Kuwait replaces full-time curfew with 12-hour one

Mask-clad residents take a walk in a neighbourhood of Kuwait city on May 28, 2020, as authorities allowed people to exercise for two hours amid a nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AFP)
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Updated 28 May 2020

Kuwait replaces full-time curfew with 12-hour one

CAIRO: Kuwait will ease its full-time curfew, to be a 12-hour one during night, the interior minister said in a press conference after the cabinet meeting on Thursday.
The minister added that the curfew will be from 6 PM to 6 AM, starting Sunday.
The health minister said easing the curfew will be among the first phase in a 5-phases plan, each to last at least 3 weeks, to go back to normal life.


UAE, Sudan discuss energy and infrastructure

Updated 12 August 2020

UAE, Sudan discuss energy and infrastructure

  • The officials discussed energy and infrastructure cooperation
  • UAE has pledged $50 million for Sudanese economic growth

DUBAI: Emirati and Sudanese authorities met to discuss cooperation in energy and infrastructure, state news agency WAM reported.

UAE’s Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Suhail Al-Mazrouei, Sudan’s Minister of Energy and Mining Khairy Abdel Rahman and Minister of Infrastructure Hashim Ibn Auf also discussed technological details of joint projects during the meeting on Tuesday.

The report did not reveal details of the projects or discussions, but UAE has pledged $50 million in support of economic growth in Sudan in cooperation with World Bank late June.