Update

It was Russia, not Saudi Arabia, that pulled out of OPEC+ deal: Saudi ministers

  • Saudi foreign and energy ministers say Moscow's claim that Kingdom withdrew from the OPEC+ deal was unfounded
  • They said it was Russia that abandoned the agreement, leading to a collapse in world oil prices
By Arab News ·

Update

Royal decree allocates 9 billion riyals for employees affected by coronavirus repercussions

  • Citizens can apply for compensation in April and payment will start at the beginning of May
By Arab News ·

Special

Virtual oil summit planned amid ongoing market volatility

  • Meeting follows call from Saudi Arabia for urgent meeting and telephone diplomacy between Kingdom, Russia and the US
By Frank Kane ·

High demand but no shortages in Saudi supermarkets

  • Commerce Ministry dealing with us closely to make sure people are getting what they want, says Danube co-founder
By Rashid Hassan ·

Live

LIVE: Mideast reports growing cases of coronavirus as more containment measures announced

  • The UAE’s National Sterilization Program will be extended across the UAE
By Arab News ·

Special

Lebanese students caught in a coronavirus no-man’s land

By Randa Takieddine ·

Indian officials warn of lockdown extensions as COVID-19 cases in South Asia near 6,000

  • Modi said this week the country will pull out of the planned three-week lockdown in a phased manner
  • India has been hardest hit by the disease in South Asia with some 2,902 cases, of which 68 have died
By Reuters ·

Special

Seoul endorses aid to North Korea for coronavirus

By Jeff Sung ·

COVID-19 not reducing Mexico crime

By AP ·

Special

Virtual oil summit planned amid ongoing market volatility

  • Meeting follows call from Saudi Arabia for urgent meeting and telephone diplomacy between Kingdom, Russia and the US
By Frank Kane ·