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Done deal: Turkey says it ‘already bought’ Russian S-400 & US sanctions won’t change that   Recently updated !

Done deal: Turkey says it ‘already bought’ Russian S-400 & US sanctions won’t change that Nothing the US does will make Turkey abandon its deal with Moscow to purchase S-400 air defense systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, as Washington keeps threatening Ankara with sanctions. The purchase of the […]


Seven South Africans wounded in explosion in Egypt

Security and medical sources say seventeen people were injured following the explosion. Seven South Africans and Egyptians were among those injured when an explosive device went off and struck a tourist bus on Sunday near Egypt’s famed pyramids. Seventeen people, including foreigners, were injured, security and medical sources said. South […]


Hani Amer

The Palestinian home hemmed in by Israel’s separation wall

The Palestinian home hemmed in by Israel’s separation wall Hani Amer’s family struggles with living in a home surrounded by Israel’s separation barrier in occupied West Bank.  home in Mas’ha village each morning and watch her community come alive. She remembers children giggling and sauntering off to school, the bustling […]


Tunisia suspends Emirates Airlines flights

Tunisia’s transport ministry has announced the suspension of all Emirates Airlines flights to and from the North African country. The move on Sunday came two days after Tunisian women were denied boarding their flights to Dubai on the United Arab Emirates-based carrier. The transport ministry said in a statement on its Facebook page […]


Saudi Arabia: Ramadan moon sighting continues on Friday

Ramadan : Lebanon, Turkey, Yemen and Iraq declare Saturday as the first day of Ramadan while Saudi Arabia postpones confirmation. Ramadan Mubarak. Lebanon, Yemen, and Iraq confirmed that Saturday, May 27, will be the first day of Ramadan 2017. Turkey – along with Muslim communities in Europe, the US, Canada and […]