Sept. 6 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT


BAGHDAD — Up to five people were killed and 19 others injured in a car bomb explosion at a crowded commercial area in Karrada neighborhood in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, a police source told Xinhua on Tuesday. (Iraq-Bomb-Attack)
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DUBAI — The crash-landing of an Emirates Airline jet on Aug. 3 was caused by the impact with the runway, UAE state news agency WAM reported Tuesday.
The Boeing 777-300 aircraft “was destroyed following the impact with the runway and the subsequent fire,” General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said in a preliminary report. (Dubai-Report-Crash Landing)
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ANKARA — Turkish Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin said on Tuesday that Turkey will not accept a delay for visa-free travel to the European Union (EU) until the end of the year, Daily Sabah reported. (Turkey-EU-Visa)
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TEHRAN — Iran welcomes foreign investments in its Information and Communications Technology (ICT) projects, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi said here on Tuesday.
Iran plans to invest 16 billion euros (17.86 billion U.S. dollars) in ICT by the state and private sectors in the next five years, Vaezi was quoted as saying by official IRNA news agency. (Iran-Telecom-Projects) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/News Ghana

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