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TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari said on Monday that Iran seeks to maintain consistent ties with its neighbors including Saudi Arabia.

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“It is not Iran that has severed ties with Saudi Arabia…, besides, Iran’s policy is not creating tensions and stopping political relations,” Jaber Ansari said with reference to the recent diplomatic row between Iran and Saudi kingdom. (Iran-Saudi-Ties)
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DAMASCUS — Trucks carrying relief aid started entering three besieged Syrian towns on Monday as part of a deal concluded recently between the government and rebels to alleviate the suffering of thousands of starved people.

The trucks started simultaneously entering the rebel-held town of Madaya north of the capital Damascus and Kafraya and Foa, two adjacent Shiite towns loyal to the government but surrounded by rebels in northern Syria. (Syria-Crisis-Aid)
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AMMAN — Chinese banks on Monday signed agreements with a Jordanian electricity firm to provide 1.6 billion U.S. dollars as a loan to finance an oil shale project in Jordan, according to a statement from a Chinese signatory.

The Bank of China, along with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) will provide the loan to the project, which is owned by Estonian and Malaysian investors. (Jordan-China-Project)
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BAQUBA, Iraq — Up to 23 people were killed and 44 others wounded on Monday in two coordinated bomb attacks at a coffee shop in a town in Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala, a provincial security source told Xinhua.

The attack occurred in the evening when a roadside bomb went off a crowded coffee shop in the town of Maqdadiyah, some 100 km northeast of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, the source said on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-Blasts) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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