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Israel's military said it has destroyed a cross-border attack tunnel that ran from Gaza into Israel and Egypt dug by Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the ... strategic facilities," Israeli military spokesman Colonel Jonathan Conricus said, referring to gas and fuel pipelines, as well as an army position.
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas four times on January 14, according to the press service of the Anti-terrorist ... In addition, the militants used heavy mortars, grenade launchers and PTRD anti-tank rifles near Butivka coal mine, as well as 82mm mortars and small ...

As a four-year conflict between Ukraine's government and Russian-backed separatists continues, Ukraine has emerged as one of the biggest sources of contention between Russia and the U.S. A few weeks ago, the Trump Administration provided the former Soviet nation with anti-tank missiles as ...
Filipinos residing in Syria have been cautioned as mortar attacks continue to pound Damascus, the country's capital. The Philippine Embassy in ... French news wires company Agence France-Presse reported last Tuesday that Syrian rebels bombarded two districts of the capital. Syrian state media said four ...
The engagement saw ISIS deploy shock troops, snipers and medium support weapons such as mortars and heavy machine guns. After 12 hours of heavy clashes, ISIS reportedly captured several rebel positions inside the Zein neighborhood. Furthermore media linked to ISIS also claims that rebel forces ...
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 10 times in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as ... near the village of Troyitske for about two hours in the evening, using 120mm mortars, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles and an anti-aircraft gun.

The Russian military said Friday it has eliminated a group of rebels that had attacked Russia's air base in Syria. The Russian ... The mortar shelling and the drone attack came just weeks after Russian president Vladimir Putin declared a victory In Syria and ordered a partial troop pullout from the country.
The Syrian Army has been carrying out simultaneous offensives against insurgents in the northwest Idlib province, and Eastern Ghouta abutting ... Russia has been angered by the January 1st mortar strikes on its air base in Latakia that damaged several planes and killed two military personnel, and last ...
A Defense Ministry statement said the separatists violated the cease-fire seven times in skirmishes where separatists fired machine guns, grenade launchers, and mortars. The separatists, meanwhile, claimed that two civilians were wounded in mortar and gunfire attacks by Ukrainian government forces.
Captain Arvin Encinas, spokesperson of army's 6th division said troops from 34th Infantry Battalion said around 30 BIFF rebels arrived in Barangay Malagakit, Pigcawayan at dawn but withdrew after the military fired mortars at them. A unit of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters. MindaNews file photo ...
In the southeastern province of Hadramout, army troops foiled an al Qaida attack on a military post in the district of Dawan. The 2nd Military Region, based in Al Mukalla, Hadramout's capital, said in a statement that Al Qaida militants attacked an army post with mortars and machine guns in Bedha'a region ...
Late last month, rebels in Idlib fired rockets at Hemeimeem, which were shot down by air defense systems protecting the base. ... after Russian president Vladimir Putin declared victory in Syria, Russian military outposts in the country have come under rebel attacks that are challenging Moscow's gains.
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas seven times in the past 24 hours, with three Ukrainian soldiers reported as ... the Ukrainian positions near the village of Novoluhanske for an hour and a half, using grenade launchers, machine guns, and mortars of various calibers.
One was called the "knee mortar," which was really a grenade launcher that Japan called the Type 89 for its introduction in the 2,589th year of the ... According to WarfareHistoryNetwork.com, this weapon was intended to help the Japanese army address some problems that came despite having very ...
A construction crew's inadvertent discovery of a rusted mortar shell along Florida A1A in Yulee Tuesday morning caused a shutdown and traffic jam detour until military experts safely removed it, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office. The 60-mm shell, similar to those used by infantry soldiers from ...
One was called the "knee mortar," which was really a grenade launcher that Japan called the Type 89 for its introduction in the 2,589th year of the ... According to WarfareHistoryNetwork.com, this weapon was intended to help the Japanese army address some problems that came despite having very ...
9 (Xinhua) -- At least five people were killed on Tuesday by intensifying rebels' mortar shelling against residential areas in the capital Damascus at a time ... in the city of Harasta, where the army is fighting against the al-Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee (LLC), previously known as the Nusra Front.

