200,000 Muslims pray first Ramadan Friday prayer at al-Aqsa

After prayer ended, worshipers spread out across al-Aqsa to read Quran and listen to religious lectures JERUSALEM -- Around 200,000 Muslims prayed the first Friday prayer of...
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State funeral for Turkey’s late president Suleyman Demirel

A hearse carrying the coffin of Turkey's ninth President and former Prime Minister, Suleyman Demirel arrives at Kocatepe mosque following the state funeral at...

Ukraine says ‘9,000 Russian troops’ are in eastern zone

Kiev says Russian forces are helping 33,000 pro-Moscow separatists ANKARA – Ukraine has claimed that 9,000 members of the Russian military are in its eastern...

Turkey welcomes Muslim holy month of Ramadan

Millions of Muslims in Turkey start fasting on Thursday, celebrating the arrival of Holy Month of Ramadan ANKARA - Millions of Muslims in Turkey have started...

New $10 bill to feature a woman: US

A woman will be featured on a redesigned $10 bill in 2020, Treasury secretary says -first time in more than 100 years. WASHINGTON - A woman...

Turkey debuts pommegranate-themed pavilion in Expo Milano

Project represents 'diversity within unity' and fertility as response to world's future needs for safe and sufficient nutrition MILAN, Italy - Turkey is promoting a...

Anonymous attacks Canada government websites

Group claims attack spurred by opposition to anti-terror bill By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Ontario – Several government websites here came under cyberattack Wednesday, apparently in retaliation...

AK Party all for forming coalition gov’t: Turkish PM

Davutoglu says AK Party has never threatened early elections to force other parties into a coalition ANKARA - The Justice and Development (AK) Party is ready...

Indonesian Muslims perform the tarawih in Jakarta

 Indonesian Muslims perform the “tarawih” prayer marking the first eve of Islam’s holy month Ramadan as the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country prepares to...

Turkey: Davutoglu offers condolences over Demirel’s death

Former Turkish president Suleyman Demirel will always be remembered for his unique style and services for Turkey, says Turkish PM Davutoglu ANKARA - Turkish Prime...

Turkey’s ninth president Suleyman Demirel passes away

Center-right politician Demirel, who once escaped an assasination attempt and went through a military coup, has died of respiratory tract infection at 91 ISTANBUL -...

Football: Barcelona win “El Clasico” at Nou Camp

Barcelona win against bitter rivals Real Madrid 2-1 in the derby clash at home, take the lead in tussle atop league table ANKARA (AA) -...

Football: Fenerbahce edge out Besiktas in thriller

Fenerbahce forward Sow brings the glory for his team by finding the net in injury time in home game dogged by injuries on...