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Turkey nabs terrorist after 20 years in hiding

A convicted terrorist who was in hiding for over 20 years was arrested in the city of Muş, southeastern Turkey on March 25, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

In 2000, the man, identified by the initials Y.Y., was convicted of "being a member of the Hezbollah terrorist organization" and sentenced in absentia to six years and three months in prison.

Outraged Iraqi protesters storm US Embassy in Baghdad

Hundreds of Iraqi mourners stormed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Dec. 31, following deadly U.S. airstrikes this week that killed 25 fighters from an Iran-backed Shiite militia in Iraq.

Shouting "Down, Down USA!" the crowd tried to push inside the embassy grounds, hurling water bottles and smashing security cameras outside.

Questions about identity of man arrested over 1985 hijacking

Greek police said Saturday they have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a flight from Athens that became a multi-day ordeal and included the slaying of an American.

Police said a 65-year-old suspect in the hijacking was arrested Thursday on the island of Mykonos in response to a warrant from Germany.

Greek police arrests man wanted for aircraft hijacking

Greek police have arrested a 65-year-old man suspected of an aircraft hijacking and kidnapping, crimes committed in 1985 and 1987, they said on Saturday.
Greek media said the man was thought to be involved in the 1985 hijacking of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) flight in which an American passenger was killed.

Pompeo to attend Greece-Israel-Cyprus summit, signing of Eastmed pipeline deal

The US State Department has announced that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be attending the upcoming three-way Cyprus-Greece-Israel summit at which the Eastern Mediterranean Pipeline (EastMed) agreement is scheduled to be signed.

The summit will focus on energy, military, and broader regional cooperation.

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