Azerbaijani team arrives in Turkey to help fight forest fires

The first group of teams affiliated with Azerbaijan’s Emergency Situations arrived Saturday in Turkey to help Ankara with massive forest fires in its southern provinces that have led to deaths and injuries

Protests Spread in Iran, including Tehran: People Call for Regime's Downfall


Last week, the protests that began in southwestern Iran on July 15 spread to dozens of other cities across Iran, including the capital Tehran. The uprising has continued for nearly two weeks despite heavy suppression

Turkey's women volleyball team start Olympics with win over China

Turkish women's volleyball team won their first game at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday

Tokyo Olympics 2021: Patty Mills and Cate Campbell create history at Opening Ceremony

Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium

Jacinda Ardern suspends New Zealand travel bubble with Australia

The New Zealand government has suspended the travel bubble with Australia, saying the threat from ongoing Delta COVID-19 outbreaks is now too great

Turkey censures Israeli forces for ‘violating sanctity of Haram Al-Sharif’

Turkey on Sunday condemned Israeli forces for “violating the sanctity of Haram Al-Sharif” and allowing Israeli settlers to raid Al-Aqsa Mosque

Assad regime kills 6 civilians including 2 children in Syria's Idlib


Assad regime kills 6 civilians including 2 children in Syria's IdlibPeople try to rescue those stuck amid the wreckage of a demolished house after a shelling by the forces of the Bashar al-Assad regime and their allied Iran

'Growing use' of anti-terror law against children in Kashmir


Two months ago, police in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir booked a minor hailing from the border district of Kupwara along with eight men under an anti-terror law for raising slogans during a funeral procession of a man who died in a car accident

Palestine on the verge of 4th COVID-19 wave


Palestine is on the verge of a 4th wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the Palestinian Health Ministry warned on Wednesday

World stood with Turkey after defeated coup of 2016

Several countries and international organizations voiced solidarity with Turkey’s elected government after the defeated coup of July 15, 2016

Silence falls over Srebrenica memorial cemetery after day of tearful farewells


Silence fell over the Potocari Memorial Cemetery on Sunday evening after a day of tearful farewells for 19 more victims of the Srebrenica genocide

1 child killed, 2 others injured in Syrian regime attack on Idlib


One child was killed and two others injured on Monday amid shelling by the Syrian Bashar al-Assad regime and Iran-affiliated terrorist groups, in breach of the truce in the northwestern Idlib de-escalation zone

Israel's settlement policy illegal under int'l law: EU

European diplomatic representatives in Jerusalem and Ramallah on Monday slammed Israel's settlement policy as "forced transfers, evictions, demolitions and confiscations of homes" that will "only lead to further violence and human suffering"

Israeli forces assault Palestinian detainees in Ofer prison

Israeli forces on Monday stormed prison cells in the Ofer military prison in western Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, and assaulted Palestinian detainees

Huge explosion in Bangkok kills at least 1

A large explosion and fire at a factory on the outskirts of Thailand's capital early on Monday has killed at least one person, with more than 60 injured, according to officials

Shoppers at two eastern suburbs supermarkets ordered to isolate

Shoppers at two more supermarkets in Sydney's eastern suburbs have been sent into immediate self-isolation as New South Wales contact tracers scramble to shutdown the spread of the coronavirus

Christian missions as imperialism through schooling

The discovery of more than 1,000 indigenous children’s bodies on the peripheries of boarding schools in Canada came as a shock to many

Death toll from Philippine military plane crash rises to 29

At least 29 people were killed after a Philippine military plane carrying 96 people crashed in the country's south on Sunday, local media reported

Lebanon risks exhausting drug supply amid lack of foreign exchange


Lebanon is suffering from an acute shortage of imported drugs, particularly for chronic diseases, amid a lack of foreign exchange in the country, Lebanese pharmaceutical importers warned on Sunday

Regime shelling kills 8 civilians in Syria's Idlib

At least eight civilians were killed and nine others wounded in attacks by forces of the Bashar al-Assad regime and their allied Iran-backed foreign terrorist groups in a de-escalation zone in northwestern Syrian province of Idlib