UN Security Council to meet Friday on Syria's Idlib

Displaced Syrians sit in a field near a camp for displaced people in the village of Atme, in the rebel-held northern Idlib province on May 8, 2019. (AFP)
Updated 08 May 2019
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UN Security Council to meet Friday on Syria's Idlib

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council will meet Friday to discuss the escalation of fighting in Syria's northwestern region of Idlib, where hospitals and schools have been hit by strikes, diplomats said.
Belgium, Germany and Kuwait requested the meeting that will be held behind closed doors at 10 am (1400 GMT) on Friday, they said.


Oman to open embassy in Palestinian territories’ West Bank: foreign ministry

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Oman to open embassy in Palestinian territories’ West Bank: foreign ministry

  • A delegation from Oman’s foreign ministry will be going to Ramallah for the purpose

DUBAI: Oman said on Wednesday it is planning to open a new diplomatic mission in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and that a delegation from its foreign ministry will be going to Ramallah for that purpose.
“In line with the Sultanate’s support for the brotherly Palestinian people, it has decided to open a new diplomatic mission for Palestine at the level of embassy,” the foreign ministry said in Twitter post.