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Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Oct. 3

04 Oct 2023, 08:05 GMT+10

KHARTOUM -- Chairman of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council and General Commander of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Tuesday received a proposed initiative by a Sudanese national group to stop the war and form an emergency government.

Al-Burhan received the initiative when he met in Port Sudan, the capital city of the Red Sea State in eastern Sudan, with a delegation of the National Mechanism for Supporting Civil Democratic Transition in Sudan, a political group established in 2021 and led by former member of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council Aisha Musa, the sovereign council said in a statement. (Sudan-Emergency Gov't- Initiative)

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ANKARA -- Türkiye's annual inflation rate rose to 61.53 percent in September, climbing for a third straight month since it started to slide from October last year, official data showed on Tuesday.

Figures from the Turkish Statistic Institute showed the consumer price index (CPI) in September increased by 4.75 percent monthly. (Türkiye-Inflation)

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DAMASCUS -- Six non-Syrian, pro-Iran fighters were killed on Monday night in an Israeli missile attack on military sites in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour near the Syrian-Iraqi border, a war monitor reported on Tuesday.

The latest strikes hit positions of the pro-Iran militias in the city of al-Bukamal in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour, including a conduit for supplies coming to the militias from Iran via Iraq, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (Syrian-Israeli Strikes-Pro Iran Militants)

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BAGHDAD -- Iraqi authorities said that more than 1,000 children of the Islamic State (IS) militants have been sent to their home countries.

"More than 1,000 children have been deported to their home countries while 76 children are waiting for their countries to claim them," the official Iraqi News Agency (INA) quoted Justice Ministry spokesman Kamel Amin as saying on Tuesday. (Iraq-IS Prisoner-Children-Handover)

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