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Africa / Middle East

Addis Ababa, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) China will provide Covid-19 vaccines and funds to support the post-pandemic recovery in Ethiopia, where more than 114,000 contagions and 2,000 deaths caused by the disease have been recorded to date.


Damascus, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) The Indian-Syrian Center of Excellence for Information Technology (New Generation) reopened on Thursday in Damascus, after raising its level and being updated, according to official information released.


Tehran, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed on Thursday that his country has outlived seven consecutive US governments and the values of the Islamic Revolution stand strong .


Attempted armed uprising in Angola invigorates political conflictLuanda, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) An armed uprising in northern Angola has fueled the political conflict in the country, while the Government engages in dialogue with civil society and the opposition denounces alleged abuses of power.


Chief of largest caucus in Iraq backs up snap electionsBaghdad, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The head of the largest parliamentary caucus in Iraq, Shiite Muslim clergiman Moqtada al-Sadr, expressed full support for early elections under the supervision of the United Nations.


Angola and Cuba discuss cooperationLuanda, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Representatives from Angola and Cuba examined the sectors with possibilities for cooperation and opportunities for bilateral investments, a diplomatic source from this African nation confirmed on Wednesday.


Angola promotes over a thousand projects for local developmentLuanda, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Angola plans to complete over 1,500 projects for local development by 2022, with a guarantee of financing for two billion dollars from the Sovereign Fund, as per government evaluations.


Iran reiterates commitment to nuclear agreementTehran, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated that when the signatories comply with the provisions of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran will be ready to resume its commitments.


Iran's chief justice values Iraqi will to try Soleimani's killingTehran, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Ebrahim Rayeesi, President of the Supreme Judicial Council in Iran, appreciated the Iraqi willingness to try the killing of General Qassem Soleimani, orchestrated by the United States in Baghdad, FARS news agency reported on Wednesday.


Syria activates first bank for skin graftsDamascus, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) For the first time in Syria, a skin bank for free grafts instead of expensive and high-risk biological and synthetic grafts went into operation on Wednesday, as explained by Esam Zakaria Al-Amin, director general at the Mouasaf Hospital.


Yemen condemns steady violation of international lawAden, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Yemen's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned the ceaseless violation of international humanitarian law by the Houthi rebels and described the aggression of these militias against the Ma'rib Governorate as callous.