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Arab economies take massive shocks following oil price crash

27 April, 2020

Economies across the Arab World are expected to face massive shocks, including debt crises and cuts in salaries which could potentially lead to unrest, as oil prices crash.

How coronavirus has changed the way Muslims celebrate Ramadan

24 April, 2020

This year, Ramadan will bear little resemblance to the celebrations that have coloured Islam's history for centuries.

Trump tweets he's ordered Navy to destroy Iranian gunboats

22 April, 2020

US President Donald Trump said he gave orders to the navy to shoot and destroy Iranian gunboats.

Saudi Arabia's record-shattering executions are mass murder

21 April, 2020

Comment: Saudi Arabia's recent execution spree makes the regime deadlier than ever, but don't expect Trump to hear any criticism from Trump, writes Courtney Freer.

Bahrain stalls projects, cuts spending amid coronavirus pandemic

21 April, 2020

Bahrain's government has announced it is cutting operational expenses by 30 percent.

Saudi Arabia executed 'record number' of people in 2019

21 April, 2020

Saudi Arabia executed a record number of people last year, according to an Amnesty International report.

Pandemic worsens plight of Middle East prisoners

17 April, 2020

Some Middle Eastern governments have released prisoners as part of their response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, while others have ignored pressure to do so.

Arab states use AI to tackle coronavirus

16 April, 2020

Arab states have alarmed human rights organisations with the use of artificial intelligence tools to combat coronavirus.

Qatar flies to the rescue as coronavirus halts aviation

16 April, 2020

Qatar is drawing on the logistics baptism of fire it endured in 2017, when regional allies abruptly sealed borders to Qatari travellers, to repatriate thousands of stranded travellers.

IMF: Middle East set for huge economic coronavirus hit

15 April, 2020

The IMF has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic will hit economies hard across the world, particularly those in the Middle East.

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