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US warns terror threat to Kabul airport 'real' in evacuation's final hours
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US warns terror threat to Kabul airport 'real' in evacuation's final hours

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 4:54 PM 27,832 Views 22 Comments

Biden has set a deadline of tomorrow to withdraw all US forces from Afghanistan.

Protesters storm US embassy in Baghdad chanting 'Death to America'
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Protesters storm US embassy in Baghdad chanting 'Death to America'

Updated Dec 31st 2019, 7:30 PM 36,220 Views 71 Comments

US security forces inside the compound fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse the crowds.

Russia confirms it targeted Syrian rebel stronghold Idlib with air strikes
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Russia confirms it targeted Syrian rebel stronghold Idlib with air strikes

Sep 5th 2018, 12:50 PM 8,396 Views 35 Comments

Yesterday, Russian and Turkish presidents were asked to use diplomacy to avert a “bloodbath” in Idlib.

May criticised for Syria air strikes with Corbyn accusing her of bowing to 'whims of the US president'
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May criticised for Syria air strikes with Corbyn accusing her of bowing to 'whims of the US president'

Apr 16th 2018, 10:33 PM 10,197 Views 84 Comments

The British Prime Minister said, “We have done it because we believed it was the right thing to do”.

Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes
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Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes

Feb 11th 2018, 12:27 PM 12,996 Views 135 Comments

Russia has condemned, but the US has backed, Israel’s actions.

Israel launches 'large-scale' air raids against Iranian targets in Syria
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Israel launches 'large-scale' air raids against Iranian targets in Syria

Feb 10th 2018, 1:15 PM 24,564 Views 111 Comments

It is the most serious confrontation between Israel and Iran since the Syrian conflict started in 2011.

US-led air strike near ISIS-held city kills 15 civilians in Syria
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US-led air strike near ISIS-held city kills 15 civilians in Syria

Apr 8th 2017, 1:54 PM 13,911 Views 48 Comments

More than 320,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began with anti-government demonstrations in March 2011.

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers
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Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Feb 9th 2017, 5:09 PM 13,743 Views 25 Comments

Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.

Five-year-old Syrian girl pulled from rubble alive after airstrikes
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Five-year-old Syrian girl pulled from rubble alive after airstrikes

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:20 PM 14,831 Views 112 Comments

Attempts to reach agreement failed after Russia refused US demands that it promise to ground the Syrian air force.

Assad says Britain's bombing campaign will only cause terrorism to spread
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Assad says Britain's bombing campaign will only cause terrorism to spread

Dec 6th 2015, 5:33 PM 15,888 Views 103 Comments

The Syrian president also said the air strikes targeting Islamic State militants are illegal.

British parliament votes to launch air strikes on Isis in Syria
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British parliament votes to launch air strikes on Isis in Syria

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:32 PM 62,177 Views 218 Comments

Conservative PM David Cameron won the support of almost one third of Labour MPs in his plan for military intervention in the region.

"Not in my name" - thousands protest in London against air strikes on Syria
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"Not in my name" - thousands protest in London against air strikes on Syria

Nov 28th 2015, 3:50 PM 12,865 Views 137 Comments

A vote is expected next week on the issue, with David Cameron pushing MPs to back the move.

David Cameron is ready to strike Isis in Syria, but would it make the UK safer?
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David Cameron is ready to strike Isis in Syria, but would it make the UK safer?

Nov 26th 2015, 7:56 PM 7,572 Views 82 Comments

David Cameron made his case today.

Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours
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Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours

Nov 18th 2015, 9:58 AM 15,995 Views 68 Comments

Dozens of Islamic State fighters were also wounded in the raids on weapons depots, barracks and checkpoints.

Assad’s army starts ground campaign backed by Russian air strikes
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Assad’s army starts ground campaign backed by Russian air strikes

Oct 7th 2015, 10:30 PM 18,726 Views 112 Comments

Moscow says it is synchronising its strikes with the Syrian army’s ground movements.

France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State
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France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State

Sep 27th 2015, 10:23 AM 21,703 Views 124 Comments

Western powers are ramping up efforts against the terrorist organisation.

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart
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Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart

Apr 20th 2015, 12:42 PM 8,736 Views 21 Comments

The capital Sanaa has been rocked by air-strikes.

Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia
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Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia

Apr 6th 2015, 11:36 AM 8,381 Views 52 Comments

It is a retaliation for last week’s massacre.

After months of fighting, Islamic State has been driven out of Kobane
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After months of fighting, Islamic State has been driven out of Kobane

Jan 26th 2015, 7:49 PM 8,719 Views 43 Comments

Another city in Iraq was also liberated.

