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Emir felicitates Uzbekistan President

Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday sent a cable of congratulations to Uzbekistan’s President Dr. Islam Karimov on his country’s Independence…



Kerry, Lavrov discuss cooperation in Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed the prospects of bilateral cooperation in Syria during a telephone call Thursday, according…


Hamas will never recognize Israel

Member of Hamas’s political bureau Mousa Abu Marzouk has reiterated his Movement’s rejection of any call for recognizing Israel, expressing its dismay at some Arab…



Hard choices of Turkey

Flashing victory signs and firing in the air, the young rebels who took this Syrian town from Islamic State a week ago may be jubilant,…



The Russians can study in Turkey again

Amid revived ties with Ankara, Russia announced Thursday that it is lifting restrictions on study abroad in Turkey. Speaking to Russia’s Ria Novosti news agency,…