Tuesday, July 28, 2015
US-backed Kurdish forces in northern Syria captured a key town from Islamic State militants Monday but accused Turkey of shelling Kurdish villages in the area, potentially complicating the international campaign against the extremist group.
At least four fighters and several civilians were wounded in three waves of alleged Turkish shelling in an area controlled by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the Free Syrian Army.
Head of Hohadaa el Zawya brigade, colonel Gamal el Zahawi, said that heavy clashes are under way in western zone in Benghazi, between army and Ansar al Sharia militiamen.
“Clashes - said - started near Benghazi University and are under way in these hours”.
Monday, July 27, 2015
India blamed a Pakistani militant group for an attack on Monday that killed six people and threatens to disrupt planned talks between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
As many as four gunmen dressed in army uniforms attacked a bus station and a police complex in India’s northern Punjab state bordering Pakistan. Security forces had the militants surrounded in a police complex for more than eight hours.
Iraqi government forces have recaptured a university campus on the outskirts of Ramadi from the Islamic State group, seizing a key position for any offensive to retake the city, officials said on Sunday.
Iraqi forces had recaptured parts of Anbar University in May, shortly after losing the provincial capital to the jihadists, but later pulled back.