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Lebanon: Calm returns to Beirut after clashes

BEIRUT  Calm prevailed in Beirut early Tuesday after a night of violence that left a Lebanese protester dead and injured scores.    Angry supporters of Hezbollah and Amal groups...

Europe must own up to its people in ranks of Daesh/ISIS

- The writer is an associate professor and member of the Turkish Gendarmerie and Coast Guard Academy's Department of International Security and Terrorism ISTANBULTurkey's anti-terror operation against PKK/YPG terrorists...

South Sudan to field military in fight against hunger

JUBA, South Sudan The president of South Sudan on Friday said the country's military would be deployed during peacetime to help in efforts to develop agriculture and fight chronic hunger...

Trump: US won't pay for security of Prince Harry, wife

ANKARA U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday said his country won't be paying for the security protection of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan while their stay in the U.S....

Pakistan army puts its weight behind ex-ruler Musharraf

KARACHI, Pakistan In a sharp reaction to a special court’s verdict that handed down death penalty to the country’s former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf in a high treason...

Italy crush Armenia to win all games in EURO qualifiers

ANKARA  The Italian national team hammered Armenia 9-1 at home to become one of the most successful nations at the EURO 2020 qualifiers after winning all matches in Group...

OIC calls for backing Palestinians’ right of return

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia  Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Friday called on the international community to support the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their lands from which they...

Bangladesh: School lessons aired amid COVID-19 pandemic

DHAKA, Bangladesh  Bangladesh on Sunday began broadcasting pre-recorded secondary level school lessons after educational institutions were closed in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. The...

War-weary Syrian says prefers death to warplane sound

IDLIB, Syria Victim of almost nine-year-old Syrian civil war, Umm Ibrahim is so desperate that she prefers dying, instead of hearing warplane sound. Ibrahim is a grieving woman who...

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African Muslims celebrate virtual Eid under lockdown

JOHANNESBURG Millions of Muslims in Africa began celebrating Eid al-Fitr holidays Sunday under tight coronavirus restrictions including bans on congregational prayers at mosques as well...

Bayern Munich keep up 4-point gap at top of Bundesliga

ANKARA Reigning Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich this weekend kept their four-point lead at the top of Bundesliga after hammering Eintracht Frankfurt 5-2. Bayern Munich collected 61...

Turkish leader exchanges Eid wishes with counterparts

In Sunday phone calls, Turkey’s president exchanged greetings with his counterparts from Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Iran, Oman and Turkmenistan for Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday...

Turkish leader exchanges Eid wishes with counterpart

ISTANBUL In Sunday phone calls, Turkey’s president exchanged greetings with his counterparts from Iran, Pakistan, and Turkmenistan for Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday following the...

Turkish, Iranian leaders discuss fight against COVID-19

ISTANBUL In a Sunday phone call, the presidents of Turkey and Iran discussed cooperation in the fight against COVID-19, plus bilateral ties and regional issues,...

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