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Africa / Middle East

Tehran, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The government of Iran on Monday expressed concern over the sabotage explosions on four commercial vessels at Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), near the Strait of Hormuz.

Addis Ababa, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Brussels will host the Ethiopian end EU trade forum on May 14 and 15, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the African nation confirmed on Mondayin a statement.

Ramallah, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The National and Islamic Forces, the supreme coordinating body of the main Palestinian factions, have called Monday for a massive participation in the demonstrations for the 71st anniversary of the 1948 exodus known as the Nakba.

Beirut, May 12 ( Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Lebanon, Saad Hariri, decreed Sunday a two-day national mourning for the death of Maronite Christian expatriate Maronite Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir.

New Delhi, May 12 (Prensa Latina) A group of 65 representatives from 20 electoral management entities worldwide are attending the 17th elections of the Parliament of the (Lok Sabha), which Sunday had its penultimate stage of voting.

Ramallah, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The Israeli occupation authorities reopened their border crossings with the blockaded Gaza Strip Sunday after closing them during the Tel Aviv aggression in the coastal enclave earlier this month.

Caracas, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government sent a congratulatory message to Cyril Ramaphosa after his electoral victory at the polls in South Africa, the Venezuelan Fpreign Ministry informed Sunday.

Damascus, May 12 ( Prensa Latina) Terrorist groups once again violated the demilitarized zone in and around Idleb and bombed the civilian population in the northern Hama camp, killing four children and one woman.

Damascus, May 12 ( Prensa Latina) Syrian Army units found more hiding places for weapons, equipment and medicines from terrorists in areas of Quneitra, Homs and Deir Ezzor provinces.

Damascus, May 12 ( Prensa Latina) Santa Maria Cathedral, in the Syrian city of Aleppo, is home to the nights of Ramadan, the sacred month of Muslims during which they fast by day and until sunset.

Luanda, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The new Chinese ambassador, Gong Tao, said that Angola is Beijing''s strategic partner in Africa, as part of the process of economic cooperation between the two countries, local media reported.