Saturday, December 20, 2014
The IDF struck a site belonging to Hamas in southern Gaza near Khan Yunis early Saturday morning, following an earlier rocket attack from Gaza into Israel on Friday afternoon, which exploded in open territory near the Eshkol Regional Council.
The reports are of at least two strikes by the Israel Air Force, which was reportedly assisted by the Israel Navy.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces in fight with IS militants. Photo: Peshmerga sources/sm
Kurdish forces pressed their biggest offensive against the ISIS group so far on Friday, buoyed by US reports that militant supremo Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi’s top aide in Iraq has been killed.
Kurdish peshmerga forces were securing the surroundings of Mount Sinjar after breaking a months-old militant siege of the northwestern region while fighting was also reported near the city of Tall Afar further east.
Friday, December 19, 2014
S.H.A.N. has learned that there was heavy fighting between government forces and the Federal Union Army (FUA) earlier this month at Kutkai, Manton and Theinni Townships in Northern Shan State.
Government army brigades No.11 and No.55 fought with FUA forces at Kutkai and Manton on 10th December and at Theinni on 13th December according to Mai Aik Kyaw, head of the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) information department.
A top Uzbek militant commander and 17 other terrorists were killed in fresh air strikes in Khyber Agency while 10 militants were gunned down in a ground action at Malak Shaga Nullah on Thursday, military officials said.
According to a spokesman of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), 17 terrorists including an Uzbel commander, Islamud Din were killed in the evening’s air strikes in Khyber Agency.