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Month: August 2019

Yemeni Vice President Appreciates Saudi Support to Complete Yemen’s Battle for Liberation

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Aden, Yemeni Vice President Lt. Gen. Ali Mohsen Saleh expressed appreciation for Saudi Arabia's support and continued interest in completing the Yemen's battle for liberation and expelling the Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist militia.Saleh confirmed, during a phone call to the commander of Saada province, Major General Radad Al-Hashemi, the ability of Yemenis and their determination to defeat the Houthi terrorist militia, noting the sacrifices of the national army in the face of the Houthi coup militia.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Embassy in Jordan Takes Part in Opening of 5th Al-Balqa Arab Forum for Fine Arts

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Amman, Jordanian Minister of Culture and Youth Dr. Mohammad Abu Rumman inaugurated here yesterday the 5th Al-Balqa Arab Forum for Fine Arts which witnessed the honoring of the late Saudi Artist Naseer Al-Samara.The artists Dr. Hessah Al-Mohammad Ahlam Al-Mashhadi participated in the forum from Saudi Arabia and presented some beautiful paintings that reflect the depth of the relationship and partnership between Saudi Arabia and Jordan.During the meeting, the Jordanian Culture Minister honored the representative of the Embassy, Second Secretary Majid Al-Khibari, for attending and supporting such wonderful works of art.Source: Saudi Press Agency

KSRelief Distributes 847 Food Baskets in Yemen

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Hajjah, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief ) distributed here today 847 food baskets, weighing 63 tons, benefiting 4,000 people.This comes within the framework of food assistance provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Center, for the people of Yemen.Source: Saudi Press Agency

KSRelief Provides 3 Ambulances to Support Ambulance Services in Syrian Refugee Areas in Lebanon

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Beirut, The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) presented here yesterday three ambulances equipped with medical equipment to the Association of Sobol Al-Salam, as a part of the project (Supporting Services and Ambulance Transport in Syrian Refugee Areas) in Lebanon.The handover took place in the presence of Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid bin Abdullah Bukhari, and a number Lebanese officials. Source: Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Congratulates President of Uzbekistan on His Country’s Independence Day

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Jeddah, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, has sent a cable of congratulations to Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the occasion of his country's Independence Day.In his cable, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince wished permanent health and happiness to His Excellency and the further progress and prosperity to the Government and people of the Republic of Uzbekistan.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Jumblatt, Indian Ambassador meet

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Progressive Socialist Party (PSP) Chief, Walid Jumblatt, met Saturday afternoon with Indian Ambassador to Lebanon, Suheil Ajaz Khan, in the presence of his wife, Noura Jumblatt.Discussions reportedly touched on the latest political developments.Source: National News Agency

Erdogan Vows Syria Operation if US Falls Short in Safe Zone

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ISTANBUL, Turkey's president threatened Saturday to launch a unilateral offensive into northeastern Syria if plans to establish a so-called safe zone along Turkey's border fail to meet his expectations, including a demand that Turkish soldiers control the corridor. Speaking to graduates of a military academy in Istanbul, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the U.S. had up to three weeks to satisfy Turkish demands. Earlier in August, Turkish and U.S. officials agreed to set up the zone east of the Euphrates River. Ankara wants U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters, considered terrorists by Turkey, to pull back from the border. If our soldiers do not start to control the area actively, we will have no choice but to activate our own operational plans,'' Erdogan said. Turkey has been pressing to contr...

Erdogan Vows Syria Operation if US Falls Short in Safe Zone

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ISTANBUL, Turkey's president threatened Saturday to launch a unilateral offensive into northeastern Syria if plans to establish a so-called safe zone along Turkey's border fail to meet his expectations, including a demand that Turkish soldiers control the corridor. Speaking to graduates of a military academy in Istanbul, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the U.S. had up to three weeks to satisfy Turkish demands. Earlier in August, Turkish and U.S. officials agreed to set up the zone east of the Euphrates River. Ankara wants U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters, considered terrorists by Turkey, to pull back from the border. If our soldiers do not start to control the area actively, we will have no choice but to activate our own operational plans,'' Erdogan said. Turkey has been pressing to contr...

Aoun commemorating the absence of Imam Sadr and his two companions: His teachings and approach constitute a ‘national pillar’

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Marking 41 years since their absence, President of the Republic Michel Aoun paid tribute Saturday to Al-Imam Moussa al-Sadr and his two companions, Sheikh Mohammed Yaaqoub and Journalist Abbas Badreddine, considering the Imam's teachings and approach as a "national pillar".He added that whenever the Lebanese rally around these teachings, regardless of their different affiliations and sects, this constitutes a strong proof of the power that lies in their unity.The President recalled the Imam's support for righteousness and upholding of institutions that safeguard the homeland, and his affirmation of the message of coexistence "without which there can be no sovereign and independent Lebanon.""There can be no way out of the crises that have for long plagued the Lebanese except through practic...

Bassil receives a support call from his German counterpart: Israel should return to ‘tranquility equation’ under Resolution #1701

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Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Minister Gebran Bassil received a call Saturday from German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, in which the latter expressed his country's keen concern and endeavor to maintain stability in Lebanon and prevent any escalation of tension in the country.He also voiced Germany's readiness to work with all parties to ensure that this is achieved.Bassil, in turn, expressed Lebanon's appreciation for Germany's efforts in this regard, asserting that Lebanon wants stability because its economic and social interests and prevailing conditions cannot bear any escalation. However, he stressed that Israel is the one attacking Lebanon and has gone from 150 air, sea and land violations a month to 250 breaches.Bassil added: "What happened was an attack by drones in the heart of the ...