BAGHDAD, Sept. 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi President Barham Salih (C-L) and French President Emmanuel Macron (C-R) review a guard of honor in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 2, 2020. Iraqi President Barham Salih on Wednesday met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Baghdad to discuss bilateral ties and the war against the Islamic State (IS) group.
ISTANBUL, Sept. 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Students wearing face masks study in a classroom at a school in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sept. 2, 2020. The new school year in Turkey has started with online education at the beginning of this week, but that could hardly address the growing concerns of teachers about the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, they told Xinhua on Wednesday. Authorities are planning to shift to face-to-face learning in class on Sept. 21, if the number of daily coronavirus cases will start to follow a downward trend.
READING (BRITAIN), Sept. 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A person wearing a face mask walks past an estate agency in Reading, Britain, on Sept. 2, 2020. The average house price in Britain saw a robust recovery in August, as lockdown restrictions eased and pent-up demand came through, the mortgage lender Nationwide Building Society said Wednesday.
GAZA, Sept. 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian fishermen go fishing on their boats at a port in Gaza City, on Sept. 2, 2020. Israel on Tuesday eased some restrictions imposed on the Gaza Strip three weeks ago, following a Qatar-brokered cease-fire reached between the Hamas movement and Israel, Palestinian sources said.
RASHT (IRAN), Sept. 2, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wearing face masks walk on a street in Rasht, Iran, on Sept. 2, 2020. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Iran rose to 378,752 on Wednesday, after an overnight registration of 1,858 cases.