Nearly a dozen fighters from the Iraqi pro-government Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) have lost their lives and several others sustained injuries when a massive bomb explosion struck their convoy in Iraq’s north-central province of Salahuddin.
Russia has reminded Turkey that it must obtain the consent of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government for its plan to create a safe zone in the northeastern part of the conflict-plagued Arab country.
The resolution approved by the US House of Representatives to end Washington’s support for the Saudi war on Yemen is “meaningless,” says a political commentator, adding that economic sanctions should be imposed on Riyadh for its military aggression against the impoverished nation.
Israel has refused to allow the UN Security Council (UNSC) to visit the occupied West Bank for a close-up look at the situation on the ground after Tel Aviv decided to expel an international observer mission tasked with safeguarding Palestinians in the flashpoint city of al-Khalil (Hebron).
The European Commission has added Saudi Arabia, among others, to a blacklist of countries with lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, sparking an angry reaction from the Riyadh regime.
The US House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted a resolution that obliges President Donald Trump to end Washington’s military support for the Saudi-led coalition’s war on Yemen, and withdraw almost all US forces engaged in the war in less than a month.