Taraweeh, Eid prayers to be offered at home if pandemic situation continues

Muslims will offer Taraweeh prayers during the month of Ramazan and Eid prayers at home if the coronavirus situation continues, said Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al El-Sheikh said on Friday. “Ramazan’s Taraweeh (evening) prayer can be performed at home if it cannot be performed at mosques due to the مزید پڑھیں

China denies cover-up in coronavirus outbreak

China on Friday denied Western suggestions it had covered up the extent of its coronavirus outbreak and rejected US allegations it has an overly cozy relationship with the World Health Organization. Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian acknowledged that the virus’s rapid spread had contributed to undercounting that resulted in China raising its death toll earlier مزید پڑھیں

Trump administration to open the country in three phases

Trump disclosed three phased plan for reopening of the country after the battering of the coronavirus pandemic. We are starting our life and rejuvenation of our economy again and this is a gradual process,he said during his daily press briefing,  Trump has given governors guidance on re-opening state economies in the coming months. The guidelines for مزید پڑھیں

Kingdom facing current global crisis from position of strength: Saudi finance minister

Finance Minister of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Al-Jadaan has said the Kingdom was facing the current global crisis from a position of strength. In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency early Friday, the minister pointed to the country’s huge reserves and relatively low debt obligations as factors that would allow it to withstand the slowdown مزید پڑھیں

Foreign hackers have targeted COVID-19 research: FBI

A senior cyber security official with the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Thursday that foreign government hackers have broken into companies conducting research into treatments for COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus. FBI Deputy Assistant Director Tonya Ugoretz told participants in an online panel discussion hosted by the Aspen Institute that the مزید پڑھیں

Canadian border restrictions with U.S. will remain for a long time: Trudeau

Canada’s border restrictions with the United States will remain in place “for a significant time” as the two nations fight the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday. Washington and Ottawa agreed last month to clamp down on non-essential travel while allowing trade flows between the two neighboring nations to continue across the مزید پڑھیں

UK to operate special flights to repatriate citizens in Pakistan

The United Kingdom (UK) government has decided to operate chartered flights to repatriate British citizens trapped in Pakistan due to the suspension of international flights following coronavirus pandemic. British High Commissioner Christian Turner announced that the UK government will commence a series of chartered flights from the next week to bring around 7,500 citizens back مزید پڑھیں