Fateful events leave unresolved consequences

Iran dismisses Europe's concerns over military implications of producing uranium metal Lebanese Health Minister infected with COVID-19 China becomes Israel's largest source of imports in 2020 Egyptian, Jordanian FMs discuss efforts to restore Israeli-Palestinian peace process Israel approves hundreds of West Bank homes for settlers Let's hope for some progress in Middle East Iran buys 16.8 mln COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX; Lebanon signs deal to buy 2 mln Pfizer vaccines Pakistan hit by nationwide power blackout Iran announces sanctions against Trump, Pompeo for anti-Iran role Saudi-led quartet eases rift with Qatar Israelis over 16 could be vaccinated by March: PM China provides donation to Iraq to combat COVID-19 Iraq approves use of Chinese, British COVID-19 vaccines; Israel extends lockdown for 10 days Libyan parties agree to hold constitutional referendum ahead of elections: UN Fateful events leave unresolved consequences 32 killed, 110 wounded in twin suicide bombings in Baghdad Libyan delegations meet for election talks Egypt, Qatar to resume diplomatic ties after over 3-year halt: Statement UN fears US terrorist designation will make famine prospect worse in Yemen