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Russia-Saudi OPEC meeting a 'vague, grave concern': Iran

08 April, 2020

An Iranian minister has rubbished the upcoming OPEC meeting with Saudi Arabia, Russia and the block, calling on the group to come up with a clear plan.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

07 April, 2020

Moroccans face jail time if they are caught in public without face masks, Saudi Arabia imposes a 24-hour virus lockdown in five cities, while in Pakistan the outbreak reaches prisons.

Saudi health official suggests coronavirus will impact Ramadan, Eid

07 April, 2020

A Saudi health ministry spokesman appeared to suggest the country's COVID-19 outbreak could last beyond Ramadan and Eid-Al-Fitr.

Taliban halts talks with Afghanistan government over prisoner swap

07 April, 2020

Afghan officials have refused to release Taliban commanders with 'blood on their hands'.

Gulf states urged to free activists, migrant workers

07 April, 2020

Human Rights Watch has raised concerns over the health of political prisoners and rights activists detained across the Gulf, as the region battles with the coronavirus.

Saudi Arabia to host G20 energy ministers virtual meeting

07 April, 2020

Saudi Arabia will host a video conference with G20 energy ministers on Friday as oil prices continue to fall due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Saudi-Russia oil price deal a test of US leverage

06 April, 2020

Comment: Much is at stake for Trump's domestic and international reputation in brokering the global energy pricing war, writes Courtney Freer.

Saudi imposes 24-hour virus lockdown in five cities

06 April, 2020

Saudi Arabia extended the duration of daily curfews in four governorates and five cities, including the capital, to 24 hours to combat coronavirus as confirmed deaths hit 38.

Will coronavirus cancel Ramadan?

06 April, 2020

Ramadan is nearing - will the fasting month still be a time for family and togetherness as the novel coronavirus continues to spread?

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

06 April, 2020

As thousands of Afghans flee the regional 'coronavirus epicentre' in Iran, Egypt leaves hundreds of its citizens stranded in Qatar in today's roundup.

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