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Foreign ambassadors based in Saudi Arabia visit Taif, Souk Okaz and touristic sites

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Taif, Saudi Arabia, Invited by the ministry of foreign affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a host of ambassadors accredited to the Kingdom have wrapped up a get-acquainted tour of Taif province, Souk Okaz and touristic sites.The delegation of ambassadors and their families were guided by Azzam bin Abdulkarim Al-Gain, undersecretary for protocol affairs.The two-day tour took them to Al-Karr touristic village at Al-Hada heights, Souk Okaz, where they attended a race for genuine Arab horses, Shubra historical museum, old Taif city, Al-Sharif national museum, Al-Shifa touristic center, Taif roses factory, and Al-Radf touristic park.Source: Saudi Press Agency

A US soldier killed and two others wounded by Afghan recruits fire

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BAGHDAD, A US soldier was killed and two others were wounded in an attack by Afghan recruits in southern Afghanistan, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) said on Saturday.Western media quoted an Afghan policeman as saying that the attack took place at the main airport in Uruzgan state."The situation of the injured is stable," the NATO Support Mission said in a statement. "The incident is under investigation."Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Emir of Kuwait Starts Visit to China

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Kuwait, Emir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah started today an official visit to the People's Republic of China.During the visit, Emir of Kuwait will hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping; and a number of Chinese officials on the relations between the two countries and means of enhancing them in all fields, as well as a number of issues of mutual interest.Source: Saudi Press Agency

The body of a girl found north of Babylon

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Hilla, A police patrol of Babylon found on Friday the dead body of a 20-year-old girl shot in the head and dumped on the edge of the highway near Bridge 10 north of Babylon.A police source in Babylon told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that information was found to find the body of a girl in her twenties wounded by a gunshot in the head without documents. He added that the body was transferred to the forensic medicine to identify it. Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Kuwaiti Interior Minister Receives Rector of NAUSS

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Kuwait, Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah received here today Rector of Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) Dr. Abdulmajeed bin Abdullah Al-Bunyan and his accompanying delegation.During the meeting, they discussed a number of common issues in order to upgrade the security sciences and strategic studies, in addition to enhancing cooperation in the fields of security and policing.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Kuwaiti Interior Minister Receives Rector of NAUSS

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Kuwait, Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah received here today Rector of Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) Dr. Abdulmajeed bin Abdullah Al-Bunyan and his accompanying delegation.During the meeting, they discussed a number of common issues in order to upgrade the security sciences and strategic studies, in addition to enhancing cooperation in the fields of security and policing.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Suhail: Comprehensive Manual Counting And Sorting Is A Waste Of Effort And Money

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Baghdad, A member of the House of Representatives Hisham al-Suhail considered the demands of some of comprehensive counting and storing a waste of effort and money without benefit.He told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that "the partial manual counting and sorting and complained of only directed by Commission is a correct procedure because certainly it is not possible to conduct a comprehensive manual counting and sorting for all of Iraq." Al-Suhail added, "There were centers where there are no complaints. Why should we spend an effort and money without interest on the judicial body supervising the Commission and focusing on the centers that have suspicions and complaints in order to complete this process and enter the timing of the new parliamentary session and form the next govern...

Suhail: Comprehensive Manual Counting And Sorting Is A Waste Of Effort And Money

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Baghdad, A member of the House of Representatives Hisham al-Suhail considered the demands of some of comprehensive counting and storing a waste of effort and money without benefit.He told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that "the partial manual counting and sorting and complained of only directed by Commission is a correct procedure because certainly it is not possible to conduct a comprehensive manual counting and sorting for all of Iraq." Al-Suhail added, "There were centers where there are no complaints. Why should we spend an effort and money without interest on the judicial body supervising the Commission and focusing on the centers that have suspicions and complaints in order to complete this process and enter the timing of the new parliamentary session and form the next govern...

Jordan: Closing Northern Borders Aims to Protect National Security

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Amman, Jordan's Minister of State for Media Affairs Jumana Ghneimat said Jordan has taken the decision to close its northern borders to protect its security, and to avoid any perils that may threaten its interests."The United Nations' demand for Jordan to provide shelter for displaced Syrians clashes with these interests," Ghneimat, who is also government spokesperson, added in a press statement on Thursday.The minister stressed the necessity the international community and the United Nations assume their responsibilities and play a role to deliver aid relief to refugees. Ghneimat called on the international community and the United Nations to press for a political solution to end the crisis in the southern Syrian areas, and to alleviate suffering of the Syrian people."The most important a...

Jordan: Closing Northern Borders Aims to Protect National Security

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Amman, Jordan's Minister of State for Media Affairs Jumana Ghneimat said Jordan has taken the decision to close its northern borders to protect its security, and to avoid any perils that may threaten its interests."The United Nations' demand for Jordan to provide shelter for displaced Syrians clashes with these interests," Ghneimat, who is also government spokesperson, added in a press statement on Thursday.The minister stressed the necessity the international community and the United Nations assume their responsibilities and play a role to deliver aid relief to refugees. Ghneimat called on the international community and the United Nations to press for a political solution to end the crisis in the southern Syrian areas, and to alleviate suffering of the Syrian people."The most important a...