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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 Coalition and its partners from associations and institutions. The food baskets were distributed in the Directorate within the “distribution of 100,000 food baskets” project; while the rest of food baskets will be distributed to other directorates in the Governorate in the coming days. The food baskets will be dis...

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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 partner in the Gulf and Middle East. Meanwhile Russia and Bahrain continue to develop necessary mechanisms to cooperate despite the difficult economy, Putin said. His Highness King Hamad expressed his appreciation on being invited to visit Russia and stated that it is a great opportunity to both exchange perspectives ...

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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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Arafat Madabish
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on : Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2016

Houthis Must Surrender to Circumvent Further Bloodshed

Yemeni Presidential Advisor Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Muflihi exhorted the Houthi insurgents and the ousted former President Ali Abdullah Saleh to surrender on a military level. ...

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Mina Al-Droubi
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on : Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2016

The World Bank to Asharq Al-Awsat: Aid to Syrian Refugees Will be Monitored Every 6 Months

The Vice President of the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa Hafez Ghanem confirmed to Asharq Al-Awsat that the World Bank “aims to give $20 billion to the Middl...

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Mina Al-Droubi
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on : Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2016

Cameron Warns, Britain “faces influx of Asylum Seekers” if it Leaves EU

London- British Prime Minister, David Cameron said it was "perfectly feasible" that France would end existing border arrangements with Britain, leading to "thousands of asylum-...

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

Saudi Arabia: We are Prepared for War on the Ground in Syria

The adviser to the Saudi minister of defence's office Brigadier General Ahmed Asiri said that Saudi Arabia is prepared for a land war in Syria and this statement came days afte...

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Kamal Ben Younes
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on : Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2016

Tunisia will not be Dragged into War in Libya

The government in Tunisia confirmed that it is fully prepared on a military, security, and a humanitarian prevention level, in caution of a new war breaking in its neighboring ...

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

Possible Armed Confrontations between Popular Mobilization Forces, Iraqi Army

Baghdad, London- Informed Iraqi sources said that an armed confrontation was about to start between Iraqi army, which is trained and supported by US, and Popular Mobilization F...

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