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Africa / Middle East

Sudan floods kill 84 peopleKhartoum, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Floods caused by heavy rains have killed 84 citizens in Sudan, and damaged or destroyed thousands of houses, according to a balance updated by an authority from this African country.

Israeli minister rules out meeting between Bennett and AbbasTel Aviv, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked on Tuesday ruled out any meeting between Head of Government Naftali Bennett and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) President Mahmoud Abbas, after calls to revive peace.

Egyptian government highlights economic and social progressCairo, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly highlighted that the Government expects economic growth of 7.0 percent over the next four years as part of the national development strategy.

Covid-19 vaccination passport generates controversy in South AfricaPretoria, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The announced issuance of a passport certifying the carrier's Covid-19 vaccination is generating controversy in South Africa, with conflicting views on the social consequences.

Reconstruction of Libya will cost $111 billionTripoli, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The reconstruction of Libya will cost 500 billion dinars (about 111 billion dollars) in the next 10 years, an official source estimated.

Tehran, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Tuesday demanded concrete results in the negotiations to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or nuclear deal, abandoned by the United States in 2018.

Moscow, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad held talks in Moscow about the situation in the Arab country during an unannounced visit held on Monday, the Kremlin informed on Tuesday.

congresista, EEUU, barbara Lee, voto, antiguerraWashington, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Never the first option should be the military, Democratic Representative Barbara Lee reiterated, when after almost 20 years, she recalled her historic vote against war in the US Congress.

Damascus, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Russia has sent reinforcements to desert areas of Syria at the request of the Government of this Arab nation, to help counteract the growing terrorist attacks in that region, local media confirmed on Monday.

Tel Aviv, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The Israeli army on Monday bombed the Gaza Strip for third consecutive day, in an raid that raises, even more, the tensions derived from the Palestinian protests and Tel Aviv's repression in the last few days.

Tel Aviv, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) If six Palestinian prisoners managed to escape from an Israeli prison, then the millions of inhabitants in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank can end the occupation, lawmaker Ayman Odeh said on Sunday.