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Intensified Saudi-led airstrikes hit Houthi-controlled sites in northern Yemen

Aden, Yemen/Xinhua: The Saudi-led coalition on Saturday launched intensified airstrikes against several military sites controlled by Houthi rebels in Yemen's northern province of al-Jawf, a government official told Xinhua.

Afghanistan: Airstrikes kill 52 Taliban terrorists

Kabul/IBNS: A series of airstrikes in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, which were conducted across five provinces in the country, killed at least 52 Taliban terrorists, media reports said.

Afghan airstrikes kill 10 militants in East Afghanistan

Gardez, Afghanistan, Jun 30 (Xinhua): At least 10 militants have been confirmed dead as fighting aircraft pounded Taliban hideouts in Gardasira district of Afghanistan's Paktia province, provincial police spokesman Sardar Wali Tabasam said on Sunday.

23 ISIS-K and Taliban militants killed in Afghan and Coalition Forces operations

Kabul, Jan 30 (IBNS) :At least 23 ISIS Khurasan (ISIS-K) and Taliban militants were killed during separate operations and airstrikes of the Afghan and Coalition Forces in the past 24 hours.

Afghanistan : ISIS-K militants suffer casualties in airstrikes

Kabul, Jan 10 (IBNS) :The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) militants suffered casualties in the airstrikes which were carried out by the coalition forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. Local Khaama Press  said the coalition the forces’s unmanned aerial vehicles carried out airstrikes in Jangle area of Khogyani district on Wednesday, leaving three ISIS-K militants dead.

Afghanistan: Sunday airstrike killed 12 women and children from one family, UN mission reports

New York, Sept 26 (IBNS): Preliminary findings from the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) released on Tuesday, indicate that 12 women and children from a single family were killed in an airstrike that took place on Sunday, conducted by pro-Government forces.

Afghanistan: US airstrikes pound ISIS, Taliban positions, leaving seven militants dead

Kabul, Aug 2 (IBNS): The US forces based in Afghanistan carried out a series of airstrikes on ISIS and Taliban positions in eastern Kunar and Nangarhar province of Afghanistan leaving at least seven militants dead.

Fresh airstrikes kill dozens in conflict-ravaged Syria

New York, July 14 (IBNS): Despite the return of tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) to Syria following local agreements and changes in territorial control, the United Nations said on Friday that fresh airstrikes have reportedly killed dozens of civilians “in several areas” of the country.

Afghanistan: Nangarhar airstrikes kill five IS terrorists

Kabul, June 30 (IBNS): At least five Islamic State terrorists were killed in air strikes in Deh Bala district of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.

44 killed in air strikes in Syria's Idlib province

Beirut, June 8 (IBNS): At least 44 people were killed in overnight air strikes on a village in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province.

36 killed in Kunduz airstrikes: UNAMA

Kabul, May 8 (IBNS): In a new report on Apr 2 airstrikes in the Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz province, UNAMA has presented its findings which include verification of 36 deaths.

Yemen: President's assassination will not break the will of the Yemeni people, says Houthi leader

Sana'a, Apr 24 (IBNS): Abdulmalik Al-Houthi, the leader of Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement, said in a televised speech that the assassination of party President Saleh al-Sammad will not break the will of his countrymen.

Afghanistan: Airstrikes in Faryab province kill at least 24 militants

Kabul, Mar 22 (IBNS): At least 24 militants have been killed in airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force in the country's Faryab province, reports said on Thursday.

Airstrikes, shelling continue in Syria despite Security Council’s ceasefire call – top UN officials

New York, Mar 1 (JEN):Despite the Security Council’s demand for a ceasefire throughout Syria, violence continues to plague the war-ravaged country, worsening the humanitarian situation and the suffering of its people, top United Nations political and relief officials said Wednesday, calling on all parties to the conflict to “fulfil their obligations to end the fighting.”

Afghanistan : Fourteen militants killed in Helmand and Farah airstrikes

Kabul, Feb 26 (IBNS) :  At least 14 militants were killed in a series of airstrikes in southern Helmand and western Farah provinces of Afghanistan.