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Newsmaker: After year of turmoil, Hariri returns as Lebanese premier

22 Oct 2020

BEIRUT A year after Lebanon was rocked by huge protests against its entrenched ruling elite, politicians have picked the same prime minister who was pushed out then to lead it out of crisis now.

Newsmaker: After year of turmoil, Hariri returns as Lebanese premier

22 Oct 2020

BEIRUT A year after Lebanon was rocked by huge protests against its entrenched ruling elite, politicians have picked the same prime minister who was pushed out then to lead it out of crisis now.

Newsmaker: After year of turmoil, Hariri returns as Lebanese premier

22 Oct 2020

BEIRUT A year after Lebanon was rocked by huge protests against its entrenched ruling elite, politicians have picked the same prime minister who was pushed out then to lead it out of crisis now.

Lebanon and Israel, long-time foes, to start talks on disputed waters

13 Oct 2020

BEIRUT/JERUSALEM Lebanon and Israel, formally still at war after decades of conflict, launch talks on Wednesday to address a long-running dispute over their maritime border running through potentially gas-rich Mediterranean waters.

Turkey seeking better terms to renew gas supply contracts, energy official says

10 Sep 2020

ISTANBUL Turkey expects gas suppliers to offer more competitive pricing and flexibility if they want to renew long-term contracts totaling 16 billion cubic meters a year, a senior energy ministry official said.

Turkey seeking better terms to renew gas supply contracts - energy official

10 Sep 2020

ISTANBUL, Sept 10 Turkey expects gas suppliers to offer more competitive pricing and flexibility if they want to renew long-term contracts totalling 16 billion cubic metres a year, a senior energy ministry official said.

Turkey’s power projection risks military clash in Mediterranean, former PM says

03 Sep 2020

ANKARA Turkey risks military confrontation in the eastern Mediterranean because it prizes power over diplomacy, a former prime minister who championed a less confrontational policy in the first decade of President Tayyip Erdogan's rule told Reuters.

Prayers at Hagia Sophia will crown decades-long Muslim campaign

23 Jul 2020

ISTANBUL When Yunus Genc prays at Hagia Sophia on Friday it will mark the triumphant culmination of decades-long efforts by Islamist-rooted groups like his to convert the ancient monument, revered by both Christians and Muslims, to a mosque.

Turkey says any Libya ceasefire deal requires Haftar withdrawal

22 Jul 2020

ANKARA Turkey and Russia agreed on Wednesday to keep pushing for a ceasefire in Libya, but Ankara said the leader of the eastern forces was not legitimate and his forces must withdraw from key positions for any credible deal to emerge.

Epidemic's hidden victims, Syrian workers left penniless in Turkey

29 Apr 2020

ISTANBUL When the clothing factory where Syrian refugee Mohammed Eid had worked since arriving in Istanbul closed because of the coronavirus lockdown, his manager had a bleak message for laid-off staff: you're on your own.

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