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Africa / Middle East

21 de octubre de 2020, 10:10Beirut, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Burning tires and road blocks occurred on Wednesday during a protest in the southern Lebanese village of Choukine against lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

21 de octubre de 2020, 10:8Damascus, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Israel's persistent attacks on Syria have reached a dangerous escalation, which is combined with more actions against the Palestinian movement in the Gaza Strip, according to evidence published in this capital on Wednesday.

Damascus, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil ratified his willingness to work to promote trade exchange and economic cooperation with Cuba.

Beijing, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi proposed to establish a platform for multilateral dialogue to try to reduce tensions currently existing among the Persian Gulf countries.

20 de octubre de 2020, 16:31Damascus, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) At least two deaths and an unknown number of wounded were caused by Turkish drone attacks in the Al Malikiya region, in the northern Syrian province of Hasaka, media outlets in Damascus confirmed on Tuesday.

United Nations, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, warned today that the security situation in the central Sahel is deteriorating considerably and this is affecting people's daily lives very seriously.

Cairo, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Renowned Egyptian journalist Kamal Gaballa affirmed that the election of Cuba and China to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council is celebrated as a genuine victory for the developing countries.

Baghdad, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi authorities arrested the former governor of Nineveh province, Nawfel Akoub, on charges of corruption, according to a report from a parliamentary committee published on Tuesday.

Damascus, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) A bomb exploded on Tuesday as a convoy of the US Army was passing by in the town of Sabham, in the east of the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, some 450 kilometers northeast of Damascus.

Addis Ababa, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian police detained 14 foreign drug traffickers at the Addis Ababa international airport, who were trying to transport cocaine from the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo to different parts of the world, authorities reported on Tuesday.

Tehran, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Iran has reiterated on Tuesday that the US-imposed sanctions hinder fighting Covid-19 in the Islamic Republic, by preventing access to medicines and supplies necessary to combat the pandemic.