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A U.S. court ordered Iran to pay compensation for the attack 1996

A court in the US decided that Iran must pay 879 million dollars compensation to the victims and families of American soldiers killed in the attack in a residential complex Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia in 1996, according to the publication Air Force Times.

Then killed 19 U.S. air force personnel and local staff, nearly 500 people were injured.

Putin has no plans contacts with the leadership of Saudi Arabia

Conversation the President of Russia Vladimir Putin meets with counterpart from Saudi Arabia on the eve of the OPEC meeting is not planned, reported the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

On July 14, scheduled meetings of the technical Committee of experts of the OPEC (JTC), and the Ministerial monitoring Committee (JMMC) - on July 15.

A return to isolation. Who faces a new quarantine

. The world health organization has sounded the alarm. After the weakening of quarantine in America, Europe and the middle East, the incidence of coronavirus has increased dramatically. The total number of infected people in the world closer to 12 million, but epidemiologists believe: this is not the limit. Doctors are encouraged to return the limit, otherwise avoid the second wave. Where once again impose a curfew and how it responds to a population, understood to RIA Novosti.

"The virus is fanaticism. It is not intimidating totalitarian methods. He's smarter and will kill the national economy. But as a man I will deal with infection," he promised Air Bolsonaro at a rally of the opponents of quarantine. After an emotional speech, the President of Brazil shook hands with the audience, some hugged and patted on the shoulder.

The Saudi government banned pilgrims touch the Kaaba during the Hajj

The government of Saudi Arabia due to the coronavirus banned pilgrims to touch the main Muslim Shrine - the Kaaba during future Hajj - the pilgrimage to the Holy places of Islam in Mecca and Medina, reported the Saudi newspaper "Ash-shark al-Ausat" referring to the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. Hajj this year is scheduled for July 28 - August 2.

"To touch the Kaaba and kiss it prohibited", - stated in the message of the Ministry. To prevent possible approximation to the power stone will set barriers.

Riyadh has called for pressure on Iran from the UN report

Riyadh after a UN report on attacks on oil installations in the country said the international community must exert pressure on Iran, the report said the Saudi Embassy in Russia.

In mid-June, Reuters reported, citing a report by the UN chief Antonio Guterres said that the cruise missiles used in attacks on state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin". The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran rejected the report of the UN Secretariat. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the evidence of Iranian involvement in the attack on Saudi oil facilities in the UN report no.

In the Federation Council commented on the new UK sanctions against Russia

New UK sanctions against Russia are another political mistake of London, said to RIA Novosti Senator Olga Cowicide.

Earlier, the UK published its "Magnitsky list", which included the head of SK Alexander Bastrykin and other law enforcement officials of the Russian Federation.

The British Embassy told about the new sanctions regime

The new regime of sanctions includes asset freezes and travel bans to the UK, stated in the message of the British Embassy in Russia, located in telegrams channel.

According to a report in the UK takes effect independent of the sanctions regime (Global Human Rights sanctions regime) which will allow to impose restrictive measures on individuals and entities, according to the British side seriously violate human rights.

In British sanctions list included the head of the Investigative Committee of Russia

UK have included in their own sanctions list generated on the "Magnitsky amendment", predsedatelya the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin.

The list is published by the office of the government on Monday. Plans to do this said the head of the foreign office, Dominic Raab. The document lists the names of 47 people, including 25 Russians and 22 citizen of Saudi Arabia, also the list included two North Korean intelligence agencies.

The British foreign office published a list of Russians under personal sanctions

The UK foreign office has published a list of citizens of the Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia, against which the sanctions for the violation of human rights.

The document was circulated by the office of the British government, it shows the names of 47 people, including 25 Russians and 22 citizen of Saudi Arabia, also the list included two North Korean intelligence agencies.

In Saudi Arabia revealed 4207 infected with the coronavirus

The number of cases of infection with coronavirus in Saudi Arabia has more than 213 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the Kingdom.

According to the Ministry, for the last day in Saudi Arabia revealed 4207 new infected have died, 52 patients with COVID-19.

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