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OIC urges end to violence targeting Rohingya
Jeddah, Aug.30 (BNA): The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, has addressed separate letters to António Guterres, UN Secretary General, and Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Myanmar, on the renewed outbreak of violence affecting the Rohingya Muslim community in Rakhine State, Myanmar.
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Iraq, Jordan reopen Trebil border crossing
Baghdad, Aug. 30 (BNA): Iraq and Jordan have announced the reopening of Trebil border crossing that remained closed for three years due to the unstable security conditions in Iraq.
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UAE charity defrays group of pilgrims' expenses
Rome, Aug. 30 (BNA): Saqr Nasser Al Raisi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Italy and Non-resident Ambassador to both the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Macedonia, has overseen the travel arrangements for a group of pilgrims from the three countries.
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Elderly Lebanese woman's wish for Haj fulfilled
Beirut, Aug. 30 (BNA): Emanating from the message of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in the service of humankind and appreciating humanitarian situations of all Muslims, the Kingdom has achieved the wish of an elderly Lebanese woman suffering from cancer to perform Haj rituals this year.
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Violence targeting Rohingya condemned
Jeddah, Aug.29 (BNA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned the renewed outbreak of violence affecting the Rohingya Muslim community in Rakhine State, Myanmar, which has led to thousands to flee their homes to neighboring Bangladesh.
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UAE, Russian relations discussed
Abu Dhabi, Aug.29 (BNA): Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and UAE Armed Forces Deputy Supreme Commander Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan today received Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and discussed bilateral relations and ways of strengthening joint ties.
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Centenarian Indonesian becomes official Haj guest
Makkah, Aug. 29 (BNA): Crowning the dream of a centenarian Indonesian woman to perform Haj, Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, Saudi Minister of Culture and Information, invited Maria Marghani, who turned 104 this year, to complete the rituals as one of the ministry's guests.
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Jordan, Canada discuss Middle East developments
Ottawa, Aug. 28 (BNA): Jordan's King Abdullah II, here today, met Governor General of Canada, David Johnston, and discussed ways to strengthen strategic partnerships between their countries.
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Turkish president meets Palestinian leader
Ankara, Aug.28 (BNA): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received this evening, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and discussed issues of mutual interest.
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UAE, Guinea to boost cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Aug. 28 (BNA): Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, today received President Alpha Conde of Guinea, Emirates News Agency reported.
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