Oman Imposes Strict COVID-19 Measures During Ramadan

Oman will be imposing strict measure during the holy month of Ramadan to limit the spread of the coronavirus, the country’s health ministry announced on Monday. Ramadan – which will start on April 13 or 14 pending the moon sighting – is the month when Muslim fast from sunrise to sunset. It is often celebrated … More Oman Imposes Strict COVID-19 Measures During Ramadan

Iraq’s PM Meets With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince In UAE To Discuss Bilateral Ties

Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al – Kadhimi met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed on Sunday during his official visit to the United Arab Emirates, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported. ‘It was a pleasure to welcome our  brother Mustafa al – Kadhimi, Prime Minister of Iraq to the UAE where he … More Iraq’s PM Meets With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince In UAE To Discuss Bilateral Ties

Riyadh, Washington Voice Support For Jordan’s King Abdullah II

The Saudi Royal Court Voiced its support for Jordan’s King Abdullah on Saturday, the Kingdom’s Press Agency (SPA) reported. ‘The Kingdom affirms its full support, with all its capabilities, to all decisions and measures taken by King Abdullah and His Highness Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, the Crown Prince, to maintain security and stability’, … More Riyadh, Washington Voice Support For Jordan’s King Abdullah II

Saudi Crown Prince Discusses Green Initiative With Arab Leaders

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called the leaders of Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq and Sudan to discuss a massive regional tree – planting project, state news agency (SPA) reported early on Monday. ‘The Middle East Green Initiative aims, in partnership with the countries of the region, to plant 50 billion trees as the largest reforestation program … More Saudi Crown Prince Discusses Green Initiative With Arab Leaders

Kuwait: Over 200,000 Expats Lose Residency Permits In One Year

Stranded abroad and unable to return to Kuwait due to the coronavirus pandemic, over 200,000 Kuwait – based expatriates lost their residencies in one year, Times Kuwait reported on Monday. The expats came from 20 different countries, and the worst – hit nationalities were those from Egypt, India and Sri Lanka, a source told Kuwait … More Kuwait: Over 200,000 Expats Lose Residency Permits In One Year

Dubai Deputy Ruler, UAE Finance Minister Sheikh Hamdan Dies At Age 75

The United Arab Emirates finance minister and the deputy ruler of the emirate of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al – Maktoum, has died, Dubai’s ruler said on Twitter on Wednesday. Sheikh Hamdan, aged 75, was the brother of the current ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al – Maktoum. Finance minister since 1971, … More Dubai Deputy Ruler, UAE Finance Minister Sheikh Hamdan Dies At Age 75

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Discusses Developing Ties With Sudan’s PM: SPA

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and discussed developing bilateral relations, State News Agency SPA, reported on Tuesday. ‘During the meeting, they reviewed the Saudi – Sudanese relations in various fields and ways to develop them, including development and investment aspects, in addition to a number of issues … More Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Discusses Developing Ties With Sudan’s PM: SPA

Saudi FM Arrives In Qatar For Official Visit

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan arrived in Qatar’s capital Doha on Monday for an official visit, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The Saudi FM held talks with Qatar’s Emir Sheikh bin Hamad al – Thani and Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister … More Saudi FM Arrives In Qatar For Official Visit

Kuwait Imposes 12 Hour Curfew For A Month Amid Spike In COVID-19 Cases

Kuwait will impose a 5 P.M. to 5 A.M. curfew from Sunday until April 8 as the government tries to stem of the rising coronavirus infections, state TV reported on Thursday. During non – curfew, people are not allowed to enter restaurants and coffee shops and orders are to be picked up through drive thrush … More Kuwait Imposes 12 Hour Curfew For A Month Amid Spike In COVID-19 Cases