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 2020-03-30 15:58 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ministry asks companies to familiarise workers with online remittance service...

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has asked companies to educate their workers about online remittance services as a substitute of exchange houses....

 2020-03-30 15:56 

Saudi Press Agency

UK Announces 180 Deaths of COVID-19...
 2020-03-30 15:56 

Bahrain News Agency

Spain passes China in infections; Trump extends US lockdown...
 2020-03-30 15:55 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Global declared coronavirus cases top 700,000...

More than 700,000 cases of the novel coronavirus have been officially declared around the world since the start of the pandemic, according to an AFP tally at 0800 GMT Monday based on official sources....

 2020-03-30 15:55 

Kuwait News Agency

EU adopts measures for immediate release of COVID-19 funds...

BRUSSELS, March 30 (KUNA) -- The European Union Council of Ministers Monday adopted a legislative act to give the green light to the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative. The act would give EU member states access to EUR 37 billion (USD 40 billion) ...

 2020-03-30 15:52 

Ynetnews

Dubai Expo 2020 recommends postponing a year amid virus...
 2020-03-30 15:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

A look inside the Jerusalem 'coronavirus hotel'...

Arutz Sheva visits Jerusalem Dan Hotel which was rented out by the Defense Ministry, Home Front Command to house coronavirus patients....

 2020-03-30 15:47 

The Peninsula Qatar

QIB launches mPay digital wallet on its award-winning mobile app...

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) is one of the first banks in Qatar to go live with the mPay digital wallet initiative on its mobile app....

 2020-03-30 15:47 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

How did Czech Republic flatten growth of coronavirus?...

By adding one single compulsory rule, the Czech Republic has brought down the spread of the coronavirus...

 2020-03-30 15:44 

Ynetnews

Yamina to Netanyahu: Set red lines on concessions to Gantz...
 2020-03-30 15:44 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Blissful ignorance? Submariners likely unaware of pandemic...

Of a world in coronavirus turmoil, they may know little or nothing....

 2020-03-30 15:39 

The Peninsula Qatar

MoPH tips to stay safe while shopping grocery...

Social distancing is the key to beat COVID-19 pandemic but usually maintaining a safe distance becomes an issue when someone visits a shop or hypermarket to purchase grocery....

 2020-03-30 15:37 

Press TV

Iran extends prison leave for 100,000 inmates as corona fight continues...

Iran has extended the temporary leave of nearly 100,000 inmates in honor of the Persian New year as the corona fight continues....

 2020-03-30 15:33 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian athletes in Croatia join stay-at-home campaign...

Tehran, March 30, IRNA Iranian athletes in Croatia in a video clip urged the Iranians to stay at home for fighting coronavirus....

 2020-03-30 15:33 

The Peninsula Qatar

Private healthcare facilities to stop some elective health services...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has asked private healthcare facilities to stop some elective health services from Saturday....

 2020-03-30 15:31 

Saudi Press Agency

The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen: Execution of A Military Operation Targeting Legitimate Military Targets of the Terrorist Iran-Backed Houthi militia in Respons...
 2020-03-30 15:31 

Saudi Press Agency

UAE Reports 41 New Cases of Novel Coronavirus and Recovery of 3 Cases...
 2020-03-30 15:30 

Gulf Times

MoCI cautions factories against producing goods without approval...

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry Monday cautioned local factories against producing goods without obtaining the approval of the Ministry, which represents a violation of article (5) of the Industrial Regulation Law....

 2020-03-30 15:29 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian province exports over $100,000 worth of handicraft...

Shahr-e Kord, March 30, IRNA The deputy head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Charmahal and Bakhtiari Province, southwestern Iran, said that the province has exported $109,000 worth of handicraft over the past Iranian year...

 2020-03-30 15:29 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar's squash star Al Tamimi continues training at home...

Qatari squash player Abdulla Al Tamimi trains at home as he self-isolates in times of Covid-19....

 2020-03-30 15:15 

Ynetnews

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum during coronavirus shutdown...
 2020-03-30 15:13 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Tehran Mayor sympathizes with Italians over COVID-19 tolls...

Tehran, March 30, IRNA Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi through online chat sympathized with his Italian counterpart in Rome whose country had the most number of coronavirus victims....

 2020-03-30 15:10 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Yamina open letter to Netanyahu demands clarifications...

Six Yamina members send letter to Prime Minister, saying he 'sold all the Right's important values,' demand clarification. The full letter:...

 2020-03-30 15:07 

Press TV

US scientists refute Wuhan as origin of novel coronavirus...

The novel coronavirus did not originate from a seafood market in central China's Wuhan City, according to American health experts....

 2020-03-30 15:06 

Saudi Press Agency

Sudan Reports Second Death from Coronavirus...
 2020-03-30 15:06 

Saudi Press Agency

Nigeria Reports 97 New Cases of Coronavirus, One Death...
 2020-03-30 15:04 

Kuwait News Agency

EU: Migrants are not bringing COVID-19 to Europe...

BRUSSELS, March 30 (KUNA) -- The European Union Monday clarified that migrants are not bringing COVID-19 to Europe, stressing that the coronavirus is not carried by any particular population or group. "The coronavirus is spread from one infected perso...

