VOA常速新闻:沙特官员还是承诺继续这年的麦加朝圣

来源:普特英语听力 2019-04-19
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Saudi officials are pledging to carry on with this year's Hajj despite a crane collapse that killed 107 people and injured more than 230 at the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Saudi King Salman visited the scene Saturday, a day after the crane crashed through a ceiling of the mosque as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers.

The United States is expressing outrage at the jailing of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, Lopez was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison on charges of inciting violence against the government.

From the VOA news center in Washington, Im Dave DeForest. Thats the latest world news from VOA

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crane n. 吊车,起重机;鹤vt. 用起重机起吊;伸长脖子vi. 伸着脖子看;迟疑,踌躇n. (Crane)人名;(意、葡)克拉内;(英、法、西)克兰

outrage n. 愤怒,愤慨;暴行;侮辱vt. 凌辱,强奸;对…施暴行;激起愤怒

inciting v. 煽动(inciteing形式);刺激,激励adj. 煽动的;刺激的


沙特官员还是承诺继续这年的麦加朝圣,尽管麦加大清真寺发生塔吊倒塌事故,致107人死亡,超过230人受伤。周五起重机撞破清真寺天花板,当时信众聚在一起参加祈祷活动,沙特国王萨尔曼星期六去到了事件现场。美国对于委内瑞拉反对派领导人利奥波德•洛佩入狱一事表示愤慨,洛派因被控煽动暴力反对政府罪而被判近14年的监禁。我是来自华盛顿的美国之声新闻中心的戴维•?愿ダ锾亍R陨鲜抢醋悦拦??舻淖钚卤ǖ馈?/p>




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