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 ·

Egypt reports 86 new coronavirus cases, 22 recoveries

  • The number of cases in the country has reached 865, including 201 recovered patients and 58 deaths
By Arab News ·

Singapore closing workplaces, schools in latest coronavirus measures

  • Singapore’s infections, both imported and domestic, have been rising sharply in recent weeks and topped 1,000 this week
By Reuters ·

Kuwait backs OPEC+ meeting, resumes Neutral Zone shipments with Saudi

  • The shipment, of about one million barrels will be loaded on a tanker on Saturday and Sunday, for export to Asia
By Reuters ·

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 ·