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26 March 2017 Military News

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  • China calls for cooperation mechanism among South China Sea littoral countries People's Daily 26 Mar 2017 -- China on Saturday called on littoral countries of the South China Sea to establish a cooperation mechanism.
  • Iran calls for putting an end to bloodshed in Yemen IRNA 26 Mar 2017 -- On the second anniversary of aggression of the so-called coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia against Yemen, Iran's Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Sunday to strongly condemn the blatant warmongering and called for putting an end to the devastating war and bloodshed in the country at the earliest.
  • Iran urges swift end to Saudi aggression against Yemen Press TV 26 Mar 2017 -- On the second anniversary of Saudi Arabia's brutal military aggression against Yemen, the Iranian Foreign Ministry says war and bloodshed must immediately end in the impoverished country.
  • Yemenis rally in Sana'a on 2nd anniversary of Saudi war Press TV 26 Mar 2017 -- Thousands of Yemenis have poured out into the streets of the capital Sana'a to mark the second anniversary of the brutal Saudi war, which has left a massive trail of death and devastation across the impoverished Arab state.
  • Houthi Addicted to Mass Massacres against Armless Yemenis SPA 26 Mar 2017 -- The Yemeni National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) concluded that the Houthi militia and the ousted Saleh forces carried out mass massacres against unarmed civilians, in several Yemeni governorates, by indiscriminately shelling residential compounds and open markets with artillery, mortars and Katyusha rockets.
  • Yemeni Pro-Houthi Court Sentences Country's President to Death Sputnik 26 Mar 2017 -- Yemeni ambassador to the United States Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak said that a court in Yemeni capital city of Sanaa, controlled by the Houthi movement, sentenced the country's President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and six other top government's officials to death.
  • Residents warned of catastrophic dam failure in northern Syria Press TV 26 Mar 2017 -- Members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have ordered the residents of their major urban stronghold in Syria to immediately evacuate the city of Raqqah, warning of imminent flash floods that could submerge countless settlements on the banks of Euphrates River due to failure in Tabqa Dam.
  • France's optimism on Raqqah recapture far from reality: Russia Press TV 26 Mar 2017 -- Russia has rejected the US-led coalition's "rosy forecasts" on surrounding and swiftly retaking the Syrian city of Raqqah from Daesh, saying any such victory could only be achieved through concerted cooperation among all parties fighting terror in the Arab state.
  • SDF Units Liberate Airport Near Syrian Tabqa From Daesh on Way to Raqqa Sputnik 26 Mar 2017 -- SDF reportedly pushed Sunday the militants of Daesh terrorist group out of the military airport, located near the Syrian city of Tabqa.
  • Syria's Biggest Dam Partially Collapses Due to SDF-Daesh Fight Near Raqqa Sputnik 26 Mar 2017 -- Syria's largest Tabqa Dam located on the Euphrates river partially has collapsed on Sunday as a result of the fighting between armed units of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and militants of Daesh near the city of Raqqa.
  • We Mean Business: Syria Will Fire Scuds at Israel in Response to Airstrikes Sputnik 26 Mar 2017 -- The Syrian government has announced that it will retaliate should Israel continue to conduct airstrikes on Syrian territory.
  • Iraq investigates fatal US-led airstrikes in western Mosul Press TV 26 Mar 2017 -- Iraqi officials have launched an investigation into two airstrikes by the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group that claimed the lives of more than 200 people in the country's northern city of Mosul last week.
  • Iraq, US Investigate Scores of Civilian Deaths in Mosul VOA 26 Mar 2017 -- The Iraqi military is casting doubt on reports that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes killed as many as 100 civilians sheltered earlier this month in a building in the contested city of Mosul, citing new evidence it says shows Islamic State militants rigged the site with explosives.
  • UN appalled at killing of aid workers in South Sudan UN News 26 Mar 2017 -- Six aid workers from a national non-governmental organization were killed when their convoy was ambushed yesterday while travelling along the Government-controlled area on the Juba-Pibor road, the United Nations mission in the country (UNMISS) has said.
  • IGAD Leaders to Help Send Refugees Back Home VOA 26 Mar 2017 -- The leaders of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development regional grouping, meeting in Nairobi Saturday, agreed to facilitate the voluntary return of refugees and address the political and security situation in Somalia.

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