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#Air Strikes

# 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.

# air-strikes - Friday 11 July, 2014

Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver

Israeli airstrikes continue to bombard Gaza today as the Palestinian death toll reaches 100.

# air-strikes - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Thousands attend funeral of murdered teens as Israel mulls military retaliation

Israel has vowed it will exact a high price from Hamas for the murders.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Iraq officially calls on the US to carry out air strikes on militants

However, a “military approach will not be enough”, Iraq’s foreign minister said.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Warplanes target Gaza Strip amid 'wave of attacks' from Palestinian rockets

The attack followed Palestinian rocket fire being aimed at the Jewish state.

# air-strikes - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Air strikes across Syria amid deadly clashes

Most of the army’s air strikes targeted the Idlib province in the northwest, Aleppo and Damascas province.

# air-strikes - Thursday 15 November, 2012

US defends Israeli attacks on Gaza at emergency UN meeting

Reports this morning put the death toll of the latest air strike operation at 11 with at least 100 wounded.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Egypt: 20 die in Sinai air strikes

The campaign to uproot militants in Sinai was launched after gunmen ambushed a border guard outpost near Israel’s border and killed 16 soldiers, according to the military.

# air-strikes - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

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EU carries out air strikes on Somali pirates

Attack helicopters took part in the attacks early this morning along the coastline of Somalia.

# air-strikes - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Turkey: Air strike kills at least 23 in Kurdish village

A pro-Kurdish legislator has claimed that most of the dead were not militants but teenagers making a living by carrying diesel fuel from Iraq into Turkey on donkeys.

# air-strikes - Friday 23 December, 2011

Pentagon expresses 'deepest regret' over killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers

Pakistan has rejected the findings of an investigation into last month’s incident on the Pakistan-Afghan border, saying the inquiry was “short on facts”.

# air-strikes - Saturday 30 July, 2011

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Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters

Military group tries to limit impact of Muammar Gaddafi’s impassioned television broadcasts by bombing transmitters.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

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Gaddafi vows never to surrender, but Obama says it's just a matter of time

US President Barack Obama says progress has been made in the past three months in Libya and it’s “just a matter of time” before Gaddafi yields to pressure and resigns.

# air-strikes - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Tripoli pummelled by rare daylight NATO airstrikes

NATO ups the ante in its military campaign to oust Muammar Gaddafi from power, striking his compound during the day.

# air-strikes - Saturday 4 June, 2011

British, French bomb Gaddafi's troops in helicopter strikes

The first helicopter strikes give the NATO forces the upper hand in close-up combat as the anti-Gaddafi campaign goes on.

# air-strikes - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

British military advisers heading to Libya

The advisers are reportedly travelling to the troubled north African state to help the country’s rebel forces.

# air-strikes - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Air strikes on Gaza City injure 18 people

Strikes come after 56 mortar shells and rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel last week.

# air-strikes - Saturday 19 March, 2011

World leaders announce start of military action against Gaddafi

French military jets have been carrying out recon operations over Libya today, according to French military sources.