Saturday, May 21

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Arab coalition’s Air Raids Target Houthi militias, in Marib Governorate

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Marib, The Arab coalition jet fighters launched today several air strikes targeting the Houthi coup militias, in the Directorate of Sarawah of Marib Governorate.Sources said in a statement to "September Net" of Yemeni Ministry of Defense, that the raids resulted in the destruction of a number of mechanized armors belonging to the coup militias, in addition to killing and wounding of those were on their aboardSource: Saudi Press Agency

Alak, A British Delegation Discusses The Government’s Vision To Combat Corruption And Reconstruction

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BAGHDAD, Secretary General of the Council of Ministers Mahdi Al-Alak discussed with a British delegation the government's vision to combat corruption and reconstruction.A statement issued by the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers said that Alak met a British delegation led by Baroness Joyce St Johns and discussed with him Iraq's vision on reconstruction, relations with the Kurdistan region and the results of the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq, as well as the government's efforts to fight corruption and control the slack in operating expenses, along with low oil prices in 2014 until 2016. "During the meeting, Al-Alak reviewed the government's measures to combat corruption and the formation of three teams in the Integrity Commission, the General Inspector...

Dhahran Declaration Issued 4 Dhahran

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We strongly condemn targeting the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through launching 119 ballistic missiles by Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militias toward Riyadh, Makkah and a number of the Kingdom cities, affirming our support to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in all measures taken to protect its security and capabilities. We call on the international community to tighten sanctions on Iran and its militias, prevent it from support terrorist groups, supply the terrorist Houthi militias with ballistic missiles manufactured in Iran and launched from inside the Yemeni territories toward the Saudi cities and to abide with UN Resolution No. 2216 which prevents importing arms to Houthis.We affirm our support to the Kingdom of Bahrain in all measures taken to protect its security and capa...

Berri on civil war anniversary: Civil peace and national unity red line

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Marking the anniversary of the civil war, Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, stressed that all the Lebanese must draw a lesson from 'April 13' that Lebanon's civil peace and national unity constitute a red line.Speaker Berri welcomed at his Mseileh residence Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East Yohanna X Yazigi, with talks reportedly touching on affairs related to Lebanon and the broad region.On emerging, Patriarch Yazigi categorically deplored the recent statements by the US president regarding a strike on Syria, saying he pushes for a peaceful solution in Syria, Lebanon and the entire region.He urged national unity in Lebanon, Syria and the region as a whole, hoping that Lebanon's forthcoming parliamentary elections would be staged successfully and peacefully.Berri also m...

The Electoral Commission In Nineveh Distribute 870 Thousand Voter Cards In Ninevehc

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Mosul, The head of the Office of the High Commission for Elections in the province of Nineveh Mohammed al-Badrani said on Thursday announced an increase in the distribution of voter cards to the people of Nineveh province.Al-Badrani told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that "the distribution centers of voter cards distributed throughout the province of Nineveh, which was estimated at 140 centers distributed throughout the province distributed about 870 thousand Cards during the last period in a very rapid distribution of the efforts of staff of the centers that working 24-hour " "There is a very large turnout to get the voter cards and distribution to the population of Mosul and the outskirts of the province."Source: National Iraqi News Agency

US-Syria Dealings Rocky for Decades

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September 1944: The United States recognizes Syria as an independent state in exchange for Syria's full recognition and protection of the existing rights of the U.S. and its nationals.November 1944: The U.S. establishes diplomatic relations with Syria.February 1958: U.S.-Syrian diplomatic relations end after Syria and Egypt form a new state, the United Arab Republic. UAR's capital is Cairo, where the U.S. maintains an embassy.October 1961: U.S.-Syrian diplomatic relations are re-established following Syria's withdrawal from the UAR in September.June 1967: Syria cuts diplomatic ties with the U.S. after the start of the Arab-Israeli War.February 1974: A U.S. Interests Section � a limited diplomatic post � is established in Syria, in the Italian embassy.June 1974: U.S.-Syrian diplomatic relat...