الإثنين , 19 أغسطس 2019

البرلمان

Kingdom backs tough steps against terror

Saudi Arabia has asserted that fighting extremist ideologies is an integral part of any strategy to combat terror. “From our experience, it has become crystal clear that terror has no religion, no ethnicity and no nationality,” said Ahmed Al-Salem, undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior.

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KSA, Germany to widen cultural ties

Representatives from the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) and the German government held talks here Wednesday to improve cultural ties.

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Turkey: Kobani corridor for arms, fighters unrealistic

ISTANBUL: Turkey’s foreign minister said on Sunday that a corridor allowing weapons and volunteer fighters from Turkey to reach Kobani, the Syrian border town under attack from Islamic State fighters, was unrealistic.

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Britain sends army trainers to Iraq to help Kurdish peshmerga fighters

LONDON: Britain said it had deployed a team of army trainers to Iraq to help Kurdish peshmerga fighters maintain and use heavy machine guns against Islamic State (IS) militants.

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Egypt police to quell university protests

CAIRO: Security officials say police backed by armored vehicles have stormed the campuses of at least two prominent Egyptian universities to quell anti-government protests by students.

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Anti-IS war being led by a woman

BEIRUT: A Kurdish woman fighter is leading the battle against Islamic State militants in the Syrian battleground town of Kobani, a monitoring group and activists said Sunday.

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Rains reveal body of Haji died four years ago in Muzdalifah

The recent heavy rains that struck the holy sites led to the discovery of the decomposed body of a pilgrim who had died on a Muzdalifah mountain four years ago.

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Selfies ‘distracting, boastful’

A prominent Saudi Islamic scholar has urged pilgrims not to indulge in taking infamous “seflies,” saying the new rampant phenomenon distracts worshippers from completing the rituals they came for.

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Donors pledge $2.7 billion for Gaza reconstruction

CAIRO: Donors at an international conference Sunday promised $2.7 billion to rebuild the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, but all of the key participants said their efforts would be futile without a permanent peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

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334 ‘reformed’ Saudis return to terror

A total of 334 Saudi militants have rejoined terrorist groups after they were released from prisons or passed out from Prince Mohammed bin Naif Counseling Center in Jeddah, an official source said.

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