18.1 F
Ankara
Friday, January 28, 2022

Missile attack targets oil company in northern Iraq

BAGHDAD A missile attack on Saturday targeted an oil company in Iraq’s northern Salahuddin province, according to a local police officer. “Unidentified individuals fired a local-made missile at the headquarters of...

Kremlin says end of US combat mission in Iraq requires 'increased attention'

MOSCOW The US decision to end its combat mission in Iraq requires "increased attention," the Kremlin said on Tuesday. Russia will monitor further developments in the region amid possible escalation,...

Death toll from fire in COVID ward of Iraqi hospital rises to 92

BAGHDAD With 28 more fatalities recorded on Tuesday, the death toll from a fire that engulfed Monday evening the COVID-19 isolation ward of a hospital in southern Iraq reached 92,...

From war, to Turkey, to top student: Young Syrian grabs top scores on high...

ANKARA After fleeing the horrors of war in Syria, a young refugee taking shelter in neighboring Turkey has achieved remarkable successes and now has distinguished himself as one of the...

US downplays possibility of quick return to Iran nuke deal

WASHINGTON  Significant gaps remain between the US and Iran on a mutual return to compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, a senior State Department official said Thursday in a stark...

Israeli premier appoints new head of Mossad

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the appointment Monday of David Barnea as the new head of the country’s intelligence service Mossad.  According to Israel’s Haaretz newspaper, Netanyahu chose Barnea,...

Biden sends top diplomat to Middle East amid Gaza ceasefire

WASHINGTON US President Joe Biden announced Monday he is sending his top diplomat to the Middle East to meet with top regional officials following last week’s ceasefire between Israel and...

Palestine calls for sanctions, arms embargo on Israel at UN event

WASHINGTON Addressing a UN event on Sunday, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki called Israeli attacks on occupied territories of Palestine "war crimes" and urged the UN Security Council to impose...

China urges US to 'adjust' position on Israel-Palestine tensions

WASHIGNTON China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on the US to "adjust" its position on Israel-Palestine tensions on Sunday. Speaking at a virtual debate of UN Security Council on Palestine, Wang...

Israeli government, army commanders are 'war criminals': Former Israeli army pilot

JERUSALEM The Israeli government and army commanders are "war criminals," a former Israeli Air Force pilot, who was discharged from the army in 2003, told Anadolu Agency in an exclusive...

Latest article

Prince Andrew demands trial by jury in US civil sex abuse lawsuit

LONDON  Prince Andrew has demanded a trial by jury to clear his name against sexual abuse allegations, a legal document has shown according to British...

Heidelberg shooter had previous links to neo-Nazi party: German media

BERLIN  A teenage gunman who killed a fellow student and wounded three others at Heidelberg University in Germany before committing suicide had previous ties to...

Turkiye welcomes OECD decision to open accession discussions with 6 countries

ISTANBUL Turkiye on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to open accession discussions with six candidate countries.  “We welcome...

Study highlights prevalence of antisemitism in France

ANKARA  A study on antisemitism in France has found that a vast majority of the Jewish community has been subjected to some form of “anti-Semitic...

Canada to send more troops to Ukraine in bid to deter war

TRENTON, Canada Canada will send more troops to Ukraine along with defensive weapons to help thwart a Russian invasion of the country, Prime Minister Justin...