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Leading charities in call for Aleppo truce

Leading charities in call for Aleppo truce

Oct 15, – Four global NGOs issued the joint plea “to establish a ceasefire of at least 72 hours in east Aleppo”, where an estimated 250,000 live under bombardment and are besieged by pro-government forces. Leading charities called Saturday for a ceasefire in the battered Syrian city of Aleppo, ahead of a meeting of world […]

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Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo and shelling in south kill 20

Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo and shelling in south kill 20

Oct 11, – Syria’s official news agency SANA also reported rare shelling of neighborhoods in the capital, Damascus, including several mortar shells fired by opposition groups based on the edge of the city that landed in the residential Qasaa district and close to the Umayyad Mosque, wounding an unspecified number of people. Airstrikes on rebel-held […]

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Suicide bombers kill three soldiers in attack on Iraq base

Suicide bombers kill three soldiers in attack on Iraq base

Mar 26, – “Four suicide bombers this morning infiltrated the military base of Al-Asad on its northern edge,” said Major General Ali Ibrahim Daboun, head of the Al-Jazeera Operations Command. A group of suicide bombers from the Islamic State group killed three Iraqi soldiers Saturday in an attack on a military base hosting hundreds of […]

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US strike kills 40 Qaeda militants at Yemen camp

US strike kills 40 Qaeda militants at Yemen camp

Mar 23, – The extremists have exploited a security vacuum in the Arabian Peninsula nation since Iran-backed Huthi Shiite rebels seized the capital in September 2014, forcing the internationally recognised government to flee. A US air strike on an Al-Qaeda training camp in Yemen has killed at least 40 fighters in a major blow to […]

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US drone strike kills top Qaeda chief in south Yemen

US drone strike kills top Qaeda chief in south Yemen

Feb 04, – Jalal Belaidi, alias Abu Hamza, a top commander of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), was killed along with two guards when their vehicle was hit in the Maraqesha area of Abyan province, a relative said. A senior Al-Qaeda operative in Yemen with a $5 million US bounty on his head was […]

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Rebel rockets kill 14 civilians in Yemen city- medics

Rebel rockets kill 14 civilians in Yemen city- medics

Aug 24, – The bodies of those killed, including seven women and four children, were taken overnight to the morgue at a public hospital in Taez, said the medical officials. Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired rockets into a residential district of Taez, killing 14 civilians, mostly women and children, officials said Monday, as battles raged […]

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Yemen clashes kill 20, as fighting rages

Yemen clashes kill 20, as fighting rages

Jul 24, – Nine rebels and seven anti-Houthi tribesmen were killed in clashes in Marib, medical officials said. Houthi shelling killed four civilians in the city of Taiz, according to medical and security officials. Fierce battles between Shiite Houthi rebels and pro-government forces in Yemen’s Marib province and the city of Taiz Friday killed 20 […]

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