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Day: May 11, 2019

Heads of China’s Science and Technology Community Expect to Deepen International Cooperation and Make More Friends

Press Release
BEIJING, May 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — By 2018, China’s Beidou navigation satellite system had been widely used in transportation, land planning, precision agriculture, and other civil areas in over 30 countries and regions along the “Belt and Road” route, and it is the information and communication technology that supports the construction of land and sea cables and backbone networks in 12 countries. During the Innovation Road, a sub-forum of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which was held in Beijing on April 25, Science and Technology Daily reporter noticed that the subject was how best to cooperate with international partners and create the future together with innovation. After China announced the Belt and Road Science, Technology and

Two enemy gunboats breach Lebanon’s territorial waters in three stages

Sports
An Israeli gunboat violated the Lebanese territorial waters off Ras al-Naqoura in two intervals between 3:50 a.m. and 6:34 a.m. on Saturday, up to a maximum distance of 250 meters, an Army communique indicated this evening.Additionally and at approximately 4:25 am, a similar enemy gunboat breached the Lebanese national waters to an approximate distance of 200 meters for a period of 15 minutes, the communique added.The breaches are being pursued in coordination with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon.Source: National News Agency

Saudi Ambassador to Indonesia Receives Indonesian Parliament’s Vice Speaker

Medical
Riyadh, Saudi Ambassador to Indonesia Issam Abed Al-Thaqafi has received here on Friday, Deputy Speaker of People's Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia Dr. Muhammad Hidayat Nur.During the meeting, they exchanged cordial talks and discussed issues of common interest between the two countries as well as means of enhancing them.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Ambassador to Indonesia Receives Indonesian Parliament’s Vice Speaker

Medical
Riyadh, Saudi Ambassador to Indonesia Issam Abed Al-Thaqafi has received here on Friday, Deputy Speaker of People's Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia Dr. Muhammad Hidayat Nur.During the meeting, they exchanged cordial talks and discussed issues of common interest between the two countries as well as means of enhancing them.Source: Saudi Press Agency

MWL Inaugurates Annual Iftar Program in Pakistan

Politics
Islamabad, The Muslim World League's office in Islamabad has inaugurated the Annual (Iftar) Breakfast Program in Pakistan and the Kashmir region, in the presence of the Minister of Religious Affairs Noor-ul-Haq Qadr, Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malki and a number of officials In a speech during the iftar ceremony, the Pakistani Minister of Religious Affairs, appreciated the important role being made by the MWL in serving Islam and Muslims around the world.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Patriarch Yazigi condemns terrorism targeting Syria, countries of region

Business
Beirut, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All East John X Yazigi reiterated condemnation of terrorism targeting the region mainly Syria, Iraq, and Lebanon.During a sermon at the Maronite Archeparchy of Tripoli in al-Qoubaiyat in Akkar, north Lebanon on Saturday, Yazigi affirmed rejection of all what has happened in the region of terrorism targeting Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and the occupied Palestine, condemning all these acts which are strange to our history.He stressed adherence of people of the East to their roots, land, civilization and originality.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Hariri meets with US Ambassador, Press Syndicate Dean

Business
Prime Minister Saad Hariri met this afternoon at Center House with United States Ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Richard, with the general situation and bilateral relations topping their discussion.Later, PM Hariri conferred with Press Syndicate Dean, Aouni El-Kaaki, over the current prevailing conditions in the country. On emerging, Kaaki expressed his appreciation for the Prime Minister's continuous optimism despite the difficult circumstances that Lebanon is witnessing."God willing, things will be settled and we will finalize the budget and benefit from the opportunity of the Cedar Conference, since the country is in dire need of it," he added.Marine Tourism Institutions Head, Jean Beirouti, also called on the Prime Minister today, accompanied by Restaurant Owners' Syndicate Head, Toni...

Saudi Consulate in Hong Kong Holds Annual Iftar Ceremony

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Makkah, Saudi Consul General to Hong Kong Omar bin Bakhit Al-Bunyan has held on Friday, the annual Iftar ceremony of the holy month of Ramadan.The ceremony was attended by a number of heads of Arab and Islamic diplomatic missions to Hong Kong and members of the Muslim community council.On the other hand, the audience congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Crown Prince on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Iran Sees Oil Exports Falter, Trade Slump with Germany, US

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U.S. sanctions are biting harder into the Iranian economy, with new signs that Iran's key oil exports are faltering, while its trade figures with Europe's biggest economy and with the United States are shrinking.U.S. news service Bloomberg said it has compiled tanker tracking data showing that no oil tankers had been seen leaving Iran's oil terminals for foreign ports in the first nine days of May. Crude oil is Iran's main revenue source.Washington tightened its unilateral sanctions on Iranian oil exports May 2, ending waivers that it granted to several countries to keep importing crude from Iran and requiring them to reduce imports to zero. The U.S. sanctions are aimed at pressuring Iran to change its perceived malign behaviors.Bloomberg said the tracking data also revealed that four Iran...

The New Generation Movement In Iraqi and Kurdish Parliamentarians Demand All Those Involved In The Case Of Fabricated Videos Be Punished

Education
Sulaymaniyah The two blocs of the new generation movement in the parliamentarians of Iraq and the parliament of Kurdistan region called to resolve the issue of defamation, which a number of members of the movement accused, and the sovereignty should be to the judiciary and take the necessary legal action, and questioning others involved in this case, to receive their fair punishment.This came in a joint statement issued by the two blocs of the new generation in the parliamentarians of Iraq and the region after the publication and broadcasting of confessions of a number of people close to the leader of the head of the new generation movement.The statement called for the resolution of this issue, and that the judiciary should be sovereign and take the necessary legal action, and questioning ...