Middle East
China's 'zero-Covid' strategy has largely kept infections in check, but new cases were bubbling up in Xi'an

This Country Reports First Death From 'Flurona'

As health experts have been anxious about the possibility of a “twindemic” since the beginning of the pandemic, an unvaccinated pregnant woman in Israel tested positive for both the flu and...
Tech Giants like Google have been accused of too readily using non-disclosure agreements when staffers complain about troubling corporate behavior

Google To Lower Service Fees

Google announced it would lower service fees for developers from 30% to 15%, in line with what Apple is already doing. However, this move is unlikely to satiate developers or government officials...
Over 80,000 people have been evacuated since August 14, but huge crowds remain outside Kabul airport hoping to flee the threat of reprisals and repression in Taliban-led Afghanistan.

13 US Service Members Killed In Kabul Attacks

An explosion accompanied by gunfire hit Afghanistan’s main international airport on Thursday, only hours after the U.S.and several of its allies issued a warning about a possible terrorist attack.