Jihan Abdalla

Jihan Abdalla

Ramadan 2020

Michigan Muslims find new ways to celebrate Eid amid a pandemic

Muslims in the US state say they're 'mentally prepared for a COVID Eid, but it’s still very challenging'.

Michigan Muslims find new ways to celebrate Eid amid a pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic

Mexico announces 'new normality' in plan to reopen economy

More than 38,000 people have been infected with COVID-19 in Mexico, but health experts warn the number is much higher.

Mexico announces 'new normality' in plan to reopen economy

Brazil

Brazil's Bolsonaro facing 'crisis moment' as coronavirus spreads

The far-right leader is also facing a political crisis that has triggered calls for his impeachment.

Brazil's Bolsonaro facing 'crisis moment' as coronavirus spreads

Elections

Bolivia's parliament passes law calling for elections in 90 days

Interim President Jeanine Anez condemned move and accused opposition of putting lives of Bolivians at risk.

Bolivia's parliament passes law calling for elections in 90 days

Coronavirus pandemic

US coronavirus lockdowns drain parents, expose 'digital divide'

Millions of US parents have been working full-time from home while also teaching their children - a daunting task.

US coronavirus lockdowns drain parents, expose 'digital divide'

Press Freedom

Trump's attacks on media 'dangerously' undermine the truth: CPJ

CPJ says Trump's attacks have been amplified during the coronavirus crisis, a time when unimpeded journalism is crucial.

Trump's attacks on media 'dangerously' undermine the truth: CPJ

US Elections 2020

10 women said to be on Biden's list of potential vice presidents

During the last Democratic debate Biden pledged to choose a woman to become his running mate, but who will it be?

10 women said to be on Biden's list of potential vice presidents

United States

Detroit especially vulnerable to COVID-19 due to poverty, health

The Michigan city, still reeling from economic hardship, is emerging as a new coronavirus hot spot in the US.

Detroit especially vulnerable to COVID-19 due to poverty, health

United States

Coronavirus turns US 2020 election into a virtual one

The new coronavirus is posing an unprecedented election year challenge to candidates running for president.

Coronavirus turns US 2020 election into a virtual one

Coronavirus pandemic

Louisiana emerging as the next US coronavirus hot spot

State officials say they could run out of ventilators and hospital beds by next week as they compete for federal funds.

Louisiana emerging as the next US coronavirus hot spot

Coronavirus pandemic

Local Mexico gov'ts ramp up COVID-19 responses as AMLO holds back

Critics argue Mexico's Lopez Obrador continues to downplay coronavirus threat as he seeks to protect the economy.

Local Mexico gov'ts ramp up COVID-19 responses as AMLO holds back

Coronavirus pandemic

Mexico's government under pressure over coronavirus response

Mexico's health system, already strained and underfunded, may not be equipped to cope with the pandemic.

Mexico's government under pressure over coronavirus response