July 13 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

SANAA — At least 21 civilians were killed and 45 others wounded when Saudi-led warplanes struck a residential neighborhood in Yemen’s capital Sanaa early on Monday, witnesses and medics said, despite a humanitarian truce.

People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

The warplanes destroyed nine houses in Sawan area, where most of the residents are poor, witnesses said. (Yemen-Saudi-Strikes)
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BENGHAZI, Libya — As many as five civilians were killed by a random rocket attack in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, a medical source told Xinhua on Monday.
The source with Al-Jalaa hospital in the city confirmed the number of deaths, all elderly men, were killed Sunday evening when a rocket hit the busy Beirut Street in central Benghazi. (Libya-Attack-Death)
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ANKARA –Turkish police captured on Monday a total of 149 migrants who were trying to sail in two separate operations from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos, private Bugun news reported.
Early on Monday morning, the Turkish coast guards also detained 101 migrants who were trying to sail to the Greek island from near the coast of Ayvacik in Canakkale province in western Turkey, the report said, adding that they were reportedly from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Syria. (Turkey-Migrants)
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TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said a much-anticipated nuclear deal could not be ready on Monday while urging world powers for more diplomacy, Iranian media reported.
Zarif answered “No” when asked whether the nuclear deal could be reached Monday night, semi-official Iran Students’ News Agency reported. (Iran-Nuclear deal) Enditem

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