BUSINESS | Starbucks Recoups Nearly Two-Thirds Of Comparable U.S. Sales As Stores Reopen

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA -  Starbucks Corp said on Thursday it had regained nearly two – thirds of its comparable U.S. store sales from the prior year, as it reopened stores and modified operations due to the coronavirus – related restrictions. The coffee-chain said it was tracking slightly above its expected as it opened large number … Continue reading BUSINESS | Starbucks Recoups Nearly Two-Thirds Of Comparable U.S. Sales As Stores Reopen

CORONAVIRUS | Trump Has Not Been Tested For Coronavirus – White House

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has not been tested for the coronavirus, the White House said on Monday, though at least two lawmakers with whom he has recently come into contact have announced they were self-quarantining after attending a conference with a person who had tested positive for the virus. The President has not … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Trump Has Not Been Tested For Coronavirus – White House

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi –Led Coalition Says It Foiled Attack On Oil Tanker Off Yemen

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi – led coalition fighting in Yemen said it had foiled an attack on an oil tanker off the country’s coast, the Saudi State News Agency SPA reported on Wednesday. The tanker was sailing towards the Gulf of Aden when it was targeted by four boats, with one of … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi –Led Coalition Says It Foiled Attack On Oil Tanker Off Yemen

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi King Receives Phone Call From King Of Bahrain

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received a phone call Monday from King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain. During the conversation, King Hamad confirmed Bahrain’s support for all precautionary measures taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to prevent the spread … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi King Receives Phone Call From King Of Bahrain

SPORTS | Motorcycling: Motogp Cancels Season-Opening Qatar Race Due To Coronavirus

LONDON – Next weekend’s season-opening MotoGP race in Qatar has been canceled because of travel restrictions on passengers from Italy and elsewhere due to the coronavirus epidemic, MotoGP said on Sunday. The floodlit night race was scheduled for the Losails circuit on March 8. The joint statement by MotoGP, the governing FIM and team’s association … Continue reading SPORTS | Motorcycling: Motogp Cancels Season-Opening Qatar Race Due To Coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Kuwait says total of 25 coronavirus cases

DUBAI – Kuwait’s health ministry said on Twitter on Wednesday that the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus in the country had risen to 25 after 13 more cases were confirmed. The ministry also said in  a statement that the new cases were related to people traveling to Iran.

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Kuwait Reports Three New Cases Of Coronavirus, Raising Total To Eight

DUBAI - - Kuwait said on Tuesday three more nationals had been infected with the coronavirus, all of them people who had return from Iran, state news agency KUNA reported. The three new cases – who were in a stable condition and under quarantine – brought the total number of in Kuwait to eight, KUNA  … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Kuwait Reports Three New Cases Of Coronavirus, Raising Total To Eight

ROYALS | Netflix Boss Interested In Working With The Sussexes

MILAN | ITALY - - As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex step away from royal duties, the streaming giant is keep to embark on project Harry and Meghan. A top Netflix official has said the streaming giant is keen to work with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Following a bombshell statement a fortnight … Continue reading ROYALS | Netflix Boss Interested In Working With The Sussexes

BREAKING NEWS | UAE To Double Renewable Energy Portfolio In The Next Ten Years: ADNOC

ABU DHABI - - The United Arab Emirates grew its renewable energy portfolio by more than 400% in the last 10 years, and is on track to double that again in the coming decade, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. chief executive Sultan Al-Jaber said on Monday. “We (ADNOC) will increase our carbon capture utilization and … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | UAE To Double Renewable Energy Portfolio In The Next Ten Years: ADNOC

WILDLIFE | Three Asiatic Cheetah Cubs Spotted In Northeastern Iran

MILAN | ITALY – Three Asiatic cheetah cubs have been spotted in Bardaskan country, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, for the second time since the beginning of this year, head of the provincial department of environment (DOE) has said. Four locals have reported sighting of three Asiatic cheetah cubs in Bardaskan’s wildlife refuge, ITIB quoted Touraj … Continue reading WILDLIFE | Three Asiatic Cheetah Cubs Spotted In Northeastern Iran