Gulf economies face new crisis

Published on : 04/02/2020 – 16:26 The six Arab Gulf States are also hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. About 4,500 Covid-19 positive cases have been reported by health authorities. Over 30 deaths have also been recorded. In this context, containment measures were decided in each of the monarchies. These lead to an overall slowdown […]

Barin and Vietnam Grand Prix suspended due to coronavirus

TheFormula 1has announced this Friday the suspension of theBahrain and Vietnam Grand Prix, next calendar appointments, and has shown its hope to start the championship “at the end of May”, which would also mean canceling the races in the Netherlands (May 3) and Spain (May 10) and would set Montecarlo as a possible premiere (May […]

Iran’s death toll records its biggest single-day peak

Iran recorded its biggest one-day jump in the coronavirus death toll while disturbing images show officials at a cabinet meeting wearing masks. Iranian Ministry of Health spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said on Wednesday that coronavirus killed 63 more people, bringing the total death toll to 354 among more than 9,000 cases in the Islamic Republic. “Based […]

The Bahrain F1 Grand Prix will take place without fans due to the virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – The Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix will take place this month without spectators as the island’s kingdom fights the outbreak of the new coronavirus, organizers announced on Sunday. Middle East stock markets fell sharply as a result of the slump in crude demand. Bahrain’s extraordinary decision to hold a […]

Saudi Aramco is trading below the IPO price for the first time

FILE PHOTO: The Aramco logo is seen as security personnel standing before the start of an Aramco press conference at the Plaza Conference Center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, on November 3, 2019. REUTERS / Hamad I Mohammed DUBAI (Reuters) – Shares of Saudi Aramco (2222.SE) fell below their initial public offering price (IPO) on Sunday […]

Will Covid-19 disappear with spring?

Question asked Hello, While there are now 178 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and four deaths in France, the country has entered at stage 2 of the epidemic situation. In this context, you asked us if the virus has a chance of disappearing with rising temperatures. “Some respiratory viruses have a seasonality in France, finds with […]

The Iranian MP “dies of flu” as the coronavirus spreads across the country

An Iranian MP died of flu, according to a state news agency, amid a sharp increase in the number of new coronavirus cases in the Islamic Republic. Mohammad Ali Ramazani Dastak, who was elected representative of Astana Ashrafieh last week, was “hospitalized due to flu and chemical injury” dating back to the Iran-Iraq war, according […]