World roundup: February 17 2021

Stories from Iran, Afghanistan, Nigeria, and more

INTERNATIONAL

Worldometer’s coronavirus figures for February 17:

  • 110,418,162 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide (22,664,124 active, +391,758 since yesterday)

  • 2,439,814 reported fatalities (+11,340 since yesterday)

MIDDLE EAST

TURKEY

  • 2,609,359 confirmed coronavirus cases (+7325)

  • 27,738 reported fatalities (+86)

Al-Monitor’s Fehim Taştekin reports that Recep T…

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