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Locals in Syria’s Jarabulus protest regime presence

JARABULUS, Syria The locals of the northern Syrian town of Jarabulus on Friday held demonstrations in protest of the presence of Bashar al-Assad regime and Russian forces in Manbij. The protesters,...

Turkish, Russian top diplomats discuss Syria over phone

ANKARA The foreign ministers of Turkey and Russia discussed on Thursday a recent deal between the two countries about northern Syria on the phone. Mevlut Cavusoglu and Sergey Lavrov discussed the...

Syria: YPG/PKK opens fire on protest against France

DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria  YPG/PKK terrorists in eastern Syria opened fire on people protesting against the publishing of insulting caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in France, injuring four people. One of the...

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...

Syrian regime says Israel carried out attack on capital

ANKARA Syria claimed late Sunday that it repelled a missile attack by Israel on the capital Damascus. Israeli forces carried out an attack on some targets around the capital at 10.16...

Security forces in Syria seize 60 kg of explosives

SANLIURFA, Turkey  At least 60 kilograms (132 pounds) of explosives were seized in Syria’s Tal Abyad district, a governorate in southeastern Turkey said Wednesday.   The governorate in Sanliurfa province said the...

UN decries loss of life in Iraq protests

BAGHDAD The UN Iraq envoy has condemned the loss of life and destruction of property amid mass protests that rocked several Iraqi provinces in recent days. At least 63 people have...

Turkey, Russia, Iran issue joint statement on Syria

GENEVA The foreign ministers of Turkey, Russia and Iran reaffirmed their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria in a joint statement Tuesday. They issued the...

Turkey, Russia start joint ground patrols in N.Syria

ANKARA  Turkish and Russian troops on Friday started first joint ground patrols in northern Syria under a deal reached last month to clear the area of YPG/PKK terrorists, said Turkey's...

‘Civilians, structures unharmed’ in Turkey’s N.Syria operation

ANKARA Civilians, historical and religious structures including churches were undamaged in Turkey's anti-terror operation in northern Syria, country’s Defense Ministry said on Monday. As announced in the statements made before the start...

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Prince Andrew demands trial by jury in US civil sex abuse lawsuit

LONDON  Prince Andrew has demanded a trial by jury to clear his name against sexual abuse allegations, a legal document has shown according to British...

Heidelberg shooter had previous links to neo-Nazi party: German media

BERLIN  A teenage gunman who killed a fellow student and wounded three others at Heidelberg University in Germany before committing suicide had previous ties to...

Turkiye welcomes OECD decision to open accession discussions with 6 countries

ISTANBUL Turkiye on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to open accession discussions with six candidate countries.  “We welcome...

Study highlights prevalence of antisemitism in France

ANKARA  A study on antisemitism in France has found that a vast majority of the Jewish community has been subjected to some form of “anti-Semitic...

Canada to send more troops to Ukraine in bid to deter war

TRENTON, Canada Canada will send more troops to Ukraine along with defensive weapons to help thwart a Russian invasion of the country, Prime Minister Justin...