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Turkish group sends food aid to northern Syria

SANLIURFA, Turkey A Turkish aid group on Wednesday sent three truckloads of humanitarian aid to two areas of northern Syria cleared of terrorists last fall by Operation Peace Spring. The aid...

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...

Car bomb kills 1 civilian in Syria’s Al-Bab

AL-BAB, Syria A civilian was killed Tuesday when a bomb-laden vehicle exploded in the northern Syrian city of Al-Bab, according to local security forces. Security forces said they suspected YPG/PKK terrorists...

UN expert condoles Saudi rights activist's death

ANKARA A UN official on Friday expressed her condolences over the death of a Saudi human rights activist and renowned academic in a prison in Saudi Arabia. "Very sad news on...

Israeli missions on alert after Fakhrizadeh's murder

JERUSALEM Israel on Saturday placed its embassies around the world on high alert amid fears of possible retaliation by Iran over the assassination of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.  Fakhrizadeh was killed...

Turkey’s IHH to send aid to Syria on Human Rights Day

HATAY, Turkey A Turkish humanitarian agency will send aid supplies to Syria on Dec. 10, International Human Rights Day, to draw world’s attention to the human tragedy in the region. Selim...

Yemeni defense minister survives Houthi rocket attack

Two soldiers were killed in the attack

Iranian plane intercepted by Israeli fighter jets

TEHRAN  A Mahan Air commercial flight bound for Beirut from Tehran was allegedly intercepted by two Israeli fighter planes in Syrian air space late Thursday, according to reports by Iranian...

Fire breaks out at gas plant in eastern Iran

TEHRAN  A fire broke out at a gas plant in eastern Iran on Monday followed by an explosion in the area, according to Iranian media. The incident took place at a...

No Palestinian state under annexation plan: Netanyahu

JERUSALEM  Israel will not approve the establishment of a Palestinian state as part of its annexation plan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday. According to Israel’s Channel 13 TV, Netanyahu said...

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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...