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Saudi shopping malls open only to vaccinated people from August -State TV

Saudi shopping malls open only to vaccinated people from August -State TV

Saudi Arabia will bar people from entering its shopping malls unless they have been vaccinated against COVID-19, state TV reported…
Saudi Arabia limits pilgrims to 60,000 this year, Saudi citizens only

Saudi Arabia limits pilgrims to 60,000 this year, Saudi citizens only

The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah on Saturday has restricted the number of pilgrims to 60,000 this year, limited…
Lebanon currency drops to new low as financial meltdown deepens

Lebanon currency drops to new low as financial meltdown deepens

Lebanon’s currency crashed past a milestone on Sunday reaching a new low against the dollar, as the country’s financial meltdown…
Erdogan and Biden meet at a tense moment for Turkish-US ties

Erdogan and Biden meet at a tense moment for Turkish-US ties

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — President Joe Biden and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have known each other for years, but…
NATO leaders bid symbolic adieu to Afghanistan at summit

NATO leaders bid symbolic adieu to Afghanistan at summit

BRUSSELS (AP) — US President Joe Biden and his NATO counterparts will bid a symbolic farewell to Afghanistan on Monday…
Israel to swear in government, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

Israel to swear in government, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is set to swear in a new government on Sunday that will send Prime Minister Benjamin…
Officials: Explosion kills 6 separatists in southern Yemen

Officials: Explosion kills 6 separatists in southern Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An explosion in Yemen’s southern province of Abyan on Friday killed at least six separatist troops…
Iran’s ex-parliament speaker demands explanation for vote disqualification

Iran’s ex-parliament speaker demands explanation for vote disqualification

The former speaker of the Iranian parliament Ali Larijani demanded on Saturday an explanation from an election watchdog on why…
EXPLAINER: What will change under Israel’s new government?

EXPLAINER: What will change under Israel’s new government?

JERUSALEM (AP) — If all goes according to plan, Israel will swear in a new government on Sunday, ending Prime…
Saudi Arabia says hajj to be limited to 60,000 in kingdom

Saudi Arabia says hajj to be limited to 60,000 in kingdom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says this year’s hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than…
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