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MANILA (Reuters) -- Philippine troops shelled positions held by a small group of pro-Islamic State militants in southern marshland on Friday, ...
Khan/Gopal surveyed 103 sites of air strikes in northern Iraq, extrapolating from these attacks into other regions in which the Coalition launched ...

The night air strikes targeted plantations of poppy (processed into illegal opiate drugs such as heroin) in Helmand province: opiates have ...
by Paul R. Pillar Anyone willing to think carefully and critically about the use of armed force against a target such as the Islamic State (ISIS or IS) would do well to ...
At least 14 civilians, including one young girl, were killed by Syrian regime bombardment of the rebel-held eastern Ghouta region near ...
Cairo - Egypt's interior ministry confirmed on Thursday the death of one of the country's most wanted militants in air strikes late October against ...

Dozens of top ISIS gunmen have been killed in a devastating RAF air-strike on a bunker and tunnel complex. British warplanes pounded the ...
The attack took place early Thursday in the Bay region in the center of the country, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) west of Mogadishu.
At least 30 Yemenis, including women and children, were killed in a series of Saudi-led air strikes in north Yemen, activists and local media ...
It is not clear which country or group was behind the deadly attack. The US has carried out at least four known air strikes in Libya since 2015.
At least 53 people are reported to have been killed in air strikes on a rebel-held town in northern Syria. A market was hit, with video on social ...
The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen carried out at least 29 air strikes on Sanaa province, hours after Houthi rebels fired a ballistic missile ...
The US Army says it has conducted two separate air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in northeastern Somalia ...
The US military for the first time has conducted two air strikes against ISIS group fighters in Somalia. A US official said the strikes were carried ...
An ISIS sex slave has described how she secretly told soldiers the exact position of her abuser's car before an air strike wiped him out. The 27-year-old woman, known only as Farida, says she was held captive by the terror group for two years in Mosul, ...
Amid growing international alarm over rising civilian casualties in the battle to drive ISIS out of Mosul, allegations have emerged that American forces destroyed a cluster of houses packed with families to kill a handful of Isis fighters.

The Syrian opposition is "fed up" with banned militants but they cannot be stopped if Syria continues evicting populations of besieged areas, opposition negotiator Basma Kodmani said on Sunday.
Further, the locality that was hit by the air-strike that killed Yasin is a well-known enclave of the al-Qaida terror group, the experts at FDD said.
The U.S. is investigating reports that as many as 200 civilians may have been killed in a coalition air strike targeting ISIS militants in Mosul.
But the tactic of using air strikes to take out ISIL fighters on roofs is common, according to other air strike victims in Mosul Al Jazeera spoke to, as well as emerging reports.
THE US-led bombing coalition admitted on Saturday that it had carried out an air strike on the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses said killed hundreds.
the Pentagon says the US has killed the al Qaeda leader believed responsible for the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team eight years ago.
Mosul, Iraq - It was just past 8am (05:00 GMT) on January 11 when an air strike killed Ebtisam Ataallah's neighbours. The intermittent electricity had come on a few minutes earlier - a rarity in the al-Amel district of ISIL-held western Mosul - so ...
The Ministry of Defence was facing questions last night after it admitted that British jets were flying in the region of west Mosul where a coalition air strike is feared to have killed more than a hundred civilians fleeing ISIL. A spokesman said the ...
the Pentagon on March 25 said the air strike on Yasin -- a "senior terrorist figure" from Balochistan, Pakistan -- was conducted in Afghanistan's Paktika province, the site of many U.S.
Australia is one of the coalition partners conducting air strikes against suspected IS targets in Mosul. In a statement, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) said it was aware of the allegations of civilian casualties, but there were "no specific ...
At least 32 people have been killed as a result of air strikes in two different locations in war-torn Syria, a war monitor said on Saturday.
In the days following the March 17 air strike, US officials had said they were unsure whether American forces were behind the attack.
the Pentagon says a US strike in Afghanistan has killed an al Qaeda militant who was responsible for the death of two American service members and accused of involvement in the deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009.
Beirut: At least 16 civilians were killed and dozens wounded on Saturday in an air strike on a rebel-held area outside Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.
Beirut: At least 16 civilians were killed and dozens wounded on Saturday in an air strike on a rebel-held area outside Syria's capital Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.
Mosul, Mar 25: air strikes carried out in recent days have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul, where Iraqi forces are battling jihadists, officials said on Saturday.
A non-profit organisation that tracks civilian casualties caused by airstrikes in the Middle East said it has shifted nearly all of its resources to track a surge of claims regarding US-led strikes in Syria and Iraq.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's regime has sent a message to Israel through Russia threating to fire scud missiles at the Jewish State should it carry out future airstrikes within its borders, the Lebanese Al-Diyar newspaper reported Saturday ...
At least 16 civilians were killed and dozens wounded on Saturday in an air strike on a rebel-held area outside Syria's capital Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.
... on Saturday. The Al Houthi rebels were killed in air strikes on an airbase and arms depot in the east of the rebel-held Hodeida province since Friday, the official said.
Meanwhile, thousands of Mosul residents have fled the areas held by IS, in fear of US-led air strikes and fierce fighting by Iraqi ground troops.
The more air strikes the Western-led coalition in Syria and Iraq undertakes, the more civilians die; and the more urgent a serious foreign policy rethink becomes.
Nearly two hundred bodies have so far been retrieved from the rubble after the coalition air strike last Friday in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq is investigating reports that an air strike in a western neighbourhood of Mosul left more than 100 civilians dead.
Egyptian extremist Abu el-Alaa Abdrabu confirmed killed in Syria air strike. Abdrabu was one of the leaders of the outlawed Jamaa Islamiya militant group in Egypt during the 1970s and 1980s before joining ISIS in 2013.
ISIL supporters have cheered the attack on Westminster, suggesting it was "revenge" for the UK's airstrikes on the terror group in Syria and Iraq.
More than 200 civilians are reported to have been killed in a single US-led coalition raid on Mosul, as the United Nations warned yesterday the worst was yet to come for those still trapped in the Iraqi city.
... from Raqqa, Homs and Aleppo provinces were living in the school. The Syrian Observatory said Monday's air strike meant at least 116 civilians, including 18 children and 23 women, had been killed in suspected coalition air strikes in the past two weeks.
Sanaa, March 22 (Reuters) - After two years of war, orphans in the Yemeni capital Sanaa have only one dream - to survive. The al-Shawkani Foundation for Orphan Care is located around 100 meters (yards) from the al-Nahdain mountain, widely believed to ...
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights activists had counted at least 33 bodies at the site of the strike near the village of al-Mansoura, west of Raqqa, Observatory Director Rami Abdulrahman told Reuters.
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights activists had counted at least 33 bodies at the site of the strike near the village of al-Mansoura, west of Raqqa, Observatory Director Rami Abdulrahman told Reuters.
Clashes continued Wednesday as at least 9 air strikes pounded rebel positions, the Observatory said. Damascus has witnessed heavy fighting since Sunday, when the opposition fighters made their largest incursion yet into the capital's east.
At least 33 people have been killed in an air strike on a school sheltering displaced people near the ISIS-held city of Raqqa, Syria, a monitoring group has said.


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