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Syrian government steps up air strikes in northwest, seizes small town

Syrian government forces pounded positions in the northwest of the country on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, in the heaviest day of air strikes since launching a major campaign against the rebel-held territory nearly four weeks ago. 

May 27, 2019, 00:18 AM IST

Balakot strike: IAF calculates target hits, not human casualties, says Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa on Monday in Coimbatore said that his men managed to hit all the targets during raid in Pakistan to destroy Jaish-e- Mohammad terror camps

Mar 04, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

France calls for opening of humanitarian corridors in Syria

France wants air strikes in Syria to end and calls for the opening of humanitarian corridors as soon as possible, the French defence minister said on Friday.

Feb 09, 2018, 13:46 PM IST

Turkey air strikes hit Syria's Afrin province in push to secure borders

Turkish warplanes struck positions of a US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria`s Afrin province on Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 23:11 PM IST

Turkish armed forces strike Kurds in Syria

Turkey's armed forces launched air strikes on positions of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in Syria, the prime minister said, as Ankara launched a new operation against the group.

Jan 20, 2018, 22:58 PM IST

At least 800 civilians killed by coalition strikes in Iraq, Syria: Report

At least 800 civilians have been killed in strikes in Iraq and Syria by the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State since the campaign began in 2014, according to a report released by the coalition on Thursday.

Nov 30, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Yemen rebel infighting in Sanaa leaves 14 dead: Medics

Clashes in Yemen's capital between Shiite Huthi rebels and loyalists of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh left 14 people dead on Thursday, medics and officials said.

Nov 30, 2017, 06:17 AM IST

28 civilians, including 4 children killed in air strikes in Syria safe zone

At least 28 civilians were killed in air strikes on northwestern Syria where a planned safe zone has been overshadowed by a bombing campaign against jihadists, a monitor said Saturday.

Sep 30, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

South Korea, US conduct air defence drills

South Korea and the US have conducted joint air drills in the Korean peninsula amid heightened tensions with Pyongyang, authorities said here on Saturday.

Sep 30, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

US-led strikes kill 42 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

According to media reports, the airstrikes hit several densely-populated neighbourhoods in theRaqqa on Monday.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

US-led strikes killed 224 civilians since allies entered Raqa: Monitor

Since IS captured Raqa in early 2014, it has served as the de facto capital of the jihadist group`s Syrian territory.

Jul 06, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Up to 20,000 civilians trapped in IS-held areas of Mosul

The jihadist group holds territory elsewhere in Iraq as well as in neighbouring Syria, and has been able to carry out attacks in government-held areas. 

Jul 06, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

57 killed in US-led air strikes on ISIS prison in eastern Syria

The strikes hit an IS jail in Mayadeen at dawn on Monday, killing 42 prisoners and 15 jihadists,

Jun 27, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Russian lawmaker says US strikes on Syria could undermine anti-terror efforts: Agency

The U.S. air strikes on a Syrian airbase could undermine efforts to fight terrorism, RIA news agency quoted Viktor Ozerov, the head of the defence and security committee at the Russian upper house of parliament, as saying on Friday.

Apr 07, 2017, 10:53 AM IST

Russia says Syria gas incident caused by rebels' own chemical arsenal

Russia`s defence ministry said on Wednesday that a poisonous gas contamination in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun was the result of gas leaking from a rebel chemical weapons depot after it was hit by Syrian government air strikes.

Apr 05, 2017, 13:32 PM IST

US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque

The US military said it carried out a deadly air strike on an Al-Qaeda meeting in northern Syria and would investigate reports that more than 40 civilians were killed when a mosque was struck in the raid.

Mar 17, 2017, 10:24 AM IST

21 civilians killed in US-led strikes against ISIS targets in Iraq, Syria

 Twenty-one civilians were killed in US-led coalition air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in recent months, officials acknowledged today.

Mar 05, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

US coalition jets bomb Islamic State-held town near Euphrates Dam

US-led coalition planes bombed an Islamic State-controlled town near the Euphrates Dam in northern Syria a day after the launch of a new phase of a campaign to capture the militants` defacto capital of Raqqa.

Feb 06, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

Saudi-led coalition kills six civilians, wounds several in Yemen's Saada

The Saudi-led coalition killed at least six civilians and wounded several others in air strikes on Yemen`s northern province of Saada on Monday, residents and rescuers told Xinhua news agency.

Jan 03, 2017, 01:46 AM IST

Aleppo hit by air strikes and shelling as evacuation stalls

Plans to evacuate besieged rebel districts of Aleppo were under threat on Wednesday as renewed air strikes and shelling rocked the city in a bombardment the United Nations said "most likely constitutes war crimes".

Dec 15, 2016, 00:48 AM IST