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Coronavirus: No appointments to enter Abu Dhabi via border COVID-19 test until Aug 23

The earliest possible appointment for a rapid COVID-19 laser test that allows people to enter Abu Dhabi on the border…

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Lebanon’s FM Hitti submits resignation over government performance: Local media

Lebanese Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti has submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday over “the government's performance…

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Lebanon’s FM Hitti submits resignation, says there is no will to reform

Lebanese Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti has submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday over “the government's performance…

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Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Hitti to resign today over government performance

Lebanese Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti will submit his resignation on Monday over “the government's performance on a number of issues,”…

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At least 21 killed, 43 wounded in ISIS attack targeting prison: Afghan official

An ISIS attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members raged on Monday after killing at…

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At least 21 killed, 43 wounded in ISIS attack targeting prison: Afghan offici

An Afghan official says at least 21 people have been killed and 43 wounded in an ongoing ISIS attack targeting…

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Ethiopians celebrate progress in building Nile River Grand Renaissance dam

Ethiopians are celebrating progress in the construction of the country’s dam on the Nile River, which has caused regional controversy…

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Coronavirus: US in ‘new phase’ of pandemic, White House COVID-19 advisor warns

The United States has entered a “new phase” of the pandemic, White House coronavirus advisor Deborah Birx warned Sunday, with…

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Tourism amid coronavirus: Which countries lifted, eased or kept travel restrictions?

Forty percent of all destinations worldwide have now eased travel restrictions previously imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus…

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Police arrest, drag grieving father from dying 6-year-old child’s bedside: UK media

Police officers dragged a grieving father from the hospital bedside of his dying six-year-old daughter after he had been told…

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Coronavirus confirmed cases worldwide pass 18 million: AFP tally

The number of coronavirus cases recorded worldwide has passed 18 million, according to an AFP tally from official sources at…

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Coronavirus: Kuwait includes transit travelers in its high risk countries flight ban

Kuwait will not allow the entry of any foreign passengers traveling from countries it designated as “high risk” due to…

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Coronavirus: Kuwait sets rules for transit travelers’ entry from high risk countries

Kuwait will not allow the entry of any foreign passengers traveling from countries it designated as “high risk” due to…

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Israeli army says hits group placing explosives along Syria frontier

The Israeli army on Monday said it had fired at and hit a group of militants placing explosives along the…

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Iron Dome intercepts projectile launched from Gaza into Israel: Army

A projectile was launched into Israel from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Sunday evening, setting off sirens, the Israeli army…

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Iran sanctions former aide to ex-US national security adviser

Iran’s foreign ministry said on Sunday it sanctioned Richard Goldberg, an ex-aide to a former US national security adviser who…

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More than 1,300 firefighters struggle to contain blaze in southern California

More than 1,300 firefighters were battling a blaze that was burning out of control Sunday in southern California, threatening thousands…

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Fed official suggests 4-6 week shutdown, says US can spend big on coronavirus relief

The US economy could benefit if the nation were to “lock down really hard” for four to six weeks, a…

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia says no one entered Holy sites during Hajj without a permit

No one was able to enter the Holy sites in Mecca and Medina during this year’s Hajj season without a…

18 hours ago

Coronavirus: Major incident declared in British city of Manchester to tackle COVID-19

A major incident has been declared in the Manchester area of Britain, allowing the creation of a “central command structure”…

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