Turkish Lira hits record lows as Erdogan secures third decade in power
Lira hits record lows as Erdogan secures third term, raising concerns about Turkey's economy and his unorthodox policies.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s resounding victory as he extends his 20-year rule
Recep Tayyip Erdogan re-elected for a historic fifth term, extending his 20-year rule as Turkey's longest-serving leader.
Iran unveils 2,000-km-range ballistic missile
New rocket ‘Kheibar’ was showcased at a ceremony with Defense Minister Mohammad Reza Ashtiani in attendance
Tensions escalate during Jerusalem Day flag parade
Controversial Jerusalem Day Flag Parade sparks tensions as nationalist marchers clash with Palestinians and target media.
Turkey-Pakistan relations: An evolving friendship
Recent Turkey elections have captured international attention, how this will affect the long-standing relationship with Pakistan?
Turkey’s historic election runoff: Erdogan vs. Kilicdaroglu
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan prepares for a closely contested second round against secular rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu.
Unresolved conflict between Israel and Palestine
Death of Palestinian political figure, Khader Adnan, triggers fire between Palestine and Israel, ended in a ceasefire agreement.
US, Iran confiscate each other’s oil tankers amid sanctions tension
As oil markets remain jittery, the cargo seizure is the latest escalation between Washington and Tehran after years of sanctions pressure by the US over Iran’s nuclear program.
Iran orders US to pay $312.9 million in damages for Daesh/ISIS attacks
Twin attacks in 2017 at Iranian parliament, former leader's mausoleum killed 17
Iran prepared to ‘destroy Tel Aviv’ – President Raisi
The latest anti-Israel invective came amid heightened tensions between the Jewish state and the Islamic Republic
Israel’s Netanyahu vows to restore security as violence surges
Heavy clashes, shootings, rocket strikes and a car-ramming attack have marred a period when the Muslim holy month of Ramadan coincides with the Jewish Passover and Christian Easter.
US says ‘stands with’ Israel after ‘unconscionable’ attacks
"The targeting of innocent civilians of any nationality is unconscionable. The United States stands with the government and people of Israel," State Department spokesman Vedant Patel said in a statement.