The operations, launched on Saturday night, were aimed at foiling attacks planned by the Taliban on Afghan forces, said a senior security official in capital Kabul.
Russian forces have started patrols along the flashpoint border, filling the vacuum left by a US troop withdrawal that effectively handed back a third of the country to the Moscow-backed regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
Pakistan's army later said that "unprovoked cease-fire violations" by Indian troops killed five civilians and one soldier and wounded another three civilians and two troops across the highly militarized Line of Control that divides Kashmir between Pakistan and India.
The battles in the northwestern province of Idlib are the most violent there since a Russian-brokered ceasefire agreement went into effect in late August, said the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has said the mixed Martial arts promotion is close to securing a “private island” to stage bouts for international fighters during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UFC 249 was canceled on Thursday after ESPN and parent company Disney stopped UFC President Dana White’s plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic.
"National security received intelligence about terrorist elements hiding out in a home in Bir Al Abed, where they were planning to launch hostile operations," the ministry said in a statement.
The clashes came just hours after the United Nations decried "continued blatant violations” of an arms embargo on Libya by several unspecified countries."
June 12 (Friday) will again be another milestone for the over 109 million Filipinos in the Philippines and the over 12 million across the globe for the day marks the 122nd anniversary of their freedom from 377 years under the Spanish Empire (March 6, 1521-June 12, 1898).