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future of yemen war Saudi Arabia losing ground and allies in its war on Yemen

Recently, the Yemeni Houthis were successfully able to carry out a drone strike on an oilfield in Saudi Arabia, and currently possess drones with a range covering all of Saudi Arabia.

Turkey Mayors Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors, detains over 400 for PKK links

The three mayors, alleged to have links with the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party, will be replaced by state-appointed governors. Protests broke out in the cities of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin over the incident

syria-turkey Syrian government regains control over Khan Sheikoun in Idlib province

The government offensive against the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham forces may end the nine-year-long war in Syria. The group has been in control of areas in the Idlib province, which lies on the border with Turkey.

Huawei US sales reprieve US extends temporary trade license for Huawei, despite extending ban on affiliates

The extension of the deferred ban on 46 affiliates of Huawei is seen as an attempt to pressure China for leverage in the ongoing trade negotiations.

IREF against privatisation Left unions to fight privatization of Indian Railways collectively

N N Banerjee of the Indian Railways Employees Federation (IREF) talks about the struggles ahead for the railway unions in India.

gaza deaths Israeli forces kill three Palestinians in Gaza

Three Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops near the Gaza perimeter fence on Sunday. There has been intensification of the Israeli occupation inside the Palestinian territories of late.

Defying US pressure, Gibraltar court orders release of the seized Iranian tanker

The order is a setback to the US, which tried to prevent the release of the tanker until the last moment

Hong Kong protests Incident at Hong Kong airport comes as a rude awakening

The international media, that has avoided covering previously violent and provocative actions of the anti-China protesters, are now forced to reckon with the chaotic and reactionary deterioration of the movement.

Thousands of Yemenis rally in support of UAE-backed separatist group STC

The STC captured Aden from Yemeni government forces after four days of fighting, with the death toll rising above 40

Violent Repression of Papuans marks the eve of Indonesia’s Independence Day

Over 168 Papuan protesters in the Papuan capital Jayapura along with other cities have been detained by the police, and over three dozen activists and students were injured in police violence

Israel bars entry of Muslim US legislators Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

The two legislators were set to travel to the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank and East Jerusalem next week

JOURNALIST DETAINED_KASHMIR SIEGE Kashmir siege: Journalist picked up in mid-night raid by Indian forces

Around 1,300 Kashmiri political leaders, civil rights activists, trade unionists and civilians have been detained by Indian forces since the military siege and communication blockade that began last week.

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