Spokesman: US Forces to Stay in Iraq As Long As Needed

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, U.S. forces will stay in Iraq “as long as needed” to help stabilize regions previously controlled by Islamic State, a spokesman for the U.S.-led international coalition fighting the militants said …

As Killings Rise, Aid Workers Confront Era of Growing Risk

DAKAR, Working in conflict zones for years does not make it any less frightening when armed militiamen storm the hospital you run, says Colette Gadenne of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).

This happened three …

138,000 HOUSING UNITS DELIVERED IN ALGERIA OVER PAST THREE MONTHS, SAYS MINISTER TEMMAR

TIPASA, Algeria, A total of 138,000 housing units, have been delivered nationwide, over the past three months, Minister of Housing, Urban Planning and the City, Abdelwahid Temmar said, in Tipasa, 70 km west of Algiers. …

Suspect in UK Parliament Crash Charged With Attempted Murder

LONDON, A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain’s Parliament has been charged with attempted murder.

Police say 29-year-old Salih Khater was charged Saturday with trying to kill police officers and …

Unified Koreas Athletes Cheered at Asian Games Spectacular

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, Thousands of spectators cheered wildly as athletes from the rival Koreas paraded side-by-side behind a unification” flag in a spectacular opening ceremony for the Asian Games.

The two countries, still technically at war …

ALGERIA: PRES BOUTEFLIKA SACKS TWO SENIOR ARMY GENERALS – PRESIDENCY

ALGIERS, Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Friday dismissed two senior generals, the presidency said, two months after he sacked the North African country’s police chief.

The generals, Said Bey and Lahbib Chentouf, had been in …

African Development Bank and Canada share commitment to women’s empowerment on the continent

On her first visit to the West African nation of Cote d’Ivoire, Canada’s Minister of International Development, Marie-Claude Bibeau and the President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina (www.AfDB.org), shared a common vision and …