March 4 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA — Two soldiers of the Turkish security forces were killed and four others wounded in the clashes with the militants of the outlawed Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) in southeastern Turkey on Friday, private Dogan news agency reported. (Turkey-PKK-Clash)
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GAZA — In a strange move, a Palestinian animal breeder put up his home for sale to buy a tiger from a local Gaza zoo.

Sa’ad el-Jammal, 55, a civil employee of public sector in the Gaza Strip, is seeking 23,000 U.S. dollars for buying a tiger from a local zoo in Khan Younis, south of the coastal enclave. The South Park Zoo intends to sell the tiger due to economic hardship. (Gaza-Animal-Lover)
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ADEN — Unknown gunmen launched an armed attack against a care home for the elderly in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on Friday, killing about 17 people including four Indian nurses, a security official told Xinhua. (Yemen-Gunman-Elderly)
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DAMASCUS — After unwillingly abandoning their favorite weekend rendezvous of fear of blind mortars, Damascus youngsters were quick to revive their old habits, to hang out at the Bab Touma district, following the recently-established truce.

Enjoying its old narrow allies, with restaurants punctuating its ancient corners, the young people in Damascus thronged Bab Touma after a ceasefire was established in Syria last week. (Syria-Youth-Truce) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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