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 …

UN Alarmed at Uprooting of Civilians in Nigeria’s War With Militants

ABUJA The United Nations voiced alarm on Wednesday at the uprooting of more than 30,000 Nigerians forced to flee the protracted war against Islamist insurgents in the country’s northeast.

Attacks by Islamic State in West …

South Africa’s ANC Facing Factionalism Ahead of Vote

JOHANNESBURG South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) celebrated its anniversary this week by counting the party’s successes in the past 25 years. But the ANC is battling with factionalism and corruption allegations against senior …

Darkening Prospects: Global Economy to Slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 as Trade, Investment Weaken

WASHINGTON�Global economic growth is projected to soften from a downwardly revised 3 percent in 2018 to 2.9 percent in 2019 amid rising downside risks to the outlook, the World Bank said on Tuesday. International trade …

Pro-Bashir Rally as Sudan Says 800 Protesters Arrested

KHARTOUM More than 800 protesters have been arrested in anti-government demonstrations held across Sudan since last month, a minister said Monday, as hundreds gathered at a rally backing President Omar al-Bashir.

Deadly protests have rocked …

Gabon Government Regains Control After Attempted Military Coup

The government of Gabon has regained control in the capital, Libreville, after an attempted coup, officials said Monday.

A government spokesman said that Lieutenant Kelly Ondo Obiang � the leader of the self-declared Patriotic Movement …

Gabon Government Regains Control After Attempted Military Coup

The government of Gabon has regained control in the capital, Libreville, after an attempted coup, officials said Monday.

A government spokesman said that Lieutenant Kelly Ondo Obiang � the leader of the self-declared Patriotic Movement …