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Africa / Middle East

Addis Ababa, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia''s President, Sahle-Work Zewde, will attend as guest of honor at the opening FIFA Women''s Soccer World Cup to be held in Paris ths Friday.

By Pedro Garcia Hernandez

Damascus, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Heavy fighting have been carrying out in the surrounding areas between the Syrian provinces of Hama and Idleb, some 300 kilometers north of Damascus, according to military sources.

Abu Dhabi, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) A report submitted this Friday to the United Nations by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and Norway has avoided blaming Iran for the sabotage against four ships in Fujairah.

Tripoli, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Marshal Khalifa Haftar forces, who for more than two months have been carrying out an invasion in Tripoli, have bombed Mitiga Airport, the only one operating in Tripoli, official sources reported Friday.

Beirut, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) An attack on soldiers and policemen caused on Friday the Lebanese Army deploys devices, in anticipation of similar actions, according to the terminology of the authorities, to lonely wolves.

Luanda, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) The National Fuel Society of Angola (Sonangol) has reported it received an attempted cyber-attack, local press reported on Friday.

Tehran, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Former Iranian ambassador to Italy Abolfazl Zohrevand considered very difficult that Tehran starts a commercial channel with the European Union (EU), an alternative for US sanctions.

Berlin, Jun 7 ( Prensa Latina ) German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will travel to Tehran on Monday to defend the validity of the nuclear agreement with Iran, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Adebahr said on Friday.

Havana, June 6 (Prensa Latina) Angolan President João Lourenço will visit Cuba at the end of this month to strengthen bilateral ties, announced today the African country''s foreign minister, Manuel Augusto.

Pretoria, Jun 6 ( Prensa Latina ) China''s ambassador to South Africa, Li Songtian, has expressed his country''s willingness to join the efforts of the South African government to boost the economic development of South Africa and the African continent.

Addis Ababa, June 6 (Prensa Latina) Media reports have reportedly highlighted the hosting of the 70th FIFA Congress in Ethiopia in May 2010.