Six people were injured in mortar attacks Monday in the Turkmen-majority city of Tuz Khurmatu in northern Iraq, according to a local lawmaker. ... According to a Turkish General Staff statement, the terrorists were planning an attack on military posts and bases when they were "neutralized", a term the military ...
rebels have killed hundreds of civilians with mortar rounds and rockets fired at Damascus, although such attacks have waned since the regime seized several areas close to the capital. The beleaguered 100-square-kilometre enclave's estimated 400,000 inhabitants are suffering severe shortages of food ...
The Jackson County, Oregon Sheriff's Office is warning people to be cautious of old military souvenirs tucked away in storage. The Sheriff's Office says a woman reported finding a live World War II-style mortar shell in a shed on her Gold Hill property in the 400 block of Chavner Street, according to our sister ...
Photos reportedly show Russian jets wrecked by mortar fire -- and it could be the start of Russia's nightmare in Syria ... It appears Russia most likely fell victim to a guerrilla attack or insurgency -- the same kind that has for decades kept the US's superior military and air power from completing missions in ...
The live mortar shell found in a woman's shed in the 400 block of Chavner Street was safely removed Thursday with the help of Oregon State Police and the U.S. military, according to Jackson County Sheriff's Sgt. Julie Denney. The woman who found the mortar, who was not named by sheriff's officials, ...
Bosaso, Puntland - al-Shabab militants said they carried out a mortar attack on a military outpost belonging to Puntland troops in the mountainous area of Galgala in Bari region, Garowe Online reports. "We attacked the Puntland's Darwish forces stationed at Galgala hills with mortar shells today. Several ...
A Russian military journalist has published photos of Russian warplanes which are believed to have been damaged by rebel shelling in Syria. Roman Saponkov posted them on social media after reports of the attack. Russia's defence ministry acknowledged a 31 December rebel mortar attack on Hmeimim ...
The pro-Houthi forces claimed responsibility for the mortar attack as the group frequently carry out attacks targeting the government-controlled areas in the ... allied with the Saudi-led Arab military coalition, has for about three years been battling Iran-backed Shiite Houthi rebels over control of the country.
The Russian Defense Ministry says two of its soldiers were killed in a mortar attack by antigovernment forces in Syria on New Year's Eve. "As darkness fell, the Hmeimim air base was subjected to sudden mortar shelling from a mobile group of militants. As a result of the shelling, two servicemen were killed," ...
The Russian Ministry of Defense said that a mortar attack on its airbase in Syria had killed two "military personnel," but said no jets were destroyed. The admission comes after a report that seven Russian aircraft were destroyed by a rebel mortar attack. If the attack did result in the loss of jets, it would be the ...
President Barack Obama had warned that the United States would take military action if President Bashar al-Assad of Syria used chemical weapons. ... chemical weapon arsenal to a team of experts from the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which monitors ...
Like all other ISIS weapons spoils documented on film by Syrian media, the loot is rather impressive. Once again, a large quantity of key infantry fire support arms were found, most prominent among these were dozens of guided anti-tank missiles and disposable, shoulder-fired rocket launchers. In addition ...
Russia's hybrid military forces have stepped up aerial reconnaissance in Donbas, using banned unmanned aerial vehicles. ... army. Moreover, the occupiers used grenade launchers and light infantry weapons against the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Verkhniotoretske, while the Ukrainian ...
EL-Arish, Egypt (AP) -- A roadside bomb planted by Islamic militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula hit a military vehicle on Thursday, killing six people, ... The officials said a third attack unfolded in central Sinai, where militants fired mortar rounds at an army base, killing one soldier and wounding two others.
Pointing out that firing from across the border started around 3.45 pm, sources said that they were firing mortars, automatics and small arms. However, there was no damage on the Indian side, sources said, adding that the Indian army was retaliating. Though mortar shells were falling ahead of the barbed ...
The Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate shelling and firing in Degwar area, Defence Ministry sources said. "Using small arms, automatics and mortars they targeted military and civilian facilities in Degwar. It started at 6.30 a.m. Indian positions retaliated effectively and strongly," the ...
FAIRBANKS--The Richardson Highway is closed from mileposts 351 to 353 just outside of Fairbanks as Alaska State Troopers investigate a suspected "unexploded military mortar." Roadblocks are going up and a military bomb squad has been called to the scene near Slayden Plumbing and Heating.