Air strikes against Islamic State 'aren't working'
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Air strikes against Islamic State 'aren't working'

Nov 29th 2014, 2:11 PM 7,600 Views 45 Comments

Syrian’s foreign minister said Turkey must do more to control its border.

Islamic State leader calls for 'volcanoes of jihad' in alleged new recording
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Islamic State leader calls for 'volcanoes of jihad' in alleged new recording

Nov 13th 2014, 7:24 PM 11,661 Views 51 Comments

He was rumoured to have died in an air strike earlier this week.

Watch: US military obliterate Islamic State flag planted on Kobane hill
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Watch: US military obliterate Islamic State flag planted on Kobane hill

Oct 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 19,272 Views 74 Comments

The effect of the air campaign remains the subject of debate.

Obama: We are deeply concerned about what's happening in Kobane
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Obama: We are deeply concerned about what's happening in Kobane

Oct 14th 2014, 10:54 PM 6,421 Views 26 Comments

The US president has committed to continued air strikes on the northern Syrian town.

US warns that air strikes alone will not stop advancement of Islamic State
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US warns that air strikes alone will not stop advancement of Islamic State

Oct 8th 2014, 8:43 PM 7,695 Views 57 Comments

A US army official has said that Syrian and Iraqi troops are needed on the ground.

This is how close ISIS is to crossing into Turkey
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This is how close ISIS is to crossing into Turkey

Oct 7th 2014, 9:59 AM 17,389 Views 56 Comments

The city of Kobane has become incredibly important.

Australia is joining the fight against Islamic State in Iraq
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Australia is joining the fight against Islamic State in Iraq

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:12 AM 6,795 Views 68 Comments

The country’s cabinet today approve the deployment of special forces and military air strikes.

Flanagan: 'The beheading, the barbaric sexual violence is too harrowing to witness'
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Flanagan: 'The beheading, the barbaric sexual violence is too harrowing to witness'

Sep 29th 2014, 9:10 PM 16,777 Views 48 Comments

Addressing the UN tonight, Flanagan said the “bloodlust and inhumanity which ISIS is displaying in Syria and Iraq” has shocked all civilised people.

Obama admits they underestimated Islamic State group and what was happening in Syria
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Obama admits they underestimated Islamic State group and what was happening in Syria

Sep 29th 2014, 8:03 AM 5,381 Views 40 Comments

He said that it must be accepted the military action is part of the solution.

Al-Nusra terror group warns of attacks on nations involved in Syrian air strikes
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Al-Nusra terror group warns of attacks on nations involved in Syrian air strikes

Sep 28th 2014, 3:16 PM 8,545 Views 63 Comments

The group, linked to Al-Qaeda, has declared the air strikes “a war against Islam”.

British warplanes are already in the skies over Iraq waiting to attack
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British warplanes are already in the skies over Iraq waiting to attack

Sep 27th 2014, 3:19 PM 7,760 Views 138 Comments

The Tornado combat jets took off from an RAF base in Cyprus.

US flying "near continuous" bombing raids but warn "ground component" will be needed
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US flying "near continuous" bombing raids but warn "ground component" will be needed

Sep 27th 2014, 10:04 AM 6,784 Views 42 Comments

The US is planning to train and arm 5,000 Syrian rebels.

Cameron recalls British parliament to vote on joining air strikes in Iraq
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Cameron recalls British parliament to vote on joining air strikes in Iraq

Sep 24th 2014, 7:21 PM 4,390 Views 37 Comments

Speaking after talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi, Cameron said he was “confident” that members of the House of Commons would authorise the move.

Obama vows US 'will not be intimidated' by Islamic State jihadists
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Obama vows US 'will not be intimidated' by Islamic State jihadists

Sep 3rd 2014, 9:07 PM 8,452 Views 108 Comments

Terrorism experts say the group is not as strong as pre-911 Al-Qaeda.

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza
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A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza

Aug 20th 2014, 7:34 AM 9,942 Views 130 Comments

The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over
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Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over

Aug 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 11,938 Views 210 Comments

Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...
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Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...

Aug 11th 2014, 3:30 PM 20,615 Views 68 Comments

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

No end in sight: Obama warns that new US intervention in Iraq is a "long-term project"
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No end in sight: Obama warns that new US intervention in Iraq is a "long-term project"

Aug 9th 2014, 6:08 PM 6,775 Views 55 Comments

Air strikes began yesterday and don’t look like ending any time soon.

In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume
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In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume

Aug 8th 2014, 6:48 PM 14,588 Views 347 Comments

Hamas rejected a proposed extension to the 72-hour ceasefire and a 12-year-old boy has already been killed since the fighting resumed.

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

Aug 8th 2014, 9:13 AM 11,774 Views 188 Comments

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

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