Posts Tagged ‘airstrikes’

Israeli airstrikes vs Palestinian rockets: Facts & Stats on air attacks

Chart of Israelis killed by rockets from Gaza and Palestinians in Gaza killed by Israeli airstrike. (If Americans Knew)US media news reports on Israel-Palestine virtually always mention ‘thousands of rockets have been fired from Gaza.’ However, the media rarely report how many people these rockets have killed, when they began, and what they look like. […]

US wages airstrikes against multiple Hashd Sha’abi positions across Iraq

Press TV – The United States has carried out a string of airstrikes against multiple locations of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha’abi, only a day after more than a dozen of the Iraqi fighters were killed by airstrikes targeting an area in Syria’s eastern province of […]

One year on from India’s Balakot airstrikes: How MSM’s targeting strengthened Modi at home

There was no way for India to ignore what it believes was Pakistan’s macabre 2019 Valentine’s Day gift. Adil Ahmad Dar, 23, made a video in which he asked Kashmiri men not to fall in love and for women to cover themselves up fully, before blowing himself up at Pulwama, killing 43 Indian soldiers. Adil […]

Round Two: Airstrikes Hit Convoy of Medics in Iraq, Killing at Least 6 People

UPDATE 2: It now appears the strike hit a convoy of medics, destroying two medical vans, and that no Iraqi militia commanders were present. UPDATE: US-led coalition in Iraq denies carrying out Saturday’s airstrikes near Taj stadium in Baghdad. Iraqi state television had said the strikes were carried out by the US. (ZH Op-Ed) — […]

Round Two: US Drone Airstrikes Kill Six Pro-Iran Militia Commanders

Whether he is eating ice cream or not, Trump appears to be on a rampage to recreate the end of The Godfather. Less than 24 hours after a US drone shockingly killed the top Iranian military leader, Qasem Soleimani, resulting in equity markets groaning around the globe in fear over Iranian reprisals […]

Syrian War Report – December 26, 2019: Russian Airstrikes Wipe Out Convoy Of Turkish-backed Militant Group

Russian Airstrikes Wipe Out Turkish-backed Militants’ Convoy South Front By the evening of December 25, government forces have repelled a counter-attack by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and its Turkish-backed allies on the town of Jarjnaz in southern Idlib and have resumed their advance on the town of Maarat al-Numan. The militant counter-attack started on December 24 […]

Several said killed in airstrikes on Iranian-controlled weapons depots in Syria

Unidentified aircraft bombed three Iranian-controlled weapons depots on Saturday night, killing several members of Tehran-supported militias, Syrian media reported. Some news outlets in the country said that four fighters were killed in the strike, while others said five. The Syrian government did not immediately release an official tally. According to the Syrian Step News agency, […]

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 […]

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