Türkiye, Somalia sign defense cooperation deal

Türkiye and Somalia inked a defense agreement on Feb. 8, aimed at bolstering military cooperation and strengthening ties.

The Defense and Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement was formalized during an official visit by Somali Defense Minister Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur to Ankara, where he met with his Turkish counterpart, Yaşar Güler.

US Strikes Houthi-Controlled Areas in Yemen After Imminent Threat

US Central Command Forces executed targeted strikes on an Iranian-backed Houthi UAV ground control station and 10 Houthi one-way UAVs in Yemen, emphasizing a proactive response to an imminent threat. The operation, conducted at 1:30 am (Sanaa Time), aimed to neutralize the Houthi rebels' potential danger to merchant vessels and US Navy ships in the region.

US With First Casualties In Red Sea Operation Against The Houthis

The United States has reported the first casualties in its operation against the Houthi rebels in the Red Sea. Two Marines, missing since an operation on January 11 to seize Iranian weapons destined for the Houthis in Yemen, are now believed to have died, according to the Pentagon.