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Dozens killed after fire at Iraq covid hospital

At least 58 people were killed by a fire at an Iraqi coronavirus hospital on Monday, a health official said. The fire raged through late Monday at al-​Hussein Teaching Hospital in Nasiriya, about 200 miles south of Baghdad. Crowds …

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Explosion at fuel station kills one in Uzbekistan

A fuel tank explosion in the central Samarkand region in Uzbekistan has killed one man and injured another, Samarkand regional department of the emergency situations said Thursday. The accident occurred when workers tried to carry out …

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Blast rocks Dubai port causing large fire

An explosion inside a container on a ship docked at Dubai's Jebel Ali port late Wednesday caused a large fire and was felt across the city, authorities said. There were no reported deaths or injuries and the fire is under control, …

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Iranian Bushehr NPP to be repaired in the near future

The Bushehr nuclear power plant, temporarily shut down due to a technical failure, will be reconnected to power grids in the coming days, Ali Akbar Salehi, vice president, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said. …

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Bus overturns in Iran, 2 reporters killed

Two reporters were killed and 21 others injured Wednesday when a bus overturned in northwestern Iran, state-run IRNA news agency said. The bus was carrying 25 Iranian journalists from Tehran to West Azarbaijan province to view a …

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Russian woman dies in road accident in Egypt

A minibus with Russian tourists travelling from Cairo to Hurghada collided with a car on Wednesday, killing one woman, police sources said. Overall, ten Russian nationals were inside the vehicle, including three children. Two opted out …

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Fire breaks out at Tehran oil refinery

A huge fire broke out at an oil refinery in the southern part of the Iranian capital Tehran on Wednesday, Iranian state media reported, saying there were so far no reports of casualties. Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency said …

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Iran’s largest warship catches fire

Iran's largest navy ship the Kharg sank on Wednesday after catching fire in the Gulf of Oman, but the crew were safely rescued, Iranian media reported. No further explanation was given for the latest incident in a region of …

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9 injured in central Iran's chemical plant explosion

At least nine people were injured in an explosion that took place in Iran's central Isfahan province on Sunday, Xinhua reported citing semi-official Mehr news agency. The incident took place in Shahinshahr at Nargostar Sepahan …

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Bleacher collapse in Jerusalem leaves 2 dead

At least two people were killed, including a child, and dozens were injured Sunday when a bleacher sitting people for Shavuot prayers collapsed in Jerusalem, authorities said. The incident is not connected with the ongoing fighting …

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Dam partially leaks in Kyrgyzstan, people evacuated

A dam partially leaked in the Kadamjai district of Batken region, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan said. The incident occurred on May 6 at 23:13. The dam number 12 broke in 4-5 spots. It is located in the village …

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