Kuwait, Under the patronage of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs honored King Abdulaziz International Competition for Memorizing the Holy Quran of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.The honoring came at the closing ceremony of Kuwait International Prize for Memorizing the Holy Quran.The award was received from the Emir of the State of Kuwait by the Kingdom's representative, Secretary General of King Abdulaziz International Competition for Memorizing the Holy Quran Dr. Mansour bin Mohammed Al-Samih.Source: Saudi Press Agency
Islamabad, Pakistan and China have agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation between their naval forces and continue to work in support of regional security and stability.This came during a meeting today between Commander of the Pakistani Navy Admiral Zafar Mahmoud Abbasi, who is currently on an official visit to China, and his Chinese counterpart Admiral Shen Jinlong in the Chinese capital Beijing.Source: Saudi Press Agency
Geneva, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, here today visited the headquarters of the International Civil Defense Organization in Geneva.During the visit, the Secretary General was briefed on the work of the organization.Source: Saudi Press Agency
BAGHDAD, The Integrity Commission announced the arrest of the former director-general of Rafidain Bank Diaa Al-Khayoun in the Jordanian capital of Amman."Al-Khayoun is wanted by the Iraqi judiciary and three arrest warrants had been issued against him" the Integrity Commission in a press release.Source: National Iraqi News Agency
BAGHDAD, President Fuad Masum returned to Baghdad late Sunday after attending the 29th Arab Summit, which ended yesterday evening in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.Masum met, on the sidelines of the Arab Summit in Dhahran, according to a presidential statement, with the Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud and Somali President Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed.Source: National Iraqi News Agency
Riyadh, The High Level Strategic Humanitarian Roundtable Meeting on Humanitarian Partnerships and the Mass Mobilization of the Syrian Crisis was held here today at King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), in the presence of Advisor-Royal Court, KSrelief Supervisor General Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah, KSrelief Assistant Supervisor General for Operations and Programs Ahmed Al-Bayez, and Director of Community Support Department at KSrelief Abdullah Al-Ruwaili.The roundtable meeting was also attended by a number of senior officials from international humanitarian and relief organizations.At the outset of the meeting, Dr. Al-Rabeeah welcomed the attendance, stressing the activation of the relief work in Syria in coordination with the KSrelief and various partners and...