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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Saturday that Turkey would not give up on its rights in the eastern Mediterranean.

Missile strikes on makeshift oil refineries in northern Syria killed four people and injured more than 20 others, a war monitor said.

Pope meets top Iraq Shia cleric in interfaith milestone

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Pope meets top Iraq Shia cleric in interfaith milestone

The two elderly, respected men of religion met at Sistani's humble home in the shrine city of Najaf on Saturday, the second day of the first-ever papal visit to Iraq.

<em>Turkey</em> rejects 'baseless' Arab League resolutions against it

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Turkey rejects 'baseless' Arab League resolutions against it

The Arab League accused Ankara of interfering in the internal affairs of Arab countries.

Syria TV marks third anniversary with timely new programmes

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Syria TV marks third anniversary with timely new programmes

A pioneering Syrian TV station has celebrated its third anniversary with a new range of programmes geared to an audience which has experienced ...

Jalel Harchaoui

Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country tries to chart its new course.

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Turkish court rejects adding US report to Khashoggi trial

The presiding judge said the addition of the declassified US report would "bring nothing" to Turkey's trial of 26 Saudi suspects for the murder ...

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Pope Francis in Iraq: A bridge of faith

In-depth: Pope Francis is making history with his trip to Iraq, bringing a message of solidarity to Iraqi Christians while forging a path of ...

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Syrian opposition head makes rare visit to Iraqi Kurdistan

The leader of the opposition Syrian National Coalition, Nasr Hariri, has visited the Kurdistan region of Iraq, bringing into focus shifting ...

Nine Turkish soldiers killed in helicopter crash

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Nine Turkish soldiers killed in helicopter crash

A senior commander was reportedly among those killed when a military helicopter crashed in Turkey's southeast Bitlis province.

Maedeh Sharifi

Reclaiming the Middle East's evil eye tradition with Sayran

LA-based jewellery designer, Sayran Barzani, is reclaiming the Middle East's evil eye tradition with her eponymous label Sayran.

EU probe on alleged migrant pushbacks is inconclusive

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EU probe on alleged migrant pushbacks is inconclusive

A Frontex investigation into allegations of illegal migrant pushbacks on Greece and Turkey's maritime border turned out to be inconclusive.

<em>Turkey</em> and Egypt could negotiate maritime demarcation

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Turkey and Egypt could negotiate maritime demarcation

Turkey and Egypt could negotiate a maritime demarcation agreement in the eastern Mediterranean if ties warm between the two countries.

Yazidi leader blasts pro-Iran, Kurdish militia in Sinjar

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Yazidi leader blasts pro-Iran, Kurdish militia in Sinjar

The presence of the militias to counter a Turkish offensive against the PKK in Sinjar has prompted fears of a new wave of Yazidi displacement, ...

Iraq's long road to justice for the Yazidi genocide

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Iraq's long road to justice for the Yazidi genocide

In-depth: Iraq has passed a landmark new bill offering reparations to victims of the Islamic State and formally recognising the Yazidi genocide. ...

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UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

Some 5000 Sudanese and Chadian mercenaries are reportedly preparing to leave Libya, as a UN team has arrived to oversee the withdrawal of foreign fighters.

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Taiwanese student in Turkey develops Muslim prayer app

The app allows Muslim worshippers to invite friends to pray with them.

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UN advance team arrives in Libya to monitor ceasefire

A UN observer mission arrived in Libya, which after a decade of conflict and chaos plans to hold elections in December

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IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

The IS group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan.

HTS detains scores of more extreme jihadists in Syria

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HTS detains scores of more extreme jihadists in Syria

HTS have arrested three leaders of the more extremist jihadist group Hurras al-Din in north-western Syria, amid a continuing campaign of ...

Usman Butt

Ahmet Seyhun's Competing Ottoman Ideologies

Book Club: Ahmet Seyhun's Competing Ideologies in the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Turkish Republic tackles the topics of Islamism, liberalism, ...

Erdogan urges cooperation against terrorism in Macron call

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Erdogan urges cooperation against terrorism in Macron call

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told French President Emmanuel Macron he wants their countries to cooperate to fight terrorism.

US ambassador to UN demands information on Syria detainees

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US ambassador to UN demands information on Syria detainees

The US ambassador to the UN demanded that Syria publicise the status of detainees.

French anti-Islamophobia alliance calls for nationwide protests

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French anti-Islamophobia alliance calls for nationwide protests

The Front Against Islamophobia in France has called for nationwide demonstrations against the passing of the anti-extremist bill.

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