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Iran says ‘hard revenge awaits’ scientist’s killers

TEHRAN The killing of Iran's top nuclear scientist by unknown assailants is being linked to Israel by senior political, military officials in Tehran. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the top-notch nuclear scientist who headed...

Iran's top nuclear scientist assassinated near capital

TEHRAN, Iran A leading Iranian nuclear scientist has been assassinated by unidentified gunmen on the outskirts of the capital Tehran on Friday, the country’s foreign minister said. “Terrorists murdered an eminent...

Russia slams Pompeo's visit to West Bank

MOSCOW Russia on Friday condemned US State Secretary Michael Pompeo’s visit to an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank. Speaking at a news conference in the capital Moscow, Zakharova said...

Israel bars Palestinians from praying at Al-Aqsa Mosque

JERUSALEM For the fifth week in a row, Israeli police on Friday prevented hundreds of Palestinian residents of the occupied West Bank from reaching Al-Aqsa Mosque to perform Friday prayer. According...

Palestine starts exporting olive oil to Arab countries

GAZA CITY, Palestine Palestine has started exporting olive oil to a number of Arab countries. “Over 24 tons of olive oil was exported to a number of Arab countries for the...

Al-Aqsa preacher hails Turkey’s policy on Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Sheikh Ekrema Sabri, an imam and preacher at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, hailed the “wise Turkish policy” towards the occupied city and called on others to emulate...

Iranian soldier killed along border with Iraq

ISTANBUL An Iranian soldier was killed along the Iraqi border in Iran's Kurdistan province, state-run media said late Wednesday. Mohammed Rasul Khatami was targeted while on patrol in the town of...

Turkey’s IHH to send aid to Syria on Human Rights Day

HATAY, Turkey A Turkish humanitarian agency will send aid supplies to Syria on Dec. 10, International Human Rights Day, to draw world’s attention to the human tragedy in the region. Selim...

Syrian peace talks to resume in Geneva on Monday: UN

GENEVA  A fourth session of the constitutional committee will begin on Monday in Geneva to hammer out the roots of the basic laws for a peaceful Syria, the Office of...

'Digital' flour factory to be built in N.Syria

TAL ABYAD, Syria  A digital flour factory will be built in Syria's northern Tal Abyad city, which was cleared of terrorists through Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring. The factory will be established...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...