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Saudi Arabia’s nuclear program ‘fundamental to Kingdom’s energy sector’

JEDDAH (Rahnuma): Saudi Arabia’s atomic energy program is fundamental for developing a sustainable energy sector, a senior minister told the International…

Settlers enter Al-Aqsa in force to mark Jewish holiday

JERUSALEM (Rahnuma): Hundreds of Jewish settlers and Israeli police forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Tuesday…

PA Foreign Ministry urges UNSC to counter ongoing settlement activity

RAMALLAH (Rahnuma): Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday to undertake its responsibilities towards the…

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives in Madinah during maiden visit to Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD (Rahnuma): Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Madinah, Saudi Arabia, beginning the initial leg of his first foreign tour since…

Saudi Arabia allows foreign Umrah performers to visit all cities

RIYADH (Rahnuma): Saudi Arabia announced on Monday that foreign Umrah performers can visit any city in the country with their 30-day…

Saudi Arabia presents its take on human rights at global forum in Beijing

JEDDAH (Rahnuma): Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, president of Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission, led the Kingdom’s delegation to the Beijing Forum…

Saudi Cabinet welcomes Ethiopian, Eritrean peace agreement

JEDDAH (Rahnuma): King Salman chaired the Cabinet’s session at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Tuesday. The king briefed the Cabinet on…

Iraq’s Shiite rivals agree on prime minister

BAGHDAD (Rahnuma): Iraq’s rival Shiite blocs in parliament have agreed on who they want as the next prime minister after making…

Netanyahu gives 1,000 Ethiopians right to immigrate to Israel

JERUSALEM (Rahnuma): Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday decided to allow 1,000 Ethiopians to immigrate to Israel, his office announced, in…

Syria welcomes Turkish-Russian deal on Idlib’s demilitarized zone

DAMASCUS (Rahnuma): The Syrian Foreign Ministry Tuesday said the Syrian government welcomes the Russian-Turkish deal on establishing a demilitarized zone in…
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