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...

Interior minister warns of total curfew

Controversy over expat deportees Illegal expats can leave without paying fines in April, can return in future

20 new cases of coronavirus in Kuwait; all cafes shuttered

Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad KUWAIT: The health ministry yesterday confirmed 20 new cases of coronavirus in the...

First virus death in Qatar; Europe, US deaths surge

DUBAI: Municipal workers disinfect the streets of Palm Island as a preventive measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus on...

Saudi intercepts missiles over Riyadh, Jizan

AL-KHARJ, Saudi Arabia: In this file photo taken on Feb 20, 2020, a member of the US air force looks on...

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