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No end to Syrian crisis, but opportunities: Turkish Red Crescent head

ISTANBUL  Ten years since the beginning of the brutal civil war in Syria, the head of a major Turkish aid group said no lasting end to the country's humanitarian suffering...

Egypt, France conduct joint naval exercise in Red Sea

By Aydogan Kalabalik CAIRO, Egypt Egypt and France conducted a joint naval exercise in the Red Sea, Egyptian military spokesman Tamer al-Refai said Sunday. Al-Refai said on Facebook that the French aircraft...

Turkish agency has provided aid to Syria for decade

By Cigdem Munibe Alyanak ISTANBUL For the past 10 years, a major Turkish aid agency has been helping Syrians who have been displaced in their country or forced to seek refuge...

Syrian regime targets civilian settlements in Jarablus, al-Bab

ANKARA Ballistic missiles fired from Syrian regime-controlled Kuweires airport in Aleppo have targeted civilian settlements and parking lots for fuel tankers in northern Jarablus and al-Bab districts, with civilian casualties...

Jordan: 5 staffers detained over deaths in hospital

ANKARA Five staffers were taken into custody after eight people died in hospital in the capital Amman due to lack of oxygen supplies on Saturday, local media reported. According to the...

Palestine slams Czech diplomatic office in Jerusalem

By Avad ar-Rujub RAMALLAH, Palestine Palestine on Saturday slammed the Czech Republic for opening on March 11 a diplomatic office in Jerusalem -- affiliated to its embassy in Tel Aviv. It called...

Russia seeks Arab support in reviving Iran nuclear deal

From March 8 - 12, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov toured the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and Qatar to discuss regional and international issues. The tour began with...

8 die in Jordan hospital due to lack of oxygen supplies

AMMAN, Jordan Eight patients died Saturday in the Jordanian capital, Amman, due to a shortage of oxygen supplies, according to the state television. The deaths have caused a state of panic...

Israel in contact with Turkey over gas: Netanyahu

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government is in contact with several countries, including Turkey, about natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Netanyahu's remarks are the first to...

Syrian soldier martyred in motorcycle explosion

A soldier of the Syrian National Army was martyred Sunday when a bomb-laden motorcycle exploded in Syria’s Ras Al-Ayn district. Syrian National Army forces seized the motorcycle in Aliyah village...

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Turkey strongly condemns Israeli air raids on Gaza Strip

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday strongly condemned Israel’s ongoing air strikes on the Gaza Strip, which have killed dozens of civilians, including children, in the besieged...

Turkey reiterates call on Israel to end attacks on Palestinians

ANKARA Turkey on Monday reiterated its call on Israel to end its violent attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem amid recent Israeli police attacks on...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 10, 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...

Turkey reports just over 15,000 daily cases

ANKARA The downward trend in the number of daily cases in Turkey continued on Sunday as the country reported just over 15,000 new coronavirus cases,...

Turkey’s Erdogan issues message on Europe Day

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday issued a message on the occasion of Europe Day, which "celebrates peace and unity in Europe" on...