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9 April, 2018 12:41 PM Saudi-led airstrike kills 15 in Yemen

Yemeni tribal officials say a Saudi-led coalition airstrike has killed at least 15 people, including children, in the southwestern city of Taiz. They say Monday’s airstrike hit a house in Dimnat Khadir district, an area that has seen heavy fighting between Saudi-backed government forces and Iran-allied Houthi rebels. They spoke on condition of anonymity 53

14 December, 2017 2:49 AM Israel strikes Hamas targets after Gaza rocket fire

GAZA CITY: Israel carried out a series of air strikes against Islamist group Hamas in Gaza early Thursday, the army said, hours after rockets were fired at the Jewish state from the Palestinian enclave. In a statement, the Israeli army said they had targeted three Hamas military facilities in different parts of the Gaza Strip, which Hamas controls 86

24 November, 2017 3:41 PM Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander, 5 family members in Kapisa province

Kabul: An Afghan official says a government airstrike has killed a Taliban commander and five of his family members in the northeastern Kapisa province. Qais Qaderi, a spokesman for the province's governor, said today that the attack took place early morning in Nijrab district, killing Taliban commander Dilawar Khan and two women and three children from his family 95

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 430

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 49

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 59

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 60

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" 63

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 95

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 122