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Gaza toll hits 100 as heavy bombing continues

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 20:32

Israeli warplanes and naval artillery heavily bombed the Gaza Strip Friday, as the Palestinian death toll rose to 100 since Israel earlier this week launched Operation Preventive Edge to stop rocket attacks from the Strip.

20 jihadis killed in Syria airstrikes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:12

As many as 20 fighters from the Islamic State (IS), formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria, were killed Wednesday morning in Syrian airstrikes on the northern city of al-Raqqa, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Pakistan airstrikes kill 13 militants in tribal area: Military

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:45

Pakistani jets bombed insurgent hideouts in a restive tribal area bordering Afghanistan and killed at least 13 militants on Tuesday, the military said.

Fresh Pak airstrikes kill scores of militants

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 18:29

Pakistani air force jets today pounded the restive North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, killing scores of militants, mostly Uzbeks, as part of the massive military offensive against the Taliban.

Iraqi airstrikes target Sunni militants

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:57

A spokesman for Iraqi counter terrorism forces says government airstrikes have targeted a group of Sunni militants trying to overrun the country`s largest oil refinery, and claims as many as 30 insurgents were killed.

Israel hits Gaza with 12 air strikes after rocket fire

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 14:26

Israeli air raids hit the Gaza Strip 12 times overnight, wounding two people after rockets fired from the Palestinian territory caused a fire in southern Israel, sources from both sides said.

Pak army pounds main Taliban town

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 19:03

After days of targeted air strikes on Taliban militants in Pakistan`s tribal region of North Waziristan, ground troops moved into Miranshah town today as tanks and artillery pounded hideouts in the city.

Syria may have launched airstrikes in Iraq: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 21:39

A US official says there are indications Syria launched airstrikes into western Iraq to slow the al-Qaida-inspired insurgency fighting both the Syrian and Iraqi governments.

Pakistan air strikes kill 13 militants

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 19:08

At least 13 militants were killed when air force jets pounded their positions in the troubled North Waziristan tribal region, the Pakistani military said today.

Israel stages 12 air strikes on Gaza after rocket fire

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:12

The Israeli air force carried out 12 raids on the Gaza Strip overnight after militants fired more rockets at southern Israel, Palestinian security sources said today.

Polio spread feared as nearly 500,000 Pakistanis uprooted: UN

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 20:57

About 50,000 Pakistanis have crossed into eastern Afghanistan to escape air strikes over the past 10 days and 435,000 have fled within their homeland, which could fuel the spread of polio as many are not vaccinated, UN agencies said on Tuesday.

Pakistani forces kill 47 militants in airstrikes

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 20:39

Pakistani fighter jets Tuesday bombed hideouts of militants in two tribal regions killing 47 terrorists, the military said.