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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia allows Umrah from Oct 4 with 30 pct capacity
Saudi Arabia will begin gradually allowing Umrah pilgrimage starting from October 4, state news
Muscat Airport to conduct operational readiness test on Friday
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‘We do our best’: fuel shortages make Yemen doctors’ lives even harder
In the Yemeni capital Sanaa, Mohammed al-Ghazaaly’s kidney dialysis machine often cuts out due to an escalating fuel shortage in the country’s north.When the electricity generator runs out of diesel, nurse Mohammed al-Hattamy turns the blood-filtering machines by hand to prevent clots.“We try to do our best,” Hattamy said.
Britain imposes curbs against second COVID-19 wave, restrictions could last 6 months
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that restrictions imposed on businesses and people to stop the spread of COVID-19 could be in place for six months without major progress in areas such as vaccine and treatment development.
Arms depot of Iran-backed Hezbollah explodes in Lebanon, source says
An arms depot of the Iran-backed Shi’ite Muslim group Hezbollah exploded in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, a security source said, injuring several people and sending a new shockwave across a nation grappling with its deepest crisis in three decades.
Turkey, Greece 'ready to resume' exploratory talks over East Med
As Ankara and Athens prepare for talks, Germany has called on Greece to withdraw its army from Aegean Sea islands, near Turkey, Greek newspaper ESTIA reported on Friday.Speaking about the visit of the German Ambassador Ernst Reichel to the Greek parliament on Thursday, the newspaper said: “It was a real surprise.
Oman organises virtual cybersecurity drill
MUSCAT: The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology, represented by Oman National Computer Emergency Readiness Team (OCERT), on TuesdayThe post Oman organises virtual cybersecurity drill appeared first on Oman Observer.
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Tycoon who criticised Xi Jinping jailed for 18 years
The former chairman of a state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sente...
Australia whales: 90 dead in mass stranding off Tasmania
At least a third of 270 whales stranded off the coast of Australia's Tasmania have died and more are feared to be dying, rescuers say.