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US-led coalition says 1,300 civilians killed in air strikes on IS

The figure is far lower than the death tolls given by groups which have monitored the conflicts in the two countries.

Russia air strikes kill 10 civilians in northwest Syria

Air strikes by Syrian regime ally Russia have killed 10 civilians including five children in a northwestern jihadist bastion, a monitor says Monday.

Renewed US-led air strikes pound IS holdouts

The 6-month-old operation to wipe out the last vestige of Islamic State's once-sprawling proto-state is close to reaching its inevitable outcome.

Saved from Pakistani mob, downed Indian pilot becomes face of Kashmir...

The pilot and the Indian Air Force (IAF) is at the heart of the crisis between two countries who have conducted air strikes on each other's territory in the last two days.

Postpone travel to India, Pakistan, Wisma Putra tells Malaysians

The foreign ministry has also urged the two countries to exercise restraint and engage in dialogue.

Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen’s Hodeida despite ceasefire

At least 29 fighters, including 22 Huthi rebels, have been killed in clashes and air strikes in Hodeida province.

Syria’s Idlib under ‘violent’ air strikes after Tehran failure

Aid organisations have warned that any military campaign to retake the region could spark one of the worst humanitarian disasters in Syria's seven-year war.

Syria rescue centre in Idlib forced shut after air strikes

Regime shelling and Russian air strikes have targeted areas on Idlib's periphery in recent days, ahead of an expected assault on the province.

Kremlin dismisses Trump warning on Syria’s Idlib

Russia resumed air strikes against insurgents in Idlib province on Tuesday after a hiatus of several weeks, according to a Syrian rebel and a war monitor.

US: UN’s Yemen war crimes report worrisome

UN investigators said that all sides in Yemen's conflict may have committed war crimes, highlighting deadly air strikes, rampant sexual violence and the recruitment of young children as soldiers.

Intense air strikes target airport in Yemen capital

The strikes came hours after the Huthis said they had targeted Dubai airport with a drone attack, which was denied by the United Arab Emirates, a leading member of the coalition.

Saudi-led coalition renews strikes on Yemen’s main port city

Residents said coalition warplanes had begun their bombardment after midnight, attacking a Houthi military police camp, a plastic factory and the districts of Zubaid and al-Tahita to the south.

Iraq bombs meeting of Islamic State leaders in Syria

The operation resulted in the complete destruction of the targets, and the killing of around 45 terrorists," the military's joint operations command said.

Turkish air strikes kill 26 militants in Turkey, Iraq

The strikes were carried out in the Turkish provinces of Diyarbakır and Şırnak, as well as an area of northern Iraq where the Kurdistan Workers' Party has bases.

US, Afghanistan launch air strikes as Taliban attack Farah

The air strikes were a response to a Taliban attempt to capture Farah.

Saudi-led air strikes kill at least 20 at Yemen wedding

Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition killed at least 20 people attending a wedding in a village in northwestern Yemen late on Sunday, residents and medical sources said.

Air strikes return to Syria’s Ghouta killing 40 as talks sputter

Regime forces are locked in violent clashes with Jaish al-Islam rebels in agricultural areas to the southwest and east of the town.

Syrian survivors of sarin attack grieve one year on

At least 80 people were killed on April 4 last year when war planes dropped sarin gas on his hometown of Khan Sheikhun in northwest Syria.

Death and exodus as two Syria assaults escalate

The latest deaths has brought the toll for the nearly month-old offensive to 1,364, with world powers still unable to stop one of the devastating conflict's worst crises.

Strikes hit Syria’s battered Ghouta as death toll hits 800

805 civilians -- including at least 178 children -- have been killed since Russia-backed regime forces launched an assault on the besieged enclave outside Damascus on February 18.

Afghanistan’s Ghani offers talks with Taliban “without preconditions”

The Taliban is to give input to the peace-making process to draw them, as an organisation, to peace talks.

Strikes pound Syria enclave as world fumbles for response

As eastern Ghouta continues to be hit by barrages of artillery and air strikes, the rest of the world seems to be at a loss when it comes to finding a solution.

Saudi-led strikes on Yemen market kills 14 civilians

Air strikes also kills 11 rebel fighters and wounds 16 civilians.

Air strikes kill 19 civilians in northwest Syria, claims monitor

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says among the dead were 13 members of a single family.

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