Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Syria to Produce 830,000 Tons of Olives this Year 21 de agosto de 2019, 16:09Damascus, July 21 (Prensa Latina) Syrian olive production this year will climb to about 830,000 tons and olive oil to 150,000 tons, according to estimates announced Wednesday by the Ministry of Agriculture of this Arab nation. UN: Despite Important Progress, Major Challenges Remain in Somalia United Nations, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) UN authorities this Wednesday said in the UN Security Council that, despite some important political progress achieved in Somalia, a great number of security challenges and a long humanitarian crisis remain in this country. Venezuelan Embassy in Syria Denounces US Measures 21 de agosto de 2019, 15:52Damascus, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Ambassador to Syria, Jose Biomorgi, denounced Wednesday the pressure of the United States against his country and called on the national and international media to condemn the recent measures decreed by the Trump administration. Egypt Increases its Natural Gas Production Cairo, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The production of natural gas in Egypt''s Zohr field, the largest of its kind in the Mediterranean, increased to 2.7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), informed Wednesday the Ministry of Petroleum. African Presidents Meet in Angola to Celebrate Historic Day Luanda, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Five presidents of African countries gathered in Angola today agreed that the continent is experiencing a historic day with the Uganda-Rwanda agreement to end their border conflict. Syrian Army Surrounds Terrorists Damascus, Aug 21 ( Prensa Latina ) The Syrian Army this Wednesday had completely surrounded terrorists in the town of Khan Sheikoun and cut off all supply lines to them on the road to Hama. UN Calls for Greater Support for Victims of Terrorism United Nations, Aug 21 ( Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that victims of terrorist attacks need more long-term support and called for greater commitment in this regard. Russia Criticizes Pompeo's Statements against Iran at UN United Nations, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations, Dmitry Polyanskiy, this Wednesday criticized in the UN Security Council the statements of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against Iran and his belligerent rhetoric towards that country. Ethiopia to Celebrate Justice Day Addis Ababa, Aug 21 ( Prensa Latina) Ethiopia will celebrate Justice Day on September 10, the Attorney General''s Office of the African nation announced Wednesday. Syrian President Ratifies Will to Fight Terror Damascus, Aug 20 ( Prensa Latina) The victories achieved confirm the determination of the people and the Army to free every inch of the national territory from terrorism, Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said Tuesday in a meeting with a delegation from the United Russia party. Russia Follows Up Situation in Idleb Moscow, Aug 20 ( Prensa Latina ) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated on Tuesday that his country, apart from closely following the situation in the Syrian province of Idleb, has its own military in that area. Democratic Republic of Congo to Test Third Ebola Vaccine Kinshasa, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) announced that they will use another vaccine to combat the outbreak of Ebola, an effort that joins today''s encouraging results of clinical trials with two other drugs. Mongolia to Host Boao Forum Session for Common Development Ulan Bator, August 20 (Prensa Latina) A conference of the Boao Forum for Asia takes place this Tuesday in Ulan Bator, with the aim of expanding bilateral cooperation Mongolia-China and advancing the common development of the region. Opposition Appoints Candidates for Ruling Sovereign Council in Sudan Khartoum, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Sudanese opposition alliance Forces for Freedom and Change (FLC) announced Tuesday the names of its five candidates who will make up the ruling Sovereign Council, reported the Sudan Tribune. Jordanian Parliament Approves Expulsion of Israeli Ambassador Amman, August 20 (Prensa Latina) The Jordanian parliament approved the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador and stop any normalization of relations with Tel Aviv, in an extraordinary session dedicated to analyze the transgressions of Muslim sacred sites in Jerusalem. Tripartite Meeting Attempts to Contain Refugee Crisis in Africa 20 de agosto de 2019, 11:34Luanda, August 20 (Prensa Latina) In an attempt to contain the crisis with the Congolese refugees, representatives of that country will hold a meeting in Luanda with counterparts from Angola and the United Nations (UN). Saudi Arabia's Oil Exports Decline Dubai, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Joint Petroleum Data Initiative (JODI) reported this Tuesday Saudi Arabia''s oil exports fell in June compared to the previous month. Cyclone Affect Half a Million People in Mozambique Geneva, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) More than 500,000 people still live in homes destroyed or damaged by cyclones Idai and Kenneth that hit Mozambique earlier this year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported in Geneva Tuesday. Egypt Attends World Assembly of Religions for Peace Cairo, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Egypt''s Immigration and Expatriates'' Affairs Minister Nabila Makran headed to Germany to represent the Middle East Council of Churches at the World Assembly of Religions for Peace. Increased Risk of Ebola Virus Spread Across Africa Geneva, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) reiterated that for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the entire African continent the risk of the spread of the current Ebola outbreak is too high.