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The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coronavirus vaccine, as the number of cases soared across the world.

Iraq's state revenues have plunged amid a crash in oil prices this year, forcing the government to reconsider the outsized sum it spends on the public sector.

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Charles W. Dunne

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Comment: Differences in Middle East foreign policy between Trump and Biden show two very different visions of America’s place in the world, writes Charles W. Dunne.

Qatar Airways 'Think Pink' flight raises breast cancer awareness

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Qatar Airways 'Think Pink' flight raises breast cancer awareness

'Think Pink' flight QR9901 drew a ribbon in the sky over Qatar to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

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Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

Iran has one of the highest rates of covid-19 in the Middle East as the country struggles under the pressure of the pandemic.

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Family of Covid-hit Egyptian doctor face removal from UK

The wife and children of Basem Enany, an Egyptian cardiologist hospitalised with Covid-19, could be forced to leave the UK when his work visa expires in December.

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Iran hits new coronavirus records, curbs travel

Iran announced temporary travel restrictions on five major cities as the country reached new single-day records in Covid-19 cases and deaths.

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Syria builds new Covid ward, prepares for second wave

Syria has already been ravaged by an outbreak of Covid-19.

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Lebanon reopens schools despite jump in coronavirus cases

Schoolchildren in Lebanon go back to class learning amid coronavirus fears among students and parents, as well as concerns from health experts.

Covid-19 reinfection casts doubt on virus immunity

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Covid-19 reinfection casts doubt on virus immunity

Covid-19 patients may experience more severe symptoms the second time they are infected, according to research released, confirming it is ...

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Trump tells fans 'I feel so powerful'

Trump took centre stage again in Florida, vowing that he is in "great shape" with 22 days to go until he faces Joe Biden in the election.

Iran announces highest daily coronavirus virus death toll

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Iran announces highest daily coronavirus virus death toll

Iran reached a new single-day record on coronavirus fatalities for the second day in a row, with 272 people confirmed dead and more than 4,200 ...

Anti-microbe drug maybe successful against coronavirus

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Anti-microbe drug maybe successful against coronavirus

An affordable anti-microbial drug used to treat stomach ulcers and bacterial infections has shown promise in combatting the coronavirus in ...

Fauci: Trump campaign ad twists his words on virus

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Fauci: Trump campaign ad twists his words on virus

Top government scientist Anthony Fauci said that an ad aired by Donald Trump's reelection campaign was edited to make him seem to endorse the ...

'I am feeling great,' Trump tells supporters

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'I am feeling great,' Trump tells supporters

The maskless president told supporters the US would 'defeat this terrible China virus'.

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Billy Crystal, Bill Kristol in Jews for Biden ad

A famous comedian and a Republican commentator have joined forces to support Joe Biden's bid for presidency.

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Yemen's Houthis prohibit use of Whatsapp

The Jiblah District Prosecutor in central Yemen's Ibb Governorate has directed police to arrest anyone who downloads or uses Whatsapp.

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Israel extends ban on gatherings, protests

Government ministers approved the measure until October 13 by a telephone vote.

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Assad says he will personally test Russian coronavirus vaccine

In an interview with the Sputnik news agency, Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad says that he will personally take a controversial new coronavirus ...

Three humanitarian workers injured in Syria's Al-Bab blast

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Three humanitarian workers injured in Syria's Al-Bab blast

Three humanitarian workers were injured in Tuesday's Al-Bab bombing, which left at least 18 people dead.

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Biden will refuse debate if Trump still has Covid-19

Joe Biden is refusing to debate Donald Trump if he is still coronavirus positive.

Biden slams Trump over reassuring remarks on Covid-19

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Biden slams Trump over reassuring remarks on Covid-19

Joe Biden castigated Donald Trump for saying Americans should not be afraid of Covid-19 or let it "dominate your life," even after the president ...

Pilgrims to converge on Senegal's holy city despite virus

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Pilgrims to converge on Senegal's holy city despite virus

This year's Magal, a mass religious festival of a powerful Sufi Muslim order, has raised fears of a potential superspreader event in Senegal's ...

Trump 'not yet out of the woods', doctor says

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Trump 'not yet out of the woods', doctor says

The President's doctor was evasive when asked whether Trump had received supplementary oxygen at any point since falling ill.

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