American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama’s current strategy fails, the top U.S. military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama’s plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels.
By Tina G. Santos
Health authorities have opened a Facebook account, bought newspaper ad space for the names of 174 out of the 415 passengers of a flight from the Middle East who had yet to submit themselves as of Monday to nose-and-throat swab test for a deadly virus and enlisted the help of the police in tracing them.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
, Julie M. Aurelio
Go to the nearest government hospital and get tested for your and your family’s sake if you were on the plane with a male Filipino nurse who initially tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).
At least nine have been sent to a Batangas hospital as they were among the passengers of Etihad flight EY0424, which carried the Filipino nurse who earlier was tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona virus (MERS-CoV), Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported Monday.
An American man returned to Minnesota on Thursday (Minneapolis time) after spending nine months in prison in the United Arab Emirates for his role in making and posting online a satirical video about youth culture in Dubai.