Thursday, November 14, 2019
Scores of Houthi rebels were killed and a commander was injured in clashes with government forces in western Yemen, the country’s army said on Wednesday.
“Houthi commander Abu Jaffar al-Talbi was injured and tens of rebels were killed in a clash with the government forces in Al-Hudaydah province,” the Yemeni army said in a statement.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Israel came under heavy bombardment Tuesday as almost 200 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip in retaliation for the targeted killing of a senior Islamic Jihad leader.
Two Israelis were injured by shrapnel in the barrage of some 190 rockets since Baha Abu Al-Atta — the top commander of the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group — and his wife were killed in their home in the Gaza Strip, according to the Times of Israel.
Monday, November 11, 2019
A roadside blast wounded five Italian Special Forces soldiers in northern Iraq on Sunday as they were on a training mission to assist Iraqi troops, Italian military officials said.
The Italian Defense Ministry said three of the wounded were in “grave condition” in the explosion. An Iraqi security official said the bomb exploded next to their vehicle as they were traveling just outside Kirkuk, wounding six Italian soldiers.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and southern separatists have signed an agreement to end a power struggle in the south of Yemen that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince hailed as a step towards a wider political solution to end the multifaceted conflict.
The stand-off had opened a new front in the more than four-year-old war and fractured a Saudi-led coalition battling the Houthi movement that ousted the government of Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi from the capital, Sanaa, in the north in late 2014.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
The spokesperson for the Houthi army has said that over 4,000 Sudanese forces fighting with the Saudi-UAE coalition in Yemen have been killed since 2015.
The Houthis have also accused the coalition of pushing Sudanese troops to the front lines and not prioritising captured Sudanese soldiers whenever prisoner swaps have been arranged.