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2 US Navy warships in Mideast affected by coronavirusTwo U.S. Navy warships operating in the Mideast have been affected by the coronavirus
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Libya's new PM delays naming Cabinet as deadline loomsLibya’s newly-elected prime minister has failed to name members of a much-anticipated Cabinet ahead of an expected deadline
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Qatar to pour $60 million into new Israel-Gaza gas pipelineQatar has pledged $60 million on to help construct a natural gas pipeline running from Israel into the Gaza Strip
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Bahrain becomes 1st nation to grant J&J shot emergency useBahrain has become the first nation to authorize Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine for emergency use
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After oil spill, Israel's fishermen net catch despite banIsrael's government has imposed a ban on fish sales following a disastrous oil spill
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Syria govt says it has virus vaccine; doesn't say from whereSyria’s health minister says his government has procured coronavirus vaccines from a friendly country he declined to name
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Sentence reduced for driver in fatal Dubai tour bus crashState-linked media in the UAE says a Dubai court has reduced the sentence of an Omani bus driver who crashed a bus carrying tourists in 2019, killing 17 people on board
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Bahrain: Crown prince calls Israel PM on Iran nuclear talksBahrain's state-run news agency says its crown prince spoke with the Israeli prime minister about the return to nuclear talks with Iran
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Recent drone attack on Saudi royal palace launched from IraqA senior Iran-backed militia official in Baghdad and a U.S. official say explosive-laden drones that targeted Saudi Arabia’s royal palace last month were launched from inside Iraq
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Rights group: Libya fails to hold war criminals accountableA leading rights group is accusing Libyan authorities of failing to bring suspected war criminals to justice
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2021 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks to the media during a visit to the Fitness gym ahead of the re-opening of the branch in Petah Tikva, Israel.  Israel's attorney general says a plan by Netanyahu to ship surplus coronavirus vaccines to diplomatic allies has been frozen. In a statement, Thursday, Feb. 25, the attorney general says he's conducting a legal review in response to queries from various officials.  (AP Photo/Tal Shahar, Yediot Ahronot, Pool, File)
Israeli plan to share vaccines frozen by legal questionsPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial plan to ship surplus coronavirus vaccines to diplomatic allies has been frozen
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Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major projectA secretive Israeli nuclear facility at the center of the nation's undeclared atomic weapons program is undergoing what appears to be its biggest construction project in decades
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Saudi Arabia says crown prince had 'successful' surgerySaudi Arabia's royal court says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman underwent a “successful surgery” for appendicitis on Wednesday, and left the hospital soon after the operation
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Lawyer: French tourist detained in Iran on security chargesThe lawyer of a French detainee in Iran says his client has been detained for nine months, the latest in a series of detentions of foreigners in the country at a time of heightened tensions between Iran and the West
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