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OIC welcomes UNGA resolution on Jerusalem
Jeddah, Dec. 22 (BNA): The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has welcomed the historic resolution of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that rejects the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem (Al-Quds) as capital of Israel.
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UN adopts resolution rejecting US decision on Jerusalem
New York, Dec. 21 (BNA): The UN General Assembly has adopted by an overwhelming majority a resolution rejecting the US decision on Jerusalem and demanding all countries to comply with UN Security Council resolutions regarding the status of the city.
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South Africa downgrades embassy in Tel Aviv
Cape Town, Dec. 21 (BNA): South Africa's ruling ANC has recommended that the country's government should downgrade its embassy in Tel Aviv.
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UNGA to meet on Jerusalem status on Thursday
New York, Dec. 20 (BNA): The United Nations General Assembly will hold a special session on Thursday, following a request by Turkey and Yemen, regarding the US decision to veto a draft resolution on the status of Jerusalem.
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US condemns Houthi ballistic missile firing
Washington, Dec. 20 (BNA): The United States has strongly condemned the Houthi missile attack on Riyadh. It affirmed that Iran manufactured the missile.
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EU, OIC hold high-level meeting
Jeddah, Dec.16 (BNA) – The European Union (EU) and the OIC General Secretariat held their second Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) at the OIC Headquarters.
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France stresses firm position towards Iran's nuclear deal
Paris, Dec. 15 (BNA): France has stressed its firm position regarding Iran's dossier, and its abidance by the implementation of the nuclear deal by all parties, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
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No alternative to two-states solution: EU
Brussels, Dec. 13 (BNA): European Union (EU)'s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini has stressed that there is no alternative to the two-states solution, indicating that EU will continue to respect the international consensus on Jerusalem (Al-Quds) and will not recognize it as Israel's capital until final peace agreement is agreed.
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OIC Summit to discus US Jerusalem move
Istanbul, Dec. 13 (BNA): President Mahmoud Abbas has met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul, Turkey.
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White House security advisor to quit post
Washington, Dec. 9 (BNA): White House Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Habib Powell, who helped guide Trump administration's policy on the Middle East, is reportedly exiting her post.
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