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Danger and demons: Yemen's mysterious 'Well of Hell'

AFP | Al-Mahra, Yemen The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Closer to the border with Oman than to the capital Sanaa 1,300 kilometres (800 miles) away, the giant hole in the desert of Al-Mahra province is 30 metres wide and thought to be...

Israel says Covid-19 vaccines rejected by Palestinians were safe

Reuters | Jerusalem The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The Covid-19 vaccines delivered by Israel and then rejected by the Palestinian Authority over their expiration date were fine, the Israeli health ministry said on Saturday. ...

Vaccine hesitancy puts India’s gains against virus at risk

Agencies | New Delhi The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com In Jamsoti, a village tucked deep inside India’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, the common refrain among the villagers is that the coronavirus spre...

Oman announces new ban on movement, commercial activities

Agencies | Muscat The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The Sultanate of Oman on Saturday issued fresh restrictions to limit the spread of Covid-19. The decision includes a ban on the movement of individuals and...

30 to 40 countries unable to give second shots

IANS | Geneva The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Between 30 to 40 countries are unable to provide second doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, especially those expecting jabs from AstraZeneca, officials of the World Health Or...

UN chief Guterres sworn in for second term

AFP | London The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was sworn in yesterday for a second term as head of the world body, promising to draw on the lessons of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic. “Our gre...

Wildlife deaths blamed on ship disaster mount in Sri Lanka

AFP | Colombo The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com More dead turtles washed up on Sri Lankan beaches yesterday, underscoring the environmental blight caused by a container ship fire off the country’s coast. The Singapore-r...

Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran presidential race by landslide

IANS | Tehran The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Ebrahim Raisi has won the country's presidential election by a landslide, according to preliminary results released on Saturday by the Interior Ministry. Deput...

Israel to send 1 million doses to Palestinians

Agencies | Tel Aviv The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Israel will send at least 1 million soon-to-expire COVID-19 vaccine doses to the Palestinian Authority (PA) under a deal to share shots. “Israel will transfer to the Pa...

Global Covid-19 death toll exceeds 4 million

Reuters | London The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide passed a grim milestone of 4 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, as many countries struggle to procure eno...

Crew starts making China’s new space station their home

AP | Beijing The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Three Chinese astronauts have begun making China’s new space station their home for the next three months after their launch and arrival at the station Thur...

Death toll rises as monsoon floods hit Bhutan, Nepal

AFP | Kathmandu The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com At least a dozen people have been killed in Bhutan and Nepal and several others are missing as torrential monsoon rains hit the region, triggering landslides and inundating homes, off...