Month of Muharram begins in Azerbaijan

APA - Month of Muharram has begun in Azerbaijan, APA reports. The year 1441 ends in the Hijri-Lunar calendar, the beginning...

Turkey mulls trials for COVID-19 vaccines from Germany, Russia and China

Daily Sabah - In a bid to not fall behind the world in a heated race, Turkey is exploring options for the...

PSG wins first 2020/21 UEFA Champions League semi-final

APA - On Tuesday night, PSG secured its place in 2020/21 UEFA Champions League Final, crashing its German rival RB Leipzig with...

Willian: Arsenal sign former Chelsea midfielder on free transfer

ORIENT News - Arsenal have signed Brazil midfielder Willian on a three-year deal after the 32-year-old’s contract with Chelsea expired.

Turkey delays reopening schools after spike in new COVID-19 cases

Turkish Minute - Turkish schools will start to reopen on Sept. 21 in a gradual transition back to in-person education, Education Minister...

A rare, golden turtle — first of its kind — discovered in Nepal

By Sanjib Chaudhary / Global Voices - After news of the existence of a yellow turtle in India's eastern state of Odisha went viral this past...

US Drug Firm Starts Phase 3 Trial of COVID-19 Antibody Drug in Nursing Homes

Sputnik - American pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly and Company announced Monday that it has started a third-phase trial of its COVID-19 antiviral...
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What is Eid al-Adha and how is it celebrated?

Al Jazeera - Muslims around the world have begun celebrating the annual festival of Eid al-Adha - the Festival of Sacrifice -...
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Thousands attend 1st Bayram prayers in Hagia Sophia

Daily Sabah - Thousands of faithful Turks attended the special congregational morning prayer at Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque on Friday to mark...

Saudi King Salman leaves hospital after gall bladder surgery

Al Jazeera - Saudi Arabia's King Salman has left hospital after a 10-day stay where the 84-year-old underwent surgery to remove his...

UAE airline helped overturn Manchester City UEFA ban

Middle East Monitor - Details of the controversial ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which looks into global sports...

Qatar announces plan to bid for 2032 Olympic Games

Qatar has expressed interest in bidding to host the 2032 Olympic Games, in what would be the first time a Middle Eastern...

Another woman’s vicious murder stirs outrage in Turkey

As Turkey strives to lower the rate of women murdered by their partners, another woman was added to the list of victims...

Do You Speak Ancient Egyptian? Google Launches Online Tool to Decode and Translate Hieroglyphs

The ancient Egyptian alphabet has over 700 hieroglyphic symbols, where each symbol can stand for a whole word or sound, making it...

Kuwait’s Sheikh Sabah admitted to hospital for medical checks

Kuwait's 91-year-old ruler has been admitted to hospital for a medical checkup, the oil-rich nation's state-run news agency has reported.