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Tunisia presidential candidate to stay in jail

Tunisia presidential candidate to stay in jail

ISTANBUL: Renowned Turkish cartoonist Musa Kart says he has spent as much time in prison and courthouses as he has at work since President Recep Tayyip Erdogan came to power. His latest stint in jail started in April, after an appeals court upheld his sentence of three years and nine months for “helping terrorist organizations.” Released […]

Palestinians ready for dialogue with any future Israeli leader

Palestinians ready for dialogue with any future Israeli leader

ISTANBUL: A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday that a US consular staffer would remain in jail while his espionage trial continued, in a case that has added to tensions with Washington. Metin Topuz, a Turkish citizen and liaison for the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), was arrested in 2017. He was accused of ties to US-based […]

US consular staffer to stay in Turkey jail on spy charges

US consular staffer to stay in Turkey jail on spy charges

JEDDAH: For eight years, Turkey has absorbed waves of refugees representing the full gamut of Syrian society. But in recent months, the Syrians, who number 3.6 million, have seen the government’s attitude toward them sour over falling popularity and election setbacks. In July Ankara announced that all Syrians should comply with the Temporary Protection Regulation […]

Israel’s Arabs poised to gain new voice after tight election

Israel’s Arabs poised to gain new voice after tight election

JERUSALEM: Israel’s Arab coalition appears poised to emerge as the main opposition bloc following Tuesday’s election, a historic first that would grant a new platform to a long-marginalized minority.Near-complete results Wednesday indicated the Joint List won about a dozen seats in the 120-member assembly, coming third after the Blue and White party of former military […]

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani may skip UN meet over US visa delay

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani may skip UN meet over US visa delay

Author:  AFP ID:  1568810156796692300 Wed, 2019-09-18 12:31 TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and his delegation could be forced into skipping next week’s UN General Assembly because the United States has yet to issue them visas, state media said Wednesday. Rouhani and his delegation had been scheduled to travel to New York for the annual UN […]

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