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President Returns To Baghdad After Attending The Arab Summit In Saudi Arabia

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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

President Returns To Baghdad After Attending The Arab Summit In Saudi Arabia

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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

High Level Strategic Humanitarian Roundtable Meeting on Syrian Crisis Held in Riyadh

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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...

Number of leaders of countries leave eastern region after participation in Arab Summit

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Dhahran, A number of leaders of the Arab countries left today the Eastern Region, following their participation in the Arab Summit at its twenty ninth session, which was concluded today.Those who left included President of the State of Palestine Mamood Abbas and his accompanying delegation, Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman and his accompanying delegation, Lebanese President Michel Aoun and his accompanying delegation, and President of the Republic of Iraq Mohammed Fuad Masum and the accompanying delegationAt King Abdulaziz Air Base Airport in Dhahran, they were seen off by a number of officials.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Mikati via Twitter: April 13 not just a memory but a lesson to defend Lebanon

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Former Premier, MP Najib Mikati, said via Twitter: "April 13 is not just a day-long memory, but a lesson for all of us to continue the struggle for the defense of Lebanon and the unity of its people. The main challenge today lies in keeping Lebanon aloof from the surrounding storms by committing to the policy of dissociation which remains a protective factor for the country.Source: National News Agency

Machnouk says security apparatuses stand at equal distance from all

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Interior and Municipalities Minister, Nouhad Machnouk, on Friday stressed that all state security apparatuses stand at equal distance from all candidates before and during elections day."There is a serious international and local monitoring of elections," Minister Machnouk said during presiding over a meeting of Mount Lebanon Security sub-Council, at Baabda Serail.The meeting took place in the presence of Mount Lebanon Governor, Mohammed Makkawi, and Mount Lebanon Attorney General Judge Ghada Aoun.Machnouk stressed maintaining security, stability and order during the entire electoral process.The Minister corroborated that the forthcoming legislative elections on May 6 shall contribute to consecrating the state's image as capable, fair and just."The course of the parliamentary elections is ...

Paris Chosen as the Location of MiSK Cultural Center in Europe

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Paris, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Foundation "MiSK" announced its plans to inaugurate the MiSK Cultural Center in the French capital Paris by the end of 2018, in conjunction with the visit of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince to France.The Center seeks to highlight the thought, literature and culture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through various intellectual and cultural activities in order to convey the true image of the Saudi citizen.The MiSK Cultural Center aims to be a platform in the heart of Europe to introduce and defend the Kingdom and its issues. It also aims to develop MiSK charitable projects and initiatives in a strategic and innovative way, particularly in France and generally in Europe, highlighting the role of the foundation in promoting the Saudi culture through a...

Two members of Daesh arrested while trying to plant an explosive device in Al-Siniya area in Baiji

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BAGHDAD,The popular crowd forces arrested on Wednesday two members of Daesh while trying to plant an explosive device in the Siniya town north of Tikrit."A statement by the popular crowd said that a force from Brigade 99 in the popular crowd arrested two members of Daesh while trying to plant an explosive device in sector of the Siniya island in Baiji, north of Tikrit,"."The brigade forces are ready to maintain security in a the sector of its responsibility ," it said.Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Abadi, Head Of The Political Body Of The Sadrist Movement Discuss Competing The Formation Of The Govt

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BAGHDAD, President of the Nasr Coalition, Haider al-Abadi discussed with the head of the political body of the Sadrist movement, Nassar al-Rubaie completing the formation of the government.A statement by the Office of Abadi said that the two sides discussed during their meeting yesterday night the political situation in the country and completing the formation of the government and support it to provide services to citizens./ En dSource: National Iraqi News Agency

OIC-UNA’s Delegation Concludes Visit to Azerbaijan

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Baku, The delegation of the Union of News Agencies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC-UNA) has concluded its one-week visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.During the visit, which ended yesterday, the delegation met with a number of senior officials and visited several cultural and heritage sites.The visit comes within the program of media delegations aiming to exchange experience and readable contents.Source: Saudi Press Agency