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Al Manar
About 4 days ago

WHO Adviser Says Wuhan Coronavirus Could Infect Two-Thirds of World’s Population

As of Thursday, the number of registered Wuhan coronavirus infections topped 65,213, while the death toll from the disease outbreak has risen to 1486. An advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO) tracking the transmissibility of the new coronavirus warned that two-thirds of the world’s population could be infected with the virus, according to Bloomberg. Ira Longini, a top infectious-disease scientist and co-director of the Centre for Statistics and Quantitative Infectious Diseases ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 6 days ago

Novel Coronavirus 'Very Grave Threat' for the World: WHO

Novel Coronavirus 'Very Grave Threat' for the World: WHO
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 13 days ago

World Currently 'Not in a Pandemic' of China Virus: WHO

World Currently 'Not in a Pandemic' of China Virus: WHO
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 25 days ago

UN Special Envoy Calls for De-escalation of Violence in Yemen

The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, is deeply alarmed by the latest round of violence in Yemen which resulted in the death of many innocent civilians, according to a statement obtained by Ahmad Hajj Ali, Al-Manar Website Correspondent at UN Office in Geneva. The statement added that Mr. Griffiths had been in contact with the parties reiterating his call for de-escalation. “Mr. Griffiths calls on all the parties involved to ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 59 days ago

Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen’s Briefing to the Security Council 20 December 2019

Al-Manar Website Correspondent in Russia Ahmad Hajj Ali AS DELIVERED Geir O. Pedersen United Nations Special Envoy for Syria BRIEFING TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL 20 December 2019 Madame President, 1. One year ago, many believed that the Syrian conflict was winding down. Yet the past 12 months have seen a steady stream of violence, punctuated by escalations, that continue to this day, across many areas of Syria – such as the northwest, ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 65 days ago

UN Extends Mandate for UNRWA Despite US opposition

The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly renewed the mandate for a UN agency supporting Palestinian refugees for another three years despite US opposition. The mandate of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) was extended on Friday until June 30, 2023, with 169 votes in favor and nine abstentions. The United States and the Zionist entity voted against. UNRWA, which was established in 1949, provides education, health ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 124 days ago

Security Council Warns of 'Risk of Dispersion' of Syria Terrorists

The UN Security Council warned in a unanimously adopted statement Wednesday of a risk of dispersion of terrorist prisoners in Syria, but stopped short of calling for a halt to Turkey's offensive against Kurdish forces there. 'Members of the Security Council expressed deep concerns over the risks of dispersion of terrorists from UN-designated groups, including ISIL,' the statement said. All 15 Council members including Russia, a key player in the conflict, declared ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 142 days ago

G77 and China: Unilateral Measures on Occupied Golan and Palestine Null, Should Be Cancelled

Foreign Ministers of the G77 states and China condemned resolutions and practices that aim to change the demographic structure in the occupied Syrian Golan and the Palestinian territories. In a ministerial statement by the 43rd annual meeting of G77 and China which was held Friday in New York on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the Group stressed that those unilateral measures are null and have no ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 197 days ago

Yemen, UN’s Food Agency Ink Deal to Resume Food Aid

Yemen’s Ansarullah movement and the United Nations (UN)’s food agency announced an agreement to resume the delivery of food aid, which has been suspended for the past six weeks in some areas of the Arab country. The agreement was signed between Ansarullah and the World Food Programme (WFP) in the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a on Saturday. Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, head of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee, announced the deal in a tweet ...
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