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Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Sunday evening instructed Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki to draw up a new government, Jordan's official PETRA news agency has reported.…

Killing and wounding ten Turkish soldiers

Because of a bomb planted on the side of a road in southern Turkey, a number of Turkish soldiers have been killed and wounded .…

More than 165 dead in Egypt boat tragedy

The death toll now stands at 166 after a boat carrying undocumented migrants sank off Egypt’s northern coast earlier this week, a local official said…

4 shot dead at US mall

Four people were shot dead Friday night at a mall in the Washington state, according to officials. The shooter or shooters left the scene at…
An assailant armed with a knife tried to attack the Israeli embassy in Turkey on Wednesday but was shot before he reached the building, Israel's…
The U.N. on Tuesday suspended all aid delivery operations in Syria following a regime airstrike a day earlier on a humanitarian convoy in the country.…
A US police department in Oklahoma has released video of an encounter in which an unarmed black man was shot dead by a white officer…
The suspect wanted in connection with bombings in New York City has been taken into custody after a firefight with police. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28,…
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has suffered an electoral blow in Berlin state elections, two weeks after her Christian Democrats (CDU) party came third in…

Russians vote in parliamentary elections

Russians began voting on Sunday to elect 450 representatives in the Duma, the lower chamber of parliament. Voting started at 8 a.m. local time (0500…

29 injured in NYC explosion

Twenty-nine people were injured in an outdoor explosion late Saturday in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters. One injury resulting from the…
Turkish warplanes destroyed three Daesh targets in northern Syria, Turkish military said Saturday. According to the Turkish General Staff’s statement, an air operation was conducted…
Police have detained four people in connection with a potential attack against the British and German embassies in the Turkish capital Ankara, according to state-run…

Muslim pilgrims ascend Arafat in Hajj climax

Nearly two million Muslim pilgrims from around the world ascended Mount Arafat, east of Makkah, on Sunday in the climax of the Hajj pilgrimage. Pilgrims…