Breaking News, February 25th, 2018
On Saturday, the UN Security Council issued a resolution that calls for the ceasefire in Syria for at least 30 days. The document was supported by all 15 members of the Security Council, including Russia. In the resolution, the Security Council demands to hold a «humanitarian pause for at least 30 days throughout Syria for the immediate delivery of humanitarian aid to the population, and the evacuation of the ill and wounded civilians.»
A double terrorist attack happened on Saturday in the city of Aden (in Yemen). At least 30 soldiers of the Anti-Terrorism Department were killed. The suicide bombers on two vehicles, loaded with explosives, attacked the anti-terrorist headquarters in the area of Al-Tawahi. ISIS took the Responsibility for the attack.
As a result of the attack by Taliban militants in the Afghan province of Farah, 20 government soldiers were killed. The terrorists attacked the military base of Bala-Buluk. The Taliban also captured two more servicemen and captured a large number of weapons. Loss of militants amounted to 12 people.
In the evening on Saturday, the soldiers of the Republican Guard of Syria prevented the attempted explosion of the «jihad-mobile». The explosive-laden car with a suicide bomber tried to break through to the block-post of the government troops in the province of Damascus, driving seemingly from Dzhubar. The soldiers noticed the car in time, and opened fire on it from a machine gun, which detonated the explosives. There are no victims among the military or civilian population.
Since the beginning of the Turkish military operation «Olive Branch» in Afrin, 187 civilians were killed, 560 people were injured, a Kurdish source said. At the moment, fierce battles occur between Turkish troops and Kurds are in the vicinity of the settlement of Dzhenderes.
The Russian hockey team, in their hardest game so far, managed to defeat the German national team and become the champions of the 2018 Olympic Games hockey tournament. The Russians beat the Germans with the score of 4:3. Russian hockey players played in the finals of the Olympics for the first time in 20 years.