US-led coalition air strikes against Islamic State target Kobani

US-led coalition launched 20 airstrikes in Syria since early Thursday, targeting 13 of them near the key border town of Kobani, where the Combined Joint Task Force said they hit eight units of Islamic State fighters.

Airstrike kills 17 Islamic State militants, Baghdadi said nearby
Airstrike kills 17 Islamic State militants, Baghdadi said nearby

A coalition airstrike in western Iraq killed at least 17 Islamic State militants overnight, a hospital source said on Thursday, and an Arabic TV channel said the group`s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been in the area several hours before.

French planes on Gulf-based carrier make first strikes

 French Rafale warplanes from the carrier Charles de Gaulle in the Gulf on Wednesday carried out their first bombing sortie since joining the fight against jihadists in Iraq this week.

Airstrike on Niger village kills up to 30

As many as 30 mourners at a funeral ceremony were killed when an unidentified plane bombarded a village in Niger near the Nigerian border, local officials said today.

Myanmar in fresh airstrikes against northern rebels

 Myanmar rebels Saturday said the national army had launched fresh air strikes following the government`s rare admission that dozens of its soldiers had died in a dramatic resurgence of conflict in a remote region bordering China.

Kayla Mueller's letter to family while in IS captivity: 'Will not give in no matter how long it takes'
Kayla Mueller's letter to family while in IS captivity: 'Will not give in no matter how long it takes'

US hostage Kayla Jean Mueller's letter written to her family in early 2014 during captivity was released by her family on Tuesday, shortly after the US confirmed ISIS claims that the aid worker was dead.

Several killed in Somalia airstrike: Witnesses

 Several people are believed to have been killed in an airstrike in southern Somalia apparently targetting a house used by members of the Al Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militia, officials and witnesses said Sunday.

Air strikes near Damascus kill 32, including 6 children: NGO

Government air strikes on a rebel-held village east of Damascus Friday killed 32 civilians, including six children, a monitoring group said, denouncing what it called a massacre.

Airstrikes, gun battle kill 60 militants in Pakistan
Airstrikes, gun battle kill 60 militants in Pakistan

About 60 militants were killed in airstrikes by Pakistan military and a gun battle that ensued after terrorists attacked army check posts in the volatile northwest tribal region, officials said on Saturday.

Pak airstrikes kill 23 militants in North Waziristan

At least 23 militants were killed when Pakistani fighter jets today pounded terrorist hideouts in the restive North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border.

Coalition strike kills 3 armed Afghan villagers

An airstrike by US-led coalition forces on Friday killed three Afghan villagers who were "heavily armed" but not part of the Taliban insurgency, an Afghan official said.

Syrian planes target IS attack on eastern air base

Syrian government warplanes carried out at least eight strikes today against Islamic State militants attacking a key military air base in eastern Syria, activists said.

ISIS chief Baghdadi alive, vows to fight even with one soldier in audio message
ISIS chief Baghdadi alive, vows to fight even with one soldier in audio message

Days after an airstrike on jihadist leaders in Iraq sparked rumours of Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi being injured oe killed, the militant group on Thursday released an audio recording of its head.

Libya attacks kill five at govt stronghold, air base

A string of attacks killed five people and wounded more than 20 in eastern Libya on Wednesday, including in a stronghold of the internationally recognised authorities, officials said.

Pentagon can't confirm fate of Islamic State leader

The US military can not confirm reports that the Islamic State group leader may have been struck in an airstrike, but a Pentagon official suggested on Monday that lower-level figures may have been hit.

TTP affiliated Jamaatul Ahrar confirms death of key commander in Pak's Tirah Valley airstrikes

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) affiliated Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JA) has confirmed that their key commander Abu Jandal was killed in Khyber Agency`s Tirah Valley in Pakistan during the November 9 airstrikes.

French-born bombmaker killed by US air strike in Syria: Report

US-led air strikes in Syria have killed 24-year-old French bombmaker David Drugeon, a Muslim convert who joined an al-Qaeda offshoot, the Khorasan group, media reported today.

Airstrikes target oil filed in eastern Syria

Activists say the US-led coalition has launched airstrikes on an oil field in Syria's eastern province of Deir el-Zour that borders Iraq.

Denmark joins fight against Islamic State group

Denmark became the latest country to join the US-led coalition that is launching airstrikes on Islamic State group militants in Iraq. Lawmakers in Britain and Belgium were also debating on Friday whether to commit warplanes to the struggle too.

US-led air strikes target IS oil refineries in Syria

The United States, joined by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, resumed bombing raids against Islamic State jihadists in Syria on Wednesday, with warplanes targeting oil refineries held by the group, the Pentagon said.