POLITICS | UAE Visit To Israel May Be Held At Airport Due To Coronavirus

The first official delegation to Israel from the United Arab Emirates may remain at the airport and fly home the same day, rather than  conduct a wider visit, due to coronavirus precautions, an Israeli minister said. Israel is under a second coronavirus lockdown, which it plans to begin easing next week, after a surge in … Continue reading POLITICS | UAE Visit To Israel May Be Held At Airport Due To Coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Virologist : Milan Surge Spreading To At-Risk Populations

MILAN – Italy has two weeks to stop the rising rate of transmission of coronavirus or it risks ‘following in the footsteps’ of European neighbors where exponential spreads have ushered back harsh restrictions, a virologist on the front lines says. Italian health officials have declared that the resurge of COVID-19 has reached an ‘acute phase’. … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Virologist : Milan Surge Spreading To At-Risk Populations

NEWS ALERT | Tunisia To Ban Gatherings, Cut Public-Sector Work Hours Due To Pandemic

MILAN | ITALY - Tunisian Authorities will ban all gatherings and reduce working hours for employees in the public sector in order to stop the rapid spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said on Saturday. The decision was taken amid strong fears that hospital in the North African nation will be unable to … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Tunisia To Ban Gatherings, Cut Public-Sector Work Hours Due To Pandemic

WORLD NEWS | U.S. To Withdraw About 12,000 troops from Germany but nearly half to stay in Europe

WASHINGTON – The U.S. military on Wednesday unveiled plans to withdraw about 12,000 troops from Germany, in fallout from President Donald Trump’s long-simmering feud with Berlin, but said it will keep nearly half of those forces in Europe to address tension with Russia. Trump announced his intention last month to cut by about a third … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | U.S. To Withdraw About 12,000 troops from Germany but nearly half to stay in Europe

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | For First Time, World Records 1 Million Coronavirus Cases In 100 Hours

MILAN | ITALY – Global coronavirus infections passed 14 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking the first time there has been a surge of 1 million cases in under 100 hours. The first case was reported in China in early January and it took three month to reach 1 million cases. It … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | For First Time, World Records 1 Million Coronavirus Cases In 100 Hours

TRAVEL | Cyprus To Open Airports Again On June 9: Deputy Tourism Minister

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Cyprus will reopen its airports on June 9 as it gradually lifts restrictions imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus, the island’s Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios said on Wednesday. ‘We expect a full containment of the virus by the end of this week which means that on 9th June we … Continue reading TRAVEL | Cyprus To Open Airports Again On June 9: Deputy Tourism Minister

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Total Cases Over 24,000, Steady Increase Of 1,344 New Cases

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s total number of cases have reached 24,097 after the health ministry recorded 1,344 new cases, a health ministry spokesman said on Friday. He also said the death toll reached 168 with seven new deaths recorded over the past 24 hours. One Saudi national and six non-Saudis with ages … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Total Cases Over 24,000, Steady Increase Of 1,344 New Cases

BREAKING NEWS | Coronavirus Cases In Saudi Arabia Rise To 2,385 With 34 Fatalities

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The confirmed cases of coronavirus in Saudi Arabia reached to 2,385 in the last 24 as the death toll rose to 34, the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday. A total of 206 had tested positive for the virus in the last virus in the last 24 hours in the … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Coronavirus Cases In Saudi Arabia Rise To 2,385 With 34 Fatalities

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi King Receives Phone Call From Tunisia’s President

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has received a phone call from Tunisian President Kais Saied, the Saudi Press Agency reported Wednesday. During the call, they reviewed the developments in the world amid the coronavirus outbreak, and discussed aspects of cooperation and coordination between … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi King Receives Phone Call From Tunisia’s President