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Four Houthi-launched ballistic missiles destroyed
Riyadh, Mar. 28 (BNA): The Saudi-led Arab Coalition Command in Support of the Legitimacy in Yemen said that the Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces today successfully intercepted and destroyed four ballistic missiles fired by Houthi militias across the southern border from Yemen towards Khamis Mushayt and Abha cities without inflicting any damage.
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Sharjah ruler launches book version
London, Mar. 15 (BNA): H.H. Shaikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has launched the English version of his book "The Tale of the City," which sheds lights on the arrival of the British and the fall of Constantinople.
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Saudi King conferred Japan's top medal
Tokyo, Mar. 14 (BNA): Japanese Emperor Akihito received at his palace in the capital Tokyo today Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
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Saudi-Japanese cooperation hailed
Tokyo, Mar. 14 (BNA): Secretary of the Japanese Muslims Association Shaikh Amin Tokomats has expressed utmost delight at the current visit of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Japan.
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UN official calls to avert famine risk
Doha, Mar. 13 (BNA): Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Muraikhi, United Nations Secretary-General's Humanitarian Envoy, has called for an urgent international action by the donor countries to provide the necessary financial support to deal with the risk of famine which threatens at least 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and the north-east Nigeria and assess its repercussions.
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US wants Iran out of Syria
United Nations, Mar. 9 (BNA): US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said Syria could no longer be a "safe haven for terrorists" and that it was important "we get Iran and their proxies out."
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UN peacekeeping operations new head appointed
New York, Feb. 15 (BNA): "I intend to appoint Jean-Pierre Lacroix as Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations for one year beginning on 1 April 2017," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said.
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UNSC adopts resolution to protect infrastructures
New York, Feb. 14 (BNA): The UN Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously adopted a resolution to face challenges posed by terrorist attacks against critical infrastructures.
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Steinmeier elected German president
Berlin, Feb. 12(BNA): Centre-left politician Frank-Walter Steinmeier has today been elected as president of Germany. The former foreign minister was voted in by a Bundestag parliamentary assembly by a majority of 931 votes out of 1239.
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UN chief arrives in Saudi
Riyadh, Feb. 12 (BNA): The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Gueteres has arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh.
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