Iran hits new record of 235 deaths from coronavirus in the past 24 hours – health ministry – Reuters UK

Iran hits new record of 235 deaths from coronavirus in the past 24 hours...

FILE PHOTO: A child lies on a bed at Mofid children's hospital, where children suspected to be infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated, in Tehran, Iran, July 8, 2020. WANA (West Asia News Agency) Abdollah Heidari via REUTERS(Reuters) - Iran registered a record 235 deaths from the new coronavirus in the past 24…

A quick rundown on the Lebanon explosions

The explosions that tore through Lebanon’s capital Tuesday with the force of an earthquake, killing at least 113 people and injuring over 4,000, resulted...

Lebanon blast: Is Hezbollah’s influence to blame?

The colossal blast in Lebanon that devastated Beirut’s port and gutted entire neighbourhoods of the Lebanese capital deals a fresh blow to an already...

Emergency aid lands in Beirut: world supports Lebanon in crisis

Countries dispatched emergency medical aid, pop-up field hospitals, rescue experts and tracking dogs to Lebanon on Wednesday as the world reacted to the vast...
Lebanon becomes 1st country in Middle East and North Africa to enter hyperinflation

Lebanon becomes 1st country in Middle East and North Africa to enter hyperinflation

Food prices in the country are rising. July 28, 2020, 6:25 PM6 min readPARIS -- Lebanon could face its biggest crisis since its Civil War, economists are warning as the country's currency hits new lows. Lebanon is now the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to see its inflation rate exceed 50%…

Two huge Beirut explosions kill 50, wound thousands

Two enormous explosions rocked Beirut’s port on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people and wounding thousands, shaking distant buildings and leaving the Lebanese capital...
Indian rice exports slow as coronavirus disrupts supply chain: trade – Reuters

Indian rice exports slow as coronavirus disrupts supply chain: trade – Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s rice exporters are struggling to fulfil orders due to limited availability of containers and workers at mills and the biggest handling port on the east coast after novel coronavirus cases jumped in the region, industry officials told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Farmers plant saplings in a rice field on the outskirts of…
Trump rally in New Hampshire postponed; White House cites tropical storm – Reuters UK

Trump rally in New Hampshire postponed; White House cites tropical storm – Reuters UK

MIAMI (Reuters) - A campaign rally for President Donald Trump set for Saturday in New Hampshire has been postponed by a “week or two” because of a tropical storm off the East Coast, White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany told reporters on Friday. The rally had been set for Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Saturday. Tropical Storm…

Erdogan’s Moment of Glory: Reinventing Turkey’s Islamic Past

Friday, July 24, 2020, would be long remembered in Turkey. On this day the iconic Hagia Sophia was opened for Friday prayers after a...
Jordan king warns that Israel’s annexation plans jeopardise regional peace – Reuters UK

Jordan king warns that Israel’s annexation plans jeopardise regional peace – Reuters UK

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan’s King Abdullah warned on Monday that any unilateral Israeli moves to annex territory in the occupied West Bank would fuel instability and dim hopes of a final settlement of the decades-old Arab-Israeli conflict. The monarch told British lawmakers the only path to a comprehensive and lasting Middle East peace was the…