Category Archives: Arts

Facebook Busts Israeli-Led Campaign to Sway Elections

Facebook has announced it removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups, and events from its service Thursday because of what it called “coordinated inauthentic behavior.”In a statement, the company said the objectionable activity originat…

Hundreds of Thousands Protest Against Ruling Elite in Algeria

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully in Algiers after Friday prayers, chanting “We will not shut up!” and demanding the departure of Algeria’s ruling elite a month after the downfall of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.Weeks of…

UN: No Quick, Easy Solution to Western Sahara Conflict

GENEVA � A second round of U.N.-mediated talks aimed at solving the Western Sahara conflict has ended with no resolution, but with an agreement by the Moroccan and the Polisario Front delegations to meet again.Getting parties in a dispute that has last…

Pompeo: American-Born Islamic State Woman Is Not US Citizen

WASHINGTON, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo contended Thursday that an American-born woman who defected to the Islamic State terrorist group is not a U.S. citizen and should not be allowed to return home from Syria because her father was a Yemeni d…

Russia: Don’t Set Deadlines for Libya Elections

RABAT, MOROCCO Setting deadlines for elections in Libya is counterproductive because the political players need to agree first on a political solution to end the country’s conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.The comments add …

WFP Algeria Country Brief, December 2018

In Numbers2251.17 mt of food assistance distributed2,333 kcal/person/day provided through the general food basketUS$ 3 m six months (February-July 2019) net funding requirements125 000 people assisted in December 2018Operational Updates In December, as…

Bisri Dam Water Will be Treated and Will be Potable

Q 1: How will the water channeled from Bisri Dam be treated? Will it be safe to drink?JRM: There is currently a water treatment plant between Bisri and Beirut, in a place called Ouardaniyeh where expansion work is going on via different projects. This …

UAE FLAG RAISED OVER REOPENED EMBASSY IN SYRIAN CAPITAL, AFTER SEVEN YEARS

DAMASCUS, Syria, The embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in the Syrian capital, Damascus, was reopened Thursday afternoon, and the UAE flag was raised over it, for the first time in seven years.The reopened embassy, marks the first state, of the…