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Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty Nine - 11 May 2023
Iran Daily - Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty Nine - 11 May 2023 - Page 3

News in Brief

Battles shake Sudan’s capital as power struggle escalates

REUTERS – Fighting in Sudan’s capital escalated on Wednesday with fierce clashes and air strikes, witnesses said, as delegations of rival military factions continued talks in Saudi Arabia aimed at securing a ceasefire and humanitarian relief.
Residents reported ground battles in several neighbourhoods of Khartoum between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF), as well as heavy gunfire in the north of Omdurman and the east of Bahri, two adjacent cities separated from Khartoum by the River Nile.

AFP Journalist killed in Ukraine

AP – French international news agency Agence France-Presse said its Ukraine video coordinator was killed Tuesday during a rocket attack near the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut.
Arman Soldin, 32, was with a team of AFP journalists traveling with Ukrainian soldiers when the group came under fire with Grad rockets, the agency said. The rest of the AFP team was uninjured.

Daesh claims deadly bomb attack in Damascus

AFP – The Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for a bomb attack Wednesday on police station in the Syrian capital that left one policeman dead and wounded four others.
Daesh members “managed to plant and detonate an explosive device on a vehicle inside a police station” in Damascus, the group said in a statement on its Telegram channels.


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