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Russia forms observation point in NE Syria

AL-HASAKAH, Syria / ANKARA, Turkey Russia has established a military observation point in Syria's northeastern Al-Hasakah province, according to local sources. Some 70 to 80 Russian military police officers with armored...

Greek Cypriot police arrest Israeli firms' employees

ANKARA  Police of the Greek Cypriot administration arrested three Greek Cypriot employees of Israeli firms for alleged espionage, issuing arrest warrants for other three Israelis, according to local media. According to...

Saudis surprise while Russia wins in new OPEC deal

ANKARA Saudi Arabia shook the oil world by making a voluntary production cut although Russia was the winner in the latest OPEC deal that ensures both OPEC and ally countries...

Drone targets Shia cleric's home in Iraq

BAGHDAD A drone has reportedly targeted the home of Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf, a leader of his movement said Saturday. In a statement, Saleh...

Iraq's Kurdish region to hand over oil to Baghdad

ERBIL, Iraq Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) has reached an agreement with Baghdad on the budget and oil, which includes providing Baghdad 250,000 barrels of oil per day for the...

Russian airstrikes kill 11 civilians in Idlib, Syria

IDLIB, Syria In an area of northwestern Syria supposed to be free of acts of aggression, on Monday at least 11 civilians were killed and 20 injured in Russian airstrikes,...

Israel detains 11 Palestinians in West Bank raids

RAMALLAH, Palestine Israeli forces have detained 11 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli army. In a Monday statement, the Israeli military said...

$4 billion withdrawn from Lebanon banks over unrest

BEIRUT Nearly $4 billion have been withdrawn from banks since September amid protests against economic woes, the country's caretaker economy minister said. "The bank withdrawals were prompted by fears of the...

House fire kills 13 Pakistanis in Jordan

AMMAN  Thirteen Pakistani expatriates were killed in a house fire in western Jordan, according to the civil defense authority on Monday. The blaze broke out at dawn on Monday in a...

Daesh/ISIS attacks Popular Mobilization Forces in Iraq

DIYALA, Iraq  Two members of the al-Hashd al-Shaabi were killed and five wounded Sunday in an attack in the city of Diyala in eastern Iraq organized by the Daesh/ISIS terrorist...

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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...