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África / Medio Oriente

Baghdad, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi troops began an offensive against the terrorist group Daesh, an Arabic acronym for Islamic State, in the west of the country, the joint military command reported.

Pretoria, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The president of the South African Parliament, Baleka Mbete, exhorted those aspiring to the presidency of the African National Congress (ANC) to maintain their work within the organization if they fail and respect the decision of the next National Assembly in December.

Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos arrived in this capital today on an official visit aimed at strengthening trade between his country and the United Arab Emirates.

Beirut, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese President Michel Aoun held today Saudi Arabia accountable for the reasons why Prime Minister Saad Hariri has not returned to the country yet after his resignation a week ago, according to local media.

Por Luis Brizuela Brínguez

Havana (Prensa Latina) Officials of the Ministry of Defense of Canada analyze with the United Nations proposals for the deployment of peacekeeping missions, just a few days before the holding of a major summit on the subject in Vancouver.

Algiers, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Democratic Sahrawi Arab Republic Brahim Ghali received the head of the United Nations (UN) Mission for the Referendum in the West (Minurso) Kim Bolduc.

Polokwane, South Africa, (Prensa Latina) Senegal won its match as a visitor to South Africa 2-0 in the match of the second day of Group D in the African qualifier for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and qualified for the event.

Damascus, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Syrian People''s Assembly, Hamoudah Sabbah, has stressed that the liberation of Al-Bukamal city by the army and its allies means the collapse of the North American-Zionist project aimed at dividing this Arab country, television media reported today.

Tehran, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed in a release today that the Iranian nuclear program is receiving the most thorough attention in the global verification.

Abuja, Nov 9 (PL) Troops from Operation Lafiya Dole (anti-terrorist), killed two suicide bombers, and lost a soldier in a confrontation with the Boko Haram sect in Gulak, Madagali Local Council of Adamawa State.

Pretoria, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) President Zacob Zuma attacked today those who criticize South Africa when he is most vulnerable and called them irresponsible because they hurt the nation.