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Hariri family accepts UN ruling on father's killing

BEIRUT Saad Hariri, the former Lebanese prime minister, said Tuesday that his family has accepted the verdict of a UN tribunal on the assassination of his father. Hariri also demanded justice...

UN rejects US resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

TEHRAN The UN Security Council late Friday turned down a resolution introduced by the US to indefinitely extend an arms embargo on Iran.   US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who appealed...

Israel says ready for war with Lebanon: Gantz

JERUSALEM  Israeli Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Penny Gantz said Monday Israel is ready for a war with Lebanon if such war is imposed on Tel Aviv. In his briefing...

Jordan releases Anadolu Agency reporter after brief detention

AMMAN Jordanian authorities have released an Anadolu Agency correspondent after a brief detention while covering a teacher protest in the northern city of Irbid. Laith al-Juneidi said Monday he was assaulted...

Lebanon detains 16 port employees over blast

BEIRUT Authorities in Lebanon have detained 16 employees of the Port of Beirut, where a massive explosion occurred earlier this week that left at least 135 people dead and nearly...

Lebanon’s president says ammonium nitrate caused blast

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanese President Michel Aoun cited ammonium nitrate as the source of a massive explosion Tuesday at the Port of Beirut which killed more than 60 people and injured...

Massive explosions reported in Beirut, Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon/ANKARA  A fire at a warehouse with explosives at the Port of Beirut led to massive blasts, Lebanon's official news agency reported on Tuesday. A large number of people were...

Iran: Fire breaks out in industrial zone near capital

TEHRAN  A massive fire broke out in an industrial area near the Iranian capital Tehran on Tuesday, according to state television. The fire erupted in the Jajrud industrial area, while the...

US says F-15 jet performed ‘inspection' of Iran plane

WASHINGTON  A US F-15 jet came close to a commercial Iranian passenger plane in Syrian airspace, which forced the pilot to make an emergency landing, according to an American official...

Jerusalem governor arrested in Israel raid

JERUSALEM   Israeli police detained Jerusalem governor Adnan Ghaith on Sunday in a raid on his home, according to a local NGO. Police raided Ghaith’s home in Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem and...

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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...