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Hospitals in Lebanon are struggling under the weight of covid-19 cases.

New US President Joe Biden got to work on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in power.

MidEast experts explore challenges facing Biden in new book

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MidEast experts explore challenges facing Biden in new book

'Biden and The Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead' was launched online on Tuesday,

Israelis express hope and concern after Biden’s inauguration

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Israelis express hope and concern after Biden’s inauguration

As President Biden starts his term in office, Israelis are wondering what the future holds for Israel-US relations.

Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

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Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

In his first day in office, President Biden has overturned the unpopular ban on immigration from Muslim majority countries.

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Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

Through a raft of executive orders, President Joe Biden committed the United States to tackling the climate crisis.

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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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Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

Iran's nuclear department has reportedly asked the UN's nuclear watchdog to abstain from publishing details on its nuclear program ...

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Lebanon signs with Pfizer for 2.1 million vaccine doses

The Pfizer deal negotiated is said to be for $18 a dose, a price that takes into consideration Lebanon's economic troubles, and is expected to ...

Iran deal architect named for Biden State Department

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Iran deal architect named for Biden State Department

Wendy Sherman will serve as deputy secretary of state in the Biden administration.

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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.

Iran tests missiles under 'watch' of US nuclear sub

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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.

Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

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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.

Iran holds missile drill in Gulf of Oman

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Iran holds missile drill in Gulf of Oman

Iran unveiled two new domestically made warships in the two-day drill, the missile-launching Zereh and the Makran, the country's largest ...

Iran to expel nuclear inspectors 'unless sanctions are lifted'

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Iran to expel nuclear inspectors 'unless sanctions are lifted'

Iran will expel United Nations nuclear watchdog inspectors unless US sanctions are lifted by a Feb. 21 deadline set by the hardline-dominated ...

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Cuba to test Covid vaccine in hard-hit Iran

Iran is due to test Covid-19 vaccines developed by Cuba, authorities announced, after an agreement was signed by state-run Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV) and the Pasteur Institute of Iran.

Sophia Akram

Liberating Palestine: The roadmap to a one-state democracy

Book Club: Jeff Halper argues that the only way to decolonise Palestine is to dismantle Israeli structures of domination and control and replace ...

Aisha al-Jaedy

Negotiating Yemeni identity as a Muwalladin of Hadramawt

Aisha al-Jaedy explores the social complexities and challenges of growing up as a Muwalladin - Yemenis who are born to foreign parents.

Ali Bakeer

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Analysis: The breakthrough in resolving the Gulf crisis will have geopolitical implications, creating both new opportunities and challenges.

US targets Iran's steel industry with fresh sanctions

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US targets Iran's steel industry with fresh sanctions

The United States have slapped Iran with fresh sanctions as the country ramps up its nuclear program.

Stasa Salacanin

Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Analysis: Non-Arab powers have emerged as new regional centres of influence in the Middle East's changing geopolitical map.

Challenges plague new Afghan peace talks

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Challenges plague new Afghan peace talks

Afghan negotiators are having a challenging time with the peace process.

Tunisia pushes for UN monitors for Libya's frail ceasefire

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Tunisia pushes for UN monitors for Libya's frail ceasefire

Tunisia, the current president of the UN Security Council, called for a resolution sending international monitors to support Libya's brittle ...

EU warns Iran enrichment would threaten nuclear deal

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EU warns Iran enrichment would threaten nuclear deal

EU spokesman Peter Stano said Iran's move to enrich uranium to 20% - well above the 3.7% cap set in the nuclear deal - would have "serious ...

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