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Professor Irwandi Jaswir of Indonesia Wins King Faisal Prize for Service to Islam

RIYADH, January 11 (CIC) – Professor Irwandi Jaswir of Indonesia, a renowned scholar in Halal science, has won the prestigious King Faisal International Prize for his service to Islam. The announcement for the winners of 2018 was made recently by Saudi Arabia’s General Secretariat of King Faisal International Prize. Prof. Jaswir – who helped to…

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Saudi-Japanese Business Forum to Discuss Investment Partnerships

RIYADH, January 12 (CIC) – The Saudi-Japanese Business Forum, organised by the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), kicks off on Sunday under the banner of “Saudi-Japanese Vision 2030” to discuss investment partnerships. Forum attendees include the Saudi Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi; the Japanese Minister of Trade and…

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Iranian-Houthi Militias Target Al-Thawra Hospital in Taiz, Injures Civilians

RIYADH, January 8 (CIC) – Iranian-Houthi militia fired a number of mortar shells at the populated residential areas in eastern neighborhoods of Taiz on Saturday and injured several civilians in Al-Ashbat neighbourhood. Among those injured Yemeni civilians, Hassan Mohammed Al Hajj and Massad Naji, sustained shrapnel injuries from the exploded shell that landed in front…

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STATEMENT BY THE SPOKESPERSON OF THE ARAB COALITIONS FORCES FOR SUPPORTING LEGITIMACY IN YEMEN COL. TURKI ALMALKI

“At exactly 3:40PM, January 7, 2018, one of the Saudi Royal Air Force fighters crashed due to a technical failure, and the crash occurred within the area of operations during the aircraft’s return from an operational task to support legitimacy in Yemen. None of the aircraft’s crew suffered any injuries. The Joint Command of the…