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Yemen army says over 1,000 rebels killed September

SANAA  Government forces killed over 1,000 Houthi rebels in clashes in war-torn Yemen in September, the Yemeni army said on Saturday.  A military statement cited by the September 26.net website said...

Documentary on Khashoggi’s murder released in Zurich

ZURICH  A documentary film featuring the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was released Friday at the Zurich Film Festival.  “The Dissident,” directed by award-winning American director Bryan Fogel, received a lot...

Saudi expats launch new pro-democracy party

LONDON Saudi Arabian expats have launched a new opposition party on the second anniversary of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death, the Guardian reported on Friday. The National Assembly party was founded by...

Speculations rise over potential Kuwaiti crown prince

KUWAIT CITY With Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sworn in as the new emir of Kuwait, questions surfaced over the upcoming royal family's member to become the crown prince. The new...

Israel: Minister quits in protest against Netanyahu

JERUSALEM Asaf Zamir, Israel’s tourism minister, resigned from the post on Friday citing a lack of trust in the country’s premier Benjamin Netanyahu. Zamir is a member of the Blue and...

2 years on, journalist Khashoggi's murder still unsolved

DOHA, Qatar Two years on, the main figures accused in the 2018 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul have not been held accountable, but this cannot go on...

Israel detained 15 Gazans in September

GAZA CITY The Israeli forces arrested 15 Palestinians during September in the Gaza Strip.  The head of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs at Studies and Documentation Unit, Abdel-Nasser Farawana, told Anadolu Agency...

Israeli president visits Haredi rabbi amid virus surge

ANKARA Israel's president paid an "emergency" visit to a top ultra-Orthodox rabbi, asking him to urge his followers to comply with lockdown measures against the rapid spread of the novel...

INTERVIEW: UN investigator wants CIA intel on Khashoggi killing

GENEVA UN special investigator Agnes Callamard said Friday she is still pressing the CIA to release its assessment of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal killing in Istanbul two years ago. In...

Khashoggi fiancee urges leaders to skip G20 summit

WASHINGTON  Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, called on world leaders Thursday not to participate in this year’s G20 summit in Riyadh.   In an article in The...

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Bosnia commemorates 1st president Izetbegovic's death

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina this week commemorates the 17th death anniversary of Alija Izetbegovic, independent Bosnia’s first president and one of the most important...

Mass grave of Daesh/ISIS victims found in Iraq’s Kirkuk

BAGHDAD, Iraq A mass grave of dozens of Iraqis killed by the Daesh/ISIS terrorist group was unearthed in the northern Kirkuk province, according to a...

Australian firms to attend China fair amid trade row

ANKARA  Amid tense bilateral relations, a record number of Australian companies are attending the 3rd China International Import Expo in November, Chinese media reported Tuesday. Nearly...

South Korea’s chipmaker to buy Intel's NAND memory unit

ANKARA South Korean giant chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. on Tuesday announced it will buy NAND memory unit business of the US semiconductor giant Intel Corp.  SK...

'Iran's stance on Upper Karabakh benefits occupation'

ANKARA Iran's neutral stance on the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Upper Karabakh region, involving an equal approach to both sides, ultimately benefits...