Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will “teach a lesson” to Libyan rebel commander Khalifa Haftar if he resumes his offensive against Libya’s internationally-recognized government after withdrawing from ceasefire talks in Moscow.
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has called on German officials to arrest and extradite the commander-in-chief of the Kurdish-led so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), weeks after Turkish army troops and their allied militants launched a cross-border incursion into northern Syria against the People's Protection Units (YPG), which forms the SDF’s backbone.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed Hossein Salami, a senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), as the new chief commander of the military elite force, promoting him to the rank of major general.
A high-ranking Yemeni military commander loyal to Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, the former president, has been killed when army soldiers and allied fighters from the Houthi Ansarullah movement launched a surprise attack in the mountainous northwestern province of Sa’ada.
A senior Yemeni military commander loyal to Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, the former president, has been killed during heavy clashes with army soldiers and allied fighters from the Houthi Ansaullah movement in the country’s northwestern province of Hajjah.