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#Air Strike

From TheJournal.ie Iran abandons nuclear deal after general’s death in US air strike No Deal

Iran abandons nuclear deal after general’s death in US air strike

Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets in Iran today beside the remains of Qassem Soleimani.

From TheJournal.ie A military jet has mistakenly bombed a homeless camp in Nigeria Air Strike

A military jet has mistakenly bombed a homeless camp in Nigeria

At least 52 people have been killed and another 120 injured.

From TheJournal.ie Russian army says US-led coalition has killed 60 Syrian soldiers in air strikes Air Strike

Russian army says US-led coalition has killed 60 Syrian soldiers in air strikes

The air strikes took place on forces surrounded by IS militants, the army said.

From TheJournal.ie At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen Peace Talks

At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen

Aid group Doctors Without Borders condemned the attack, saying that all of the children killed were between eight and 15 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Widespread condemnation after US-led coalition airstrike reportedly kills 56 civilians Prayforsyria

Widespread condemnation after US-led coalition airstrike reportedly kills 56 civilians

Children were among at least 56 civilians killed Tuesday in raids, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of Irish passengers hit by flight cancellations as French strike continues Stranded

Hundreds of Irish passengers hit by flight cancellations as French strike continues

Fifteen Ryanair flights into and out of Dublin have been cancelled due to the action.

From TheJournal.ie German rapper turned Isis extremist killed in US air strike Syria

German rapper turned Isis extremist killed in US air strike

Denis Cuspert, also known by his artist name Deso Dogg, was one of the group’s most famous Western fighters.

From TheJournal.ie Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds" Afghanistan

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"

12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.

From TheJournal.ie As many as 20 people killed in alleged US airstrike, including MSF workers Afghanistan

As many as 20 people killed in alleged US airstrike, including MSF workers

The charity says Washington was fully appraised of the hospital’s location in advance of the strike.

From TheJournal.ie IS claims an American hostage was killed in a coalition air strike Raqa

IS claims an American hostage was killed in a coalition air strike

US officials have declined to comment on the reports.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis Cycle Of Violence

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time Air Strike

US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time

Last week Obama ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the US go ahead with Iraq air strikes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the US go ahead with Iraq air strikes?

Obama said warplanes will launch strikes if neccessary – do you agree?

From TheJournal.ie US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel No-Fly Zone

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel

The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli warplanes strike Hamas base in Gaza Air Strike

Israeli warplanes strike Hamas base in Gaza

It’s believed the air strike is in retaliation to the shooting dead of an Israeli civilian near the border.

From TheJournal.ie Israel strike on Syria 'unacceptable': Russia Syria

Israel strike on Syria 'unacceptable': Russia

Russia’s foreign ministry said it was “deeply concerned” by the Syrian claims and that it was taking “urgent measures” to clarify the situation.

From TheJournal.ie Universities in Syria shut after blast kills 87 Syria

Universities in Syria shut after blast kills 87

No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but the government and rebels have blamed each other.

From TheJournal.ie Israel-Palestine: Bloodiest day so far as efforts to bring truce intensify Conflict This post contains images

Israel-Palestine: Bloodiest day so far as efforts to bring truce intensify

In the Gaza strip, 21 people were killed in Israeli air strikes. Two rockets were fired at Tel Aviv, and were intercepted by the Iron Dome.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands stranded at Spanish airports as wildcat strike continues Spain

Thousands stranded at Spanish airports as wildcat strike continues

Absentee air traffic controllers could face prosecution under military law after government brings in the army to control country’s airspace.