COVID-19

Egypt’s Health Minister heads to China sunday evening
Egypt

Egypt’s Health Minister heads to China sunday evening

Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed head to China Sunday evening aiming to exchange expertise with Chinese officials…
Fear, distrust and disinfectant in the air amid Iran’s coronavirus outbreak
Middle East

Fear, distrust and disinfectant in the air amid Iran’s coronavirus outbreak

DUBAI (Reuters) – As the new coronavirus spreads across Iran, the epicenter of the outbreak in the Middle East, so…
Virus outbreak in Iran sickens hundreds, including leaders
Middle East

Virus outbreak in Iran sickens hundreds, including leaders

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After facing sanctions and the risk of war amid tensions with the United States,…
Stock markets plunge, set for worst week since financial crisis
Economy

Stock markets plunge, set for worst week since financial crisis

Stock markets plunged further Friday, with equities on course for the largest weekly drop since the global financial crisis more…
Coronavirus cases in France jump to 38, official says two recently returned from Egypt
World

Coronavirus cases in France jump to 38, official says two recently returned from Egypt

France’s Health Minister Olivier Veran announced on Thursday that the country has now confirmed 38 cases of coronavirus, with two…
Virus detected in sub-Saharan Africa, global stocks tank
World

Virus detected in sub-Saharan Africa, global stocks tank

Nigeria reported the first new coronavirus case in sub-Saharan Africa on Friday, as global stock markets tanked on deepening fears…
Trump downplays epidemic fears as virus spreads around world
World

Trump downplays epidemic fears as virus spreads around world

President Donald Trump has played down fears of a major coronavirus outbreak in the United States, even as infections ricochet…
Saudi Arabia suspends entry to Kingdom’s holy sites amid coronavirus fears
Middle East

Saudi Arabia suspends entry to Kingdom’s holy sites amid coronavirus fears

Saudi Arabia “temporarily” suspended entry to the Kingdom for the purpose of Umrah and visiting the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina…
Governments ramp up preparations for coronavirus pandemic
World

Governments ramp up preparations for coronavirus pandemic

SYDNEY/SEOUL (Reuters) – Governments ramped up measures on Thursday to battle a global pandemic of the coronavirus as the number…
Saudi Arabia halts travel to Islam’s holiest site over virus
Middle East

Saudi Arabia halts travel to Islam’s holiest site over virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday halted travel to the holiest sites in Islam over fears…
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