Sunday, October 21, 2018

Syria: Over 60 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Deir Ez-Zor

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At least 62 civilians have been killed in a US air force attack on two villages near Syria’s Deir ez-Zor city, Syrian state news agency SANA reported.

The airstrikes, which targeted the villages of Sousse and Bubradan, also injured a number of civilians, according to the report.

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Syria: Dozens killed or wounded in airstrikes on Sousa

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Syrian state media and a war monitor say airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition on a town held by the Islamic State group have killed and wounded dozens.

State news agency SANA said the airstrikes on Sousa Thursday and Friday left several people dead or wounded.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Yemen: Yemeni forces repel Houthi offensive at east of Hodeidah killing 70 rebels

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Yemeni pro-government forces killed at least 70 fighters affiliated with the Iran-backed Houthi rebels on Wednesday after they launched a large-scale offensive to reopen a supply route between the capital Sanaa and the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah.

The target of the offensive was Kilo 16, east of Hodeidah, which links the two cities. The rebels lost the key transport link in September when Al Amalikah forces, part of a pro-government brigade, recaptured it as they pushed towards Hodeidah.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Israel: Israel strikes Gaza Strip after a rocket is fired

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Israeli fighter jets attacked targets in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the military said, hours after a rocket fired overnight by militants in the territory struck a house in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba, a sharp escalation after months of simmering tensions along the Israel-Gaza border.

The residents of the house — a woman and her three young children — were treated for shock, according to the Israeli emergency services, and the Israeli military said a second rocket fell into the sea after it was fired overnight toward the crowded coastal area of central Israel.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Turkey: Turkish forces neutralize 6 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) terrorists in northern Iraq

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At least six PKK terrorists were “neutralized” in air operations carried out in northern Iraq on Saturday, according to the Turkish military.

Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized” in their statements to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured.

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