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# Air Strike

Last month
October 2023
At least 500 feared dead after strike on Gaza City hospital
The Israel Defense Forces said this evening they believe the Islamic Jihad militant group is responsible for the hospital attack.
This year
At least 40 people dead after military air strike hits Sudanese capital Khartoum
Over 2.8 million people have fled the Sudanese capital, whose pre-war population was around five million.
International outcry as Myanmar junta confirms it carried out air strike on village
The death toll from the strike on the remote Kanbalu township in the central Sagaing region remains unclear.
Last year
Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison
More than 80 people have been killed after the attack in Saada province.
All time
Strike blamed on Israel sets ablaze Syrian port of Latakia
It is the second time this month the container yard at the port has come under Israeli attack.
US warns terror threat to Kabul airport 'real' in evacuation's final hours
Biden has set a deadline of tomorrow to withdraw all US forces from Afghanistan.
Iran abandons nuclear deal after general’s death in US air strike
Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets in Iran today beside the remains of Qassem Soleimani.
A military jet has mistakenly bombed a homeless camp in Nigeria
At least 52 people have been killed and another 120 injured.
Russian army says US-led coalition has killed 60 Syrian soldiers in air strikes
The air strikes took place on forces surrounded by IS militants, the army said.
At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen
Aid group Doctors Without Borders condemned the attack, saying that all of the children killed were between eight and 15 years old.
Widespread condemnation after US-led coalition airstrike reportedly kills 56 civilians
Children were among at least 56 civilians killed Tuesday in raids, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Hundreds of Irish passengers hit by flight cancellations as French strike continues
Fifteen Ryanair flights into and out of Dublin have been cancelled due to the action.
German rapper turned Isis extremist killed in US air strike
Denis Cuspert, also known by his artist name Deso Dogg, was one of the group’s most famous Western fighters.
Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"
12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.
As many as 20 people killed in alleged US airstrike, including MSF workers
The charity says Washington was fully appraised of the hospital’s location in advance of the strike.
IS claims an American hostage was killed in a coalition air strike
US officials have declined to comment on the reports.
Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis
It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.
US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time
Last week Obama ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State.
Poll: Should the US go ahead with Iraq air strikes?
Obama said warplanes will launch strikes if neccessary – do you agree?
US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel
The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.
Israeli warplanes strike Hamas base in Gaza
It’s believed the air strike is in retaliation to the shooting dead of an Israeli civilian near the border.
Israel strike on Syria 'unacceptable': Russia
Russia’s foreign ministry said it was “deeply concerned” by the Syrian claims and that it was taking “urgent measures” to clarify the situation.
Universities in Syria shut after blast kills 87
No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but the government and rebels have blamed each other.
Israel-Palestine: Bloodiest day so far as efforts to bring truce intensify
In the Gaza strip, 21 people were killed in Israeli air strikes. Two rockets were fired at Tel Aviv, and were intercepted by the Iron Dome.
Thousands stranded at Spanish airports as wildcat strike continues
Absentee air traffic controllers could face prosecution under military law after government brings in the army to control country’s airspace.