Middle East

Syria reports first coronavirus death as fears grow that virus could spread

Issued on: 30/03/2020 – 00:41 Syria's health ministry said on Sunday that a woman who died af..

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Iraqi Shi’ites test positive for coronavirus after pilgrimage to Syria, officials say

Issued on: 29/03/2020 – 22:33Modified: 29/03/2020 – 22:33 Some Shiite pilgrims returning to Iraq f..

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Yemen sees fresh displacement after five years of conflict

After fleeing latest fighting in countrys north, Yemenis describe harrowing route to safety and dire..

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EU to give €20 million to aid sanctions-hit Iran in coronavirus fight

Issued on: 23/03/2020 – 17:07Modified: 23/03/2020 – 17:07 The European Union will send €20 million..

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Istanbul prosecutor indicts two top Saudi officials in Khashoggi’s murder

Issued on: 25/03/2020 – 14:06Modified: 25/03/2020 – 14:06 Istanbul prosecutors said on Wednesday t..

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Arab League Fast Facts

Ahmed Aboul Gheit of Egypt is the current secretary-general of the Arab League. There are also four ..

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Jordan eases lockdown after total curfew leads to chaos

Days after a total curfew went into effect, people clamored to receive bread distributions from gove..

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Rebel-held Syria braces for coronavirus ‘tsunami’ — without soap, running water or the prospect of social distancing

"We try with our limited capabilities to keep clean. All those sanitizers, cleaning materials that y..

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Muslim and Jewish paramedics pause to pray together. One of many inspiring moments in the coronavirus crisis

Avraham Mintz and Zoher Abu Jama just finished responding to a call regarding a 41-year-old woman ha..

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Three kidnapped French nationals and an Iraqi freed from captivity

Issued on: 26/03/2020 – 21:47Modified: 26/03/2020 – 21:50 Three French nationals and an Iraqi who ..

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