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Africa / Middle East

Tehran, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that several Persian Gulf countries lost four years of cooperation with the Persian nation by following the policy of President Donald Trump.

Cairo, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) In order to mitigate the losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Egypt has reduced the prices of domestic flights to tourist destinations, hotel accommodation and entry to archaeological sites, the Ahram website reported on Friday.

Damascus, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Arab Army's anti-aircraft defense forces repelled on Friday an Israeli missile attack in direction to the province of Hama, about 235 kilometers north of Damascus.

Damascus, Jan 21 Prensa Latina) The People's Assembly passed Thursday the bill that ratifies the agreement between Syria and the Global Alliance for Vaccines AND Immunization (GAVI) in order to obtain this type of drug.

Syrian army fights Daesh with support from Russian air forcesDamascus, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) The Army of Syria continues to carry out operations to clear the large desert Al-Badieh region of terrorists from the Islamic State (Daesh in Arabic).

Vatican City, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis on Thursday condemned the bomb attacks perpetrated in Tayaran Square and the Bab al-Sharqui market in Baghdad.

Presidente de Iraq repudia atentados en BagdadBaghdad, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi President Barham Salih on Thursday condemned a double suicide attack that took place in two squares of Baghdad, killing least 32 and wounding 110 people.

Washington reinforces illegal bases in Syria with 200 soldiersDamascus, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) The United States reinforced its illegal presence in Syria with 200 soldiers deployed from Iraq, official media reported on Thursday.

No group so far has claimed deadly attack in BagdadBagdad, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) No group so far has claimed the twin suicide bombing that killed 28 people and wounded 73 in a commercial market in downtown Bagdad, Brigadier General Hazem al-Azzawi, the director of the capital's Operations Command confirmed.

US sanctions prevent Iran's return to nuclear dealTehran, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Iran stressed on Thursday that current US punitive measures prevent its returning to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or nuclear deal.

Venezuela demands release of official detained in Cape VerdeCaracas, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government on Thursday urged the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to demand compliance with the ruling of the Court of Justice of that union about the release of Alex Saab.