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Africa / Middle East

Almost 2 million people receive humanitarian aid in EthiopiaAddis Ababa, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Almost two million citizens are receiving humanitarian assistance in northern Ethiopia, after the government military operation against the Tigray People's Liberation Front concluded, the Ministry of Peace reported on Wednesday.

La Paz, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia's Vice President David Choquehuanca reaffirmed on Tuesday his country's respect and solidarity with the Palestinian people to fight for regaining peace, freedom and their Israel-seized territory.

Damascus, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Autthorities from the historic Syrian city of Maaloula are working on the renovation of the road that connects the ancient Saint Takla and Saint Sergius monasteries, among other projects.

Baghdad, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Iraqi government agreed on Tuesday to postpone for two months, as of February, the registration for the parliamentary elections scheduled for June 6.

Damascus, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Washington is moving terrorists to its illegal base in the Tanef area, in eastern Syria, where it is offering them shelter and protection, local media reported on Monday.

18 de enero de 2021, 15:16Baghdad, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) US ambassador to Iraq Matthew H. Tueller again threatened the Arab country with punitive measures if it decided to buy S-300 or S-400 air defense systems from Russia, Saberin News agency reported on Monday.

Cairo, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Egypt's foreign ministry today rejected Israeli plans to expand its West Bank colonies and warned that such a move would undermine efforts to achieve a political settlement to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Beirut, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Public opinion on Monday focuses its attention on the Lebanese Parliament President Nabih Berri, considered capable of finding a solution to the stagnation in the process of establishing a new government in the country.

Addis Ababa, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday called for increased efforts to build a flourishing and inclusive country, through a message released regarding the celebration of Epiphany (Timkat).

Cairo, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Egyptian Communist Party today condemned the US decision to include Cuba in the list of countries sponsoring terrorism, while highlighting the resistance of its people to the blockade and their vocation for solidarity.

Damascus, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Government presented on Monday at the national Parliament the crisis situation generated by the economic, financial and commercial blockade of the United States and its allies to stifle this nation.