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    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: Dubai opens for tourists, welcomes visitors with thermometers in hand

    Last Update: Tuesday, 07 July 2020 KSA 10:27 - GMT 07:27

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    Egyptian Police arrest TikTok star Hader al-Hady for inappropriate videos

    Egyptian police in the Giza Security Directorate arrested social media influencer Hader al-Hady on Sunday over charges of publishing indecent content and videos on the TikTok video platform. Police referred the case to the Public Prosecution for further investigation. In related news, the office of the Kafr Shokr Public Prosecution in Qalyoubia governorate detained the family of TikTok performer Manar Sami for four days pending investigation.

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    Arabian Business

    Saudi opens hajj registration for foreign residents

    Saudi Arabia on Monday opened hajj registration for foreign residents in the kingdom, saying they will make up 70 percent of the pilgrims after it scaled-back the annual ritual due to coronavirus. Saudi Arabia has said it will allow only around 1,000 pilgrims already present in the kingdom to participate in this year's hajj, scheduled for the end of July, a far cry from the 2.5 million who attended the five-day pilgrimage last year.

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    Al Arabiya English

    Iran's parliament move to question President Rouhani over country's economic woes

    Iran’s lawmakers plan to summon President Hassan Rouhani for questioning over a range of issues including the country’s economic turmoil, state media reported on Monday. Last Update: Tuesday, 07 July 2020 KSA 00:58 - GMT 21:58

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  • Health
    Al Arabiya English

    Scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations: Report

    Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling for the World Health Organization to revise recommendations, the New York Times reported on Saturday. Laboratory technicians testing samples of coronavirus at a laboratory in Hengyang in China’s central Henan province on February 18, 2020. (File photo: AFP) Last Update: Sunday, 05 July 2020 KSA 20:10 - GMT 17:10

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    Al Arabiya English

    Explosion at factory in Tehran kills two, wounds several: Iran local media

    An explosion at a factory south of the Iranian capital Tehran Tuesday has left at least two dead and wounded several others, according to local media reports. Last Update: Tuesday, 07 July 2020 KSA 03:41 - GMT 00:41

  • Health
    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: UAE plans to conduct 2 mln COVID-19 tests in next two months

    The UAE is planning to conduct two million coronavirus tests over the next two months according to government spokesperson, Dr. Amna al-Shamsi, state news agency WAM reported on Monday. Last Update: Tuesday, 07 July 2020 KSA 02:03 - GMT 23:03

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    Al Jazeera

    239 scientists press WHO on 'airborne' coronavirus spread

    More than 200 scientists called for the World Health Organization to acknowledge the coronavirus can spread in the air - a change that could alter some measures taken to stop the pandemic. In a letter published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, two scientists from Australia and the US wrote that studies have shown "beyond any reasonable doubt that viruses are released during exhalation, talking and coughing in microdroplets small enough to remain aloft in the air".

  • Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Iranian military-owned company opens supermarket in Venezuela: Report

    A conglomerate owned by the Iranian military and tied to Iran's missile program has established a retail foothold in Venezuela, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The Iranian firm is working with the Maduro government's emergency food program, which is the subject of United States enforcement action as an alleged money-laundering operation, the WSJ report, published on Sunday, said. Iran and Venezuela are both under severe US sanctions that have crippled their economies.

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    Al Jazeera

    Preserving Buddhist treasures in Afghanistan

    Some of the earliest statues of the Buddha are among precious items housed at the National Museum of Afghanistan. But the US estimates that nearly 70 percent of the treasures have been looted from the museum or destroyed during four decades of war or under strict Taliban rule. Now, historians at the University of Chicago and teachers in Afghanistan are working together to preserve what is left of this cultural heritage.

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    Arab News

    Kuwait updates residency law, to cut number of expats

    SHARYA: Hundreds of Yazidi families driven from their hometown of Sinjar in northern Iraq years ago are now returning as the impact of coronavirus lockdown measures makes their lives in exile even harder. Many have lost their jobs and aid from donors in Sharya, where they have been living since they fled Sinjar in 2014. Mahma Khalil, the mayor of Sinjar but now in exile in Dohuk in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, said more than 1,200 displaced families have returned from their temporary homes to Sinjar...

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    Arabian Business

    What to expect when landing at Dubai airport from July 7

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    Al Jazeera

    UAE orders government shake-up as coronavirus hits economy

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced a broad government restructuring on Sunday for more "agile and swift" decision-making amid the coronavirus pandemic, merging government entities and appointing new economy and industry ministers. The head of Abu Dhabi's national oil company ADNOC, Sultan al-Jaber, was named as industry and advanced technology minister and Abdullah al-Marri was appointed economy minister.

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    Al Arabiya English

    Canada's Trudeau rebuffs Trump invite to White House

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill in Canada. (File Photo: Reuters)

  • Politics
    Arabian Business

    Train linking Gulf states to start running in 2023

    A $15 billion train project connecting Gulf Cooperation Council states is expected to start operating in 2023, Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jazira newspaper reported. The first phase of the Gulf Railway Project, which is expected to be finalized that year, will connect Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Oman, the newspaper said, citing new details on the timetable from the GCC Secretariat. The second phase linking Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain in expected to be completed in 2025.

  • Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    India, China agree to 'complete disengagement' from flashpoint Himalayan valley

    Last Update: Monday, 06 July 2020 KSA 19:48 - GMT 16:48

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    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia sets COVID-19 protocols, restrictions for limited Hajj

    A small group of worshippers pray at the Holy Kaa'ba in the Grand Mosque while practising social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, in the Holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, May 4, 2020. (SPA via Reuters)

  • Politics
    Al Jazeera

    China 'pulling back troops' after deadly border clash: India

    China has begun pulling back troops from along its contested border with India, Indian government sources have said, following the worst clash between the two nuclear-armed neighbours in nearly 50 years, which left 20 Indian soldiers dead. The Chinese military was seen dismantling tents and structures on Monday at a location in the Galwan Valley near the site of the latest clash, Indian government sources, who declined to be identified as they are not authorised to speak to the media, told Reute...

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    Arabian Business

    UAE says Covid-19 spike due to 'negligence', as it reveals plan to complete 2 million tests

    The UAE Government has vowed to conduct over two million Covid-19 tests throughout the next two months to further curb the spread of the virus. Dr. Amna Al-Dahhak Al-Shamsi, official spokesperson, revealed the increased testing will include those working in public-facing roles for private and government sectors, including public transport drivers, taxi drivers, hospitality workers and retail workers as well as government agency employees.