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Saudi Arabia, Russia reach oil output deal and urge others to keep promises

  • Big two OPEC+ producers will extend production cuts but want compliance from all members
By Frank Kane ·

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How oil pulled back from coronavirus chaos

  • OPEC+ has put an end to global energy-markets turmoil, but still awaits post-pandemic recovery
  • Saudi-Russia agreements have set the seal on the oil equation’s supply side for the rest of 2020
By Frank Kane ·

Palestinians snub tax handover by Israel over annexation plan

  • The taxes make up over half of the budget of the Palestinian Authority
By Reuters ·

Saudi Arabia’s ‘Awdah’ initiative helps over 12,790 expats return home

  • Residents with exit and re-entry visas, final exit visas and individuals with visit visas are eligible for the service
  • People can register through the Absher platform
By Arab News ·

Emirates airline resumes flights to 29 destinations

  • Connection flights for travelers from Pakistan will resume June 8
  • A number of destinations will resume on June 11, additional ones to follow as of June 15
By Arab News ·

UK testing ibuprofen as coronavirus treatment

  • Anti-inflammatory properties of the drug could treat breathing difficulties
By Arab News ·

British Airways burning through cash, CEO urges unions to engage

  • Job losses necessary as cash reserves of IAG, British Airways’ parent company, would not last forever
By Reuters ·

Chinese basketball to resume on June 20 after coronavirus

  • China’s first major sports league to return to action after the coronavirus
By AFP ·

Snapchat curbs Trump posts for inciting ‘racial violence’

  • “We are not currently promoting the president’s content on Snapchat’s Discover platform,” Snapchat said
  • The move came after Twitter took an unprecedented stand by hiding a Trump post it said promoted violence
By AFP ·