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UFC: Israel Adesanya's personal Covid-19 story that inspired his donation of PPE face masks and shields (source — 25/05/2020 08:55:12

Mum is the word as UFC champ reveals where idea for his charitable gesture came from.

Virus lockdowns stifle Eid celebrations as infections rise (source — 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...

Netanyahu to face court in ‘unprecedented’ corruption trial (source — 24/05/2020 16:09:00

JURUSALEM: Israel’s veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (pix) was set Sunday to become the country’s first sitting premier to face criminal charges over a string of corruption allegations which ...

Self-cleaning electric face mask ‘which kills coronavirus’ developed by researchers (source — 24/05/2020 11:27:42

ISRAELI researchers have developed an electric face mask that cleans itself and could kill coronavirus. The face covering is powered by a mobile phone charger, and will be sold for as little as $1. ⚠️...

Iran's supreme leader calls for Israel's destruction in Twitter screed on anti-Israel holiday (source — 22/05/2020 14:22:50

The leader, in 25-unthreaded tweets, compared Israel to a "cancerous tumor," and the coronavirus, as he called for the nation to be "uprooted and destroyed."

Argentina to fly in rabbis to certify kosher meat (source — 21/05/2020 23:15:27

Argentina, which has enforced one of the world's toughest travel bans against the coronavirus, plans to help charter a private flight to bring in rabbis from Israel to certify meat at the country's pa...

Greek tourism operators see massive drop in 2020 arrivals (source — 21/05/2020 12:20:45

ATHENS: Greek tourism operators on Thursday said they expect a 70-percent drop in arrivals this year after the government announced the season could restart in mid-June.“Arrivals will be down by at le...

WHO reports record virus cases as Trump mulls in-person G7 (source — 21/05/2020 10:38:24

WASHINGTON: The World Health Organization has reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases, as US President Donald Trump proposed hosting world leaders for the annual G7 summit as a s...

Seventy percent of coronavirus cases in Israel could be linked to the US, according to a new study (source — 20/05/2020 18:23:27

Biologist Adi Stern, from the School of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology at Tel Aviv University, found 70 per cent of coronavirus cases in Israel could be traced back to the UK.

These Back-To-Work Models Might Sound Strange But They Could Become The New Normal (source — 20/05/2020 14:56:13

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