Iraq

Saudi King Salman, 84, admitted to hospital

Saudi King Salman, 84, admitted to hospital

Published 20/07/2020

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s 84-year-old ruler, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has been admitted to hospital in the capital Riyadh, suffering from inflammation of the [more…]

Lebanese film director keeps faith after COVID-19 dashes Cannes dreams

Lebanese film director keeps faith after COVID-19 dashes Cannes dreams

Published 18/06/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Many directors would have been devastated when their plans to show their first feature at the Cannes Film Festival were wrecked by [more…]

Apple expands services business to markets in Africa and beyond

Apple expands services business to markets in Africa and beyond

Published 21/04/2020

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Tuesday said it would expand its App Store, Apple Music and other services to dozens of new markets in [more…]

Iraqi oil minister says big oil cut deal will help to stabilize oil market

Iraqi oil minister says big oil cut deal will help to stabilize oil market

Published 12/04/2020

CAIRO (Reuters) - Iraq’s oil minister said late on Sunday that the big oil cut deal reached at an OPEC+ meeting would help stabilize the [more…]

Rockets hit near site of foreign oil firms, state-run companies in Iraq’s Basra: sources

Rockets hit near site of foreign oil firms, state-run companies in Iraq’s Basra: sources

Published 06/04/2020

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Rockets landed near a site connected with foreign oil firms and state-run companies in Iraq’s southern city of Basra early on [more…]

Trump says he will enter Saudi-Russia oil fray at appropriate time

Trump says he will enter Saudi-Russia oil fray at appropriate time

Published 19/03/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would get involved in the oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia at [more…]

Kuwait has 10 new cases of coronavirus, brings total to 56 – TV

Kuwait has 10 new cases of coronavirus, brings total to 56 – TV

Published 02/03/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait’s Health Ministry announced 10 new cases of coronavirus in the country on Monday bringing the total number to 56, a ministry [more…]

Iraqi nurse spends her weekends stitching wounds at protest site

Iraqi nurse spends her weekends stitching wounds at protest site

Published 24/02/2020

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Hannaa Jassem bends over a patient in a makeshift clinic on the edge of Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, one of a handful of [more…]

Kuwait, Bahrain report coronavirus in people who visited Iran

Kuwait, Bahrain report coronavirus in people who visited Iran

Published 24/02/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait and Bahrain on Monday recorded their first new coronavirus cases, all involving people who had visited Iran, which has reported 43 [more…]

Iraq closes border crossing with Kuwait amid coronavirus spread

Iraq closes border crossing with Kuwait amid coronavirus spread

Published 24/02/2020

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq has shut its Safwan border crossing with Kuwait to travellers and trade at Kuwait’s request, the local mayor told Reuters [more…]