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The removal of US troops in Afghanistan will take place before the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

Israel lifts the mask mandatory wear in public spaces and reopens schools as the infection rate dropped after a mass vaccination drive.

Iran sees highest daily death toll in months

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Iran sees highest daily death toll in months

Iran lost 405 people to Covid-19 on the latest count by health authorities, bringing its total death toll to 66,732.

Oman's Dhofar enters partial lockdown as <em>Covid</em>-19 cases spiral

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Oman's Dhofar enters partial lockdown as Covid-19 cases spiral

Oman's Dhofar governorate has entered a partial lockdown in response to a rise in coronavirus cases.

Gaza records highest daily virus death toll

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Gaza records highest daily virus death toll

The Gaza Strip lost 23 people in 24 hours due to Covid-19, its highest toll since the beginning of the pandemic.

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Israeli forces assault Palestinians outside Al-Aqsa Mosque: report

Nine Palestinians were injured and one arrested after prayers at the Al Aqsa Mosque on Saturday night.

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian cleric Qaradawi tests positive for Covid-19

The news came on the Doha-based cleric's official twitter account. He is reportedly in a good condition and receiving medical care.

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Libya launches public vaccination drive

Libya, which has so far received 400,000 doses of three types of vaccines, has started its Covid-19 immunisation campaign for the ...

Worldwide <em>Covid</em>-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

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Worldwide Covid-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

While the true figure could be significantly higher because of possible government concealment, the number of lives lost is about equal to the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Vaccine giant tweets Biden to end US materials ‘embargo'

Serum Institute has directly tweeted at US President Joe Biden to ask him to lift an export ban on materials needed to produce Covid-19 ...

Cyprus hosts UAE-Israel-Greece meeting in 'changing' Mideast

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Cyprus hosts UAE-Israel-Greece meeting in 'changing' Mideast

Israeli and Emirati diplomats met in Cyprus on Friday to discuss regional economic, security, and political issues.

Palestinians hold prayers in largest Ramadan gathering since <em>Covid</em>

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Palestinians hold prayers in largest Ramadan gathering since Covid

Palestinians held the first Friday prayers of Ramadan following tension in Jerusalem and Israeli attempts to silence the call to prayer.

Pakistan orders temporary social media shutdown after violent protests

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Pakistan orders temporary social media shutdown after violent protests

It comes a day after French nationals and companies in Pakistan were advised by their embassy to temporarily leave.

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket attack

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Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters struck the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday.

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Rocket fired from Gaza causes no injury in Israel

A rocket landed in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on Thursday, Israeli authorities claimed, though no casualties were reported.

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Israel to scrap outdoor mask mandate from Sunday

Israel announced plans to scrap the mandatory wearing of masks outdoors, citing success in an inoculation drive that has been criticised for ...

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UN urges Yemen's warring parties to accept peace plan

Martin Griffiths called on Yemen's warring factions to move toward accepting a proposed peace plan on Thursday.

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East London mosque feeds NHS workers for iftar

An East London mosque may be unable to open its doors for iftar but it can still provide meals to NHS workers and the poor.

UK Home Office 'exposed refugees to fire, <em>Covid</em>-19'

The New Arab Staff

UK Home Office 'exposed refugees to fire, Covid-19'

Recently disclosed documents show that the UK Home Office placed hundreds of asylum seekers at risk of fire and Covid-19 by housing ...

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Behind the wave of arson attacks targeting refugee camps

In-depth: The hardships of life in refugee camps during the pandemic have exacerbated tensions between residents, local populations and the ...

Lebanese doctor's drive to curb <em>Covid</em> with sniffer dogs

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Lebanese doctor's drive to curb Covid with sniffer dogs

Dogs are being used to sniff out Covid-19 infections at airports in Dubai, Helsinki and Syndey.

UK Muslims urged to get <em>Covid</em>-19 jab during Ramadan

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UK Muslims urged to get Covid-19 jab during Ramadan

Doctors and faith leaders seek to allay concerns the Covid-19 vaccine invalidates the Ramadan fast.

After Biden administration recognition, Arab-American Heritage Month thrives, officially

Brooke Anderson

After Biden administration recognition, Arab-American Heritage Month thrives, officially

Proclaimed in at least 20 states and 100 cities, Arab American Heritage Month celebrates and raises awareness of Arab culture in America, ...

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