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Africa / Middle East

Ramallah, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Israeli forces arrested on Wednesday at least 13 Palestinians, including a minor, from various parts of the occupied West Bank, several local sources reported here.


Cairo, Jul 17 ( Prensa Latina) Egypt has begun restoring the golden coffin of the boy king Tutankhamun to be exhibited in the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), the Ministry of Antiquities in Cairo announced on Wednesday.


Addis Ababa, July 17 (Prensa Latina) The international conference organized by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) to discuss issues of malnutrition in Africa, is today concluding its second and final day in Ethiopia.


Damascus, July 17 (Prensa Latina) At least five Syrian soldiers were killed after being attacked in the province of Daraa, 90 km south of the capital Damascus.


Pretoria, July 17 (Prensa Latina) Former South African President Jacob Zuma continues Wednesday before the anti-corruption commission, amid backlashes and dodging particular complaints about his involvement in illegal activities.


Damascus, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Syria has received 100 tons of humanitarian aid offered by the Government of Armenia, officila sources reported Tuesday in Damascus.


Abu Dabhi, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) and the RES4Africa Foundation have established an alliance to accelerate the development of environmentally friendly sources on the African continent.


Ankara, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has assured on Tuesday that the necessary efforts are being made to secure the return of 10 sailors from this country kidnapped near Nigeria.


Paris, July 16 (Prensa Latina) The French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday the appointment of Prof. Yves Levy as special envoy for the struggle against Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).


Algiers, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Students today continue their marches of protest in this capital and other parts of Algeria demanding changes in the country, where there is no immediate prospect of a way out of the current crisis.


Ankara, July 16 (Prensa Latina) Despite sanctions announced by the European Union (EU) and the stoppage of high-level talks with the bloc, Turkey has assured on Tuesday that it will go on oil and gas drilling off the coast of Cyprus.