418 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 were announced today. 884 people have recovered from the virus during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases recovered in Qatar to 100627. In addition, the Ministry announces two new deaths, for people aged 70 and 79 – all were receiving the necessary medical care. All new cases have been introduced to isolation and are receiving necessary healthcare according to their health status. Current COVID-19 Status: Measures to tackle…"Ministry of Public Health COVID-19 Statement"
The State of Qatar stressed Monday on the importance of protecting women and girls and guaranteeing their rights during crises resulting from conflicts and disasters. This came in the statement of the State of Qatar read out by Third Secretary in Qatar’s Missions to the United Nations in Geneva Talal Al Naama, in the annual discussion on women’s human rights as part of the 44th regular session of the Human Rights Council. He gave an…"The State of Qatar Stresses Importance of Protecting Women During Crises Resulting from Conflicts and Disasters"
The UAE has condemned the Iran-backed Houthi militia’s attempts to target civilian areas in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with explosive-laden drones and ballistic missiles, which were intercepted by Coalition forces. In a statement released today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the UAE reiterated its full solidarity with Saudi Arabia in regards to any terrorist attacks against civilians and any threats to its security and stability, affirming its support for all…"UAE condemns Houthi attempts to target Saudi Arabia"
“Hope” or “Al Amal” in Arabic – is scheduled to liftoff from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center and begin a seven-month journey to the Red Planet. The probe is expected to enter Mars’ orbit in 2021, coinciding with the UAE’s 50th anniversary. The mission will contribute vital knowledge to the global space community and prove that the UAE, a young nation with a newly-formed space exploration program, can achieve this breakthrough by prioritizing an ambitious advanced…"Mission to Mars: UAE Set to Become First Arab Nation to Explore Other Planets"
Forces loyal to a Libyan commander said they will only allow the reopening of oil fields and terminals once a mechanism has been set up to fairly distribute revenue across the country, which is split between rival, warring factions. Powerful tribes in eastern Libya loyal to Khalifa Haftar closed export terminals and choked off major pipelines at the start of the year. The move was aimed at pressuring their rivals in the UN-supported government in…"LIBYAN FORCES SET CONDITIONS FOR LIFTING OIL BLOCKADE"
Riyadh, The Ministry of Health reported 2,779 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number to 232,259 cases, including 62,898 active cases undergoing treatment. Of these, there are 2,245 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable. The ministry said that 42 new deaths have been reported; putting the tally of fatalities at 2,223. On the other hand, as many as 1,742 cases have recovered, raising…"Saudi Health Ministry reports 2,779 cases"