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Christians in the UAE reflect on Easter under coronavirus lockdown

  • Precautionary measures have put a limit on community’s opportunity for celebration
  • For some the spirit of Easter is difficult to detect this year because of the pandemic
By Caline Malek ·

Despite OPEC+ drama, oil markets uncertain on ‘historic’ deal

  • Heavy lifting of the meeting was accomplished fairly efficiently
  • Some analysts believe there could still be a headline number of 15 million barrels of cuts
By Frank Kane ·

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MENA economies face $116 billion hit from virus, oil slump: World Bank

  • Report warns of ‘uncertainty and fear’ amid calls for transparency to help region recover from twin economic shocks
By Frank Kane ·

Kids going stir-crazy in isolation? Here’s how to keep them occupied

  • Saudi mothers relate challenges in keeping their children from getting bored amid nationwide lockdown
By Hala Tashkandi ·

UAE confirms 331 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths

  • The UAE health ministry said 29 people have recovered, bringing the total to 268
By Arab News ·

Yemen confirms first coronavirus case

By Reuters ·

Philippines records 18 more coronavirus deaths, 119 new cases

  • Country’s main island of Luzon was put under quarantine due to rising coronavirus cases
By Reuters ·

Despite OPEC+ drama, oil markets uncertain on ‘historic’ deal

  • Heavy lifting of the meeting was accomplished fairly efficiently
  • Some analysts believe there could still be a headline number of 15 million barrels of cuts
By Frank Kane ·

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Turkey tightens control on social media platforms

  • Failure to comply with the requirements could shrink their access by Turkish users by up to 95 percent
By Arab News ·

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Tech experts laud WhatsApp forwarding limits

By Charlie Peters ·