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Canada pledges $300 million in aid to Rohingya Muslims

May 24, 2018 |

Ottawa (UNA-OIC) � Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau announced that his government has allocated $300 million over the next three years to meet the humanitarian and development needs of the Rohingya Muslim minority.

"The grave humanitarian and security crisis …

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UNA, PETRA chiefs discuss enhancing media cooperation

May 24, 2018 |

Jeddah (UNA-OIC) � Director General of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) Issa Khaireh Robleh received Director General of Jordan News Agency (PETRA) Dr. Mohamed Saleh Al-Omari at the UNA headquarters in Jeddah on Wednesday.

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UNA, PETRA chiefs discuss enhancing media cooperation

May 24, 2018 |

Jeddah (UNA-OIC) � Director General of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) Issa Khaireh Robleh received Director General of Jordan News Agency (PETRA) Dr. Mohamed Saleh Al-Omari at the UNA headquarters in Jeddah on Wednesday.

At the outset of …

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OIC chief reassures Palestinian president’s health

May 24, 2018 |

Jeddah (UNA-OIC) � Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen held a phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during which he congratulated him on the holy month of Ramadan and reassured of …

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OIC chief reassures Palestinian president’s health

May 24, 2018 |

Jeddah (UNA-OIC) � Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen held a phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during which he congratulated him on the holy month of Ramadan and reassured of …

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Swedish priest’s post praising Muslims goes viral

May 24, 2018 |

Harnosand Town (UNA-OIC) - A Swedish priest's Facebook post praising Muslims went viral on social media gathering 19,000 reactions and 4,326 shares, local media said on Thursday.

According to Swedish Daily Aftonbladet, Stefan Lindquist, district chairman of the Swedish Christian …

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FlyDubai denies hijacking report; says plane turned around due to misbehaving passenger

May 24, 2018 |

Dubai, (UNA-OIC) Dubai's low-cost airline FlyDubai has denied reports on Wednesday of an attempt to hijack its plane in Iranian airspace.

The airline confirmed that flight FZ301, which was flying from Dubai to Kabul, returned to Dubai and that the …

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UAE embassy in Seoul organizes Iftar for its citizens

May 24, 2018 |

Seoul (UNA-OIC) - The UAE Embassy in Seoul organized a group Iftar for UAE nationals living in South Korea in the presence of UAE Ambassador to South Korea Abdullah Saif Ali Al Nuaimi. Several diplomats, military attache, and embassy staff …

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Trump threatens to cut aid to countries whose citizens come to US illegally

May 24, 2018 |

Washington (UNA-OIC) � US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration is working on a plan to reduce US aid to countries he says are doing nothing to stop their citizens from illegally entering the country.

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Pakistan reaffirms support for SCO’s anti-terrorism efforts

May 24, 2018 |

Islamabad (UNA-OIC) � Pakistan is committed to supporting the regional anti-terrorism efforts being made by Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states, the Foreign Office said on Wednesday.

Addressing the opening ceremony of the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) Meeting in …

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Canada pledges $300 million in aid to Rohingya Muslims

May 24, 2018 |

Ottawa (UNA-OIC) � Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau announced that his government has allocated $300 million over the next three years to meet the humanitarian and development needs of the Rohingya Muslim minority.

"The grave humanitarian and security crisis …

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New devices to check blood pressure will save lives: Research

May 24, 2018 |

London (UNA-OIC) - Traditional methods of testing for high blood pressure is no longer adequate and risk missing vital health signs, which can lead to premature death, a study co-led by University College London (UCL) has found.

The research, the …

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