Saudi-led airstrikes kill 120; deadliest in Yemen conflict

 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.

15 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

 Despite a UN-brokered truce, Saudi-led coalition forces bombed Houthi targets in several provinces of Yemen on Sunday killing at least 15 people, sources said.

40 killed in clashes, airstrikes against IS in Iraq

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.

Military kills 23 militants in Egypt

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 condemns ancient houses` destruction in Sanaa `strike`

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.

Israel launches air strike on Gaza after militant rocket salvo

Israeli aircraft struck the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to a rocket fired from the Hamas-controlled territory that hit southern Israel, the Israeli military said.

28 IS militants killed in Iraq airstrikes

 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.

61 IS militants killed in airstrikes, clashes in Iraq

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.

School children killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen

 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.

30 killed in airstrike, clashes with IS in Iraq

 At least 30 people were killed and 27 wounded on Monday in a US-led coalition airstrike and clashes with the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq, security sources said.

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.