Tag: IS jihadists

Russia raids on IS Syria bastion Raqa ‘kill 30’

Russia raids on IS Syria bastion Raqa ‘kill 30’

Aug 11, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said they were killed and dozens of people wounded when 10 Russian raids hit the city and its outskirts. Russian air strikes on the Islamic State group bastion of Raqa in northern Syria on Thursday killed at least 30 people, including 24 civilians, a monitoring group […]

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EgyptAir plane wreckage found in Mediterranean after 66 people feared dead

EgyptAir plane wreckage found in Mediterranean after 66 people feared dead

May 20, – Search teams spotted personal belongings of passengers and parts of the Airbus A320 about 290 kilometres (180 miles) north of Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria, the army said. The Egyptian military found wreckage including seats and luggage Friday from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean, as investigators tried to unravel […]

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Deadly drone, artillery strikes launched against IS from Turkey- report

Deadly drone, artillery strikes launched against IS from Turkey- report

May 02, – The strikes were in response to repeated rocket fire by IS jihadists inside Syria on the Turkish border region of Kilis that has killed 18 people inside Turkey since the start of the year. Turkish artillery have launched deadly strikes on Islamic State (IS) positions in Syria, while drones that took off […]

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Two months of Russia raids in Syria kill 1,500- monitor

Two months of Russia raids in Syria kill 1,500- monitor

Nov 30, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Russian raids that began September 30 have killed 419 Islamic State group fighters as well as 598 from Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front and other rebel groups. Russian air strikes in support of the Syrian government have killed more than 1,500 people, a third of them […]

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US-led airstrikes ‘kill 52 civilians in northern Syria’

US-led airstrikes ‘kill 52 civilians in northern Syria’

Apr 02, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor also reported 10 civilian deaths in a rocket strike Saturday in the northern city of Aleppo and said 40 others suffered respiratory problems in a pre-dawn chemical attack further north in Idlib province. US-led strikes targeting the Islamic State group killed at least 52 civilians […]

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IS in major assault on Syria border town

IS in major assault on Syria border town

Mar 11, – “Fighters from the Islamic State group started a huge assault towards Ras al-Ain and were able to take over a village nearby,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The Islamic State jihadist group launched a major offensive Wednesday to try to capture a strategic town on the Syrian-Turkish border, leaving dozens […]

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Amnesty accuses IS of ‘systematic ethnic cleansing’ in Iraq

Amnesty accuses IS of ‘systematic ethnic cleansing’ in Iraq

Sep 02, – The military gains came as a senior UN rights official said IS jihadists had carried out “acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale” in Iraq, and caretaker premier Nuri al-Maliki vowed the country would be the group’s “graveyard”. Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Islamic State fighters of “systematic ethnic cleansing” in northern […]

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