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 ·

Saudi Arabia announces 4 more deaths, 154 new cases of coronavirus

  • Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry implemented a 24-hour curfew in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah on Thursday to limit the spread of coronavirus
By Arab News ·

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Free three-month extension of resident ID cards for expats in Saudi Arabia

By Arab News ·

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 ·


Palestinian minister claims Israeli police physically abused him

  • East Jerusalem — with a population of 350,000 — has been all but ignored by the Israeli Ministry of Health in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic
By Daoud Kuttab ·


Seoul endorses aid to North Korea for coronavirus

  • According to the Unification Ministry, South Korea is committed to spending about $5.7 million on aid to North Korea this year
By Jeff Sung ·

COVID-19 not reducing Mexico crime

By AP ·


Rohingya fear hunger more than coronavirus in India

By Sanjay Kumar ·

Japan to roll out huge stimulus plan as pandemic pain deepens

  • The government is set to approve a supplementary budget on Tuesday to fund the package
By Reuters ·

Google to publish user location data to help governments tackle virus

  • The reports on users’ movements in 131 countries will be made available on a special website and will “chart movement trends over time by geography”
  • Trends will display “a percentage point increase or decrease in visits” to locations like parks, shops, homes and places of work, not “the absolute number of visits”
By AFP ·