Posts Tagged ‘airstrikes’

Deadly Turkish airstrikes shatter deal to pause Syria offensive

TAL TAMR, Syria (AFP) — Deadly Turkish airstrikes Friday shattered an hours-old US-brokered deal to stop Ankara’s military offensive against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. The ceasefire announced late Thursday was meant to provide a pause for the evacuation of Kurdish fighters from the battleground border town of Ras al-Ain and other areas Turkey wants […]

30 Afghan civilians killed by US airstrikes on alleged drug lab – UN

   A United Nations report says it has determined that 30 civilians were killed in U.S. air strikes on alleged drug-processing facilities in western Afghanistan four months ago. The report published on October 9 said that five civilians were also wounded in air strikes on more than 60 sites. which U.S. forces identified as drug-production […]

Pakistan ‘reactivated’ Balakot terrorist camp destroyed in February airstrikes – Indian Army

“Balakot has been reactivated by Pakistan very recently,” Army Chief of Staff General Bipin Rawat told reporters on Monday. The general said the camp in northeastern Pakistan was destroyed by Indian jets in February, but “now they have got the people back there.” These numbers keep fluctuating but I would say, yes – there are […]

New Reports of ‘Saudi and Israeli Airstrikes’ on Syria-Iraq Border Only Heighten Concerns of Wider War

The United States is discussing with Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies about possible responses to Saudi Aramco oil facility attack. What is not being aired are any discussions between Washington and Israel on the matter. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has already described the event as “an act of war” by Iran against […]

Russian airstrikes in Syria killed 2,000 civilians

Russian airstrikes in Syria killed 2,000 civilians in six months Zionist Putin Intentionally killing civilian semites in Syria, and then claiming they were terrorists.. This article is more than 3 years old Rights groups and observers lay bare human cost of Moscow’s campaign as Putin declares military drawdown Emma Graham-Harrison Wed 16 Mar 2016 05.28 […]

A ‘NY Times’ report hides the truth: Israel’s airstrikes across the Mideast are arguably designed to sabotage Trump-Iran talks

Whether the chronically biased New York Times coverage of Israel is motivated by deliberate calculation or sheer incompetence is an intriguing question. Here’s the latest example; the lead story in today’s print edition is a long report on Israel’s attacks across the Middle East against what the article calls Iran’s “Arab allies.” In recent weeks, […]

No Iranian targets hit by Israeli airstrikes in Syria, former Revolutionary Guards chief says

Major General Mohsen Rezaei dismissed allegations that the cross-border strikes had targeted Iranian military personnel who were planning to launch drone attacks aimed at targets inside Israel. “This is a lie and not true. Israel and the United States do not have the power to attack Iran’s various centers, and our (military) advisory centers have […]

US Officials Confirm Israel Behind Unprecedented Airstrikes On Iraq

In an unprecedented escalation which could reshape alliances in the Middle East, American officials have confirmed that Israel was behind an airstrike on an Iraqi ammunition depot operated by a pro-Iran militia last month, according to The Associated Press: Two American officials said Israel carried out an attack on an Iranian weapons depot in July that killed two […]

Turkey-Syria War On The Horizon: Airstrikes Target Invading Turkish Army Convoy

Turkey and Syria could be headed for war as their armies increasingly clash on front lines in southern Idlib, also amid a heavy aerial bombardment by Syrian and Russian jets of al-Qaeda held Khan Sheikhoun. On Monday a Turkish convoy came under attack by Syrian airstrikes while traversing a highway headed toward Khan Sheikhoun. Damascus has […]

Civilians killed in US-led airstrikes on village in Syria’s Dayr al-Zawr

An unspecified number of civilians have lost their lives in airstrikes conducted by the US-led military coalition on a village in Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr. Syria’s official news agency, SANA, citing local sources, reported Monday that the US-led warplanes carried out airstrikes on al-Rez village in al-Basira area in the eastern parts […]

