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Italy’s president begins Jordan visit

April 9, 2019 |

Amman Italian President Sergio Mattarella arrived Tuesday in Amman on an official multi-day visit to Jordan, during which he will hold talks with King Abdullah II, and Prime Minister Omar Razzaz.

Upon his arrival at the King Hussein Air Base, …

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ISSF General Assembly approves nominating Prince Abdulaziz AlFaisal as Federation chief

April 8, 2019 |

Jeddah The General Assembly of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) on Monday unanimously approved the nomination of Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki AlFaisal as the new ISSF president, replacing Turki bin Abdulmohsen AlSheikh who has resigned recently.

In his inaugural …

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First Conference of Asian Arabists to be held in Riyadh tomorrow

April 8, 2019 |

Riyadh, The First Conference of Asian Arabists will be organized on Tuesday in Riyadh by the Center for Research and Knowledge Networking with the participation of 106 academics and researchers from 18 Asian countries.

The threeday conference aims to consolidate …

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CM directs for taking effective measures on price control of essential items

April 7, 2019 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Price Control for taking effective measures to stabilise the prices of essential items. While issuing directives, the Chief Minister asked the deputy commissioners to keep a close eye …

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Islamic State Operatives Captured as Afghan Forces Battle Taliban

April 4, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN Counterterrorism forces have captured 16 operatives of the Islamic State (IS) terror group, including online recruiters, authorities in Afghanistan said Thursday.

The operation comes as Taliban insurgents have staged a major assault on a troubled northwestern district, killing …

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Islamic State Operatives Captured as Afghan Forces Battle Taliban

April 4, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN Counterterrorism forces have captured 16 operatives of the Islamic State (IS) terror group, including online recruiters, authorities in Afghanistan said Thursday.

The operation comes as Taliban insurgents have staged a major assault on a troubled northwestern district, killing …

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Doctors Without Borders halts work in Yemen’s Aden after patient killed

April 4, 2019 |

Aden, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has stopped admitting patients to its clinic in Yemen's second city Aden after staff were threatened and a patient kidnapped and killed, the group said Thursday.

A group of armed men stormed the hospital in …

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OIC, Naif Arab University to hold conference on role of education in combating terrorism

April 3, 2019 |

Jeddah The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), represented by Sawt Al-Hikmah (Voice of Wisdom) Center and Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS), will jointly hold a conference on the Role of Education in Combating Terrorism and Extremism on April …

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US Senators Back Withholding F-35s From Turkey

April 2, 2019 |

CAPITOL HILL U.S. lawmakers of both parties on Tuesday resolutely endorsed the Trump administration's decision to halt delivery of F-35 fighter equipment to Turkey over Ankara's decision to purchase a Russian surface-to-air missile system � a possible first step to …

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UN CHIEF APPOINTS GEORGE CONWAY OF CANADA AS DEPUTY SPECIAL ENVOY FOR SOMALIA

April 1, 2019 |

UN SECRETARY GENERAL ANTA�NIO GUTERRES ON SATURDAY ANNOUNCED THE APPOINTMENT OF GEORGE CONWAY OF CANADA AS ACTING DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE UNITED NATIONS ASSISTANCE MISSION IN SOMALIA (UNSOM).

CONWAY, WHO SUCCEEDS PETER DE CLERCQ OF THE NETHERLANDS, WILL ALSO …

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Hubble telescope captures spun-up asteroid coming apart

March 29, 2019 |

WASHINGTON: Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories have captured a self-destructing asteroid spinning so fast that it throws off material.

The U.S. space agency NASA said that images from Hubble showed two narrow, comet-like tails of dusty debris streaming from …

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India’s Main Opposition Promises Minimum Income for Poorest Families

March 29, 2019 |

NEW DELHI In an effort to seize the initiative from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party, the main opposition Congress Party has held out the promise of creating the world's largest minimum income scheme for nearly 250 million …

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