By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Algeria's foreign minister acknowledged Saturday that security forces made mistakes in a hostage crisis at a Saharan gas plant in which dozens of foreign workers were killed during Algerian military strikes.
Algeria is proposing an initiative under the auspices of the United Nations that would limit freedom of expression in order to prevent the stigmatizing and denigrating of Islam.
The foreign ministers of Algeria and other North African nations met Wednesday to discuss how to confront terrorism in the vast desolate regions of the Sahara Desert.
Pro-democracy protests intensified across the Arab world Sunday as demonstrators continued to demand an end to decades of despotic rule.