Briefing of KUNA main news for Friday until 00:00 GMT

RAMALLAH A 19 year old Palestinian man is shot dead by Israeli troops in the West Bank, bringing the toll of Palestinians killed in protests that began 10 days ago against President Donald Trump’s Middle East plan to five.

GENEVA The temperature in Antarctica reaches a record high of 18.3?C, the World Meteorological Organization says.

ABU DHABI The United Arab Emirates discoveres a further two confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the country to seven.

MOSCOW A member of the State Duma, Russia’s lower house, dies and two people are wounded after their helicopter crashes in the western Tatarstan region.

WASHINGTON The US records 225,000 jobs with unemployment at 3.6 percent in January, reveals Labour Secretary Eugene Scalia.

TOKYO Taiwan is set to impose a 14 day quarantine on incoming travelers transitting through China, Hong Kong and Macau, a minister tells reporters.

WASHINGTON The US government pledges USD 100 million in new coronavirus assistance for China and other impacted countries.

Source: Kuwait News Agency