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Taliban launches Huge Afghan Offensive After Deadline For U.S. Pullout

Posted on: 04 May 2021

Afghan security forces have repulsed a massive Taliban offensive in southern Helmand province in the past 24 hours, officials and residents said on Tuesday, as militants launched attacks across the country after the underground deadline to withdraw troops. With the May 1 withdrawal deadline agreed in talks with the Taliban last year, their withdrawal has begun, and President Joe Biden announced that all troops would withdraw on September 11. “There was a storm of heavy guns and explosions in the city, and the sound of small arms was like someone…

Iran, US Agree To Prisoner Swap And Release Of Frozen Funds

Posted on: 03 May 2021

State television in Iran reported on Sunday that Tehran could release 4 Americans accused of spying in change for 4 Iranians held withinside the United States and the discharge of $7 billion in the frozen Iranian price range. The White House and U.S. State Department had no instant comment. State T.V., quoting an Iranian official, additionally stated that British-Iranian countrywide Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could be launched as soon as Britain had paid off an army debt owed to Tehran. More: Iran To Bar Travellers From India Over COVID-19 Variant, Officials Say…

Nigeria Bans Travellers From India, Brazil, Turkey Over COVID-19 Fears

Posted on: 03 May 2021

Nigeria will ban travelers from India, Brazil, and Turkey amid concerns about the wide spread of the coronavirus in these countries, a presidential committee said on Sunday. Non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil, India, or Turkey within Fourteen (14) Days before traveling to Nigeria will be denied entry to Nigeria, “Boss Mustapha, chairman of the President’s Steering Committee on COVID-19, said in a statement. More: Volcano Erupts In Iceland, Shooting Lava High Into The Night Sky Nigeria Protests: Police Chief Deploys All Resources Amid Violence The ban will…

Israel Observes Day Of Mourning For Religious Festival Dead

Posted on: 02 May 2021

Israel marked a day of mourning on Sunday for 45 people who were crushed to death during a Jewish religious festival. The flags were lowered in the center of the pole, and questions were asked about responsibility for one of the country’s worst disasters. Following Jewish tradition, funerals were held with little delay. More than 20 of Friday’s Mount Meron disaster victims were buried overnight after official identification was completed. More: U.S. Citizens Were Among Those Killed In Israeli Festival Disaster Israel Targets Tourism Boost After Rapid COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-Out…

Malaysia Reports First Case Of Indian COVID-19 Variant

Posted on: 02 May 2021

Malaysia discovered its first case of a highly infectious variant of the coronavirus first identified in India, Health Minister Adham Baba said on Sunday, days after banning India from flying at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The World Health Organization has described it as a “variant of interest,” suggesting it might have mutations that would make the virus more transmissible, cause more serious illness, or bypass the vaccine’s immunity. More: Malaysia: Health Ministry Calls For Eid Travel Ban Amid COVID-19 Surge Coco Siew, Malaysian Model Dies After Botched Plastic Surgery “We…