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Three Sudanese Arrested over French Stabbing

Three Sudanese Arrested over French Stabbing

French police have arrested three Sudanese nationals after a stabbing spree in the southeast left two people dead, investigators said on Sunday. Prosecutors have launched an investigation into "murder linked to a terrorist enterprise" and "association with terrorist wrongdoers" after the rampage

Israeli Authorities Isolate Jewish Town Hit Hard by COVID-19

Israeli Authorities Isolate Jewish Town Hit Hard by COVID-19

Israeli authorities on Friday announced the Jewish town of Bnei Brak as a "restricted zone" putting up roadblocks to seal it off after it was badly affected by the new coronavirus. Security forces were told to implement new measures, cordon off major streets and to be stationed where needed to su

UAE Cabinet Directs Factories to Support Health Sector

The United Arab Emirates cabinet took a series of decisions on Sunday in response to the coronavirus outbreak, including waiving residency visa fines for the rest of the year, its vice president said. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who is also the UAE prime minister and ruler of Dubai, sa

Kuwait Reports 6 Virus Recoveries, New Cases in Oman

Kuwait Reports 6 Virus Recoveries, New Cases in Oman

Kuwait announced on Sunday that six patients have recovered from the novel coronavirus. The recovery of five Kuwaitis and a foreign resident raises the country’s recoveries to 99, said Health Minister Sheikh Dr.

Rouhani Says Low-Risk Economic Activities to Resume in Iran from April 11 amid Coronavirus

Rouhani Says Low-Risk Economic Activities to Resume in Iran from April 11 amid Coronavirus

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday "low-risk" economic activities would resume from April 11 in the country worst-affected by the new coronavirus in the region. Iran has been struggling to curb the spread of the highly infectious respiratory disease known as COVID-19 but authorities

Iran Warns of Coronavirus Surge after Many Flout Precautions

Iran Warns of Coronavirus Surge after Many Flout Precautions

A senior Iranian health official said the greater Tehran area may face a coronavirus resurgence after many residents flouted advisories to stay home, crowding streets and causing traffic jams across the city as the country's New Year holidays ended on Saturday. Iran - the country worst-hit by the

Virus Kills Another 134 People in Iran, UN Concerned over Prisoners

Iran's death toll from the new coronavirus rose on Friday to 3,294 as it killed another 134 people in the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpur. The total number of people confirmed to be infected is 53,183, he said on state television, adding that 4,035 ware "un