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Russia forms observation point in NE Syria

AL-HASAKAH, Syria / ANKARA, Turkey Russia has established a military observation point in Syria's northeastern Al-Hasakah province, according to local sources. Some 70 to 80 Russian military police officers with armored...

Greek Cypriot police arrest Israeli firms' employees

ANKARA  Police of the Greek Cypriot administration arrested three Greek Cypriot employees of Israeli firms for alleged espionage, issuing arrest warrants for other three Israelis, according to local media. According to...

Saudis surprise while Russia wins in new OPEC deal

ANKARA Saudi Arabia shook the oil world by making a voluntary production cut although Russia was the winner in the latest OPEC deal that ensures both OPEC and ally countries...

Drone targets Shia cleric's home in Iraq

BAGHDAD A drone has reportedly targeted the home of Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf, a leader of his movement said Saturday. In a statement, Saleh...

Iraq's Kurdish region to hand over oil to Baghdad

ERBIL, Iraq Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) has reached an agreement with Baghdad on the budget and oil, which includes providing Baghdad 250,000 barrels of oil per day for the...

Russian airstrikes kill 11 civilians in Idlib, Syria

IDLIB, Syria In an area of northwestern Syria supposed to be free of acts of aggression, on Monday at least 11 civilians were killed and 20 injured in Russian airstrikes,...

Israel detains 11 Palestinians in West Bank raids

RAMALLAH, Palestine Israeli forces have detained 11 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli army. In a Monday statement, the Israeli military said...

$4 billion withdrawn from Lebanon banks over unrest

BEIRUT Nearly $4 billion have been withdrawn from banks since September amid protests against economic woes, the country's caretaker economy minister said. "The bank withdrawals were prompted by fears of the...

House fire kills 13 Pakistanis in Jordan

AMMAN  Thirteen Pakistani expatriates were killed in a house fire in western Jordan, according to the civil defense authority on Monday. The blaze broke out at dawn on Monday in a...

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...

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Turkish stocks up 2.36% at Monday's close

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index ended the day up 2.36% to close at 118,485.24 points on Monday. After starting the week at 117,384.51 points, Borsa Istanbul's...

German MPs eye resuming tourism to Turkey

BERLIN Top politicians from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government expressed hope on Monday that their country would soon ease coronavirus-related travel restrictions for Turkey. “I hope...

Serbian official warns of Fall coronavirus ‘trouble’

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Turkey seizes huge cache of PKK weapons in N. Iraq

ANKARA The Turkish military seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition during its anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on...

Luis Abinader named new president of Dominican Republic

BOGOTA, Colombia In front of his supporters, 52-year-old Luis Abinader celebrated his victory in the presidential election held on Sunday in the Dominican Republic. Abinader, of...

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