Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) elected a three-member Presidency Council led by Mohamed al-Mnefi and PM Abdelhamid Dabeiba. This new executive is entrusted with the task of shaping a National Unity Government, which will prepare Libya for general elections

New executive has the difficult task of driving the country to an official and parliamentary election at end of this year, supplanting both the UN-recognized, Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) and an opponent eastern regime.

Now the interim government faces the overwhelming test of tending to address problems of Libyans, from a socio-economic crisis, wretched government service, and rising inflation.

The main challenge for the new government will be to stand up to the expectations of the Libyan community and international pressures.

Jordan advised Israel on Monday to forestall blocking off healing paintings at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam’s 1/3 holiest site.

Jordanian overseas ministry spokesman Daifallah Alfayez stated he had despatched a “protest note” disturbing Israel “chorus from such violations and provocations, and admire the mandate of Jordan in administering Muslim holy webweb sites.” There changed into no on the spot reaction from Israel.

Under a 1994 peace deal, the Jewish nation acknowledges Jordan’s oversight of Muslim holy web sites in east Jerusalem, the Palestinian quarter of the town occupied and annexed via way of means of Israel when you consider…

Inspectors, clarifying the results of a arguable regulation accredited with the aid of using parliament closing month.

The regulation, handed with the aid of using the conservative ruled legislature notwithstanding competition from a reformist authorities, mandates Iran to stop positive inspections with the aid of using past due February if key situations aren’t met, stoking worldwide worries approximately a probable expulsion of inspectors.

However, overseas ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh stated on Monday that below the December regulation “Iran’s cooperation with the (International Atomic Energy Agency) will now no longer end and it does now no longer imply expelling the agency’s…

Turkey acquired 6.five million in addition doses of the COVID-19 vaccine evolved with the aid of using China’s Sinovac Biotech on Monday, numerous nearby media reviews stated, permitting a national rollout to continue.

The new cargo provides to an preliminary consignment of 3 million doses which Turkey acquired almost a month ago. It has to this point vaccinated 1.257 million human beings, mainly medical examiners and aged human beings, in line with fitness ministry data.

Television photos from country-owned Anadolu information employer confirmed bins being unloaded at Istanbul Airport after their arrival from Beijing. …

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged US President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday to return to a 2015 nuclear deal and lift crippling sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Biden, who takes office on Wednesday, has said the United States will rejoin the pact that includes restrictions on Iran’s nuclear work if Tehran resumes strict compliance.

“The ball is in the US court now. If Washington comes to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal, we’ll additionally absolutely respect our commitments below the pact,” Rouhani aforementioned during a televised cupboard meeting.

“Today, we tend to expect the incoming United States of America administration to return to…

The Saudi King and Crown Prince have provided their condolences to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia after an earthquake measuring 6.2 at the Richter scale hit Sulawesi island on Friday, kingdom information organization SPA reported.

According to the catastrophe mitigation organization (BNPB) at the least fifty six human beings had been killed and 820 injured withinside the quake that left 15,000 human beings displaced.

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman provided their sympathy to the households of these killed and wanted a rapid restoration for the injured.

300,000 individuals have received the COVID-19 immunizing agent in Saudi peninsula, the health ministry aforesaid on Sunday.“

The vaccine is that the key conjointly the} powerful weapon which will build America healthy,” ministry representative Dr. Muhammad Al-Abd Al-Aly said.

He said voters and residents who have a sound national identity variety or residence number are eligible to receive the vaccine through the “Sehaty” app.Al-Abd Al-Aly also said that no facet effects of the vaccine are detected so far.

“The indicators of recording confirmed cases, recoveries and demanding cases within the Kingdom are moving toward quality and decline,” he told reporters.

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed veteran South African diplomat Nicholas Haysom to head the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.

Haysom, who is currently the secretary-general’’s special adviser for Southern Africa, previously served as head of the UN political mission in Afghanistan and as special envoy for Sudan and South Sudan.

In 2018, he was appointed to head the UN mission in Somalia but was expelled by the government on January 1, 2019, after questioning the arrest of a political candidate with an extremist history.

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric on Friday announced Haysom’’s appointment to replace David Shearer of New…

Turkey has launched a nationwide vaccination program against COVID-19 once the govt approved emergency use of China’s Sinovac, native daily Hurriyet Daily reported

.More than one million physicians within the country were among the primary to induce the jab, after the country’s Science Board members were inoculated continue to exist Jan. 13.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received jab ensuing day.Health Minister Fahrettin Koca aforesaid it absolutely was AN “absolute have to be compelled to get the injection” to come back to “old lives,” however the vaccination wasn’t mandatory.Koca said the shots would be distributed fairly, in four stages, following priorities set by the Science Board.

The first and second stage of the vaccination drive involve health care workers, government officials, and therefore the elderly. The last 2 stages aim to hide the remainder of the population.

Egyptian Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed has introduced that Egypt is negotiating with the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (Gavi) to offer 20 percentage of its coronavirus vaccines.

Zayed referred to 3 vaccines: AstraZeneca, Sinopharm and Pfizer-BioNTech.

“We are presently in talks with the Chinese ambassador concerning the Chinese vaccine … inside some days, the deliver will start,” Zayed stated.

“We also are contacting Pfizer to gain its vaccine and the report has been submitted for registration in Egypt,” she added.

The minister stated that Egypt expects to begin receiving coronavirus vaccines from Gavi withinside the coming…


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