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Africa / Middle East

United Nations, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The executive director of the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF), Henrietta Fore, expressed alarm on Monday due to Yemeni children''s lives in jeopardy after being aware of an attack in Taiz.


Algiers, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The files of 12 former high Algerian officials were sent by the Prosecutor to the Supreme Court for their alleged links with corruption, including two former prime ministers, local media reported Monday.


 

Doha, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has received a written message from the Saudi Arabian King, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, inviting him to attend the emergency summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).


 

Cairo, May 27 ( Prensa Latina) Libya''s Minister of State for Displaced Persons, Yousif Jalala, has revealed Monday that the number of families displaced by the current conflict in Tripoli has now exceeded 15,000.


Beirut, May 27 ( Prensa Latina) Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil criticized the proposed naturalization of refugees contemplated in the Deal of the Century, projected by the United States to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict.


Damascus, May 27 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Army units recovered two archeological pieces stolen from Quneitra National Museum during the occupation by terrorist groups from large areas of this province, located southwest of Damascus.


Addis Ababa, May 27 ( Prensa Latina ) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed launched a reforestation project to plant four billion trees nationwide.


Tehran, May 27 (Prensa Latina) Iran proposed to sign a non-aggression pact with the Gulf states, but it is still waiting for an answer, according to news reports on Monday.


Addis Ababa, May 27 (Prensa Latina) Japanese automaker Isuzu Motors Ltd. will open a vehicle assembly plant in Ethiopia in August, a statement released in Addis Ababa revealed on Monday.


 

Pretoria, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Eswatini-former Swaziland, Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini, ratified on Monday in Mbabane solidarity with Cuba and support for its people against US economic blockade.


Luanda, May 27 (Prensa Latina) As a direct consequence of the economic and financial crisis affecting Angola since late 2014, car sales have dropped 93 percent, local media reported.