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Coronavirus claims over 20,000 lives across Mideast

12 July, 2020

Despite having 20,005 deaths from the Covid-19 illness, the Middle East has been relatively lightly hit by the virus, which has killed over half a million people across the globe.

Kuwait investigates five social media influencers for 'money laundering'

12 July, 2020

Kuwaiti authorities will reportedly issue summons warrants against the influencers after intelligence is gathered.

Kuwait general reserves plummet by third after coronavirus lockdowns

07 July, 2020

Low oil prices and coronavirus lockdowns have forced the Kuwaiti government to tap into reserves.

Fears that Kuwait bill could lead to 'Indian exodus'

06 July, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of Indian expatriates could lose their jobs.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

05 July, 2020

In today's roundup: Egyptian actor Ragaa al-Geddawy dies after contracting the COVID-19, Iran and Morocco report new record one-day virus death toll and the Gulf sees a spike in infections.

Saudi Arabia, UAE see spike in coronavirus cases

05 July, 2020

After easing coronavirus measures last month, the two Gulf countries saw a spike in daily Covid-19 infections.

Kuwait mulls cutting subsidies as deficit predictions worsen

02 July, 2020

The plan to cut subsidies would see an increase in the cost of key utilities, including electricity, water and fuel, by up to 30 per cent, local media report.

UAE, Egypt 'buying oil derivatives' from US-sanctioned Iran

29 June, 2020

US allies, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, have continued to purchase oil derivatives from Iran despite sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

Stateless Kuwait student’s suicide attempt leads to outcry

24 June, 2020

The attempted suicide of a medical student from Kuwait’s persecuted Bidoon, who are denied citizenship, has led to anger on social media about the government’s treatment of the stateless community.

Amnesty sounds alarm over Bahrain, Kuwait coronavirus tracking apps

16 June, 2020

Highly invasive and unjustified surveillance tools are being used by Kuwaiti and Bahraini authorities to tackle Covid-19, Amnesty warned on Tuesday.

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