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Normalization intended to control Arabs: Ex-Hamas chief

GAZA CITY, Palestine The idea of normal relations with Israel was raised with the intent of controlling the Arab world, the former head of Hamas said Saturday. Khaled Mashal spoke at...

Macron berates reporter for unveiling Hezbollah talks

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron lashed out at a journalist following a news conference in Beirut, Lebanon Tuesday evening for his exposing an unannounced meeting by the leader with Hezbollah...

Attack foiled as explosives-laden car found in NW Syria

HATAY, Turkey A potential terrorist attack was thwarted as authorities seized a vehicle rigged with explosives in northwestern Syria on Saturday. A car found in Syria’s Afrin region was fitted with...

Emir of Kuwait dies at 91

KUWAIT CITY Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah died on Tuesday at the age of 91, state media announced. "With great sadness and sorrow we mourn to the Kuwaiti people,...

Jordan, UAE, Bahrain discuss Palestine issue

ANKARA  The leaders of Jordan, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain held a trilateral Arab summit Wednesday in Abu Dhabi to discuss Palestine and regional and international developments. King Abdullah II...

Trump says Daesh chief al-Baghdadi killed in US raid

WASHINGTON Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the man who led Daesh terror organization as it swept up large swaths of Iraq and Syria, has been killed in a U.S. night time raid...

US: Farm bankruptcies at 8-year high

ANKARA U.S. farm bankruptcies in September jumped 24% amid damage from President Donald Trump's trade war with China and Europe as well as a year of unfavorable weather. According to a...

Former US President Carter recovering from surgery

Carter, 95, has 'no complications' after receiving treatment for brain bleeding following numerous falls

Turkey concerned in wake of US killing of Iranian commander

ANKARA Turkey Friday voiced concern over the U.S.-Iran row in the wake of the killing of a top Iranian commander in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq, warning the move will...

US confirms three more cases of coronavirus

NEW YORK The U.S. confirmed three new cases of the deadly coronavirus from China on Sunday, bringing the total to five. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that...

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Europol: 45 suspects arrested in anti-drug operations

HAGUE  – Police arrested 45 suspects Friday during an international operation against a drug-trafficking network from Brazil into Europe, Europol said Friday. "This international sting,...

South Africa records 3,370 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG  - South Africa recorded 3,370 new coronavirus cases Friday, bringing the number of infections to 781,941, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. He said...

Tanzania’s opposition party expels rebel MPs

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania  - Tanzania's main opposition party, Democracy and Progress (CHADEMA), expelled 19 rebel legislators Friday for allegedly forging party documents and...

Al-Akhras: My hunger strike revealed Israeli crimes

JENIN, Palestine - Former Palestinian prisoner Maher al-Akhras, who was on a hunger strike for 103 days, believes he succeeded in exposing Israeli occupation."My...

Navalny urges EU to sanction Russian oligarchs

ANKARA  - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny urged the EU to impose direct sanctions Friday against oligarchs close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Navalny said...