Six Civilians Dead, Seven Injured as Saudi Warplanes Hit Yemen’s Sa’ada

At least six civilians have been killed when Saudi military aircraft carried out a string of airstrikes in Yemen's northwestern province of Sa’ada as the Saudi regime presses ahead with an atrocious military campaign against its crisis-hit southern neighbor.

Local sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said six people lost their lives and seven others sustained injuries on Monday afternoon, when Saudi fighter jets struck two vehicles in the al-Qatinat area of Baqim district, Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported.

Iran Starts Mass Production of Mohajer 6 Drone Armed with Precision-Guided Bomb

Iran has inaugurated the mass production line of a new tactical unmanned aerial vehicle, which is armed with a precision-guided bomb.

Iran's Defense Ministry on Monday unveiled Mohajer 6 drone equipped with Qaem precision-guided bomb during a ceremony attended by Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution.

Turkey’s offensive in Afrin to bring back terrorists to Syria

TEHRAN– Iran’s FM Spokesman Ghasemi called on Turkey to end its major offensive in northwestern Syrian city of Afrin, saying the operation would bring back instability and terrorists to the Arab country., according to the Mehr News Agancy.

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi made the remarks in his weekly press conference on Monday, adding “Ankara needs to reconsider its policy on [Afrin].”

Iran, Russia, Syria, Iraq Hold Security Meeting in Baghdad

TEHRAN– High-ranking officials from Iran, Russia, Iraq, and Syria held talks about a range of security issues in Baghdad and stressed the need to boost cooperation between the four countries in the fight against the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) and other terrorist groups, according to the Tasnim News Agancy.

During the Sunday meeting of the Intelligence Center of Iran, Russia, Iraq, and Syria chaired by Iraq’s Director of Military Intelligence Major General Saad Mezher Al-Alaq, the participants discussed activities of the four countries in the security and intelligence fields and counter-terrorism.

Turkish Border Guards Indiscriminately Shoot, Block Displaced Syrians Trying to cross into Turkey - Watchdog

MOSCOW - Turkey's border guards are indiscriminately shooting and forcibly returning Syrian asylum seekers, who are trying to cross into Turkey, the Human Rights Watch said.

According to the watchdog, Syrians are trying, in particular, to escape fighting in Idlib and Afrin and find asylum in Turkey, however, the border remains closed to all but critical medical cases, Sputnik reported.

"Syrians fleeing to the Turkish border seeking safety and asylum are being forced back with bullets and abuse… As fighting in Idlib and Afrin displaces thousands more, the number of Syrians trapped along the border willing to risk their lives to reach Turkey is only likely to increase," Lama Fakih, deputy Middle East director at Human Rights Watch, said as quoted in the press release on Saturday.