Venezuela's self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaido, ordered Congress to change leadership at the state oil company PDVSA, following US sanctions on the oil sector.
Accused of various crimes by Egyptian president Abdel Fatah el Sisi, Interpol's clean chit to the scholar comes as a setback to the Saudi-led bloc in the Middle East.
US President Donald Trump has gone out of his way to support Saudi crown prince MBS and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, while the former is accused of murder and the latter faces corruption allegations.
A key coalition partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government said that he would not withdraw his party, keeping the coalition intact despite a crisis triggered by a violent flare-up with Gaza militants.
National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli regarding the gathering said no force could impede the result of Turkey’s ongoing fight against terrorism in Syria's Afrin.
Venezuela's foreign minister says Washington wants to replace Maduro with a right-wing dictator like those who ruled regional countries with an iron fist in years past, someone like Augusto Pinochet of Chile.
The National Army, composed of various Turkey-backed opposition groups and established after months of talks, is partaking in Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch in Afrin. But it is also preparing for further military action in Manbij.
Turkey's Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli confirms that a deal to install Russian long-range anti-aircraft missile has been finalised.
"The president has been clear on this issue from the get-go: It's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when," according to White House spokesman Hogan Gidley, who said a declaration on the move would be made "in the coming days."
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the disrespectful behaviour of NATO cannot be covered over with a simple apology after his name, along with the name of Turkey's founding president, was included in an enemy list during a training exercise.
Turkish Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli said in addition to S-400 missiles, Turkey has also made preliminary agreements with Italy and France to develop its own air defence system.
Under the deal, the ELN won’t take hostages or carry out attacks on roads and oil installations. The government meanwhile agreed to improve protection for community leaders and conditions for about 450 jailed rebels.
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