Ahmed Radhi, 56, one of the country's most celebrated sportsperson, dies from complications linked to Covid-19, health ministry says.
Spain’s former monarch, King Juan Carlos I, a transformative political figure, might have received illicit money from Saudi royals for a rail project.
Fifty percent of Israelis support annexation, half of them only with US support, and
nearly 31 percent oppose annexation of Palestinian lands, says a new poll published by Israel Democracy Institute.
Many countries have closed mosques to the public, making it impossible for worshippers to hold the traditional congregational prayers that are part of Eid al Fitr celebrations.
Palestinians commemorate the day in which tens of thousands of people were forced from their homes during the war that led to the creation of the State of Israel in 1948.
Many may experience neither this Ramadan because of coronavirus lockdowns. And those who do will depend on volunteers willing to risk their health to reach the vulnerable.
The Covid-19 pandemic has generated new levels of anxiety ahead of the fasting month of Ramadan, which begins this week, in which congregational worship plays a significant role.
Quarantining measures have led to a spike in domestic violence in several countries.
In a bid to stem the novel coronavirus spread, Jordan ordered all shops to close and all people to stay off the streets until at least Tuesday, when it plans to announce specific times for shopping.
In the Israeli-occupied West Bank, people are living through double isolation amid a one-month state of emergency.
High unemployment rates, oppressive regimes and a desire for better education are some of the reasons cited by Arabs who express a desire to leave their countries.
Team co-owner Sylvan Adams says event in Arab country –– which has no diplomatic ties with Israel –– "is emblematic of how cycling can be a force for diplomatic openness and progress."
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