Saudi Arabia, Russia and other OPEC+ countries agree on deal to cut oil output

  • OPEC+ alliance reset with ‘historic’ deal
  • Deal meant to rebalance crude markets
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 ·

Kuwait cabinet consider full coronavirus curfew

  • The cabinet discussed preventive measures and current conditions in the Mahboula and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh areas in the country
  • A program of repatriating people is due to start at the end of the week for those who register on a special website
By Arab News ·

Yemen confirms first coronavirus case

By Reuters ·

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Turkey tightens control on social media platforms

By Arab News ·

South Korea’s Daegu city reports zero new coronavirus cases

  • Daegu accounts for more than half of all South Korea’s 10,450 infections
By Reuters ·

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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 ·