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Oil gains on strong China data, rally capped by vaccine concerns | Coronavirus pandemic News

Analysts express concern that pauses on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine could delay economic recovery and limit oil demand growth. Oil prices settled…

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Middle East

How will Iran respond to the Natanz nuclear site incident?

Iran is blaming Israel for a power blackout at its main nuclear facility, calling it ‘an act of nuclear terrorism’.…

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Asia

In meeting with US, Israel slams Iran as ‘fanatical regime’ | Israel News

In first trip to region as US secretary of defence, Lloyd Austin met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israeli…

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Middle East

Lebanon set to expand claim on disputed maritime area with Israel | Business and Economy News

Lebanon’s caretaker public works and transport minister says he signed a document expanding Lebanon’s claims in its maritime border dispute…

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Middle East

Iran’s nuclear sites attacked in 600 words | Explainer News

Recent sabotage at Iran’s Natanz facility threatens to upend nuclear negotiations, which began last week, and heighten regional tensions. Iran’s…

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Latin America

Israel’s democratic immunity is under threat | Middle East News

With clear reluctance and no choice, President Reuven Rivlin has tasked prime minister and Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu with forming…

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Latin America

South African variant can ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine: Study | Coronavirus pandemic News

The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can “break through” Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a study in Israel…

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Africa

Video shows police beating Israeli politician in Jerusalem | Jerusalem News

An Israeli lawmaker has said that police beat him while he took part in a demonstration against a Jewish settlement…

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Africa

Israel to tell ICC it does not recognise court’s authority | ICC News

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel would not cooperate with ICC inquiry into alleged war crimes in the occupied Palestinian…

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Africa

Syria blames Israel for missile attacks near Damascus | Middle East News

SANA news agency quoted a military source as saying the attacks wounded four soldiers. A missile attack near the Syrian…

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Middle East

US announces it will restore aid to Palestinians cut by Trump | Palestinian Authority News

The Biden administration announced plans Wednesday to provide at least $235m in US aid to the Palestinians, restarting funding for…

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Latin America

Sunburned tourists and fighter jets: The Israel-Greece alliance | Business and Economy News

Vaccinated Israeli tourists are now allowed to sun themselves on Greek beaches thanks to a COVID-19 green card agreed on…

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Asia

Sudan’s cabinet votes to repeal Israel boycott law | Politics News

Sudanese cabinet votes to repeal a 1958 law that forbade diplomatic and business relations with Israel. Sudan’s cabinet has approved…

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Africa

Israeli president picks Netanyahu to try to form government | Benjamin Netanyahu News

Israel’s election ended with neither a Netanyahu-led right-wing bloc nor an alliance of his opponents winning a parliamentary majority. Israel’s…

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Middle East

Israeli troops kill Palestinian driver, wound his wife | Conflict News

Officials say Osama Mansour, 42, was killed and his wife sustained bullet fragment wounds after being shot in their car.…

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Africa

The UN should stop playing politics with children’s lives | United Nations News

Children around the world suffer the consequences of war – they are routinely killed, maimed, recruited to fight, and otherwise…

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Africa

Israel: PM Netanyahu accused of ‘illegitimate use’ of power | Benjamin Netanyahu News

Israeli prosecutors accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of treating favours as “currency” on Monday at the opening of a corruption…

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Asia

Israel reopens Taba border crossing with Egypt | Coronavirus pandemic News

The crossing was completely sealed off in March last year to control the spread of coronavirus. Israel has reopened the…

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Asia

Israel president to pick candidate next week to try to form gov’t | Benjamin Netanyahu News

Whether Israel can form a government might not be known for weeks, leaving open the possibility of a fifth election…

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Africa

In Pictures: Holy Sepulchre church opens on Palm Sunday | Middle East News

In scenes very different from last year, Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre was open to the public on Palm…

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Asia

Final Israeli election results confirm deadlock | Benjamin Netanyahu News

Final tally shows PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and its allies eight seats short of a majority to lead country.…

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Europe

Half of Israelis fully vaccinated as Palestinians lag | Coronavirus pandemic News

While half of Israelis have received a second vaccine dose, the vaccine rollout in occupied Palestinian areas is much slower.…

