Coronavirus

Kuwait to allow international travel again, but not from everywhere

Kuwait will allow citizens and residents to travel to and from the country starting Saturday, but people from India, Iran and some other nations will still not be allowed to enter.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | Jul 30, 2020
al-monitor The Sheikh Jaber Causeway is seen in Kuwait City on June 21, 2020. The causeway project, which includes two paths over Kuwait Bay, was officially inaugurated in May 2019. It may see more traffic now that Kuwait is opening up more; international travel is to recommence starting Aug. 1, 2020. Photo by YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP via Getty Images.

Iran Health Ministry says COVID-19 deaths are higher than reported

Iran’s deputy health minister warned that the actual numbers of deaths from the coronavirus are higher than what the public is being told.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | Jul 30, 2020
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Bahrain to allow private employers to hire foreigners after four-month suspension

Beginning Aug. 9, employers in the private sector can resume hiring workers from abroad.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | Jul 30, 2020
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Egypt eyes coronavirus vaccine production

Egypt is getting ready to serve as the hub for the manufacturing of a coronavirus vaccine in Africa, with the help of China.

Hagar Hosny | Coronavirus | Jul 30, 2020
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Neo-liberal Netanyahu turning socialist

On the backdrop of the deepening economic crisis and loss of popularity, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu abandons his free market vision in favor of handouts to all Israeli citizens.

Mazal Mualem | Coronavirus | Jul 30, 2020
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