Saturday, January 19, 2019
Coalition airstrikes kill 20 civilians in Deir el-Zour
U.S.-led coalition warplanes on Friday struck Daesh positions in eastern Syria, leaving a number of civilians dead, according to local sources.
Twenty people in Deir ez-Zour's...
Winter storm kills newborn lion cubs at Gaza zoo
Four baby lion cubs died from the cold in a Gaza zoo after wind ripped protective plastic sheeting from their cage during a winter storm, the zoo's owner said Friday.
The city of firsts: Pergamon
Pergamon was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014, and it has been one the rare settlements that has survived several invasions and devastations over the ages
Blast rocks HTS headquarters in Syria’s Idlib
A huge blast on Friday rocked the city of Idlib, a stronghold of an al-Qaida branch in northwestern Syria, killing at least 11 people, a war monitor reported.
Long-awaited recess begins for students
Some 18 million students started midterm break on Friday, an occasion marked far from home for Syrian refugee students and at a time of separation from classmates for students heading out of town for the holiday
Musk fires over 3,000 Tesla staff over 'tiny profits'
Saying the road ahead was "very difficult," Tesla's CEO Elon Musk said Friday that the company would be cutting its staff by about 7 percent.
The electric car and solar...
Mexican airline trolls racist sentiment in US with 'DNA discount'
Aeromexico is taking a poke at the U.S.-Mexico border standoff with a "DNA discount" for people in the United States with Mexican ancestry.
An ad launched this week that...
Turkish modest fashion exhibition attracts hundreds of international companies, visitors
Lifestyle Turkey 2019: Modest Fashion Exhibition, the only commercial modest fashion fair in Turkey and the Middle East, this year is hosting prominent names from the sector...
1,000 swindled in fake Montenegrin citizenship scheme
A gang of scammers in Istanbul have tricked up to 1,000 people by selling them fake Montenegro passports, each of which they charged over 7,000 euros in an elaborate scheme...
Turkey, Germany to share agricultural technologies
Turkey and Germany signed a memorandum of understanding Friday aiming to develop bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture while enabling information exchange in agricultural...
Colombia says ELN carried out police academy bombing that killed 21
Colombian authorities said that a one-armed explosives expert belonging to the country's last remaining rebel group carried out a car bombing against a police academy that...
Zimbabwe completely shuts internet amid protests
Zimbabwe on Friday faced a "total internet shutdown," a media group said, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured...
Michael Cohen: I rigged online polls for Trump
President Donald Trump's estranged former lawyer acknowledged Thursday that he paid a technology company to rig Trump's standing in two online polls before the presidential...
Erdoğan, US Senator Graham discuss Khashoggi, Syria
U.S. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham arrived in Turkey on Friday for meetings with top officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
On the foothills of Mt Uludağ, horse riding is more than a sport
A horse-riding center at the foothills of Mount Uludağ offers the pleasure of going at full gallop while enjoying one of the best views in Anatolia.
Local and international...
Turkish football clubs earn around 400M euros from transfers in last 4 seasons
The income obtained by Super League teams from transfers in the last four seasons has approached 400 million euros ($456 million), according to Turkish daily Hürriyet on Friday.Turkey's...
The Pilevnel 10: At the Factory in Mecidiyeköy
In its fresh annex in Mecidiyeköy out of an unvarnished, multistory warehouse-like museum comparable to Istanbul Modern, Pilevneli Gallery invites Istanbul's art explorers to appreciate the individual practices of 10 international artists, many living between multiple cities in the U.S., France, Germany and Turkey
Journalist deported by Turkey fired from newspaper
The Dutch journalist linked to an ongoing terrorism probe deported by Turkey has been dismissed from her job at the Het Financieele Dagblad (FD) newspaper, reports said Friday.
New details shed light on deportation of Dutch journalist
The deported Dutch journalist is suspected of assisting her ex-boyfriend, who has links to the al-Nusra Front terrorist group, in obtaining a residence permit by using fake documents
Syria solution must consider Turkey's 'security concerns'
Turkey has justifiable security interests in northeastern Syria, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday amid calls for a buffer zone in the area.
Fuel crisis threatens hundreds of patients in Israeli-blockaded Gaza
The continued shortage of fuel in the besieged Gaza Strip has threatened the lives of hundreds of patients as many hospitals would cease to function in the near future
Greece sells Turkish-Muslim properties, accused of erasing legacy
Greece's controversial policy of selling properties belonging to foundations has angered citizens of Turkish origin who claim that the country is trying to end the Turkish-Muslim...
War On Terror
Turkey responds to terror attack on soldiers in Afrin
Turkey responded to a terrorist attack from Syria's northern city of Tal Rifat on Turkish soldiers in Afrin, the defense ministry said Friday.
The PKK's Syrian affiliate...
Provocations won't be allowed to hurt Idlib deal
To restore peace in Syria, Ankara asserted that provocative attempts to undermine the Idlib deal between Turkey and Russia wouldn't be allowed."Recently, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham...
More asteroids smack Earth since age of dinosaurs, research says
Between two and three times as many asteroids have struck the Earth and the moon since the age of the dinosaurs, when one massive space rock collision wiped them out forever,...