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Africa / Middle East

Ramallah, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) The number of Palestinians currently on hunger strike in Israeli prisons rose to 13, as part of protests to denounce the administrative detention policy, through which they are arrested with no charges or trials.

Ramallah, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) is ready to begin direct negotiations with Israel to seek peace based on the Security Council's resolutions and international regulations, an official source affirmed on Friday.

Damascus, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) Israel's continuous attacks against Syria could have been prevented if it were not for the silence by the Security Council and the security offered by the United States to the aggressor, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of this nation denounced on Friday.

Addis Ababa, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) The Governments of Ethiopia and Cuba debated some ways to transform, diversify and increase their ties in the health and education sectors, mass media of the African nation highlighted on Friday.

Tehran, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that citizens have the right to protest after days of demonstrations against water shortages in Khuzestan province in which three people have been killed.

Nairobi, July 22 (Prensa Latina) After a pause of just 48 hours, sub-Saharan Africa returned to the rise in infections with Covid-19, according to analysis of the report issued today by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDPC).

22 de julio de 2021, 8:11Riyadh, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia's authorities on Thursday refuted accusations about the use of Israeli software Pegasus to spy on journalists and human rights activists.

Iran reiterates condemnation of US blockade against CubaTehran, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Iran reiterated its condemnation of the United States blockade against Cuba, in an intervention by the representative of the Islamic Republic to the UN, Majid Takht Ravanchi, as reported by the Mehr news agency.

Damascus, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) An Israeli bombing perpetrated on Thursday on al-Qusayr city, in Homs province, caused material losses, Syria's Ministry of Defense informed.

Price of basic commodities increases five times in LebanonBeirut, July 21 (Prensa Latina) From 2019 to this day, the price of family basic commodities in Lebanon has reached five times the minimum wage, Crisis Observatory of the American University of Beirut (AUB) reported today.

Iran condemns recent deadly attack in IraqTehran, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday condemned a recent attack occurred in Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, which left dozens dead and injured.