The Syrian state-run news agency Sana has reported that Israeli helicopters attacked the positions of the government force in Quneitra province from the airspace of the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Three Syrian soldiers have been wounded in the attack , according to the report.
ANKARA  At least 22 Turkish soldiers were martyred in an airstrike by the Bashar al-Assad regime in Idlib, northwestern Syria, a Turkish official said late Thursday. “There are critically wounded and they are being treated at the hospital," Rahmi Dogan, the governor of the Turkish southern Hatay province, told Anadolu...
Turkey has decided to no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe by land and sea, a senior Turkish official told Reuters on Thursday, in anticipation of the imminent arrival of refugees from Syria’s Idlib where nearly a million have been displaced. Turkish police, coast guard and border security officials...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chaired a security meeting on late Thursday, the country’s Directorate of Communication said.   The security meeting, which lasted two hours, was held at the presidential complex in Ankara, according to a statement issued by the directorate. Writing by Gozde Bayar
A vast majority of hotels in Qom, a holy city of Iran, have closed in the wake of rising cases of the coronavirus. Ahmed Fellahiyan, head of Qom Hotels and Hostels Association, told Iranian Students News Agency: "There are no tourists left in Qom due to coronavirus. Reservations are all...
Several Italian towns have taken urgent measures to stop the virus from spreading following the deaths of two people and more than 100 infections. Venice has called off its Carnival celebrations due to the outbreak. The Italian government on Saturday said it was considering "extraordinary measures" to fight the coronavirus following the...
The number of foreigners visiting Turkey jumped 16.11% on a yearly basis in January, the country’s Culture and Tourism Ministry said on Monday. Almost 1.8 million foreign visitors entered the country last month, the ministry data showed. Istanbul continued to be Turkey’s top tourist draw, attracting nearly 57% of all visitors...
ANKARA Assad regime forces in Syria are in preparation to attack civilian settlements in central Aleppo, and then pin the blame on Turkey for “targeting civilians,” according to the moderate opposition in Idlib, northwestern Syria. Moderated opposition groups infiltrated into the lines of the Assad regime elements. They said the regime forces...
Prosecutors say there are indications of a far-right motive as police examine a letter and video claiming responsibility for a shooting at two hookah bars in the town of Hanau. Follow the developments live. - The suspected perpetrator was later found dead at his home along with the body of...
BEIJING  The death toll in China from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 2,120, the country’s National Health Commission said Thursday. The commission said there are 11,864 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, while more than 126,000 people are currently under medical care. More than 16,000 people have...