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Coronavirus cases rise in Gaza, Gulf states, N.Africa

ISTANBUL / GAZA CITY The tally of coronavirus cases and deaths rose Saturday in several Arab countries, according to health authorities.  Authorities in the Gaza Strip reported their first death from...

COVID-19 scuppers day 1 of Syrian peace talks

GENEVA The first day of the Syrian peace talks Monday started well, according to the main opposition leader, but was halted due to three of the participants testing positive for...

Iran's coronavirus death toll surges past 5,800

ISTANBUL With 96 new deaths reported in Iran, the death toll from the coronavirus surged to 5,806, state media said on Monday.  A total of 991 more people tested positive for...

Russia: Daily recovered beats new cases 4th day in row

MOSCOW  With new coronavirus figures reported on Friday, recoveries from the virus outnumbered new cases in Russia for the fourth day in a row. Over the last 24 hours, 7,972 cases...

Russia aims mass COVID-19 vaccination from October

MOSCOW Russia is preparing to start a mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus from October, the country's health minister said on Saturday. The vaccination will be free of charge, and...

Hong Kong sees spike of new COVID-19 cases

ANKARA The novel coronavirus cases in Hong Kong hit another record over the past 24 hours, authorities said on Sunday. According to Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection, 133 more infections...

North Cyprus reports no new COVID-19 cases for 41 days

ANKARA  No new cases of the novel coronavirus have been detected in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) over the last 41 days, the country’s deputy prime minister and...

France: COVID-19 infections up, deaths remain low

PARIS  France on Friday saw a rise in coronavirus infections but deaths remained low. With 726 more cases in the past day, the nationwide case-count has risen to 156,287, according to...

No new coronavirus deaths recorded in Lebanon, Bahrain

ANKARA  The tally of coronavirus cases and deaths rose Friday in four Arab countries, according to health authorities. Saudi Arabia, the worst-hit country in the region, reported 2,642 fresh cases, pushing...

India: Hospitals reject COVID-19 patient due to lack of beds

NEW DELHI For 58-year-old Akbar Ali’s family, the last 24 hours have been nothing short of a nightmare as the local vendor with a critical heart problem has been rejected...

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Turkish, Iranian leaders discuss Israeli attacks on Palestine

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday discussed ongoing Israel's attacks on Palestine on phone. According to a statement...

Palestinian women lead resistance against Israeli occupation

JERUSALEM Palestinian women are leading the resistance against Israel's forced migration and threats of displacement in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. While the...

Bosniak leader says his country does not support Israel

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina A Bosniak member of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Presidential Council on Sunday reacted to the Israeli premier's tweet thanking nations for supporting Israel against...

Violence returns to Afghanistan after brief truce

KABUL, Afghanistan Fighting resumed in Afghanistan on Sunday on the heels of a brief three-day truce declared by the Taliban and reciprocated by the Afghan...

Israel hits health center in Gaza

GAZA, Palestine Continuing with its airstrikes, Israel on Sunday bombarded a health facility in Gaza with two missiles, an official statement said. According to the Palestinian...