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CAIRO — At least two Egyptian policemen were killed and other 16 wounded on Saturday in an explosion in the North Sinai’s city of Arish, according to a statement from the Interior Ministry.
The attack took place when a police vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb, the statement said. (Egypt-Explosion)
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JERUSALEM — Israel said Saturday it has arrested four Palestinian youths in connection with a stone-throwing attack that led to the death of an Israeli driver in Jerusalem last week.
The Israeli Shin Bet security service said in a statement that the four suspects, aged 16 to 19, are residents of the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sur Baher. (Israel-Palestinian)
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JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said Saturday that the soldiers who assaulted two journalists working for Agence France-Presse in the West Bank Friday will face disciplinary measures.
A statement released by the Spokesman’s Unit of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said the army has opened an investigation into the incident. (Israel-Assault)
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RIYADH — The death toll in Thursday’s stampede in Mina, neighboring the holy city Mecca, has risen to 769, Saudi Health Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday.
Until now, the deadly disaster has left 769 pilgrims dead and 934 wounded, the minister said at a news conference. (Saudi-Stampede) Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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