RIYADH — Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministry summoned on Saturday the Iranian ambassador to Riyadh to protest Iran’s statement over the execution of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr, Saudi Press Agency reported.

ExecutionThe report said that the Ministry expressed the Kingdom’s denunciation and categorical rejection to Iran’s statements, calling it “a flagrant violation of the Kingdom’s internal affairs.(Saudi-Iran-Execution)
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TEHRAN/MANAMA — Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned Saudi Arabian charge d’affaires to Tehran on Saturday to protest the execution of prominent Shi’ite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian conveyed the strong protest of Islamic republic to the Saudi envoy, Ahmed al-Muwallid, over what he called the “irresponsible behavior” of the Saudi officials in this regard, according to the state TV. (Iran-Saudi Arabia)
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GAZA — Israeli war jets carried out on Saturday four successive airstrikes on military targets belonging to Islamic Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, security officials and eyewitnesses said.

The officials in the Hamas-run security in the coastal enclave said that two of the strikes hit two training facilities belonging to Hamas armed wing al-Qassam Brigades in Gaza city and in northern Gaza Strip. (Gaza-Airstrikes)
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ANKARA — Three people, including two Syrians, were killed when they were under treatment on suspect of swine flu in southern Adana province of Turkey, private Dogan News Agency reported on Saturday.

Samples taken from three people are under examination, but it’s still too early to say that they died of swine flu, Governor of Adana province Mustafa Buyuk was quoted as saying. (Turkey-Swine Flu) Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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