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Only half of Brits will get COVID-19 vaccine

LONDON A new poll found that just 53% of Brits are certain or very likely to take the coronavirus vaccine, with a belief in conspiracy theories driving the low uptake. The...

Tough anti-virus measures ‘not possible’: Rouhani

TEHRAN The Iranian president said on Sunday that the application of tough measures in the country to stem the spread of coronavirus was “not possible."  Speaking during a meeting of Iran’s...

Iraq reopens Shalamija border crossing with Iran

BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq announced the resumption of trade movement through the Shalamija crossing with Iran on Sunday.  “Around 250 trucks will cross the terminal from Sunday to Wednesday every week,” Alaa...

Coronavirus claims another 163 lives in Iran

ANKARA  As many as 163 new coronavirus-related fatalities have raised the death toll in Iran to 18,427, the Health Ministry said Sunday. A total of 2,020 people tested positive for COVID-19...

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes western Iran

ISTANBUL A magnitude 5.1 earthquake on Sunday shook Kermanshah Province in western Iran, said officials. The quake that hit at 1.46 p.m. local time (1046GMT) had a depth of 8 kilometers...

Doncic's triple-double leads Mavericks to victory

ANKARA The Dallas Mavericks defeated Milwaukee Bucks 136-132 in overtime backed by their Slovenian star Luka Doncic late Saturday. Doncic led the Mavericks victory with 36 points, 14 rebounds and 19...

Lebanese minister quits over Beirut blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanese Information Minister Manal Abdelsamad resigned on Sunday, in the first government resignation in the wake of a massive explosion at the Beirut port.  “After the horror of the...

Eurasian nations report new coronavirus cases, deaths

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan Coronavirus cases and fatalities continued to rise across Eurasian and Central Asian countries on Friday. Ukraine Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said 1,199 more people tested positive for the virus over...

Ex-Lebanon premier denies knowledge of Beirut shipment

BEIRUT, Lebanon Former Lebanese premier Tammam Salam has denied receiving correspondence or information about the arrival of hazardous chemical materials shipment in Beirut, which allegedly caused a deadly blast in...

France to host fundraising conference for Beirut

PARIS France's President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday will bring the international community together to raise funds for Beirut in the aftermath of the deadly blast earlier this week.The virtual conference...

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Macron hosts donor conference for Beirut, raises €250M

PARIS - France’s President Emmanuel Macron led a virtual international donors conference Sunday to rush aid to Lebanon's capital city of Beirut, which suffered...

Israel strikes Hamas observation post in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestine - Israeli warplanes struck an observation post in the northern Gaza Strip late Sunday belonging to Palestinian resistance group Hamas, according...

Atletico Madrid reports two positive cases of COVID-19

ANKARA - Atletico Madrid reported two positive cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday following testing yesterday. "Among the results revealed today are two positive tests....

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 3 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

ANKARA - Turkey “neutralized” three PKK terrorists as part of an anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said Sunday. The terrorists, detected...

TIKA delegation visits Turkish hospital in Lebanon

BEIRUT  - A delegation from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) paid a visit Sunday to Saida Turkish Hospital in southern Lebanon. Bulent Korkmaz,...