Sunday, January 20, 2019
Police in Northern Ireland said Sunday they suspected Irish Republican Army dissidents to be responsible for a “reckless” car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Londonderry.
Two men in their 20s have been arrested over the explosion which happened shortly after 8.00 p.m. local time (3.00 p.m. ET) on Saturday as people were socializing in nearby venues.
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Ukrainian forces have shelled the territory of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) four times over the last 24 hours, LPR people’s militia said on Saturday.
“The settlements of Frunze, Logvinovo and Zhelobok came under fire,” LuganskInformCenter quoted LPR people’s militia as saying.
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed and two others wounded in clashes in the country’s east despite a fresh cease-fire agreement between Kyiv and Russia-backed separatists.
The Defense Ministry said on January 2 that separatist fighters violated a cease-fire three times on January 1 by firing guns, grenade launchers, and mortars.
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Kurdish leaders in northern Syria have appealed to Damascus for protection from a threatened Turkish military attack, as they reel from the decision by Donald Trump to withdraw US troops from the war-torn country.
Syrian state media claimed on Friday that regime forces had entered the Kurdish-controlled city of Manbij close to the Turkish border, as the government grinds towards its stated aim of retaking “every inch” of the country after nearly eight years of civil war.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Turkey will start a military operation east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria in a “few days,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
“It is time to realize our decision to wipe out terror groups east of the Euphrates,” Erdoğan said in a speech at the Turkish Defense Industry Summit held at the presidential complex in Ankara on Dec. 12.