- Over 500 militants lay down arms, surrender Syrian army
Over 500 militants have laid down their weapons and surrendered to Syrian army troops in nine provinces, as Syrian forces inflict heavy blows on insurgents.
- Hundreds of Yemeni Houthi Shias in Sanaa sit-ins ahead of Friday deadline
Hundreds of Shiite opposition staged sit-ins on Tuesday on the outskirts of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, where supporters are mobilizing in a campaign for the fall of the government by Friday.
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