DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s state-backed oil giant Aramco announced Sunday that its profits nearly halved in 2020 to $49 billion, a big drop that came as the coronavirus pandemic roiled global energy markets. Saudi Arabian Oil Co. released its annual financial results a year after the pandemic sent the price of oil crashing to all-time lows as people stopped moving around the world to stem the spread of the virus.
The year 2020 has been disastrous so far and with the series of environmental damage in a few countries, the concern is constantly growing in and around the world as to what is next?
While the world is still coping up with the dastardly terrorist attacks in France, Mozambique in East Africa has been bearing the brunt of radical Islamism.
It seems that Qatar is also in negotiations to normalise its relations with Israel, following the recent normalisation of ties between the Jewish state, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain (August 2020).
The events of Black September were a turning point in the development of Jordanian identity. As a result of the attempt on King Hussein’s life on 1st September 1970
2014 is a landmark year for the world economy, one when the dominance of the USA appears to be over as China becomes the world’s largest economy.
The Japanese-owned ship, MV Wakashio, was on its way from China to Brazil when it ran aground on the reef at Pointe d’Esny, south of Mauritius on July 25, and began to leak tons of oil into the pristine Indian Ocean.
There is no one in Syria quite like Ahmed al-Awda, a former rebel commander now on the payroll of Bashar al-Assad’s Russian allies.
Despite the steady flow of war reports from the Defence Ministry of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), there is no indication that the Sahrawis have made even the slightest advance in their plan to achieve sovereignty.
India, New Delhi is collaborating with Bhutan to carry out Phase-3 trials of Covid-19 vaccine candidate. India since the beginning of the pandemic in May 2020 till date has dispatched seven consignments of essential medications to Bhutan under the aegis of the SAARC Emergency Covid-19 fund initiated by Prime Minister of India.
Single-use plastic has been a lifesaving resource during the pandemic. It helped to maintain social distancing by letting us deliver our foods in single-use plastic bags and single-use plastic bottles.
From Friday 2 April in Israel, dozens of protesters decided to gather outside the homes of political leaders Naftali Bennett, Gideon Sa’ar and Benny Gantz.
Today marks the 162nd day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 36,21,245 confirmed COVID-19 cases (yahoo news), including 64,469 deaths.
The world will recover after this pandemic Covid-19 is continuing…
Even though we were living during the time of the literal pandemic, it was just another normal day for some of us and I was one of those few people.