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Families of Beirut blast victims demand UN Security Council probe into ‘massacre’

  • ‘No trust’ in Lebanon’s political or security system, says lawyer
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

World leaders voice hope UAE-Israel deal could kickstart Middle East peace talks

  • As a sovereign state we don’t feel we have obligation to consult anybody, says Emirati minister
By AFP ·

Gargash: deal with Israel is not about Iran, dismisses Erdogan’s criticism

  • President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu have tried to frame the trilateral agreement as part of their efforts to isolate and confront Iran
  • Turkey has political and trade relations with Israel
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia COVID-19 death toll increases by 31, over 1,400 more cases recorded

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 264,487
  • A total of 3,369 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far
By Arab News ·

Coalition forces intercept Houthi drones in Yemeni airspace

  • Houthi drones were shot down before leaving Yemeni airspace
By Arab News ·

Pakistan launches anti-polio drive as COVID-19 cases decline

  • Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria are the three countries in the world where polio is still endemic
  • Since Jan., Pakistan has reported about 100 new polio cases from various parts of the country
By AP ·

India to invest $1.46 trillion to lift virus-hit economy

  • Modi announced a national digital heath plan under which every Indian will get an identity card containing all health-related information
  • Modi said the government has identified 7,000 infrastructure projects to offset the economic impact of the pandemic
By AP ·