Politics & Governance

Kuwait

Kuwait to Halt Commercial Passenger Flights, Declare Public Holiday

Kuwait will halt all commercial flights to and from the Gulf Arab state starting Friday...

KSA

Saudi Arabia Asked State Agencies to Prepare for Sharp Budget Cuts

Saudi Arabia has asked state agencies to submit proposals for cuts of at least 20%...

Iran

Coronavirus: Iran Records Jump of 1,000 New Cases as 63 Die in 24-hours

Iran has now recorded around 9,000 coronavirus cases in the country, nearly a thousand more cases in...

Yemen

Hadi Government Calls on US to Designate Houthis as Terrorists

A minister of the UN-recognised government of Yemen has called on US Congress to designate...

Iran

Iranian Hardliners Consolidate Power in Parliamentary Takeover

Iranian hardliners swept the majority of seats in last Friday’s parliamentary elections, building a strong...

Iran

Nineteen Dead, 139 Infected with Coronavirus in Iran – Health Ministry

Nineteen people have died and 139 people have been infected by coronavirus in Iran, health...

Kuwait

Kuwait Reports New Coronavirus Cases, Takes Count to 26

Kuwait confirmed three more cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the total infections to 12,...

KSA

Saudi Arabia Creates Ministries for Investment, Tourism and Sport

Saudi state entities governing investment, tourism and sport were promoted to full ministries on Tuesday...

Iran

Iranians Vote to Elect New Parliament Amid Uncertainty

Iranians are voting in their country’s eleventh parliamentary election, seen as a test for the...

Iran

Iran’s Election Gatekeepers Keep Democracy Futile

Now that the maelstrom following the killing of General Qasem Soleimani appears to have subsided,...

Iran

Khamenei Says Voting in Iran’s Election ‘A Religious Duty’

Voting in a parliamentary election this week is “a religious duty” for Iranians, Supreme Leader...

GCC

UAE Restores Qatar Postal Service After Years-Long Freeze

The United Arab Emirates has restored mail services to Qatar, frozen for more than two years amid...

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