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#Airstrikes

# airstrikes - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza

Updated May 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 46,038 Views 83 Comments

The Foreign Minister condemned the killing of civilians, especially children, in the last week.

# airstrikes - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say
# Gaza
# Gaza

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say

Updated May 15th 2021, 3:57 PM 28,773 Views 18 Comments

Israeli airstrikes have also destroyed a tower that hosted media groups Al Jazeera and the Associated Press.

# airstrikes - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Russia launches airstrikes on Syrian rebels after suspected chlorine attack
# Struggling To Breathe
# Struggling To Breathe

Russia launches airstrikes on Syrian rebels after suspected chlorine attack

Nov 25th 2018, 2:05 PM 10,647 Views 36 Comments

A rebel alliance denied they were behind the attack.

# airstrikes - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'Lawless', 'legally questionable': Syria airstrikes by US, UK and France criticised
# Russia Reacts
# Russia Reacts

'Lawless', 'legally questionable': Syria airstrikes by US, UK and France criticised

Apr 14th 2018, 4:10 PM 20,871 Views 122 Comments

The Irish government has yet to make a statement on the three allies’ airstrikes.

# airstrikes - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Are we about to see the opening shots of a third world war? Hopefully cool heads will prevail
# Analysis
# Analysis

Are we about to see the opening shots of a third world war? Hopefully cool heads will prevail

Apr 12th 2018, 8:30 PM 86,343 Views 118 Comments

Tom Clonan analyses the case for the US to send a message with airstrikes in Syria – but the consequences could be far-reaching and costly.

# airstrikes - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Saudi-led air strikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen village market
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

Saudi-led air strikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen village market

Dec 27th 2017, 3:26 PM 6,058 Views 19 Comments

The strikes also killed 11 rebel fighters and wounded 16 civilians.

# airstrikes - Sunday 16 April, 2017

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike
# Hope Springs
# Hope Springs

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike

Apr 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 9,458 Views 6 Comments

Hammam al-Alil’s sulphur springs and reopened spa have become a spot where the soldiers fighting in Mosul and the civilians fleeing it meet for a rare moment of relaxation.

# airstrikes - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Syrian president claims chemical attack was faked by US
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

Syrian president claims chemical attack was faked by US

Apr 13th 2017, 3:36 PM 26,193 Views 101 Comments

‘We don’t know whether those dead children were killed there … Were they dead at all?’

# airstrikes - Saturday 8 April, 2017

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels Russia trip after US bombs Syria
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels Russia trip after US bombs Syria

Apr 8th 2017, 4:00 PM 25,460 Views 93 Comments

“The United States will no longer wait for Assad to use chemical weapons without any consequences.”

# airstrikes - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'

Mar 29th 2017, 10:21 AM 5,977 Views 38 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.

# airstrikes - 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.

# airstrikes - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike
# Ceasefire Collapse
# Ceasefire Collapse

UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike

Sep 20th 2016, 12:25 PM 13,312 Views 133 Comments

The week-long ceasefire in the war-ravaged country has collapsed.

# airstrikes - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Civilians have no hope anymore': Unclear if rebels will agree to ceasefire in Syria
# Five Years Of War
# Five Years Of War

'Civilians have no hope anymore': Unclear if rebels will agree to ceasefire in Syria

Sep 12th 2016, 8:59 AM 6,984 Views 17 Comments

Rebels battling the Syrian regime and the political opposition are still weighing whether to abide by the agreement.

# airstrikes - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media
# Opinion
# Opinion

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media

Apr 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,605 Views 138 Comments

Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.

# airstrikes - Monday 18 January, 2016

At least 135 dead and 400 abducted in Islamic State 'massacre'
# Syria
# Syria

At least 135 dead and 400 abducted in Islamic State 'massacre'

Jan 18th 2016, 9:29 AM 15,395 Views 65 Comments

Syria’s state news agency SANA said at least 300 civilians were killed.

