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Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

Iran's interior minister has suggested that up to 225 people were killed in November protests sparked by a petrol price hike, ISNA news agency reported on Sunday.

Police shoot dead disabled Palestinian

Police shoot dead disabled Palestinian

Israeli police in annexed east Jerusalem yesterday shot dead a disabled Palestinian they mistakenly thought was armed with a pistol, prompting furious condemnation from the Palestinians.

Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announces 1,008 new infections of Covid-19

Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announces 1,008 new infections of Covid-19

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced Saturday 1,008 new infections of the coronavirus (Covid-19), raising the total to 26,192.

As lockdown eases, Iran's mosques to resume daily prayers

As lockdown eases, Iran's mosques to resume daily prayers

Government employees went back to work in Iran on Saturday and President Hassan Rouhani said mosques would resume daily prayers across the country ...

Kuwait reveals 1,072 infections

Kuwait reveals 1,072 infections

Kuwait’s Ministry of Health reported yesterday the registration of 1,072 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the past 24 hours, raising the country’s tally to 25,184, while the number of deaths is 194.

Former Tehran mayor elected Iranian speaker

Former Tehran mayor elected Iranian speaker

Iran’s new parliament yesterday elected former Tehran mayor Mohamed Bagher Ghalibaf as its speaker, consolidating the power of conservatives ahead of next year’s presidential election.

Rouhani seeks co-operation from MPs as parliament opens

Rouhani seeks co-operation from MPs as parliament opens

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged lawmakers to “co-operate” with his government in a speech yesterday during the inaugural session of the new parliament following a February election swept by conservatives.

New Iran parliament convenes under strict coronavirus curbs

New Iran parliament convenes under strict coronavirus curbs

Iran's parliament reconvened on Wednesday after the Feb. 21 elections under strict health protocols and social distancing rules to ward off the coronavirus in one of the hardest-hit Middle Eastern countries.

Missile attack on Yemen army base in Marib kills seven

Missile attack on Yemen army base in Marib kills seven

Houthi fighters in Yemen fired missiles at a military base of the Saudi-backed government in Marib province, northeast of the capital Sanaa, on Tuesday, killing seven people including relatives of the chief of staff, three military sources said.

Iran eases restaurant curbs as virus claims 57 more lives

Iran eases restaurant curbs as virus claims 57 more lives

Iran further eased restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus yesterday by allowing restaurants to accept customers, as it announced another 57 deaths from the virus.

Virus lockdowns affect Eid celebrations in Mideast

Virus lockdowns affect Eid celebrations in Mideast

Muslims around the world began marking a sombre Eid al-Fitr yesterday, many under coronavirus lockdown, but lax restrictions offered respite to worshippers in some countries despite fears of skyrocketing infections.

Iranians mark end of Ramadan

Iranians mark end of Ramadan

Iranians in a rare event mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan this year on separate days — yesterday or today — depending on different religious authorities’ edicts.

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