Israel says it's prepared for "week of operations" in Gaza as fighting intensifies

Renewing its strikes on Gaza on Saturday, the Israeli military said it was prepared for a "week of operations," while the Islamic Jihad group continued to fire dozens of rockets from the enclave...

New Zealand borders fully reopen as COVID travel restrictions end

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday the country is now "open for business," hours after the country completed the final stage of its phased border reopening.Why it matters: New...

Iraq cleric's followers camped out in parliament for 2nd day

BAGHDAD (AP) — With mattresses strewn about, food trucked in and protesters playacting as lawmakers, hundreds of followers of an influential Shiite cleric were camped out Sunday inside the Iraqi...

Palestinian teen shot and killed in exchange of fire with Israeli military in Jenin

A 17-year-old Palestinian was killed and an 18-year-old was critically injured by Israeli fire during an Israeli military raid in Jenin in the West Bank Saturday, the Palestinian Ministry of...

World's oldest person, Kane Tanaka, dies in Japan aged 119

Kane Tanaka, the world's oldest person, has died in Japan aged 119, according to a statement released by the country's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.

Pfizer, Opko Stock Fall After FDA Declines to Approve Somatrogon

Shares of Pfizer (ticker: PFE) were down 3.4% in premarket trading on Monday. Opko (OPK) stock dropped 11.3%. On Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a Complete Response Letter for...

Panasonic to Offer Four-Day Workweek in Japan

Panasonic has announced plans to offer a four-day workweek to employees in Japan. The move comes after the Japanese government made official recommendations to private employers in 2021 that...

Sinovac COVID-19 shot with Pfizer booster less effective against Omicron - study

Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine followed by a Pfizer-BioNTech shot showed a lower immune response against the Omicron variant compared with other strains. The study, which has not been peer-reviewed...

Israel Approves 4th Dose of Covid Vaccine for Some

The Ministry of Health said it was waiting for more data from Israel and abroad before approving any broader rollout of fourth shots.

Passengers From South Africa Stopped From Leaving Planes Over Omicron COVID Variant Fears

Passengers from South Africa were stopped from disembarking two planes on Friday. Fears around the new highly transmissible Omicron COVID variant. 85 confirmed cases have been identified so far,...

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