Turkey and Russia trade accusations as Syria tensions rise

World Feb 13, 2020

Turkey and Russia trade accusations as Syria tensions rise

Turkey's president accused Russia of committing "massacres" in its support of the Syrian government on Wednesday, escalating a war of words as more Turkish reinforcements arrived on the ground. Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to strike Syrian regime forces "everywhere" if its soldiers come under renewed ...

Palestinians protest Trump's Mideast peace plan

World / Social Issues Jan 30, 2020

Palestinians protest Trump's Mideast peace plan

The Israeli army announced an increased presence in the West Bank and near Gaza Wednesday evening, as U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial peace plan sparked outrage among Palestinians. The plan, seen as overwhelmingly supportive of Israeli goals and drafted with no Palestinian input, gives the ...

6.8 quake in eastern Turkey leaves at least 21 dead, 1,000 hurt

World Jan 25, 2020

6.8 quake in eastern Turkey leaves at least 21 dead, 1,000 hurt

A powerful earthquake has killed at least 21 people and injured more than 1,000 in eastern Turkey, and rescue teams were searching for survivors amid the rubble of collapsed buildings on Saturday. The Turkish government's disaster and emergency management agency, AFAD, said in a series ...