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US conducts airstrike against ISIS-K planner in Afghanistan

Washington/Kabul: The US has conducted a drone airstrike on terror group ISIS-K planner in eastern Afghanistan, a day after President Joe Biden vowed to retaliate following bomb blasts in Kabul on Thursday that left over 100 dead.

US to continue airstrikes to support Afghan forces; fighting to intensify

Kabul: The United States will continue to carry out airstrikes to support Afghan forces facing attacks from the insurgent Taliban, the chief of CentComm said, as foreign forces have drawn down troops in Afghanistan.

US airstrikes hit Iraqi paramilitary headquarters

Baghdad/Xinhua/UNI:  The US military carried out overnight airstrikes on paramilitary Hashd Shaabi headquarters south of Baghdad, the Iraqi military said on Friday.

Thousands stage anti-war protest in San Francisco against US strikes in Iraq

San Francisco/Xinhua: Holding placards reading "No War on Iran" and "U.S. Troops out of Iraq," about 2,000 protesters rallied near a metro station downtown here Saturday to oppose the U.S. killing of a top Iranian military leader in Iraq.

Anti-war protesters rally in NYC following US airstrike in Iraq

New York/Xinhua: Hundreds of anti-war protesters rallied Saturday in Times Square of New York City (NYC), in the wake of a US airstrike near Baghdad International Airport, which killed an Iranian commander and resulted in Iran vowing to retaliate.

Qatar calls on all sides to exercise restraint after Soleimani killing in US airstrike

Doha/Sputnik/UNI: Doha called on all sides to exercise restraint and keep Iraq away from violence following a US airstrike that killed Qasem Soleimani, head of Iran's elite Quds Force, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

Qassem Soleimani contributed to terrorist plots as far as New Delhi and London: Trump

Washington/IBNS: A day after a US strike killed the top Iranian commander, President Donald Trump has defended the action saying Qassem Solaimani had contributed to terrorist plots as far as New Delhi and London.

US airstrike kills 3 Al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia - AFRICOM

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US forces in conjunction with their Somali counterparts conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab militants reportedly killing 3 terrorists in the process, Africa Command said in a press release.

Canada calls for restraint after Iranian commander killed in U.S. airstrike

Ottawa/Xinhua/UNI: Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne on Friday called on all sides to exercise restraint and pursue de-escalation after a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad International Airport killed Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani.

Deputy Head of Iraqi Shia Militia killed by rocket fire near Baghdad Airport – Reports

Baghdad/Sputnik/UNI: Deputy head of Iraq's Shia Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, was killed by the Friday strikes near the Baghdad International Airport, Al Arabiya and Sky News broadcasters reported.

US airstrike kills local ISIS-K spokesman in Afghanistan

Kabul, Dec 28 (IBNS): A US force conducted airstrike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province left local spokesman of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) Sul Aziz Azam killed, media reports said on Friday.

Afghanistan : Five militants killed in US airstrike

Kabul, Nov 15 (IBNS) : At least five militants were killed in an airstrike carried out by the U.S. forces in southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, local Khaama Press quoted  the Afghan Military as saying on Wednesday.

Syria: US-led airstrikes kill 25 civilians

Damascus, Feb 26 (IBNS): At least 25 civilians were killed as airstrikes by the US-led anti-terror coalition hit  Deir al-Zour  area in Syria, a monitor group reported on Monday.

Sixteen Afghan policemen killed in US airstrike

Kabul, Jul 22 (IBNS) : Sixteen Afghan policemen were killed in a US air strike in the southern province of Helmand, media reports said.

ISIS leader with two others killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

Afghanistan, May 29 (IBNS) : A local leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group was killed with his two fighters in an airstrike conducted by the US forces in eastern Nangarhar province.