Various jobs in insurance companies including finance and administrative positions will be ‘limited to Omanis only’.
COVID-19 surge in Canada’s most populous province prompts growing calls for paid sick leave for essential workers.
Houthi rebels, Saudi-backed gov’t resume fresh UN-backed negotiations in Amman months after huge prisoner exchange.
Strict coronavirus restrictions have hit vital border trade in southeast Tunisia hard, triggering an exodus to Europe.
Sheikh Sabah had resigned after parliament backed a request to question him over his choice of cabinet members.
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Portuguese vote for their next leader as the country announced a record number of infections.
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A 56-year-old woman who recently returned from Europe tested positive 10 days after completing two weeks in isolation.
More than a dozen European lawmakers issue letter to demand Gulf nation uphold commitment to human rights.
The designation is not just inhumane, but also politically harmful for the US and its international standing.
Dustin Poirier stops McGregor with a flurry of punches in the second round, avenging his loss to the Irish superstar.
Polisario Front launches four rockets in the direction of the Guerguerat buffer zone as tensions rise.
Vessel was sailing from Lagos to Cape Town when it was attacked northwest of Sao Tome and Principe.
Washington pledges to deepen ties with Taiwan after China sends large number of warplanes into island’s airspace.
Russians demand the release of Alexey Navalny in unprecedented protests that stretched across the vast country.
State media says the rescued miner was ‘in extremely weak physical condition’ after 14 days trapped below ground.
Tunisians march against police brutality, inequality, as government bans gatherings amid surge in COVID-19 cases.
British PM ‘looks forward to deepening alliance’ with the US in first phone call with Biden since his inauguration.
John Cornyn says ‘former Democratic Presidents’ could be impeached if Senate moves ahead with Donald Trump’s trial.
And can his political project succeed while the West continues to be openly hostile to Russia?
People are only allowed to leave home for essential work or trips and to vote under Portugal’s current lockdown.
Thousands join rallies in several Brazilian cities against President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the deadly pandemic.
President Cyril Ramaphosa leads the tributes to the legendary musician who was nominated for an Oscar.
French leader says country needs to better protect children as victims share testimonies of abuse on social media.
Renewed questions on whether postponed Tokyo Olympics will be held.
UK giving second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine up to 12 weeks after the first, but WHO recommends a shorter gap.
Sand extraction provides a lifeline to many in impoverished CAR, but the industry faces a growing threat of violence.
Cyclone Eloise, which lost its strength, hit the port city of Beira early on Saturday, but danger of flooding remains.
Developed countries have to fulfil their commitments to provide foreign aid and ensure its effectiveness.
A total of 374 migrants have been rescued in two days, said SOS Mediterranee, which operates Ocean Viking aid vessel.
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Broadcaster was best known for a 25-year run as talk show host of CNN’s Larry King Live.
Violation of Lebanese airspace by low-flying Israeli jets brings back memories of deadly explosion at Beirut’s port.
Saudi Arabia’s airport delays flights after the kingdom intercepts apparent missile or drone attack over its capital.
Taipei says Chinese combat aircraft, including nuclear-capable H-6K bombers and fighter jets, entered its airspace.
The World Bank vice president for the Middle East and North Africa discusses the financial impact of ongoing conflicts.
Al-Qaeda-linked fighters killed after troops raided their hideouts in southern Somalia.
State-run body says the blue amulets – believed to date back to 3,300 BCE – are incompatible with Islam.
Demonstrators tell Al Jazeera the revolution’s promises 10 years ago have not translated into a just society.
At least 300 out of the 500 members of the National Assembly’s lower house have signed the motion.
Ottawa says foreign ministry officials met online with Michael Kovrig, who has been held in China since December 2018.
Supporters of jailed opposition leader scuffle with police as Moscow cracks down on protests in dozens of cities.
WHO experts in Wuhan to investigate source of the virus say too early to conclude if COVID-19 actually started there.
We look at the president’s plans for post-pandemic recovery, and ask if the US can reset relationships with old friends.
Canadian prime minister was the first foreign leader to speak with new US president since Biden’s inauguration.
Carbon emissions blamed for Australia’s hotter and drier condition, increasing the risk of more droughts and bushfires.
Rural Indigenous and Black communities continue to live in fear as armed groups vie for control of territory.
Legislation allows demolition of other countries’ structures built on Chinese-claimed reefs.
Alex Saab carried a letter from Maduro asking for Iranian petrol and medicines when he was arrested on a US warrant.
Canada already requires those entering the country to self-isolate for 14 days and to present a negative COVID-19 test.
Top law enforcement and intelligence officials will look into the threats weeks after a riot at the US Capitol.
President Biden directs federal agencies to require international travellers to quarantine upon arrival in the US.
Texas, which shares a long border with Mexico, claims freeze will cause ‘irreparable harm’ to the state.
Cryptocurrency miners in Iran say they are being scapegoated for power outages and pollution.
The movie’s global release has been pushed back from April to October as the pandemic keeps many theatres shuttered.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says US should probe case against former minister Salvador Cienfuegos.
Hungary FM says Budapest is buying two million doses of the Russian jab hoping to lift lockdown restrictions sooner.
As COVID cases and hospitalisations surge, the medical system in Amazonas state is collapsing amid oxygen shortages.
The eurozone hopes to ratify laws later this year to protect forests, curb child labour and end farmer poverty.