World roundup: October 27 2021
Stories from Iran, Myanmar, 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 military says its forces killed 105 Houthi fighters on Wednesday in airstrikes south and northwest of Maʾrib city. As ever this figure cannot be verified and there’s no real context for them in terms of the wider battle for the city. That said, the fact that the locations of these airstrikes seem to keep getting closer and closer to the city does suggest a continued Houthi advance.