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Day: November 8, 2020

Most Middle East Governments Congratulate Biden on US Election Results

General
CAIRO - The projected election of Joe Biden as the 46th U.S. president is receiving a generally positive reaction from most Middle Eastern governments, although several Gulf States which had close ties to outgoing President Donald Trump reacted cautiously. Syrian state television announced Joe Biden’s victory over U.S. President Donald Trump while avoiding kudos or criticism for either man. Government daily Al- Thawra noted that Biden vowed to "move away from the 'hostile language' of his predecessor," Trump. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told supporters Biden’s victory "will not change a thing," although Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri tweeted that he hopes "to see a change" in what he called "Washington's destructive policies" and the "belligerence" of Trump's team. ...

BASSIL IN RESPONSE TO U.S. SANCTIONS: IF I ACCEPTED TO CUT TIES WITH HEZBOLLAH, WILL I STILL BE ACCUSED OF CORRUPTION?

Politics
Free Patriotic Movement Head, MP Gibran Bassil, delivered a televised speech in response to the U.S. sanctions against him over corruption and ties with Hezbollah. In his speech, MP Bassil cited some facts and pressures that the United States exercised on the "Free Patriotic Movement" between the 1990s and 2006, to abandon Hezbollah. "When General Aoun returned in 2005, after the withdrawal of the Syrian forces, he saw himself surrounded by the Quartet coalition, asking him to enter the coalition to isolate Hezbollah, but he refused. After that, the Mar Michael Agreement was signed in 2006, and then the war broke out on July 12 of the same year, as the United States continued its pressure to some extent to introduce the issue of sanctions," Bassil said. "The Americans are calling ...

SPINE20 to Hold its First Meeting in Riyadh

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Riyadh, SPINE20 Group will hold its inaugural meeting in Riyadh from 10–11 November 2020. The two-day event will include the participation of specialists from 30 countries, 29 scientific professional societies, as well as Global Spine Journal (GSJ). The target audience includes local and global health practitioners, healthcare administrators who specialize in spine, in addition to non-governmental organizations. SPINE20 meeting will be formed of eight symposiums, each symposium will address the most important subjects related to spine care. The meeting aims to improve health care at the global level for the people who suffer from spine injuries. It also aims to reduce the financial burdens on health systems, by undergoing long-term treatment. This meeting was preceded by a symposium wi...

KSrelief Launches Awareness Campaigns to Prevent Coronavirus for Students and Teaching Staff in Aden Governorate, Yemen

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Aden, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) launched volunteer awareness campaigns to prevent the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) targeting school students and teaching staff in 8 Directorates in Aden Governorate, Yemen. This comes within the framework of the efforts being implemented by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the KSrelief, to help the Yemeni people.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

IMCTC Secretary General Receives Djibouti’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Politics
Riyadh, Acting Secretary General of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) Maj. Gen. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Moghdi received here today Djibouti's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dya-Eddine Said Bamakhrama. During the meeting, the Ambassador was briefed on the IMCTC’s efforts in combating terrorism as well as the IMCTC's role to coordinate the efforts of the IMCTC's member states.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Health Ministry Spokesman: 363 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Saudi Arabia

Medical
Riyadh, Assistant Minister of Health and Official Spokesman of the Ministry of Health Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdulaali said in a press conference here today that 363 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 350,592 cases, including 7,666 active cases receiving necessary medical care. Of these, there are 757 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable, he said. As many as 420 cases have recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 337,386, Dr. Al-Abdulaali said, adding that 15 new deaths have been reported, bringing the total deaths to 5,540. On the other hand, 45,471 new laboratory tests were conducted, in the last 24-hour, across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number...

French Consul General Visits Education Department in Jeddah

Education
Jeddah, French Consul General to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mostafa Mihraje, and his accompanying delegation visited the Education Department in Jeddah, and met with the Director General of Jeddah Education Department, Dr. Saad Al-Masoudi. During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues related to the affairs of French International School in Jeddah, in addition to aspects of cooperation between the two sides in the field of education.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

With participation of 1,200 researchers from Syria and Britain, Damascus University organizes a virtual conference about Corona and dentistry

General
Damascus, 1,200 researchers and specialists from Syria and Britain participated in the first virtual conference, which was organized at the Faculty of Dentistry in Damascus university in cooperation with British University of Birmingham on corona and dentistry. The participants discussed topics focused on the preventative measures taken to confront Coronavirus and mechanisms of dealing medically with those infected with the virus and future of dentistry after Corona. The conference was broadcast via internet and official page of the Faculty of Dentistry at Damascus University on social media” Facebook”. Dr. Mohammad Osama al-Jabban, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Damascus said in a statement to SANA that the conference is the first of its kind and it constit...

تطبيق الخدمات المصرفية الشخصية من كي كارد يوفر الراحة والأمان لإدارة الأمور المالية الشخصية

Press Release
قم بتزيل تطبيق خدمات كي من مصرف الرافدين للوصول إلى الخدمات المصرفية الشخصية عبر الإنترنت  بغداد، العراق, 8 نوفمبر / تشرين ثاني 2020 /PRNewswire/ —  Qi Card، الحل المصرفي الإلكتروني الرائد وبطاقة الخصم/الائتمان الوطنية الافتراضية في العراق، للعملاء العراقيين أكثر تجربة مصرفية شخصية سهلة الاستخدام من خلال تطبيق خدمات كي من مصرف الرافدين. يمكن لحاملي بطاقة كي كارد وماستركارد الذين يتعاملون مع مصرف الرافدين إدارة التمويل بكل سهولة، على الأجهزة اللوحية والهواتف الذكية. لم تكن الخدمات المصرفية الشخصية أسهل من أي وقت مضى مع بطاقة كي كارد.  تسمح خدمات كي (Qi Services) من مصرف الرافدين لحاملي بطاقة كي كارد وماستركارد الصادرة من مصرف الرافدين بأداء مجموعة من الإجراءات من أجهزتهم اللاسلكية. من بين أكثر الميزات المحبوبة ما يلي: تطبيق التحقق من الرصيد Balance check: يمكن لمستخدمي التطبيق الا...