Tag Archives: Rockets


Rockets hit US coalition base in Baghdad, no casualties

02 February, 2020 4:52 pm 4:52 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Rockets hit a US-led military coalition’s Baghdad headquarters early on Sunday but caused no casualties, a coalition spokesman said, in the latest attack to target US facilities in Iraq. Washington has blamed Iran-backed paramilitary groups for increasingly regular rocketing and shelling of bases hosting US forces in Iraq and of the area … Read More


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Two rockets fall inside Baghdad’s Green Zone

01 January, 2020 8:00 am 8:00 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Two rockets fell on Wednesday inside Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign missions, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said. Sirens were sounding inside the Green Zone. Police sources told Reuters at least one of the rockets fell 100 metres (yards) from the US Embassy. “Two … Read More


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Israel says attacks military targets in Syria in retaliation for Tuesday ro...

11 November, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

CAIRO (Reuters) – Israel attacked Iranian and Syrian military targets in Syria on Wednesday in what it said was retaliation for rockets fired towards Israel the day before, military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Avichay Adraee said. Syria’s air defences were able to destroy most of the missiles fired by Israeli jets over the capital Damascus before they … Read More


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Israeli troops martyr nine Palestinians as Islamic Jihad launches rockets

11 November, 2019 8:07 am 8:07 am

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli air strikes martyred nine Palestinians in Gaza on Wednesday, medical officials said, raising the Palestinian death toll to 19 over a two-day escalation in violence since Israel launched strikes to kill an Islamic Jihad commander. From early morning Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military struck from the … Read More


Israeli troops martyrs Islamic Jihad commander, rockets rain from Gaza

11 November, 2019 6:23 pm 6:23 pm

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel martyred a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, drawing retaliatory rocket salvoes that reached as far as Tel Aviv. In the most serious escalation in months, an Israeli missile attack also hit the home of an … Read More


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19 Palestinians martyred in Israeli strikes

05 May, 2019 9:17 am 9:17 am

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – As many as 19 Palestinians were martyred in Israeli strikes while four Israelis were killed in rockets and missiles from Gaza on Sunday. Two Palestinian officials and a TV station belonging to Hamas, Gaza’s Islamist rulers, said a ceasefire had been reached at 0430am (0130 GMT), apparently stopping the violence from broadening … Read More


Rockets fired near airport in Tripoli, ISIS claims attack on oil company

09 September, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Rockets were fired late on Tuesday in the direction of the airport in Libya’s capital, residents said, forcing flights to be diverted, less than a week after the United Nations brokered a fragile truce between rival armed groups in Tripoli. A spokesman for a faction controlling Matiga airport, the only one functioning … Read More