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Russian jets hit 472 targets in Syria in past two days

Russian jets hit 472 targets in Syria in past two days

Nov 23, – “In 141 combat sorties in the past two days, warplanes of the Russian airforce struck 472 terrorist targets in the provinces of Aleppo, Damascus, Idlib, Latakia, Hama, Homs, Raqa and Deir Ezzor,” the Russian defence ministry said in a statement. Moscow on Monday said its warplanes had hit 472 targets in war-torn […]

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Israeli woman stabbed to death, 3 attackers killed

Israeli woman stabbed to death, 3 attackers killed

Nov 22, – The 21-year-old Israeli woman was seriously wounded when a Palestinian attacked her with a knife in the West Bank Sunday afternoon before being shot and killed by soldiers nearby, the military said. A young Israeli woman was stabbed to death by a Palestinian who was among three assailants to be shot dead […]

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Dozens dead in heaviest east Syria strikes since war began

Dozens dead in heaviest east Syria strikes since war began

Nov 21, – Russia pounded the jihadist group in Syria, firing cruise missiles from warships in the Caspian Sea after President Vladimir Putin vowed retaliation for a bombing that brought down a Russian airliner in Egypt last month. At least 36 people were killed Friday in air strikes by Russian and Syrian jets on Islamic […]

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Yemen Qaeda attacks leave 12 soldiers, 19 jihadists dead- army

Yemen Qaeda attacks leave 12 soldiers, 19 jihadists dead- army

Nov 20, – The attacks targeted army positions near the town of Shibam and in Wadi Sir, both in Hadramawt province, a stronghold of Al-Qaeda whose militants control its capital Mukalla. Al-Qaeda launched simultaneous attacks on two army positions in southeastern Yemen early Friday that left 12 soldiers and 19 jihadists dead, an army officer […]

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Israel bans Islamist Arab party, says it’s inciting violence

Israel bans Islamist Arab party, says it’s inciting violence

Nov 17, – The government declared the Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement of Israel illegal, saying its activists could be subject to arrest if they violate the ban. Israel has outlawed an Islamist party accused of inciting violence among the country’s Arab citizens, the government announced Tuesday, as part of measures to stamp out […]

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Two Palestinians killed by Israeli troops- hospital

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli troops- hospital

Nov 16, – The Israeli army had reported that troops had “hit” three Palestinians in an exchange of fire which occurred during the demolition of the house of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli. Two Palestinians were killed Monday by Israeli soldiers who came to destroy the home of another Palestinian at Qalandiya in […]

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Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian killers

Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian killers

Nov 14, – The military carried out the demolition orders after clearance from the supreme court. It said the three homes in Nablus belonged to attackers who killed an Israeli couple in front of their children in the West Bank on Oct. 1. It said the other home, near Ramallah, belonged to a man who […]

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Palestinian gunman kills two Israelis in West Bank

Palestinian gunman kills two Israelis in West Bank

Nov 13, – The gunman opened fire on a family traveling near the Jewish settlement of Otneil, which is close to Hebron, Israel medics and media reported. A Palestinian gunman killed two Israelis in the southern West Bank on Friday, the military said, while in the nearby city of Hebron Israeli troops shot dead a […]

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U.S. targets ‘Jihadi John’ in Syria air strike

U.S. targets ‘Jihadi John’ in Syria air strike

Nov 13, – One U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the strike likely killed Mohammed Emwazi, a British citizen, but cautioned that it was too soon to make any determination. The United States on Thursday carried out an air strike in Syria targeting the Islamic State militant known as “Jihadi John,” who participated […]

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Palestinian killed in Israeli raid on hospital

Palestinian killed in Israeli raid on hospital

Nov 12, – “Abdallah Azzam Shalaldeh, aged 27, was killed by a unit of (undercover agents) at the Hebron hospital,” said the Palestinian health ministry. Palestinian related to a man suspected of being behind an anti-Israeli attack was killed by undercover Israeli agents in a West Bank hospital, Palestinian and Israeli sources said. Israel’s internal […]

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