First coronavirus death in Kuwait amid 62 new cases

KUWAIT: The ministry of health announced yesterday the first death case from the novel coronavirus, while 62...

Kuwait announces 25 new COVID-19 cases, total at 342

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health said yesterday that 25 people were infected by the novel coronavirus,...

Coronavirus to plunge 8 million into poverty in Arab world: UN

SHARJAH: An elderly man wearing a protective mask lifts his hands in prayer outside a mosque which has been closed to...

27 expats among 28 new virus cases; Cabinet OKs stimulus

By B Izzak and Agencies KUWAIT: The government yesterday approved the country's first stimulus...

Factories in Gaza pivot to masks in corona response

GAZA: Palestinian workers manufacture protective coverall suits and masks at a workshop in Gaza City amid coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. - AFP

23 new coronavirus cases in Kuwait; 82-year-old recovers

By B Izzak and Agencies KUWAIT: The ministry of health announced yesterday that...

Hard times shape Saudi, Kuwaiti virus response

HARJAH: An elderly man wearing a protective mask lifts his hands in prayer outside a mosque which has been closed to...

Israel’s leader under COVID-19 quarantine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went into precautionary quarantine on Monday after...

Govt mulls locking down expat-dominated areas

By B Izzak KUWAIT: Authorities are seriously considering the possibility of imposing a lockdown...

Gulf’s massive expatriate workforce fears virus limbo

DUBAI: Men wait to cross a street on March 28, 2020 as the emirate tries to stem the spread of the...

UAE opens drive-through coronavirus ‘testing site’

DUBAI: A picture shows a deserted street in the Emirate city of Dubai amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. – AFP

No resting place for coronavirus dead in Iraq

BASRA: This picture taken on March 27, 2020 shows a view of a purpose-built sealed hospital bed built by a resident...

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