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Africa / Middle East

Moscow, Mar 17 ( Prensa Latina ) Russia has condemned on Sunday obstacles imposed by the United States to bring humanitarian aid to nearly 40,000 people in the refugee camp of El Rukban, in southeastern Syria, in an illegally occupied area.

Damascus, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Syria has rejected today the recent statement issued by the United States, France and the United Kingdom on Syria, labeling it ''a historical document of lies, hypocrisy, deceit and distortion''.

Riad, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia has reportedly rejected on Sunday western calls to internationalize the ongoing trial over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Addis Ababa,  (Prensa Latina) What we are today we owe it to the courage and solidarity of the Cuban Revolution and leader Fidel Castro at a crucial time in our history, said Abebe Ayalew, a representative of the Cuba-Ethiopia Friendship Association.

Tripoli, March 16 (Prensa Latina) Lieutenant General Mohammed Al-Sharif assumed the post of Chief of Staff of the Libyan Presidential Council (PC) government on Friday, replacing Brigadier General Abdelrahman Al-Taweel.

United Nations, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his solidarity with Mozambique Friday after the impact of heavy rains and floods caused by tropical cyclone Idai.

Luanda, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) Vice Governor of the Angolan National Bank (BNA), Manuel Tiago Dias, experessed his hope of achieving relative stability this year in liquid international reserves (RIL), news reports commented Friday.

Algiers, Mar 15 ( Prensa Latina) Thousands of people took to the streets Friday in Algeria for the fourth consecutive Friday, despite Abdelaziz Bouteflika''s decision to desist from a fifth mandate and postpone the presidential elections.

Addis Ababa, Mar 15 ( Prensa Latina) Cuba should be proud of its presence in Africa, stated Ethiopian Negash Abdurahman, creator and producer of a documentary about the Cuban solidarity with the African nations.

Algiers, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) Algerians are going on massive demonstrations today, still dissatisfied by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika''s announcements to postpone the elections and renounce to a new term in office.

Addis Ababa, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) The Logistics and Shipping Services Company in Ethiopia began the construction of a dry port in Wereta, in the southern area of Gondar, in the state of Amhara, media reports said today.