Iraqi security forces
Iraqi forces

ANKARA — The third officer of a Turkish cargo ship has been killed and several others among the crew injured in an attack on their vessel off the Libyan coast, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Monday. (Turkey-Libya-Attack)
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Iraqi security forcesBAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces continued it fight on Monday against Islamic State (IS) militants in the provinces of Salahudin and Anbar, while militants kidnapped 15 people in the volatile province of Diyala, security sources said.
In Salahudin province, Iraqi security forces fought back IS militants in the country’s largest oil refinery of Baiji, some 200 km north of the capital of Baghdad, and managed to gain ground inside the refinery, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-IS-Death)
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SANAA — Yemen’s Houthi rebels said on Monday that they downed a fighter jet of a Saudi-led coalition in northern Yemen.
The Houthi-run al-Masira TV channel showed footage of what it said were the wreckage of the jet and parts of the pilot’s body. (Yemen-Saudi Arabia-Fighter)
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KHARTOUM — Dozens were killed and others injured when violent clashes erupted Monday between the Rezeigat and Ma’alia tribes in Sudan’s East Darfur State, according to tribal leaders and eyewitnesses.
“Great numbers of armed members from the Rezeigat tribe attacked a number of Ma’alia areas in East Darfur State,” Azraq Hassan, a leader from Ma’alia tribe, told Xinhua over phone from east Darfur Monday. (Sudan-Tribal-Clashes) Enditem

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