Left Menu
Development News Edition

Iraq suspends flights at domestic airports over coronavirus fears

Reuters | Baghdad | Updated: 16-03-2020 23:55 IST | Created: 16-03-2020 22:36 IST
Iraq suspends flights at domestic airports over coronavirus fears
Representative Image Image Credit: ANI

Iraq has suspended flights at its domestic airports from March 17 to March 24 as the coronavirus spreads, the civil aviation authority said on Monday according to the state news agency.

On Sunday, Iraq suspended all flights to and from Baghdad international airport over the same period.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

Rethinking Rural Livelihoods in the Times of COVID-19

The reverse migration caused by COVID 19 pandemic has put an additional burden of about one crore people on Indian villages particularly in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Bengal and Odisha. Besides increasing the risk of spreading the ...

‘Discounted Deaths’ and COVID 19: Anthropology of Death and Emotions

Death is a social event rather than the mere cessation of biological functions. As seen by anthropologists, death is not just physical but intensely social, cultural, and political....

Indigenous knowledge of communities a must for maximizing impact of community work

Generally, it has been observed that the majority of the academicians in higher education institutions neglect the wisdom of community people and throw their weight around thinking that they know everything and the community knows nothing. ...

In rebuking FBR, Pakistan’s courts take a stand for public health

The system, if implemented effectively, will allow Pakistans revenue service to combat the illicit trade in tobacco products and potentially add hundreds of millions of dollars to the states budget each year. ...

Videos

Latest News

J-K: Vehicular movement increases, some shops reopen in Srinagar amid #Unlock1

The vehicular movement increased on Tuesday in different parts of Srinagar, following the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs MHA for the graded re-opening of the COVID-19 lockdown - Unlock 1 - in all areas except the containm...

Ugandan to lose $1.6 bln in tourism earnings as a result of COVID-19

Uganda will lose 1.6 billion a year in earnings from tourism as visitors stay away due to the impact of the coronavirus, President Yoweri Museveni said.Tourism is one of Ugandas economic mainstays as the east African country attracts visito...

Russia's rail link to port of Murmansk severed by bridge collapse

Russian Railways has halted passenger and cargo rail transport between the northern port of Murmansk and the rest of Russia after the collapse of the only railway bridge linking the two, the national rail company said on Tuesday. The founda...

Sport-On this day... June 3

ON THIS DAY -- JUNE 3 June 3, 1992BASKETBALL - Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan shrugs after sinking a record sixth three-pointer during the first half of the first game of the NBA Finals against Portland Trail Blazers in Chicago. Jordan scored...

Give Feedback