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Africa / Middle East

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.

Iran condemns interference in Cuba's internal affairsTehran, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Wednesday condemned any foreign interference in Cuba's internal affairs, alluding to recent disturbances that took place in the Caribbean country.

Egypt and UK talk about Palestine and Ethiopia's damCairo, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the construction of an Ethiopian dam on the Nile River and the situation in the Palestinian territories, an official communique announced on Wednesday.

Nairobi, July 20 (Prensa Latina) For the second day in a row, infections and deaths from Covid-19 in countries south of Sahara experienced discrete decrease, according to report from the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDPC).

Bamako, July 20 (Prensa Latina) An unknown number of men of unknown membership tried to kill Mali's acting president, Colonel Assimi Goita, today while he was praying at the great mosque of this capital, unofficial sources said.

Mexico, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican newspaper La Jornada has asked to investigate the alleged espionage conducted by Israel's NSO agency using software supplied to governments, and reveals that personnel close to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador were subject to surveillance.

Luanda, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Over a billion dollars illegally stolen from Angola are currently frozen abroad, pending the completion of legal processes for their recovery, the government reported.

Damascus, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Terrorist rocket attacks against three towns in west-central Syrian province of Hama left 16 victims, among dead and injured, media informed.

Amman, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Jordan on Tuesday condemned the Israeli violations against the Islamic holy sites of the Al-Aqsa/al-Haram al-Sharif Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, local media stressed.

Beirut, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese Judge Jean Tannous will question Central Bank (Banque du Liban) Governor Riad Salameh on August 5 on suspicions of embezzlement, money laundering and tax evasion.

Washington, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The Joe Biden administration took a step toward its goal of shutting down the Guantanamo Bay detention center for terror suspects Monday, releasing into the custody of his home country a Moroccan who´d been held without charge nearly since the U.S. opened the facility 19 years ago.