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Turkey court acquits RSF representative of 'terror propaganda'

Spectators in the courtroom erupt into applause after the acquittals of RSF representative Erol Onderoglu, rights activist Sebnem Korur Fincanci and journalist Ahmet Nesin

Spectators in the courtroom erupt into applause after the acquittals of RSF ...

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Turkey court acquits RSF representative of 'terror propaganda'

(UPDATED) In video from a speech to participants of weekly protests on Friday, July 12, ...

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Hamas official condemned after calling on Palestinians to kill Jews

'If Hezbollah dares to make the mistake of attacking Israel, we will lay upon it and on ...

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Netanyahu warns of 'crushing' retaliation after Hezbollah chief's remarks

5 years after the Islamic State swept across the Yazidis' hometown of Sinjar, here is ...

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Iraq's minority Yazidis, brutalized by ISIS

(UPDATED) British officials say the naval deployment is part of a pre-planned rotation ...

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Britain sends second warship to the Gulf after Iran tanker standoff

NATO, which counts Turkey as one of its members, is 'concerned about the potential ...

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Turkey receives first Russian missile delivery sparking NATO concern

The nominee to become chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, said ...

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U.S. plans Gulf naval escorts after Iranians menace UK oil tanker

Citing US officials, CNN reports that Iranians ordered the British Heritage oil tanker, ...

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Iran tried to seize British oil tanker – CNN

'Remember, that deal was to expire in a short number of years. Sanctions will soon be ...

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Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially'

The RSF delegation went to Riyadh in late April and urged Saudi authorities to release 30 ...

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Press rights group in secret Riyadh mission to urge journalists' release