On the second day of Eid, almost 800 people in Qatar were admitted to hospital for stomach and digestion related issues. It’s a similar story across the Gulf: “We also see an increase in digestive-related complaints,” admits Rabee Harb, a doctor at Kuwait’s Royale Hayat Hospital,
These are the unprecedented days of our lives where routine activities have become extraordinary and regular celebrations have turned into unique experiences. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has made the world more virtual than real in many ways.
In his teeming Bob Dylan collection, Bill Pagel has more than 15,000 photos, 4,000 concert posters and 18 four-drawer file cabinets filled with manuscripts and ephemera. He owns the Minnesota native’s childhood homes in Duluth and Hibbing, not to mention little Bobby’s highchair.
The African Day was recently celebrated in the continent and by African expatriates across the world with a message of unity and prosperity.
Covid-19 requires a collaborative response because it is a global pandemic. In the absence of definite medical treatments so far, governments have been laying all their stress on raising awareness and implementing preventive measures.
It may not have been very long since Kazakhstan established its embassy in Qatar, but bilateral co-operation and trade has made significant progress.