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Houthi rebels carried out the attack with heat-seeking, shoulder-fired missiles against pro-government forces led by the nephew of Yemen's late president Ali Abdullah Saleh in the western al-Burj district in Taiz. More than 10 fighters of brigadier general Tareq Mohammed Abdullah Saleh's forces were killed ...
SANAA, Yemen — Heavy fighting between Yemeni pro-government forces and Shiite Houthi rebels has killed at least 25 people since Tuesday in the southwestern province of Taiz, Yemeni security officials said Thursday. Yemen has been embroiled in a war between the Iran-backed Houthis and the ...

Pro-government forces have besieged the rebel-held eastern suburbs of the capital for five years, leaving residents with very limited or nonexistent access to food, healthcare and basic services. The already dire situation worsened in late February 2017 when government forces shut down a network of ...
Figyelo is a formerly highly respected business magazine which took on an unabashedly pro-government slant after it was acquired in December 2016 by Maria Schmidt, a historian and Orban ally. Since then, the great majority of the ads in the magazine are from the government or state-owned companies.
Militants from the Islamic State (IS) group have killed at least 19 pro-government fighters in a spate of attacks in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said on Sunday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attacks over the past 24 hours struck in and around the town of Albu Kamal, ...
An interesting question came up as I was talking with a colleague last week: Is it possible to be a free-market economist and also to be pro-government? My answer is “I sure hope so, or I might need to start looking for another line of work.” I am both. There is no doubt, theoretically, that free markets — those ...

The Syrian army is preparing to launch a "huge" operation against the last rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta unless the Jaish al-Islam rebel group agrees to hand over the area, a pro-Syrian government newspaper reported on Wednesday. "The forces deployed in Ghouta are preparing a huge military ...
The head of Turkey's largest independent media group, which has remained critical of the country's controversial president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has confirmed the sale of its newspaper, news agency and its locally licensed TV channel CNN Turk to a pro-government business conglomerate for a ...
The possible sale of Dogan Media to Demiroren Holding, which is considered close to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, could solidify a pro-government Turkish media, Reuters reported March 23. Demiroren already owns two pro-government dailies, and its acquisition of Dogan — which owns the ...
A new, all-news television station has started broadcasting in Azerbaijan. And as is the norm in the oil-rich dictatorship, the network has taken a strongly pro-government line. What has surprised many in Azerbaijan, however, is that the new station, Real TV, appears to have been built at least in part on the ...
BEIRUT (AFP) - A monitor said on Tuesday (March 20) three dozen pro-government fighters were killed in a district of Syria's capital as Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants took control of it in a surprise nighttime attack. There was no immediate comment from the government on the report by the ...
Dozens of air strikes rocked Douma city on Monday for the second consecutive day in the most violent assault on rebel-held Eastern Ghouta's de facto capital since pro-government forces divided the Damascus suburbs into three sections last week. More than 50 air strikes, along with dozens of artillery ...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Three Turkish air strikes hit a checkpoint held by pro-Syrian-government Shi'ite militiamen on the road to Afrin in northwestern Syria on Wednesday, killing five fighters, a pro-government commander told Reuters. The Shi'ite militias, which control the nearby villages of Nubl and Zahraa, ...
WEEK before last, I wrote about Transparency International's declaration that Nigeria is more corrupt under Buhari than it was under Jonathan. My view was that Buhari – whose reputation for strictness and probity inspired me and millions of other Nigerians to vote for him – ought to be extremely ashamed ...
Forces loyal to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad reportedly have retaken more than half of Eastern Ghouta, the last rebel-held enclave near the capital Damascus. Regime-backed forces, under the cover of Russian air strikes, have been bombarding the besieged area for over two weeks, killing an estimated ...
AMMAN: Intense pro-government bombings struck a key town linking the northern and southern halves of East Ghouta on Tuesday, as a Damascus-led ground offensive threatens to divide the rebel enclave in two. At least 18 pro-government airstrikes hit the rebel-held Misraba on Tuesday, killing one ...
Close to 400,000 are trapped in the area, which has recently been the scene of a concentrated series of bombing attacks by the Assad regime. According to some reports, more than 640 people have been killed there since mid-February, more than 150 of them children. In the week since the UN Security Council called for a ...