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Asia

Israel election: What happens next in 600 words | Benjamin Netanyahu News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s prospects for another term look uncertain after partial results from Israel’s fourth national election in…

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Latin America

Israel votes: Palestinian-Israeli party now a potential kingmaker | Benjamin Netanyahu News

A small Palestinian-Israeli party has unexpectedly won crucial seats in Israel’s election, potentially putting it in a position to choose…

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Africa

Israel military hits ‘Hamas positions’ in Gaza | Gaza News

Israeli fighter jets and helicopters carry out air raids on what its army said were a ‘Hamas rocket manufacturing site…

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Latin America

Netanyahu’s future unclear as Israel election threatens deadlock | Benjamin Netanyahu News

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s prospects for retaining power in Israel are looking uncertain after exit polls in the country’s fourth…

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Europe

COVID-19 vaccinations are proof of Israel’s medical apartheid | Coronavirus pandemic News

The coronavirus does not stop at checkpoints. As an occupier, Israel must provide medical supplies to Palestinians and adopt measures…

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Africa

Israel votes in fourth election in two years | Corruption News

During Israel’s 72-year history, no single party list of candidates has been able to form a governing majority in the…

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Middle East

Will Israel’s fourth election produce a clear winner?

Israelis go to the polls again hoping to end the deadlock that has gripped their country for years. Credit

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Asia

Israel revokes permit of Palestinian foreign minister | Gaza News

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki’s VIP permit was seized by Israel on his way back to the occupied West Bank.…

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Africa

Benjamin Netanyahu: Who is Israel’s four-term PM? | Benjamin Netanyahu News

Bibi is Israel’s longest serving prime minister to date. Informally known as “Bibi” and currently being investigated for corruption, Benjamin…

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Asia

The morning after the Israeli electoral circus | Middle East News

Israel is about to hold its fourth parliamentary election in two years. Since 2019, it has emerged from one chaotic electoral campaign…

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Asia

Israel election: Can Benjamin Netanyahu prevail again? | Benjamin Netanyahu News

Israel holds its fourth general election in two years on Tuesday after the coalition government collapsed in December. Prime Minister…

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Europe

Thousands protest against Netanyahu days before Israeli polls | Benjamin Netanyahu News

Large crowds take to the streets in Jerusalem, three days before Israel is due to hold its fourth general election…

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Middle East

Palestinians protest Israeli police inaction amid crime wave | Crime News

For the 10th consecutive week, thousands of Palestinians protested in front of the Israeli municipality building in Umm al-Fahm against…

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Europe

Israeli settler attacks surge against Palestinians | Occupied West Bank News

Ramallah, Occupied West Bank – Palestinian Saeed Alyan Awad was on the way to his land with his wife when…

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Middle East

The Israeli election – 5 things to know | Start Here

Israel is going to the polls for the fourth time in only two years. Why do Israeli governments keep collapsing?…

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Latin America

UAE suspends Abu Dhabi summit over Netanyahu’s electioneering | Politics News

The move comes after Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince ‘outraged’ at Netanyahu ‘exploiting’ normalisation deal during Israeli election campaign. The United…

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Middle East

Israel’s upcoming election: Where did the occupation go? | Middle East News

On March 23, Israel will hold legislative elections for the fourth time in two years. With less than a week…

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Africa

Syria launches COVID vaccine drive as Israel questions swirl | Arab Spring: 10 years on News

The Syrian government finally kicked off its vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus in the war-torn country last week. Al Jazeera…

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Asia

Israeli archeologists discover ancient Dead Sea Scroll fragments | History News

Desert cave find includes 1,900-year-old parchment pieces bearing biblical verse written in Greek. Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery…

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Europe

Kosovo opens Israel embassy in Jerusalem | Jerusalem News

The controversial move comes after Israel recognised Kosovo’s independence and means there are now three countries with embassies located in…

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Latin America

PA, Arab League condemn opening of Czech office in Jerusalem | Arab League News

Prague opened a Jerusalem branch of its Israel embassy last week in a move denounced as a violation of international…

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Africa

What role could vaccine passports play in the pandemic? | Coronavirus pandemic News

After months of costly shutdowns, closed borders and curtailed personal freedoms, the concept of vaccine passports is gaining traction with…

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