NEWS | Kuwait Replaces Full-Time Curfew With 12-Hour One

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Kuwait will ease its full-time, 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 p.m. to 6 a.m., starting Sunday. The health minister said easing the curfew will … Continue reading NEWS | Kuwait Replaces Full-Time Curfew With 12-Hour One

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Confirms 2,509 New Cases, Raising Total to 59,854

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia has confirmed 2,509 new coronavirus cases after conducting 16,140 new tests over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 59,854 cases, according to the health ministry. Health Ministry Spokesman Dr. Mohammed al-And al-Ali also announced nine new fatalities, raising the Kingdom’s relatively low death toll to 329. … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Confirms 2,509 New Cases, Raising Total to 59,854

CORONAVIRUS | Qatar Makes Wearing Masks Outside Mandatory With Violators Fined Up To $50,000

RIYADH|SAUDI ARABIA – Qatar’s interior ministry announced on Thursday that wearing Masks will be mandatory to go outside starting Sunday, and those who do not comply will be fined up to 200,000 riyals ($53,000). Violators could also be jailed up to three years, or either of those punishments, according to a statement on the ministry’s … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Qatar Makes Wearing Masks Outside Mandatory With Violators Fined Up To $50,000

CORONAVIRUS | Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Spokesman Test Positive For Coronavirus

BUCHAREST|ROMANIA – Russian President Vladimir Purin’s spokesman Dimitry Peskov said in Tuesday he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus and was receiving treatment at hospital, Russian news agencies reported. ‘Yes, I am sick. I am receiving treatment’, Peskov was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency. Peskov said he had last met Putin … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Spokesman Test Positive For Coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS | Kuwait Announces 107 New Coronavirus Recoveries

RIYADH|SAUDI ARABIA – Kuwait’s Health Ministry announced on Tuesday the recovery of 194 new coronavirus patients, bringing the tally to 3,1010. The Kuwait News Agency, quoted a ministry pass statement as saying that analyses and medical examinations and tests proved that these cases were cured of the coronavirus. The recovered will be transferred to the … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Kuwait Announces 107 New Coronavirus Recoveries

FASHION | Lebanese Designers Fight Coronavirus With Fashion Face Masks

BEIRUT | LEBANON – Beirut-based designer Bokja specialized in making upholstered furniture with vintage fabric but the studio’s workers now dedicate their time to sewing colourful silk face masks to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Profits from the masks, costing about $35, go to nurses on the frontline of Lebanon’s fight against the … Continue reading FASHION | Lebanese Designers Fight Coronavirus With Fashion Face Masks

CORONAVIRUS | Russia Ranks Second Place in COVID-19 CASES

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Russia has surpassed Spain and currently ranks second in the world in the number of officially confirmed coronavirus cases, according to Russian news agency, TASS, data based on statements made by these countries’ authorities on Tuesday. According to the latest information provided by the anti-coronavirus crisis centre, the number of infected … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Russia Ranks Second Place in COVID-19 CASES