Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of local administrators at his palace in Ankara, Turkey, on Thursday. Erdogan said Turkey had not specifically targeted Russia when it shot down a Russian jet in Syria. (AP Photo/Kayhan Ozer, Presidential Press Service, Pool )
ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday voiced regret over Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane, saying his country was “truly saddened” by the incident and wished it hadn’t occur
LUXOR: Scans in King Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings point to a hidden chamber, the country’s antiquities minister said Saturday, possibly heralding the discovery of Queen Nefertiti’
JERUSALEM: Israel "soon" will open an office focused on renewable energy in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates — even though the two nations have no diplomatic relations, an Israeli Fo
CAIRO: A drive-by shooting killed four Egyptian police personnel near a famed historic site on the outskirts of Cairo on Saturday and a military helicopter crashed due to a “sudden technical failure”
ISTANBUL/MOSCOW: Turkey on Saturday warned its citizens off non-urgent travel to Russia in the latest tit-for-tat move as the two nations square off over Ankara’s downing of one of Moscow’s warplanes.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Qatar has banned contractors from leaving the small, oil-rich country as it carries out a probe into how heavy rains damaged buildings and roadways.
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has refused to contact Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan because Ankara does not want to apologize for the downing of a Russian warplane, Yuri Ushakov, Putin’s
BEIRUT: Syrian Kurds need political and military representation at a Syrian opposition conference organized by Saudi Arabia next month because they are a main partner fighting Daesh and important to S
ISTANBUL: Several thousand people protested on Friday over the arrest of two prominent journalists on charges of espionage and terrorist propaganda, a case that has revived long-standing criticism of
TUNIS: The suicide bomber in Tunisia who blew himself up in a bus packed with presidential guards on Tuesday had been arrested by police before on suspicion of terror ties but was released for lack of
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