Sun, 10 Dec 2023

ADEN, Yemen -- An explosion targeting a military ambulance in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa killed four soldiers loyal to the country's government on Sunday, a government official told Xinhua.

The local government source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the blast occurred when the military ambulance belonging to the Shabwa Defense Forces hit an explosive device while passing through the Musainah area in the eastern part of Shabwa province. (Yemen-Al-Qaida-Attacks)

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TRIPOLI -- Carrying 90 tonnes of emergency humanitarian aid to floods-hit Libya, a Chinese cargo plane arrived Sunday at the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi.

First aid kits, water purifiers, tents, blankets, ultrasound diagnostic systems, life jackets, and other relief materials were unloaded at the Benina International Airport, in the presence of Omar Abu-Dabous, the secretary-general of the Libyan Red Crescent, as well as senior Libyan and Chinese diplomats. (China-Syria-Flood Aid)

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RAMALLAH -- Two Palestinians were killed and an Israeli soldier wounded during an exchange of fire in the West Bank city of Tulkarm on Sunday, according to Palestinian and Israeli sources.

"Osaid Abu Ali, 21, and Abdul Rahaman Abu Daghash, 32, were killed after being shot in their heads with live bullets by the Israeli soldiers who stormed Noor Shams refugee camp in Tulkarm," said Ameen Khader, director of Tulkarm Hospital. (Palestine-Israel-Conflict)

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TEHRAN -- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday in New York, Iran's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

During the meeting, Amir-Abdollahian said that Tehran is serious about returning to a 2015 nuclear deal should the other parties be ready, adding the exchange of indirect messages with the United States continues. (Iran-UN-Nuclear Talks)

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