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    Scorching Temperatures Bake Middle East Amid Eid al-Adha Celebrations

    Record high temperatures were recorded in Baghdad and Damascus, and experts warned of the effects of prolonged heat waves as the planet warms.
    All countries
    178,930,375
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 19, 2021 10:45 pm
    Italy
    4,252,095
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 19, 2021 10:45 pm
    Spain
    3,757,442
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 19, 2021 10:45 pm
    Iran
    3,086,974
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 19, 2021 10:45 pm
    Germany
    3,729,510
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 19, 2021 10:45 pm

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