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Fatah Al-Rahman Youssef
on : Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2016

Attempts on Incapacitating Russian-Saudi Relationships by Exploiting the Syrian Suit

Oleg Ozerov, Russian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, in an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat said that if anyone wishes to look into the truth behind Russian air force targeting Syrian Opposition areas or the assassinating Alloush, they could visit the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation’s website to be in-keep with Russian activity in Syria. The Russian official refused for his country to be accused for purposely foiling the third Syrian Geneva peace talks, in a clarification that t...

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Heba El Koudsy
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on : Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2016

Washington Hints at a Military “Plan B” in Syria in the Event that the Ceasefire Fails

The US Secretary of State John Kerry said that the United States may resort to an alternative “Plan B” and a new military initiative in Syria in the event that there is a lack of progress in securing a ceasefire in the country. Kerry said in an interview with David Ignatius, a journalist at The Washington Post, that he has hoped Moscow would realise that reaching a peaceful solution would guarantee a political transition that would serve its interests since the beginning of the Russia...

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Jamila Halfichi
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on : Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2016

After 40 Years of Hard Work Zaha Hadid Accepts 2016 RIBA Gold Medal

Zaha Hadid, a very controversial architect whom designs are seen by some as creative beyond all competition, while others find nothing special about them, just for the sake of ...

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Sa'ed Al-Abyadh
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on : Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2016

Legitimate Forces in Yemen Advance Towards Sana’a

The Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz who is also Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense inspected Saudi troops in the southern region y...

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on : Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2016

Rouhani Slams Far-reaching Corruption in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani harshly criticized an influential party without directly mentioning its name. The criticism stemmed from its deep involvement in both corruptio...

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Ali Ibrahim
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on : Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2016

Opinion: The West London Friends and Syria

Fighters from Chechnya are on both sides of the conflict; on one side they guide Russian aircraft to their targets and on the other they fight with ISIS extremists in Syria and Ira...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2016

King Salman Center for Relief Distributes 4,000 Food Baskets in Taiz

Riyadh- King Salman Relief and Humanitarian Aids Center has recently distributed 4,000 food baskets in Al Wazi'iyah District at Taiz Governorate through the Humanitarian Aid Co...

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Sami Amara
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on : Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2016

Putin, King Hamad Agree on Syrians’ Right to Decide Their Fate

Near the black sea at the Russian city Sochi, President Vladimir Putin confirmed King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, that Russia considered Bahrain to be an important pa...

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Musaid Al-Zayani
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on : Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2016

The UAE Creates a “Ministry of Happiness” and Government Services are Assigned to the Private Sector

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) created a new “minister of state for happiness” position in the government yesterday. The basic responsibilities for this position include th...

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on : Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2016

British Firm Fight Zika Virus Using Genetic Modification

London- Releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could help stop the Zika outbreak "very quickly," scientists have claimed. A global health emergency has been d...

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