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PKK attack leaves 3 policemen wounded in SE Turkey

At least three Turkish police officers have sustained injuries in an attack by militants affiliated with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in southeastern province of Diyarbakir. Police sources, requesting not to be named, said security police were conducting a clean-up operation in the Sur district of the province on Tuesday, ...

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Daesh frees 270 Dayr al-Zawr abductees: Monitor

A monitoring group says the Takfiri terrorist group of Daesh has released 270 of more than 400 civilians it had abducted during an assault on the eastern Syrian city of Dayr al-Zawr. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the abductees were released on Tuesday, adding that they included ...

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Saudi airstrikes kill 14 Yemeni civilians

New airstrikes by Saudi Arabia against Yemen have killed at least 14 civilians, mostly women and children, local media report. Yemen’s al-Masira television channel said in a news flash that the fatalities were caused on Monday night when Saudi warplanes bombarded the Maran district in Yemen’s Sa’ada Province. At least ...

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HRW call on businesses to cease activities in Israeli settlements

Human Rights Watch has called on companies to end their businesses in illegal Israeli settlements and not to facilitate Israel’s violations of international humanitarian law. The New York-based group said in a report released on Tuesday that businesses should stop operating in, financing, servicing, or trading with settlement-related “activities that ...

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Two policeman killed, 10 injured in southeast Turkey

At least two Turkish police officers have lost their lives and nearly a dozen others injured in a rocket attack that targeted their armored military vehicle in the country’s troubled southeastern province of Sirnak. Police sources, requesting anonymity, said members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fired rockets at ...

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Yemeni forces target Saudi mercenaries with ballistic missile

Yemeni army troopers, backed by fighters from the allied popular committees, have reportedly carried out a missile attack against a hideout of Saudi foreign mercenaries in Yemen’s central province of Ma’rib. A military source, requesting anonymity, said Yemeni forces launched an OTR-21 Tochka tactical ballistic missile at the al-Bairaq base late on Sunday, killing an unspecified ...

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One killed as mortars hit Turkish school near Syria border

Several people have been wounded and at least one person is killed in a mortar attack that targeted a school on Turkey’s southeastern border with Syria. The mortar attack hit the school in the Turkish town of Kilis on Monday, Turkish NTV television reported. Authorities evacuated the school after the attack. ...

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