#Saudi Arabia

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GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi reports 1,223 cases; UAE’s case count crosses 10,300

Since the outbreak, Saudi Arabia and the UAE have reported 17,522 and 10,349 cases respectively

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Saudi Arabia eases curfew and business restrictions across the country, except in Makkah

On April 25, Saudi reported 1,197 new Covid-19 cases with the highest number of new cases detected in Makkah

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Saudi reports 1,158 Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths

Since the outbreak, Saudi Arabia has reported a total of 13,930 Covid-19 infections

World Bank sees record 20% slump in remittances due to virus

The US has long been the top source for outflows, with other major countries including the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Germany and Russia

Saudi Arabia could borrow record $58bn as oil slump bites

The government is looking at additional spending cuts and may issue as much as an additional SAR100bn of debt on top of SAR120bn riyals already announced

Saudi approves Taraweeh prayer in two Holy Mosques

The Taraweeh prayer will be conducted by the Sheikhs and staff of the two Mosques

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GCC Covid-19 update: 1,141 new cases in Saudi; UAE records 483 new infections

The total number of Covid-19 infections in the UAE and Saudi Arabia have spiked to 8,238 and 12,772 respectively

Saudi announces revised curfew hours during Ramadan

Saudi Arabia imposed an evening curfew across the kingdom in March to curb the spread of Covid-19

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power plans to raise up to $1bn

The company is in talks with local banks about the potential deal that would be denominated in Saudi riyals

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 490 new cases, 3 deaths; Saudi registers 1,147 cases

Since the outbreak, the UAE and Saudi Arabia have recorded 7,755 and 11,631 Covid-19 infections respectively


Saudi reports 435 new Covid-19 cases, 8 additional deaths; Bahrain registers 7th fatality

The total number of those infected in Saudi Arabia tallies 5,369

Saudi Ports Authority, Saudi Global Ports sign mega BOT agreement

The agreement will create more than 4,000 job opportunities in the port and logistics sector

Saudi reports 472 new Covid-19 cases, 6 additional deaths

The total number of cases within the kingdom now stands at 4,934, which include 805 recoveries

Oil price war ends with historic OPEC+ deal to cut output

The accord caps a tumultuous month when Brent crude plunged to its lowest in nearly two decades, falling toward $20 a barrel

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Saudi Arabia reports 429 new Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths

The total number of cases within the kingdom stands at 4,462

Saudi’s Maaden to focus on preserving cash instead of shareholder payout

The company has no plans to cut capital expenditure in response to the coronavirus infection

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Saudi King extends curfew until further notice

The extension comes as the kingdom reported 382 new coronavirus cases as well as five deaths on Saturday

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Saudi Arabia reports 355 new Covid-19 cases, 3 deaths

A total of 44 people have succumbed to the infection in the kingdom

Saudi wealth fund builds $200m stake in Norway’s state oil company

The fund last month built an 8.2 per cent stake in cruise operator Carnival Corp. after shares slumped due to the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic

Saudi extends exit, re-entry visas of expatriates

The extension will be done automatically without the need to visit the passport headquarters


Saudi-led Arab coalition announces two-week ceasefire in Yemen

The two-week period is subject to extension

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UAE confirms 300 new Covid-19 cases; Saudi reports 137 additional cases

The ministry also announced 53 additional recoveries on Wednesday

Covid-19: Saudi reports a total of 2,795 cases

The death toll in the kingdom has now reached 41

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Saudi private sector firms can cut salaries, working hours – report

The decision can only be carried out with consent from the employees

Saudi imposes 24-hour curfew in several cities including Riyadh, Dammam

Entry into and exit from the areas under curfew has been banned until further notice

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Covid-19: UAE reports 277 new cases, 1 death; Saudi reports 4 additional deaths

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UAE now stands at 2,076 while Saudi Arabia has reported 2,523 infections

Passengers from these countries can travel to Dubai despite entry visa suspension

Emirates airline also denied social media reports that it is planning to suspend all flights from March 17

Saudi Aramco reports 21% profit drop for 2019 on lower oil prices

Brent crude averaged $64.12 a barrel in 2019 compared with $71.67 the previous year

Saudi Arabia bans travel, flights to EU, India, Philippines, among other countries

It has given a 72-hour period for its citizens and residents from the countries on the list to return to the kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s Aramco to pump 12.3 million bpd in April

It puts Aramco supply above its maximum sustainable capacity, indicating that the kingdom is even tapping its strategic inventories