The Cairo prosecution office on Saturday ordered TV host Khairy Ramadan to be detained for 24 hours pending investigations by the National Security Agency over a case filed by the Interior Ministry accusing him of offending police officers during his pro-government show “Misr El-Naharda” (Egypt today).
The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says pro-government forces have recaptured 10 percent of the embattled rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta. Now Reading: Pro-government forces 'recapture 10% of of Eastern Ghouta'. Pro-government forces 'recapture 10% of of Eastern Ghouta'.
March 3, 2018. Turkish airstrikes in Syria's Afrin region killed at least 36 pro-government soldiers, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The government-loyal forces went to Afrin to support Kurdish forces — the same Kurdish forces the Turkish government has been targeting as terrorists.
Turkish warplanes struck pro- government forces in the northwestern Syrian region of Afrin on Saturday, killing at least 36 soldiers, as Turkey's assault in the Kurdish region gathered pace, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The forces loyal to President President Bashar al-Assad of Syria ...
The Turkish air force has struck pro-government Syrian fighters deployed last week in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, killing and wounding a number of them. The incident, which ... The Lebanon-based Al-Mayadeen TV said Turkish warplanes had killed 18 pro-government gunmen, while 19 more are missing.
Turkish warplanes attacked pro-Syrian government forces overnight, killing at least 17 people in a village in the north of the Afrin region in northwestern Syria, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday. The dead included three members of the Syrian Kurdish YPG force, while the ...
A convoy of pro-government fighters entered Syria's Afrin region on Tuesday to support Kurdish fighters battling Turkey's military but immediately came under artillery fire. Syrian state television showed video of the convoy of pro-government forces deployed to help fend off Turkey's assault against Kurdish ...
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian TV: Pro-government forces to enter Kurdish enclave of Afrin "within hours," which may prompt Turkish pullout. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Islamic State militants ambushed a convoy of pro-government fighters near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk late on Sunday, killing at least 27 of them, the government-backed group said on Monday. IS members disguised as soldiers attacked a Hashd al-Shaabi unit in the Hawija region about 300km north of ...
More than two dozen members of a pro-government militia in Iraq have been killed after being ambushed by disguised Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters. Twenty-seven members of Hashd al-Shaabi, or the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), were killed after clashes broke out late Sunday in ...
Afghan officials say a Taliban attack has killed 16 members of a pro-government militia force in the southern province of Helmand. The officials said a checkpoint belonging to the militiamen in Gareshk district was targeted during the night of February 10. Some reports said a Taliban infiltrator who had ...
American warplanes have bombed pro-government forces in eastern Syria, killing scores of fighters after what U.S. officials described as an unprovoked ... Late Wednesday, a battalion-sized element of pro-government fighters, backed by tanks, artillery, multiple-launch rocket systems and mortars, launched ...
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Hundreds of Syrians gathered at landmark squares in the Syrian capital Saturday, honking car horns, flashing victory signs and waving Syrian flags in scenes of defiance that followed unprecedented joint airstrikes by the United States, France and Britain. A few hours earlier, ...
One of Turkey's leading media groups, Dogan Media Company, was sold to a pro-government Turkish conglomerate on Wednesday, a move widely seen as likely to further limit the independence of the Turkish news media. Dogan Media Company, owned by Aydin Dogan, sold its media assets to ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Turkey's operation kills at least two pro-Syrian regime forces in the Afrin countryside. In western Afrin's Rajo, two pro-regime forces were killed by Turkish bombardment, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Sunday night. Syrian media did not confirm the deaths.


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