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Lebanese foreign minister resigns amid economic crisis

BEIRUT The Lebanese foreign minister on Monday submitted his resignation to the prime minister, according to a government source. The source, who works at the government headquarters in Beirut, said that...

Erdogan takes revenge on Treaty of Sevres: French daily

PARIS An article in France’s Le Monde newspaper said the Turkish president and Libyan prime minister need a glorious and historical place to sign an agreement on an alliance that...

Kosovo PM tests positive for COVID-19

BELGRADE, Serbia Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti announced Sunday that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Hoti said in a post on his Facebook account that he has no...

Cameroon: 18 civilians killed in Boko Haram attack

DAKAR, Senegal At least 18 civilians were killed in an attack attributed to the Boko Haram group, local media reported on Sunday. The attack took place in the Nguetchewe village on...

Eid al-Adha: Turkey donates meat to needy Gazans

GAZA City, Palestine Palestinian authorities on Sunday began distributing meat from livestock sacrificed with donations from Turkey on the Muslim Eid al-Adha festival to hundreds of families in need in...

Top Iranian aide praises Turkey's Hagia Sophia move

ANKARA  A senior advisor to Iran's supreme leader on Sunday congratulated Turkey for reopening the Hagia Sophia Mosque after 86 years as a museum. "We congratulate the Turkish people for this...

S.Arabia: Dozens of Saudi soldiers killed in clashes

SANAA, Yemen  Saudi forces suffered dozens of casualties amid clashes in the country's southwest, according to news reports on Sunday by an outlet aligned with Yemeni Houthi rebels. Clashes broke out...

Pandemic claims more lives in Kuwait, Lebanon, Algeria

ISTANBUL  The coronavirus pandemic continued to claim lives in Kuwait, Lebanon and Algeria on Saturday. Kuwait The Kuwaiti Health Ministry said six more deaths and 770 new infections were recorded over the...

Afghanistan, Pakistan at odds over border clash

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned the alleged shelling by Pakistani border forces at a busy border crossing point that left at least 15 Afghan civilians dead. The ministry...

Thousands protest in Berlin over COVID-19 restrictions

BERLIN Thousands of people, among them many neo-Nazis, took to the streets in downtown Berlin to protest coronavirus restrictions amid an ongoing rise in the number of new COVID-19 cases. Around...

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Macron hosts donor conference for Beirut, raises €250M

PARIS - France’s President Emmanuel Macron led a virtual international donors conference Sunday to rush aid to Lebanon's capital city of Beirut, which suffered...

Israel strikes Hamas observation post in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestine - Israeli warplanes struck an observation post in the northern Gaza Strip late Sunday belonging to Palestinian resistance group Hamas, according...

Atletico Madrid reports two positive cases of COVID-19

ANKARA - Atletico Madrid reported two positive cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday following testing yesterday. "Among the results revealed today are two positive tests....

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 3 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

ANKARA - Turkey “neutralized” three PKK terrorists as part of an anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said Sunday. The terrorists, detected...

TIKA delegation visits Turkish hospital in Lebanon

BEIRUT  - A delegation from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) paid a visit Sunday to Saida Turkish Hospital in southern Lebanon. Bulent Korkmaz,...