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Israel raids inside Syria since 2013

Syria`s army said Israeli warplanes were again responsible Thursday for an early morning strike on a military site in an area where the regime has been accused of producing chemical weapons.


Sep 07, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

UN Security Council discusses escalating violence as warplanes pound Syria's Aleppo

Warplanes bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian government forces, backed by Russia, battled rebels for control of the city as the U.N. Security Council met to discuss the escalating violence.

Sep 25, 2016, 22:59 PM IST

John Kerry demands Russia, Syria ground warplanes to salvage ceasefire

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry demanded on Wednesday that Russia and the Syrian government immediately halt flights over Syrian battle zones, in what he called a last chance to salvage a collapsing ceasefire and find a way "out of the carnage".

Sep 21, 2016, 23:55 PM IST

Turkish warplanes, artillery hit targets in north Syria: Sources

Turkish warplanes and artillery struck targets held by the Kurdish YPG militia in north Syria on Sunday, security sources said, as Turkey pressed on with a cross-border campaign launched last week with its Syrian rebel allies.

Aug 28, 2016, 13:31 PM IST

Russia launches first Syria raids from Iran base

The strikes destroyed jihadist targets including weapons depots and command centres, "killing a large number of fighters," Moscow said.

Aug 17, 2016, 03:43 AM IST

US Air Force unveils picture of new stealth bomber

The US Air Force on Friday unveiled the first image of its next-generation bomber that will replace antique B-52s first developed during the Cold War.

Feb 26, 2016, 23:26 PM IST

Putin swears to make Turkey regret plane downing as diplomats meet

Moscow announced a halt to talks on a major gas pipeline with NATO member Ankara as Putin fired another salvo in their war of words.

Dec 03, 2015, 22:44 PM IST

Kremlin says Putin ''fully mobilised'' to tackle threat from Turkey

Vladimir Putin`s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the crisis prompted Russian president to "mobilise" in the way an army does in tense times.

Nov 28, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

Russian jets in Syria appear to be to protect own base: Kerry

Russia has increased its deployment of warplanes to Syria but so far they appear to be positioned to defend their own base rather than to mount an offensive campaign, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday.

Sep 23, 2015, 00:45 AM IST

Moscow delivers warplanes to Syria in latest boost to regime

Russia has delivered new arms including warplanes to Syria as the regime increases attacks on jihadists, officials said Tuesday, in a sign that Moscow`s growing support for its ally is having an effect.

Sep 22, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

Saudi-led warplanes strike key targets across Yemen

 The Saudi-led Arab coalition launched air strikes on targets controlled by the Houthi group across several provinces of Yemen, an official said on Wednesday.

Jun 24, 2015, 16:55 PM IST

Islamic State says blows up two warplanes at Libya base, claims new video

The militant group Islamic State`s Libya wing released a video on Thursday purportedly showing it blowing up two warplanes at an air base while its fighters paraded heavy weapons in a show of force.

Jun 12, 2015, 11:02 AM IST

Islamic State says blows up two warplanes at Libya base: Video

The militant group Islamic State`s Libya wing released a video on Thursday purportedly showing it blowing up two warplanes at an air base while its fighters paraded heavy weapons in a show of force.

Jun 12, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

UN diplomat pushes to hold Yemen talks, Arab air strikes pounds Houthis

Efforts to bring Yemen`s warring factions together to discuss their conflict have made some progress, officials said on Monday, as warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition mounted more air strikes against the dominant Houthi group.

Jun 01, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

Airstrikes target Yemen's rebels as fighting rages in east

Saudi-led warplanes bombed Shiite rebels in their northern Yemeni stronghold on Thursday as fighting raged in an oil-rich eastern province, security officials and tribesmen said.

May 28, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

Coalition jets pound rebel troops in Yemen capital

 Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed rebel troop headquarters in the Yemeni capital on Wednesday in strikes that killed "at least 15" people, witnesses and medical sources said.

May 27, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

Turkish jets shoot down Syrian craft, Syria says drone

Turkish warplanes on Saturday shot down a Syrian aircraft that violated Turkey's airspace, media quoted Turkish military sources as saying, but Syrian state television said it was an unmanned drone.

May 17, 2015, 01:16 AM IST

Air strikes kill civilians in Yemeni capital

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition struck a residential district of the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight, killing eight to 10 civilians, residents said on Friday.

May 01, 2015, 22:50 PM IST

Warplanes pose increased risk to civilian jets over Europe: Watchdog

Up to 400 migrants died after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday, international NGOs said, citing survivors who were saved and brought to Italy.

Apr 15, 2015, 00:15 AM IST

Warplanes hit Houthi base in central Yemen, students reported killed

Warplanes from a Saudi-led air coalition on Tuesday bombed a military base in central Yemen controlled by Houthi fighters and their army allies, and a website of the Houthi-run defence ministry said two students were killed at a neighbouring school.

Apr 07, 2015, 16:28 PM IST