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The Arab Parliament questioned the silence of the European Parliament and its failure to tackle Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied territories reflect its double standards and imbalanced approach. — Courtesy file photo
May 16, 2021

Arab Parliament slams its European counterpart over silence against Israeli crimes

Tor Wennesland, the UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, outlined the human cost of the deadly escalation between the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) and Palestinian armed groups in Gaza. Preliminary figures show some 181 Palestinians and nine Israelis have been killed, while health authorities in Gaza report 1,200 people have been injured. — Courtesy photo
May 16, 2021

UN chief urges immediate end to Israeli-Palestine violence, calls hostilities 'utterly appalling'

The biggest earthquake was located in the Pacific Ocean off the northern island of Hokkaido. — Courtesy file photo
May 16, 2021

Series of earthquakes strikes Japan

 More than 36 million people in the United Kingdom have been vaccinated with one dose and 20 million have received two doses, the government said in a press release. — Courtesy file photo
May 16, 2021

More than 20 million UK adults receive both doses of COVID-19 vaccine

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Only 'coronavirus immune' citizens over 18 years of age can travel to Bahrain

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Saudi leaders congratulate Norway’s king on Constitution Day

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The head of Germany’s independent vaccine advisory panel says it’s likely that all citizens will have to get vaccinated again next year against COVID-19. —Courtesy file photo
May 16, 2021

German vaccine tsar: Everyone may need a third dose next year

May 16, 2021

Police break up crowds in Barcelona after state of emergency lifted

May 16, 2021

COVID-19 cases continue to decline in UAE as vaccination drive picks up pace

School administrations stressed their keenness to carry out their academic plans, in line with pre-set timelines and before the start of end-of-year exams. — WAM
May 16, 2021

Schools in UAE to resume classes after Eid vacation

Lancashire Police said that two houses in Heysham collapsed and another was badly damaged by the suspected gas explosion. — Courtesy photo
May 16, 2021

One child dies in suspected gas explosion in England 

The death toll in Gaza rose to 181 after Israeli airstrikes killed 33 Palestinians, including 13 children, early on Sunday as the deadly clashes entered into the seventh day. — Courtesy file photo
May 16, 2021

Death toll in Gaza rises to 181 as Israeli strikes kill 33 more Palestinians, including 13 children

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, right, and Pakistan's Foreign Minister counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi are seen in this file courtesy picture.
May 16, 2021

Pakistan supports Egypt’s bid to broker ceasefire between Israelis, Palestinians

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