Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Feb. 13

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JERUSALEM -- Israeli police on Tuesday recommended charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in two separate corruption cases.

After the month-long investigation, the police handed over their recommendation to Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, who will decide whether to press charges against the prime minister. (Israel-Netanyahu-Bribery Charges)

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KUWAIT CITY -- The international coalition against Islamic State (IS) on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to continuing coordination to permanently defeat the terror group.

The coalition's foreign ministers made the pledge in the final statement issued after they concluded a meeting in Kuwait City. (Kuwait-IS-Coalition Meeting)

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CAIRO -- A major anti-terror operation in the Egyptian province of North Sinai has killed 10 terrorists, according to an army statement on Tuesday.

"Some 400 criminal elements and wanted criminals were arrested," the army said, adding that six vehicles and 13 unlicensed motorcycles were seized and destroyed. (Egypt-Anti-terror Operation)

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ISTANBUL -- The Turkish coast guard on Tuesday rescued 44 illegal foreign migrants from an inflatable boat off Turkey's Aegean coast, the third time for the force to repeat the feat in the region in one month.

At least 13 children were saved along with others near Cesme district in the western province of Izmir, the coast guard said in a statement. (Turkey-Migrants Rescued) Enditem

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