JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH — Two Palestinians were shot and killed after stabbing an Israeli soldier near Nablus in the West Bank on Sunday, the Israeli military said.

PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL-SETTLERSThe Palestinians allegedly stabbed and wounded one Israeli soldier in Huwara, 9 km south of Nablus, wounding him lightly, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement. (Israel-Palestine-Violence)
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ANKARA — Three Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded on Sunday in an attack by the outlawed Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) in southeastern province Sirnak province, Turkish Armed Forces said in a statement.

The PKK members detonated a pre-located explosive device on road when an armored vehicle was passing during a military operation in the Nur neighborhood of Cizre town of Sirnak province, said the statement. (Turkey-PKK-Attack)
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ISTANBUL — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated here on Sunday that Turkish troops will remain in Iraq, overturning a foreign ministry pledge to the contrary.

“Turkish troops are in Iraq to provide protection for training troops and will continue to be there,” the president spoke at an event in Istanbul. (Turkey-Iraq-Troops)
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TEHRAN — Iran will resume the swap of oil and liquid gas belonging to some litoral states of the Caspian Sea in near future, Press TV reported on Sunday.

Iran will import crude and liquid gas into its Caspian Sea ports and will supply equivalent barrels on behalf of its partners in the Persian Gulf, the report said. (Iran-Oil swap) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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