Monday, September 28, 2015

Daily Misfortune Saturday, September 26, 2015

Daily Misfortune Saturday, September 26, 2015 ---
Month Misfortune September 2015 ---





  1. Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen Two Saudi border guards, including a district commander, are killed following clashes with Yemeni forces near the border with Yemen. (Reuters)
  2. Nagorno-Karabakh conflictAt least four Armenian soldiers are killed following an Azeri attack near the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Yesterday, Azerbaijan shelled several ethnic Armenian villages, leaving three civilians dead. (Reuters)
  3. A prominent Libyan Zuwarah militia leader and migrant smuggler, Salah Al-Maskhout, is reportedly killed in Tripoli by Italian special forces. The EU recently approved military action against people smuggling networks operating out of Libya. (Malta Today)
  4. Turkey–PKK conflict Fighting in the south-eastern Şırnak Province kills thirty-four PKK militants, four civilians, and two Turkish soldiers. Also, the Turkish military conducts airstrikes on PKK camps in Iraq's northern Dohuk Governorate. (Al Jazeera)
  5. Iraqi Civil War (2014–present) Iraq says that Iran, Russia and Syria are assisting it in its fight with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. (Reuters)
  6. A fire severely damages the Baitul Futuh Mosque, London, United Kingdom. (BBC News Online)
  7. 2015 Hajj stampede The death toll from the stampede near Mecca rises to 769, with 934 injuries. (ITV)
  8. Russia and Estonia exchange two convicted spies. (BBC)
  9. Ahmad al-Faqi is transferred to the International Criminal Court to face trial for the war crime of directing the destruction of cultural sites in Timbuktu, Maliwhen the city was under the control of Islamist groups in 2012. (BBC News)
  10. A man goes on a shooting spree in Banning, California, U.S., killing two and wounding three others. A 35-year-old suspect is taken into custody. The shooting is suspected by authorities to be random. (Reuters via Yahoo News)