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US sanctions Iran's judiciary chief
Washington, Jan. 14 (BNA): The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said it has designated 14 individuals and entities in connection with serious human rights abuses and censorship in Iran, and support to designated Iranian weapons proliferators.
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UN welcomes opening of Hodeidah, Salif seaports
United Nations, Jan. 14 (BNA): The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen Jamie McGoldrick has welcomed the opening of Hodeidah and Salif seaports for humanitarian and commercial shipments and called on Houthi coup militia to stop threatening Red Sea ports.
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Iran regime violates UN embargo
New York, Jan. 14 (BNA): Iran regime has violated the United Nations embargo on sending weapons to Yemen as it has facilitated Houthi militias to acquire combat drones and ballistic missiles fired at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a UN report disclosed.
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Pakistan reiterates solidarity with Saudi Arabia
Islamabad, Jan. 10 (BNA): Pakistan has strongly condemned the firing of a ballistic missile by the Houthi militia towards the city of Najran on Friday.
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North Korea offers to send delegation to PyeongChang
Panmunjom, Jan. 9 (BNA): North Korea has offered to send a high-level delegation and performing arts squads to next month's PyeongChang Winter Olympics, while the South proposed their athletes' joint entrance to the games' opening and closing ceremonies, Seoul officials said.
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King Salman Peace Centre will correct false concepts about Islam: Malaysian PM
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 8 (BNA): Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammad Najib Razak has assured that the establishment of King Salman Centre for International Peace will correct false concepts about Islam and fight all hostile discourses disseminated by 'Daesh' terrorists and other terrorist organizations.
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U.S. reportedly freezing aid to UNRWA
Washington, Jan. 6 (BNA): The United States has reportedly frozen $125 million in funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) that provides aid to Palestinian refugees.
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Bomb blast in Nigeria condemned
Jeddah, Jan. 4 (BNA): The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen has condemned the killing of at least fourteen people and injuring dozens of others on Wednesday, following a detonation of a bomb by a Boko Haram suicide bomber in a Mosque in Gamboru Gala town, north-eastern Nigeria.
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"Iranians to determine own fate"
Washington, Jan. 4 (BNA): Reza Pahlavi said "he wants to see Iranians determine their own fate out of their own free will." He praised US President Donald Trump and members of his cabinet "for speaking in support of Iranian protesters," according to Reuters.
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Kuwait announces safety of its army chief
Kuwait, Jan. 3 (BNA): Kuwait's Defense Ministry today announced the safety of its army Chief-of-Staff Lt-General Mohammed Al-Khuder and his accompanying delegation following a helicopter accident during their official visit to Bangladesh.
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