07 August 2020


Syria doctors fear virus spreading faster than clinics can test (5)
07/08/2020 - 13:18 Beirut (AFP) Syria's capital is facing a "terrible" spike in COVID-19 infections, with hospitals packed, patients scouring Facebook for advice and medics fearing the virus is spreading faster than clinics can test for it. Authorities in government-held areas have confirmed 999 cases including 48 deaths - but even the health ministry admitted this week it lacks the "capacity...
Rebuffed by Lebanon, Israelis seek workarounds to get help to Beirut (18)
With direct assistance seemingly off table, doctors at Sheba draw up plan to treat victims in third country and aid group collects items to send from North America and Australia By Nathan Jeffay and TOI staff Today, 6:49 pm A soldier walks at the site of the massive explosion at the port of Beirut on August 6, 2020.
'They killed us twice': finding loved ones at last among Syria's tortured dead (4)
Friday, 07 Aug 2020 2:20 PM MYT By Suleiman Al-Khalidi, Khalil Ashawi and Joseph Nasr Fida Al Waer, a Syrian artist and teacher living in Beirut, poses as she holds a mobile phone that displays pictures of her brother she says was identified among thousands of images, smuggled out of Syria by a former Syrian military photographer code-named Caesar, that show bodies of dead detainees in Syrian government detention facilities, in Beirut, Lebanon
Turkey caught 31 terrorists on Syrian border this year (3)
Suspected Daesh, YPG/PKK, Al-Qaeda, and FET"O terrorists arrested trying to get into Turkey or leave it for Syria 14:35 August 07, 2020 AA File photo Since the start of this year Turkey has arrested some 31 terrorists and suspected terrorists along its borders with Syria, Turkish security sources told Anadolu Agency. A total of 28 terrorists were arrested while trying to cross into Turkey from Syria by illegal means, including six sought by Interpol, 18 Daesh
Israel Defense Forces Say Sirens Sound On Border With Lebanon (4)
Umer Jamshaid Fri 07th August 2020 | 11:10 AM MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 07th August, 2020) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement on Friday that warning signals about a possible rocket attack activated in northern Israel on the border with Lebanon. "Sirens sounded in the Western Galilee region," the military tweeted. The IDF is reviewing the situation, the statement read.
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