Iraq Turns to Neighbors to Ease Economic Strains

This post was originally published on this siteRIYADH—Under pressure from low oil prices, Iraq is seeking billions of dollars in debt relief from Kuwait and moving to bolster ties with

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Khashoggi’s Family Forgives Killers, Paving Way for Official Pardon

This post was originally published on this siteRIYADH—The eldest son of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Friday that his family had forgiven his father’s killers, opening

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Saudi-led coalition to announce Yemen ceasefire at midnight: sources

This post was originally published on this siteDUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement will announce at midnight on Wednesday it

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As coronavirus spreads, UN seeks Yemen urgent peace talks resumption

This post was originally published on this siteDUBAI (Reuters) – The United Nations and Western allies are pointing to the threat of coronavirus to push Yemen’s combatants to agree to

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UPDATE 3-Britain, US working with Saudis to repatriate citizens

This post was originally published on this site(Adds flight and work suspension extensions, updates U.S. and UK figures). By Stephen Kalin. RIYADH, March 28 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabian

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G20 leaders to inject $5 trillion into global economy to fight coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteRIYADH (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies pledged on Thursday to inject $5 trillion in fiscal spending into the global

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Saudis tighten anti-virus curfew; UAE closures leave travellers stranded

This post was originally published on this siteRIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia reported its second coronavirus death and tightened a nationwide curfew on Wednesday, barring travel in

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G20 leaders to speak on Thursday about coronavirus, sources say

This post was originally published on this siteRIYADH (Reuters) – Leaders from the Group of 20 major economies will convene a video conference on Thursday to discuss the coronavirus

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Saudi king urges solidarity to overcome ‘difficult period’ of coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteRIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman spoke publicly on Thursday for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus,

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Saudi Arabia closes mosques, calls G20 leaders to meet over coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteRIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that mosques would no longer be open for the customary five daily prayers or Friday

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