Hajj pilgrimage takes place in Saudi Arabia

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The Hajj pilgrimage, one of the five pillars of Islam, is performed in Mecca in Saudi Arabia with the ritual of stoning the devil. It takes place during Dhu al-Hijja, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar.
Eid al-Adha, the ‘Festival of the Sacrifice’, is held on the final day.

Syria Talks in Kazakhstan

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The Russian Foreign Ministry says preparations are being made by Russia, Iran, and Turkey, as well as the Syrian government and opposition, for a next round of high-level conflict resolution talks in Kazakhstan’s Astana.

The ministry made the announcement in a statement published on its website on Saturday.

It said observers Jordan, the United States, and the United Nations (UN) were also involved in the preparations.

Amnesty holds 2017 International Council Meeting

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The International Board consists of nine people, each of whom is a member of Amnesty International. They are elected to office by the biennial International Council Meeting (ICM).

The International Board members’ four-year terms are staggered, with half the members up for re-election at each ICM. Each member is eligible for re-election for a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Extraordinary Meeting of the OIC Executive Committee

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Extraordinary Meeting of The OIC Executive Committee at The Level of Foreign Ministers will be held on 01 August 2017 in İstanbul at Swissotel The Bosphorus.

It is expected national and international senior officials to participate to the event.

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans Gulf trip

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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to begin a two-day Gulf tour on July 23 in a bid to diffuse tensions between Qatar and the Arab countries boycotting it.

Turkey’s presidency said that Mr.Erdogan will visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait — which has been playing a mediatory role after four Arab countries cut all diplomatic and transport ties with Doha.

Turkey Coup Anniversary


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the government is preparing for various festivities and commemoration ceremonies on the anniversary of last year’s coup attempt on July 15, with focus on public resistance to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) that ensured the coup failed.

Festivities will include seminars and activities that will last for a week. Democracy watches, nationwide rallies that took place for a month after the coup attempt at almost every square around the nation to protest the coup plotters and reaffirm determination to protect democracy, will take place throughout the week.

The seventh round of the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva

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A fresh round of UN-sponsored Syria peace talks will begin on 10 July in Geneva, with delegations expected to arrive in Switzerland as of 9 July. UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said he intended to convene further talks in August and September. De Mistura added meetings on constitutional and legal issues will continue alongside the formal sessions.

The last round of UN-sponsored peace talks finished on 19 May with De Mistura telling the UN Security Council that “important gaps remain between the parties on major issues,” not least the fate of President Bashar al-Assad. The opposition insists Assad must leave power as part of any peace deal but the government has rejected the demand.

G20 summit 2017 to be held in Hamburg

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Hamburg will host the twelfth G20 Summit on the 7th and 8th of July, 2017. More than twenty Heads of State or Government as well as representatives of international organisations will meet at the Messehallen Convention Centre.

A major trade hub, Hamburg boasts Europe’s third-largest port, cutting-edge architecture, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and a history of international relations.