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53 killed in airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo

At least 53 people were killed and more than 60 were injured in airstrikes that targeted a marketplace in Syria`s northwestern Aleppo province on Monday.

Nov 14, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

Saudi-led airstrike kills 48 in Yemen's capital

At least 48 people were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a hotel near a Houthi-run checkpoint north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, officials in Yemen said on Wednesday.

Aug 24, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
12 militants killed in Afghanistan attacks

12 militants killed in Afghanistan attacks

No troops or civilians were hurt in the gunfight, the official said.

Aug 06, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

50 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrike

Earlier on Saturday, the Afghan Defence Ministry also confirmed in a statement the elimination of 50 militants in Khost, but did not give details.

Aug 05, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
Russia "verifying" info on Baghdadi's likely death: Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov

Russia "verifying" info on Baghdadi's likely death: Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov

Baghdadi has not been seen in public since proclaiming himself "caliph" in the Iraqi city of Mosul three years ago.
 

Jun 22, 2017, 20:45 PM IST

Russia has no information on Baghdadi's fate: Official

The ISIS terror group is known for imposing a hard-line form of Islam that has included stonings, amputations and beheadings.

 

Jun 22, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

Seven militants killed in Afghan airstrike

Acting upon intelligence reports, the security forces struck a Taliban hideout in Mullah Qali area of Dasht-e-Archi district in the morning.

May 30, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Abu Tahir, suspected Al Qaeda recruit from Kerala, killed in Syria in attack by US

Abu Tahir, suspected Al Qaeda recruit from Kerala, killed in Syria in attack by US

A resident of Kerala's Palghat, who was suspected to have joined Al Qaeda, was killed in Syria in an attack by the U.S.

Apr 30, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Syrian Army says US-led airstrike killed hundreds, including civilians

The Syrian Army claimed Thursday that a US-led airstrike against the Islamic State near Deir ez-Zor killed a large number of civilians, due to the suffocation resulted from inhaling toxic substances.

Apr 13, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Strike kills 15 near Syria's Islamic State-held Raqa: Monitor

At least 15 civilians, including four children, were killed in a suspected US-led coalition airstrike on Saturday near the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion Raqa, a monitor said.

Apr 08, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Saudi-led coalition airstrike hits Yemen funeral, kills 82

A senior health official in Yemen says an airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition that targeted a funeral hall packed with mourners has killed at least 82 people.

Oct 08, 2016, 23:16 PM IST

'Commander of Syrian rebel alliance killed in airstrike'

The top military commander of the Army of Conquest, the largest Syrian rebel alliance, was killed in an airstrike during a meeting of the group's leaders, jihadist sources have said.

Sep 09, 2016, 05:46 AM IST

Israel destroys home of Palestinian who stabbed girl in bed: Army

The Israeli army on Monday destroyed the home of a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank, after he killed a 13-year-old girl as she slept in her bed, a military spokeswoman said.

Aug 15, 2016, 13:43 PM IST
US resumes airstrikes against Islamic State as Turkey reopens air base

US resumes airstrikes against Islamic State as Turkey reopens air base

 The US resumed airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) after Turkey opened its airbase which was closed in the wake of a failed attempted coup on July 16.

Jul 18, 2016, 13:37 PM IST

Kurdish militant bomb attacks on Turkish army outpost kill six

Two bomb attacks by Kurdish militants ripped through a military outpost and an army vehicle in southeast Turkey on Sunday, killing six members of the armed forces, the military said, showing no let-up in a conflict which flared a year ago.

Jul 10, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

UN blacklists Saudi Arabia-led coalition over child deaths in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition is reportedly responsible for 60 percent of the total 785 children who were killed and 1,168 wounded last year in Yemen.

Jun 03, 2016, 06:45 AM IST
Barack Obama confirms death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, says chance for peace

Barack Obama confirms death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, says chance for peace

U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed on Monday the death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour and said he hoped his removal would lead to the Taliban joining a peace process.

May 23, 2016, 11:49 AM IST
Taliban chief Mullah Mansour killed by US airstrike in Pakistan? - Barack Obama authorised the strike

Taliban chief Mullah Mansour killed by US airstrike in Pakistan? - Barack Obama authorised the strike

Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was likely killed in an airstrike in Pakistan late Saturday, a US official told CNN.

May 22, 2016, 09:38 AM IST
Wanted Australian ISIS recruiter killed in US airstrike in Iraq

Wanted Australian ISIS recruiter killed in US airstrike in Iraq

Australian ISIS recruiter Neil Prakash, who called on his countrymen to start attacking before being attacked, has been killed in a U.S. airstrike in northern Iraq's Mosul city.

May 05, 2016, 13:12 PM IST

Airstrike kills 12 in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

At least 12 people were killed on Tuesday in government airstrikes against areas in the rebel-held province of Idlib in northwestern Syria, a monitor group reported.

Apr 19, 2016, 21:43 PM IST