World roundup: October 15 2021
Stories from Lebanon, Afghanistan, Sudan, 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 Saudi-led coalition had another busy day bombing Houthi fighters, at least according to its own count. It’s claiming, via Saudi media, to have killed “more than 180 terrorist elements” in airstrikes south of Maʾrib city on Friday. The coalition has been asserting scores of Houthi dead every day this week, though there’s no way to confirm those assertions.