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More than 140 killed in air strikes on Yemen funeral- UN

More than 140 killed in air strikes on Yemen funeral- UN

Oct 09, – The coalition, which has come under increasing international scrutiny over alleged civilian deaths, denied any responsibility for the attack. More than 140 people were killed and more than 525 wounded on Saturday when air strikes hit a funeral ceremony in Yemen, a United Nations official said, with Huthi rebels blaming the attack […]

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Air strikes ‘kill 22 civilians near Yemen capital’

Air strikes ‘kill 22 civilians near Yemen capital’

Sep 12, – The first strike hit a site where locals were digging an aquifer in Beit Saadan, a village of the Arhab region north of the capital, on Saturday afternoon killing and wounding several people, they said. At least 22 civilians have been killed in air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition near Yemen’s […]

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Two ‘senior’ IS military leaders killed in Iraq strike- Pentagon

Two ‘senior’ IS military leaders killed in Iraq strike- Pentagon

July  01, – “Coalition forces conducted an air strike against two ISIL senior military commanders on June 25 near Mosul, Iraq, resulting in their deaths,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said in a statement, using an acronym for the IS group. A coalition air strike near the Islamic State bastion of Mosul in Iraq has […]

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