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There’s a war underway for the hearts and loyalty of Syrian men. Russia calls militia from the Middle East to join their ranks in the war against Ukraine. Many answering the call are experienced fighters from Syria, The National reports.
Another major challenge surfaces in Jordan. The country’s Deputy Prime Minister says hardly a day passes without drug busts at the border with Syria. According to the United Nations, new production techniques and increased demand led to more drug smuggling this year.
Iran seeks to make peace following a failed assassination attempt on Iraq’s Prime Minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi. According to The Associated Press, a top Iranian general visited Iraqi leaders in-person yesterday to assure them that Iran had nothing to do with Sunday’s drone attack on Kadhimi’s home.