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The Israeli military has carried out a number of strikes against Palestinian positions overnight in the Gaza Strip. They came in response to a bomb attack on Saturday which wounded four Israeli soldiers. Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza. The Israeli Air Force also claimed to have ...
Six air strikes were also launched at targets in Taez province in south-west Yemen, Wam said. A coalition air strike thwarted the launch of a ballistic missile by the rebels in Hodeidah province. The missile was about to fired at the city of Mocha from a launch pad near Hodeidah airport, Wam said. The air ...

Syrian medics check the damage at the "Sham Surgical" hospital, in the northwestern town of Hass on Thursday. Text Size: A A A. AFP/Haas, Syria. air strikes have hit a hospital in Syria's last province beyond government control, in the seventh such raid on a medical facility there by the regime or its ally ...
The fighters killed in the air strike are believed to be part of a network of shadowy, private companies that provide mercenaries. News reports in Russia have linked the most-well-known of the companies, Wagner, to the Kremlin. The groups are believed to be supporting Syrian government forces.
rescue workers were overwhelmed, rushing from the site of one air strike to another with little equipment and dwindling fuel supplies. Salim and his unit were en route to a collapsed building in Mesraba, a nearby town, when they heard another air strike hit Medeira. "I got a very strange feeling. My heart ...

"If Russians are among those who were killed, this would mark the first time a US air strike has killed Russians in Syria," CBS News' David Martin reported. More details about those killed in the strikes began to emerge in the following days. On Tuesday, associates of two Russian fighters confirmed to the ...
Iran, for its part, denounced Israeli "lies" and said Syria had the right to "legitimate self-defence" in response to air strikes launched by Israel. The Israeli leader said he had spoken with Russian president Vladimir Putin whose country supports the Syrian regime. "I reiterated our right and duty to defend ...
Israel says it has inflicted huge damage on Syrian air defences after one of its fighter jets was brought down during a raid over Syria. The response was the "most significant attack" of its kind against Syria since the 1982 Lebanon war, said senior Israeli Air Force general Tomer Bar. The F-16 jet went down ...
Ankara, Turkey -- Turkey resumed air strikes in Syria's Kurdish enclave of Afrin after a brief lull, killing and wounding several people, the military and Kurdish officials said Friday. The attacks on border areas and the main town in the region began Thursday night and have been among the worst since the ...
In the Eastern Ghouta, the last major rebel area near Damascus, residents described one of the most extensive bombing campaigns of the war, with multiple towns being hit simultaneously and people driven into shelters for days. "My brother was hit yesterday in an air strike and we had to amputate his leg.
A video shared by activists earlier this week shows the chaotic and horrific aftermath of an air strike blamed on Russian forces. In the footage ... One of the air strikes -- which al-Abdullah said he knew to be Russian -- had struck next to the ward, so the incubators had been partially destroyed by shrapnel.
Members of Syrian civil defence forces known as White Helmets evacuate a victim of an air strike in the rebel-held enclave of Hazeh in the Eastern Ghouta near Damascus on February 8, 2018. The death toll from Syrian regime air strikes Thursday on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near ...
Syrian government air strikes and artillery pounded the towns of Douma, Beit Sawa and Hammouriyeh in the insurgent-controlled suburbs on ... Syrian civil defence volunteers attempting to put out a fire in the city of Maaret al-Numan in the rebel-held Idlib province, following reported regime air strikes.
Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman added that a few opposition forces were among the dead because they rarely left their tunnels and had better protection from air strikes than civilians, estimated to number around 400,000 in Ghouta. In apparent retaliation, rockets were fired on Damascus's Bab al ...
At least 23 people, including five children, have been killed in a regime air strike in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, amid an intense period of bombing in the Damascus suburb. Russian and Syrian government forces have launched a new wave of air strikes and shelling, plunging the besieged area just outside the ...
A man kisses the body of his child ahead of his funeral in Zamalka, near Syria's capital Damascus on Monday, following an air strike. ... Syrian opposition activists say at least 16 people have been killed in new air strikes on the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, a day after Russian and regime forces ...

