Saturday, September 22, 2018
Trump walks back on order to release Russia docs
U.S President Donald Trump agrees to step back on demand to declassify Russia documents, including messages exchanged between law enforcement leaders.
Trump said he made...
100 from Air Force detained for links to FETÖ terrorist group
Authorities detained 100 active-duty officers of the Turkish Air Force on Friday in one of the biggest crackdowns against military infiltrators of the FETÖ terrorist group, which is blamed for the 2016 coup attempt
War On Terror
Idlib under siege by Iran-backed foreign terrorists
More than 100,000 foreign terrorists backed by Iran continue their activities at around 230 locations in Syria, backing the Bashar Assad regime's in campaign against opposition fighters across the country
40 years of experience: Hedging mechanism for Iran's oil trade under sanctions despite inevitable slump
Iranian experts and businesspeople highlight their past experience as a shield against U.S. sanctions hitting the country's oil sector, while there seems to be no escape from the decline in the volume of Iran's oil exports, which exceeded $65 billion last year
US' continued armament of YPG amid Manbij deal a concern for Ankara
Turkey is concerned over the United States' arms support for the PKK's Syrian affiliate, the People's Protection Units (YPG), amid efforts to implement the Manbij deal, which...
Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia, rescinded upon UK response
Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean...
The future is in the skies: Tech enthusiasts meet at TEKNOFEST
Turkey's biggest tech festival TEKNOFEST has opened its doors and will continue until Sept. 23. Inviting people of all ages, Turkey Technology Team Foundation (T3 Foundation) Board of Trustees Chairman Selçuk Bayraktar talked to Daily Sabah about the dreams that helped them realized the event
Indian envoy: Turkey, India need new mechanisms to reach mutual economic goals
India's Ambassador to Ankara Sanjay Bhattacharyya praised the developing ties between India and Turkey, underscoring that the political, military and economic relations could...
Honey the lonely dolphin, abandoned in Japanese aquarium, sparks public outcry
The plight of a lonely dolphin and dozens of penguins that have been abandoned in a derelict aquarium in Japan since the start of the year sparked protests, with activists...
San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashion
The head covering is among the most identifiable elements of Muslim women's dress and most likely to be portrayed as drab and restrictive to the Western eye.
But a new...
New season of Istanbul Recitals ready to kick off
Istanbul Recitals features an energetic, extraordinary and amazing new season, which will host master and champion pianists from Asia, Europe and the United States.
Turkey, Russia, Iran FMs to meet in New York
The foreign ministers of Turkey, Russia and Iran will hold a meeting in New York to discuss Syria, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu was quoted as saying by state-run...
Thousands across Russia rally against raising pension age
Thousands rallied across Russia on Saturday to protest the government's plan to raise the eligibility age for retirement pensions by five years.
Several thousand people...
Turkey, Russia agree on borders of Idlib buffer zone
Turkish and Russian militaries have agreed on the borders of the Idlib demilitarized zone, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.
Speaking during a visit to...
Russia may abandon joint lunar space station project with US: senior official
Moscow may abandon a project to build a space station in lunar orbit in partnership with U.S. space agency NASA because it does not want a "second fiddle role," a Russian...
Lebanon navy rescues dozens of Palestinian, Syrian refugees from sinking boat
Lebanon's navy rescued dozens of people, including Syrians, from a sinking boat off the country's northern coast on Saturday, the military and a security source said, adding...
War On Terror
US removes PKK affiliate PYD/YPG from terror list
The U.S. State Department omitted the People's Protection Units (YPG) and its political entity the Democratic Union Party (PYD) from its 2017 Country Reports on Terrorism,...
19 FETÖ-linked soldiers detained in anti-terror operations across Turkey
A total of 19 suspects were detained in counterterrorism operations across Turkey for their alleged links to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ).
An arrest warrant had been...
Tanzania ferry disaster toll rises to 161 as search for survivors continues
Divers were on Saturday searching for survivors in the sunken wreck of an overcrowded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, as an official said the death toll from...
9 children killed, 4 others injured in bomb explosion in Afghanistan
Nine children were killed when a bomb exploded in northern Faryab province late Friday, officials said.
The incident which took place in Sherin Tagab district, left four...
UK party proposes anti-Islam "interim manifesto"
Britains UK Independence Party (UKIP) presented plans Friday to establish all-Muslim prisons, enhanced screening for migrants coming from abroad and to abolish some equality...
1 Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in Gaza Strip
Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian has been killed and dozens injured by Israeli fire at a border protest.
A spokesman for the ministry told AFP the man, whose identity...