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Vaccine Coverage below 10% in Seven Eastern Mediterranean Nations, Says WHO

Vaccine Coverage below 10% in Seven Eastern Mediterranean Nations, Says WHO

An official at the WHO's Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office said on Wednesday seven countries in the region have not yet reached a threshold of 10% vaccination coverage. These countries represent a high-risk setting for the emergence of further variants, Dr.

UN Migration Agency: COVID Has 'Radically Altered' Mobility

UN Migration Agency: COVID Has 'Radically Altered' Mobility

The UN migration agency says the coronavirus pandemic has “radically altered” mobility around the world, projecting in a new report that the growth in the number of international migrants is likely to remain weaker as long as travel and other restrictions remain. The International Organization fo

Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Appointed as Vice President of the Global Esports Federation

By unanimous decision of the Executive Committee, Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, President of the Saudi Esports Federation, has been appointed as Vice President of the Global Esports Federation effective December 1, 2021.

Saudi Opens Consular Section of Kabul Embassy as of Tuesday

Saudi Opens Consular Section of Kabul Embassy as of Tuesday

Saudi Arabia announced that it was opening the consular section in its embassy in the Afghani capital of Kabul as of Tuesday to provide consular services to Afghani citizens, state news agency (SPA) reported. In August, Saudi evacuated all of its diplomats from the embassy in Kabul after the Tali

Iran Accuses Israel of ‘Lies to Poison’ Nuclear Talks

Iran Accuses Israel of ‘Lies to Poison’ Nuclear Talks

Iran on Wednesday accused Israel of "trumpeting lies to poison" the Vienna talks on reviving Tehran's 2015 nuclear agreement with major powers and it said all parties in the negotiations faced a test of their political will to complete the job. "Israeli regime whose existence relies on tension is

Iran Makes Nuclear Advance at Fordow during Talks to Save Deal

Iran Makes Nuclear Advance at Fordow during Talks to Save Deal

Iran has started producing enriched uranium with more efficient advanced centrifuges at its Fordow plant dug into a mountain, the UN atomic watchdog said on Wednesday, further eroding the 2015 Iran nuclear deal during talks with the West on saving it. Indirect talks between Iran and the United St

UN Refugee Agency Calls on Iran to Halt Deportations of Afghans

Afghans seeking to flee abroad face escalating risks as the domestic situation deteriorates, the United Nations refugee agency said on Wednesday in a plea to neighboring countries, including Iran, to open their borders even to those without documentation. Iran, Pakistan and Tajikistan have deport