Gulf Times - air-strikes
Afghan special forces sent to Ghazni as casualties mount

Afghan special forces sent to Ghazni as casualties mount

The attack on Ghazni, a strategic centre on the main road linking the capital Kabul with southern Afghanistan, has come as a severe blow to President Ashraf Ghani.

Yemen's Houthis welcome UN call for probe into air strikes

Yemen's Houthis welcome UN call for probe into air strikes

A Yemeni health official and the International Committee of the Red Cross said than an air strike had hit the bus carrying children as it drove through a market in northern Saada province.

Saudi-led coalition renews strikes on Yemen's main port city

Saudi-led coalition renews strikes on Yemen's main port city

A Saudi-led coalition launched heavy air strikes on Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah on Friday, in an apparent resumption of military operations on the city after the Iranian-aligned Houthi movement attacked two Saudi oil tankers, residents said.

Air strikes kill 12 civilians in south Syria rebel holdout

Air strikes kill 12 civilians in south Syria rebel holdout

Unidentified air strikes have killed 12 civilians in a rebel-held pocket of southern Syria as regime ally Russia presses talks for Damascus to retake the area, a monitor said Wednesday.

Air strikes kill seven civilians in southern Syria

Air strikes kill seven civilians in southern Syria

Air strikes on Tuesday killed seven civilians in a sensitive southwestern province of Syria bordering the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a war monitor said.

Battered south Syria towns in talks on regime takeover

Battered south Syria towns in talks on regime takeover

Rebels controlling several towns in southern Syria were on Friday considering a deal for a regime takeover in exchange for an end to fierce bombing, state media and a monitor said.

Israeli jets hit Hamas positions after militants fire rockets

Israeli jets hit Hamas positions after militants fire rockets

Two Hamas security men were lightly hurt in one air strike in the southern Gaza Strip, residents said.

UN says delivering aid to Yemen port city during attack, considers airlift

UN says delivering aid to Yemen port city during attack, considers airlift

The United Nations delivered food and other vital aid supplies to the Yemeni port of Hodeidah on Wednesday even as a Saudi-led coalition carried out naval shelling and air strikes on the city, the top UN humanitarian official in Yemen told Reuters.

Air strikes kill at least 44 in Syria's Idlib - monitor

Air strikes kill at least 44 in Syria's Idlib - monitor

The death toll is expected to increase as some of the 60 injured in the strikes were in a critical condition, he said.

Six killed in strikes on Yemen capital

Six killed in strikes on Yemen capital

Two air raids targeted the office of the presidency in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa on Monday, leaving at least six people killed and 30 wounded, a medical source told AFP.

Strikes kill 23 civilians in IS-held area in northeast Syria

Strikes kill 23 civilians in IS-held area in northeast Syria

Air strikes killed at least 23 civilians including 10 children in a village held by the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

UN condemns Israel's use of 'excessive force' in Gaza

UN condemns Israel's use of 'excessive force' in Gaza

Forty-two Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since March 30, according to the UN. Most of the Palestinians killed by Israel since the start of "March of Return" protests were shot by snipers on the border.