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About 5 hours ago

Iran, Oman Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Iranian minister of industry, mine, and trade Reza Fatemi-Amin and Omani Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Investment Promotion Qais bin Mohammed Al Yousef on Monday signed a memorandum of understating. Fatemi-Amin met and held talks with Qais bin Mohammed Al Yousef in Muscat on Monday. The two sides signed a memorandum of understanding on the comprehensive development of trade cooperation between the two states. Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi arrived in Oman on ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 9 hours ago

Iranian President Meets Sultan of Oman in Muscat

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met and held talks with the Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tarik in the Al Alam Palace. Being officially welcomed by the Sultan of Oman, Ebrahim Raisi arrived in Muscat on Monday morning. Raisi's visit to Oman takes place at the invitation of the Sultan of Oman. Before leaving Tehran for Muscat on Monday, the Iranian President said that Iran and Oman are determined to boost the ...
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Al Manar
About 1 day ago

Indian Farmers See Bleak Harvest after Wheat Export Ban

When New Delhi imposed a ban on wheat shipments as prices skyrocketed due to the war in Ukraine, it sparked international outrage and drove the commodity further higher. Farmers and dealers in India are now enraged that they have been denied a profit as local prices have plunged. Despite the fact that India is the world's second-largest wheat grower, the government, which is also the country's largest buyer of grain, stated that ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 7 days ago

North Korea Mobilizes Military to Battle Epidemic

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has criticized top public health sector officials for their “irresponsible work attitude” amid a growing outbreak of COVID-19, ordering the country’s military to help stabilize the situation. Speaking at an emergency politburo meeting on Sunday, Kim Jong-un issued an order “on immediately stabilizing the supply of medicines in Pyongyang City by involving the powerful forces of the military medical field of the People's Army,” according to the ...
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Al Manar
About 9 days ago

India Bans Wheat Exports

India has prohibited all exports of wheat with immediate effect, the country’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced on Friday. The ministry said the drastic move was necessary due to “a sudden spike in the global prices of wheat arising out of many factors, as a result of which the food security of India, neighboring and other vulnerable countries is at risk.” The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has put the world ...
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Al Manar
About 10 days ago

Karachi Blast: One Martyred, 13 Wounded in Pakistan

An explosion outside a hotel in Pakistan’s most populous city of Karachi has killed one person, wounding at least 13 others. The blast rocked the city’s busiest commercial area, Saddar, on Thursday, Pakistani media outlets reported. AFP cited Sajjad Khan, a local police officer, as identifying the fatality as a “passerby.” 'Law enforcement and security personnel have reached the spot with rescue teams. Until now 13 people have been moved to the ...
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Al Manar
About 12 days ago

US Presses Taiwan to Buy Weapons More Suited to Deter a Chinese Invasion

The United States is pressing Taiwan to order American-made weapons that it believes will better repel an invasion by China, rather than expensive equipment that are fine for peacetime operations. US officials warned Taipei in a letter in March that the State Department would reject requests for certain weapons systems that the self-ruled island has tried to order, including the pricey MH-60R Seahawk helicopter designed for hunting submarines, saying they were not ...
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Al Manar
About 13 days ago

UK Used Arms Deal to Conceal Payments to Saudi Arabia

The British government approved payments of up to £60m to a future king of Saudi Arabia, his son and other high-ranking officials as part of a huge arms deal and then sought to conceal them in what it described as a “deniable fiddle”, a trial has heard. Opening the defense of one of two men accused of corruption in the arms deal, Ian Winter QC told Southwark crown court that some of ...
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Al Manar
About 14 days ago

China Says It Conducted Exercises near Taiwan

China's armed forces carried out another round of exercises near Taiwan last week, the People's Liberation Army said on Monday after the Chinese-claimed island reported a spike in activity. Taiwan has reported frequent Chinese military activity near the island for the past two years, primarily concentrated in the southern and southwestern part of its air defense identification zone, or ADIZ. On Friday, Taiwan's air force scrambled planes to warn away 18 Chinese ...
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