Organization of Islamic Cooperation chief slams terrorist attacks in Africa

OIC Secretary~General Yousef Bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen. (AFP)
Updated 04 January 2019
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Organization of Islamic Cooperation chief slams terrorist attacks in Africa

  • Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen reiterated the OIC’s solidarity with both countries’ authorities in their struggle against terrorism on their shared border

JEDDAH: The secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned attacks that caused the deaths of at least 37 people in intercommunal clashes in central Mali on Tuesday.
Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen expressed his sympathy to Mali’s government and people, and conveyed his condolences to bereaved families.
He also condemned an attack by a heavily armed unidentified group on the Niger-Nigeria border on Dec. 29 that killed at least 10 Nigerian and Nigerian soldiers.
He reiterated the OIC’s solidarity with both countries’ authorities in their struggle against terrorism on their shared border.


Sharm El-Sheikh main road named after King Salman

Updated 26 April 2019
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Sharm El-Sheikh main road named after King Salman

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt: The main road in the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of Sharm El-Sheikh has been named after King Salman, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday.

Maj. Gen. Khaled Fouda, governor of South Sinai, made the announcement during a ceremony to mark the 37th anniversary of Sinai Liberation Day.

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Egypt Osama Nugali, who is also the Kingdom’s permanent representative to the Arab League, participated in the event.

Nugali thanked President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi for bestowing the honor on King Salman.