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#Air Strikes

# 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 6,787 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 14,601 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 11,785 Views 188 Comments

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

# air-strikes - Sunday 3 August, 2014

UN chief says today's strike on a UN school is "a criminal act"
# Protective Edge
# Protective Edge

UN chief says today's strike on a UN school is "a criminal act"

Aug 3rd 2014, 8:41 PM 26,917 Views 367 Comments

Israel says its operation is ‘changing gear’.

# air-strikes - Friday 18 July, 2014

Irish Government expresses 'strong concerns' with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Irish Government expresses 'strong concerns' with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza

Jul 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 12,695 Views 147 Comments

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
# Escalation
# Escalation

Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver

Jul 11th 2014, 3:55 PM 5,881 Views 194 Comments

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
# Hamas
# Hamas

Thousands attend funeral of murdered teens as Israel mulls military retaliation

Jul 1st 2014, 9:23 PM 9,794 Views 89 Comments

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
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

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

Jun 18th 2014, 5:11 PM 5,987 Views 35 Comments

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
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

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

Mar 12th 2014, 9:55 PM 8,751 Views 150 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

Air strikes across Syria amid deadly clashes

Nov 17th 2012, 4:19 PM 2,865 Views 11 Comments

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
# Gaza
# Gaza

US defends Israeli attacks on Gaza at emergency UN meeting

Nov 15th 2012, 7:45 AM 7,492 Views 180 Comments

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
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: 20 die in Sinai air strikes

Aug 8th 2012, 5:29 PM 2,445 Views 0 Comments

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

EU carries out air strikes on Somali pirates
# Piracy
# Piracy

EU carries out air strikes on Somali pirates

May 15th 2012, 10:14 AM 3,537 Views 24 Comments

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
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey: Air strike kills at least 23 in Kurdish village

Dec 29th 2011, 11:51 AM 1,249 Views 1 Comment

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
# Pakistan

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

Dec 23rd 2011, 9:42 AM 1,215 Views 16 Comments

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

Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters
# Takedown
# Takedown

Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters

Jul 30th 2011, 11:55 AM 566 Views 13 Comments

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

# air-strikes - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

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

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

Jun 8th 2011, 10:20 AM 292 Views 0 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

Tripoli pummelled by rare daylight NATO airstrikes

Jun 7th 2011, 2:45 PM 272 Views 1 Comment

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
# Libya
# Libya

British, French bomb Gaddafi's troops in helicopter strikes

Jun 4th 2011, 9:35 AM 158 Views 4 Comments

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
Live Apr 19th 2011, 9:28 PM

British military advisers heading to Libya

# air-strikes - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Air strikes on Gaza City injure 18 people
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

Air strikes on Gaza City injure 18 people

Mar 22nd 2011, 8:37 AM 243 Views 0 Comments

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
# Libya
# Libya

World leaders announce start of military action against Gaddafi

Mar 19th 2011, 3:11 PM 1,065 Views 0 Comments

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