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New Lockdown As Iraq Records Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases in 2021

New Lockdown As Iraq Records Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases in 2021

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – New lockdown measures came into effect in Iraq on Friday as it recorded its highest new coronavirus caseload in 2021 -- double the daily figures from less than a week ago. - World news - Earlier this week, health authorities announced new overnight curfews would begin on February 18th, from 8:00 pm until 5:00 am, as well as full lockdowns on Fridays, Saturdays and...

China to Build Over Six Thousands New 5G Stations in 2021

China to Build Over Six Thousands New 5G Stations in 2021

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – China plans to accelerate the rollout of wireless technology while launching hundreds of thousands of new 5G base stations this year. - World news - The country has already built more than 718,000 5G stations as of mid-December and 5G signals are available in more than 300 cities at prefecture level and above.According to the Ministry of Industry and Information...

Dubai Cuts 2021 Budget As Pandemic Impacts Economy

Dubai Cuts 2021 Budget As Pandemic Impacts Economy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Dubai said it expects to cut its budget to $15.5bn in 2021 after its economy was impacted by a plunge in tourism and other sectors amid the coronavirus pandemic. - World news - The emirate, one of the seven that make up the United Arab Emirates, had posted a record $18.1 bln budget for 2020."The newly-announced budget takes into account the exceptional economic...

Iraq to Export Fuel to Lebanon in 2021

Iraq to Export Fuel to Lebanon in 2021

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq will begin exporting fuel to Lebanon starting January 2021 at "global prices", Minister of Oil Ihsan Abdul Jabbar announced. - World news - Abdul Jabbar's remarks came in a statement on Monday after his meeting with his Lebanese counterpart, Raymond Ghajar, in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad."Exported fuel will be part of a surplus over the Iraqi...

FAO: Five Million Yemenis ‘One Step Away from Famine’ in 2021

FAO: Five Million Yemenis ‘One Step Away from Famine’ in 2021

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that 5 million people in war-torn Yemen "will likely be living just one step away from famine" in 2021. - World news - FAO said in a brief statement posted on its official Twitter account on Sunday that more than half of Yemen's overall population could head further into hunger in 2021.An estimated 50,000 people will...

Cuba to Vaccinate Its Entire Population against COVID-19 in Feb. 2021: Envoy

Cuba to Vaccinate Its Entire Population against COVID-19 in Feb. 2021: Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Cuba aspires to, in February 2021, be the first country in the world with the capacity to vaccinate its entire population against COVID-19, free of charge, Cuban Ambassador to Iran Alexis Bandrich Vega says. - World news - By Alexis Bandrich Vega, Cuban Ambassador to IranSoberana 01 has been called the phase I-II clinical trial that will validate the efficacy of...