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Interior África / Medio Oriente

by Armando Reyes Calderin

Beirut, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Maybe because they are used to being under tension, Lebanese people are now defying an operation by Israeli soldiers in their border, to destroy what Tel Aviv describes as tunnels built by the Islamic resistance movement called Hisbollah.

Beirut, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Sabaa party members protested this Friday in front of the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Industry to demand the immediate formation of government in Lebanon. One of the demonstrators was sounded as a result of the police repression.

Ramallah, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Israeli occupation forces arrested more than 100 Palestinians during large-scale raids in many areas of the West Bank during the past two days, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) reported Friday.

By Pedro Garcia Hernandez

Damascus, (Prensa Latina) With the reconquest of more than 90 percent of its territory, Syria manages to demonstrate that it firmly defends national sovereignty amid a complex situation that goes beyond its own borders.

Riyadh, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia announced the creation of a grouping for Red Sea and Horn of Africa coastal countries to cooperate on economic, environmental and security sectors.

Moscow, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar Al Assad and representatives of the Russian government discussed the situation in the country and the prompt implementation of a constitutional committee, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

Washington, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) US Senate will vote this Wednesday on a resolution aimed at ending US military support for Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen, which would break with the federal government''s stance.

Teheran, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Yavad Zarif applauded the initial agreements between the warring parties in Yemen during UN-sponsored talks in Sweden.

Bagdad, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Iraq bombed at least two positions of the terrorist Islamic State in Syria, according to a statement released on Wednesday.

Damascus, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Residents of the Syrian town of Qamishli, in the Syrian province of Al-Hasakah, 760 kilometers north of Damascus, demonstrated against the illegal presence of Turkish and U.S. troops.