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Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, killing all 5 onboard

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, killing all 5 onboard

Aug  01, – The Mi-8 helicopter was shot down in Idlib province, where Russian warplanes frequently targeted rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the chopper was returning to the Russian air base on Syria’s coast after delivering humanitarian goods to the city of Aleppo. But […]

August 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
24 Yemen rebels dead after coalition strikes, fighting

24 Yemen rebels dead after coalition strikes, fighting

Nov 12, – Warplanes bombed two rebel troop transports north of Damt, the Daleh province’s second-largest city, which the Iran-backed Huthi rebels and their allies recaptured on Saturday, a military official said. Saudi-led coalition air strikes and attacks by pro-government forces killed at least 24 rebels Thursday in Yemen’s south, where the insurgents have been […]

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Egypt police to besiege sit-ins within 24 hours

Egypt police to besiege sit-ins within 24 hours

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces will besiege two sit-ins by supporters of the country’s ousted president within 24 hours, police officials said Sunday, setting up a possible confrontation between the military-backed government and the thousands gathered there. One police official suggested action against the sit-in protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi could […]

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