The announcement makes Israel the first country to offer a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine to its citizens on a wide scale.
- by Ilan Ben Zion
The tablet, which bears fragments of one of the world’s oldest works of literature, has passed through dealers in Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Britain and most recently the US.
- by James Rothwell
In the few weeks since the 17-year-old posted the video urging Joe Biden for help, the number of people “liking” his Instagram page exploded to more than 4.2 million.
- by Jane Arraf
Saied called on Tunisians to remain calm and not to respond to any provocations. He also urged people not to take to the streets.
- by Alaa Swilam
“America has helped Iraq,” said Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi. “Together we fight and defeated” the Islamic State.
- by Aamer Madhani and Robert Burns
The scale and pace of the Taliban advance has provoked alarm among top US military and civilian officials in recent days.
- by Adam Nossiter and Eric Schmitt
Scientists created rainstorms in the United Arab Emirates by launching drones, which then zapped clouds with electricity to make it rain.
- by Jonathan Edwards
The strong reaction reflected concerns in Israel that the ice-cream maker’s decision could lead other companies to follow suit.
- by Josef Federman
Among 50,000 phone numbers, the Pegasus Project found those of hundreds of public officials, including French President Emmanuel Macron.
- by Craig Timberg, Michael Birnbaum, Drew Harwell and Dan Sabbagh
In another report of violence ahead of a Muslim holiday, a suicide bomber killed dozens in a crowded market in the Sadr City neighbourhood of Baghdad.