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Africa / Middle East

21 de diciembre de 2020, 17:24Damascus, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Syria on Monday denounced that its people is directly harmed by US-backed terrorism and the unjust coercive sanctions that affect citizens' lives and subsistence.

Maputo, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The President of the National Assembly of Mozambique, Esperanza Bias; and Cuban Ambassador Pavel Diaz on Monday assessed the excellent state of parliamentary relations and updated the bilateral agenda for 2021.

CAR requests support from Russia and RwandaBangui, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Rwanda received the request for support from the government of the Central African Republic (CAR) to guarantee calm on the December 27 elections, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

21 de diciembre de 2020, 14:34Baghdad, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Iraq's Shiite cleric and Leader of the Sadrist Movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, demanded that the Parliament put an end to the presence of US troop in the Arab country, according to a statement released today in this capital.

EMPs ask to lift blockade on Gaza punished by Covid-19Ramallah, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) More than 20 members of the European Parliament called to end the Israeli blockade of Gaza to alleviate the suffering of its inhabitants and facilitate the confrontation with Covid-19, Wafa news agency highlighted today.

Abuja, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Members of Nigerian security forces rescued more than 80 students from an Islamic school who were kidnapped on Saturday in the northern state of Katsina, police said.

Tehran, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Iran demanded compliance by the signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the nuclear agreement, according to a communiqué issued by ambassador of Iran to the UN Majid Takht-Ravanchi.

Damascus, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Syria's press and social networks denounce on Sunday that alongside the known Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), of majority Kurdish origin, the United States is installing alternative oil pipelines to steal hydrocarbons in the northern region of country.

Baghdad, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi parliamentarians ratified their commitment to a resolution to expel all foreign troops from the country, as it was reported.

18 de diciembre de 2020, 12:51Ouagadougou, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kabore received today the certification of the Constitutional Court (CC) that accredits him as the winner of the Nov.22 election.

Number of Covid-19 deaths rises in AfricaNairobi, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) After months of low growth in infections and deaths from Covid-19, Africa is experiencing notable increases on both accounts, according to the Center for Disease Prevention and Control.