Xinhua Middle East News Summary at 2200 GMT, May 2

Xinhua Middle East News Summary at 2200 GMT, May 2

DUBAI – The Chinese Consulate General and Chinese expatriates in Dubai have made a record number of donations to the charity Ramadan this year, reflecting the strong support for the United Arab Emirates in the fight against the covid-19 pandemic and achieving economic recovery, a UAE official said. sa.

Omar Al Muthanna, head of the CDA’s Social Regulatory and Licensing Agency, spoke at a charity event held jointly by the Chinese Overseas Chinese and Dubai Community Development Authority in Dubai. month of Ramadan and promote friendship between the two countries and the two peoples. (China-Ramadan-Charity Donations)

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TEHRAN – Iran’s foreign ministry on Sunday called the Swedish ambassador to Iran “the continued political deprivation of liberty” of a former Iranian prosecutor in Sweden, the news agency Tasnim reported on Monday.

Following the continued political detention of Iranian Hamid Nouri by a Swedish court, the Iranian Ministry called Matthias Lentz and described the Swedish court proceedings and the detention of Hamid Nouri as “completely illegal and under the influence of baseless allegations by an opposition group”, it reported. (Iran-summons-Swedish ambassador)

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JERUSALEM – Israeli Minister of Communications Yoaz Hendel and Director General of the National Directorate of Israel (INCD) Gaby Portnoy on Monday called on communications companies to upgrade their cyber defenses in the midst of recent cyber-attack waves against Israeli websites and networks.

According to a new initiative, Israeli communications companies will be required to prepare and implement cyber defense plans, which for the first time will include an orderly and uniform working method, strengthen their defense levels and actively prepare for attacks, according to a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Communications and INCD. (Israel-Communications Company-Cyber ​​Defense)

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BAGHDAD – An Iraqi soldier and three Yazidi militiamen affiliated with the Turkish Kurdistan Workers’ Party were killed Monday in clashes in the Iraqi northern province of Nineveh.

Ali al-Rawi, head of the media office of the Iraqi Army’s 20th Division, told Xinhua that “violent clashes broke out at dawn when militants from Sinjar Protection Units (YBS), also known as Shingal (Sinjar) Resistance Units, opened fire on the army outside the city of Sinjar, about 120 km west of Nineveh’s provincial capital Mosul. ” (Iraq-milis-Clash-Casualty)

Source: sn.dk

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