Daily Archives: August 29, 2020

Rights Groups Demand Release of Jordanian Cartoonist

  RAMALLAH, WEST BANK – Press freedom groups are calling for the release of a cartoonist who was arrested in Jordan for criticizing the agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to normalize relations. Emad Hajjaj was arrested Wednesday after publishing a cartoon depicting the leader of the United Arab Emirates holding a dove

As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Tour de France Sets Off

PARIS – The legendary Tour de France began Saturday, two months later than usual, and a day after France recorded its sharpest single-day coronavirus caseload since late March. The crowds, usually packing the start of the Tour de France, are absent this year. Just 100 spectators were allowed for the early afternoon kickoff at the

Mozambique: Covid-19 Cases Increasingly Concentrated in Maputo

Maputo — The latest figures issued by the Mozambican Ministry of Health confirm that the coronavirus pandemic is now at its worst in Maputo city. A Ministry press release issued on Friday said that in the previous 24 hours, 46 case of Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, were diagnosed in the country and

Mozambique: Sernic Arrests Suspected Terrorist in Pemba

Maputo — The National Criminal Investigation Service (SERNIC) in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado has detained a man in possession of weaponry and other military equipment, which it suspects was to have been used in a terrorist attack in the provincial capital, Pemba. Cited by the independent television station STV, the Cabo Delgado