Daily Archive: August 14, 2016

Fierce battles rage in Yemen’s Abyan to grab strategic city

Yemenis walk amidst the rubble of a house in Yemen’s Huthi rebel-held capital Sanaa on August 11, 2016, after it was reportedly hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike. (AFP/Xinhua) 2016-08-14 Yemeni army on Sunday stormed a key city in southern province of Abyan near Aden from different directions, following intense battles against al-Qaida terrorist group, a military source told...

Ukrainian President Orders Forces On Border With Crimea And Eastern Ukraine On Highest Alert

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has instructed all military units near Crimea and the eastern Ukrainian Donbass region to be at the highest level of combat readiness. Poroshenko announced the order after a military meeting on Thursday. The Ukrainian security forces at the border with Crimea are ready “for any turn of events,” the aide to the Ukrainian border service, Oleg...