Coronavirus

Iran registers 'alarming' rise in infections as people 'trivialize' rules

A majority of the country's provinces are reporting an "alarming" number of new cases, according to Iran's Health Ministry.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | août 3, 2020
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Turkish health officials watch for COVID-19 cases to rise after holiday

Turkish health officials are calling for increased precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19 as citizens conclude festivities for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

Diego Cupolo | Coronavirus | août 3, 2020
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Report: Iranian authorities ignore prisons' pleas for help in fighting COVID-19

Amnesty International obtained letters from prisons in Iran to the Health Ministry about a lack of adequate supplies in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | août 3, 2020
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Iran and UAE discuss cooperation on COVID-19

Iran and the United Arab Emirates have worked together on the virus before despite them being on opposite sides of Middle Eastern conflicts.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | août 3, 2020
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Kuwait to allow international travel again, but not from everywhere

Kuwait will allow citizens and residents to travel to and from the country starting Saturday, but people from India, Iran and some other nations will still not be allowed to enter.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | juil. 30, 2020
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