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Saudi Arabia & US agreed to push for extension of Iran arms embargo

JEDDAH: Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir and US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook on Monday called on the international community to extend a UN embargo on sales of weapons to Iran to prevent any expansion of the nation’s state-sponsored terrorism. Speaking during a joint press …

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UAE rejected the illegal annexation of Palestinian lands by Israel

ABU DHABI: The UAE fully supports Jordan and rejects the illegal annexation of Palestinian lands by Israel, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed told the Jordanian King Abdullah on Wednesday. The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and King Abdullah shared a phone call, …

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Saudi Arabia calls for global action against Israeli violations

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet on Tuesday called on the international community to prevent Israel from its aggressive behavior, which threatened regional stability. In a statement issued to the Saudi Press Agency, acting Media Minister Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi said the Cabinet reaffirmed Kingdom’s rejection of Israeli plans to annex Palestinian territories …

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saudi Health minister outlines two-pronged strategy to deal with coronavirus

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia has developed a two-pronged strategy for the next stage in its efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic, Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said on Monday. The strategy will focus on enhancing the capacity of hospitals to serve critical cases and intensifying mass testing for an early …

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Sheikh Saleh Bin Humaid led Eid Al-Fitr at At Grand Holy Mosque in Makkah

MAKKAH/MADINAH: Muslims on Sunday performed the blessed Eid Al-Fitr prayer at the Grand Holy Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque amid the necessary precautionary and preventive measures which are being followed in other prayers in the Two Holy Mosques to prevent the spread of coronavirus. At Grand Holy Mosque in Makkah, Imam …

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