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‘Balance security with public interest in Kashmir’

ANKARA An informal group of prominent Indian citizens has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government to revoke harsh measures in Indian-administered Kashmir by balancing security considerations with the public interest. The...

Azerbaijan: Armenia launches rockets at Iran

BAKU The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry announced late Friday that Armenian forces launched rocket attacks on Iranian territory as a provocation.  “This act of the sneaky enemy makes us angry and we...

Nigeria: Parents demand rescue of kidnapped schoolboys

LAGOS, Nigeria Dozens of parents on Monday in Nigeria's northwestern city of Kankara gathered for the second day to stage a protest against the abduction of hundreds of schoolchildren. Suleiman Abdullah,...

Khashoggi fiancee urges UK gov't to stop Saudi prince to put himself above British...

ANKARA Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has urged the British government to block a planned Saudi Arabia-funded takeover of Premier League team Newcastle United. Speaking to...

Armenian attacks on Azerbaijani civilians continue

BAKU, Azerbaijan Armenian forces on Sunday launched a missile attack on the Khizi and Absheron regions of Azerbaijan, according to a senior presidential official. Hikmet Hajiyev, the assistant to the president...

Azerbaijan prevents 2nd missile attack on Yevlakh city

YEVLAH, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan’s defense system on Wednesday prevented Armenia's second missile attack on the Yevlakh city. Armenia forces launched a long-range missile attack, a day after the attack on Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC)...

Israel: 3 guards in PM detail infected with COVID-19

JERUSALEM At least three security guards working at Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement Saturday from his press office. The guards work...

Trump to join NATO leaders meeting next month

US president will highlight 'need for the NATO Alliance to ensure its readiness,' White House says

N.Cyprus mandates COVID-19 test for service workers

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on Sunday mandated service workers who have a close contact with customers to get tested for coronavirus.  In...

Israel arrests 4 Palestinians in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM Israeli police arrested four Palestinians on Sunday near Bab al-Amud, one of the entrances to the Old City of Jerusalem. The four, including three young women, were beaten before their...

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Turkish, Iranian leaders discuss Israeli attacks on Palestine

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday discussed ongoing Israel's attacks on Palestine on phone. According to a statement...

Palestinian women lead resistance against Israeli occupation

JERUSALEM Palestinian women are leading the resistance against Israel's forced migration and threats of displacement in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. While the...

Bosniak leader says his country does not support Israel

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina A Bosniak member of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Presidential Council on Sunday reacted to the Israeli premier's tweet thanking nations for supporting Israel against...

Violence returns to Afghanistan after brief truce

KABUL, Afghanistan Fighting resumed in Afghanistan on Sunday on the heels of a brief three-day truce declared by the Taliban and reciprocated by the Afghan...

Israel hits health center in Gaza

GAZA, Palestine Continuing with its airstrikes, Israel on Sunday bombarded a health facility in Gaza with two missiles, an official statement said. According to the Palestinian...