US Centcom spokesperson Lt. Col. Earl Brown, said: "Every strike advances the defeat of violent extremist organisations". CENTCOM. US forces have conducted 18 air strikes against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and ISIL in Yemen since the start of December, as US counter-terrorism involvement ...
And so the Russians have said that they responded with what they called precision air strikes. But there's also a wider context here, which is that the Russians had arranged peace talks in January that they hoped would move things forward. But the Syrian opposition boycotted those talks. And so analysts ...
Nearly two dozen civilians have been killed just outside of Damascus in a Syrian government-led offensive targeting rebel-held areas, a war-monitor group said. air strikes on Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of the Syrian capital, killed at least 23 people on Monday, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human ...
After more than 100 air strikes against Egypt, Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is 'not bent on war'. ISRAEL has carried out more than 100 secret air strikes inside Egypt targeting jihadists with Cairo's approval. Staff writers and AFP. News Corp Australia NetworkFebruary 5, 201812:28am. Video; Image ...
A hospital built under 20m (60 feet) of rock in a rebel-held part of central Syria has been wrecked by a powerful air strike, medical sources say. They say the hospital in Hama Province - regarded as one of the best protected in the country - was put out of service by Thursday's strike. No casualties are ...
The Kachin Baptist Convention, a regional Christian organization, said the government army began the offensives, including a series of air strikes, on Jan. 26, killing at least five civilians and injuring many others, the report said. The Myanmar army air-dropped fliers by helicopter in the Tanaing mining ...
Turkish air strikes have seriously damaged an ancient temple in Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region, the Syrian government and a monitoring group say. Pictures circulated online showed what appeared to be a crater in the centre of the Ain Dara site and rubble where there used to be carved basalt lions.
Syria's antiquities department and a war monitor on Sunday said a 3,000-year-old temple has been damaged in Turkish air strikes on a Kurdish militia in the country's north. The iron age neo-Hittite temple of Ain Dara dates back to the Aramean era, from around 1,300 to 700 BC, and is named after a village ...
Explosions cracked through the air as warplanes flew overhead dropping munitions on al-Latamneh and Kafr Zaytna located in Hama in Syria on January 19. The bombardment caused material damage, local news outlets reported. The Syrian government and their allies have carried out intense airstrikes ...
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Turkish jets have begun an aerial offensive against the Syrian Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin in northwestern Syria. "As of this moment our brave armed forces have started the aerial offensive to eliminate the PYD and PKK and Daesh elements in Afrin," said ...
Turkey's prime minister said on January 20 that Turkish air strikes had begun against an enclave controlled by U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northwestern Syria. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's comments followed a statement earlier in the day by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that a military ...
A German rapper turned Islamic State fighter who reportedly married the FBI translator hired to spy on him has been killed in an air strike in Syria, a US-based monitoring group has said. Denis Cuspert, who performed under the stage name Deso Dogg, became one of the group's most famous Western ...
In a combat zone, soldiers in the army work alongside a joint terminal attack controller, or JTAC, when they need air strikes to destroy the enemy, helping the Army accomplish their mission. "We work very hard to be that responsible party who can take Air Force capabilities and work that into the Army's ...
"The air strike Group and their families can be proud of their achievements and their important contribution to help the Iraqi security forces liberate their country from Daesh." Six Australian super hornets conducted the strikes in Iraq on their last mission, which were coordinated by a U.S.-led coalition, and ...
U.S. forces killed 10 insurgents in a compound in eastern Afghanistan in an air strike that was triggered by an insider attack on U.S. and Afghan soldiers, the U.S. military said on January 12. U.S. Navy Captain Tom Gresback said the insurgents baited a coalition team, inviting them to a security shura ...
US forces carried out an airstrike on an Afghan government militia after an apparent insider attack in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan sources have said, killing as many as 13 fighters. The incident occurred on Thursday as US soldiers were patrolling in the Islamic State-stronghold of Achin in Nangarhar ...
