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Israel kills 42 Palestinians in overnight raids on Gaza residential area

GAZA CITY, Palestine Israeli warplanes carried out heavy airstrikes on a residential area in Gaza City at dawn on Sunday, leaving at least 42 Palestinians killed, with most of them...

Jordan says prince involved in attempts to 'harm security'

AMMAN, Jordan Jordan said on Sunday that former Crown Prince Hamzah bin Al-Hussein was involved in “attempts to destabilize the country's security" with foreign parties. "Preliminary investigations detected movements and activities...

US line on Khashoggi report disappoints UN experts

GENEVA UN special investigator Agnes Callamard said Monday it is "dangerous" and "problematic" for a US intelligence report about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi to formally blame the Saudi crown...

Saudi rejects report submitted to US congress on Khashoggi murder

ANKARA Saudi Arabia rejected a report submitted to the US Congress regarding the murder of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi, according to a foreign ministry statement Friday.  The statement said the Kingdom’s...

Qatar's ruler to attend Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia

DOHA, Qatar Qatar’s ruler will attend the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council summit starting in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, his first appearance at the meeting since 2017.  Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani...

Qatar, Saudi Arabia agree to reopen airspace, borders

DOHA, Qatar After a feud of more than three years, Saudi Arabia and Qatar have agreed to reopen their airspace and borders starting tonight, Kuwait’s foreign minister announced on Monday. Kuwait’s...

Iran says ‘hard revenge awaits’ scientist’s killers

TEHRAN The killing of Iran's top nuclear scientist by unknown assailants is being linked to Israel by senior political, military officials in Tehran. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the top-notch nuclear scientist who headed...

Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi crown prince for murder

WASHINGTON Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee to late Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, filed suit in US district court Tuesday against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the journalist's grisly...

Emir of Kuwait dies at 91

KUWAIT CITY Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah died on Tuesday at the age of 91, state media announced. "With great sadness and sorrow we mourn to the Kuwaiti people,...

Qatari emir discusses Palestinian issue with Kushner

ANKARA  Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received senior advisor to US President Donald Trump Jared Kushner in the capital Doha on Wednesday, according to the official QNA news...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Jan. 22, 2022

ANKARA  Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkiye and around the world.   Coronavirus...

Smuggled Turkish historical artifacts in US returning home

NEW YORK Twenty-eight Turkish cultural artifacts confiscated in the US were handed over Friday to Turkiye's Consulate General in New York.  The seized historical artifacts, including...

NATO rejects Russian demand to withdraw from Bulgaria, Romania

BRUSSELS NATO on Friday rejected Russia’s demand to withdraw its troops from Bulgaria and Romania. “NATO will not renounce our ability to protect and defend each...

Novak Djokovic returns to Serbia after being deported from Australia

BELGRADE, Serbia Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic on Monday returned to Serbia after being deported from Australia. Djokovic, the top men’s tennis player, on Jan. 4...

Australia, New Zealand send aircraft to assess damage after Tonga eruption

ANKARA Australia and New Zealand deployed surveillance aircraft on Monday to assess the damage caused by a massive underwater volcano in the Pacific nation of...