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Foreign Ministry: Syria condemns US accusations against Iran on supporting al-Qaeda terrorist organization

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Damascus, Syria has strongly condemned the US false accusations against Iran on its support to al-Qaeda terrorist organization, expressing full solidarity and support to Iran in the face of the American delirium. An Official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry told SANA in a statement on Thursday that Syria expresses extreme denunciation and astonishment on the US administration’s accusations against the Islamic Republic of Iran and its false allegations on Iran’s support to al-Qaeda terrorist organization which come within the framework of the US hysteric campaign against Iran. The source added that these US slanders have no longer deceive, except those who launch them, adding that they are only a desperate attempt to lift the accusation of the US harebrained administrati...

Foreign Ministry: Syria strongly condemns US unfair decision on re-listing Cuba among states sponsoring terrorism

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Damascus, Syria has strongly condemned the US unfair decision on re-listing Cuba among states sponsoring terrorism, renewing its solidarity with the Cuban friendly leadership and people, and confidence in its capability to foil the decision of the US regime which has proven that it sponsors and supports terrorism in service of its political agendas. An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry told SANA in a statement on Wednesday that the Syrian Arab Republic strongly condemns the US unfair decision on re-listing Cuba among the states sponsoring terrorism. The source added that the decision shows again the US administration’s blunder and loss of credibility in its latest days after its ignorance and non-commitment to a number of international conventions and charters, ...

Bogdanov, Pedersen discuss settlement process for the crisis in Syria

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Moscow, Special representative of Russian President, Deputy Foreign Minister, Michael Bogdanov, discussed with UN envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, the situation in Syria and the need for boosting a settlement process to the crisis in the country. “The two sides discussed, in a phone call, the situation in Syria and the region with concentration on the need for finding a comprehensive settlement process to the crisis in the country, based on UN Security council resolution No. 2254,” A statement by Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. It added Bogdanov and Pedersen also tackled a number of issues related to the upcoming meeting of the Committee of Discussing the constitution in Geneva and the international meeting about Syria in the formula of Astana.   Source: Syrian ...

Foreign Ministry: Israeli aggression on areas in Deir Ezzor synchronizes with criminal practices of QSD against Syrian people

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Damascus, Syria has stressed that the flagrant Israeli aggression on areas in Deir Ezzor synchronizes with the criminal practices of QSD militia against the Syrian people in Hasaka, Deir Ezzor and Raqqa, supported by the US administration and the so-called international Coalition, in a clear and uncovered harmony to carry out the US projects. “Israeli occupation authorities, at 1: 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 carried out an air aggression on Deir Ezzor and Al-Boukamal regions,” Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said on Wednesday in a letter addressed to UN Secretary General and President of Security council. “Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, with the assistance of friendly countries and allies, affirms its determination to regain every inch of the Syrian soil and libera...

HM The Sultan Greeted on Accession Day by Majlis A’Shura Chairman

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Muscat– On the anniversary of His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik’s assuming power in the Sultanate, Khalid bin Hilal al-Ma’awali, Chairman of Majlis A’Shura, has sent a cable of greetings to His Majesty the Sultan reading as follows: Your Majesty, Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik, May the Almighty Allah protect you. I am honoured, and so are personnel of the Majlis A’Shura, to greet Your Majesty on the anniversary of Your Majesty’s Accession Day, the 11th of January, praying to the Almighty Allah to support Your Majesty with success. Today, we perceive the meanings of Your Majesty’s speech in which you vowed to launch Oman’s renewed renaissance, a significant pillar of which is Oman Vision 2040, which promises a brilliant future for the loyal people of Oman. Your Majesty,On the anniversary of Yo...

HM The Sultan Greeted by Inspector General of Police and Customs

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Muscat– On the anniversary of His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik’s assuming power in the country, Lt.Gen Hassan bin Mohsin al-Shraiqi, Inspector-General of Police and Customs, has sent a cable of greetings to His Majesty the Sultan reading as follows: Your Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik, the Supreme CommanderI am honoured, and so are personnel of the Royal Oman Police, to express the most heartfelt wishes on the anniversary of Your Majesty’s Accession Day, praying to the Almighty Allah that the anniversary will continue for many years to come and find Your Majesty in good health, while Oman is enjoying further progress, security and prosperity. Your Majesty,The Accession Day of Your Majesty figures among eternal events in Oman’s glorious history and deep-rooted civilization. The Almigh...

HM The Sultan Greeted on Accession Day by State Council Chairman

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Muscat – On the anniversary of His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik’s assuming power in the Sultanate, Sheikh Abdulmalik bin Abdullah al-Khalili, Chairman of the State Council, has sent a cable of greetings to His Majesty the Sultan reading as follows: “With hearts throbbing with love and minds filled with allegiance to Your Majesty, I am honoured, and so are the personnel of the State Council, to express the best wishes to Your Majesty on the first anniversary of Your Majesty’s Accession Day, praying to the Almighty Allah to support you with success in realizing the aspirations of the people of Oman. Despite the political upheavals and the coronavirus pandemic that shook up parts of the world, sending global financial and health systems staggering under their impacts, the wise policies th...

Anambra Commends Police Service Commission, IGP for Promoting 3 Senior Officers

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Awka- The Anambra State Government has praised the Police Service Commission (PSC) and the Inspector General Police for recent promotion of three senior police officers, saying the promotions show that professionalism, loyalty and hard work pay.The newly promoted officers are Dan-Mallam Mohammed, the first Assistant Inspector General of the newly created Zone 13 which covers Anambra and Enugu states with headquarters at Ukpo in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State.The others are Joseph Egbunike, a police commissioner, who has been made a Deputy Inspector General; and Chris Owolabi, the Deputy Commissioner of Police in Anambra State who has been elevated to Commissioner of Police.In two separate letters to the chairman of the PSC, Mr Musiliu Smith, and Inspector General of Polic...

Deputy Minister of Defense Meets with Acting U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

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Riyadh, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense met here today with Acting U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Anthony Tata, in the presence of U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia John Abizaid. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral cooperation programs in the defense field and ways to enhance them.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Arab Ambassadors, Diplomats Value Saudi Arabia’s Support for ARCO

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Riyadh, A number of Arab ambassadors and diplomats appreciated the efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its rapid humanitarian response to support of the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization (ARCO), in light of the conditions of the brotherly Arab peoples, who suffer from painful humanitarian conditions. This came during the meeting between the General Secretariat of ARCO with Arab ambassadors and diplomats accredited to the Kingdom in Riyadh today, in the presence of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the General Secretariat of the GCC.   Source: Saudi Press Agency