Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Feb. 10

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JERUSALEM -- Two Israelis were killed and 41 were injured in a road accident between a bus and a car in the West Bank on Sunday, authorities said.

The crash took place on Highway 443 near the Israeli settlement of Beit Horon. (Israel-Bus Overturn)

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TEHRAN -- Iran is ready to boost the capacity of its uranium enrichment, Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Sunday.

"Based on a decree by Iran's Supreme Leader and the emphasis put on this issue by AEOI head, the country is ready to increase its uranium enrichment capacity to 190,000 separative work units (SWUs)," Kamalvandi was quoted as saying by Press TV. (Iran-Uranium)

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AMMAN -- Jordan on Sunday warned against the impasse in efforts to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

In a meeting with visiting Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi underlined the need for action to create a new political horizon to resolve the conflict. (Jordan-Palestine)

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BEIRUT -- Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mahmoud Komati said Sunday that Lebanon decides to accept support from any country which is willing to help, including Iran, local media reported.

"The Lebanese government is ready to show positivity in solving people's issues. We should appreciate Iran's offer to help Lebanon without imposing any conditions," Komati was quoted as saying by Elnashra, an independent online newspaper. (Lebanon-Support) Enditem

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