Air Strikes

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Amit Shah, a nasty proponent of divisive politics: Derek O'Brien

03 Mar 2019

Amit Shah, a nasty proponent of divisive politics: Derek O'Brien

Hitting out at BJP President Amit Shah for his criticism of opposition parties which questioned airstrikes in Pakistan, the Trinamool Congress today said the saffron party leader should refrain from "lecturing others" on patriotism as he was a "proponent of divisive and hatred politics".

Top US-General discusses current security environment with Pakistani counterpart: Pentagon

27 Feb 2019

Top US-General discusses current security environment with Pakistani counterpart: Pentagon

General Joseph Dunford, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, yesterday spoke to his Pakistani counterpart General Zubair Mahmood Hayat to discuss the "current security environment" in Pakistan, the Pentagon said, amid the spike in Indo-Pak tensions following Pulwama terror attack.

#IndiaStrikesBack: IAF airstrikes' target involved in 1999 IC-814 Kandahar Hijack

26 Feb 2019

#IndiaStrikesBack: IAF airstrikes' target involved in 1999 IC-814 Kandahar Hijack

India on Tuesday carried out air strikes to destroy Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror modules in Pakistan's Balakot along the Line of Control (LoC) avenging the deadly Pulwama terror attack.

Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation in Jammu, Indian forces retaliate

26 Feb 2019

Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation in Jammu, Indian forces retaliate

The Pakistan army violated ceasefire for the fourth consecutive day today by shelling forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, prompting a befitting response from the Indian forces, officials said.

Delhi: AAP government presents Rs. 60,000 crore budget for 2019-20

26 Feb 2019

Delhi: AAP government presents Rs. 60,000 crore budget for 2019-20

The AAP government today presented a Rs. 60,000 crore budget for 2019-20 in the Assembly and said it's "two times more" than the one presented in 2014-15.

Gujarat: Pakistan's drone shot down near international border in Kutch

26 Feb 2019

Gujarat: Pakistan's drone shot down near international border in Kutch

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), belonging to Pakistan, was shot down today near the International Border in Kutch, Gujarat.

US airstrike kills 52 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia

20 Jan 2019

US airstrike kills 52 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia

The US military yesterday said it had carried out its deadliest airstrike in Somalia in months, killing 52 al-Shabab extremists after a "large group" mounted an attack on Somali forces.

Afghanistan: US strike kills IS commander Orakzai in Nangarhar province

27 Aug 2018

Afghanistan: US strike kills IS commander Orakzai in Nangarhar province

A US strike over the weekend killed a senior Islamic State commander in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan and US officials said today.

First Russia air strikes hit South Syria, no casualties reported

24 Jun 2018

First Russia air strikes hit South Syria, no casualties reported

Russian air strikes are hitting rebel-held towns in Daraa (South Syria) for the first time since a ceasefire was agreed upon last year, said the Observatory for Human Rights.

Pakistan: Top Haqqani commander, two others killed in drone strike

24 Jan 2018

Pakistan: Top Haqqani commander, two others killed in drone strike

A top commander of the Haqqani network was killed along with two others in a US drone strike in Pakistan's Kurram agency bordering Afghanistan, reports said.

Reports: Osama bin Laden's grandson killed in airstrike

02 Jan 2018

Reports: Osama bin Laden's grandson killed in airstrike

According to some reports, al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's 12-year old grandson Osama bin Hamza bin Laden was reportedly killed in an airstrike near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border around June-July 2017.

Egypt's Sisi vows forceful response after attack kills 235

25 Nov 2017

Egypt's Sisi vows forceful response after attack kills 235

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi said his country would respond with "the utmost force" after an attack on a mosque in North Sinai killed 235 people.

US ramps up airstrikes in Afghanistan under new Trump strategy

12 Oct 2017

US ramps up airstrikes in Afghanistan under new Trump strategy

US warplanes are conducting airstrikes on Afghanistan on a scale not seen since the height of the American troop surge in 2010.

After a month of reports, ISIS confirms founder Baghdadi dead

11 Jul 2017

After a month of reports, ISIS confirms founder Baghdadi dead

Almost a month after reports emerged that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in a Russian airstrike, the terrorist outfit has confirmed the news.

Trump admin hardens stance towards Pak, may expand drone strikes

20 Jun 2017

Trump admin hardens stance towards Pak, may expand drone strikes

US President Donald Trump is planning to take a harsher stance against Islamabad in a bid to crackdown on Pakistan-based militant groups responsible for attacks in Afghanistan.

Sources: ISIS founder Baghdadi possibly killed in Russian airstrike

16 Jun 2017

Sources: ISIS founder Baghdadi possibly killed in Russian airstrike

Sources in the Russian Defense Ministry said information suggesting ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been killed in a Russian airstrike, is being analyzed.

Egypt strikes terror camps after attack on Coptic Christians

27 May 2017

Egypt strikes terror camps after attack on Coptic Christians

The Egyptian military has launched airstrikes against "terrorist training camps" in neighboring Libya in retaliation to an attack on Coptic Christians.

US' anti-ISIS operations civilian death tally lower than outside groups

01 May 2017

US' anti-ISIS operations civilian death tally lower than outside groups

The US military said anti-ISIS airstrikes by the US-led coalition have likely killed at least 352 civilians in Iraq and Syria since the operation started three years ago.

Afghanistan: 13 Indian ISIS fighters killed by MOAB

19 Apr 2017

Afghanistan: 13 Indian ISIS fighters killed by MOAB

Among the 96 militants who were killed by the US after dropping the MOAB in Afghanistan, 13 Indian ISIS militants also died in the attack.

Bernie: US should avoid "perpetual warfare in the Middle East"

17 Apr 2017

Bernie: US should avoid "perpetual warfare in the Middle East"

Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders said America must not get involved in "perpetual warfare in the Middle East."

90 IS rebels killed by US' "Mother of All Bombs"

15 Apr 2017

90 IS rebels killed by US' "Mother of All Bombs"

The number of IS rebels killed in Afghanistan by US' "Mother of All Bombs" has tripled to at least 90 within hours.

US drops "biggest" non-nuclear bomb on ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan

13 Apr 2017

US drops "biggest" non-nuclear bomb on ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan

According to an exclusive report by CNN, the US military has dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan today at 7:32 PM local time.

UN's call for ceasefire falls on deaf ears in Yemen

24 Oct 2016

UN's call for ceasefire falls on deaf ears in Yemen

Pro-government Arab coalition on Sunday, went a step further with air strikes in Iran-backed rebels in Yemen.

US Navy ship escapes attack by Yemeni rebels

10 Oct 2016

US Navy ship escapes attack by Yemeni rebels

A US Navy-ship came under attack from Yemen's coastal areas controlled by Houthi rebels.

Air strike in Yemen kills more than 140 people

09 Oct 2016

Air strike in Yemen kills more than 140 people

Air Strikes carried out by Saudi-led coalition on a funeral hall in Yemen's capital city of Sanaa killed over 140 people, leaving more than 525 people injured.