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A team of French rescue experts began hunting through a huge expanse of debris on the outskirts of the Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, searching for any sign of life.
No damage in Israel was reported as a result of the tremor.
Foreign workers concerned about their relatives and their country after earthquake.
By LAHAV HARKOV
From the founder of Tevel b’Tzedek, a first-person account of the relief effort after an earthquake devastated the South Asian country, and what more is left to do.
By MICHA ODENHEIMER
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake was at a depth of 65 km (40 miles) and struck 114 km northwest of the city of Ilam, close to Iran's border with Iraq.
The majority of the casualties were in the city of Tazehabad, northeast of Kermanshah, according to Tasnim.
Rescue teams have been sent to 26 affected villages.
Last month, a 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit villages and towns in Iran's western Kermanshah province along the mountainous border with Iraq, killing 620 people and injuring thousands of others.
Hardline media are accusing the government of pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani of reacting too slowly to last weekend's quake.
The prime minister released a video lamenting Iran's refusal to receive help from Israel, saying that the Jewish state is always willing to support its neighbors.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Gripe not with Iranian and Iraqi peoples, but with their governments, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.
By MICHAEL WILNER
"We need help. We need everything. The authorities should speed up their help."
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