Daily Archives: August 14, 2018

Sheikh Edeis hails Saudi Arabia’s embracing of Palestinian pilgrims

Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs of Palestine Sheikh Yousef Edeis on Tuesday praised the efforts of Saudi Arabia to embrace the Palestinian pilgrims and to care of them in Makkah and the holy sites to perform the Hajj rituals.…

Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Republic of Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Foreign Minister Kang of the Republic of Korea by phone. They discussed DPRK denuclearization efforts and the need to maintain pressure until we achieve the final, …

Afghanistan, The ‘Unintended Casualty’ Of U.S. Sanctions On Iran

As the United States reinstates crippling economic sanctions on Iran, Washington’s ally in the region, Afghanistan, could become collateral damage.

A first wave of U.S. sanctions against Iran that had been eased under a 2015 nuclear deal went back into …

Facebook To Show La Liga Soccer Free In Afghanistan, Pakistan, Subcontinent

Spain’s La Liga soccer division has announced a major deal with Facebook that will allow viewers in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Indian subcontinent to watch all of its games during the next three seasons for free on the social network.…

Secretary Pompeo’s Calls With Iraq’s Prime Minister Abadi and Iraqi Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Barzani

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

Secretary Pompeo spoke with Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al Abadi and Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani of the Kurdistan Regional Government. The Secretary expressed appreciation for the two leaders’ progress in resolving …

Japan-funded environmental project opened in Palestine’s governorate of Salfit

Ambassador for the Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine Takeshi Okubo visited Bidya city, in Salfit governorate to celebrate the completion of the project funded by the Japanese government through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects …