Thu, 07 Dec 2023

TEHRAN -- The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Tuesday expressed concern about the escalating conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the disputed mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

In a statement responding to the region's latest developments, Nasser Kanaani called on all parties to remain committed to the terms of a cease-fire deal brokered by Russia in 2020 and resolve their issues through dialogue. (Iran-Azerbaijan-Armenia-Tensions)

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JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH -- At least three Palestinians were killed and 30 others injured in an Israeli raid involving a drone attack in the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday night, according to media reports and sources of Israel and Palestine.

A spokesperson for the Israeli military confirmed in a statement that the military carried out an operation in the Jenin refugee camp, a militant stronghold located in the northern West Bank, adding that "an IDF (Israel Defense Forces) Maoz drone struck the area." (Israel-Palestine-West Bank Clashes)

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TRIPOLI -- Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamed Dbeibah on Tuesday issued instructions to launch free-of-charge flights for volunteers between the capital Tripoli and Eastern Libya which was hit by deadly floods last week.

"The prime minister issued instructions to launch free-of-charge flights for any rescue and emergency teams or volunteers wanting to return to Tripoli (from Eastern Libya), or any such teams or volunteers to travel to the stricken areas to provide help," the government said in a statement. (Libya-Free Flights-Aid)

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SANAA -- Houthi negotiators, accompanied by an Omani mediation delegation, returned on Tuesday to Yemen's Houthi-held capital Sanaa after truce talks in Saudi Arabia, according to Houthi-run al-Masirah TV.

The team is set to brief the outcomes of the negotiation round with Houthi leaders, the television reported, without revealing the details of the negotiations. (Yemen-Houthis-Peace Talks)

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