Friday 18th of September 2020
China says will make 'necessary response' to U.S. official's Taiwan visit
China will make a “necessary response” to a visit by U.S. Undersecretary for Economic Affairs Keith Krach to Chinese-claimed Taiwan, and has lodged a complaint with Washington, the foreign ministry sa......
US charges five Chinese citizens in hacking campaign that targeted over 100 companies
The Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and abroad, including social media and video game companies......
WHO warns of COVID-19 momentum as winter looms
The World Health Organization warned on Wednesday that COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, is spreading at a worrying pace in some parts of the northern hemisphere, a few months awa......
Global COVID-19 cases to soon exceed 30 million, Reuters tally shows
Global coronavirus cases are expected to pass 30 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, with the pandemic showing no signs of slowing....
Coronavirus: 1,850 children of UAE health care workers receive scholarships
Children of health care workers on the front line of the fight against coronavirus in the United Arab Emirates will have access to scholarships to attend public schools across the UAE, state news agen......
Saudi Arabia issues COVID-19 guidelines, measures for int’l travel
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) issued updated guidelines and coronavirus precautionary measures on Thursday for passengers who are allowed to travel to and from the Kingdom......
Two Iranians indicted in US over alleged hacking spree at universities, organizations
US prosecutors on Wednesday announced two Iranians had been indicted on allegations they were hackers connected with a string of cyber intrusions at US and foreign universities, a Washington-based thi......
UAE FM reaffirms support for Palestine during meeting with US Secretary Pompeo
The newly signed UAE-Israel peace deal will advance regional peace and stability by halting Israeli annexation of Palestinian territory, the Emirati foreign minister told the US secretary of state in......
Sudan appeals for more aid to tackle devastating floods
Sudan has appealed for more aid to combat the impact of catastrophic floods across the country, over which Khartoum has already declared a three-month state of emergency...
UAE detects 674 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths in 24 hours
The United Arab Emirates detected 674 new cases of the novel coronavirus after conducting over 86,000 tests, which brings the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 80,940, the Ministr......
Trumps says would have ‘no problem’ selling F35 plane to UAE
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would have “no problem” selling advanced F-35 warplanes to the United Arab Emirates, despite objections from close ally Israel...
Kuwait reports 829 new cases, five deaths in 24 hours
Kuwait reports 829 new cases of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 96,301, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday...