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Syria assault paused as Kurds withdraw

Turkey agreed to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a “safe zone” Ankara sought to capture,...

Turkish offensive on Syria continues

]Turkey vowed to press ahead with offensive in northern Syria despite US sanctions and growing calls for it to stop, while Syria’s Russia-backed army...

US to deploy more forces to Saudi

The US announced the deployment of additional American military forces to Saudi Arabia to bolster the kingdom’s defences after the September 14 attack on...

Syrian Kurdish militia bombarded

Turkish warplanes and artillery hit Kurdish militia targets in north-east Syria on the third day of an offensive that killed hundreds, forced thousands to...

Turkish refugee resettlement plan worries allies

As Turkish troops finalise plans to attack north-east Syria, Ankara’s scheme to move millions of refugees into conquered territory is alarming Western allies as...

Houthi attack foiled

The Saudi-led coalition intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden boat launched from Yemen by the Iran-aligned Houthi group, an incident that could further increase regional...

Yemen Houthis threaten UAE targets

Yemen’s Houthi group said it identified dozens of sites in the United Arab Emirates as possible targets, an attempt to stress its military clout...

Germany extends Saudi arms embargo

Germany has extended its embargo on exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia by six months, a spokesman for the German government said. “Until 31 March...

Saudi to provide proof Iran behind oil attack

Saudi Arabia said it would produce evidence linking regional rival Tehran to an attack on its oil industry Washington believes originated from Iran in...

Houthi drones, missiles defy Saudi air strikes

At a July weapons exhibition in Yemen’s Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, military officials whipped sheets off what they said were newly-developed drones and missiles. The...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...