Turkey aims to repatriate around 2,500 militants, the majority of whom will be sent to European Union nations, state broadcaster TRT Haber said, adding there were currently 813 militants at 12 deportation centres in the country.
An air strike killed 26 fighters of Iraqi paramilitary group Hashed Al Shaabi in eastern Syria after a deadly attack on US-led coalition troops in Iraq, a war monitor said on Thursday.
In the southern city of Bengaluru, a helicopter showered flowers over Victoria Hospital, as doctors and other medical workers in hospital gowns and masks cheered on, local television showed. A military band played alongside.
"Eight air strikes before midnight on Saturday night targeted a base of pro-Iranian forces in rural eastern Deir Ezzor (province), killing 12 Iraqi and Afghan fighters and destroying equipment and ammunition," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
The report comes as the conflict in oil-rich Libya has escalated into a regional proxy war fueled by foreign powers pouring weapons and mercenaries into the country.
Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets can land, refuel and rearm on the island’s highways Tuesday as part of its largest annual exercise simulating defence against a Chinese invasion.