MAURITANIAN FM HAILS “POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS” IN TIES WITH ALGERIA

ALGIERS, Visiting Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, on Sunday here hailed “positive developments” in bilateral relations with Algeria.

“We are proud of (our relations) and want them to move …

ALGERIA BANS WEARING OF FULL-FACE VEILS AT WORK

ALGIERS, Algerian authorities on last Thursday banned women from wearing full-face veils, or niqabs, at work, citing reasons of identification for the decision.

The country has been split between moderate and more radical forms of …

MAURITANIAN FM HAILS ‘POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS’ IN TIES WITH ALGERIA

ALGIERS, Visiting Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, hailed “positive developments” in bilateral relations with Algeria.

“We are proud of (our relations) and want them to move forward,” Ahmed told …

Fourth Committee Approves 2 Draft Resolutions as It Concludes Consideration of Questions Relating to Information

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) approved two draft resolutions today as it concluded its general debate on questions relating to information.

First, the Committee took up draft resolution A � titled Information in …

Saudi Writer Saw Turkey as Base for a New Middle East

ISTANBUL, Friends say Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a proud Arab who wanted to set up a base in his ancestral homeland of Turkey, contributing to the growing community of exiled Arabs who have taken …

Rebel Group Claims South Sudan Ceasefire Has Been Violated

WASHINGTON, Rebels of the Federal Democratic Party (FDP) are accusing forces loyal to Riek Machar’s Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM IO) of attacking FDP forces in Kotkea near Nasir town in Upper Nile …

Jordan Cancels Part of Peace Agreement with Israel

AMMAN, Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Sunday said he has decided not to renew parts of his country’s landmark peace treaty with Israel.

Abdullah released a statement that he intends to pull out of two …