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Massive explosion reported east of Iran's capital

TEHRAN/ANKARA  An explosion occurred east of Iran’s capital Tehran late Thursday, according to local media.  Footage shared on social media showed a bright orange flash followed by a large plume of...

Saudi Arabia to hold 'limited' Hajj due to coronavirus

RIYADH  Saudi Arabia has curtailed this year's hajj pilgrimage to a limited number of people due to the spread of coronavirus. "A very limited number of people will perform Hajj," Health...

Israeli police cover up autistic man's killing: Mother

JERUSALEM The mother of an autistic Palestinian youth on Saturday accused Israeli police of covering up her son's killing. Iyad el-Hallak, 32, was shot dead by Israeli police in Jerusalem on...

Failure in Libya, Yemen costs UAE billions of dollars

ISTANBUL The failure of illegitimate forces in Libya and Yemen cost its supporter UAE billions of dollars, which provided weapons, ammunition and mercenaries to the militias in the two countries. Supporting...

Qatar blockade enters fourth year: Timeline

DOHA  On June 5, 2017, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt abruptly severed diplomatic relations with Qatar and imposed a land, sea, and air blockade in...

Mentally disabled Palestinian shot dead in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM  Israeli forces shot dead a mentally disabled Palestinian in East Jerusalem on Saturday, according to Israeli media. Border police officers opened fire on a man in Jerusalem's Old City after...

Palestinian PM asks cabinet to cut ties with US, Israel

RAMALLAH, Palestine Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh urged the cabinet Wednesday to implement decisions on cutting relations with the US and Israel.  According to the official WAFA news agency, Shtayyeh ordered...

EU warns against Israel’s unilateral actions

BRUSSELS  The EU should reach out to Israel and discourage the annexation of the West Bank, the bloc’s foreign policy chief said on Friday. Josep Borrell was speaking at a news...

72 years on, Palestinians observe virtual Nakba Day

RAMALLAH, Palestine  On May 15 each year, Palestinians commemorate Nakba Day to reaffirm the right of return to ancestral lands that are now part of Israel. However, the outbreak of the...

Magnitude 4.7 quake strikes western Iran

ANKARA  Iran was struck early Sunday by a magnitude-4.7 earthquake in Khoy, West Azerbaijan province. The quake was recorded at 5.23 local time (0053GMT) at a depth of 6.75 kilometers (4...

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Turkish police arrest 75 for selling drugs in Istanbul

ISTANBUL A total of 75 people were arrested early Monday for selling drugs in Turkey’s metropolitan city of Istanbul. Anti-drug police squads carried out an operation...

5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes western Indonesia

JAKARTA A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted Indonesia’s western province of Aceh early Monday, according to the country's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency (BMKG). The quake’s epicenter...

Ghana reports nearly 700 new coronavirus cases

ABUJA, Nigeria Ghana reported 692 new coronavirus cases over the past day, bringing the country’s total to 24,518, local authorities said Sunday. Ghana Health Services said...

South Africa extends COVID-19 measures for a month

ABUJA, Nigeria South Africa extended measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus Sunday as the number of cases in the country continued to...

Nigeria: 22 people killed in armed attack

ABUJA, Nigeria At least 22 people were killed Sunday when armed attackers raided some villages in Nigeria, according to local media. Many others were wounded in...

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