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Saudi Arabia to Participate in 17th Edition of Venice Biennale of Architecture

General
Riyadh, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will participate, for the second time, in the 17th edition of the Venice Biennale of Architecture, which will be held in May 2021 under the title: "How Will We Live Together?", as three architects were chosen to represent the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Architecture and Design Commission is responsible for supervising the pavilion for this year, due to its supportive roles for the architecture and design sector of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and within its efforts to promote the international cultural exchange between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the world. It is worth mentioning that the Venice Biennale of Architecture will be held during the period from May 22 to November 21, 2021 at the permanent headquarters of the Biennial in Venice.  ...

Judicial Studies Students of Umm Al-Qura University Take Part in GCC SCCA Arabic Moot

Education
Makkah, A number of students of the College of Judicial Studies and Regulations at Umm Al-Qura University participated in the GCC SCCA Arabic Moot, which was organized by the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration during the period from October 2020 to April 2021, with the participation of 54 teams of students from the colleges of Sharia and Law in 36 universities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the GCC countries. The participating team from Umm Al-Qura University qualified for the competition finals under the supervision of a specialized team of the faculty members at Umm Al-Qura University led by Dr. Hassan Al-Matrafi. During the competition, student Mohammad Al-Ghamdi won the sixth place, while student Ahmed Al-Ansari won the eighth place.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

US occupation brings out 41 vehicles and tankers loaded with stolen Syrian oil to Iraq

General
Hasaka, US occupation forces bring out a new convoy of vehicles and tankers loaded with stolen Syrian oil and a number of trucks from the occupation’s bases spread in Syrian al-Jazeera to Iraqi territories. Local sources in the village of Al-Suwaidia told SANA reporter that US occupation forces brought out a convoy consisting of 41 tankers carrying stolen oil from Hasaka countryside and a number of covered trucks via al-Waleed illegal crossing to Iraqi territory. On Saturday, the US occupation forces brought out a convoy consisting of 18 vehicles of refrigerators, tankers and 4 trucks to Iraq, in addition to three military vehicles of Hummer accompanied by guard vehicles carrying armed men affiliated to QSD militia via the al-Walid illegal crossing.   Source: Syrian Arab N...

Lavrov, Shoukry stresses political track is only solution to crisis in Syria

Politics
Cairo, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry reiterated the need to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria and preserve its sovereignty and territorial integrity. Lavrov, at a press conference with his Egyptian counterpart in Cairo on Monday, said that Russia has a common vision with Egypt regarding commitment to implementing UN Resolution No.2254 and preserving Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, respecting the right of the Syrian people to self-determination. Meanwhile, Lavrov affirmed that Moscow has confidence in the necessity for Syria’s return to the Arab League. In the same context, Shoukry pointed out to the need for Syria’s return to the Arab League to take its historic position and contribute to preserving Arab...

Syria, Russia: Western countries allocate funds to prevent refugees from returning Home

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Damascus, Russian and Syrian joint coordination committees on the return of Refugees affirmed that Western countries allocate funds to prevent Syrian refugees from returning to their homeland, saying the so-called “Brussels Conference” aims to destabilize the situation in Syria and the region. A joint statement issued by the two committees added that Brussels Conference outcome, which claimed to provide humanitarian aid to Syrians, and held without consulting the Syrian government, lead to destabilization of the situation in Syria and the region instead of reconstructing facilities and infrastructure.  “Western countries allocate financial resources to prevent the displaced in the camps from returning to their homeland and keeping them in the host countries without any decent life fo...

Greece Slams Turkey Over PKK Terror Claims

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ATHENS - Greece has lashed out at Turkey for alleging that the government in Athens is aiding and abetting what Ankara sees as Kurdish terrorists. But the accusation, contained in a newly released video, comes after reports in Greece that Turkey has granted citizenship to Islamic State militants. The fresh accusations traded by the two NATO allies may threaten ongoing negotiations to ease long-standing differences that nearly sparked a war between them last year. It is not the first time Turkey has made such accusations against Greece. "One country that stands out as a haven for the PKK is our neighbor and NATO ally, Greece," says a voice in the video. The PKK is the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, which has been waging a decades-long insurgency inside southeastern Turkey and is considered...