Tunisia Lets Regions Impose Counter-Pandemic Curfews

Tunisia's Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi on Monday gave regional governors the power to order curfews starting from Tuesday to combat the coronavirus pandemic, his office said. His statement clarified an earlier one saying the curfew was being imposed across the country. Several regions, including the capital Tunis, have already implemented curfews in recent weeks. Coronavirus cases have been ... More ...

UAE Cabinet Ratifies Accord to Israel ahead of Official Visit

The cabinet of the United Arab Emirates on Monday approved an agreement to establish full diplomatic relations with Israel that was signed in Washington last month, ahead of the first official visit by a UAE government delegation to Israel. The UAE and fellow Gulf state Bahrain in September became the first Arab states in a quarter of a century to sign agreements to establish formal ties with I... More ...

Russia's new coronavirus cases hit new record high of 15,982

Russia's daily tally of coronavirus cases surged to a new record high of 15,982 on Monday, including 5,376 in the capital Moscow, pushing the national case total to 1,415,316 since the pandemic began.Authorities reported 179 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 24,366.... More ...

Turkey reports over 1,900 new coronavirus patients

Turkey registered 1,958 new coronavirus patients in the last 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data released on Monday. The country’s overall tally now stands at 349,519, the ministry reported. Some 1,424 more patients recovered over the past day, raising the count to 305,427, while the death toll rose by 75 to reach 9,371. Around 116,249 more COVID-19 tests were carried out across... More ...

Pakistan lifts TikTok ban after pledge on ‘indecent’ content

Pakistan said Monday it would lift a recent ban on the video-sharing app TikTok after assurances that “immoral” content would be blocked.The Chinese-owned platform, which is wildly popular among the country’s youth, was banned earlier this month over what authorities in the ultra-conservative Islamic country deemed “immoral, obscene and vulgar” content.But the Pakis... More ...

Trump wishes Kamala Harris 'the best' after aide tests Covid-19 positive

US President Donald Trump has wished Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris "the best" and hoped that she was "in good shape" after an aide and a flight crew member involved in his rival Joe Bidens presidential campaign tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the media reported. The President made the remarks while addressing supporters at re-election rally in Muskegon, Michigan,... More ...

AstraZeneca Wins Two Approval Recommendations From EU Agency

The European medicines watchdog has recommended approving AstraZeneca Plc's treatments for a form of heart failure and a lung disorder, the British drugmaker said on Monday. The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended approving Forxiga for treating a form of heart failure and Trixeo Aerosphere for a form of lung disorder kno... More ...

Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) birth anniversary to fall on Oct.29

Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) birth anniversary will fall on Thursday, October 29, 2020. The news was announced by Member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences Ibrahim Al Jarwan. According to the date, it is expected to have a long weekend in the last days of October. Mawlid Al Nabawi is commemorated on 12th day of Rabi' Al-Awwal. Muslims around the world usually fast and read t... More ...

Trendy cauliflower steak makes an easy dinner

Cauliflower steaks are becoming popular. They're easy to prepare and make a great vegetarian dinner. For this easy dinner, just cut a head of cauliflower into 1-inch steaks, add a prepared pesto sauce and let the oven do the rest. Cannellini beans, cherry tomatoes and arugula make a simple salad side dish. Fresh arugula adds a peppery finish to the salad.  Any type of salad greens can be ... More ...

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Ideas for coordinating gray in clothes

Gray represents an unconventional alternative to black, which reflects the elegance and dignity of the wearer, and fits perfectly with both casual and classic looks. Gray pants go perfectly with a dark green and red t-shirt or T-shirt for a warm look; Black and white for a distinct look; In the case of coordinating the gray cloth pants with a casual shirt, fashion experts advise to dispense wit... More ...

Why shouldn't we wash jeans, and what is the best way to clean them?

Are you the one who washed jeans after every use, or at least weekly? You may need to rethink the topic after reading this report: Why shouldn't jeans be washed permanently? According to The Independent, jeans should not be treated like any other clothing when it comes to washing. Levi's CEO and president Chip Berg says we should never wash jeans. Instead, stains on the pants can be cleaned w... More ...

Author Laila Lalami is a phenomenal storyteller in ‘The Other Americans’

 Floating along on the Santa Ana winds into the Mojave Desert is award-winning author Laila Lalami’s “The Other Americans,” a novel in which a Moroccan-American family attempts to move forward with life when tragedy strikes and harmful secrets begin to unravel. Driss Guerraoui, an American originally from Casablanca, Morocco, is killed in a hit-and-run one night after lock... More ...

Study reveals that being a couch potato actually sharpens your brain

It is often advised not to sit for prolonged hours, but a new study has challenged the 'couch potato' belief, saying when it comes to the brain and cognition abilities, some sedentariness are not all that bad so long as basic physical activity benchmarks are met. The study could be a bit of good news for a population that spend a significant amount of time sitting for work and for leisure, stre... More ...

Arabic version of ‘Come Dine with Me’ launches exclusively on OSN

Middle East entertainment network OSN has officially launched the first episode of its Original production, “Yalla Neta’asha.” Fans can now watch the 45-episode Arabic-language series every evening from Sunday to Thursday and enjoy a local version of the popular international TV show “Come Dine with Me.” The series will include the show’s distinctive and unc... More ...

Leicester's Caglar Soyuncu may be out 'up to 3 months'

Turkish defender Caglar Soyuncu could miss playing time for up to three months over abductor problem, Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers said. “Soyuncu is more serious in terms of the muscle is right off the bone, so he could be up to three months, which is an absolute shame for him,” Rodgers said in a post-game interview after the Premier League clash between Leicester City and... More ...

Shanghai zoo fatal bear attack: Visitors see worker being killed

A Chinese animal park has promised to improve safety after one of its workers was fatally attacked by bears in front of a tourist bus. The accident at the Shanghai Wildlife Park took place on Saturday in the zoo's "wild beast area". Video reportedly of the incident, which was shared on social media, shows a group of tourists yelling as they watch the bears from inside a bus. The park has expres... More ...

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