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#Air Strikes

# air-strikes - Monday 27 June, 2022

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength

Updated Mon 3:10 PM 14,624 Views 6 Comments
  • Russia struck a residential building in Kyiv, killing one person and wounding four others.
  • Zelenskyy is set to join the leaders of the US, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Canada via video link.
  • The G7 have stressed their unity in the face of Russia's aggression – even as the global fallout worsens.

# air-strikes - Thursday 17 March, 2022

One person killed after downed Russian rocket strikes Kyiv apartment block
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

One person killed after downed Russian rocket strikes Kyiv apartment block

Mar 17th 2022, 7:55 AM 10,817 Views 3 Comments

It comes as US President Joe Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a war criminal.

# air-strikes - Saturday 12 March, 2022

‘People here are in panic’ after Russian air strikes, says Dnipro citizen
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

‘People here are in panic’ after Russian air strikes, says Dnipro citizen

Mar 12th 2022, 8:34 AM 26,379 Views 15 Comments

Missiles hit not just military targets but civilian building, Daria Matveytseva said.

# air-strikes - Monday 30 August, 2021

US warns terror threat to Kabul airport 'real' in evacuation's final hours
# Air Strike
# Air Strike

US warns terror threat to Kabul airport 'real' in evacuation's final hours

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 4:54 PM 27,852 Views 22 Comments

Biden has set a deadline of tomorrow to withdraw all US forces from Afghanistan.

# air-strikes - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Protesters storm US embassy in Baghdad chanting 'Death to America'
# Iraq
# Iraq

Protesters storm US embassy in Baghdad chanting 'Death to America'

Updated Dec 31st 2019, 7:30 PM 36,237 Views 71 Comments

US security forces inside the compound fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse the crowds.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Russia confirms it targeted Syrian rebel stronghold Idlib with air strikes
# Al-nusra Front
# Al-nusra Front

Russia confirms it targeted Syrian rebel stronghold Idlib with air strikes

Sep 5th 2018, 12:50 PM 8,427 Views 35 Comments

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'
# Syria
# Syria

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

Apr 16th 2018, 10:33 PM 10,204 Views 84 Comments

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
# Conflict
# Conflict

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

Feb 11th 2018, 12:27 PM 13,012 Views 135 Comments

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
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

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

Feb 10th 2018, 1:15 PM 24,568 Views 111 Comments

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
# Raqa
# Raqa

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

Apr 8th 2017, 1:54 PM 13,920 Views 48 Comments

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
# Friendly Fire
# Friendly Fire

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Feb 9th 2017, 5:09 PM 13,759 Views 26 Comments

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
# Bombardment
# Bombardment

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

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:20 PM 14,851 Views 112 Comments

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
# Terror
# Terror

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

Dec 6th 2015, 5:33 PM 15,901 Views 103 Comments

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
# Royal Air Force
# Royal Air Force

British parliament votes to launch air strikes on Isis in Syria

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:32 PM 62,191 Views 218 Comments

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
# Stop The War
# Stop The War

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

Nov 28th 2015, 3:50 PM 12,868 Views 137 Comments

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
# Air Strikes

David Cameron is ready to strike Isis in Syria, but would it make the UK safer?

Nov 26th 2015, 7:56 PM 7,579 Views 82 Comments

David Cameron made his case today.

# air-strikes - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours
# Syria
# Syria

Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours

Nov 18th 2015, 9:58 AM 16,006 Views 68 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Oct 7th 2015, 10:30 PM 18,736 Views 112 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State

Sep 27th 2015, 10:23 AM 21,714 Views 124 Comments

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
# Shock And Awe

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart

Apr 20th 2015, 12:42 PM 8,745 Views 21 Comments

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
# Garissa
# Garissa

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

Apr 6th 2015, 11:36 AM 8,388 Views 52 Comments

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
# Taking It Back
# Taking It Back

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

Jan 26th 2015, 7:49 PM 8,724 Views 43 Comments

Another city in Iraq was also liberated.

# air-strikes - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Air strikes against Islamic State 'aren't working'
# Syria
# Syria

Air strikes against Islamic State 'aren't working'

Nov 29th 2014, 2:11 PM 7,604 Views 45 Comments

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
# Al-Baghdadi
# Al-Baghdadi

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

Nov 13th 2014, 7:24 PM 11,681 Views 51 Comments

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
# Death From Above
# Death From Above

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

Oct 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 19,346 Views 74 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Oct 14th 2014, 10:54 PM 6,430 Views 26 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Oct 8th 2014, 8:43 PM 7,698 Views 57 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

This is how close ISIS is to crossing into Turkey

Oct 7th 2014, 9:59 AM 17,399 Views 56 Comments

The city of Kobane has become incredibly important.

# air-strikes - Friday 3 October, 2014

Australia is joining the fight against Islamic State in Iraq
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

Australia is joining the fight against Islamic State in Iraq

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:12 AM 6,797 Views 68 Comments

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'
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Sep 29th 2014, 9:10 PM 16,782 Views 48 Comments

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
# Interview
# Interview

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

Sep 29th 2014, 8:03 AM 5,391 Views 40 Comments

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
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

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

Sep 28th 2014, 3:16 PM 8,553 Views 63 Comments

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
# Tornados
# Tornados

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

Sep 27th 2014, 3:19 PM 7,785 Views 138 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Sep 27th 2014, 10:04 AM 6,788 Views 42 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Sep 24th 2014, 7:21 PM 4,392 Views 37 Comments

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

# air-strikes - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 3rd 2014, 9:07 PM 8,461 Views 108 Comments

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
# Conflict
# Conflict

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza

Aug 20th 2014, 7:34 AM 9,960 Views 130 Comments

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
# Gaza
# Gaza

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

Aug 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 11,946 Views 210 Comments

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...
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Aug 11th 2014, 3:30 PM 20,624 Views 68 Comments

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

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