Friday, June 18

Bronze medal for Syria in Asian Taekwondo Championship

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Beirut, Syria’s Taekwondo player, Abdullah Mohammed, gained a bronze medal in the under 87 kg weight on the first day of Asian Championship held in the capital city of Beirut.Mohammed gained the medal after beating two players from Nepal and Jordan, but losing to a player from Kazakhstan.The championship witnesses high –level competitions with a participation of 23 states from Asia.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

HRH Crown Prince Meets with U.S. Envoy for Climate

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Riyadh, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, met in Riyadh today with U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry.During the meeting, the two sides reviewed international efforts exerted to tackle climate change.They addressed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s initiatives and efforts to confront climate change, reduce emissions and preserve the environment. The discussion also included the Saudi Green and the Middle East Green initiatives. This is in addition to Saudi Arabia’s efforts during its G20 presidency in 2020 that resulted in adapting concepts of Circular Carbon Economy.The meeting was attended by Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Energy; Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Ab...

Saudi Arabia Ranks among Top 10 Countries in the Use of IPv6

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Riyadh, The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has entered the list of the top 10 countries in the world and the first in the Arab world and the Middle East region in using the Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), after achieving a growth in the adoption of its use estimated at 50% compared to last year 2020, according to the index of Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC).The IPv6 is the latest version of the Internet protocols globally, and is characterized by more efficient packet and data handling, in addition to introducing a number of improvements to increase performance and security for the Internet users.The CITC explained that the noticeable growth in the adoption of IPv6 in the Kingdom began in the second...

Saudi Arabia Chairs Committee of Riyadh MoU on Port State Control

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Riyadh, Members of the Committee of Riyadh Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control of states of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Arab States (GCC) have elected the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to chair the committee, starting from this year 2021 and for 3 years.This regional MoU aims to organize operations of inspection and control of ships and exchange information among port authorities in the GCC states, in addition to adhere to the requirements of the international conventions, regulations and laws and other organizations concerned with the safety of navigation and the marine environment.The MoU is one of 7 memoranda of understanding established under the umbrella of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which is concerned with the inspection and control of ships for a...

US occupation steals new batch of wheat from Syrian al-Jazeera region

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Hasaka, A convoy of US occupation vehicles, loaded with stolen Syrian grains, on Tuesday evening left the Syrian al-Jazeera region heading for northern Iraq through the illegitimate al-Walid crossing.Local sources, from al-Swaidiyeh village in al-Yarubiya countryside, northeast of Hasaka, told SANA reporter that a convoy that included 32 vehicles of covered trucks and refrigerated tankers accompanied with a number of QSD militia’s vehicles, left the Syrian lands via the illegitimate al-Walid crossing, heading for the Iraqi territory.It is noteworthy that over the last months, hundreds of US occupation trucks loaded with stolen Syrian wheat and underground wealth leaved the Syrian al-Jazeera region heading for the Iraqi territory in cooperation with the QSD militia.Source: Syrian Arab News ...

Erdogan’s Turkification policy in Syria, direct violation of international law, Nowitzki says

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Prague, Czech writer Milan Nowitzki said that the Turkification policy practiced recently by the regime of Turkish President Recipe Tayyip Erdogan in the areas which it occupies in northern and northwestern Syria, represent a direct violation of the international law.Nowitzki, in an article published by Ceské Národní listy Website, noted that the policies practiced by Erdogan’s regime towards Syria and other countries in the region, come in the framework of its continuous endeavor to revive the outdated Othman EmpireSource: Syrian Arab News Agency