Middle East News Headlines

  • Factbox: Latest on worldwide spread of the coronavirus

    (Reuters) - China ordered inspections of imported cold chain products to prevent the spread of COVID-19, while Australia said its international borders would stay shut for now and health officials warned Americans could face a "rough" winter. DEATHS AND INFECTIONS * For an interactive graphic tracking the global spread of COVID-19, open https://graphics.reuters.com/world-coronavirus-tracker-and-maps/ in an external browser. * Eikon users, see COVID-19: MacroVitals https://apac1.apps.cp.thomsonreuters.com/cms/?navid=1592404098 for a case tracker and summary of news.

  • FACTBOX-Latest on worldwide spread of the coronavirus

    Dec 3 (Reuters) - China ordered inspections of imported cold chain products to prevent the spread of COVID-19, while Australia said its international borders would stay shut for now and health officials warned Americans could face a "rough" winter.

  • Oil drops as OPEC+ resume talks on output cut extension after impasse

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Thursday as producers including Saudi Arabia and Russia locked horns over the need to extend record production cuts set in place in the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • OPEC+ resumes talks on 2021 oil policy amid disagreements

    LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC and Russia resume talks on Thursday in a bid to define policies for 2021 after an initial round of discussions this week failed to bring a compromise on how to tackle weak oil demand amid a second coronavirus wave.

  • U.S. says U.N. COVID-19 meeting is stage for Chinese 'propaganda'

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday claimed a United Nations meeting of world leaders on the COVID-19 pandemic was being designed to allow Beijing to spread "propaganda," stoking months of bickering at the world body between the superpowers.

  • Israel edges towards early election amid Netanyahu-Gantz feud

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel edged closer on Wednesday towards a fourth national election in two years after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main governing partner, Benny Gantz, backed an opposition move to dissolve parliament.

  • UPDATE 3-Israel edges towards early election amid Netanyahu-Gantz feud

    JERUSALEM, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Israel edged closer on Wednesday towards a fourth national election in two years after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main governing partner, Benny Gantz, backed an opposition move to dissolve parliament.

  • New leadership gives hope for Russian return

    (Reuters) - Two days after the Russian Athletics Federation (RUSAF) elected a new president, World Athletics (WA) suggested on Wednesday that there was a chink of light at the end of what has been a long, dark tunnel in terms of the country's return to the sport.

  • Athletics-New leadership gives hope for Russian return

    Dec 2 (Reuters) - Two days after the Russian Athletics Federation (RUSAF) elected a new president, World Athletics (WA) suggested on Wednesday that there was a chink of light at the end of what has been a long, dark tunnel in terms of the country's return to the sport.

  • Iran watchdog passes law on hardening nuclear stance, halting U.N. inspections

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Guardian Council watchdog body approved a law on Wednesday that obliges the government to halt U.N. inspections of its nuclear sites and step up uranium enrichment beyond the limit set under Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal if sanctions are not eased in two months.

  • More Middle East News Headlines

News, Photo and Web Search