Dubai vaccine travel advice, Saudi suspends Umrah, Christmas star tonight, 1,171 new cases - The Daily Update

On today's update we have the latest coronavirus figures, Dubai's health authorities issuing travel advice for residents taking the Covid-19 vaccine and Saudi Arabia suspending international Umrah as it cancels flights and suspends entry through its land and sea ports.

In Iraq, at least three rockets were launched at the US embassy in Baghdad, and tonight you can see a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas star in the skies.

Thoraya Abdullahi joins us for what's trending, including Elon Musk, Bitcoin, Israel and the new Covid-19 strain.