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Where Are the Borders of Israel, Turkey, and Iran?

An Iraqi politician said that difficult years awaited his country – a country that has been longing to become a normal sovereign state and to devote itself to development and the future of its people. However, he noted that the process of restoring Iraq appears to be thorny and booby-trapped.

Out of Respect for the 'Resistance Community'

In his latest speeches, Hezbollah’s Secretary-General reiterated his narrative about his supporters, also known as the “resistance community”.

The Fight Over a Coronavirus Vaccine Will Get Ugly

For most people, a vaccine against the coronavirus can’t come soon enough, as it will be the only tolerable way to achieve herd immunity. So it’s encouraging that more than 100 drug candidates in 12 countries are in development, and eight are already entering clinical trials.