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Civil war: More than 300 child soldiers released in South Sudan 

The released children will be reunified with their families and given three months' worth of food assistance and psychosocial support, along with the opportunity to go to school.

published on : 8th February 2018

US-led strikes on Syria pro-regime forces kill 100

The US-led anti-jihadist coalition carried out strikes in "self-defense" against forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, leaving an estimated more than 100 dead.

published on : 8th February 2018

US-led coalition launches defensive strike in Syria

The US-led coalition battling the Islamic State group announced Wednesday it had carried out defensive strikes in the eastern Deir Ezzor region against Syrian pro-regime forces.

published on : 8th February 2018

Yemen loyalists retake southwestern town from rebels

Yemeni government forces have retaken a key southwestern crossroads town from Shiite rebels as they press an offensive up the Red Sea coast, military and medical sources said on Tuesday.

published on : 6th February 2018

US restricts arms transfers to violence-hit South Sudan

The United States is South Sudan's biggest aid provider, and was a major backer of its 2011 independence from Sudan

published on : 3rd February 2018

UN Security Council to inspect 'Iranian-made' missile debris

US Ambassador Nikki Haley last month presented the fragments as "undeniable" evidence that a ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Huthi rebels at Saudi Arabia in November was Iranian-made.

published on : 26th January 2018

Over 10,000 killed in last 40 months in Syria

According to the data, at least 2,815 civilians, including 655 children, and 7,396 IS militants were among those killed since 2014.

published on : 24th January 2018

Turkish attack highlights Syrian Kurds' isolation

For the past four days, Turkish troops and allied Arab Islamist fighters have been battling their way into Syria's Afrin canton, which is defended by the American-backed Kurdish YPG militia.

published on : 24th January 2018

Russia says it's not behind Syria chemical attacks

Russia rejected Tuesday fresh US accusations that it bears responsibility for recent chemical attacks by the Syrian government, calling instead for a new "truly impartial" international investigation.

published on : 24th January 2018

Turkey steps up assault on Kurdish militia in Syria

The operation, with Turkish war planes and artillery backing a major ground incursion involving Ankara-backed Syrian rebels and Turkish tanks aims to oust YPG militia from Afrin.

published on : 23rd January 2018

Syria operation: UN Security Council refrains from condemning Turkey

Russia and the United States have expressed concern about Turkey's operation, which Erdogan said Turkey had discussed in advance with Russia and Moscow was in "agreement."

published on : 23rd January 2018

Saudi-led coalition announces USD 1.5 billion in new aid for Yemen

A Saudi-led military coalition today announced $1.5 billion in new humanitarian aid for Yemen, after the United Nations made what is called a record appeal for assistance for the war-ravaged country.

published on : 22nd January 2018

Saudi coalition announces USD 1.5 billion in aid for Yemen

Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia has been leading a coalition of nine Arab countries in airstrikes against Yemeni rebels and their allies.

published on : 22nd January 2018

Terrified children, empty streets in Syria's Afrin as Turkey attacks

As soon as Turkish warplanes began bombing raids over Afrin on Saturday, terrified residents of the Syrian Kurdish enclave dashed to take cover in the cellars of their homes.

published on : 21st January 2018

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired by Houthi group

Saudi Arabia has shot down a missile fired by Yemen's armed Houthi group towards southern Jizan region, the local media reported.

published on : 17th January 2018
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