DUBAI – – Flights to and from Dubai International Airport have been suspended from an additional 48 hours, civil aviation affairs (CAA) in Bahrain announced on Wednesday.
TIBILISI – Georgia on Wednesday reported the first case of coronavirus in the country. Health minister Ekaterine Tikaradze said an infected Georgian citizen, who was travelling from Iran, crossed the border from neighboring Azaerbaijan. ‘He was immediately taken to hospital from the border check-point’, she said. Tikaradze said the infected man, who traveled by mini-bus … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Georgia Reports First Coronavirus Case In The Country
RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – – Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, met in Ryiadh Wednesday with President Abdelmajid Tebboune of the People’s Democratic Republic of Alergia, currently on a state visit to the Kingdom, at his guest residence. During the … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Crown Prince Meets With President Of Algeria
RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, met in Riyadh today with President Mohamed Oul Ghazouani of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, currently on a visit to the Kingdom, at his guest residence. During the meeting, they reviewed the aspects of Saudi-Mauritanian … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Crown Prince Meets With Mauritanian President
RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received in Riyadh on Wednesday President of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Ghazouani. They held talks on bilateral relations and ways to bolster them in various fields, especially in economy and business. They also tackled the latest regional developments. Earlier, an official … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | King Salman Holds Official Talks With President of Mauritania
SPORT | Sports Events Hit By The Coronavirus Epidemic BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – The following is a list of international sports events hit by the outbreak of the new coronavirus. ATHLETICS The World Athletics Indoor Championships, scheduled for Nanjing from March 13-15, were postponed until next year. World Athletics is working with organizers, were postponed … Continue reading SPORT | Sports Events Hit By The Coronavirus Epidemic
DUBAI – Kuwait’s health ministry said on Twitter on Wednesday that the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus in the country had risen to 25 after 13 more cases were confirmed. The ministry also said in a statement that the new cases were related to people traveling to Iran.
BERLIN | GERMANY – – The German government sees no need to advise its citizens against travel to Italy, which has become a new front line in the global outbreak of the new coronavirus outbreak that started in China, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday. ‘We are far from this scenario’, the spokesman told … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Germany Sees No Need For Travel Warning For Italy Over Coronavirus
ATHENS | GREECE – Greece has confirmed its first coronavirus case, the health ministry said on Wednesday. The patient was a 38-year-old Greek woman who had traveled from an area of northern Italy, said Sotitis Tsiodras, a representative of the Ministry of Health.
ROME – – An outbreak of coronavirus in northern Italy worsened on Wednesday, with more than 30 new cases confirmed in the two worst-hit regions and children found to have the illness for the first time. Officials in Lombardy, which includes Italy’s financial capital Milan, said cases had risen overnight to 259 from 240 on … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Coronavirus Cases Rise In Italy, With Children Among New Cases
RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – – Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune will travel to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, state media reported, his first state visit since being elected in December. Ebboune is making the trip as Algeria seeks to build support for a summit meeting it plan to host on the crisis in neighboring Libya and … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Algerian Leader To Go To Saudi Arabia In First State Visit Since Election
BEIRUT | LEBANON – The Lebanese government decided to restrict flights to countries with coronavirus outbreak and to completely halt flights for pilgrims, the information minister said after a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Lebanese Muslim regularly fly to Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia on pilgrimage. Lebanon declared its first confirmed case of coronavirus on Friday, … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Lebanon Restricts Flights To Countries With Coronavirus, Halts Pilgrimage Trips
LONDON – Goldman Sachs has restricted all business travel to, from and within South Korea and the Northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto in the wake of the coronavirus spread, a staff memo seen by Reuters on Tuesday shows. The Wall Street lender has also advised staff to postpone all non – essential travel … Continue reading BUSINESS | Goldman Steps Up Staff Travel Restrictions As Coronavirus Spread
ROME – Italy’s coronavirus outbreak began spreading on Tuesday from its origins in the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto, with new cases reported in central Tuscany, the coastal region of Liguaria and Sicily in the south. Sicily’s regional governor Nello Musumeci said a tourist from Bergamo, in Lombardy, had been hospitalized in the island’s … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Italy’s Coronavirus Outbreak Spread From Its Northern Epicenter
DUBAI | The United Arab Emirates has suspended all flights to and from Iran for at least a week due to the spread of the new coronavirus in the Islamic republic, state news agency WAM reported, citing a directive from the Gulf Arab state’s aviation authority. The suspension affects passenger and cargo flights of UAE … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Suspends All Flights With Iran Over Coronavirus Outbreak