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Trump says Baghdadi’s ‘number one replacement’ dead

'Most likely would have taken the top spot - Now he is also Dead!' US president says on Twitter

Baghdadi was US 'brainchild': Russian Foreign Minister

WASHINGTON   Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was "the brainchild of the United States," Russia’s foreign minister said Friday. Speaking to the Russia-24 news channel, Sergey Lavrov said they want more information on the...

US tells Iraq to 'enact reforms, tackle corruption'

WASHINGTON U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo told Iraq’s prime minister Tuesday to enact reforms and tackle corruption amid anti-government protests. In a statement, State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said Pompeo had...

US coronavirus death toll exceeds 70,000: study

ANKARA The death toll in the US from the novel coronavirus has surpassed the 70,000 mark, according to data Tuesday compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The university in the state of...

Trump backtracks on bleach injection treatment claim

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump rolled back Friday his claim that a possible treatment for coronavirus could be to inject infected patients with disinfectants, after his misguided suggestion garnered widespread...

US Senate will not pass Armenia resolution: Erdogan

WASHINGTON Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday he believed the U.S. Senate would not pass a resolution to recognize the so-called Armenian genocide. "I believe the Senate will act prudently...

Syria: US army, YPG/PKK terrorists in joint oil patrols

AL-MALIKIYAH, Syria / ANKARA, Turkey  Despite international deals Turkey reached with the U.S. and Russia for the withdrawal of the terror group YPG/PKK from northeastern Syria, the U.S. is continuing...

Erdogan says he returned Trump’s threatening letter

WASHINGTON Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday he returned a letter by his U.S. counterpart that threatened Ankara over its anti-terror operation in northeastern Syria and bemoaned Washington's treatment...

Erdogan arrives at White House for meetings with Trump

WASHINGTON  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived at the White House on Wednesday to hold meetings with his American counterpart. Erdogan arrived midday for meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump the...

Former Guantanamo inmate relates painful ordeal

KABUL, Afghanistan Mawlawi Hamdullah Tarakhail was a young Afghan Mujahedeen veteran when U.S. forces captured him and sent him to the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison. One among thousands of alleged Taliban...

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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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