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Coronavirus in the Middle East: It's Not All Bad News

The coronavirus crisis has one positive aspect: A calming effect on the region's battlefronts. But there is one exception – the humanitarian disaster around Idlib

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
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Iraqi medical staff check a passenger's temperature, amid the new coronavirus outbreak, upon her arrival to Shalamcha Border Crossing between Iraq and Iran, February 20, 2020
Iraqi medical staff check a passenger's temperature, amid the new coronavirus outbreak, upon her arrival to Shalamcha Border Crossing between Iraq and Iran, February 20, 2020Credit: ESSAM AL-SUDANI/ REUTERS