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Latest in Tag: airstrikes
Taliban militants, according to the official, were planning to storm security checkpoints in the area, but fled away after suffering casualties.
Strikes targeted Lebanon, Popular Mobilisation Forces strongholds in Iraq
LNA forces confirm strike late, denies targeting civilians
Number of Turkish military personnel injured in LNA’s airstrike in Misrata
Clashes escalated after White House announced Trump’s Haftar phone call
At Tehran summit, Erdogan calls for ceasefire in Syria; Iran, Russia reject
Houthi movement seized control in Sanaa after killing former president Saleh
The airstrikes follow Minya bus terrorist attack of which IS claimed responsibility
Politicians varied towards Egypt’s reaction to the US airstrikes
Hours after the announcement of a US-Russia brokered ceasefire deal aimed at ending the five-year conflict in Syria, fighting has escalated. Nearly 100 civilians have been killed in airstrikes.
The US and Russian foreign ministers have reportedly agreed to meet in Geneva to discuss an accord on fighting the “Islamic State” (IS). Rights monitors have said at least 24 people were killed in the latest airstrikes.
US warplanes have carried out airstrikes against “Islamic State” (“IS”) in Libya after a request for help from the country’s unity government. The aim is to boost government troops in the fight to take the town of Sirte
The Syrian regime has launched a major aerial operation on a rebel-held town near the capital, effectively ending a local truce. Rebels claim the airstrikes were retaliation for the execution of a government pilot.
Strikes targeted sites close to civilians causing no injuries or casualties, says resident
Attacks on children in Syria have become “commonplace,” the UN body said. It called for the conflicts’ parties to protect children, saying at least 6 million of them were in dire need of assistance.
Russian and Syrian government planes have targeted rebel-held areas of Aleppo in a bid for the rebel’s last supply line. Meanwhile, hundreds have fled “Islamic State”-held areas of northern Syria amidst mass abductions.
The Russian air force will keep hitting “IS” and al-Nusra Front units in Syria as the Russian pullout continues, a top military official has said. Meanwhile, the UN has warned of dire conditions on the ground.
Washington has said it carried out a string of airstrikes in Syria and Iraq over the holiday. The move comes as the US and its international allies ramp up the fight against the “Islamic State.”
At least 32 “Islamic State” militants have been killed and more than 40 wounded in airstrikes in Syria’s Raqqa province. The bombings were reportedly carried out by the US-led coalition. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Sunday that more that 15 explosions had hit “Islamic State” (IS) facilities in the group’s de …
Britain’s bombing campaign against extremists in Syria is “illegal” and will only cause “terrorism” to spread, President Bashar al-Assad says. The Syrian strongman made the remarks in an interview with The Sunday Times. In remarks published Sunday, Assad ridiculed British Prime Minister David Cameron’s assertion that there are as many as 70,000 opposition fighters in …
British MPs have voted in favour of airstrikes against “Islamic State” (IS) in Syria. The motion specifically authorises airstrikes but not British troops on the ground. Samira Shackle reports from London.
A Syrian opposition watchdog has reported that airstrikes – allegedly by Russia – have killed and wounded civilians. Russia, a staunch ally of President Bashar al-Assad, first began airstrikes in Syria in late September. On Sunday, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that airstrikes, “probably Russian,” had killed at least 18 people and …
David Cameron has urged MPs to back UK airstrikes against ‘Islamic State’ in Syria. In a speech to the House of Commons, almost a fortnight since terror attacks in Paris killed 130 people, Cameron said that the terrorist organization is using its safe havens in northern Syria to launch plots against Britain. All seven plots in Britain this year were either plotted by ISIS or inspired by its propaganda, he said, using one of the alternate acronyms for IS
UK Prime Minister David Cameron says he’ll present a “comprehensive strategy” to deal with “Islamic State” in Syria. In his first parliamentary question time since the Paris attacks, he said airstrikes were on the table. Despite losing a parliamentary vote two years ago over whether Britain’s should told an international coalition to launch airstrikes on …
Kurdish forces in Iraq have gained control of parts of the main highway connecting two “Islamic State” strongholds in Iraq and Syria. Backed by US airstrikes, the operation aims to take back the town of Sinjar. Kurdish peshmerga troops in Iraq, backed by US airstrikes, have taken control of a key highway connecting “Islamic State”-controlled …
Talks are useless if violence does not stop, Houthi member says
Medical charity Doctors Without Borders says airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition have destroyed one of its hospitals in northern Yemen. It’s the second attack on an MSF clinic in less than a month. The international aid group said several nighttime strikes hit the small hospital in the Haydan district of Saada province, injuring one staff …
Russia has carried out airstrikes in a rebel-held area in Syria, killing numerous insurgents and civilians, according to a monitor. Several governments have accused Moscow of targeting opponents of the Assad regime
The meetings came ahead of a tripartite meeting between the three states to discuss the Libyan crisis and other regional matters
Attack is response to missile fired from Gaza into Israel, according to Israeli state media