WASHINGTON/DUBAI/KHARTOUM President Donald Trump announced on Monday the United States would remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism
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DUBAI Oman's sultan has designated ministers of foreign affairs and finance, and a central bank chairman, titles formerly held by himself, in a revamp that may signal increased reform momentum for the struggling oil producer.
KHARTOUM/DUBAI Efforts to bring stability to Sudan's conflict-ridden Darfur region have failed to reassure residents fearful of rising violence which has cast a shadow over peace negotiations.
DUBAI International donors raised $1.35 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen on Tuesday but the amount fell short of the United Nations' target of $2.4 billion needed to save the world's biggest aid operation from severe cutbacks.
DUBAI Middle Eastern fund managers plan to increase investments in Egypt in the current quarter, according to a Reuters poll, and say Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are most vulnerable to tumbling oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic.
DUBAI/KHARTOUM With just a few hundred ventilators and international aid slow to materialise, Sudan's fledgling government knows it has an uphill battle against a coronavirus pandemic that has brought far richer countries to a standstill. | Video
DUBAI Bahrain accused Iran on Thursday of "biological aggression" by covering up the spread of the coronavirus and failing to stamp Bahraini travelers' passports.
DUBAI Luxury car rental dealer Sheshan Gautham had a disappointing start to 2020 when nearly two thirds of his Chinese clients canceled bookings in January due to the coronavirus outbreak.
DUBAI Major concerts and sporting events in Gulf Arab states have been canceled or postponed and Saudi Arabia stepped up health screening measures in response to the spreading coronavirus.