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Iran reopens parliament as virus infections drop for seventh day

State television footage of the opening session shows some MPs huddling together despite guidelines on social distancing to stop the spread of the virus

State television footage of the opening session shows some MPs huddling together despite ...

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Iran reopens parliament as virus infections drop for seventh day

'What the Islamic Republic of Iran expects (from now on) is for the Europeans to fulfil ...

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Iran says European barter system 'good omen' but insufficient

Public and private sector employees as well as seasonal agricultural workers under 20 ...

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Turkey exempts young workers from confinement order

The Dubai government imposes the tighter restrictions after the United Arab Emirates ...

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Dubai tightens measures during coronavirus outbreak

'All people holding any kind of UAE visas or residency will be exempted from any fines ...

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No fines for expired UAE visas

The announcement comes as President Hassan Rouhani warns at a cabinet meeting that the ...

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Iran parliament speaker tests positive for coronavirus

Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman is the most prominent member of the hard-hit ...

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Israel health minister contracts coronavirus, Netanyahu reenters quarantine

One of the victims had just sent her family in Ilocos Norte money for food hours before ...

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4 overseas domestic workers die in Qatar house fire

Of the total deaths, some 51 people were killed in shelling and air strikes by the Syrian ...

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Syria war records lowest monthly death toll in 9 years

'This was the best, historic opportunity for the Americans to reverse their wrong path ...

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Iran hits out at U.S. as virus death toll passes 3,000