A French soldier killed in Mali: Report
TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – A French soldier has died during a maintenance operation in northern Mali, Defense Minister Florence Parly said on Wednesday, bringing France’s death toll since the start of operations in the region to 53.
Algerian President Demands 'Total Respect' from France
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Sunday demanded France's 'total respect', following a row over visas and critical comments from Paris about the North African country. Last weekend, Algeria recalled its ambassador from Paris and banned French military planes from its airspace, which France regularly uses to reach its forces battling jihadists in the Sahel region to the south. The moves came after a bitter row over visas, followed by media reports that ...
New Tunisian Government Sworn in
Tunisia’s new Cabinet has been sworn in on Monday, a couple of weeks after Najla Bouden was appointed the country’s first female prime minister. The swearing-in ceremony took place at the Presidential Palace of Carthage. On Sep. 29, President Kais Saied appointed Bouden as the country’s new prime minister, two months after assuming executive authority. In an earlier Facebook posting, the presidency said that Saied had approved the new government selected by ...