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Our Motherland Undergoes New Epoch, Characterized by Serious Action for the Sake of the Future, MoFA Undersecretary for Public Affairs Says

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Riyadh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Public Relations Ambassador Abdulilah Al Al-Sheikh extended congratulations and felicitations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, on the occasion of the 88th National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.In remarks to mark the occasion, Al Al-Sheikh said "we live the occasion of redemption and sacrifice, which inspires giving for the future, adding that, our homeland is undergoing new epoch, with a trait of serious action for next generations, through building, at the hands of the Saudi workforce, new achievements to complement glorious deeds, inherited from our...

Saeron: The political blocs will leave the Prime Minister designated freedom to choose the new Ministers and change their candidacy

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BAGHDAD, The bloc of / Saeron / Alliance confirmed that the political blocs agreed to make way for the Prime Minister-designated for the selection of new Ministers in the next government formation."MP Raed Fahmi for the Alliance, told the National Iraqi News Agency / Nina /, that "the mechanism agreed to choose the person of the next Prime Minister must not belong to a particular political bloc and has a degree of autonomy, and be acceptable to a broad spectrum in which specifications are available personal competence and integrity and the ability to ministerial team a harmonious management, "adding that" the new candidate will be free to choose ministers and political support within the parliament in the implementation of the government program. "He added that "there are more than a dozen...

Saeron: The political blocs will leave the Prime Minister designated freedom to choose the new Ministers and change their candidacy

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BAGHDAD, The bloc of / Saeron / Alliance confirmed that the political blocs agreed to make way for the Prime Minister-designated for the selection of new Ministers in the next government formation."MP Raed Fahmi for the Alliance, told the National Iraqi News Agency / Nina /, that "the mechanism agreed to choose the person of the next Prime Minister must not belong to a particular political bloc and has a degree of autonomy, and be acceptable to a broad spectrum in which specifications are available personal competence and integrity and the ability to ministerial team a harmonious management, "adding that" the new candidate will be free to choose ministers and political support within the parliament in the implementation of the government program. "He added that "there are more than a dozen...

Palestinian Official Praises Saudi Efforts to support UNRWA

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Cairo, Member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Azzam Al-Ahmad praised the efforts made by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait to support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, in the Near East (UNRWA).In an interview published here today, Al-Ahmad said the continued work of the agency and the provision of services to the Palestinian refugees is a slap in the face of the American administration and a clear message of rejection of American policies towards the Palestinian people.He called on the international community and human rights organizations to take the same stance to address the violations committed by the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian people, from the Judaization of Jerusalem, settlement...

Palestinian Official Praises Saudi Efforts to support UNRWA

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Cairo, Member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Azzam Al-Ahmad praised the efforts made by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait to support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, in the Near East (UNRWA).In an interview published here today, Al-Ahmad said the continued work of the agency and the provision of services to the Palestinian refugees is a slap in the face of the American administration and a clear message of rejection of American policies towards the Palestinian people.He called on the international community and human rights organizations to take the same stance to address the violations committed by the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian people, from the Judaization of Jerusalem, settlement...

Lebanese MP Nehme Tohme Congratulates the Kingdom’s Leadership on Saudi Arabian 88th National Day

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Beirut, Member of the Lebanese Parliament Nemeh Tohme congratulated Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, and the Saudi people on the occasion of the 88th National Day of the Kingdom.Tohme said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has demonstrated its presence and role at the Arab, regional, international and Islamic levels, stressing the growing Saudi -Lebanese relations.Source: Saudi Press Agency

The First Deputy Speaker of the Parliament calls on the Foreign Ministry to summon the British Ambassador and hand him a note of protest for interfering in Iraqi internal affairs

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BAGHDAD, The First Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Hassan Karim al-Kaabi called on Thursday to summon the British Ambassador to Baghdad and hand him a note protesting his intervention in Iraqi internal affairs.Al-Kaabi said in a statement that "Iraq is an independent state with sovereignty and independent political decision. We reject any foreign interference from any country that was involved in Iraqi internal affairs. We are keen in Iraq not to interfere in the affairs of these countries at all levels.""We welcome the strengthening of relations between Iraq and sisterly and friendly countries, and we emphasize their enhancement and development," he said. He called on the Embassies and Diplomatic Missions of those countries to "abide by the international laws and regulation...

The First Deputy Speaker of the Parliament calls on the Foreign Ministry to summon the British Ambassador and hand him a note of protest for interfering in Iraqi internal affairs

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BAGHDAD, The First Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Hassan Karim al-Kaabi called on Thursday to summon the British Ambassador to Baghdad and hand him a note protesting his intervention in Iraqi internal affairs.Al-Kaabi said in a statement that "Iraq is an independent state with sovereignty and independent political decision. We reject any foreign interference from any country that was involved in Iraqi internal affairs. We are keen in Iraq not to interfere in the affairs of these countries at all levels.""We welcome the strengthening of relations between Iraq and sisterly and friendly countries, and we emphasize their enhancement and development," he said. He called on the Embassies and Diplomatic Missions of those countries to "abide by the international laws and regulation...

Lebanese MP Nehme Tohme Congratulates the Kingdom’s Leadership on Saudi Arabian 88th National Day

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Beirut, Member of the Lebanese Parliament Nemeh Tohme congratulated Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, and the Saudi people on the occasion of the 88th National Day of the Kingdom.Tohme said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has demonstrated its presence and role at the Arab, regional, international and Islamic levels, stressing the growing Saudi -Lebanese relations.Source: Saudi Press Agency

US Existing-Home Sales Flat

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Washington, Sales of existing US homes were unchanged in August, as a shortage of homes priced at less than $250,000�a level considered to be affordable for the middle class�has become a drag on the real-estate market, an industry group reported Thursday.The National Association of Realtors (NAR) said existing-home sales were flat at an annual rate of 5.34 million units last month, following four consecutive months of declines. Over the past 12 months, existing-home sales have fallen 1.5 percent, despite strength across the broader U.S. economy.However, persistently low inventories of houses for sale increased for the first time in three years in August. There were 1.92 million existing homes for sale at the end of the month, up 2.7 percent from 1.87 million a year earlier.As long as we ha