Anastasiades re-elected Cyprus President

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(Nicosia) - Incumbent President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, has been re-elected President for a new five year term. In the run-off election that took place on Sunday, Anastasiades, backed by the ruling Democratic Rally…

Saudi Crown Prince meets Pakistan's COAS

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud received Commander of the Pakistani Army General Qamar Javed Bajwa and his accompanying delegation. Saudi…

Quartet denounces OHCHR Technical Mission report

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(Manama) - Following the issuance of a report by the UN Technical Mission of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) which visited Doha between November 17 and 24, 2017, the accredited diplomatic missions of the Kingdom…

Israeli actions in Jerusalem null: Saudi Cabinet

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Cabinet, chaired by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Adulaziz Al-Saud, reviewed a number of events and their developments at regional and international arenas, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The…

Dozens killed, injured in Kabul suicide blast

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(Kabul) - At least 40 people were killed, and 140 injured in the powerful suicide blast carried out by an ambulance in Afghanistan’s capital city Kabul, local officials reported. Details of the attack show that an ambulance packed with…

Saudi-British relations discussed

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(Jeddah) - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubair met in Jeddah with his British counterpart Boris Johnson. They discussed distinguished bilateral relations as well as regional and international developments, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA)…

Saudi CP meets US Speaker

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(Jeddah) - Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud received, in Jeddah, US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said…

Omani-UK cooperation reviewed

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(Muscat) - HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman received British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, and reviewed the existence cooperation between the two countries.

US government goes into shutdown

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(Washington) - The US government has begun a federal shutdown after the Senate failed to agree on a new budget. Despite last minute bipartisan meetings, the bill to fund the government until February 16 did not receive the required 60 votes,…

Political stability vital for Malaysia’s progress: PM

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(Kuala Lumpur) - Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said that political stability is a prerequisite for Malaysia's progress. As such, he said, the people should not take for granted the political stability that had been established…

Saudi King meets Iraqi delegation

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(Riyadh) - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud received, at Yamama Palace, Iraqi Acting Minister of Planning and Commerce, Chairman of the Iraqi side at Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council Dr. Salman Al-Jumaili…

Saudi King orders $2 billion deposit in Yemen

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(Riyadh) - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued a directive to transfer a $2 billion deposit to the Central Bank of Yemen, in continuation of the Kingdom’s support of the Yemeni people, taking…

Saudi foreign minister meets U.S counterpart

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(Washington) - Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir met the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), they discussed bilateral relations, and the latest regional and global development…

US sanctions Iran's judiciary chief

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(Washington) - The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said it has designated 14 individuals and entities in connection with serious human rights abuses and censorship in Iran, and support to designated…