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Egyptians in South Korea call for exams to be postponed
Egypt

Egyptians in South Korea call for exams to be postponed

The Egyptian community in South Korea sent an urgent appeal to the Korean government to postpone exams due to the…
Baghdad’s booksellers won’t let coronavirus close them down
Middle East

Baghdad’s booksellers won’t let coronavirus close them down

BAGHDAD (Reuters) — They survived censorship under Saddam Hussein and the years of violence that followed his downfall, so the…
Coronavirus cases rise to 59 in Egypt
Egypt

Coronavirus cases rise to 59 in Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Health announced that the number of positive coronavirus cases in Egypt reached 59 on Monday. Four…
Iran says new virus kills 54, death toll climbs to 291
Middle East

Iran says new virus kills 54, death toll climbs to 291

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Tuesday that the new coronavirus killed 54 more people, raising the death toll to…
Israel orders 14-day self-quarantine for anyone entering country
Middle East

Israel orders 14-day self-quarantine for anyone entering country

JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Israel will require anyone arriving from overseas to self-quarantine for 14 days as a precaution against the…
China signals progress in virus battle as Disney partially reopens
World

China signals progress in virus battle as Disney partially reopens

China closed several makeshift hospitals for coronavirus patients, some schools reopened and Disney resort staff went back to work Monday…
Egypt, WHO confirm twelve new coronavirus cases on Nile cruise ship
Egypt

Egypt, WHO confirm twelve new coronavirus cases on Nile cruise ship

The Egyptian Health Ministry and the World Health Organization announced on Friday 12 new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19)…
Egypt announces third coronavirus case, first diagnosed in Egyptian citizen
Egypt

Egypt announces third coronavirus case, first diagnosed in Egyptian citizen

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization announced on Thursday the third coronavirus case in Egypt –…
290 million students out of school as global virus battle intensifies
World

290 million students out of school as global virus battle intensifies

Almost 300 million students worldwide faced weeks at home on Thursday with Italy the latest country to shut schools over…
Virus halts Muslim pilgrimage, Friday prayers
Middle East

Virus halts Muslim pilgrimage, Friday prayers

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Fears over the new coronavirus outbreak in the Mideast disrupted the practice of Islam itself in…
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