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Former Iran deputy speaker Mohammad Reza Khatami infected with coronavirus

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Former Iranian deputy speaker of parliament Mohammad Reza Khatami has been infected with coronavirus ......

UN panel calls for halt to Syria fighting as coronavirus strikes

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Warring parties in Syria must stop fighting “to avoid further catastrophe,” UN investigators said on ......

Coronavirus policy: Lebanon’s Berri threatens to suspend support

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri threatened on Saturday to suspend his support for Prime ......

Lebanese security forces remove Beirut protest camp

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Lebanese security forces cleared away a protest camp in central Beirut on Saturday and reopened ......

Coronavirus: Iraqi Shia cleric blames gay marriage for coronavirus

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Iraqi Shia political leader Muqtada al-Sadr blamed the legalization of same-sex marriage for causing ......

Coronavirus: Iran and allies call for the US to waive sanctions

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Iran and several of its allies have called on the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to push for ......

Over 80 inmates escape prison in Iran’s Kurdistan after riots over coronavirus

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Over 80 prisoners escaped from a prison in Iran’s Kurdistan province on Friday following riots amid ......

Coronavirus: Iran death toll rises to 2,517, total cases reach 35,408

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Iran announced Saturday that 139 more people had died from the novel coronavirus, raising the ......

UK looking for options to repatriate citizens in Iraq: British embassy

Saturday, 28 March 2020

The British Embassy in Iraq is working on finding options to repatriate its citizens visiting Iraq ......

Pentagon orders preparations to ‘destroy’ pro-Iran Kataib Hezbollah in Iraq: Report

Saturday, 28 March 2020

The US Department of Defense has ordered its military commanders in Iraq to prepare for potential ......

Coronavirus: Turkey suspends trains, limits domestic flights 

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Turkey halted all intercity trains and limited domestic flights on Saturday as part of measures to ......

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Syrian President discuss efforts to contain coronavirus

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has spoken over the phone with Syrian ......

Coronavirus: Turkey adopts ‘voluntary’ stay-at-home quarantine

Saturday, 28 March 2020

President Tayyip Erdogan called on Friday for a “voluntary quarantine” in which Turks stay at home ......

Coronavirus: Iran president credits foreign ministry for campaign to lift sanctions

Friday, 27 March 2020

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised Wednesday a campaign calling for US sanctions against the ......

Coronavirus: Lebanon death toll rises to 7, total of 391 infections

Friday, 27 March 2020

Lebanon reported its seventh coronavirus-related death in the country, as the total number of ......

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