Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a residential area in a quiet Red Sea town in Yemen, killing at least 120 people in the deadliest strike against civilians since the March offensive began, security and medical officials said.
At least 40 people were killed on Thursday in clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants and airstrikes by Iraqi and US-led coalition aircraft in the Iraqi provinces of Anbar and Salahudin, a government statement and provincial security sources said.
At least 23 militants were killed today in airstrikes by army on militant hideouts in Egypt's restive North Sinai, a day after heavily-armed IS terrorists launched simultaneous suicide attacks on army checkposts in the Peninsula, killing at least 70 people, mostly soldiers.
UNESCO condemned the destruction Friday of ancient houses described as a "jewel" of Islamic urban landscape in an alleged Saudi-led air strike on the Yemeni capital`s old quarter that killed five people.
Iraqi security forces on Saturday continued their battles against Islamic State (IS) militants in the western Anbar province, while air strikes killed 28 IS militants, including senior leaders, security sources and official television said.
At least 61 members of the Islamic State (IS) militant group were killed in US-led airstrikes and clashes with Iraqi security forces in Iraq on Saturday, while security forces freed a small town as they are advancing to recapture a major city in Anbar province from the IS, security sources said.
A Saudi-led airstrike hit a Shia Houthi-controlled military base in the central Yemeni province of Ibb on Tuesday, destroying the base and damaging a nearby school where two students were killed, officials and residents told Xinhua.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.