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Vermont Senator Sanders said that Israel should not be sending vaccines to foreign countries before vaccinating Palestinians.

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Jordan reimposes Friday curfew as <em>Covid</em>-<em>19</em> cases surge

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Jordan reimposes Friday curfew as Covid-19 cases surge

As Jordan witnesses a surge in Covid-19 cases, authorities announced an all-day curfew on Fridays to help stem the rise in numbers.

Blinken 'asks Israel to facilitate' <em>Covid</em>-<em>19</em> vaccines to Palestinians

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Blinken 'asks Israel to facilitate' Covid-19 vaccines to Palestinians

US Secretary of State Tony Blinken reportedly asked his Israeli counterpart to assist in transferring Covid-19 vaccines to ...

UN Eritrea expert urges probe of Ethiopia camp attack

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UN Eritrea expert urges probe of Ethiopia camp attack

Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker said he was concerned for thousands of Eritreans who were in two camps in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region that were ...

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Covid-19 sparks drop in east Africa migration to Gulf

The number of migrants making the risky crossing through Yemen to the oil-rich Gulf states has dropped by three-quarters.

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Israel to share names of unvaccinated

Israelis who do not get vaccinated will now have their identities shared with the authorities.

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Turkey rescues 7-year-old Yazidi girl in IS raid

A young Yazidi girl has been rescued by Turkish police in Ankara and two Islamic State members have been arrested.

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Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

In-depth: With humanitarian conditions deteriorating, residents face the impossible choice of returning to regime-held territory and facing ...

Lebanon hospital 'refused to vaccinate Palestinian man'

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Lebanon hospital 'refused to vaccinate Palestinian man'

The allegation comes amid concerns over the equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Lebanon.

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Venezuela 'swaps' jet fuel for Iran's gasoline

Iran is allegedly receiving jet duel from Venezuela in exchange for gasoline as part of a 'swap deal' concocted by both countries’ oil firms, ...

Saudi travel bans stir unease as detainees released

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Saudi travel bans stir unease as detainees released

Despite being freed from prison, former detainees like Loujain Al-Hathloul, still have strict travel bans imposed on them, restricting her ...

Algerian students hold anti-government protests

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Algerian students hold anti-government protests

Dozens of Algerian students defied police Tuesday to demonstrate in the capital Algiers.

After Facebook, Twitter ban, Trump fans turn elsewhere

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After Facebook, Twitter ban, Trump fans turn elsewhere

Gab instead of Twitter, MeWe over Facebook, Telegram for messaging and Discord for insiders.

Israel says giving 'unused' vaccines to Palestinians

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Israel says giving 'unused' vaccines to Palestinians

Israel said Tuesday it was sending a "limited quantity" of unused coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians and other countries.

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Israel 'rewards' allies with surplus Covid-19 vaccines

Honduras, the Czech Republic, and Guatemala have all opened or promised to open diplomatic offices in Jerusalem.

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'US Uncancelled' conservative conference cancels anti-Semitic speaker

CPAC has announced that online personality Young Pharaoh will no longer speak at the conservative conference.

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Syria's rebel-held northwest to get vaccines by March: WHO

The health directorate for Syria's rebel-held northwest said it expected to receive 120,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine by next month.

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Death toll from Egypt shipwreck 'climbs to 9'

A boat carrying at least 19 people capsized late Monday in a lake west of Egypt's Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Rescue workers ...

UAE-backed forces 'detained, tortured' Yemen journalist after Emmy-nominated report

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UAE-backed forces 'detained, tortured' Yemen journalist after Emmy-nominated report

Yemen journalist Adel Al-Hasani was arrested in September and has reportedly been tortured and mistreated by forces loyal to the UAE.

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Lebanon MP vaccination plan risks financing cut-off

Lebanese officials agreed to the 'equitable' distribution of Covid-19 vaccines but are now risking millions in funding from ...

US tops 500,000 virus deaths

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US tops 500,000 virus deaths

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

Afghanistan begins <em>Covid</em> vaccine campaign amid surge in violence

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Afghanistan begins Covid vaccine campaign amid surge in violence

Afghanistan has begun its Covid-19 vaccination campaign after receiving 500,000 doses of the AstraZeneca shot from India ...

Syria approves Russia's Sputnik <em>Covid</em> vaccine

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Syria approves Russia's Sputnik Covid vaccine

Syria has authorised the use of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.

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