At least seven Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and two civilians were killed in a clash with Taliban insurgents in Sangeen district of southern Helmand province in the past three days, local officials said on Saturday. Three other soldiers were injured in the battle. Spokesman for the Governor of Helmand, Omar Zwak, said that it has been more than a week since the clashes between the Taliban insurgents and ANSF began displacing dozens of families. "We have called the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and Defense (MoD) to send more troops to the [...]
Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, said activists and officials, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.