Wed, 06 Dec 2023

CAIRO -- At least 12 people were killed and 27 others wounded on Sunday in a traffic crash in eastern Egypt, an Egyptian health official said.

The passenger bus of a private company collided with a trailer truck on a highway in Ras Ghareb city of the Red Sea Governorate, Ismail El-Araby, the undersecretary of the health office of the Red Sea Governorate, told Xinhua. (Egypt-Car Accident)

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ANKARA -- Türkiye launched an air operation on Sunday morning against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

Türkiye has hit 89 targets since the start of Operation Claw-Sword against the YPG and the PKK, it said in a statement. (Türkiye-Air Strikes-Kurdish Groups)

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JERUSALEM -- The first-ever direct flight between Israel and Qatar took off on Sunday, said Cyprus' leading airline TUS Airways.

The flight is part of at least six round-trip flights that TUS Airways scheduled for flying Israeli and Palestinian fans during the 2022 FIFA World Cup held in Qatar. (Israel-Qatar-Direct Flight)

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BAGHDAD -- The Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) in Iraq's semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan said Sunday that 32 Kurdish militants were killed in airstrikes in northern Iraq and Syria.

A statement by the CTS said that more than 25 airstrikes were conducted by the Turkish forces on positions of the Turkish Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in many areas in northern Syria and mountainous areas in northern Iraq. (Iraq-Türkiye-Air Strikes)

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