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África / Medio Oriente

Baghdad, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Central Criminal Court of Baghdad has sentenced a German citizen of Moroccan origin to death for her participation in crimes committed by Daesh or Islamic State (IS), it was reported here today.

Damascus, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Several political forces and opposition parties have pledged to attend the Syrian National Dialogue Conference, to be held in the Russian city of Sochi late this month, TV networks reported.

Damascus, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Russian company Stroy Expert reportedly signed an agreement with Syrian Public Works and Housing Ministry to help build infrastructure and push ahead housing projects in several Syrian cities.

Paris, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) France called today to urgently hold a UN Security Council meeting on Syria, following the intervention of the Turkish army in the city of Afrin.

Tehran, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Hasan Rohani said that Tehran will comply with the provisions of the nuclear pact with the G5 + 1, if the rest of the signatories do so.

Damascus, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish army threatened to carry out new attacks on targets of the Popular Protection Units (YPG), allied to the United States, in the northeastern Syrian region of Afrin, local media reported today.

Cairo, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence arrived today in Egypt, where he is expected to meet top officials to discuss bilateral relations and regional matters.

Windohek, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban medical brigade in Namibia held a scientific event to review the cases treated by them, analyze the experiences with some patients, solutions to concrete problems and the collection of data, the Cuban Embassy reported today.

Tehran, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Ayatollah Emami Kashani accused the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia of attempting to sow chaos in the country by taking advantage of its economic difficulties.

Luanda, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The members of the Army Superior Council assured that the political-military situation in Cabinda is peaceful and calm, according to a communiqué published today by local media.

Por Julio Morejón

Havana (Prensa Latina) Violence persists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as an erupting volcano, with sources that feed it and threaten to transform the country into a failed state.