Iranian Islamic medicine ‘specialist’ claims camel urine cures coronavirus infections

Sabili, the director of a religious-scientific institution in Iran, also previously claimed that a US research institute proved that camel urine is a cure and medicine for cancer.  (Screengrab)
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Updated 21 April 2020

Iranian Islamic medicine ‘specialist’ claims camel urine cures coronavirus infections

  • Mehdi Sabili posted a video on his Instagram account which has more than 600,000 followers
  • In the video, Sabali drank a glass of camel urine and called on viewers to drink it three times a day for three days.

LONDON: An Iranian man claiming to be a specialist in Islamic medicine called on Iranians to drink camel urine because it is the “best cure” for coronavirus infections.
Mehdi Sabili posted a video on his Instagram account, which has more than 600,000 followers, and said that the drink can also cure lung diseases and help people with asthma.
Sabili, the director of a religious-scientific institution in Iran, also previously claimed that a US research institute proved that camel urine is a cure and medicine for cancer. 
Sabili is popular among some of the regime's loyalists and often uses his social media platforms to spread the government's propaganda.In Iran, Islamic medicine refers to the previous and current sayings of Shia imams on how to treat patients, which often contradicts modern medicine.
In the video, Sabali drank a glass of camel urine and called on viewers to drink it three times a day for three days.


Free tickets for life for baby born on board Cairo-London EgyptAir flight

Updated 18 September 2020

Free tickets for life for baby born on board Cairo-London EgyptAir flight

  • The Egyptian national carrier witnessed the brith of a baby girl on one of its flights

CAIRO: EgyptAir said it will gift free tickets for life to a newborn child who was born on board a flight from Cairo to London Heathrow. 

The Egyptian national carrier witnessed the brith of a baby girl on one of its flights between Egypt and the UK this week. 

The child's mother, Hayam Nasr Najy, who is from Yemen, went into labor prematurely on Wednesday, The plane diverted to make an emergency landing in Munich, Germany.

 A statement by the airliner thanked members of the flight crew and passengers for “their professional handling of this exceptional circumstance.”