Monday, July 4

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Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense Meets with US Secretary of Defense in Washington

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Washington-- Currently on a visit to the United States of America, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia met here today with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.During the meeting, they discussed the strategic relations between the two friendly countries, in addition to reviewing the Saudi-US partnership and aspects of strategic cooperation in the existing and future defense and military fields.Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz expressed the Kingdom's appreciation for the close cooperation between the two countries' defense ministries, and for the efforts of US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to promote them to broader horizons in a way that achieves the two countries' common interests and enhances security and peace at the r...

Bahrain Condemns Terrorist Attack on African Union Mission Camp in Somalia

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Manama-- The Kingdom of Bahrain has condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a camp of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) in the Shabelle region, southwest of the capital Mogadishu, which resulted in killing and injuring several members of the mission from the Republic of Burundi.According BNA, the Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the sincere condolences of Bahrain and its sympathy to the government and people of the Republic of Burundi and to the families of the victims, and its wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured, stressing its solidarity with the African Union Mission, and its appreciation for its efforts to maintain peace and achieve security and stability in the Federal Republic of Somalia.It renewed Bahrain's call for the need to unite ...

MWL Condemns Terrorist Bombing of Institute at University of Karachi

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Makkah-- The Muslim World League (MWL) condemned the terrorist bombing that targeted an institute at the University of Karachi in the south of Pakistan, which resulted in a number of innocent victims.The Secretary-General of the MWL, President of the Association of Muslim Scholars, Sheikh Dr. Mohammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, condemned this horrific terrorist attack, which took innocent lives, reiterating the MWL’s firm and permanent position strongly condemning all crimes of violence and terrorism, while stressing the importance of concerted international efforts to confront thoughts of disturbing and dangerous extremism and the kind that leads to such crimes or incitement to them, as they are super-crimes that threaten the peace of our world and the security and stability of its societies...

GCC Secretary General Condemns Terrorist Bombings in South of Pakistan

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Riyadh-- Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab States Dr. Naif Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf condemned the terrorist bombings in the south of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan near a Chinese institute at the University of Karachi, resulting in a number of deaths.Dr. Al-Hajraf affirmed solidarity of the GCC with Pakistan and standing with it to confront violence, extremism and terrorism, stressing the total rejection of these criminal acts that contradict religious and humanitarian principles and moral values.He also expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims and to the government and people of Pakistan, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Supreme Court Calls on Muslims to Sight Shawwal Crescent on Saturday Evening

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Riyadh-- The Supreme Court has called on all Muslims throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of the month of Shawwal on Saturday evening, 29 Ramadan 1443 AH - according to Umm Al-Qura calendar - corresponding to 30/4/2022 AD.In an announcement, the Supreme Court called on whoever sights the crescent by naked eyes or through binoculars to report to the nearest court and register his testimony, or report to the nearest center to facilitate the recording of the testimony in the court.Source: Saudi Press Agency