Alexander Cornwell✌

Alexander Cornwell✌

Gulf Correspondent @Reuters       DMs Open. Telegram: alexcornwell

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A nurse contracted COVID-19 while testing new detainees at Dubai Central Prison for the virus - @TheNationalUAE 

Qatar 2022 World Cup stadium workers went months without pay: Amnesty - @Reuters 

Lack of global leadership is 'greatest threat' in fighting pandemic, says WHO - @Reuters 

Dubai says no restrictions on outbound travel. UAE official says travel only permitted to certain countries 🤷

trials involve thousands of participants and normally take place in countries where the virus is widespread 🤔

As the world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments. A @Reuters  special report by @NickPBrown , @reutersDeenaB , @bi_mello , myself + many more.

Late action on virus prompts fears over safety of U.S. diplomats in Saudi Arabia - @nytimes 

Abu Dhabi AI firm Group 42 signs research and development partnership with Israeli defense contractors to develop tech to fight COVID. G42 already partnering with Chinese firms BGI (corona testing) and Sinopharm (corona vaccine trial).


Egypt sends medical aid to the U.S. for coronavirus fight, meanwhile Egyptian security forces reportedly arrested a doctor and pharmaceutical worker who complained about the lack of masks - @washingtonpost 

#bringbackuaeresidents is trending on UAE twitter. The entry of foreign nationals holding UAE residency was suspended on March 19. Some have since been allowed to return though many still stuck outside the country.

Abu Dhabi orders three to be arrested for taking part in the 'In my feelings challenge.' “We disapprove of young people adopting such foreign trends” -

@Emirates  releases nationalities of passengers onboard including 226 Indian. 24 UK. 11 UAE. @gulf_news 

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Angela Merkel’s humane stance on immigration is a lesson to us all via @guardian 

Dubai International will see "close to 80m" passengers in 2015 - Paul Griffiths@DubaiAirports  CEO. There were 70.47m pax in 2014 @gulf_news 

Saudi-Qatar talks to end lengthy Gulf dispute falter: sources - @Reuters