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Daesh/ISIS attacks Popular Mobilization Forces in Iraq

DIYALA, Iraq  Two members of the al-Hashd al-Shaabi were killed and five wounded Sunday in an attack in the city of Diyala in eastern Iraq organized by the Daesh/ISIS terrorist...

Fuel tanker blast kills 28 in Lebanon

BEIRUT At least 28 people were killed when a fuel tanker exploded in northern Lebanon, a medical source told Anadolu Agency on Sunday. Caretaker Health Minister Hamad Hasan earlier put the...

PLO demands UK apology for Balfour Declaration

RAMALLAH The umbrella Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has called on Britain to apologize for the 1917 Balfour Declaration -- a document that laid the groundwork for Israel's creation. "It's time for...

Iranian army denies vessel hit by navy friendly fire

ISTANBUL The Iranian army on Wednesday denied a logistic vessel was hit by friendly navy fire during military drills in the Persian Gulf this weekend. Speaking to the army's website, military...

Turkey 'strongly' condemns Israeli attacks in Gaza

ANKARA Turkey on Wednesday denounced Israeli attacks on the blockaded Gaza Strip, calling on the country to stop its state policy of aggression. "Israel has massacred many innocent Palestinian brothers in...

Yemen: UAE supports rebels instead of providing aid

SANAA A Yemeni minister has accused the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of supporting rebels and abstaining from providing any financial assistance to the war-torn country. "I affirm to everyone…that the UAE...

Exhibition organized to mark 2008 Israeli offensive on Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestine  Palestinian artists in Gaza on Sunday opened an exhibition that documents the crimes committed by the Israeli army in its large offensive on Gaza in 2008. The exhibition,...

Mossad chief visits Bahrain to discuss cooperation

ANKARA  The head of Israel's spy agency Mossad met Thursday with Bahraini officials to discuss topics of mutual interest and strengthening cooperation between the two countries, according to official media. ...

2 US troops killed in attack on Iraqi base: report

WASHINGTON  Two American service members and another unidentified individual were killed in a rocket attack on an Iraqi base Wednesday.  At least 10 others were wounded in the attack on Camp...

45 members of Syrian Constitutional Committee meet

GENEVA The first meeting on Monday of a 45-member body, tasked with drafting a new constitution for Syria, was “turned out in a positive way”, the co-chair of the opposition...

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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...