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Tag: Airstrike

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US Bombs Facilities In Syria Used By Iran-Backed Militia

Washington: The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a US service member and other coalition troops. The airstrike was […]

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8 dead in Afghan airstrike amid US-Taliban peace efforts

Kabul: At least eight civilians, including a child, have been killed in an airstrike that targeted Taliban militants in Afghanistan, government officials said on Saturday, amid a breakthrough in peace talks between the US and the insurgent group. The air raid was carried out on Friday in the eastern province of Nangarhar. “Unfortunately, eight civilians, […]

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US airstrike kills 17 IS militants in southwestern Libya

Tripoli: The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) said it carried out an airstrike that killed Islamic State (IS) militants in southwestern Libya, in coordination with the UN-backed government. “In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, US Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Libya terrorists in southwest Libya on Sept. 26, 2019,” AFRICOM said […]

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30 Taliban Militants Killed In Afghan Airstrike

Kabul: About 30 Taliban militants were killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan’s Takhar province, a local source said on Wednesday. In the strike that was conducted late on Tuesday acting on an intelligence input, about 30 militants were killed and some 30 injured, Xinhua quoted an Afghan army official as saying. Armed with small firearms […]

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War not something I'm fond of, but I'm patriotic: Priyanka Chopra

Los Angeles: Indian star Priyanka Chopra was verbally attacked at an event in the US by a Pakistani woman who accused her of encouraging nuclear war against her country. The audience member questioned the actor’s role as a United Nations Goodwill ambassador in the light of her February 26 tweet where she congratulated the Indian […]

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10 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq

Baghdad: A total of 10 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed in an airstrike by the US-led coalition aircraft in Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh, the Iraqi military said. Acting on intelligence reports, the coalition aircraft on Friday attacked an IS hideout at a desert in al-Baaj area near the border with Syria, the […]

10 militants killed during NATO airstrike in Afghanistan

Kabul: A NATO-led coalition forces’ pilot-less aircraft struck a Taliban hideout in Afghanistan and killed 10 militants, police said on Saturday. The strike, which was conducted in Barmal district, killed 10 militants and destroyed a militants’ vehicle, Xinhua news agency quoted policeman Shah Mohammad Aryan as saying. In a separate incident in Wardak province, a […]

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170 JeM terrorists killed in Balakot strike: Italian journalist

New Delhi: The airstrike by the Indian Air Force at the terror training camp at Pakistan’s Balakot on February 26 killed between 130 to 170 JeM terrorists, according to an Italian freelance journalist. Quoting local sources, Francesca Marino wrote on Stringerasia that after the IAF strike at around 3.30 a.m., a Pakistan Army unit arrived […]

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17 killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen's Hodeidah

Sanaa: At least 17 passengers fleeing escalating war in Yemen’s war-torn port city of Hodeidah were killed on Saturday when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit two buses near a security checkpoint, a provincial hospital official said. The airstrike hit the buses in Masbarah area at the top of Jabal Ras hill near a Houthi-manned security […]

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Afghan air force kills 32 militants in latest raids

Kabul: At least 32 militants were killed in two separate airstrikes in Afghanistan, the Defence Ministry said on Monday. In one raid conducted by Afghan National Army (ANA) Air Force on Sunday against a Taliban’s position in Khaki Safed district of western Farah province, 28 insurgents were killed and 10 others injured, the ministry said […]

Saudi-led coalition intensifies airstrikes in Yemen

Sanaa: At least 50 people, including civilians, were killed and injured in fresh Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a village in Yemen’s northwest province of Hajjah on Tuesday, a provincial security official and medics said. The airstrikes targeted Harran village, which is located about 30 km south of battlefronts of Medi desert and Haradh border crossing […]

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Senior IS leader killed in airstrike: Iraqi intelligence

Baghdad: Iraqi intelligence networks on Saturday said one of the Islamic State’s highest-ranking leaders has been killed in an airstrike near the border with Syria. Known as IS’ number two, Ayad Hamid Khalaf al-Jumaili was killed in the town of al-Qaim in Anbar province, located on Iraq’s border with Syria, Efe news service quoted Iraqi […]

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