Britain is to resume selling arms to Saudi Arabia despite assessing that the country could be using them to commit war crimes, the government announced.
UK to resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia despite ‘possible’ war crimes in Yemen, gov’t says
Forces loyal to a Libyan commander said they will only allow the reopening of oil fields and terminals once a mechanism has been set up to fairly distribute revenue across the country, which is split between rival, warring factions.
Libyan forces set conditions for lifting oil blockade
Egypt, France, Germany, and Jordan warned Israel on Tuesday against annexing parts of the Palestinian territories, saying that doing so could have consequences for bilateral relations.
Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan warn Israel on annexation
Iran dismissed the recent US allegations that American and “partner” forces have seized a vessel taking “Iranian weapons” to Yemen as continuation of Washington’s policy of leveling accusations and hatemongering against Tehran, which this time seeks to prolong a UN arms embargo against the Islamic Republic.
Iran: Lying, accusations major elements of US foreign policy
Bahrain’s highest court upheld the death penalty against two men charged with killing a policeman, despite international concern over confessions that rights groups say were extracted through torture.
Bahrain to execute two activists despite concerns over torture
China on Wednesday defended the World Health Organization and lashed out at the US decision to withdraw from the UN body.
China raps US withdrawal from WHO; Biden pledges to reverse decision if elected
Health care workers in Syria’s Idlib Province near the Turkish border are bracing for fresh disaster after the overcrowded and poverty-stricken area confirmed its first case of COVID-19.
Idlib reports first COVID-19 case, bracing for fresh disaster
US sets record for new COVID cases third day in a row at over 69,000
With coronavirus case numbers worldwide more than doubling in the past six weeks, the World Health Organization has urged countries grappling with the virus to step up control measures, saying it is still possible to rein it in.
WHO urges aggressive measures as virus cases worldwide more than doubling
The coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 565,000 people out of nearly 13 million registered cases worldwide, has been accelerating sharply since the start of July, according to a count carried out by AFP from official sources.
Coronavirus cases spike since start of July

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