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Israel to donate vaccines to Maldives

Israel will donate vaccines to the Maldives along with 18 other countries, reported Sun news. Israel, which has rolled out one of the fastest vaccination drives in the world, will donate 1000-5000 Moderna vaccines to these nations

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Maldives to order intelligence audit of security forces

Days after the failed assassination bid on former president Mohammed Nasheed, Maldives President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih said the government will soon order an intelligence audit of national security forces

Police arrest key suspect accused of targeting former Maldives president

Authorities in the Maldives say they have arrested a key suspect who is believed to have detonated the IED that targeted the Maldives’ former president Mohammed Nasheed on Thursday, reported Raajje TV

Former Maldives president critical after bomb injury, was against Islamic extremism

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was critical and in intensive care on Saturday after being wounded in an explosion that occurred on Thursday evening just outside his home, media reports said

Maldives announces curfew across five islands

As COVID-19 cases remain unchecked in the Maldives, authorities on Friday have announced further restrictions, putting five islands under curfew, reported Raajje TV

Former Maldives president Nasheed injured in explosion in Male

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed, who is now the parliament speaker, has been wounded in an explosion that occurred on Thursday evening just outside his home, reported Raajje TV

Maldives reimposes curfew in Male region amid record COVID-19 cases

Authorities in the Maldives have decided to reimpose seven-hour-long night curfew in the Greater Male region as its daily COVID-19 caseload crossed 700 for the first time, reported Raajje TV

Amid COVID-19 surge, Maldives faces tough choices

Almost 60 percent of beds in hospitals are occupied in the Greater Male region, the most densely populated area in the Maldives, and the daily case count of the coronavirus has already crossed 500, reported Raajje TV

Maldives tourism minister elected to Asia Pacific Travel Association

Maldives Tourism Minister Abdullah Mausoom has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Asia Pacific Travel Association, an influential body to promote responsible travel and tourism in the region, reported Raajje TV

Jailed former Maldives president transferred to house arrest amid COVID-19 surge

Abdullah Yameen, the former president of the Maldives, has been transferred to house arrest

Maldives records highest daily surge in COVID-19 cases

The Maldives recorded 328 new infections on Monday, the highest single-day surge since March 2020 when the archipelago recorded the first cases of the coronavirus, reported Raajhe TV. Total cases of the COVID-19 surpassed the 28,000 marks

Maldives tightens border control measure amid COVID-19 surge

Authorities in the Maldives have tightened border measures for travelers that include mandatory ten days home quarantine for people coming from India, as the region braces a new wave of the COVID-19, reported Raajje TV

Maldives inoculates 37,000 tourism sector workers

Authorities in the Maldives have so far vaccinated over 37,000 workers who are employed in the country’s tourism sector, according to Raajje TV

Terror suspect alleges custodial torture; Maldives’ rights commission starts probe

A terror suspect, arrested allegedly for plotting to blow up a school laboratory in the Maldives, on Friday alleged custodial torture by law enforcement officers, reported Sun news

Brawl in Maldivian capital over counting of votes

Ahmad Shareef, the head of the Maldives’ Elections Commission, has criticized the country’s political parties for resorting to “irresponsible” behaviors while the counting for votes of local council elections was going on, reported Raajje Tv

Oil spill near Maldives: Ship with 60,000 liters of diesel sinks

An oil barge carrying 60,000 liters of diesel sank near the Maldives’s Embudu lagoon following a fire that broke out on the ship, as per a report in the Raajje tv

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