passenger numbers of dubai airport plunged 20% in the first quarter as coronavirus pandemic crushed travel

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Passenger travel through Dubai International Airport, one of the world’s largest travel hubs, dropped by a fifth in the first quarter of the year as lockdowns and border closures triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic dealt a hammer blow to global travel.

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Some Middle East Countries are using artificial intelligence to fight the covid-19 pandemic

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Governments throughout the GCC — a group of countries in the Middle East that includes Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates — have enacted some of world’s strictest measures, including suspending passenger flights and imposing curfews on citizens to put brakes on the number of new cases of coronavirus that currently total over 2 million (2,064,115) globally, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

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