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Strikes hit Ghouta for fifth day as UN pleads for ceasefire

Strikes hit Ghouta for fifth day as UN pleads for ceasefire

More than 300 people have been killed in the rural eastern Ghouta district on the outskirts of Damascus since Sunday night, and many hundreds have been wounded, according to human rights monitors.

Syrian jets pound rebel enclave as ground assault looms

Syrian jets pound rebel enclave as ground assault looms

Eastern Ghouta is now the last opposition-controlled pocket around Damascus and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has dispatched reinforcements there in an apparent bid to retake it.

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

The local government in Afrin accused Turkey of creating a "humanitarian crisis" by killing at least 160 people and displacing tens of thousands since the start of its three-week-old offensive.

Israeli airstrike hits Syria target linked to chemical weapons

Israeli airstrike hits Syria target linked to chemical weapons

The Syrian army statement said the airstrike killed two people and caused material damage near the town of Masyaf and warned against the "dangerous repercussions of this aggressive action to the security and stability of the region".

Commandos kill 25 militants in central Syria: monitor

Commandos kill 25 militants in central Syria: monitor

A commando operation backed by Russian warplanes and helicopters has killed 25 members of the Islamic State jihadist group in central Syria, a monitor said on Sunday.

Warplanes carry out three strikes on Libya's Derna

Warplanes carry out three strikes on Libya's Derna

Warplanes launched three air strikes on the Libyan city of Derna on Monday, a witness said, days after Egypt attacked camps there, saying it was targetting militants responsible for killing Egyptian Christians.

Turkish warplanes kill 6 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes kill 6 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday and killed six militants, the military said, in a second day of cross-border raids.

'Intense' strikes pound east Damascus after rebel assault

'Intense' strikes pound east Damascus after rebel assault

Syrian warplanes hammered opposition-held neighbourhoods of Damascus on Monday after regime forces pushed back a surprise assault that saw rebels try to fight their way into the city centre.

Kuwait plans to buy 28 Boeing F-18 jets

Kuwait plans to buy 28 Boeing F-18 jets

Kuwait plans to buy 28 Boeing F-18 Super Hornets, a military official said on Monday, 10 days after the US State Department notified Congress of the possible sale of 40 of the warplanes to the Gulf Arab state.

Intense air strikes batter Syria's Aleppo: monitor

Intense air strikes batter Syria's Aleppo: monitor

Syrian and Russian warplanes carried out dozens of air strikes on rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Friday, a monitor said, as world powers prepared for new talks on a ceasefire.

Warplanes hit Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push

Warplanes hit Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push

Russian and Syrian warplanes pounded Aleppo again on Thursday after two days of heavy bombardment that killed more than 70 civilians, as world powers prepared for last-ditch weekend talks on a ceasefire.

Warplanes pound Aleppo, UN security council to meet

Warplanes pound Aleppo, UN security council to meet

Warplanes bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian government and rebel forces battled for control of the city in a Russian-backed offensive ...