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27 February 2020

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Turkey suspends registrations for Umrah pilgrimage (26)
Decision comes after Saudi Arabia temporarily suspends Umrah entry to all countries due to fears over coronavirus 15:20 February 27, 2020 AA Muslims touch and pray at the door of the Kaaba and touch and kiss the al- Hajr al-Aswad Photograph: AMR ABDALLAH DALSH Turkey has suspended new registrations for Umrah after Saudi Arabia temporarily suspended entry into the country amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Saudi Arabia bans pilgrimages to Mecca over coronavirus fears (13)
new Richard Spencer, Middle East Correspondent Thursday February 27 2020, 12.00pm , The Times Pilgrimages to Mecca and Medina have been banned under the emergency measures ABDULGHANI BASHEER/GETTY IMAGES Richard Spencer, Middle East Correspondent Thursday February 27 2020, 12.00pm , The Times King Salman of Saudi Arabia has banned pilgrimages to Mecca and Medina as coronavirus spreads across the Middle East.
Iraq parliament postpones confidence vote over quorum (7)
Baghdad (AFP) Iraq's divided parliament Thursday postponed a confidence vote for the government of prime minister-designate Mohammad Allawi over lack of quorum, plunging the country deeper into political uncertainty. The vote has been a key demand of Allawi as well as well populist cleric Moqtada Sadr who had threatened to organise mass protests outside parliament unless lawmakers backed the government in a vote this week.
Iraq reports first covid-19 case in Baghdad, sixth overall (10)
World Iraq reports first covid-19 case in Baghdad, sixth overall 27 Feb 2020 03:27PM (Updated: 27 Feb 2020 03:50PM) BAGHDAD: Iraq reported the first case of coronavirus in the capital Baghdad on Thursday (Feb 27), its sixth in total. A man contracted the virus after a trip to Iran, the health ministry said in a statement.
Bahrain extends suspension of Dubai, Sharjah flights (7)
MANAMA, 0 hours, 22 minutes ago Bahrain's Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) has announced that, effective immediately, it has reduced the number of incoming regional flights and has extended the suspension of all flights arriving from Dubai and Sharjah for an additional 48 hours. The CAA has also announced the suspension of all flights to and from Iraq and Lebanon until further notice, effective immediately.
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