Is Israel’s Arab Joint List breaking up ahead of March elections?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu campaigns in Nazareth for the Arab vote.

Week in Review | Israeli elections | janv. 15, 2021
al-monitor Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits a coronavirus vaccination facility in the northern Israeli Arab city of Nazareth on Jan. 13, 2021. Photo by GIL ELIYAHU/POOL/AFP via Getty Images.

Abbas' rival Dahlan coordinates UAE aid to Gaza as Palestinian elections near

The United Arab Emirates has sent a new medical aid shipment to the Gaza Strip, the second in a month, to help cope with the coronavirus crisis, raising questions about the role of Fatah’s dismissed leader and President Mahmoud Abbas’ archrival Mohammed Dahlan.

Rasha Abou Jalal | Gaza | janv. 15, 2021

Israel to start vaccinating prisoners next week

Both Israeli and Palestinian prisoners will be included in the country's national vaccination drive.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | janv. 14, 2021

Lebanon declares 24-hour curfew, state of emergency

The round-the-clock curfew will take effect at 5 am on Thursday and last until Jan. 25.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | janv. 11, 2021

First doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to hit Iraq by February

Iraq has pushed hard to be among the world’s first countries to receive and distribute the vaccine after committing $170 million to COVAX, a global body to promote the vaccine.

Joe Snell | Coronavirus | janv. 11, 2021