Tag: US-led coalition fighting

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 […]

March 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
France, India to strengthen counter-terror cooperation

France, India to strengthen counter-terror cooperation

Jan 25, – Hollande said he and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had agreed to step up cooperation on counter-terrorism after deadly attacks on Paris in November that recalled the 2008 assault on Mumbai. French President Francois Hollande vowed Monday not to weaken his resolve against terrorism as he held talks with India’s leader on […]

January 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Dozens dead in heaviest east Syria strikes since war began

Dozens dead in heaviest east Syria strikes since war began

Nov 21, – Russia pounded the jihadist group in Syria, firing cruise missiles from warships in the Caspian Sea after President Vladimir Putin vowed retaliation for a bombing that brought down a Russian airliner in Egypt last month. At least 36 people were killed Friday in air strikes by Russian and Syrian jets on Islamic […]

November 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Australian warplanes make first air strike in Syria

Australian warplanes make first air strike in Syria

Sep 16, – “This is part of our logical extension in the fight against Daesh to operate not just over northern Iraq but also to operate over eastern Syria in order to degrade and destroy Daesh Forces,” the minister told reporters using the Arabic acronym for Islamic State. Australian fighter jets have carried out their […]

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