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#Air Strikes

# air-strikes - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Russia confirms it targeted Syrian rebel stronghold Idlib with air strikes

Yesterday, Russian and Turkish presidents were asked to use diplomacy to avert a “bloodbath” in Idlib.

# air-strikes - Monday 16 April, 2018

May criticised for Syria air strikes with Corbyn accusing her of bowing to 'whims of the US president'

The British Prime Minister said, “We have done it because we believed it was the right thing to do”.

# air-strikes - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes

Russia has condemned, but the US has backed, Israel’s actions.

# air-strikes - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Israel launches 'large-scale' air raids against Iranian targets in Syria

It is the most serious confrontation between Israel and Iran since the Syrian conflict started in 2011.

# air-strikes - Saturday 8 April, 2017

US-led air strike near ISIS-held city kills 15 civilians in Syria

More than 320,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began with anti-government demonstrations in March 2011.

# air-strikes - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.

# air-strikes - Friday 23 September, 2016

Five-year-old Syrian girl pulled from rubble alive after airstrikes

Attempts to reach agreement failed after Russia refused US demands that it promise to ground the Syrian air force.

# air-strikes - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Assad says Britain's bombing campaign will only cause terrorism to spread

The Syrian president also said the air strikes targeting Islamic State militants are illegal.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

British parliament votes to launch air strikes on Isis in Syria

Conservative PM David Cameron won the support of almost one third of Labour MPs in his plan for military intervention in the region.

# air-strikes - Saturday 28 November, 2015

"Not in my name" - thousands protest in London against air strikes on Syria

A vote is expected next week on the issue, with David Cameron pushing MPs to back the move.

# air-strikes - Thursday 26 November, 2015

David Cameron is ready to strike Isis in Syria, but would it make the UK safer? Air Strikes This post contains videos

# air-strikes - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours

Dozens of Islamic State fighters were also wounded in the raids on weapons depots, barracks and checkpoints.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Assad’s army starts ground campaign backed by Russian air strikes

Moscow says it is synchronising its strikes with the Syrian army’s ground movements.

# air-strikes - Sunday 27 September, 2015

France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State

Western powers are ramping up efforts against the terrorist organisation.

# air-strikes - Monday 20 April, 2015

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart Shock And Awe This post contains videos

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart

The capital Sanaa has been rocked by air-strikes.

# air-strikes - Monday 6 April, 2015

Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia

It is a retaliation for last week’s massacre.

# air-strikes - Monday 26 January, 2015

After months of fighting, Islamic State has been driven out of Kobane

Another city in Iraq was also liberated.

# air-strikes - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Air strikes against Islamic State 'aren't working'

Syrian’s foreign minister said Turkey must do more to control its border.

# air-strikes - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Islamic State leader calls for 'volcanoes of jihad' in alleged new recording

He was rumoured to have died in an air strike earlier this week.

# air-strikes - Friday 24 October, 2014

Watch: US military obliterate Islamic State flag planted on Kobane hill

The effect of the air campaign remains the subject of debate.

# air-strikes - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Obama: We are deeply concerned about what's happening in Kobane

The US president has committed to continued air strikes on the northern Syrian town.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

US warns that air strikes alone will not stop advancement of Islamic State

A US army official has said that Syrian and Iraqi troops are needed on the ground.

# air-strikes - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

This is how close ISIS is to crossing into Turkey

The city of Kobane has become incredibly important.

# air-strikes - Friday 3 October, 2014

Australia is joining the fight against Islamic State in Iraq

The country’s cabinet today approve the deployment of special forces and military air strikes.

# air-strikes - Monday 29 September, 2014

Flanagan: 'The beheading, the barbaric sexual violence is too harrowing to witness'

Addressing the UN tonight, Flanagan said the “bloodlust and inhumanity which ISIS is displaying in Syria and Iraq” has shocked all civilised people.

Obama admits they underestimated Islamic State group and what was happening in Syria

He said that it must be accepted the military action is part of the solution.

# air-strikes - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Al-Nusra terror group warns of attacks on nations involved in Syrian air strikes

The group, linked to Al-Qaeda, has declared the air strikes “a war against Islam”.

# air-strikes - Saturday 27 September, 2014

British warplanes are already in the skies over Iraq waiting to attack

The Tornado combat jets took off from an RAF base in Cyprus.

US flying "near continuous" bombing raids but warn "ground component" will be needed

The US is planning to train and arm 5,000 Syrian rebels.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Cameron recalls British parliament to vote on joining air strikes in Iraq

Speaking after talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi, Cameron said he was “confident” that members of the House of Commons would authorise the move.

# air-strikes - Saturday 20 September, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your Saturday…

# air-strikes - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Obama vows US 'will not be intimidated' by Islamic State jihadists

Terrorism experts say the group is not as strong as pre-911 Al-Qaeda.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza

The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.

# air-strikes - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over

Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.

# air-strikes - Monday 11 August, 2014

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

# air-strikes - Saturday 9 August, 2014

No end in sight: Obama warns that new US intervention in Iraq is a "long-term project"

Air strikes began yesterday and don’t look like ending any time soon.

# air-strikes - Friday 8 August, 2014

In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume

Hamas rejected a proposed extension to the 72-hour ceasefire and a 12-year-old boy has already been killed since the fighting resumed.

Poll: Should the US go ahead with Iraq air strikes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the US go ahead with Iraq air strikes?

Obama said warplanes will launch strikes if neccessary – do you agree?

# air-strikes - Sunday 3 August, 2014

UN chief says today's strike on a UN school is "a criminal act"

Israel says its operation is ‘changing gear’.

# air-strikes - Friday 18 July, 2014

Irish Government expresses 'strong concerns' with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he registered the Government’s strong concern that over Israel’s ground operation.

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