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By Oscar Bravo Fong

Damascus, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The defeat imposed by the Syrian Army and its allies on the terrorist group Islamic State in the south of this capital, leaves this geographic area free of extremist formations after over six years of persistent siege.

Brasilia, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva''s prior presidential candidacy will be launched next Sunday in the nearly 3,000 Brazilian municipalities where the Workers'' Party (PT) has organized directories.

By Luis Beatón

Caracas, May 21 (Prensa Latina) For Venezuelans and foreigners, a reflection is necessary once the elections have ended, in which the president of the country Nicolás Maduro was reelected, with 68 percent of the votes.

Brasilia, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The former president and presidential pre-candidate of the Workers'' Party (PT) Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, a political prisoner for 41 days now, is working on the elaboration of a ''bold government plan'' that he will propose to Brazilians.

Caracas, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The presidential campaigns are coming to an end today in Venezuela, where the people will make history on Sunday, May 20.

Havana, May 15 (Prensa Latina) On May 15, 1948, Israel, supported politically and economically by the United States, committed one of the greatest injustices against Palestine, known as Nakba (catastrophe in Arabic).

Beirut,  (Prensa Latina) The youngest is 28 years old and the oldest 85 years old, and there are 13 political groups linked to confessional sectors; this is the Lebanese parliament that will take office on May 21.

By Teyuné Díaz

Havana, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Gender equality and women''s recognition is a struggle that seeks to claim the role of women in society, as a basis for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

Beirut, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are expecting to profit from supporting the United States in its decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran, experts said today.

London, (Prensa Latina) The UK government announced today the elimination of a regulation that required the National Health System to provide the data of thousands of patients to the Ministry of the Interior to determine if they were illegal migrants.

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Cuba is trying its own ways against the brutal human costs imposed by the unjust blockade of the United States for more than 50 years, emphasized the executive secretary of the ECLAC, Alicia Bárcena.