 2020-03-30 15:02 

SABA Net

Taiz governor, int'l organizations discuss challenges facing province...

TAIZ - SABAThe Governor of Taiz Nabil Shamsan discussed with the representatives of the international organizations working in the governorate a variety of challenges facing the governorate from the risk of coronavirus outbreak to the growing needs of the...

 2020-03-30 15:02 

Al Jazeera

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum closed due to virus...

Forensics and art theft experts inspect video footage after Spring Garden painting is stolen from Singer Laren museum....

 2020-03-30 15:00 

Gulf Times

Air strikes hit Houthi-held Yemeni capital Sanaa...

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen carried out several air strikes on Monday on the capital Sanaa, witnesses said....

 2020-03-30 14:59 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Health Ministry warns against touching masks dropped by aggression coalition aircraft...

SANAA, March 30 (Saba) - The Ministry of Public Health and Population on Monday warned against touching masks and other materials dropped by Saudi-led coalition aircraft in al-Hali district of Hodeidah and Khamis Bani Saad district of Mahweet province....

 2020-03-30 14:55 

Haaretz Daily

Top Israeli TV shows and films to binge-watch during the coronavirus lockdown...

From classics like 'Fauda' and 'Shtisel' to little-known gems like 'Off White Lies' and 'Dancing in Jaffa,' here are over 20 Israeli works to keep you entertained...

 2020-03-30 14:55 

Press TV

N Korea: Pompeo's sanction remarks 'ludicrous'; 'We will walk our way'...

North Korea denounces as "ludicrous" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's remarks on maintaining international sanctions on the country, warning that Pyongyang could abandon denuclearization talks with Washington....

 2020-03-30 14:50 

Press TV

Iran's Defense Ministry unveils rapid test kits for novel coronavirus...

Iran's Defense Ministry unveils test kits that can diagnose COVID-19 within three hours....

 2020-03-30 14:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

At least 700 Lebanese expats register to return...

At least 700 Lebanese expatriates have registered their wish with the Foreign Ministry to return, newspaper Al-Anbaa reported Monday....

 2020-03-30 14:48 

Bahrain News Agency

CBB Treasury Bills fully subscribed...
 2020-03-30 14:47 

Al Arabiya

Lebanon protesters defy coronavirus lockdown, take to streets...

Dozens of Lebanese people took to the streets Sunday night to protest the government's measures to combat the spread of coronavirus, which they said would...

 2020-03-30 14:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UK trials new breathing aid developed by Mercedes Formula One...

A new version of a breathing aid that can help coronavirus patients has been developed in less a week by a team involving Mercedes Formula One, and is being trialled at London hospitals....

 2020-03-30 14:45 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Artists motivate public to fight COVID-19: Iranian musician...

Tehran, March 30, IRNA Iran's well-known Oud player Majid Nazempour on Monday stated that artists have a big role to play in persuading Iranians to fight against the deadly virus as the joy caused by artworks can boost the body's immunity....

 2020-03-30 14:45 

SANA

Damascus on March 30th PHOTOS...

Damascus, SANA Damascus on Monday March 30th, 2020. Photos by Wassim Kher Bek....

 2020-03-30 14:44 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HH Advisor to HRH Premier receives German Ambassador...
 2020-03-30 14:42 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran should fight coronavirus, sanctions: Gov't spox...

Tehran, March 30, IRNA Spokesman of the Iranian Government Ali Rabiei said on Monday through a video press conference that Iran needs to break sanctions and coronavirus at the same time....

 2020-03-30 14:42 

Al Jazeera

Thousands of tourists stranded in Nepal after lockdown...

Government suspends international flights after complete lockdown since five coronavirus cases were confirmed....

 2020-03-30 14:42 

Al Jazeera

China's Wuhan sees return to normal life...

China lifts more controls that have kept 11 million people under quarantine in the city of Wuhan - where the coronavirus pandemic originated....

 2020-03-30 14:41 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques orders free treatment to all citizens, residents, and violators of residency regulation in all health facilities from Coronavirus 2 Riyadh...
 2020-03-30 14:41 

Saudi Press Agency

Manga Productions Partners with Sumitomo Group to Air Saudi-Anime Series "Future's Folktales" in Japan...
 2020-03-30 14:41 

Saudi Press Agency

OIC Urges All Afghan Parties to Cease Fire Permanently and Contribute to Fighting Coronavirus...
 2020-03-30 14:40 

Oman Observer

Actions, including detention, taken against Covid-19 violations...

Muscat: The Public Prosecution (PP) said that nine people were arrested, investigated and held in custody for spreading rumors on The post Actions, including detention, taken against Covid-19 violations appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2020-03-30 14:39 

Ynetnews

Jordanian man detained after crossing border into Israel...
 2020-03-30 14:39 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Prisoners riot in Iran, region's worst virus outbreak...

Prisoners in southern Iran broke cameras and caused other damage during a riot, state media reported Monday, the latest in a series of violent prison disturbances in the country, which is battling the most severe coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East....

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