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US launches airstrike against al-Shabaab in Somalia using enhanced powers

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US and Somali forces have conducted a joint operation against the Islamist group al-Shabaab, destroying a major training camp and command outpost days after a deadly attack on a military base in northern Somalia. The compound was located near Sakow, in the Middle Juba region in southern Somalia where al-Shabaab is known to operate. “On June 11, at approximately 2 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the... 

ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi finally Killed in Syria Airstrike

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The Islamic State’s (ISIS) leader and founder, Ibrahim Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, was allegedly killed by an airstrike in Raqqa City, Syrian State TV reported this morning. While no other other media outlet has claimed Baghdadi has been killed, there were reports of heavy airstrikes over the provincial capital of Raqqa last night. Without confirmation from the Islamic State’s official media wing, Al-‘Amaq,... 

4 NATO warplanes bombed Syrian Army - Russian MoD

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Four Western coalition warplanes were spotted over the Deir az-Zor area in Syria on December 6, when a Syrian Army camp came under attack. No Russian warplanes were in the region, says the Russian Defense Ministry. “Russian aircraft were not on a mission in that area. All our flights in Syrian airspace are coordinated with air traffic control and the General Staff of the Syrian government’s armed... 

Israel airstrike on Golan Heights leaves 1 dead, 7 wounded - Syrian army

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Retaliatory air strikes carried out by Israel against Syrian army positions killed one person and injured seven, according to Syria’s armed forces said. The strike came just hours after four IDF soldiers were wounded by a bomb attack in the Golan Heights. A Syrian armed forces statement said the strikes targeted three sites near the ruined city of Quneitra in southwestern Syria, including an... 

Israeli officials confirm Syria strike

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An Israel fighter jet Israeli officials have confirmed that the Tel Aviv regime has conducted an airstrike on Syria, following speculations by US officials that the Israeli regime had carried out the aerial assault. The officials speaking on condition of anonymity said on Saturday that the Israeli fighter jets targeted a shipment of “game-changing” weapons in Syria on Friday. They said... 

Israeli regime has attacked Syria: US officials

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An Israeli warplane Two US officials say the Israeli regime has “most likely” conducted an airstrike on Syria, as the Syrian army continues to regain control of militant-infested areas. US media quoted the unnamed officials as saying that Tel Aviv most likely carried out the attack “in the Thursday-Friday time frame,” claiming, however, that the regime’s fighter jets “did not enter... 

NATO Strike Kills 7 at Libya Hospital

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Engineering school also hit, Brits call it ‘spy HQ’. A NATO airstrike killed seven people in a hospital in Zlitan, western Libya, on Monday, according to locals and government officials. Medical equipment was visible among the twisted wreckage of the building, the Associated Press reports, after being taken on a government tour of the site. “In this whole area there is no military,”... 

Gaddafi's family killed in airstrike

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Screen grab of Muammar al-Gaddafi. Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi’s youngest son and three grandchildren were killed in an air strike Saturday, a spokesman said, after rebels and NATO dismissed an offer for talks to end Libya’s crisis. “The house of Mr Seif al-Arab Muammar Gaddafi… who is the youngest of the leader’s children, was attacked tonight with full power. The... 

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza targets, 15 wounded

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Palestinian hospital officials say 15 people were wounded in overnight Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip. The airstrikes came after the Israeli military reported that Palestinian militants on Tuesday had blown up a donkey cart filled with dynamite near the concrete wall that separates Gaza from Israel and fired several mortar rounds into Israel. No Israelis were injured. Officials at the hospital... 
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