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Saudi stresses resolve to protect human rights
Geneva, June 19 (BNA): Saudi Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Wasel stressed his country’s resolved to continue efforts to enhance and protect human rights and cooperate continuously with international human rights mechanisms, particularly the Universal Periodic Review mechanism, special procedures and international treaty committees.
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Saudi Arabia condemns Afghanistan suicide bombing
Jeddah, June 18 (BNA): An official source at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed his country’s strong condemnation of the suicide bombing in Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan.
2018/06/17 More
Saudi king orders SR1.7 billion social security payout
Riyadh, June 13 (BNA): Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has issued a directive to pay more than SR1.7 billion to the beneficiaries of social security marking the advent of Eid Al-Fitr.
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Over 100,000 Ramadan Packages distributed in UAE
Abu Dhabi, June 13 (BNA): Over 100,000 Ramadan Packages have been distributed during the Holy Month of Ramadan through the tireless efforts and dedication of over 1,500 Emirates Foundation Takatof volunteers who lead Al Dunia B’Khair’ Ramadan campaign 2018.
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Saudi to sight Shawwal crescent on Thursday
Riyadh, June 12 (BNA): he Supreme Court has called on all Muslims throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of the month of Shawwal on Thursday evening, Ramadan 29, 1439H.
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Kuwait's DGCA signs contract with Deerns
Kuwait, June 12 (BNA): Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) signed yesterday a contract worth KD 10.19 million ($ 33.6 million) with Dutch Deerns company for providing management and supervision services aimed at implementing a range of technical facilities at Kuwait International Airport (KIA) .
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GCC consumer prices rise by 4.3%
Muscat, June 10 (BNA): Over the 12 months to April 2018, Price change for consumer goods and services (excluding housing) in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries rose by 4.3%, according to figures released yesterday by the Statistical Centre for GCC (GCC-Stat).
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UAE convenes NATO meetings
Brussels, June 11 (BNA): Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs has convened with a number of ministers of defence on the sidelines of the meetings of the North Atlantic in Brussels, in the presence of top officials.
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Kuwait participates in ICOM
Paris, June 11 (BNA): Kuwait participated in the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Annual Meetings in Paris.
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Kuwait Emir calls for solidarity against sectarianism, discord
Kuwait, June 7 (BNA): The Emir of Kuwait, His Highness Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in his address on the last ten days of Ramadan, called on the parliament and government to deepen cooperation and urged the youth invest in small and medium enterprises.
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