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April 2011

Tayeb Houari: Algeria’s position towards right of Saharawi people to self-determination “is firm”

Algiers, April 30, 2011 (SPS) - The President of Algeria-Western Sahara Parliamentary Group of Friendship and Brotherhood, Mr. Tayeb Houari, reiterated Thursday Algeria’s firm position towards the just struggle of the Saharawi people for self-determination, according to a statement of the Algerian National People's Assembly.

President of Saharawi National Council makes visit to Balearic Islands

Mallorca (Spanish Balearic Islands) April 30, 2011 (SPS) - The President of the Saharawi National Council (SNC), Mr. Khatri Addouh, and a delegation accompanied him makes a working visit to the Spanish Islands of Balearic.

The president of SNC received Friday by the President of the Regional Parliament of the Balearic Islands, Ms. Aena Rado.

Visit of French representatives in Saharawi refugee camps ''broke silence''

Algiers, April 28, 2011 (SPS)-The Vice-President of Rhône-Alpes Regional Council and member of the French Socialist Party Farida Boudaoud, said Wednesday in Algiers that the visit by French officials recently in the Saharawi refugee camps served to "break the wall of silence".

Baso Sangqu: resolution 1979 reaffirms self-determination of Sahrawi people, original and permanent aim of Minurso

United Nations, April28,2011 (SPS) - The South African ambassador to United Nations, Baso Sangqu, underlined this Wednesday that "the resolution 1979 reaffirms the self-determination of the Saharawi people which is the original and the permanent aim of the Minurso mandate since its formation in 1991".

Leaked Guantanamo files reveal detainee details: report

A cache of classified U.S. military documents provides intelligence assessments on nearly all of the 779 people who been detained at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.

Mali: no evidence of risk of abduction of French nationals

BAMAKO - Malian government said Friday that, contrary to the assertions of the Embassy of France in Bamako, there is no "tangible" evidence on risk of kidnapping of French people on its territory.

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Two anti-government protesters killed in Yemen

(Reuters) - Two Yemeni anti-government protesters were killed in separate clashes on Monday, including one shot dead in Ibb after plainclothes security men opened fire to halt a protest march, medical sources said.
Two Yemeni anti-government protesters were killed in separate clashes on Monday, including one shot dead in Ibb after plainclothes security men opened fire to halt a protest march, medical sources said.

Land border between Algeria and Morocco will reopen "sooner or later"

RABAT - The land border between Morocco and Algeria closed seventeen years ago, will be reopened "sooner or later", said in Rabat Monday an Algerian minister during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the food safety between the two countries.

Libya : Misrata port shelled despite Nato effort

Misrata has come under attack by Libyan government forces attempting to retake the besieged city.

Three people were reportedly killed as missiles slammed into the city's port, a lifeline for those seeking to escape to the rebel stronghold Benghazi.

Nato is enforcing a UN resolution to protect civilians in Libya amid a two-month revolt inspired by other uprisings in the Arab world.

A Nato air strike earlier damaged Col Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli.

Young Mauritanians stage sit-in demanding the release of 20 arrested during protests this week

By Ahmed Mohamed, The Associated Press – 4 hours ago

 

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania — Dozens of young Mauritanians are holding a sit-in outside the police directorate's office to demand the release of 20 protesters arrested the previous day.

Youth on Tuesday chanted "freedom for our friends" before dispersing peacefully.

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