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MHP stands for women’s military service in Turkey

The Turkish Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) stands for the right of women to voluntary military service in the country, Turkish media reported. The statement was made by the party’s deputy Mustafa Hidayet …

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Immortal Regiment. Istanbul (photo report)

The "Immortal Regiment" march, dedicated to the Victory Day, was held at the Heybeliada island on May 5, 2019. The event has been held in Istanbul for ten years in a row. Members of many national diasporas of countries that …

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Erdogan reveals why so many Armenians live in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed why there are so many Armenians living in Turkey. Speaking at the Budapest Process forum on migration issues in Istanbul, he said that about 100,000 Armenians live in …

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Manchester United badge censored on Iranian TV

Iranian television have caused a stir by deftly censoring the famous Red Devil on Man United's emblem during a broadcast of Tuesday's Champions League match over the country's law forbidding the depiction of mythical creatures. …

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Jerusalem sees first snow in four years

A winter storm hit Israel yesterday, bringing snow to Jerusalem and the Golan Heights and significant amounts of rain and wind in other parts of the country.  Stormy weather set in yesterday afternoon with the initial rain and hail …

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More than 40,000 licenses issued for Saudi women

More than 40 thousands women in Saudi Arabia have received their licenses since the driving ban was lifted, according to the Kingdom’s General Director of Traffic. So far there have been 40,000 licenses issued since the ban …

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Kadyrov Foundation distributes ton of bread in Etbaa

Over the past day, more than 1000 people returned to Syria from Lebanon and Jordan, the Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring reported. It clarifies that the majority of those returned …

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Saudi women to work as air hostesses since January

Flynas will start recruiting Saudi women to work as air hostesses in January. It will be the first among Saudi carriers to recruit women in senior positions. The airlines said in a statement that the first flight with a Saudi female …

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Abu Dhabi police launch camel patrol

Abu Dhabi police have integrated camels in the department of its special patrols unit in the criminal security section. Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, Maj Gen Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi confirmed the …

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 Erdogan outlines women's role in Turkish society

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey pays particular attention to women's rights in the society. "Discrimination against women is not possible. Because the nature and creation require …

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Advertising of tobacco products prohibited in Turkey

The new law on the sale of tobacco products has entered into force in Turkey, the Turkish newspaper “'Resmi Gazete”' reported. Under the new law, advertising of tobacco products will be completely prohibited in …

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Truck drivers continue protests in Iran

The strike by Iranian truck drivers, over low wages and high cost of spare parts, has continued in the country. The truck drivers are protesting what they call "terrible working conditions". They are demanding better pay, …

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