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Virus Outbreak Vulnerable Prisoners FILE - In this July 18, 2017 file photo, suspected Islamic State members sit inside a small room in a prison south of Mosul, Iraq. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen, File) (Bram Janssen

FreeIn packed, dirty cells, political prisoners fear virus

Reza Khandan got the word from friends jailed in Iran’s most feared prison, Evin. A prisoner and a guard in their cell block had been...

March 31, 2020 12:50 pm

Virus Outbreak Dubai Expo FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2019 file photo, technicians walk at the under construction site of the Expo 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File) (Kamran Jebreili

Dubai Expo 2020 recommends postponing a year amid virus

Dubai's Expo 2020 should be postponed to next year over the new coronavirus pandemic, local organizers recommended Monday.

March 30, 2020 2:00 pm

Virus Outbreak Mideast Iran People wearing protective clothing carry the body of a victim who died after being infected with the new coronavirus at a cemetery just outside Tehran, Iran, Monday, March 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) (Ebrahim Noroozi

FreeIsrael's Netanyahu to go into quarantine after aide positive

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office says he will enter self-quarantine after an aide tested positive for coronavirus.

March 30, 2020 9:50 am

Virus Outbreak Gaza Quarantine Palestinian workers construct a quarantine complex to be used for coronavirus cases, in the southern Gaza Strip, Monday, March 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) (Khalil Hamra

FreeFearing Gaza virus spread, Hamas preps for mass quarantines

The virus found a way into Gaza, even though the Mediterranean enclave has been largely cut off from the world by an Israeli-Egyptian...

March 30, 2020 9:40 am