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Shoura delegation discusses relations between Saudi Arabia and Senegal in Dakar

  • DAKAR: A delegation from the Saudi-Senegalese Parliamentary Friendship Committee of the Shoura Council, led by  Dr. Ayman bin Saleh Fadel, council member and committee chairman, met Senegal’s Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs Yassine Fall at the ministry’s headquarters in...
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French city postpones Israeli film festival amid Gaza tensions

  • STRASBOURG, France: An Israeli film festival in the eastern French city of Strasbourg has been indefinitely postponed as the Gaza war rages, authorities said Friday. The Shalom Europa festival has been hosted in the city for 15 years and was scheduled to be held from June 16 to June 20. But Fr...
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2,000 aid trucks stuck at Rafah border: Norwegian Refugee Council

  • LONDON: The Norwegian Refugee Council has warned that 2,000 aid trucks are stuck in Egypt at the Rafah border crossing, with Palestinians in Gaza being “actively deprived” of essential goods. Rafah is the last remaining area of Gaza yet to come under full assault by Israeli forces, with fears ...
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An appreciation of African-Arab cooperation

  • The 61st anniversary of the African Union’s founding, a significant African political event, reminds us of the historical and geographical ties that unite Africa and the Arab world, as both sides share numerous civilizational and cultural elements. Throughout the ages, the Arabian Peninsula a...
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Shoura Council speaker heads to Algiers for Arab parliamentary forum

  • RIYADH: Speaker of the Saudi Shoura Council Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Al-Sheikh will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the 36th Conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union, Saudi Press Agency reported. The conference will be held in Algiers on May 26-27, and will be attended...
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Head of UAE national media officer meets with Saudi, GCC ministers

  • DOHA: The head of the UAE’s national media office met with informational ministers from Gulf Cooperation Council countries in Doha on Friday, Emirates News Agency reported. Sheikh Abdulla bin Mohammed Al-Hamed, who is also chairman of the UAE Media Council, met with Saudi Arabia’s media ...
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Tens of thousands flee as paramilitaries attack Sudan’s Al-Fashir, activists say

  • CAIRO: Tens of thousands of people fled their homes in a camp in the Sudanese city of Al-Fashir, activists said, after a raid by Rapid Support Forces paramilitary forces who are fighting to seize the last army stronghold in the western Darfur region. RSF troops attacked and looted the vast Abu...
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Letter signed by EU staffers states ‘growing concern’ at bloc’s response to Gaza war

  • LONDON: More than 200 EU staff have signed a letter to top officials criticizing the union’s humanitarian response to the war in Gaza. The 211 signatories condemned the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas on Israel “in the strongest terms,” but voiced “growing concern” at the “continued apathy to the plig...
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Pakistanis among hundreds of foreign students flee Kyrgyzstan after mob attack

  • BISHKEK: Students from Pakistan and other Asian countries are leaving Kyrgyzstan by the hundreds after an angry mob attacked their living quarters this month, although some hope to return when the situation calms down. Hundreds of Kyrgyz young men stormed a hostel in capital Bishkek in the ear...
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Pakistan welcomes Ireland, Spain, and Norway’s recognition of a Palestinian state

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to grant Palestine full membership of the world body and welcomed Ireland, Spain and Norway’s announcement they would recognize a Palestinian state on May 28. The prime ministers of the three countries made the ...
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