Sunday, July 25, 2021

coronavirus pandemic

    Trump claims Biden ‘not competent’ and ‘mentally shot’ to be President

    President Donald Trump assailed likely opponent Joe Biden as “not competent” to lead the United States, speaking as polls over the weekend showed deepening...

    Syrians vote for new assembly amid war, economic turmoil

    Syrians voted Sunday for a new parliament as the Damascus government grapples with international sanctions and a crumbling economy after retaking large parts of...

    As virus surges, Trump escalates conflict with Fauci

    Anthony Fauci, the United States’ top infectious disease specialist, likes to focus on science — but his honest takes on America’s failures to get...

    WTO leadership rivals pitch path out of ‘existential crisis’

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) is stuck in a serious, even existential crisis, leadership candidates said Wednesday as the first wave of contenders made...

    New virus lockdown another burden for cash-strapped Palestinians

    For Palestinians already hit financially by the coronavirus pandemic, a new round of restrictions has added to their woes as infections in the occupied...

    Pandemic has silver lining for Iraq: food self-sufficiency

    Unlike in years past, Iraqi farmer Ahmed Mohsen now walks past his local market with a smile on his face. The pale green melons...

    WHO team heads China to probe origin of COVID-19

    Two World Health Organization (WHO) experts are heading to China to interact with scientists there to study the transmission of COVID-19 or coronavirus pandemic...

    UN cross-border aid to Syria hangs on Russian decision

    The UN will announce Friday the results of a vote on a resolution to prolong cross-border humanitarian aid to war-torn Syria, the authorization for...