Arab Digest · Oman: A New Sultan And New Challenges
Coronavirus in Egypt is spreading fast but the lockdown measures have been relaxed to save the economy; peak-corona expected third week of May.
Sudan’s fragile transitional civilian government must manage the Covid-19 crisis effectively if it is to stave off a collapse of popular support.
Despite the growing threat of Covid-19, the wars in Yemen and Libya grind on further endangering millions of distressed civilians.
As the number of Covid-19 related infections and deaths rises, so the regime continues to introduce precautionary and preventive countermeasures to try and mitigate its spread.
Summary: Saudi crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman has stepped in to rescue Carnival, a cruise ship company stricken by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Iraq has implemented measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, but confusing messages and political opportunism are hobbling an effective response.