Daily Archives: June 20, 2020

Rusty Barcelona held to goalless draw at Sevilla

Seville, Title-chasing Barcelona were held to a 0-0 draw at Sevilla in an empty stadium on Friday as they dropped points in La Liga for the first time since the season re-started after the hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The Catalans are top of the standings on 65 points from 30 games but

Saudi to lift curfew on Sunday at 6 am; ban on Umrah, visits, international flights maintained

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia will lift the nationwide curfew, which was imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, from tomorrow, Sunday, at 6 a.m.   An official source from the Ministry of Interior announced the lifting of the curfew, based on the report of the health authorities, said the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).   “The report

WHO Chief congratulates HRH Premier on Bahraini Doctor’s Day

Manama, World Health Organisation (WHO)  director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus congratulated His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa on designating the Bahraini Doctor’s Day, on the first Wednesday of the month of November, and the launch of a prize named after HRH the Premier to honour outstanding Bahraini practitioners in the medical therapeutic and

UAE welcomes IAEA’s adoption of draft resolution regarding Iran’s nuclear sites.

The UAE welcomed the adoption of a draft resolution submitted by France, Germany, and the United Kingdom by the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency calling on Iran to fully cooperate with the Agency and meet its demands without delay, including providing immediate access to several of Tehran’s nuclear sites. In a

Ministers of ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ issue joint statement on combating COVID-19.

The foreign ministers and high-level officials who participated in the Belt and Road Initiative’s videoconference, called for by the People’s Republic of China on Thursday, issued a statement at the close of their meeting, which was held under the theme of “Belt and Road International Cooperation: Combating COVID-19 with Solidarity”. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed