Tag: Mediterranean Sea

Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Aug  20, – Russian air power had helped Syrian President Bashar al-Assad make steady advances against rebels seeking to oust him since Moscow’s intervention a year ago, but a recent insurgent advance in Aleppo has checked that momentum. Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea fired cruise missiles at targets near Aleppo on Friday, a further […]

August 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
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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At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean- Italy navy

At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean- Italy navy

Aug 15, – The victims are thought to have suffocated after inhaling fumes from fuel after the boat took on water in the hold, the captain of the navy ship leading the rescue said on Italian state television. At least 40 migrants died after apparently getting trapped and suffocating in the water-logged hold of a […]

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