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US conducts first air strikes against Taliban since Afghan ceasefire ends

06 June, 2020 7:29 pm 7:29 pm

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US conducted its first air strikes against the Taliban since a rare ceasefire between the insurgents and Afghan forces ended more than a week ago, the US military said Friday. The two assaults took place on Thursday and Friday in separate provinces in Afghanistan, spokesman Sonny Leggett said on his Twitter … Read More

Syrian, forces, consolidate, Aleppo, air strikes

Syrian forces consolidate control of Aleppo, air strikes under way

02 February, 2020 9:13 pm 9:13 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army said on Monday it had taken full control of dozens of towns in Aleppo’s northwestern countryside and it would press on with its campaign to wipe out militant groups “wherever they are found”. The advances were made after President Bashar al-Assad’s forces drove insurgents from the M5 highway linking … Read More

Air strikes, targeting, Iraqi militia, kill six

Air strikes targeting Iraqi militia kill six

01 January, 2020 9:34 am 9:34 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Air strikes targeting Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Forces umbrella grouping of Iran-backed militias near camp Taji north of Baghdad have killed six people and critically wounded three, an Iraqi army source said late on Friday. Two of the three vehicles making up a militia convoy were found burned, the source said, as well … Read More

US embassy, Baghdad, evacuated, protesters, denounce, air strikes

US embassy in Baghdad evacuated as protesters denounce air strikes

12 December, 2019 4:18 pm 4:18 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The US ambassador to Iraq and other staff were evacuated from their embassy in Baghdad for their safety on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said, as thousands of protesters and militia fighters outside the gate denounced US air strikes in Iraq. On Sunday, US planes had attacked bases belonging to an Iranian-backed militia, a … Read More

14 terrorists killed, 11 injured in Tirah air strikes

08 August, 2016 7:12 pm 7:12 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Fourteen terrorists were killed while 11 others injured in air strikes in Tirah Valley, Khyber Agency on Tuesday. According to the ISPR, nine hideouts of terrorists were also destroyed in the air strikes. The air strikes were conducted in Rajgal, Sattar Killay and Khairba areas. A spokesman for the ISPR said that … Read More