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Interior África / Medio Oriente

Asmara, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Eritrea and Somalia are discussing ways to strengthen bilateral ties, as part of the steps established by the governments of both countries in the normalization of relations.

Damascus, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The victory against terrorism will be completed when the Syrian refugees return, and that is the main task now, the Minister of Administration and Ecology, Hussein Mahklouf, said today at a press conference.

Amman, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Security forces in Jordan have warned today of further terrorist attacks, after an investigation aimed at finding those responsible for a bomb blast which killed one policeman and wounded six last week.

Damascus, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Confusion, the death of at least 40 people and clashes in the northern Syrian province of Idleb mark the beginning of this week, military sources confirmed.

Mogadishu, 12 Aug (PL) The commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia in Somalia (AMISON), General Jim Owoyesigire, has ordered his troops to conduct permanent joint operations with the national army (SNA) against the Al Shabab group.

Teherán,Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says there is a consensus among Caspian Sea littoral states against the presence and movement of foreign military forces in the sea.

Bagdad,Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is expected to visit Turkey and Iran next week amid US-imposed sanctions on Ankara and Tehran, an official said today.

Cairo, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The Egyptian police killed 12 terrorist elements in a shootout in the northern town of Al-Arish on the Sinai Peninsula, the Ministry of the Interior announced today.

Gaza, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Hamas movement went into effect today, according to an information given by the Palestinean organization.

Addis Ababa, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) has announced today that Zambia will assume the presidency of the Peace and Security Council of the community bloc, the second time in three years since the inclusion of that nation in the entity''s membership.