77 Civilians Killed or Wounded in Sana’a as Saudi Airstrikes Target Yemeni Capital

SANA’A, YEMEN —  “Where am I?” muttered 50-year-old Ahmed Sharf al Adeini, as neighbors pulled him from the rubble of his home after it was hit by a Saudi airstrike. Al Adeini lost his wife and children in the attack and later died after succumbing to his injuries at the al Thwarah General Hospital. Al […]

In photos: after airstrikes and funerals, Palestinians in Gaza celebrate Ramadan

After a weekend of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza and rocket fire into Israel, Palestinians began the holy month of Ramadan amid clearing rubble from destroyed buildings and holding funerals. Over the course of two days Israeli forces killed 24 Palestinians including two pregnant women and two babies, and Palestinians fire killed four Israelis, with a […]

Palestinians rush to stock up on food as Israeli airstrikes light up Gaza

Huge orange flashes were all that were lighting Gaza City Monday night as Israeli airstrikes pounded the coastal enclave, wounding eight Palestinians, including two children. It seemed Gaza’s residents were either trying to capture the bombardments with their cellphones, or trying to calm their scared children as apartments shook from nearby bombings on several empty […]

Afghan Civilians Fear CIA-Backed Death Squads that Can Call In Airstrikes

By Alexander Rubinstein Source While the U.S. continues to conduct its mission of nation-building and “democracy promotion” in Afghanistan and attempts broker a peace deal between the Taliban and the government, bombing the country at unprecedented levels and being associated with de facto death squads on the ground could fuel distrust of the Americans. NANGARHAR […]

Sana’a Civilians Killed as Saudi Airstrikes Target Yemen’s Capital

SANA’A, YEMEN —  “Saudi fighter jets were hovering above our head and launching very violent raids, the likes of which we haven’t seen since the war began three years ago,” 52-year-old Ali Abdul Salam Damesh told MintPress News. “The neighboring houses shook so much we thought an earthquake hit the area.” Damesh was one of […]

Israel’s airstrikes on Syria threatened 2 civilian flights landing in Beirut & Damascus – Russia

The Israeli military put two civilian airliners in immediate danger, Igor Konashenkov, the Defense Ministry spokesman, told reporters. “Provocative acts by the Israeli Air Force endangered two passenger jets when six of their F-16s carried out airstrikes on Syria from Lebanese airspace.” The IDF’s F-16 flew in as civilian jets were landing at Beirut and […]

White House: Christmas Airstrikes Kill 62 ISIS Militants

The White House has confirmed that multiple air strikes have killed at least 62 members of ISIS over the weekend.   According to reports, four airstrikes on Saturday killed 34 militants from the Islamist al-Shabab terror organization and another two airstrikes on Sunday killed an additional 28. “Alongside our Somali and international partners, we are committed […]

Saudi-led coalition launches numerous airstrikes on Yemen despite ceasefire agreement a week ago

     The Arab coalition launched new airstrikes in Yemen’s Al Hodeidah despite the agreements that were reached during the negotiations in Sweden, a source in Yemen’s Ministry of Defense told Sputnik on Sunday. According to the source, the bombing affected the Isa area of Al Hodeidah. The source added that the coalition had also launched […]

Saudi-Led Coalition Launch Airstrikes On Yemen Amid Peace Talks

Saudi warplanes launched more than 28 airstrikes on Yemen despite earlier claiming that it had ordered its forces to halt their attacks at the beginning of peace talks in Sweden. Three women were reportedly killed and several houses destroyed. The deadly strikes took place as the warring sides gathered in Sweden for peace talks brokered by […]

‘Entire Families Wiped Out’: U.S. Airstrikes Killed Many Civilians In Syria

On a busy street corner in Raqqa, Syria, a digger pushes through the rubble of a building hit by an airstrike. Onlookers shield their mouths and noses from the dust and stench of corpses of those who perished beneath. Just streets away, three recovery workers pull out the delicate skeletons of two children from under […]

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