For more than an hour, the enemy fired from 82mm mortars at the positions of the ATO forces near Krymske, launching a total of over 20 mines. ... The Ukrainian army did not fire back, strictly observing the truce," press secretary of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry for Anti-terrorist Operation (ATO) issues ...
"Yesterday's incident at Rajouri was not a BAT attack by Pakistan Army commandos and highly trained militants but a ceasefire violation and ... Pakistani troops breached the border ceasefire at around 1.30 pm in Poonch sector and fired from automatic weapons and resorted to mortar shelling on army ...
Beirut, Lebanon (7:00 P.M.) - One Egyptian soldier was killed, today, and another two others were wounded after terrorist fired several mortar shells towards the Al-Arish Military Airport. According to the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, the terrorist combatants fired mortar shells towards the Al-Arish Airport ...
... in al-Zablatani Neighborhood, claiming the lives of three civilians and injuring five others, in addition to causing material damage to public and private properties, the source added. Syrian Army units directed blows on the sources of the attack, destroying mortar launchers and killing many of the terrorists, ...
Ukraine's military said on December 18 that three of its soldiers were killed amid multiple cease-fire violations by Russia-backed separatists in ... Separatists claimed on December 18 that Ukraine's armed forces violated the cease-fire 17 times using assault rifles, grenade launchers, mortars, and artillery.
The army wants bullets and mortar shells that do more than hit a target. It wants projectiles that can hit a moving tank or even an aircraft in flight. It's a worthy idea, except there is a problem. Building small projectiles with actuators--the mechanical parts and control surfaces that would adjust the projectile's ...
As UNIAN reported earlier, Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas eight times in the past 24 hours. .... They also employed grenade launchers of various types against the defenders of the village of Vodiane and Butivka coal mine, as well as light infantry weapons against ...
If he can find more launchers and more warheads, Spleeters believes he can build up enough proof--for the first time--that ISIS is repurposing powerful explosive ordnance, purchased by the US, for use in urban combat against the Iraqi Army and its American special operations partners. For ISIS to ...
But a new army research project [7] aims to create small projectiles--bullets, mortar shells, handheld rockets--that can change their trajectory in mid-flight. ... But direct fire weapons can impose bigger stresses: the electromagnetic railguns [8] that the U.S. military is developing, for example, impart a force of ...
Its Tmall and Taobao stores have upended e-commerce in the market, and ties to many of the top bricks-and-mortar chains extend that influence offline. ... Behind Alibaba's Ling Shou Tong supply chain app is an army of some 2,000 foot soldiers, who work purely on commission to convince store owners to ...
A Salvation army volunteer for some 30 years, Kim Swanson still loves the Christmastime bell-ringing experience. ... for balance is driven by shoppers' changing habits: Fewer carry even modest amounts of cash, and some analysts say online buying is poised to top brick-and-mortar sales this season.
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 17 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and ... Here, the Russian occupation forces repeatedly opened fire from 82mm mortars and the entire range of light infantry weapons.
Military-to-military cooperation, inter-operability, heliborne and anti-terrorists operations are some of the highlights of the joint Indo-UK military exercise 'Ajeya Warrior' which began in the Thar ... INSAS rifle and all unit level weapons used by the Indian army like mortar and rocket launchers are being used.
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 27 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the ... 120mm mortars was recorded near the village of Novoluhanske, in the evening the enemy repeatedly fired 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms on ...
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the 12 mortar shells launched, which the Israeli military said targeted a military post near where a construction crew was working ... He said Islamic Jihad was behind the mortars but that Israel held Hamas responsible for any attacks emanating from Gaza.
He said Islamic Jihad was behind the mortars but that Israel held Hamas responsible for any attacks emanating from Gaza. The military said it attacked six militant sites in response to the mortar fire, belonging to both Hamas and Islamic jihad. It said train service in southern Israel was briefly halted after the ...


 

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