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Comment: The success of Yemen's new government will rest on building trust between factions, as well as the actions of the incoming US administration, write Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko.

The Saudi government's Human Rights Commission (HRC) said it documented 27 executions in 2020, an 85 percent decrease from the previous year.

Israel releases data-sharing deal with Pfizer

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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'

Most Tunisian assets in Swiss banks to stay blocked

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Most Tunisian assets in Swiss banks to stay blocked

The bulk of the assets of Tunisia's former president and his family held in Swiss accounts will stay blocked even after a 10-year freeze ends ...

Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

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Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

Joe Biden has promised quick action to address the coronavirus pandemic and boost the ailing US economy once he takes office.

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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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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 ...

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Tunisia set to lose stolen millions in Swiss banks

Millions of dollars are frozen in Swiss bank accounts linked to ousted dictator Zine El Abedine Ben Ali.

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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 commit wire ...

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Iraq urges Facebook, Twitter to reconsider militia accounts ban

In a statement on Friday, Iraq's Media and Communications Commission called on Facebook and Twitter to review a decision to ban accounts linked ...

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.

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.

Charity campaigns for more oxygen in Lebanon hospitals

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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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Syria's White Helmets awarded funds to produce PPE

The award-winning NGO will produce millions of pieces of personal protective equipment to protect volunteers, healthcare workers and displaced Syrians from Covid-19.

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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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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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Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

President-elect Joe Biden's first 100 days agenda is being overshadowed by the looming Senate trial of his soon-to-be predecessor Donald Trump.

Israel hits 2 million vaccinated as Palestinians await inoculation

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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 ...

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How a multiracial coalition powered Georgia's Democrats to victory

In-depth: Georgia's different minority communities worked together to help tip the balance in Senate runoffs, ultimately shaping the trajectory ...

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

Israel to push Biden to limit criticism of UAE

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Israel to push Biden to limit criticism of UAE

Israel is lobbying the incoming Biden administration to limit US criticism of the Gulf’s human rights record and military actions in Yemen.

Netanyahu offers Palestinian-Israelis a 'new era' despite 'racist incitement'

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Netanyahu offers Palestinian-Israelis a 'new era' despite 'racist incitement'

The prime minister has previously 'warned' Israeli voters of crowds of Palestinian citizens of Israel heading to the polls.

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