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21 October 2018 Military News

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  • Fresh Saudi airstrikes leave five civilians dead in Yemen Press TV 21 Oct 2018 -- At least five civilians have been killed when Saudi military aircraft carried out two separate airstrikes against residential areas in Yemen's northwestern province of Hajjah and the western coastal province of Hudaydah as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its atrocious bombardment campaign against its southern neighbor.
  • Yemen targets Saudi military position in Jizan IRNA 21 Oct 2018 -- The missile unit of the Yemen Army and popular committees targeted positions of Saudi military forces in Jizan south of the country.
  • Yemeni forces foil Saudis' attack in Najran IRNA 21 Oct 2018 -- Yemeni army and popular forces foiled Saudis' attack around Najran, southern Saudi Arabia and killed a number of Saudi forces on Saturday night.
  • Car-bomb blast rocks NW Syria IRNA 21 Oct 2018 -- Explosion of a bomb-laden car rocked Idlib, a city in northwestern part of Syria.
  • U.S. mulling new warship passage through Taiwan Strait:WSJ CNA 21 Oct 2018 -- The United States is considering sending naval vessels through the Taiwan Strait after two U.S. Navy ships sailed through the strait in July, sending a message to China about the U.S. military's right to travel those and any other international waters, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Saturday, citing two U.S. officials.
  • Gunfights, clashes claim 14 lives in Kashmir Press TV 21 Oct 2018 -- At least fourteen people, including six civilians, have been killed in a series of gunfights and clashes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.
  • '55 people killed in communal clashes in Nigeria' Press TV 21 Oct 2018 -- Nigeria says dozens of people were killed earlier this week in sectarian violence sparked by a dispute in a market in the country's north.
  • Jordan King to Abandon Part of 1994 Peace Treaty With Israel on Land Lease Sputnik 21 Oct 2018 -- In line with the 1994 peace agreement, which stipulated a one-year notice period, Jordan granted Israel private ownership rights in two border territories. However, the Jordan King noted that he wants to reclaim the land, citing national interests.
  • Rebel Group Claims South Sudan Ceasefire Has Been Violated VOA 21 Oct 2018 -- Rebels of the Federal Democratic Party (FDP) are accusing forces loyal to Riek Machar's Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM IO) of attacking FDP forces in Kotkea near Nasir town in Upper Nile State.

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