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Istanbul court issues restraining order against televangelist Adnan Oktar after father’s application

ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency<p>An Istanbul court has issued a temporary restraining order against controversial TV personality Adnan Oktar and Gülperi …

Family Court

Turkey business lobby calls for end to emergency rule

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey’s main business lobby on Thursday called on the government to end the state of emergency as parliament extended it for a sixth time since it was imposed after an attempted coup in 2016.<p>Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK …

Journalism

EU to host a ‘key figure’ in Iran’s violent crackdown on protests

The European Parliament is set to host a senior Iranian official said to have been involved in a violent crackdown on protesters, prompting criticism …

European Parliament

U.S. urges Turkey to 'exercise restraint' in Syria operation

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Middle East

Operation in Syria to have very limited impact on Turkish economy: Simsek

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey’s military operation against a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria’s Afrin region will have a very limited impact on the Turkish economy and budget, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Monday.<p>Turkish soldiers and tanks are pictured in a village on the …

Middle East

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's risky gamble could quickly turn sour | Simon Tisdall

Turkish president defies Russia, the US and Bashar al-Assad with assault on Kurds in Syria<p>Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Kurdish vendetta has taken a dramatic new twist with the cross-border ground assault on the Afrin enclave in north-west Syria.<p>Defying Russia, the US, and Bashar al-Assad’s regime, …

Bashar al-Assad

NZXT Phantom 820 review | bit

NZXT Phantom 820 Review<p><b>Manufacturer: NZXT</b> <b><br>UK Price (as reviewed):</b> £199.99 (inc VAT) <b><br>US Price (as reviewed):</b> Currently unavailable<p>The last case we …

Computer Hardware

Trudeau shocked to learn about living conditions in northern Ont. First Nation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is shocked to learn that residents of a northern Ontario First Nation live in poverty, some with dilapidated …

Canada

China-Russia rocket talks spark US disquiet over growing links | Financial Times

Great Wall Industry, the Chinese space launch company, is negotiating with Russia’s top rocket maker to procure sensitive engine technology, …

Here's Why Space Starts At 62 Miles Up

You know that while airplanes fly through the air, they’re still technically on planet Earth. You also know that at some point, a vehicle could get …

SpaceX Will Test the Engines of the World's Most Powerful Rocket on Tuesday

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy is one step closer to liftoff.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, the company will test fire the engines on its newest rocket at the …

Mars Mission: SpaceX Tests Falcon Heavy Rocket Taking Humans to Red Planet

<i>Updated</i> | The world’s most powerful rocket is set to be fired this week, as SpaceX begins to ramp up tests for the Falcon Heavy rocket ahead of its …

Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F

MOSCOW (AP) — Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius …

Weather

DOJ Plans To Ask The Supreme Court To Intervene On DACA

As the prospect of a long-term immigration deal for young people who were brought to the country illegally as children dwindles, the Justice Department is appealing a court ruling that blocked the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.<p>The department …

Disgraced actor Kevin Spacey accused of racism: report

The head of a security company that worked on the set of the Netflix’s “House of Cards” accused disgraced Hollywood star Kevin Spacey of racism, the Daily Mail reported on Monday.<p>Earl Blue, the head of VIP Protective Service and Navy veteran, told the Mail exclusively that Spacey would refuse to …

Harry and Meghan have left Prince William ‘furious’ over this conflict

Well, this is awkward<p>Ever since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement, it’s fair to say the limelight has been on the two.<p>From …

Spaceflight startup Rocket Lab will try again this month to launch its small rocket to orbit

A second attempt at a second test flight<p>After failing to launch last month, US spaceflight startup Rocket Lab will try again at the end of January to get its experimental rocket to orbit. The company plans to launch the vehicle, called the Electron, from its New Zealand facility sometime during a …

CEO of Italy’s Leonardo in Israel to woo U.S. Air Force

The company is one of three contenders for US tender for a new-fighter trainer program.<p>><br>• ><p>Lavi trainer in Israel Air Force's Hatzerim base outside …

The SpaceX vs. Boeing Race Just Got Too Close to Call

Who'll be the first to take American astronauts to the International Space Station? That question is harder to answer today.<p>There’s an American flag stuck to a hatch on the International Space Station. The first space shuttle mission, STS-1, flew the flag in 1981. The final shuttle flight, in 2011, …

Boeing Unveils Hypersonic ‘Son-Of-Blackbird’ Contender

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)<p>Register now for free access to "Boeing Unveils Hypersonic ‘Son-Of-Blackbird’ Contender" and other …

Could This Japanese Jet Fighter Have Won the Pacific War?

It is a fallacy that Germany was the only nation to develop combat jets in World War II. In truth, while Germany had the most advanced technology, …

What stars will hatch from the Tarantula Nebula? NASA's flying observatory seeks to find out

To have a full picture of the lives of massive stars, researchers need to study them in all stages – from when they're a mass of unformed gas and …

Cosmology

Don’t Sweat Russia’s Stealth-Fighter-Detecting New Radar

Sunflower can detect, but it can’t target<p>by DAVID AXE<p>Russia is the latest country to claim that it has developed a new radar system that can detect …

SpaceX may still rocket 2 mystery customers around the moon — here's what Apollo astronaut Jim Lovell says the trip could be like

In February, SpaceX successfully test-launched a Falcon Heavy rocket, making it the world's most powerful operational launch system.<p>As proof of its oomph, Falcon Heavy's maiden flight shot Musk's cherry-red Tesla Roadster— with a spacesuit-clad "Starman" dummy in the driver's seat — toward …

Space Exploration

BRIEF-Bombardier Specialized Aircraft Says Conair Group Purchased Six Q400 Aircraft

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Airbus tops up A330 tanker backlog

Airbus closed 2017 with the formal receipt of an order for five A330-200s to be adapted to the multirole tanker/transport (MRTT) configuration to …

Aviation

SpaceX's recycled Dragon splashes down after second ISS stint

SpaceX has notched up another important victory in its march toward fully reusable rocketry and spacecraft, with the safe return of its Dragon …

Space Exploration

RAF Typhoon fighter jets scrambled to intercept two Russian supersonic 'Blackjack' bombers in UK airspace

Two RAF Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian BOMBERS in UK airspace - which approached to within less than 50 miles of the UK …

Bright Future For Jet Makers

The order battle between Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Airbus (OTCPK:EADSF, OTCPK:EADSY) is one way for the companies to flex their muscles, next to …