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US logs more than 3,900 Covid deaths in new 24hr record: Johns Hopkins

US logs more than 3,900 Covid deaths in new 24hr record: Johns Hopkins

The United States broke its own record for the number of daily deaths from Covid-19 yet again Tuesday, recording 3,936 fatalities in 24 hours, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins university.

US Department of State welcomes reopening of Qatar-Saudi borders

US Department of State welcomes reopening of Qatar-Saudi borders

The US Department of State welcomed the decision to open the airspace and the land and sea borders between Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

US will require negative Covid-19 tests for all UK passengers — CDC

US will require negative Covid-19 tests for all UK passengers — CDC

The US government will require all airline passengers arriving from the United Kingdom to test negative for Covid-19 within 72 hours of departure starting Monday amid concerns about a new coronavirus variant that may be more transmissible.

US strategic dialogue identifies new opportunities in the Gulf

US strategic dialogue identifies new opportunities in the Gulf

US strategic dialogues have identified new opportunities to support the growth of diversified, innovative, and knowledge-based economies across the Gulf, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Gulf Affairs Timothy Lenderking has said.

US hails Qatar's openness to resolve Gulf crisis

US hails Qatar's openness to resolve Gulf crisis

A senior official of the US Department of State has lauded Kuwait’s continuous mediation efforts and Qatar’s commitment and openness in resolving the Gulf diplomatic crisis, expressing optimism that “GCC could play the role it traditionally has in serving as united block.”

Brexit means UK can't impose tariffs in aircraft dispute, US says

Brexit means UK can't impose tariffs in aircraft dispute, US says

Washington warned London on Wednesday that its exit from the European Union means Britain cannot impose tariffs on the US in a dispute over aviation industry subsidies.

US nears final Covid vaccine review as daily national deaths top 3,250

US nears final Covid vaccine review as daily national deaths top 3,250

The United States on Wednesday crossed an ominous new threshold of more than 3,250 lives lost to Covid-19 in a single day while public health officials stepped up preparations for a vaccine campaign ...

Seattle is Qatar Airways' 7th new destination since Covid outbreak

Seattle is Qatar Airways' 7th new destination since Covid outbreak

Qatar Airways has announced the launch of four weekly flights to Seattle, US, from March 15, 2021, marking the seventh new destination launched by Qatar's national carrier since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

US ends exchange programs with China, calling them 'propaganda'

US ends exchange programs with China, calling them 'propaganda'

The US State Department said on Friday it has ended five cultural exchange programs with China, calling them ‘soft power propaganda tools.’

US sets single day records for cases; California readies new clamp down

US sets single day records for cases; California readies new clamp down

The United States set single-day records for new infections and deaths on Thursday as California's governor said he would impose some of the nation's strictest stay-at-home orders in the coming days ...

First in line for Covid vaccine? Some US health care workers say no

First in line for Covid vaccine? Some US health care workers say no

They can move to front of the line for a Covid-19 vaccine if they want, but some US health care workers are skeptical about taking a vaccine that was developed in record time -- even as the pandemic rages on.

US, Europe develop vaccine plans with approval likely soon

US, Europe develop vaccine plans with approval likely soon

The United States and Europe on Tuesday fleshed out plans to administer Covid-19 vaccines as soon as they gain approval, with a US panel recommending that health care workers and nursing home residents be given top priority.