At least 42 people have been killed in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta as government forces continue to launch air strikes on the rebel-held enclave while edging closer to its central towns. Activists in Douma, one of the main urban centres, told Al Jazeera on Sunday that Syrian jets have “not stopped[…]
Iraqi forces have continued their offensive to retake the city of Tikrit, seized by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) last June, with troops claiming “gains” in the fighting, security forces told Al Jazeera’s correspondent. Citing state media and security sources, Al Jazeera’s Jane Arraf, reporting from[…]
Government forces backed by allied Shia and Sunni fighters have begun a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein’s hometown from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group. Prime Minister Haider al-Abbadi said on Monday: “Today, God willing, we start an important military campaign to liberate the[…]
Pakistani forces have intensified their offensive against Taliban fighters, killing 57 rebels in fresh airstrikes and moving ground troops deep into their strongholds, the military said Thursday. Fighter jets bombed 20 hideouts in Khyber tribal district, which borders Peshawar city, where Taliban fighters on Tuesday massacred 148 people, including 135[…]
Israel has resumed air strikes on the Gaza Strip six hours after agreeing to an Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire that was not formally accepted by the Palestinian group Hamas. Fresh air strikes were launched on Gaza at around 12:00GMT on Tuesday after Hamas fired nearly 50 rockets at Israel[…]
Thousands of angry demonstrators turned out to the streets around the world on Friday, July 11, to protest the Israeli war on besieged Gaza Strip that has resulted in the killing of more than 120 Palestinian and injuring of hundreds. In London, several thousands of people filled the streets outside[…]
At least 101 people have been killed as Israel’s bombardment of the Gaza Strip enters its fourth day, with the latest attack killing five people in Rafah while rescuers were trying to free those trapped in the ruins of a building. The air raid in Rafah on Friday came as[…]
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