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Africa / Middle East

Beirut, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese soldiers celebrated today the victory over Israel in 2000 that ended the occupation by the Zionist entity of the southern Lebanese territories.

Addis Ababa, May 24 (Prensa Latina)Ethiopian Airlines (EA), considered the largest aviation group in Africa, announced that it will receive its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-900, at the beginning of next month.

Tel Aviv, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Israel's Security Cabinet has annulled a law recently approved by the Knesset (Parliament), which today gives the Prime Minister and the Defense Minister power to declare a war in an emergency.

Tehran, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Mayid Tajt Ravanchi assured today that the Persian nation will not accept any price to remain in the nuclear agreement sealed in 2015 with six world powers.

Damascus, May 23 ( Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad was congratulated today by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin following the army''s takeover of peripheral areas of the capital and its countryside which were in terrorist groups'' hands.

Damascus, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army repelled attacks carried out against its positions by the Islamic State in the area of ​​Al-Mayadeen, southeast of the northeastern province of Deir Ezzor, military sources reported.

United Nations, May 23 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Nickolay Mladenov, reiterated today his strong condemnation of Israeli actions, which cause so many deaths of Palestinians in Gaza.

Pretoria, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) is preparing today a strategy to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus to nine countries, two of which -Democratic Congo (DRC) and Central African Republic- have some cases.

Beirut, May 23 (Prensa Latina) As expected, Nabih Berri was re-elected today President of the Lebanese Parliament for the next four years and he will serve his sixth term as head of the deputies in Lebanon.

Paris, May 23 (Prensa Latina) French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned on Wednesday about the increase in tensions in the Middle East following the decision of the United States to abandon the nuclear agreement with Iran.

Pretoria, May 22 ( Prensa Latina) There are significant growth opportunities for commercial and charter aviation in Africa, the general manager of the South African Aviation Group, Philip du Preez, indicated today, .