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  • US confirms airstrike killed Al Shabab commander in Somalia

    The United States (US) military on Friday confirmed it killed a high-level commander of the Al Shabab militant group with an airstrike in Somalia over the weekend, targeting a man blamed for planning deadly attacks in the capital of the Horn of Africa nation...

    The US statement said the airstrike occurred near Tortoroow, an Al Shabab stronghold in Lower Shabelle region in southern Somalia “as a direct response to Al Shabab actions,...

  • Saudi airstrike in Yemen leaves 20 civilians dead

    An air raid in Yemen has killed at least 20 people mostly from the same family, the United Nations (UN) and witnesses said Wednesday, the latest in a series of suspected strikes on civilians by a Saudi-led coalition...

    The attack on Tuesday afternoon hit a group of civilians in the Mawza district of the southwestern province of Taez, a statement by the UN refugee agency said
  • IS claims top leader killed in coalition airstrike

    BEIRUT: One of the militant Islamic State (IS) group's top leaders, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, described by the US as the “principal architect” of the group's attacks on the West, has been killed in Syria, IS announced...

    The United States (US) said coalition forces had carried out an air strike targeting Adnani in Syria's Aleppo province on Tuesday and that it was still assessing the results of the raid, but that his death would be a major...
  • Staff fleeing Kunduz hospital shot in US airstrike, says MSF report

    KABUL: Medical aid group Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Thursday it was hard to believe a United States (US) airstrike on an Afghan hospital last month was a mistake, as it had reports of fleeing people being shot from an aircraft...

    Despite it being in the middle of the night, the MSF hospital was busy and fully functional at the time of the airstrike...

  • Australian warplanes make first airstrike against IS in Syria

    SYDNEY: Australian war planes have carried out their first air strike against the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, destroying an armoured personnel carrier (APC), Defence Minister Kevin Andrews said on Wednesday...

    "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...
  • Senior Al Qaeda commander killed in an airstrike in Syria

    BEIRUT: Syrian activists claim a top commander in Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate has been killed in a airstrike...

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Abdul Mohsen Abdallah Ibrahim al-Charekh, a Saudi better known as Sanafi al-Nasr, was killed on Thursday in an airstrike near the northern Syrian town of Dana...

  • Nato airstrike kills 30 Afghan civilians

    A Nato airstrike killed at least 30 Afghan civilians, including women and children, on Thursday in the volatile northern province of Kunduz, officials said, after a Taliban assault there left two American soldiers dead...

    The airstrike, which occurred early Thursday, triggered emotionally-charged protests in the provincial capital, with the victims' relatives rallying outside the governor's office while carrying the bodies of dead...

  • IS second-in-command killed in airstrike: Iraqi State TV

    Ayad al-Jumaili, believed to be the deputy of militant Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been killed in an air strike, Iraqi State TV said on Saturday, citing Iraqi military intelligence...

    The US-led anti-Islamic State coalition said it was unable at the moment to confirm the report
  • US launches airstrike after apparent insider attack

    US Forces carried out an airstrike on an Afghan government militia after an apparent insider attack in eastern Afghanistan killing as many as 13 fighters, Afghan sources have told AFP...

    He said there had been a “shooting incident” after which US forces conducted an airstrike targeting the militia...

  • Dozens killed in US-led coalition airstrike in Syria: state media

    Syrian state media confirmed on Thursday that dozens of fighters were killed in United States (US)-led coalition strikes overnight but appeared to deny the victims were soldiers...

    “In a new aggression and in an attempt to support terrorism, coalition forces targeted popular forces” in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, state television said, apparently referring to paramilitary groups allied to the regime
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