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  • YPG say 6 civilians, 3 fighters killed in Turkish raids on Syria's Afrin

    Date: 2018-01-20 20:57:58 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:69 - ID:7201794

    DAMASCUS, Jan 20 (MENA) - The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) said on Saturday that six Kurdish civilians and three fighters were killed in Turkish raids that targeted Syria's border city of Afrin, Sky New Arabia reported on ....

  • UNICEF regrets death of Syrian children seeking shelter in Lebanon

    Date: 2018-01-20 20:47:19 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:68 - ID:7201793

    CAIRO, Jan 20 (MENA) - The UN agency for children (UNICEF) has expressed sorrow over the death of Syrian children while seeking safety and shelter in neighboring Lebanon . "It is tragic that at least 12 Syrians including two children died in ....

  • Syria denies being informed by Turkey over Afrin military operation

    Date: 2018-01-20 19:56:01 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:7201711

    DAMASCUS, Jan 20 (MENA) - Syria has denied that it had been informed by Turkey of a military operation Ankara announced on Saturday in Afrin in northern Syria. "Such claims are part of the series of lies that the Turkish government continues to ....

  • Pentagon says closely monitoring developments in Syria's Afrin

    Date: 2018-01-20 19:14:56 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:61 - ID:7201591

    WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (MENA) - The US Department of Defense (Pentagon) said on Saturday it is closely monitoring the developments in Syria's Afrin where Turkey said it has started a military operation against US-backed Kurdish forces. Quoted by the ....

  • Russia voices concern as Turkey starts operation in Syria

    Date: 2018-01-20 17:57:02 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:7201590

    MOSCOW, Jan 20 (MENA) - Security measures were undertaken by the Russian Army Command in Syria for personnel present in Afrin, after the launch of the Turkish military operation against Kurdish forces, Sputnik reported Saturday. The Russian ....

  • Turkish troops shell northern Aleppo, Afrin in Syria -- SOHR

    Date: 2018-01-20 17:41:58 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:55 - ID:7201565

    LONDON, Jan 20 (MENA) - Turkish troops have continued shelling Syria's Afrin and northern countryside of Aleppo controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Saturday. The Turkish army ....

  • Russia pulls back troops from Syria's Afrin

    Date: 2018-01-20 17:15:14 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:7201563

    MOSCOW, Jan 20 (MENA) - Russia's Defense Ministry said Saturday it is pulling back troops that had been deployed near the Syrian city of Afrin after bombing strikes by Turkish warplanes, ABC News reported. In a statement, the ministry said that ....

  • 4,000 Daesh militants arrested in Nineveh operation -- commander

    Date: 2018-01-20 15:55:35 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:7201413

    BAGHDAD, Jan 20 (MENA) - Over 4,000 Daesh militants have been arrested since the launch of a military operation to liberate Nineveh from the terrorist group, a military commander was quoted as saying on Saturday. Speaking to the US-funded Radio ....

  • Yemen's Hadi hails Saudi support to his country

    Date: 2018-01-20 15:09:55 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:7201365

    ADEN/RIYADH, Jan 20 (MENA) - Yemen's president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi has lauded Saudi Arabia's "generous support" for his country in all fields. Riyadh's backing for the Yemeni leadership to overcome the current insurgency by Houthi militias ....

  • Saudi-led Arab coalition fighter jets kill 20 Houthis

    Date: 2018-01-20 15:06:13 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:7201325

    SANAA, Jan 20 (MENA) - At least 20 Houthi militants were killed Saturday in airstrikes by Saudi-led Arab coalition fighter jets on Yemen's west coast, said Sky News Arabic. On Friday, the Yemeni army said 100 Houthi rebels were killed during a ....

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