Thursday 24th of September 2020
UAE health minister vaccinated with first COVID-19 vaccine dose
The United Arab Emirates’ Minister of Health and Prevention Abdul Rahman al-Owais has taken the country’s first COVID-19 vaccine dose days after authorities approved it for emergency use for frontline......
Iran’s IRGC head vows ‘hit’ on all US staff involved in killing Soleimani
The chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) threatened Saturday to go after everyone who had a role in the death of the organization’s former head Qassem Soleimani by a US drone strik......
Deputy PM says time is right for Spain to become a republic
Spain’s far-left deputy prime minister said on Saturday that a financial scandal which has rocked the royal family had presented an “historic moment” to push for a republic....
Belarus police detain hundreds at women’s protest
Riot police on Saturday detained hundreds of women as opposition protesters marched through the Belarusian capital Minsk demanding an end to President Alexander Lukashenko’s rule....
About 9,000 migrants on Greece’s Lesbos move into tent camp after massive fire
Thousands of asylum-seekers have moved into a new temporary facility on the Greek island of Lesbos, government officials said on Saturday, 10 days after a fire destroyed the Moria camp....
Lebanon’s largest Christian party offers proposal to resolve dispute over new cabinet
A party founded by Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun made a proposal to end a dispute that has blocked the formation of a new cabinet and threatened a French drive to lift the country out of its worst c......
President Trump urges Supreme Court nomination ‘without delay’
US President Donald Trump on Saturday urged Republican lawmakers to back his upcoming nomination for the Supreme Court “without delay” as the issue roiled the election campaign....
Singapore to pay citizens for healthy activities tracked through Apple Watch
Apple Inc. and the Singapore government have partnered on a two-year health initiative dubbed LumiHealth, which is built around tracking and rewarding user behavior through the Apple Watch gadget and......
Coronavirus: UAE limits family gatherings, weddings, funerals to 10 people
Only 10 immediate family members can attend social events and gatherings in the United Arab Emirates, health authorities said on Friday as they outlined the latest coronavirus safety protocols....
US beefing up military assets in Syria to defend troops, weeks after Russian attack
The United States is sending additional military assets to northeast Syria to beef up the protection of its troops and ensure the defeat of ISIS, the US military said Friday....
Coronavirus: Iran’s COVID-19 death toll exceeds 24,000, health official says
Iran's coronavirus death toll has risen by 166 to 24,118, a health ministry spokeswoman told state TV on Saturday....
Trump seeks to shore up military support in North Carolina campaign swing
Republican President Donald Trump takes his re-election campaign to the political swing state of North Carolina on Saturday in an effort to boost his poll numbers against Democratic rival Joe Biden an......