Day: November 15, 2020

Israel hails Saudi ‘terror’ label of Muslim Brotherhood

November 15, 2020

Israel on Sunday welcomed a statement by the Saudi Council of Senior Scholars (CSS) labelling the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group. “We are happy in Israel to see such approach that stands against exploitation of religion for incitement and sedition,” the Israeli Foreign Ministry said on Twitter. “We are in bad need for a […]

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Lewis Hamilton wins 7th Formula 1 title

November 15, 2020

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton secured the 2020 Formula 1 title in the Turkish Grand Prix with a first-place finish at Intercity Istanbul Park on Sunday. Having sealed seventh F1 title in Istanbul British driver Lewis Hamilton finished the 58-lap race, equaling F1 legend Michael Schumacher’s record by winning the seventh Formula 1 title. Mexico’s Sergio Perez […]

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Libyan parties discuss Presidential Council

November 15, 2020

Libyan parties at a Libyan Political Dialogue Forum, organized by the UN, discuss Sunday powers and characteristics of the Presidential Council and the government of the transition period. The UN Libya Support mission (UNSMIL) submitted a proposal on the new Council and powers of the government to be established, an official who attended the forum […]

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W. Sahara: Turkey voices support for political solution

November 15, 2020

Turkey on Sunday said it supported a political solution to the Western Sahara issue. “Turkey supports the efforts to achieve a just and lasting political solution to the Western Sahara issue within the scope of United Nations Security Council resolutions,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said in a written statement. Aksoy added that Turkey is […]

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Nigeria: 25 kidnapped in gun attacks

November 15, 2020

Twenty-five people were kidnapped and several others were wounded when gunmen on motorcycles attacked an area in Niger state in central Nigeria, according to media reports Sunday. Police spokesman Wasiu Abiodun said security forces were sent to the Shiroro and Rafi areas of the region. The West African nation recently banned motorcycles in several states […]

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Jordan demands int’l community put pressure on Israel

November 15, 2020

Jordan demanded the international community on Saturday put pressure on Israel to stop its violations of the Masjid al-Aqsa. After the Jewish settlers decided to extend raids on Masjid al-Aqsa for 30 minutes in the afternoon, Jordanian Foreign Ministry spokesman Daifallah Al-Fayez released a statement that said the raids, under the auspices of the Israeli […]

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Anadolu Agency’s Morning Briefing – Nov. 15, 2020

November 15, 2020

Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world. – Coronavirus and other developments in Turkey Turkey registered 3,116 additional COVID-19 patients, according to Health Ministry data. The nation tested a liquid-fueled rocket engine developed by state-run rocket producer, Roketsan, […]

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Israeli army bombs eastern Gaza

November 15, 2020

The Israeli military bombed eastern Gaza early Sunday after it said two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip. “In response to rockets fired from Gaza at night, army helicopters and tanks bombed some Hamas-owned positions,” Israel said in a statement. Israeli army combat helicopters bombed the southern city of Rafah and tanks bombed areas […]

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