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25 September, 2017 8:56 PM India Responds To Pakistan's Fake Photo At UN With Image of Fallen Braveheart

The photo in question was one brandished on Saturday by Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan's permanent representative to UN. Ms Lodhi claimed the girl, whose face bore multiple bruises, was a victims of pellet guns in Kashmir and cited it as proof of what she called "Indian brutality". India had a photograph to show the United Nations General Assembly on Monday 377

9 September, 2017 3:13 AM US airstrike kills Al-Shabaab terrorist in Somalia

Mogadishu: The United States said its military carried out an airstrike that killed one terrorist in Somalia, media reports said. The US Africa Command (Africom) said on Friday that the Thursday afternoon precision airstrike occurred near Barawe, Somalia, about 270 km southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. Africom said the attack was coordinated with the Somali 40

4 August, 2017 3:16 PM Twelve including four children killed in airstrikes in Yemen's Houthi

Sanaa: An official news agency controlled by Yemen's Houthi rebels says 12 civilians have been killed in two airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition in a northern province. The SABA news agency reports that warplanes bombed a house in the town of al-Safra in Saada province today, killing nine residents including four children. A second airstrike bombed 43

22 July, 2017 1:37 PM Baghdadi is still alive: U.S. Defence Secretary

U.S. Defence Secretary James Mattis said he believed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was still alive, shooting down claims that he was killed in an airstrike. “I think Baghdadi’s alive... And I’ll believe otherwise when we know we’ve killed him,” Mr. Mattis said. “But, we’re going after him. We assume he’s alive,” he told reporters on Friday 53

9 July, 2017 3:57 PM Iraqi Prime Minister congratulates armed forces for Mosul's 'victory' over ISIS

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul on Sunday and congratulated the armed forces for their "victory" over Islamic State after nearly nine months of urban warfare, bringing an end to jihadist rule in the city. MOSUL: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul on Sunday and congratulated the armed forces for their "victory" 48

16 June, 2017 1:10 PM Will verify if ISIS chief is alive: Russia post US, allies' doubt Baghdadi's death

Beirut: Russia said Friday it was verifying whether it had killed the leader of the Islamic State group in an airstrike targeting a meeting of IS leaders just outside the group's de facto capital in Syria, dealing a potentially severe blow to the extremist group as it fights to hang on to its strongholds in Syria and Iraq. The Russian Defense Ministry 87

22 April, 2017 4:32 AM US forces kill IS leader Baghdadi’s aide linked to Turkey nightclub attack

Washington: The United States disclosed on Friday a secret military ground operation that killed an Islamic State operative seen as a close associate of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and linked to an attack on a Turkish nightclub that left 39 people dead. Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, who was believed to be from Uzbekistan, was killed during the ground assault near Mayadin 118

18 April, 2017 7:38 PM 'Russia denies knowledge of IS leader al-Baghdadi's arrest'

Moscow: Officials from Russia's Foreign Ministry have denied knowledge of reports that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State jihadist group, has been arrested in Syria, Kurdish broadcaster Rudaw said on Tuesday. "We are not aware of the arrest of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, 'caliph' of the Islamic State, and have not received any information or clarification 50

10 April, 2017 4:31 AM Why US air strike on Syria deeply threatens military clash with Russia

Ever since Donald Trump arrived in the White House, there has been much talk of a great thaw in relations between the US and Russia. But his decision to carry out airstrikes in Syria in retaliation against Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons against his own people has brought that speculation to an abrupt end. All the reasons why President Obama 156

8 April, 2017 5:36 PM Warplanes strike Syrian town hit by chemical attack

BEIRUT: Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people earlier this week, as Turkey warned that a retaliatory US missile strike on a Syrian air base would only be "cosmetic" if greater efforts are not made to remove President Bashar Assad from power. The airstrikes on the opposition-held northern town of Khan Sheikhoun 167