Day: June 13, 2020

COVID-19 deaths top 8,000 in Canada

June 13, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic deaths in Canada topped 8,000 Friday, even as the largest province Ontario relaxed some of the restrictions on business, opening restaurant patios, some shopping malls and hair salons. Also Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government was bringing in mandatory temperature testing for air passengers. As well, he announced that the […]

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Trabzonspor beat Goztepe, Turkish Super Lig returns

June 13, 2020

The Super Lig leaders Trabzonspor won against Goztepe 3-1 as the Turkish top-flight football league began with coronavirus measures on Friday. Visitors Trabzonspor took the lead as Nigerian forward Anthony Nwakaeme scored by header in the 16th minute, 1-0. He was unmarked in the penalty area. Near the end of the first half Trabzonspor’s Brazilian […]

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Iran slams UN report on ‘arms’ used in Saudi attacks

June 13, 2020

 Iran rejected a UN report Friday that claimed cruise missiles used in last year’s attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities and international airport were of “Iranian origin.” “The Islamic Republic of Iran categorically rejects the allegations of the UN Secretariat, which is clearly under political pressure from the US and Saudi regimes, and expresses its […]

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UPDATE -Arab countries report new coronavirus cases, deaths

June 13, 2020

Several Arab countries confirmed new cases and deaths Friday from the novel coronavirus pandemic. Since first appearing in Wuhan, China last December, the virus has spread to at least 188 countries and regions. The pandemic has killed more than 422,700 people worldwide, with an excess of 7.5 million confirmed cases, while recoveries have surpassed 3.5 […]

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Libya: 3 more mass graves unearthed in Tarhuna

June 13, 2020

Libya announced Friday that three additional mass graves were found in Tarhuna which was liberated by the army last week from militias loyal to renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar. The graves were found in the city where mass graves were recently found, according to a statement by the army’s Burkan Al-Ghadab (Volcano of Rage) Operation. The […]

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Economic protests continue in Lebanon

June 13, 2020

Ten people were injured Friday as demonstrations against  economic woes hit the streets in Lebanon with the currency recently falling to a record low against the dollar. Demonstrations entered a second day with protestors accusing the government of failing to find a way out of the economic hardship and the central bank of not reflating […]

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Football: Juventus into Italian Cup final

June 13, 2020

 Juventus bagged a 2020 Coppa Italia final ticket late Friday after eliminating AC Milan on aggregate in a semifinal match. The second leg in Juventus’ home ground in Turin ended with a nil score as Juve, which tied 1-1 in the semifinals’ first leg in Milan, won thanks to away goals. Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo […]

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Lebanese authorities condemn TV show insulting Turkey

June 13, 2020

Lebanese authorities demanded a state institution take “necessary measures” Friday against a television show that insulted Turkey in a program that was broadcast June 10. The Turkish Embassy in Lebanon urged the Lebanese Foreign Ministry to intervene in the matter of “Ana Heik,” broadcast on the al-Jadeed channel, and hosted by Neshan Derharoutynian, who is […]

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