Friday, October 15

Iranian Vice President Arrives In Najaf

Najaf, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri arrived in Najaf today.The Governor of Najaf province said in a statement that Governor Luai al-Yasiri "presented to Jahangiri an explanation to the Arbaeen visit and what the people of the city of Najaf did to the pilgrims to the holy province and from various countries of the world.""The local government, in coordination with the federal government, has been able to host these large masses of millions and provide them with all necessary facilities to perform the visit smoothly and safely. Jahangiri was accompanied by the Iranian ambassador to Iraq and the Iranian consul in Najaf province.Jahangiri visited the shrine of Imam Ali, accompanied by the governor of Najaf al-Yasiri, the Iranian ambassador to Iraq Irj Musjadi and the Iranian consul i...

Richard visits Tripoli and North Lebanon Chamber

US Ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Richard, on Tuesday visited Tripoli and North Lebanon Chamber of Commerce, and met with its Chairman Tawfiq Daboussi, in the presence of Chamber senior officials.Ambassador Richard was accompanied by US Embassy Economic and Commercial Attache Reaz Mehdi and a delegation of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).Daboussi briefed the US delegation on feasibility studies prepared by experts and specialists pertaining to major investment projects, which open wide horizons in front of the launch of international investment workshops, as per a statement by the Chamber.The visit was also a chance to brief the US delegation on the series of projects launched by the Chamber.The US ambassador and her accompanying delegation then toured "IDRAK" Researc...

KSA strongly condemns the bombing near Khanqeen in Iraq

Riyadh, An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed today strong condemnation and disapproval of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) over bombing near the town of Khanqeen, in the Northeastern Iraq.The source offered the Kingdom's condolences and consolation to the families of the victims, the government and people of the Republic of Iraq, wishing the injured speedy recovery and reaffirming the Kingdom support and solidarity with the Republic of Iraq, against all forms of violence, terrorism and extremism.Source: Saudi Press Agency

An IED Kills 2 And Injures 7 Northeast Of Baquba, Diyala Province

BAQUBA, Two civilians were killed and seven others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near a religious shrine northeast of Baquba.A security source told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that an explosive device exploded near the shrine of Bawa Mahmoud, at the outskirts of Khanaqin district northeast of Baquba, killing two civilians and injuring seven others were in the way to perform the ceremony of the Arbaeen Visit of Imam Hussein.Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Custodian of Two Holy Mosques congratulates Jair Bolsonaro on his victory in presidential elections in Brazil

Riyadh, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has sent a cable of congratulations to Mr. Jair Bolsonaro on winning presidential elections in the Federal Republic of Brazil.On behalf of the people and the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the King expressed most sincere congratulations to the President, wishing the people of the Federal Republic of Brazil steady progress and prosperity.Source: Saudi Press Agency