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Turkish FM holds talks with top Iraqi officials over bilateral ties

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu Thursday paid an official visit to Iraq and held meetings with top Iraqi officials to discuss bilateral relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 11:29:21

Palestinian PM calls on Asian countries to support UNRWA

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Thursday called on Asian countries to support the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) to help it uphold its operations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 9:29:29

Turkish FM holds talks with top Iraqi officials over bilateral ties

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu Thursday paid an official visit to Iraq and held meetings with top Iraqi officials to discuss bilateral relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 9:15:00

Joint Turkish-Saudi team to investigate journalist's disappearance

Turkey and Saudi Arabia agreed to set up a joint team to investigate the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 9:10:42

UN mission in Afghanistan praises security forces' preparation for polls

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has praised the Afghan security forces' preparation for the upcoming elections, the UNAMA said in a statement on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 0:51:57

Erdogan, Trump step up pressure over Saudi journalist's disappearance

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Saudi Arabia to release footage of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and President Donald Trump demanded answers over his fate, as the kingdom faced growing pressure Thursday to provide a convincing explanation for his disappearance.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/11 22:33:41

More Americans say US "mostly failed" in Afghanistan: survey

Seventeen years into war in Afghanistan, Americans remain pessimistic about US involvement in the war-torn country, according to a recent survey by research center Pew.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/11 15:14:45

Turkey says all rebel heavy weapons removed from demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

The Syrian rebels have completed the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the demilitarized zone in the northern province of Idlib, Turkish Defense Ministry said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/11 12:06:39

Iran summons German envoy over extradition of diplomat to Belgium

Iran's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned German ambassador to Tehran to protest the extradition of an Iranian diplomat to Belgium over alleged bombing charges.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/11 11:38:56

Turkey identifies 8 suspects linked to missing Saudi journalist

Turkey has identified eight out of 15 suspects linked to the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, state-run Anadolu Agency reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/11 9:41:08

Turkey checks CCTV for clues

Turkish investigators are examining CCTV footage showing the moment missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul and the movements of a team suspected of involvement in his disappearance.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 22:28:45

Foreigners snap up Istanbul's iconic waterfront mansions along Bosphorus

They are among Istanbul's most iconic sights - magnificent waterside mansions strung out along the Bosphorus as the waters of the strait dividing Europe and Asia lap almost at their front doors.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 19:23:40

Iran slams US unilateralism as root cause of global insecurity

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday that the US unilateralism is the root cause of growing insecurity in the world, Press TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/10 10:20:33

Turkish president asks Riyadh to show how missing journalist left consulate

Turkey's president has demanded Saudi officials prove their claim that missing journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, as the US called for a thorough probe into his disappearance.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/9 23:13:41

Traditional grape molasses remains popular in southern Syria

A farmer shakes extracted grape juice to make grape molasses at an orchard in the countryside of Sweida, Syria, on Oct. 7, 2018. Farmers in Sweida province in southern Syria, which is well known for having one of the best and sweetest grapes in the country, are welcoming the harvest season for grapes every year around this time to make grape molasses, the traditional food that has maintained its popularity in southern Syria. (Xinhua/Ammar Safarjalani)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 11:00:07

Turkey's Erdogan says Saudis must prove missing journalist left consulate

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Saudi Arabian authorities have to prove that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi had left the Istanbul consulate, reported state-run Anadolu Agency.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 9:28:05

Turkey demands permission to search Saudi consulate over missing journalist

Turkish Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned Saudi Arabian ambassador to Ankara for the second time after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and demanded permission to search the consulate building in Istanbul, local media said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 9:22:05

Saudi Arabia cannot replace Iran's oil in market: minister

Iran's Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Monday that Saudi Arabia would not be able to replace Iran's oil share in the global market, official IRNA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 8:58:07