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Saudi King in Talks with Xi, Conte, Expresses Solidarity with Italy in Virus Fight

Saudi King in Talks with Xi, Conte, Expresses Solidarity with Italy in Virus Fight

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz held separate telephone calls on Friday with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. King Salman expressed Saudi Arabia’s solidarity with Italy as it confronts the coronavirus outbreak, saying the Kingdom

Oman’s Sultan Donates $26M to Confront Effects of COVID-19

Oman’s Sultan Donates $26M to Confront Effects of COVID-19

Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tariq on Thursday donated 10 million Omani riyals (26 million US dollars) to confront the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, the Omani News Agency reported. The donation came as Haitham bin Tariq chaired a meeting of the Supreme Committee in charge of deali

Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Shakes Kuwait

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake hit Kuwait overnight Thursday, reported the country’s state news agency KUNA. Supervisor of the Kuwait National Seismic Network Dr.

Saudi Arabia Announces 1st Coronavirus Death

Saudi Arabia Announces 1st Coronavirus Death

Saudi Arabia reported on Tuesday its first casualty from the new coronavirus in a 51-year-old Afghan resident. Health Ministry spokesman Mohammed Abdelali told a press briefing that the man's health deteriorated quickly after reporting to a hospital emergency room in the city of Madinah and he di

Kuwait Reports 2 New Virus Cases in 24 Hours, Oman Suspends Flights

Kuwait Reports 2 New Virus Cases in 24 Hours, Oman Suspends Flights

Kuwait reported on Tuesday two new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total to 191. Health Ministry spokesman Dr.

Saudi Arabia Reports 51 New Virus Cases, 19 Recoveries

Saudi Arabia Reports 51 New Virus Cases, 19 Recoveries

Saudi Arabia registered on Monday 51 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing its tally to 562. Health ministry spokesman Dr.

Kuwait Imposes Partial Curfew Nationwide over Coronavirus

Kuwait Imposes Partial Curfew Nationwide over Coronavirus

Kuwait will impose a nationwide curfew starting on Sunday from 5 pm until 4 am to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, state news agency KUNA said, citing the cabinet. Kuwait, which went into virtual lockdown on Thursday, has taken some of the most drastic steps in the region to curb the

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