Iraq began an operation to liberate the northern city of Tal Afar from Daesh the terrorists weeks after driving the terror group out of its last urban stronghold in the country, the Defense Ministry said.
International health bodies are warning about continuation of Saudi-led bombardment of Yemeni civilians and in the meantime, extension of a blockade on the Arab country which has resulted in famine and spread of Cholera.
Good news keeps coming from Syria. First it was the liberation of Aleppo and many other towns and villages by the allied forces of Iran, Syria, Russia and Hezbollah. Now, the UN Migration Agency and implementing partners on the ground report that over 600,000 displaced Syrians have returned home.
The Central Bank of Yemen has censured the Saudi-led enforcement of a blockade over the Yemeni airspace and the 12-month closure of the country’s primary international airport in the country’s capital city Sana'a, arguing that such restrictive measures are blocking flights that are bringing in cash and “strangling” the economy.
A new report out of the United Nations warns that despite growing territorial losses in the ongoing offensives against them, ISIL isn’t really breaking down, but simply adapting to the new facts on the ground, and remains a dangerous and capable organization.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights office (OHCHR) expressed “deep concern” over the ever-deteriorating situation in the besieged Gaza Strip, three months after the electricity supply was severely cut by Israel at the behest of the PA.
The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, has paid a trip to Iran as part of his tour of regional countries to find political solutions to end the ongoing human tragedy caused by the Saudi-led war on the Arabian Peninsula country.