Germany has stopped selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and almost all of its allies waging war on Yemen, in a decision likely to have both an impact on the Riyadh regime and a domino effect on other Western and non-Western countries exporting arms to Saudi Arabia.
Germany stops arms sales to Saudi Arabia
A British monitoring group says up to 6,000 Syrian and Iraqi civilians were killed in US-led coalition airstrikes in 2017 alone.
US-led coalition civilian killings tripled in Iraq, Syria in 2017
More than 32,000 people in Yemen have been forced to flee their homes in a time span of two months, the United Nations says, due to the continued campaign led by Saudi Arabia that has also claimed thousands of lives.
UN: Amid continued Saudi campaign, 32,000 forced to flee homes in Yemen in 2 months
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says children account for nearly half the 2.6 million Iraqis who have been displaced since three years ago, when the Daesh Takfiri terrorists began a deadly campaign.
UN says half displaced people by war in Iraq are children
The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement has described his group as one of the most effective forces in the fight against terrorism across the Middle East region.
Hezbollah among most effective forces fighting terror in Mideast: Nasrallah
Human Rights Watch accused Saudi Arabia of violating international humanitarian law in Yemen and stepping up arrests and prosecutions of activists seeking reform or voicing peaceful dissent.
HRW accuses Saudi Arabia of repression despite reforms
Germany said it won't approve arms exports to countries involved in the conflict in Yemen, a move that could affect sales of military hardware to Saudi Arabia.
Germany halts further arms exports to parties in Yemen war
Turkey's defense minister said Friday there is no turning back from his country's decision to launch a ground assault on a Syrian Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwest Syria, saying the offensive had "de facto" started with the Turkish military shelling of the area.
Turkey says no turning back from offensive in Syria
Jordan says Israel has submitted a formal apology notice over an incident in July 2016 that led to the deaths of two Jordanian citizens at its embassy in Amman, with Tel Aviv saying it will reopen its mission there, which was closed in the aftermath of the shooting.
Israel apologizes to Jordan over deadly embassy incident in July 2016

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