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12 August 2018 Military News

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  • Saudi side agrees to new Yemen talks amid backlashes Press TV 12 Aug 2018 -- The UN special envoy to Yemen says warring sides in the most impoverished Arab nation will meet in Geneva next month to discuss a transitional governance deal.
  • Syrian army in control of borders of Sweida desert IRNA 12 Aug 2018 -- Syrian Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, expanded control over new areas in Sweida eastern Badiyah (desert) after engaging in violent clashes with Daesh (ISIS) terrorists, SANA reported.
  • Syrian Army takes control of Sweida borders IRNA 12 Aug 2018 -- Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, expanded control over new areas in Sweida eastern Badiyah (desert) after engaging in violent clashes with Daesh (ISIS) terrorists, Syrian Arab New Agency (SANA) reported.
  • Syria army destroys terrorists' hotbeds in Hama IRNA 12 Aug 2018 -- Army units on Sunday carried out precise strikes against gatherings and supply routes of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and the affiliated groups in Hama northern countryside, Syrian media 'SANA' reported.
  • Syria militants forming 'army' with Turkish support Press TV 12 Aug 2018 -- Turkish-backed militants in Syria are reportedly creating a "national army" with Ankara's support in the Arab country's northwest.
  • Syrian Rebel Enclave Threatens Turkish Syria Conflict VOA 12 Aug 2018 -- Russian and Turkish foreign ministers are set to hold talks Monday in Ankara focusing on the looming crisis over the rebel-controlled Syrian Idlib enclave, which threatens to become a military flashpoint between Turkish and Syrian forces. The crisis threatens to derail deepening Russian-Turkish ties.
  • Security forces neutralize 'most wanted' PKK terrorist in eastern Turkey Press TV 12 Aug 2018 -- Turkish security forces have killed a prominent member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group during a counter-terrorism operation, supported by fighter jets, in the country's eastern province of Tunceli.
  • Monitor Posts Video Of Truck Convoys Between Russia, Eastern Ukraine RFE/RL 11 Aug 2018 -- The official European monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has for the first time posted video footage showing convoys of trucks crossing from Russia into Ukraine and from Ukraine into Russia through a back road that has no border guards.
  • Egypt's police kill 12 suspected terrorists in northern Sinai: Ministry Press TV 12 Aug 2018 -- Egyptian police forces have killed 12 suspected members of a terror outfit affiliated to the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in the north of the Sinai Peninsula during an intense gunfight in the region, the interior ministry says.
  • Rumors, Misinformation Swirl After Federal, Regional Forces Clash in Ethiopia VOA 12 Aug 2018 -- Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that Ethiopia would remain a unified country, despite what he characterized as "a lot of people talking" about secession with divisive rhetoric and false accusations.

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