Turkey arrests US diplomat on fake passport allegations

Published by Al-Araby Turkish police have arrested and jailed a US diplomat working for Washington’s consulate in Beirut on suspicion of issuing a fake passport to a Syrian national, Turkish media reported Wednesday. The pro-government Daily Sabah newspaper said that diplomats’ customary immunity from prosecution does not apply in countries in which they have no […]

Human Rights

SDF and Turkish-backed forces clash in northeast Syria

Published by Al-Araby The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) clashed with Turkish-backed fighters in Tal Tamr in northeast Syria on Wednesday morning, with at least four civilians and two Syrian fighters killed. Tal Tamr is a subdistrict in Al-Hasakeh province which is controlled by the SDF, but rubs up against territory controlled by Turkish backed-fighters. […]


Afghans accuse Turkey of ‘abandoning’ them amid protests

Published by Al-Araby Around 30 Afghans previously employed by Turkey as part of NATO’s deployment in Kabul staged a protest Wednesday, accusing Ankara of abandoning them in the wake of the Taliban’s return to power. Many had worked as interpreters or technical staff at Kabul’s military airport before the Taliban seized the capital on August […]

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‫شراكة بين (KLD) و(Edcast) لتقديم حلول تدريبية مدمجة ومبتكرة إلى القطاعين العام والخاص 

المملكة العربية السعودية، الرياض , 22 ديسمبر / كانون أول 2021 أعلنت شركة الأصول للتدريب “KLD” الرائدة في مجال حلول التدريب المبتكرة، ومنصة EdCast للتعلم المتكامل، عن شراكتهما الاستراتيجية النوعية؛ لتطوير مهارات موظفي المنشآت في منطقة الشرق الأوسطكخطوة تهدف إلى تعزيز القيمة المقدمة إلى العملاء عبر التكامل بين منتجات الشركتين. ومن المقرر أن تُعزز الشراكة الاستراتيجية بين الشركتين […]


Tens of Syrian and Iraqi migrants feared dead in Aegean Sea

Published by Al-Araby Sulaimania (Kurdistan Region of Iraq) – Tens of migrants, mostly Kurds, are feared missing or dead after a boat sank off Greece’s Folegandros island early on Wednesday, according to Kurdish sources and international news agencies. Reuters reported that the dead body of one unidentified man had been recovered, and rescuers had saved […]


Not just ‘Jingle Bells:’ Listen to these Christmas songs from Latin America

Published by Global Voices Freepik/Freepik License What is known today as Latin America is a very diverse region in terms of languages, cultures, peoples, and music, including Christmas songs. Here we selected eleven songs that you can’t miss for Christmas and New Year’s Eve festivities. Some are for dancing, others for reminiscing, and yet others […]

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Hitachi Energy wins major contract for the first-of-its-kind sub-sea power transmission network in the MENA region advancing a sustainable energy future for Abu Dhabi

HVDC Light® will connect low-carbon power from the mainland grid to ADNOC’s production operations as a strategic project to enable a sustainable, flexible and secure power supply. Zurich, Switzerland, Dec. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hitachi Energy today announced it has won a major order from Samsung C&T Corporation, one of the world’s largest engineering […]


Exclusive: U.S. concerned over Turkey’s drone sales to conflict-hit Ethiopia

Published by Reuters By Jonathan Spicer, Giulia Paravicini and Orhan Coskun ISTANBUL/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – U.S. authorities have taken issue with Turkey over its sales of armed drones to Ethiopia, where two sources familiar with the matter said there was mounting evidence the government had used the weapons against rebel fighters. Washington has “profound humanitarian […]