Kuwait ruler Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, dies aged 91

Kuwait's 91-year-old Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has died

Kindergarten teacher in China poisoned classroom porridge in staff quarrel

A kindergarten teacher who poisoned 25 children, killing one of them, after an argument with a rival staff member has been sentenced to death by a court in central China

Azerbaijan: Armenian-Syrian mercenaries helping Armenia


Mercenaries of Armenian origin from Syria have been identified among Armenia's casualties, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said Monday

Turkey condemns Armenian attack on Azerbaijan

Turkey on Sunday strongly condemned the Armenian attack on Azerbaijan which caused civilian casualties

Kim Jong-un apologizes for killing S.Korean official

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has apologized to South Korea over the killing of an official who went missing in a border region, local media reported Friday

Turkish president, NATO chief discuss Eastern Mediterranean

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg have discussed the situation in Eastern Mediterranean, it was announced on Wednesday

Saudi Arabia to gradually lift ban on performing Umrah

Saudi Arabia will gradually lift a coronavirus-related travel ban for the Umrah pilgrimage starting early next month, its official news agency said early Wednesday

UN failed once again’: Turkish president

Criticizing the UN’s belated response to the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, Turkey’s president said on Monday that “the UN failed once again”

Armenia should stop playing with fire: Turkey

Turkey's National Defense Ministry on Monday warned Armenia against playing with fire after an Azerbaijani soldier was martyred in a cross-border attack

Blast targets British diplomatic vehicle in Baghdad


A British diplomat vehicle came under attack in the heavily-guarded Green Zone in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Tuesday, according to a local security source

Palestinians rally against recent normalization deals


Palestinians staged a series of rallies in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Tuesday against controversial agreements by the Gulf states of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to normalize their relations with Israel

Serb war criminal dies of coronavirus in Bosnia

Momcilo Krajisnik, a former Bosnian Serb official convicted of war crimes by a UN court, has died of coronavirus. He was 75

'Turkey rescues 67 asylum seekers in Aegean'

The Turkish coast guards rescued 67 asylum seekers who were pushed back by Greek coastal authorities into Turkish waters off the Aegean coast, security sources said on Tuesday

New Zealand to lift coronavirus restrictions in most of country on September 21

New Zealand will lift coronavirus restrictions across the country on September 21, except in its biggest city, Auckland, which is the epicentre of a second wave of infections

Iran’s genocidal regime executes wrestling champion Navid Afkari

Iran, September 12, 2020—Political prisoner Navid Afkari, a 27-year old wrestling champion in Iran, has been executed by the genocidal mullahs’ regime in the early morning hours of Saturday, September 12, according to state-run media.

Beirut port on fire again, a month after crippling ammonium nitrate explosion


A warehouse containing oil and tyres at Beirut port has burst into flames, a little more than a month after a massive blast devastated the port and surrounding residential area of the Lebanese capital

Frustrating world, justice denied in Saudi Khashoggi trial


The Saudi judiciary once again failed in its rulings on the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was brutally killed in 2018 in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

Khashoggi murder trial lacked transparency, says UN

The Saudi trial which convicted eight people of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi nearly two years ago lacked transparency, the UN said

Death toll from Sudan’s floods rises to 102

Sudan said on Monday that the death toll from the country’s floods caused by heavy seasonal rains has risen to 102

Turkey's priority is to ensure stability in Libya: Erdogan

Turkey’s priority is to ensure stability in Libya by protecting its political unity and territorial integrity, the country’s leader reiterated on Sunday