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Israel rounds up 19 Palestinians in West Bank raids

RAMALLAH, Palestine  Israeli forces arrested 19 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli army on Monday. A military statement said the individuals had...

Dozens of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa complex

JERUSALEM Dozens of Jewish settlers forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex on Wednesday, according to an official with the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf.  “Ninety-eight Jewish settlers have entered the...

Turkish NGO distributes aid in Yemen

ISTANBUL A Turkish aid group provided food packages Thursday to Yemenis, according to CSSW, an NGO operating in Yemen. Istanbul-based Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) supplied flour, rice, sugar, butter and legumes...

UAE spy agents train PKK terrorists in Syria

ANKARA United Arab Emirates has sent many spy agents to Syria to train YPG/PKK terrorists over the past few years, Anadolu Agency has learned from multiple sources. After holding secret talks...

UK's premier Boris Johnson supports Trump's M.East deal

LONDON The U.K. supports the U.S. administration’s newly announced peace deal, President Donald Trump revealed on Tuesday. The revelation came during Trump’s press conference where he released his oft-delayed plan to...

Syrian Constitutional Committee concludes 2nd day

GENEVA The Syrian Constitutional Committee -- made up of members from the opposition, civil society and regime -- concluded the second day of talks on finding a constitutional roadmap for...

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...

Children pay price of Syrian civil war, report reveals

ANKARA Millions of children have been displaced and more than 29,000 others killed since the Syrian civil war erupted in 2011, according to a joint report by the Syrian Network...

Hezbollah downs Israeli drone in southern Lebanon

By Mahmut Geldi BEIRUT Hezbollah announced Saturday that it downed an Israeli drone that violated Lebanon’s airspace in the southern border area near Israel. The Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was shot...

Coronavirus deaths continue to rise in Palestine, Oman

ISTANBUL  The coronavirus pandemic claimed seven lives in Palestine and another four in Oman, local health authorities said on Tuesday. In a statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry said it had recorded...

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Turkey to continue energy search in Black Sea: Erdogan

ANKARA  Turkey is set to continue its search for energy resources in Black Sea region, where it has so far discovered 405 billion cubic meters...

Israeli warplanes strike Hamas target in Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY, Palestine  Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes against a position of the Palestinian resistance group Hamas in the Gaza Strip late Tuesday, according to...

US: Turkish man helps free senior couple trapped in car

WASHINGTON  Mustafa Tosun, a Turkish-American mechanic, was among a few good Samaritans who rushed to the aid of a senior couple whose car had plunged...

US: Barrett's Senate confirmation vote to happen Monday

WASHINGTON The US Senate will vote on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation next week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. "We'll be voting...

Azerbaijan shoots down 2 Armenian UAVs

GANJA, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan shot down two Armenian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on Tuesday, the country’s Defense Ministry said. The drones were taken down in two different...