Daily Archive: November 12, 2016

4 Killed as Blast Rocks US Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan

An explosion rocked Bagram airfield, the largest US base in Afghanistan, early Saturday morning, killing at least four people and injuring 14 others, according to a NATO-led Resolute Support Mission press release. “An explosive device was detonated on Bagram Airfield resulting in multiple casualties. Four people have died in the attack and approximately 14 have been wounded,” Resolute Support said...

Yemen’s Shi’ite Houthis Claim Saudi Villages Under Their Control

Shi’ite Houthi militia forces from Yemen claim to have taken control of villages across the border in Saudi Arabia, Houthi-run news agencies report, citing unnamed military sources. Several villages in the southwestern Saudi province of Jizan are now said to be under the control of Shi’ite militias, according to unconfirmed media reports. Among the villages Houthis claim to have taken...

Overview of Military Situation in Aleppo City on November 12, 2016: Govt Forces Liberate More Areas in Western Aleppo

Last night, the Syrian army’s Tiger Forces, the Desert Hawks Brigade, Hezbollah, the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP) and other pro-government formations broke the defenses of Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian al-Qaeda branch) and its allies from the Jaish al-Fatah militant operation room in western Aleppo. The government forces took full control of the al-Assad Neighborhood, the...