Israeli forces fire tear gas at Palestinian athletes in Jerusalem
Israeli security forces threw tear gas into the dressing room of athletes at the Faisal Al-Husayni Stadium in the town of Al-Ram, located in the occupied north Jerusalem. The incident took place during a football tournament, and caused panic and distress among the athletes who were preparing for the match.
Baykar's Kızılelma drone completes mid-altitude system identification test
The first flight video of Turkey's first domestic and national unmanned combat aircraft, Baykar Kızılelma, was shared by Baykar Technology Leader Selçuk Bayraktar after the drone successfully completed its medium-altitude system identification test.
Girl helps disabled street toy seller drink water to break Ramadan fast in Türkiye
An adorable little girl helped a disabled man, who was selling toys on the street, drink water with her own two hands to break his fast at iftar time in Türkiye. Her gesture toward the disabled man during the holy month of Ramadan melted hearts online.
Turkish Cypriot president's car blocked by Greek Cypriot protesters in London
Greek Cypriot protesters in London blocked the vehicle of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) President Ersin Tatar on Wednesday. A group of about 50 protesters tried to prevent his entry into King's College, where he was going to attend a conference on the Cyprus issue, according to the TRNC Presidency. The protesters were carrying Greek flags and banners against Tatar and Turkish Cypriots.
Russian airstrike inflicts massive damage on Ukrainian towns
Footage shows the aftermath of an airstrike carried out by Russian forces on the towns of Bogoduhiv and Zolochiv in Ukraine's Kharkiv region on Tuesday. The video depicts the extent of the destruction inflicted on residential areas and infrastructure, leaving many civilians displaced and in peril. The attack has caused significant damage to the region, further escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
Massive fire engulfs perfume factory in Türkiye’s Tekirdağ
Footage shows a massive fire that broke out in a perfume factory located in the Northwestern Turkish province of Tekirdag, on Thursday morning. The blaze engulfed the warehouse section of the factory, which was operating in the Cerkezkoy Organized Industrial Zone. According to officials, the cause of the fire remains unknown. In response to the incident, firefighters and medical teams were dispatched to the area to control the fire and provide assistance. Fortunately, there have been no reported casualties as of yet.
US Police neutralizes Nashville school shooter during operation
Bodycam footage shows the moment police officers nautralized a heavily armed shooter who took the lives of three children and three adults at a private Christian elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee. The video was shared by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department.
Türkiye's game-changer MARLIN USV completes first guided firing test
Türkiye's game-changer unmanned surface vehicle (USV) MARLIN successfully carried out its first guided firing test with live ammunition, launching the solid propellant KUZGUN cruise missile at its designated target, announced the President of Defense Industry Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir on social media.
At least 39 immigrants die in fire at Mexican immigration center
The death toll rose to 39 from a fire at an immigrant facility, authorities in Mexico said Tuesday. Mexican president said the fire in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, broke out after migrants found out they would be deported. Twenty-nine migrants were injured and were transferred in delicate and severe conditions to four hospitals for care.
Spain's largest wildfire of the year rages on uncontrolled for 5 days
A devastating wildfire that erupted last Thursday has been raging for five days straight, posing a major challenge for firefighters struggling to contain the inferno. According to authorities, the fire has relentlessly consumed a mountainous area straddling the border of the Spanish regions of Valencia and Aragon, wreaking havoc in its path. The blaze has reportedly devoured more than 4,000 hectares (9,884 acres) of forest, making it Spain's largest wildfire this year. Despite their best efforts, firefighters are facing an uphill battle as the flames continue to spread uncontrollably, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake.
Messi honored with statue to be placed next to Maradona, Pele at CONMEBOL museum
Footage shows the hilarious moment Argentine superstar Lionel Messi met his life-size statue that is set to be placed at the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) museum next to the statues of late football greats Diego Armando Maradona and Pele.
Israeli protesters set streets on fire during anti-government rallies
During anti-government rallies in Tel Aviv, Israeli protesters set streets on fire by burning tires and chanted slogans against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The protesters were demonstrating against the government's plans for judicial reform.
Chelsea hosts first collective iftar program at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London
A historic event took place at the Premier League as English professional football club, Chelsea, hosted a collective iftar program at the Stamford Bridge Stadium in London. This event was part of the "Open Iftar" events, which have become a tradition in the country through the "Ramadan Tent Project".
Iraqi drummer keeps centuries-old Ramadan tradition alive with early morning wake-up calls
Ramadan drummers, known as "messaharati," still roam the streets of Mosul in Iraq to wake Muslims for suhoor during the holy month of Ramadan. Despite the availability of modern means, these drummers have become an essential part of the city's religious and social heritage. Donning traditional clothing, the drummers recite verses in praise of the Prophet Muhammad and beat drums or gongs to awaken people for an early morning meal before the day's fast begins. Gouffran Sameer, 31, is one of many drummers who keep this centuries-old tradition alive in Mosul.
Turkish miners observe Ramadan with underground fast-breaking meal
Footage shows a group of Turkish miners in the western province of Manisa marked the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with an iftar (fast-breaking) dinner 520 meters below ground. Around 500 miners from a mining company in the Soma district returned to work after participating in search and rescue operations following the earthquakes that hit multiple provinces of Turkiye on February 06. Despite their challenging working conditions, the miners gathered to observe the sacred tradition of Ramadan and shared a meal together underground.