Sat, 22 Jan 2022

DAMASCUS -- Syria on Wednesday joined China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which will help Syria open broad horizons of cooperation with China and other countries.

A Syrian official said the admission of Syria into the initiative revives the old role of Syria on the ancient Silk Road and will help in boosting bilateral cooperation with China and multilateral cooperation with other countries, which are desirous of cooperating with Syria. (Syria-China-BRI)

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RIYADH -- Saudi Arabia aims to take advantage of its uranium resources to develop its nuclear power program, Saudi energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud revealed on Wednesday.

During the International Mining Conference in Riyadh, he highlighted the importance of energy flexibility to face the transition to clean energy, Al Arabiya News reported. (Saudi Arabia-Nuke Power Program)

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TUNIS -- Tunisian government announced on Wednesday a curfew across the country to curb the spread of the new wave of the coronavirus.

"The curfew will be in effect from Thursday for a period of two weeks renewable, depending on the epidemiological situation in the country," the government said in a statement. (Tunisia-Curfew-COVID19).

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