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US airstrikes

US AIRSTRIKES NEWS

Two Katyusha rockets fall inside Baghdad's Green Zone

January 09, 2020 8:22 am

Sirens were sounding inside the Green Zone, and at least one of the rockets fell 100 metres away from the U.S. embassy, the sources said.

US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians: report

August 04, 2015 8:18 am

The report by Airwars, a project aimed at tracking the international airstrikes targeting the extremists, said it believed 57 specific strikes killed civilians and caused 48 suspected "friendly fire" deaths.

Senior ISIS leader killed in US drone strike in Syria

July 03, 2015 10:17 am

US said al-Harzi's death will hurt the Islamic State's ability to move foreign fighters in and out of the region.

Libyan Islamist denies US claims of killing al-Qaeda militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar

June 15, 2015 11:49 am

The Libyan Islamist says that that the US airstrike in Libya aimed at al-Qaida-linked extremist responsible for 2013 Algeria gas plant attack missed him and killed others.

US drone strike allegedly kills nine Pakistani Taliban militants in Afghanistan

March 24, 2015 1:40 pm

Pakistan says it is supporting potential peace talks between the Afghan government and Afghan Taliban.

US air strikes kill senior IS leadership: Pentagon officials       

December 19, 2014 1:37 pm

The air strikes killed multiple senior and mid-level leaders within the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

US strike hits Syrian rebel compound, say activists

November 06, 2014 3:33 pm

At least one strike hit a compound belonging to Ahrar al-Sham in the town of Babsalqa in the northwestern province of Idlib.

US hits jihadists in Syria, Al-Qaeda threatens coalition

September 28, 2014 12:49 pm

Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 jets took off from Britain's RAF Akrotiri on Cyprus for Iraq but returned to base without dropping their laser-guided bombs.

US sending arms to Kurds in Iraq

August 11, 2014 3:33 pm

US Secretary John Kerry urged the people of Iraq to remain calm amid the political and military upheaval.

US will intervene to prevent 'massacre of innocent people': Obama

August 09, 2014 4:58 pm

Obama justifies his decision to carry out targeted airstrikes in Iraq to prevent 'massacre of innocent people'.