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Air strikes on village of Syria's Idlib; killed 21 civilians

Air strikes on village of Syria's Idlib; killed 21 civilians

Russia began a military intervention in support of President Bashar al-Assad in September 2015, saying it was carrying out strikes against "terrorists".

Russia, Syria halt airstrikes against Aleppo

Russian and Syrian air forces have halted airstrikes against Syria's Aleppo on Tuesday ahead of a humanitarian pause set for Thursday, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said.

Airstrikes, shelling kill 11 in Syria's Aleppo

Overnight shelling and more than a dozen airstrikes on rebel-held parts of Aleppo killed at least 11 people today, while rebel shelling of government-held areas in the divided city killed two girls at a school, according to an opposition activist group and Aleppo's volunteer civil defense forces.

39 Taliban militants killed in clashes, airstrikes in Afghanistan's Kunduz city

39 Taliban militants killed in clashes, airstrikes in Afghanistan's Kunduz city

At least 39 Taliban militants were killed in clashes and airstrikes in embattled Afghanistan's Kunduz city, authorities said on Wednesday.

13 civilians killed in airstrike on house in Afghanistan's Nangarhar: Official

At least 13 civilians were killed in an airstrike that hit a residential building in a volatile district of eastern Nangarhar province early on Wednesday, an Afghan official said.

Death toll from Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen reaches 32

Sami Motair, a medical official at al-Thawra hospital in Hodeidah, told The Associated Press that scores of bodies were buried under at least three houses that the missiles hit in a neighborhood known as Indians Alley.

ISIS bombings near Baghdad mall kill at least 13 people

Two bomb blasts outside a shopping mall in central Baghdad claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 13 people, security and medical officials said on Saturday.

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize several villages from IS near town of al-Rai: Rebel official

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize several villages from IS near town of al-Rai: Rebel official

Syrian rebels backed by Turkey seized several villages from Islamic State near the town of al-Rai, from where the rebel groups launched a new operation against the jihadists earlier on Saturday, a rebel official said.

16 killed in Yemen airstrikes

At least 16 civilians were killed on Wednesday in airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led Arab coalition against the northern Yemeni city of Saada, a stronghold of the Houthi rebel movement.

70 rebels killed in Syrian airstrikes

70 rebels killed in Syrian airstrikes

As many as 74 airstrikes were conducted over the past 24 hours against military bases that the rebels have captured in the south of Aleppo.

US nukes at Turkey base at risk of seizure: Report

Dozens of US nuclear weapons stored at a Turkish air base near Syria are at risk of being captured by "terrorists or other hostile forces," a Washington think tank claimed Monday.

25 militants killed in airstrikes in Afghan's Helmand

25 militants killed in airstrikes in Afghan's Helmand

At least 25 militants were killed as Afghan security forces targeted Taliban hideouts in Helmand province, an official statement said on Sunday.

The airstrikes pounded Taliban positions in Garmsir, Chah-e-Anjir and Nahr-e-Saraj district on Saturday night, Xinhua news agency reported.

Boko Haram releases new video of alleged Chibok girls

Boko Haram releases new video of alleged Chibok girls

Boko Haram on Sunday released a video of the girls allegedly kidnapped from Chibok in April 2014, showing some who are still alive and claiming others died in air strikes.

11 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes

At least 11 Taliban insurgents were killed in two air strikes in Afghanistan, sources said on Sunday.

Afghan officials report Taliban attacks in northern province

Two districts in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz were coming under sustained attack by Taliban fighters on Thursday, Afghan officials said.

Syria attack so far leaves 25 children dead: UNICEF

Syria attack so far leaves 25 children dead: UNICEF

Deadly airstrikes that hit heavily crowded areas in a town in eastern Syria, leaves children dead reports UNICEF. health workers were reported to have pulled bodies of children from under rubble in the town of al-Quria in Deir al-Zor province, which is mostly under Islamic State control.

Shelling and airstrikes kill 8 in Syrian city of Aleppo

Rebels seized part of Aleppo city in 2012.

29 militants killed in Afghanistan airstrikes

 At least 29 militants were killed in two airstrikes in Afghanistan on Monday, authorities said.

Tested mid-range ballistic missile two weeks ago: Iran

Tested mid-range ballistic missile two weeks ago: Iran

Iran successfully tested a medium-range ballistic missile two weeks ago, a senior military planning official was quoted as saying by the Tasnim news agency on Monday.

At least 31 killed as violence spikes in Syria

Syrian government strikes hit opposition-held areas near the capital and in the country's largest city, Aleppo, while rebels fired mortars in escalating violence that left at least 31 people killed and shattered a relative quiet in Damascus that has held since the teetering cease-fire took effect in late February.