Speaking to Ynet, a Kurdish military official in north Syria describes the new reality in the city Manbij after it was freed from ISIS’s control and the city’s women were released, saying, ‘It was an operation to free the Manbij woman’; before leaving, ISIS rounded up some of the civilians and marched them as human shields until they reached the next stronghold; these civilians remain captive.
Former Revolutionary Guard commander says its newly formed fighting force will be sent to fight abroad.
Fighters to be drawn from local population where Iran is involved in conflict, says a retired Iranian commander.
Pyongyang says Thae Yong-ho embezzled state funds, raped a minor and spied for South Korea in exchange for money.
Just days after fall of key district in Baghlan, Khanabad, which links Kunduz to Takhar, slips from government control.
The announcement is described by ambassadors of 18 nations, supporting UN-backed negotiations, as unconstitutional.
Sgt. Elor Azaria’s defense team gears up for battle, issuing subpoenas for 25 witnesses, including two officers from the Kfir Brigade who were in Hebron at the time of the incident; ret. Brig. Gen. Shmuel Zakai, who left the IDF after a public confrontation with then Chief-of-Staff Moshe “Bogey” Ya’alon, will also testify in defense of Azaria.
Turkish prime minister said Ankara will play a more active role in Syria and repair its ties with regional powers.