Saturday, June 12

KSrelief Continues Voluntary Medical Campaign for Open Heart Surgery and Catheterization in Mauritania

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Nouakchott, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), in cooperation with the World Muslim League, has continued its voluntary medical campaign for open-heart surgeries and catheterization in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania for the year 2021.Since the beginning of the campaign, the volunteer medical team conducted 20 open-heart surgeries and 39 catheterization surgeries successfully.The project is one of the humanitarian projects being implemented by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, to raise the capabilities of the Mauritanian medical sector. The project aims to treat patients from low-income families.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Palestinian citizen announces hunger strike in protest against US, Turkish violations of Syrian territories

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Damascus, Palestinian citizen, Ahmed Jibril Faris Jibril, announced on Thursday a hunger strike before the office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in al-Mazzeh neighborhood in Damascus.The step comes in protest against the US and Turkish continued occupation of Syrian territory and looting the natural resources.Jibril said in a statement to SANA reporter that his several-day hunger strike comes in rejection of the US and Turkish occupation of Syrian lands and in protest against the theft of natural resources.“Syria has suffered for ten years from grave Western violations of Syrian sovereignty and flagrant aggressions on its lands that aimed at targeting resilience of the Syrian people,” Jibril added.Source: Syria Arab News Agency

Senior Scholars of Pakistan and Afghanistan Sign “Declaration of Peace in Afghanistan”

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Makkah, Senior scholars in Pakistan and Afghanistan signed in Makkah today a historic declaration of peace in Afghanistan, which paves the way for a solution to the long-standing Afghan crisis, by supporting negotiations between the warring factions and rejecting all acts of violence and extremism in all its forms and manifestations.The declaration was co-signed by the Minister of Islamic Affairs and Tolerance of Religions in Pakistan Dr. Noorul Haq Qadri and Afghan Hajj, Guidance and Endowments Minister Mohammed Qasim Halimi, who represented the senior scholars from both sides.The Secretary General of the Muslim World League (MWL), Chairman of the Association of Muslim Scholars, Dr. Dr. Mohammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, attended the signing ceremony of this historic declaration, at the co...

Mikdad receives credentials of New chairman of ICRC delegation in Syria

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Damascus, Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faysal Mikdad, received on Thursday credentials of Christophe Martin, the new Chairman of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in Syria.Talks during the meeting dealt with means of boosting cooperation between Syria and ICRC and developing the strong and positive relation between the two sides through adopting mutual trust and continuous interaction around the activities carried out by the Committee in Syria.Martin stressed that he is looking forward to working in Syria, particularly as the Committee’s delegation in Syria is the largest in the world, considering that this is evidence of the ICRC’s interest to seriously seek the achievement the humanitarian goals of the International Red Cross.Mikdad, for his part, apprec...

Syrian-Russian Peace Park at Mashta al-Hilu in Tartous inaugurated

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Tartous, Syrian-Russian Peace Park was inaugurated on Thursday at Jabal al-Sayyida in Mashta al- Hilu of Tartous. The park was established by the Russian General International Organization, Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society, and the Syrian-Russian “charitable fund” Russar.Russian Ambassador in Damascus, Alexander Efimov, said that opening the Park has many symbols and meanings which coincided with the Russian National Day and the winning of President Bashar al-Assad in the election.He added that the step is an expression of the strong relation and cooperation between Russia and Syria.For his part, representative of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian-Russian Society, Oleg Fomin, said the park, which is established on the Syrian land, will become a symbol of friendship and cooperation betwe...

Deputy Minister of Culture Meets With UNAOC High Representative

Politics
Riyadh, Deputy Minister of Culture Hamed bin Mohammed Fayez has met at the Ministry's headquarters in Riyadh with the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Miguel Moratinos.During the meeting, they discussed means of enhancing cooperation between the Ministry and UNAOC.The meeting dealt with the projects of common interests which the Ministry of Culture is working on within its mission to upgrade the cultural sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.The meeting also reviewed the national strategy for culture and its initiatives, along with UNAOC's activities and its main programs and initiatives.Source: Saudi Press Agency