Currently, Yemen is in the midst of a civil war. On one side, there are the Houthi rebels, backed by the Islamic Republic of Iran. On the other side is the Saudi-backed Yemeni government, led by President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi. This war has raged since 2015, when a Saudi-led coalition tried to defeat a ...
The Israeli army carried out air strikes and fired rockets at targets in Syria overnight, causing damage near a military position, the Syrian Army said Tuesday. Israel's military has carried out several attacks on the Syrian army and its ally Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah since the start of the conflict in ...
The increase was driven by a surge in air-strike fatalities and coincided with the US-led military operations to reclaim Islamic State strongholds in Iraq and Syria. One MP told The Guardian the figures were "deeply concerning" and raised questions over the transparency of legal criteria used by the Ministry ...
air strikes contributed to a doubling of civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria last year, according to a war monitor, raising fresh questions over the death toll resulting from the push to defeat the Islamic State (IS) group. At least 15,399 civilians were killed globally from "explosive violence" in the first 11 months of ...
Regime and Russian air strikes on a rebel-held enclave near the Syrian capital killed at least 17 civilians on Saturday, a war monitor said. Eastern Ghouta, one of the last remaining opposition strongholds in the country, is the target of near-daily air raids. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ...
FARAH, Afghanistan, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- The airstrikes conducted by Afghan forces have left up to 31 militants dead in the war-battered country since Saturday, officials said Sunday. The security forces in latest sorties, targeted Taliban's hideouts in Dawlatabad district of the northern Faryab province early on ...
At least 17 civilians have been killed in aerial bombardments carried out by Syrian government forces in Eastern Ghouta, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). A series of attacks carried out on Saturday in the district killed 12 people in the Hammuriyeh area, three in Arbin city and ...
Regime and Russian air strikes on a rebel-held enclave near the Syrian capital killed at least 17 civilians on Saturday, a war monitor said. Eastern Ghouta, one of the last remaining opposition strongholds in the country, is the target of near-daily air raids. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ...
28 civilians killed in Syria, most in Russian air strikes. AFP|. Jan 04, 2018, 06.19 PM IST. 0Comments. Syria-afp Eastern Ghouta, one of the last remaining opposition strongholds in Syria, is controlled mostly by rebels from the Jaish al-Islam (army of Islam) group. Beirut: At least 28 civilians have been killed by ...
MAIMANA, Afghanistan, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- At least five members of Taliban insurgent group were killed and three others injured during air strikes conducted by Afghan air force in Faryab province, north of Afghanistan on Wednesday night, an official said. "government aircraft targeted a hideout of Taliban ...
The latest raids came after at least seven civilians -- including five children -- were killed Tuesday by air strikes in northwestern Idlib province, the last outside government control, the Observatory said. Government and allied forces backed by Russian warplanes have been battling extremist fighters and ...
A column of white smoke could be seen rising into the sky after a regime air strike in the town of Al Tamana and rebels were firing artillery at regime positions. Idlib province -- currently dominated by a former al Qaida affiliate -- was one of four "de-escalation zones" agreed to help halt fighting around the ...
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has issued a threat against Iran not to engage in a proxy war via the dominant militant forces active in the Gaza Strip as it delivered air strikes in retaliation. The IDF carried out aerial bombardments against Hamas positions for two consecutive days, with the second round ...
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The government of Kenya said that two of its citizens who joined Alshabab have been wounded in air strikes that were launched in Somalia by the American drones. Mohamed Ahmed Farah and Abdullahi Wilif who earlier left Wajir County in northern Kenya are reported to be treated in Aws Qurun which is ...
The US-led coalition fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria says it has killed at least 817 civilians in air strikes since 2014. It continues to bomb targets in the region and said that, despite the Iraqi government's declaration of victory, "much work remains to ensure the enduring defeat of [terror group Isis]" according to ...
A second air strike on a farm in the Hodeidah governorate reportedly killed 14 members of the same family. Jamie McGoldrick, the UN's humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, said he was "deeply disturbed" by the "escalated and indiscriminate" attacks being carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, which ...


 

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