World update: July 19 2019

Stories from Iraq, Iran, and more

MIDDLE EAST

YEMEN

Attackers killed at least five Yemeni police officers on Friday in a strike against a checkpoint in Abyan province. Officials are blaming al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

TURKEY

Recent economic and political setbacks for Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) have coincided with signs of intra-party turmoil:

Turkey’s ruling J…

This post is for paying subscribers