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KS Relief continues iftar distribution in Yemen

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JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center’s (KSRelief) iftar distribution program in 13 governorates of Yemen is successfully underway, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The iftar program and other relief activities initiated by Saudi Arabia cover most of Yemen without any discrimination. Saudi Arabia is making all-out efforts to provide relief to the […]

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Saudi Islamic affairs body launches Endowment Investment Funds project

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JEDDAH: The General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (GAIAE) launched its first initiative, the Endowment Investment Funds project, on Sunday, to organize, maintain, and develop endowments and manage yields. Through this project, GAIAE aims to contribute to achieving the financial sustainability of endowment and non-profit bodies and encourage the endowments sector to meet development […]

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Saudi Arabia bans poultry imports from Nepal over bird flu

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JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Environment Ministry has imposed a ban on the import of live birds, incubated eggs and chicks from Nepal as a precaution against high-risk bird influenza, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Saturday. Dr. Sanad Al-Harbi, Director General of Livestock Risks Evaluation Department at the ministry, said the ban has been imposed following […]

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UN: Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began

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GENEVA: More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict, the UN said Monday. “We are seeing a massive displacement inside Syria… From January to April, there were over 920,000 newly displaced people,” Panos Moumtzis, the UN regional humanitarian coordinator for Syria, […]

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More than 250 Houthis killed in Hodeidah clashes within a week

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DUBAI: More than 250 Houthi militants have been killed in clashes south of Hodeidah in the last week, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported on Monday, citing Yemen’s army. Among the 250 killed were 20 field commanders, and at least 143 militants were captured according to a statement from the Yemeni Ministry of Defense’s official website, […]

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Egyptian security forces kill 4 militants in El Arish

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DUBAI: Egypt’s security forces killed four militants in the northern coastal city of Arish in Sinai during a raid on Monday, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported. According to the forces’ official statement, the militants were hiding in a construction site in Arish, when the raid happened. Security forces found ammunition and automatic weapons at the […]

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Who burnt Iraq’s votes?

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BAGHDAD: A mysterious fire at a ballot-box storage warehouse in Baghdad was another attempt to rig Iraq’s May 12 parliamentary election, leading politicians said on Sunday. “It was a deliberate act, a planned crime, aimed at hiding instances of fraud and manipulation of votes, lying to the Iraqi people and changing their will and choices,” […]

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Syrian orphans who fled Aleppo find new home

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JARABLUS, Syria: Nearly 50 children orphaned by the Syrian war escaped the hell that was their hometown of Aleppo after they appeared in a distressing video and appealed for their lives as government forces moved in under a hail of fire. In the year and half since, the children and their instructors have been uprooted […]

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At least 12 killed in Kabul suicide blast

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KABUL: At least 12 people were killed on Monday in a suicide attack outside a ministry in the Afghan capital, a day ahead of a planned cease-fire declaration by the government with the Taliban. The bomber was on foot and detonated explosives strapped to his body at the entrance of the Ministry of Rural Development as […]

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Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in Afghanistan

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KABUL: An Afghan official says a roadside bomb struck a microbus in the eastern Ghazni province, killing six people. Arif Noori, a spokesman for the provincial governor, says women and children were among those killed in Monday’s blast, which also wounded three people. He said the bomb was planted by the Taliban. The insurgents mostly […]

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