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Africa / Middle East

Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Sunday highlighted the arrival of the first of five Iranian tankers laden with fuel in Venezuela, a country that is going through a gasoline shortage due to the coercive measures imposed by the United States.

Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Sunday recalled the arrival in Algeria of the first Cuban medical brigade that fulfilled an internationalist mission abroad, a show of the country's historic humanitarian vocation.

Caracas, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The Iranian oil tanker Fortune is bound on Sunday for El Palito refinery, in Puerto Cabello, in northern Carabobo state, after entering Venezuelan waters without setbacks, according to official reports.

Addis Ababa, (Prensa Latina) The African Union praised the willingness of Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to resume negotiations to resolve their differences regarding the Grand Renaissance Dam, through a statement released here.

Tehran, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Iran criticized the United States for withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty, another step taken by Washington to sever its ties with international norms that will eventually lead to anarchism.

Damascus, May 23 (Prensa Latina) United States military forces started fires in wheat and barley fields in the Syrian Hasakeh province, 866 kilometers northeast of Damascus, as reported by local media.

SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus threatens to spread in AfricaNairobi, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Africa has reported over 100,000 Covid-19 cases in the week ending on Saturday, in a context in which international organizations such as the WHO fear the disease will spread further on this continent.

Angola updates legislation after Covid-19 experiencesLuanda, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Under the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, Angola has updated on the week ending its national legislation on civil protection, with the unanimous support of the lawmakers to Parliament.

Tehran, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Iran's former ambassador to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammad Ali Khatibi, suggested on Saturday creating a group of countries blocked by the United States.

Damascus, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Syria's Ministry of Health reported on Saturday 11 new Covid-19 cases, rising to 70 afflicted, 37 recoveries and four deaths.

22 de mayo de 2020, 17:28Cairo, May 22 (Prensa Latina) US Democratic senators strongly rejected Israeli plan to annex part of the West Bank to its territory, because it would deny Palestinians their right to self-determination in a sovereign state, the Wafa News Agency reported on Friday.