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Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Dec. 1

02 Dec 2022, 07:55 GMT+10

RAMALLAH -- Two Palestinian militants were killed on Thursday during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank, Palestinian medics and local sources said.

The incident happened in the Al-Hadaf neighborhood in the Jenin refugee camp, said medics in the city of Jenin. (Palestinian-Killed-Clashes with Israel)

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CAIRO -- At least 10 farmers were killed on Thursday in a head-on collision between a pickup and a tractor on a highway in Egypt's northern province of Beheira, a medical source said.

The pickup truck was hit by a tractor coming from the opposite direction, leaving all 10 farmers aboard the truck killed and the two drivers wounded, a source from the ambulance authority of Beheira told Xinhua. (Egypt-Collision-Casualties)

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ISTANBUL -- At least two people were killed when a single-engine training plane crashed in Türkiye's northwestern province of Bursa on Thursday, Ihlas News Agency reported.

The plane crashed near a combined natural gas cycle power plant in the Osmangazi district of the city that carries the same name of the province, after taking off from Yunuseli Airport in the province's Yenisehir city at 3:40 p.m. local time (1240 GMT), according to the Ihlas report. (Turkey-Plane Crash-Bursa)

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RIYADH -- Saudi Arabia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to acquire and build multi-mission combat ships for the kingdom's navy, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Thursday.

The MoU was signed between the Saudi defense ministry, the Saudi General Authority for Military Industries and Spain's state-owned shipbuilding company Navantia, according to the SPA report. (Saudi Arabia-Building Combat Ships-MoU)

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