An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates : In light of the escalation of the risks posed by the Coronavirus and the international mobilization to confront this epidemic, contain it and prevent its spread, the United States of

An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates : In light of the escalation of the risks posed by the Coronavirus and the international mobilization to confront this epidemic, contain it and prevent its spread, the United States of America  and the European Union continue to impose illegal unilateral restrictive measures on a number of countries, some of which suffer greatly from the spread  of this virus in a blatant violation human rights and the most basic human values and principles.

 

The Israeli occupation forces wound a Palestinian in Gaza Strip

On March 19, the Israeli occupation forces wounded a Palestinian in the besieged northern Gaza Strip.
Ma'an News Agency reported that the occupation forces shot at a group of Palestinians east of the town of Beit Hanoun, wounding one of them.
The Israeli occupation forces daily attack Palestinians on the outskirts of the Gaza Strip to deny them the right to plant  their fields  in light of the unjust siege imposed on them for years.
WAFA News Agency reported that the occupation forces raided the eastern town of As Sawahrah, in the occupied East Jerusalem , with a number of bulldozers and demolished two Palestinian homes and an agricultural facility in order to expand a settlement established in the area.

The Speaker of the Brazilian Parliament tests positive for Coronavirus

On March 18, the Speaker of the  Brazilian Senate( Parliament) Davi Alcolumbre  tested positive for Coronavirus.
Reuters quoted the Alcolumbre  office as saying in a statement that he did not show severe symptoms, but he felt unwell while in quarantine at his home, and that a preliminary analysis didn’t show  any infection with Coronavirus , but the result of the second analysis was positive.
It is noteworthy that Brazil, with a population of 210 million, recorded 234 cases of the virus without any deaths so far.
For his part, American Congressman Mario Diaz Ballart announced that he had confirmed his infection with the novel  Coronavirus after symptoms of the disease appeared.
Diaz Ballart, a Florida Republican, said in a statement that he had been subjected to self-quarantine in Washington since March 13 and had not returned to his Florida home because he did not want to endanger his ex-wife.

Scores of Palestinians suffer from suffocation by Israeli gas bombs

Culture Ministry offers facilitations to open Venezuelan Cultural Centre in Damascus