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Hezbollah asserts role in Lebanon’s virus battle

Hezbollah asserts role in Lebanon’s virus battle

The Lebanese paramilitary group Hezbollah is marshalling its deep resources in the fight against coronavirus, using a corps of volunteers, doctors and facilities to carve out a prominent role in the crisis-riven state’s response.

Nigerians stranded as regions close doors

Nigerians stranded as regions close doors

Thousands of Nigerians have been left cut off from homes and businesses as states across Africa’s most populous nation have shut their borders to halt the spread of coronavirus.

Rouhani: US has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus

Rouhani: US has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus

Iran's president said on Wednesday that, with the advent of the coronavirus, the United States had missed a historic opportunity to lift sanctions on his country

Iran reports 141 new virus deaths, raising total to 2,898

Iran reports 141 new virus deaths, raising total to 2,898

Iran said yesterday 141 more people have died from the novel coronavirus, raising the official toll in one of the world’s worst-affected countries to 2,898.

Coronavirus cases in Palestine rise to 117

Coronavirus cases in Palestine rise to 117

Two new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, bringing total number of infections in Palestine to 117.

Europe sends medical gear to Iran in first sanction-bypass deal

Europe sends medical gear to Iran in first sanction-bypass deal

European nations have delivered medical goods to Iran in the first transaction under the Instex mechanism set up to evade American sanctions on Tehran, the German foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Air strikes hit Houthi-held Yemeni capital Sanaa

Air strikes hit Houthi-held Yemeni capital Sanaa

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen carried out several air strikes on Monday on the capital Sanaa, witnesses said.

Palestinian groups cancel mass Gaza rallies over pandemic fears

Palestinian groups cancel mass Gaza rallies over pandemic fears

Palestinian groups in Gaza cancelled mass rallies planned for next week along the border with Israel amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus in the densely-populated territory, organisers said yesterday.

Kuwait reveals 10 new virus cases

Kuwait reveals 10 new virus cases

Kuwait confirmed 10 new coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 235, said the Health Ministry yesterday.

Jordan registers its first death from coronavirus

Jordan registers its first death from coronavirus

Jordan yesterday registered its first death in the kingdom due to the novel coronavirus, the state news agency Petra reported. The director of Prince Hamzah Hospital, Abdulrazaq Khashman, announced the death of an 83-year-old woman.

Iran coronavirus death toll tops 2,500: ministry

Iran coronavirus death toll tops 2,500: ministry

Iran announced Saturday that 139 more people had died from the novel coronavirus, raising the official death toll to 2,517 in one of the world's worst-affected countries.

Turkey charges 20 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Turkey charges 20 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Turkish prosecutors have charged 20 suspects over the 2018 murder of Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi.

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