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Pandemic worsens plight of Middle East prisoners

17 April, 2020

Some Middle Eastern governments have released prisoners as part of their response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, while others have ignored pressure to do so.

Pandemics and profiteers: Middle East medical suppliers and Covid-19

16 April, 2020

In poor economies in the Middle East, surging consumer demands for face masks, protective gear and hand sanitiser have led to a bustling black market trade, full of questionable goods.

Morocco's tiny Jewish community hard hit by coronavirus pandemic

14 April, 2020

The Jewish community makes up less than one percent of Morocco's population but more than 10 percent of its coronavirus-linked deaths.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

13 April, 2020

As aid agencies warn of a 'disaster in the making' in war-torn Syria, Saudi authorities are splurging millions on 'quarantine hotels'.

Oldest and youngest Moroccan coronavirus patients make full recovery

13 April, 2020

A three-month-old baby and a 96-year-old woman have both recovered from the coronavirus in Morocco as authorities said they were working on avoiding further spread of the disease.

Morocco arrests thousands for breaching emergency coronavirus rules

13 April, 2020

More than 28,000 people have been arrested in Morocco since measures were imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Morocco NGO delivers supplies to single mums in lockdown

12 April, 2020

Each year, INSAF helps over 500 young women who have fallen pregnant out of wedlock - viewed as a "sin" by a society marked by religious conservatism.

Morocco begins producing its own ventilators amid coronavirus crisis

11 April, 2020

Moroccan aeronautics companies are to produce both invasive and non-invasive ventilators to deal with the coronavirus crisis, with 500 set to be manufactured by mid-April.

Lebanon makes largest ever cannabis drug bust

10 April, 2020

Twenty-five tonnes of cannabis resin was seized by Lebanon's police. In 2016, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime ranked the country as the third main source of the resin.

Algeria, Morocco using coronavirus to curb freedoms, activists say

07 April, 2020

Algeria and Morocco appear to be using the coronavirus pandemic to quietly silence dissent and arrest journalists who are reporting on the pandemic.

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