Saudi Arabia calls ‘urgent’ meeting of oil producers

  • Crude prices jump after move, which Kingdom says is part of efforts ‘to support global economy in these exceptional circumstances’
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LIVE: Middle East remains on high alert as coronavirus cases top a million worldwide

  • The virus has infected more than 1 million globally
By Arab News ·

Curfew imposed in Saudi Arabia’s Dammam, Taif and Qatif governorates

  • An exception will be made to services and activities previously announced by the ministry
  • Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday five deaths from coronavirus and said that 165 new cases have been detected
By Arab News ·

Curfew imposed in Saudi Arabia’s Dammam, Taif and Qatif governorates

  • An exception will be made to services and activities previously announced by the ministry
  • Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday five deaths from coronavirus and said that 165 new cases have been detected
By Arab News ·

Dubai extends usage of expired health insurances amid coronavirus pandemic

  • People carrying expired health insurance will still receive medical treatment during the three-month period
By Arab News ·

Thailand reports 103 new coronavirus and 4 new deaths; total cases at 1,978

  • Three new deaths ages between 72 and 84 were connected to a crowded boxing match that saw a large number of infections
By Reuters ·

Etihad Airways to resume flights to some destinations on April 5

  • The Abu Dhabi-based carrier will fly to some destinations including Singapore, South Korea, Manila, and Amstersdam
By Arab News ·

Coronavirus pause could force global football to change

  • The sudden interruption has exposed the deficiencies of a system intoxicated by huge sums of money
By AFP ·

Coronavirus pushes reluctant Aung San Suu Kyi to Facebook

  • "I had no willingness to join Facebook at first," Suu Kyi wrote in the first post on the account
  • The new personal page has already drawn more than 400,000 likes
By Reuters ·