The Afghan Taliban has denied reports its leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor was killed in a US strike in Pakistan, as Washington and Kabul said it was probable he was dead. Earlier on Saturday, US officials told several media organisations that drone attacks authorised by President Barack Obama had likely killed[…]
A Saudi-led coalition strike killed a senior Yemeni judge and seven members of his family at their home in the rebel-controlled capital Sana’a, a relative said on Monday. “Judge Yehia Mohammed Rubaid, his son, three women, and three children where killed when a missile hit their home,” his nephew Ahmed[…]
The Israeli air force early Saturday morning launched airstrikes across the Gaza Strip targeting Hamas facilities after rockets were fired from the besieged enclave, officials said. Official sources in Gaza told Ma’an that Israeli warplanes targeted training grounds used by the military wing of Hamas, the al-Qassam Brigades. One airstrike hit[…]
At least 45 civilians were killed Sunday in heavy bombardment of a Syrian rebel stronghold east of Damascus that also struck a school, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rockets fired by regime forces rained down on the towns of Douma, Harasta, Saqba and Arbin[…]
At least 26 civilians were killed on Monday in a village in northeast Syria in strikes likely conducted by the US-led coalition, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. “The raids struck the village of Al-Khan, which is held by the Islamic State group,” said Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman.[…]
French defence officials say that, for the second time in less than 24 hours, fighter jets have targeted Raqqa, the de-facto capital of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in northern Syria. Ten Rafale and Mirage 2000 fighters carried out the raid early in the morning, dropping[…]
At least 47 people have been killed and over 100 others wounded after Syrian government air strikes targeted a marketplace in a Damascus suburb, sources tell Al Jazeera. An officer of the Syria Civil Defence in the Damascus’ suburbs branch told Al Jazeera that the air raids struck a busy[…]
Russia bombed Syria for a third day on Friday, mainly hitting areas held by rival insurgent groups rather than the Islamic State fighters it said it was targeting. Washington, which is leading its own air campaign against Islamic State, says Moscow has been using its campaign as a pretext to[…]
The Kremlin has said that Russian air strikes in Syria were targeting a list of “terrorist organisations” and that it was too early to say whether President Vladimir Putin was satisfied with the campaign so far. Speaking a day after Moscow launched a series of strikes against what it said[…]
Russian military jets have carried out airstrikes in Syria for the first time, the defence ministry has said. The airstrikes targeted positions, vehicles and warehouses that Russia believes belong to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov told Russian news agencies. US Secretary[…]
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