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US ship fires warning shots in encounter with Iranian boats

A group of 13 armed speedboats of Iran's Revolutionary Guard made "unsafe and unprofessional" high-speed maneuvers toward U.S. Navy vessels in the Strait of Hormuz on May 10, and a U.S. Coast Guard cutter fired warning shots when two of the Iranian boats came dangerously close, U.S. officials said.

Turkey calls on Israel to allow Palestine to hold elections in East Jerusalem

Turkey has called on Israel to allow the Palestinians to vote in the upcoming parliamentary elections in East Jerusalem after Palestine's President Mahmoud Abbas decided to postpone the elections scheduled for May 22 following Israel's rejection of their request.

Turkey’s Haydarlar Lake enthralls visitors with its beauty

Located in the Mediterranean province of Hatay's Hassa district, the Haydarlar Lake has blossomed into a beautiful sight with the arrival of spring.

The lake emerged as a result of a volcanic eruption centuries ago and is surrounded by Amanos Mountains, fascinating those who see it with its untouched nature, mountain view and perfect location.

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