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Pfizer has sought emergency approval for its '95 percent effective' vaccine produced with BioNTech.

The three countries have forged close ties amid regional tension in the Eastern Mediterranean over offshore gas exploitation rights.

Israeli parliament endorses Bahrain ties

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Israeli parliament endorses Bahrain ties

A total of 62 members of the Knesset voted to endorse the US-brokered agreement to normalise ties with Bahrain.

Kurdish militants kill Iraqi Kurdish soldier: sources

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Kurdish militants kill Iraqi Kurdish soldier: sources

PKK militants killed a member of the peshmerga units in northern Iraq.

Suspected PKK militants kill Iraqi Kurdish soldier

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Suspected PKK militants kill Iraqi Kurdish soldier

Militants from the anti-Turkish Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have killed a member of the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces and wounded two ...

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Two children killed in blast targeting Iraq pipeline

An investigation has been launched into the explosion in Muthanna province, south of Baghdad, that killed two children.

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UAE sends over $550 million to Sudan after normalisation

After apparent pressure on Sudan to normalise ties with Israel, the UAE has sent aid to the African country.

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Gas and tensions in the eastern Med

Relations have been strained in recent months following Turkish exploration and drilling operations in waters claimed by both Cyprus and Greece.

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Sudan's Umma Party threatens transitional government over Israel normalisation

Sadiq Al-Mahdi threatened the Sudanese transitional government over normalisation.

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

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Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

Israeli <em>pipeline</em> company to transport UAE oil to Europe

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Israeli pipeline company to transport UAE oil to Europe

The Israeli company EAPC has announce a deal which will allow the transport of oil from the UAE to Europe through Israeli ports, bypassing ...

Gas blast kills five in Algeria

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Gas blast kills five in Algeria

The gas explosion in El Bayadh killed five people and injured 16 others.

How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

Sabena Siddiqui

How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

Analysis: The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has produced an unlikely alignment of traditionally hostile regional actors.

Germany's FM in wide-ranging conversation with The New Arab

Ibtisam Azem

Germany's FM in wide-ranging conversation with The New Arab

The German foreign minister spoke to The New Arab about the Middle East during the high level General Assembly meetings at the UN.

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US push for Arab-Israel normalisation divides Sudanese leaders

Sudan removing its name from a list of state sponsors of terrorism is Washington's leverage to push for normalisation with Israel, but Khartoum's leaders are divided.

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China running hundreds of detention centres in Xinjiang

The number of detention centres in China's Xinjiang province is around 40 percent greater than previous estimates, researchers have found.

Stasa Salacanin

Russia's influence in Iraq: A challenge for the US

Russia is making inroads into the Middle East at the expense of US power.

Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil <em>pipeline</em>

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Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

Israel is considering extending its Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline 700 kilometres southeast to the Yanbu oil refineries in Saudi Arabia.

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Turkey in energy exploration talks with Libya: official

Turkey is in talks with Libya's UN-backed government to explore potential oil and gas reserves both onshore and offshore in the eastern ...

World Bank-funded dam in Lebanon mirrors governance crisis

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World Bank-funded dam in Lebanon mirrors governance crisis

Campaigners describe the Bisri Valley dam as an environmental crime and a prime example of poor governance.

Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' <em>pipeline</em> attack

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Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' pipeline attack

An attack on a gas pipeline near Damascus has been blamed for a nationwide blackout, state news agency reported on Monday.

Blackout in Syria after 'terrorist attack' on gas <em>pipeline</em>

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Blackout in Syria after 'terrorist attack' on gas pipeline

Syria has suffered a major power cut following a gas pipeline blast.

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