Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) has been transferring a large number of ISIL terrorists to a region near border with Turkey to take part in the battle against the Syrian Army in Idlib, a media outlet reported on Tuesday.
- Five more drones have been shot down by Russia’s Air Defense units near Humeimim Air Base in Syria in the last 24 hours, the military confirmed on Tuesday, adding that drone attacks by militants have intensified in recent weeks.
Between 20,000 and 30,000 members of Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) remain in Iraq and Syria despite the militant group's defeat and a halt in the flow of foreigners joining its ranks, according to a new United Nations report.
Chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee of Yemen Mohammad Ali al-Houthi vehemently condemned a recent deadly airstrike by Saudi fighters on a bus carrying schoolchildren in the country’s Northwestern province of Sa’ada, stating that the United States bears full responsibility for the carnage.
Four days of ferocious fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over a key provincial capital claimed the lives of about 100 Afghan policemen and soldiers and at least 20 civilians, according to the defense minister.
Saudi Arabia has become emboldened by the silence of the US government, as well as the contradiction in the Western countries’ foreign policy that are selling weapons to Riyadh and at the same time condemning its war crimes, a US human right activist said.