Israel / Middle East

Dubai Cancels Surgeries as Coronavirus Surges

The government of Dubai on Wednesday sent an order to every hospital and private clinic in the country instructing them to cancel all procedures except those with “medical urgency” so resources can go to combat a fast-growing coronavirus outbreak.

A picture taken on July 19, 2020 shows Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure and building in the world since 2009 (total heigh with antenna of 829.8 metres), ahead of the expected launch of the United Arab Emirates "Hope" Mars probe. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP) (Photo by GIUSEPPE …

Palestinians Hail End of ‘Bully’ Donald Trump

The Palestinian leadership on Wednesday briefly congratulated Joe Biden on his inauguration, but its main focus was hailing the departure of “bully” Donald Trump. While Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas congratulated Biden with a terse statement saying he looked forward

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - JUNE 27: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets Prince William, Duke of Cambridge in the Office of the President, during his official tour of Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories on on June 27, 2018 in Ramallah, West Bank. (Photo by Joe Giddens - Pool/Getty Images)