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Virus lockdowns stifle Eid celebrations as infections rise (source — www.thesundaily.my) 24/05/2020 17:34:13

RIYADH: Muslims around the world began marking a sombre Eid al-Fitr Sunday, many under coronavirus lockdown, but lax restrictions offered respite to worshippers in some countries despite fears of skyr...

'It's a disaster': Egypt's doctors plead for more PPE and testing (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/05/2020 07:00:45

Medics increasingly at odds with government that is urging citizens to ‘coexist’ with Covid-19Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEgyptian doctors are increasingly at odds with...

What triggered the riot in this picture? The great British art quiz (source — www.theguardian.com) 19/05/2020 10:00:51

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery have set today’s quiz, which allows you to explore the art collections of UK galleries closed due to coronavirus, while answering a few tricky questions on the way This ...

Egyptian editor held in Covid-19 reporting crackdown (source — www.theguardian.com) 17/05/2020 19:43:05

Lina Attalah, founder of Mada Masr, has been arrested over coverage of the pandemic Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEgyptian security forces have arrested the founder of th...

Egyptian editor arrested in Covid-19 reporting crackdown (source — www.theguardian.com) 17/05/2020 19:43:05

Lina Attalah, founder of Mada Masr, released on bail after being questioned over coverage of the pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEgyptian security forces briefly ar...

Egyptian editor briefly detained in Covid-19 reporting crackdown (source — www.theguardian.com) 17/05/2020 19:43:05

Lina Attalah, founder of Mada Masr, arrested while talking to jailed activist’s motherCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEgyptian security forces briefly arrested the founder ...

AP Top Stories May 9 A (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 09/05/2020 19:21:06

Here are the top stories for Saturday, May 9th: Trump says 'no rush' on more aid as jobless crisis grows; Russia, Belarus mark Victory Day in contrasting events; Egypt's president expands powers; Roy ...

Egypt’s Sisi ratifies emergency law amendments sparking rights concerns (source — www.thesundaily.my) 08/05/2020 12:01:07

CAIRO: President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (pix) has ratified a host of amendments to Egypt’s emergency law which an international rights groups says expands “repressive powers” as the country’s battles th...

Coronavirus: Public Urged To Follow Lockdown Rules Over Sunny Bank Holiday – And Four More Big Stories (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 08/05/2020 11:12:02

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.The public has been urged to continue to follow lockdown rules over the sunny bank h...

Coronavirus live news: Madrid public health director resigns in protest at lockdown easing (source — www.theguardian.com) 07/05/2020 20:47:58

Russia overtakes Germany and France after record rise in cases; international tourism to plunge 80%; France to keep borders closed until 15 JuneCovid-19 puts Putin’s power plans on hold and economy in...

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