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Africa / Middle East

Damascus, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Soldiers of the Syrian army and allied popular forces today found a depot of shells of the radicals in the locality of al-Sharidah in Raqa province, some 450 kilometers northeast of Damascus.

Ramallah, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations today criticized Israel's announcement of the construction of 1,300 new homes for Jewish settlers in the West Bank and recalled that the international community considers these settlements illegal.

Beirut, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Lebanon's Foreign Minister, Abdala Bou Habib, assured today that they will not cede a single centimeter of the maritime borders to Israel, in statements to the local television station Al Jadeed.

Kampala, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The president of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, promised to crush the perpetrators of an attack that on Saturday caused, according to divergent versions, between one and three dead, claimed today by the Islamic State (IS).

Tehran, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei called for Islamic unity, whose main indicator, he said, is the cause of the Palestinian people, in a speech reported by HispanTV on Monday.

Vatican City, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis expressed on Sunday in the Vatican City his closeness to the thousands of migrants, refugees and others who are in need of protection in Libya.

Addis Ababa, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Abebe Ayalew, president of the Friendship Association between the peoples of Ethiopia and Cuba, on Sunday praised the management done by Cuban Ambassador to this country, Vilma Thomas, whom he considered a worthy representative of her people.

Tel Aviv, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The Israeli NGO Peace Now today accused Prime Minister Naftali Bennett of leading an annexationist government and condemned the construction of a new Jewish colony in the heart of Hebron, largest city in the West Bank.

Kabul, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The acting minister of Defense of Afghanistan, Muhammad Yaqoob Mujahid, asserted today that the national army will deliver a message of peace to the world and assured that the country's territory will not be used against any nation.

Ramallah, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian authorities and various political and social sectors on Saturday condemned Israel's decision to declare six non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with a presence in the West Bank terrorists.

Cuba friendship association acknowledged in EthiopiaAddis Ababa, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The Friendship Association between the peoples of Ethiopia and Cuba received here the 60th Anniversary Seal from the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), in recognition of its solidarity activism, it was reported on Saturday.