Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020

Category: General

During His Meeting With Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador …Minister Of Culture Stressed The Need To Activate The Memorandum Of Cooperation With The Kingdom

Baghdad, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Hassan Nadhim stressed the need to activate the memorandum of cooperation with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The minister said during his meeting with the Saudi ambassador to Baghdad Abdul Aziz al-Shammari, according to a statement of the Ministry of Culture, which the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) […]

OIC Welcomes US President’s Statements Regarding Removing Sudan From List of States Sponsoring Terrorism

Jeddah, Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Dr. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has welcomed the statements of US President Donald Trump regarding the removal of Sudan from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism, describing the statements as an important step for the future of Sudan. Al-Othiameen said that the decision comes within the framework […]

ICESCO Director General Receives Kuwait Ambassador to Morocco

Rabat, The Director General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) Dr. Salem bin Mohammad Al-Malik, received here today Ambassador of Kuwait accredited to Morocco Abdullatif Al-Yahya. During the meeting, they discussed ways to develop cooperation and partnership relations between the organization and Kuwait in the fields of education, science and culture. […]

Wall St slips as losses in Facebook, Amazon weigh

New York, Wall Street’s main indexes slipped on Monday as losses in tech-related heavyweights Facebook and Amazon eclipsed optimism on a coronavirus relief deal before the Nov. 3, according to Reuters. U.S. stocks had opened higher after as it was optimistic that legislation could be pushed through before the election. Wall Street’s fear gauge rose […]

UN Arms Embargoes on Iran Expire Despite US Objections

TEHRAN – A decade-long U.N. arms embargo on Iran that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons like tanks and fighter jets expired Sunday as planned under its nuclear deal with world powers, despite objections from the United States. While insisting it planned no “buying spree,” Iran in theory can purchase weapons to upgrade military armament […]

Prophet’s Mosque Witnesses 2nd Phase of Gradual Resumption of Performing Prayers within Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifah

Madinah, The Prophet’s Holy Mosque has witnessed on Sunday’s dawn the second phase of gradual resumption of performing prayers within Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifah (the area between Prophet Muhammad’s grave and his pulpit) and greeting Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) and his companions, which is available through scheduled appointments and in accordance with the capacity of […]

Israel, US Send Treaty Delegation to Bahrain

JERUSALEM – An Israeli delegation accompanied by the U.S. treasury secretary flew to Bahrain on Sunday to formalize nascent relations and broaden Gulf cooperation that Washington has promoted as an anti-Iran bulwark and potential economic bonanza. Bahrain followed the United Arab Emirates in agreeing last month to normalize ties with Israel, stunning Palestinians who had […]

KSrelief Masam Project Dismantles 1,413 Mines in Yemen during 2nd Week of October

Riyadh, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief)’s Masam Project for Clearing Mines in Yemen demined 1,413 mines during the second week of October 2020, including 263 anti-tank mines, 1,109 unexploded ordnance and 41 explosive devices. Since the beginning of the project, as many as 192,467 mines planted by the Houthi militia have been […]

KSrelief Continues Implementing Water Supply, Environmental Sanitation Project in Hajjah, Yemen

Hajjah, Yemen, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has continued implementing water supply and environmental sanitation project in Hajjah Governorate, Yemen, it was reported here today. During the period from 8 to 14 October, 2020, 344,000 liters of non-drinking water and 160,000 liters of potable water were pumped into tanks, benefiting 6,320 people, […]

OIC Denounce Stabbing Incident, in Paris

Jeddah, Secretariat General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned here today the terrorist stabbing incident that led to the death of a French citizen, in Parisian suburb. Offering condolences, the secretariat general, to the family of the victim, reasserted its unwavering stance, rejecting the phenomenon of exaggeration, extremism and terrorism, in all forms […]