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Orient Net -Reuters23-9-2018

Superbike beats fighter jet, aircraft, Tesla, Formula one cars at race

A superbike outpaced a fighter jet, a business aircraft, an electric car and three sports cars in a two-day test race at Istanbul’s newest airport as part of Turkey’s first ..
Orient Net23-9-2018

Russia blames Israel for downing of spy plane in Syria

Moscow on Sunday blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian spy plane during an Israeli air raid in Syria last week, saying its military had been misled by the ..
Orient Net23-9-2018

Opposition’s National Liberation Front to work with Turkey in Idlib

The National Liberation Front, an opposition military alliance in Idlib and Aleppo countryside, appreciated the Turkish stance on the Sochi Idlib agreement. The opposition alliance said it will cooperate with the ..
Orient Net - DS23-9-2018

Typhoon Mangkhut, landslides kill 155 in the Philippines

At least 155 people have been killed in landslides and other accidents caused by Typhoon Mangkhut and monsoon rains in the Philippines, officials said Sunday. More than 70 people were still ..
Orient Net23-9-2018

Rouhani says group behind parade attack financed by Gulf states

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States of being a "bully" that wants to create insecurity in the Islamic Republic, a day after an attack on a military parade ..
Orient Net - Agencies23-9-2018

Russia to release details on downing of plane in Syria

Russia’s Defense Ministry will publish on Sunday a report detailing the circumstances surrounding the downing of the Russian aircraft last week over Syria, the TASS news agency reported. "The minute-by-minute timeline ..
Orient Net22-9-2018

Syrian demonstrators express solidarity with detainees

Tens of thousands of Syrian civilians demonstrated in more than 200 towns and villages in the opposition-controlled areas in the north of Syria, (Sept. 22) on a Friday named, "Neither ..
Orient Net22-9-2018

Search for Tanzania ferry disaster survivors goes on as toll tops 160

Divers were on Saturday (Sep. 22) searching for survivors in the sunken wreck of an overcrowded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, as an official said the death toll ..
Orient Net22-9-2018

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador meets Syrian children in Lebanon

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and renowned actress Vanessa Redgrave, met with Syrian, Palestinian and Lebanese children and youth in Lebanon during a two-day visit to the country this week, UNICEF Said ..
Orient Net22-9-2018

Czech PM, MEP discuss helping “50 Syrian orphans”

The prime minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babis has tasked Czech NGOs with selecting 50 Syrian orphans which the country could help. Following widespread criticism of his refusal to ..