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#Air Strikes

# 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 27,840 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 36,222 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 8,402 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 10,197 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 12,999 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 24,564 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 13,915 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 13,746 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 14,835 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 15,890 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 62,180 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 12,865 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 7,572 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 15,998 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 18,727 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 21,706 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 8,737 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 8,383 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 8,719 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 7,600 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 11,671 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 19,276 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 6,425 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 7,695 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 17,391 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 6,795 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 16,780 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 5,381 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 8,548 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 7,766 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 6,784 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 4,390 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 8,455 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 9,948 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 11,939 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 20,617 Views 68 Comments

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"
# Back In Iraq
# Back In Iraq

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

Aug 9th 2014, 6:08 PM 6,775 Views 55 Comments

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
# Conflict
# Conflict

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

Aug 8th 2014, 6:48 PM 14,592 Views 347 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Aug 8th 2014, 9:13 AM 11,777 Views 188 Comments

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

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