Iraq Stops Flights To Lebanon Over Coronavirus


As for Thursday 12 March, Lebanon has reported its total of 73 confirmed Coronavirus cases, while the cases in Iraq rose to 71.

Every country is taking the necessary measures to contain the fast-spreading COVID-19 that is now affecting 125 countries around the world.

Within these measures, several countries like Jordan, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, have cut travel to Lebanon among other infected places.

The latest Arab country to ban travel to and from Lebanon is Iraq.

Iraqi Airlines announced that they will stop all flights to Lebanon, and also India, in an attempt to control the spread of the virus.

Iraq has also set a deadline for its nationals in Lebanon to return home, and that is 15 March, while it has excluded evacuation flights from India from the ban.

We have a dedicated coronavirus section where you can find the latest news/updates about the pandemic in Lebanon, inform yourself with WHO-verified resources, and track the number of cases in Lebanon in real-time. Click here.

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