Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin agreed during a phone call to have their top energy officials meet as oil slumps to 18-year lows on the back of a stoush between Saudi Arabia and Russia.
Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 05:59:22 +1100.
The nurse, Naser Ali Al-Shahrani, who is working in a hospital in Riyadh, had just got home when the video was filmed. It shows his son, Mohamed, running at his father with his arms spread wide.
Daily Mail. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:07:52 GMT.
DUBAI, UAE, March 26, 2020 -- ZON, the region's first fully decentralized mobile-only e-commerce network, has closed its seed funding round at an unprecedented US$8 million, making it the largest recorded single seed round in the UAE. ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 06:00:00 +0000.
Istanbul prosecutors said yesterday they had prepared an indictment against a close aide to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and a former deputy head of general intelligence over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Irish Independent. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 02:30:00 +0000.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's supreme leader refused U.S. assistance Sunday to fight the new coronavirus, citing an unfounded conspiracy theory that the virus could be man-made by America. ...
Jon Gambrell. Washington Times. Sun, 22 Mar 2020 06:15:01 -0400.
In 2014, Saudi Arabia unsuccessfully tried to bankrupt the U.S. shale oil industry. Six years later, they may succeed -- but only if we let them.
By Robert Rapier, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 20 Mar 2020 10:00:00 +0000.
The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on five United Arab Emirates-based companies, accusing them of having collectively purchased in 2019 hundreds of thousands of metric tons of petroleum products from Iran.
Newsmax. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 19:31:48 EDT.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia said the government will cut spending by 5%, or about $13.3 billion, to offset the impact of plunging oil prices and the effects of the new coronavirus on its economic outlook and deficit. ...
Aya Batrawy. Washington Times. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 03:57:45 -0400.
Ericsson (ERIC) secures a renewed contract with Omantel to deploy fully integrated multi-vendor operations and boost network digitalization efforts in Oman.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 17 Mar 2020 13:54:00 GMT.
Oil prices dropped as much as 30% following the unexpected Saudi decision to cut prices and boost production. The move reflects the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus and its economic effects.
Avie Schneider. NPR. Sun, 08 Mar 2020 16:06:00 -0400.
Saudi Arabia has launched an aggressive oil price war targeting its biggest rivals after Russia refused to join production cuts with OPEC. ...
Victoria Petrenko. Kyiv Post. Sun, 08 Mar 2020 11:05:05 +0000.
In a visit to northern Yemen on Saturday, UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths repeated his call for an immediate freeze on military activities and for warring parties to work towards a de-escalation in fighting.
UN News Centre. Sat, 07 Mar 2020 11:35:57 -0500.
Tiina Jauhiainen, a Finnish national and former fitness instructor, spoke to CBC News and Reuters about she become embroiled in a saga involving a Dubai princess that took her to the Philippines, the Arabian Sea, and a British courtroom.
CBC News. Fri, 6 Mar 2020 15:40:25 EST.
This student-led fundraiser raised $18K for Yemen crisis.
Ccg. ABC News. Fri, 28 Feb 2020 03:57:24 +0000.
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Facts About The Arabian Peninsula
The Arabian Peninsula is located in southwestern Asia, in a region
known as the Middle East. Nations on the Arabian Peninsula
include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Kuwait, as well as Oman, Qatar,
Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates. To the northwest of the
peninsula lie the Arab States of Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
Arabic is the primary language of these States.
More news and information about selected Arab nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's capital city is Riyadh, and its national
currency is the Saudi Arabian Riyal. In 2007, the population of
Saudi Arabia was estimated at 27,601,000.
The Kingdom of Bahrain's capital city is Manama, and its national
currency is the Bahrain Dinar. The estimated population of Bahrain
in 2007 was 709,000.
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan's capital city is Amman, and its
national currency is the Jordanian Dinar. In 2007, the population
of Jordan was estimated at 6,053,000.
The State of Kuwait's
capital city is Kuwait City, and its national
currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar. The estimated population of Kuwait
in 2007 was 2,506,000.
The Republic of Lebanon's capital city is Beirut, and its national
currency is the Lebanese Pound. In 2007, the population of Lebanon
was estimated at 3,926,000.
The Sultanate of Oman's capital city is Muscat,
and its national currency is the Omani Real.
The estimated population of Oman in 2007 was 3,205,000.
The State of Qatar's capital city is Doha, and its national currency
is the Qatari Riyal. Qatar's estimated population in 2007 was
The United Arab Emirates' capital city is Abu Dhabi, and its national
currency is the Dirham. In 2007, the UAE's estimated population
The Republic of Yemen's capital city is San'a, and its national currency
is the Yemeni Riyal. Yemen's population in 2007 was estimated at