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Daesh/ISIS kills three civilians in northern Iraq

SALADIN, Iraq At least three people were killed by Daesh/ISIS terrorists in Iraq's northern Saladin province, an official said early Friday.  Mehdi Taki, a member of the Saladin Provincial Council’s security...

Iran holds 6 people over Ukrainian plane crash

ANKARA Iranian authorities on Tuesday said six persons have been arrested in connection to the downing of Ukrainian plane, in which 176 people were killed. "Six have been so far arrested...

Israel thanks Egypt, Oman, Bahrain for supporting deal

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday thanked Egyptian President Adel-Fattah el-Sisi and the governments of Oman and Bahrain for their support to the normalization of relations between Abu Dhabi...
Khaled Mashal

Normalization intended to control Arabs: Ex-Hamas chief

GAZA CITY, Palestine The idea of normal relations with Israel was raised with the intent of controlling the Arab world, the former head of Hamas said Saturday. Khaled Mashal spoke at...

Macron berates reporter for unveiling Hezbollah talks

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron lashed out at a journalist following a news conference in Beirut, Lebanon Tuesday evening for his exposing an unannounced meeting by the leader with Hezbollah...

Attack foiled as explosives-laden car found in NW Syria

HATAY, Turkey A potential terrorist attack was thwarted as authorities seized a vehicle rigged with explosives in northwestern Syria on Saturday. A car found in Syria’s Afrin region was fitted with...

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,...

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...

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'Emerging markets won't suffer from current account deficits post-COVID'

ANKARA Imports have already surpassed pre-crisis levels in all major emerging markets but most trade deficits have not expanded due to booming exports, according to...

Thousands protest in Madrid against pardoning jailed Catalan leaders

OVIEDO, Spain Around 25,000 people poured into the streets of Madrid on Sunday to protest the Spanish government’s impending move to pardon several jailed Catalan...

Accused terrorist nabbed while trying to enter Turkey

ANKARA  A terrorist wanted with a red notice was among a dozen people arrested while trying to enter Turkey, said the National Defense Ministry on...

Mortar kills 5 civilians in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan A mortar shell fired by Taliban hit a residence in Afghanistan’s Lagman province killed five civilians, according to Afghan Army.The 201st Selab Corps...

UAE, Rwanda ban flights from Uganda due to rise in COVID-19 cases

KAMPALA, Uganda The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Rwanda have banned with immediate effect all flights from Uganda due to reports of rising COVID-19 cases...