World roundup: October 24 2022
Stories from Lebanon, Ethiopia, Brazil, and elsewhere
Happy Diwali to those who are celebrating!
In today’s global news:
Worldometer is tracking COVID-19 cases and fatalities.
The New York Times is tracking global vaccine distribution.
Another Israeli missile attack left at least one Syrian soldier wounded on Monday. The strike targeted military facilities near Damascus, according to Syrian state media. This is the second Israeli attack on Syria in four days. Elsewhere, the Biden administration on Monday imposed travel bans on three senior Syrian military officers over their alleged roles in the apparent chemical weapons attack in Ghouta back in 2013. It’s unlikely any of them were planning a holiday jaunt to the US but if they were it seems they’re out of luck now.
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