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24 November 2018 Military News

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  • 5 Emirati troopers killed in attack on UAE base in Yemen's Abyan: Report Press TV 24 Nov 2018 -- At least five Emirati soldiers have been killed when a military base run by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) came under attack in Yemen's southern province of Abyan, a report says.
  • US, Russian forces clashed in Syria 'dozen times': US envoy Press TV 24 Nov 2018 -- US and Russian military forces have clashed a dozen times in Syria, including instances of gun battles, said an American envoy involved in the illegal US intrusion into the Arab country, without elaborating on specifics.
  • Syrian Women Seek Role in Drafting Constitution VOA 24 Nov 2018 -- As the United Nations is working with local and international stakeholders to draft a new Syrian constitution, Syrian women demand a seat at the table to ensure their concerns and insights are considered in a future Syrian state.
  • Airstrikes by US-led coalition take lives of 20 more civilians in Syria Press TV 24 Nov 2018 -- Twenty civilians, including women and children, have been killed in airstrikes carried out by the coalition led by the United States in the town of Hajin situated in Syria's eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.
  • Russia says US views Daesh as ally to push regime change in Syria Press TV 24 Nov 2018 -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the United States is using the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group as a pretext to maintain its military presence in Syria and views the terror outfit as an ally to push regime change in the Arab country.
  • US-led coalition strikes kill 11 Syrian civilians in Dayr al-Zawr Press TV 24 Nov 2018 -- At least 11 civilians, mostly women and children, have lost their lives and dozens more have been wounded when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group bombarded residential areas in Syria's embattled eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.
  • 'Negative Impact': Ankara Warns US not to Install Observation Points in Syria Sputnik 24 Nov 2018 -- Earlier this week, Defence Secretary James Mattis said that the United States is establishing several observation posts in northern Syria near the Turkish border in order to share military intelligence on terrorists' movements into Turkey.
  • Ankara uneasy about US plan for 'observation posts' on Syria border: Turkish minister Press TV 24 Nov 2018 -- Turkey has expressed its strong dissent against Washington's plan to establish "observation posts" in northern Syria, along parts of its border with the Anatolian country, in a purported attempt to help prevent clashes between Turkish government troops and those armed Kurdish militia supported by the United States.
  • US-led coalition strikes kill 11 Syrian civilians in Dayr al-Zawr Press TV 24 Nov 2018 -- At least 11 civilians, mostly women and children, have lost their lives and dozens more have been wounded when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group bombarded residential areas in Syria's embattled eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.
  • Returning Refugees Face Uncertainty in Eastern Myanmar Settlement VOA 24 Nov 2018 -- Black diesel smoke belches from a rusty engine that pumps water to the relatively new eastern Myanmar town of Lay Kay Kaw, about 5 kilometers from a local reservoir. Thousands of people who fled to Thailand to escape civil war in Myanmar have come to the 2-year-old town to put down roots, but the homecoming has not been a smooth one.
  • Boko Haram raids Nigerien villages, abducts dozen girls Press TV 24 Nov 2018 -- Suspected militants from the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group have abducted around a dozen girls in overnight raids on several border villages in southeastern Niger.
  • French Troops Neutralize Around 30 Terrorists in Mali – Armed Forces Ministry Sputnik 24 Nov 2018 -- French servicemen, engaged in the Operation Barkhane in Africa's Sahel region, have neutralized around 30 terrorists in Mali, the French Armed Forces Ministry said.
  • Hamas warns Arabs against warming up to Israel Press TV 24 Nov 2018 -- Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has strongly warned the Arab world against "restoring" ties with Israel, saying all efforts have to be directed at preventing the occupying regime from "infiltrating" the Muslim world.
  • Cameroon Government Cautions Foreigners Against Traveling to Restive Regions VOA 24 Nov 2018 -- Administrative authorities in Cameroon say they are tracking armed terrorists who this week killed a Kenyan missionary in the town of Eyumojock in the restive southwest region of the central African state. The slaying happened as many missionaries and foreign workers have been leaving the area following other attacks, and as the government of Cameroon and foreign embassies in that country have urged those workers to leave.
  • New US Ambassador to Somalia Sees Path to Peace, Prosperity VOA 24 Nov 2018 -- A week before Donald Yamamoto arrived in Mogadishu, three car bombs exploded in the heart of the city, just outside the Sahafi Hotel.

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