# airstrikes - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Pouring petrol on a blazing fire will not extinguish it - Why the UK airstrikes on Isis are reckless
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pouring petrol on a blazing fire will not extinguish it - Why the UK airstrikes on Isis are reckless

Dec 5th 2015, 10:00 AM 40 Views 145 Comments

We’re all gung-ho for a counter attack but we need a conversation, writes Rob McDonnell.

# airstrikes - Friday 4 December, 2015

Germany has approved plans to 'destroy Islamic State's safe havens'
# Backing France
# Backing France

Germany has approved plans to 'destroy Islamic State's safe havens'

Dec 4th 2015, 11:55 AM 31,290 Views 112 Comments

MPs have backed a vote to join the anti-IS coalition.

# airstrikes - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Poll: Do you support airstrikes against Isis in Syria?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you support airstrikes against Isis in Syria?

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:54 AM 22,832 Views 223 Comments

British MPs will vote on extending its bombing campaign against Islamic State militants later today.

# airstrikes - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Turkey is taking the fight to the Islamic State
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

Turkey is taking the fight to the Islamic State

Jul 25th 2015, 11:32 AM 17,204 Views 47 Comments

As well as bombing Kurdish militants.

# airstrikes - Friday 24 July, 2015

35 militants believed dead as Turkey gets very, very aggressive towards Islamic State
# Just Got Real
# Just Got Real

35 militants believed dead as Turkey gets very, very aggressive towards Islamic State

Jul 24th 2015, 10:12 AM 17,414 Views 73 Comments

The eastern European country, which borders Syria, has finally entered the fray.

# airstrikes - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Saudi air strikes on Yemen have "dramatically worsened" the situation there
# Yemen
# Yemen

Saudi air strikes on Yemen have "dramatically worsened" the situation there

Mar 26th 2015, 2:00 PM 14,851 Views 50 Comments

The beleaguered Middle Eastern state is facing civil war.

# airstrikes - Monday 27 October, 2014

Opinion: Welcome to the new normal – global instability
# New World Order
# New World Order

Opinion: Welcome to the new normal – global instability

Oct 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 143 Views 40 Comments

From the rise of extremist groups in the Middle East, to conflict on the fringes of Europe, it’s clear the world is entering a new age of international relations.

# airstrikes - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

British jets take out Islamic State weapons post and machine gun vehicle
# Iraq
# Iraq

British jets take out Islamic State weapons post and machine gun vehicle

Sep 30th 2014, 9:20 PM 10,442 Views 80 Comments

IS fighters near the Turkish border were among the targets of the strikes.

Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis
# Cycle Of Violence
# Cycle Of Violence

Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis

Sep 30th 2014, 8:00 PM 585 Views 36 Comments

It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.

# airstrikes - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?

Sep 27th 2014, 7:56 AM 11,333 Views 42 Comments

Why has there been a spate of beheadings? What should the group be referred to as? Has the West just gone to war with them?

# airstrikes - Friday 26 September, 2014

Ireland to examine updating terror laws following UN resolution on foreign fighters
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Ireland to examine updating terror laws following UN resolution on foreign fighters

Sep 26th 2014, 3:05 PM 12,484 Views 185 Comments

Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said Europeans joining Islamist State group is a ‘serious problem’.

# airstrikes - Thursday 25 September, 2014

US led strikes in Syria killed 19 overnight, including 1 child
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

US led strikes in Syria killed 19 overnight, including 1 child

Sep 25th 2014, 7:44 AM 6,342 Views 59 Comments

The UK will vote tomorrow on joining the strikes.

# airstrikes - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

War against Islamic State group 'is not America's fight alone' says Obama
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

War against Islamic State group 'is not America's fight alone' says Obama

Sep 24th 2014, 7:53 AM 4,113 Views 59 Comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry said ancient treasures in Iraq and Syria have become the causalities of warfare.

