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Two more Saudi relief planes arrive in Pakistan
The sixth and seventh Saudi relief planes, laden with 60 tons of aid, including tents, blankets, shelter kits, food baskets and dates, benefiting 8,424 people, arrived in Karachi, Pakistan, on Sunday.
The planes are part of the Saudi relief air bridge dispatched by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) to support those affected by floods and rains in Pakistan.
The air bridge also comes in implementation of the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and with the follow-up of the Crown Prince.
The aid was received by the National Disaster Management Authority and will be distributed to the affected people in a number of regions in Pakistan.
This aid comes as a part of humanitarian programs and efforts being provided by Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, to support a number of countries to overcome crises and disasters.
Leading media outlets urge US to end prosecution of Julian Assange. Publishing war crimes is not a crime, the media outlets said.
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Oil up amid Wrangling over Russian Oil Price Cap
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Lebanon: Hezbollah Calls for Election of a President Capable of Leading Dialogue on Arms
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Kuwait is Top Investor in Jordan with $18 Billion
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UAE Govt Annual Meetings Unveil 8 Projects, National Initiatives
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GCC’s Banks Gross Loans Reach $1.93 Trillion
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Saudi Non-oil Exports Grow by 13%
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Iran Says It Has Proof that Western States Were Involved in Protests
Iran has proof that Western nations were involved in protests that have swept the country, the foreign ministry said on Monday.
Saudi Arabia, Iraq to Complete Steps for Cooperation in Gas, Renewable Energy
Saudi Arabia and Iraq have agreed to complete work on a number of important joint projects in the fields of gas, petrochemicals, electricity and renewable energy, and to intensi...
Aramco Signs 59 New Agreements under the Iktva Program
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Al Jazeera wins eight Shorty Impact Awards, Brand of the Year
Digital teams AJ Contrast and AJ+ francais score record wins in awards for purpose-driven digital and social media reporting.
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