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Indonesian Guests of Custodian of Two Holy Mosques Program for Umrah Appreciate Saudi Government’s Hospitality

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Riyadh, Indonesian members of the 14th batch of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Program for Umrah, thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH the Crown Prince for their hospitality."We thank the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for the visit facilitation," said the Director of Indonesian Miftah Al-Huda Institute Safieddine Jawhari, adding that the program has a significant impact on Muslims, as it cares about scholars and teachers and undoubtedly reflect positively on the pilgrims and Umrah performers.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Trump: Democrats Would ‘Leave Israel Out There’

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LAS VEGAS, President Donald Trump warned on Saturday that a Democratic victory in 2020 could leave Israel out there, as he highlighted his pro-Israel actions in an effort to make the case for Jewish voters to back his re-election.Speaking at the annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition, Trump touted his precedent-shredding actions to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv and recognition last month of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a strategic plateau that Israel seized from Syria in 1967.We got you something that you wanted, Trump said of the embassy move, adding, Unlike other presidents, I keep my promises.The group, backed by GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson, supported Trump's 2016 campaign and is preparing to spend millions on his 2020 effort.I kno...

Trump: Democrats Would ‘Leave Israel Out There’

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LAS VEGAS, President Donald Trump warned on Saturday that a Democratic victory in 2020 could leave Israel out there, as he highlighted his pro-Israel actions in an effort to make the case for Jewish voters to back his re-election.Speaking at the annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition, Trump touted his precedent-shredding actions to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv and recognition last month of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a strategic plateau that Israel seized from Syria in 1967.We got you something that you wanted, Trump said of the embassy move, adding, Unlike other presidents, I keep my promises.The group, backed by GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson, supported Trump's 2016 campaign and is preparing to spend millions on his 2020 effort.I kno...

Aoun to Radio Lebanon: Combating corruption is a gradual process, its first reward is restoring state’s authority

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Member of the "Strong Lebanon" Parliamentary Bloc, MP Alain Aoun, considered Saturday that combating corruption is a gradual process whose first positive outcome lies in the restoration of the state's prominence and superiority."The fight against corruption is a gradual process that ought not be limited to those who are currently affected, but must continue till the end...and the first positive return is restoring the prestige of the state while implanting fear in the hearts of the corrupt," said Aoun in an interview with "Radio Lebanon Channel" this morning."Today we are undergoing a preliminary process of deterrence, freezing the situation and inciting public opinion, whereby there is no longer any cover for any perpetrator," he added.Over the electricity plan, Aoun disclosed that "it is...

At Least 10 People Killed in Afghanistan Attacks

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At least seven policemen and three civilians were killed Saturday in a series of attacks in Afghanistan, officials said.In the eastern Ghazni province, Taliban insurgents killed three policemen in attacks on security checkpoints, according to provincial police chief spokesman Ahmad Khan Serat. Associated Press reported the Taliban claimed responsibility.At least four policemen were killed when the Taliban stormed a security checkpoint in the northern Sari Pul province, provincial council leader Mohammad Noor Rahmani said.Two explosions in Jalalabad, in the eastern Nangarhar province, claimed the lives of at least three civilians, said Attahullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor.No groups claimed responsibility for the attacks in Nangarhar and Sari Pul.Islamic State establi...

Makkah Road Initiative Supervisory Committee Continues to Prepare for its Implementation, in Malaysia, Indonesia, for Hajj Season 1440H

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Kuala Lumpur, The supervisory committee of Makkah Road Initiative continues its tour in a number of countries to follow up implementation of the initiative, in progress, at accredited airports, in Malaysia and Indonesia, to discuss the possibility of implementing it, in applying countries, for during the Hajj season 1440H, including Pakistan, Bangladesh, India and Tunisia.The committee has held a meeting with the Malaysian side in the presence of Malaysian Deputy Director General of Immigration Affairs Mohammed bin Wan Yousef and representatives of other Malaysian government agencies.During the tour, the committee has inspected arrangements for implementing the initiative for Malaysian pilgrims for the Hajj season 1440H. It also has toured Kuala Lumpur International Airport for implementin...

Israel’s Netanyahu Plans to Annex Settlements in West Bank

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JERUSALEM, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office, a last-minute pre-election promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world.In an interview with Israeli Channel 12 News three days ahead of the April 9 poll, Netanyahu was asked why he had not extended sovereignty to large West Bank settlements, as Israel did without international recognition in East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, both captured in the 1967 Middle East war."Who says that we won't do it? We are on the way and we are discussing it," Netanyahu said."You are asking whether we are moving on to the next stage. The answer is yes, we will move to the next stage," he said. "I am going to extend [Israeli] so...

Al Khalifa Re-elected, Unopposed, as President of the AFC

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Riyadh, Bahraini Sheikh Suleiman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa was re-elected, unopposed, for another 4-Year term, as president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).The re-election took place, during the 29th session of the AFC general assembly or the Congress, attended by the world football governing body FIFA's President Gianni Infantino, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Source: Saudi Press Agency

MP: Fatah And Saairun Alliances Agreed On Several Names As Candidates For The Interior Ministry

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BAGHDAD The MP of Fatah Alliance, Haneen al-Qaddu, on Saturday, announced that Saairun and Fatah alliances reach an agreement on several candidates for the portfolio of the Interior Minister.Al-Qaddu said in a statement that "the Sunni component resolved its position on the portfolios of defense and education," adding that" Fatah and Saairun agreed on several names as candidates for the Ministry of the Interior and that will be presented in the coming days to Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, "but he did not mention the names of candidates .The MP also confirmed that "The Sunni component has resolved its position on candidates for defense and education ministries after negotiations between the Mohwar and Watania alliances (National and Axis), noting that" next week will see the submission o...

MP: Fatah And Saairun Alliances Agreed On Several Names As Candidates For The Interior Ministry

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BAGHDAD The MP of Fatah Alliance, Haneen al-Qaddu, on Saturday, announced that Saairun and Fatah alliances reach an agreement on several candidates for the portfolio of the Interior Minister.Al-Qaddu said in a statement that "the Sunni component resolved its position on the portfolios of defense and education," adding that" Fatah and Saairun agreed on several names as candidates for the Ministry of the Interior and that will be presented in the coming days to Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, "but he did not mention the names of candidates .The MP also confirmed that "The Sunni component has resolved its position on candidates for defense and education ministries after negotiations between the Mohwar and Watania alliances (National and Axis), noting that" next week will see the submission o...