How are Middle East celebrities driving digital solidarity amid COVID-19?

How are Middle East celebrities driving digital solidarity amid COVID-19?

Communities across the Middle East and North Africa are exploring ways to counter the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic together, through social solidarity.
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