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Africa / Middle East

Ankara, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar traveled on Friday to the border with Syria, in the southeast of the country to supervise preparations for an eventual military operation against Kurdish militias operating in Syria.

Damascus, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian health authorities, with the support of the World Health Organization, began a nationwide campaign to prevent polio, whose type Two virus was eradicated in a record time of 108 days.

Beirut, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The Lebanese government will file a complaint with the UN Security Council over recent Israeli violations on its southern border, local media reported on Friday.

Abu Dhabi, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The 9th Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena), the world''s leading forum for international cooperation in this field, will take place here from November 11 to 13, according to that entity.

10 de enero de 2019, 19:02Damascus, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) received on Thursday from the World Health Organization (WHO) 16 ambulances granted by the Japanese Government and people.

10 de enero de 2019, 16:59Damascus, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Feisal Mekdad confirmed that negotiations with Kurdish forces in the north of the country are intensifying in the face of a possible Turkish offensive.

10 de enero de 2019, 15:24Damascus, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian-Iranian company SIAMCO resumed on Thursday the production of cars after several years of interruption due to the crisis, in its facilities in the province of Damascus.

Paris, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Thursday said that France will withdraw their troops from Syria once a ''political solution'' is established.

Cairo, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Egyptian foreign minister, Sameh Shoukry, ratified on Thursday his country's commitment with the Palestinian people cause.

Beirut, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament, Nabih Berri, defended Syria''s presence at the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit scheduled for January 19-20 in Beirut.

Kinshasa, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has become Thursday the fifth president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), winning the general elections held on December 30, according to preliminary data.