The global coronavirus pandemic has infected 12 million people and claimed over 549,000 lives. Here are updates for July 8:
Jaffa has seen countless cemeteries razed and replaced with construction projects, in what many see as an attempt to erase the Arab and Muslim character of the city.
Russia, a close ally of Bashar al Assad's regime in Syria, immediately circulates a draft Security Council resolution that would authorise the delivery of aid through a single crossing point from Turkey for six months.
The Egyptian government's National Council for Women says that it had received 400 complaints and enquiries about violence against women from 1 to 5 July.
The attack was carried out with a car bomb and wounded civilians were treated in hospitals on both sides of the border.
UN investigators said that "indiscriminate bombardment" by pro-regime forces ahead of a March ceasefire brokered with Turkey, claimed hundreds of lives.
As angry protesters attack banks across Lebanon, the new government in Beirut and the central bank’s governor remain at odds over tackling the economic crisis.
Agnes Callamard says the US drone strike that resulted in an "arbitrary killing" violated the UN charter.
The incident at Oxijen factory reportedly occurred as a result of human error and is the latest of a string of explosions to have hit the Tehran area and a key nuclear site in the past two weeks.
Saad Aljabri is in the crosshairs for his knowledge of the sensitive inner workings of Saudi Arabia.
Hisham al-Hashemi was a well-connected security analyst who appeared regularly on Iraqi television and whose expertise was sought out by government officials, journalists and researchers.
At least 10 doctors and six journalists have been arrested since the virus hit Egypt in February, according to rights groups. Other health workers say they have been warned by administrators to keep quiet or face punishment.
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