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Adib demands Arab countries check embassies in Turkey for bugs
Middle East

Adib demands Arab countries check embassies in Turkey for bugs

Prominent television anchor Amr Adib demanded Arab countries, specifically Egypt, to check for surveillance bugs in their respective embassies in…
Senior Saudi prince says CIA cannot be trusted on Khashoggi conclusion
Middle East

Senior Saudi prince says CIA cannot be trusted on Khashoggi conclusion

  A senior Saudi prince cast doubt upon the reported CIA finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered…
US to give Saudis a pass even if Crown Prince behind murder
Middle East

US to give Saudis a pass even if Crown Prince behind murder

President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to stick by ally Saudi Arabia even while admitting that de facto leader Crown Prince…
Turkish police detain academics in probe of prominent rights activist: media
Middle East

Turkish police detain academics in probe of prominent rights activist: media

  ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police detained six people including two academics on Friday as part of an investigation into…
Iraq rail service back on track after war with Islamic State
Travel

Iraq rail service back on track after war with Islamic State

BAGHDAD/FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – At Baghdad’s grand but half-empty railway station, a single train is sputtering to life. It is…
Erdogan: Saudi officials, others heard tapes of writer death
Middle East

Erdogan: Saudi officials, others heard tapes of writer death

  Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain have listened to audio recordings related to the…
Poroshenko, Orthodox patriarch sign accord on independent Ukraine church
World

Poroshenko, Orthodox patriarch sign accord on independent Ukraine church

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and the Istanbul-based Orthodox patriarch on Saturday signed an accord that paves the way for the…
Istanbul to unveil new airport, seeks to be world’s biggest
Travel

Istanbul to unveil new airport, seeks to be world’s biggest

ISTANBUL (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan has held plenty of grand opening ceremonies in his 15 years at Turkey’s helm.…
Turkey hosts Syria summit with Russian, French, German leaders
Middle East

Turkey hosts Syria summit with Russian, French, German leaders

  The leaders of Russia, France and Germany arrived in Istanbul on Saturday for a four-nation summit aiming to find…
Concern for Khashoggi
Opinion

Concern for Khashoggi

Some have questioned the global attention surrounding the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside his country’s consulate in Istanbul.…
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