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Air strikes in Yemen kill 30

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement accused the Saudi-led coalition of carrying out retaliatory air strikes that killed at least 30 including civilians, the latest flare-up...

Most of Aleppo now under Syrian control

Syrian government forces made significant advances in north-western Aleppo province, seizing most of the rebel-held region, state media said, a day before new talks...

Taliban/US violence reduction pact

The US reached agreement with the Taliban on a week-long reduction in violence that could lead to a US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan a...

Taliban, Afghan clash during peace talks

Afghan government forces and Taliban insurgents waged war over the past 24 hours despite US officials saying there was a breakthrough in peace talks...

NATO Iraq training mission to be expanded

NATO defence ministers agreed to expand the Western alliance’s training mission in Iraq, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said, responding to a demand by US President...

Displacement in Syria reaches record numbers

More people fled fighting in Syria over the past 10 weeks than at any other time in the nine-year-old conflict and Idlib, where many...

Iranian support for Palestine

Iran will support Palestinian armed groups as much as it can, Iran’s Supreme Leader said, urging Palestinians to confront a US plan for Israeli-Palestinian...

Sinai gas pipeline attacked

Armed men attacked a gas pipeline in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, security sources and witnesses said with no effect on gas imports through North Sinai...

Iraq says anti-IS operations with U.S. coalition resume

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Iraq’s military said on Thursday it was resuming operations with the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State which had mostly halted after bases hosting U.S....

Houthis attack Aramco facilities

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement fired rocket and drone strikes at Saudi targets including Aramco oil facilities, the group’s first claim of attacks since it...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...