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Abu Dhabi's Etihad considers future without A380, A350 jets - sources

21 May 2020

DUBAI Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways is planning to lay off 1,200 employees as it considers permanently grounding its Airbus A380s and never operating the A350s it has ordered, company and industry sources said.

Abu Dhabi's Etihad considers future without A380, A350 jets - sources

21 May 2020

DUBAI, May 21 Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways is planning to lay off 1,200 employees as it considers permanently grounding its Airbus A380s and never operating the A350s it has ordered, company and industry sources said.

Abu Dhabi's Etihad cuts hundreds of jobs: sources

19 May 2020

DUBAI Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has laid off hundreds of employees this month, including cabin crew, after the coronavirus pandemic forced it to ground flights, according to industry and company sources.

Abu Dhabi's Etihad cuts hundreds of jobs -sources

19 May 2020

DUBAI, May 19 Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has laid off hundreds of employees this month, including cabin crew, after the coronavirus pandemic forced it to ground flights, according to industry and company sources.

Exclusive: As COVID-19 cases in Yemen surge, some sources see undercounting

13 May 2020

DUBAI Yemen has more suspected coronavirus cases and deaths than the authorities have so far reported, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the United Nations warned the virus is spreading in the war-ravaged country.

Bailed-out Bahrain may need more Gulf support as soon as this year

04 May 2020

DUBAI/LONDON Bahrain may need more financial aid from fellow Gulf Arab states as soon as this year but its wealthier neighbours could themselves be hamstrung by low oil prices and the economic impact of the new coronavirus, bankers and analysts said.

'It is still a mystery': War-hit Yemen struggles to trace COVID-19 infection

27 Apr 2020

ADEN/DUBAI When doctors first confirmed Yemeni port official Saleh had contracted COVID-19, authorities raced to trace his movements to try and protect one of the world's most vulnerable countries.

Prominent Saudi rights activist dies in prison - sources

25 Apr 2020

DUBAI Prominent Saudi Arabian rights activist Abdullah al-Hamid, imprisoned since 2013, died on Thursday, activists and a source close to him told Reuters.

Saudi-led truce in Yemen expires amid fears of coronavirus disaster

23 Apr 2020

DUBAI A two-week ceasefire in Yemen announced by a Saudi-led military coalition expired on Thursday without leading to a permanent truce, raising fears that the country's war will grind on and shatter its already weakened ability to combat coronavirus.

Bahrain raised $1 billion loan to repay bond last month - sources

19 Apr 2020

DUBAI, April 19 Bahrain secured a loan of about $1 billion to repay a bond that was due at the end of March, three sources familiar with the matter said, after the Gulf state suspended plans to issue international debt due to bad market conditions.

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