# airstrikes - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

US and five Arab countries begin airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria
# Military Campaign
# Military Campaign

US and five Arab countries begin airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria

Sep 23rd 2014, 11:25 PM 12,043 Views 142 Comments

The strike was conducted by the US, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.

# airstrikes - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Obama okays spy planes over Syria... but no airstikes yet
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Obama okays spy planes over Syria... but no airstikes yet

Aug 26th 2014, 8:42 AM 5,048 Views 46 Comments

The US has long resisted taking action against IS inside Syria, but it’s believed the militants’ murder of journalist James Foley may have altered the President’s approach.

# airstrikes - Monday 28 July, 2014

Three more children have been killed in Israeli raids on Gaza tonight
# Heavy Shelling
# Heavy Shelling

Three more children have been killed in Israeli raids on Gaza tonight

Jul 28th 2014, 8:47 PM 10,163 Views 144 Comments

Eight children were killed earlier when a missile slammed into a public playground at a refugee camp.

# airstrikes - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Air strikes on Gaza kill 32 while 120 rockets strike Israel on third day of campaign
# Hamas
# Hamas

Air strikes on Gaza kill 32 while 120 rockets strike Israel on third day of campaign

Jul 10th 2014, 8:24 PM 8,221 Views 170 Comments

Another 24 rockets from Gaza were intercepted, army figures show.

# airstrikes - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Irish Government 'equally condemns' attacks from both Israel and Gaza
# Escalating Violence
# Escalating Violence

Irish Government 'equally condemns' attacks from both Israel and Gaza

Jul 9th 2014, 3:53 PM 6,973 Views 158 Comments

The death toll in Gaza after two days of Israeli air strikes has climbed to more than 40.

# airstrikes - Monday 7 July, 2014

Hamas vows Israel will pay 'a tremendous price' after 7 militants are killed
# Gaza
# Gaza

Hamas vows Israel will pay 'a tremendous price' after 7 militants are killed

Jul 7th 2014, 8:32 AM 7,289 Views 145 Comments

The men were killed in an early morning airstrike.

# airstrikes - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Israeli airstrikes kill 14 as tensions flare in Gaza
# Middle East
# Middle East

Israeli airstrikes kill 14 as tensions flare in Gaza

Mar 10th 2012, 11:33 AM 1,443 Views 91 Comments

Palestinian militants have launched 92 rockets into Israel since yesterday alone.

# airstrikes - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

US carries out airstrike on Yemen
# Yemen
# Yemen

US carries out airstrike on Yemen

Jan 31st 2012, 3:10 PM 1,606 Views 2 Comments

Security officials say the four confirmed victims were suspected members of al-Qaeda.

# airstrikes - Monday 31 October, 2011

Two killed after Israeli aircraft strike Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Two killed after Israeli aircraft strike Gaza Strip

Oct 31st 2011, 9:47 AM 180 Views 2 Comments

Two men reported dead after Israeli aircraft struck the southern Gaza Strip targeting rocket-launching militants.

# airstrikes - Friday 1 July, 2011

Defiant Gaddafi threatens attacks against Europe
# Libya
# Libya

Defiant Gaddafi threatens attacks against Europe

Jul 1st 2011, 7:19 PM 393 Views 25 Comments

Gaddafi has threatened the Libyan forces will move to Europe ‘like locusts’ unless NATO halts its campaign of airstrikes against his regime in Libya.

Gaddafi warns of potential attacks in Europe
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi warns of potential attacks in Europe

Jul 1st 2011, 6:35 PM 157 Views 4 Comments

# airstrikes - Friday 24 June, 2011

Libyan rebels use Skype to contact covert opposition in Tripoli
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan rebels use Skype to contact covert opposition in Tripoli

Jun 24th 2011, 8:40 AM 170 Views 0 Comments

Rebel council claims it is in contact with a 100-person-strong underground network in Tripoli to gauge morale in the capital.

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