What do Turkey's Kurds expect from Biden's presidency?

Pro-Kurdish political parties in Turkey are keeping their hope for Joe Biden’s presidency with utmost caution.

Sibel Hurtas | Coronavirus | Dec 2, 2020
al-monitor US President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event to name his economic team at the Queen Theater on Dec. 1, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images.

Oman to issue tourist visas after 8-month suspension

Travelers whose trips are organized through hotels or tourism companies can apply for visas.

Al-Monitor Staff | Tourism | Dec 1, 2020

Turkish labor leaders criticize state COVID-19 response as cases surge

Turkish officials introduced tighter curfew measures to curb a national surge in COVID-19 rates, drawing criticism from labor rights leaders over exemptions for production workers.

Diego Cupolo | Coronavirus | Dec 1, 2020

Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar tests positive for COVID-19

The 58-year-old Hamas official was tested after experiencing symptoms.

Al-Monitor Staff | Gaza | Dec 1, 2020

Saudi Arabia will make coronavirus vaccines free to residents

The kingdom hopes to vaccinate up to 70% of its population by the end of 2021.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | Nov 24, 2020