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Fierce bombardment in Syria’s Aleppo province kills 25

Fierce bombardment in Syria’s Aleppo province kills 25

Apr 26, – The attacks are the latest in a surge of violence in and around the city that has severely tested a February 27 ceasefire. A barrage of air strikes and shelling on Syria’s second city Aleppo and a town to its west have killed 25 civilians, emergency workers and a monitoring group said […]

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Air strikes on Syria’s Aleppo kill 25

Air strikes on Syria’s Aleppo kill 25

Apr 22, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which said regime warplanes carried out the air strikes, earlier gave a toll of 19 dead but said this was likely to rise. Air strikes on rebel-held neighbourhoods in Syria’s second city Aleppo on Friday killed at least 25 people and wounded more than 40, emergency […]

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Dozens dead in Syria strikes as opposition chiefs leave talks

Dozens dead in Syria strikes as opposition chiefs leave talks

Apr 19, – In some of the deadliest violence since a ceasefire took effect in February, a suspected regime bombing raid hit a market in the city of Maaret al-Numan, killing at least 37 civilians, a monitor said. Suspected government air strikes killed at least 44 civilians at markets in northwestern Syria Tuesday, as opposition […]

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IS bombings, mortar fire and clashes kill 22 in Iraq

IS bombings, mortar fire and clashes kill 22 in Iraq

Apr 04, – The violence, which hit four different provinces, also wounded more than 70 people, the sources said. Suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group, clashes and mortar fire killed at least 22 people in Iraq on Monday, security and medical officials said. In the deadliest blast, a suicide bomber struck a street […]

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Syria war rages hours before deal to halt fighting

Syria war rages hours before deal to halt fighting

Feb 26, – The government has agreed to the plan. The main opposition alliance, which has deep reservations about the terms, has said it is ready for a two-week truce to test the intentions of the government and its Russian and Iranian backers. Heavy air strikes were reported to have hit rebel-held areas near Damascus […]

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U.S. strikes Islamic State in Libya, killing 40 people

U.S. strikes Islamic State in Libya, killing 40 people

Feb 19, – It was the second U.S. air strike in three months against Islamic State in Libya, where the hardline Islamist militants have exploited years of chaos following Muammar Gaddafi’s 2011 overthrow to build up a presence on the southern shores of the Mediterranean Sea. U.S. warplanes carried out air strikes against Islamic State-linked […]

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Iraqis running out of food and medicine in besieged Falluja

Iraqis running out of food and medicine in besieged Falluja

Feb 02, – The Iraqi army, police and Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias – backed by air strikes from a U.S.-led coalition – imposed a near total siege late last year on Falluja, located 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad in the Euphrates river valley. Tens of thousands of trapped Iraqi civilians are running out of […]

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Russia confirms bomb attack brought down Egypt plane, vows revenge

Russia confirms bomb attack brought down Egypt plane, vows revenge

Nov 17, – Putin pledged to ramp up Moscow’s bombing campaign in Syria in response to the attack but stopped short of blaming any one group as the country’s security agency announced a $50 million (47 million-euro) reward for information leading to capture of those responsible. President Vladimir Putin vowed vengeance as Moscow on Tuesday […]

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Israeli aircraft strike Gaza after rocket fire

Israeli aircraft strike Gaza after rocket fire

Sep 19, – The early morning air strikes targeted two training camps belonging to the Islamist group Hamas, causing no injuries, officials and witnesses said. Israel carried out air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday after Palestinian militants there fired rockets into southern Israel. Gaza militants fired at least two rockets into Israel late […]

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Saudi-led coalition jets kill 20 at a wake in Yemen- residents

Saudi-led coalition jets kill 20 at a wake in Yemen- residents

Sep 06, – The air strikes targeted troops loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, an ally of the Houthis, across the country and hit a Houthi base in what was the al-Imam University, a religious school in northern Sanaa, locals said. Jets belonging to a Saudi-led coalition killed at least 20 people at a […]

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