More than 1,100 civilians have been killed in U.S.-led strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria since the operation began in 2014, the U.S. military said on Thursday. The coalition fighting Islamic State militants said in a statement that during the month of August it had determined that an
(Arab News) JEDDAH: Fighting spread to civilian areas of Hodeidah on Wednesday as coalition forces drove toward the port area after driving the last Iran-backed Houthi militias out of the city’s airport. Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said they had fully recaptured the airport and were now destroying nearby Houthi fortifications.
BEIRUT: An air strike on an area in northeastern Syria still held by the ISIS group has killed at least 11 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday. The Britain-based monitor said the strike was conducted early Monday in the south of Hasakah province by the US-led coalition, which
(AFP) GAZA CITY: Calm returned to the Gaza Strip and nearby Israeli communities on Wednesday after the worst military flare-up since a 2014 war raised fears of yet another full-blown conflict in the beleaguered Palestinian enclave. The exchange of fire on Tuesday and into the early hours of Wednesday began with
By Middle East Affairs and Reuters The Kremlin says it has nothing to do with Russian civilians fighting in Syria but on three recent occasions Reuters reporters saw groups of men flying in from Damascus and traveling to a defense ministry base in Molkino. The Kremlin website says Molkino - in southwestern Russia - houses the Russian