Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Yemeni army aided by the Arab coalition’s air force seized posts that the Houthi militia had controlled in the Al-Qabbaytah District, north of Lahij.
Army forces advanced west of Al-Qabbaytah District following violent clashes with the Houthi militias which were deterred from several posts.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed nearly 130 people in two days, marking some of the deadliest bombardment of the rebellious region in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
Retaliatory shells rained down on Damascus, killing at least eight people and causing panic among residents of the Syrian capital, seat of President Bashar Assad’s power.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Turkey warned on Monday it would confront Syrian government forces if they entered Syria’s northwestern Afrin region to help the Kurdish YPG militia repel a Turkish offensive.
Turkey began its Afrin operation with allied Syrian rebels last month against the YPG, which Ankara sees as a threat along its border with links to the Kurdish PKK insurgency at home.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Fighter jets from the Saudi-led Arab Coalition launched 68 air strikes at Houthi rebel targets in six Yemeni provinces over 24 hours from Wednesday to Thursday.
Four air strikes hit rebel sites in Nihm district, east of the capital Sanaaa, in addition to three operations targeting ammunition weapon caches in Sirwah district in neighbouring Marib province, Wam news agency reported.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Following a new day of gains, the Turkish Army and allied Free Syrian Army militias are now advancing on one of the largest towns in Syria’s Afrin region. It is unclear weather or not Kurdish forces will attempt to defend the stronghold.
On Sunday morning, Turkey-led forces resumed their assault across Afrin from multiple directions.