Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, June 28

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JERUSALEM -- The number of coronavirus active cases in Israel has risen to 6,363, the highest since May 2, the state's Ministry of Health said on Sunday.

The ministry also reported 334 new cases, bringing the total to 23,755. (Israel-COVID19)

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KHARTOUM -- The Sudanese government on Sunday decided to extend the full curfew in Khartoum State for one more week starting Tuesday to prevent the COVID-19 spread, the Higher Committee for Health Emergencies announced.

The government also decided to extend the closure of airports for domestic and international passenger flights until July 12. (Sudan-COVID19)

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BAGHDAD -- The head of the Iraqi Medical Association, Abdul-Amir al-Shimmary, called on Sunday for imposing full curfew to contain the continuing increase of daily infections with coronavirus.

Al-Shimmary's comment came as the Iraqi Health Ministry recorded 2,140 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 45,402. (Iraq-Coronavirus-Curfew)

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RAMALLAH -- Palestine on Sunday announced that 195 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed, raising the total number of cases to 2,248.

According to Health Minister Mai al-Kaila, 621 of the total cases have recovered and seven have died. (Palestine-Coronavirus) Enditem

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