Daily Archives: November 13, 2015

Turkey | Erdogan: Absence of reality

“Ottomans were the first to walk on the surface of the moon, not Neil Armstrong, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during an iftar (fast-breaking) dinner hosted by the Turkish Green Crescent on July 5.

Mr. Erdoğan claimed that Muslim explorers reached the Moon more than 300 years before the beginning of the Appolo program, vowing to build a mosque “in the crater” where they landed.

Deadly suicide attack rocks southern Beirut

Lebanese health ministry says at least 41 dead and 200 injured in two blasts in the Burj al-Barajneh area.

Two suicide bombings in a predominantly Shia residential area of southern Beirut have killed at least 41 people and injured 200 others, according to the Lebanese health ministry.