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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...

Russia shifts 300 Chechen military policemen to Syria

MOSCOW Russia shifted 300 military policemen from Chechnya to Syria, the country's Defense Ministry said on Friday. "About 300 servicemen of the military police unit of the armed forces of the...

Iraq: Death toll hits 74 as anti-gov’t protests resume

BAGHDAD The death toll in Iraq from the latest round of nationwide anti-government protests has risen to 74, the country's rights commission said Sunday. The Independent High Commission for Human Rights...

Syrian Constitutional Committee gets underway in Geneva

ANKARA Syrian Constitutional Committee -- made up of opposition, civil society and regime members -- began its work on Wednesday in Geneva with the UN's facilitation. The committee is mandated, within...

Turkey, Russia conduct 1st joint ground petrol in N.Syria

ANKARA Turkey and Russia military personnel completed the first joint ground patrol in northern Syria as a part of planned safe zone east of Euphrates River, the Turkish National Defense...

Turkey to start extraditing Daesh/ISIS members Nov. 11

ANKARA Turkey will start extraditing captured Daesh/ISIS terrorists on Nov. 11 to their home countries, according to Turkey’s interior minister.  "PYD releases Daesh terrorists and we capture them,"...

Turks protest Israel's attacks on Palestinians

ANKARA Scores of people and representatives of non-governmental organizations convened in front of Israel's embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday to protest against Israel's attacks on Palestinians. Ahmet Sanver,...

Venezuela condoles with Iran for Soleimani killing

BOGOTA The Venezuelan government Saturday offered condolences to the "peoples of Iran and Iraq" for the death of a top Iranian general killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad. The Foreign...

Turkey 'neutralizes' 5 YPG/PKK terrorists in N.Iraq

ANKARA Turkish security forces "neutralized" five YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry announced on Sunday. The terrorists were neutralized in the Hakurk region in air-backed operations, the ministry...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...