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Kuwait’s 91-year-old Emir undergoes ‘successful surgery’

The 91-year-old ruler had been admitted to hospital on Saturday for medical tests

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Kuwait’s Emir in hospital for checkups, Crown Prince to assume some duties

The 91-year-old emir went to hospital “to carry out a number of medical checkups”

Kuwait likely to end current school year for students due to Covid-19

The government suspended all public schools on March 12 due to the spread of Covid-19

GCC Covid-19 update: Oman reports 1,679 cases; 2,671 infections in Saudi

The number of Covid-19 cases in Saudi Arabia has crossed 240,000

GCC Covid-19 update: 2,779 infections reported in Saudi; Oman registers 1,318 cases

The death toll in Saudi Arabia has risen to 2,223

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 532 cases; Oman registers 1,518 infections

The death toll in the UAE and Kuwait has risen to 328 and 382 respectively

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Covid-19: Kuwait lifts lockdown in all areas except Farwaniya

Movement restrictions in the two districts of Mahboula and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh were imposed on April 6

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 445 cases; Oman registers 1,210 infections

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 327

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 532 cases; 1,262 infections recorded in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 326

GCC Covid-19 update: 683 infections in UAE, Saudi registers 3,580 cases

The death toll in the UAE and Saudi Arabia has risen to 323 and 1,916 respectively

Asian workers take a break at Friday Market in Kuwait City

Kuwait’s National Assembly approves expat quota bill – report

If approved, the law would require some 800,000 Indians to leave the country

OPEC cuts output to lowest since 1991 as virus slams oil demand

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries cut production by 1.93 million barrels a day to 22.69 million a day last month

Kuwait’s Agility seeks $150m cost saving to tackle virus

The CEO said that the virus has also opened up opportunities for the company related to digital logistics and technology

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Kuwait enters second phase of easing Covid-19 restrictions, with malls, cafes and parks reopened

Public and private sectors can resume work with a maximum of 30 per cent capacity

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Kuwait to restart commercial international passenger flights from August 1

A three-stage plan will see flights operate at 30 per cent capacity in the initial phase

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 437 cases, 2 fatalities; 3,989 cases, 40 deaths in Saudi

The death toll in Saudi Arabia has crossed 1,550

GCC’s higher education sector: Chalking out the future of tomorrow

As industrial revolution and digital advancements scale the demand for technical and cross-functional skills, how has the regional higher education space responded?

Dubai Silicon Oasis disinfection tunnel

GCC Covid-19 update: 430 new cases in UAE; Oman reports 1,366 infections

The death toll in the UAE stands at 308

Luxury retailer in Kuwait hires Citigroup to advise on options

The company was valued at about $500m in a 2019 funding round

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GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi reports 3,123 cases, 41 deaths; UAE registers 450 infections, 2 deaths

The death toll in Saudi Arabia has risen to 1,387

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 380 cases, 2 deaths; Oman registers 1,318 infections, 3 fatalities

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 305

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GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi registers 3,393 cases, 40 deaths; UAE reports 378 infections, 1 death

The death toll in Saudi Arabia and Oman has scaled to 1,307 and 137 respectively

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 392 cases, 1 death; Saudi registers 3,379 infections, 37 fatalities

The death toll in the UAE and Saudi Arabia has risen to 302 and 1,267 respectively

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 388 new cases, 3 deaths; Oman reports 739 infections

The death toll in the UAE and Kuwait has risen to 298 and 308 respectively

Kuwait’s housing authority sacks 135 foreign workers, aims to be ‘expat-free’ by May 2021

The decision is part of the government’s strategy to ‘Kuwaitise’ jobs in the public sector

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GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi registers 4,919 cases, 39 deaths; Oman reports 810 infections

The death toll in Saudi Arabia stands at 1,091

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 346 infections, 2 fatalities; Saudi registers 4,267 cases, 41 deaths

The death toll in Saudi Arabia has reached 1,052

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GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi reports 4,507 cases, 39 deaths; Oman registers 1,043 infections

The death toll in Saudi Arabia has crossed 1,000

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GCC Covid-19: Saudi reports 4,233 infections, 40 deaths; UAE registers 304 cases

The death toll in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait has risen to 972 and 296 respectively

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 479 cases, 2 deaths; Saudi registers 3,733 cases, 38 fatalities

The death toll in the UAE, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia has risen to 286, 279 and 857 respectively