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Saudi announces 11 new MERS infections RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced 11 new cases of MERS, including a 13-year-old child, as its acting health minister vowed to keep the public better informed on the coronavirus.The new cases bring to 272 the total number of MERS infections, including 81 deaths, registered across the kingdom -- worst hit by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome which was first detected in eastern Saudi Arabia in September 2012.Most of the latest cases are in Riyadh and the commercial hub Jeddah, with one case in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, visited each year by millions of pilgrims from around the world.Three of the new infections were of health workers, while a 13-year-old Saudi girl is among cases recorded in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah.A spike in MERS cases and public fears prompted the Gulf state to dismiss its health minister, Abdullah al-Rabiah, on Monday without an official explanation. ...

MERS death toll hits 81 in Saudi RIYADH: The MERS death toll has climbed to 81 in Saudi Arabia, which sacked its health minister as cases of infection by the coronavirus mount in the country. A 73-year-old Saudi who suffered from chronic illnesses died in Riyadh and a compatriot diagnosed with the virus, aged 54, died in the port city of Jeddah, the health ministry said late Monday.The ministry said it has registered 261 cases of infection across the kingdom since the ...
Syria presidential vote on June 3: parliament speaker DAMASCUS: Syria will hold presidential elections on June 3, despite a raging civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people, the country's parliamentary speaker said on Monday."Elections for the president of the Syrian Arab Republic for Syrians resident in the country will be held on June 3 from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm," Mohammad al-Lahham said during a special session of parliament.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Female Saudi pilot flies high ISLAMABAD: A Thirty-five-year-old Saudi women Hanadi Al-Hindi has become the first licensed female pilot in the Kingdom, who had battled kidney problems, acquired licensing from the Jeddah-based General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) to fly planes in Saudi Arabia.Al-Hindi, who wears a headscarf, has begun flying small and wide-bodied luxury planes belonging to a fleet from the Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), Arab News reported.Khaled Al-Khaibary, a GACA spokesman, neither confirmed nor denied awarding the license ...
Two injured in Turkey by Syrian shelling: media ANKARA: Two people were injured in southern Turkey on Sunday when a shell fired in Syria landed on the other side of the border, a Turkish news agency reported.The incident happened in a rural area near the village of Yayladadi, according to a report by the Dogan agency.The two villagers were injured when the shell fell near a tractor, it said.Turkey normally responds when shrapnel or shells fired by government forces or rebel groups in ...
Drone strike in Yemen kills 5 'Qaeda' militants: source ADEN: A drone strike in south Yemen killed at least five Al-Qaeda militants on Sunday, the latest in an intensified aerial campaign in the impoverished country, a tribal chief said. The unmanned plane targeted a gathering of militants in the town of al-Mahfad, in the Abyan province, where Al-Qaeda remains active despite being driven out from main cities in a 2012 army offensive, the source said.The United States is the only country that operates drones ...
Violence kills 29 as Iraqi forces hit militants RAMADI: Violence in Iraq killed 29 people on Saturday, most of them militants who died in a security forces assault that pushed them out of an area west of Baghdad, officials said.Anti-government fighters have held shifting parts of Anbar provincial capital Ramadi and all of the city of Fallujah, both west of Baghdad, for more than three months, with security forces still struggling to bring parts of the province back under government control.Early on Saturday, ...

 



 
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