air strikes

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

23 killed in Syria hospital air strikes

At least 23 civilians are killed when missiles hit three hospitals and a school in rebel-held Syrian towns today, residents say, as Russian-backed Syrian troops intensify their push toward the rebel stronghold of Aleppo.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Iran accuses Saudi of bombing embassy in Yemen

Saudi warplanes "deliberately" strike Iran's embassy in Yemen in an air raid that wounds staff, Tehran says as tensions between the two regional powers mount.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Air strikes kill ‘Bangladeshi militant’ in Syria

10 alleged members of Islamic State (IS) including a Bangladeshi are killed in coalition force’s air strikes in Syria and Iraq in last one month, according to a list prepared by the US military.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

Syria strikes 'kill 40 IS militants'

40 militants with the so-called Islamic State are killed in air strikes in Syria, a British-based monitoring group reports.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Syria conflict: US air drop for anti-IS forces in Hassakeh

The US military has delivered more than 45 tonnes of ammunition to rebels fighting the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) in north-eastern Syria.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Putin wins parliamentary backing for air strikes in Syria

President Vladimir Putin secures parliament's unanimous backing to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, paving the way for imminent Russian military intervention in its closest Middle East ally.

September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

France carries out first air strikes on IS in Syria

France claims to have carried out its first air strikes against the Islamic State group in Syria following nearly three weeks of surveillance flights.

August 16, 2015
August 16, 2015

Air strikes on Syria marketplace kill 80

At least 80 people are killed Sunday in a string of Syrian government air strikes on a marketplace in Douma, a rebel-held town near Damascus

July 26, 2015
July 26, 2015

Colombia suspends air strikes against Farc camps

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos orders government forces to suspend air strikes against camps belonging to Farc rebels.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

Deadly car bombs hit Yemen

Two deadly car bombs hit the capital Sanaa and a southern city in Yemen on Tuesday, state news agency Saba reported, a day after air strike and clashes killed almost 200 people nationwide.