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19 de agosto de 2018, 10:14Doha, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Qatar and Saudi Arabia are in a controversy today over the Hajj, a mandatory pilgrimage for Muslims who must visit sacred sites of Islam at least once in their livetime. The latest event is that Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year''s Hajj, something that Riyadh denies, noting that a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from making the pilgrimage to Mecca.

United Nations, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Increasing threats are putting United Nations humanitarian workers in danger, so Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling today to respect the lives of those people.

Havana, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The company Acosta Danza has reaffirmed its commitment to contemporary art trends with a show that combines electronic music, folklore and audiovisuals.

Guatemala, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Kofi Annan will be a reference, par excellence, in global diplomacy, the Guatemalan Foreign Ministry said in a press release to express the government''s condolences for the death of the former United Nations secretary-general.

19 de agosto de 2018, 08:40Baghdad, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The former lawmaker Raheem al-Daraji assured today that the dispute among Shiite Muslims to get the post of prime minister has slowed down the establishment of a government in Iraq.

Damascus, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) At least 30 terrorists of the Islamic State (Daesh in Arabic) were killed in clashes with the Syrian Army on the hills of Al Safa, east of the southern province of Sweida, according to military reports.

Beirut, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The undersecretary general of the Lebanese Islamic Resistance or Hezbollah, Naim Qassem, noted that the Party of God does not use its military victories for policymaking in the country.

Havana, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) announced that it will return to the poetic work of Federico Garcia Lorca by putting ''Tierra y Luna'', a choreography by the Spanish Maria Rovira.

Havana, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) International visitors will have a new tourist guide on recreational options in Cuba, which this year received more than three million travelers, according to an official of the sector.

La Paz, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will promote its exploration and exploitation areas in the First International Forum of Gas, Petrochemical and Green Fuels Bolivia 2018, scheduled from August 28 to 31 in Santa Cruz.

Los Angeles, U.S., Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The funeral of American singer Aretha Franklin, known worldwide as the queen of soul, will be on August 31, in Detroit, confirmed her spokeswoman and representative, Gwendolyn Quinn.