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Trump urges Saudi Arabia to negotiate with Gulf nations

ANKARA The US president urged the Saudi Arabian king to start negotiations with other Gulf countries to "resolve the rift".  "President Trump praised Saudi Arabia’s G20 Presidency and welcomed the...

Dozens of Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa complex

JERUSALEM Dozens of Israeli settlers forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa complex on Sunday in celebration of the Jewish New Year. In a statement, the Jerusalem Awqaf Department said 76...

Lebanon welcomes deal to begin maritime borders talks

BEIRUT  Lebanon’s president welcomed an agreement Thursday with Israel to start negotiations on the demarcation of maritime borders. Michel Aoun asked the US to continue its "honest" mediation between the two...

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...

Iraq imposes curfew in Karbala amid anti-gov’t protests

BAGHDAD  Iraqi authorities have imposed a nighttime curfew in Karbala as anti-government protests continued in the southern city. All individuals and vehicles will be forbidden to move from 18:00 local time...

100 Iraqis killed since Friday amid protests

BAGHDAD At least 100 people have been killed in Iraq since Friday, as security forces have been trying to disperse protesters, said Iraq's Independent High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR)...

Israeli jets strike Hamas observation posts in Gaza

GAZA  Israeli jets bombed an area in northern Gaza late Friday belonging to the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Palestinian resistance movement Hamas, according to sources on the...

Saudi deputy defense chief pays surprise visit to Oman

MUSCAT Saudi Arabia’s deputy defense minister on Monday met with Omani Defense Minister Bader bin Saud al-Busaidi during his unannounced visit to Muscat. "Saudi Prince Khalid bin Salman, Deputy Minister of...

Clashes kill 14 protesters in Iraq’s south

At least 14 Iraqi protesters were killed and 80 others injured in clashes with security forces in the country’s southern city of Nassiriya in Dhi Qar province, according to...

Thousands mourn Soleimani at Baghdad funeral

BAGHDAD Thousands of mourners gathered in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on Saturday at the start of a funeral procession for top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, who was killed in a...

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Turkey to maintain humanitarian foreign policy in 2021

ANKARA Turkey will continue to implement an entrepreneurial and humanitarian foreign policy in the field and at the table in 2021, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut...

Istanbul to begin virtual pre-school classes amid virus

ANKARA Education and training will be held virtually in kindergartens, nursery classes and practice classes in Istanbul to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Turkey condemns killing of Iranian nuclear scientist

ANKARA Turkey on Saturday condemned the killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. "We regret that the Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh lost his life as...

Turkey condemns 'racist threat message' in Greece

ANKARA Turkey slammed a “racist threat message” Saturday in northeastern Greece written on an elevator of an apartment building that is the residence of Mufti...

Over 640 PKK terror suspects nabbed across Turkey

ANKARA At least 641 PKK/KCK terror suspects have been nabbed during two-day operations across Turkey, the Interior Ministry announced on Saturday. The suspects were detained in...