dubbed the “great prophet,” is ongoing in the southwest of the country and has aimed at readiness and ...

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Involving regional states in Iran talks will spell failure

Comment: It would be a mistake to allow long-standing and difficult issues of regional rivalries to interfere in future negotiations with Iran, ...

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Houthis claim responsibility for attack on Saudi airport

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for an attack on Abha International Airport which caused a civilian plane to catch fire.

Trump's second trial to start amid fight over legitimacy

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Trump's second trial to start amid fight over legitimacy

The first president to face charges after leaving office, Donald Trump has refused a request to testify, continuing to challenge US civic norms ...

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Egypt’s president says he supports interim Libya government

In rare televised comments, al-Sisi said the appointment of the interim government, which includes a three-member Presidential Council and a ...

Iran receives its first batch of foreign coronavirus vaccine

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Iran receives its first batch of foreign coronavirus vaccine

The first batch of 500,000 Russian-made Sputnik V vaccines have arrived in Tehran.

Turkey rejects criticism of its handling of student protest

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Turkey rejects criticism of its handling of student protest

Turkey has defend its harsh crackdown on protesting Turkish students in Istanbul.

UAE calls for diplomacy to end conflict in Libya

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UAE calls for diplomacy to end conflict in Libya

The United Arab Emirates is calling on Libya to renew diplomatic efforts.

Biden's administration refuses Afghanistan withdrawal 'while Taliban violates agreement'

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Biden's administration refuses Afghanistan withdrawal 'while Taliban violates agreement'

The Pentagon said the Taliban's ongoing violence threatens the 2020 peace deal.

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Biden puts climate crisis at the forefront of policy

US President Joe Biden has put the climate crisis at the forefront of his global policies.

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WHO team in Wuhan departs quarantine for Covid study

A team from the World Health Organisation has left Wuhan and will focus on a new study which attempts to find the origins of Covid-19.

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Israeli settler population surged during Trump era: report

The population of Israeli settlements in the West Bank has grown by 13% since Donald Trump assumed the US presidency in 2017, a new report by a ...

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Russia suggests peace conference, US to renew Palestinian ties

Russia has backed a Palestinian proposal for a Middle East conference.

Supporters’ words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

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Supporters’ words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

At least five supporters facing federal charges have suggested they were taking orders from the then-president when they marched on Capitol Hill ...

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Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader, according to a ...

Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin

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Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin

With toxic smog blanketing Tehran skies and the country buckling under the pandemic, social media has been rife with speculation. Soon, fingers ...

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.

Iran tests missiles under 'watch' of US nuclear sub

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Iran tests missiles under 'watch' of US nuclear sub

Helicopter footage of the exercise released by Iran’s navy showed what resembled an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine.

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