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The Latest: Johnson in good spirits during hospitalization

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

Coronavirus delivers tough blow to Lebanon’s dying economy

BEIRUT (AP) - Through 15 years of civil war and various bouts of violence since, Lebanon's Barbar eatery never closed its doors, serving up...

Emirates airline to halt all passenger flights over virus

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Long-haul carrier Emirates says it will suspend all passenger flights beginning Wednesday over the new coronavirus outbreak.The decision...

Arrival of virus in Gaza raises fears about vulnerable areas

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The arrival of the coronavirus in the Gaza Strip, an impoverished enclave where the health care system has...

US man accused of human rights violations freed in Lebanon

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A U.S. citizen who had faced decades-old murder and torture charges in Lebanon has been freed, a senator who had...

Iran reports more than 100 new virus deaths as fears mount

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The official leading Iran's response to the new coronavirus acknowledged Sunday that the pandemic could overwhelm health facilities in his...

The new mask: Wave of global revolt replaced by virus fear

BEIRUT (AP) - As 2019 gave way to 2020 in a cloud of tear gas, and in some cases a hail of bullets, from...

Virus response in Mideast tainted by political views of Iran

BEIRUT (AP) - In the Middle East, even virus outbreaks are political. The coronavirus has killed 26 people in Iran -- the highest toll...

Iran reports 2 more deaths, 13 new cases of new coronavirus

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian health authorities Friday reported two more deaths from the new virus that emerged in China and said the fatalities...

Iran reports 2 more deaths, 13 new cases of new coronavirus

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian health authorities on Friday reported two more deaths from the new virus that emerged in China and said the...