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Africa / Middle East

Ramallah, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Israeli forces carried out multiple raids in the West Bank today, leaving a total of 29 Palestinians arrested, including one member of the Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) and seven released from prison, PPS reported.

Cairo, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Remittances from Egyptians working abroad could reach 26 billion dollars in the current fiscal year 2017-2018, the Central Bank (CBE) announced today.

Damascus, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Petroleum built a gas pipeline that enabled the Al-Taim power plant to start operating in northeastern Deir Ezzor, television media reported today.

Pretoria, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) South Africans pay tribute today to legendary anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela, on occasion of his 100th birthday, whose hometown of Mvezo is the venue of the main ceremony to his honor.

Damascus, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) As fighting goes on between the army and terrorist groups in Syria's southern zones some radical formations continue to lay down their weapons through reconciliation agreements with the government.

United Nations, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said today that the legacy of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) shows the path to fight for quality, dignity and justice.

Addis Abeba, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian Airlines made today its inaugural flight to Eritrea, according to the Joint Declaration of peace and friendship signed by the governments of both countries last July 9.

Addis Ababa, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) organizes a workshop with the participation of representatives of the public and private sectors of the member states to promote synergies among their programs, based on continental development.

Damascus, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of tribes and clans of the Syrian central region ratified today their support to the national army in its confrontation with terrorist groups in order to achieve stability in this Middle Eastern country.

Damascus, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Syrian security forces entered today the liberated city of Busra al-Sham and the municipality of Hrak, in the southern province of Deraa, with the purpose of guaranteeing the stability of these demarcations.

17 de julio de 2018, 15:11Juba, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) South Sudanese insurgents led by former Vice President Riek Machar announced today their acceptance of the power-sharing plan proposed by the government of President Salva Kiir Mayardit, today reported official sources.