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Houthis say Saudis sending COVID-19 cases to Yemen

Houthis say Saudis sending COVID-19 cases to Yemen

Houthis have identified those infected and are making efforts to control their arrival, report says

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Iraqi president names Mustafa al-Kadhimi to form gov't
09.04.2020

Iraqi president names Mustafa al-Kadhimi to form gov't

Al-Kadhimi to form new government within 30 days

Iraqi premier-designate Al-Zurfi opts out of forming cabinet
09.04.2020

Iraqi premier-designate Al-Zurfi opts out of forming cabinet

President Barham Salih had named Adnan Al-Zurfi to form new government on March 17

Yemen accuses Houthis of breaching cease-fire
09.04.2020

Yemen accuses Houthis of breaching cease-fire

Houthis blame Saudi Arabia for impounding 17 fuel, food supplies' ships despite UN permits

Iran: 100-year-old coronavirus patient recovers
09.04.2020

Iran: 100-year-old coronavirus patient recovers

Total of 29,812 people so far recovered, discharged from hospitals in Iran

Israel: COVID-19 cases nearing 10,000, deaths at 79
09.04.2020

Israel: COVID-19 cases nearing 10,000, deaths at 79

Health Ministry reports 351 new cases, 8 deaths amid Passover holiday lockdown