World roundup: July 20 2022
Stories from Iraq, Sri Lanka, Mexico, and more
In today’s global news:
Worldometer is tracking COVID-19 cases and fatalities.
The New York Times is tracking global vaccine distribution.
The Russian military says it downed two drones heading toward its Khmeimim airbase in northwestern Syria on Wednesday. There’s no indication of any casualties. Rebels in nearby Idlib province have been known to launch drone attacks on Khmeimim, though while I haven’t been keeping track my sense is it’s been several months at least since they last attempted such an operation.